A change of mind

Chin, Leonard Khe Wu * (2010) A change of mind. In: Innovative Thoughts, Invigorating Teaching : Proceedings of the Sunway Academic Conference (The 1st Pre-University Conference), Friday 7 August 2009, Swan Convention Centre, Bandar Sunway. Proceedings of the Sunway Academic Conference (2010?1). Sunway University College, Petaling Jaya, pp. 77-81.

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Abstract

In between Malaysian secondary school and pre-university study, there exists a great divide. While they may possess good study habits and are eager to learn, the vast majority of students at pre-university level are ill-prepared for what is required of them at this level; for many, their sufferings continue right through university. How do we, as teachers, assist them to overcome their difficulties and get them on the right track? The answer often lies in changing the mindsets and mentalities of such students, challenging traditional and often misleading philosophies and dicta, and creating awareness of realities and issues that all university students have to accept.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: mind change; students' attitude; university; college
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Divisions: Sunway College > A-Levels Programme
Depositing User: Administrator Admin
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2012 02:56
Last Modified: 08 May 2013 07:09
URI: http://eprints.sunway.edu.my/id/eprint/75

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