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Promoting academic excellence amongst the engineering students

Salleh, Hanim and Idris, Mohd Azree and Zulkarnain, Abdul Talip and Hashim, Halimatun and Hasan, Zaimah and Zainal Abidin, Izham (2006) Promoting academic excellence amongst the engineering students. In: National Student Development Conference (NASDEC) 2006, 8-9 August 2006, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Submitted)

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Abstract

This paper describes activities carried out by the College of Engineering at Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) in order to promote academic excellence amongst the engineering students and to enhance their academic standings. The issues affecting the academic performance are briefly discussed. The activities involve all students majoring in Electrical, Mechanical and Civil Engineering at UNITEN. The discussions highlight some examples of the orientation and motivation programs, student support system, engineering related enrichment activities and outcome-based education. The objective of this paper is to share the experiences gained when conducting these activities and how they benefit the students.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Academic excellence; engineering education; student performance; student support; CGPA
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:School of Graduate Studies
ID Code:324
Deposited By: Pn Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:16 Feb 2007 07:03
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 02:43

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