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Self-awareness and social change in higher education

Abdul Ghafar, Mohamed Najib and Kuwi, Hoi New (2012) Self-awareness and social change in higher education. World Journal of Education, 2 (1). pp. 25-38. ISSN 1925-0746

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This research examines the development of self-awareness in students as they strive to adapt themselves to their current environment. The significant social factors that immerge include; culture, religion, language; economic status, family integration and work experience. Also considered are the relationships of students with teachers and classmates in a more restricted academic context, a third concern is the theme of autonomy and how students adjust themselves to their field of study. Overall, these findings reinforce the important role of self-awareness as it helps students develop in an educational setting.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Self awareness, Society, Academia
Subjects:L Education
ID Code:33045
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:05 May 2014 03:18
Last Modified:31 Oct 2018 12:36

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