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International postgraduates adaptation experience

Rajab, Azizah and Shaari, Roziana and Md. Yusoff, Rosman and Md. Yusof, Masdinah Alauyah and Mansor, Nur Syazwin (2014) International postgraduates adaptation experience. Journal of Economics, Business and Management, 2 (4). pp. 281-284. ISSN 2301-3567

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The aim of this study is to investigate college adaptation among international postgraduates in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) as students are the main customers of higher learning institution and determining their adaptation level can provide valuable insight to this institution. This study was conducted in Semester II 2012/2013 and consisted of 142 international postgraduates from various courses using the Student Adaptation to College Questionnaire-SACQ. Data was analyzed using inferential statistical methods including frequency and mean. Results show that academic adjustment, social adjustment, personal-emotional adjustment and institutional attachment of the international postgraduates at UTM are at moderate level, while social adjustment, personal-emotional adjustment and institutional attachment are the three highest adjustments respectively.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:academic adjustment, college adaptation, institutional attachment, personal-emotional
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:Language Academy
ID Code:59806
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:23 Jan 2017 00:24
Last Modified:18 Apr 2022 06:22

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