The influence of teaching practice and students’ attitude to the level of ability in writing Jawi script

OHD FAISAL, MOHAMED and MUHAMAD, AZHAR ZAILANI and SITI MARIAM, ENAM and SYED KAMARUZAMAN, SYEDD ALI and WAIL, ISMAIL (2015) The influence of teaching practice and students’ attitude to the level of ability in writing Jawi script. In: Second International Conference on Advances in Management, Economics and Social Science - MES 2015, 18 - 19 April, 2015, Rome, Italy.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to determine the influence of teaching practice and students’ attitude to the level of ability in writing Jawi script. The sample consists of 774 Form 2 students from 8 schools. This study is uses a set of questionnaires and a set of Jawi script writing test. The findings show that 38% of students are at the basic level of Jawi writing and 30% are at the satisfactory level. The teaching practice results show that 44.6% of teachers teaching Jawi once a week. Teachers are also using teaching aids such as charts (37.9%), and computers (39.5%), in addition to the textbook (52.0%). Teachers are also demonstrated Jawi writing on the board through writing title and day before start of teaching (41.5%), writing notes (37.7%), and writing Arabic terms (37.6%). Teachers are also provide the Jawi exercises (40.4%), correct the students’ errors (40.3%), and praise the students when they write notes using Jawi script (38.8%). Only 43.9% of students considered learning Jawi script as easy, and 40.0% expressed interest in Jawi script. Students are also used textbook as a reference (37.0%), write notes (40.9%) and answer questions (36.7%) in Jawi script. Further results of Chi Square show that there is a positive relationship between teachers' practices and students’ performance in Jawi writing (p<0.001) and also students’ attitude towards Jawi (p<0.001). It was also found the positive relationship between students’ attitude towards Jawi and students’ performance in Jawi writing (p<0.001).

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Teaching practice, Jawi script, education, students’ attitude.
Depositing User: Mr. John Steve
Date Deposited: 01 May 2019 10:56
Last Modified: 01 May 2019 10:56
URI: http://publications.theired.org/id/eprint/1773

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