Students’ attitudes towards the English proficiency enhancement programme

Suhaimi, Engku Atek and Wahidah, Abd Wahid and Zailani, Jusoh and Izah, Mohd Tahir (2012) Students’ attitudes towards the English proficiency enhancement programme. International ournal of Education, 4 (3). ISSN 1948-5476

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This article examines students’ attitudes towards the English Proficiency Enhancement Programme (EPEP) carried out in one of the public universities in Malaysia. It draws on a study of 167 participants of the inaugural programme in 2010. A questionnaire was administered to evaluate their attitudes towards four categories of the programme: facilitators, schedule, activities and benefits. Analysis of data was done quantitatively. A main finding is that the EPEP impacted positively on the participants. Other findings show no significant differences in attitudes between gender but attitudes between diploma and undergraduate participants were significantly different. Resultant suggestions include continuing with this programme but with some modifications

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: English proficiency enhancement programme, attitudes, public universities, Malaysia
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Languages & Communication
Depositing User: Mrs Norhidayah Razak
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2020 08:57
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2021 08:14

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