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Factor influencing civic development among preservice teachers in higher education (HE) context


Ahrari, Seyedali and Othman, Jamilah and Hassan, Salleh and Abu Samah, Bahaman (2013) Factor influencing civic development among preservice teachers in higher education (HE) context. In: International Conference on Youth 2013 (ICYOUTH 2013), 29-31 Oct. 2013, Mines Wellness Hotel, Sri Kembangan, Selangor. .


Developing students as future citizens is the oldest educational goal for educators. Constructivism as a learner-centered educational approach is used for studying the development of civic outcome. The bringing civic mission of HE is needed for a responsible specially for future teachers as agents of change. Based on a receding civic mission of HE, it can be used to foster civic outcome. In this developmental view, students are able to expand their civic skills with active participation. Tools are used in HE play a significant role in developing sense of citizenship among its students can vary from individual, personal and familial factors to curricular issues. This paper tries to confirm the relationship between important aspects HE and student personally traits to develop civic outcomes in a manner of constructive theories.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Institute for Social Science Studies
Publisher: Institute for Social Science Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Keywords: Constructivism; Higher education; Civic development; Preservice teachers; Student traits
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2018 04:51
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2018 04:51
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/65080
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