Juggling Between 3R and 1R: The Challenging Life of Teenage Students

Ting, Helen and Ong, Puay Liu and Ong, Puay Tee and Ong, Puay Hoon (2010) Juggling Between 3R and 1R: The Challenging Life of Teenage Students. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 7. pp. 345-354. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

This paper will look at how students understand the purposes of education, and how they situate the acquisition of academic literacy (3R) and intercultural competence (1R) in their vision of education and schooling experiences. By looking at the diversity among students, how the students perceive their schooling experiences and their knowledge of the multicultural social reality in Malaysia, this paper attempts to understand and make sense of the everyday living of the students from the point of view of 3R+1R.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: meaning of education, intercultural competence, schooling experiences, students in Sarawak, civic education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2017 02:56
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2021 15:04
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/17674

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