The Practice of Employability Teamwork Skills
International Journal of Vocational Education and Training Research
Volume 1, Issue 2, August 2015, Pages: 16-21
Received: Jun. 30, 2015; Accepted: Aug. 2, 2015; Published: Aug. 3, 2015
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Mohamad Hisyam Mohd. Hashim, Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Parit Raja, Malaysia
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A soft skill of teamwork is one of the important factors for getting a job. Some technical institutions implemented and embed the soft skill into curriculum. The students have to practice the skills as well on their subject or through specific activities in classroom or outside classroom. The purpose of this research is to identify the practice of technical employability teamwork skill among students of technical institutions. The skills are planning and decision making skill, self-adaptability/flexibility skill, interpersonal relationship skill and communication skill. The quantitative research methodology has been used where questionnaires were used as an instrument to collect the data. This research had involved 226 final semester students in Department of Electrical Engineering. All the data were analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) to obtain the frequencies, means and standard deviations. The finding showed that the level of teamwork skills is high. The result also show that all the teamwork skills elements are successful been applied by the students. As a whole, this study showed that the technical institutions has enculturation the students on planning and decision making skill, self-adaptability /flexibility skill, interpersonal relationship skill and communication skill.
Technical, Employability, Teamwork, Technical Student
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Mohamad Hisyam Mohd. Hashim, The Practice of Employability Teamwork Skills, International Journal of Vocational Education and Training Research. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2015, pp. 16-21. doi: 10.11648/j.ijvetr.20150102.11
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