COURSE STRUCTURE | LIST OF COURSES | COURSE CONTENT : TITAS | ETHNIC RELATIONS | SELF-DEVELOPMENT | ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY | MALAY LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY |

Course Structure

To fulfil the above requirements, all students must take the following course structure before a degree can be conferred.

Structure of ZZZT Courses offered by Centre of General Studies, University Compulsory Courses Session 011-2012

 Year

Semester I

Semester II

Semester III

Total Credits

Faculty

1

Self-Development

ZZZT1054

(Part I) – 2 Credits

(SM)*

 

Self-Development

ZZZT1054

(Part II) – 2 Credits

(Grade)

 

 

4

All faculties (except Faculty of Medicine)

(Medical Doctor Programme)

Basic Entrepreneurship and Innovation -  2 Credits

2

All faculties

 

 

 

 

2

Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation (TITAS) ZZZT2163

(FTSM, FEP, FKAB, FSSK, FPER, FGG)

Ethic Relations ZZZT2173 (FTSM, FEP, FKAB, FSSK, FPER, FGG)

 

3

 

 

 

 

All faculties

Ethic Relations ZZZT2173,

FPEND, FUU, FST, FSKB, FFAR)

Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation (TITAS) ZZZT2163 (FPI, FPEND, FUU, FST, FSKB, FFAR)

3

3

 

 

 

 

 

 
* SM : in progress

Note:
1. Basic Entrepreneurship and Innovation ( 2 Credits) will be offered by CESMED in Semester II for Year 1 students and the course code will be informed later.
2. For students registered before the academic session of 2011-2012, the course code for TITAS and Ethic Relations are based on the previous course code (previous: ZZZT1043 TITAS and ZZZT1033 Ethic Relations).
3. For TITAS, Ethic Relations and Self-Development courses for students of Session
2011-2012 intake, the courses are compulsory university course s of UI status.
4. The categorisation of U2, U3 and U4 courses are not applicable for students of Session 2011-2012 intake.
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List of Courses


Classification of Courses/Total Unit Components
University compulsory courses 10 units
Self-Development 4 units
Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation (TITAS) 3 units
Ethic Relations 3 units


Compulsory University Courses

ZZZT1054 Self-Development (Part I)
ZZZT1054 Self-Development (Part II)
ZZZT2163 Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation (TITAS)
ZZZT2173 Ethic Relations


English and Malay Language Proficiency Courses

English
ZZZE1002 Foundation English
ZZZE1012 Academic Communication I
ZZZE1022 Academic Communication II
ZZZE1162 English for Law
ZZZE3012 Workplace Communication I
ZZZE3022 Workplace Communication II
ZZZE3032 Workplace Communication for Nurses
ZZZE3042 Workplace Communication III


Bahasa Melayu
ZZZM1013 Bahasa Melayu as a Foreign Language I
ZZZM1023 Bahasa Melayu as a Foreign Language II
ZZZM1053 Bahasa Melayu for Academic Purposes I
ZZZM1063 Bahasa Melayu for Academic Purposes II
ZZZM1113 Oral Communication in Bahasa Melayu


Course Evaluation
 

Grade Value Calculation
All courses of Centre of General Studies are calculated in the CGPA as decided in the Senate Meeting  No. 316 on 19 January 2005.

Application of Credit/Course Exemption and Credit Transfer (After amendment dated 4 January 2010)

1. “Credit Exemption” are defined as courses which students are exempted from  taking again of which its equivalence:
    a) has been taken in local or private universities or colleges in the country or abroad;
    b) programmes conducted by any professional bodies, employers and authorities accrediting the certificates.
    c) work experience.
Grades are not calculated I the CGPA and is calculated as part of the total credit hours for the purpose of conferring a degree;

2. “Credit Transfer” are defined as courses which are transferred to its equivalent course;
    a) between two different programmes within UKM.
    b) when students change programmes within UKM.
    c) Courses taken in other credited higher institutions either inside the country or abroad which are accredited;
Grades  are calculated in the Cumulative Grade Pointer Average (CGPA).

3. Students under the category of Credit Exemption Scheme are students who have taken courses at certificate/diploma level or of its equivalent;

4. Students may apply for an exemption/ transfer of credits if he/she has passed the particular course with a minimum grade of B from any accredited private/local universities.  Students of Faculty of Education with a Teaching Certificate/Diploma are exempted from this rule. (Senate 315).

5. The total of credits which may be transferred/ exempted must not exceed 30 per cent of the total credits of a programme;

6. Application for credit exemption must be made with the Credit Exemption Form/
Course Unit and Credit Transfer (UKM/PPPS/N/P03/AK07/1 Form) which may be obtained from the Department of Academic Administration. The form must be sent in no later than week 7 of the semester with the following requirements:
    a) A receipt for payment of the RM 100.00 process fees in the name of UKM Bursar must be attached with the application;
    b) Application of credit transfer from students who change faculties within the university are exempted from the application process fees and the application should be sent directly to the faculty/centre;

7. Upon application, the  student need only present his/her transcript or the examination results of the related Diploma. The faculty/Centre may request the course syllabus/ synopsis if required;

8. The faculty/centre has the right to stipulate or specify certain requirements to the students, if needed in the form of an interview or special examinations;

9. Results of the application will be informed directly to the student by the faculty/centre approving the application.

Department of Academic Administration
Department of Registrar
04-01-2010 (Semakan 2)
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Course Content


ZZZT2163 Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation(TITAS)


This course discusses the knowledge of civilizations which encompasses the introduction to the knowledge of evolution, interactions between various civilizations ( Malay, Chinese and Indian),Islam in the Malay Civilization, contemporary issues of Islamic and Asian civilization and the process of national development.

Basic Readings

Al-Buti, Muhammad Said Ramadhan. 2004. Islam Hadhari dalam Pembangunan Insan (Asas kepada Pelaksanaan Islam Hadhari di Malaysia) Terj. Muhammad Ramzi bin Omar. Putrajaya: Yayasan Islam Hadhari.

Hashim Musa. 2004. Pemerkasaan Tamadun Melayu Malaysia Menghadapi Globalisasi Barat. Kuala Lumpur: Penerbit Universiti Malaya dan Pusat Dialog Peradaban.

Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi. 2009. Modul Pengajian Tinggi Islam dan Tamadun Asia. Kuala Lumpur: Penerbit Universiti Malaya.

Universiti Malaya. 2001 Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia. Kuala Lumpur: Penerbit Universiti Malaya.

Zulkifli Mohamad, Nasaruddin Yunos & Mohamad Sabri Haron. 2006. Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia. Bangi: Pusat Pengajian Umum, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

 

No.

 

Course Learning Outcome(HPK)

HPK1

HPK2

HPK3

HKP4

HKP5

HKP6

HKP7

HKP8

1.

 

Student is able to list the main concepts of Islamic and Asian Civilizations.

1

1

1

2

1

1

 

 

2.

Student is able to identify virtuous values in a culture and civilization.

1

1

1

2

1

1

 

 

3.

Student is able to explain the importance and the role of their religion and culture to their daily lives.

1

1

1

2

1

1

 

 

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ZZZT2173 Ethnic Relations

This course focuses on discussions revolving ethnic relations in Malaysia which is a dynamic process of social relationships. The objective of the course is to increase students’ understanding of concepts on social integration, portrayal of ethnic relations, basic concepts of ethnic relations, plurality and pluralistic society in Malaysia, political and economic development and the Malaysian constitution within the context of ethnic relations in Malaysia, integration and dealing with challenges, religion and society, government and society’s contribution and the Internet and inter-ethnicity.

Bacaan Asas

Abdul Aziz Bari. 2001. Perlembagaan Malaysia: Asas-asas dan Masalah. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.
 
Abdul Rahman Haji Embong. 2000. Negara Bangsa: Proses dan Perbahasan. Bangi: Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi Malaysia. 2007. Modul Hubungan Etnik. Shah Alam: Penerbit UiTM.

Nazri Muslim & Nasruddin Yunos. 2006. Hubungan Etnik. Bangi: Pusat Pengajian Umum, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
 
Wan Mohd Nor Wan Daud. 2001. Pembangunan di Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur: ISTAC.

 

No.

 

Course Learning Outcome(HPK)

HPK1

HPK2

HPK3

HPK4

HPK5

HPK6

HPK7

HPK8

1.

 

Student is able to understand the concept of a pluralistic culture, society and ethnic groups in fostering integration.

2

1

1

1

1

1

 

 

2.

Student is aware of the challenges of a pluralistic culture and its implementation within the context of a social understanding in Malaysia which is the basis of harmony in ethnic relations.

2

1

1

1

1

1

 

 

3.

Student is able to develop an ethical attitude alongside a sense of
responsibility towards other ethnic groups in realizing
and integrated society.

2

1

1

1

1

1

 

 

4.

Student is able to develop his/her social skills and responsibility via project based activities of different levels; individual, group and societal.

2

1

1

1

1

1

 

 

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ZZZT1054 Self-Development

This course will prepare students with basic knowledge in personal development which is the base towards the development of a becoming a member of an organizational society and citizen of a distinguished nation. This course encompasses three levels of personal development which begins at the level of self , society and moves to a higher national and global level. Generally, the course ensures that students will gain various soft skills. Specifically, emphasis is given to (1) effective communication skills in various situations, (2) information management skills and life long learning, (3) critical thinking skills, problem solving and scientific approach, and (4) leadership and teamwork. Various learning modes
will be used with greater emphasis on the learning approach that is contract based via projects, activities and services. The course runs for two semesters whereby in semester 1, the learning mode will be that of interactive class activities and contract based learning within the class. In semester 2, the learning mode will be that of contract based learning via projects, activities and community services.



Bacaan Asas

Oatley, K. & Jenkins, J.M. 1996. Understanding Emotions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Beach, L. R. & Connoly, T. 2005. The Psychology of Decision Making. London: Sage
Publications.

Covey, Stephen R. 1998. Seven Habits of Highly Effective People: Restoring the Character.
New York: Fireside Books
.
Lussier, R. N. , Achua, C. F. 2007. Effective Leadership. 3rd Edition. International Student Edition. USA: Thomson South Western.

Zaharah Hassan, Fazilah Idris, Khalim Zainal, Zarina Othman & Maznah Ibrahim. 2008. Modul Kepimpinan dan Kemahiran Interpersonal. Bangi: Pusat Kembangan Pendidikan, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

 

No.

 

Course Learning Outcome(HPK)
 

HPK1

HPK2

HPK3

HPK4

HPK5

HPK6

HPK7

HPK8

1.

 

Student will be able to communicate effectively in various situations.

1

2

2

1

2

2

1

1

2.

Students will be very good at managing information and making life long learning process as the mode of their learning.

1

2

2

1

2

2

1

1

3.

Student will be able to think critically and able to solve problems utilizing a scientific approach.

1

2

2

1

2

2

1

1

4.

Student will be able to lead him/herself and others in addition to being able to work as a team.

1

2

2

1

2

2

1

1

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English Proficiency Courses


List of Courses Offered

Course Title and  Code


ZZZE1002 Foundation English
ZZZE1012 Academic Communication I
ZZZE1022 Academic Communication II
ZZZE1162 English for Law
ZZZE3012 Workplace Communication I
ZZZE3022 Workplace Communication II
ZZZE3032 Workplace Communication for Nurses
ZZZE3042 Workplace Communication III

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Regulations of Course Registration

1. Students who have not sat for MUET are not allowed to register for any English courses. However, students who have a certificate in IELTS, TOEFL, EPPT or of equivalent level may register for the course.
2. Students must pass the compulsory English courses before taking the next level of English course. Those who obtained a grade E must repeat the course before continuing to the next level.


MUET Band 1 or 2

1. Students from all faculties (except FKAB, FUU, FPER and PPUKM) must take and pass ZZZE1002 as a pre-requisite before taking the next course. The next course which is compulsory to take and pass is ZZZE1012, followed by ZZZE3012.
2. Students of FKAB must take ZZZE1002 and pass, before taking and passing ZZZE3012.
3. Students of FUU must take and pass ZZZE1002 before taking and passing ZZZE1162. They are then required to take and pass ZZZE3022.


MUET Band 3 or 4

1. All students (except FKAB, FUU, FPER and PPUKM) must take and pass ZZZE1012. Students who obtained a grade A or A- in ZZZE1012 are required to take and pass  ZZZE3022, while students who pass  ZZZE1012 with a grade of B+ and below are required to take and pass ZZZE3012.
2. Students FKAB must take and pass ZZZE3012 only.
3. Students FUU must take and pass ZZZE1162 before taking and passing ZZZE3022.
4. Students PPUKM who have passed ZZZE1012 are required to take ZZZE3032.
5. Students of FPER who have passed ZZZE1012 are required to take ZZZE3042.


MUET Band 5 or 6

1. All students (except FKAB, FUU, FPER and PPUKM) are required to take and pass ZZZE1022 before taking and passing ZZZE3022.
2. Students of FKAB are required to take and pass ZZZE3022 only.
3. Students of FUU must take and pass ZZZE1162 before taking and passing ZZZE3022.
4. Students of PPUKM must take ZZZE1012 before registering for ZZZE3032.
5. Students of FPER must take ZZZE1022 before registering for ZZZE3042.
 

Structure of English Proficiency Courses Offered

MUET

Band

Faculty

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Sem.
I

Sem.
II

Sem.
I

Sem.
II

Sem.
I

Sem.
II

 

1 & 2

 

All faculties (except FKAB, FUU, PPUKM & FPER)

ZZZE
1002

ZZZE
1012

ZZZE
3012

 

 

 

 

 

ZZZE
1012

ZZZE
3012

 

 

FKAB

ZZZE
1002

ZZZE
3012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 & 4

FST, FPI, FPEND,

 

ZZZE
1012

 

*ZZZE
3022

 

 

 

*ZZZE
3012

FSK, FEP, FTSM

 

ZZZE
1012

 

*ZZZE
3022

 

 

*ZZZE
3012

FGG, FFAR

ZZZE
1012

*ZZZE
3022

 

 

 

 

*ZZZE
3012

FPER

ZZZE
1012

ZZZE
3042

 

 

 

 

FKAB

 

ZZZE
3012

 

 

 

 

FUU

ZZZE
1162

 

 

 

 

ZZZE
3022

 

 

 

5 & 6

All faculties (except FSSK, FPER, FKAB, FUU & PPUKM)

ZZZE
1022

 

 

 

ZZZE
3022

 

 

 

FGG, FFAR

ZZZE
1022

ZZZE
3022

 

 

 

 

FPER

ZZZE
1022

ZZZE
3042

 

 

 

 

FKAB

 

ZZZE
3022

 

 

 

 

FUU

ZZZE
1162

 

 

 

 

ZZZE
3022

1 & 6

PPUKM

ZZZE
1012

 

ZZZE
3032

 

 

 

* Students who obtained a grade A or A- for ZZZE1012 are required to take and pass ZZZE1012, students who obtained a grade B+ and below are required to take and pass ZZZE1012.

Course Content

ZZZE1002 Foundation English

This course is designed for students who have passed Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with either Band 1 or 2. It helps to build students’ confidence and enhance their language proficiency. This course adopts an integrated skills-based approach comprising face-to-face learning in class and self-directed learning through learning contracts.

Bacaan Asas

Hadfield, J. 2003. Longman English Interactive 2: Communication Companion. New York: Pearson Education.

Harrison, R. 2006. Academic Skills: Reading, Writing, and Study Skills. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Heriot Watt University. Foundation English. http://www.hw.ac.uk/lang/WWW/english/courses/elsp.html

Soars, J. & Soars, L. 2007. New Headway Pre-Intermediate. Oxford: Oxford University Press
.
Soars, J. & Soars, L. 2007. New Headway Pre-Intermediate. Oxford: Oxford University Press. http://www.oup.com/elt/global/products/headway/preint/.

 

No.

 

Course Learning Outcome(HPK)
 

HPK1

HPK2

HPK3

HPK4

HPK5

HPK6

HPK7

HPK8

1.

 

Use basic gammar correctly.

1

3

3

1

 

 

 

 

2.

 

Identify and write main ideas and supporting details.

1

3

2

1

 

 

 

2

3.

 

Acquire self-esteem and confidence.

1

3

1

2

 

3

 

3

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ZZZE1012 Academic Communication I

The course is designed for students who have passed MUET with either Band 3 or 4 as well as students who have completed the ZZZE1002 Foundation English course. It equips students with the language skills necessary to function effectively in academic settings, and is conducted using student-centered learning approach.

Bacaan Asas

Broukal, Milada. 2010. Weaving It Together. Level 4. Boston: Cengage Learning.

Cox, K and Hill, D. 2007. EAP Now!: English for Academic Purposes. Australia: Pearson Longman.

Michael, G. et al. 2010. EAP Crossing Borders. Kuala Lumpur: Pearson Longman.

Philpot, S. and Curnick, L. 2007. Academic Skills: Reading, Writing and Study Skills, Level 3. Oxford: OUP

Ponniah, A. et al. 2009. Stride Ahead: Focus on English. Kuala Lumpur: Pearson Longman.

 

No.

 

Course Learning Outcome(HPK)
 

HPK1

HPK2

HPK3

HPK4

HPK5

HPK6

HPK7

HPK8

1.

 

Able to apply basic reading skills to comprehend academic texts.

1

3

2

 

1

 

 

 

2.

Able to participate effectively in group dicussions.

1

3

2

1

2

1

 

1

3.

 Able to deliver  effective presentations.

1

3

2

1

1

1

 

2

4.

 

Able to write a project paper effectively.

1

3

2

1

1

1

 

 

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ZZZE1022 Academic Communication II

The course aims at enhancing MUET 5 and 6 students with higher level of academic skills necessary for them to function effectively in educational setting. It assists students in utilizing critical thinking and communication skills through exposure to current and global issues. Students will explore and analyze information from various sources. They will also be engaged in problem solving activities through discussions and presentations. This course adopts immersive and self-directed learning approaches to optimize learning through the learning contract.

Bacaan Asas

Cox, K & Hill, D. 2004. English for Academic Purposes: EAP Now! Malaysia: Pearson Longman.

Elder, J. 2004. Exercise Your College Reading Skills: Developing More Powerful Comprehension. New York: Mc-Graw Hill.

Kurland, D. 2000. How the Language Really Works: The Fundamentals of Critical Reading and Effective Writing. http://www.criticalreading.com.

Maker, J & Lenier, M. 2000. College Reading with the Active Critical Thinking Method. Book 1. Australia: Thomson Learning.

Mather, P & McCarthy, R. 2005. The Art of Critical Reading: Brushing Up on Your Reading, Thinking and Study Skills. New York: Mc-Graw Hill.

 

No.

 

Course Learning Outcome(HPK)
 

HPK1

HPK2

HPK3

HPK4

HPK5

HPK6

HPK7

HPK8

1.

Write a critique on a given article.

1

3

2

1

3

1

 

 

2.

Express and support opinion on issues in class or online.

1

3

2

1

3

2

 

 

3.

Discuss problems and solutions on educational matters critically.

1

3

2

1

3

3

 

 

4.

Write an effective report on the problem identified.

1

3

2

2

3

2

 

 

5.

Give presentations successfully.

1

3

2

2

3

3

 

 

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ZZZE1162 English for Law

This course is designed for first year law students. It aims to help students improve their skills mainly in reading, speaking and writing. It aims to develop students’ proficiency and competence in understanding legal texts such as law reports, legal cases and statutes. Students are also required to conduct research and fieldwork to complete the project. The learning contract approach will be adopted for one of the components, that is, the research project. This approach is adopted as it will help promote learner autonomy and resourcefulness among students. It is also hoped that students will learn to plan and implement their own goals and learning strategies in carrying out the project.

Bacaan Asas

Brieger, Nick. 2002. Professional English - Law. Essex: Pearson Education Limited.

Brown, Gillian, D. & Rice, Sally. 2007. Professional English in Use Law. Cambridge University Press.

Lindner, Amy Krois. 2008. International Legal English. Cambridge University Press.

Mozley, E. R. & Whiteley. 2008. Law Dictionary. 12th ed. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.
 
Riley, A. 1992. English for Law. London: Macmillan.
 

 

No.

 

Course Learning Outcome(HPK)

HPK1

HPK2

HPK3

HPK4

HPK5

HPK6

HPK7

HPK8

1.

 

Read legal texts for academic purpose.

1

3

 

1

 

 

 

 

2.

Discuss and express opinions critically on current legal issues fluently and confidently.

1

3

2

2

3

 

 

 

3.

Express opinions on legal isues in writing.

1

3

2

2

3

 

 

 

4.

Demonstrate effective written and oral presentation skills for a project.

1

3

3

2

3

3

 

 

5.

Demonstrate critical and analysis skills.

1

3

3

2

3

 

 

 

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ZZZE3012 Workplace Communication I

This course is designed for students who have completed ZZZE1012(Academic Communication 1). The course equips students with both oral and written communication skills to fulfill the needs of workplace requirement.It adopts a learner- centred approach and is interactive in nature. The Case study and Job Application components are carried out on the basis of learning contract.


Bacaan Asas

Miculka, J. 1999. Speaking for Success. South-Western Educational Publishing: Cincinatti.

Rizvi, M. Ashraf. 2005. Effective Technical Communication. Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited: New Delhi.

Smith-Worthington & Jefferson. 2005. Technical Writing for Success. Thomson South Western: United States.

Taylor, S. 2004. Model Business Letters, e-mails & Other Business Documents. Prentice Hall: United Kingdom

Vijayarajoo, A. Nair, R. & Menon, S. 2006. Workplace English. Pearson Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
 

 

No.

 

Course Learning Outcome(HPK)

 

HPK1

HPK2

HPK3

HPK4

HPK5

HPK6

HPK7

HPK8

1.

 

Carry out effective conversations at the workplace.

2

3

1

2

2

2

 

2

2.

Able to write effective resume and cover letter.

2

3

3

3

1

 

1

 

3.

Able to perform at job interview based on job application.

2

3

2

3

2

 

1

2

4.

 

Able to carry out effective group  meetings.

2

3

2

2

2

2

1

2

5.

Able to write email in proper format.

2

3

3

1

1

 

 

1

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ZZZE3022 Workplace Communication II

This course is offered to students who have passed ZZZE1022 (Academic Communication II) or who have obtained an A or A- for ZE1012 (Academic Communication I) or who have passed ZZZE1162 (English for Law) or who have obtained Band 5 or 6 from the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment. It aims to equip students with both oral and written communication skills which prepare them to perform well in various workplace situations. This course also enables students to develop critical and creative thinking, problem solving, presentation and negotiation skills. This is achieved via task-based activities and autonomous learning through the learning contract.

Bacaan Asas

Cotton, D. & Robbins, S. 1993. Business Class. London: Nelson English Language Teaching.
 
Nor Azni Abdullah et al. 2008. Communication Skills for the Workplace. Petaling Jaya: August Publishing Sdn. Bhd.

Kline, J.A. 2004. Speaking Effectively: Achieving Excellence in Presentations. Prentice Hall: United States.

Pile, L & Lowe, S. 2006. Intelligent Business: Skills Book. United Kingdom: Longman.

Taylor, S. 2005. Communication for Business: A Practical Approach. Pearson Longman: United Kingdom.
 

 

No.

 

Course Learning Outcome(HPK)

HPK1

HPK2

HPK3

HPK4

HPK5

HPK6

HPK7

HPK8

1.

Able to perform at Job Interviews.

 

3

1

2

3

 

 

 

2.

 

Able to write effective resumes and cover letter.

 

3

3

2

 

 

 

 

3.

 

Able to demonstrate effective negotiation and problem solving skills.

 

3

3

1

3

2

 

 

4.

Able to write reports for a specific audience.

 

3

3

 

3

2

 

 

5.

Able to demonstrate effective presentation skills.

 

3

3

 

 

2

 

 

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ZZZE3032 Workplace Communication for Nurses

The overall objective of Workplace Communication for Nurses course is to develop the language skills necessary to prepare and enable the nursing students to work competently in healthcare setting. It also aims to train the students to establish nurse-doctor relationship, and to be effective in expressing and provide health care information. The course also plans to build up teamwork and encourage creativity through group task activities, which should result in an increase in students’ awareness of diplomacy in conversations, discussions and presentation. These are to be achieved via group work and task based activities. This course is taught by using the Learning Contract approach. Students who are required to take this course need to have taken and passed ZZZE1012, i.e. Academic Communication 1.

Bacaan Asas

Grice, T. & Greenan, J. 2007. Oxford English for Careers: Nursing 1. Spain: Oxford University Press.

Grice, T. & Greenan, J. 2008. Oxford English for Careers: Nursing 2. Oxford University Press.

Nor Azni Abdullah, Noorzan Hj. Mohd. Noor, Teh Chee Seng, Kemmy Foo. 2008. Workplace Communication. Selangor: August Publication.

Saslow. J. 2005. Workplace Plus. New York: Pearson Education. Longman.

Villemaire, D. & Villemaire, L. 2001. Grammar and Writing for the Health Professional. USA: Delmar.
 

 

No.

 

Course Learning Outcome(HPK)

HPK1

HPK2

HPK3

HPK4

HPK5

HPK6

HPK7

HPK8

1.

 

Converse confidently and fluently in both professional and non-professional settings.

 

3

 

1

1

 

 

 

2.

 

Relate an incident that happened to a client.

3

3

 

 

 

3

 

 

3.

Write good sentences and good paragraphs.

3

3

 

2

 

2

 

2

4.

Demonstrate good presentation skills via effective delivery and suitable language of presentation.

 

3

 

1

 

 

 

8

5.

Demonstrate good teamwork and creativity in an assigned task.

2

3

 

3

 

2

 

 

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ZZZE3042 Workplace Communication III

This course is designed to improve oral communication skills amongst students in order for them to achieve greater confidence, fluency and clarity when interacting with others at the workplace. It also aims to develop teamwork and nurture creativity or originality via group task activities. In addition to that, students will also increase awareness of diplomacy in conversations, discussions and presentations. These are achieved via simulated role-plays, task based activities and autonomous learning through the learning contract.

Bacaan Asas

Choo Wan Yat, Yee Sook Fen, Yeoh Wei Tzee. 2006. Oral Presentation Skills. Selangor: Local Publication.

Dale, P., Wolf, J. C. 2006. Speech Communication Made Simple. New York: Pearson Education. Longman.

Keith, M.C. 2000. The Radio Station. USA: Focal Press.

Nor Azni Abdullah, Noorzan Hj. Mohd. Noor, Teh Chee Seng, Kemmy Foo. 2008. Workplace Communication. Selangor: August Publication.

Saslow, J. 2005. Workplace Plus. New York: Pearson Education. Longman.
 

 

No.

 

Course Learning Outcome(HPK)

HPK1

HPK2

HPK3

HPK4

HPK5

HPK6

HPK7

HPK8

1.

Converse confidently and fluently in both professional and non-professional settings.

1

3

 

2

1

 

 

 

2.

 

Demonstrate good presentation skills via effective delivery and suitable language of presentation.

 

3

2

3

 

 

 

2

3.

Discuss effectively in a group on a problem based topic.

 

3

1

2

3

2

 

1

4.

Demonstrate good teamwork and creativity in an assigned task.

2

2

2

2

 

3

 

2

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Kursus Kemahiran Bahasa Melayu

Senarai Kursus yang Ditawarkan

Kod Nama Kursus

ZZZM1013 Bahasa Melayu Sebagai Bahasa Asing I
ZZZM1023 Bahasa Melayu Sebagai Bahasa Asing II
ZZZM1053 Bahasa Melayu untuk Keperluan Akademik I
ZZZM1063 Bahasa Melayu untuk Keperluan Akademik II
ZZZM1113 Komunikasi Lisan dalam Bahasa Melayu

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Course Rules and Regulations

1. All foreign postgraduate students are required to take and pass Malay language courses. The minimum passing grade is C.
2. Students who do not have any background knowledge in Malay language or whose main language (national or official) is not Malay, are required to take ZZZM1013 (Malay Language as a Foreign Language I) and ZZZM1023 (Malay Language as a Foreign Language II).
3. Students who come from countries where Malay language is their main language, are required
to take ZZZM1053 (Malay Language for Academic Purposes I) and ZZZM1063 (Malay Language for Academic Purposes II).
4. Foreign students who have high level of proficiency in Malay language i.e. obtained a grade A in ZZZM1013 and ZZZM1023, are allowed to take ZZZM1053 and ZZZM1063 if interested (not compulsory).
5. ZZZM1113 is offered to students who are interested in improving their oral communication skills.



Course Content

ZZZM1013 Bahasa Melayu sebagai Bahasa Asing I

The objective of the course is to enable students to gain the four basic language skills namely; speaking, listening, reading and writing. These skills are incorporated in various activities and exercises using basic grammar, vocabulary and short sentences. These activities are in line with predetermined topics, contexts and situations. Students who have completed the course will understand short reading texts which consist of simple sentences. Apart from that, students will be able to carry out short daily conversations and write short compositions about their daily life.

Bacaan Asas

Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka. 1989. Panduan Sebutan Baku Bahasa Melayu. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.

Kasinah Ab. Karim & Jami’ah Mohamad. 2003. Kamus Sumber Visual KBSR. Petaling Jaya: Longman.

Othman Sulaiman. 2001. Malay for Everyone. Kuala Lumpur: Pelanduk Publication.

Panduan Sebutan Baku Bahasa Melayu. 2000. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.

Sidang Pengarang. 2002. Teman Setia Anda: Bahasa Melayu KBSR. Cheras: Sistem.

 

No.

 

Course Learning Outcome(HPK)

HPK1

HPK2

HPK3

HPK4

HPK5

HPK6

HPK7

HPK8

1.

 

Pelajar mampu membezakan serta menyebut bunyi-bunyi vokal serta konsonan dalam bahasa Melayu dengan baik.

3

3

1

0

1

0

3

2

2.

 

Pelajar mampu bertutur, berbincang dan berkomunikasi dalam bahasa Melayu dalam perhubungan harian.

3

3

3

0

3

1

3

2

3.

 

Pelajar mampu membaca dan memahami teks pendek yang mudah.

3

3

3

0

1

1

3

1

4.

Pelajar mampu menulis serta menyampaikan pemikiran secara bertulis mengikut tatabahasa bahasa Melayu yang betul.

3

3

2

1

3

1

3

2

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ZZZM1023 Bahasa Melayu sebagai Bahasa Asing II

This courses is an extension of ZZZM1013. The language practice focuses on grammar and
various types of sentences which are discussed through reading, speaking and writing activities. These activities are of higher level than the previous course. The emphasis is on speaking activity of several topics which will enable students to use the language effectively in giving information, explanation, and opinion. These are achieved via group discussions, communicative language teaching and autonomous learning through the learning contract.


Bacaan Asas

Asmah Haji Omar & Rama Subbiah. 1995. An Introduction to Malay Grammar. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.

Kasinah Ab. Karim & Jami’ah Mohamad. 2003. Kamus Sumber Visual KBSR. Petaling Jaya: Longman.

Othman Sulaiman. 2001. Malay for Everyone. Kuala Lumpur: Pelanduk Publication.

Sidang Pengarang. 2002. Teman Setia Anda: Bahasa Melayu KBSR. Cheras: Sistem.

Siti Rosnah Haji Ahmad. 2001. Bahasa Melayu: Introduction to Malay Language and Culture. Kuala Lumpur: Golden.

 

No.

 

Course Learning Outcome(HPK)

HPK1

HPK2

HPK3

HPK4

HPK5

HPK6

HPK7

HPK8

1.

Students are able to listen and understand as well as differentiate between Malay Language’s vowel and consonant sounds.

1

3

2

1

 

1

 

 

2.

 

Students are able to speak, discuss and communicate in Malay.

1

3

3

1

2

 

 

 

3.

 

Students are able to read and understand the short text.

1

3

2

1

 

1

 

2

4.

Students are able to write short essay in Malay.

1

3

3

1

1

1

 

2

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ZZZM1053 Bahasa Melayu untuk Keperluan Akademik I

This course aims to expose learners to comprehend learning via lectures and tutorials to equip them with the ability to speak standard Malay language in both formal and informal settings in Malaysia. The learners will also be exposed to a writing component and trained to write in order to give information, elaboration, interpretation as well as critical opinion based on different types of printed, electronic or oral material. Emphasis will be put on the usage of accurate terms to suit different contexts.The final component, which is the Final Project will be carried out on a Learning Contract basis.

Bacaan Asas

Abdullah Hassan & Ainon Muhammad. 2001. Tatabahasa Bahasa Melayu: Morfologi dan Sintaksis untuk Guru dan Pelajar. Bentong: PTS Publications & Distributors.

Kamus Dewan. 2005. Edisi Keempat. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.

Lee Lai Foon & Raja Masittah Raja Arifffin. 2005. Petunjuk Bahasa. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.

Nik Safiah Karim DKK. 2000. Tatabahasa Dewan. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.

Raminah Hj. Sabran. 1993. Kecekapan Berkomunikasi dalam Bahasa Malaysia: Untuk Pelatih Maktab Perguruan. Petaling Jaya: Fajar Bakti.

 

No.

 

Course Learning Outcome(HPK)

HPK1

HPK2

HPK3

HPK4

HPK5

HPK6

HPK7

HPK8

1.

 

Learners are able to use accurate terms to speak and write.

3

2

3

2

3

2

0

3

2.

 

Learners are able to speak using the standard Malay language.

3

2

2

2

3

2

0

3

3.

 

Learners are able to master the grammatical rules of Malay language.

3

2

2

3

3

2

0

3

4.

Learners are able to identify the suitable language forms when engaged in  discussions (Grammatical Rules and Politeness)

3

2

2

3

3

2

0

3

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ZZZM1063 Bahasa Melayu untuk Keperluan Akademik II

This course is a continuation of ZZZM1053 course where students participate in a variety of writing activities with emphasis on the correct use of Malay language. They are given the essential knowledge of the Malay language system which includes grammar, sentence structure (syntax), word formation (morphology) and meaning of words (semantics). In writing exercises, besides exposure to the UKM style of academic writing, students are required to produce various forms of writing in Malay language such as reports and analyses. For speaking practice, they are required to use standard Malay language in accordance with the rules and socio-cultural environment in Malaysia.

Bacaan Asas

Adenan Ayob. 2009. Bahasa Kebangsaan. Shah Alam: Exford Fajar Sdn. Bhd.

Awang Sariyan. 2004. Tertib Mengarang: Asas Retorik untuk Pelajar dan Pendidik. Kuala Lumpur:
Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.

Nik Safiah Karim et. all. 2010. Tatabahasa Dewan (Edisi Ketiga). Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.

Kamus Dewan. 2005. Edisi Keempat. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.

Lee Lai Foon & Raja Masittah Raja Ariffin. 2005. Petunjuk Bahasa. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.

Pusat Pengurusan Siswazah. 2008. Panduan Menulis Tesis: Gaya UKM. UKM: Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
 

 

No.

 

Course Learning Outcome(HPK)

HPK1

HPK2

HPK3

HPK4

HPK5

HPK6

HPK7

HPK8

1.

Able to write intensively using the Malaysian Malay style.

3

2

 

3

3

2

 

3

2.

Able to discuss the rules of grammar, language register and appropriate use of words in Malay.

1

3

2

2

3

1

 

1

3.

Able to communicate effectively in writing and speakng at the individual, group and community levels using the Malaysian Malay language.

3

3

3

2

2

2

 

2

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ZZZM1113 Komunikasi Lisan dalam Bahasa Melayu

This course is designed to assist students to be proficient and able to communicate effectively in the Malay language. Effective spoken language is emphasized through the content of the argument and manner of its delivery. To enhance communication skills, students practice the language in a variety of oral activities such as interpersonal communication, group discussion and project presentation. Students will also be exposed to important aspects of effective communication such as language manners and culture, language diversity, body language and barriers in communication.

Bacaan Asas

Abdul Sukur Shari. 2003. Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi. Bentong: PTS Publications & Distributors
.
Abdullah Hassan & Ainon Mohd. 2002. Komunikasi di Tempat Kerja. Bentong: PTS Publications & Distributors.

Abd. Rahman Ab Rashid & Yap Kim Fatt. 1995. Bahasa Melayu: Komunikasi Berkesan dan Pengucapan Umum. Kuala Lumpur: Longman
.
Siti Rosnah Hj Ahmad. 2001. Bahasa Melayu: An Introduction to Malay Language and Culture. Kuala Lumpur: Golden Books Centre Sdn. Bhd.

Sulaiman Masri. 1997. Komunikasi Berkesan. Shah Alam: Fajar Bakti.

 

No.

 

Course Learning Outcome(HPK)

HPK1

HPK2

HPK3

HPK4

HPK5

HPK6

HPK7

HPK8

1.

 

Use the right words when speaking.

3

3

1

2

1

1

T/B

2

2.

Speak using good and effective Malay language.

3

3

1

2

1

1

T/B

3

3.

Use the correct grammar  in oral communication.

3

3

1

1

1

1

T/B

1

4.

Identify the important aspects of effective oral communication and its barriers.

3

3

1

2

1

1

T/B

3
 

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