Relationship Between Teaching Quality Factors and Employability Among Technology Management Students

Owee Kowang Tan, Kim Yew Lim, Wen Yen How, Choon Hee Ong, Chin Fei Goh, Amran Rasli, Sang Long Choi

Abstract


Education system within higher education institution (HEI) is constantly evolved to enhance students’ employability in respond to the change of social-economy and technological revolution. Finding from the prior research revealed that teaching quality is the extremely important variables to enhance student’s employability. Hence, one of the biggest challenges for HEI is to continuously improve teaching quality with the aim to enhance student employability. The objective of this present study is to examine the relationship between the factors influence teaching quality and employability of Technology Management students. Three important factors for teaching quality are identified from literature review comprising of learner quality, learning environment quality and content quality. This present study employs quantitative method to collect data via questionnaire with 60 Technology students from a Business School within Malaysia responded. Data collected is analyzed using SPSS in term of normality, reliability, descriptive and Pearson correlation test. Finding from this present study reveals that learning environment quality, content quality and learner quality are important, significant and positively correlated with employability. The main implication of this study is there is a need to explore opportunity to ensure teaching quality and students employability are develop in parallel direction.

Keywords


Learner Quality; Learning Environment Quality; Content Quality; Employability Teaching Quality

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