Self-Awareness and Social Change in Higher Education

Kuwi Hoi New, Mohamed Najib Abdul Ghafar


This research examines the development of self-awareness in students as they strive to adapt themselves to their current environment. The significant social factors that immerge include; culture, religion, language; economic status, family integration and work experience. Also considered are the relationships of students with teachers and classmates in a more restricted academic context, a third concern is the theme of autonomy and how students adjust themselves to their field of study. Overall, these findings reinforce the important role of self-awareness as it helps students develop in an educational setting.

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World Journal of Education
ISSN 1925-0746(Print)  ISSN 1925-0754(Online)

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