Impact of Students’ Interest on Learning Islamic Education among SMKA Students in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia

Ubale, Adamu Zakiyu and Nasir, Naja'at and Abdullah, Abdul Hakim (2015) Impact of Students’ Interest on Learning Islamic Education among SMKA Students in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 6 (6 S1). pp. 105-112. ISSN 2039-9340 (print) 2039-2117 (online)

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Abstract

Muslim students are expected to have a profound interest in learning Islamic education so as to gain extreme understanding of their revealed religion. The study revealed that one of the factors affecting students’ interest in learning Islamic education is parents’ influence. The present study meant to identify the effect of pupils’ interest in learning Islamic education and also determine the extent to which students’ interest predict the learning performance of Islamic education among religious secondary schools’ students in Kuala Terengganu Malaysia. The study adopted Quantitative approach; a survey type of descriptive study was employed. A questionnaire was distributed to a sample of 335 students attending the national religious secondary schools in Kuala Terengganu. The collected data was analysed using a statistical package for social science (SPSS) version 19. The findings revealed that students’ interest in learning Islamic Education significantly predicts the learning performance of Islamic education at = .802, p = .000. Therefore, parents and teachers should use good inventive methods that will inspire students’ interest in an effort to make learning of Islamic education more expressive to the learners.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: students’ interest, learning, Islam, Islamic education, learning performance, parents, teachers, children, school.
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Faculty / Institute: Faculty of Contemporary Islamic Studies
Depositing User: AP Dr. Abdul Hakim Abdullah
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2015 03:54
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2015 03:54
URI: http://erep.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/4005

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