• May 03, 2016 News! IJIET Vol. 5, No. 10 has been indexed by EI (Inspec).   [Click]
  • Mar 13, 2017 News!Vol. 7, No. 5 has been indexed by Crossref.
  • Mar 10, 2017 News!Vol. 7, No. 5 issue has been published online!   [Click]
General Information
    • ISSN: 2010-3689
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2014); Monthly (Since 2015)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
    • Abstracting/ Indexing: EI (INSPEC, IET), Electronic Journals Library, Google Scholar, Crossref and ProQuest
    • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net
Editor-in-chief
Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
University of South Australia, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJIET. The journal publishes good papers which focous on the advanced researches in the field of information and education technology. Hopefully, IJIET will become a recognized journal among the scholars in the filed of information and education technology.
IJIET 2016 Vol.6(5): 352-356 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2016.V6.713

Outdoor-Based Education Camp: An Essential Tool to Promote Leadership Skills

Evelyn Ewe Lin Yeap, Rosmiza Mokhtar, Mohd Anwar Muslimen, Farhaniza Ghazali, and Mohd Ariff Ahmad Tarmizi
Abstract—This study seeks to examine if a three days two nights Outdoor-based Education Camp (OBEC)module designed with 8 leadership-basedactivities helps in developing undergraduates’ leadership skill through their self-assessments. This study employs a set of questionnaire to examine students’ leadership skills after going through the campin an outdoor-based environment. A total of 43 students from Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) were involved in this study. Interviews were also conducted to gauge students’ feedbacks how they think the activities have helped them in understanding the qualities of a leader, and also to further triangulate their responses on their LS. Students reported that they are more aware about the importance of being a good leader after attending this experiential outdoor learning camp. Some recommendations and ideas fromOBEC module designed are discussed.

Index Terms—Leadership camp, leadership activities, outdoor based environment, outdoor-based education camp, soft skills.

The authors are with Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Putrajaya Campus, Selangor, Malaysia (e-mail: evelyn@uniten.edu.my, rosmiza@uniten.edu.my, manwar@uniten.edu.my, husni@uniten.edu.my, nurshuhaida@uniten.edu.my, farhaniza@uniten.edu.my, arif@uniten.edu.my).

[PDF]

Cite: Evelyn Ewe Lin Yeap, Rosmiza Mokhtar, Mohd Anwar Muslimen, Farhaniza Ghazali, and Mohd Ariff Ahmad Tarmizi, "Outdoor-Based Education Camp: An Essential Tool to Promote Leadership Skills," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 352-356, 2016.

Copyright © 2008-2016. International Journal of Information and Education Technology. All rights reserved.
E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net