Master’s Degree Research Titles – Language / Communication / Social Sciences

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Faculty Title / Summary Supervisor
Faculty of Business (FOB), Melaka Campus COVID-19 & the Social Media

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of billions all over the world. With lockdowns and mammoth public health initiatives across the globe, at a scale never seen before in our lifetime. The social media has become a focal point in the information source and dissemination of users worldwide, at times with great concern at the accuracy and authenticity of the information being shared in cyberspace. Studies that examine the use and consumption of social media during the pandemic as well as the development of key themes such as conspiracy theories and vaccine hesitancy are explored. Tools such as surveys, interviews and social media scraping for data analytics may be employed for this study.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gerald Goh Guan Gan

Faculty of Management (FOM), Cyberjaya Campus Digital Inclusion Among Malaysians: ICT and Computer Skills for the Future of Work Computer Skills

An investigation into Malaysian microdata on ICT and computer skills to determine digital inclusion levels in preparation for the future of work using multivariate data analysis techniques.

Dr. Yvonne Lee

Faculty of Management (FOM), Cyberjaya Campus Improving Students’ Math Anxiety, Resilience and Achievement using Learner Growth Model

This project looks into how the learner growth model can assist teachers in helping students with various mathematical ability to stay in the growth zone. The learner growth model has 3 zones, namely, anxiety zone, growth zone and comfort zone. The actual learning and knowledge and skills improvement take place in the growth zone. Based on learner zones, the effectiveness of teaching style and materials used for different groups of students will be investigated. The relationship between teachers’ teaching styles, students’ math anxiety, resilience and achievement will be explored.

Note: To start immediately in 2021; preferably full-time

Dr. Ruzanna Bt Ab Razak

Faculty of Business (FOB), Melaka Campus Framework for Effective Cervical Cancer Awareness to Prevent and Early Detection among Malaysian

This study investigates factors that influence cervical cancer awareness among Malaysian women. By doing this research, it will expected the increasing number of women to do pap-smear test in future so that cervical cancer can be detected at the earlier stage. The significant impact would be the number of women died due to cervical cancer can be reduced.

Ms. Shadia Binti Suhaimi