Self-Awareness and Social Change in Higher Education

Kuwi Hoi New, Mohamed Najib Abdul Ghafar
2012 World Journal of Education  
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.
more » ... d of study. Overall, these findings reinforce the important role of self-awareness as it helps students develop in an educational setting.
doi:10.5430/wje.v2n1p25 fatcat:qfx6a6niqrftbffh6dxu6djkju