February 2021

Month

Quote by Michaelangelo "I'm still learning"
“How Education has Positively Changed My Life”: An open letter to a Form 5 student who is undecided as to whether he wants to work after his SMP or to further his studies. By Christopher Wong, Lecturer cum Programme Leader, School of Education, MPU & Language Dear Student, In 2021, education is the foundation that...
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Congratulations!  So now you’ve finished your secondary-school education and you’ve successfully obtained your SPM or O Levels.  What comes next?  Well, you don’t have to zoom right off to college.  As much as we here at SEGi College Kuala Lumpur are providers of quality higher education, we also understand that for many people, college might...
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By Ainul Haliza Binti Abdul Hair, Lecturer, School of American Degree Program Interpersonal communication is the process of sharing ideas and emotions verbally and non-verbally with another person. It allows us to interact with and understand others in our personal and professional lives. In the workplace, hiring managers often look for employees with strong interpersonal...
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Creativity is a quality that’s always valued, no matter what the subject matter is.  The creative industry is an enormous one, and it continues to grow. Along with this growth of industry, grow too the great many creative and artistic career paths. From sole proprietors to booming international corporations to not-for-profit organisations, the creative industry...
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By Daksayani Ganeson, Lecturer, School of Education, MPU and Language When was the last time I stood in front of an audience to speak English? I had to memorize what I needed to say, I felt nervous and my voice was shaky! I scanned through the room to see if anyone liked my presentation, looking...
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By Jayatheswary A/P Parnealsivam, Lecturer, School of Allied Health Sciences Introduction A medical laboratory technologist (MLT) is a profession listed under the Allied Health Science (AHS) group. This profession is not well known among the general public because many of the tasks performed are done behind the scenes. Medical laboratory technologists are the backbone of...
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By Norhaslinda Jamaluddin, Lecturer, School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts The tourism and hospitality industry will continue to face an unparalleled level of trials during the coronavirus pandemic in 2021 and, success will depend on how its stakeholders, for instance, companies and individual properties, react and adapt to the situation. For Malaysia, the Ministry...
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By Nurul Nurhabibi Hijazi, Lecturer, School of Education, MPU & Language What is 21st-Century Learning? Students nowadays spend their lives in a variety of media because they have been surrounded by it all their lives. This is due to world changes at an unprecedented rate. Educators are continually faced with new challenges in order to...
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The twenty-first century dawned upon us all with much promise and expectation.  It was supposed to have been the dawn of an era of amazing technology and incredible human advancement.  And in many ways, it has been.  It was all going nicely, actually, until the COVID-19 came along in 2019 and struck fear into all...
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By Nesamalar A/P Damalingam, Lecturer, School of Creative Art & Design “What is the difference between graphic design and digital design?”  This is a question that many students interested in design often ask. Although both graphic and digital design are founded on the same fundamental knowledge and principles, graphic designers lack the digital skills which...
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