Newspaper Education Pullouts: a Study of Its Roles and Contributions to Primary School Teachers in Klang Valley, Penang, and Negeri Sembilan.

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Newspaper Education Pullouts: A study of its roles and contributions to primary school teachers in Klang Valley, Penang, and Negeri Sembilan. Prepared by:
AWALLATI OSMAN MALISA AINA A.GHANI NUR HASLINA JAAIDIN NUR IZZATI HANIS ZAINAL ABIDIN RABIATUL AMALINA HAMZAH (2010451406) (2010895504) (2010650388) (2010670972) (2010222798)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER ONE ........................................................................................................................... 2 Introduction .................................................................................................................................. 2 Problem Statement ..................................................................................................................... 2 Research Questions ................................................................................................................... 3 Research Objective .................................................................................................................... 3 CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW .......................................................................... 4 CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY ................................................................................. 7 Population.................................................................................................................................... 7 Sample ......................................................................................................................................... 7 Sampling Technique ............................................................................................................... 7 Methods of Data Collection ........................................................................................................ 7 Data Analysis .............................................................................................................................. 7 CHAPTER FOUR: FINDINGS & DATA ANALYSIS ........................................................ 8 CHAPTER FIVE: CONCLUSION & RECOMMENDATION ......................................... 37 Conclusion ................................................................................................................................. 37 Recommendation ...................................................................................................................... 38 REFERENCES ........................................................................................................................... 40 APPENDIX .................................................................................................................................. 42

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CHAPTER ONE Introduction
Newspaper education pullouts or popular known as NIE (Newspaper in Education), is a section made to measure in fulfilling the requirements needs in education. It is made and being featured once a week for a certain type of students (primary or secondary) in national newspapers. NIE was introduced in the 1930s by the New York Times, and since then more than 700 newspaper organisations join forces into maintaining the program for the benefits of teachers and students (New Straits Times, 2008). In Malaysia, the emergence on this thought and idea was generated by New Straits Times in 1985 to fulfil the Education Ministry’s goals in improving and enhancing the English language teaching and learning among teachers and students through various projects conducted by NST (New Straits Times, 2008). This effort was also joined by The Star with the similar goals and mission. Both newspapers focus on the improvement of English language while other newspapers also have education section that carries variety of subjects (The Star, 2012, New Straits Times, 2008). Newspaper education pullouts target primary and secondary students due to the standardization of education syllabus – this makes it easier to...
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