The Concept of Love for Knowledge and Excellent Muslims in Transforming Human Capital: An Analysis on Gender Differences (Konsep Cinta kepada Ilmu Pengetahuan dan Transformasi Kecemerlangan Modal Insan Muslim: Analisis dari aspek Perbezaan Gender)

NUR HIDAYAH MOHD ABD MALIK, SYAIDATUN NAZIRAH ABU ZAHRIN, REZKI PERDANI SAWAI, FARIZA MD SHAM

Abstract


The study investigated the gender differences among Muslims’ university students in the aspect of Love for Knowledge, the characteristics of Excellent Muslims and Transformation of Human Capital based on a sample of 600 university students surveyed in Malaysia. The sample was selected using a purposive sampling technique. Data for the study were collected by using structured questionnaire. Inferential statistics of t-test was used to analyze data on gender differences. The findings revealed that there were no gender differences exist between male and female on the features of Love for Knowledge, Characteristics of Excellent Muslims and Transformation of Human Capital. The paper discussed implications of these results on the importance of acquisition of knowledge in order to develop excellent young Muslims and transforming the human capital.

Keywords: love for knowledge; Muslim youth; excellent; transformation

 

Kajian ini bertujuan untuk mengenalpasti perbezaan jantina dalam kalangan mahasiswa Muslim universiti daripada aspek Cinta kepada Ilmu, Ciri-ciri Muslim Cemerlang dan Transformasi Modal Insan berdasarkan sampel daripada 600 orang pelajar universiti di Malaysia. Sampel dipilih menggunakan kaedah persampelan bertujuan. Data untuk kajian dikumpul dengan menggunakan kaedah soal selidik berstruktur. Statistik inferensi ujian-t digunakan untuk analisis data mengenai perbezaan jantina. Hasil kajian mendapati tidak terdapat perbezaan jantina di antara responden lelaki dan perempuan dengan Ciri-ciri Pencinta Ilmu, Ciri-ciri Muslim Cemerlang dan Transformasi Modal Insan. Artikel ini membincangkan kepentingan mendalami ilmu pengetahuan untuk membangunkan mahasiswa Islam yang cemerlang dan dapat mentransformasikan modal insan.

Kata kunci: Cinta kepada Ilmu; remaja Muslim; cemerlang; transformasi


Keywords


love for knowledge; Muslim youth; excellent; transformation

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17576/JPEN-2018-43.01-07

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