Originally Posted by Saltzman
what is the difference teaching method there with here?
University teaching in Malaysia is generally very exam-directed. The plus side of this is that learning objectives are often very clear and easy to follow, though it actually muddles the whole point of learning.
On the other hand, teaching in Western countries is very much geared towards learning for the sake of learning. This may sound pleasant but it can actually be pretty frustrating, especially when you try to figure out what's important and what's not.