NAQLI AND AQLI ELEMENTS IN THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF CHEMISTRY COURSE: A SURVEY ON TAMHIDI CENTRE, UNIVERSITI SAINS ISLAM MALAYSIA
Mohamed Akhiruddin Ibrahim1*, Siti Rubaini Mat2, Latipah Mohd Noor2 and Afif Arifin2
1 Dr., Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Quranic and Sunnah Studies, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, MALAYSIA. firstname.lastname@example.org
2 Teacher, Tamhidi Centre, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, MALAYSIA.
The process of teaching and learning that contains both elements of naqli and aqli is very important to create a generation that develops from the diversity of knowledge which does not separate between religious and modern science knowledge. It is in accordance with the philosophy, vision and mission of Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), the use of both naqli and aqli knowledges have been applied in chemistry course. Thus, this study is aimed at discovering the students’ perceptions toward the integration of naqli and aqli in the teaching and learning of chemistry course at Tamhidi Centre in USIM. To achieve the objective of this study, data were collected using quantitative method through questionnaires from 106 of Tamhidi students consisting of the groups from Medicine, Dentistry and Science and Technology. Responses from those students provided positive insights as they have had well knowledge of the science of chemistry mentioned in al-Quran. The finding of this study revealed that every item has given a good result with mean score exceeds four. Majority of students agreed that they were able to relate the concept of chemistry with revelation knowledge through the integration of naqli and aqli in teaching and learning. It is also found that there is a need to expose the teachers to the best methods of delivering naqli and aqli knowledge in order to give clearer understanding among students. This is due to the success of integrating both of them depends on how far the knowledge is mastered by the teachers. Further studies can be conducted to identify the effectiveness of naqli and aqli's approach among students in modern science subjects.
Keywords: Naqli, Aqli, Chemistry, Sciences
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