Habibah Norehan Haron

Habibah Norehan Haron
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia | UTM · Razak Faculty of Technology and Informatics

Engineering Education

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Introduction
LIfe is a test and success is independent of the capability of others. You are responsible for your own outcome and life is a journey towards the ultimate goal.
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October 1998 - present
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
October 1998 - present
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
Position
  • Professor (Associate)

Publications

Publications (62)
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A marketing model may be an instrument that sponsors, and businesses utilize to get the quality and gaining potential of their commerce. Marketing models audit the by and large procedures and parameters included with publicizing a company and its product. The reason for showcasing technique, choose which portion of the showcase getting to target, a...
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Several strategic plans, management performance, tools, and measurements provide an overview of the business intelligence as a standard and how many standards have been achieved in organizational goals. This consideration cannot be separated from the desire to improve the quality of existing management performance and improve business skills to win...
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Program kecil berbasis komunitas yang mendukung pertumbuhan bisnis lokal memainkan peran besar dalam penyebaran demam pemula bisnis di sebagian besar dunia. Tidak mengherankan, perusahaan-perusahaan yang berbasis di Silicon Valley berlomba-lomba untuk berkembang di Eropa dan di tempat lain untuk memanfaatkan peluang dan bakat baru. Daya tarik inkub...
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The dynamic systems approach was applied to real business incubators to show practical examples of their use. This proposal illustrates and discusses a strategic design tool based on a combination of conventional Business Model representation schemes and Dynamic Systems modeling. This proposal aims to determine government policy's focus on helping...
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Welding training simulation design using virtual reality (VR) is very challenging. It requires numerous developments and research in the fields of mechanical engineering. One of the key challenges is the approach to realism considering a mixed system of real and virtual equipment. Currently, there is a lack of a conceptual design and design managem...
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Measuring the performance of business processes is already a main concern for both faculty and enterprise players, since organizations are motivated to reach the productivity stage. Employing a performance achievement framework for the relationship between business incubator success factors will guarantee connection with commercial schemes, which s...
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Universities have a meaningful function in motivating young graduates to become entrepreneurs in the technology field. Still, Indonesia has an unemployment issue for people's welfare. Indonesia has many potential markets. The first objective of the research is to investigate the indicators and success factors of business incubators in Indonesian pu...
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Research has indicated that informal cooperative learning (ICL) can make the environment in a classroom more conducive for teaching and learning. Through ICL, students could focus their attention on the material taught in class and help each other in the learning process. However, implementing ICL may require more time and effort from the lecturers...
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Inkubasi bisnis adalah suatu system yang inovatif dan dirancang untuk membantu pebisnis mula-mula untuk membangun bisnisnya, terutama pebisnis di bidang teknologi. Tujuan dari penulisan ini adalah mengetahui lebih lanjut tentang studi pilot yang sudah dilakukan dalam bilang kewirausahaan dan inkubasi bisnis, sehingga kendala dan masalah yang dihada...
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A literature review is presented in the subject of optimization solution to solve renewable energy (RE) in the green building rating system (GBRS) to: delineate the variables in optimization; consider its significant contribution to the green innovation effort; and provides competitive advantage (CA) in green building development. The paper aims to...
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The number of students enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related programs at tertiary level of education and those in science stream at high schools show a declining trend in recent years. This phenomenon is happening globally since at least the past two decades. The nation is moving closer to its Vision 2020 deadl...
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The development of the Fun Learning Toy Library is beneficial in many ways. The STEM concept Fun Learning Toy Library provides a conducive environment for pre-school children to develop their interest in science and technology at a very young age. It is hoped that with the facility in place at rural areas, these young children will be motivated to...
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The essence of STEM education is to prepare students that would eventually enter the workforce with STEM knowledge. This project was conducted in Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan involving four secondary schools in the quest to improve students' mastery and interest in mathematics. More than one hundred Form 2 students with mathematical knowledge ranging fr...
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The surface of the earth consists of 71 percent water. In recent years, research has focused on using underwater sensor networks (USN) to monitor and manage these aqueous environments. Research on the communication protocols in Terrestrial sensor networks (TSN) has been well investigated and various protocols proposed. In contrast with terrestrial...
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This study aims to examine the effect of critical success and moderating factors in Indonesian public universities' business incubators. The study of business incubators benefits university professors in their roles as managers and advisors, university faculty entrepreneurs and start-ups/tenants in the knowledge transfer and entrepreneurship learni...
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Introduced as a guide for students to self-manage their academic loads throughout the semester, SLT is an indicator that specifies an amount of effective time for both instructional and self-learning to be observed by students in achieving a set of learning outcomes. Since 2005, Malaysian higher education institutions have been implementing SLT in...
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The objective of the study is to identify the effect of three demographics factors: education level, working experiences and ergonomics training on ergonomics awareness (EA) and ergonomics practices (EP). 146 questionnaires were received from Safety and Health Officers (SHOs) in Malaysian manufacturing companies. Exploratory Factor Analysis has bee...
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The purpose of this paper is to evaluate a small sample data on pilot survey for developing framework of successful business incubator for Indonesian Public Universities. This pilot survey assess the content of validity, reliability, subsequently the data normality through expert validation. The evaluation of this pilot survey showed that the instr...
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Malaysia is consolidating and strengthening Engineering Technology (ET) programs to produce skilled human resources to spearhead economic growth and achieve the status of a developed nation by 2020. ET programs need to increase the students’ intake to fulfil the industry requirements for technical graduates. The Malaysian Technical University Netwo...
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This paper reports the results of a study on Engineering Technology student satisfaction at Malaysian public universities. Engineering Technology undergraduate programs are relatively new in Malaysia. The programs aim to produce highly-skilled human resources to meet the industry requirements. The level of student satisfaction will affect future st...
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Open Distance Learning (ODL) programs in Malaysia are emphasized to be developed in a fully online mode with a wider range of programs offering. From recent studies on the teaching and learning issues and challenges faced by Malaysia's ODL education provider, the limitation that exists in Online Laboratory is its limited capability in delivering an...
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Framework and performance review that is for the investigation of the under-researched phenomenon of business incubation performance in the world. This contributes to knowledge by offering a fresh perspective on how the entrepreneurial process might be studied within a business incubator environment. This paper will figure the business incubation p...
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In many developed countries, many business incubators take part to help starts-up company to develop their own business; especially the baby born business cannot compete with the giant industries that have become the old business players. Universities play an important role in motivating young graduates to become technology entrepreneur. Unemployme...
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Integrated research on biosphere as a result of human and natural activities in the tropics is very challenging. This paper presents multi-inter-trans-disciplinary (MIT) research initiatives carried out by TRANSROYAL focusing on the terrestrial- and aquatic ecosystem including human livelihoods in the Royal Belum-Temengor Forest Complex, Perak. Des...
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Integrated research on biosphere as a result of human and natural activities in the tropics is very challenging. This paper presents multi-inter-trans-disciplinary (MIT) research initiatives carried out by TRANSROYAL focusing on the terrestrial- and aquatic ecosystem including human livelihoods in the Royal Belum-Temengor Forest Complex, Perak. Des...
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An effective teaching and learning using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is necessary to facilitate students to the easy access world of knowledge. The use of ICT essentially leads to significant impact on a condusive learning environment and also on the students’ achievements. In Malaysia, the students come from different backgro...
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University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) is recognized as the largest engineering-based university and promoted leading-edge research, with a vision to educating technologists and professionals, towards the development of creative human resources and advanced technological innovations in Malaysia. UTM has taken a step forward to address the local, natio...
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The automotive Replacement Component (RC) industry is a low volume, high profits business. Since RCs are used to replace failing, failed, or worn out components for in-service vehicles, it is a business that is needed to support the vehicle for its entire life duration. RCs also requires minimal component development cost thus making it a business...
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Physical inactivity is a growing problem among children of today’s society. Whereas levels of physical activity are influenced by motor competence, defined as the ability to execute different motor tasks necessary to manage everyday life and reduce probability of other health risks (over and under nutrition). These skills are developed early in chi...
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In many rich countries, many business incubators take part to help starts-up company to develop their own business; especially the baby born business cannot compete with the giant industries that have been the old business player. Universities play an important role in motivating young graduates to become technology entrepreneur. The increasing num...
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A Framework of Successful E-Business Incubator for Indonesian Public Universities
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In recent years, supply chain performance measurement has received much attention from researchers and practitioners. Effective supply chain performance through supply chain antecedents such as business analytics has become a potentially valuable way of securing competitive advantage and improving supply chain performance. Many organizations have b...
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In recent years, supply chain performance measurement has received much attention from researchers and practitioners. Effective supply chain performance through supply chain antecedents such as business analytics has become a potentially valuable way of securing competitive advantage and improving supply chain performance. This study addressed the...
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As Malaysia races against time to achieve Vision 2020 to be a developed nation, there is an urgent need for highly-skilled human resources to fulfill the requirements of the industry. This calls for an expansion of the engineering technology program to increase the number of technical graduates. However, various challenges are faced by the institut...
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Statics is one of the most difficult fundamental courses in engineering and a prerequisite to other engineering courses in the mechanical and civil engineering programs. A study at a university in Malaysia [1] has shown that the number of students who passed the course is lower than those in other fundamental engineering courses offered. A research...
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Learning and academic achievement are attributable to the complex cognitive phenomenon of self-regulation. There was a need to study self-regulation, a popular research area in education, on engineering students learning Statics. However, there was no specific instrument to measure self-regulation in fundamental engineering courses like Statics. Th...
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Outcome-based education emphasizes that course learning outcomes for every course in the program should be stated and made known to the students. However, the learning outcomes for laboratory work in the engineering curriculum are not widely discussed or not well defined. This study explores the most common learning objectives and outcomes of labor...
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The goal of this work-in-progress is to investigate how simulations can assist students grasping concepts understanding in Basic Electric Circuit course.This study involved first-year Electrical Engineering students in Malaysia. Students were administered a pretest prior to the intervention. During intervention, each student was assigned to one com...
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The goal of this work-in-progress is to investigate alternative conceptions held among students about an open and short circuit concepts involving current, voltage and resistors. This study was carried out in Malaysia and involved first-year Electrical Engineering students. Students' pretest and posttest answers to concept test were analyzed. The t...
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Students' achievements in knowledge and skills and the changes in their attitude would depend on many factors such as the teaching and learning activities, learning environments and students' own efforts and initiatives. In engineering education, laboratory experiment, laboratory work or practical work are integrated in the curriculum to prepare st...
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Graduates in today's digital world are expected to possess a certain level of command in ICT skills. These skills are particularly important for those in the technical and engineering disciplines. As an effort to gain insight into students' conceptions and the challenges in acquiring ICT skills, one-on-one and focus group interviews were conducted...
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Students’ understanding of fundamental engineering concepts is not necessarily reflected by their good academic performance. The difficulty that many students face in Statics has often affected their course performance and other follow-on courses, consequently, disheartening them from continuing with their engineering programme. The findings of thi...
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Learning and academic achievement are attributable to the complex cognitive phenomenon of self-regulation. There was a need to study self-regulation, a popular research area in education, on engineering students learning Statics. However, there was no specific instrument to measure self-regulation in fundamental engineering courses like Statics. Th...
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In a preliminary study conducted, both the lecturers and students attributed students' performance in Statics to their effort in learning and self-efficacy. This supports the literature that motivation is related to the use of learning strategies that influence the academic achievement. Consistent with the cognitive learning theory, students are pe...
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Findings from previous researches on engineering students showed that students understanding of fundamental engineering concepts are not necessarily reflected by their good academic performance. Many students find Statics a difficult to understand fundamental engineering course. This difficulty has often affected their performance in the course and...
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Rate of failure in a fundamental course in an undergraduate engineering program has been found to affect the time to graduate for many Mechanical Engineering students at a government-funded university in Malaysia. Data from the academic session 2004/2005 to 2007/2008 showed an average of 34 percent of students per semester not graduating on time. C...
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This paper is based on literature study and personal experience, intended to highlight several principles which the authors believe can address the following question: How can we make a person be interested in lifelong learning, which is defined as learning and seeking knowledge throughout life; formally and informally; independently and passionate...
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Malaysia is in the process of becoming an industrialised nation. The transformation from being a predominantly agriculture-based to industry-based economy in a rapidly changing world requires a large pool of competent engineers. This has sparked great interest amongst local educators and various stakeholders in the role of EE. A review and revamp o...
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A study on students’ performance at an engineering department in a government-funded university in Malaysia revealed that the percentage of students not graduating on time and failed to graduate is high for a particular engineering program as compared to the other programs. A deeper study lead to one of the contributing factors, which is the poor s...
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Statics is a fundamental engineering course, which many students find difficult [1-3] to understand. This has considerably affected the students’ performance in Statics and other follow-on courses, and consequently, disheartened them from pursuing engineering as a career [4, 5]. However, findings from previous researches showed that good academic p...

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