Noor Azean Atan

Noor Azean Atan
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia | UTM · Department of Educational Multimedia

Doctor of Philosophy (Educational Technology)

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August 2013 - December 2015
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Position
  • IT Manager, UTM MOOCs Manager, Student2Student Edutainment Project Manager
November 2001 - July 2015
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Position
  • Professor (Associate)

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Publications (70)
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This study was conducted with two objectives: (a) to develop 3D geometry teaching strategies through SketchUp Make (SPPD-SUM), and (b) to study the effect of SPPD-SUM on visual-spatial skills (VSS). It was conducted in two stages. Stage I involved designing SPPD-SUM, whereas Stage II involved studying of the effect of SPPD-SUM on VSS. The activitie...
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Hybrid Service-Learning, an emerging trend of combining co-curriculum course embedded with service-learning instructional strategies in online settings, has increasingly gained popularity, as many service-learning educators are moving into online platforms. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has accentuated its needs, thus forcing education systems worl...
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This article reports on a qualitative study that explored online student emotional engagement experiences during Extreme e-Service Learning program in a higher education institution. There are very few studies providing in-depth perspectives on the engagement experiences of online students, moreover in Extreme e-Service Learning program. This resea...
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This paper explores the changes in student’s level of achievement and per-ception towards authentic learning environment based on visual thinking elements. The three elements in visual thinking continuum are visual thinking, visual learning and visual communication. This research is a quan-titative design involving quantitative and qualitative data...
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In recent years, the role of internet and communication technology (ICT) has significantly impacted organisational activities including leadership practices. In this sense, interactions between leaders and followers have undergone tremendous technological changes that have reduced face-to-face interactions. Therefore, this study was designed to exa...
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Abstract—The COVID-19 pandemic led to the implementation of the Work from Home (WFH) policy. The impact of this policy is to replace the process of teaching and learning activities by using an online learning system. In this industrial era 4.0, the integration of web applications is very much needed in problem-solving learning. One that can be used...
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Impact brought by COVID-19 changes the whole classroom culture from face to face to the extreme online learning and this includes a course that normally implements traditional face-to-face Service Learning. Educators are required to shift the learning into the online platform which is also known as Extreme e-Service Learning and it must be prepared...
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p class="0abstract">This paper is exploring on maneuver to improve research instrument reliability in scientific research related to Educational Technology by analyzing the traditional Cronbach’s alpha reliability using SPSS software and the newer statistical tool, AMOS using Construct Reliability (CR) approach. Two sets of data were used as sample...
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The purpose of the current study was to examine the effectiveness of the integration of problem based learning (PBL) and interactive multimedia among empirical inductive reasoners as a learning tool for mathematics, set topic. When implementing PBL, often teachers are having problems describing ill-structured questions to their students in the clas...
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The concept of collegial supervision (CS) is defined as collaborative work beyond their professional sphere of relationships often offered by educators through feedback and sharing platform. However, there is still lack of studies and instruments that evaluated the CS practice within Malaysian context. In measuring the suitability of CS practice in...
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The teaching and learning process no longer has its focus on the classroom. There are various teaching methods which teachers can use these days. However, the traditional, passive and teacher-oriented methods of teaching Science are still being widely used and this has led to the deterioration of students’ interest in Science. Thus, this study was...
Technical Report
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This report focuses on the experience of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (FSSH UTM) with regards to the shift from the traditional face-to-face (f2f) teaching and learning to Online Learning (OL) before, during and after the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
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p class="0abstract">E-Service Learning is a service-learning course when the instruction and/or the service occurs online gains popularity among educators as we are transitioning to online learning platforms. The current study presents a systematic review of papers on the research involved information and communications technology (ICT) in the serv...
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This study develops and validates the scales of collegial supervisory practices of public secondary school teachers in Malaysia. The study uses quantitative approach to collect data from 357 Malaysian public secondary school teachers. The study employed the Principal Component Analysis (PCA) and Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) to evaluate the in...
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Related previous studies have recognized service learning ability to im-prove students’ generic skills during the service learning projects, however strategies for implementing and evaluating the effects of service learning on students’ generic skills in online environment remain limited. Therefore, this study conducted to identify what are the gen...
Conference Paper
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This paper describes an e-Service Learning approach to Network Cabling Infrastructure and Wifi project. Engineering undergraduate students enrolled in an ICT Community Service course have been installing network including cabling and wireless networking technology for low cost primary and secondary school. This study demonstrates the basic componen...
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The documentation of the activities of transnational academic collaboration is required to enable consistent monitoring of the quality of academic development. Transnational collaboration must be planned thoroughly to give a positive impact to every individual and institution involved. In this regard, this paper shares the experience in the plannin...
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p class="0abstract">The complexity of Chinese character caused students facing learning difficulty in mastering the Chinese character writing skills. This study aimed to investigate the effect and students' perception on the implementation of animation in teaching and learning of Chinese character writing based on Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Lea...
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Students' weaknesses in learning 3-Dimensional (3D) geometry are mostly associated with their low level of geometric thinking. Although a 3D software has been proposed as a manipulative learning tool, they had difficulties using it. Therefore, a suitable learning strategy should be designed to overcome the problems. The purpose of the study was to...
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Plan and Elevation is a subject in geometry which involves imagination and translation of 3Dimensional (3D) objects into drawings. Hence, students need to acquire the basic concepts of geometry drawing which involve the mastery of visual spatial skills and possess high level of van Hiele geometry thinking. For that reason, Learning Strategy for 3-D...
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This study aims to develop a 3D Geometry learning strategy through SketchUp Make (SPPD-SUM) and examine the effects of SPPD-SUM on students’ visual spatial skills (VSS) and level of Geometry thinking (LGT). The first part of the study was based on the ADDIE model of instructional design, while the second part focused on the quantitative data carrie...
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Service learning is widely becoming as a very important experiential practice in Higher Education Institutions (HEI) around the world. In part of Malaysian Higher Education Strategic Plan the growing popularity of service learning has been a response to create graduates who are holistic, entrepreneurial and balanced. In this context students must b...
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Reasoning skills are one of the primary components of the Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) that students must become proficient at; as stipulated in the Malaysian Education Blueprint (MEB) 2013–2025. However, there is empirical evidence that suggests that the weakness in mathematical reasoning skills among the students at the primary level has a...
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Reasoning skills are one of the primary components of the Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) that students must become proficient at; as stipulated in the Malaysian Education Blueprint (MEB) 2013–2025. However, there is empirical evidence that suggests that the weakness in mathematical reasoning skills among the students at the primary level has a...
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Teaching thinking is the fundamental pillar in determining the success of integrating thinking skills in teaching and learning mathematics, hence teaching thinking skills is an important issue in the education system today. Several studies showed that the teachers are still not ready to teach thinking skills due to insufficient knowledge about thin...
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This handbook is targeted for mathematics teachers who teach mathematical high achievers in lower secondary schools. It is designed to elevate reasoning skill through working on non-routine tasks using the questioning approach. ‘Questioning for Reasoning’ is about building and executing non-routine mathematics tasks; not about learning any particul...
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Reasoning skills are one of the primary components of Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) that students must become proficient atas stipulated in the Malaysian Education Blueprint (MEB) 2012–2025.In order to view the learning difficulties of the Differentiation topic, which is related to the weakness of reasoning that is experienced by students, th...
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The teaching and learning of Geometry should be meaningful and not merely reacting to the teacher's stimuli. Hence, students should be given opportunities to experiment when learning mathematics through exploration and investigation of geometric shapes by themselves. For that reason, a Learning Strategy for 3-dimensional Geometry using the SketchUp...
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Reasoning is an important skill to be honed when doing problem solving, particularly, in non-routine problems. To promote this skill, teachers play a crucial role. According to literature, even high achievers struggled with reasoning when solving non-routine problems in mathematics. Literature has shown that conventional instructional approaches in...
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In the Malaysian context, there is a current need in elevating reasoning skills among high achievers in academic. Apart from the Ministry of Education realising they have not been performing excellently in the past global assessments, specifically in the reasoning component; numerous studies have also reported that high achievers faced difficulty i...
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Many studies have linked individual weakness in Mathematical reasoning skills with difficulties in Mathematics problem solving. Some other studies found that, a metacognitive process, based on appropriate mathematical thinking, can help a person to solve Mathematical problems more effectively and meaningfully. This study aimed to improve Mathematic...
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ENHANCING STUDENTS’ VISUAL SPATIAL SKILLS (VSS) AND GEOMETRY THINKING (GTL) USING 3D GEOMETRY TEACHING STRATEGY THROUGH SKETCHUP MAKE (SPPD-SUM)
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Difficulty in learning geometry is generally associated with students’ weakness in visual spatial skills (VSS) and low level of geometry thinking (GTL). This study was conducted with the aim of achieving two objectives: (a) to develop a 3D Geometry teaching strategy through SketchUp Make (SPPD-SUM), and (b) to study the effects of SPPD-SUM in assis...
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Program sit in SL/KKN (antarabangsa) merupakan salah satu aktiviti penting di Fakulti. Aktiviti kolaborasi berterusan daripada pihak yang terlibat dalam kerjasama jalinan dan jaringan antarabangsa berkenaan Service Learning menerusi program kolaborasi sit in SL/KKN (antarabangsa) amat bermakna kepada Fakulti Pendidikan UTM, untuk menjadi contoh dal...
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This study was carried out to evaluate the effectiveness of mobile learning app based on collaborative learning in authentic environment (known as AKSES) and its impact on the preschool students’ basic scientific process skills competency namely; observation, classification and communication. In addition, the study also investigated competency patt...
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Reasoning skills are very important in encouraging students to think more critically and logically, as depicted in the Malaysian Education Development Plan (2013-2025). Therefore, this study looked into improving the Differentiation Reasoning Level (DRL) of reasoning skills among students for a topic in the Additional Mathematics subject, known as...
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The purpose of the study is to examines the dominant design and learning strategy used by various MOOCs platforms to foster students’ Self Directed Learning. Method used in the study was based on the search of relevant literature through online database such as IEEE Explore, ProQuest, ScienceDirect and ResearchGate. The keywords in the search for t...
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Massive Open Online Courses are a model which has become one of the major investment and development initiatives taken by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) in the area of Open Education Resources (OER). Despite a lack of research into its effectiveness and assessment of its outcomes, many educational institutions have been competing with each...
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In this article, having presented the strategic phases of the audio document, we shall propose an exploitation of an authentic document prepared for a lesson of oral understanding in FFL, the public of which is Turkish-speaking. This article lets know that any listening involves a strategy.
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Reasoning skill has emerged as one of the critical skills that need addressing when learning mathematical problem solving. Mathematics classroom in the twenty-first century has realigned its direction where calculations and formulae are not the ultimate outcome of solving mathematical problems; but to discover correct solutions to the problems. Two...
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Since geometry mainly comprises of three-dimensional (3 D), visual spatial skills and level of geometric thinking are essential in the teaching and learning of Geometry. In addition, it is also important in other fields, such as engineering, design, graphics, film, science, chemistry, business and arts. Visual spatial skills comprise the ability to...
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This study investigated the nature of student group interactions through the incorporation of online collaborative learning (OCL) initiative, with its aim to enhance students’ learning in a Malaysian tertiary multimedia and ICT education course. Data collected from questionnaires, interviews and online forum transcripts were the basis for an interp...
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Many countries have undergone a paradigm shift in their approach of teaching, learning and assessment where emphasis is heavily placed on thinking skills. This skill is indeed a vital requirement in developing twenty-first century skills among students as there is a need for high levels of thinking, reasoning and collaborating in today’s era. In th...
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National UniversityCarnival on e-Learning (NUCEL 2015)
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In this article, we attempt to investigate the affordances of e-leaming in supporting tertiary teaching and learning. Using an interpretive qualitative study, we analyzed a total of 46 students from three different programme, namely Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics education through questionnaires and interviews. The findings revealed that studen...
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Dalam dunia pendidikan, penggunaan Internet adalah merupakan medium penyampai sumber maklumat bagi menyediakan persekitaran pembelajaran yang berkesan. Kini, terdapat banyak laman web yang dibangunkan untuk membantu proses pengajaran dan pembelajaran. Oleh yang demikian, pengkaji mengambil inisiatif untuk membangunkan laman web bagi subjek Bahasa P...
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Visual is seen as a powerful tool to deliver information. An effective visual or a good production of screen design requires creativity and some design knowledge. Does this mean only designers are capable to come out with quality design? How about educators? Majority of educators do not possess any art or design background. In reality, an educator...
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Latihan Mengajar merupakan satu latihan amali untuk guru pelatih mempraktikkan segala teori dan kaedah yang telah dipelajari. Latihan ini juga merupakan satu syarat yang mesti dipenuhi oleh guru pelatih yang mengikuti kursus perguruan di Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Penyeliaan latihan praktik yang dijalankan adalah berasaskan prinsip-prinsip peny...
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Penggunaan laman web sebagai salah satu sumber pengajaran dan pembelajaran kini adalah relevan. Keadaan masyarakat kini yang banyak terlibat dengan penggunaan komputer amnya dan internet khususnya, menjadikan pembelajaran melalui laman-laman web amat tinggi permintaannya. Justeru itu, penyelidik mengambil inisiatif membangunkan sebuah laman web bag...
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Kepesatan teknologi maklumat dan komunikasi (ICT) di arena global berkembang dengan pesat pada masa kini begitu juga di negara kita Malaysia. Dengan kadar penggunaan Internet yang semakin meningkat, maka penghasilan e-Kamus ini bersesuaian terutama kepada pelajar yang mencari makna dan penggunaan sesuatu istilah berkenaan JavaScript. Pencarian makn...
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Reformasi sistem pendidikan di negara kita telah melahirkan Sekolah Bestari yang menekankan pembelajaran elektronik. Selaras dengan hasrat tersebut, sebuah perisian Pembelajaran Berbantukan Komputer (PBK) yang bertajuk Kebarangkalian I, topik dalam Matematik KBSM Tingkatan 4 telah dibangunkan. Kajian ini telah merangkumi semua subtopik dalam bab Ke...