Sohail Iqbal Malik

Sohail Iqbal Malik
Al Buraimi University College · Department of Information Technology

PhD - Computer Science

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Introduction
Sohail's research interest includes Algorithmic Thinking, Computer Education, Technology in Education, Problem Solving Skills and Mobile Learning.
Additional affiliations
February 2007 - present
Al Buraimi University College
Position
  • Head of Department
Education
February 2013 - June 2016
Deakin University
Field of study
  • Computer Science

Publications

Publications (88)
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Mobile Ad-hoc Network (MANET) is assumed an encouraging technology that constructs interim network connectivity without the aid of any prior architecture which is required during abnormal circumstances or in provisional events such as in emergencies, crisis conditions, and military conflicts. Source routing in MANET is challenged by arbitrary and r...
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The use of modern programming in Java has become widely used in the e-learning model to help the student learn in the right place and time. Students have difficulty learning Java and are time consuming without the benefit of understanding the material. This study presents how to build an electronic application to facilitate learning programming in...
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The accelerating influx of learning technologies has catalyzed the surge for the formidable investments in e-learning systems across higher education institutions to revolutionize pedagogical practices. Thereby, learning management systems (LMS) have become indispensable tools in higher education. The enforcement of pandemic restrictions and emerge...
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E-learning is considered an effective approach within higher education institutions. However, e-learning is faced with several problems such as e-learning engagement challenges, and limited types of developed models used that affect students' continuity use of e-learning. This research argues how the learning takes place; the conceptual acceptance...
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VR has a great deal of promise, and its application to education has recently seen a great deal of research interest. However, there is currently little systematic work on how researchers have used immersive VR for higher education purposes, despite the use of both high-end and budget head-mounted displays (HMDs). Therefore, to classify design elem...
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Virtual reality technology centres around the learner's actively interactive studying procedures and try to lessen the space among the learner's information and a real-life experience. Technology development continues, modern technologies and diverse applications continue to evolve. Virtual and augmented reality is one of these developments and cou...
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A mobile application is the best way to reach the largest possible number of users, and it is a smart idea and dealing with it is very easy. In the Corona pandemic, many Mobile applications appeared that helped the community with the necessary precautions, Therefore, we designed an application on the phone to allow patients to book an appointment a...
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Novice programmers have to focus and learn different programming skills in programming 1 course at the same time. Therefore, they need more support to answer their queries related to the programming domain. This study developed and offered a chatbot in programming 1 course. The chatbot focuses on course details, fundamental programming concepts, an...
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The use of virtual reality (VR) applications has grown tremendously in recent years. This paper focuses on the review of existing virtual reality applications in higher educational institutions. The VR applications are still not widely used although it helps students in their learning process and enhances their performance. Moreover, some factors w...
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To preserve their reputation and prestige, the educational institutes are required to provide evidences of their students’ academic performance to the governmental bureaus and accreditation agencies. As a consequence, the monitoring individual student academic performance is emerging as a vital task for the educational institutes. The indispensabil...
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Novices should focus both on problem-solving skills and programming knowledge (syntax and semantics) in learning to program. Most introductory programming courses pay more attention to programming knowledge. This study introduces a PAAM model (Problem Analysis Algorithmic Model) in the teaching-learning process of the introductory programming (IP)...
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The use of virtual reality applications has grown tremendously in recent years. Virtual reality applications in the education domain have many benefits: they engage students, arouse students' curiosity, ease the communication of information, and motivate the students to improve their learning and performance. Despite literature showing that there h...
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Algorithmic thinking is considered as one of the important steps toward learning to code for novices in programming education. In this study, algorithmic thinking was promoted by introducing a Problem Analysis Algorithmic Model (PAAM) in an Algorithms and Programming 1 (AP) course. A web-based application is developed to offer the PAAM model in the...
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recently, the world is living in an era of technology, where everything is developing and spreading rapidly around us. An increase in new technologies in education has recently observed to develop and improve students' performance in every area of their program. However, game-based learning is still not at a reliable level. This study aims to creat...
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A teaching approach plays an important role in teaching and learning process of an introductory programming (IP) course. The teaching approach should focus on different programming skills required by novice programmers. This study introduced the teaching and learning approach based on an ADRI (approach, deployment, result, improvement) approach in...
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Most novice programmers consider learning to program as a difficult and challenging field of study for them. As a result, high dropout and failure rates in programming one courses reported. One of the reasons is that most programming (1) courses don’t give equal attention to syntax and semantics of programming language and algorithmic thinking. In...
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many studies looking at MOOC as a system actual of use. The main problem is the weakness of the system intention to use e-learning application systems. This study aims to develop the original TAM model by examining the TAM factors and MOOC platform for system actual use. The paper develops an adapted TAM with four additional factors of course conte...
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This examination uncovers general instructional ideas of the Expert Systems (ES) advancement process in the instructive territory. The verification of idea depends on the case of encouraging the eighth grade Algebra subject. The principle commitment in this work is the usage of inventive methodologies in investigation and preparing of information b...
Conference Paper
The blended learning (BL) services presented for the academic accreditation process of universities and other educational institutions is a policy that has been used rapidly in the educational area. This process represents a real challenge and a need for institutions to function by the challenges in the ways of development for the attainment of fac...
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The blended learning (BL) services presented for the academic accreditation process of universities and other educational institutions is a policy that has been used rapidly in the educational area. This process represents a real challenge and a need for institutions to function by the challenges in the ways of development for the attainment of fac...
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Technology progression nowadays increases the speed of the learning process for students in higher education institutions. This report discovers the emergence of utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI) in students learning of the higher education sector. This study summarizes the impact of new technologies, i.e. Artificial Intelligence, Internet of...
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This comprehensive study reviews the technological impact during the COVID-19 pandemic and elucidates technology usage to technology-enhanced learning which assisted in enhancing the behavioral intention to use technologies among undergraduates. Recently, higher education institutions suffered from the impact of using emerging technologies with ele...
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Despite the growing need for IT graduates, the retention rate in software-related undergraduate programs is still a major concern. This stems from the difficulty and complexity of programming concepts for a large number of students. To handle this situation, this research introduces the “PROBSOL” application that is offered in three different platf...
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The higher education institutions and organizations continuously needs improvement and development of the e-learning model used through the learning process. These HEI required improving teacher-student communication through the e-learning model. This study investigates the influence of enhancing the collaborated factors of e-learning model use wit...
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This study aims to examine the adopted Technology Acceptance Model (TAM2) factors with the interaction of Task-Technology Fit (TTF) factors for continuous intention to use model. Therefore, this study analyzes the critical factors and the adoption of TAM to improve the continued intention to use e-learning. This study develops a combined model of T...
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E-learning systems installed in educational institutions have increased the efficiency of educational processes over the years. E-learning, however , has faced many factors affecting the continuous intention of teachers and students to use e-learning, such as student satisfaction, productivity, and academic success. Therefore to improve academic su...
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This comprehensive study to review the technology impact during the COVID-19 pandemic that elucidates the overarching of technology usage to technology enhanced learning which assisted to enhance the behavior intention to use technologies among undergraduates. Recently, higher education institutions suffer from the impact of using emerging technolo...
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Information Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure is the most important aspect of educational organizations and their management systems. The administration of Sudanese Governmental Universities (SGUs) takes into account (ICT) infrastructures when making plans, policies, visions, and missions for achieving their objectives effectively. This...
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Learning to program requires the development of multiple skills including critical thinking, problem-solving, as well as learning the syntax and semantics of the programming language. For novices, to acquire all these skills is considered a challenging and difficult task. They have to focus on both problem-solving strategies and the syntax and sema...
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I E E E I n t e r n a t i o n a l C o n f e r e n c e o n A d v e n t T r e n d s i n Mu l t i d i s c i p l i n a r y R e s e a r c h a n d I n n o v a t i o n (I C A T MR I-2 0 2 0) C e r t i c a t e o f A p p r e c i a t i o n T h i s i s t o c e r t i f y t h a t D r. / P r o f. / Mr. / Mr s. / Mi s s G h a l i y a A l f a r s i , A z mi b i n...
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I E E E I n t e r n a t i o n a l C o n f e r e n c e o n A d v e n t T r e n d s i n Mu l t i d i s c i p l i n a r y R e s e a r c h a n d I n n o v a t i o n (I C A T MR I-2 0 2 0) C e r t i c a t e o f A p p r e c i a t i o n T h i s i s t o c e r t i f y t h a t D r. / P r o f. / Mr. / Mr s. / Mi s s G h a l i y a A l f a r s i , A z mi b i n...
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I E E E I n t e r n a t i o n a l C o n f e r e n c e o n A d v e n t T r e n d s i n Mu l t i d i s c i p l i n a r y R e s e a r c h a n d I n n o v a t i o n (I C A T MR I-2 0 2 0) C e r t i c a t e o f A p p r e c i a t i o n T h i s i s t o c e r t i f y t h a t D r. / P r o f. / Mr. / Mr s. / Mi s s G h a l i y a A l f a r s i , A z mi b i n...
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Cancer is caused by damage to the genes that control cell growth and division. however, still many applications try to Detection/diagnosis/treatment is possible using application software. By confirming cell growth and treatment by correcting the mechanism of gene damage or by stopping the blood Supplying cells or by destroying them. this study tri...
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Today is the age of Advancement in the various types of machines or devices. And due to this advance. Attribute the difference between human and machine decrease. And the technology, of the computer-based learning system, are integrating more towards Advance tools and technologies like (A.I, N.L.P.)", such a system is known as an intelligent-tutori...
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This paper produces a comprehensive literature review to evaluate the impact of technology development with IT governance mechanism for enhancing academic performance. This paper includes structure, process, and direct actions of reviewed papers related to IT governance. The aim is to analysis and review the type of Technology Enhanced Learning mos...
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This paper produces a comprehensive literature review to evaluate the impact of technology development with IT governance mechanism for enhancing academic performance. This paper includes structure, process, and direct actions of reviewed papers related to IT governance. The aim is to analysis and review the type of Technology Enhanced Learning mos...
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This paper produces a comprehensive literature review to evaluate the impact of technology development with IT governance mechanism for enhancing academic performance. This paper includes structure, process, and direct actions of reviewed papers related to IT governance. The aim is to analysis and review the type of Technology Enhanced Learning mos...
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Academic advising of the postgraduate students is considered as a fundamental rule and one of the significant positive services and responsibilities for the academic staff follow up in most of the e-leading educations. The expert system is considered as one of most achievement areas in artificial intelligence and highly appreciated for application...
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Learning to code is considered as a difficult and challenging task for a significant number of novice programmers in programming education. Novice programmers have to acquire different skills such as problem solving, program design, comprehension, and debugging at the same time. On the other hand, most introductory programming courses focus more on...
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There is a need for several models in the higher education institutions of the Middle East to improve both teacher and student satisfaction. This study investigates the influence of combining online learning with class communication on the enhancement of teaching methods and assessment techniques. This paper aims to enhance an e-learning model for...
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The inexorable forward March of technology and the advent of smartphone applications offer effortless communication. WhatsApp is one of the most common and widely accepted mobile applications for communication and collaboration. We conduct this research to identify the influence of WhatsApp among the employees in an educational institution and to c...
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Smartphones and applications are one of the most used things in learning and management systems. They make everyone connected with society, and those who feel sorry for it, especially college students are always looking for things that benefit them at a university. In this research, there is a need to apply a new application for student education s...
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Abstract: There is a need for several models in the higher education institutions of the Middle East to improve both teacher and student satisfaction. This study investigates the influence of combining online learning with class communication on the enhancement of teaching methods and assessment techniques. This paper aims to enhance an e-learning...
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E-Learning field growing dramatically in this generation. Today generation is the technology time that uses technology universally. It is making learning easier and flexibility in taking materials. The management of the learning system is the core issue to develop the skills of learning and improving the students’ performance of learning. The stude...
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The technology enhancement learning (TEL) needs continuous use and high perception from learners with collaborative of technologies and multi-media applications. The problem of continuous intention in e-learning applications relies on the type of technology used that changes from one university to another. This study aims to design a framework deve...
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E-learning systems are become common applications in the new century. These e-learning systems developed based on original models and their method of using e-learning to help learners of higher education institutions for improving their academic performance and getting high satisfaction feedback on using e-learning systems. This paper aims to focus...
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many studies looking at MOOC continuity of use. The main problem is the weakness of continuous intention to use e-learning application systems. The problem exist is still these studies suffer from mis-continuity of keeping learners to be active and trust of these applications. This study aims to give review of the existing studies and their drawbac...
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Technology plays a critical role in all daily activities of the present day. One of these needs is to create a smart home that controls operation and turns off electronic devices via a smartphone. This implementation can be implemented effectively using package tracking software that includes IoT functions to control and simulate a smart home. IoT...
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Internet of Things (IoT) is the most challenging platform that designates the correlation of physical objects in the near future. A wide spectrum of review studies has been conducted to analyze and synthesize the use of IoT and its applications in various domains. Nonetheless, research neglects providing a comprehensive review study regarding the a...
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Problem solving skills are considered an important component in learning to program in an introductory programming (IP) course for novices. This study introduced a PROSOLVE game to enhance problem solving skills of novice programmers in the introductory programming course. The game is based on pseudo-code technique. A survey was employed to collect...
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Problem solving skills are considered an integral part of grasping the precise concepts of the programming domain for novices in introductory programming (IP) courses. But these skills are mostly covered only in early lectures of such courses or are included in just a few early chapters of some relevant textbooks. Consequently, high failure and dro...
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Algorithmic thinking is considered an important step towards learning to program for novice programmers. In this study, we developed and introduced a PROSOLVE game to enhance the algorithmic thinking skills of novice programmers in an introductory programming (IP) course. The game is based on pseudo code technique. Moreover, the game is web-based a...
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There is a need for several applications and technologies in the higher education institutions in Oman to enhance the educational process. This systematical study investigates the simultaneous influence of technology implementation with e-learning and traditional coursework program instruction on the enhancement and development of assessment method...