Biography

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Associate Prof Dr NORAFFANDY YAHAYA

Panel of Science & Mathematics Education and Creative Multimedia
School  of Education
Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 Johor Bahru
Johor, MALAYSIA.

Contact No : 07-5534263 (Office)
e-mail : p-afandy@utm.my & fandymcl@gmail.com

Education :

Bachelor Of Science And Computer With Education (Hons) – UTM (1996)
Master Of Education (Educational Technology) – UTM (2000)
Doctor Of Philosophy, PhD– Leeds, UK (2008)

Admin Position :
Head of Department (2009-2017)
Deputy Dean (Research, Innovation, Community and Network) (2018)

Visiting Scholar/Academic
Visiting Scholar at School of Education, University of Leeds, England from 25th November 2015 to 24th February 2016 (3 months).

Invited Keynote Speaker

Invited Keynote Speaker at International Seminar on Big Data-Driven Education Reform and the Second International Forum for Education Big Data 2017 from 11 – 12 November 2017, organised by Chinese Academy of Education Big Data, Qufu Normal University, Qufu, Shandong, CHINA.

External Examiner for PhD Thesis:

International

1.  AMAL RHEMA (2014), An Analysis of Experiences and Perceptions of Technology-based learning in Higher Education Institutions in Libya: Informing the Advancement of E-Learning,College of Engineering and Science, Victoria University, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA.

Local

1. AWAATIF AHMAD (2015),Keberkesanan Prinsip Isyarat dalam Koswer Pembelajaran Realiti Maya bagi Tajuk Pengurusan Jenazah Terhadap Tahap Ingat Kembali, Mengenal Pasti, Pemindahan Pengetahuan dan Motivasi Murid Tingkatan Dua, Center for Instructional Technology & Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, MALAYSIA.

2. FARIDAH SALAM (2015),Kesan Pembelajaran Berasaskan Projek dengan Scaffolding Terhadap Pencapaian dan Peningkatan Pembelajaran ICT,Fakulti Seni, Komputeran dan Industri Kreatif, Universiti Perguruan Sultan Idris (UPSI), Tanjung Malim, Perak, MALAYSIA.

3. AZNORA OSMAN (2015), Effects of Segmenting Principle in Multimedia Application on Knowledge and Perceived Self-Efficacy Beliefs in Dyslexia Literacy Intervention Among Special Education Pre-service Teachers, Center for Instructional Technology & Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, MALAYSIA.

4. MOHAMMED SHUKRI AHMED ALOMARI(2015), The Effects of a Self-Evaluation Multimedia Courseware on Learning Restricted Arabic’s Consonants among Non-Arabic Speakers: A Case Study, Center for Instructional Technology & Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, MALAYSIA.

5. ALBLEHAI FAHAD MOHAMED (2016), Web 2.0 Tools and the Development of Cooperative Learning and Higher Order Thinking in the Saudi Higher Education Institution, Center for Instructional Technology & Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, MALAYSIA.

6. MAZIN ABDUL-SATTAR (2016), The Effects of Segmented Multimedia on Tactical and Technical Skills, Engagement and Motivation of Novice Soccer Players, Center for Instructional Technology & Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, MALAYSIA.

7. HAMDIAH BINTI JAILANI(2016), Kesan Strategi Kolaboratif dalam Persekitaran Laman Sosial terhadap Pencapaian Kognitif, Kemahiran Menganalisis dan Pemikiran Geografi Tingkatan Dua, Center for Instructional Technology & Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, MALAYSIA.

8. HAFIZUL FAHRI BIN HANAFI (2017),The Effect of Collaborative Mobile Augmented Reality Application (COMARLA) on Student’s Learning Performance, Fakulti Seni, Komputeran dan Industri Kreatif, Universiti Perguruan Sultan Idris (UPSI), Tanjung Malim, Perak, MALAYSIA.

9. FUAD A A TRAYEK (2017), Religious Orientation and Digital Citizenship Behaviour of University Undergraduates: An Interfaith Ethnics and Interfaith Comparison, Kulliyyah of Education, International Islamic University Malaysia(IIUM), Gombak, Selangor, MALAYSIA.

10. MATHAN BALARAMAN (2017), The Effects of Online Discussion Board with Semantic Web Technologies on Learning Engagement, Reflective Thinking and Knowledge Construction, Center for Instructional Technology & Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, MALAYSIA.

11. LALITHA MUNIANDY (2017), The Effects of Structured Versus Unstructured Online Training Module on Cyber Security Behavior and Awareness of Collage Student, Center for Instructional Technology & Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), PenangMALAYSIA.

12. MUNIRAH HASHIM (2018),Kesan Multimedia Pemujukan Kesedaran Obesiti (Permoss) ke atas Pengetahuan, Kesedaran dan Motivasi Murid yang Berbeza Jenis MotivasiCenter for Instructional Technology & Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), PenangMALAYSIA.

13. MD FAIZAL MD KARIM (2018), Hubungan di antara Kekuatan Sistem, Faktor Pengguna dan Gaya Pengurusan Sekolah dengan Kejayaan Pengunaan EMIS di Negeri Perak, Fakulti Seni, Komputeran dan Industri Kreatif, Universiti Perguruan Sultan Idris (UPSI), Tanjung Malim, Perak, MALAYSIA.

14. LIM GEK MUI(2018),Effectiveness of Implementing Problem-Based Learning Using Blended Approach In Nursing Education, Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), PenangMALAYSIA.

External Examiner for Master Thesis

International

1. BILLY HADNETT (2016), The influence of mobile devices on student engagement, Masters in Professional Studies of Education, Faculty of Education and Social WorkThe University of Auckland, NEW ZEALAND.

2. AIMEE BUHLER (2016), iPad Gaming to Raise Reading Achievement, Masters in Professional Studies of Education, Faculty of Education and Social WorkThe University of Auckland, NEW ZEALAND.

3. ANJAY LAKHAN (2016), Examining the effectiveness of m-learning in impacting secondary school students’ academic achievement, Masters in Professional Studies of Education, Faculty of Education and Social WorkThe University of Auckland, NEW ZEALAND.

4. GERALDINE VICTOR (2016), Use of authentic ICT tasks in New Zealand Secondary Science classes, Masters in Professional Studies of Education, Faculty of Education and Social WorkThe University of Auckland, NEW ZEALAND.

Local

1. KHAIRUL ALRASHID MOHD NAWI (2017), Perceived ICT Compentency and ICT Usage in Teaching and Learning among General Studies Lecturers at KKTM and IKM, Masters of Education ( Instructional Technology), Kulliyyah of Education, International Islamic University Malaysia(IIUM), Gombak, Selangor, MALAYSIA.

2PRABU A/L BALACHANDRAN (2018)Keberkesanan Penggunaan Persekitaran Pembelajaran Edmodo terhadap Pencapaian dan Kemahiran Berfikir Aras Tinggi (KBAT) dalam Mata Pelajaran Sains Tahun Lima, aculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, MALAYSIA.


Recent Publications

Journal in Web of Science with Impact Factor (IF)

I. B. A. Ghani, N. H. Ibrahim, * N. A. Yahaya and J. Surif (2017), Enhancing students’ HOTS in laboratory
educational activity by using concept map as an alternative assessment tool, Chemistry Education Research and Practice, Cambridge, UK. DOI: 10.1039/c7rp00120g. (Q1 Journal, IF : 1.906)

Chee, K. N., Yahaya, N., Ibrahim, N. H., & Noor Hassan, M. (2017). Review of Mobile Learning Trends 2010-2015: A Meta-Analysis. Educational Technology & Society, 20 (2), 113–126. (Q2 Journal, IF : 1.584)

Scopus Indexed Journals

Chee, K.N., Ibrahim, N.H., Yahaya, N., Surif, J., Rosli, M.S., Zakaria, M.A.Z.M. (2017)A review of literature in mobile learning: A new paradigm in teaching and learning pedagogy for now and then, Advanced Science Letters, 23 (8), pp. 7416-7419 DOI: 10.1166/asl.2017.9488

Chee, K.N., Yahaya, N., Ibrahim, N.H. (2017),  Effectiveness of mobile learning application in improving reading skills in Chinese language and towards post-attitudes, International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation, 11 (3), pp. 210-225. DOI: 10.1504/IJMLO.2017.085347

Nasir, M.A.N., Yahaya, N., Ibrahim, N.H. (2017), Assessment of students’ mental models regarding hydrogen chloride molecule and its ionization properties among secondary school students, Man in India, 97 (13), pp. 41-49.

Chee, K.N., Yahaya, N., Ibrahim, N.H., Surif, J., (2017),  A preliminary study on students’ perspective: Is mobile learning is better than electronic learning? Man in India, 97 (12), pp. 141-146.

Mutalib, M.A., Abd Halim, N.D., Yahaya, N., Ibrahim, N.H., (2017),  Designing meaningful interaction in facebook, Man in India, 97 (13), pp. 331-342.

Ghani, I.B.A., Yahaya, N.A., Ibrahim, N.H., Hasan, M.N., Surif, J. (2017),  Effects of concept mapping in laboratory learning activities to generate students’ higher order thinking skills in electrolysis, Advanced Science Letters, 23 (4), pp. 2779-2782.

Chee, K.N., Ibrahim, N.H., Yahaya, N., Hasan, M.N., Surif, J. (2016) , Designing mobile learning communication aid as an android app , Advanced Science Letters, 22 (12), pp. 4023-4027.

Ghani, I.B.A., Yahaya, N.A., Ibrahim, N.H., Hasan, M.N., Surif, J. (2016),  Concept map: Alternative assessment tool in laboratory learning of electrolysis , Advanced Science Letters, 22 (12), pp. 4216-4220. DOI: 10.1166/asl.2016.8109

Rahman, M.H.A., Yahaya, N., Halim, N.D.A. (2015),  Place, social and co-presence: Do they differ based on students’ gaming experiences? Advanced Science Letters, 21 (7), pp. 2230-2234.  DOI: 10.1166/asl.2015.6306

Saidin, N.F., Halim, N.D.A., Yahaya, N. (2015), A review of research on augmented reality in education: Advantages and applications, International Education Studies, (13), pp. 1-8. DOI: 10.5539/ies.v8n13p1

Yahaya, N., Arshad, N.A., Saud, M.S., Idris, A.R, (2011), Use of educational websites by teenage students: A Malaysian case study, World Applied Sciences Journal, 13 (5), pp. 1281-1288.

Samah, N.A., Yahaya, N., Ali, M.B. (2011), Individual differences in online personalized learning environment, Educational Research and Reviews, 6 (7), pp. 516-521.

Scopus Indexed Proceedings

Nee, C.K., Ibrahim, N.H., Yahaya, N. (2016), Designing an iMLeaming apps as formulated ideal personalised social collaborative mobile learning environment,  2015 IEEE Conference on e-Learning, e-Management and e-Services, IC3e 2015, art. no. 7403504, pp. 153-157. DOI: 10.1109/IC3e.2015.7403504

Razali, N.S.M., Yahaya, N. (2015), Exploring student’s interactions while learning via an online learning environment, Proceedings – International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Modelling and Simulation, ISMS, 2015-September, art. no. 7281018, pp. 799-803. DOI: 10.1109/ISMS.2014.147

Samah, N.A., Yahaya, N., Ali, M.B., Abdul Rahman, K.A. (2015), Enhancing motivational factors through personalized learning module, IC3e 2014 – 2014 IEEE Conference on e-Learning, e-Management and e-Services, art. no. 7081241, pp. 52-57. DOI: 10.1109/IC3e.2014.7081241

Halim, N.D.A., Ali, M.B., Junaidi, J., Yahaya, N., (2010), Learning acids and bases through inquiry based website ICOS 2010 – 2010 IEEE Conference on Open Systems, art. no. 5720063, pp. 51-56.

Rahman, M.H.A., Yahaya, N., Halim, N.D.A. (2014), Virtual world for collaborative learning: A review, Proceedings – 2014 International Conference on Teaching and Learning in Computing and Engineering, LATICE 2014, art. no. 6821828, pp. 52-57.  DOI: 10.1109/LaTiCE.2014.18

Huang, C.I., Yahaya, N. (2013),  Learners higher level thinking skill achievement in Community of Inquiry, Research in Engineering Education Symposium, REES 2013, pp. 424-430.

Book Chapters

Muhammad Sukri Said, Zainal Abidin Zainudin, Noraffandy Yahaya & Johari Surif (2013), Pembelajaran Berasaskan Senario, in Akademia Baru – Inovasi Pembelajaran, Editor, Zaini Ujang, Rose Alinda Alias & Baharudin Aris, Penerbit UTM.

Completed PhD Students

Main Supervisor

1. Dr Norazrena Abu Samah (2013), Thesis : User Models Based on Students’ Motivation, Achievement and Problem-Solving Skills Through Learning Orientations Personalized Learning Environment, email : norazrena@gmail.com,  Co Supervisor : Assc. Prof Dr Mohamad Bilal Ali

2. Dr Huang Chwei Ing (2015), Thesis :  A Collaborative Metacognitive Community Model in Improving Higher Level Thinking Skills, email : chweiing@gmail.com.

3. Dr Nur Syamimi Mohamad Razali (2015), Thesis : Persekitaran Sistem e-Pembelajaran berasaskan Konteks Pelajar menggunakan Teori Aktiviti dan Prinsip Pembinaan Pengetahuan secara Kolaboratif, email : nur_syamimi87@yahoo.com

4. Dr Mohd Hishamudin bin Abdul Rahman (2017),Thesis : Pembangunan Dunia Maya 3-Dimensi ViEW  untuk Pembelajaran Kooperatif dan Kesannya kepada Rasa Kewujuddan, Kepuasan, Interaksi dan Prestasi Pelajar, email : shamrahman86@gmail.com

5.  Dr Intan Baizura A.Ghani(2017), Thesis: Peta Konsep sebagai Alat Pentaksiran Kemahiran Berfikir Aras Tinggi dalam Aktiviti Pembelajaran Makmal,  Panel of Supervisor : Dr Norhasniza Ibrahim, email : qhurune81@gmail.com.

6. Dr Chee Ken Nee (2018), Thesis: The Effectiveness of Mobile Learning Environment Apps on the Cognitive Processes in the Learning of Biology,   Panel of Supervisor : Dr Norhasniza Ibrahim, email : cheekennee@yahoo.com.

Co-Supervisor

1. Dr Ramlah Mailok (2010), Thesis : Sistem Maklumbalas Personal Berasaskan Web Menggunakan Pendekatan Logik Kabur Bagi Kursus Bahasa Pengaturcaraan C++.email : mramlah@upsi.edu.my , Main Supervisor : Prof. Dr Zaidatun Tasir.

2. Dr Noor Dayana Abul Halim (2012), Thesis : Personalized Learning Environemnt Based on Cognitve Styles for Mental Model Development in Learning Chemical Bonding, email :noordayana@utm.my, Main Supervisor :Assc. Prof Dr Mohamad Bilal Ali.

Current PhD Students

Full Time

1. Zul Hisham Nadzri, Research Scope : User Centered Design for Designing e-learning, email : zulhishamnadzri@yahoo.co.uk

2. Arshad Jais, Research Scope : Chemistry Education (Questioning and Critical Thinking Model in Learning Chemistry)

3. Mohd Anuar Nasri Nasir,  Research Scope : Chemistry Education (Visualization in Learning Chemistry)

4. Joey Ong Suk Mei, Research Scope : Multimedia Learning for Hearing Impaired

5. Hassan M.M. Abuhassna (International Student), Research Scope : Distance Education. 

6. Siti Rohani Isnin, Research Scope : Neuro Science and Multimedia in Learning.

7. AlSerhan Sarah Salleh (International Student) Research Scope : Personalized Learning.

8. Jaikol Mongoring, Research Scope : Brain-Based Learning Approaches in Online Learning for Learning Algebra, email: jkln07@yahoo.com.my

9. Maizura bte Mohamed Saat,  Research Scope : Virtual Learning Environment

10. Samunn Abdul Caffor Mohamed (International Student),  Research Scope : The use of Learning Technologies among Special Needs Student.

11. Lu Juan (International Student),  Research Scope : MOOCS.

Co Supervisor

1. Nurul Nadwa Zulkifli, Research Scope : Educational Technology, Main Supervisor: Dr Noor Dayana Abd Halim.

2. Nor Farhah Saidin, Research Scope : Educational Technology (Augmented Reality in Education), Main Supervisor: Dr Noor Dayana Abd Halim.

3. Massarah Abdul Multalib, Research Scope : Educational Technology, Main Supervisor: Dr Noor Dayana Abd Halim.

4. Nurul Maziah Bt Mohd Barkhaya, Research Scope : Educational Technology, Main Supervisor: Dr Noor Dayana Abd Halim.

5. Mohd Fadzil Abdul Hamid, Research Scope : Augmented Reality in Education, Main Supervisor: Dr Mohd Nihra Haruzuan Mohd Said.