Dr. Mohd Nihra Haruzuan Bin Mohamad Said, he is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He started working at UTM in 2001 in the field of Educational Technology and currently serves as the Information Technology Manager at the Center for Advancement in Digital and Flexible Learning (UTM CDex). He was also previously appointed as Information Technology Manager at Center of Academic Leadership (UTMLead) from 2018-2021, Faculty of Education from 2016-2017 and Assistant Facilities Manager at the Faculty of Education from 2017-2018.

During his tenure as Information Technology Manager at Center of Academic Leadership (UTMLead), Dr. Mohd Nihra together with the UTMLead and UTMDigital team has worked to manage the Global Academic Leadership Support System which includes three global initiatives such as Teaching Excellence System (TES), Strategic HR for Academic & Research Planning (SHARP) and Academic Leadership Talent Management System (ALTM). Apart from that, he is currently responsible to manage the implementation of e-Learning@UTM and online learning helpdesk as well as an electronic version of teaching evaluation (ePPP) at the University level in every session of academic year.

Dr. Mohd Nihra was also involved in writing teaching and learning policy, New Academia Learning Innovation (NALI) handbook, and also online distance learning (ODL) SIM handbook. He is currently appointed in several university’s committee, for instance the eLearning Committee and e-Content committee. Dr. Mohd Nihra also contributed to the planning and direction of university’s eLearning and the use of technology in teaching and learning. In addition to his expertise in Educational Technology, he also has a Professional Training Certificate from the Communication University of China in the field of New Media and Broadcasting Technology Program. His produced BLOSSOM videos for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA and two MOOC courses in the OPENLEARNING platform where his MOOC courses for the title of Multimedia Web Based Development have reached more than 1500 students to date.

Dr. Mohd Nihra Haruzuan Bin Mohamad Said

Associate Professor
Department of Educational Sciences, Mathematics and Creative Multimedia

Department of Educational Sciences, Mathematics and Creative Multimedia
School of Education
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 UTM Skudai
Johor Darul Ta’zim

Telephone: +607-5534434
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Academic Qualifications
Ph.D. University of Waikato, 2013
M. Sc. University of Salford, 2004
B. Sc. Comp. Ed. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2000

Recent Publications

Norshakeerah Abedu Rashid, Mohd Nihra Haruzuan Mohamad Said and Zaleha Abdullah (2021). Persepsi Penerimaan Pelajar Pascasiswazah UTM Terhadap Pendekatan Heutagogi Dalam Pembelajaran. Innovative Teaching and Learning Journal, Vol. 5 Issue 01, pp. 31-48.

Wafa Ahmad Alalawi and Mohd. Nihra Haruzuan Bin Mohamad Said (2020). Using Lego Mindstorms Robotics Programming in Enhancing Computational Thinking among Middle School in Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Vol. 24, Issue 05, pp.5367-5373

Mohd Fadzil Abdul Hanid, Mohd. Nihra Haruzuan Mohamad Said, Noraffandy Yahaya (2020). Learning Strategies Using Augmented Reality Technology in Education: Meta-Analysis. Universal Journal of Educational Research, Volume 8, Issue 5A, pp.51-56.

Norshafrinawati Binti Hariri, Mohd Nihra Haruzuan Mohamad Said (2020). A Review Of The Impacts Of Authentic-Flipped Google Classroom. Journal of Critical Reviews, Volume 7, Issue 11, pp. 504-509.

Recent Workshop PPT:
Introduction to Nvivo
Introduction to Amos
Introduction to Measurement Model

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