MOE Benchmarking UTM-MIT BLOSSOMS

The Malaysian Ministry of Education acknowledged the role played by UTM through UTM-MIT BLOSSOMS project in improving STEM education. Well done team UTMLead – UTM Academic Leadership, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Tahniah UTM! Usaha Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) dalam memartabatkan pendidikan STEM melalui projek UTM-MIT BLOSSOMS dihargai dan menjadi penanda aras kepada pencapaian guru dan pelajar yang lebih baik!

Bacaan lanjut: https://www.bharian.com.my/berita/nasional/2017/11/351054/kementerian-pendidikan-sasar-10-peratus-sekolah-sertai-pima

 

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I arrived in the Higher Education with experience of different field, in my case I had previously worked as a graphic designer before join the School of Education. As a lecturer, I was assigned to teach design and technology programs to the undergraduate teachers in one of the Malaysia universities. I was concern with the students’ lack of enthusiasm towards learning design. I sought to change students perception towards the importance of design and so I began my journey as a researcher. My research focus on developing Higher Education students’ creativity in design through online collaboration with professional designers.

I graduated with a Ph.D in Education (Distance & Online Learning) at University of Nottingham, United Kingdom; MA in Design (Visual Communication) at Monash University, Australia; and BA in Art & Design (Graphic Advertising) at MARA University of Technology, Malaysia.

Current project: MIT Blossoms: http://blossoms.mit.edu/about_us/people and http://ctl.utm.my/blossoms/