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Establishing Innovative Strategies Through the Virtuous Cycle of Research in Engineering Education

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2012 ASEE International Forum


San Antonio, Texas

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June 9, 2012

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June 9, 2012

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June 10, 2012

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Main Plenary 1 - Sponsored by AMD: Establishing Innovative Strategies Through the Virtuous Cycle of Research in Engineering Education Regional Centre for Engineering Education - Malaysia (RCEE)

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17.25.1 - 17.25.3



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Khairiyah Mohd Yusof Regional Centre for Engineering Education - Malaysia (RCEE)

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Dr. Khairiyah Mohd-Yusof is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). She is the Director of the UTM Regional Centre for Engineering Education (RCEE), which promotes meaningful research and scholarly practice in engineering education, and manages the PhD in Engineering Education program. Since 2011, she is the Secretary of the Society for Engineering Education Malaysia (SEEM). Prior to becoming the Director of RCEE, Dr. Khairiyah was the Deputy Director at the Centre for Teaching & Learning (2008 – 2011), and the Head of the Chemical Engineering Department (2006-2008). Her engineering education research focuses on innovative teaching and learning practices, especially Cooperative Learning (CL) and Problem-based Learning (PBL), first year experience, and sustainable development in engineering education. A practitioner of Cooperative Problem-based Learning (CPBL), she regularly conducts training for academic staff from institutions of higher learning, especially in student-centered teaching and learning methods.

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Zainura Zainon Noor Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

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Dr Zainura Zainon Noor is a senior lecturer at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). She has experiences in green design and processes, life cycle assessment, cost benefit analysis, carbon footprint, greenhouse gas inventory and projection as well as sustainable development policy implementation, and is currently leading the Green Technology Research Group at the Institute of Water and Environmental Management. Since 2010, she has been coordinating UTM_DTU International Summer Course on Sustainable Consumption and Production, a high-impact collaborative program between UTM and Denmark Technical University.

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ASEE International Forum 2012 RCEE Plenary SessionPlenary: Establishing innovative strategies through the virtuous cycle of research in engineeringeducation1. Importance of conducting meaningful research in engineering education - KMY (15 minutes)2. Sample research from UTM (SAH, ZZN, FP, MAAH, KMY) - 5 minutes each - 20 minutes3. Activity: Identifying possible questions that can be researched - FP (15 minutes)3. Detail example of innovative strategy in virtuous cycle of research - Cooperative Problem BasedLearning (effectiveness, training) - KMY & SAH (20 minutes)KMY - Khairiyah Mohd-YusofFP - Fatimah PutehSAH - Syed Ahmad HelmiZZN - Zainura Zainon NoorMAAH - Mohd Ariffin Abu HassanParallel Session1. Student Development through the UTM-DTU International Summer Course on SustainableConsumption and Production - Dr. Zainura Zainon Noor2. Developing Quality Engineering Programs - Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd. Ariffin Abu Hassan3. Collaborative Efforts in Developing the PhD in Engineering Education Program in UTM - Assoc. Prof.Dr. Khairiyah Mohd-Yusof & Dr. Syed Ahmad Helmi4. MyLine: Providing resources for learning in English On-line - Ms. Fatimah Puteh5. Developing capabilities for training engineering faculty members in effective teaching and learningmethods - Assoc. Prof. Dr. Khairiyah Mohd-Yusof & Dr. Syed Ahmad Helmi

Yusof, K. M., & Noor, Z. Z. (2012, June), Establishing Innovative Strategies Through the Virtuous Cycle of Research in Engineering Education Paper presented at 2012 ASEE International Forum, San Antonio, Texas. 10.18260/1-2--17042

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