Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zuraidah Abd. Rahman

B.Sc., M.Sc. (SUNY), Ed. D. (NCSU)

Zuraidah Abdul Rahman is an Associate Professor at the School of Distance Education.  She received her B.Sc degree from SUNY Binghamton in 1980, her M.Sc degree in Inorganic Chemistry from SUNY Buffalo in 1982, and a Doctor of Education degree, Ed.D, in Adult Education from the North Carolina State University in 1994. She started her career as a lecturer in USM at the School of Chemistry in 1982 and was later transferred to the School of Distance Education (Centre for Off Campus Studies) in 1985.  Since then she has been teaching numerous courses including basic chemistry to matriculation students, General Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Bioinorganic Chemistry, Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry, and Coordination Chemistry.  She also taught a course entitled Distance Education and Computer Literacy to first year distance learners.  She has also written several modules in General Chemistry and Coordination Chemistry for her courses.

Her professional activities include being on the editorial board of the Malaysian Journal of Distance Education from 2007-2009, a reviewer for papers published in the Malaysian Journal of Distance Education and a few other journals.  She has also been active in conducting training and workshops for universities, government agencies and private sectors in the development of self-learning materials. She is currently involved in the training of USM lecturers in e-learning particularly in using Learning Management System (Moodle) and Learning Activities Management System (LAMS).  Her current research interests cover the areas of Adult and Distance Education and E-learning, specifically in the development of self-learning materials, teaching strategies, and design of online learning activities.

ACADEMIC RECOGNITION AND LEADERSHIP

Invited Speaker

  • Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, 2002, Support Sytem in Distance and Open Learning.  Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, April 2000, Techniques of Facilitating and Motivating Adult Learners.  Meeting of Local Preceptors of Auxiliary Dental Course. Vistana Hotel, Penang.
  • Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Jun 2oo0, Facilitating Adult Learners. June 2000.  Continuing Education Programme for Dental Officers and lecturers of Malaysian Dental School, Penang.

Awards

  • Publication Award as a co-writer for an ISI paper: Saw, K. G., Omar Majid, N. Abdul Ghani, H. Atan, R.M. Idrus, Z.A. Rahman & Tan, K.E. 2008. The video conferencing learning environment: technology,interaction and learning intersect. British Journal of Educational Technology. Vol. 39, Issue 3, pp. 475-485.
  • Silver Medal for Innovative e-Learning product.  I-Teacher : New Learning Solution For Teaching and Learning of Science and Mathematics. 19th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition, ITEX 2008.
  • USM Excellent Service Award: 2003, 2008
  • Sijil Perkhidmatan Lama: 2007
  • Sijil Perkhidmatan Dihargai USM: 1994, 1999
  • CDE Director’s Award: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
  • SDE Dean’s Award: 2008, 2009, 2011 

 Reviewer for Articles in Academic Journals

  • Suggested View of Virtual Learning Environments (VLE) for Science Education in Light of Total Quality Standards.  Journal of Social Science and Humanities, 2011.
  • Effectiveness of Web Assisted Collaborative Learning On Students’ Achievement and Opinions in Inorganic Chemistry: A Hybrid learning approach.  The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2011.
  • Exploiting ICT and e-Learning in Teacher’s Professional Development in Algeria: The Case of English Secondary School Teachers.  Malaysian Journal of Distance Education, 2011.
  • CD-Interactive Courseware and Collaborative Learning: Its Effect on Learning in Algebra Among Polytechnic Engineering Students. Malaysian Journal of Distance Education, 2007.
  • A Survey of epistemological beliefs of students in E-learning environment. Malaysian Journal of Distance Education, 2006
  • Search for causal predictors of achievement in distance education using path analysis. Malaysian Journal of Distance Education, 2006.
  • Editorial board member, Malaysian Journal of Distance Education, 2007-2009

Professional/Academic Association

  • Member, International e-Learning Association, 2011-2012
  • Member, International Council for Open and Distance Education, 2011-2012

 Internal Examiner

  • Chew Jack Shiung@ Tony, 2009.  Relationship Between Transactional Presence and Student Learning in Distance Education System.  Master of Art (Educational Technology).

CONSULTANCY

  • Consultant in the development of i-teacher learning materials for e-Educator Sdn Bhd, 2008-2011.
  • Consultant for Modular Approach in Teaching, AKEPT, January – September, 2012.
  • Facilitator, Module Writing Workshop, Program Pendidikan Jarak Jauh, UUM, November 1997.
  • Facilitator, Structured Module Writing Workshop, SPACE Program, UTM. December 1997.
  • Facilitator, Intensive Workshop on Development of Self-Learning Module, Engineering Faculty, UM. April, 1999.

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION

CHAPTERS IN BOOK

  • Tan Wee Chuan, Hanafi Atan, Baharuddin Aris, Mohd Salleh Abu, Omar Majid  &  Zuraidah A. Rahman, 2011, A Learning Object and Concept Map Approach. In Wong Su Luan, Mas Nida Md Khambari, Abu Daud Silong & Othman Talib (Eds.). Technology and Education in Malaysia: Theories, Empirical Research and Applications, pp. 243-264, Universiti Putra Malaysia Press.
  • Kuan Ya Shen, Hanafi Atan, Rozhan M.Idrus, Zuraidah A. Rahman & Norazam Ariffin, 2007, An Evaluation of the Distance eduation E-Learning Portal In Norizan Abdul Razak, Muhammad Kamarul Kabilan & Abu Daud Silong. (Eds.). Online Lifelong Learning in Malaysia,  pp 167-180, Serdang: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press.
  • H. Atan, R.M. Idrus, K.G. Saw, O. Majid, Z. Abd Rahman & N. Abd Ghani, 2006, Interaction Model in Video Conferencing Learning Environment in Distance Education. In Abd. Aziz Tajuddin & Lim Koon Ong (Eds.). Fundamental Research at USM 2002-2005, pp 115-125, Penerbit USM, Pulau Pinang,  .
  • Hanafi Atan, Omar Majid, Zuraidah A Rahman, Noraida Abd Ghani, Fara M A Jelani & Rozhan M Idrus, 2006, Selective Uptake of Academic support Services by Malaysian distance education Learners. In Hisham Dzakiria et al., (Eds). Providing Learning Support in Malaysian context of Open and distance Learning: Issues and Concern, pp 35-48, Sintok: Penerbit Universiti Utara Malaysia.
  • Hanafi Atan, Fauziah Sulaiman, Dianne S. Samsudin, Parveen Kaur, Zuraidah A. Rahman & Rozhan M. Idrus, 2004, Online Learning and the support System: the needs of female distance Learners. In David Murphy,et al. (Eds.) Distance Education and Technology: Issues and Practice, pp 230-240.  Open University of Hong Kong Press, 
  • Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Hanafi Atan, Rozhan Mohamed Idrus, 2002, Teaching of Chemistry in Distance Education: Audio Teletutorials versus Audio-Graphics Teletutorials, . In Razmah Man & Yusup Hashim (Eds.), Technology Based Instruction and Learning: An Evaluation (In Malay), pp 209-215. Malaysian Educational Technology Association.
  • Ahmad Hanizar Abdul Halim, Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, & Rozhan Idrus, 2002, Pedagogical and Communicative Characteristics of Educational Science Web-Based Learning Environment. In Razmah Man & Yusup Hashim (Eds.), Technology Based Instruction and Learning: An Evaluation (In Malay), pp 92-97. Malaysian Educational Technology Association.Malaysian Educational Technology Association(META).
  • Rozham Mohamed Idrus, Nazirah Ahmad Azli, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Hanafi Atan, Mohd Nain Awang, Ibrahim Jaafar & Saw Kim Guan, 2001, Characteristics if Female Distance Learners. International Forum on Women in The New ICT Era: Challenges and Opportunities., United Nation Development Programme, pp 47-53.
  • Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Developing Course Materials for Distance Education: A Personal Experience, 1992. In Michael S. Parer (Ed), Developing Open Learning Courses, pp 191-204.  Centre for Distance Learning, Monash University.

JOURNAL

  • Omar Majid, Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah A. Rahman, Ahmad H Mohamad, Tan Wee Chuen & Wong Su Luan, 2012. The Effect of the Use of, and Attitude towards, the Internet to Create Perceived Confidence and Satisfaction among Student Teachers Enrolled as Distance Learners, International Journal of Social Science and Education, 2(2), 1-5
  • Omar Majid, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Hanafi Atan & Ahmad Haji Mohamad, Development and Evaluation of Internet Based Instructional Design Assistance for Print-Based Self-Learning Materials., European Journal of Educational Studies, 2012, 4(1), 77-82.
  • Omar Majid, C J Shiung, Hanafi Atan, Ahmad H Mohamad & Zuraidah A Rahman, 2011. The  Difference between Genders on the Institutional Transactional Presence and Learning  Achievement among Distance Education Learners. Ozean Journal of Social Sciences, 4(3), 177-184
  • Saidatul Maizura Sahimi, Farah M. Zain, Nabila A. N. Kamar,  Noorizdayantie Samar, Zuraidah A. Rahman, Omar Majid, Hanafi Atan, Fong Soon Fook & Wong Su Luan, 2010. The Pedagogical  Agent  in Online Learning: the Effect of the Degree of Realism on Achievement in Terms of Gender. Contemporary Educational Technology, 1(2),  175-185
  • K.G.Saw, Omar Majid, N. Abdul Ghani, H. Atan, R. M. Idrus, Z. A. Rahman & K. E. Tan, 2008. The Videoconferencing Learning Environment: Technology, Interaction and Learning Intersect. British Journal of Educational Technology, 39(3), 475-485
  • Tan Wee Chuen, Omar Majid, Zuraidah Abd Rahman, Fariza Dahlan & Hanafi Atan, 2008. Generative Learning Objects for Collaborative Learning and Critical Thinking : A Proposed Conceptual Framework.  Malaysian Journal  of Distance Education, 10(1), 129 -141
  • Hanafi Atan, Noraida Abdul Ghani, Omar Majid, Zuraidah A. Rahman & Rozhan Md. Idrus.(2008). A Study of the Self Loci of Control Towards Students’ Achievements in Distance Education. The International Journal of Education Development, 2(1), 15-24.
  • Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah A. Rahman, Omar Majid, Noraida A. Ghani & Rozhan M Idrus.  (2005). The Support System in Distance Education: Factors Affecting Achievements Among Women Learners. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education. 6(4), 118-127.
  • Soekartawi, Hanafi Atan, Ahmad Hj. Mohamad, Nazirah A Azli, Omar Majid, Ibrahim Jaafar, Zuraidah Abd Rahman & Rozhan M Idrus, 2005. Enhancing Regional Distance Learning Collaboration Through Human Resource Development. Malaysian Journal of Distance Education, 7(2), 73-83
  • Kuan Y. Shen, Hanafi Atan, Rozhan M. Idrus, Zuraidah A. Rahman & Norazam Ariffin. (2004). Realisation of an E-Learning Portal for Distance Learners at the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology. 4(1), pp. 65-76.
  • Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman & Rozhan M Idrus. (2004). Characteristics of Web-Based Learning Environment in Distance Education: Students’ Perceptions of their Learning Needs. Educational Media International. 41(2), 103  -110.
  • Noraida Abd Ghani, Hanafi Atan, Omar Majid, Zuraidah A Rahman & Rozhan M Idrus. (2004). Computer Mediated Communication: A Study of Visual, Auditory and Tactile Modality Preferences among Distance Education Learners. Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology. 4(1), 47-54.
  • H. Atan, I. Jaafar, S. K. Guan, N. A. Azli, Z. A. Rahman & R. M. Idrus. (2003). Self-Transitional Characteristic Of Distance Education Learners: A Case Study Of Three Malaysian Universities. The Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education (TOJDE) [ISSN: 1302-6488]. http://tojde.anadolu.edu.tr/tojde12/articles/jaafar.htm. 4(4),
  • Hasnah Haron, Ishak Haji Ismail, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Fauziah Sulaiman & Loke Meng Heng, 2003, Achieving Academic Excellence Through Quality Education at Universiti Sains Malaysia, Diges Pendidik, 3(2), 17-30.
  • Hanafi Atan, Nazirah A. Azli, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman & Rozhan M. Idrus, 2002, Computers in Distance Education: gender differences in self-perceived computer competencies. Journal of Educational Media, 27(3), 124-135.
  • Hanafi Atan, Fauziah Sulaiman, Diane Szalina Samsudin, Ahmad Hanizar Abdul Halim, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Rozhan M Idrus, 2002, Penggunaan dan Kemahiran Komunikasi Berbantukan Komputer: Perbandingan Antara Jantina Para Pelajar jarak jauh. Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology, 2(1), 81-91
  • H. Atan, F. Sulaiman, Z.A. Rahman & R.M. Idrus, 2002, Gender Differences in Availability, Internet Access and Rate of Usage of Computers among Distance Education Learners. Education Media International, 39(3).
  • Atan H, Sulaiman F, Samsuddin D.S., Halim A.H.A., Rahman Z.A & Idrus, R.M, 2002, Usage of Computer Applications among Distance Education Learners at Universiti Sains Malaysia: A Comparative Analysis of Genders. Indian Journal of Open Learning,  11(3), 309-317.
  • Atan H, Rahman A Z, Azli A Z, Idrus M R, Ismail G, Saleh M N, Teaching of Science Courses in Distance Education: Comparative Studies Between Audio-Graphics and Face-to-Face, Indian Journal of Open Learning, 2002, 11, 1, 41-49
  • Hanafi Atan, Fauziah Sulaiman, Diane Szalina Samsudin, Ahmad Hanizar Abdul halim, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Rozhan M Idrus, Penggunaan dan Kemahiran Komunikasi Berbantukan Komputer: Perbandingan Antara Jantina Para Pelajar jarak jauh, Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology, 2002, 2, 1, 81-91
  • Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Nazirah Ahmad Azli, Rozhan Mohamed Idrus., Kebekesanan Pengajaran Kursus Biologi Menggunakan Papan Tulis Elektronik Dalam Pendidikan Jarak Jauh., Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology, 2001, 1, 1, 47-59
  • Nazirah Ahmad Azli, Rozhan Mohammed Idrus, Hanafi Atan, Ibrahim Jaafar, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Saw Kim Guan, Mohd Nain Awang, The educational Transition Characteristics of female Distance Learners at the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia, Malaysian Journal of Distance Education, 2000, 2, 2, 47-54.
  • Saw Kim Guan, Mohd Nain Awang, Rozhan Mohamed Idrus, Hanafi Atan, Nazirah Ahmad Azli, Ibrahim Jaafar, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Transition in Perceptions: Key Elements in the Facilitation of Distance Education, The Malaysian Journal of Distance Education, 1999, 1, 1, 17-26.
  • K.G. Saw, M.N. Awang, R.M. Idrus, H. Atan, N.A. Azli, I. jaafar, .Z.A. Rahman, Educational Transition of East malaysian Distance Learners, Open Learning, 1999, 14, 3, 24-36.
  • Melvyn Rowen churchill, Lawrence R. Beanan, Harvey J. Wasserman, Clifford Bueno, Zuraidah Abdul rahman, and Jerome B. Keister., Synthesis of Cyclohexadiene Complexex of (Methyllidyne)triruthenium Clusters. The Crystal Structure of (µ-H)Ru33-CH3)(CO)8(1,3-C6H8)and a Redetermination of the Structure of (µ-H)Ru3(µ-COCH3)(CO)10, Organometallics, 1983, 2(9), 1179-1186
  • Lawrence R. Beanan, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman and Jerome B. Keister,1983 Alkylidyne-Alkyne Coupling on Triruthenium Clusters. A Potential Model for Fischer- Tropsch Chain Growth., Organometallics,  2(8), 1062-1064
  • Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Lawrence B. Beanan, Lynn B. Bavaro, Sandeep P. Modi, Jerome B. Beister, and Melvyn Rowen Churchill., Relative Rates of Ligand Substitution On Ninacarbonyltris(µ-Hidrido)( µ3-Methylidyne)triruthenium Clusters. The Crystal Structure of (µ-H)3Ru33-CPh)(CO)7(AsPh3)2, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 1984, 263, 75-92

 PROCEEDING

 

  • Low Boon Peng, Foo Kok Keong, Hanafi Atan,Omar Majid &  Zuraidah A. Rahman, The Impact of Human Agent’s Image in Multimedia Learning Courseware towards Instructional Outcomes: A Proposed Research Framework, Proceedings of the 3rd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, 24-26 October 2009,Penang
  •  Lau Eng Hong, Foo Kok Keong, Hanafi Atan,Omar Majid &  Zuraidah A. Rahman, The Learner Control Feature in Multimedia Learning Courseware towards Learners with Different Cognitive Styles: A Proposed Research Framework, Proceedings of the 3rd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, 24-26 October 2009,Penang
  •  Foo Kok Keong, Kathy Belaja, Hanafi Atan, George Teoh, Omar Majid &  Zuraidah A. Rahman, Embedding Pedagogical Agents into Multimedia Learning Environments and Assigning Instructional Roles to Them: A Review from the Theoritical Perspective, Proceedings of the 3rd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, 24-26 October 2009,Penang
  • Tan Wee Chuan, Omar Majid, Zuraidah A. Rahman, Ahmad H. Mohamad &  Hanafi Atan,The Internet Based Generative Learning Object Organiser to Support Learning: A Preliminary Evaluation, Proceedings of the AIDIS International Conference WWW/Internet 2009, 19-22 November 2009, Rome.
  • Omar Majid Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah Abd Rahman, Nazri Ahmad & Ahmad H. Mohamad. (2008). E-Delivery at the School of Distance Education,USM and its Impact on the Community. Proceeding of the International Conference and Workshop on e-Learning Strategies, 7-11 March, Bangkok.
  • Zuraidah Abd Rahman, Hanafi Atan, Omar Majid, K.Ramanathan, Fong Soon Fook & Ahmad H. Mohamad. (2008). A Study of the Relationship Between Asynchronous Collaboration and the Wiki Contribution Among Distance Education Learners in the Learning Management System. Proceeding of the International Conference and Workshop on e-Learning Strategies, 7-11 March, Bangkok.
  • Ahmad H. Mohamad, Hanafi Atan, Omar Majid, Zuraidah Abd Rahman, Wong Su Luan & Fong Soon Fook. (2008). Gender Differences in the Usage of the Functionalities of the Electronic Portal among Distance Education Learners. Proceeding of the International Conference and Workshop on e-Learning Strategies,7-11 March, Bangkok.
  • Hanafi Atan , Khairun Nadwa, Zuraidah Abd Rahman, Wong Su Luan, Omar Majid, Y. Tiem Leong & Ahmad H. Mohamad. (2008). The Effect of Inquiry-Based Learning Utilising the Open-Source Learning Management System in the Delivery of an Undergraduate Physics Course. Proceeding of the International Conference and Workshop on e-Learning Strategies,7-11 March, Bangkok.
  • Omar Majid, Hanafi Atan, Hisham Zakaria, Zuraidah Abd Rahman, Ahmad H. Mohamad, Noraida A Ghani, Wong Su Luan & Fong Soon Fook. (2008). Evaluation of the Electronic Portal in Distance Education: A Comparative Analysis between Ethnic Groups. Proceeding of the Conference of Excellence in Education, 2-4 July, Paris.
  •  Hanafi Atan, Foo Kok Keong, Baharudin Aris, Wong Su Luan, Omar Majid & Zuraidah Abd Rahman (2008). The Different Roles of Pedagogical Agents in the Open Source Learning Management System. Proceeding of the Conference of Excellence in Education, 2-4 July, Paris.
  •  Zuraidah Abd Rahman, Hanafi Atan, Ahmad H Mohamad, K.Ramanathan, Fong Soon Fook & Omar Majid,. (2008). Problem Based Learning in the Learning Management System: The Depth of Asynchronous Collaboration and its Relation to the Contribution in the Wiki. Proceeding of the Conference of Excellence in Education, 2-4 July, Paris.
  • Ahmad H. Mohamad, Zuraidah A. Rahman, Omar Majid &  Hanafi Atan, A Conceptual Framework For the Development of Internet-Based Systematic Instructional Design Assistance, Proceedings of the AIDIS International Conference WWW/Internet 2009, 19-22 November 2009, Rome.
  • Siti Fariza, Hanafi Atan,Tan Wee Chuan, Zuraidah A. Rahman, Ahmad H. Mohamad & Omar Majid,Learning Objects and Concept Map Assisted Outcomes Based Learning: A Conceptual Framework For System Design and Development, Proceedings of the AIDIS International Conference WWW/Internet 2009, 19-22 November 2009, Rome.
  • Noorizdayantie Samar, Farah M. Zain, Nabila Kamar, Saidatul Saidin, Zuraidah A. Rahman, Omar Majid & Hanafi Atan, The Online Problem Based Learning: The Effect of Collaboration towards the Construction of Knowledge in Wiki, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference On Computers in Education, 30 Nov-4 Dec, Hong Kong.
  • Nabila Akbal Noorul Kamar, Omar Majid, Zuraidah Abd. Rahman & Hanafi Atan. (2008). Kesan Agen Pedagogi Terhadap Pencapaian dan Motivasi Pelajar dalam Pembelajaran Fizik: Dapatan Kajian Rintis. Proceeding of the 2nd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, 5-7 November, Kuantan.
  • Farah Mohamad Zain, Hanafi Atan, Noorizdayantie Samar, Omar Majid & Zuraidah Abd. Rahman (2008). Kesan Maklum Balas Yang Berbeza oleh Agen Pedagogi Terhadap Pencapaian Pelajar Yang Berbeza Lokus Kawalan. Proceeding of the 2nd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, 5-7 November, Kuantan.
  • Noorizdayantie Samar, Hanafi Atan, Farah Mohamad Zain, Zuraidah Abd Rahman, & Omar Majid. (2008). Kolaborasi Dalam Pembelajaran Berasaskan Masalah dan Penggunaan Wiki. Proceeding of the 2nd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, 5 -7 November, Kuantan.
  • Foo Kok Keong, Hanafi Atan, Fong Soon Fook, Omar Majid & Zuraidah Abd Rahman. (2008). The Effect of Pedagogical Agents’ Instructional Roles on Learners with Different Ability Levels: A Measure on Learners’ Achievement and Intrinsic Motivation. Proceeding of the 2nd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, 5-7 November, Kuantan.
  • Kathy Belaja, Foo Kok Keong, Hanafi Atan, Omar Majid & Zuraidah Abd Rahman. (2008). Students’ Acceptance of the i-Teacher e-Learning System Based on Technology Acceptance Model. Proceeding of the 2nd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, 5-7 November, Kuantan.
  • Omar Majid, Rohana Mohd Yusof, Zuraidah Abdul   Rahman, Ahmad H. Mohamad, Noraida Abd Ghani & Hanafi Atan. (2007). Interaction in Problem Based Learning     Utilising the Open Source Learning management system   in the Delivery of Distance Education Courses. Proceedings of the IMCL Conference, 18-12 April 2007, Aman, Jordan. International Association of Online Engineering.
  • Kuan Ya Shen, Hanafi Atan, Rozhan M.Idrus, Zuraidah A. Rahman and Norazam Ariffin. (2007). An Evaluation of the Distance eduation E-Learning Portal. In Norizan Abdul Razak, Muhammad Kamarul Kabilan & Abu Daud Silong. (Eds.). Online Lifelong Learning in Malaysia. Serdang: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, pp. 167-180.
  • Omar Majid, Rohana Mohd Yusof, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Ahmad H. Mohamad, Noraida Abdul Ghani & Hanafi Atan. (2007). Problem-Based Learning and the Open Source Learning Management System in the Delivery of the Distance Education Programme. Proceedings of  the 21st Annual AAOU Conference, Putrajaya, Malaysia.
  • Nabila Akbal Noorul Kamar, Farah Mohamad Zain, Foo Kok keong, Saidatul Maizura Sahimi, Santi Jaafar, Yon Rafizah Hanim Samsudin, Hanafi Atan, Omar Majid & Zuraidah A. Rahman. (2007). Agen Pedagogi dalam E-Pembelajaran: Intonasi Berbeza dan Hubungannya Terhadap Pembelajaran. In Zaidatun Tasir et al. (Eds). Proceedings of the 1st International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention. Smart Teaching & Learning : Re-engineering ID, Utilization and Innovation of Technology. Kuala Lumpur:  Malaysian Educational Technology Association. pp. 298-300.
  • Saidatul Maizura Sahimi,  Farah Mohamad Zain, Foo Kok Keong, Nabila Akbal Noorul Kamar,  Yon Rafizah Hanim Samsudin,  Omar Majid & Zuraidah A. Rahman & Hanafi Atan. (2007).  Tahap Realisme Agen Pedagogi dan Hubungannya dengan Pencapaian dan Motivasi pelajar dalam Pembelajaran atas talian. In Zaidatun Tasir et al. (Eds). Proceedings of the 1st International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention. Smart Teaching & Learning : Re-engineering ID, Utilization and Innovation of Technology. Kuala Lumpur:  Malaysian Educational Technology Association. pp. 304-312.
  • Foo Kok Keong, Farah Mohamad Zain,  Nabila Akbal Noorul Kamar,  Saidatul Maizura Sahimi, Yon Rafizah Hanim Samsudin,  Hanafi Atan, Omar Majid & Zuraidah A. Rahman. (2007).  Different Pedagogical Agent’s Instructional Roles in E-Learning Courseware and Its Relation to Learning. In Zaidatun Tasir et al. (Eds). Proceedings of the 1st International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention. Smart Teaching & Learning : Re-engineering ID, Utilization and Innovation of Technology. Kuala Lumpur:  Malaysian Educational Technology Association. pp. 803-809.
  • Farah Mohamad Zain, Foo Kok Keong,   Nabila Akbal Noorul Kamar,  Saidatul Maizura Sahimi, Santi Jaafar, Yon Rafizah Hanim Samsudin,  Hanafi Atan, Omar Majid & Zuraidah A. Rahman. (2007).  Maklum Balas Agen Pedagogi Berbeza dan Hubungannya dengan Lokus Kawalan pelajar Berlainan. In Zaidatun Tasir et al. (Eds). Proceedings of the 1st International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention. Smart Teaching & Learning : Re-engineering ID, Utilization and Innovation of Technology. Kuala Lumpur:  Malaysian Educational Technology Association. pp. 959-969.
  • Yon Rafizah Hanim Samsudin, Saidatul Maizura Sahimi, Farah Mohamad Zain, Nabila Akbal Noorul Kamar, Foo Kok Keong,  Hanafi Atan, Omar Majid & Zuraidah A. Rahman. (2007).  Sistem e-Pembelajaran Beradatif Berasaskan Stail Pembelajaran Barsh. In Zaidatun Tasir et al. (Eds). Proceedings of the 1st International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention. Smart Teaching & Learning: Re-engineering ID, Utilization and Innovation of Technology. Kuala Lumpur:  Malaysian Educational Technology Association. pp. 1019-1027.
  • Hanafi Atan, Omar Majid, Zuraidah A Rahman, Syed Abdullah Syed Othman, Hisham Dzakiria & Wong Su Luan (2006). The usefulness of the functionalities of the distance education e-learning portal. CD Proceeding of the Fourth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning.  Achieving Development Goals: Innovation, Learning, Collaboration and Foundations. Vancouver: Commonwealth of Learning. 
  • Ahmad Hj Mohamad, Suasparini Panot, Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah Abd Rahman Omar Majid, Fong Soon Fook, Wong Su Luan & Syed Othman S Abdullah (2006). The delivery of Physics course utilising concept mapping in a Web-based learning environment. In Suan Yoong et al., (Eds). Proceedings of the 12th International Organisation for Science and Technology Education (IOSTE) Symposium. Science and Technology Education in the Service of Humankind. IOSTE., pp 715-720.
  • Omar Majid, Zuraidah A. Rahman, Noraida Ghani, Saw Kim Guan, Rozhan M. Idrus & Hanafi Atan (2006). The video conferencing learning environment in distance education: A study of the interaction pattern. Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies., Los Alamitos, California,  USA: IEEE Computer Society, pp. 992-996.
  • Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah A. Rahman, Omar Majid, Noraida A. Ghani & Rozhan M Idrus.  (2005). The Support System in Distance Education: Factors Affecting Achievements Among Women Learners. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education. 6(4), pp.118-127.
  • Soon Fook Fong, Zuraidah A Rahman, Hanafi Atan, Ahmad Hj Mohamad, Zulham Hamdan, Rozhan M Idrus. (2005). The Distance Education Electronic Portal: A Study of the Communicative Dimensions in an Asynchronous Forum Boar. In Piet Kommers & Griff Richards (Eds.). Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2005 – World Conference On Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications. Pp. 689 – 695. USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  • Kuan Y. Shen, Hanafi Atan, Rozhan M. Idrus, Zuraidah A. Rahman & Norazam Ariffin. (2004). Realisation of an E-Learning Portal for Distance Learners at the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology. 4(1), pp. 65-76.
  • Hanafi Atan, Fauziah Sulaiman, Dianne S. Samsudin, Parveen Kaur, Zuraidah A. Rahman & Rozhan M. Idrus. (2004). Online Learning and the Support System: TheNeeds of Female Distance Learners. In David Murphy et al (Eds.). Distance Education and Technology: Issues and Practice. Open University of Hong Kong Press, pp. 230-240 [ISBN 962-7707-47-3].
  • Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman & Rozhan M Idrus. (2004). Characteristics of Web-Based Learning Environment in Distance Education: Students’ Perceptions of their Learning Needs. Educational Media International. 41(2), pp. 103  -110.
  • Kuan Ya Shen, Hanafi Atan, Rozhan M. Idrus, Zuraidah A. Rahman & Norazam Ariffin. (2004). An Evaluation of the Distance Education E-Learning Portal: A Preliminary Finding. In Norizan Abd. Razak et al (Eds.). CD-Proceedings of the First Regional Workshop on Continuing & Online Learning for All (COLLA) – A COLLA-UNESCO Programme. pp. 111-121. Palm Garden Hotel, Putrajaya, 29-30 June 2004.
  • Hanafi Atan, F. Sulaiman, D. S. Samsudin, P. Kaur,  Z. A. Rahman &  Rozhan M. Idrus. (2004). Computer Mediated Communication: Differences Between Science and Arts-Based Distance Learner. CD-Proceedings of the 21st ICDE Conference on Open Learning & Distance Education – Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, 18-21 February 2004.
  • Noraida Abd Ghani, Hanafi Atan, Omar Majid, Zuraidah A Rahman & Rozhan M Idrus. (2004). Computer Mediated Communication: A Study of Visual, Auditory and Tactile Modality Preferences among Distance Education Learners. Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology. 4(1), pp. 47-54.
  • H. Atan, Z. A. Rahman, N. A. Azli, R. M. Idrus, G. Ismail and M. N. Saleh. (2003). Research Monograph in Distance Education: Audio-Graphics Teleconferencing in Delivering Science Courses Through Distance Education (In Malay). Editors: H Atan,  Z A Rahman and R M Idrus. Published by Distance Education Action Research (DEAR).  School of Distance Education, USM, 42 pages  [ISBN: 983-40666-S-1].
  • H. Atan, I. Jaafar, S. K. Guan, N. A. Azli, Z. A. Rahman & R. M. Idrus. (2003). Self-Transitional Characteristic Of Distance Education Learners: A Case Study Of Three Malaysian Universities. The Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education (TOJDE) [ISSN: 1302-6488]. http://tojde.anadolu.edu.tr/tojde12/articles/jaafar.htm. 4(4), October 2003.
  • Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman & Rozhan  Mohammed Idrus. (2003). Computer Mediated Comunication: The Levels of Readiness among Distance Education Learners at the Universiti Sains Malaysia. DE Network. 3(1), pp.  4-7.
  • Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Rozhan M. Idrus & Mohd. Zubir M. Jafri. (2003). The Level of Utilisation of ICT to Facilitate Learning among Physics Students at the Universiti Sains Malaysia. In Seng Piew Loo, Aminah Ayub, Suan Yoong, Azian T.S.Abdullah, Lay Wah Lee & Seong Chong Toh (Eds.). Proceedings of the ICASE 2003 World Conference on Science and Technology Education, SEAMEO RECSAM, Penang, pp. 481- 486.
  • Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Rozhan M. Idrus & Mohd. Zubir M. Jafri. (2003).  Readiness Towards Online Learning in Physics: Competency in ICT Related Applications. In Seng Piew Loo, Aminah Ayub, Suan Yoong, Azian T.S.Abdullah, Lay Wah Lee & Seong Chong Toh (Eds.). Proceedings of the ICASE 2003 World Conference on Science and Technology Education, SEAMEO RECSAM, Penang, pp. 487- 492.

RESEARCH GRANT

  • Projek Pembinaan Modul Training of Trainers (TOT) dalam Bidang Modular Approach , KEMENTERIAN PENGAJIAN TINGGI , RM170,000.   Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Faridah Ibrahim, Ahmad Haji Mohamad. 1/1/2012-30/9/2012.
  • Development And Evaluation Of Web-based Collaborative Content Organizer (WebCoco) , USM (RU) , RM235,537.  Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Omar Majid. 15/4/2010-14/4/2013
  • Development And Evaluation Of E-Learning System Based On Learning Object Design , USM (RU) , RM691,906.00,.  Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Hanafi Atan, Ahmad Haji Mohamad, Omar Majid. 1/11/2007-30/9/2010
  • The Effects Of Online Collaborative Knowledge Construction In Wiki Environment Among Distance Education Learners , USM (RU) , RM160,000.00, Hanafi  Atan , Ahmad  Mohamad , Omar  Majid, Puvaneswary  A. Murugaiah , Zuraidah  Abdul Rahman , /10/2007-29/9/2010.
  • Development And Assesment Of The Online Systematic Instructional Design Assistance (OSIDA) For Module Writing , USM (RU) , RM160,000.00, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Hanafi Atan, Omar majid, Ahmad Haji Mohamad. 31/10/2007-30/9/2009.
  • The School of Distance Education Electronic Portal : A Study of Interaction in the Asynchronous Forum Based of the Science Courses , USM Short Term Grant, Omar  Majid,  Ahmad Mohamad , Hanafi  Atan , Zuraidah  Abdul Rahman ,
    1/4/2006-31/3/2008.
  • High Achievers Versus Low Achievers : A Case Study Among Distance Education Laerners in USM , USM JANGKA PENDEK , Hanafi Bin Atan , 1/4/2004-31/3/2006.
  • Educational Transition Characteristics of Distance Education Students in Higher Education in Malaysia, IRPA-Seventh Malaysia Plan Research Grant, RM122,000.00 Rozhan Idrus, Hj Zainal Latiff,Dr.Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah Abd Rahman,  Ibrahim Jaafar, Nazirah Ahmad Azli, Mohd Nain Hj Awang and Saw Kim Guan, July 1996-June 1999.
  • Effectiveness of the Electronic Writing Board in Delivering Science Courses in Distance Learning. IRPA-Sixth Malaysia Plan Research Grant, Assoc.Prof Dr.Mohd Noor Saleh, Assoc.Prof Dr Hamzah Darus, Assoc.Prof Hanafi Atan, Assoc.Prof Zuraidah Abd.Rahman, Dr.Nazirah Ahmad Azli and Ghazali Ismail, Jan 1990-March 1993.
  • Comparison between Audiographic Teleconferencing and Face to Face tutorial.  Hanafi Atan, Md. Noor Saleh, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Nazirah Ahmad Azli, & Hamzah Darus. Oct 1989- March 1990.
  • Development of teaching learning videos  for distance learning. IRPA-Fifth Malaysian Plan, RM382,000.00, Ahmad Bin Mohamad, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Omar Shawkataly, 1/1/1988-31/12/1993.
  • Pilot project on Audiographic teleconferencing. IRPA-Fifth Malaysian Plan.  Ahmad Zakaria, Md. Noor Saleh, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Abdul Rahim Ibrahim, Hj. Khalid Taib, Omar Shawkataly, Omar Majid, & Noraida Abdul Ghani. Oct 1989-Mach 1990.
  • Pilot Project on Audio Teleconferencing. Funded by USM, STM and Pernas NEC.  Md Noor Saleh, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Ibrahim Jaafar, Adirukmi Noor Saleh, Mohd Khalid Taib & Nurany Ali,  August 1987-October 1987.

SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY

SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY

Administration

  • Deputy Dean Production and Support:  1 Sept 2002 – 31 Dec 2009
  • Chemistry Programme Chairman:  1 Aug 1994 – 23 Mei 2000
  • Chairman of Off Campus Committee: 10 Jun 1989 – 31 Aug 1990

University Committee

  • Member,  Application and Software E-Learn @USM Committee, 2011-2013
  • Member,  Facilitator E-Learn @USM workshop, 2011-2013

School Committee

  • Board Member of School of Distance Education

SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY

District/University/School/Village Level

  • Treasurer,  Koperasi Tadika Minden, 2001- 2003

TEACHING AND SUPERVISION

Undergraduate Teaching

  • JIK 102, General Chemistry II
  • JIK 218, Descriptive Chemistry and Nuclear Chemistry
  • JIK 221, General Chemistry III
  • JIK 225, Inorganic Chemistry I
  • JIK 318, Coordination Chemistry
  • JIK 323, Inorganic Chemistry II
  • JUJ 103, Distance Education and Computer Literacy

Undergraduate Supervision/ Final Year Projects

  • Tan Shou Shan, 1997, Kajian Zarah-zarah Dalam Udara di Kuantan.
  • Lau Siong Huat, 1997, Kajian Memperbaiki Penyingkiran Zink Dari Effluen Industri Sarung Tangan getah
  • Goh Pek Kean, 1999, Kesan Pelbagai Jenis Karraginin ke Atas Profil Tekstur Sistem Gel Susu
  • Lim Sock Hong, 1999, Kajian Kesan Setiap Bahan Kimia dalam Rawatan Air Sungai Ke atas Kualiti Hasil Pencelupan.
  • Goh Pek Kean, 2000, Kesan Pelbagai Jenis Karraginin ke Atas Profil Tekstur Sistem Gel Susu
  • Lim Onn Lam, 2000, Analisis Logam Berat Dalam Sungai Terengganu Dan Anak-Anak Sungai Utamanya Iaitu Sungai Nerus Dan Sumgai Kuala Berang
  • Ong Tze Huey, 2000, Kajian kandungan Logam berat Dalam air Paip Dan Air telaga Di Wakaf Bharu, Kampung Chap, Kubang Kerian Dan Rantau Panjang.
  • Kho Poh Chin, 2002, Pengekstrakan, Pemisahan Dan Penentuan Komposisi Minyak Meruap Lengkuas Hutan (Alpinia Galanga, Zingiberaceae).
  • Mohd Redzuan Hassan, 2002, Pemisahan Dan Penentuan Komponen-komponen Minyak Pati Daun kari
  • Teoh Soo Sian, 2003, Pemisahan Minyak Pati Kulit Limau
  • Lau Mee Hee, 2003, Penentuan Dan Pengawalan Mutu Air Melalui Proses Koagulasi Berpandukan Ukuran Cas.
  • Chong Mei Yong, 2004, Keberkesanan Dua Jenis Tumbuhan Akuatik Iaitu Eichornia Crassipes Dan Pistia Stratiotes Sebagai Pengurang Fosfat dan Nitrat Pada pH yang Tertentu (pH 6.0 hingga 8.5) dalam Penternakan Ikan Air Tawar.
  • Muhammad Sidek Arasu Abdullah, 2004, Kualiti Air Sungai Sialang Dan Sungai Chohong Di Kawasan Tadahan Air
  • Florence Yiu Tuong Ing, 2004, Membandingkan Sifat-Sifat Alum Cecair Dan Alum Pepejal Sebagai Koagulan Dalam Perawatan Air
  • Sabri Bin tajudin, 2006, Mengkaji Kandungan Steroid (Betamason dan Deksametason) di Dalam Tablet Menggunakan Kromatografi Cecair Berprestasi Tinggi (HPLC).
  • Mohd Rizal Bin Jasmin, 2008, Kajian Kandungan Mineral Dan Sebatian Kimia Terhadap Ujian Di Dalam Produk Bata Tradisional Sekitar Batu Rakit terengganu.
  • Ong Choo Peng, 2009, Pengekstrakan Dan Mengenalpasti Komponen-komponen Organik Minyak Pati Daun Kesum
  • Fun Seong Mun, 2009, The Study of Sulfur Level in Quicklime
  • Lim Kooi Mooi, 2010, Pengesanan Opiate dan Kanabis dengan Kromatografi Lapisan Nipis dan Kromatografi Gas Spektometri Jisism
  • Halim@Ab Halim Abd Jalal, 2011, Modifikasi Kimia Terhadap Minyak Sawit Terpakai Untuk menghasilkan Biolubrikan
  • Mumtaz Yasmin Syed Jamaludeen, 2011, Bioactivity-Guided Fractionation of teh Methanol Extracts of Tamarindus Indica Fruit Pulp

 Graduate Supervision

  • Norhafizah binti Abdul Rahman, Master(Research), Tahap Kesediaan Pembelajaran Arahan Kendiri Dan Hubungannya Terhadap Jenis Psikologi (personaliti) Pelajar Kolej Komuniti.
  • Noorrizdayantie binti Samar, Master(Research), The Online Problem Based Learning (PBL): The Study of Collaboration in the Asynchronous Forum Board and the Construction of Knowledge in WIKI Work Space.
  • Low Boon Peng, Master(Research), The Effect of Worked Example and Animation in the Learning of Electrolysis on Learners with Different Cognitive Styles in Terms of Achivement and Motivation.
  • Faisal Mohamad, Master (Research) , Sikap Pensyarah Teknologi Pendidikan Terhadap Pengintegrasian E-Pembelajaran Dalam Instruksi di Institusi Perguruan di Malaysia, 2004.

 

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