Assoc. Prof. Omar Majid

B.Sc. (LSU), M.A.(MSU)

Omar Majid  received his B.Sc. degree in mathematics from Louisiana State University, U.S.A.  and  Master of Arts in mathematics from Mississippi State University, U.S.A. He is an associate professor  attached to the Mathematics  section, School of Distance Education, Universiti Sains Malaysia. Since 1987 he has taught a number of mathematics courses including calculus, advanced calculus, linear algebra, differential equation, real analysis and complex variables.  His professional activities include being on the editorial board of the Malaysian Journal of Distance Education from 2007-2009,  assessor and editor for several academic books, referee for papers published in the Malaysian Journal of Distance Education and a member of the Panel of Assessors for Abstracts & Papers for ICALT2006 and INTED2013. His research interest includes the development and management of distance education, support and delivery system in distance education and teaching and learning technologies in distance education. He has published several research papers in national and international journals and has also presented his research findings at the national and international conferences.

ACADEMIC RECOGNITION AND LEADERSHIP

Assessor of Academic Books

  • Mohd Nain Awang & Umar Baba, 2011, Number System and Functions, Utusan Publications.
  • Mohd Nain Awang & Umar Baba, 2011, Conic Sections and Applications of Integral, Utusan Publications.

Editor of Academic Books 

  • Mohd Nain Awang & Umar Baba,1999, Sistem Nombor dan Fungsi, Utusan Publications.
  • Mohd Nain Awang,1999, Pembezaan dan Penggunaannya, Utusan Publications.
  • Mohd Faisal Abdul Karim, 2001, Jelmaan Laplace, Utusan Publications.
  • Mohd Nain Awang & Umar Baba, 2011, Number System and Functions, Utusan Publications.
  • Mohd Nain Awang & Umar Baba, 2011, Conic Sections and Applications of Integral, Utusan Publications.

Reviewer for Articles in Academic Journals 

  • Reviewer for ICALT 2006, INTED2013
  • Reviewer for Malaysian Journal of Distance Education 2007-2012
  • Editorial Board Member, Malaysian Journal of Distance Education, 2007-2009, 2013-2014
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Education and Development using ICT 2012-2014

      Invited Speaker

  • Omar Majid, 2004, Managing Open and Distance Learning: Lesson from School of Distance Education USM, SEAMOLEC, Jakarta
  • Omar Majid, 2006, Theory and Practice of Open and Distance Learning, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta.

 Award 

  • 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, 2001, 2003, 2009
  • CDE Director’s Award, 1996
  • SDE Dean’s Award, 2002, 2009, 2011

Professional Association

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

CONSULTANCY

  • Consultant in the development of i-teacher learning materials for e-Educator Sdn Bhd, 2008-2011.

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION

 Journal

  1. Noraida A Ghani, Hanafi Atan, Saw Kim Guan, Omar Majid, Zuraidah A Rahman & Rozhan M Idrus, 2003.  Interactions in The Video Conferencing Learning Environment. Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology, 3(2), 41-49
  2. Noraida A 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
  3. Hanafi Atan, Omar Majid, Zuraidah A Rahman, Noraida A Ghani, Fara M.A. Jelani & Rozhan M Idrus, 2004. Selective Uptake of Academic Support Services by Malaysian Distance Education Learners. Asian Journal of Distance Education , 2(1)
  4. 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
  5. Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah A Rahman, Omar Majid, Noraida A Ghani & Rozhan M Idrus, 2005. The Support System in Distance Education: Factors Affecting Achievements Amongs Women Learners. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 6(4)
  6. Muhammad  Z  M Zain, Omar Majid, Wong Su Luan, Fong Soon Fook, Hanafi Atan & Rozhan M Idrus, 2006. Computers in Malaysian Smart School: The Changing of Technologies and Mindsets. Malaysian Journal of Education Technology, 6(2), 61-70
  7. Nur Atikah Abdullah,  Mohamad Jafre Zainol Abidin, Wong Su Luan, Omar Majid & Hanafi Atan, 2006. The Attitude and Motivation of English Language Teacher Towards the Use of Computers. Malaysian Online Journal of Instructional Technology, 3(1), 57-67
  8. Yeap Lay Hwa, Fong Soon Fook, Hanafi Atan, Omar Majid & Wong Su Luan, 2007.  A Study on Different Types of Feedback in a Language Multimedia Courseware. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 4(4)
  9. Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Mohd Nain Hj Awang & Omar Majid, 2007. Game Theory and Rational Choice: Study Case in Ethnic Violence. Journal of Quantitative Methods, 3(2),1-5
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Mohd Nain Hj. Awang & Omar Majid, 2009. Travellers’ Perceptions of Malaysia as Their Next Holiday Destination. Journal of Quantitative Methods, 5(1), 37-46
  14. Azizul Baten, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil & Omar Majid, 2010. Optimal roduction Control in a Manufacturing System with Degenerate Demand,  World Applied Science Journal, 11( 7), 876-884
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Omar Majid, Zuraidah A. Rahman, Hanafi Atan, Ahmad H. Mohamad, 2012. Development and Evaluation of Internet-Based Instructional Design Assistance for Print-based Self-learning Materials. European Journal of Educational Studies, 4(1), 77-82
  18. 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
  19. Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah A Rahman, Omar Majid, Norziani Dahlan, 2012. The Web Collaborative Content Organizer (WebCoCo) : A Conceptual Framework For System Development. Procedia Social and Behavioral Science, Vol 67, 197-174.

Chapter in a book

  1. Mohd Ridzuan Nordin, Mohd Razha Rashid, Abdul Rahim Ibrahim, Omar Majid & Shukri Sulaiman,1993. Off Campus student drop out at the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Research in Distance Education 3, Deakin University Press.
  2. Mohd Razha Rashid, Mohd Ridzuan Nordin,  Abdul Rahim Ibrahim, Omar Majid & Shukri Sulaiman, 1993. Supporting Student Learning and Developing Self Directed Learning at the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Research in Distance Education 3 , Deakin University Press.
  3. H Atan, R.M.Idrus, K.G.Saw, Omar Majid, Z A Rahman & N.A 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, Universiti Sains Malaysia Press.
  4. Hanafi Atan, Omar Majid, Zuraidah A Rahman, Noraida A Ghani & Rozhan Idrus, 2006, Selective Uptake of Academic Support Services for Distance Education Learners.In Hisham Dzakaria et. al., (Eds.) Providing Learning Support in Malaysian Context of Open and Distance Learning: Issues and Concern, pp. 35-48, Universiti Utara Malaysia Press.
  5. 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  

Conference Proceedings

1.     Nur’Aini Abdul Rashid, Omar Majid & Chow Shiao Yen, 2002. E-Learning Management System for Secondary School in Malaysia, Proceedings of the International Conference on The Challenge of Learning & Teaching in a Brave New World: Issues & Opputinities in Borderless Education, Hatyai.

2.     Noraida A Ghani, Hanafi Atan, Maya F A Jelani, Omar Majid, Zuraidah A Rahman & Rozhan M Idrus, 2004. A Study Of Self Loci of Control Towards Students’ Achievements in Distance Education, Proceedings of 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Continuing Education & Lifelong Learning, Perth.

3.     Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah A Rahman, Omar Majid, Ahmad H Mohamad,  Rozhan M Idrus & Zulham Hamdan, 2005. The Analysis of the Interactive Distance Education Application Electronic Portal: A Preliminary Finding, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Open and Online Learning, Cape Town.

4.     Omar Majid, Suasparini Panot, Wong Su Luan, Yoon Tiem Leong & Hanafi Atan, 2006. The Effect of Web Based Concept Mapping in Learning Environment, Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies,  Kerkrade.

5.     Omar Majid, Zuraidah A Rahman, Noraida A Ghani, Saw Kim Guan, Rozhan Idrus & Hanafi Atan, 2006. The Video Conferencing Learning Environment in Distance Education: A Study of Interaction Pattern, Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Kerkrade.

6.     Hanafi atan, Omar Majid, Zuraidah A Rahman, Syed Abdullah Syed Dzakaria & Wong Su Luan, 2006. The Usefulness of the Functionalities in the Distance Education e Learning Portal.  Proceedings of the 4th Pan Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, Jamaica.

7.     Rohana Md Yusof, Omar Majid, Nor Azlina Mohd Arif, Khairun Nadwa, Sabariah Zakaria, Hanafi Atan & Zulham Hamdan, 2006. Analisis Aktiviti Pembelajaran dalam Perlaksanaan Sistem Pengurusan Pembelajaran Sumber Terbuka di Pusat Pengajian Pendidikan Jarak Jauh,USM, Prosiding Konvensyen Teknologi Pendidikan ke 19, pp 1190-1195

8.     Nor Azlina Mohd Arif, Rohana Md Yusof, Omar Majid, Khairun Nadwa,Wong Su Luan, Nor Aziah Alias & Hanafi Atan, 2006. Pembelajaran Berasaskan Kecerdasan Pelbagai Melalui Web: Analisis Persepsi Pelajar, Prosiding Konvensyen Teknologi Pendidikan ke 19, pp 1196-1201

9.     Nor Azlina Mohd Arif, Rohana Md Yusof, Omar Majid, Khairun Nadwa, Wong Su Luan, Nor Aziah Alias & Hanafi Atan,2006. Dimensi Kecerdasan Pelbagai: Kajian Perbandingan antara Gender, Prosiding Konvensyen Teknologi Pendidikan ke 19, pp 1202-120

10.   Khairun Nadwa, Rohana Md Yusof, Omar Majid, Nor Azlina Mohd Arif, Azli@Meor Azli Ayob, Wong Su Luan, Nor Aziah Alias & Hanafi Atan, 2006. Pembelajaran Berasaskan Inkuiri (PBI)Melalui Web:Mengkaji Persepsi Pelajar Terhadap Pendekatan PBI, Prosiding Konvensyen Teknologi Pendidikan ke 19, pp1211-1216

11.   Ahmad H Mohamad, Suasparini Panot, Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah A Rahman, Omar Majid, Fong Soon Fook, Wong Su Luan & Syed Othman S Abdullah, 2006. The Delivery of Physics Courses Utilising Concept Mapping in a Web Based Learning Environment, Proceedings of XII International  Organisation for Science and Technology Education Symposium, Penang

12.   Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Mohd Nain Hj Awang & Omar Majid, 2007. Concessions on the National Tax Rate in Game Model for Separatism, Prosiding Simposium Kebangsaan Sains Matematik ke 15, Shah Alam

13.   Omar Majid, Rohana Mohd Yusof, Zuraidah A Rahman, Ahmad H Mohamad, Noraida A Ghani & Hanafi Atan, 2007. Interaction in the Problem Based Learning Utilising the Open Source Learning Management System in the Delivery of Distance Education Courses, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Interactive  Mobile & Computer Aided Learning, Amman.

14.   Omar Majid, Rohana Mohd Yusof, Zuraidah Abdul Rahman, Ahmad Mohamad, Noraida Abd 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 AAOU Annual Conference, Kuala Lumpur.

15.   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.

16.   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.

17.   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.

18.   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.

19.   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.

20.   Hanafi Atan, Noor A.M. Noor, Omar Majid, Yoon Tiem Leong, Wong Su Luan & Fong Sook Fook, 2007.The Effect of the Web Base Multiple Intelligences and High Order Thinking Skills Instruction, Proceedings of IADIS International Conference e-Learning, Lisbon.

21.   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, Proceedings of the International Conference and Workshop on e-Learning Strategies, Bangkok.

22.   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, Proceedings of the International Conference and Workshop on e-Learning Strategies, Bangkok.

23.   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, Proceedings of the International Conference and Workshop on e-Learning Strategies, Bangkok.

24.   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, Proceedings of the International Conference and Workshop on e-Learning Strategies, Bangkok.

25.   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, Proceedings of the Conference of Excellence in Education 2008 ,Paris.

26.   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, Proceedings of the Conference of Excellence in Education 2008, Paris.

27.   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, Proceedings of the Conference of Excellence in Education 2008, Paris.

28.   K.G.Saw, M.N.Awang, Nailul M Mohd Nor, Omar Majid, P. Murugaiah, S. Surjani, W. Asna W Md Nor & S.H. Yen, 2008.The Value of Graduates From Distance Learning Programmes in the Employment Market: A Preliminary Study of the Graduates From East Coast Peninsular Malaysia, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Education Economics, Athens.

29.   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, Proceedings of the 2nd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, Kuantan.

30.   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, Proceedings of the 2nd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, Kuantan.

31.   Noorizdayantie Samar, Hanafi Atan, Farah Mohamad Zain, Zuraidah Abd Rahman, & Omar Majid, 2008. Kolaborasi Dalam Pembelajaran Berasaskan Masalah dan Penggunaan Wiki, Proceedings of the 2nd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, Kuantan.

32.   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. Proceedings of the 2nd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, Kuantan.

33.   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, Proceedings of the 2nd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, Kuantan.

34.   Tan Wee Chuan, Omar Majid, Zuraidah Abd Rahman, Ahmad Hj Mohamad,Hanafi Atan, Nur’Aini Abdul Rashid & Siti Fariza M Dahlan, 2009. The Internet- Based Generative Learning Object Organiser To Support Learning: A Preliminary Evaluation, Proceedings of IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet 2009, Rome.

35.   Ahmad H. Mohamad, Zuraidah A. Rahman, Omar Majid &  Hanafi Atan, 2009. A Conceptual Framework For the Development of Internet-Based Systematic Instructional Design Assistance, Proceedings of the AIDIS International Conference WWW/Internet 2009,  Rome.

36.   Siti Fariza, Hanafi Atan,Tan Wee Chuan, Zuraidah A. Rahman, Ahmad H. Mohamad & Omar Majid, 2009. 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,  Rome.

37.   Noorizdayantie Samar,  Farah M. Zain, Nabila Kamar, Saidatul Saidin, Zuraidah A. Rahman, Omar Majid & Hanafi Atan, 2009. 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,  Hong Kong.

38.   Foo Kok Keong, Kathy Belaja, Hanafi Atan, George Teoh Boon Sai, Omar Majid & Zuraidah Abd Rahman, 2009. Embedding Pedagogical Agents into Multimedia Learning Environments and Assigning Instructional Roles to them: A Review from the Theoritical Perspectives, Proceedings of 3rd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, Penang

39.  Lau Eng Hong, Foo Kok Keong, Hanafi Atan, Omar Majid & Zuraidah Abd Rahman, 2009.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, Penang

40.   Low Boon Peng,Foo Kok Keong, Hanafi Atan, Omar Majid & Zuraidah Abd Rahman, 2009.  The Impact of Human Agent’s Image in Multimedia Learning Courseware towards Instructional Outcome: A Proposed Research Framework, Proceedings of the 3rd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, Penang

41.   Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah A Rahman, Omar Majid, Norziani Dahlan, 2011. The Web Collaborative Content Organiser (WebCoCo): A Conceptual Framework For System Development, Proceedings of the 3rd International on e-Learning, Bandung 

42.  Mohd Faiz Hilmi, Mohammed Fadzil Haron, Omar Majid, Yanti Mustapha, Authentication of Electronic Version of the Holy Quran: An Information Security Perspective, Proceedings of Taibah University International Conference on Advances in Information Technology for the Holy Quran and its Sciences, 22-25 December 2013, Madinah

43.  Omar Majid, Mohd Faiz Hilmi, Nur’Aini Abdul Rashid, Sharifah Mashita, Nurul Malim, Zurinahni Zainol, Collaborative Learning Environment with Think Pair Share Method and Learning Tools for Learning Arabic Online, Proceedings of Taibah University International Conference on Advances in Information Technology for the Holy Quran and its Sciences, 22-25 December 2013, Madinah

44. Hasimah, Muhammad Rafie, Wahidah, Zurinahni, Nur’Aini , Omar Majid, Munirah, M-Umrah: An Android-based Application to Help Pilgrims in Performing Umrah, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Advanced Computer Science Applications and Technologies,, 22-25 December, 2013, Kuching

Papers presented at Conference/Seminar

1.  Omar Majid, Abdul Rahim Ibrahim, Mohd Razha Rashid &   Mohd Ridzuan Nordin, 1991, Dapatan awal Dari Kajian Terhadap Corak Komunikasi Melalui Media Telesidang Audio di Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kertas kerja dibentangkan di Konvensyen Teknologi Pendidikan , Melaka.

2.   Shukri Sulaiman, Mohd Ridzuan Nordin, Omar Majid, Mohd Razha Rashid& Abdul Rahim Ibrahim, 1993, Computer Conferencing dalam Pendidikan Jarak Jauh, Kertas kerja dibentangkan di Konvensyen Teknologi Pendidikan V, Kuantan.

3.   Mohd Ridzuan Nordin, Shukri Sulaiman, Omar Majid, Mohd Razha Rashid & Abdul Rahim Ibrahim, 1993,Penggunaan Kaedah Pendidikan Jarak jauh Untuk Mempertingkatkan Pengetahuan dan Kemahiran Kakitangan Kerajaan, Kertas kerja dibentangkan di Konvensyen Teknologi Pendidikan V, Kuantan.

4.  Abdul Rahim Ibrahim, Mohd Ridzuan Nordin, Omar Majid, Shukri Sulaiman & Mohd Razha Rashid, 1993, Persepsi Pelajar Tentang Peningkatan Keberkesanan Pengendalian Kursus Melalui Media Telesidang, Kertas kerja dibentangkan di  Malaysian Science and Technology Congress, Kuala Lumpur.

5.   Hanafi Atan, Omar Majid & Ghazali Ismail, 1993, Teknologi Komunikasi Audio Grafik Dua Hala: Keberkesanannya sebagai Sistem Penyampaian Kursus Matematik Pra Siswazah Dalam Pendidikan Jarak Jauh,  Kertas kerja dibentangkan di Seminar Matematik & Komputer, Universiti Putra Malaysia,Serdang.

6.   Omar Majid & Abdul Rahman Othman, 1994, Latihan Berulangan dan Komunikasi Dua Hala: Kesannya Terhadap Prestasi Pelajar Pra-Universiti di dalam Kursus Matematik Secara Jarak Jauh, Kertas kerja dibentangkan di Simposium Kebangsaan Sains Matematik VI, Kuala Lumpur.

7.   Omar Majid, 2004, Managing  Open and Distance Learning: Lesson from School of Distance Education Universiti Sains Malaysia, Paper presented at the One Day Seminar on E-Learning and Distance Learning: Problem and Prospect, Jakarta, Indonesia.

8.   Omar Majid, 2005, Theory and Practice of Open and Distance Learning,Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta.

9.   Naziha A Azli, Hanafi Atan, Zuraidah A Rahman, Omar Majid, Noraida A Ghani, Nazirah A Azli & Rozhan M Idrus, 2005, The Support System in Distance Education: Factors Affecting Achievement Among Women Learners, Paper presented at the International Seminar on Muslim Women, UTM ,Skudai, Malaysia.

10.  Hanafi Atan & Omar Majid, 2007. The Policy and Implementation of e-Learning in Malaysia.  Paper presented at the Seminar on the Impact and Assessment of ICT in Education, 23-24 May 2007, Cairo, Egypt 

11.  Rajasegaran Ramasamy, Hanafi Atan & Omar Majid, 2012, Blended Discrete Trial Clinical Method to Enhance Performance in e-Learning Mathematics Courses, Paper presented at the 4th International e-Learning Conference, 14-15 June 2012, Bangkok.

RESEARCH GRANT

  1. Kesan Latihan Tambahan dan Kekerapan Maklumbalas Daripada Pelajar Sains Luar Kampus Terhadap Prestasi Mereka, USM , Abdul Rahman Othman, Ab Rasid  Mat Zin , Omar  Majid , 1/7/1988-30/9/1990
  2. 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-March 1990.
  3. Perbandingan Dua Kaedah Teletutorial di Pusat Wilayah Pengajian Luar Kampus.RMK5,  RM323,300.00, Hanafi  Atan , Ahmad Hj. Zakaria, Khairiah @ Salwa Mokhtar , Md Khalid  Md Taib , Md Noor Saleh, Mohd Ridzuan  Nordin, Nailul Morad  Mohd Nor , Noraida  Abdul Ghani , Omar  Majid , Omar Shawkataly , 1/1/1989-31/12/1993
  4. Faktor-faktor Saikologi Yang Mempengaruhi Penglibatan Pelajar Luar Kampus dalam Telesidang , RMK6 , RM93,157.00, Mohd Ridzuan  Nordin, Mohd Razha  Hj Abdul Rashid , Omar  Majid , 1/1/1989-31/3/1995
  5. Perbandingan Telesidang Audio dan Papan Tulis Elektronik di Pusat Wilayah Sabah dan Sarawak, RMK6 , RM93,443.00, Nik Norulaini  Nik Ab
    Rahman, Md Noor Saleh , Noraida  Abdul Ghani , Omar  Majid , Omar  Shawkataly, 1/1/1989-31/3/1995
  6. Sistem Tutor Cerdas dalam Pengajaran Matematik Secara Jarak Jauh , IRPA J/P , RM8,800, Omar  Majid , Nur’ Aini  Abdul Rashid , 1/7/1996-31/12/1997
  7. High Achievers Versus Low Achievers : A Case Study Among Distance Education Laerners in USM , USM JANGKA PENDEK , Hanafi  Atan, Omar  Majid , Rozhan  Mohammed Idrus , Zuraidah  Abdul Rahman, 1/4/2004-31/3/2006
  8. The School of Distance Education Electronic Portal : A Study of Interaction in the
    Asynchronous Forum Based of the Science Courses , USM JANGKA PENDEK , Omar  Majid , Ahmad Mohamad , Hanafi  Atan , Zuraidah  Abdul Rahman ,
    1/4/2006-31/3/2008
  9. Sistem Pembelajaran Web Beradaptif berasaskan Kesesuaian Modaliti , USM JANGKA PENDEK , Hanafi  Atan , Omar  Majid , 15/3/2007-14/12/2009
  10. 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.
  11. 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 , 31/10/2007-29/9/2010
  12. Development And Evaluation Of E-Learning System Based On Learning Object Design , USM (RU), RM691,906.00, Hanafi  Atan , Ahmad  Mohamad, Noraida  Abdul Ghani , Omar  Majid , Zuraidah  Abdul Rahman, 1/11/2007-31/12/2010
  13. Development And Evaluation Of Web-based Collaborative Content Organizer (WebCoco) , USM (RU) , RM235,537.52, Hanafi  Atan , Omar  Majid, Zuraidah  Abdul Rahman , 15/4/2010-14/4/2013
  14. Aplikasi Mudah Alih Haji & Umrah,USM (Inovasi), RM50,000.00, Muhamad Rafie, Hasimah,Omar Majid, Nur’Aini, Wahidah, Zurinahni, 20/6/2013-19/6/2014

RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Development and management of  distance  education
  • Support and delivery system in distance education
  • Teaching and learning technologies in distance education 

SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY

  1. Dean: 15 Mac 2005 – 31 Dec 2009
  2. Acting Dean: 1 Dec 2004-14 Mac 2005
  3. Deputy Dean (Academic & Students Development):  15 Mac 2001 – 30 Nov 2004
  4. Mathematics Programme Chairman: 1 Aug 97- 31 Dec 2000
  5. Fellow Desasiswa Permai: 1 Jan 94- 30 Dec 98
  6. Member,  USM Excellent Educator Award Committee, 2004-2013
  7. Member,  USM Ibadah Qurban Activities Committee, 2000-2011
  8. Member, USM Majlis Sambutan Maulid Rasul Committee, 2000-2001
  9. Member, USM Ramadhan Activities,1994
  10. Member, SDE Intensive Course Timetabling Committee,1998
  11. Member,  SDE Publication Committee,1993-1994
  12. Member,  SDE Facilities & Support  Planning Committee,1993-1994
  13. Member, SDE Lab,Library and Teleconferencing Committee,1992-1993
  14. Member, SDE Early Edition Publication Committee,1992-1993
  15. Member, SDE Curriculum Committee, 1989-1990, 1990-1991, 1991-1992, 1994-1995
  16. Member, SDE Students,Tutors & Lecturers Committee, 1989-1990, 1990-1991, 1991-1992
  17. Member, SDE Human Resource Committee, 2010-2012
  18. Mentor for PPPJJ Sabah Students, 2013-2014

SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY

  1. Examiner, Matriculation Programme,  2000
  2. Academic Excellent Programme, SMKA(P) Al Mashoor, 2003
  3. Member, USM Islamic Centre Students Motivation Workshop, 2001
  4. Member, Carpet Finance Committee, Masjid AlMalik Khalid,1999
  5. Member, Economics Committee, Masjid AlMalik Khalid,1997
  6. Deputy Chairman, Taman Seri Mengkuang Residents Association, 2013-2015

TEACHING AND SUPERVISION

Undergraduate Teaching

  • JIM001 Mathematics I
  • JIM002 Mathematics II
  • JIM101 Calculus
  • JIM103 Elementary Linear Algebra
  • JIM105 Basic Mathematics
  • JIM201 Linear Algebra
  • JIM211 Advanced Calculus
  • JIM213 Differential Equations 1
  • JIM315 Introduction to Analysis
  • JIM419 Complex Variables
  • JIM511 Complex Analysis

Undergraduate Supervision

  • Chin Bin Gong, 2003, Multiple Integration.
  • Wong Miew Kit, 2002, The Development of Interactive
    Multimedia Software.
  • Juliana Abdul Latif & Norhaili Abdullah,1997, Long
    Distance Intelligent Tutoring System for Mathematics.

 

SDE Student Activities

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