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Fong Soon Fook

Phone : 604-6532968 (office); 012-5254955 (hp)
Fax : 604-6572907
E-mail : sffong@usm.my, sffong05@gmail.com
 
Qualifications :  BSc.Ed, MEd, PhD (USM)
Expertise :  Multimedia Education; e-Learning Designs; Program Evaluation
Publications   
Book:

Fong Soon Fook, Rozhan Mohammed Idrus, Balakrishnan a/l Muniandy, Ong Saw Lan, Melissa Ng Lee Yen, Abdullah,  Leong Lai Mei, Azidah Abu Ziden, Mohd Ali Samsuddin & Ch’ng Pei Eng (2009).  Impact Assessment Study on the Eduwebtv Programme. UPPA:USM ISBN 978-983-2700-94-4.


 


Fong Soon Fook & Ng Wai Kong (2005). ICT Competencies Profiling as an Indicator for Pedagogy-Curriculum Advancement. 95 pp. BERU SES USM. ISBN: 983-3391-04-4

Aminordin Che Lah & Fong Soon Fook (2003). Effects of computer graphics on the learning of “weather phenomenon” among students of different anxiety levels – Research series on ATI-CBL,  89 pp.  BERU SES USM. ISBN 978-983-2700-74-6

Juliana Hwang  Yoong Jiuan & Fong Soon Fook (2008). Effects Of Computer-Based Visuals On Reading Comprehension Among Students Of Different English Proficiency Levels - Research series on ATI-CBL. BERU SES USM. 56pp. ISBN 978-983-2700-76-0

Lee Li Kean & Fong Soon Fook (2008). Effects of animation on the learning of  electrochemistry among students of different spatial abilities – Research series on ATI-CBL. BERU SES USM. 101 pp. ISBN 978-983-2700-73-9

Chi Chong Gian & Fong Soon Fook (2008). Effects of 3D-animation on the learning of “earth as a sphere” among students of different spatial abilities – Research series on ATI-CBL. BERU SES USM. 58 pp. ISBN 978-983-2700-75-3


 


Tan Bee Leang & Fong Soon Fook (2008). Effects of Pedagogical Agents among students with different cognitive styles  – Research series on ATI-CBL. BERU SES USM. 82 pp. ISBN 978-983-2700-77-9

Edited Book:

Editor - In Dzulkifli Abdul Razak et. al. (2007). Constructing Future Higher Education Scenario: Insights from USM. Universiti Sains Malaysia. ISBN 978-983-861-328-6. Available at http://www.usm.my/ver4/pdf/con_future.pdf  and Reviewed by Maree Conway of Thinking Futures http://www.usm.my/ver4/pdf/con_future_review.pdf

Editor - In Rozhan M Idrus, Issham Ismail, Zaidatun Tasir, Fong Soon Fook & Balakrishnan Muniandy (Eds) (2008). Proceeding of The 2nd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention.  SMART EDUCATION: Converging Technology, Pedagogy and Content. Malaysian Educational Technology Association ISBN 978-983-42733-3-0

Editor – In Hanafi Atan et al (Eds.) (2006). Design, Development,Application and Evaluation of Instructional Technology. Malaysian Educational Technology
Association (META) Publishers [ISBN 983-42733-1-2], Volume I

Editor – In Hanafi Atan et al (Eds.) (2006). Design, Development,Application and Evaluation of Instructional Technology. Malaysian Educational Technology
Association (META) Publishers [ISBN 983-42733-1-2], Volume II

Editor – In Hanafi Atan, Rozhan M. Idrus, Saw Kim Guan, Fong Soon Fook & Meor Azli Ayub (Eds.) (2005). Instructional Technology Innovatiuons in Teaching & Learning. Malaysian Educational Technology Association (META) Publishers
[ISBN 983-42733-0-4]

Editor - In Suan Yoong, Mokhtar I, Ahmad Nurulazam, Fatimah Saleh, Fong Soon Fook, Lim Chap Sam, Melissa Ng Lee Yan (2006). Science and Technology Education in the service of humankind . International Organisation for science and mathenmatics technology education ISBN 983-2700-39-6

Chapter in Book:

Osamah Mohammad Ameen Aldalalah, Fong Soon Fook (2008). Effects of Modality Principles among  Jordanian Students. In Rozhan et al.(Eds).  Smart Education: Converging Technology, Pedagogy and Content. ISBN 978-983-42733-3-0

Abdul Hadi M.D., Toh Seong Chong & Fong Soon Fook (2008). Three-Dimensional Computer Animated Graphics. An Innovative Cognitive Support for Enhancing Mental Visualization. In Rozhan et al.(Eds).  Smart Education: Converging Technology, Pedagogy and Content. ISBN 978-983-42733-3-0

Ch’ng Pei Eng, Fong Soon Fook (2008). ICT Competency Standards for Educators - Literature Review. In Rozhan et al.(Eds).  Smart Education: Converging Technology, Pedagogy and Content. ISBN 978-983-42733-3-0

Naser Jamil Al-Zaidiyeen, Leong Lai Mei & Fong Soon Fook  (2008). In-service teachers’ attitudes towards the use of information and communication technology in teaching practice: The case of Jordan. In Rozhan et al.(Eds).  Smart Education: Converging Technology, Pedagogy and Content. ISBN 978-983-42733-3-0

Chandran Sekaran, Fong Soon Fook, Rozhan M. Idrus (2008). One-To-One Computing Using The Class Mate Personal Computer (CMPC). In Rozhan et al.(Eds).  Smart Education: Converging Technology, Pedagogy and Content. ISBN 978-983-42733-3-0

Xuanxi Li, Fong Soon Fook, Mohd. Ali (2008). Effects of a Human Agent and the Modality Principle among Students with Different Levels of Intelligence. In Rozhan et al.(Eds).  Smart Education: Converging Technology, Pedagogy and Content. ISBN 978-983-42733-3-0

Foo Kok Keong, Hanafi Atan, Fong Soon Fook, Omar Majid & Zuraidah Abdul Rahman (2008). The effect of pedagogical agents’ instructional roles on learners with different ability levels: a measure on learners’ achievement and intrinsic motivation. In Rozhan et al.(Eds).  Smart Education: Converging Technology, Pedagogy and Content. ISBN 978-983-42733-3-0

Mohd Ali Samsudin & Fong Soon Fook (2008). The effects of cognitive scaffolding (CS) in Problem Based Learning (PBL) on students’ performance in solving ill structured problems. In Rozhan et al.(Eds).  Smart Education: Converging Technology, Pedagogy and Content. ISBN 978-983-42733-3-0.

Lim Cheong Ying, Balakrishnan Muniandy, Fong Soon Fook(2006). Effects Of Pedagogical Agents In The Learning Of Phonetics. In Hanafi et al.(Eds).  Design, Development, Application & Evaluation of Instructional Technology. Malaysian Educational Technology Association ISBN 978-983-42733-1-2

Aida binti Zainul Azizdin, Rabihah binti Mohd Yazid, Sarib bin Selamat, Fong Soon Fook  (2006). Development Of Video Streaming Multimedia Story For Hard Of Hearing Students … Much Easier, Faster And Sophisticated! In Hanafi et al.(Eds).  Design, Development, Application & Evaluation of Instructional Technology. Malaysian Educational Technology Association ISBN 978-983-42733-1-2.

Balakrishnan M., Wan Ahmad JWY & Fong Soon Fook (2006). Reviews of technology education training programmes in Teacher Training Institutes: Issue, Challenges and Suggestions. In Hanafi et al.(Eds).  Design, Development, Application & Evaluation of Instructional Technology. Malaysian Educational Technology Association ISBN 978-983-42733-1-2.

Ong Ah Koy, Hanafi Atan, Fong Soon Fook (2006). Effects Of Spatial Contiguity In Visual Arts Education. In Hanafi et al.(Eds).  Design, Development, Application & Evaluation of Instructional Technology. Malaysian Educational Technology Association ISBN 978-983-42733-1-2

International Journal:


Balakrishnan Muniandy, Rossafri Mohamad, Fong Soon Fook & Rozhan Mohammed Idrus (2009). Technology Application in Project-Based Learning, The Journal of Communication and Computer (Dec)

Issham Ismail, Rozhan M. Idrus, Azidah Abu Ziden & Fong Soon Fook (2009). Student’s Perceptions of Technical Appliance in E-Learning. In L. Perlovsky (Eds.). Advanced Educational Technologies, WSEAS Press, pp. 202-205 [ISBN: 978-960-474-092-5][ISI Listed]

Azidah Abu Ziden, Fong Soon Fook, Rozhan M. Idrus & Issham Ismail (2009). The Types of Online Interaction Model: Individual Approaches in Online Discussions. In L. Perlovsky (Eds.). Advanced Educational Technologies, WSEAS Press, pp. 206-211  [ISBN: 978-960-474-092-5][ISI Listed]

Soon Fook Fong, Raja Maznah RH, Rozhan MI, Chandra Shekaran, Olivia Chong (2008).  The 1:1 Classmate PC (CMPC) in Malaysian Primary Schools. The International Journal of Excellence in e-Learning

Balakrishnan M., Rossafri M. & S.F. Fong (2007). Synergising pedagogy, learning theory and technology in instruction: How can it be done? US-China Education Review: From Knowledge to Wisdom, Vol 4, No. 9, Sept 2007. pp 46-52. ISSN 1548-6613, CBSN 382B0036.

Abdul Rashid Mohamed, Fong Soon Fook and Hairul Nizam Ismail (2007). PPIP-Online Learning management System fot Student-Teachers. EduComm Asia, Vol.13 No.2 December 2008

Fong Soon Fook, Rozhan M. Idrus, Hanafi Atan, Fong Kean Chern & Micheal Liau Tet Loke. (2007). Myths and Reality of e-Learning. Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 79-85.

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 & Distance Education, Vol. 4. No. 4, pp. 23- 34.

Kabilan, M.K., Abdul Rashid M., Sharifah Noraidah, S. I., Fong, S. F., Norlida, A. & Leong, L. M. (2006). The e-Lesson Creator. Internet Journal of e-Language Learning and Teaching, 3(2): 28-32. (online)
www.eltrec.ukm.my/ijellt

FongSoon Fook, Hanafi Atan & Rozhan M Idrus, Muhammad Z M Zain,  Omar Majid, Wong Su Luan. (2006). Computers in Malaysian Smart School: The Changing of Technologies and Mindsets. Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology. 6(2), pp.61-70.

Fong, S.F., Muniandy, B., Atan, H. & Idrus, R.M.(2006). Assessing ICT Competencies in Two Malaysian Smart Schools. Malaysian Journal Of Educational  Technology. 6(2), pp. 45-60.

Muhammad Z M Zain, Omar Majid, Wong Su Luan, FongSoon Fook, Hanafi Atan & Rozhan M Idrus. (2006). Computers in Malaysian School: The Changing of Technologies and Mindsets. Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology. 6(2).

FongSoon Fook, Ng Wai Kong, Ong Saw Lan, Hanafi Atan & Rozhan M. Idrus. (2005). Research in E-Learning in a Hybrid Environment – A Case for Blended Instruction. Malaysian Online Journal of Instructional Technology, 2(2), pp. 134-144.

Parveen Kaur, Hanafi Atan, Soon Fook Fong, Rozhan M. Idrus & Hisham Dzakiri. (2005). The Combination of Different Modalities in the Web-Based Learning Environment: A Comparative Analysis of the Perceptual Instructional Outcomes. pp. 764-767. The 5th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2005). IEEE, Inc., (non ISI international database).

Abdul Hadi Mohd Dawi, Toh Seong Chong, Soon Fook Fong, Hanafi Atan & Rozhan M. Idrus. (2005). The Effects of Different Three-Dimensional Animated Visual Displays in Computer-Based Multimedia on Learners with Different Spatial Abilities. pp. 798-801. In Peter Goodyear et al (Eds.). The 5th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2005). IEEE, Inc., (non ISI international database).
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FongSoon Fook, Abdul Hamid M Dawi, Toh S Chong, Hanafi Atan & Rozhan M Idrus. (2005). Three-Dimensional Computer-Based Animations: A Study of Mental Visualisation Performance. In Piet Kommers & Griff Richards (Eds.). Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2005 – World Conference On Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications. Pp. 955 – 959. USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). (non ISI international database).

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).(non ISI international database).

Ng KT, Raihan Abdul Rani & S.F. Fong (2005). Developing Scientific and Technological Literacy (STL) towards Lifelong Learning: A Case Study of Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Malaysian Online Journal of Instructional Technology, Vol 2 (2), pp 137-147, August 2005. ISSN: 1823-1144.

S.F. Fong, W.K. Ng, S.L. Ong, Hanafi Atan & Rozhan Idrus (2005). Research in e-Learning in a Hybrid Environment- A Case for Blended Instruction. Malaysian Online Journal of Instructional Technology, Vol 2 (2), pp 124-136. August 2005. ISSN: 1823-1144.

B.T. Teoh & S.F. Fong (2005). The Effects of Geometer’s Sketchpad and Graphic Calculator in the Malaysian Mathematics Classroom. Malaysian Online Journal of Instructional Technology, Vol 2 (2), pp 82-96. August 2005. ISSN: 1823-1144.

Ng, K.T. & Fong, S.F. (2004). Linking students through Project-Based Learning integrating Information and Communication Technology: Exemplary programme with best practices. Proceedings of the APEC Seminar on “Best practices & innovations in the teaching & learning of Science & Mathematics pp 277 – 304, 28 pages. (SELECTED MALAYSIA’S COUNTRY PAPER).

Fong S.F. & Ng W.K. (2000). Effects of Feedback in a Multimedia Computer-Based Learning on the Achievement of Students with Different Cognitive Styles. Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 23(2), pp. 95-103. ISSN: 0126-7663

National Journal:

Safuan Hj R. & Fong S.F. (2006). Effects of visuals in the learning of traditional poem.  Educators’ Digest, 6(1). ISSN: 1511-8959

Yeap L.H. & Fong S.F. (2005). Computer-Aided Feedbacks on the Performance of International & Externals. Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology. pp. 33-40. ISSN: 1675-0292.

K.T.Ng & S.F.Fong  (2005). ICT in Science Projects: A Case study of Science Across the World Programme. SAINSAB. Journal of The Association for Science and Mathematics Education, Penang. Volume 8, 2005. pp 120-135. ISSN: 1511 – 5267.

Abdul Hadi, S.C. Toh & S.F. Fong (2004). Effects of Realism details in 3D animations in the learning of Technical drawing courseware. Proceeding e-Learning Convention at Hotel Evergreen Laurel Beach, Penang on 7th – 9th June 2004, CD ROM – 15 pg ISBN:983-4983-41741-1-X.

Fong S.F.(2004). Design and Development of a Web-Based Lesson Using Webquest.  Educators’ Digest. 4(2).  pp. 77-81. ISSN: 1511 – 8959.

Fong S.F. (2003). Effects of graphic presentations on students of different cognitive styles in the learning of meiosis.  Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology, 3(2), pp. 53-60.

Fong S.F., Ng W.K. & Fauzy, W.M. (2001). Animation Presentation: Important perception for Multimedia ICT. Educator and Education Journal, 17, 10 pages.

Fong S.F.(2004). Design and Development of a Web-Based Lesson Using Webquest. Educators’ Digest. 4(2). pp. 77-81. ISSN: 1511 – 8959.

Fong S.F. (2003). ICT Clinic for Educators -  Internet resources for science teachers. Educators’ Digest, 3(1). pp. 82-95. ISSN: 1511-8959.

Fong S.F. (2003). ICT Clinic for Educators - Interactive Blogs in Education. Educators’ Digest, 3(2). pp. 78-86. ISSN: 1511-8959.

Fong S.F. (2002). ICT Clinic for Educators - Search Engines: Searching? Find it? Educators’ Digest, 2(1), pp. 71-82. ISSN: 1511-8959.

Fong S.F. (2002). ICT Clinic for Educators - Artificial Intelligence in e-learning.. Educators’ Digest, 2(2), pp. 91-102. ISSN: 1511-8959.

Fong S.F. (2001). ICT Clinic for Educators. Educators’ Digest, 1(2), pp. 91-99 ISSN: 1511-8959.

International Conference Proceedings:

Balakrishnan Muniandy, Fong Soon Fook, Wan Ahmad Jaafar,   Rozinah Jamaludin, Phung Li Funn (2007). Preparing Preservice Teachers To Use Information Technology in Malaysia: A Case Study at Science University of Malaysia Proceedings  SITE 2007(18th annual conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education), March 26-30, 2007 at Crowne Plaza Riverwalk San Antonio San Antonio, Texas, USA.

Hanafi Atan, Noor A.M. Noor, Omar Majid, Yoon Tiem Leong, Wong Su Luan, Fong Soon Fook (2007).  The Effect Of The Web-Based Multiple Intelligences And High Order Thinking Skills. Proceedings - IADIS International Conference e-Learning 2007,  6-8 July 2007; Sana Lisboa Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal, pp 391-39

Balakrishnan Muniandy, Rossafri Mohamad & Fong Soon Fook (2007).  Synergising pedagogy, learning theory and technology in instruction: How can it be done? Prosiding 1st International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention 2007; Smart Teaching & learning, reengineering ID, Utilisation and innovation of Technology, 2-5 November 2007, Sofitel Palmm Resort, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

Balakrishnan Muniandy, Selva Manickam, Hashimah & Fong Soon Fook (2006). Promoting knowledge sharing among science teachers by leveraging communities of Practice (CoP).  Proceedings of the International Council on Science and Technology Education XII IOSTE Symposium: Science and Technology Education in the Service of Humankind, 30 July – 4 August,  Grand Plaza Parkroyal Hotel, Penang

Michael K. Thomas, Hairul Nizam Ismail & Fong Soon Fook (2006). International collaborative research and technology-rich innovation in Malaysia: The case of Quest Atlantis. Pp. 263-266. Proceedings of the International Council on Science and Technology Education XII IOSTE Symposium:Science and Technology Education in the Service of Humankind, 30 July – 4 August,  Grand Plaza Parkroyal Hotel, Penang.

Liew CH, Fong SF, Abdul Rashid M., Balakrishnan & Hanafi A. (2007) –Impact of human agent in online learning: a matter of styles, 3rd International Conference on Open and Online Learning (ICOOL2007), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, 11-14 June 2007, MALAYSIA

Fong SF, Balakrsihnan, Abdul Rashid M.& Rozhan M. Idrus. (2007) –Breeding the next generation of creative and innovative educators through a blended approach, 3rd International Conference on Open and Online Learning (ICOOL2007), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, 11-14 June 2007.

Balakrishnan Muniandy, Selva Manickam, Hashimah & Fong Soon Fook(2006). Promoting knowledge sharing among science teachers by leveraging communities of Practice (CoP).  pp.. 214-218. Proceedings of the International Council on Science and Technology Education XII IOSTE Symposium: Science and Technology Education in the Service of Humankind, 30 July – 4 August,  Grand Plaza Parkroyal Hotel, Penang.

Michael K. Thomas, Hairul Nizam Ismail & Fong Soon Fook(2006). International collaborative research and technology-rich innovation in Malaysia: The case of Quest Atlantis. Pp. 263-266. Proceedings of the International Council on Science and Technology Education XII IOSTE Symposium: Science and Technology Education in the Service of Humankind, 30 July – 4 August,Grand Plaza Parkroyal Hotel, Penang.

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 courses utilising concept mapping in a web based learning environment. pp. 715-720. Proceedings of the International Council on Science and Technology Education XII IOSTE Symposium: Science and Technology Education in the Service of Humankind, 30 July – 4 August,Grand Plaza Parkroyal Hotel, Penang.

Fong Soon Fook, Balakrishnan, Hanafi Atan &  Ng Khar Thoe (2006). Challenges of ICT integration in science technology education in the SEAMEO region. Proceedings of the International Council on Science and Technology Education XII IOSTE Symposium: Science and Technology Education in the Service of Humankind, 30 July – 4 August Grand Plaza Parkroyal Hotel, Penang.

B.T. Teoh & S.F. Fong (2006). Bridging the Theory-Practice Gap Through Innovative Technological Tools Among FDFI Students in Mathematics Education. Proceedings of CoSMEd 2005, International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education.

Muhammad Z.M.Zain, Fong , S.F., Hanafi Atan & Rozhan M. Idrus (2004). Challenges in the implementation of the Malaysian Smart Schools Concept: Student and Teacher Perspectives. Proceedings in International Conference on Educational Technology held at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre on Sept. 9-10, 2004. National Institute of Education, Singapore.

Ng W.K. & Fong S.F. (2001). Quasi-Experimental Design Re-Inventing A Better Mousetrap. Proceedings International Conference on Measurement and Evaluation in Education, Park Royal Hotel, Penang, 11-13 November 2001, 16 pages.

INVITED SPEAKER & WORKSHOP FASCILITATION


INVITED COORDINATOR & FACILITATOR (2009) - "Moving From Traditonal to Online Teaching & Learning" Workshop for Academic Staffs in the Centre for Open & Distance Learning at Mauritius Institute of Education, Reduit, Mauritius, 2 - 6 March 2009.

SPECIAL INVITATION (2009) – Presentation & Dialogue with The Mauritius Minister of Education and Human Resources, Dr. The Hon. Vasant Kumar Bunwaree on “ICT in Education – The Malaysian Experience” at IVTB House, Pont Fer, Phoenix, Mauritius (5 March 2009).

KEYNOTE SPEAKER (2007) - Teaching & Learning 24/7- locally & globally through screen capture technology & streaming video. 3rd International conference on open and online learning (ICOOL 2007). USM & University of Mauritius


INVITED CO-SPEAKER - Boris Welliachew & Soon Fook Fong (2008). SEA Disaster Training Prevention Centre eLearning Project. 2008 Euro-Southeast Asia Cooperation Forum on ICT Research, October 6-7, 2008 at Royal SAS Hotel, Brussels, Belgium.

INVITED SPEAKER (2008) - Create Training & Learning E-Modules using Camtasia Studio. The 2nd International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention . MS Garden Hotel, Kuantan, Malaysia Malaysian Educational Technology Association

INVITED SPEAKER (2007) - ICT in Education - Barriers, Challenges & Recommendations. First ENGAGE European Union and Southeast Asia ICT Research Collaboration Conference, March 29 - 31, 2006 at  The Century Park Hotel, Manila, Philippines. Fully funded by European Union.

INVITED SPEAKER (2007) - 3rd ENGAGE European Union - Southeast Asia ICT Research Collaboration Conference. Conrad Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.Organised and hosted by Rangsit University in cooperation with Eurice GmbH. & European Commission. Fully funded by European Union.

INTERNATIONAL COACH
(2004-2006) - Improving Training Quality through Interactive Learning Technologies and Distance Mentoring for Senior and Master Trainers from International & Regional Institutions. Organized by World Bank Institute, University of Illinois, AIT Bangkok, Universitas Surabaya & University Sains Malaysia. 

INVITED SPEAKER (2006) – “ Creating video-streaming learning objects - Instantly”. Blueprints for e-Learning Agenda in USM Seminar at Batu Feringghi Hotel, Penang. Organized by Centre for Information, Communication and Technology, USM.

INVITED SPEAKER & FASCILITATOR (2006) - Workshop - Implementation of E-Learning Using the Open Source Learning Management System. School of Distance Education, USM in collaboration with The Office of the University-Industry Relations, USM 

INVITED SPEAKER (2006) – “Using Multimedia Content Generator for e-learning remedial learning” 3rd International Conference on Measurement and Evaluation in Education, 13-15 February 2006 at Grand Plaza Parkroyal Hotel, Penang.

INVITED SPEAKER - CONFERENCE WORKSHOP (2006) – “Creating Learning Objects using Camtasia Studio”. International Council on Science and Technology Education (ICASE) Conference AT Grand Plaza Parkroyal Hotel, Penang

INVITED SPEAKER - CONFERENCE WORKSHOP (2006) - Calling all educators: Creating your own learning objects… now. International Council on Science and Technology Education XII IOSTE Symposium: Science and Technology Education in the Service of Humankind, 30 July – 4 August,  Grand Plaza Parkroyal Hotel, Penang.

INVITED SPEAKER - CONFERENCE WORKSHOP (2005) - Linking Students Through Project-Based Learning via Information and Communication Technology(ICT) Integration towards “Exploring Science Locally, Sharing Insights Globally” : CoSMEd (6-8 Dec) pre-conference “Science across the World” (SAW) workshop at SEAMEO-RECSAM.

INVITED SPEAKER (2004). New Interactive Learning Technologies for e-Learning Mesyuarat Agong Tahunan ASMEP ke-38. Bukit Jambul Golf Club,

INVITED SPEAKER & FASCILITATOR (2003) - Workshop - Innovative Interactive Multimedia using Powerpoint. School of Distance Education, USM & SEAMOLEC, Indonesia at Institut Pengajian Siswazah USM.  

National Conference Proceedings:

Tan Poh Tin, Fong Soon Fook, Hanafi Atan & Rozhan M Idrus(2005). Effects of feedbacks on mathematics efficacy. Proceeding 18th Educational Technology Convention. 16-19 Sept 2005. pp 832-839. Malaysian Educational Technology Association.

Abdul Hadi bin Mat Dawi, S.C.Toh & Fong Soon Fook (2005). Digital 3D animation: Cognitive tool for enhancing mental visualization for sustainable development. Proceeding JPPG Edducation Seminar 2005. School of Educational Studies, USM. pp 774-782.

Teoh Boon Tat & Fong Soon Fook (2005). Effects of innovative ICT Tools for Sustainable Development in Mathematics Education. Proceeding JPPG Edducation Seminar 2005. School of Educational Studies, USM. pp 941-949.

Abdul Hadi Mat Dawi, Toh Seong Chong & Fong Soon Fook. (2005). Effects of 3D animation on mental visualizationamong secondary school students. Proceeding 18th Educational Technology Convention. 16-19 Sept 2005. pp 328-334.

Subadrah Nair & Fong S.F. (2004). Student-centred activities in teaching KOMSAS. Proceeding National Seminar on Teaching & Learning of the Malay Language 2004 at Universiti Sains Malaysia. 23-25 Mei 2004, pp 69-78. ISBN: 983-2700-19-1.

Aminordin Che Lah, Ng Khar Thoe & Fong Soon Fook (2004). Effects of graphic presentation in the learning of weather phenomenon. 17thProsiding Konvensyen Teknologi Pendidikan Ke-17, 17-20 Sept 2004. pp 249-255. Persatuan Teknologi Pendidikan Malaysia. ISBN: 983-2620-44-9 pp 249-255

Aminah Ayob, S.F.Fong, Fauzy, W.M. & Loo C.C.(2003). Intel Teach to the Future Programme in Malaysia. Proceedings of the International Council on Science and Technology Education. The Hotel Equatorial, Penang, Malaysia. 7-10 April 2003, pp. 324-331.

Fong, S.F., Ng, W.K. & Fong, K.K. (2003). Humanizing e-learning with artificial intelligence. Proceeding 15th Educational Technology Convention. Technology-Based Instruction and Learning at Hotel Putra Palace, Perlis Indera Kayangan, Malaysia, 6-9 September, 2002, pp 45-52. ISBN 983-2620-06-6.

Fong S.F., Ng W.K. & Fauzy, W.M. (2001). Effects of computer graphic presentation among students of different anxiety levels. Proceeding 14th Educational Technology Convention pp 44-60 at Hotel Goldcourse, Kelang, Malaysia 11 – 14 Sept 2001.

Ng W.K. & Fong S.F. (2000). Direct Teaching – Still having potentials. Proceeding 13th Educational Technology Convention pp 201-208 at Hillview Hotel, Ipoh.

Fong, S. F. & Ng, W. K. (1999). Effects of Animation in Multimedia CBL. Proceedings Malaysian Educational Research Association-Educational Research Association of Singapore MERA-ERA (Malaysian Educational Research Association – Educational Research Association of Singapore) Joint Conference 1999,  theme "Educational Challenges in the New Millenium"held at Century Mahkota Hotel, Malacca, 1-3 December, 1999, 10 pages (CDROM).
http://el.usm.my/academic/sploo/proceed.htm

Fong S. F. & Ng, W. K. (1998). Authoring considerations for effective multimedia softwares. Proceedings Malaysian Educational Research Association Inaugural Conference, Ferringhi Beach Hotel, Penang, 28-30 April, 1998


Fong S. F. & Ng, W. K (1996). .Instructional Design Considerations for prototyping multimedia computer-based learning courseware. Proceedings MCCE EDUCOMP ‘96 Symposium, organized by Malaya University, Computertimes and IBM, Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, 28-29 May 1996, 11 pages.
Others:

ACADEMIC CONSULTATIONS / CONTRIBUTIONS

Central Committee & Facilitator ELEARN (2009) - eLearn@usm Centralization of Moodle as the LMS to support academic courses for all Schools in USM.

National Programme Evaluation - Project Head (2009) - Appointment by Zeal Hi-Tech Solutions Sdn Bhd. Program Evaluation entitled “Impact Assessment Study on the Implementation of EDUWEBTV www.eduwebtv.com ” (A collaboration project by Zeal Hi-Tech Solutions Sdn Bhd & the Educational Technology Division, Malaysian Ministry of Education)


Consultant, Coordinator & Facilitator (2009) - "Moving From Traditonal to Online Teaching & Learning" Workshop for Lecturers in the Centre for Open & Distance Learning at Mauritius Institute of Education, Reduit, Mauritius from 2 - 6 March 2009.

Central Commitee Member (2004 - current) - Penang State Government Science, Technology & Innovation Programme, State Education, Economy & Human Resource Department.


Academic and Multimedia Consultant (2006-2007) – Trained and coordinated a team of designers & developers in the production of the Biology Multimedia Teaching Coursewares which are being used nationwide by all Malaysian Biology teachers and students.

Evaluation Panel (2007) - Appointment by the Malaysian Ministry of Education. Successfully conducted an Impact Evaluation on a National Pilot Project “1:1 Computing in Malaysia 2007” (sponsored by Intel Corp & the Educational Technology Division, Malaysian Ministry of Education). Report available at this site http://www.moe.edu.my/bukubtp/20080323%20MOE%20Intel%20Project%20Report%20v3.0.pdf 

International Panel of Expert Reviewers - Appointment by UNESCO Paris to contribute to the design & development of a universal ICT Competency Standards for Teachers.

Project Coordinator for UNESCO Bangkok – Appointment by UNESCO Bangkok to co-coordinate with the Technology Education Division, MOE the successful implementation of a national seminar for senior ICT-related MOE policymakers on “National Capacity Building - Using the ICT in Education Toolkit for Policymakers, Planners and Practitioners 2007”.

International coach for a WorldBank Institute project (ITQ5). Successfully coached international participants in “Improving Training Quality through Distant Mentoring and Interactive Learning Technologies” 

Research consultant (2007-2008) - Appointment as Researcher & Consultant by the University of Nottingham in an international project “e-educator for online tutors”

UNESCO-APEID & SEAMEO RECSAM Experts’ Consultant -Invited to revise the Training of Trainers Manual for Promoting Scientific and Technological Literacy (STL) for All.

Malaysian Key Trainers – As one of two National Key Trainer, planned and co-coordinated the “Training the Trainers” workshops under Intel Teach to the Future Programme. Within 3 years, this project managed to trained over 30,000 Malaysian teachers in the strategic integration of computer in education.

Consultant - Curriculum Readaptation for Intel Teach to the Future Programme and eventually as Team Leader to localize the modules for Malaysian teachers (Ver 1.0 2001; Ver 3.0 2003; Ver 4.4.0 2006)

Panel Evaluators (2005-2006) - Impact Study on Intel Teach to the Future Programme across East & West Malaysia.

National Chairman (2004) - Appointment by MOE through VC. Evaluation and ranking of school textbooks - Form 3 Science Textbook. Textbook Division Ministry of Education.


National Chairman (2005)  Appointment by MOE through VC. Evaluation and ranking of school textbooks - Form 4 Biology Textbooks. Textbook Division Ministry of Education.


National Chairman (2006) Appointment by MOE through VC. Evaluation and ranking of school textbooks -  Form 5 Biology Textbooks. Textbook Division Ministry of Education.

National Curriculum Panel Member  (1993-1995). Curriculum revision for Form 4 & Form 5 Smart School Biology Syllabus, Curriculum Development Centre MOE

National Curriculum Panel Member (1996-1997). Development of Biology Curriculum for Smart Schools. Curriculum Development Center, Ministry of Education

National Curriculum Panel Member (1995-2001). Development of Question-Banks for Science and Mathematics. Curriculum Development Center, Ministry of Education.

National Curriculum Panel Member (1995-2001). Curriculum Development for the Biology syllabus (Quality Control) . Curriculum Development Center, Ministry of Education

Central Committee Member (1995-1998)- Multimedia Resource Centres for all schools in the state of Penang. Penang State Government & Penang Education Department.

Panel of Judges (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002) - Penang State Science and Technology Competition. Penang State Government & Penang Education Department

Chief Judge (2005, 2007)- Penang Science and Technology Carnival. Penang State Government & Penang Education Department

Chief Judge (2007, 2008)- Penang State Science and Technology Drama Competition. Penang State Government & Penang Education Department


ACADEMIC CONTRIBUTIONS - UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE


Central Committee & Facilitator (2009) - eLearn@usm Centralization of Moodle as the LMS to support academic courses for all Schools in USM. 


Core-Group Member (2007-2008) - Constructing Future Higher Education Scenarios for USM.

Dream Team (2008) - The APEX University, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Transforming Higher Education for A Sustainable Tomorrow.

Computer-assisted Instruction Steering Committee of USM (1998-2005)

e-Learning Steering Committee of USM (2006-current)

Chairman (2005-2007) – BED (Science / Arts) at School of Educational Studies, USM

Coordinator of Computer Laboratories (1998-2007) at School of Educational Studies

Assistant Quality Manager for ISO 9001:2000 (2005-2007) at School of Educational Studies


VISITING SCHOLAR


Visiting Scholar (Jan - March 2003) - National Center for Supercomputing Application (NCSA), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA

Visiting Scholar (April - June 2003) - Instructional System Technology, School of Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA

 
 
Academic Recognition   
Awards / Fellowship:

Endeavour Executive Award 2009 - Australian Government Scholarships at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia


Full Scholarship 2005 – Integration of Culture into Development Programme SEAMED Regional Center for Archaeology And Fine Arts (SPAFA)Philippines

Excellent Service Award 2002 - Universiti Sains Malaysia Malaysia

Letter of Appreciation (2004) - PostGraduate Studies Institute USM for successfully supervised a Best Master Thesis Award Graduate

Innovative Staff Award 2001 - Universiti Sains Malaysia Malaysia

International Educator’s Study-Tour to Japan Award 1997 - Japan Foundation Japan

National Champion 1996 - National-Open Computer Script Writing Competition, Malaysian Council for Computers in Education and University Malaya Malaysia

Innovative Teaching & Learning Award 1996 - Penang Education Department Malaysia

Innovative Teacher Award 1996 (National Level) - Ministry of Education Malaysia

Innovative Teacher Award 1996 (State-Level) - Penang Education Department Malaysia

Excellent Service Award 1993 - Ministry of Education Malaysia

Editorial Board:

Editorial board (Since 2004)
Malaysian Online Journal of Instructional Technology (MOJIT)
http://pppjj.usm.my/mojit

Editorial Board (since 2006)
Educator and Education Journal

Editorial Board (2005 – 2008)
Journal of The Association for Science and
Mathematics Education, Penang (SAINSAB)

Editorial Board (Since 2000)
Diges Pendidik

Guest Editor (2005)
Malaysian Online Journal of Instructional Technology (MOJIT)
http://pppjj.usm.my/mojit


 


Editorial Board (2005 – 2007)
Buletin MS ISO 9001:2000 PPIP
 


Chief Editor (since 2008)
SAINSAB
Journal of The Association for Science and
Mathematics Education, Penang, Malaysia

 
Research(es)  
Title : ICT COMPETENCIES AMONG MALAYSIAN SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS TEACHERS 
Lead researcher: Fong Soon Fook 
Co-researcher: Abdul Rashid Mohamed, Norizan Razak, Rozhan Idrus, Balakrishnan , Ong Saw Lan, Melissa Ng Yen Yen Abdullah, Kabilan Abdullah, Abdul Ghani Kanesan, Zurida Hj Ismail, Leong Lai Mei, 
Funded By:
Year: 2007-2010 
Status: ONGOING 
 
Title : Young minds in action 
Lead researcher: Fong Soon Fook 
Co-researcher:  
Funded By: OTHERS (NATIONAL) 
Year: 2009 
Status: COMPLETED 
 
Title : Science and Technology Drama Competition among Penang Secondary Schools 
Lead researcher: Fong Soon Fook 
Co-researcher:  
Funded By: OTHERS (NATIONAL) 
Year: 2009 
Status: COMPLETED 
 
Title : Projek “3-D virtual worlds in Malaysian Science Education” 
Lead researcher: Fong Soon Fook 
Co-researcher:  
Funded By: OTHERS (NATIONAL) 
Year: 2008 
Status: COMPLETED 
 
Title : The virtual reality and artificial intelligence-based pedagogical agent in constructivist e learning system 
Lead researcher: Hanafi Atan 
Co-researcher: Baharuddin, Wong Su Luan, Fong Soon Fook 
Funded By: MOSTI 
Year: 2007 
Status: ONGOING 
 
Title : Project e-Learning: Developing Resusable Learning Objects or the Teaching and Learning of the English Language for Standard 5 and Standard 6 Students. 
Lead researcher: Abdul Rashid et al 
Co-researcher:  
Funded By: OTHERS (INTERNATIONAL) 
Year: 2004-2006 
Status: COMPLETED 
 
Title : Sino-UK Malaysia eEducator Project 
Lead researcher: Hanafi Atan et al 
Co-researcher:  
Funded By: OTHERS (INTERNATIONAL) 
Year: 2007-2008 
Status: COMPLETED 
 
Title : Perceived meanings of common graphical elements in instructional illustrations study #5.  
Lead researcher: Elizabeth Boling et al 
Co-researcher:  
Funded By: OTHERS (INTERNATIONAL) 
Year: 2003-2004 
Status: COMPLETED 
 
Title : Effects of pedagogical agents in e-learning of phonetics 
Lead researcher: Fong Soon Fook 
Co-researcher:  
Funded By: USM 
Year: 2007-2009 
Status: ONGOING 
 
Title : Effects of multiple representation in a microworld learning environment – What works in the instructional design on microworlds 
Lead researcher: Fong Soon Fook 
Co-researcher:  
Funded By: USM 
Year: 2007-2009 
Status: ONGOING 
 
Title : Assessing of competency in integrated science process skill and its relations with science achievement 
Lead researcher: Ong Saw Lan 
Co-researcher: Zurida Ismail, Fong Soon Fook 
Funded By: USM 
Year: 2005-2006 
Status: COMPLETED 
 
Title : ICT Competencies Profiling as an indicator for pedagogy-curriculum advancement. 
Lead researcher: Fong Soon Fook 
Co-researcher: Ng Wai Kong, Muzairah 
Funded By: USM 
Year: 2004-2006 
Status: COMPLETED 
 
Title : Effects of animation on learning of mitosis on a multimedia computer-based program among students of different psychological profiles. 
Lead researcher: Fong Soon Fook 
Co-researcher: Ng Wai Kong 
Funded By: USM 
Year: 1999 
Status: COMPLETED 
 
Title : E-Learning for Life Project  
Lead researcher: Prof Aminah Ayob 
Co-researcher: Fong Soon Fook and others 
Funded By: OTHERS (INTERNATIONAL) 
Year: 2003-2005 
Status: COMPLETED 
 
Title : IMPACT ASSESSMENT STUDY ON THE EDUWEBTV PROGRAMME 2009 
Lead researcher: ASSOC. PROF DR, FONG SOON FOOK 
Co-researcher: Prof Dr. Rozhan Mohammed Idrus, Dr. Balakrishnan a/l Muniandy, Dr. Ong Saw Lan, Dr. Melissa Ng Lee Yen, Abdullah, Dr. Leong Lai Mei, Dr. Azidah Abu Ziden, Dr. Mohd Ali Samsuddin, Ch’ng Pei Eng 
Funded By: OTHERS (NATIONAL) 
Year: 2009 
Status: COMPLETED 
 
Title : VIDEO EVALUATION OF THE EDUWEBTV PROGRAMME 2010 
Lead researcher: ASSOC. PROF DR, FONG SOON FOOK 
Co-researcher: Dr. Balakrishnan a/l Muniandy, Dr. Ong Saw Lan, Dr. Melissa Ng Lee Yen, Abdullah, Dr. Thevananthan Nithyanantham, Dr. Azidah Abu Ziden, Dr. Mohd Ali Samsuddin, Dr. Leong Lai Mei, Dr. Wan Ahmad Jaafar Wan Yahaya, Prof Dr. Rozhan Mohammed Idrus. 
Funded By: OTHERS (NATIONAL) 
Year: 2010 
Status: COMPLETED 
 
   
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