PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. CHUA KAH HENG

Department of Mathematics and Science Education
Faculty of Education
 
  03-79675062
  chuakh@um.edu.my
 Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Faculty of Education, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
Scopus ID Link
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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Alumni Universiti Sains Malaysia, Member, 2008, (University)
  • National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP), Active Member, 2009 to 2019, (National)
  • Malaysian Institute of Chemistry (IKM), Associate Member, 2016 to 2019, (National)
  • Malaysian Psychometrics Association (MPA), Active Member, 2018 to 2020, (National)
  • East-Asian Association for Science Education (EASE), Active Member, 2018 to 2019, (International)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Science Education (Secondary Science, Pedagogy, Teaching & Learning)
  • Educational Research Methodologies (Quantitative Research Methods)
  • Chemistry Education (Secondary Chemistry, Pedagogy, Teaching & Learning)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book
Chapter in Book

2017
  • Chua, K. H., & Karpudewan, M. (2017). Influences of gender and school location on science learning environment in Malaysian lower secondary schools. In Nur Jahan, A. & Mohd Johan, Z. (Eds.), Revitalising science teaching and learning culture towards sustainable living (pp. 1-15). Penang, Malaysia: SEAMEO RECSAM. 
  • Chua, K. H. & Karpudewan, M. (2017). Facilitating primary school students’ understanding of water cycle through guided inquiry-based learning. In Mageswary, K., Ahmad Nurulazam, M. Z., & Chandrasegaran, A. L. (Eds.), Overcoming students’ misconceptions in science: Strategies and perspectives from Malaysia (pp. 29-50). Singapore: Springer. 
  • Chua, K. H., Karpudewan, M., & Chandrakesan, K. (2017). Climate change activities: A possible means to promote understanding and reduce misconceptions about acid rain, global warming, greenhouse effect and ozone layer depletion among secondary school students. In Mageswary, K., Ahmad Nurulazam, M. Z., & Chandrasegaran, A. L. (Eds.), Overcoming students’ misconceptions in science: Strategies and perspectives from Malaysia (pp. 323-344). Singapore: Springer. 
  • Chua, K. H. & Saleh, S. (2017). The relevance of chemistry education to Malaysian secondary school’s students. In Anatoli, R., Salmiza, S., & Simon, M. S. (Eds.), Pupils’ diversity and success in science education in Germany and Malaysia (pp. 36-40). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: BS Print Sdn. Bhd. 

2016
  • Karpudewan, M., & Chua K. H. (2016). Cultural background and the science laboratory learning environment: The Malaysian lower secondary students’ perspective. In Ingo, E., Silvija, M., & Bernd, R. (Eds.), Science education research and practical work (pp. 93 – 104). Aachen, Germany: Shaker Verlag. 

2014
  • Chua, K. H., & Karpudewan, M. (2014). Secondary school students’ awareness towards nanotechnology. In Devadason, R. P., Zurida, I., & Ng, K. T. (Eds.), Empowering the future generation through science education (pp. 310 – 320). Penang, Malaysia: SEAMEO RECSAM. 
Article in Academic Journals

2017
  • Chua, K. H., & Karpudewan, M. (2017). The role of motivation and perceptions about science laboratory environment on lower secondary students’ attitude towards science. Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 18(2), Article 8. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2015
  • Chua, K. H., & Karpudewan, M. (2015). The interaction effects of gender and grade level on secondary school students’ attitude towards learning chemistry. Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 11(4), 889-898. doi: 10.12973/eurasia.2015.1446a (ISI-Indexed)
Proceeding

2016
  • Chua, K. H., & Saleh, S. (2016). Upper secondary chemistry students’ awareness towards nanotechnology: A view from gender and cultural affiliations. Proceeding for the Pupils’ Diversity and Integration in Education – German and Malaysian Perspectives, 6 – 8 September 2016, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Karpudewan, M., & Chua, K. H. (2016). Cultural background and the science laboratory learning environment: Malaysian lower secondary students’ perspective. Proceeding for the 23rd Symposium on Chemical and Science Education, 26-28 May 2016, TU Dortmund University, Germany. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Karpudewan, M., Chong, K. M., & Chua, K. H. (2016). Modeling science related attitude of Malaysia lower secondary students. Proceeding for the 47th Annual Australasian Science Education Research Association (ASERA) Conference, 27 June – 1 July 2016, Canberra, Australia. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Chua, K. H., & Karpudewan, M. (2016). Employing nanoscience activities to enhance students’ attitude towards chemistry lessons among upper secondary school students: A Malaysian perspective. Proceeding for the 24th IUPAC International Conference on Chemistry Education (ICCE 2016), 15 – 20 August 2016, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Chua, K. H., & Karpudewan, M. (2016). Nanoscience activities: A tool to improve the relevance of chemistry lessons to the upper secondary school students’ everyday living. Proceeding for the 2016 International Conference of East-Asian Association for Science Education (EASE 2016), 26 – 28 August 2016, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2015
  • Chua, K. H., & Karpudewan, M. (2015). The effects of “nanoscience activities” on secondary school students’ attitude towards chemistry lessons: A Malaysian experience. Proceeding for the 45th World Chemistry Congress, IUPAC 2015, 9 – 14 August 2015, Busan, Korea. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Chua, K. H., & Karpudewan, M. (2015). Can nanoscience activities increase students’ attitude towards chemistry lessons? Viewpoint from Malaysian secondary students. Proceeding for the Sixth Network for Inter-Asian Chemistry Educators Conference, 6th NICE 2015, 28 – 31 July 2015, Tokyo, Japan. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Chua, K. H., & Karpudewan, M. (2015). Influences of gender and school location on science learning environment in Malaysian lower secondary schools. Proceeding for the 6th International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, CoSMEd 2015, 16-19 Nov 2015, SEAMEO RECSAM, Penang, Malaysia. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2014
  • Chua, K. H. & Karpudewan, M. (2014). Nanotechnology: Another way to address Education for Sustainable Development. Proceeding for the 3rd International Conference on Leadership & Learning in the Asian Century, ELLTA 2014, 17-19 Nov 2014, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2013
  • Chua, K. H. & Karpudewan, M. (2013). Secondary school students’ awareness towards nanotechnology. Proceedings for the 5th International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, CoSMEd 2013, 11-14 Nov 2013, SEAMEO RECSAM, Penang, Malaysia (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Others

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • The Effect of Nanoscience Activities on Secondary School Students Motivation and Attitude Towards Leaning Chemistry Lessons, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2021, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Evaluating the Effectiveness of Augmented Reality infused Integrated STEM Education in Secondary School Science: An Approach Reflects on the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR), Co-Investigator, 2019 - 2021, Prototype Research Grant Scheme (PRGS), (National)

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • Anugerah Berprestij Pihak Luar, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2019, (University)
  • Young Scholar Award of 2018 International Conference of East-Asia Association for Science Education (2018ease), East-Asian Association for Science Education (Ease), 2018, (International)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


PRESENTER
  • The use of nanoscience activity for promoting positive attitude towards chemistry lessons among Malaysian secondary school students, 8th International Conference Network for Inter-Asian Chemistry Educators (8th NICE Conference), 2019-07-30 to 2019-08-01, Network for Inter-Asian Chemistry Educators, (International)

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • Journal of Sustainability Science and Management, Article In Journal ,  (2019)
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Educators and Education, Article In Journal ,  (2019)
  • Shanlax International Journal of Education, Article In Journal ,  (2019)
  • Effects of Jigsaw Cooperative Approach on Year 5 Pupils Higher Order Thinking Skills in Science, Thesis ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Malaysia Online Journal of Educational Sciences (MOJES), Article In Journal ,  (2019)
  • Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Article In Journal ,  (2019)
  • Journal of Cleaner Production, Article In Journal ,  (2019)
  • EDUCATUM Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology (EJSMT), Article In Journal ,  (2018)
  • Learning Science and Mathematics (LSM) Online Journal, Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2019)
  • Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2019)

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


POST GRADUATE
  • INFORMATION COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY IN SCIENCE EDUCATION, 2019/2020(1), 5, 42
  • CURRICULUM, TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT OF CELL BIOLOGY, 2019/2020(1), 20, 42
  • LEARNING SCIENCE IN THE AGE OF NEW AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES, 2018/2019(2), 1, 42
FIRST DEGREE
  • HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY AND CURRICULUM IN BIOLOGY EDUCATION, 2019/2020(1), 8, 28
  • EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, 2019/2020(1), 27, 28
  • COGNITION IN BIOLOGY EDUCATION, 2018/2019(2), 8, 28
  • EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, 2018/2019(2), 26, 28