Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

DR. MOHD NOR SYAHRIR ABDULLAH

  • Senior Lecturer

  • Department of Mathematics and Science Education
    Faculty of Education
  •    03-79675087
  •   mnsyahrir@um.edu.my

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • PhD (Science Education), PENDIDIKAN SAINS, UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA (USM)
  • Master of Education (Science Education), PENDIDIKAN SAINS, UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA (USM)
  • Dip Edu (Science Education), EDUCATION, INSTITUT PERGURUAN DARULAMAN
  • BSc (Hons) (Biochemistry), BIOCHEMISTRY, UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA (UKM)
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Qualitative Research Association of Malaysia (QRAM), Ordinary Member, 2020 to 2021 (National)
  • Mixed Methods International Research Association, Member, 2020 to present (International)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • Physics Education
  • Science Education
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Refereed Journals
    2021
    • Abdullah, M. N. S., Karpudewan, M., & Tanimale, B. M. (2021). Executive Function of the Brain and its Influences on Understanding of Physics Concept. Trends in Neuroscience and Education, 100159. (SCOPUS indexed)
    2015
    • Karpudewan, M., Roth, W. M., & Abdullah, M. N. S. B. (2015). Enhancing primary school students' knowledge about global warming and environmental attitude using climate change activities. International Journal of Science Education, 37(1), 31-54. (WoS)
    Book Chapter
    2017
    • Radzi, R. M., Abdullah, M. N. S., & Muruthi, K. (2017). Inquiry-Discovery Teaching Approach as a Means to Remediate Primary Students Misconceptions About the Phases of the Moon. In Mageswary, K., Ahmad Nurulazam, M. Z., & Chandrasegaran, A. L. (Eds.), Overcoming Students' Misconceptions in Science (pp. 71-87). Springer, Singapore.
    • Mohd Nor Syahrir Abdullah, Mageswary Karpudewan & Ahmad Nurulazam Md Zain (2017). The effect of gender and school location on students attitude towards learning science. In Nur Jahan Ahmad, Mohd Johan Zakaria (Eds.). Revitalizing Science Teaching and Learning Culture Towards Sustainable Living (pp.44-56). SEAMEO RECSAM, 978-967-930-046-8.
    • Abdullah, M.N.S., Nayan, N.A.M, Hussin, F.M., (2017). A Study on Addressing Students Misconceptions About Condensation Using the Predict-Discuss-Explain-Observe-Discuss-Explain (PDEODE) Strategy. In Mageswary, K., Ahmad Nurulazam, M. Z., & Chandrasegaran, A. L. (Eds.), Overcoming students misconceptions in science: Strategies and perspectives from Malaysia (pp. 51-69). Singapore: Springer.
    Article in Proceedings
    2021
    • Ali, A. H. M., Christensen, P. A., Norruwaida, J., Khirunnisa, M. P., & Abdullah, M. N. S. (2021, February). Non-Thermal Plasma Conversion of N2, CO2 And CH4. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 1051, No. 1, p. 012072). IOP Publishing.Chicago (SCOPUS)
    2017
    • Mageswary Karpudewan, Najeemah Mohd Yusof, Mohd Nor Syahrir Abdullah, Fui Seng Chang and Muhammad Khalil Abdullah (2017). Climate Change Education in Primary Schools. A Project on Transferring Knowledge on Climate Change to the Teachers and Students in Kerian District paper presented in 4th National Conference on Knowledge Transfer (NCKT 17), EDC Hotel & Resort, Sintok, Kedah.
    2016
    • Mohd Nor Syahrir Abdullah & Mageswary Karpudewan (2016). The influence of gender and course grade on students physics metacognition paper presented in International Conference on Education and Higher Order Thinking Skills in Conjunction with International Seminar on Science and Mathematics Education, Malaysia.
    Others
    2020
    • Mohd Nor Syahrir Abdullah, Mageswary Karpudewan, Chua Kah Heng, Abd Halim Md Ali (2020). Executive Function-Based Teaching Strategy's Effect on Secondary School Students' Understanding of Force. In Abdul Razak, R., et al. (Ed.), International Summit of Innovation & Design Exposition: Visualization of Innovative Multidisciplinary Designs of Solutions. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: University of Malaya. - E-Book
    • Chua Kah Heng, Mohd Nor Syahrir Abdullah, Mageswary Karpudewan, Suzieleez Syrene Abdul Rahim (2020). Use of Nanoscience Activities in Promoting Positive Attitude Towards Chemistry Among Malaysian Secondary School Students. In Abdul Razak, R., et al. (Ed.), International Summit of Innovation & Design Exposition: Visualization of Innovative Multidisciplinary Designs of Solutions. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: University of Malaya. - E-Book
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    Private Funding
  • Development Of Stem Digital Content Seed@terengganu, Co-Researcher, 01/06/2021 to 01/06/2023, ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc., Kuala Lumpur (Private)
  • Training Of Trainers Stem Seed@ Terengganu - The New Normal Action Plan, Co-Researcher, 01/07/2020 to 31/07/2022, ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc., Kuala Lumpur (Private)
  • RU Geran - ADEC
  • The Innovation In Self-Assessment Strategy For Remote Learning Among Physics Undergraduates, Co-Researcher, 16/02/2021 to 15/02/2022, Research University (Government)
  • Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
  • Modeling the Factors that Influence Learning of Integrated STEM Among Lower Secondary School Students in Malaysia, Co-Researcher, 01/11/2020 to 31/10/2022, Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi (KPT) (Government)
  • RU Geran - Fakulti Program
  • The Effect of Executive Function-based Teaching Strategy on Secondary School Students Physics Metacognition and Attitude towards Learning Physics, Principal Investigator(PI), 15/09/2020 to 14/09/2022, Research University (Government)
  • SUPERVISION
    External Supervision
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • Pembangunan dan Kebolehgunaan Kit Biowars Berasaskan Modul Multimedia dalam Kalangan Guru, Nur Nadhira Binti Nadzaruddin, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Perak (Post Graduate Student)
    Undergraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Academic Session)
    Completed
    • Preschool Children s Awareness of Hand Hygiene through Their General Understanding about Germs, 2021
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Evaluation Activity
    (Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education , 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Learning Science and Mathematics Journal , 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Journal of Social Science and Technical Education, 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Studies in Philosophy of Science and Education, 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences (MOJES) , 2019 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Journal of Cleaner Production. , 2019 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • International Summit On Innovation and Design Exposition (Inside) (Use of Nanoscience Activities in Promoting Positive Attitude Towards Chemistry Among Malaysian Secondary School Students) - Bronze Medal , University of Malaya & Ministry of Education Malaysia, 2020 (COMPETITION)
    • ITEX2020 Gold (Education) - HELLO MICROBES: COVID-19 vs Soap Kit, ITEX2020: 31st International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition, Malaysia, 2020 (COMPETITION)
    • International Summit On Innovation and Design Exposition (Inside) (Executive Function-Based Teaching Strategy's Effect on Secondary School Students' Understanding of Force) - Bronze Medal, University of Malaya and Ministry of Education, 2020 (COMPETITION)
    • MTE2020 Malaysia Technology Expo: COVID-19 International Innovation Awards - Silver Winners, Education Category (Hello Microbes: COVID-19 vs Soap Kit), MTE2020 Malaysia Technology Expo, 2020 (COMPETITION)
    • Young Scholar Award, 2016 International Conference of East-Asian Association for Science Education, 2016 (RESEARCH)
    CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • Pakar Rujuk Penggubalan Maklumat Kursus (MK) PDPP dan PDPM Bidang Sains IPG Tahun 2020, Institut Pendidikan Guru Kampus Pulau Pinang, 01/11/2020 to 01/11/2020 (National)
    • Research Training Capabilities on Mixed Methodology in Educational Research, University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines, 01/12/2020 to 01/12/2020 (International)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    CONFERENCE
  • NON THERMAL PLASMA CONVERSION OF N2, CO2 AND CH4, 5th International Conference on Advanced Technology & Applied Sciences in conjunction with 6th Malaysia-Japan Joint International Conference, 07/10/2020 to 08/10/2020, The Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT) and Malaysia Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) (International)
  • ORAL PRESENTER
  • Hello-Microbes: COVID-19 vs Soap Program in Enhancing Preschool Children Awareness on COVID-19, INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATHEMATICS (ICSTEM2021) in conjunction with 9th INTERNATIONAL POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE ON SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS 2021 (IPCSM2021), 07/08/2021 to 07/08/2021, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, UPSI (International)
  • PRESENTER
  • Constructing and Assessing Secondary Schools Students Understanding on Socio- Scientific Issues, 8th International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, 11/11/2019 to 15/11/2019, SEAMEO RECSAM (International)
  • Hello Microbes: A STEM Integrated Programme to Enhance Pre-school Students Understanding on Microorganisms, 8th International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, 11/11/2019 to 15/11/2019, SEAMEO RECSAM (International)
  • Climate Change Education in Primary Schools. A Project on Transferring Knowledge on Climate Change to the Teachers and Students in Kerian District, 4th National Conference on Knowledge Transfer, 11/12/2017 to 12/12/2017, KPT (National)
  • Executive Function of the Brain and its Influences on Understanding of Physics Concept , The fifth International Conference of East-Asian Association for Science Education, 26/08/2016 to 28/08/2016, East-Asian Association for Science Education (International)
  • The influence of gender and course grade on students physics metacognition, International Conference on Education and Higher Order Thinking Skills in Conjunction with International Seminar on Science and Mathematics Education, 12/04/2016 to 14/03/2020, UTM, Skudai, Johor. (International)