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CPD2018: 5 June

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Course Duration: 4 hours


Course Synopsis


Educational Research may involve various aspects of education including learning, teaching methods, teacher training, and classroom dynamics. Educational Research refers to the systematic collection and analysis of data related to the field of education, which may involve a variety of methods. This course covers the evaluation of various research methods and approaches and their suitability of application in educational research. Emphasis is given on the methods of organizing relevant information, determining appropriate research methodology, and producing a sound research proposal.


Course Objectives


Upon completion of the training, the participants will be able to:

  1. Define educational research;
  2. Understand the concepts and process of educational research;
  3. Describe various types of educational research; and
  4. Design and developing educational research.


Course Content


  • Definition and concepts of educational research.
  • The process of educational research.
  • Research methodology in educational research.
  • Designing a educational research.






Department of Foundation of Education
Faculty of Educational Studies
Universiti Putra Malaysia
T: 03-8946 7908 F: 03-8946 8246



Ahmad Fauzi Mohd Ayub is an associate professor at Faculty of Education, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). His expertise is on educational technology and also mathematics education related with using technology. He has been involved in several research including grants funded by the Ministry of Higher Education and Universiti Putra Malaysia. His grants also cover various types of research topics, such as Information Communication and Technology in Education, Mathematics Education, Product Development, Psychological Studies, Instructional Efficiency in Mathematics Learning, Students-Centred Learning, Counselling and Home Science. In terms of publication, Dr. Ahmad Fauzi Mohd Ayub have published numerous articles, as main author and co-author, in cited journals, non-cited journals, book chapters and edited books. He is also actively presenting papers at conferences. Most of his writings relate to educational technology. As educational technology is a wide area, his writings are focused on ICT literacy and the use of educational technology among school teachers, students from lower and secondary schools and also at higher educational institutions.

In terms of teaching and learning activities at the faculty level, Dr. Ahmad Fauzi Mohd Ayub has taught many courses mainly related with information and communication technology in education. Among courses he taught are Computers in Education, Developing Websites in Education, The Development of Educational Web and Multimedia in Education. His expertise is not limited in teaching subjects related with ICT but also in other subjects, such as Testing and Measurement courses and Research Methods. His teaching expertise is not limited to undergraduate studies but also at postgraduate levels where he has taught courses such as Computer in Teaching and Learning and Multimedia and Communication Technology in Instruction. Besides that, he also has taught Educational Statistic courses for Master and PhD students.

In terms of students supervision, Dr. Ahmad Fauzi Mohd Ayub have supervised many PhD and Master students in UPM. Students under his supervision is not limited on the area of educational technology but also from various type of disciplines, such as Teaching of English as Second Language, Teaching Malay as First Language, Technical and Vocational Education, Mathematics Education, and Pedagogy and Education.

Updated:: 04/10/2018 [azryadeny]


Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan
03-9769 6175
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