Project Title English for Pre Diploma 1: Science
Project Category Innovation
Abstract English for Pre-Diploma 1 is an OpenLearning platform available online which designed for science stream students (beginner to pre-intermediate). It focuses on the active student experience while creating a social community around English for future scientists. This is an online course developed for massive open online learning (MOOC) specifically for ELC010 (English for Pre-Diploma 1) and designed for UiTM as an OpenLearning platform. The novelty of this product is the course content which designs by following the intrinsically motivating instruction defines by Malone that provides learners with three main features: challenge, curiosity, and fantasy. MOOC is about providing platform on how people learn best and active learning empowers the students and makes the teacher the facilitator of the learning environment. The course content is designed by using student-centred, active and social learning pedagogical principles including active activities for assessments, curating content for community engagement, and updated course content focuses on scientific related materials. There are 6 main engaged modules with rich media content and constructing activities using OpenLearning Widgets. This course is made up of 6 core modules which run through foundation concepts in English language skills and how they connect to the real world; Module 1: Introduction to Language Skills, Module 2: Speak like a Scientist, Module 3: Listening Skill, Module 4: Reading Skill, Module 5: Grammar Nazi, and Module 6: When Albert Einstein writes like a Shakespeare. This course is taught entirely online. There is no set time frame; students can do the activities when it suits them best. This course takes approximately 12-15 hours to complete. Significantly, this course helps learners to earn credit exemptions through APEL C and speed their way to graduation due to its flexibility and students can work through them at their own pace.
Validation Status Validated
Validation Date 2017-09-08


Staff Status
Imelia Laura ak Daneil Leader
Tang Howe Eng, Dr. Member


Event Name Event Date Event Level Achievement Event Venue
National e-Content Development Competition 2017-08-15 National Silver Dewan Seri Budiman, UiTM Shah Alam