Project Title English for Science 1
Project Category Innovation
Abstract English for Science 1 is an English course online developed in OpenLearning platform available online which designed for pre-science stream students (beginner to pre-intermediate). This is an online course developed for massive open online learning (MOOC) 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 online course focuses on assessment to be conducted online such as A Smash Hits! Module to test the students’ listening skills by using latest hits songs. 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.
Validation Status Validated
Validation Date 2018-08-29


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


Event Name Event Date Event Level Achievement Event Venue
The 2nd Language Invention, Innovation and Design 2018 2018-08-09 National Gold Concorde Hotel Shah Alam