SPPN 1012  CURRICULUM SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS
This course is designed to expose students to different views of the nature of science and mathematics; historical development of science and mathematics curriculum in Malaysia. It will emphasize on the principles in designing and formation of the science and mathematics curriculum. Students are able to analyze various models of science and mathematics curriculum such as Integrated Model, Science, Technology and Society Model and the Smart School Curriculum Model. Students are required to present orally the comparisons of national science and mathematics curriculum with those of developed countries.
References
1. Catchart, W.G. (2001) Learning Mathemathics in Elementary and Middle Schools. London: Merril
2. Dossey, J.A., McCrone, S., Giordano, F.R. and Weir, M.D. (2002). Mathematics Methods and Modelling for Today's Mathematics Classroom. Ca:Brooks/Cole
3. Effandi Zakaria, Norazah Mohd Nordin and Sabri Ahmad. (2007). Trend Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran Matematik. Kuala Lumpur: Utusan Publications & Distributors Sdn. Bhd
4. Keeley, P and Rose, C.M. (2006) Mathematics Curriculum Topic Study: Bridging The Gap Between Standards and Practice. Los Angeles: Corwin Press
5. Leslie. W.T. and Rodger, W.B.(2002). Becoming a Secondary School Science Teacher. 5th Edition. Ohio: Merill Publishing Company
6. Meor Ibrahim Kamaruddin (2006), Modul Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran Sains dan Matematik, Skudai: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2005
7. NSTA (2005). Teaching High School Science Through Inquiry. CA; Corwin Press
8. Poh Hwee Siang (2003). Pedagogy of Science 1: Science Curriculum. Kuala Lumpur: Kumpulan Budiman Sdn. Bhd.
SPPN 1022  LEARNING SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS
The course is designed to expose students with knowledge of behavioural, cognitive and constructivist learning approach and their applications for effective learning of science and mathematics. Students will be able to make general discussion on science and mathematics learning methods and their appropriate applications to the learning of science and mathematics at different cognitive levels. Students will be able to analyze the various learning difficulties, factors of effective learning, individual differences and learning style in teaching science and mathematics.
References
1. Ausubel D. P. (1968) Educational Psychology: A Cognitive View, New York Academic Press
2. Brunner, J. S. (1968) Toward Theory of Instruction, New York: W.W.Norton
3. Bigge,M. L. (1982).Learning Theories for Teachers. New York: Harper and Row
4. Cagne, E. D. (1985). The Cognitive Psychology of School Learning. Boston: Little Brown and Co.
5. Schunk, D. H. (2000) Learning Theories.An Educational Perspective.Ed.5 Ohio: Merril Publishing Co.
6. Seifert K. L. (1988) Psychology for teaching.Sixth Edition.Houghton Mifflin Company Boston.
7. Thomas D.A (1992) Teenagers, Teachers and Mathematics. Allyn & Bacon.
8. Litwiller, B., Bright, G. (2002) Making Sense of Fractions, Ratios and Proportions:2002 YearBook.
9. Prairie, A. P (2005) Inquiry into Maths Science and Technology for Teaching Young Children; Thomson Delmar Learning
SPPN 2052  LABORATORY SAFETY AND MANAGEMENT
This course will expose students to the knowledge and skills of school science laboratory and management such as organization, procedures and maintenance, purchases of chemicals, safety procedures, roles and responsibilities of science teachers and laboratory assistants. Students will be able to handle chemical and apparatus storage and disposal, identify types of chemicals and potential hazards, storage of glassware, microscopes and safety devices. Students will acquire basics science laboratory techniques and procedures of fire and prevention: classification of fires, types of fire extinguishers and first aid in science laboratory. Students will also work together to organize a seminar and educational visit to enhance their awareness on laboratory safety and management.
References
1. Glencoe Science (2002). Laboratory Management and Safety in the Science Classroom. USA: Glencoe McGrawHill
2. Hill, R. H. and Finster, D. (2010) Laboratory Safety for Chemistry Students. New Jersey: Willey.
3. Meor Ibrahim Kamaruddin. (2008). Science Laboratory Safety and Management Module. J. Bahru: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
4. Newton, W.P. (2008) A Practical Guide to Teaching Science in the Secondary School. New York: Routledge.
5. Pusat Perkembangan Kurikulum, KPM. (1999). Pengurusan dan Keselamatan Makmal Sains Sekolah. Kuala Lumpur: DBP
6. Seiler, J.P. (2005) Good Laboratory Practice. Berlin: Springer
7. WHO. (2008) Good Laboratory Practice. Quality Practice for Regulated NonClinical Research and Development. Switzerland: WHO Publications.
SPPN 2112  METHODS OF TEACHING CHEMISTRY
The course will expose students to the philosophy, goal and objectives of chemistry teaching and analysis of National Chemistry Curriculum. It will emphasize on the applications of various teachinglearning models, approaches and techniques. Students will be able to describe clearly the philosophy of chemistry teaching as outlined in the KBSM document and make critical analysis of the document to be applied in chemistry teaching. Students will be required to demonstrate clearly teaching skills, planning, implementation and evaluation as well as diagnosis and remedial works for teaching school chemistry.
References
1. Bennet, J. (2004) Teaching and Learning Science: A Guide to Recent Research and its Applications. London: Continuum.
2. Newton, W.P. (2008) A Practical Guide to Teaching Science in the Secondary School. New York: Routledge.
3. Loh Wai Leng and Tan On Tin. Exploring Chemistry. Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Penerbit Fajar Bakti Sdn. Bhd.
4. Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (2001). Huraian Sukatan Pelajaran Kimia Tingkatan 4. Kuala Lumpur: Pusat Perkembangan Kurikulum.
5. Poh Swee Hiang (2005). Pedagogy of science. Kuala Lumpur: Kumpulan Budiman Sdn Bhd.
6. Suzanna, D. and Bransford, J.D. (2005) How Students Learn. Science in the Classroom. Washington: The Academic Press.
7. Zurida Ismail, Syarifah Norhaidah Syed Idros dan Mohd. Ali Samsudin. (2006) Kaedah Mengajar Sains. Kuala Lumpur: PTS Profesional.
SPPN 2121  PRACTICAL IN CHEMISTRY EDUCATION I
This laboratorybased course is designed to focus on Form 4 secondary school chemistry practical work. Students will be able to manage and plan experiments. Foci are also given on planning and conducting experiment classes, learning and applications of scientific skills and attitudes and scientific values. Students will also be exposed to computerbased experiments (example PASCO) and designing innovative experiments that emphasizes on making conclusions based on available data
References
1. Collete, A.T dan Chiappetta, E.L. (1994). Science instruction in the middle and secondary schools. Macmillan Publishing: New York.
2. Colvill, M dan Pattie, I. (2002). Science skills: the building blocks. Australian Primary & Junior Science Journal. 18(3): 2028.
3. Fouad Abd. El Khalick dan Lederman, N.G. (2000). Improving science teachers conceptions of nature of science: a critical review of the literature. International Journal Science Education. 22(7): 665701.
4. Martin, R.E., Sexton, C., Wagman, K dan Gerlovich, J. (1994). Teaching science for all children. Allyn and Bacon: Boston.
5. McPerson, G.R. (2001). Teaching and learning the scientific method. The American Biology Teacher. 63(4): 242246.
6. Poh, S.H. (2000). Strategi pengajaran pembelajaran sains. Kumpulan Budiman: Kuala Lumpur.
7. Poh, S.H. (2000). Kurikulum sains. Kumpulan Budiman: Kuala Lumpur.
8. Proulx, G. (2004). Integrating scientific method and critical thinking in classroom debates on environmental issues. The American Biology Teacher. 66(1): 2633.
9. Pasco, (1999). Physics Lab with computers, Volume 1: Teacher's Guide. California: Pasco Scientific
10. Pasco, (1999). Physics Lab with computers, Volume 2: Teacher's Guide. California: Pasco Scientific
11. Pasco, (1999). Physics Lab with computers, Volume 2: Student workbook. California: Pasco Scientific
12. Pasco, (1999). Physics Lab with computers, Volume 1: Student workbook. California: Pasco Scientific
13. Electronic Construction from A to Z; http://www.mtechnologies.com/building/atoz.htm.
SPPN 3131  PRACTICAL IN CHEMISTRY EDUCATION II
This course is designed to expose students to Form 5 secondary school chemistry practical works and laboratory techniques. It will emphasize mainly on the handson experience in which students are required to carry out experiments in Salt, Redox Reactions, Rates of Reaction, Thermochemistry and Organic Compounds and demonstrate science process skills. Students will be required to design innovative experiments using PASCO that emphasizes on making conclusions based on available data
References
1. Chan Yat Wah, Gan Chong Moi, Lai Choi Mee and Hairolhamzi bin Bahroddin (2005). Science Form 4. Kuala Lumpur: Angsana Press (M) Sdn. Bhd.
2. Chemistry form 4 Text Books
3. GallagherBolos, J.A. and Smithenry, D.W. (2010) Teaching inquirybased chemistry: creating a studentled scientific communities. Michigan: Heinemann.
4. Gilbert, J. (2006) Science Education: Science, Education and Formal Curriculum. New York: Routledge.
5. Karaman, A. (2009) Student inquiry in science education. Germany: VDM Verlag.
6. Lechtanski, V. L. (2000). Inquirybased Experiments in Chemistry. New York; American Society.
7. Poh Swee Hiang (2005). Pedagogy of science. Kuala Lumpur: Kumpulan Budiman Sdn Bhd.
SPPN 4142  CHEMISTRY EDUCATION
This course is divided into two parts. Part I is a discussion on the several current issues (teaching and learning, curriculum, teachers’ development, etc.) and its implication to chemistry education. In Part II, students are required to do a coursework such as project, module, software, academic reports or a small scale research in chemistry education. Students will be able to discuss critically several issues in chemistry teaching and learning and develop some innovative teaching materials for chemistry classes.
References
1. Barke, H. Hazari, A. dan Yitbarek, S. (2009). Misconception in Chemistry.Verlag Berlin Heildelberg: Springer
2. Chiappetta, E.L. and Thomas R.K. (2010). Science Instruction in the Middle and Secondary Schools. 7th Edition. Singapore: Pearson/Prentice Hall.
3. Fensham, P.J. Gunstone, R.F. & White, R.T. (1995) The Content of Science: A Constructive Approach To Its Teaching and Learning. London: The Falmer Press.
4. Gallagher, J.J. (2007) Teaching Science for Understanding: A Practical Guide for Middle and High School Teachers. Singapore: Pearson/Allyn & Bacon.
5. Herr, N. (2008) The Sourcebook for Teaching Science. San Francisco: John Wiley
6. Kumar, K.S. (2004). Methods of Teaching Chemistry. Darya Ganj: Discovery Publishing
7. Trowbridge, L.W. & Bybee, R.W. (2000) Teaching Secondary School Science: Strategies for Developing Scientific Literacy, 7th edition. Merill Publishing Company.
8. Suzanna, D. and Bransford, J.D. (2005) How Students Learn. Science in the Classroom. Washington: The Academic Press.
9. Students are advised to search the related articles in the following journal:
The Science Teacher, Journal of Research in Science Teaching, Journal of Chemical Education, International Journal of Science Education, Science Education
SPPN 2212  METHODS OF TEACHING PHYSICS
The course will expose students to the philosophy, goal and objectives of physics teaching in line with the requirement of the National Physics Curriculum. It will emphasize on the applications of various teachinglearning models, approaches and techniques based on constructivism. Students will be able to describe clearly the philosophy of physics teaching as outlined in the KBSM document and make a critical analysis of the document to be applied in physics teaching. Students will be required to demonstrate clearly teaching skills, planning, implementation and evaluation as well as diagnosis and remedial works for teaching school physics.
References :
1. Mohd Ali Ibrahim (2006). Modul Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran Fizik
2. Trowbridge, L.W., Bybee, R.W. (1997). Becoming A Secondary School Science Teacher. Columbus, Ohio: Merrill Publishing Company
3. Bigge M. L. (1982), Learning Theories for Teachers. New York: Harper & Row Publishers
4. Bloom B. S. (1956). Taxonomy of Educational Objectives, Handbook I:The Cognitive Domain. New York: David McKay Co Inc.
5. Bloom B. S., Madaus G. F. and Hastings J. T. (1981), Evaluation to Improve Learning. New York: McGraw Hill Book Co.
6. Fakulti Pendidikan. (2006). Panduan Latihan Mengajar. Johor Bahru: UTM
7. Hammerman, E. (2006). Becoming A Better Science Teacher. California: Corwin Press
8. Kementerian Pelajaran Malaysia (2000), Huraian Sukatan Pelajaran Fizik Tingkatan 4 dan 5, Kuala Lumpur, Pusat Perkembangan Kurikulum.
9. Paul Chance (2009) Learning and Behaviour: Active Learning Edition. Sixth Edition. Wardsworth Publication.
10. Paul D.Eggen, D.P.Kauchak (1996), Strategies for Teachers, Needham, Allyn & Bacon
SPPN 2221  PRACTICAL IN PHYSICS EDUCATION I
This course is designed to expose students to the skills needed to conduct and teach Form 4 secondary school physics practical works. It focuses on the experiments involving Measuring, Kinematics & Dynamics, Properties of materials, Energy and Optic. Students are required to demonstrate correct scientific skills and values, safety measures in laboratory during the process of conducting experiments and design innovative experiments collaboratively.
References :
1. Abu Hassan Kassim dan Meor Ibrahim Kamaruddin (2000). Pendidikan Amali Sains: Kemahiran Saintifik. Johor Bahru: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
2. Badariah Hamzah; Cham You, Chang, See Leong; Koay, Kheng Chuan; Yew, Kok Leh (2005). Integrated Curriculum for Secondary Schools: PHYSICS Form 4 Practical Book . Batu Pahat: Zeti Enterprise
3. Lembaga Peperiksaan Malaysia (2004). Panduan Pentaksiaran Kerja Amali Fizik: PEKA Fizik 4531/4. Kuala Lumpur: Kementerian Pelajaran Malaysia.
4. Pusat Perkembangan Kurikulum (2004). Integrated Curriculum for Secondary Schools Curriculum Specifications: Physics Form 4. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.
SPPN 3231  PRACTICAL IN PHYSICS EDUCATION II
This course is designed to expose students to the skills needed to conduct and teach Form 5 secondary school Physics practical works. It focuses on the experiments involving Wave, Electric & Electronic and Magnetic. Foci are also given on planning and conducting experiment classes, learning and applications of scientific skills and attitudes and scientific values. Students will also be exposed to computerbased experiments (example PASCO) and designing innovative experiments that emphasizes on making conclusions based on available data
References
1. Abu Hassan Kassim dan Meor Ibrahim kamaruddin (2000). Pendidikan Amali sains: Kemahiran Saintifik. Johor Bahru: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
2. Lee, Krishnaveni dan Nur Wahaya (2006). Integrated Curriculum for Secondary Schools: PHYSICS Form 5 Practical Book . Kajang, Selangor: Aras Mega (M) Sdn. Bhd
3. Lembaga Peperiksaan Malaysia (2004). Panduan Pentaksiran Kerja Amali Fizik: PEKA Fizik 4531/4. Kuala Lumpur: Kementerian Pelajaran Malaysia.
4. Pusat Perkembangan Kurikulum (2003). Huraian Sukatan Pelajaran Fizik Tingkatan V. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.
5. PASCO (1999). Physics Lab with Computers (Vol. 1): Teacher's Guide. California:PASCO Scientific.
SPPN 4242  PHYSICS EDUCATION
This course is divided into two parts. Part I is a discussion on the several current issues (teaching and learning, curriculum, teachers' development, etc.) and its implication to physics education. In Part II, students are required to do a coursework such as project, module, software, academic reports or a small scale research in physics education. Students will be able to discuss critically several issues in physics teaching and learning and develop some innovative teaching materials for physics classes.
References :
1. Mohd Ali Ibrahim (2007). Modul Pendidikan Fizik
2. Yap Kueh Chin, Toh Kok Aun, Goh Ngoh Khang (2002). Teaching Science Reading and Resources. Pearson Education Asia, Singapore
3. Hammerman, E. (2006). Becoming A Better Science Teacher. California: Corwin Press
4. Kementerian Pelajaran Malaysia (2000), Huraian Sukatan Pelajaran Fizik Tingkatan 4 dan 5, Kuala Lumpur, Pusat Perkembangan Kurikulum.
5. Pollard, A. (2006). Reflective Teaching. London: Continuum
6. Schunk, D.H. (2000). Learning Theories. An Educational Perspective, Ed. 5. Ohio: Merill Publishing Company.
SPPN 2312  METHODS OF TEACHING MATHEMATICS
The course will expose students to the philosophy, goal and objectives of mathematics teaching and analysis of National Mathematics Curriculum. It will emphasize on the applications of various teachinglearning models, approaches and techniques. Students will be able to describe clearly the philosophy of mathematics teaching as outlined in the KBSM document and make critical analysis of the document to be applied in mathematics teaching. Students will be required to demonstrate clearly teaching skills, planning, implementation and evaluation as well as diagnosis and remedial works for teaching school mathematics.
References
1. Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (2000). Huraian Sukatan Matematik Tingkatan 4, Kuala Lumpur: Pusat Perkembangan Kurikulum.
2. Schwieger, R. D (1999). Teaching Elementary School Maths  A Problem Solving Approach. Wardsworth Publishing Company.
3. Cifford, S (2005). Teaching Maths 35, Open University Press.
4. Billstein, R; Libeskind, S; Lott, J.W (2007). Problem Solving Approach to Maths for Elementary Teachers; Pearson Education.
SPPN 2332  MATHEMATICS LABORATORY EDUCATION
The subject is designed for students enrolling in mathematics teaching programs with emphasize on how to teach computerbased mathematical experiments. Students will be exposed to the intellectual property law, mathematical experiments using computers to allow them to explore the capabilities of various computer applications and ways to use in teaching and learning mathematics. Students are required to work collaboratively to produce an innovative and creative technologybased teaching activity to enhance the teaching and learning of mathematics.
References
1. Balacheff, N & Kaput, J. J. (1996). ComputedBased Learning Environments in Mathematics.
2. Dalam A. J. Bishop, K. Clements, C. Keitel, J. Kilpatrick, C. Laborde. International Handbook of Mathematics Education. Dordrecht: Klumer. 469501.
3. Costello, J. (1991). Teaching & Learning Mathematics. 1116. Routledge.
4. http://mathed.utm.my/~zaleha/
5. Watt, M. & Watt, Daniel. (1988) Teaching with LOGO Building Blocks for Learning. Reading: Adison Wesley.
6. Zaleha Ismail (2003). Pelaksanaan Pembelajaran Matematik Beramali Melalui Penggunaan Komputer. Konvensyen Aplikasi Teknologi Maklumat. Melaka.
7. Zaleha Ismail (2001). Peranan Alat Penyelesai Masalah Dalam Persekitaran Pembelajaran Matematik Berkomputer. Prosiding Konvensyen Pendidikan UTM 2000.
8. Zaleha Ismail (2000). Rekabentuk Pengajaran Matematik Menengah dalam Persekitaran Perisian LOGO. Buletin Persatuan Pendidikan Matematik dan Sains Johor.
9. Zaleha Ismail (1997). Pembinaan Kefahaman Ke atas persamaan pembeza dalam suasana pembelajaran komputer.Tesis Doktor Falsafah. Tidak diterbitkan
SPPN 4342  MATHEMATICS EDUCATION
This course is divided into two parts. Part I is a discussion on the several current issues (teaching and learning, curriculum, teachers’ development, etc.) and its implication to mathematics education. In Part II, students are required to do a coursework such as project, module, software, academic reports or a small scale research in mathematics education. Students will be able to discuss critically several issues in mathematics teaching and learning and develop some innovative teaching materials for mathematics classes.
References
1. Prosiding Simposium Kebangsaan Sains Matematik. Anjuran PERSAMA dan FSK, UUM. Alor Setar, 2005
2. Proceedings International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education. Anjuran FP, UM. Kuala Lumpur, 2003
3. Proceedings International Conference: The Decidable and the Undecidable in Mathematics Education. Brno, Czech Republic, 2003
4. Orton, A. & Wain, G. (1994). Issues in Teaching Mathematics. Cassell.London
5. English, N.D., Halfoud, G.S (1995). Mathematics Education : Models & Process. Mahwah, NI; Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
6. Proceeding International Symposium Elementary Math Teaching, Prague, SEMT 2003
7. Royer, J.M (2003) Mathematical Cognition; Information Age Publishing.
8. Clarkson, P., Presmag, N (2008) Critical Issues in Math Education : Springer.
USP 3212  SERVICE LEARNING (SCIENCE/MATHEMATICS EXHIBITION/TUITION)
This course integrates academic classroom curriculum with community service to enrich students learning experience. It provides students the opportunities to render services to the community via their knowledge and skills in science or mathematics education acquired from their respective program through a science or mathematics exhibition or tuition and seminar. Students are required to analyze the educational needs of the society, plan and organize an exhibition or tuition classes and evaluate the processes. They will also organize a smallscaled seminar to present their projects to reflect on the learning and servicing processes.
References :
1. Anderson, J. R. (1992). Intelligent tutoring and high school mathematics. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 608, 110.
2. Baines, E., Bulling, D. & Williams, C. (2002). Exhibition guide: Summer science exhibition. London: Royal Society.
3. Bray, M. (2007). The shadow education system: Private tutoring and its implications for planners (2nd ed.). Paris: UNESCO.
4. Bray, M. & Kwok, P. (2003). Demand for private supplementary tutoring: conceptual considerations, and socioeconomic patterns in Hong Kong. Economics of Educational Review, 22(6), 611620.
5. Czerniak, C. M. & Lumpe, A. T. (1996). Predictors of Science Fair Participation Using the Theory of Planned Behavior. School Science and Mathematics, 96(7), 355361.
6. Dang, H. & Rogers, F. H. (2008). The growing phenomenon of private tutoring: Does it deepen human capital, widen inequalities, or waste resources? The World Bank Research Observer, 23(2), 161200.
7. Davies, S. (2004). School choice by default? Understanding the demand for private tutoring in Canada. American Journal of Education, 110(3), DOI: 10.1086/383073.
8. DeClue, M. E., Johnson, K., Hendrickson, H. & Keck, P. (2000). Stimulate High School Science Fair Participation by Connecting with a Nearby College. Journal of Chemical Education, 77(5), 608609.
9. Gordon, E. E. (1989). Educators' consumer guide to private tutoring services. Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation.
10. Falk, J. & Storksdieck, M. (2005). Using the contextual model of learning to understand visitor learning from a science center exhibition. Science Education, 89, 744778.
11. Hege, H. & Polthier, K. (2000). Visualizations and mathematics III. Germany: SpringerVerlag Berlin Heidelberg.
12. Leal, L. C. & Abrantes, P. (1993). Assessment in an innovative curriculum project for mathematics in grades 79 in Portugal. In: Niss, M. (ed). Cases of assessment in mathematics education (pp.173182). Netherland: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
SSCC 1413  CHEMICAL THERMODYNAMICS
The course provides the concepts and principle of physical chemistry, starting with a brief discussion on gases which include the properties and equation of state of ideal and real gas and continuing with the principle of corresponding states. The next topics will emphasize on Thermodynamics: Basic concepts of thermodynamics  State functions, heat, enthalpy, internal energy, Gibbs free energy, Helmholtz free energy, heat capacity, First, Second and Third Laws of thermodynamics and Zeroth law of thermodynamics. Topics on the Chemical Equilibria will focus on chemical potentials and phase equilibria which include the phase rule and phase diagram of single component system. The final topic will cover Solutions: Compositions, partial molar quantities, ideal solutions, ideally dilute solutions and non ideal solutions
References :
1. Atkins, P.W. and de Paula, J. (2007) Physical Chemistry, 8th. Ed., International Student Edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. (Required text).
2. Atkins, P.W. (2001) The Elements of Physical Chemistry, 3rd. Ed., Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.
3. Silbey, R.J., Alberty, R.A. and Bawendi, M.G. (2004) Physical Chemistry, 4th Ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New Jersey, U.S.A.
4. Thomas Engel and Philip Reid (2006) Physical Chemistry, Pearson Education, Inc., The Benjamin Cummings Publishing Co, Inc., California, U.S.A.
5. Mortimer, R. G. (2008) 'Physical Chemistry, 3rd Edition',The Benjamin Cummings Publishing Co, Inc., California, U.S.A.
6. Tinaco, I., Sauer, K., Wang, J.C. and J.D. Puglisi, (2002) Physical Chemistry: Principles and Applications in Biological Sciences, 4th Ed., International Edition, PrenticeHall, Inc., New Jersey.
7. Laidler, K.J. and Meiser, J.H. (1995) Kimia Fizik I; Translator: Satapah Ahmad & Mohd. Jain Noordin, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur.
8. Rock, P.A. (2000) Termodinamik Kimia; Translator: Halimaton Hamdan & Zaiton Abdul Majid, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia
SSCC 1603 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY  FUNCTIONAL GROUPS
This course discusses the fundamental concepts of functional groups in organic compounds. These include aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons, alcohols, phenols, organohalogen compounds, ethers, epoxides, aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids. In each topic, the students will be introduced to the structures of the functional groups and the nomenclatures (common names and IUPAC names). Physical properties, preparations, reactions and visual tests will also be discussed. Interconversion of the related functional groups and their reaction mechanisms are also included.
References :
1. L.G.Wade Jr., "Organic Chemistry, 6th Ed.", Prentice Hall, NJ, USA, 2006
2. J. McMurray, "Organic Chemistry, 7th Ed.", Thomson Brooks/Cole, USA, 2008
3. P.Y. Bruice, "Organic Chemistry, 5th Ed.", Pearson International Edition, USA, 2007
4. T.W.G. Solomon and C. B. Fryhle, "Organic Chemistry, 9th Ed.", John Wiley & Sons, Inc., USA, 2008
5. G. Smith, "Organic Chemistry", McGrawHill Int. Ed., NY, USA, 2006
6. F. A. Carey, "Organic Chemistry, 5th Ed.", McGraw Hill, New York, New Jersey, USA, 2006
SSCC 1703  INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
This course introduces the basic concepts of inorganic chemistry, focusing largely on structure, reactivity and periodicity of inorganic substances of the main group elements. The course also teaches the systematic survey of the descriptive inorganic chemistry of the main group elements, including industrial applications and practical uses of important classes of inorganic compounds.
References :
1. Atkins, P, Overton, T., Rouke, J, Weller, M, and Amstrong, F. (2006), "Inorganic Chemistry, 4Th Edition", Italy: Oxford. (TEXT BOOK).
2. Panel Kimia Tak Organik & Organologam, (2000) "Kimia Unsur Kumpulan Utama", UTM.
3. Addison C. C. , (Editor), (2010), "Inorganic Chemistry of the MainGroup Elements (SPR Inorganic Chemistry of the MainGroup Elements", Royal Society of Chemistry.
4. C. Housecroft and A. G. Sharpe, (2007), Inorganic Chemistry 3rd Edition, Prentice Hall.
5. RaynerCanham; G. and Tina Overton, (2006) "Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry" New York : W.H. Freeman & Com.
6. Mackay R. A. and Handerson W., (2002), "Introduction to Modern Inorganic Chemistry, 6th Edition", CRC Press.
7. Liptrot, G.F. (1992) "Modern Inorganic Chemistry, 4Th Ed.", London : Bell & Hyman
SSCC 1821  ORGANIC CHEMISTRY PRACTICAL I
This course comprises several laboratory experiments related to organic chemistry. Emphasis is on the basic skills of recrystallization, extraction, separation, reflux and distillation. Upon completion, students should be able to assemble and use basic apparatus for experimental organic chemistry and present scientific data in a clear and logical way and produce a scientific report of their work
References
1. J.C. Gilbert, Experimental Organic Chemistry: A Miniscale and Microscale Approach, Cengage Learning, 2006.
2. A.M. Schoffstall, Microscale and Miniscale Organic Chemistry Laboratory Experiments, 2nd Edition, McGraw Hill Education, 2004.
3. F. A. Bettleheim and J. M. Landesberg, Laboratory Experiments for General, Organic, and Biochemistry 6th Edition, Brooks Cole, 2006.
4. J. Leonard, B. Lygo and G. Procter, Advanced Practical Organic Chemistry, 2nd Edition, Chapman & Hall, 2001.
SSCC 1841  PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY PRACTICAL I
This course is design to increase and strengthen students' understanding on the concepts and principles in Chemical Thermodynamics through experiments conducted in the laboratory. The experiments selected for the course illustrate concepts explored in the Chemical Thermodynamics lecture, enable students to test the relation of theories with experiments, learn experimental methods used by physical chemist, develop laboratory skills and the ability to work independently, learn how to effectively present scientific results and appreciate the limitations inherent in both theoretical treatments and experimental measurements.
References
1. Atkins, P.W. and de Paula, J. (2002) Physical Chemistry, 7th. Ed., International Student Edition, OUP, Oxford, UK. (Required text)
2. Atkins, P.W. and dePaula J. (2009) The Elements of Physical Chemistry, 9th. Ed., OUP, Oxford, UK.
3. Atkins, P.W. (2005) The Elements of Physical Chemistry, 4th. Ed., OUP, Oxford, UK.
4. Silbey, R.J., Alberty, R.A. and Bawendi, M.G. (2004) Physical Chemistry, 4th Ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New Jersey, U.S.A.
5. Thomas Engel and Philip Reid (2006) Physical Chemistry, Pearson Education, Inc., The Benjamin Cummings Pub. Co, Inc., California, U.S.A.
6. Mortimer, R. G. (2008) Physical Chemistry, The Benjamin Cummings Pub. Co, Inc., California, U.S.A.
7. Neal Lerner EdD, (2010), "The Iea of Writing Laboratory", Southern Illinois University Press.
8. Tinaco, I., Sauer, K., Wang, J.C. and J.D. Puglisi, (2002) Physical Chemistry: Principles and Applications in Biological Sciences, 4th Ed., International Edition, PrenticeHall, Inc., New Jersey.
SSCC 1851  INORGANIC CHEMISTRY PRACTICAL I
This course introduces the basic concepts and skills in inorganic chemistry practical. The experiments are focused on physicochemical properties of elements and compounds of Group IA, Group IIA, Aluminium, Nitrogen, Sulphur and Halogen. This course also exposes students to basic skill of handling chemicals and preparing solution.
References
1. J. D. Woolins (Editor), (2010), Inorganic Experiments, 3rd ed. WileyVCH.
2. ELB (1985), Modern Inorganic Chemistry, 4th ed. :ELBS
3. Panel Kiimia Tak Organik & Organologam, (2000) Kimia Unsur Kumpulan Utama , UTM
4. Cotton, F. A., Wilkinson, G. and Gaus, P. L. (1994) "Basic Inorganic Chemistry",.3rded. John Wiley & Sons.
5. Rodgers, G. E. (1994) "Introduction to Coordination, Solid State, and Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry", McGrawHill International Editions
6. Atkin, P., Overton, T., Rourke,J., Weller, M. and Amstrong F. (2006) Inorganic Chemistry, 4th Ed. Italy: Oxford.
SSCC 2243  PRINCIPLES OF ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
This course provides a basic introduction to quantitative chemical analysis, with emphasis on wet chemical methods. Topics include introduction to analytical chemistry, sampling, sample preparation, data analysis and method validation, gravimetric analysis and volumetric analysis.
References
1. Online lecture notes and power point slides (UTM elearning site at http://elearning.utm.my
2. Mohd Marsin Sanagi, Azli Sulaiman and Wan Aini Wan Ibrahim, "Principles of Chemical Analysis", Department of Chemistry, UTM, 2004.
3. G. D. Christian, "Analytical Chemistry", 6th edn., Wiley International Edition, 2004.
4. D. Harvey, "Modern Analytical Chemistry", 2nd. Ed. McGrawHill, 2000.
5. F. Rubinson and K.A. Rubinson, "Contemporary Chemical Analysis", New Jersey, PrenticeHall, 1998.
6. D. A. Skoog, D. M. West, F. J. Holler and S. R. Crouch, "Fundamental of Analytical Chemistry, 8th Edition", Brooks Cole, 2003.
7. D. A. Skoog and D. M. West, "Analytical Chemistry", 5th edn., Philadelphia, Saunders College, 1986.
8. R. A. Day and A. L. Underwood, "Quantitative Analysis", 6th edn., New Jersey, Prentice Hall, 1991.
9. R. Kelner, JeanMichel Mernet, M. Otto, and M. Valcarcel, "Analytical Chemistry: A Modern Approach to Analytical Science", WileyVCH, 2004.
10. Internet online resources
11. Online Journals in Analytical Chemistry (Analytica Chimica Acta, Analytical Chemistry, Analyst, Journal of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists, Analytical Chemistry, etc)
SSCC 2453  CHEMICAL KINETICS & ELECTROCHEMISTRY
This course presents the fundamental concept and the application of chemical kinetics and electrochemistry. The chemical kinetics study includes rate and mechanism of reactions, orders of reactions, rate laws and the comparison of theories with experiments for simple gas reactions, reactions in solution, complex reactions, homogeneous catalysis, chain reactions and rapid reactions. While electrochemistry includes the electrolyte conductivity, theory on conductivity, activity, transport numbers, electrochemical cells and electrode processes and kinetics
References :
1. Atkins, P.W. and de Paula, J. (2007) Physical Chemistry, 8th. Ed., International Student Edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.
2. Atkins, P.W. (2001) The Elements of Physical Chemistry, 3rd. Ed., Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.
3. Silbey, R.J., Alberty, R.A. and Bawendi, M.G. (2004) Physical Chemistry, 4th Ed., Wiley International Ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New Jersey, U.S.A.
4. Levine , I. N. (2003) Physical Chemistry, 5th Ed. Mc GrawHill, International Ed. Singapore.
5. Davis M. E. and Davis R.J. (2002) Fundamental of Chemical Reaction Engineering, Mc GrawHill, USA.
6. Laidler, K.J. and Meiser, J.H. (1995) Kimia Fizik I; Translator: Satapah Ahmad & Mohd. Jain Noordin, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
7. House, J. E.(1997), Principles of Chemical kinetics, Wm. C. Brown Publishers, USA.
8. Mortimer, R. G. (1993) Physical Chemistry, The Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Co, Inc., California, U.S.A.
9. Bard, A. J. and Faulkner, L. R.(1980) Electrochemical Methods, Fundamentals and Applications, John Wiley & Sons Inc. New York, USA.
10. Fried,V., Daniels, D.J. and Blukis, U.(1977) Physical Chemistry ,MacMillan Publishing Co. Inc, New York, USA
SSCC 2613 BIOMOLECULES
This course introduces the classifications, synthesis and reactions of biomolecules such as carbohydrates, peptides, proteins and lipids. It will also emphasize on the threedimensioal structures and fundamental concepts of stereochemistry. Infrared spectroscopy is included as a technique in characterising the functional groups of compounds.
References :
1. L. G. Wade, Jr., Organic Chemisry, 7th Edition, Prentice Hall, NJ, USA, 2006.
2. J. G. Smith, Organic Chemistry, McGrawHill Int.,NY, USA, 2006.
3. T. W. G. Solomon and C. B. Fryhle, Organic Chemistry, 9th Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., USA, 2006.
4. F. A. Carey and R. J. Sundberg, Advanced Organic Chemistry: Part A: Structure and Mechanisms, 5th Edition, Springer, 2007; Part B: Reactions and Synthesis.
5. F. Carey and R. Giuliano, Organic Chemistry 8th Edition, McGrawHill. 2010.
6. P. Y. Bruice, Organic Chemistry, 4th Edition, Pearson Prentice Hall, NJ, USA, 2006
SSCC 2713  COORDINATION CHEMISTRY
This course introduces the different types of ligands used in coordination chemistry and how their different modes of coordination lead to isomerism. The systematic way of naming metal complexes will be outlined. The different ideas on bonding in metal complexes will be discussed and this will help students to understand the advantages and limitations of each theory. The substitution mechanistic pathways of metal complexes and its kinetics and how this mechanism is determined experimentally are illustrated. The electronic spectra and colour properties of the metal complexes will be explained. Spectroscopic characterization techniques of coordination compounds are also covered
References :
1. Rusmidah Ali, Mohd Nordin Garif, Mustaffa Shamsuddin, Razak Ali, Wan Azelee Wan Abu Bakar, Zainab Ramli, Abdull Rahim Mohd Yusoff and Nor Aziah Buang, Coordination Chemistry, 2009, Dept of Chemistry, UTM. (Text Book).
2. D. Shriver and P. Atkins, Inorganic Chemistry, 5th Edition. W. H. Freeman. 2009.
3. Catherine E. Housecroft and Alan G. Sharpe, Inorganic Chemistry, 3rd Edition, Pearson Education Limited, 2008.
4. Gary L. Miessler and Donald A Tarr, Inorganic Chemistry, 3rd Edition, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004.
5. David Nicholls, "Complexes and First Row Transition Elements" The Mac Millan Press Ltd. 1979
6. K.F. Furcell and J.C. Kotz, "Inorganic Chemistry" HoltSaunders Int. Ed 1977
SSCC 2861 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY PRACTICAL I
The subject introduces students to Good Laboratory Practices in classical (wet chemistry) methods. Experiments are designed to complement the topics covered in Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry (SSC 2203), which include gravimetric and volumetric techniques. Part of the course consists of a short laboratory project.
References :
1. Lecture notes for SSC 2203 at Http://elearning.utm.my
2. Analytical Chemistry Practical I, Laboratory Manual, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, UTM, Skudai.
3. Analytical Chemistry Practical I, Laboratory Manual, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, UTM, Skudai.
4. Mohd Marsin Sanagi, Azli Sulaiman and Wan Aini Wan Ibrahim, (2004), Principles of Chemical Analysis. Skudai: UTM.
5. Christian, G. D., (2004), Analytical Chemistry, 6th Ed., New York: Wiley International Edition.
6. Harvey, D., (2000), Modern Analytical Chemistry, 2nd. Ed., New York: McGrawHill.
7. Skoog, D. A., West, D. M., Holler, F. J. and S. R. Crouh, (2003), Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry, 8th ed., Brooks Cole.
8. Journals in Analytical Chemistry: Analytical Chimica Acta, Analytical Chemistry, Analytical Communications, Analyst, Journal of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists, Talanta, Journal of Chromatography, Journal of Chromatographic Science, Trends in Analytical Chemistry.
SSCC 3233  INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS
This course introduces the principles, instrumentation, and application of chromatographic, spectroscopic and electrochemical methods used in analytical chemistry. Emphasis is on the high performance liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, ultravioletvisible spectroscopy, atomic absorption and atomic emission spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, polarographic and voltammetric methods.
References :
1. D. A. Skoog, F. J. Holler, and S. R. Crouch, "Principles of Instrumental Analysis", 6th edn., Thompson, Brooks/Cole, 2007.
2. G. D. Christian, "Analytical Chemistry", 6th edn., Wiley International Edition, 2004.
3. D. Harvey, "Modern Analytical Chemistry", 2nd. Ed. McGrawHill, 2000.
4. J. W. Robinson, E. M. Skelly Frame, G. M. Frame II, Undergraduate Instrumental Analysis 6th Edition, CRC ress, 2004.
5. F. Rubinson and K.A. Rubinson, "Contemporary Chemical Analysis", New Jersey, PrenticeHall, 1998.
6. R. A. Day and A. L. Underwood, "Quantitative Analysis", 6th edn., New Jersey, Prentice Hall, 1991.
7. http://elearning.utm.my
8. Journals in Analytical Chemistry such as: Anal. Chim. Acta; Anal. Chem.; Anal. Communications; Analyst, J. Assoc. Off. Anal. Chem.; Talanta; J. Chromatogr. A; J. Chromatog. Sc.; Trend in Anal. Chem.
SSCC 3423  INDUSTRIAL CHEMICAL PROCESS
This course is designed to discuss the basic principles involved in chemical industrial processes. It involves dimension analysis, material and energy balances, basic unit operations, basic separation processes and process controll. Dimension analysis stresses on the basic units, dimensions, conversions of units which usually applied in scientific and engineering calculations. Material and energy balances discuss the fundamentals of material and energy balances calculations in nonreactive and reactive systems as well as recycle, by pass and purge on chemical process. Basic unit operations and separation processes include type of reactors, heat exchanger, distillation, absorption and filtration processes. Process controll discuss the process flow, flowdiagram and automation on chemical industries.
References :
1. Principles of Industrial Chemistry, Chris A. Clausen III and Guy Mattson, John Wiley & Sons, 1991.
2. Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes, 2nd Ed. Richard M. Felder and Ronald W. Rousseau, John Wiley, 1986.
3. Shreve's Chemical Process Industries, 5th Ed. George T. Austin, McGraw Hill Intl. Edn., 1984.
4. Basic Principles and Calculation in Chemical Engineering, Himmelblau, D. M and Riggs, J. B., Prentice Hall (6th, 7th edition).
5. Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering, 3rd. edition, Fogler, H. C., Prentice Hall, 1999.
6. The Engineering of Chemical Reactions, Schmidt, L. D., Oxford University Press, 2nd. edition, 2005.
SSCC 4223 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
The subject will focus on the fundamental concepts of environmental studies and sustainability. Emphasis will be given on sustaining the ecosystem, biodiversity, natural resources and environmental quality. Awareness and practical application of green technology will also be discussed.
References :
1. Online lecture notes and power point slides (UTM elearning site at http://elearning.utm.my)
2. Miller, G. T and Spoolman, S. (2008). Environmental Science. Brooks/Cole, Canada
3. Manahan, S.E. (2006) Green Chemistry and the Ten Commandments of Sustainability, ChemChar Research, Inc Publishers, 2nd Edition Columbia, Missouri
4. Miller, G.T. (2003) Living In The Environment, Wadsworth, 15th Edition, California
5. Williams, I. (2005) Environmental Chemistry, A Modular Approach, John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.
6. Spiro. G.T. and Stigliani, W.M. (2003) Chemistry of The Environment, 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall
7. VanLoon, G.W. and Duffy, S.J. (2000) Environmental Chemistry, A Global Perspective, Oxford university Press
8. Internet online resources
9. Online Journals in Analytical Chemistry (Analytica Chimica Acta, Analytical Chemistry, Analyst, Journal of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists, Journal of Chromatography, Journal of Chromatographic Science, Trends in Analytical Chemistry, etc)
SSCC 4293  RADIOANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
The subject focussed on the fundamentals of nuclear structure and physicochemical properties in radioactivity and the massenergy relationship presented in this course include binding energy, nuclear reactions  energetic of nuclear reactions, crosssection and types of reactions. Radioactivity phenomena as explained in rates of nuclear decay, determination of half lives and growth of radioactive products are covered. Quantitative aspect of this course will be discussed under units of radioactivity, detection of radiation and instrumentation in radiochemistry. The study of the interaction of radiation with matter. Basic principles of nuclear reactors are also presented along with applications of radionuclides in chemistry and other related areas. Some aspects of nuclear energy generation, nuclear fuel reprocessing and nuclear waste disposal will also be discussed.
References :
1. G. Friedlander, J.W. Kennedy, J.M. Miller, Nuclear and Radiochemistry, 2nd.Ed. John Wiley & Sons Inc., New York, (1964).
2. G.R. Choppin, J. Rydberg, Nuclear Chemistry : Theory and Applications, 1st.Ed., Pergamon Press (UK), (1980).
3. H.A.C. McKay, Principles of Radiochemistry, Butterworths, London (1971).
4. William D. Ehmann & Diane E. Vance, Radiochemistry and Nuclear Methods of Analysis, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, (1991).
5. Lecture notes on the internet: http://elearning.utm.my
SSCC 4683  BIOTECHNOLOGY
This course aims to give students an understanding of the multidisciplinary nature of biotechnology and the basic principles involved. It includes understanding of microbiology, biochemistry and simple engineering aspects of scaleup bioprocesses. The course mainly focuses on industrial and environmental aspects of biotechnology and applications of biotechnology in the environment: bioremediation; sewage and wastewater treatment processes and bioleaching. Topics such as cloning, stem cells technology or any other current topic is included as a special topic of interest.
References :
1. Understanding BiotechnologyAn intergrated and cyberbased approach, 2004, George Acquaah, Pearson, New Jersey.
2. Thieman, W.J., and Palladino, M.A., 2004, Introduction to Biotechnology, Pearson, San Francisco.
3. Madigan, M.T., Martinko, J. M., and Parker, J., 1997, Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 8th Edition, Prentice Hall International Inc. New Jersey, USA
4. Barnum, S.R. 2005. Biotechnology: An Introduction. Thomson Learning. USA.
SSCP 1143  MECHANICS
This course mainly discusses motion of a body or a system. Beginning with the basic and derived physical quantities and vector as mathematical tool, various types of motion such linear, freefall, projectile, circular, rotational and simple harmonic motions are described. Other topics such as equilibrium, elasticity, gravitation and fluids mechanics illustrate the application of a body in motion under the influence of a force.
References :
1. Young and Freedman, Sears and Zemansky's University Physics(with Modern Physics), Pearson Int. Edition, 12th Edition.1999
2. James S.Walker, PHYSICS, Second Edition., Pearson and Prentice Hall.2009
3. Fishbane, Gasiorowicz & Thornton, PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS, Extended Version, Prentice Hall. 2004
4. Giambattista, Richardson and Richardson, PHYSICS, 2nd Edition, McGraw Hill. 2008
5. Halliday Resnick & Walker, FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS, Eighth Edition, Wiley. 2008
SSCP 1153  ELECTRIC & MAGNETISM
The course examines the force of electromagnetism, which encompasses both electricity and magnetism. It includes the exploration of some electromagnetic phenomena. It begins by examining the nature of electric charge and then a discussion of interaction of electric charges at rest. It then study about charges in motion particularly electric circuit. lt continues into the study of magnetic interaction how moving charges and currents responds to magnetic field. The principle of electromagnetic induction and how resistors, inductors and capacitors behave in ac circuits is discussed. The understanding the electrical energyconversion devices such as motors, generators and transformers are also discussed. Finally the study of the four fundamental equations that completely described both electricity and magnetism.
References :
1. Freedman and Young, University Physics 12th ed., PearsonAddison Wesely 2008
2. Halliday, Resnick and Walker: Fundamental of Physics 8th Ed. John Wiley & Sons. 2008
3. Sears, Zemansky and Young, University Physics, 12th Ed1999
4. Knight, R.D., Physic For Scientist and Engineer, 6 th edition, Addison Wesley. 2003
SSCP 1163  SOUND, WAVE & OPTICS
The course starts with introduction to the concept sound, how it is produced, its characteristics, intensity & quality as well as the interference of sound which will be applied to modern sound devices. Finally, emphasize on optics on its dual properties. These will be inseminated in the phenomenon of interference and diffraction of light and its modernday applications. In general, the course provides the basic concepts of sound and optics
References :
1. Young and Freedman, UNIVERSITY PHYSICS, Pearson Int. Edition, 12th Edition.2008
2. D.C.Giancoli, PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS, Pearson Education International.1995
3. R.d. Knight, PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS A STRATEGIC APPROACH(with modern physics) , Pearson International Edition.2003
4. James S.Walker, PHYSICS, Second Edition., Pearson and Prentice Hall.2000
5. Halliday Resnick & Walker, FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS, Eighth Edition, Wiley.2008
SSCP 1223  MODERN PHYSICS
The course begins with a brief discussion on the nature of science in the quest of better understandings of the natural phenomena – highlighting the dilemmas and failures of classical physics in the face of some landmark experiments and discoveries, which gave the impetus to new ideas and paradigm shift into the modern physics. Finally, formalities of quantum mechanics is introduced by discussing the 1D time independent Schrodinger equation (TISE), applied to an idealised infinite square potential well.
References :
1. Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman, Lecture Notes on Modern Physics (Can be downloaded to pendrives, or sent via email)
2. J. R. Taylor, C.D. Zafaritos, M.A. Dubson, Modern Physics for Scientist and Engineers (2nd Ed, 2004)
3. D. Halliday, R.Resnick, J.Walker, Fundamentals of Physics (6th or 7th Ed, 2005)
4. F.J. Keller, W.E.Gettys, M.J.Skove, Physics: Classical and Modern, 2nd Ed 1993
5. H.D.Young, R.A.Freedman, University Physics  Sears and Zemansky's, 12th Ed 2008
SSCP 1811  PHYSICS PRACTICAL I
Students perform experiments related to physics of mechanics, electricity and magnetism and wave optics. These experiments can be performed either individually or in pairs. At the end of the experiments, students present technical reports which describe the experiment, the analysis and the findings. Upon completion, the students should have the ability to handle the instrumentations and relate the experiments to the theories learned in Physics I, perform experimental analysis on the laboratory works and write technical reports.
References :
1. Halliday, Resnick and Walker; Fundamentals of Physics; John Wiley and Sons, Inc.2008
2. Cutnell and Johnson; Physics; 6 Edition, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.2004
3. Sears, Zemansky and Young, University Physics. Pearson Int. Edition, 12th Edition 1999
4. S.T.P.M or PreUniversity books
SSCP 1821 PHYSICS PRACTICAL II
Students perform experiments related to the physics of thermodynamics, optics, modern physics and electronics. These experiments will be performed either in a group or individually. At the end of each experiment the student present a technical report which describes the experiment, the analysis and the findings. Upon completion, the students should have the ability to handle the instrumentations and relate the experiments to the theories learned in Physics II, perform experimental analysis on the laboratory works and write technical reports
References :
1. Halliday, Resnick and Walker; Fundamentals of Physics; John Wiley and Sons, Inc.2008
2. Cutnell and Johnson; Physics; 6 Edition, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.2004
3. Sears, Zemansky and Young, University Physics. Pearson Int. Edition, 12th Edition 1999
4. S.T.P.M or PreUniversity books
SSCP 2113  THERMODYNAMICS
The course starts with discussions on basic concepts of thermodynamics, thermodynamic properties of materials and thermodynamic processes. The next topics will emphasize on energy transfer and energy analysis of systems and processes using the explained first and second laws of thermodynamics. The principles of gas power and refrigeration cycles are also briefly highlighted. In general, the course provides on the basic concepts of thermodynamics and it applications in conservation and utilisation of energy as well as in automobile industry.
References :
1. Y.A. Cengel & M.A. Boles, Thermodynamics, An Engineering Approach, Sixth edition, McGrawHill,2007.
2. Sonntag/Van Wylen, Introduction to Thermodynamics, J.Wiley & Sons,1991.
3. T. Engel & P. Reid, Thermodynamics, Statistical Thermodynamics, and Kinetics, 2006.
4. M.J.Moran & H.N. Shapiro, Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics, 5th Edition, J.Wiley & Sons, 2004.
5. Mohd Kamal Ariffin, Termodinamik Asas, Penerbit UTM, 2005.
6. McGrawHill online learning center.
http://highered.mcgrawh ill.com/sites/0072383321/student_view0/
SSCP 2213  NUCLEAR PHYSICS
The course introduces to some major concepts and theories of nuclear physics. The course begins with understanding the basic knowledge of the constituents of nucleus and the properties of nuclear forces. The next topic of the course is introducing the radiation sources and the types of ionizing radiations. Nuclear decay process and the properties of ionizing radiations will be discussed in this topic. The interactions of nuclear radiations with mater and mechanism of nuclear reaction are also covered in this subject. The next topic is providing the students knowledge with some basic concept on radioactivity including radioactive decay law, radioactive decay series and radioactive equilibriums. Some nuclear models such as liquid drop model, shell model and optical model of the nucleus will be introduced at the end of the subject. In general, the course provides a basic concept of interaction processes of nuclear radiation in order to widening the appreciation of nuclear physics to the students.
References :
1. Husin Wagiran, Fizik Nukleus dan Keradioaktifan, 2007  Modul.
2. Lecture Notes
SSCP 2313 BASIC ELECTRONICS
The course starts with introduction to electronic components, circuit building and basic measurement of signal. Various circuit theory analysis such as Superposition principle, mesh current analysis, Thevenin and Norton theorem are taught. DC and AC circuit analysis and the use of semiconductor devices such as diodes and transistors are discussed. The hybrid h and phi small signal models for transistor are emphasized. Next the small signal amplifiers, power amplifiers, differential amplifier are constructed for better understanding and practical experience. In general, the course provides good balance between theoretical and practical works on electronic circuits and its everyday applications.
References :
1. Principles of Electric Circuits, 8th edition, Thomas L. Floyd, Prentice Hall.2009
2. Electronic Devices, 8th edition, Thomas L. Floyd, Prentice Hall.2008
3. Elektronik Asas, Jilid I dan II, Ahmad Radzi Mat Isa, UTM 2007
4. Electric Circuits T.F. Bogart, McGraw Hill. 2008
5. Schaum's Outline Series on Electric Circuits  J.A. Edminister, McGraw Hill 1983
6. Electronics Principles A. P Malvino, McGraw Hill 1998
SSCP 2413 SOLID STATE PHYSICS
Students perform experiments related to physics of mechanics, electricity and magnetism and wave optics. These experiments can be performed either individually or in pairs. At the end of the experiments, students present technical reports which describe the experiment, the analysis and the findings. Upon completion, the students should have the ability to handle the instrumentations and relate the experiments to the theories learned in Physics I, perform experimental analysis on the laboratory works and write technical reports.
References :
1. Fizik Keadaan Pepejal: Hablur dan Fonon, Abd. Rani Abd. Hamid, Penerbit UTM.1996
2. Introduction to Solid State Physics, C. Kittel, Willey, 1995
3. Solid State Physics, G Burns, Academic Press 1985
4. Solid State Physics, NW Ashcroft & ND Mermin, Brooks Cole,1976
5. Electrons in Metals and Semiconductors, RG Chambers, Springer, 1990
SSCP 2613 MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
The main aim of the course is to provide physics students with mathematical treatment of a range of fundamental topics in physics. The course content consists of vector analysis, vector calculus, complex variable, matrices, ordinary and partial differential equations, and Fourier series. The course thus consolidates and integrates Mathematics and Physics, and helps to overcome some of the difficulties which associated with the interface between the two subjects.
References :
1. Murray R Spiegel, Vector Analysis, Schaum Outline Series, McGraw Hill, 1974
2. Robert C Wrede and Murray Spiegel, Advanced Calculus, Schaum's Outline Series, McGraw Hill, 2003
3. Abd Wahid Md Raji, Hamisan Rahmat, Ismail Kamis, Mohd Nor Mohamad and Ong Chee Tiong, Calculus for Science and Engineering Students, UTM & KUTTHO, 2003
4. Md Rahim Sahar, Pengenalan Fizik Matematik, Penerbit UTM, 1998
SSCP 2811 PHYSICS PRACTICAL III
Students perform experiments related to materials science, advanced electronics, laser/optics and nuclear physics. These experiments will be conducted in group of two or three students. At the end of each experiment the group prepares a technical report which contains the experimental procedure, detailed data analysis, discussion on the findings, and the conclusions. Upon completion, the student should have the ability to relate the experiments to the physical principles learned in relevant courses in materials science, advanced electronics, laser/optics and nuclear physics, perform experimental analysis on the laboratory works and write technical reports.
References :
1. Year 2 Physics Laboratory Manual (Semester I)
2. Albert Malvino; Electronic Principles, 6th Edition; Glencoe McGrawHill, 1998
3. Simon M Sze; Semiconductor Devices: Physics and Technology, 2nd Edition; John Wileyinterscience, 1981
4. James Mannie Shuler; Understanding Radiation Science:Basic Nuclear and Health Physics; Universal Publisher, 2006
5. Dieter Meschede; Optics, Light and Lasers: The Practical Approach to Modern Aspects of Photonics and Laser Physics; WileyVCH, 2004
SSCP 2821  PHYSICS PRACTICAL IV
Students perform experiments related to materials science, advanced electronics, laser/optics and nuclear physics. These experiments will be conducted in group of two or three students. At the end of each experiment the group prepares a technical report which contains the experimental procedure, detailed data analysis, discussion on the findings, and the conclusions. Upon completion, the student should have the ability to relate the experiments to the physical principles learned in relevant courses in materials science, advanced electronics, laser/optics and nuclear physics, perform experimental analysis on the laboratory works and write technical reports.
References :
1. Halliday, Resnick and Walker; Fundamentals of Physics; 8th edition, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.2008
2. Cutnell and Johnson; Physics; 6th Edition, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 2004
3. Sears, Zemansky and Young, University Physics, 12th Edition, Pearson, 1999
SSCP 3113  ELECTROMAGNETISM
Introduces the vector and calculus approaches in understanding various laws and principles of electromagnetismand time independent Maxwell’s equations. The course will also describe the time varying electromagnetic fields and it physical principles in various applications.
References :
1. Lorrain  Carson:  Electromagnetic Fields and Waves, Dover Publication, 1980
2. EdministerTheory and Problems in Electromagnetic, 2nd Edition, Schaum's series, McGraw Hill. 1983
3. Halliday, Resnick and Walker,Fundamental of Physics , 7th ed.,John Willey. 2008
4. Freedman & Young, University Physics, 12th Edition, Pearson .2008
5. Krauss  Electromagnetic; 4th. Edition, Krauss Publication, 2006
SSCP 3323  ADVANCED ELECTRONICS
The course begins with discussion of operational amplifier (OPAMP) and its applications such as summing and differential amplifiers, differentiator/integrator, and active filters. Sensors and amplification of signals are introduced. Basic concepts and principles of digital circuits; number codes and number system, Boolean algebra, logic gates, Karnaugh maps, IC specification and interfacing, encoding and decoding, flipflops, counters, shift registers and digital arithmetic circuits are also discussed. Finally analogue to digital and digital to analogue conversion are covered. In general, the course will be conducted by lectures and handson to provide students with sound basic concepts and practical experience in advanced analogue and digital electronics.
References :
1. Tokheim L. T,Digital Electronics, McGraw Hill, Sixth edition 2006. (Text for digital part)
2. Malvino A. P, Electronics Principles, McGraw Hill, Fifth edition 1993.
3. Bogart T. F, Beasley J. S, Rico G, Electronics Devices and Circuts, Pearson Prentice Hall, Sixth edition 2004.
4. Neamen D. A, Microelectronics Circuit Analysis and Design, McGraw Hill, Third edition 2007.
SSCP 3343  INSTRUMENTATION AND DATA ACQUISITION
The course consists of two parts: The first part begins with a review of basic elements in measurement systems; sensing element, signal conditioning, signal processing and signal presentation. The instrument's classification, errors in measurement, static and dynamic characteristics of instrument and calibration will also be introduced. Next, the physical quantity measurement which includes displacement, velocity and acceleration for translational and rotational motion, force and torque, low, medium and high pressure, temperature and other physical quantities, such as flow, level, humidity and electrical quantities are discussed. The second part of this course introduces basic concepts and techniques for interfacing a microcontroller to external devices for data collection and process control and developing the related software required. This includes transferring and converting analogue variables into the digital form needed for processing. It is aimed at students interested in data acquisition and realtime control systems. In general, the course provides on the general concepts of measurement system technology and physical quantities measurement technique.
References :
1. M.J. Usher, Sensor and Transducer, Macmillan, 1985
2. E.O. Doebelin, Measurement System Application and Design, McGraw Hill, 1990.
3. Ahmad Radzi Mat Isa, Asas Instrumentasi dan Pengukuran, Penerbit UTM, 2001
SSCM 1023  MATHEMATICAL METHODS I
The course revises and extends Matriculation and STPM topics such as differentiation and integration and includes topics such as complex numbers and differential equations, which may be new to many students. Topics covered include parametric equations, functions, polar coordinates, vectors, and complex numbers. Students will learn how to define functions, and plot the graphs, using the Cartesian as well as polar coordinates; solve problems involving complex numbers and vectors. Additional topics include limits and continuity, differentiation techniques and its applications, integration techniques including improper integrals. Upon completion, the students would have acquired some quite powerful tools of analysis. This is also an introductory course on differential equations. Topic includes first order ordinary differential equations (ODEs). Students will learn how to classify and solve first order ODEs.
References
1. Nagel, R.K, Saff, E.B. and Snider, A.D. (2008). Fundamentals of Differential Equations, 7th ed., Pearson Education, London.
2. Stroud K.A (1996). Advanced Engineering Mathematics; MacMillan Ltd.
3. Kreyzig, Erwin (1993). Advanced Engineering Mathematics, John Wiley, New York (TA 330 K7 1993)
4. G.L Breadley & K.J. Smith (1995), Calculus, Prentice Hall Int. Inc.
5. G. L Thomas & K.J Finney (1996), Calculus with Analytic Geometry, Prentice Hall Int. Inc.
6. Smith, R. T & Minton, R. B. (2007), Calculus : Early transcendental functions : Multivariable, McGrawHill Higher Education, Boston. QA303.2 S646
SSCM 1033  MATHEMATICAL METHODS II
This course continues and extends the techniques introduced in Mathematical Methods I, with further differential equations and calculus of multivariable functions. Topics include linear second order ODEs with constant coefficients, functions of several variables, partial differentiation and multiple integrations. Students will learn how to classify and solve second order linear ODEs with constant coefficients using the method of undetermined coefficients and variation of parameters. They will also learn to determine the domain and range, techniques of graph sketching, and limit & continuity, find (partial) derivatives and evaluate (double and triple) integrals, pertaining to a function of two and three variables. The use of cylindrical and spherical coordinates is also highlighted. Applications include finding the volume, mass, centre of gravity, and moment of inertia of a solid.
References
1. Abd Wahid Md. Raji and Mohd Nor Mohamad (2008); Differential Equations for Engineering Students, Department of Mathematics, UTM.
2. Maslan Osman and Yusof Yaacob (2008); Calculus of Multivariable Functions, Penerbit UTM Skudai
3. Nagel et al. (2004). Fundamentals of Differential Equations, 5th ed., Addison Wesley Longman.(QA371 N33 2004)
4. Stroud K.A. and Booth, D. (2003). Advanced Engineering Mathematics; Palgrave.
5. Kreyzig, Erwin (2006). Advanced Engineering Mathematics, 9th edition, John Wiley & Sons, New York
6. Anton, H., Bivens, I., & Davis, S. (2005), Calculus Multivariable, 8th ed., John Wiley & Sons, New York. QA303 A58
7. Thomas ,G. Weir, M. and Giordano, F. (2004). Thomas' Calculus Pearson.
8. Smith, R. T & Minton, R. B. (2007), Calculus : Early transcendental functions : Multivariable, McGrawHill Higher Education, Boston. QA303.2S646
SSCM 1103  STATISTICS
The course is an introduction to statistics, reviewing some descriptive statistics which includes probability and random variables. Then, the topic of sampling distributions and inferential statistics which include estimation procedures and hypothesis testing is covered. The latter using the method of analysis of variance when more than two means are involved. Also, simple linear regression and contingency table are introduced. Students will be trained in the use of computer software such as Microsoft Excel and SPSS.
References
1. Statistics Workbook For Science and Engineering, Zalina Mohd Daud et.al (2007)
2. Zalina Mohd Daud et. al (2005), Statistics for Sciences and Engineering.Penerbit UTM. (Q175 S72 2005 a)
3. Zalina Mohd Daud et. al (2005), Statistics for Sciences and Engineering.Penerbit UTM. (Q175 S72 2005 a)
4. Muhammad Hisyam Lee @ Lee Wee Yew, Statistical Tables and Formula for Science and Engineering, Penerbit UTM. (TA340 M44 1997 a)
5. Mann, P. S. (2005), Introductory Statistics: Using Technology. 5th.Edition,John Wiley & Sons. (QA276.12 M26 2005)
6. Mendenhall, W. et. al (2002). A Brief Introduction to Probability and Statistics. 9th Edition. Duxbury Press: California. (QA273 M52 2002)
7. Walpole, R.E and Myers, R.H. (2002). Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists. 7th Edition. Prentice Hall: New Jersey. (TA340 W34 2002)
SSCM 1523  LINEAR ALGEBRA
The course begins with the study of matrices and determinant. Starting with simple matrix operations, elementary row operation and inverses, and determinant of matrices. Solve the linear system using matrix inverse, Crammer's rule, Gauss and Gauss' Jordan elimination method. Next, the focus is on the vector spaces, subspace, linear independence, spanning sets, bases, coordinate vector and change of basis, orthogonal bases, and the GramSchmidt process. There follows a discussion of linear transformation and matrices, as well as the kernel and range. Finally, find the eigenvalues and eigenvectors and use them in diagonalization problem.
References
1. Spence, L. E., Inset, A. J and Friednerg, S. H., (2008), Elementary Linear Algebra: A Matrix Approach, Pearson/Prentice Hall, NJ.
2. Howard Anton (2000), Elementary Linear Algebra, 8th Edition, John Wiley. (QA184 A574 2000)
3. Bernard Kolman, David R. Hill (2004), Elementary Linear Algebra, 8th Edition, Prentice Hall. (QA184 K64 2004)
4. W. Keith Nicholson (2004), Elementary Linear Algebra, 2nd Ed., Mc Graw Hill. (QA184.2 N52 2004)
5. Otto Bretscher (2005), Linear Algebra With Applications, 3rd Ed., Prentice Hall. (QA184.2 B73 2005)
SSCM 1703  DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS I
An introductory first course in differential equations. Topics include first order ordinary differential equations (ODEs), linear second order ODEs with constant coefficients, the Laplace transform and its inverse, Fourier series, and elementary partial differential equations (PDEs). Students will learn how to classify and solve first order ODEs, solve second order linear ODEs with constant coefficients using the method of undetermined coefficients and variation of parameters, use the technique of Laplace transforms to solve ODEs with specified initial or boundary conditions, and use the technique of separation of variables to solve initialboundary value problems involving heat and wave equations and boundary value problems involving Laplace equation.
References
1. Normah Maan, et. Al., (2008) Differential Equations Module, Jabatan Matematik, UTM.
2. Abd Wahid Md. Raji and Mohd Nor Mohamad (2008); Differential Equations for Engineering Students, Department of Mathematics, UTM
3. Nagel et al. (2004). Fundamentals of Differential Equations, 5th ed., Addison Wesley Longman.(QA371 N33 2004)
4. Stroud K.A (1996). Advanced Engineering Mathematics; MacMillan Ltd.
5. Kreyzig, Erwin (1993). Advanced Engineering Mathematics, John Wiley, New York (TA 330 K7 1993)
SSCM 2043  MATHEMATICAL METHODS III
Comprises of two parts. The first part is concerned with Partial Differential Equations. Linear and nonlinear first order equations. Classification of linear second order equations. Wave and heat equations in onedimensional and Laplace equation in twodimensional Cartesian coordinates. While the second part deals with Complex variables. This part of the course introduces calculus of functions of a single complex variable. Topics covered include the algebra and geometry of complex numbers, complex differentiation, complex integration.
References
1. Mukheta Isa and Sharidan Shafie (2007), Partial differential equations For Science and Engineering Students, Teaching Moudule, UTM
2. Kreyszig,E. (1999), Advanced Engineering Mathematics, 8th Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
3. Greenberg,M.D.(1998), Advanced Engineering Mathematics, PrenticeHall.
4. Pinsky, M.A.(1984), Introduction to Partial Differential Equations, McGrawHill.
5. Williams,W.E.(1980), Partial Differential Equations, Oxford University Press
SSCM 2103  MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS
The course is about mathematical statistics which covers set theory and probability, univariate and bivariate random variables, transformation of variables, mathematical expectation for univariate and bivariate random variables, Chebychev's Inequality, moment generating function for univariate and bivariate variables, order statistics, limiting distribution. Upon completion students should be able to understand the mathematical concepts behind the statistical methods.
References
1. Maizah H.A., Robiah A., Fadhilah Y., Haliza A.R., Mathematical Statistics, 2008/09 Edition .
2. Hogg, R.V. and Craig, A.T. (1978). Introduction to mathematical statistics. MacMillan (QA276 H66 1978).
3. Hogg, R.V., McKean, J.W. and Craig, A.T. (2005). Introduction to mathematical statistics. Pearson Education. (QA276 H66 2005)
4. Cox, D.R. and Hinkley, D.V. (1974). Theoretical Statistics. Chapman and Hall. (QA276 C69 1974).
5. Freund, J.E. (1992). Mathematical Statistics. Prentice Hall. (QA276 F69).
6. Mansor Jusoh (1986). Kebarangkalian dan Statistik. DBP. (QA273 M36 1986).
SSCM 2423  NUMERICAL METHODS I
This course discuss various numerical methods that can be used to solve problems involving nonlinear equations, linear system, interpolation and curve fitting, numerical differentiation and integration, eigenvalue problem, ordinary differential equation and partial differential equation.
References
1. Fausett L.V, Numerical Methods; algorithm and applications, Prentice Hall, New Jersey,2003
2. Rao S.S, Applied Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientist, Prentice Hall, New Jersey,2002
3. Faires J.D. Burden R, Numerical Methods, 2nd Edition, Thomson Brooks/Cole, Australia,1998
4. Burden R.L, Faires J.D & Reynolds A.C, Numerical Analysis, 5th edition, PWSKENT Pub, Boston, 1993
SSCM 2613  ADVANCED CALCULUS
A formal study of real numbers, subsets of the real line, functions, sequences and series. Functions of a single variable are studied with regards to types, limits, continuity, differentiability and integrability. Students learn to formulate and rigourously prove theorems on analysis using various kind of methods such as contradiction, induction, contrapositive etc. Prior knowledge of simple logic of truth is helpful for quick understanding but not essential.
References
1. Introductory Real Analysis: PM Dr.Yusof Yaacob and Che Lokman Jaafar
2. Real Analysis: Mark Bridger, John Wiley 2007
3. Principles of Real analysis: Walter Rudin, McGrawHill,Inc 1964
4. Theoretical Side of Calculus: Colin Clark, Robert Kriger Pub.Comp. 1978
SSCM 2673  DISCRETE MATHEMATICS
This course introduces the applications of discrete mathematics in the field of computer science. It covers sets, logic, proving techniques, combinatorics, functions, relations, graph theory and algebraic structures. These basic concepts of sets, logic functions and graph theory are applied to Boolean Algebra and logic networks, while the advanced concepts of functions and algebraic structures are applied to finite state machines and coding theory.
References
1. Talib, J. (2006) Struktur Matematik Diskret Untuk Sains Komputer, Penerbit UTM. (QA76.9.M35J352006a).
2. Kolman, B. and Busby, R.,C. (1999), Discrete Mathematical Structures, Prentice Hall. (QA76.9.M35K642000).
3. Epp, S. S. (1990), Discrete Mathematics with Applications, Belmont, California. (QA39.2E661990).
4. Lipshutz, S. (1976), Schaum's Outline Series, Theory and Problems in Discrete Mathematics, McGraw Hill Book Company. (QA162L561977)
5. Grimaldi, R.P. (1985) Discrete and Combinatorial Mathematics, AddisonWesley. (QA39.2G771985)
SSCM 2773  DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS II
Initial value problems for first order: Existence and uniqueness theorem, Lipschitz's condition. Picard's iteration. Gronwall's inequality. Continuity with respect to initial data. Changing differential equations of order n to matrix form and vice versa. Second order linear equation: superposition principle. Fundamental solution and Wronskian. Second solution from a known solution. CauchyEuler equation. Nonhomogeneous equation and variations of parameter method. Ordinary, singular and regular singular points for second order linear differential equation. Power series solution around ordinary points. Legendre's equation. Power series solution around regular singular points; Frobenius's method. Bessel's equation. CayleyHamilton's theorem: exponential matrix. Fundamental matrix and fundamental solution: general solution. Liouville theorem. Solving linear differential equation of any order with constant coefficients by matrix method. Transition matrix and solution of linear differential equation with variables coefficients. Autonomous systems and phase space: trajectory, critical point, stability, asymptotic stability. Linear systems with constant coefficients: stable node, saddle point, centre and spiral point. Linearization of nonlinear system. Stability of nonautonomous equations; stability for linear systems. Stability theorem for autonomous equation: Liapunov functions.
References
1. Yusof Yaacob; Fersamaan Terbitan Lanjutan; Penerbit Universiti Teknologi Malaysia; Skudai; 2003
2. D.K. Arrowsmith & C.M. Place (1982), Ordinary Differential Equations; Chapman & Hall; New York (QA372 A74 1982).
3. Richard Brown; Matrix Methods, An Introduction; Acadamic Press; New York; 1970.
4. I.D.Huntley & R.M. Johnson; Linear and Nonlinear Differential Equations; Ellis Horwood Limited; New York; 1983..
5. David A. Sanchez (1979), Ordinary Differential Equations and Stability Theory; An Introduction, Dover Publications, Inc., New York.
6. Tyn MyintU(1978), Ordinary Differential Equations; Elsevier NorthHolland; New York (QA372 T96 1978).
SSCM 2793  VECTOR CALCULUS
Vector valued Function: Definition of vector valued function, position vector and graph, vector differentiation and I ntegration, unit tangent vector, unit normal vector, unit bi normal vector, curvature, radius of curvature, torsion and FrenetSerret formulas. Del operator, gradient, divergence, curl, normal vector to the surface, directional derivative, rate of change. Line Integral : line integral in two and three dimension, work, Green's Theorem, potential function and conservative force field. Surface Integral : surface integral for scalar functions, surface area, surface integral for vector functions, Gauss's Theorem, and Stokes's Theorem.
References
1. Colley, S. J. (2005), Vector Calculus, 3rd Edition, Pearson Prentice Hall.
2. Thomas, G. L. & Finney, K.J (1996), Calculus with Analytic Geometry, Prentice Hall Int. Inc.
3. Breadley G.L. & Smith, K.J. (1995), Calculus, Prentice Hall Int. Inc.
4. Stroud, K.A (1995), Further Engineering Mathematics, MacMillan Press., U.K.
5. Swokowsky. E.A (1995), Calculus with Analytic Geometry, 5th. Edition, PWS, Kent.
SSCM 2803  MATHEMATICAL MODELLING I
Introduces the basic principles of mathematical modelling. Emphasis is on some underlying general concepts related to mathematical modelling and differential equations. These include topics in first and secondorder differential equations, mathematical models and numerical methods, systems of differential equations, nonlinear systems and phenomena, eigenvalues and boundary value problems. Upon completion, students should exhibit the ability to analyze resulting models by making use of both classical and numerical mathematical techniques and the essential knowledge and basic skills of mathematical modelling in describing, comprehending and predicting the behaviour of various physical, biological, mechanical processes and as well as other relevant dynamical systems.
References
1. Edwards, C.H. and Penney, D.E. Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems: Computing and Modelling. Second edition. PrenticeHall, New Jersey, USA. 2000.
2. Davis, P.W. Differential Equations: Modelling with Matlab. PrenticeHall, New Jersey, USA. 1999.
3. Zill, D.G. and Cullen, M.R. Advanced Engineering Mathematics. Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Massachusetts, USA. 2000.
4. Nagle, Saff and Snider, Fundamentals of Differential Equations, 5th Edition, Addison Wesley, 2000.
5. Ross, S.L. Differential Equations. Second edition. John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA. 1974.
SSCM 3153  INFERENTIAL STATISTICS
This course introduces the theory of inferential statistics. It is concerned with the frequentist approach to inference covering point and interval estimation of parameters and hypothesis testing. Properties of estimators such as unbiasedness and sufficiency are applied to estimators of parameters of various distributions. Test of statistical hypotheses include certain best test, uniformly most powerful tests, likelihood ratio tests and chisquare tests.
References
1. Course Module: Robiah Adnan and Maizah Hura Ahmad, Inferential Statistics Workbook, 2008.
2. Cox, D. R. and Hinkley, D. V., Theoretical Statistics, Chapman & Hall, 1974.(QA276C69 1974)
3. Hogg, R. V., V. Hogg, McKean , J. W. and Craig, A. G., Introduction to Mathematical Statistics, Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Education, 2005. (QA276 H66 2005).
4. Richard J. Larsen and Morris L.Marx., An Introduction to Mathematical Statistics and Its Application. Englewood Cliffs, California: Prentice Hall,1981. (QA276L32 1981).
5. Roussas, G., An Introduction to Probability and Statistical Inference, Academic Press, USA, 2003.
SSCM 3533  SET THEORY & LOGIC
Introduces axiomatic set theory and elementary logic. Since set theory and logic form the foundation of mathematics and are greatly intertwined, informal approach to sets are first reviewed to gather vocabulary for a study of logic. The logic parts include propositional algebra and predicate calculus, arguments and methods of proof. Set theory includes the basic axioms and definitions. Basic laws are derived rigorously using methods of logic. Further topics for introducing modern advanced mathematics include properties of numbers, sets and relations, equivalence relations, functions and cardinality.
References
1. M.L. Bettinger: Logic, Proof, and Sets, AddisonWesley, 1982. (BC135B57)
2. I. Copi & C. Cohen: Introduction to Logic, Maxwell Macmillan, 1990. (BC108C66)
3. R.S. Wolf: Proof, Logic and Conjecture: the mathematician's toolbox, 1998. (QA9W64 c.1)
4. A. Zulauf: Asas Bermantik dan Berteori Set bagi Matematik, UTM, 1991. (QA9Z842)
5. W. Barnier and N. Feldman: Introduction to Advance Mathematics. Prentice Hall, 1990. (QA 39.2.B37)
6. Y.Feng Lin and ShwuYeng T.Lin: Set Theory, An Intuitive Approach. Houghton Mifflin,1974. (QA248.L55n.2)
7. Bangs L.Tapscott: Elementary Applied Symbolic Logic. Prentice Hall, 1976. (BC135.T26)
SPM 1002  Instructional and Learning Technology
This course presents the principles and the concept of Educational Technology, Instructional and Learning Technology as well as the teaching and learning process. It also deals with the utilization of Instructional Media from the conventional to the most uptodate digital media. The basic concept of communication, Instructional design, model and approaches also being discuss to bring about more effective instruction. The use of computer technology, internet, teleconferencing, photography, video, audio and graphic in education also being exposed apart from appreciating the role played by the resource and teacher activity centres as well as the other related agencies. The course features extensive use and the production of instructional materials through group as well as individual project works.
References
1. Baharuddin Aris et.al (2000) Modul Pengajaran Teknologi Pendidikan, Fakulti Pendidikan, UTM, Skudai, Johor.
2. Smaldino, S.E. Lowther, D.L. and Russell, J.D.(2008).Instructional Technology and Media for Learning. 9th. ed. New Jersey, USA: Prantice Hall, Inc.
3. Dick, W. and Carey, L. (1990) The Systematic Design of Instuction. 3rd. ed. United State of America: Harper Collins Publishers.
4. Ellington, H.I., Percival, F. and Race, P. (1993). Handbook of Educational Technology. 3rd.ed. London: Kogan Page
5. Smaldino, S.E. Russell, J.D. Heinich, R. and Molenda, M. (2005). Instructional Technology and Media for Learning. 8th. ed. New Jersey, USA: Prantice Hall, Inc.
6. Romiszowski, A.J. (1984). Producing Instructional Systems. London: Kogan Page Ltd.
7. Yusuf Hashim (1998). Teknologi Pengajaran. Petaling Jaya, Selangor: Fajar Bakti.
8. Roblyer, M.D. (2006). Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching. 4th ed. New Jersey, USA: Pearson Education, Inc
9. Rozinah Jamaludin. (2003). Teknologi Pengajaran. Pusat Pengajian Pendidikan Jarak Jauh, USM: Utusan Publications & Distributors Sdn Bhd.
10. Timothy J. Newby(et.al) (2006). Educational Technology for Teaching and Learning. 3rd.ed. New Jersey, USA: Pearson Prantice Hall, Inc.
SPPM 1013  Telecommunication and Networking
This course will expose the students to the technologies and devises for computer networking and internet access and applications. It will cover fundamentals of data communication, telecommunication facilities and network topology. Students will be introduced to the Internet technology and its applications, and also social and ethical issues related to web resources. At the end of the course students should be able to demonstrate their understandings by using Internet applications for teaching and learning, able to evaluate web resources, awareness of ethical, social and legal issues related to web resources. Students also should be able to develop web pages using web tools.
References
1. Morley, D., Parker C.S.(2008) Understanding computers: New York. Cengage
2. Rio Sumarni Sharifuddin. et. al (2006). Telecommunication in Education Module (UTM)
3. Comer, D. (2004). Computer networks and internets : with Internet applications. 4th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson/Prentice Hall.
4. Kasera, S., Narang, N., Narang, S. (2007). Communication networks: principles and practice. New York: McGrawHill.
5. Michael A.G.& William M. H. (2002). Computer communications and networking technologies. Pacific Grove, CA : Brooks
6. Mansfield, K.C (2002).An introduction to computer networking Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall.
7. Pankaj, S (2004). Computer networking. APH Publishing Corporation. New Delhi, India.
8. Shelly, Gary B., Cashman, T. J., Forsythe, S. G. (2006). Introduction to the world wide web. Boston, MA : Thomson/Course Technology.
9. Singh, Brijendra. (2006). Data communications and computer networks. 2nd ed. New Delhi : PrenticeHall of India
10. Stallings, W (2004). Computer networking with internet protocols and technology Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall
SPPM 1702  Multimedia Software Design
This course introduces the principles and method in designing of multimedia materials. The course will discuss the basic elements such as pedagogy, technology and instructional design required in creating multimedia materials. For the aspect on pedagogy, learning theories, teaching strategies and models will be included. Instructional design will guide the learners in designing the multimedia materials by applying theories into practice. The learners will also be exposed to the latest technology to be incorporated into the design. Also they will be given insights into innovations in teaching and learning that could be integrated into the design of multimedia materials.
References
1. How to design Multimedia web applicationsBaharuddin Aris, Rio Sumarni Shariffudin,Manimegalai Subramaniam, Noor Azean Atan, Shahruddin Md Salleh, Norasykin Mohd Said, Zaleha Abdullah
SPPM2102  Basics of Programming
This course introduces students to basic programming language and problem solving technique. At the beginning of the course, student will be exposed to programming terminology, followed by a few phase of programming development and programming concept (such as compiling, translating and editing). This course will provide practice in designing program using design tools (pseudocode or flowchart). A few ways of solving problems will also be discussed. Advanced programming concepts (such as selection, looping, function and array) will be explained using high level programming syntax. At the end of the course, student should be able to apply the knowledge and skill by developing program selective programming software.
References
1. Nasly Mohamed Ali (2010) Structured programming using C++ in simple steps with engineering applications. Skudai, Johor :Penerbit UTM Press
2.
Malik, D.S. (2009), C++ programming : program design including data structures, 4th ed. Boston, MA : Course Technology,
3.
Deitel, Paul J. (2009) C++ for Programmers : contains 240 examples, New Jersey :Pearson Education
4.
Collopy, D. M. (2003). Introduction to C++ Programming – A Modular Approach. 2nd ed. USA: Prentice Hall
5.
Harold J. R. (2001). Logic and Structured Design for Computer Programmers. 3rd Edition. USA: Cole Publishers
6.
Burkhard, W.A. (2000) C untuk pengaturcara. Malaysia : Penerbit UTM
7.
Emeraal, L. (2000). C++ for Programmers : Third Edition. USA: John Wiley & Sons. Inc
8.
Kruse, Robert L. and Ryba, Alexandra J. (1999). Data structures and program design in C++ . USA: PrenticeHall
SPPM 2332  Multimedia Authoring Language
This course will give a thorough overview of basic concept of authoring language, authoring process and types of authoring language for a standalone application development. It will also expose students with basic concept of webbased development that integrates multimedia elements through an appropriate software. Through this course, students will intensively learn skills in developing educational courseware,\digital learning object applications, and also webbased applications by using appropriate authoring language and webbased development software. This course will also emphasize on other aspects such as basic programming concept in Authoring Language, differences between developing a standalone application and webbased application, and packaging and distributing standalone and webbased applications.
References
1. Jamalludin Harun and Zaidatun Tasir (2004). Multimedia Menerusi Macromedia Flash MX 2004, Kuala Lumpur: Venton Publishings.
2. Shuman, J. (2008). Adobe Flash CS3 Revealed, Boston, MASS: Thomson/Course Technology.
3. Webster, S. (2008). Foundation ActionScript 3.0 with Flash CS3 and Flex, New York, NY: friends of ED.
4. Reinhardt, R. (2007). Adobe Flash CS3 Professional Bible, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishing.
5. Anderson, A. (2007). Brilliant Flash CS3 Professional: What you need to know and how to do it, Harlow, England: Pearson Education.
6. Jamalludin Harun and Zaidatun Tasir (2002). Macromedia Dreamweaver MX: Asas Pembangunan Halaman Web (Siri 1), Kuala Lumpur: Venton Publishings.
7. Shelly, G. B. (2008). Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 : Introductory Concepts and Techniques, Australia, AT: Thomson.
8. Bishop, S. (2008). Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 Revealed, Boston, MA: Thomson Course Technology
SPPM 2342  Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat dalam Pendidikan
Kursus ini membincangkan tentang konsep pengurusan data yang berkaitan dengan bidang pendidikan samada di peringkat sekolah, jabatan atau kementerian. Pelajar akan didedahkan dengan aplikasi pangkalan data di sekolah terutamanya bagi aplikasi pentadbiran, pengurusan data pelajar dan dalam pengajaran dan pembelajaran. Dalam kursus ini juga, pelajar akan didedahkan tentang konsep pangkalan data berasaskan sumber terbuka yang digunakan untuk tujuan pendidikan. Pelajar yang mengikuti kursus ini juga berpeluang untuk membangunkan aplikasi pangkalan data yang berkaitan dengan bidang pendidikan d akhir kursus ini.
Rujukan
1. Nor Bahiah Ahmad, Dayang Norhayati Abang Jawawi, Norazah Yusof, Shahliza Halim, Azah Kamilah Muda, Zuraini Ali Shah, Ismail Mat Amin, Rolina Mohamed, Struktur Data & Algoritma Menggunakan C++, Penerbit UTM, UTM.
2. Mohd Shahizan Othman, Lizawati Mi Yusof, Suraya Miskon dan Syed Norris Hikmi Syed Abdullah (2006), Pengaturcaraan Web Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP), Penerbit UTM, UTM.
3. Mohd. Shahizan Othman, Suraya Miskon, Syed Norris Hikmi Syed Abdullah, Norasnita Ahmad dan Roliana Ibrahim, (2004), Microsoft SQL Server 2000: Teori dan Amali, Penerbit UTM, UTM.
4. Jamalludin Harun & Zaidatun Tasir (2006), Microsoft Access XP  Siri 2 Menguasai Perisian Pangkalan Data, Venton Publishing, Kuala Lumpur.
5. Bahagian Teknologi Pendidikan, available online : http://www.moe.edu.my.
6. Halaman Web Cikgunet, available online : http://www.cikgu.net.my/
7. Halaman web PHPnuke, available online : http://phpnuke.org/
8. Halaman web Phpnuke Malaysia, available online : http://www.phpnuke.com.my/
SPPM 3112  Visual Programming
This course introduces students to the basic aspects of visual programming based on objects. It will emphasize on the interface development with the implementation of programming techniques. At the beginning of the course, students will be exposed to visual programming environments, working with visual objects, and visual programming techniques with the integration of database. At the end of the course, the students should be able to apply the knowledge and skill of visual programming by developing
References
1. Deitel, P. J. (2008). Visual C++ 2008 how to program 2nd ed.. Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson /Prentice Hall
2. Bradley, Julia Case (2010). Programming in visual C# 2008. New York :McGrawHill Companies
3. Liang, Y. Daniel (2007). Microsoft visual C++ 2005 : express edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ :Pearson / Prentice Hall
4. Horton, Ivor (2008). Ivor Horton’s beginning visual C++ 2008. Indianapolis, IN :Wiley Publishing
5. Gill, T. Grandon (2005). Introduction to programming using visual C++ .net. Hoboken, N.J. :John Wiley & Sons
SPPM 3122  Web Based Programming
This course discusses the basic concepts, design and development of interactive programming application through web for teaching and learning. At the beginning of this course, students will be exposed to the concepts of interactive applications using clientside scripts and serverside script and its integration in the development of learning objects. At the end of this course, students can develop interactive applications in teaching and learning through web. This course is a requirement for SPM 4353 (System Development Course).
References
1. Matthews, Martin S.(2010), Dynamic web programming : a beginner's guide, New York :McGrawHill
2.
Welling, Luke (2009), PHP and MySQL Web Development (4th Edition), Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Education,
3.
Valade, Janet(2008), PHP and MySQL web development : allinone desk reference for dummies, Hoboken, NJ :Wiley Publishing,
4.
Bardzell, J (2007), Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 with ASP, ColdFusion, and PHP, Berkeley, CA : Peachpit.
5.
Stanek, William (2006), Web guru guide to java script, Upper Saddle River, NJ :Prentice Hall
6.
Cogswell, J.M (2004), Apache, MySQL, and PHP Web development : allinone desk reference for dummies, Indianapolis, Ind. : Wiley Publishing, 2004
SPPM 3303  Creative Multimedia Technology
This course giving exposure to students about theory and basic concept of digital graphic, animation, audio and video . Students will learn about the main concept for each elements and how to use it appropriately in developing multimedia applications and websites. Students will be guided on how to use various techniques to create high quality multimedia elements using current digital graphic, animation, audio and video software. This course also stress on combination of multimedia elements in creating effective and high quality teaching materials.
References
1. Adobe Creative Team (2007). Adobe Flash CS3 Professional Classroom in a Book
2. Alten, S. (2002). Audio in Media. 6th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth
3. Alesso, H.P. (2000). eVideo : Producing Internet Video as Broadband Technologies Converge, San Francisco : Addison Wesley
4. Coorough, C. (2001). Multimedia and the Web, Orlando, Florida : Harcourt College Publishers
5. Green T , Stiller , D. (2007). Foundation Flash CS3 for Designers (Foundation)
6. Hofstetter, F.T. (2001), Multimedia Literacy, 3rd Edition, San Francisco : McGraw Hill/Irwin
7. Jamalludin Harun & Zaidatun Tasir (2006), Multimedia: Konsep dan Praktis, Kuala Lumpur: Venton Publishing. Jamalludin Harun & Zaidatun Tasir (2005). Multimedia: Konsep dan Praktis, Kuala Lumpur: Venton Publishing (M) Sdn. Bhd.
8. Jamalludin Harun & Zaidatun Tasir (2005). Teknologi dan Rekabentuk Grafik Digital, Kuala Lumpur: Venton Publishing (M) Sdn. Bhd
9. Lozano, J.M. (1997). Multimedia: Sound and Video, Indianapolis: QUE Education and Training.
10. McGloughlin, S. (1997), Multimedia on the Web, Indianapolis: QUE Education and Training.
11. McGloughlin, S. (2001), Multimedia: Concepts and Practice, New Jersey : Prentice Hall
12. Ozer, J. (2004), PC Magazine : Guide to Digital Video, Indianapolis : Wiley Publising, Inc.
13. Perkins, T, (2007). Adobe Flash CS3 Professional HandsOn Training
14. Schuman, J. E. (1998), Multimedia in Action. Belmont, California : Wadsworth.
15. Vaughan, T. (1998). Multimedia : Making It Work. Berkeley, California: Timestream.
SPPM 4303  Pembangunan Multimedia
Kursus ini bertujuan memberi pengalaman kepada pelajar untuk membangunkan perisian multimedia berdasarkan satu tajuk atau mata pelajaran untuk kegunaan pengajaran dan pembelajaran di sekolah. Projek multimedia yang dibangunkan memberi penekanan kepada rekabentuk antara muka pengguna, isi kandungan reka bentuk dengan menggunakan papan cerita atau script, penghasilan grafik, animasi, suara dan bahan dalam bentuk video yang dibangunkan dengan mennggunakan perisian seperti perisian Flash. Pembangunan adalah berberdasarkan kepada gabungan teori dan kemahiran pelajar dalam kursuskursus terdahulu.
Rujukan
1. Elaine England & Andy Finney (1996), Managing Multimedia, Addison Wesley, Cambridge.
2. Dix, Alan et. al. (2004), Human_Computer Interaction. 3rd ed. London: Prentice Hall.
3. James E. Shuman (1998), Multimedia In Action, Wadsworth Publishing Company, California.
4. Gershenfeld, Neil (1999). When Things Start to Think. New York: Henry Holt.
5. Gershenfeld, Neil (2005). FAB New York: Basic Books.
6. Graham, Lisa (2005). Basic of Design. Thompson Delmar Learning.
7. Gary Olsen (1998), Getting Started in Multimedia Design, North Light Books, Cincinnati, Ohio.
8. Isabel Pedersen (2008) Multimedia Design Books. New York:
9. Michael J. Hannafin & Kyle L. Peck (1988), The Design, Development and Evaluation of Instructional Software, Macmillan Publishing Company, New York.
10. Preece, Jennifer, Yvonne Rogers and Helen Sharp (2007). Interaction Design: Beyond HumanComputer Interaction. York: John Wiley & Sons.
11. Wan Salihin, Mohamad & Rio Sumarni (1998), Pengenalan Multimedia Pendidikan, Jabatan Multimedia Pendidikan, Fakulti Pendidikan, UTM Skudai.
12. Tay Vaughan, (1995), Multimedia : Making It Work, Timestream Inc, California.
13. Villamil Casanova & Louis Molina (1997), Multimedia : Production, Planning and Delivery, Que E&T, Indianapolis.
SPPM 4353  System Development
This course offers students with a comprehensive experience in developing an educational computer application system. The development of this system requires students to utilise their previous knowledge and skills which they have acquired from the prerequisite course. The standard and compatibility of system will be highlighted. This course also stresses on the project management, technical issues (concerning design, testing and distribution), database integration, the end format and the system evaluation. After completing the course, the students are expected to apply their knowledge, skills and experiences in developing a highlypresentable educational computer application system.
References
1. Hobart,J (1995). Computer Principles of good GUI Design. http://www.classicsys.com/css06/cfm/article.cfm?articleid=20
2. Kossiakoff , A. & Sweet, (2003). Systems Engineering Principles and Practice. New Jersey, USA: John Wiley & Sons.
3. Leventhal, L M., Barnes, J A. (2008). Usability engineering: process, products, and examples. Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson/Prentice Hall
4. Wasson , C S. (2006). System Analysis, Design, and Development: Concepts, Principles, and Practices. New Jersey, USA: John Wiley & Sons.
5. Weaver, Philip (2003). Success in Your Project: A Guide to Student System Development Projects. Pearson Prentice Hall
SPPM 4363  Interactive Application Development
This course offers students with a comprehensive experience in developing an interactive application especially for teaching and learning purposes. The development of this interactive application requires students to utilize their previous knowledge and skills which they have acquired from the prerequisite course. The standard and compatibility of each multimedia component in developing the interactive application will be highlighted. This course also put emphasis on the project management, technical issues (concerning design, testing and distribution), the end format and the evaluation process. After completing the course, the students are expected to apply their knowledge, skills and experiences in developing a highlypresentable interactive multimedia application especially for teaching and learning.
References
1. Baumgardt M. (1998). Creative Web Design: Tips and Tricks Step by Step.Germany: Springer.
2. Beaird J. (2007) The Principles of Beautiful Web Design. Australia: Site Point.
3. Gatlin C. & Toot M. (2002). Master Visually Web Design. New York: Hungry Minds.
4. Jamalludin Harun & Zaidatun Tasir. (2007). Asas Reka bentuk Laman Web. Kuala Lumpur: Venton Publishing.
5. Nor Azean Atan, Juhazren Junaidi, Shaharuddin Md. Salleh, Zaleha Abdullah & Baharuddin Aris (2007). Pembangunan Web Interaktif: Satu Pendekatan Sistematik. Kuala Lumpur: Venton Publishing.
6. Lynch, P. & Horton, S. (1997). Web style manual, 2nd ed. Yale Center for Advanced Instructional Media. [Online]. Available: http://info.med.yale.edu/caim/manual/contents.html
7. Shelly, Gary B. (2002). Web Design : Introductory Concepts & Techniques. Boston, Mass.: Course Technology / Thomson Learning.
8. Sklar J. (2003). Principles of Web Design (2nd Ed.). Massachusetts: Course Technology – Thompson Learning, Inc.
9. Stubs S., Barksdale K. & Crispen P. (2000). Web Page Design. Ohio: SouthWestern Educational Publishing.
SPPM 4712 Kaedah Mengajar Sains Komputer
Kursus ini akan membincangkan peranan komputer dan aplikasinya dalam proses pengajaran dan pembelajaran menggunakan pelbagai teknik dan k aedah penyampaian dalam kumpulan besar,kecil atau individu melalui pendekatanpendekatan yang menarik seperti pendekatan secara aktif, kolaboratif, koperatif dan PBK. Di antara topik utama yang akan ditekankan adalah merekabentuk makmal sains komputer, penggunaan teknologi telekomunikasi terkini dalam pengajaran dan pembelajaran, perlaksanaan sekolah bestari, konsep bilik darjah tanpa sempadan dan penulisan persediaan mengajar . Di akhir kursus, pelajar perlu menghasilkan persediaan rancangan mengajar serta modul pembelajaran dan menjalankan proses pengajaran mikro dalam tajuk sains komputer yang dipilih. Nilai murni kerjasama secara berkumpulan juga dipupuk sepanjang menjalani kursus ini.
Rujukan
1. Baharuddin Aris et al. (2003). Sains Komputer  Teknik dan Teknologi. Kuala Lumpur: Ventton Publishing.
2. Baharuddin Aris (1999). The Use of Information Technology in Education : Using An Interactive Multimedia Courseware Package to Upgrade Teachers Knowledge and Change Their Attitudes. Unpublished Ph.D Thesis at The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland.
3. Ellington, H. I. and Race, P. (1993). Producing Teaching Materials. 2nd. ed. London : Kogan Page.
4. Ellington, H. I., Percival, F. and Race, P. (1993). Handbook of Educational Technology. 3rd. ed. London : Kogan Page.
5. Ellington, H. I. and Bahruddin Aris (2000). A Practical Guide to Instructional Design. Johor Bahru: Penerbit UTM.
6. Lawrence A. Tomei (2003), Challenges of teaching with technology across the curriculum: issues and solutions. Hershey, PA : Information Science Pub.
SPPM 1303  Computer System and Multimedia
This is an introductory computer course on basic knowledge in computer and multimedia. Student will be introduced to the fundamental elements of multimedia which include text, animation, graphics, video and audio. They will be exposed to computer hardware and software. The computer hardware is divided into 6 important devices comprising input, processing, output, storage and communication. It also looks at the internal components of computer hardware that operates a computer system. The computer software is categorised into operating system, applications and utilities. Students will understand the way computer hardware and software interact at various levels. Students will also learn the technical aspects of using the application software for each multimedia element and work in team developing simple multimedia application by integrating all these elements.
References
1. Deborah M., and Chales, S.P. (2010). Understanding computers, today and tomorrow (14th Ed.). Boston, MA: Course Technology.
2. Laberta, C. (2010). Computers are your future (11th Ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ:Prentice Hall.
3. Morley, D. & Parker, C. (2010). Understanding computers, today and tomorrow (14thEd.). Boston, MA: Course Technology.
4. Shelly, G. & Vermaat, M. (2011). Discovering computers 2011: Complete. Boston, MA: Course Technology
5. Savage, T. M. & Vogel, K. E. (2009). An introduction to digital multimedia. London: Jones and Bartlett Publishers
6. McGrawHill, G. (2010) Introduction to Multimedia (Student Edition), New York: McGraw Hill Companies, Inc.
7. Vaughan, T. (2010). Multimedia Making It Work, 8th Edition. New York: McGraw Hill Companies, Inc.
