Professor Dr Sopia Binti Md Yassin


Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy, THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND, Australia
  • Master of Education, UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Science with Education, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA, Malaysia

Professional Qualification

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Areas of Expertise

  • Social Sciences, Education, Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, Education, Tertiary Education
  • Social Sciences, Education, E-Learning
  • Social Sciences, Education, Pre-School Education

Research Interest

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Publications

2018
  • Development and Validation of Teacher Perception on Early Childhood Care and Education CurriculumIinstrument (ECCECI) (ERA Indexed), International Journal of Academic Research in Business & Social Sciences - Article in Journals
  • Observation methods for child care provider and teacher's pedagogy of play (ERA Indexed), International Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education & Development - Article in Journals
2017
  • Observation instrument to evaluate early childhood educator's teaching strategies using creative arts (ERA Indexed), International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences - Article in Journals
  • Global readiness among preschool children in Malaysia (ERA Indexed), International Journal of Education and Practice - Article in Journals
  • The selection of meaningful approach to assess children's science process skills (ERA Indexed), International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences - Article in Journals
2015
  • Project Approach in Science: An Exploratory Case Study, International Journal of Early Childhood Education and Care - Article in Journals
2014
  • Curriculum Framework for Preparing Quality Teachers for the Future: Developing Guiding Principles (ERA Indexed), Journal of Research, Policy and Practice of Teachers and Teacher Education - Article in Journals
  • Implementation of Problem-Based Learning (PBL)-in a Malaysian Teacher Education Course - Article in Proceeding
  • Final Report on National Child Data Centre, NCDRC UPSI & Economic Planning Unit (EPU) - Technical Report
  • National Child Data Centre (NCDC) Feasibility Study, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris - Technical Report
2013
  • Assessing Malaysian Science Students Use of Self-Regulated Learning (SRL) Strategies and Its Relation to Academic Achievement, Assessing Malaysian Science Students Use of Self-Regulated Learning (SRL) Strategies and Its Relation to Academic Achievement - Monograph
  • Assessing Malaysian Science Students Use of Self-Regulated Learning (SRL) Strategies and Its Relation to Academic Achievement, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris - Technical Report
2012
  • Acquisition of Basic and Integrated Science Process Skills Amongst Form 2 Student in Sarawak: Interaction Effects of Gender, Ethnicity, and School Location (SCOPUS-Indexed), Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities - Article in Journals
  • An Assessment of HCAS Education Programme in Sabah: Education for Children in Plantation, An Assessment of HCAS Education Programme in Sabah: Education for Children in Plantation - Monograph
  • Development of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Ecosystem for Innovative Human Capital in Higher Education, Development of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Ecosystem for Innovative Human Capital in Higher Education - Monograph
  • Education for Children in Plantations: An Assessment of HCAS Education Programme in Sabah, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris - Technical Report
  • Contructivist Teaching and Learning Using Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) and Achievement of Religious Schools Students, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris - Technical Report
2011
  • The Development and Validation of Malaysian-Based Basic and Integrated Science Process Skills Inventory, The Development and Validation of Malaysian-Based Basic and Integrated Science Process Skills Inventory - Monograph
  • Inventori Kemahiran Proses Sains Asas dan Bersepadu Berkonsepkan Malaysia: Edisi Guru, Inventori Kemahiran Proses Sains Asas dan Bersepadu Berkonsepkan Malaysia: Edisi Guru - Monograph
  • Malaysian-Based and Integrated Science Process Skills Inventopry: Students' Edition - Book
  • Exploring PBL: an Action Research Project Among Pre-Service Teacher, Jurnal Pendidikan UPSI - Article in Journals
2010
  • Teaching Science through English: Engaging Pupils Cognitively (ERA Indexed), International CLIL Research Journal - Article in Journals
  • An Encompassing Malaysian-Based Science Process Skills Test for Secondary Schools - Article in Proceeding
2009
  • Learners' perceptions towards the teaching of science through English in Malaysia: A quantitative analysis (ERA Indexed), , International CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) Research Journal - Article in Journals
  • 1st International Conference on Educational Research and Practice (ICERP 2009) - Article in Proceeding

Research

  • e-Business Utilization to Enhance Women Entrepreneurs Economic Capacity through Digital Literacy,  Project Leader2019, International
  • ASEAN Women s Economic Empowerment through Digital Literacy and e-Business Education,  Project Leader2018, International
  • Ministry of Higher Education 2017 Evaluation of Development Project Outcome Research (NCDRC, UPSI Development Project),  Co-researcher2017, National
  • Development of a Comprehensive & Integrated Model of Quality Malaysian ECCE,  Project Leader2015 to 2018, National
  • NCDC Data Collection Project (National Child Data Centre-NCDC) Phase 2 & 3,  Project Leader2015 to 2018, National
  • Development of Teacher Education Model for Preparing Quality Teacher for the Future-Developing And Validating a Teaching and Learning Framework for Preparing Quality Teachers for The Future,  Co-researcher2014 to 2016, National
  • National Child Data Centre Feasibility Study,  Project Leader2013, National
  • Engaged Learning In The Early Years: The Project Approach,  Project Leader2011 to 2012, Taylor's University
  • Education for Children in Plantations: An Evaluation,  Co-researcher2011 to 2012, International
  • Quality of Learning Among Students in Religious Schools in Perak,  Co-researcher2009 to 2011, National

Awards and Stewardship

  • ITEX 2018 Gold Award, Competition, Ministry of Higher Education, Gold Award , 2018
  • Excellence in Creative Learning Environment, Education, International University, Creativity , 2018
  • Service of Excellence 2015, Services, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Perak, High score for yearly appraisal , 2018
  • PECIPTA 2017 Bronze Medal - National Child Data Centre (NCDC) - Child Development, Alert and Health Modules, Education, Ministry of Higher Education, Bronze Medal , 2017
  • NUCEL 2015 Silver Medal, Competition, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Perak, Invention, Innovation and Design , 2015
  • Service of Excellence 2014, Services, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Perak, High score for yearly appraisal , 2015
  • Service of Excellence 2013, Services, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Perak, High score for yearly appraisal , 2014
  • Research Award 2013, Services, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Perak, Best Researcher , 2014
  • PECIPTA 2011 Bronze Medal - Module and Traiining on Effective CLIL Pedagogy at School and University Levels, Education, Ministry of Higher Education, Bronze Medal , 2011
  • Pecipta 2011 Bronze Medal - Encompassing Malaysian-Based Science Process Skills Test For Secondary Schools, Education, Ministry of Higher Education, Bronze Medal , 2011

Paper Presented

  • Profiling Biology Teachers' Practices: A Case Study in Teaching Through a Second Language, International Conference of Education, Research and INNOVATION (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 15/11/2010 to 17/11/2010
  • Quality ECCE: Implications for Malaysia, International Early Childhood Conference (CONFERENCE), PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER , 25/11/2019 to 27/11/2019
  • The Future of Biology Education, 2nd International Postgraduate Conference on Science and Mathematics 2014 (CONFERENCE), PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER , 18/10/2014 to 19/10/2014
  • Project Approach in Science: An Exploratory Case Study, International Conference on Research, Implementation, and Education of Mathematics and Sciences 2014 (CONFERENCE), PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER , 18/05/2014 to 21/05/2014
  • Strategies of Sustainable Science Education, The 2nd International Conference on Research, Implementation and Education of Mathematics and Science 2015 (2nd ICRIEMS) (CONFERENCE), PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER , 17/05/2015 to 19/05/2015
  • Issues and Challenges in Implementing Problem Based Learning For Management Education At Local Context and Ways in Handling The Challenges, Problem Based Learning Colloquim (Colloquim), INVITED SPEAKER , 10/04/2012 to 10/04/2012
  • Role of NCDRC as a research and national referral center, National Postgraduate Seminar on Child Care and Education 2015 (SEMINAR), PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER , 28/02/2015 to 28/02/2015