Sunday, 29 October 2017
I had an opportunity to share the knowledge on case study writing with the academics from USAS this weekend. It was a good session with lots of new things to discover and learn. I think they might be the first local group who initiate the writing of case studies surrounding issues such as Dakwah, Tajwid, Hadis, and the like.
Wednesday, 13 April 2016
A case study training was conducted yesterday with the UPM veterinarians. It was a very interesting session indeed. As usual, I learned a lot too and I hope the participants also gathered a few valuable take aways. Now instead of just having a person as the main character, we get the animals to play their roles too. One of the groups created a prologue with the main character named as Rosie. I thought initially it was the farmer's wife. But it turned out to be the goat's name. So cute...
Friday, 4 March 2016
Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi has conducted a very interesting effort on promoting the development of case studies for teaching and learning purposes. It is almost 9.45pm and the team is still going strong. Hopefully we will be able to cover many things tonight. Another best part of this workshop is that we are at the top of Menara Razak, UTM KL and the view is breathtaking. And of course, the food is satisfying.
Sunday, 21 February 2016
UNIRAZAK Case Writers Club had a workshop from 20-21 February 2016 at Putrajaya Shangri-la to write several case studies for Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB). I was invited to write a case study with them. The session with Prof Nicholas Barker from the East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii was particularly interesting. All the case studies will be related to the issues of crisis management and resilient leadership. This is going to be a very interesting journey...
Wednesday, 20 January 2016
The Youth Well-being and Social Health Laboratory of Institute for Social Science Studies (IPSAS) initiated a workshop on Q1/Q2 Publications. The workshop began with Associate Professor Dr. Abdul Lateef Krauss Abdullah's talk entitled, 'Ten Most Likely Ways and Article Submission Fails to Live Up to Publishing Standards.' At the end of the day, due to the expectations of the academic institutions, scholars have to choose between quality and quantity. So choose wisely my fellow colleagues...