University of Malaya Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement Research 


The UM Learning Improvement and Teaching Enhancement Research (UM-LiTeR) ˈU-M-lī-tər aims to provide UM lecturers with funding to conduct research on improving and enhancing Learning and Teaching practices in their own classrooms, courses, and/or programs.
If you wish to improve your students' learning capacity and/or your teaching effectiveness, or if you simply wish for some mentorship and guidance in managing a Teaching and Learning (T&L) research project, UM-LiTeR might be able to help.
For those of you opting for the Teaching Track in UM’s newly launched Standard Academic Performance Target (SAPT), T&L research will be vital for future promotions in the Teaching Track. Nevertheless, this grant is not limited to those interested in Teaching Track only, as good Teaching & Learning practice is crucial for all academic staffs, for the benefit of our students.

UM-LiTeR aims not only to provide research funding and mentorship, but also to facilitate connections amongst UM lecturers who are passionate about T&L, and to invite you to be part of a community of practice in which members support one another in their shared quest to offer effective and meaningful T&L experiences to our students.





Learning Improvement & Teaching Enhancement Research (LiTeR) Conference 2017

This Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement Research (UM-LiTeR) Conference was held on March 15 – 16, 2017 at Studio 3, Pullman Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Bangsar. The duration of this conference is one-and-a-half-days and attended by 47 participants. 

This conference aims for academicians to share and disseminate the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) and Action Research findings among academicians across Malaysia, especially by the University of Malaya UM-LiTeR Grant awardees. This conference also served as platform for academics to research on their own teaching and learning practices to improve higher education teaching and learning in Malaysia.
Highlights of this conference besides presentations from our very own UM-LiTeR 2016 awardees are as per below;

Keynote Speaker 
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) in Higher Education: Reaching the Hearts to Build the Minds by Prof. Dr. Rosna Awang Hashim, Professor at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)

Speaker 1 
Building the Nation through Education with Action Research by Dr. Aishah Abu Bakar, Director of Academic Development Management Division, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Higher Education

Forum 1 
A session with Malaysia's 'Anugerah Akademik Negara' Teaching Award Personality

Moderator - Dr Zahiruddin Fitri Abu Hasan, ADeC
Panel 1 - Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jaafar Jantan, Institute of Leadership and Development (ILD), UiTM
Panel 2 - Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fatimah Puteh from MYLine, UTM


Forum 2
Innovation in Educating our Students: How do you Engage them?

Moderator – Dr Farrah Dina Yusop, ADeC
Panel 1 - Prof. Dato' Dr. Mohamed Amin Embi, CTLT, UKM
Panel 2 – Prof. Dr. Majid Konting, CADe, UPM
Panel 3 – Dr. Ngeow Yeok Meng, UTAR 


DOWNLOAD: Abstract Book for LiTeR Conference 



Contact Details

Academic Enhancement & Leadership Development Centre (ADeC)
University of Malaya

Door G6, Level 2, High Impact Research (HIR) Building,
University of Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur.

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