Foad Motalebi

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Foad Motalebi
MSc-IT, GCTT, Post-Grad Diploma, BSc
Head of Department
Lecturer
Foundation in Engineering and Science
Information Technology

Contact Details
Telephone: +60 85 443939 Extn: 2522
Location: Skylark 3 (SK3).L3.424
Email: foad.m@curtin.edu.my

Background

Foad Motalebi first started in the teaching profession in 1995. He joined Curtin in 2003. Prior to that he was a lecturer, first at NIIT, Johor Bahru and then at Informatics, Johor Bahru. He completed his BSc from Utkal University, India and Post Grad Diploma from NIIT, India. He finished his Masters in IT from PTU, India. Besides that he finished his GCTT(Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching) from Curtin University, Australia.

Academic History

  • MSc-IT, PTU, India, 2010
  • GCTT, Curtin University, Australia, 2009
  • Post-Grad Diploma, NIIT, India, 2000
  • BSc, Utkal University, India, 1995

Awards

  • Curtin University Sarawak- Student Choice Award 2006-2010, 2013

Research Interests

  • Simulation Technology
  • Effect of ICT on T&L of Programming & Mathematics
  • Databases
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Statistics

Publications

  • Motalebi, F. and Lau, S. T., “Group Project and Group Assessment in Pre-University Programming Unit”, The First International Conference on Enhancing Teaching and Learning Through Assessment, 13-15 June 2005, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Lau, S. T. and Motalebi, F., “Action Research On New Form of Formative Assessment for Pre-University Mathematics Unit”, The First International Conference on Enhancing Teaching and Learning  Through Assessment, 13-15 June 2005, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Motalebi, F. and Lau, S. T., “Creating And Deploying A Learning Resource Application”, Australian Computers in Education Conference, 2nd – 4th October 2006, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
  • Lau, S. T. and Motalebi, F., “Maximising Teaching And Learning Of Mathematics By Using ICT”, International Conference 2006 On Science & Technology: Applications In Industry And Education, 8-9 December 2006, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
  • Motalebi, F. and Lau, S. T., “Developing Programming Skills And Knowledge Through Comprehensive Programming Projects”, International Conference 2006 On Science & Technology: Applications In Industry And Education, 8-9 December 2006, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
  • Motalebi, F., “Using Facebook as a Learning Tool: A Case Study”, 1st International Conference on Open and Distance Learning, 22-24 February 2012, Manila, Philippines. (Accepted)
  • Mohamad Nistah N.N, Motalebi F., Samyudia Y., Alnaimi F.B.I. 2012. Intelligent Monitoring Interfaces for Coal-Fired Power Plant Boiler Trips: A Review. Paper presented in 7th CUTSE Conference 2012, Miri, Sarawak

Professional Associations

  • CCNA Instructor
  • MCDBA

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