SCHOOL OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES

UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA

Professor Dr. Fatimah Saleh

Fatimah Saleh  
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Qualifications BScEd (Malaya); MScEd (S. Illinois); PhD (UM)
Expertise Mathematics Education, Preschool Education, Teacher Education

 

 

Publications  
Book:

1. Lim, C, S, Fatimah, S, & munirah Ghazali (2003). Teaching Aids in mathematics. ( Alat Bantu Mengajar Matemaik). PTS Publications & Distributions Sdn. Bhd. 110


2. Mohd. Said, B., Lee, C. S., Fatimah, S., & Yeong, A. L.(1993). How to solve it: New aspect in mathematics methodology.( translation from original text –How to solve it by Polya, G. (1957) . Pulau Pinang: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia. 152

Edited Book:  
Chapter in Book:

1. Fatimah, S & Chap Sam Lim (2004) Mathematics Education in Malaysia: Where are we heading? In Jianpan Wang & Binyan Xu (eds). Trends and Challeges in mathematrics Education; Shanghai: East China Normal University Press. 403 pg


2. Chap Sam Lim, Fatimah , S & Sok Khim Tan(2004). Culture of mathematics learning in Malaysia: Two case studies in Jianpan Wang & Binyan Xu ( eds) Trends and Challeges in mathematrics Education; Shanghai: East China Normal University Press.


3. Fatimah S & Khadijah Z.(2007). Pelajar sekolah Menengah tidak boleh membaca, Dimana silapnya? . Dalam Ambigapathi.&Aniswal(eds) Isu-Isu Literasi Semasa Di Malaysia. Penerbit Universiti Putra Malaysia. 288 pg.2007).

International Journal:

1. Khadijah, Z. & Fatimah, S. (2008). Teacher’s Concern in Early reading Skills. Proceedings of the International Conference on Teacher Education in the Muslim World (ICTEM); Crown Princess Hotel. Kuala Lumpur


2. Azizan, Z. A. & Fatimah, S (2008). Portfolio & Viva as an Alternative Assessment of and for the Learning of Calculus. Proceedings of The International Seminar on Assessment in Engineering. Mac 2008: Melbourne, Australia


3. Fatimah, S(2007). Values Inculcation in Mathematics Teaching(Penerapan Nilai dalam Pendidikan Matematik). Proceedings of the International Seminar on the Development of Values in Mathematics and Science education, 3-4 Aug 2007. Faculty of Education: Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur


4. Koay Chen Yong & Fatimah Saleh(2007). Cyclical Nature Of Problem Solving Process: Case Study Of Trainees In A Teachers’ Training Institute. Paper presented at the Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (CoSMED2007). 13-16 Nov 2007. SEOMEO-RECSAM, Penang


5. Koay C.,Y. & Fatimah, S (2006). IOSTE 12. Comparison of mathematical problem solving heuristics between successful and unsuccessful solvers. Paper presented at the XII IOSTE Symposium , 30 July – 4 Aug 2006: Park Royal Beach Resort, Penang


6. Munirah Ghazali, Shafia Abdul Rahman, Sharifah Norhaidah Idros, Zurida Ismail and Fatimah Salleh (2003). Development of a framework to assess primary students’ number sense in Malaysia: Counting”. Proceedings of SEMT ’03: International Seminar For Elementary Mathematics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.


7. Sharifah Norhaidah Idros, Zurida Ismail, Shafia Abdul Rahman, Munirah Ghazali & Fatimah Salleh (2003). “From Doing to Knowing: An Assessment of Schoolchildren’s Understanding of Number Sense in Primary Mathematics”. Proceedings of International Conference on Measurement and Evaluation in Education, Hotel City Bayview, Pulau Pinang


8. Lim C. S., Fatimah, S. & Tan, S. K.( 2002). Cultural Influences in Teaching and Learning of Mathematics: Methodological Challenges and Constraints. Proceedings of Second East Asia Regional Conference on Mathematics Education and Ninth Southeast Asian Conference on Mathematics Education. V.1, pg138 – 150. Singapore


9. Munirah G. & Fatimah, S (2001). Children in the mathematics classroom: Should they be seen or heard? A research into children’s talk when solving arithmetic problems implications to assessment of children’s number sense. Proceedings of the International Conference on New Ideas in Mathematics Education: Cairns, Australia. 289 – 297


10. Teoh, P.Y.& Fatimah, S (2000). Creative and Constructive Mathematics Teaching. Proceeding of IOSTE-ASMEP Conference on Science and Technology Education, Vol II. 352 –364.


 

National Journal:

Fatimah, S. & Khairudin, P. (2008). Ketirisan Waktu Pengajaran Guru Di sekolah. Digest Pendidik, Jilid 8, 1 ; PPIP. USM


6. Fatimah, S., Kalsom, S. & Lim, C. S (2008). Issues and Challenges in Bottom-up strategy Using Lesson Study Approach (Isu dan Cabaran Strategi Bawah ke Atas Menggunakan Pendekatan Lesson Study). E-Proceedings of National Conference on Management in Education (NATICOME 2009). SPACE, UTM. 2-3 Dec 2008


4. Fatimah, S. & Khadijah, Z (2007). Critical Factors in Successful Early Reading Literacy (Faktor Kritikal dalam Kejayaan Literasi Bacaan Awal. Proceeding of National Seminar on Early Childhood and Special Education 2008. 25-27 April 2007: Cititel Hotel, Penang


5. Fatimah Salleh (2005). Invoking Children’s Number sense through Interviews. Sainsab, Journal of The Association for Science and Mathematics Education, Penang. V8, 137-142.


7. Lau, P. H. & Fatimah, S (2005). Teachers Perceptions towards Teaching of mathematics in English (Persepsi Guru terhadap pengajaran mathem,atik dalam bahasa Inggeris). Digest, Jilid 4, 1/2004. 56-63


8. Samsudin , D .& Fatimah, S (2004). Visualisation in solving mathematical word problems. Jurnal Pendidik dan Pendidikan, Jilid 19, Pulau Pinang: Penerbit USM. 47-65


9. Zurida, I , Munirah, G. , Fatimah, S ( 2000). Creativity: How to evaluate? (Kreativiti: Bagaimana Menulainya?). Proceedings of the Seminar on Early Childhood Education. Basic Educational Research Unit (BERU) , School of Educational Studies. USM. 57 - 63

International Conference Proceedings:

1. Fatimah, S & Zaharah, H (2008). Do Mathematics Teachers reflect in their teaching? E-Proceedings of The International Conference on Science and Mathematics, 27-29 Ovt 2008: University of the Philippine, Quezon City, Philippines


2. Fatimah, S & Khadijah Z(2008). The Malaysian National Curriculum of the 21st Century: Paradigm Shifts to deal with Globalization. E-Proceedings of The 8th Annual Conference of the Iranian Curriculum Studies Association (ICSA): October 29th – 30th, 2008, Mazandaran, Islamic Republic of IRAN.


3. Mohd.Uzi, D. & Fatimah, S (2000). Linguistic and factual knowledge in mathematics problem solving (Pengetahuan Linguistik dan fakta dalam Penyelesaian Masalah Matematik). Classroom Teacher SEOMEO RECSAM, 5, 2 . 1-15.


4. Zurida , I. & Fatimah S. (1997). Graghing Abilities of Malaysian Secondary School Students. Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia. (XX/2). 1-7. SEOMEO-RECSAM.

National Conference Proceedings:

1. Fatimah, S. & Khairudin, P. (2008). Ketirisan Waktu Pengajaran Guru Di sekolah. Digest Pendidik, Jilid 8, 1 ; PPIP. USM


2. Fatimah, S., Kalsom, S. & Lim, C. S (2008). Issues and Challenges in Bottom-up strategy Using Lesson Study Approach (Isu dan Cabaran Strategi Bawah ke Atas Menggunakan Pendekatan Lesson Study). E-Proceedings of National Conference on Management in Education (NATICOME 2009). SPACE, UTM. 2-3 Dec 2008


3. Fatimah, S. & Khadijah, Z (2007). Critical Factors in Successful Early Reading Literacy (Faktor Kritikal dalam Kejayaan Literasi Bacaan Awal. Proceeding of National Seminar on Early Childhood and Special Education 2008. 25-27 April 2007: Cititel Hotel, Penang


4. Fatimah Salleh (2005). Invoking Children’s Number sense through Interviews. Sainsab, Journal of The Association for Science and Mathematics Education, Penang. V8, 137-142.


5. Lau, P. H. & Fatimah, S (2005). Teachers Perceptions towards Teaching of mathematics in English (Persepsi Guru terhadap pengajaran mathem,atik dalam bahasa Inggeris). Digest, Jilid 4, 1/2004. 56-63


6. Samsudin , D .& Fatimah, S (2004). Visualisation in solving mathematical word problems. Jurnal Pendidik dan Pendidikan, Jilid 19, Pulau Pinang: Penerbit USM. 47-65


7. Zurida, I , Munirah, G. , Fatimah, S ( 2000). Creativity: How to evaluate? (Kreativiti: Bagaimana Menulainya?). Proceedings of the Seminar on Early Childhood Education. Basic Educational Research Unit (BERU) , School of Educational Studies. USM. 57 - 63

Others:  
 
Post Graduate Supervision  
Student's name: Siti Aishah Shaik Abdullah
Level: PhD
Status: Supervisor
Thesis title: Composite Functions Schemes of Form Four Stuadents
Year of graduation: 2006
Student's name: Koay Chen Yong
Level: PhD
Status: Supervisor
Thesis title: Mathematical problem solving paths of trainees in a Teacher Training College
Year of graduation: 2007
Student's name: Khoo Yin Yin
Level: PhD
Status: Supervisor
Thesis title: The Effectiveness of Collaborative Problem Solving Approach Among Form Six Economic Students
Year of graduation: 2008
Student's name: Lim Kok Seng
Level: PhD
Status: Co-supervisor
Thesis title: A Study on Systematic Errors by Form Two Students In Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
Year of graduation: 2008
Student's name: Neo Ken Sen
Level: PhD
Status: Co-supervisor
Thesis title: Coping with the Transition of The Language Mediums for Mathematics at The Lower Sec Sch
Year of graduation: 2008
Student's name: Mohd Uzi bin Dolah
Level: Masters
Status: Supervisor
Thesis title: Problem Solving in mathematics: A Case Study of Form two Students
Year of graduation: 2000
Student's name: Teng Siew Lan
Level: Masters
Status: Supervisor
Thesis title: Alternative Concepts in Linear Algebra Among Form two Students
Year of graduation: 2002
Student's name: Muminah Abdul Rahman
Level: Masters
Status: Supervisor
Thesis title: Misconception in Fraction among year Five students
Year of graduation: 2004
Student's name: Samsudin Draman
Level: Masters
Status: Supervisor
Thesis title: Visualization in mathematical word problems
Year of graduation: 2004
Student's name: Khairul Umam
Level: Masters
Status: Supervisor
Thesis title: Pembinaan Fungsi Diskriminan bagi Penjurusan Sains dan Bukan Sains di Acheh
Year of graduation: 2007
Student's name: Genta Nakahashi
Level: PhD
Status: Co-supervisor
Thesis title:  
Year of graduation: 2008
 
Academic Recognition  
Awards / Fellowship: Excellence Service Awards - 1999, 2002
Editorial Board:  
 
Research(es)  
Title : Development of Teaching Models For Effective Teaching of Number Sense In The Primary Schools.
Lead researcher: Dr. Munirah Ghazali
Co-researcher: Aswati H., Rahimi C. A., Abdul Razak O., & Abdul Rashid M.
Funded By: MOHE/USM
Year: 2007-2009
Status: ONGOING
 
Title : Project InSPIRE 2- Phase 1. Needs Analysis for Non performing schools in Sabah.
Lead researcher: Prof. Abdul Rashid Mohamed
Co-researcher: Salmiza Saleh
Funded By: OTHERS (NATIONAL)
Year: 2007-2008
Status: COMPLETED
 
Title : Diagnosis of Pupils Learning difficulties In Selected Subjects In Primary Schools In Malaysia
Lead researcher: Dr. Mokhtar Ismail
Co-researcher: Zurida, I., Lim.C. S., Abd. Rashid, M., Nor Hashimah Hashim.
Funded By: MOSTI
Year: 1999-2001
Status: COMPLETED
 
Title : Enhancing Mathematics Teachers’ Innovative Use of Geometer’s Sketchpad(GSP) through Lesson Study Collaboration
Lead researcher: Lim Chap Sam
Co-researcher: Fatimah Saleh, Kor Liew Kee & Chew Chin Mon-
Funded By: MOHE
Year: 2007-2009
Status: ONGOING
 
Title : The Teaching and Learning of Mathematics and Science in English: The Perspectives of Primary School Administrators, Teachers and Pupils
Lead researcher: Lim Chap Sam
Co-researcher: Tang, N K.
Funded By: OTHERS (NATIONAL)
Year: 2007-2007
Status: COMPLETED
 
Title : Development of a framework to assess primary students’ number sense in Malaysia
Lead researcher: Munirah Ghazali
Co-researcher: Shafia Abdul Rahman, Sharifah Norhaidah Idros, Zurida Ismail
Funded By: MOHE
Year: 2003-2005
Status: COMPLETED
 
Title : Impact of culture on teaching and learning of mathematics
Lead researcher: Lim Chap Sam
Co-researcher: Tan Sok Khim
Funded By: MOSTI
Year: 2003-2005
Status: COMPLETED
 
Title : Promoting Early reading literacy among Preschoolers
Lead researcher: Fatimah Saleh
Co-researcher: Khadijah Zon
Funded By: USM
Year: 2007-2009
Status: ONGOING
 
Title : Use of manipulatives in Primary mathematics(1999)
Lead researcher: Fatimah Saleh
Co-researcher: -
Funded By: USM
Year: 1999-2001
Status: COMPLETED
 
Title : Project on Mathematical Reasoning among pupils of rural primary schools in the district of Kuala Nerang
Lead researcher: Dr. Mohd Daud Hamzah
Co-researcher: Mokhtar, I., Fatimah, S., Mustapa, K., Munirah, G., Lim, C. H., Mohd. Shaari, Zakaria.
Funded By: MOSTI
Year: 1996-1999
Status: COMPLETED