Zamalia Mahmud (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

  Phone 03-55435367
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  Location B2-02
  Academic Position Associate Professor
  Qualification
  • PhD (Statistical Education), University of Strathclyde, 1997
  • MSc (Applied Statistics), Western Michigan University, 1987
  • BSc (Statistics), Western Michigan University, 1985
  Administrative Posts
  • Head of Postgraduate Studies. Programmes by Coursework Institute of Graduate Studies, UiTM (2003-2007)
  • Postgraduate Coordinator MSc in Quantitative Sciences (CS771), Fac of Information Technology & Quantitative Sciences, UiTM (2002-2003)
  • Ketua Unit Sains, Pusat Pengajian Persediaan UiTM Seksyen 17, Shah Alam (1999-2000)
  • Social Science Coordinator A-Level Programme, PPP UiTM Seksyen 17, Shah Alam (1997-1998)
  Professional Membership
  • Member of World Scientific and Engineering Academic and Society (WSEAS) (2009)
  • Ordinary member of the International Association for Statistical Education [IASE], United Kingdom (1994-2005)
  • Ordinary member of the International Statistical Institute [ISI] Voorburg, Netherlands (1994-2005)
  • Ordinary member of the Royal Statistical Society, United Kingdom (1995- 2000)
  Area of Interest
  • Survey Research (Social Sciences & Business)
  • Statistical Education Research
  • Data Analysis & Interpretation Using SPSS
  • Research Methodology
  • Statistical Methods and Inferences
  • Interview Analysis Using QDA & Multidimensional Scaling
  Subject Taught
  • Research Methodology
  • Data Management and Analysis Using SPSS
  • Statistical Analysis for Managers
  • Business Statistics
  • Marketing Research
  • Quantitative Analysis for Hospitality Research
  • Quantitative Analysis for Accounting related Research
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • Statistics for A-Levels
  Publication
  • Developing And Testing A Teaching Model Using Experimental Design And Interview Analysis. The Proceedings Of The 5th International Conference On The Teaching Of Statistics, Singapore, 1998.
  • Ke Arah Pendidikan Statistik Pintar: Penggunaan STEPS dalam Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran. Prosiding Kolokium Kebangsaan: Pengintegrasian Teknologi Dalam Sains Matematik, USM, 27-28 Mei 1999.
  • Investigating Patterns Of Interview Conversation Using QDA, Multidimensional Scaling and Cluster Analysis. Jurnal Fakulti Teknologi Maklumat Dan Sains Kuantitatif, Vol. 2, 2000.
  • Investigating Patterns Of Interview Conversation Among Lecturers In The Malaysian Institutes Of Higher Learning On The Teaching Of Statistics At The Introductory Level. Proceedings of The 6th International Conference On The Teaching Of Statistics, Cape Town, South Africa, 7-13 July 2002.
  • Enthusiasm for Work Among UiTM Shah Alam Lecturers: An Investigation into the Level of Burnout. Proceedings of the Conference of Science and Social Research , 2001.
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT) As a Medium of Communication: ICT Usage Among UiTM Shah Alam Lecturers. Student Affairs Journal, Vol. 3, January 2002
  • Facilities For The Disabled: A Comparative Study Between Malaysia And Singapore. Proceedings of the Conference of Science and Social Research, 2003.
  • Attitude of Employers Toward Hiring Persons With Disabilities and An Investigation Into The Barrier Free Environment at Workplace. Proceedings of the Conference of Science and Social Research, 2004.
  • Creative Instructions Through The Teaching of Statistical Concepts and Data Analysis Using SPSS to Malaysian Government Officers. Prosiding Seminar Pusat Kuantitatif, Institut Tadbiran Awam Negara (INTAN), 2005. Beyond Testing and Grading: Using Appropriate Assessment Instruments to Improve Student Learning of Statistics. Pusat Kuantitatif, Institut Tadbiran Awam Negara (INTAN), Buletin Kuantitatif, 1/2005.
  • Attitudes and Competencies in Statistical Data Analysis Among Postgraduate Research Students. Proceedings of the 9th Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences, Concorde Hotel Shah Alam, 12-14 Dec 2007.
  • Postgraduate Students' Perceived Attitudes and Competency in Statistical Data Analysis, International Journal of Education and Information Technologies, Vol 2, 2008 (in press)
  • Postgraduate Students’ Perceived Attitudes and Competency in Statistical Data Analysis, International Journal of Education and Information Technologies, Issue 1, Vol. 2, pp.79 -86, 2008.
  • Employers’Perceived Attitude Towards Hiring Disabled Persons And An Investigation Into the Barrier- Free Environment at Workplace in Selangor and Federal Territory, Journal of Administrative Science, Issue 1, No. 1, 2009.
  • Visualizing Patterns of Interview Conversations Regarding Students’ Learning Difficulties in Statistical Concepts via QMDScaling Techniques, Transactions on Information Science and Applications (in press 2009).
  • Identification of Learners’ Attitudes Toward Statistics Based on
    Classification of Discriminant Function, Transactions on Information Science and Applications (in press 2009)
  Consultancy
  • Residence Consultant for Biro Statistik, Pusat Pengajian Statistik, FTMSK, UiTM
  • Consultant/Trainer Of SPSS And Reseach Methodology courses to various government organizations such as INTAN, Jabatan Tenaga Rakyat, CIAST, KL Hospital, Jabatan Pergigian Malaysia & Pusat Zakat Selangor
  • Research consultant for Telekom Malaysia Bhd. – PC Optimum Ratio inShared Environment: A Case of Three Telekom Branches
  Award
  • Participated in Invention, Innovation and Design (IID) 2004 Exhibition, organised by IRDC. Won God Medal (Lecturer-Student Innovation Category) for a product entitled “Development of Student Information System for Schools”
  • Participated in Invention and New Product Exposition (INPEX) in Pittsburgh (8-11 Jun 2005). Awarded Best of Show by Law Offices of Eric Hanscom (Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights) for the product title "Development of Students Information System (SIS) for MalaysianSchools. Category - Software Invention"
  • Recipient of Research Best Presenter in Insights 2002 Conference, PWTC, August 2002.
  • Recipient of UiTM Excellence Service Award in 2003.
  • Participated in Invention, Innovation and Design (IID 2009) Exhibition, organized by RMI, UiTM. Won Gold Medal (Innovation category) for a product entitled QMDScaling: A Tool for Visualizing Interview Conversations Patterns.
  Evaluator / Facilitator
  • ·Panelist for UiTM PhD students' Defence of Research
  • Proposal at Institute of Graduate Studies, UiTM
  • Reviewer for IRDC/FRGS/Dana Kecemerlangan Research
  • Proposals· Facilitator for PTK3 course for academic staff
  • Evaluator for CSSR conference papers and presenters
  • Reviewer for CSSR conference papers
  Supervision of Bachelor Degree Students
  • Kajian mengenai tahap kepuasan pelanggan dan kepentingan terhadap perkhidmatan perbankan di Affinbank, BSc (Hons.) Statistics, Mei 2004
  • A study on employees job stress and job satisfaction in Sarawak State Education Department (HQ), BSc (Hons.) Statistics, October 2004.
  • A study on perceived benefits of information technology among selected retailers in Klang Valley, BSc (Hons.) Statistics, October 2003.
  • Tahap penggunaan elektrik di kawasan perumahan di Shah Alam: Satu kajian kes di Seksyen 8, BSc (Hons.) Statistics, Mei 2003.
  • An investigation into the incidence of stress among the management sciences students at UiTM Shah Alam, BSc (Hons.) Statistics, October 2002.
  • Kajian tentang corak penggunaan wang pinjaman Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN) di kalangan pelajar Sarjana Muda tahun pertama di UiTM, Shah Alam, BSc (Hons.) Statistics, Oktober 2001.
  • Kajian tentang kadar sewa bangunan di Kota Bahru: Perbandingan antara rumah kediaman dan premis perniagaan, BSc (Hons.) Statistics, Oktober 2001.
  Supervision of Master's Students
  • Perceived Expectation and Perception Towards Quality Service: An Application of the SERVQUAL Model. MSc in Quantitative Sciences, Nov 2007.
  • The Development of Smart Manager System for managing and analysing salespersons and advertisers' performance at NSTP(M) Bhd. MSc in Quantitative Sciences, October 2005.
  • Development of SIS towards the management and analysis of pupils' records. MSc in Quantitative Sciences, October 2004.
  • Siti Hawati Bt. Sariman, Perceived Importance and Benefits of Work Processes and Practices of ISO9001:2000 at the Registrar’s Office, UiTM, Nov. 2008
  • Nor Hasmaniza Bt Osman, Students’ Attitude Towards Learning Statistics and Their Competency in Elementary Statistics at the Secondary School Level
  Supervision of PhD Students
  • CS990: Modelling Students' Perceived Understanding, Performance and Attitudes Toward Statistics at the Undergraduate Introductory Level: A Cross Sectional Study Using SEM and GLM (ongoing)- main supervisor.
  • AC990: Ownership Structure, Corporate Social Responsibility & Performance of Islamic Financial Institutions (ongoing) co-supervisor.
  • IS990: Knowledge Management and Competitive Intelligence: A Synergy for Organizational Competitiveness (ongoing) co-supervisor.
  • IS990: The Practices of Competitive Intelligence (CI) in Malaysian Organizations (ongoing) co-supervisor
  • IS990: Intended Use of Digital Library: An Application of Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology Model (on-going) co-supervisor