Research Areas

Research is the foremost activity for the Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education. FPTV encourages all the staff to involve actively in doing worthwhile research in order to realise Research and Development (R&D) of UTHM. The main focused research fields are:

Teaching and Learning in Technical and Vocational Education (TVE).

Philosophy and Instructional Design, Student Learning Difficulties, Evaluation, Technology Integration in TVE, Work-Based Education


Professionalisme Development in TVE.

Practicum and Industrial Placement, HR Development, Entrepreneurial Development, Quality Management and and Administration.


Curriculums for TVE.

Research-Based Curriculum in TVE, Curriculum Development for Comunity College, Curriculum Implementation within Higher Education Institution, Client-Based Trainning & Instruction in TVE, Innovation in Curriculum Development for  TVE.


E-Learning for TVE.

K-economy dan K-management in TVE, Multimedia: Theory-Into-Practice of e-learning in TVE, E-learning awareness in TVE and agenda for change, Web-Based Curriculum in TVE, TVE and open learning through internetworking.


Sociology and Women in TVE.

The Sociological Dimension in TVE, Training and Work Opportunities for women within TVE, Contribution and Achivement, Welfare of Women TVE.


Tracer Studies in TVE.

Meeting the Employer’s Standard and Expectation, Job Satisfaction, The National Impact of TVE, Index of Quality of graduate's Performance, Longitudinal Study on Career Development of Graduates


Infrastructure within TVE.

Laboratory Studio and Workshop Design, Quality management of Laboratory, Studio and Workshop Integration of Technology in TVE, Quality Environmental Management in TVE, Safety and Health Awareness in TVE.


Quality Standard in TVE.

Quality Standard for Curriculum Planning and Implementation, Quality Standard for HR Development, Quality Assessment, Quality Standard for Teaching & Learning Excellence, World Class TVE.


Global and Social Issues in TVE.

Open Education for Globalizaion, Career Path of TVE Graduates, Integrating Green Education in TVE, TVE within Industrial Countries, Funding for TVE within Developing Countries.


Life Long  Learning in TVE.

Adult Education, Continuous Education, Recognition of Short Course, Career Enhancement through life Long Learning.


Special Education in TVE.

Philosophy and Instructional DesignCareer Path and Difficulties for Special Education Graduates, Infrastructural Readiness, Evaluation Standards, Technology Integration in TVE.