Farrah Dina Yusop

Instructional design professionals have been critiqued for being too profit- and technical-oriented. This is partly due to the training-for-the-job educational approaches they experienced which has distracted them from questioning and thinking about the meaning of and the grand purposes of practicing their professions. Consequently, design professionals have undermined their own critical and transformative powers to initiate and activate change at interpersonal, institutional, and societal levels. As such, their design services are only accessible to exclusive group of public who has access  to big finances and resources. High-quality learning opportunities, forRead More
The civic-minded instructional designers framework: An alternative approach to contemporary instructional designers’education in higher education Dr Farrah Dina Binti Yusop This ethnographic study took place in a graduate course at a large research university in the Midwestern United States. It presents an in-depth examination of the experiences and challenges of a group of four students learning to be Instructional Design and Technology professionals who are concerned with the well-being of all members of a society, and wish to utilize their knowledge and skills to help solve social problems and improveRead More
Dr. Farrah Dina Yusop Dr. Farrah Dina Yusop is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Curriculum and Instructional Technology, Faculty of Education, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She holds a PhD in two fields: Curriculum and Instructional Technology (CIT) and Human Computer Interaction (HCI) from Iowa State University (ISU), USA. Dr. Farrah Dina actively researches and publishes teaching and learning in higher education context; Web 2.0; social media; educational games and mobile learning. Dr. Farrah Dina is especially known for her Civic-Minded Instructional Designer (CMID) conceptual framework whichRead More