Storytelling Knowledge Transfer method as an Effective way of Teaching in UTP

Chat, Malini (2009) Storytelling Knowledge Transfer method as an Effective way of Teaching in UTP. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Through observations, readings (Journals, Articles and Blogs) the author found out that most
of the higher education (Universities and colleges) in Malaysia are using power point slides
as the lecturing visual aid. It cannot bedenied that it is one ofthe important and useful aids
that the lecturers or the speakers can use to attract and build anunderstanding of the subject
domainmat can be transferredto the audience. The author belief that it will be more valuable
and useful if it is being used together with some other Knowledge Management tool such as
storytelling method (also known asReflective Learning, Narrative orPedagogy Technique).
Throughout this report, the author will explain the concept of storytelling and how it can be
used in higher education. In the background section, explanations on what is actually
storytelling is all about and how it's going to boost the knowledge transfer process.
Moreover, there will be a discussion on the type of storytelling method and the stages of
telling stories n order to make it more interesting. The problems that trigger the author to
come out with this research is because of the current issue that is being faced by students
nowadays which is the difficulty of recalling and reflecting the theories into real life
situation. They also having a problem in limiting themselves to the power point slides
provided by the lecturers during the lecture without trying to think out of the box. The
objective of this project is To study whether storytelling method can be used to improve
student's performance in higher education, To compare 2 methods which is power point
slides teaching session (without related stories or examples) and power point presentation
slides + Storytelling method (real life example, related video or analogies), To create an
awareness of storytelling method by creating UTP Story Sharing website.
Next, the author also will explain on how the research will be conducted throughout the 2
semesters in order to prove the objectives of the research. The specific domain of research
area to bewithin the Management and Humanities Department and Fundamental and Applies
Sciences Department of UTP since the author needs to focus on one area due to the limitations of time. There are few articles or research papers that the author has referred to in
order to come out with this report and all the contents will be discussed in detail in the next
few sub topics ofthis report.

Item Type: Other
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Departments / MOR / COE: Sciences and Information Technology
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Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2013 09:42
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2013 09:42
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/9144

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