(Retired from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia on the 8th of May 2019)


Effandi Zakaria, PhD., is an Associate Professor of Mathematics Education at the Faculty of Education, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. His interests have been mathematics teaching and learning, mathematics problem solving, ICT integration in mathematics education, attitudes and beliefs of teachers and students, and he has undertaken research related to all of these areas. Publications include the following books: Asas Pembelajaran Koperatif Dalam Matematik (Foundation of Cooperative Learning in Mathematics) (2005),Trend Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran Matematik (Trends in Teaching and Learning of Mathematics)(2007), Teknologi Maklumat dan Komunikasi dalam Pendidikan Matematik dan Sains (ICT in Mathematics and Science Education) (2012), Kit Pembelajaran Geometri (Geometry Learning Kit)(2012), Himpunan Penyelidikan Pendidikan Matematik (Peringkat Sarjana) (Collections of Research in Mathematics Education) (2015), Isu dan Cabaran dalam Pendidikan Matematik (2015), Teknologi dalam Pembelajaran Matematik Peringkat Tinggi, Publisher: Penerbit UKM (2016), Permainan dalam Pendidikan Pra-Sekolah (2018) and most recently, Abdul Halim Abdullah & Effandi Zakaria (2019) "Pembelajaran dan Pemikiran Geometri Van Hiele". Publisher : Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka. He has supervised both PhD (21 graduated) and Master degree students (60+ graduated). He has given numerous presentations at seminar and conferences and his publications appear in regional and international journals. He is a member of NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics), USA, World Assembly of Lesson Study (WALS). He has a total of 280+ published materials.(e-rep, UKM 2019).


Academic Experience

1. Doctor of Philosophy (Mathematics Education)-2003, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

2. Master of Education (Secondary Education/Mathematics) -1987, Indiana State University,Terre Haute, Indiana, USA

3. Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)-1984, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, USA

4. Diploma in Science-1982, MARA Institute of Technology, Shah Alam, Selangor


Brief Career History

Temporary Mathematics Teacher (1979)-Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan, Padang Tengku, Kuala Lipis, Pahang

MRSM Mathematics Teacher (1987-1995),-Maktab Rendah Sains MARA Taiping

Lecturer, UKM Matriculation (1996-1999),-Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Lecturer, Faculty of Education UKM (1999-8.5.2019)-Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (Retired from UKM : 8th May 2019)


Past administrative post:

Head of Department, Department of Teaching and Learning Innovation, Faculty of Education UKM (2016- Jan 2018)

Deputy Dean (Research & Innovation) - (2011-2013)

Coordinator, B.Ed TESL Executive Program - (Nov2009 - Dec 2011) 

Coordinator, Diploma in Education Executive Program - (2005 –Oct 2007)

Anugerah UKM (Excellent Service Awards)

1. Anjakan Gaji (2006)

2. Anjakan Gaji (2008)

3. Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang (2010)

4. Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang (2013)

5. Anugerah Perkhidmatan 20 Tahun (2016)

6. Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang (2018)



Research ID:

ResearcherID:  O-1986-2013 
Scopus Author ID:  16246788100 
ORCHID ID:  orcid.org/0000-0001-9363-2733

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