Scholarly Technical Education Publication Series (STEPS) Vol. 5, 2023

Facilitating Social Learning in Engineering Education in i-CATS University College: A Case Study


    Woan Wen Tan
    Siti Syafinah Ahmad Hassan
    Fabian Halley Pata Alban Dattu
    i-CATS University College, Jalan Stampin Timur, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia


Teaching electrical engineering subjects in higher education can be challenging for most engineering faculty educators, as it contains a high level of abstraction by nature. Hence, the objective of this paper is to carry out short-term experimental studies of the students in their first year of the diploma electrical engineering (power) programme at i-CATS University College using social learning strategies. The results show the implementation of the methodology applied is very effective in helping the students learn better, as their both international and external engineering theory assessments have improved significantly.