Dr Chin Sook Fui

Deputy Director - Academic Affairs Division


  • PhD in Mathematics Education (USM)
  • Master in Education (Psychometric & Educational Evaluation) (USM)
  • Bachelor of Education with Science (Hons)(UMS)

Teaching & Research Experience:

  • Primary Years Programme Coordinator and Teacher, Fairview International School Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia (2016-2021)
  • Part-Time Tutor, Wawasan Open University, Penang, Malaysia (2013-2015)
  • Research Assistant, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia (2012)
  • Master Research       Fellow,           Universiti       Sains  Malaysia,       Penang, Malaysia (2010-2011)

Research Interests

  • Active learning
  • Inquiry-based learning
  • Assessment and evaluation in education

Teaching Interests

  • Active teaching and learning strategies
  • Research methodology
  • Data analysis
  • Assessment for Learning

  • Deputy Director, Academic Affairs Division, Quest International University

  • Recipient of MyPhD under MyBrain15 scholarship (2013-2016)
  • Recipient of USM Fellowship Scheme (2010-2012)
  • Recipient of scholarship under Biasiswa Kerajaan Negeri Sabah (BKNS) (2006-2010)


Chin, S. F. & Lim, H. L. (2018). How do students perceived computerized feedback as effective? EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 14(6), 2669-2682. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.29333/ejmste/90265 (SCOPUS Indexed).

Chin, S. F.
& Lim, H. L. (2018). The effect of computerized feedback on students’ misconceptions in algebraic expressions. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 26(3), 1387-1403(SCOPUS Indexed).

Chin, S. F.
& Lim, H. L. (2016). Validation of an adapted instrument to measure students’ attitude towards science. Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 17(2), Article 4.               Retrieved  from:

https://www.ied.edu.hk/apfslt/v17_issue2/sfchin/index.htm (SCOPUS Indexed)


Chin, S. F. & Lim, H. L. (2012). Tracking System in Education: A Review of the Literature and Its Debate. Digest Pendidik, 12(2), 32-36 Prihadi, K.;

Chin, S. F.; Lim. H. L. (2012). Teachers’ expectancy and Students’ Attitude towards Science. Journal of Education and Learning, 6(2), 87-98.


Chin, S. F. & Lim, H. L. (2011). Effect of Track Position on Students' Attitude towards Science. Problem of Education in the 21st Century, 35(35), 138-148.




Chin, S. F. & Lim, H. L. (2019). Giving feedback in formative assessment. In Melissa, N. L. Y., Lim, H. L. & Hairul Nizam (Eds.), New horizons of psychology assessment in education (pp. 120-134). Penang, Malaysia: USM Press.




Krassilnikova, N. & Chin, S. F. (2016, November). Understanding the Role of Language Profile and Mother-tongue Support in English Acquisition: An Exploratory Case Study. Poster presented at the 6th MELTA International Research Conference in English Language Education, Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.


Chin, S. F. & Lim, H. L. (2015, August). Identifying Grade 7 Students’ Misconceptions in Simplifying Algebraic Expressions. Paper presented at the 4th International Postgraduate Colloquium on Research in Education (IPCoRE), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, 14-16 August 2015


Chin, S. F. & Lim, H. L. (2012, May). A Dose of Teachers’ Assessment Literacy is needed in the Implementation of School-Based Assessment in Malaysia. Paper presented at the International Educational Research Symposium and Workshop (IERSW) 2012, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, 6-7 May 2012


Chin, S. F. & Lim, H. L. (2011). Assessing Form Four Students' Attitude towards Science. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Measurement and Evaluation in Education, 9-12 October 2011, 107-113, Malaysia: School of Educational Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia.


Chin, S. F. & Lim, H. L. (2011, November). A Theoretical Framework of Attitude towards Science. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, SEAMEO-RECSAM, Penang, Malaysia, 15-17 November 2011.


Chin, S. F. & Lim, H. L. (2011). An Investigation of Form Four Students' Attitude towards Science. Abstract Proceedings of the 2nd Symposium of USM Fellowship Holders 2011, 23-24 November 2011, 3, Malaysia: The Institute of Postgraduate Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia. (ISBN: 978-967-3940-31-8)

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