SIDMA College UNITAR Sabah Perceptual Style Workshop. Print
Monday, 10 April 2017 11:32

SIDMA College UNITAR Sabah is being strongly committed in instilling a campus on-going learning environment, not only to students but to staff as well. The College always encourages all members to pursue opportunities for learning and professional growth, based on the college‘s own institutional resources and external sources. Such an environment is essential in maintaining and building a competent work force that will meet the ever changing demands of our time, while working towards being one of the leading private institutions of higher learning in Sabah as well as to being a “Champion of Change”.

On 31st March 2017, Dr Mornie Hj Kambrie (Founder and Chairman) and Madam Azizah Khalid Merican (CEO) through the Human Resource Department organized a one day Perceptual Style workshop at Hotel No 5, Kota Kinabalu for all academic teaching staff. The workshop was to share many current thinking style models, incorporating various learning skills to understand and assessing the perceptual and cognitive of individual through ones’ preferences.

Dinna Daisy Chong, a certified Psychology and Advance Behavioural Analyst, was invited by SIDMA to conduct the one day workshop with the participants. A former outbound trainer and an experience facilitator for more than 20 years, Dinna Chong has trained many in communication skills, positive thinking, personal and interpersonal effectiveness, interpersonal relationship, teambuilding, supervisory management, organizational effectiveness and leadership, presentation skills, grooming, customer services programmes.

Throughout the workshop, the participants were exposed to interactive activities that introduced them to different learning styles of individuals, especially with references to the students. Moreover, participants were also able to share their thoughts and experiences in teaching students based on the different learning styles, with alignment of the 21st century teaching methods.

Dr Morni and Madam Azizah hoped that through such ongoing training, staff will have the opportunities to acquire new knowledge and enhance their professional growth. Many of the participants when met, expressed their pleasures in joining such developing programmes. They, too hoped that there would be more of such training programme to be conducted.

By Yvonne Barnabas and Teo Eng Seng.

SIDMA College UNITAR Sabah,


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