Chuah Kee Man



Learning Designer


Chuah Kee Man



Learning Designer


About Me

An educator by choice, a survivor by chance. 

Hello, I'm Kee Man. I'm a lecturer and researcher in the areas of educational technology, e-learning, cognitive and computational linguistics, learning sciences and English language teaching. I have won several awards at national and international levels for various innovations in teaching and learning. I am also a writer, learning designer and app developer.

UNIMAS Teaching Award (Youngest Recipient)
2016 Best E-Learning Facilitator Award (IUCEL)
Gold Medalist: International Invention Expos
Outstanding Online Course Award
For most of his life, Chuah Kee Man has lived by the Arabic saying “Man jadda wa jada”.
Shobna Periayaih
The Star Malaysia
2018 - Present
Deputy Director
Centre for Applied Learning & Multimedia UNIMAS

Manages the teaching excellence portfolio.  

2010 - Present
Faculty of Language & Communication

Teaching and researching on areas of computational linguistics, educational technology and English language teaching. 

2016 - 2018
E-Learning Coordinator
Centre for Applied Learning & Multimedia UNIMAS​

A team leader responsible of coordinating e-learning implementation and training.

2010 - Present

Produce media and creative writing as well as designing graphics.

2007 - 2009
MSc Cognitive Science

Research Mode. Area of specialisation: Learning sciences and design and development of virtual environments. 

2010 - 2012
Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education Teaching and Learning
2003 - 2007
BSc Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL)
Creative writing short courses is taught at City, University of London. Develop writing skills with professional and published authors.
  • The Ability to Communicate
  • Professional Writing
  • Instructional Design
  • Learning Management System/Massive Open Online Courses
  • Virtual/Agumented Reality Development
  • Creative Writing
  • Web and graphic design
  • Mobile App Development (Android)
  • Malay
  • Mandarin
  • English
  • French
  • Adaptability
  • Strong Research Skills
  • The Ability to Get Focused
  • Communicate
  • The Ability to Meet Deadlines
  • Organizational Skills

Research Projects


  • Social Innovation For Sarawak's Hinterland
  • CreativeCulture 4.0 - Transforming 21st Century Teaching and Learning of STEM in Malaysia Through Creative Play and Gamification Towards Education 4.0


  • Deriving A Novel Theoretical Framework For Inclusive Dyslexia Friendly Online Courses
  • Students' Evaluation Of E-Learning System In UNIMAS: A Multi-Dimensional Approach
  • The Development And Evaluation Of Interactive 3D Acoustic Virtual Environment In Teaching Vocabulary To Visually-Impaired Learners
  • Lifelong Learning In Higher Education: UNIMAS Students' Characteristics And Lecturers' Efforts To Inculcate It
  • Deriving Learners' Emotions Of Different MOOC Video Types
  • Designing And Developing The Malaysian Mechanical, Electrical And Electronic Engineering Corpora Of Novice And Professional Writing In English
  • Capacity To Organize Massive Public Educational Opportunities In Universites Of Southeast Asia ( COMPETEN-SEA)
    Gamification Of Augmented Learning (GOAL): A Framework For Developing AR Board Game For STEM Education

Accumulative Grant Amount (as of 2020): RM2,817,391


Can browse through my list of academic papers and publications via ResearchGate or Google Scholar

May 20, 2020 What is wrong with online learning and why is it okay for not being okay about it?

I know I have repeated this many times, but we have to accept the fact that the shift to 100%…

April 27, 2020 Reaching the Unreachable: Remote Learning for the Remote Learners?

“If it matters to you, you’ll always find a way” The reason why I begin my post with a photo…

March 28, 2020 Online Learning Awakens: This is the Way

It was about 20 years ago when I ventured into online learning by creating the first forum-based community for my…

March 27, 2020 Online Learning during COVID19: A Wake-Up Call for Malaysian Universities

It’s not really accurate to say how students can do online banking, online shopping, but can’t do the same for…