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Director's Message



Prof. Dr. Wan Ahmad Jaafar Wan Yahaya

Welcome to the official web site of the Centre for Instructional Technology and Multimedia, which we affectionately call “PTPM” (Pusat Teknologi Pengajaran dan Multimedia) or CITM. Established in the year of 1974, PTPM is one of the oldest centre of excellence at Universiti Sains Malaysia.

The essence of PTPM is nurturing students and preparing them to succeed in the field of instructional technology and multimedia. PTPM strives to develop holistic individual through academic excellence and professionalism in research as well as providing students with the skills necessary to use technology as tools for teaching and learning creatively and effectively. PTPM also endeavors to lead and embark on innovation excellence that working towards sustainable future for various institutions, organisations and communities at the national and international levels.

PTPM offers one PhD programme in all fields related to instructional technology and multimedia, and two Masters programmes, namely Master of Instructional Multimedia and Master of Art. Due to continuous excellence in teaching, learning, research and innovation in these programmes, PTPM has become a home to many talented students and researchers from around the world such as Indonesia, Thailand, Yemen, Philippine, Nigeria, Ghana, China, Arab Saudia, and etc.

I encourage you to take a moment and browse our PTPM website, which is a gateway to comprehensive information on academic programmes, research and community activities in PTPM. I hope you will be benefited from the information on the website. Meanwhile, I also invite you to visit PTPM, meet our academic staff, or contact PTPM office at any time we can be of assistance.

Best wishes!

Centre for Instructional Technology & Multimedia
Universiti Sains Malaysia
11800 USM, Pulau Pinang

Tel: +604-653 3222 / 3224 / 3226     |    Fax: +604-653 2375

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