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Business, Agrotech and Technology Component

EB 00103 AGRO PROJECT

This course aims to teach students the basics knowledge and theories of commercial crops planting from the beginning process up to marketing the product. Students will learn proper managerial method for high and low land planting techniques. Upon completing the course, students will conduct a collaborated project with local farmer throughout Sabah where they will be tested on farm managerial skills in planting skills, harvesting skill and marketing skills. This course also incorporates on soft-skills enhancement in which student must actively participate in related social and community activities and programs.

References

Chrispeels, M.J. & Sadava, D.E . 1994. Plants, Genes and Agriculture. Jones and Bartlett publishers, Inc. London.

Mohd Idris Hj. Zainal Abidin. 1987. Tanaman Sayuran. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka

Wiliams, C.N. & Joseph, K.T. 1970. Climate, Soil and Crop Producation in the Humid Tropics. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press.

Monograf/Monograph

Department of Industries, Queenland. (1994). Diseases of Vegetable Crops. Denis persley (ed). Queensland: Department of Primary Industries, Brisbane Australia.

Institut Penyelidikan dan Kemajuan Pertanian Malaysia (MARDI). (1997). Paduan Pengeluaran Sayur-Sayuran . Kementerian Pertanian Malaysia, Serdang, Kuala    Lumpur: MARDI

  

EB 00203 FOOD SCIENCE PROJECT

This course aims to teach students the basics knowledge and theories of food science. Students will learn proper method for cake and pastry baking technique. Upon completing the course, students will conduct a collaborated project where they will be tested on food managerial skills and marketing skills. This course also incorporates on soft-skills enhancement in which student must actively participate in related social and community activities and programs.

References

Freeland-Graves, J. H. 1997. Principles of Food Preparation : A Laboratory Manual. MacMillan Publishing Con.

H. Charley and C. Weaver Food. 1998. A Scientific Approach (3rd Edition). New Jersey : Prentice-Hall.

Kay Mehas. 1997. The Biochemistry of Food and Nutrition. McGraw Hill College Div.

Linden, G. (1995). Analytical Techniques for Foods & Agricultural Products : Labarotary of Biochemical Applications. John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Norman N. Potter, Joseph H. Hotchkiss. (1995). Food Science. Aspen Publishers Inc.

EB 00303 ELECTRONIC MAINTENANCE

This course focuses on skills required for knowledge acquisition on electronic applications, maintenance and recovery procedures. Emphasis is placed on techniques to related study spheres such as ability to diagnose malfunctions, analysis of dis-functionality on electronic items as well as the study of electronic circuit. This course incorporates on soft-skills enhancement in which students must actively participate in related social and community activities and group technical projects.

References

Ahood, A. L. and H. Mohamud. 1993. Pengenalan, Peralatan elektrik dan system sukatan. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.

Huges, E. 1988. Electric Technology. Longman, London

Jones, L. D. and Chin A. F. 1991. Electronic Instruments and Measurements. London : Prentice Hall

Nilsson J. W. and Riedel S. A. 1996. Electric Circuits, 5th Edition. Addison Wesley.

Smith R. J. 1984. Circuit Devices and System. John Wiley, Singapore.

  

EB 00403 COMPUTER AND NETWORK MAINTENANCE

This course focuses on skills required for knowledge acquisition on computer and networking     maintenance. Emphasis is placed on concepts of computer and networking constructions, and managing a networking system. Students will be exposed to various components of computer and networking and will undergo sessions on computer trouble-shoots and maintenance. This course incorporates on soft-skills enhancement in which students must actively participate in related social and community activities and group technical projects.

References

Aubrey Pilgrim. 1995. Upgrade and Repair Your PC. McGraw-Hill.

Barry Press. 1998. DC Upgrade and Repair Bible. IDG Books.

Huges, E. 1988. Electric Technology. Longman, London

Mark Minasi. 1996. The Computer PC Upgrade & Maintenance Guide. SYBEX.

Micheal F. Harddeski. 1995. Repairing PC Beyond the Basics. McGraw-Hill.

  

EB 00503 BASIC GARDENING & LANDSCAPING

This course aims to teach students the basics knowledge and theories of Landscape Design and Planting Techniques. Upon completing the course, students will conduct a collaborated project where they will be tested on Landscape design skills and Landscape planting skills. This course also incorporates on soft-skills enhancement in which student must actively participate in related social and community activities and programs.

References

Graf, A.N. 1981. Tropica : Color Cyclopedia of Exotic Plants and Trees for Warm-Region Horticulture – in Cool Climate the Summer Garden or Sheltered Indoors. 4th Edition. New Jersey: Roehrs Company.

Grey, W.G. 1986. The Urban Forest : Comperenhensive Management. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. USA.

Hartmann, H.T., Kester, D.E. & Davies, F.T. 1959. Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices. 5th Edition. Prentice Hall Career & Technology. New Jersey: Prentice Hall

Manion, P.D. 1981. Tree Disease Concept. Prentice-Hall, Inc. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

Mustafa Kamal Mohd. Shariff. 1989. Hortikulture Hiasan dan Landskap. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.

EB 00603 INFORMATION SEARCHING SKILL

This course aims to teach students the basics knowledge and theories of computer information technology search process and protocol. Students will be exposed to various components of computer and networking in the library and worl wide web data base. Upon completing the course, students will be assigned to the UMS Library unit for knowledge and skills enhancement. This course also incorporates on soft-skills enhancement in which student must actively participate in related social and community activities and programs.

References

Gate, Jane Key 1994. Guide To The Use Of Libraries And Information Sources. New York : McGraw – Hill

Katz, William A. 1978. Introducation To Reference Work : Volume 1 Basic Information Sources. New York: McGraw _ Hill Book Company.

Klein, Brock, Hunt, Matthew, Lee, Robert 1999. The Essential Workbook for Library and Internet Research. Boston: McGraw-Hill

Kozak, Ellen M. 1990. Panduan Hakcipta Dan Undang-undang Penerbitan Untuk Penulis.Kuala Lumpur: DBP

Saharum TM Sulaiman 1996. Kepustakaan Dalam Pelbagai Perspektif. Kuala Lumpur: Thinkeris Library

EB 00703 INTRODUCTION TO CAMERA

This course aims to teach students the basics knowledge and theories of Single Camera Production, the importence and development of camera communication technology. Students will be exposed to various components of camera, shooting techniques, production process and protocol. Upon completing the course, students will be assigned to produce an AV program for TV production in a Single Camera Action format. This course also incorporates on soft-skills enhancement in which student must actively participate in related social and community activities and programs.

References

Bernstein, Steven. 1994. Film Production, focal press, Boston.

Hall Howard.1995 Corporate Video Directing. Focal Press,Boston.

Katz, Steven. 1991. Shot by Shot Film Directing. Visualizing From Concept to Screen.

Said HAlim Said Nong. 1998. Drama Melayu: Satu Penilaian Perkembangan dan Peranan. Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur.

Schint, Robert. 1989. Single Camera Video From Concept to Edited Master, Focal Press, Boston.

EB 00803 HORTICULTURE

This course aims to teach students the basics knowledge of Plan Nursery and Planting Techniques. Upon completing the course, students will conduct a Plant Nursery project where they will be tested on their planting skills, nurturing skills, knowledge on suitable fertilizer for specific plant, and managerial skills. This course also incorporates on soft-skills enhancement in which student must actively participate in related social and community activities and programs.

References

Graf, A.N. 1981. Tropica: Color Cyclopedia of Exotic Plants and Trees for Warm-Region Horticulture – in Cool Climate the Summer Garden or Sheltered Indoors. 4th Edition. New Jersey: Roehrs Company.

Grey, W.G. 1986. The Urban Forest : Comperenhensive Management. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. USA.

Hartmann, H.T., Kester, D.E. & Davies, F.T. 1959. Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices. 5th Edition. Prentice Hall Career & Technology. New Jersey: Prentice Hall

Manion, P.D. 1981. Tree Disease Concept. Prentice-Hall, Inc. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

Mustafa Kamal Mohd. Shariff. 1989. Hortikulture Hiasan dan Landskap. Kuala Lumpur:

Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.

EB 00903 THE ART OF ANIMATION

This course focuses on skills required for knowledge acquisition on the art of animation production. Emphasis is placed on concepts of constructing 2D animation, applications on technical processes of render, texture and animation script apart from the historical perspectives on animation, animation principles and character. Software such as Toon Boom, Macromedia Flash and Video Editor is applied in all studio sessions.

References

Chmaberlin, H. 1987. Musical Application of Micro Processors. Hyden Books.

Mittler & Regan. 1996. Exploring Art. Glencoe.

Mittler , Regan. 1996. Understanding Art. Glencoe.

Robert, K.1995. Film, form and Culture CD Rom. University of Maryland.

Wilkinson, J. 1988. The Art of Digital Audio. Focal Press.

EB 01003 COMPUTER ASSEMBLY

This course focused on exposing students to the latest technology in computing and softwares application. Student will be exposed to basic computer building and set up, appropriate tools on computer building and common C Language for system set up. Emphasis is placed on concepts of computer constructions and networking system. This course incorporates on soft-skills enhancement in which students must actively participate in related social and community activities and group technical projects.

References

Kyle, James. 2005. Build your own computer. Haynes Publishing

Sivshankar, 2005. Electronic circuits. Jaico Publisher

Murthy, 2005. Basic circuit analysis. Jaico Publisher

Monograph

Upgrding and Repairing PCs (10th Ed) by Scott Mueller, Craig Zacker (Contributor).

The Complete PC Upgrade & Maintenance Guide (9th Edition) by Mark Minasi, Sybex Inc.

EB 01103 MANUFACTURE USING FIBER GLASS

This course focused on exposing students to the theory and practice in fibre glass design technology. Student will be exposed to basic technique of design and making product using fibre glass, handling tools and safety measure working with fibre glass component. Emphasis is placed on concepts of product design and product making. This course incorporates on soft-skills enhancement in which students must actively participate in related social and community activities and group technical projects.

References

Hult J. & Rammerstofer F.G. 2000. Engineering Mechanics of Fibre Reinforced Polymers & Composite Structure. Prentice Hall.

James F. Sheckelfold. 2000. Introduction To Science For Engineers. Prentice Hall Inc.

Mathews. F.L. 1987. Joining Fibre – Reinforced Plastics. London Elsivier.

Robert M.J. 1993. Mekanik Bahan Rencam. Unit Penerbit Akademik UTM.

Ronald F.G 1994. Principles of Composite Material Mechanics. New York Mc Graw Hill.

EB 01203 HYDROPONICS TECHNOLOGY

This course aims to teach students the basics knowledge and theories of Hydroponic Planting Technology. Students will learn proper managerial method for high and low land planting techniques. Various common commodity crops will be introduce to the students including leguminosae, solaceae. cucurbitaceae, cruciferae, malvaceae and liliaceae. Student will also learn usage of organic and inorganic nutrition and pest control techniques. Upon completing the course, students will conduct a collaborated project where they will be tested on farm managerial skills, hydroponic planting skills, harvesting skill and marketing skills. This course also incorporates on soft-skills enhancement in which student must actively participate in related social and community activities and programs.

References

Anon. 1990. Growing Vegetable Using AVRDC Hydroponic Method. Taiwan: Asian Vegetable Research and Development Centre.

Azizah Arshad. 1996. Menanam Secara Hidroponik. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.

Douglas, J. S. 1984. Beginner’s Guide To Hydroponics: Soiless Gardening. London: Pelham Books.

Douglas, J.S. 1985. Advenced Guide To Hydroponics. London: Pelham Books.

Monograph

Institut Penyelidikan dan Kemajuan Pertanian Malaysia (MARDI). (1997). Paduan Pengeluaran Sayur-Sayuran. MARDI. Kementerian Pertanian Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur.

EB 01303 BASIC AUTO MECHANICS

This course focuses on skills required for knowledge acquisition on principles of auto maintenance and the related skills. Emphasis is placed on understanding the diesel and petrol driven engine system with special skills on technical problem solving factors. This course incorporates on soft-skills enhancement in which students must actively participate in related social and community activities and group technical projects.

References

Floriant, Douglas. 1994. An Auto Mechanic (How We Work). Mulberry Papaerback.

Sclar, deanna. 1999. Auto Repair For Dummies. Mulberry Papaerback

Stockel, Martin W. 1996. Auto Servis and Repair. Mulberry Papaerback

Tobolt dan Richardson. 1998. Auto Body: Repairing and Refinishing.

EB 01403 STUDENT IN FREE ENTERPRISE (SIFE)

The course focuses on skills required for knowledge acquisition on Student in Free Enterprise (SIFE) which is an international non-profit organization that works with leaders in business and higher education to mobilize university students to make a difference in their communities while developing the skills to become socially responsible business leaders. Participating students form teams on their university campuses and apply business concepts to develop outreach projects that improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need. In addition to the community aspect of the program, SIFE’s leadership and career initiatives create meaningful opportunities for learning and exchange among the students as well as the placement of students and alumni with companies in search of emerging talent.

References

SIFE Team Handbook 2009-2010.

Barringer, B.R & Ireland, R.D (2009) Entrepreneurship: Successfully launching New Venture (3rd ed) New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall.

Baron R.A & Shane, S.A (2008), Entrepreneurship: A Process Perspective (2nd ed) US: Thomson South-Western.

Hisrich R.D., Peters M.P., & Shepherd D. A, (2009), Entrepreneurship (8th ed). US: McGraw-Hill International.

EB 01503 ROBOCON

This course covers the aspects on the introduction to Robocon, training and practical, resource acquisition, design and mechanical development, design and electronic development, strategy, Robocon training and team management.

References

Christensen, C.M., Roth, E. A., & Anthony, S. D. (2004). Seeing What’s Next Using Theories of Innovation to Predict Industry Change. New York: Harward Business School Press.

Cook, D. (2002). Robot Building for Begineers. New York: Springer-Verlag.

Timothy. L. W., Glenn, M. K., & Donald, E. P. S.. (2003). Critical Thinking: Building the Basics (Study Skills/Critical Thinking). South Melbourne: Thomson Wadsworth.

Von Stamm, B. (2008). Managing Innovation, Design and Creativity. London: Wiley & Sons Pte. Ltd.

Weisberg. R. W. (2006). Creativity: Understanding Innovation in Problem Solving, Invention and the Arts. London: Wiley & Sons Pte. Ltd.