Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zahari Hamidon

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zahari Hamidon is currently a Head of Center for Learning Technology and Academic Faculty at  Cluster of Education and Social Sciences and Learning Technology. He is a Program Director for Master of Instructional Design and Technology (MIDT) and a course leader in the Visual Arts Education program.  Since 1986, after being a teacher in secondary school, a lecturer at  Teacher Training Colleges and a lecturer at University Brunei Darussalam, he joined OUM as a senior lecturer in 2014. He has presented papers and conducted workshops at conferences, seminars and workshop in the areas of Instructional Design, Virtual learning, Interface design. His research interests are Instructional design, usability study, user experience and experiential learning which is his main focus on his current research.


  • PHD – University of Malaya, Malaysia
    Area of Specialisation: Instructional Technology 
  • M. Ed – University of Malaya, Malaysia
    Area of specialisation: Computer in Education 
  • Art Teachers’ Diploma (ATD), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Malaysia 
  • Diploma in Art and Design (Fine Art), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Malaysia – Majoring in Painting, Minor in Printmaking 

Areas of Specialisation:

  • Instructional Technology
  • Computer in Education
  • Instructional Design
  • Fine Arts (Painting and Printmaking)

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