Student’s Perception towards Food Sensory Fast Learning (FOSFAL) for Theory of Food Course

  • Ida Rohayu Mohd Romli
  • Nurul Asyikin Abdul Wahab
  • Noor Hikmah Ahmad


Learning a basic theory of food before entering a practical class is a must for each of foodservice student in Polytechnic. Ensuring the student is well prepared for the practical class will provide smooth practical work among the students. Without a good basic about the food theory, it may bring difficulties to the student during the practical class. Theoretically learning process is unable to allow students to get close and well-known the food items. Food Sensory Fast Learning (FOSFAL) is designed and addressed for students who have difficulty in recognizing food items such as spices & herbs due to the similar characteristic among the food items. Thus, this study aims to investigate the perception of foodservice students towards the use of FOSFAL as an interactive educational tool for the theory of food course in Politeknik Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin (PTSS). A questionnaires survey has been distributed among the PTSS foodservice students from semester 2 to observe the student perception towards the use of FOSFAL in the class. The result reveal that the student had a positive attitude towards the use of FOSFAL and overall means scores for the effectiveness was at a high level. Moreover, this study shows that FOSFAL has provided students with an interesting group learning process.


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How to Cite
MOHD ROMLI, Ida Rohayu; ABDUL WAHAB, Nurul Asyikin; AHMAD, Noor Hikmah. Student’s Perception towards Food Sensory Fast Learning (FOSFAL) for Theory of Food Course. International Journal of Advanced Research in Education and Society, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 4, p. 129-136, dec. 2021. ISSN 2682-8138. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 30 may 2023.