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Zainurin Bin Abd Rahman

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Education) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Masters in Education - Masters Degree, University of Manchester
  • Bachelor of Arts in English Creative Writing - Bachelor Degree, Florida State University
  • Diploma in Education - Diploma, International Islamic University Malaysia

Zainurin Bin Abd Rahman (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF EDUCATION

Other's position:

Deputy Director, Office of Knowledge for Change & Advancement


zainurin@iium.edu.my
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Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Islamic Studies - Teaching English as a Second Language, The Teaching of Reading and Writing in Secondary Schools
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Linguistics and Literature ~ Other Linguistics and Literature n.e.c. - School Testing, Assessment of/for Learning
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Education ~ Pedagogy (Including Teaching Methodologies for Content and Language Subjects) - General Teaching Methodology, English Language Teaching Methodology


Teaching Responsibilities


ACTION RESEARCH FOR ESL TEACHERS 2011/2012 2008/2009
APPLIED STATISTICS FOR EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007
ASSESSMENT IN EDUCATION 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2007/2008
EFFECTIVE WRITING 031001
GENERAL TEACHING METHODOLOGY 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN TEACHING & LEARNING 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005
INSTRUCTIONAL MEDIA OF TESL 2019/2020
INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY 2006/2007 2005/2006
INTRODUCTION TO ELT METHODOLOGY 2016/2017 2015/2016 2011/2012 2010/2011 2007/2008 2005/2006
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE 2015/2016 2014/2015 2012/2013 2010/2011
ISSUES IN TESL 2015/2016 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010
PRACTICUM I 2015/2016 2008/2009
PRACTICUM II 2008/2009
PRINCIPLES OF LANGUAGE LEARNING & TEACHING 2020/2021 2018/2019
PRINCIPLES OF LANGUAGE LEARNING AND TEACHING 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016
PRINCIPLES OF LANGUAGE TEACHING AND LEARNING 2021/2022
PRINCIPLES OF TEACHING 2012/2013
PSYCHO-SOCIOLINGUISTIC PERSPECTIVES IN ELT 2006/2007
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2008/2009 2007/2008
SCHOOL TESTING PROGRAMME 2007/2008 2006/2007
SYLLABUS DESIGN & MATERIALS DEVELOPMENT 2019/2020
SYLLABUS DESIGN AND MATERIALS DEVELOPMENT 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016
SYLLABUS DESIGN AND MATERIALS PREPARATION 2017/2018 2015/2016
SYLLABUS DESIGN AND MATERIALS PREPARATION FOR TESL 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006
SYYLABUS DESIGN AND MATERIALS DEVELOPMENT 2019/2020
TEACHING GRAMMAR IN SECONDARY SCHOOL 2005/2006
TEACHING LISTENING AND SPEAKING IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS 2014/2015
TEACHING LITERATURE IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS 2011/2012 2010/2011
TEACHING METHODOLOGY FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005 010501
TEACHING READING AND WRITING 2011/2012 2010/2011 2007/2008
TEACHING READING IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS 2015/2016
TEACHING READING IN SECONDARY SCHOOL 2016/2017
TEACHING READING IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
TEACHING WRITING IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
TESTING AND ASSESSMENT IN EDUCATION 2017/2018 2016/2017 2014/2015 2013/2014 2011/2012 2010/2011 040301
TESTING AND ASSESSMENT IN ELT 2008/2009 2006/2007


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2021 Profiling Science and Technology Undergraduate Students? English Communication Skills at the Higher Learning Educational Institutions (HLEIS) in Malaysia
2015 - 2021 Profiling Second Language Learners' Anxiety in Learning the English Language for Communication : A Nationwide Study of Rural Secondary Schools' Students in Malaysia.
2013 - 2017 Innovation in Teaching and Learning - Inovasi Dalam Bidang Pembelajaran dan Pengajaran Learning Assessment
2012 - 2015 Kajian Impak Latihan Pusat Kepimpinan Pembelajaran dan Pengajaran, Akademi Kepimpinan Pengajian Tinggi (AKEPT)
2012 - 2013 Reading Anxiety in EFL Context : A Case Study at Yarmouk University, Jordan
2011 - Kursus Asas Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran ILMI
2011 - 2013 Projek Pembinaan Modul Training of Trainers (ToT) dalam Bidang Learning Assessment
2011 - 2012 Kajian dan Pembinaan Instrumen Persetaraan Kriteria untuk Menilai Kualiti Pendidikan Prasekolah di Malaysia
2010 - Kursus Latihan Asas Kaedah Penyelidika Bagi Tim Kajian Program Pendidikan Spirirual ATM (KPPSA ATM)
2010 - 2011 Kajian Mengenal Pasti Tahap Keberkesanan Program Pendidikan Spiritual Anggota ATM (KPPSA ATM)
2008 - 2011 Validation of Teaching Efficiency Rating (TER)
2008 - 2010 EVALUATION OF THE SUPPLEMENTARY READING PROGRAM IN REMOTE AREA SCHOLLS IN SABAH AND SARAWAK
On-Going
2015 - Present Undergraduates' Experiences in Learning and Utilising English Language in Academic and Social Interaction: Developing New English Learning and Social Interaction Models for Undergraduates
2011 - Present Causative Factors Contributing to Academic Success among Malaysian Students in a University in Egypt: A Qualitative Case Study (RU 2011)
2011 - Present A Hierarchical Linear Modeling of Organizational Effects and Teacher Factors Affecting Organizational Commitment (RU 2011)
2011 - Present An Evaluation of Return of Investment of LEAP Senior Managers Program
2007 - Present Understanding the Characteristics of Language Classroom Anxiety among Trainee Teachers
2007 - Present Testing and Assesment in Higher Education Research Unit (TASHE)


Publications


Article

2022 STEM students’ English language learning strategies and underlying factors pertaining to open distance learning. Journal of Nusantara Studies, 7 (2) pp. 81-102
2021 Factors affecting Malaysian English Language teachers’ understanding of feedback. Journal of Language & Communication, 8 (1) pp. 1-19
2021 Malaysian ESL teachers’ practice of written feedback on students’ writing. PERTANIKA Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 29 (Special Issue 3) pp. 47-67
2020 Assessing the metacognitive awareness of online reading strategies among pre-university students. International Journal of Language Literacy and Translation (IJOLLT), 3 (2) pp. 19-31
2020 How do students learn the four English language learning skills in the academic and social settings?. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (19) pp. 9714-9728
2017 The implementation of spiritual education program among the Malaysian Armed Forces personnel.. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 7 (8) pp. 485-494
2014 Assessment for learning practices and competency among Malaysian university lecturers: a national study. Practitioner Research In Higher Education, 8 (1) pp. 14-31
2013 Foreign language anxiety and achievement: systematic review. International Journal of English Linguistics, 3 (2) pp. 32-45
2013 Foreign language anxiety and achievement: systematic review. International Journal of English Linguistics, 3 (2) pp. 32-45
2013 Foreign language reading anxiety in a Jordanian EFL context: a qualitative study. English Language Teaching, 6 (6) pp. 38-56
2013 Foreign language reading anxiety in a Jordanian EFL context: A qualitative study. English Language Teaching, 6 (6) pp. 38-56
2013 The effectiveness of a supplementary reading programme for children in Malaysia's rmote schools. World Applied Sciences Journal, () pp. 125-132
2013 The effectiveness of a supplementary reading programme for children in Malaysia’s remote schools. World Applied Sciences Journal, 21 () pp. 125-132
2013 The potential sources of foreign language reading anxiety in a Jordanian EFL context: a theoretical framework. English Language Teaching, 6 (11) pp. 89-110
Conference or Workshop Item

2016 Kajian pelaksanaan program pendidikan spiritual terhadap anggota Angkatan Tentera Malaysia. In: International Seminar on al-Quran in Contemporary Society (SQ 2015) ,
2013 Assessment for learning at institutions of higher education: A study of practices among academicians. In: 4th Assessment in Higher Education Conference,
2012 Learning difficulties in area calculation: a case study of a Diploma in Quantity Surveying Student. In: International Conference on Quality Of Teaching & Learning (ICQTL 2012),
2011 Lecturer’s perspective on self-efficacy towards research: ‘push or not to push’. In: 6th Qualitative Research Convention Malaysia 2011,
2011 Lecturers’ perspective of self-efficacy towards research: 'Push or not to push'. In: The 6th Qualitative Research Convention Malaysia 2011,
Book

2021 Sejahtera academic framework : humanising education for rahmatan lil ‘alamin post-COVID-19 disruptions. Office of Knowledge for Change and Advancement (KCA), IIUM, ISBN: 9789674670184
2016 Teaching and learning of English as a second language: issues, challenges and opportunities. Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 9789674602062
Book Section

2020 Open-book examination. In: Centre for Professional Development (CPD), International Islamic University Malaysia., ISBN: , pp. 63-66
2016 Mentoring for novice secondary school ESL teachers. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-206-2, pp. 1-12
2016 Mentoring for novice secondary school ESL teachers. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-206-2, pp. 1-12
2016 Mentoring for novice secondary school ESL teachers. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-206-2, pp. 1-12
2016 Note-taking as tools for tertiary language learners - a literature review of research in note-taking strategy. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-206-2, pp. 30-50
2016 The literature component in Malaysian secondary English language syllabus: aiding or impeding language learning? a participatory action research project. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia, ISBN: 9789674602062, pp. 13-27
2016 The literature component in Malaysian secondary English language syllabus: aiding or impeding language learning? a participatory action research project. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia, ISBN: 9789674602062, pp. 13-27
2016 The uses of hot potatoes in ESL classrooms. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-206-2, pp. 51-64
2016 The uses of hot potatoes in ESL classrooms. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-206-2, pp. 51-64
2013 Learning Assessment. In: Akademi Kepimpinan Pengajian Tinggi (AKEPT), ISBN: , pp. 63-70
Monograph

2013 The impact of AKEPT’s programmes in teaching and learning. In: s.n.,
2012 Pembinaan instrumen persetaraan kriteria untuk menilai kualiti pendidikan prasekolah di Malaysia. In: Kementerian Pelajaran Malaysia,
2012 Pembinaan instrument persetaraan criteria untuk menilai kualiti pendidikan prasekolah di Malaysia. In: s.n.,
2011 Kajian mengenal pasti tahap keberkesanan program pendidikan spiritual anggota ATM (KPSA ATM). In: Jabatan Arah Kor Agama Angkatan Tentera and International Islamic University Malaysia,
2009 An evaluation of a supplementary reading programme for children in remote schools in Sabah and Sarawak, Malaysia. In: Ministry of Education ,