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Abdul Shakour Duncan Preece

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Education) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Education - Bachelor Degree, University of Central England, Birmingham
  • TEFL - Certificate, Eaton Hall International Retford, England
  • Arabic as a Foreign Language - Certificate,

Abdul Shakour Duncan Preece (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF EDUCATION

Other's position:

Head, Kulliyyah of Education


shakour@iium.edu.my
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Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Linguistics and Literature ~ Applied Linguistics - Design and evaluation of academic courses, in particular English Language Teaching (ELT)
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Education ~ Pedagogy (Including Teaching Methodologies for Content and Language Subjects) - Blended learning
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Education ~ Pedagogy (Including Teaching Methodologies for Content and Language Subjects) - Hikmah Pedagogy of Philosophical Inquiry
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Education ~ Other Education n.e.c. - Educational supervision and management of primary and secondary schools


Teaching Responsibilities


ADVANCED CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT 2018/2019
ADVANCED ENGLISH FOR HUMAN SCIENCES 1997/1998
ADVANCED ENGLISH I 1996/1997
ADVANCED ENGLISH II 1997/1998
ADVANCED ENGLISH WRITING 1997/1998 1996/1997
BUSINESS TECHNICAL WRITING 1997/1998
CORE COMPETENCE LOWER 2003/2004
CORE COMPETENCE LOWER (CCL) 1997/1998
CORE COMPETENCE UPPER 2003/2004 1996/1997
CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION 2022/2023 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012
CURRICULUM THEORY & ORGANIZATION 2018/2019 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
EFFECTIVE PUBLIC SPEAKING 1997/1998
Effective Writing 2006/2007
ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC WRITING (EAW) 2010/2011 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 1997/1998
ENGLISH LANGUAGE IV 2010/2011 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006
ENGLISH LANGUAGE V 2010/2011 2009/2010 2007/2008
ENGLISH LANGUAGE VI 2010/2011 2009/2010 2007/2008
ETHICS OF TEACHING 030801
GENERAL PEDAGOGY (GENERAL TEACHING METHODS) 2020/2021
GRAMMATICAL ANALYSIS 2013/2014
INSTRUCTIONAL MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR ISLAMIC EDUCATION 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION 2015/2016 2014/2015
INTRODUCTION TO ELT METHODOLOGY 2013/2014
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE 2014/2015 2011/2012
ISLAMIC FOUND. OF CRITICAL & CREATIVE THINKING 2017/2018 2016/2017
ISLAMIC FOUNDATION OF CRITICAL & CREATIVE THINKING 2019/2020
LINGUISTICS FOR THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER 2011/2012
METHODS IN TEACHING MORAL EDUCATION I 2016/2017
MODELS OF TEACHING 2013/2014 2012/2013
MORAL DEVELOPMENT FROM THE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE 2015/2016
PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF CURRICULUM 2021/2022 2011/2012
PRACTICE OF TEACHING 2021/2022 2018/2019
PRINCIPLES OF TEACHING 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
PSYCHO-SOCIOLINGUISTIC PERSPECTIVES IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER 2012/2013 2011/2012
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN ISLAMIC EDUCATION 2015/2016
RESEARCH ON TEACHING AND TEACHER EDUCATION 2019/2020
SEMANTICS FOR ELT 2016/2017 2012/2013 2011/2012
SFC: READING SKILLS 2004/2005
SFC: SPEAKING INTENSIVE COURSE (2ND HALF) 2004/2005
SFC: WRITING SKILL 2003/2004
SFC: WRITING SKILLS 2004/2005
SYLLABUS DESIGN AND MATERIALS PREPARATION FOR TESL 2013/2014
TEACHING LITERATURE IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS 2016/2017
THE ORGANIZATION OF THE SCHOOL CO-CURRICULUM 2021/2022
THE SCHOOL AND THE COMMUNITY 2019/2020 2016/2017
TOOLS FOR THINKING 2017/2018


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2019 Learner-led Flipped Classroom: A New Way Forward for Students of Education
2014 - 2016 The Efffectiveness of Community of Inquiry Approach for Muslim ESL Learners
2013 - 2016 Community of Inquiry - A New Inquiry-Based Pedagogy for Realizing the Aspiration of Critical Thinking in the New Blueprint for Education 2013-2025
2011 - 2018 Analysing The Unique Curriculum of an Islamic School in Dubai: A Qualitative Study
On-Going
2020 - Present Student Self-Leadership, Emotional Intelligence & Productivity: An Investigation Into Malaysian HEI's During Covid-19 'ERTL'
2014 - Present Encouraging the Discouraged: Engaging Troubled Teenagers Through Philosophical Inquiry


Publications


Article

2022 Exploring teachers’ responses to a workshop for developing critical & creative thinking through story writing. Journal of Islam in Asia, 19 (1) pp. 218-233
2020 Google cloud platform adoption for teaching in HEIs: a qualitative approach. Open Access Library Journal, 7 (e6819) pp. 1-23
2018 Letting the learners lead: adapting FCM to enhance learner motivation, interaction and academic achievement. Al-Shajarah, Special Issue (Special Issue: Education, 2018) pp. 287-306
2018 Muslim Andalusia: new insights into linguistic and literary exchanges between the East and the West. Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature, 12 (1) pp. 166-179
2018 Students’ experiences in teaching and learning Islamic education using philosophical inquiry method. Journal of Education and Learning, 12 (2) pp. 266-274
2018 Teaching English speaking skills to the Arab students in the Saudi school in Kuala Lumpur: problems and solutions. International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 6 (1) pp. 1-11
2017 Developing ELT materials for Muslim learners. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (8) pp. 7956-7959
2017 English for religious purposes: An inquiry-based pedagogy for Muslim ESL learners. Al-Shajarah, Special issue () pp. 311-330
2017 Muslim Andalusia: new insights into linguistic and literary exchanges between the East and the West. Journal of Islam in Asia, () pp.
2017 The concept of murabbi in Muslim education with reference to selected teaching methods of the prophet Muhammad (ٍٍٍِSAW). Al-Shajarah, Special Issue: Education () pp. 331-362
2015 Community of inquiry method and language skills acquisition: empirical evidence. Journal of Education and Practice, 6 (27) pp. 89-93
2014 Philosophical inquiry in the Malaysian educational system reality or fantasy?. Analytic Teaching and Philosophical Praxis, 35 (1) pp.
2013 Make it mean! Using a ‘community of inquiry’ to improve language skills in the ESL classroom. IIUM Journal of Educational Studies, 1 (1) pp. 25-54
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 Exploring teachers’ reactions to writing ‘Thinking Stories’ for enhancing critical and creative thinking. In: Malaysian International Convention on Education Research & Management (MICER 2020),
2019 Andra-Heutogogy: A new approach for teacher training. In: nternational Conference on Education, Technology, Business and Social Sciences (ETBSS2019),
2018 Learner-led flipped classroom and undergraduate academic achievement: a new approach. In: The 12th International Conference on Language, Education, and Innovation 2018,
2016 Factors influencing creative teaching among teachers in Islamic private schools in Kuala Lumpur. In: International Conference on Education Towards Global Peace (CAPEU 2016),
2016 Factors influencing creative teaching among teachers in Islamic private schools in Kuala Lumpur. In: International Conference on Education Towards Global Peace (CAPEU 2016),
2016 Factors influencing creative teaching among teachers in Islamic private schools in Kuala Lumpur. In: International Conference on Education Towards Global Peace (CAPEU 2016),
2015 'Community of Inquiry' method and ESL Learners' speaking skill. In: International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture and Education,
2014 Do you teach the way you were taught? Graduate teachers perception of their undergraduate teacher preparation at the university . In: Seminar Kebangsaan Kali ke IV: Majlis Dekan Pendidikan IPTA 2013,
2014 Philosophical inquiry in the Malaysian educational system –reality or fantasy?. In: NAACI Colloquium: The Community of Philosophical Inquiry and its diverse application,
2013 ‘English for Religious Purposes’: integrating Islamic values and worldview into ELT materials. In: International Conference on Teacher Education in the Muslim World 2013 (ICTEM 2013),
2013 Make it mean! Using a ‘community of inquiry’ to improve language skills in the ESL classroom. In: Oxford Education Research Symposium,
Book Section

2022 Philosophical Inquiry as a method for teaching Islamic Education. In: Routledge, ISBN: 9781032044866, pp. 68-80
2011 ELT and Islam: recent developments. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180560, pp. 51-68
2011 Learning science in English: the plight of rural students in Malaysia. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180560, pp. 29-50
2011 Philosophical foundations for developing Islamicised ELT materials. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-124-6, pp. 51-89
2011 Philosophical foundations for developing Islamicised ELT materials. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-124-6, pp. 51-89
2011 The need to develop ELT materials for Muslim learners. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180560, pp. 69-82
Monograph

2013 ANALYSING THE UNIQUE CURRICULUM OF AN ISLAMIC SCHOOL IN DUBAI: A QUALITATIVE STUDY. In: ,