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Suhailah Binti Hussien

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Education - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sheffield
  • Master of Education (Social Foundation of Education) - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Human Science in Philosophy - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Mactriculation - Certificate, International Islamic University Malaysia

Suhailah Binti Hussien (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF EDUCATION


suhailah@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Suhailah Hussien graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Human Sciences, majoring in Philosophy from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in 1996, then completed her Diploma in Education majoring in English Language and Islamic Studies at the same university in the following year. She won the Best Student Award for English Language specialization. She secured a teaching position at the Department of Education, IIUM in 1998, and pursued her Master of Education in the area of Social Foundations at IIUM. She completed her Master's in 2000 and wrote her thesis on the Teaching of Thinking in the Malaysian context.
Part of her thesis was later published in a book, which was co authored with Prof. Dr. Rosnani Hashim, and became a reference for the Teaching of Thinking in Malaysia. After teaching for two years in the Department of Education, she pursued her Ph.D (Education) in the area of Philosophy of Education, specializing in Critical Pedagogy, in 2002, at the University of Sheffield, UK. She graduated in 2006 and came back to Malaysia to serve the Department of Education.
She is a registered and active member of the Philosophy of Education Society, Great Britain (PESGB), the International Network of Philosophers of Education (INPE), and the Qualitative Research Methods Association of Malaysia (QRAM).
Currently, Dr. Suhailah Hussien is an Associate Professor and the Director, Centre for Teaching Thinking (CTT) at the Kulliyyah of Education, IIUM since 2013. CTT was formerly known as the Centre for Philosophical Inquiry in Education (CPIE), and is responsible for the training of Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) and inquiry skills among teachers, professionals and students at various levels. She is also acknowledged for her expertise in Thinking and HOTS, and is one of the team members involved in the development of teaching HOTS for the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in Malaysia.


Area of Specialisation


  • Society ~ Education ~ Education Policy - Social foundations of education
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Education ~ Other Education n.e.c. - M.Ed and PhD theses in critical thinking for secondary school and higher education respectively
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Education ~ Other Education n.e.c.
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Education ~ Philosophy of Education - Possess a Bachelor in Philosophy, Masters in Social Foundations and PhD in Philosophy of Education


Professional Membership


  • 2016 - 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Qualitative Research Association Malaysia (QRAM)
  • 2018 - 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Philosophy of Education Society Great Britain
  • 2018 - 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), International Network of Philosophers of Education (INPE)


Teaching Responsibilities


ACTION RESEARCH IN EDUCATION 2010/2011 2007/2008
ADV.SOCIAL FOUNDATIONS OF ISLAMIC EDUCATION 2017/2018
ADVANCE HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF ISLAMIC EDUCATION 2016/2017 2020/2021
ADVANCED HISTORY & PHILOSOPHY OF ISLAMIC EDUC 2018/2019 2019/2020
ADVANCED QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHOD 2020/2021 2021/2022
ADVANCED QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS 2016/2017
ADVANCED SOCIAL FOUNDATIONS OF ISLAMIC EDUC. 2020/2021
ADVANCED SOCIAL FOUNDATIONS OF ISLAMIC EDUCATION 2009/2010 2018/2019
ASSESSMENTS IN MORAL EDUCATION 2007/2008
CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION 2010/2011
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN EDUCATIONAL MGMT & LDR 2019/2020
CONTEMPORARY MORAL ISSUES 2018/2019
CRITICAL & CREATIVE THINKING SKILLS 2016/2017 2008/2009 2011/2012 2007/2008 2015/2016
CURRICULUM MANAGEMENT 010901
CURRICULUM OF MORAL EDUCATION 2017/2018 2012/2013 2009/2010
FAMILY MANAGEMENT & PARENTING 2008/2009 2007/2008
GENERAL TEACHING METHODOLOGY 2011/2012
HISTORICAL & PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF MALAYSIA EDUCATION 2008/2009 2007/2008
HISTORICAL & PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF MALAYSIAN EDUCATION 2012/2013 2010/2011
HISTORICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF MALAYSIAN EDUCATION 2010/2011 2011/2012 2009/2010 2008/2009 2006/2007 2007/2008 2016/2017
INTRODUCTION TO 'ILM AL-MANTIQ 2018/2019 2020/2021 2017/2018 2010/2011 2019/2020 2015/2016
INTRODUCTION TO MORAL PHILOSOPHY 040401 2012/2013 2008/2009
ISLAMIC CRITICAL PEDAGOGY 2019/2020 2017/2018
ISLAMIC FOUND. OF CRITICAL & CREATIVE THINKING 2018/2019
ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVES IN ADMIN & HUMAN RELATIO 2019/2020
ISLAMIZATION OF EDUCATION 2021/2022 2020/2021
METHODOLOGY OF TEACHING THINKING SKILLS 2019/2020 2011/2012 2015/2016 2016/2017
METHODS IN TEACHING MORAL EDUCATION I 2012/2013 2014/2015 2011/2012 2015/2016 2013/2014 2010/2011 2018/2019 2009/2010
METHODS IN TEACHING MORAL EDUCATION II 2012/2013 2013/2014 2016/2017 2019/2020 2017/2018 2014/2015 2015/2016 2011/2012 2010/2011
METHODS OF TEACHING MORAL EDUCATION II 2019/2020 2020/2021
MORAL DEVELOPMENT FROM THE PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE 2019/2020 2007/2008
MORAL PHILOSOPHY FROM ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE 020801
PHILOSOPHY IN EDUCATION FOR THINKING 2012/2013
PHILOSOPHY OF ISLAMIC EDUCATION 2017/2018 2010/2011
PRACTICUM II 2017/2018
PROBLEMS OF THEORY & METHODOLGY IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES 2019/2020
PROBLEMS OF THEORY & METHODOLOGY IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES 2018/2019 2015/2016 2016/2017
QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS 2014/2015 2020/2021 2021/2022 2006/2007 2007/2008 2013/2014 2018/2019 2012/2013 2009/2010
RESEARCH METHODS IN MORAL EDUCATION 2007/2008
SOCIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION 020401
SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION 2008/2009 2012/2013
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: ISSUES, POLICIES AND PRACTICES 2020/2021
TEACHING THINKING AND ASSESSMENT 2017/2018 2015/2016 2020/2021
THE TEACHING OF THINKING 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 031001 2007/2008 020701 2020/2021 011001
VALUES IN EDUCATION 021201
WESTERN EDUCATIONAL THEORIES 2016/2017


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2019 Investigation of Malaysian Teachers? Instructional and Assessment Methods for Critical Thinking Skills (CTS) and the Development, Implementation and Evaluation of Specific Training Modules for Enhancement of CTS
2016 - 2020 Exploring Students' Engagement in 'Design Thinking': A Case Study of SBPI Gombak
2015 - 2019 Developing Charter School Model Curriculum for Disaster Affected Areas: Lessening the MOE Expenditure and Addressing Educational Imbalance
2013 - 2014 A Qualitative Study on Research Culture at International Islamic University Malaysia
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
2012 - 2015 The Status of IOHK in IIUM
2011 - 2012 New Intellectual Horizons In Education II (KVC 2011)
2011 - 2012 New Voices In Education : Breaking The Mold (KVC 2011)
2011 - 2012 Kajian dan Pembinaan Instrumen Persetaraan Kriteria untuk Menilai Kualiti Pendidikan Prasekolah di Malaysia
2011 - 2015 The Practices of Integrated Education System in Selected Malay Archipelagos: Developing New Integrated Islamic School Model
2008 - 2013 A Study to Develop Indicators for the Evaluation of Islamic Integration in the Academic Curriculum at IIUM
2008 - 2012 IIUM Headmaster's Experiences of ETeMs: Its Implementations and Challenges.
2007 - 2011 A New Theory of Counseling Adolescents in Malaysia Based on Malaysian Culture, Values and Belief Systems
2007 - 2011 Impact of Shared Values, Perceived Quality and Satisfaction on Islamic Public Schools Teacher Commitment: A Structural Equation Modeling (SEM)
- 2010 Malaysian Science and Technology Indicators 2010
On-Going
2018 - Present Developing a Framework to Enhance Entrepreneurial Oral English Communication Skills among Students of Public Universities in Malaysia
2017 - Present Examining Multicultural Context of Malaysian Public Universities in Promoting Social Solidarity: Proposing A Framework for Internationalization of Higher Education
2016 - Present Nutrition Counseling: Using Support Group to Explore Weight Management Challenges Among Female Youth
2016 - Present Profiling the Effects of Urban Poverty on the Academic Achievement of Students from different Ethnic Groups in Major Malaysian Cities
2015 - Present Development of Malaysian Muslim Adolescents? Self-identity and Spiritual Intelligence: A Case Study of Low SES Families


Award & Recognition


10 Feb, 2011 Bronze Award in the IIUM Research Invention and Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE) 2011 for the Malaysian Science and Technology Indicators Research 2010 (MASTIC) - IIUM University
27 Jan, 2010 Gold Award in the IIUM Research Invention and Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE) 2010 for Hikmah Program (CPIE) - IIUM University


Publications


Article

2021 Adolescents develop their identities amidst adversities. Advances in Social Science Research Journal, 8 (1) pp. 504-519
2020 Effect of curriculum and background factors on students civic development. Asian Journal of Management Sciences & Education, () pp.
2020 Influence of curriculum and demographic factors on Somali students' civic outcomes. IIUM Journal of Educational Studies, 8 (1) pp. 53-72
2020 Iqbal and modern Islamic educationists, part 1: The perceived aims and objectives of education – A comparative analysis.. Journal of Education and Educational Development, 7 (2) pp.
2020 Narrative as an approach in teacher preparation programme. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 8 (3) pp. 31-43
2020 The impacts of democratic classroom on students’ personal growth. Social Science Learning Education Journal, 5 (5) pp. 126-130
2019 Choosing between the Truth and Participants' Rights: The Dilemma of a Qualitative Researcher. IIUM JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES, 7 (1) pp. 26-37
2018 Aplikasi Pedagogi Hikmah bagi Pengajaran Bahasa Malaysia dan Bahasa Inggeris Abad ke-21 = The application of the Hikmah (wisdom) pedagogy in the teaching of Malay and English language in the 21st Century. Jurnal Pendidikan Malaysia, 43 (2) pp. 37-47
2018 Iqbal’s Inferences from the Qur’an: Educational Objectives for Developing an Individual for Serving Millat. Journal of Education and Development, 5 (1) pp. 159-170
2018 Measuring Content Validity: Students’ Self-efficacy and Meaningful Learning in Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Scale. Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research, volume 115, 115 () pp.
2018 The impact of hikmah (Wisdom) pedagogy on 21st century skills of selected primary and secondary school students in Gombak district Selangor Malaysia. Journal of Education and Learning, 7 (6) pp. 100-110
2018 The perceptions and practices of the integration of knowledge amongst the academics of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Al-Shajarah: Journal of the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), Special Issue: Education 2018 () pp. 117-130
2018 The perceptions,practices and challenges of the integration of knowledge amongst the academics of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). AL-Shajarah, Special Issue (Education 2018) pp. 117-130
2018 The Role of Islamic Education Teacher in Moral Education: A Case Study of (IIS) Malaysia. Journal of Education an Practice, 9 (36) pp. 170-174
2017 Commodification of knowledge in higher education: Where is the seat of Maqasid Al-Shari'ah and Islamisation?. Al-Shajarah, Special Issue Education () pp.
2017 Islamic integrated education system model in the Malay archipelago: implications for educational leadership. Intellectual Discourse, 25 (1) pp. 203-226
2017 Model of factors affecting active learning behavior: Context of three southern border provinces of Thailand. PSAKU International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 6 (1) pp. 103-110
2016 Curriculum foundations for an integrated, value-based curriculum: The thoughts of Rosnani Hashim. Bangladesh Journal Of Islamic Thought, 12 (17 & 18) pp. 1-26
2016 Inclusiveness of Iqbal’s educational thought.. Pakistan Journal of Islamic Research, 17 () pp. 79-98
2016 Praktis dan penanda aras Islamisasi ilmu dalam kalangan akademik Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM) = The practice and benchmarking of the Islamization of knowledge among the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) Academic Staff. MANU: Jurnal Pusat Penataran Ilmu dan Bahasa (PPIB), (24) pp. 147-159
2016 The assessment of thinking skills in chemistry for secondary school students in Malaysian classrooms. Malaysian Journal Of Higher Order Thinking Skills In Education, () pp. 163-189
2015 The integration of knowledge among academics at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). International Journal of Islamic Thought, 4 (1) pp. 113-122
2014 Ḥikmah (wisdom) pedagogy and students’ thinking and reasoning abilities. Intellectual Discourse, 22 (2) pp. 1-20
2014 Improving interactive teaching strategies: action research with a life skills teacher in Oman. IIUM Journal of Educational Studies, 2 (1) pp. 12-32
2013 Practices and concepts of integrated education system in selected Islamic religious schools in the Malay archipelago. WCIK E- Journal of Integration of Knowledge 2013, () pp. 77-87
2013 Reclaiming the conversation: Islamic intellectual tradition in the Malay Archipelago. Edited by Rosnani Hashim. Selangor, Malaysia: The Other Press, 2010, pp. 288. ISBN 978-983-9541-74-8 (Paperback) . Intellectual Discourse, 21 (2) pp. 245-248
2011 Counselling skills in higher education: a case study of selected academic administrators. Jurnal PERKAMA, 17 () pp. 93-103
2011 Inculcation of moral values in fieldwork approaches to local study students' perception.. New Intellectual Horizon in Education, () pp. 21-41
2011 Leadership experiences of undergraduate Muslim student leaders: an exploratory case study. European Journal of Social Sciences, 20 (1) pp. 112-122
2010 Is religious education possible: a philosophical investigation (Review of the book by Michael Hand, London & New York, Continuum, 158 pp.(2006) ISBN: 0826491502). Mediterranean Journal of Educational Studies, 15 (1) pp. 152-154
2010 Perception of the headmaster towards the implementation of the policy: English for Teaching Mathematics and Science (ETeMS). Songklanakarin Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 16 (5) pp. 47-60
2009 The praxis of teaching thinking: a case study about student-teachers' experiences in the Malaysian classrooms. International Journal of Learning, 16 (9) pp. 117-126
2007 Critical pedagogy, Islamisation of knowledge and Muslim education. Intellectual Discourse, 15 (1) pp. 87-104
2007 Kursus asas keibubapaan Muslim dalam memenuhi keperluan ibubapa masa kini : satu kajian kes. Jurnal Pendidikan Islam, 12 (2) pp. 55-66
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 A Pedagogy of Inquiry for the Promotion of ‘Caring Thinking’ for Muslim Philanthropy. In: Symposium on Advancing Education in Muslim Societies,
2020 Public universities’ practices in fostering social solidarity among multi ethnics postgraduate students: a case study of Malaysia. In: Malaysia International Convention on Education Research & Management (MICER) 2020,
2020 SEMINAR MAJLIS DEKAN PENDIDIKAN 2020 KERTAS INSTITUSI "KERANGKA PENTAKSIRAN PENDIDIKAN ADAB PELAJAR". In: SEMINAR MAJLIS DEKAN PENDIDIKAN 2020,
2019 Critical Pedagogy and Identifying Muslim Identity in a Digital Age.. In: Advancing Education in Muslim Societies: Mapping the Terrain IIIT 2019 Conference, Istanbul,
2019 Sociodemographic and clinical profile of chronic and aggressive periodontitis patients attending IIUM Dental Clinic: a retrospective analysis. In: 13th Asian Pacific Society of Periodontology Meeting,
2018 Meninjau Pemikiran Moral Guru Pelatih Melalui Pendekatan Naratif.. In: Seminar Kebangsaan PdPc Abad Ke-21 2018,
2017 Aplikasi pedagogi hikmah bagi kemahiran abad ke-21 di sekolah-sekolah di Gombak: kajian bagi subjek sains dan pendidikan Islam. In: Seminar Kebangsaan Majlis Dekan Universiti Awam 2017,
2017 Narrative Approach in Training Programme for Teachers. In: The 3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION IN MUSLIM SOCIETY (ICEMS2017): “Education in the 21 st Century: Knowledge, Professionalism, and Values.”,
2015 Choosing between the truth and rights: dilemma of a qualitative researcher. In: 8th International Qualitative Research Conference (QRC 2015),
2015 Critical evaluation of mock counseling sessions: learning through experience . In: 8th International Qualitative Research Conference (QRC 2015),
2015 Students’ views and experiences of the philosophical inquiry method in learning ‘aqidah: a case study of form two students . In: International Conference on Islamic Education And Social Entrepreneurship 2015 (ICIESE2015),
2014 Research culture: An indispensible practice for progress?. In: International Academic Conference on Social Science and Humanities 2014,
2014 Wisdom in teaching profession as a best career choice: an introspective analysis. In: Seminar Kebangsaan Kali ke IV: Majlis Dekan Pendidikan IPTA 2013,
2013 The integration of knowledge among academics at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) . In: 1st World Congress on Integration & Islamicisation of Acquired Human Knowledge (FWCII 2013),
2013 The perceptions and practices of the integration of knowledge amongst the academics of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). In: 1st World Congress on Integration and Islamicisation of Acquired Human Knowledge (FWCII 2013),
2012 Creating dialogues in the Islamic Studies classsrooms: a comparative study of traditional pedagogy vs. critical pedagody . In: 8th World Conference on Muslim Education 2012,
2012 Developing indicators for evaluating the integration of Islamic values in the academic curriculum at International Islamic University Malaysia: a preliminary findings. In: 8th World Conference on Muslim Education 2012,
2011 Counselling skills in higher education: A case study of selected academic administrators at the International Islamic University (IIUM). In: International Counseling Conference 2011,
2011 Forming identity: adolescents' sources of referents. In: International Conference on Youth Development (ICY 2011),
2011 Malaysian science and technology indicators. In: IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE) 2011,
2010 Perception of the headmaster towards the implementation of the policy: english for teaching mathematics and science. In: Second International Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences.,
Book

2011 Current issues and themes in education: a handbook for practitioners. IIUM Press,, ISBN: 9789674181253
2011 Selected Readings in Educational Foundations: Ummatic Ramifications. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 9789674181246
2008 A practical guide to interviewing in educational research. Centre for Teaching and Learning, IIUM, ISBN:
2003 The teaching of thinking in Malaysia. Research Centre, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 983-9727-68-0
Book Section

2021 Sociological perspectives on family. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-491-049-5, pp. 68-84
2018 Assessing content validity of students’ self-efficacy scale in the context of Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). In: Majlis e-Pembelajaran IPTA Malaysia, Ministry of Education, ISBN: , pp. 1-17
2017 Hikmah pedagogy: promoting open-mindedness, tolerance and respect for others' religious views in classrooms. In: Sense Publishers, ISBN: 978-94-6351-168-1 (pb) / 978-94-6351-169-8 (hb), pp. 97-106
2016 Practices of the integrated education system in selected Islamic religious schools: implication for school leadership in the Malay archipelago. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-202-4, pp. 99-124
2016 Practices of the integrated education system in selected Islamic religious schools: implication for school leadership in the Malay archipelago. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-202-4, pp. 99-124
2016 School-parental involvement in public secondary schools in Katsina State, Nigeria: implication to Muslim educational leaders. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-202-4, pp. 315-346
2014 The hikmah (wisdom) program: a philosophical inquiry for the teaching of Islamic education in Malaysia. In: Rouledge, ISBN: 978-0-415-84415-4 (print), 978-1-315-81787-3 (e-book), pp. 125-141
2011 A critical analysis of the crisis of Islamic education in Malaysia. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-125-3, pp. 39-63
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 experience of Islamization of Knowledge at the International Islamic University Malaysia: successes and challenges. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-0225-21-0, pp. 91-110
2009 Towards the development of a murabbi. In: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, ISBN: 9789673440900, pp. 73-87
2009 Towards the development of a murabbi. In: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, ISBN: 9789673440900, pp. 73-87