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Nerawi Bin Sedu

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Communication - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Queensland
  • Master of Human Sciences (Communication) - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Human Science in Communication - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Nerawi Bin Sedu (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


nerawi@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Nerawi Sedu is an Assistant Professor of Communication at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Nerawi Sedu obtained his Doctor of Philosophy in Journalism in 2009 from the School of Journalism and Communication, University of Queensland, Australia. His Ph.D thesis focuses on the Islamic conceptualisation of press freedom in the context of Malaysia and it was considered to be among the few contemporary researches that focus specifically on application of Tawhidic framework in understanding press freedom.
His research works as well as courses are on media system and media practice. Besides analyzing the media system and policies from the Western perspectives, Nerawi also studies how Islam can become a foundation for understanding media system or journalism and the practices. He has presented a number of research papers at international as well as national conferences, in Malaysia and abroad. One of his research papers on the Islamic perspective of press freedom was published as a book chapter by the Athens Institute for Education and Research in 2009.
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Area of Specialisation


  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Media and Communications ~ Journalism - Media system and policy making


Teaching Responsibilities


COMMUNICATION LAW AND ETHICS 2010/2011 2019/2020 2014/2015 2020/2021 2002/2003 2016/2017 2012/2013 2003/2004 2018/2019 2013/2014 2017/2018 2011/2012 2004/2005 2021/2022 2009/2010 2015/2016 2001/2002
COMPARATIVE LAW AND ETHICS 2010/2011 2011/2012 2016/2017
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN COMMUNICATION 2016/2017
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2020/2021 2019/2020
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2020/2021 2019/2020
INTER-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION 2013/2014 2014/2015 2017/2018
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATIONS 2013/2014 2014/2015
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 2001/2002 2009/2010 2004/2005 2002/2003 2003/2004 2010/2011
INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION 2019/2020 2020/2021 2018/2019 2021/2022
INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION 2004/2005 2009/2010 2013/2014 2010/2011 2012/2013 2003/2004 2014/2015 2015/2016 2011/2012 2017/2018 2016/2017
ISLAM AND FOREIGN PRESS 2013/2014 2011/2012 2012/2013
ISLAM AND THE MEDIA 2017/2018 2018/2019 2020/2021
MEDIA & MUSLIM SOCIETY 2015/2016
MEDIA AND SOCIETY 2019/2020
MUSLIM PRESS 2020/2021 2011/2012 2017/2018 2015/2016 2016/2017 2013/2014 2014/2015 2018/2019
PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES OF MANAGERIAL COMM. 2004/2005
PUBLIC RELATIONS WRITING 1998/1999 1999/2000 2000/2001 1997/1998
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2019/2020 2018/2019 2020/2021 2021/2022
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION FOR ORGANIZATION 2001/2002 2002/2003


Research Projects


Completed
2018 - 2018 Kajian Penggunaan Media Massa dan Pilihanraya Umum Ke-14
2016 - 2020 A Study on Socio-Cultural Determinants of Parental Vaccine Refusal among Muslim Parents in Klang Valley
2015 - 2016 ?Flood Trauma: The Role of Islamic Religious Education in Shaping Personality Well-being?
2010 - 2013 Representation of Islam and Muslims in The Australian
2005 - 2005 Perceived Media Freedom In Malaysia
On-Going
2021 - Present Understanding Communication: An Islamic Approach
2016 - Present The News Coverage of Selected Malaysian Newspapers on Zika: An Analysis of Berita Harian, Utusan Malaysia and the STAR
2015 - Present "Wasatiyyah within the Practices of Malaysian Higher Learning Institution (MHLI): A Psychometric Measurement and Evaluation."


Publications


Article

2020 Political discussions among young malay voters on WhatsApp during Malaysia’s 14th general election: a case study of IIUM students. IIUM Journal of Human Sciences, 2 (2) pp. 81-93
2019 Refusal towards vaccination: a survey among Malay parents. International Journal for Studies on Children, Women, Elderly and Disabled People, 7 () pp. 11-16
2015 Framing Islam-related issues during GE13: an analysis of Malaysian mainstream newspapers. Intellectual Discourse, 23 (1) pp. 7-30
2015 Images and representations of menopause in a Malaysian woman magazine: an analysis of MIDI. Asian Social Science, 11 (22) pp. 76-80
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 Vaccination practices and preferences among muslim parents of young children : trends and challenges. In: 2nd National Seminar in Contemporary Fiqh 2020 Family: Fiqh in Malaysia: Towards Promoting Insan Sejahtera,
2019 Refusal towards vaccination: a survey among Malay parents. In: 8th Putrajaya International Conference on Children, Women, Elderly and People with Disabilities (PICCWED 8),
2018 Political discussion on WhatsApp groups among IIUM students. In: Post-GE14 Conference,
2017 The coverage of dengue and zika in selected Malaysian newspapers: an analysis of Berita Harian, Utusan Malaysia and The Star. In: 4th International Conference on Human Sustainability 2017 (INSAN4),
2014 Images of menopause in a Malaysian women magazine: an analysis of MIDI. In: Seminar Kebangsaan Media dan Dakwah (SMED2014),
2013 Media coverage of Islam-related news during General Election 13: Analysis of mainstream newspapers. In: International Seminar on GE13: An Analysis and Aftermath,
2013 Newspapers and politics in Malaysia: the coverage of Islam-related news during the 13th General Election. In: Biennial International Conference on Media & Communication (MENTION 2013),
Book

2019 Being human: responding to changes. Partridge, ISBN: 978-1-5437-4913-7
2018 Women, society and change: modern trends & patterns. Patridge Singapore, ISBN: 978-1-5437-4856-7
Book Section

2021 Vaccination practices and preferences among muslim parents of young children : trends and misunderstandings. In: Contemporary Fiqh Research Unit IIUM & Islamic Book Trust, ISBN: 978-967-0526-83-6, pp. 369-389
2021 Vaccination practices and preferences among muslim parents of young children : trends and misunderstandings. In: Contemporary Fiqh Research Unit IIUM & Islamic Book Trust, ISBN: 978-967-0526-83-6, pp. 369-389
2021 Vaccination practices and preferences among muslim parents of young children: trends and misunderstanding. In: Contemporary Fiqh Research Unit (CFRU) Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS) International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), ISBN: 978-967-0526-83-6, pp. 369-389
2018 A comparative analysis on Islamic and Buddhist perspectives on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT). In: Partridge Publication, ISBN: 987-1-5437-4856-7, pp. 61-99
2018 Analysis of the Malaysian Women's Policy Agency (WPA) network in the implementation of gender empowerment initiatives. In: Partridge, ISBN: 978-1-5437-4856-7, pp. 1-30
2018 Potrayal of women's art work and traditional attire in National Heritage Museum Pakistan & National Textile Museum Malaysia. In: Patridge Publishing, ISBN: 978-1-5437-4856-7, pp. 31-60
2018 Potrayal of women's art work and traditional attire in National Heritage Museum Pakistan & National Textile Museum Malaysia. In: Patridge Publishing, ISBN: 978-1-5437-4856-7, pp. 31-60
2018 Women understanding of preconception care: How much do they know?. In: Partridge, ISBN: 978-1-5437--4856-7, pp. 139-158
2018 YouTube-ing Islam to the world in the 21st century. In: Partridge Publishing, ISBN: 978-1-5437-4913-7 / 978-1-5437-4936-6, pp. 16-33
2017 Representations of Africa and African societies in a Malaysian newspaper: an analysis of the star. In: Partridge, Singapore, ISBN: , pp. 67-74
2012 Press freedom from an Islamic perspective. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674182366, pp. 7-20
2009 An analysis of perceptions of press freedom: an Islamic perspective. In: Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), ISBN: 9789606672460, pp. 59-71