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Nor Zainiyah Norita Binti Mokhtar

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Sheffield
  • Master of English As a Second Language - Masters Degree, Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • TESL - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Nor Zainiyah Norita Binti Mokhtar (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Pagoh Campus

KULLIYYAH OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AND CONTEMPORARY LANGUAGES


mnzainiyah@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile



Nor Zainiyah Norita Mokhtar has been in the education field for the last 24 years and has been in service with the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) for 22 years. She completed her PhD at the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. Her research interests revolve around teaching and learning strategies, linguistics (particularly Pragmatics and Semantics), Intercultural Communication from the linguistic perspective and areas pertaining to literacy issues amidst children in primary education. She is the Coordinator for the High Immersive Programmes under the Flagship of National Education Philosophy, IIUM which involves a collaboration of programmes with schools in Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore and Brunei in the near future.  Another involvement is with the River of Life Flagship in IIUM. This flagship caters towards the conservation and river care in Malaysia. She is also actively involved in designing a course  pertaining to sustainable development and has participated in developing the course modules and training of the trainers. Her tenure as a visiting professor at the University of Brawijaya, Indonesia, has recently ended where she was lecturing on TPACK as a teaching strategy in language learning.


She started her fellowship in COIL programme organized by the Barzinji Project under the Shenandoah University, Virginia, USA in 2021. She has collaborated in projects with both local and international universities as well as schools. Currently, she is in the midst of developing her third project in collaboration with the Shenandoah University, USA.


Area of Specialisation


  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Advancement of Social Sciences Knowledge ~ Social Measurements and Modelling - Intercultural Education and Linguistics (Pragmatics & Semantics)
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Education ~ Other Education n.e.c.


Teaching Responsibilities


BASIC RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2012/2013
COMMUNICATION SKILLS 2011/2012
ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC WRITING 2022/2023 2021/2022
ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC WRITING (EAW) 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009
ENGLISH LANGUAGE II 2009/2010
ENGLISH LANGUAGE III 2009/2010
ENGLISH LANGUAGE IV 2011/2012 2009/2010 2008/2009
ENGLISH LANGUAGE V 2010/2011 2008/2009
ENGLISH LANGUAGE VI 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009
ESP TEACHING METHODS 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
FINAL YEAR PROJECT 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
GRAMMAR & WRITING 2008/2009
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATIONS 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COMMUNICATION 2017/2018 2016/2017
INTERNSHIP 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016
INTERNSHIP 1 2016/2017 2015/2016
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION 2023/2024
INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT 2012/2013
KAEDAH PENYELIDIKAN 2017/2018
LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY 2022/2023
LANGUAGE FOR INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
LANGUAGE FOR OCCUPATIONAL PURPOSES-ENGIN 2010/2011
LANGUAGE FOR OCCUPATIONAL PURPOSES-ENM 2011/2012
LISTENING & SPEAKING 2008/2009
PUBLIC SPEAKING 2012/2013
READING 2008/2009
READING SKILLS 2012/2013
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2023/2024 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
SEMANTICS 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: ISSUES, POLICIES AND PRACTICES 2020/2021
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: ISSUES, PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES 2021/2022
TESP METHODOLOGY 2016/2017
THESIS WRITING 2015/2016
WRITING SKILLS 2012/2013


Supervision


Natural Learning And Sub-Strategic Skills In Creating Language In-Use For The Job Interview.
Ph.D In Progress Main Supervisor
Translanguaging: Strategies Used By Translators In English As An Additional Language Classroom.
Master Completed 2021 Main Supervisor


Research Projects


Completed
2020 - 2023 BAHASA MELAYU LITERACY DEVELOPMENT MODEL FOR ABORIGINAL STUDENTS IN KAMPUNG BHARU, LENGA MUAR JOHOR: TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
2019 - 2022 Islamic Social Finance Framework for B40 in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 1.
2016 - 2023 Reconceptualization Framework Through Gamification of Cohesiveness in Arabic Academic Writing Among IIUM Students
2015 - 2021 Profiling Second Language Learners' Anxiety in Learning the English Language for Communication : A Nationwide Study of Rural Secondary Schools' Students in Malaysia.
On-Going
2016 - Present A Framework for the Application of Cultural Intelligence's Skills in the Teaching and Learning Among Academics at Malaysian Higher Education Institution
2016 - Present Exploring Student Leaders' Cultural Intelligence in Higher Education Institutions Towards Authentic Leadership
2009 - Present Teachers' Perceptions and Attitudes in Using Learning Management System (LMS) in the English for Academic Purpose (EAP) Classrooms


Award & Recognition


01 Aug, 2023 Funding for Sabbatical Leave - Barzinji Project and Shenandoah University, USA International
11 Jul, 2022 BEST EDUCATOR AWARD - KULLIYYAH LANGUAGES AND MANAGEMENT KCDIO
02 Sep, 2015 AWARD 15 YEARS OF SERVICE IN IIUM - International Islamic University Malaysia National


Publications


Article

2023 Analisis Kesalahan Tatabahasa Dalam Kalangan Murid Orang Asli Jakun Lenga, Muar Johor. 20231Analisis Kesalahan Tatabahasa Dalam Kalangan Murid Orang Asli Jakun Lenga, Muar Johor, () pp. 1-11
2023 Focus group discussion on students’ perception of gamification in learning cohesion in Arabic. LSP International Journal, 10 (2) pp. 91-97
2023 POLITENESS IN MARITAL RELATIONSHIP DEPICTED FROM HOLY QUR’AN: PRAGMATIC STUDY AND CULTURAL INTELLIGENT PERSPECTIVE. QURANICA- International Journal of Quranic Research, Vol. 15 (No. 2 (2023)) pp. 58-77
2022 Islamic social finance and sustainable development goals: issues and challenges. Journal of Islamic Finance, 11 (2) pp. 56-67
2021 Mendepani Cabaran Literasi Pembelajaran Bahasa Melayu Dalam Kalangan Murid Orang Asli Jakun Lenga, Johor: Satu Tinjauan Awal. Asian Journal of Civilizational Studies, 3 (3) pp. 83-102
2021 ملامح التداولية في النصوص العربية: مقامات الزمخشري أنموذجًا. دراسات في السردانية العربية, 2 (1) pp. 1-29
Conference or Workshop Item

2023 Analisis Kesalahan Tatabahasa Dalam Kalangan Murid Orang Asli Jakun. In: 5th ICLET 2023 The International Conference of Languages, Education and Tourism 2023,
2023 Komponen kepintaran budaya dan kesantunan berbahasa pelajar IIUM dan TUFS, Jepun dalam kelas pembelajaran kolaborasi bahasa secara atas talian. In: International Conference on Language, Education and Tourism 2023,
2023 التداولية في الاتصال بين الثقافات: العبارات العربية أنموذجاً = Pragmatics in intercultural communication: Arabic phrases as a model. In: 5th International Conference of Languages, Education and Tourism 2023 (ICLET 2023),
2022 IVEC 2022 CULTURAL "OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES" ASIA & OCEANIA. In: International Virtual Exchange Conference 2022,
2022 Roundtable | Implementing COIL Virtual Exchange in the Classroom. In: Roundtable | Implementing COIL Virtual Exchange in the Classroom,
2021 3rd WEBINAR ON EDUCATIONAL LINGUISTICS Politeness: A Cultural Intelligence Perspective on Global Practices. In: 3rd Webinar on Educational Linguistics (Politeness: A Cultural Intelligence Perspectives on Global Practice,
2021 CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN INTERGRATING TPACK IN THE CLASSROOM. In: PENGUATAN STRATEGI PEMBELAJARAN BAHASA INDONESIA DLM KERANGKA TPACK (TECHNOLOGICAL PEDAGOGICAL CONTENT KNOWLEDGE) SEBAGAI UPAYA OPTIMALISASI KOMPETENSI CALON PENGAJAR DALAM MENYONGSONG PEMBELAJARAN ABAD 21 PRODI PENDIDIKAN BAHASA DAN SASTRA INDONESIA,
2021 EFFECTIVE TEACHING STRATEGIES IN LANGUAGE CLASSROOM (INTERGRATING TPACK). In: PENGUATAN STRATEGI PEMBELAJARAN BAHASA INDONESIA DALAM KERANGKA TPACK (TECHNOLOGICAL PEDAGOGICAL CONTENT KNOWLEDGE) SEBAGAI UPAYA OPTIMALISASI KOMPETENSI CALON PENGAJAR DALAM MENYONGSONG PEMBELAJARAN ABAD 21 PRODI PENDIDIKAN BAHASA DAN SASTRA INDONESIA,
2021 LEARNING STRATEGIES IN LANGUAGE TEACHING (Intergrating TPACK). In: PENGUATAN STRATEGI PEMBELAJARAN BAHASA DALAM KERANGKA TPACK (TECHNOLOGICAL PEDAGOGICAL CONTENT KNOWLEDGE) SEBAGAI UPAYA OPTIMALISASI KEMPETENSI CALON PENGAJAR DLM MENYONGSONG PEMBELAJARAN ABAD 21 PRODI PENDIDIKAN BAHASA DAN SASTRA INDONESIA,
2021 Mendepani cabaran literasi pembelajaran Bahasa Melayu dalam kalangan murid orang asli jakun Lenga, Johor: satu tinjauan awal. In: 4th International Conference of Languages, Education and Tourism (ICLET) 2021,
2019 Advance qualitative research methodology workshop for centre of teaching and learning. In: Advance Qualitative Research Methodology Workshop,
2019 Basic qualitative research methodology workshop. In: Basic Qualitative Research Methodology Workshop,
2019 Relationship between strategies and maxims combination pattern with Malay politeness in radio talk show. In: First International Conference on Advances in Education, Humanities, and Language (ICEL),
2017 Power distance among leaders in tourism. In: The IRES - 238th International conferences on Economics and Social Sciences (ICESS),
2013 Malay students' politeness strategies. In: The Third International Conference on Foreign Language Learning and Teaching - FLLT2013,
Book

2023 Kembalikan kesantunan (reboot politeness): modul dan pengisian program kesantunan di IPT (Cetakan Kedua). PBE One Stop Centre, ISBN: 978-967-25854-0-4
2021 Ibu tunggal realiti & cabaran. SYFE MANAGEMENT SDN BHD, ISBN: 978-967-2496-87-8
2021 Kembalikan kesantunan (Reboot Politeness):modul dan pengisian program kesantunan di IPT. PBE ONE STOP CENTRE (PG0451573-V), ISBN: 978-967-25854-0-4
2017 Exploring the influence of power in parasocial interaction between public figures and young adults. IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-530-5
2017 Harmony 404: a society undeciphered. SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL PRESS, ISBN: 9789811126543
2017 Lie to me: verbal and nonverbal cues indicating deception versus honesty among English speaking students in higher education institution. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-531-2
2017 The cooperative intercultural pragmatics of request strategies model (CIPRS): a study on request strategies by second language learners in a multicultural setting. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-532-9
Book Section

2020 Focus group discussion and interview: some basic guidelines. In: Perbadanan Kota Buku, ISBN: , pp. 103-112
2017 A society undeciphered. In: Singapore International Press, ISBN: 9789811126543, pp. 11-29