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Nur Nabilah Binti Abdullah

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in English Language and Communication - Doctor of Philosophy, Newcastle University
  • Master of Science (Teaching Of English As A Second Language) - Masters Degree, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Bachelor in Education (Hons) TESL - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN RESEARCH TRAINING - Certificate, Newcastle University

Nur Nabilah Binti Abdullah (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Pagoh Campus

KULLIYYAH OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AND CONTEMPORARY LANGUAGES

Other's position:

Deputy Dean, Kulliyyah of Sustainable Tourism and Contemporary Languages


nnabilah@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Nur Nabilah binti Abdullah is an Assistant Professor at the Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, IIUM. She obtained her PhD in Language and Communication from the Newcastle University, United Kingdom, M.Sc TESL from University Putra Malaysia and her B.Ed (Hons) in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) from the University Putra Malaysia.  Her experiences in teaching English Language programmes, mainly to Malaysian students and International students, have provided valuable insights for her to develop her interest in ESL/ EFL research. Her research interests encompass conversation analysis, ESL/ELF interaction, multimodality, classroom interaction, social interaction analysis, intercultural communication, and English for Specific Purposes (ESP). She invites potential students intrigued by multimodality and interactional competence in ESL/EFL settings, as well as those interested in intercultural communication and the application of English in specific professional domains.


Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Linguistics and Literature ~ Applied Linguistics - Conversation analysis, Second Language Interaction, Intercultural interaction, Social Interaction and Language Use, Classroom Interaction


Professional Membership


  • 2018: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), AILA - International Association of Applied Linguistics.
  • 2018: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), MAAL-Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics (Lifetime member)


Teaching Responsibilities


BASIC RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2012/2013
BASIC SOCIAL STUDIES 2012/2013
CRITICAL THINKING 2012/2013
ENGLISH AT WORKPLACE 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC WRITING 2017/2018
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 4 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 5 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 6 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
ENGLISH LANGUAGE II 2011/2012
ENGLISH LANGUAGE III 2009/2010
ENGLISH LANGUAGE IV 2008/2009
ENGLISH LANGUAGE V 2009/2010
ENGLISH LANGUAGE VI 2011/2012 2008/2009
ESP TEACHING METHODS 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
FAMILY MANAGEMENT & PARENTING 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
FINAL YEAR PROJECT 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
INTERNSHIP 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2018/2019
INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION 2012/2013
INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT 2012/2013
INTRODUCTION TO WORLD LITERATURE 2017/2018
LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022
PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION 2023/2024 2022/2023
SOCIOLINGUISTICS 2019/2020 2018/2019
USRAH IN ACTION 1 2023/2024 2022/2023
USRAH IN ACTION 2 2023/2024 2022/2023


Supervision


Enhancing Interview Skills In Graduate Employability.
Ph.D In Progress Main Supervisor
Analysing Multimodal Elements In Locally Produced Eap Textbooks And How These Elements Affect The Development Of Students’ Academic English Skills In The Esp Context.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
Using Social Media To Motivate Tourism Students To Improve Esp Reading Comprehension.
Master Completed 2023 Co-supervisor
English For Junior Campers - Improving Young Learners' Vocabulary Skills Through Blended Learning Approach.
Master Completed 2022 Co-supervisor
A Conversation Analysis Of Repair Organization In Dr. Zakir Naik Question And Answer Based Conversation.
Master Completed 2020 Main Supervisor
Exploring Rhetorical Structure Of Ted Talks On Tourism: Resources For Teaching Oral Presentation Skills.
Master In Progress Main Supervisor


Research Projects


Completed
2022 - 2023 Development of language skills module for employment to enhance economic efficiency among B40 Single Mothers and women under domestic violence in Perlis.
2022 - 2023 INVESTIGATING COMMUNICATIVE & CREATIVE APPROACHES, CONTENT, STRATEGIES AND RISKS FOR #SAYANGIMALAYSIA TOURISM CAMPAIGN
2022 - 2023 Development of Youth Volunteer Tutoring Modules to Assist Islamic School Students in Perlis in Improving Language and Literacy Skills
2021 - 2023 Enhancing Asnaf Business Centre Sustainability via Marketing Strategy : A case in Perlis
2018 - 2023 INVESTIGATING UNDERGRADUATE MALAYSIAN STUDENTS' ATTITUDES TOWARDS IDENTITY AND CITIZENSHIP
2010 - 2011 Reducing Comprehension Apprehension in classroom using Information Gap and Group Work Assessments?
On-Going
2022 - Present PEMBINAAN MODUL TATABAHASA BAHASA MELAYU BAGI PELAJAR ANTARABANGSA KOLEJ UNIVERSITI ISLAM PERLIS (KUIPs) BERDASARKAN MODEL ADDIE
2013 - Present Exploring Rhetorical Strategy of Online News Articles Written by Malaysian Authors
2013 - Present The Roles of Self-Efficacy and Motivation : Reading Assessment among Learners in English Language Classes.


Award & Recognition


02 Aug, 2023 Best Teaching Innovation For Experiential Learning - International Islamic University Malaysia University
30 Jul, 2023 Best Teaching Award (Department of English Language) - KLM KCDIO
13 Jun, 2023 Gold Award (Project - Play to Read Love to Read) - 3rd University in Action Symposium University
13 Jun, 2023 Most Impactful Project (Play to Read Love to Read) - 3rd University in Action Symposium University
19 Jan, 2023 Gold Award (Project- Play to Read Love to Read)) - 2nd University in Action Symposium University


Publications


Article

2024 TikTok as digital communication: empowering Malaysian users to enhance English public speaking skills. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 14 (1) pp. 2478-2489
2023 Challenges in implementing Kurikulum Merdeka for EFL teachers. JEELS (Journal of English Education and Linguistics Studies), 10 (2) pp. 439-469
2023 Enhancing social sustainability via branding strategies among personal care and cosmetics customers: the moderating role of brand visibility. Information Management and Business Review, 15 (4) pp. 306-315
2023 Exploring the attitudes of Malaysian undergraduate students towards good citizenship: a quantitative study. JASS Journal of Arts & Social Sciences, 6 (2) pp. 11-18
2023 University social responsibilities for English Language education in Malaysian Higher Education: community-based service learning. Journal of Arts & Social Sciences, 6, (2) pp. 19-25
2022 A study of nonverbal expression in the Spongebob movie. INTERNATIONAL YOUNG SCHOLAR JOURNAL OF LANGUAGES, 5 (1) pp. 1-12
2022 The politeness strategies used by social media users in Justin Bieber instagram comment section. INTERNATIONAL YOUNG SCHOLAR JORNAL OF LANGUAGES, 5 (2) pp. 1-12
2021 Slang language use in social media among Malaysian youths: a sociolinguistic perspective. International Young Scholars Journal of Languages, 4 (2) pp. 68-79
2020 Developing the rural town of Panchor into a future river-based tourism destination: host community perception. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 5 (14) pp. 155-161
2020 Exploring host community perception of Panchor town for tourist destination based on social exchange theory. Asian Journal of Behavioural Studies, 5 (19) pp. 1-10
2020 Exploring Intercultural Interaction: the use of semiotic resources in meaning-making process.. The GLOCAL Proceedings Asia 2020, () pp. 332-337
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 “I don’t know how to say it” :THE ROLE OF MULTIMODAL RESOURCES IN MEANING NEGOTIATION. In: 2nd MALAYSIAN ASSOCIATION OF APPLIED LINGUISTICS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE (MAALIC 2021),
2021 “I don’t know how to say it”: the role of multimodal resources in meaning negotiation. In: 2nd Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics International Conference (MAALIC 2021),
2020 Conceptualising doctoral supervision in Malaysia as small cultures: PhD graduates’ perspectives. In: Conference on Asian Linguistic Anthropology (CALA 2020),
2020 Exploring intercultural interaction: the use of semiotic resources in meaning-making process.. In: The CALA 2020 - The Conference on Asian Linguistic Anthropology,
2019 Exploring multi-party interaction in tv talk show: non-verbal as resources for cooperative interruption. In: The 3rd International Language & Tourism Conference 2019, Sustaining Global Development Goals through Language, Education and Tourism,
2019 Languages, gestures and movement as evasion strategies used by Dato' Seri Najib in news interview. In: 3rd International Language and Tourism Conference 2019 (ILTC 2019),
2018 Doing second language learning in the wild. In: 10th Malaysia International Conference on Languages, Literatures and Cultures,
2018 Investigating cultures of PhD supervision: a holliday’ian small culture approach. In: 10th Malaysia International Conference on Languages, Literature & Culture (MICOLLAC) 2018,
2017 Word search sequences: exploring the embodiment in L2 interaction. In: Interactional Competences and Practices in Second Languages (ICOP-L2) International Conference,
2010 Creating an intimate community in classroom: reducing students’ level of communication apprehension through group work learning strategies. In: The Fourth CLS International Conference CLaSIC 2010 Individual Characteristics and Subjective Variables in Language Learning,
Book

2023 Wanita bekerjaya wanita inspirasi: modul pembelajaran bahasa dan kemahiran asas dalam persediaan kerjaya. Kulliyah of Languages and Management, ISBN:
2017 Word searches in second language conversation: talk and nonverbal as interactional resources. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-533-6
Book Section

2021 IIUM students' Whatsapp Group Chat: a study on apology sequences used in instant messaging interaction. In: Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, ISBN: 978-967-46701-7-7, pp. 35-51
2011 Minimising students' communication apprehension: the application of groupwork learning strategy in English classrooms. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-028-7, pp. 1-21