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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 LANGUAGES AND MANAGEMENT

Other's position:

Head, Kulliyyah of Languages and Management


nnabilah@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Nur Nabilah binti Abdullah worked as an English lecturer at CELPAD, IIUM from 2003-2012, and presently she is an Assistant Professor at the Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, IIUM. Her experiences inteaching English Language programmes, mainly to Malaysian students and International students, have provided valuable insights for her to develop her interest in ESL/ EFL research. She obtained her PhD in English 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 research interest includes conversation analysis, second language acquisition, multimodal communication, gestures and interaction analysis in intercultural contexts.   


Area of Specialisation


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


Professional Membership


  • 2018: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), 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 2018/2019 2019/2020 2017/2018 2020/2021 2021/2022
ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC WRITING 2017/2018
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 4 2012/2013 2010/2011 2011/2012
English Language 5 2011/2012 2010/2011 2012/2013
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 6 2012/2013 2010/2011 2011/2012
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 2020/2021
FAMILY MANAGEMENT & PARENTING 2020/2021 2018/2019 2017/2018 2019/2020
FINAL YEAR PROJECT 2021/2022 2020/2021 2018/2019 2019/2020 2017/2018
INTERNSHIP 2017/2018 2019/2020 2018/2019 2020/2021
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 2021/2022 2018/2019 2020/2021
INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION 2012/2013
INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT 2012/2013
INTRODUCTION TO WORLD LITERATURE 2017/2018
SOCIOLINGUISTICS 2019/2020 2018/2019


Research Projects


Completed
2010 - 2011 Reducing Comprehension Apprehension in classroom using Information Gap and Group Work Assessments?
On-Going
2021 - Present Enhancing Asnaf Business Centre Sustainability via Marketing Strategy : A case in Perlis
2018 - Present INVESTIGATING UNDERGRADUATE MALAYSIAN STUDENTS' ATTITUDES TOWARDS IDENTITY AND CITIZENSHIP
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


30 Nov, 2018 Award for 15 Years of Service - International Islamic University Malaysia University


Publications


Article

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
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),
2020 Conceptualising doctoral supervision in Malaysia as small cultures: Phd graduates’ perspectives. In: The CALA 2020 - The Conference on Asian Linguistic Anthropology,
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

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