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Nik Md. Saiful Azizi Bin Nik Abdullah

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Education) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Islamic Studies (Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah Studies) - Masters Degree, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Bachelor of Holy Quran and Islamic Studies - Bachelor Degree, Islamic University of Medina
  • Diploma Tahfiz Al-Quran Wal Qiraat JAKIM - Diploma, Darul Quran (JAKIM)
  • Sijil Tinggi Tahfiz Quran - Certificate, Others

Nik Md. Saiful Azizi Bin Nik Abdullah (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF EDUCATION

Other's position:

Deputy Dean, International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilisation


nikazizi@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nik Md Saiful Azizi Nik Abdullah  
Department of Curriculum and Instuction, 
Kulliyyah of Education,
INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA   

Deputy Dean (Student Development & Community Engagement) 
International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), 
INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA     

Academic/Professional Qualifications 

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), International Islamic University Malaysia, Gombak, 2014. 
Master of Islamic Studies (Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah Studies), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Bangi, 2009. 
Bachelor of Holy Quran and Islamic Studies, Islamic University of Medina, Saudi Arabia, 2004. 
Diploma Tahfiz Al-Quran Wal Qiraat JAKIM, Darul Quran (JAKIM), Malaysia, 1999.
Sijil Tinggi Tahfiz Quran, Kelantan 1998.



Expertise 

Islamic education, Curriculum and Instruction, Religious Studies, Quranic and Hadith Studies, and Tahfiz.   

Research Interests

Islamic & Religious Studies, Qur'anic and Sunnah Studies, Islamic education and Tahfiz Education.       

Emails: nikazizi@iium.edu.my 
Contact No.: Office: 03-6421 6381    /  HP: 019-9824437
                                       
Profile

Dr. Nik Md Saiful Azizi Nik Abdullah (1979), an Malaysian citizen, he received his first degree from Islamic University Madinah, Saudi Arabia and then completed his Master from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and Ph.D degree from IIUM. He has presented in many conferences hosted by different countries, like, Malaysia, Thailand, Turkey, Indonesia, and so on. Also, he has written certain papers in the field of Islamic education and Tahfiz education.    

Among his latest publications: “Addressing the poor akhlak of children from the perspective of Islamic education teachers: a case study (2021);” “Teacher challenges in online teaching and student readiness post Covid-19 (2021);” “Exploring student motivation in quranic memorization in selected Islamic secondary schools (a case study) (2021);” “Exploring the challenges of sustaining Qur’anic memorization: a case study (2021);” Jawi Writing in Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah Subject at Secondary School; Issues and Challenges (2021);”Keperluan Penilaian Pelaksanaan Mata Pelajaran Maharat Al-Quran di Sekolah Menengah Tahfiz Model Ulul Albab (2021);”Tahfiz model ulul albab teachers’ readiness and understanding in implementing and facilitating 21st century Learning (2021);”Tahfiz students’ experiences in memorizing the Qur’an: unveiling their motivating factors and challenges (2021);”The needs of huffaz quran in learning arabic language and the relationship between memorizing quran and understanding Arabic language (2021);”Mumarasat tathbit hifz al-Qur'an al-karim lada al-hafaz fi al-marhalat al-jami'iyah Maliziya (2021);”   

Dr. Nik Md Saiful Azizi Nik Abdullah is Member of Dewan Huffaz Kebangsaan (2010 – 2021), Member Persatuan Ulama' Malaysia (2016 – 2040), Committee Member of Persatuan Alumni Pelajar Arab Saudi Malaysia WASIM (2017 - 2021), Member of Pertubuhan Intlektual Negara (PINTAR) (2020 – on going).    

Dr. Nik Md Saiful Azizi Nik Abdullah has been awarded as Top Researchers with the highest amount of grants received from 2019 -2021 by the Research Management Unit of International Islamic University Malaysia and Rector's Award for Special Contribution in 2016.      

Dr. Nik Md Saiful Azizi Nik Abdullah is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Curriculum and Instuction, Kulliyyah of Education, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).   


Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Quranic and Hadith Studies - Islamic education and Tahfiz


Professional Membership


  • 2010 - 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (MEMBER), DEWAN HUFFAZ KEBANGSAAN
  • 2016 - 2040: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (MEMBER), PERSATUAN ULAMA' MALAYSIA
  • 2017 - 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (COMMITTEE), Persatuan Alumni Pelajar Arab Saudi Malaysia WASIM
  • 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (MEMBER), PERTUBUHAN INTLEKTUAL NEGARA (PINTAR)


Teaching Responsibilities


'AQIDAH ISLAMIYYAH 2017/2018 2014/2015
ADVANCED PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF ISL EDU 2019/2020
ADVANCED TILAWAH AL-QURAN I 2007/2008 2006/2007
ADVANCED TILAWAH AL-QURAN II 2008/2009
ARABIC AND JAWI SCRIPT 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016
ETHICS IN EDUCATION 2017/2018 2015/2016 2014/2015
FAMILY MANAGEMENT 2021/2022
FAMILY MANAGEMENT & PARENTING 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
FIQH AL-IBADAT 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016
FIQH AL-SIRAH 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
FIQH AL-USRAH AND AL-MU'AMALAT 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
FIQH IBADAT 2020/2021 2017/2018 2015/2016 2014/2015
INTRO. TO SCIENCES OF THE QURAN AND HADITH 2017/2018 2016/2017
INTRODUCTION TO FIQH AL-JINAYAT 2019/2020 2016/2017 2015/2016
INTRODUCTION TO SCIENCES OF QUR'AN AND HADITH 2019/2020 2016/2017 2014/2015
ISLAM IN MALAY HISTORY AND CULTURE 2021/2022
ISLAMICISATION OF HUMAN KNOWLEDGE 2021/2022
ISSUES IN METHODS OF TEACHING FOR ISLAMIC EDU 2019/2020
METHODS OF TEACHING ISLAMIC EDUCATION I 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
METHODS OF TEACHING ISLAMIC EDUCATION II 2020/2021
READING TEXT ON ISLAMIC EDUCATION 2018/2019
READING TEXTS ON ISLAMIC EDUCATION 2021/2022 2018/2019
REFLECTION OF PROPHETIC HISTORY 2013/2014
REFLECTIONS ON PROPHETIC HISTORY 2009/2010
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2021/2022
SPECIAL TAHFIZ CLASS 2 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007
TAFSIR AL-AYAT AND AL-HADITH AL-AHKAM 2020/2021 2019/2020 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2009/2010
TAHFIZ AL-QURAN 2008/2009 2007/2008
TAHFIZ CLASS 1 2018/2019 2014/2015 2013/2014 2011/2012 2006/2007
TAHFIZ CLASS 2 2019/2020 2015/2016 2014/2015 2006/2007
TAHFIZ CLASS 3 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2007/2008
TAHFIZ CLASS 4 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2007/2008
TAHFIZ CLASS 5 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2008/2009
TAHFIZ CLASS 6 2018/2019 2016/2017 2015/2016 2008/2009
TAJWID AND HIFZ 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2009/2010
TILAWAH AL-QURAN I 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005
TILAWAH AL-QURAN II 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005
USUL AL-FIQH AND TARIKH AL-TASHRI' 2020/2021


Research Projects


Completed
2019 - 2020 ISU PERKAHWINAN WARGA ROHINGYA DI MALAYSIA
2015 - 2019 Investigating the Current Curriculum in Teaching Arabic Language in Tahfiz Instituitions under JAKIM
2015 - 2020 Depiction of ?non-Muslims? in Secondary Islamic Studies Syllabus and its Impact on Muslim Students? Level of Religious Tolerance: International Islamic School Malaysia as a Case Study
2015 - 2020 Depiction of ?non-Muslims? in Secondary Islamic Studies Syllabus and its Impact on Muslim Students? Level of Religious Tolerance: International Islamic School Malaysia as a Case Study
2015 - 2019 Factors Underlying Students Motivation in Tahfiz Class in Selected Private Islamic Secondary Schools in Selangor
On-Going
2022 - Present Development and Evaluation of THAT Learning Model
2021 - Present Development of module for Autism Rehabilitation Centre in Perlis
2021 - Present A framework for Qur'anic Based Lifelong Learning Module for the Elderly
2020 - Present Modelling The Factors of Potential Assistive Technology for Tahfiz Students
2019 - Present PROFILING AND DEVELOPING AN ISLAMIC INTEGRATED SCHOOL AND TAHFIZ SCIENCE PERFORMANCE INDEX IN RELATION TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
2019 - Present HUMANIZING EDUCATION: A FRAMEWORK FOR MALAYS? STUDENT-CHARACTER BUILDING IN REALIZING THE NATIONAL PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION (FPK)
2017 - Present The Encyclopedia of Muslim Scholars of Nusantara Project (Part 2: 19th - 20th Century)


Award & Recognition


10 Dec, 2021 Top Researchers with the highest amount of grants received from 2019 -2021 - Others University
30 Nov, 2021 Best Presenter Award (Bronze Medal Award) in International Conference on Islamic Contemporary and Management (ICICM 2021) - KUIPs International
30 Nov, 2021 Best Research Award (Gold Medal Award) in International Conference on Islamic Contemporary and Management (ICICM 2021) - KUIPs International
26 Jan, 2016 Rector's Award for Special Contribution - International Islamic University Malaysia University
22 Jan, 2016 Best Paper Award in International Language and Tourism Conference (ILTC 2016) - International Islamic University Malaysia International


Publications


Article

2022 Exploring students’ motivation in tahfiz class in selected private Islamic secondary schools: a case study. UMRAN - International Journal of Islamic and Civilizational Studies, 9 (1) pp. 79-96
2022 Exploring teachers' experience with student character development: a comparative analysis. Islāmiyyāt, 44 (1) pp. 65-80
2021 Addressing the poor akhlak of children from the perspective of Islamic education teachers: a case study. Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 27 (6) pp. 360-376
2021 Cabaran guru dalam pengajaran digital secara maya dan kesediaan murid pasca Covid-19 [Teacher challenges in online teaching and student readiness post Covid-19}. Sains Insani, 6 (2) pp. 206-213
2021 Exploring student motivation in quranic memorization in selected Islamic secondary schools (a case study). Al-Hayat: Journal of Islamic Education (AJIE), 5 (1) pp. 100-121
2021 Exploring the challenges of sustaining Qur’anic memorization: a case study. Journal of Islamic Educational Research, 6 () pp. 1-17
2021 Jawi Writing in Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah Subject at Secondary School; Issues and Challenges. Journal of Islamic and Humanities Studies, 1 (1) pp. 123-141
2021 Jawi writing in Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah subject at secondary school; issues and challenges. BALAGH: Journal of Islamic and Humanities Studies, 1 (1) pp. 123-141
2021 Jawi writing in al-Quran and al-Sunnah subject at secondary school: issues and challenges. Al-Turath: Journal of Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah, 6 (2) pp. 78-88
2021 Keperluan Penilaian Pelaksanaan Mata Pelajaran Maharat Al-Quran di Sekolah Menengah Tahfiz Model Ulul Albab. Jurnal al-Turath, 6 (1) pp.
2021 Kesediaan dan kefahaman guru maharat Al-Quran terhadap pembelajaran abad ke-21 di sekolah menengah tahfiz model ulul albab [tahfiz model ulul albab teachers’ readiness and understanding in implementing and facilitating 21st century Learning]. Journal of Quran Sunnah Education & Special Needs, 5 (2) pp. 93-102
2021 Madrasa’s social capital in the context of hilly communities dynamics: the case of Madrasa Maarif Kokap in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. IIUM Journal of Religion and Civilisational Studies (IJRCS), 4 (2) pp. 113-136
2021 Tahfiz model ulul albab teacher’s readiness and understanding in implementing and facilitating 21st century learning. BALAGH Journal of Islamic and Humanities Studies, 1 (2) pp. 353-361
2021 Tahfiz students’ experiences in memorizing the Qur’an: unveiling their motivating factors and challenges. IIUM Journal of Educational Studies (IJES), 9 (2) pp. 42-63
2021 The needs of huffaz quran in learning arabic language and the relationship between memorizing quran and understanding Arabic language. Al-Qanatir International Journal of Islamic Studies, 23 (1) pp. 1-13
2021 ممارسات تثبيت حفظ القرآن الكريم لدى الحفاظ في المرحلة الجامعية ماليزيا Mumarasat tathbit hifz al-Qur'an al-karim lada al-hafaz fi al-marhalat al-jami'iyah Maliziya. Jurnal al-Turath, 6 (1) pp. 91-98
2021 ممارسات تثبيت حفظ القرآن الكريم لدى الحفاظ في المرحلة الجامعية ماليزيا وعلاقتها بفهم الآيات القرآنية واستيعاب اللغة العربية. أبحاث محكَّمة "النتاج العلمي في تعليم اللغة العربية لغير الناطقين بها, 1 () pp. 284-296
2020 Sejarah Dan Kaedah Pelaksanaan Tahfiz Model Ulul Albab, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia: Kajian Di Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Agama Kuala Lumpur.. Jurnal Darul Quran, 24 () pp. 145-169
2020 The Perceptions of Teachers and Students Towards the Ulul Albab Curriculum: A Case Study of SMAKL. AL-BURHĀN, 4 (2) pp. 26-52
2019 Challenges and difficulties in memorizing the Qurʾan in the tahfiz classes among secondary learners. al-Burhan :Journal of Qurʾān and Sunnah Studies, 3 (2) pp. 1-14
2019 Metodologi Haji Abdullah al-qari dalam penulisan buku bidang hadis. Jurnal al-Turath, 4 (2) pp. 37-49
2019 Penulisan jawi dalam mata pelajaran pendidikan al-quran dan al-sunnah di peringkat menengah : isu dan cabaran. Journal KIAS, 14 () pp. 1-20
2018 Prospects and potencies of tahfiz al-Quran education through the modernization on Malaysia. Jurnal Darul Quran, 22 () pp. 149-170
2017 The concept of murabbi in Muslim education with reference to selected teaching methods of the prophet Muhammad (ٍٍٍِSAW). Al-Shajarah, Special Issue: Education () pp. 331-362
2017 الأغراض البلاغية للتشبيه في القرآن الكريم والإفادة منها في تدريس البلاغة للناطقين بغير العربية. [Eloquence and analogies and how it can be applied to teach Arabic to non-native speakers]. Al-Lisan International Journal for Linguistic & Literary Study, 1 (2) pp. 166-183
2017 تحدّيات حفظ القرآن الكريم لدى الطلاب في دار في القرآن الكريم التابعة لإدارة الشؤون ماليزيا: دراسة حالة الإسلامية الماليزية (JAKIM). Jurnal Darul Quran, 21 () pp. 211-234
2016 Motivational orientations and learning strategies among undergraduate students in study circle course. Asian Social Science, 12 (6) pp. 179-187
2011 Keunikan Metadologi Hafazan al-Quran Deobandy dari India. AL-BAYAN: Jurnal al-Qur'an dan al-Hadith, (9) pp.
Conference or Workshop Item

2022 Memperkenalkan ‘Intelligent Design’ sebagai model Islamisasi sains. In: International Conference on the Integration of Knowledge in Higher Education (ICIOK 2022),
2022 Memperkenalkan ‘Intelligent Design’ sebagai model releventisasi ilmu wahyu. In: International Conference on the Integration of Knowledge in Higher Education (ICIOK 2022),
2021 A situational analysis among therapy practitioners in autism rehabilitation centres in Perlis: a preliminary study. In: International Conference on Islam Contemporary and Management (ICICM2021),
2021 Al-Zarnuji and Al-Attas’ thoughts of education: the analysis and discussion. In: 4th International Conference of Languages, Education and Tourism (ICLET) 2021,
2021 Current Educational Behavior in Malaysia. In: The New Era: Challenge and Opportunity in Education 4.0,
2021 Sustainable Approaches To Qur’anic Memorization: Exploring Tahfiz Secondary School Graduates Experiences. In: 4th International Conference of Languages, Education and Tourism 2021,
2020 Norma Baharu: Cabaran Pengajaran Digital secara maya pasca COVID 19. In: Seminar Kebangsaan Majlis Dekan Pendidikan Universiti Awam Malaysia 2020,
2020 Shama'il Muhammadiyah: relationship with non-Muslim (Tasamuh). In: IIUM Library Ibadah Camp 2020,
2020 Shama'il Muhammadiyah: Relationship with non-Muslim (Tasamuh). In: Library Ibadah Camp 2020,
2020 ممارسات تثبيت حفظ القرآن الكريم لدى الحفاظ في المرحلة الجامعية ماليزيا وعلاقتها بفهم الآيات القرآنية واستيعاب اللغة العربية Mumarasat tathbit hifz al-Qur'an al-karami lada ahlafaz yafamlirihlat ijmaliyat Maliziya wa 'alaqatiha bi-fahm aalaiyat al-Quraniyat wa isti'ab al-lughat al-'Arabiyah. In: 7th International Conference on Arabic Language and Literature,
2019 Tuan Hussain Kedah dan sumbangan beliau dalam Pendidika Islam. In: PERSIDANGAN ANTARABANGSA TOKOH ULAMA MELAYU NUSANTARA 2019 (PAnTUMN2019) kali ke-3,
2018 The implementation of Usrah in the International Islamic University Malaysia and its contributions to holistic student development. In: 6th International Prophetic Heritage Conference (SWAN) 2018,
2017 Development of students’ character through usrah education as lifelong learning: Case study in the International Islamic University Malaysia. In: International Conference on Lifelong Learning for Islamic Education (ICLLIE) 2017,
2017 Implementation of Wasatiyyah concepts through Islamic studies syllabus at Islamic universities in Malaysia: a case study in International Islamic University Malaysia = تحقيق الوسطية من خلال مناهج الدراسات الإسلامية في الجامعات الإسلامية : دراسة حالة في الجامعة الإسلامية العالمية ماليزيا = Pelaksanaan konsep wasatiyah di universiti-universiti Islam di Malaysia: kajian Kes di Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM). In: Khayr Ummah Conference 2017,
2017 Isu dalam pengajaran dan pembelajaran hifz al-Quran di Malaysia. In: Kursus Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran Hifz Al-Quran,
2017 Pengajaran dan pembelajaran hifz Al-Qur’an menggunakan teknologi: Satu analisis. In: Kursus Pembelajaran dan Pengajaran Hifz al-Quran,
2017 Pengajaran dan pembelajaran hifz al-Quran: sejarah dan perkembangan. In: Kursus Pembelajaran dan Pengajaran Hifz al-Quran,
2017 Significance of hajj: Total action. In: Office of the Deputy Rector- Internationalisation & Industry and Community Relations (ODRIICR) Ibadah Camp Program,
2017 Sumbangan Haji Abdullah Al-Qari dalam memartabatkan dakwah dan penulisan al-Sunnah di Malaysia: kajian terhadap karya berkaitan al-Sunnah. In: Persidangan Antarabangsa Tokoh Ulama Melayu Nusantara 2017 (PAnTUMN2017),
2017 Tafsir Surah Al-Baqarah ayat 177-186. In: ODRIICR Ibadah Camp 2017,
2017 Tarbiah al-Quran membentuk jati diri guru. In: Seminar Tahfiz Guru-guru Tahfiz MITS dan KAFA Kali Kedua Peringkat Negeri Selangor,
2017 استراتيجيات جديدة نحو التعليم والتعلم المستمر. In: International Conference on Lifelong Learning for Islamic Education (ICLLIE) 2017,
2017 الدافعية الذاتية وحاجة الفرد لِلاسْتِمرارِيَّة في التعلم. In: International Conference on Lifelong Learning for Islamic Education (ICLLIE) 2017,
2016 Significance of hajj: total action. In: Library Ibadah Camp,
2016 Sumbangan Haji Abdullah Al-Qari dalam memartabatkan dakwah Al-Sunnah al-Nabawiyyah dan penulisan di Nusantara: kajian terhadap karya-karya al-Sunnah. In: International Prophetic Heritage Conference (SWAN2016),
2016 التحدّيات في حفظ القرآن الكريم لدى الشباب في مؤسسة التحفيظ دار القرآن ماليزيا: دراسة حالة. In: International Language and Tourism Conference 2016 (ILTC 2016),
2014 Wisdom in teaching profession as a best career choice: an introspective analysis. In: Seminar Kebangsaan Kali ke IV: Majlis Dekan Pendidikan IPTA 2013,
Book

2020 Sejarah dan perkembangan pendidikan tahfiz al-Quran di malaysia : edisi II. Darul Quran, Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia, ISBN: 978-983-43708-5-5
2019 دراسات في نصوص الدعوة الاسلامية. Alnil Enterprise, ISBN: 9789671684603
Book Section

2018 CHALLENGES FACING SCHOOL STUDENTS IN QUR’AN MEMORIZATION: A QUALITATIVE STUDY. In: UNISZA, ISBN: , pp. 365-374
2016 Pelaksanaan Mata Pelajaran Hifz al-Quran berdasarkan kurikulum Tahfiz model Ulul Albab : kajian di Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Agama Kuala Lumpur. In: Darul Quran Jakim, ISBN: 978-983-43708-1-7, pp. 117-129
2016 Perceived learning, motivation and learning strategy among study circle (halaqah) students in IIUM. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-203-1, pp. 143-173
2016 Perceived learning, motivation and learning strategy among study circle (halaqah) students in IIUM. In: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-203-1, pp. 143-173
Monograph

2017 Factors underlying students motivation in tahfiz class in selected private Islamic secondary schools in Selangor. In: ,