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Wan Aslynn Salwani Binti Wan Ahmad

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy with studies in Educational & Applied Linguistics - Doctor of Philosophy, Newcastle University
  • Master in Linguistics - Masters Degree, Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • B.Ed in TESL (Hons) - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Wan Aslynn Salwani Binti Wan Ahmad (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES


wanaslynn@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Wan Aslynn Salwani Wan Ahmad obtained her B. Ed (Hons) in the Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL) from University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 2001, and Master of Linguistics from University of Malaya in 2005.
Upon completion of her Master's degree, she joined the IIUM as a linguistics lecturer in the Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences. Following which, she pursued her Ph.D in Phonetics at the University of Newcastle, UK.
Her research interest is mainly on clinical linguistics, focusing on sociophonetics of local and national languages. She has been collaborating with phonetic researchers from the University of Malaya to conduct further research into Malay acoustics.
Presently, Dr Wan Aslynn is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and Deputy Director of Information Technology Department of IIUM Kuantan Campus.


Area of Specialisation


  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Cognitive Science ~ Linguistic Processes
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Clinical Linguistics ~ Perceptual Analysis - Linguistics, Phonetics, Malay, ESL, Speech, Sociolinguistics, Socio-phonetics, Clinical Linguistics.


Professional Membership


  • 2020 - 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics
  • 2020 - 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), The Malaysian National Society of Audiologists


Teaching Responsibilities


APPLIED LINGUISTIC FOR SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY 1 2017/2018 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
APPLIED LINGUISTIC FOR SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY 2 2019/2020 2017/2018 2018/2019 2020/2021
AUDIOLOGY CLINIC 1 2015/2016
AUDIOLOGY CLINIC 2 2015/2016
AUDIOLOGY CLINIC 3 2015/2016
AUDIOLOGY CLINIC 4 2015/2016
BASIC COMMUNICATION DISORDERS 2011/2012
BASIC LINGUISTIC 2008/2009
BASIC LINGUISTICS 2019/2020 2015/2016 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2017/2018 2018/2019 2011/2012 2020/2021 2016/2017
COUNSELLING IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS 2011/2012
INTRODUCTION TO PHONETICS 2018/2019 2017/2018 2014/2015 2016/2017 2013/2014 2015/2016 2012/2013 2019/2020 2020/2021 2011/2012
LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT 2014/2015 2017/2018 2011/2012 2016/2017 2019/2020 2012/2013 2015/2016 2013/2014 2018/2019 2020/2021
LEARNING PROCESS AND SPECIAL NEEDS 2011/2012 2018/2019 2019/2020 2012/2013 2017/2018
PROFESSIONAL ISSUES 2015/2016 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2013/2014 2016/2017
RESEARCH PROJECT 1 2018/2019 2013/2014 2014/2015 2019/2020 2012/2013 2017/2018 2015/2016 2020/2021 2016/2017
RESEARCH PROJECT 2 2015/2016 2017/2018 2018/2019 2016/2017 2013/2014 2019/2020 2020/2021 2014/2015
RESEARCH PROJECT FOR SPEECH 1 2019/2020 2020/2021
RESEARCH PROJECT FOR SPEECH 2 2020/2021 2019/2020
SEMINARS IN AUDIOLOGY 2018/2019 2020/2021 2016/2017 2013/2014 2014/2015 2017/2018 2015/2016
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY SEMINAR 2020/2021 2019/2020


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2020 An Investigation of Acoustic and Conversational Features of Malay Language
On-Going
2019 - Present The role of parental communicative behaviors on language development amongst Malay-speaking children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)
2016 - Present Speech Perception of Native and Non-Native Malay Speakers using the Malay Digit Triplet and Auditory-Visual Matrix Sentence Tests
2015 - Present Segmental and Prosodic Features of Malacca Portugese Creole
2011 - Present RU 2011-The Development of Malay Speech Audiometry Material for the use of Adult Speakers


Publications


Article

2019 My-VRBQ: Translation and preliminary validation of the vestibular rehabilitation benefit questionnaire (VRBQ). International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 3 (2) pp. 595-604
2019 Relationship between life-time noise exposure and experience of tinnitus among young adults in IIUM Kuantan. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 3 (1) pp. 572
2019 Translation and validation of vestibular rehabilitation questionnaire (pilot study). International Journal of Allied Health Sciences (IJAHS), 3 (1 : Special Issue: Building Blocks for Successful Audiological Services) pp. 571-571
2018 Hearing impairment from the Islamic perspective: a review. International Medical Journal of Malaysia, 17 (Special Issue No 2) pp. 35-48
2018 Satisfaction with amplification in daily life (SADL) in different types and degrees of hearing loss. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 3 (1) pp. 568-568
2018 Satisfaction with amplification in daily life (SADL) in monaural and binaural hearing aid users. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 3 (1) pp. 570-570
2016 Balance disorders among walk-in patients in the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) Ear, Nose And Throat (ENT) clinic: An exploratory study. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 15 (Supplement Issue) pp. 100-100
Conference or Workshop Item

2018 The translation and adaptation of kid-kiddokindlr questionnaire into Malay to measure the quality of life (qol) of school-age children with hearing impairment. In: 10th Malaysia International Conference on Languages, Literature & Culture (MICOLLAC) 2018,
2018 Translation and adaptation of satisfaction with amplication in daily life (SADL) questionnaire into Malay. In: 10th Malaysia International Conference on Languages, Literature & Culture (MICOLLAC) 2018,
2016 "I bit you or I beat you?" Acoustic analysis of vowel contrast produced by Malay speakers. In: 9th Malaysia International Conference on Languages, Literatures and Cultures: Engaging Threads and Trends ( MICOLLAC 2016 ),
2016 Balance disorders among walk-in patients in the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) ear, nose And throat (ENT) Clinic: An exploratory study. In: Medical Research Symposium & Pacific Partnership in conjunction with Kuantan Research Day 2016,
2013 Development of speech test materials for Malay speaking paediatric population in Kuantan, Pahang : a preliminary study. In: Inaugural Hearing and Balance Conference 2013,
2010 An exploration of the rhythm of Malay. In: BAAP 2010 Colloquium,
Book Section

2019 Identifying acoustic correlates of stress in Malay words. In: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, ISBN: 978-967-2395-25-6, pp. 53-77
2019 Identifying acoustic correlates of stress in Malay words. In: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, ISBN: 978-967-2395-25-6, pp. 53-77
2019 Rhythmic patterns of Malaysian English (MalE) speakers. In: Springer, ISBN: , pp.
2019 The vowels /e/ and /ɛ/ in Malacca Portuguese. In: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, ISBN: 978-967-2395-25-6, pp. 5-27