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Rafidah Bt. Sahar

Academic Qualification

  • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Manchester
  • M.A - Masters Degree, Universiti Malaya
  • Education in TESOL - Bachelor Degree, Warwick University

Rafidah Bt. Sahar (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Pagoh Campus

KULLIYYAH OF LANGUAGES AND MANAGEMENT


srafidah@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Rafidah holds a Bachelor degree in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (University of Warwick, United Kingdom), a Master's in English Literature (University of Malaya), and Certificate in Translation (Institut Terjemahan Buku Malaysia).
She completed her Doctoral degree in Education at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom in 2018


Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Linguistics and Literature ~ Intercultural Communication - Small Culture Paradigm
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Linguistics and Literature ~ Feminism (Including Feminism and Power, Sexuality, Empowerment, Class, Disability, Human Rights, Global Feminist, Ethnicity, Power Relations, Neutral Language) - English Literature (19th Century English Feminist writers)


Teaching Responsibilities


BASIC SOCIAL STUDIES 2012/2013
CRITICAL THINKING 2012/2013
ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC WRITING 2018/2019
English Language 4 2010/2011 2011/2012
English Language 5 2010/2011 2012/2013
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 6 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
ENGLISH LANGUAGE III 2008/2009
ENGLISH LANGUAGE IV 2010/2011 2011/2012
ENGLISH LANGUAGE V 2009/2010 2008/2009 2010/2011
ENGLISH LANGUAGE VI 2009/2010 2011/2012
FAMILY MANAGEMENT & PARENTING 2019/2020 2020/2021 2018/2019 2017/2018
FINAL YEAR PROJECT 2019/2020 2020/2021 2018/2019 2021/2022
GRAMMAR & WRITING 2009/2010
INTERNSHIP 2020/2021 2018/2019 2017/2018 2019/2020
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 2020/2021 2017/2018
INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION 2012/2013
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION 2018/2019 2020/2021
INTRODUCTION TO WORLD LITERATURE 2019/2020 2018/2019
ISSUES IN ESP 2019/2020
LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY 2021/2022 2020/2021
LISTENING & SPEAKING 2009/2010
READING 2009/2010 2008/2009
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2020/2021 2021/2022 2019/2020 2018/2019
SYNTAX 2019/2020


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.


Publications


Conference or Workshop Item

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 Intercultural competency and student travel. 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 Exploring Muslim consumers' confidence and awareness towards halal labeled manufactured food products in Sabah. In: 14th International Borneo Research Council Conference (BRC 2018).,
2018 Exploring Muslim consumers’ confidence and awareness towards Halal labelled manufactured food products in Sabah. In: 14th International Borneo Research Council Conference (IBRCC14),
2018 Investigating cultures of PhD supervision: a holliday’ian small culture approach. In: 10th Malaysia International Conference on Languages, Literature & Culture (MICOLLAC) 2018,
2017 Exploring cultures of doctoral supervision: Narrative perspectives from the International Islamic University Malaysia. In: Postgraduate Summer Research Showcase 2017,
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 Section

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