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Lihanna Binti Borhan

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Psychology - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago
  • Masters in Social Sciences - Masters Degree, University of Chicago
  • Bachelor in Hons - Bachelor Degree, University of Washington, USA

Lihanna Binti Borhan (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES

Other's position:

Director, Office of Knowledge for Change & Advancement


lihanna@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Lihanna Borhan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences. She received her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree with a double major in Chemistry and Psychology from Washington University, St Louis. She then pursued her postgraduate studies in Psychology and Human Development in the University of Chicago, obtaining her Master degree in 1996 and her doctorate in 1998.
She then worked in the Faculty of Education, University of Malaya. While mainly teaching and doing research in early childhood education and educational psychology, she was also involved in research and consultancy related to various aspects of education. In 2008, she joined the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).
Besides the numerous research articles in both national and international journals, Lihanna has also co-edited two books on Malaysian adolescents. She also contributed book chapters related to developmental psychology and education. She has also written regularly in parenting magazines.
She is also a research consultant in the longitudinal nation-wide study on soft skills of Malaysian university students, commissioned by the Ministry of Education and a consultant with the Examination Syndicate on Malaysian Educators' Selection Inventory since 2007. She was also part of the research team on OECD's indicators of education for Malaysia.
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Her commitment to quality in education continues with her involvement as an assessor for the Malaysian Qualification Agency in Psychology and Early Childhood Education. She has held administrative posts in the university that has allowed her to be more involved in enhancing the quality of education, such as the Director of Institutional Academic Quality Management. She conducts trainings on pedagogical approaches for various levels of education, and has appeared in magazines and television to discuss aspects of developmental psychology.
She has accepted a fellowship in the University of Cambridge, which will enhance her research on the role of education towards the developing person.


Area of Specialisation


  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Psychology ~ Developmental Psychology - Human Development; Educational Psychology; Early Childhood Education


Teaching Responsibilities


ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY 2010/2011 2012/2013
CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY 2017/2018 2020/2021 2021/2022
CROSS-CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY 2017/2018 2016/2017
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 2009/2010 2013/2014 2018/2019 2010/2011 2017/2018
EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 2019/2020 2011/2012 2008/2009 2012/2013 2017/2018
FINAL YEAR PROJECT 2019/2020 2020/2021 2021/2022 2018/2019
HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF PSYCHOLOGY 2009/2010
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 2018/2019 2016/2017 2017/2018 2019/2020
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 2009/2010 2014/2015
ISSUES IN CROSS-CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY 2010/2011 2011/2012
MEDIA PSYCHOLOGY 2018/2019
PSYCHOLOGY AND GENDER 2014/2015
PSYCHOLOGY OF CULTURE AND DIVERSITY 2018/2019
PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING 2008/2009 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2009/2010 2010/2011
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2016/2017
RESEARCH PAPER I 2020/2021 2018/2019
RESEARCH PAPER II 2018/2019 2020/2021
SEMINAR IN ISSUES IN DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 2020/2021
UNDERGRADUATE PRACTICUM 2015/2016
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROJECT 2014/2015


Research Projects


Completed
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On-Going
2019 - Present Mosque in the Post-Materialistic Era- Developing Mosque Study Program: Needs Analysis For Three Groups Of Learners ( Adults , Youths, and Children ) In Mosque Study Program
2019 - Present A NEW STANDARD FOR MOSQUE CURRICULUM IN GOMBAK
2018 - Present Speech Emotion Recognition and Depression Prediction based on Speech Analysis using Deep Neural Networks
2016 - Present Gender Socialization Practices of Malaysian Parents
2011 - Present Developmentally Appropriate Practices in Kindergarten Sciences Classes (RU 2011)
2009 - Present Developing a Family Relationship Instrument for Malaysian Respondents
- The Effect of Online Games on Children Mental Abilities in Light of Maqasid Shariah in Intellect Preservation (Hifdh al-Aqal)
- Penilaian Program Rumah Tunas Harapan Jabatan Kebajikan Masyarakat


Publications


Article

2013 Kemahiran interpersonal kanak-kanak menerusi aktiviti boneka. Jurnal Pendidikan Awal Kanak-kanak, 2 () pp. 115-129
2012 A nationwide comparative study between private and public university students’ soft skills. Asia Pacific Education Review, 13 (3) pp. 541-548
2010 Legal capacity (al-ahliyyah) between the Shariah and developmental psychology / Mahfuth Khamis Amafua. Intellectual Discourse, 18 (1) pp. 155-171
2008 Pendekatan P-P Fit dalam proses pemilihan guru di Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Awam di Malaysia. Malaysian Educational Deans' Council Journal, 2 () pp. 71-82
2008 The construction of the Malaysian Educators Selection Inventory (MEdSI): a large scale assessment initiative. Asian Journal of University Education, 4 (1) pp. 113-126
Conference or Workshop Item

2019 On the optimum speech segment length for depression detection. In: 2019 IEEE 6th International Conference on Smart Instrumentation, Measurement and Applications (ICSIMA 2019),
2017 Integrating Islamisation and virtue in iCGPA at IIUM. In: Integrated Cumulative Grade Point Average (iCGPA) International Conference 2017,
2011 Integrating community service into the curriculum: Notes from an adolescent sychology Class. In: CONFERENCE ON ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION 2011,
2011 The Development of a Postgraduate Developmental Psychology Program with Islamic Orientation: IIUM Experience. In: Islamization and Indigenization of Psychological Knowledge,
Book

2014 Malaysian adolescents: cognition and psychosocial. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-295-3
2009 Panduan rasmi MEdSI : Malaysian educators selection inventory. Oxford Fajar Sdn. Bhd., ISBN: 9789834508692
Book Section

2020 Constructive alignment. In: Centre for Professional Development (CPD), International Islamic University Malaysia., ISBN: , pp. 76-78
2020 Quality assurance. In: Centre for Professional Development (CPD), International Islamic University Malaysia., ISBN: , pp. 7-8
2014 A profile of Malaysian adolescents: looking ahead. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-295-3, pp. 109-115
2014 Adolescents' psychosocial profile: background of the study. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-295-3, pp. 1-8
2014 Adolescents' relationship with their families. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-295-3, pp. 52-60
2014 Aspirations among adolescents. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-295-3, pp. 101-108
2014 Cognitive reasoning abilities of Malaysian adolescents. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-295-3, pp. 61-67
2014 Self-esteem in middle adolescence. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-295-3, pp. 31-39
2013 Reform of higher education: realigning the teaching and learning processes, research and governance. In: USM Press, ISBN: 9789838616102, pp. 35-44
2013 Reform of higher education: realigning the teaching and learning processes, research and governance. In: USM Press, ISBN: 9789838616102, pp. 35-44
2012 Demographic predictors of family relationships during adolescence. In: Pearson, ISBN: 978-967-349-207-7, pp. 111-126