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Maimunah Binti Abdul Kadir

Academic Qualification

  • PhD in English Language Studies - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Education - Masters Degree, Boston University
  • Bachelor of TESOL - Bachelor Degree, Murray Hoouse College of Education

Maimunah Binti Abdul Kadir (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


maimunah@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Currently, Dr. Maimunah is an academic staff at the Department of English Language and Literature.
She obtained her Bachelor's degree with honors from Moray House College of Education, Edinburgh, Scotland in 1990. After teaching at a secondary school in Johor, she pursued and gained her Master's degree from Boston University, Massachusetts, USA in 1996. She attained her Ph.D. from the International Islamic University Malaysia in 2009 in the area of problem-based learning.
She has taught several courses at the undergraduate level including Introduction to Linguistics, Introduction to Sociolinguistics, Varieties of English and Learning and Teaching of English. One of her main tasks at the Kulliyyah is coordinating and proofreading of postgraduate students' proposals and theses (2010-2017). In 2018 she teaches Introduction to Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Learning and Teaching English - all at undergraduate level. She also teaches Sociolinguistics at postgraduate level. She supervises Master's students in writing theses and is on doctoral students' supervisory committees. Her administration work includes chairing the Examination Committee at the departmental level and participating in Kulliyyah level vetting of final examination papers every semester.


Area of Specialisation


  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Education ~ Language Literacy (Including English (TESOL, ESL, TEFL) and other Languages) - PhD in English Language Studies


Teaching Responsibilities


DISCOURSE ANALYSIS 2017/2018 2018/2019
ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC WRITING (EAW) 2009/2010
ENGLISH LANGUAGE VI 2008/2009
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2020/2021
GLOBAL DISCOURSE AND DIVERSITY 2020/2021 2021/2022
INTEGRATED LANGUAGE SKILLS II 2006/2007
INTENSIVE EXPOSITORY WRITING 2005/2006
INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS 2010/2011 2009/2010
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLINGUISTICS 2017/2018 2012/2013 2010/2011 2016/2017 2013/2014 2015/2016 2014/2015 2011/2012
LANGUAGE FOR OCCUPATIONAL PURPOSES 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2009/2010
LEARNING AND TEACHING ENGLISH 2011/2012 2018/2019 2010/2011 2019/2020 2009/2010 2017/2018 2012/2013 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2016/2017
OPHTHALMIC OPTICS AND DISPENSING 1 2009/2010
PUBLIC HEALTH OPTOMETRY 2009/2010
RESEARCH PAPER 1 2018/2019 2020/2021 2019/2020
RESEARCH PAPER I (APPLIED LINGUISTIC 2013/2014
RESEARCH PAPER II 2017/2018
SOCIAL AND CULTURAL DISCOURSE 2020/2021 2018/2019 2019/2020 2021/2022
SOCIOLINGUISTICS 2017/2018 2018/2019 2019/2020
VARIETIES OF ENGLISH 2010/2011


Research Projects


Completed
2014 - 2016 The Relationship between Grammatical Knowledge Types and the Usage of Morphological Past Time Inflections
On-Going
2017 - Present Examining Kampung Landscapes and Contemporary Malaysian Culture in Popular Malaysian Anglophone Literature
2017 - Present Language Shift and Language Maintenance of Javanese Speakers in Malaysia
2010 - Present Problem-Based Learning Approach: Implications on Communicative and Critical Thinking Skills in The Language Classroom


Award & Recognition


06 Sep, 2012 Best Teacher Award (University) - International Islamic University Malaysia University


Publications


Article

2019 The ambivalence of an Anglophile subject in Kam Raslan’s confessions of an old boy: The Dato’ Hamid Adventures. Asiatic:IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature, 13 (1) pp. 48-61
2017 –Ed Allomorphs and linguistic knowledge of Malay speakers of English: a descriptive and correlational study. Indonesian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 7 (2) pp. 445-454
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 Positioning Asian Australian writing in anthologies of Australian literature and Australian literary history. In: International Conference on Language & Literature 2020 (ICLL 2020),
2016 The –ed allomorphs of Malay speakers of English and linguistic knowledge types. In: Third International Conference on Language, Literature & Society 2016,