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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

ABDULHAMID ABUSULAYMAN KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


maimunah@iium.edu.my
6034


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


BUSINESS ENGLISH 2023/2024
COURSE DESIGN & MATERIALS DEVELOPMENT 2021/2022
DISCOURSE ANALYSIS 2018/2019 2017/2018
ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC WRITING (EAW) 2009/2010
ENGLISH LANGUAGE VI 2008/2009
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
GLOBAL DISCOURSE AND DIVERSITY 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
HISTORY OF ENGLISH 2023/2024
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 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 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
LANGUAGE FOR OCCUPATIONAL PURPOSES 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007
LEARNING AND TEACHING ENGLISH 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010
LITERATURE, LINGUISTICS AND ISLAM 2023/2024
OPHTHALMIC OPTICS AND DISPENSING 1 2009/2010
PUBLIC HEALTH OPTOMETRY 2009/2010
RESEARCH PAPER 1 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
RESEARCH PAPER I (APPLIED LINGUISTIC 2013/2014
RESEARCH PAPER II 2017/2018
SOCIAL AND CULTURAL DISCOURSE 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
SOCIOLINGUISTICS 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
TEXT FORMATION 2023/2024
VARIETIES OF ENGLISH 2010/2011


Supervision


An Evaluation Of An English Language Preparatory Course For Muet In Pahang.
Ph.D Completed 2023 Member Supervisory Committee
The Use Of A Reading Programme To Enhance Vernacular Students Reading Performance.
Ph.D Completed 2023 Co-supervisor
Language Policy Discourse In The Malaysian Parliament (2000-2012): A Semiotic Analysis.
Ph.D Completed 2022 Main Supervisor
Design And Evaluation Of Digital Board Game For Enhancing Knowledge Of English Grammar.
Ph.D Completed 2020 Supervisor Supervisory Committee
Design And Evaluation Of Digital Board Game For Enhancing Knowledge Of English Grammar.
Ph.D Completed 2020 Member Supervisory Committee
Comparative Study Of Persuasive Speeches Of Male And Female Political Leaders.
Ph.D In Progress Main Supervisor
Determining Factors Of The Peer Feedback Approach In Developing Academic Writing Skills Of Tertiary-Level Esl Learners In Perlis.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
The Influence Of Social Media On Language Errors: A Study On Whatsapp Text Messages By Iium Students.
Master Completed 2021 Main Supervisor
Cross-Linguistic Influence In Written Present Tense Form Of English: A Case Study Of Bangladeshi Students.
Master Completed 2021 Co-supervisor
Swearing Among Malaysian Youth.
Master Completed 2020 Main Supervisor
A Semantic Study On The Probability Of Modal Verbs Must And Might In Students' Writings And Speeches.
Master Completed 2020 Co-supervisor
Investigating The English Morphological Development Of Malay Esl Learners.
Master Completed 2020 Co-supervisor
Cross-Linguistic Influence: Djiboutian Francophones' Awareness Of English Linguistic Features .
Master Completed 2019 Main Supervisor
Islamophobic Expressions On Facebook: A Critical Discourse Analysis On Discriminatory Discourses Following Terror Attacks In San Bernardino, Brussels And Orlando.
Master Completed 2019 Main Supervisor
Cross-Linguistic Study: Error Analysis In The English Writing Of Djiboutian And Guinean Francophones In Iium.
Master Completed 2019 Main Supervisor
Selected Idiomatic Expressions In Oxford Dictionary Of English Idioms (2010) And Cambridge Idioms Dictionary (2006): Awareness From An Islamic Perspective.
Master Completed 2019 Main Supervisor
Positive And Negative Politeness Strategies Used By English Major Students Of International Islamic University Malaysia (Iium) In Communicating Through Whatsapp.
Master Completed 2019 Co-supervisor
Islamophobic Expressions On Facebook: A Critical Discourse Analysis On Discriminatory Discourses Following Terror Attacks In San Bernardino, Brussels And Orlando.
Master Completed 2019 Co-supervisor
Selected Idiomatic Expressions In Oxford Dictionary Of English Idioms (2010) And Cambridge Idioms Dictionary (2006): Awareness From An Islamic Perspective.
Master Completed 2019 Co-supervisor
Dual Language Programme (Dlp): A Case Study In Sk Taman Megah, Petaling Jaya .
Master Completed 2019 Co-supervisor
Dual Language Programme (Dlp): A Case Study In Sk Taman Megah, Petaling Jaya .
Master Completed 2019 Co-supervisor
Huzir Sulaiman'S Atomic Jaya: A Critique Of The Political And Social Situation Of The Nation.
Master Completed 2018 Main Supervisor
Noun-Verb And Pronoun-Verb Concatenation: A Linguistic Examination Of Peculiarities.
Master Completed 2018 Co-supervisor
Noun-Verb And Pronoun-Verb Concatenation: A Linguistic Examination Of Peculiarities.
Master Completed 2018 Co-supervisor
The Effects Of 'Oh My English!' On Children'S Vocabulary Acquisition : A Case Study.
Master Completed 2017 Main Supervisor
Sexism And Female Politicians: Research On Newspapers’ Representation.
Master Completed 2017 Co-supervisor
The Use Of Cohesive Devices In High Proficiency And Low Proficiency Esl Argumentative Essays: A Comparative Study.
Master Completed 2015 Main Supervisor
Exploring Code-Switching In Personal Blogs.
Master Completed 2011 Main Supervisor
Expressing Politeness In The Usage Of Past Modal Verbs Among Esl Learners In Malaysian Culture.
Master In Progress Main Supervisor


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

2021 PositioningAsian Australian Writing: A Study of Three Australian Literary Anthologies. Asiatic, 15 (1) pp. 183-201
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,