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Aishah Hanim Binti Abd Karim

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy of Education (Educational Psychology) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Masters of Education (Educational Psychology) - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Bachelor Degree, Southern Illinois University

Aishah Hanim Binti Abd Karim (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus


Other's position:

Head, Kulliyyah of Education

Area of Specialisation

  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Education ~ Educational Psychology

Professional Membership

  • 2021 - 2023: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Persatuan Psikologi Malaysia

Research Projects

2022 - 2023 The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Students' Mental Health and Psychological Well-Being in Malaysia
2019 - 2023 Enhancing Qur'anic literacy among students and reverts using a fast track method designed based on a sound pedagogy.
2023 - Present Development of A Module on Islamic Spiritual Care for Children with Disability
2023 - Present Low-Income Parents? Quality of Life, Challenges, and Coping Strategies in Managing Disabled Children
2023 - Present Module with Material Kits on How to Recite AlQuran Using Arabic Alphabet for Those with Hearing Impairment
2023 - Present Understanding Students with Special Educational Needs (SEN)
2023 - Present Prototype Development of a Community-Based Rehabilitation Management System for Children with Special Needs
2023 - Present Module Development on Teachers' Readiness in Managing SEN Students
2023 - Present Promoting University Students? Mental Health through Enhancing Critical Thinking Skills Using Reflective Journals
2023 - Present Module Development on Entrepreneurship for Students with Autism
2023 - Present Internship supervision experiences during pre and post-pandemic: Implication on Counseling professional development
2022 - Present Counseling Intervention Module on Self-Care to Reduce Self-harming Behaviour and Suicidal Risks Tendency
2022 - Present A Framework for Promoting Mental Health Among Secondary School Students Through Anticipatory Thinking Skills
2022 - Present Influence of robot?s personalized cues on behavioral profile towards the development of novel engagement model for Autism Spectrum Disorder children in robot-assisted therapy
2022 - Present Digital Intervention Model for Parents with Autism Spectrum Disorder Children in Perlis
2019 - Present Correlating the effect of emotion-based teaching pedagogy in regulating the socio-emotion of ASD children (Project 4)



2023 Prevalence of math anxiety among upper secondary students at a private school in suburban Kuala Lumpur. Jurnal Pendidikan Sains dan Matematik Malaysia, 13 (1) pp. 52-63
2022 Exploring mothers’ parenting styles and its impact towards young children’s self-esteem. Asian Journal of Research in Education and Social Sciences, 4 (2) pp. 9-19
2022 Exploring Muslim pre-schoolers’ religious self-identity, moral values and reasoning: a case study in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. International Journal of Advanced Research in Islamic and Humanities, 4 (1) pp. 11-23
2022 Exploring occupational stress and the likelihood of turnover among two early career teachers. International Journal of Advanced Research in Education and Society, 4 (3) pp. 51-62
2022 Exploring teacher efficacy beliefs from the perspectives and experiences of Novice Malaysian Teachers. Malaysian Journal of Qualitative Research, 8 (2) pp. 5-17
2022 The current practices and challenges of a community based early intervention centre for ASD children in Malaysia. Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 11 (8) pp. 97-108
2022 The explanatory method's relationship to the motivation of academic achievement among a sample of tenth grade students in the governorate of Muscat in the Sultanate of Oman. International E-Journal of Advances in Social Sciences, 8 (22) pp. 279-297
2022 The new IFTaR method of basic Qur'an reading for beginners in Malaysia: a case study among Muslim converts. IIUM Journal of Educational Studies (IJES), 10 (1) pp. 161-178
2022 University students’ perception on adolescent pregnancy and sexuality. International Journal of Social Science Research (IJSSR), 4 (1) pp. 389-400
2018 Exploring six Muslim teachers’ coping strategies in overcoming mental illness. IIUM Journal of Educational Studies, 6 (2) pp. 49-71
2015 Exploring the Relations between Body Image and Self-Esteem among Two Muslim College Students in Malaysia. International Journal of Administration and Governance, 1 (14 Special) pp. 21-26
2015 Men teaching pre-school children: Non-traditional career choice among pre-service male teachers. International Journal of Administration and Governance, 1 (14 Special IPN) pp. 1-7
Conference or Workshop Item

2023 Coping Strategies for Emotional Self-Regulation (ESR) among ASD Children. In: Johor Autism Summit 2023,
2023 Exploring the factors of early job turnover among secondary school graduates with disabilities. In: International Conference on Sustainability Education Development 2023 (ICSED 2023),
2022 Dealing with occupational stress: a case study of five special education teachers in Selangor. In: Seminar Kebangsaan Majlis Dekan Pendidikan Universiti Awam 2022,
2018 Exploring teachers' roles and challenges in developing language and communication development of children with Autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In: Seminar Kebangsaan Majlis Dekan Pendidikan Universiti Awam 2018,

2021 2020 tracer study report. IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-26178
2019 2019 Tracer Study Report. Alumni Relations Division, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 2710-737X (ISSN)