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Salim Ssuna

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Islamic and other Civilizations) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Institute of Islamic Thought & Civilization (IIUM ISTAC)
  • MED - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Post Graduate Diploma of Education (PGDE) - Post Graduate Diploma, Islamic University in Uganda
  • Advanced Diploma of Education - Advanced Diploma, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Islamic Studies and Arabic Language - Bachelor Degree, Islamic University in Uganda
  • Modern Management and Administration - Diploma, Totorial Cambidge College

Salim Ssuna (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


ssunasalim@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile




Curriculum Vitae as at May, 2019


























A. Personal Details



Full Name: Ssuna Salim



Title:  Assistant Professor, Dr.



Citizenship: Ugandan



Date of Birth: 07 Oct. 1966



IC No. 661007855019


Passport
Number  B1296432



Race: Ugandan



Gender: Male



Designation: Assistant Professor 



Current Address



NO.16 im 6/4  Taman KWSP, Bandar Indera Mahkota, 25000, Kuantan Pahanag


Cell Phone: 0196205210


E-mail:  1. ssunasalim@iium.edu.my

2. ssunasalim95@yahoo.com




 


















































B. Academic 
Qualification



Certificate / Qualification 



Name of School / Institution



Year



Area of Specialization



Ph. D.



International Islamic University Malaysia
(UIAM)



2013



Islamic Civilization



Master of Education (MED)



International Islamic University Malaysia
(UIAM)



1997



Teaching of Arabic Language to None-Arabic
Speakers



Advanced Diploma of  Education



International Islamic University Malaysia
(UIAM)



1995



Education



Post Graduate Diploma of Education



Islamic University in Uganda



1993



Education



Bachelor of Islamic Studies and Arabic
Language



Islamic University in Uganda



1992



Islamic Studies and Arabic Language



Diploma on Modern Management and
Administration



Tutorial Cambridge Collage, Britain



1995



Modern Management and Administration




 
















































C. Language
Proficiency



 Language



Poor
(1)



Moderate
(2)



Good
(3)



Very
good (4)



Excellent
(5)



English



 



 



 



 



X



Arabic



 



 



 



 



          X



Bahasa Melayu



 



X



 



 



 



Luganda



 



 



 



 



X




 

































D.
Professional Affiliation



Association



Post



Address



International
Society For Development and Sustainability (ISDS), December 2014 (Membership
ID M141570)



Member



Japan



Humanities
and Social Sciences Letters, Pak Publishing Group, 19th August
2014-18th August 2016.



Reviewer and Editorial Board Member



Pakistan



IIUM
Journal of Educational Studies



Reviewer



UIAM,
Malaysia



International
Journal of Advances in Life Sciences and Technology, Pak  Publishing Group, 23rd May
2013-22nd May 2016



Reviewer



Pakistan




 



 



 



 



 



























































































































E.
Employment



Employer



 Designation



Department



 Start Date



Date
Ended



International Islamic University Malaysia


Universiti Utara Malaysia



Assistant Professor


Senior Visiting Lecturer



fundamental and Inter-Disciplinary Studies (KIRKHS)


Center for General Studies



22ND FEB 2019


June 2013



Current


October 2015



Al-Madinah International University, Shah
Alam Malaysia



Lecturer



Faculty of Education



Feb 2010



June 2013



Al-Madinah International University, Shah
Alam Malaysia



Lecturer



Faculty of Islamic Studies



Feb 2007



Jan 2010



Research Assistant



Research Assistant


 



IIUM (ISTAC)



2006



2007



Matriculation Center IIUM



Lecturer



Matriculation Center IIUM



July 2002



 August
2004



G.
List of publications



 


Journal



  

1 Assoc Prof Dr. Shukri Ahmad, Dr. Mohamad Khadafi
Hj Rofie, Dr. Ssuna Salim (2016) Rewards and
Commitment in Social Development: Equipping Modern Muslim Communities with
Knowledge on Islamic Work Ethics towards Better Living Conditions,
Mediterranean
Journal of Social Sciences,
http://www.mcser.org/journal/index.php/mjss/index,, Vol 7, No1, S1, pp395-400,  ISSN 0399340  EISSN : 20392117 (Scopus- cited
publication).


 


2.       
Ssuna Salim, Syahrul Faizaz binti Abdullah and Kamarudin B Ahmad (2015) Wilayat al-Hisba; a Means to
Achieve Justice and Maintain High Ethical Standards in Societies, Mediterranean
Journal of Social Sciences,
http://www.mcser.org/journal/index.php/mjss/index,
Vol 6 No 4 S2 pp. 201-206, ISSN 0399340 
EISSN : 20392117 (Scopus- cited publication)


.


3.       
Ssuna Salim and Syahrul Faizaz binti Abdullah. (2015) Tawheed the Milestone of
Islam; A Reflection of Some Prominent Muslim Scholars and its Implication of
Educators. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 9(1) January
2015  pp19-25, 
http://ajbasweb.com/old/ajbas
EISSN : 19918178  (ERA- cited
publication) (ERA* Excellent in Research for Australia).


 


4.       
Ssuna Salim and Syahrul Faizaz binti Abdullah (2014) Islam and
Western Contribution and Achievements in the Field of Mathematics: A
Comparative Study,
Australian Journal of Basic and
Applied Sciences, 8 (16) October 2014 pp. 
248-254 
http://ajbasweb.com/old/ajbas,  EISSN : 19918178, (ERA-
cited publication).


 


5.       
Syahrul
Faizaz binti Abdullah and Ssuna Salim. (2014).  The Role and Challenges of Selangor Islamic
Affairs Council (Mais) in Managing Issues Related to Newly Converted Muslims,
Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Science, 8(16) October 2014 pp.
235-239, www.ajbasweb.com, ISSN: 19918178, (ERA- cited publication). 


 


6.       
Ssuna Salim
and Syahrul Faizaz binti Abdullah (2014).
The Role, Significance and Centrality of Teaching Methods in a Learning
Process; An Islamic Perspective. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied
Science, 8(16) October 2014 pp 240-247, www.ajbasweb.com, ISSN: 19918178 (ERA-
cited publication).    


 


7.       
Ssuna Salim and
Syahrul Faizaz binti Abdullah (2014) Comparing and Contrasting the
Concept of the Intellect between Classical Muslim Philosophers with Modern
Cognitive Psychologists: A Definitional Reflection,  Humanities And Social Sciences Letters,
Pakistan
, 2014 2(3) pp.149-162, http://www.pakinsight.com/
       EISSN : 23124318, (Non- ISI/ Non-Scopus
Cited Publication).


 


8.       
Ssuna Salim
and Syahrul Faizaz binti Abdullah (2014)
The Contemplative Intelligence in the Quran and Sunnah and its Role in
Knowledge Acquisition, International Journal of Asian Social Science
www.aessweb.com/journals/ 4 (3) pp 407-421, ISSN:22244441,
(Non- ISI/
Non-Scopus Cited Publication).


      


9.       
Ssuna Salim
and Syahrul Faizaz binti Abdullah (2013)
The Role of Education in Curbing Social Problems among the Youth; An Islamic
Perspective, Asian Journal of Empirical Research. 2013 Vol 3 Issue 12
p1532-1543
http://aessweb.com/journal, ISSN: 2306983x EISSN: 22244425(Non- ISI/ Non-Scopus Cited Publication).


 



 


Book



 


The
Cognitive Functions of the Human Soul al-Ghazali and ibn Rushd's Thought: A
Comparative Study, UUM Press, in progress.



 


Chapter in book



 


1.       
Implikasi
Dasar Islamisasi kepada Hubungan Etnik di Malaysia dalam  Islam dan Pembinaan Negara Bangsa, UUM
Press.


 



 


Research 
and Publication



 


1.       
Member
FRGS Grant, Kajian Pengurusan Saudara Muslim (Muallaf): Satu Analisis
Terhadap Keberkesanan Program Bimbingan Dan Kebajikan (2014 in progress)


 


2.       
Master’s
Thesis: The Psychological Bases of Teaching Arabic Language to none-Arabic
Speakers. UIAM Faculty of Education.


   


3.       
PhD.
Thesis: The Cognitive Functions of the Human Soul according to Imam
Al-Ghazali and Ibn Rushd; A Comparative Study. International Institute of
Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC) IIUM



 


Editor



 


Editor
Advanced Learner Luganda-English-Arabic Dictionary, 2014, Published, Islamic
Science University of Malaysia press (USIM)



 


Proceedings



 


1.       
Modern
Science owes its Originality to Islamic Science: A Historical Consideration, in
Proceeding of 23rd Conference of the International Association of
Historians of Asia 2014 (IAHA2014)


 


2.       
Pendekatan
Islam dalam Menangani Masalah Hubungan Etnik: Pelaksanaannya Pada Zaman
Rasulullah Saw, dalam Prosiding 23rd Conference of the International
Association of Historians of Asia 2014 (IAHA2014)


 


3.       
Pendekatan
Dakwah Institusi Kerajaan dalam Memupuk Perpaduan Dalam Kalangan Etnik Melayu
pada Zaman sebelum Kemeredekaan, dalam Prosiding Seminar Antarabangsa Warisan
dan Tamadun Melayu  (ICOMHAC 2015),
16-17 Disember 2015, One Hotel, Langkawi



 



Conference papers to be presented





Conference Papers presented



 






1.   Ssuna Salim     The Concept of the self in the words of al-imam al-Ghazali and its Relationship to knowledge Acquisition (2019) 3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CO 

NTEMPORARY SCHOLARSHIP AND ISL

AM (iconcsis3), 30-31 OCTOBER 2019/ INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA    
Department of Usuluddin and Comparative Religion Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences

2.Ssuna Salim, Syahrul Faizaz Abdulla, The Influence of Halalan Tayyiban on Muslim Decent Spiritual Life and its Relation to al-Ghazali’s Concept of Breaking the two Desires,    INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON "RELIGION, GOVERNANCE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT" 16-17 October (ICRGD2019). Kulliyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS)  

1.       
Modern
Science owes its Originality to Islamic Science: A Historical Consideration
23rd Conference of the International Association of Historians of Asia 2014
(IAHA2014).


 


2.       
The
Role, Significance and Centrality of Teaching Methods in a Learning Process;
An Islamic Perspective, International Social Development Conference,
(ISDC2014) 12-13 August 2014, Bay view Langkawi


 


3.       
The
Role of Education in Curbing Social Problems among the Youth; An Islamic
Perspective, International Conference on Education and Social Community  (ICSE 2013) 11-13 November 2013, Bay View
Hotel Langkawi.



 


Conferences attended



 


1.       
Workshop
on Integration and Islamization of knowledge, organized by ISTAC, IIUM,
5th-7th October 2010


 


2.       
Islamic
Sources for Fractal Perspective of Education; Environment and Literature7th
April 2010, organized by  International
Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia


 


3.       
Seminar
on “The Media, Human Values, Ethics and Morality: The Challenging
Issues”      organized by the
International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS), on the  6th of April 2011


 


4.       
The
Future of Islamic Civilization (al-Hadarah al-Islamiyyah) in the 2st Century,
delivered by Imam Sheikh Abd. Rahman Ibn Abdul Aziz As-Sudais. organized by
the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS),
20th of April 2011


 


5.       
Second
ISTAC International Conference on Islamic Science and the Contemporary World
“Islamic Science in Tertiary Education”
organized by ISTAC, 29th-30th June 2010.


 


6.       
E-Learning
Implementation and Web 2.0 Technologies in the Higher Education Sector,
Venue; Faculty of Economics and Management, University Putra Malaysia,
Serdang, Organized by the Higher Education Leadership Academy  (AKEPT) Ministry of Higher Education,
Malaysia,


 


7.       
23rd
Conference of the International Association of Historians of Asia 2014
(IAHA2014). 23-27 August 014, TH Hotel Alor Star Kedah Malaysia


 


8.       
International
Social Development Conference, (ISDC2014) 12-13 August 2014, Bay view
Langkawi Kedah Malaysia


 


9.       
International
Conference on Education and Social Community (ICSE 2013) 11-13 November 2013,
Bay View Hotel Langkawi Kedah Malaysia.



Awards



1.       
Universiti
Utara Malaysia, Center for General Studies, The Best Publisher, at Hotel Seri
Malaysia, Alor Setar, Kedah, on the 5th of January 2016.


2.       
Universiti
Utara Malaysia, African Night 2014, Award of Academic Excellence, on the 6th
of December 2014.



 


Supervision



 


1.       
Thesis  Master 
student co-supervisor , Amal Salim Kadhim (817830), The Levels of
Faith in the Quran .


 


2.       
Chairman
Pre-viva PhD, Abobakar Ali M. Alsaleh (93354), Translating Polysemic Words in
the Holy Quran into English: Comparative Analysis of Strategies and
Procedures. 19th May2014.


 


3.       
Panelist, PhD
Proposal  defense, Suleman  Afikpo (S95497), Islam in South East
Nigeria ; A case study of the Muslim minority of Ebonyi State, 13th January
2015.



 


Professional
Training Attended


 



 


1.       
E-Learning
Systems (Alim and CMS, Dimdim and Wiziq) Workshop. 14th February –
10th March 2011. Al-Madinah International University Shah Alam
Selangor Malaysia


 


2.       
Course on
Team Building and Motivation. 22nd – 23rd June
2012.  Al-Madinah International
University Shah Alam Selangor Malaysia


 


3.       
Methodological
Aspect of Research. 14th September 2011.  Al-Madinah International University Shah
Alam Selangor Malaysia


 


4.       
Course on
Train Your Trainer. 19th September – 20th 2011.
Al-Madinah International University Shah Alam Selangor Malaysia


 


5.       
Student Time
Management Record (TMR) Training. 23rd March 2011 – 24th
March 2011.  Al-Madinah International
University Shah Alam Selangor Malaysia


 


6.       
Adobe Connect
Workshop. 13rd April 2011. 
Al-Madinah International University Shah Alam Selangor Malaysia


 


7.       
Merging Art
and Science to Make a New Research Topic “Leonardo Phenomenon”. 6th
October 2011.  Al-Madinah International
University Shah Alam Selangor Malaysia


 


8.       
E-Learning
Implementation and Web 2.0 Technologies in The Higher Education Sector. 23rd-24th
November 2009. AKEPT Higher Education Leadership Academy


 



 


Training


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 



 


1.       
Trainer
on  Learning Zone,  at the Center of General studies UUM, on
the 1st of March 2014


 


2.       
Trainer
on  Learning Zone,  at the Center of General studies UUM, on
the 25th of March 2014


 


3.       
Panelist,
Wacana Pengajian Umum SIRI2/8th of April 2014 (Humanities and
Development)


 


4.       
Participant,
Bengkel Penyediaan Proposal Geran FRGS, Bilik Mesuarat Utama, PPU, UUM, CAS,        8-24th  Mar 2014.


 


5.       
Participant,
Bengkel Penggubalan Serta Pemantapan Kursus Teras dan Program Pascasiswazah,
De Baron, Resort, Langkawi, 9th-11th April 2014.


 


6.       
Senior
trainer (ALIMS) Advanced Learning and Interactive Management System,


Al-Madinah International University, Malaysia


 


7.       
Experienced
in working with MQA documentation, Al-Madinah International University,
Malaysia


 


8.       
Participated
in program designing according to MQA requirements, Univesrti Utara Malaysia
and Al-Madinah International University, Malaysia


 


9.       
Experience
in conducting On-Line classes, Al-Madinah International University, Malaysia


 


 



 


Positions held



 


1.       
Head of
Department of Dakwah and Usuluddin, Faculty of Islamic Sciences, Al-Madinah
International University, Malaysia, Since May 2009 - Jan 2009.


 


2.       
Head of
Department Foundations of Education Faculty of Education, Al-Madinah
International University, Since 1st of February 2010 till June 2013.


 


3.       
Committee
Member, planning and development academic committee, Faculty of Islamic Sciences,
Al-Madinah International University, 2009.


 


4.       
Committee Member,
student affairs committee Faculty of Islamic Sciences, Al-Madinah
International University, 2009.


 


5.       
Chairman, of
Faculty Page Committee, Faculty of Islamic Sciences, Al-Madinah International
University, 2009.


 



 


Subjects Taught


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 



 


Subjects Taught at Universiti
Utara Malaysia since June 2013 till October 2015


 


1.       
 Ethnic Relations SADN1043,


2.       
Islamic
and Asia Civilizations SADN1013,


B.A
Subjects Taught at Al-Madinah International University, Malaysia since June
2007-May 2013


 


1.      Ideological Invasion,  (both in Arabic and English)


2.      Islamic Education (Arabic)


3.       
Research
Methods for Islamic sciences (Arabic)


4.       
Biography
of the Prophet 2 (Arabic)


5.       
Stories
of Prophets in Islam (English)


6.       
The
Islamic Belief (English)


7.       
Research
Methods for Business (English)


8.       
Basic
Simplified Grammar of Arabic  1


9.       
Basics
of Arabic Composition 1


Master Subjects Taught at Al-Madinah
International University, Malaysia since June 2012-May 2013. All were taught
in English.


 


1.       
Foundations
of Education


2.       
Educational
psychology


3.       
Educational
Measurement and Evaluation


4.       
Research
Methods in Education


5.       
Introduction
to the principles of Islamic Education


6.       
Curriculum
and Instruction



Other Subjects capable of  teaching



1.       
Modern Linguistics


2.       
Psycholinguistics


3.       
Contrastive Linguistics
and Error Analysis


4.       
Methods of teaching a
Foreign Language


5.       
Islamic Civilization











 



Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Islamic Studies - ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION


Teaching Responsibilities


BASIC PHILOSOPHYAND ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2020/2021
Creative Thinking And Problem Solving 2018/2019
ETHIC AND FIQH OF CONTEMPORARY ISSUES 2020/2021 2019/2020
Hubungan Etnik 2019/2020 2020/2021
KNOWLEDGE & CIVILIZATION IN ISLAM 2020/2021
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: ISSUES, POLICIES AND PRACTICES 2020/2021
TAMADUN ISLAM DAN TAMADUN ASIA (TITAS) 2019/2020 2020/2021 2018/2019
THE ISLAMIC WORLD VIEW, KNOWLEDGE AND CIVILIZATION 2019/2020 2018/2019


Award & Recognition


05 Jan, 2016 ANUGERAH PENEREBITAN - Universiti Utara Malaysia University


Publications


Article

2020 The Influence of halalan tayyiban on Muslim decent spiritual life and its relation to al-Ghazali’s concept of breaking the two desires. Journal of Islam in Asia, 17 (4) pp.
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 An Islamic perspective on food and nutrition and the relevancy of al-Ghazali’s spiritual view on modern practices. In: 2020 world Congress on the Integration and Islamicisation; Mental Health and Well Being in the 4th Industrial Revolution,
2020 The intellect: an equivocal concept. In: Scholarship Advancement Project ( SAP ) 2020 Program,
2019 The concept of the self in the words of al-Imam al-Ghazali and its relationship to knowledge acquisition. In: Simposium Antarabangsa Falsafah Islam (SAFI 2019),
2019 The influence of halalan tayyiban on Muslim decent spiritual life and its relation to al-Ghazali’s concept of breaking the two desires. In: International Conference on Religion, Governance and Sustainable Development (ICRGD2019),
2019 The influence of halalan tayyiban on Muslim decent spiritual life and its relation to al-Ghazali’s concept of breaking the two desires. In: International Conference on Religion, Governance and Sustainable Development (ICRGD2019),