PERSONAL DETAIL


Dr. Azlin Zaiti Binti Zainal

Department of English Language
Faculty of Languages & Linguistics
 
  +603-79673074
  azlinzainal@um.edu.my
  Department of English Language, Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Asia TEFL, Ordinary Member, 2016 to 2017, (International)
  • MELTA Malaysian English Language Teachers Association, Oridinary Member, 2016 to 2019, (National)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • UMDS 2017 Abstract Comittee member, University Malaya, 05/12/2017 to 06/12/2017
  • Master Trainer CEFR workshop, National, 26/12/2016 to 30/12/2016 (Master trainer untuk workshop CEFR anjuran MOHE)
  • Committee member for the preparation of Asia University Network - Quality Assurance Self Assessment Report, Faculty, 03/10/2016 to 01/09/2017 (Committee member)
  • AJK Kecil Istiadat Konvokesyen Universiti Malaya, University Malaya, 26/03/2016 to 30/09/2016 (Penyediaan Teks Ucapan Pengerusi Istiadat Konvokesyen)
  • Committee member Industry-Collaborative Project: EPIGEUM-EAS, Faculty, 01/07/2015 to 30/06/2017
  • Member of E-learning Committee, Faculty, 18/05/2014 to 17/05/2016 (Member of E-Learning Committee)
  • Interviewer for FBL Undergraduate programme 2014/2015 intake, University Malaya, 14/03/2014 to 14/03/2014
  • Panel for research proposal (Language Learning and Assessment), Faculty, 07/03/2014 to 06/03/2016
  • PhD programme Committee member, Faculty, 06/12/2013 to 31/12/2013
  • Research, Publication and Presentation Committee member, Faculty, 24/07/2013 to 25/07/2015
  • Member of Faculty Website Committee, Faculty, 02/11/2012 to 01/11/2014
  • Member of E-Learning Committee, Faculty, 18/05/2012 to 17/05/2014


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2017
  • Syed, A., Zuraidah Mohd Don, C. J. Ng, Y. K. Lee, E. M. Khoo, P. Y. Lee, K. Lim Abdullah and A. Zainal (2017). "Using a patient decision aid for insulin initiation in patients with type 2 diabetes: a qualitative analysis of doctor-patient conversations in primary care consultations in Malaysia." BMJ Open 7(5): e014260. (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Zainal, A. Z. & Hee, S. C. (2016) "Negotiation of meaning in face to face interaction among high proficiency ESL learners: 'Generaton Y' gender interaction." The Asian EFL Journal Professional Teaching Articles, 89, 99-125. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2015
  • Bhattacharyya, E., & Zainal, A. Z. (2015). What Do Students and Engineers Have to Say about Communicative Competence in Technical Oral Presentations? Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 23 (S), 123 – 142. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2012
  • Zainal. A. (2012). Validation of an ESL writing test in a Malaysian Secondary School Context. Assessing Writing 17(1): 1-17. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
Proceeding

2012
  • Zainal. A. (2012). ESL teachers' use of ICT in teaching English literature: An analysis of teachers' TPCK. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 34, 234-237. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
List of Written Works That Have Not Been Published

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • The Impact Of The Proelt 1 Training Programme And Aptis On Malaysian English Teacher's Classroom Practice, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2018, International Funding, (International)
  • Pelan Strategik Pembangunan Bahasa Inggeris Di Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Awam (ipta) 2016, Consultant, 2016 - 2018, Government Agency, (National)
  • Grant for producing a book on best practice in ELT in universities, Others, 2016 - 2017, Others MOHE, (National)
  • Developing the literacy skills of Myanmar refugee learners, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2016, RU Geran, (National)
  • The Effects of Collaborative versus Individual Writing among Refugee Learners, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2017, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Course & Disertation, (National)
  • Collaborative Learning Project, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2015, RU Geran, (National)
  • How do wrlters create a research space?, Co-Investigator, 2015 - 2017, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • How do writers create a research space? Rhetorical differences in research article introductions in Applied Linguistics and Chemistry, Consultant, 2015 - 2017, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).


  • Reviewer, 2017-2017, JACET
  • Article reviewer for Writing and Pedagogy, 2016-2016, Writing & Pedagogy -Equinox publishing
  • Translator for University of Malaya 2016 Convocation Booklet, 2016-2016, Registrar's Office, University of Malaya
  • Article reviewer - Journal of Modern Languages, 2016-2016, Journal of Modern Languages University of Malaya
  • Facilitator for PhD Thesis & Masters Dissertation Bootcamp IGS, 2015-2015, University of Malaya
  • Reviewer for The Malaysian Journal of ELT Research, 2014-2014, Malaysian English Language Teaching Association
  • Facilitator for PhD Thesis & Masters Dissertation Bootcamp, 2014-2014, Institute of Graduate Studies, University of Malaya
  • Module leader of Speak with Confidence module for ICONS Training of trainers programme, 2014-2014, Student Empowerment and Research Unit
  • Internal Examiner for Master's thesis, 2013-2013, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics University of Malaya
  • Translator for University of Malaya 2013 Convocation Booklet, 2013-2013, Examinations Section, University of Malaya
  • Translator for University of Malaya 2012 Convocation Booklet, 2012-2012, Examinations Section, University of Malaya
  • ESP Kandahar Programme, 2012-2012, University of Malaya Centre for Continuing Education

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • Certificate of Participation in Faculty Languages and Linguistics Research Expo 2016, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, 2016, (Ptj)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2015, (University)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


PRESENTER
  • ESL teachers' use of ICT in teaching English literature: An analysis of teachers TPCK., EUROCALL 2010, 2010-09-09 to  
  • Decision aids, insulin therapy and doctor-patient consultation, Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice (ALAPP) 2012 Conference, 2012-12-06 to 2012-12-08, (International)
  • Teachers integration of ICT in EFL classrooms: promoting interaction in the context of limited technology, 3rd International Conference on Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice (ALAPP 2013) , 2013-12-12 to 2013-12-14
  • Analysing ESL learners' writing using a discourse analysis approach: Implications for writing assessment, 11th Asian EFL Journal International TESOL Conference, 2014-11-28 to  , (International)
  • Preparing the Research Proposal, Research Methodology Course Workshop, 2015-10-03 to  , (Faculty)
  • Research design, PhD research methodology workshop, 2016-09-26 to 2016-12-26, Postgraduate Studies, (Faculty)
  • English language curriculum for Myanmar refugee learners: Promoting 21st century skills through project-based learning, 24th Korea TESOL International Conference, 2016-10-15 to 2016-10-16, Korea TESOL, (International)
  • English language curriculum for Myanmar refugee learners: Promoting 21st Century skills through project based learning, Research and Publication Seminar, 2016-11-04 to 2016-11-04, Research and Development Office, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, (Faculty)
  • Developing the literacy skills of Myanmar refugee learners, Persidangan Akademia-Komuniti Universiti Malaya, 2016-11-15 to 2016-11-16, UMCares, University Malaya, (University)
  • Integrating telecollaboration into university courses: examining the telecollaboration process between Malaysian and Japanese university students, APLX 2017 International Conference on Applied Linguistics, 2017-11-16 to 2017-11-17, Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology (Taipei Tech), (International)
INVITED SPEAKER
  • Speak with Confidence soft skills module, Training of Trainers session, 2015-02-11 to  , (University)
OTHERS
  • Engineering Students Communicative Competence in Technical Oral Presentations: What Do Students and Engineers Have to Say About Their Speech Act?, The International Conference on Humanities and Sciences , 2014-06-03 to  
  • Corpus-based approach to genre: Towards a genre-driven syllabus in ESL classrooms, The 10th Malaysia International Conference in English Language Teaching (MICELT 2014), 2014-09-13 to  
  • Negotiation of Meaning in Face to face Interaction among high proficiency ESL learners , 11th Asian EFL Journal International TESOL Conference, 2014-11-28 to  , (International)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Judge at the 7th MELTA International Research Conference in English Language Education, (International), 25/11/2017 until 25/12/2017
  • Judge at the 6th MELTA International Research Conference in English Language Education, (International), 26/11/2016 until 26/12/2016
  • Student consultant at UM111 Consult organised by Institute of Graduate Studies, University of Malaya, (University), 25/05/2016 until 25/05/2016
  • Judge at the 5th International Research Conference in English Language Education , (International), 28/11/2015 until 28/11/2015
  • Judge at the 4th International Research Conference in English Language Education, (National), 15/11/2014 until 15/12/2014
  • Panel of interviewers for MESL programme 2014/2015 intake, (University), 18/07/2014 until  
  • Panel of Interviewers for MESL programme 2014/2015 student intake, (Department), 11/07/2014 until  
  • Curriculum Review Exercise for Department of English Undergraduate programme , (Department), 01/07/2014 until  

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Ongoing
  • Master Degree, Nurul Shahirah Mohamed Salleh, Teacher cognition in language teaching: An analysis of classroom discourse, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Tang Tuck Mun, The effects of corrective feedback on L2 writing, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Pungodi A/p Shanmugam, The impact of the use of Frog VLE in ESL classrooms, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Azar Panahi, The effects of story writing on intermediate EFL learners' writing, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Yang Yanyan, Effectiveness of intervention programme following the assessment of performance and comprehension of possessive apostrophe among adult Chinese EFL learners, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Ma Fei Fan, :Effects of Planning Conditions on Primary School ESL Writers Narrative Writing Complexity, Accuracy and Fluency, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Hee Sio Ching, Negotiation of meaning in F2F interactions among ESL students: A Comparative and Contrast Research featuring the Gender Variable, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Zairila Binti Zainal, Verbal questioning strategies in research proposal presentation of MESL postgraduates, 2012/2013

Completed
  • Master Degree, Guo Zhonglan, Effects of planning on L2 narrative speaking, 2012/2013
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Leila Mahmoudi, The Washback Effect Of Iranian National University Entrance Exam (Inuee) On Pre-University English Teaching And Learning, 2010/2011
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Ena Bhattacharyya, A Case Study Of Stakeholder Perceptions On Communicative Competence In Engineering Technical Oral Presentation, 2009/2010

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


POST GRADUATE
  • RESEARCH IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING AND TEACHING, 2014/2015(2), 14, 1.5
  • APPLIED LINGUISTICS, 2011/2012(2), 18, 42
FIRST DEGREE
  • METHODS OF LANGUAGE RESEARCH, 2015/2016, 20, 2
  • INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF LINGUISTICS, 2014/2015(2), 38, 4
  • ORAL SKILLS FOR LAW II, 2014/2015, 19, 2
  • COMPUTER ASSISTED LANGUAGE LEARNING (CALL), 2012/2013(2), 16, 42
  • PRACTICE PAPER WRITING, 2011/2012(2), 13, 42