Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

DR. AZLIN ZAITI BINTI ZAINAL

  • Senior Lecturer

  • Department of English Language
    Faculty of Languages & Linguistics
  •    +603-79673074
  •   azlinzainal@um.edu.my

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Coordinator for Service Learning Malaysia - University for Society coordinator (SULAM), University Malaya, 29/12/2020 to present
  • Penyelaras Kluster Kursus Student Holistic Empowerment (SHE), University Malaya, 22/08/2019 to 31/12/2020
  • Rapporteur bagi Kolokium Pendidikan Revolusi Industri 4.0 Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, National, 05/11/2019 to 06/11/2019
  • Wakil Fakulti Bagi Pusat UM STEM, University Malaya, 01/12/2018 to 30/11/2019
  • UMDS 2017 Abstract Comittee member, University Malaya, 05/12/2017 to 06/12/2017
  • Committee member for the preparation of Asia University Network - Quality Assurance Self Assessment Report, Faculty, 03/10/2016 to 01/09/2017
  • Committee member Industry-Collaborative Project: EPIGEUM-EAS, Faculty, 01/07/2015 to 30/06/2017
  • Master Trainer CEFR workshop, National, 26/12/2016 to 30/12/2016
  • AJK Kecil Istiadat Konvokesyen Universiti Malaya, University Malaya, 26/03/2016 to 30/09/2016
  • Member of E-learning Committee, Faculty, 18/05/2014 to 17/05/2016
  • Panel for research proposal (Language Learning and Assessment), Faculty, 07/03/2014 to 06/03/2016
  • Research, Publication and Presentation Committee member, Faculty, 24/07/2013 to 25/07/2015
  • Interviewer for FBL Undergraduate programme 2014/2015 intake, University Malaya, 14/03/2014 to 14/03/2014
  • 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
  • PhD programme Committee member, Faculty, 06/12/2013 to 31/12/2013
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • Ph.D (Education), EDUCATION, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY, UK
  • M.Phil (English & App.Linguistics), PHILOSOPHY, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY, UK
  • M.Sc (Applied Linguistics), APPLIED LINGUISTIC, OXFORD UNIVERSITY, OXFORD, UK
  • B.Ed (Hons)(TESL), TESL, EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY, UNITED KINGDOM
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Faculty representative UM STEM Centre, Representative, 2018 to 2020 (University)
TEACHING
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
Teaching
  • TXEA1101 - PRACTICE PAPER WRITING, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2011/2012 - 2 )
  • TXGB6101 - APPLIED LINGUISTICS, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2011/2012 - 2 )
  • TCEE3123 - COMPUTER ASSISTED LANGUAGE LEARNING (CALL), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013 - 2 )
  • TTEA2111 - INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF LINGUISTICS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 2 )
  • TXGB6107 - RESEARCH IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING AND TEACHING, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 2 )
  • LXEB3125 - ORAL SKILLS FOR LAW II, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - )
  • Teaching Activity
  • TIX1003 - WRITING THE ACADEMIC PAPER , Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • TIX1027 - COMPUTER ASSISTED LANGUAGE LEARNING (CALL), Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • GFT0006 - TECHNOLOGY IN LANGUAGE LEARNING, Bachelor/First Degree, University Malaya (2021)
  • TOA7003 - APPROACHES TO LINGUISTIC THEORY, Master, University Malaya (2021)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Scopus
    2020
    • Zainal, A. Z., & Zainuddin, S. Z. (2020). Technology adoption in Malaysian schools: An analysis of national ICT in education policy initiatives. Digital Education Review(37), 172-194. doi:10.1344/DER.2020.37.172-194
    Refereed Journals
    2020
    • Jariah Mohd. Jan, Siti Zaidah Zainuddin, Azlin Zaiti Zainal, Sheena Kaur, Roshidah Hassan. 2020. New Academia Learning Innovations in Universiti Malaya, Akademika: Journal of Southeast Asia Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol. 90, No. 2, pp. 117-127. eISSN:0126-8694 (SCOPUS)
    • Zainal, A. Z., & Zainuddin, S. Z. (2020). Technology adoption in Malaysian schools: An analysis of national ICT in education policy initiatives. Digital Education Review, (37), 172-194. (SCOPUS)
    2019
    • Zainuddin, S. Z., Damiano-Nittoli, A. C., & Zainal, A. Z. (2019). Hedging Functions in Malaysian Doctoral Candidature Defense Sessions. SAGE Open, 9(4), 2158244019894275. (WoS)
    2018
    • Ma, F. F., & Zainal, A. Z. (2018). The effects of planning conditions on primary school ESL pupils narrative writing. Indonesian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 7(3), 559-574. (SCOPUS)
    • Hee, S. C. and Azlin Zaiti Zainal (2018) Analysing the English Communication Needs of Service Technicians in the Pest Control Industry, Pertanika J. Soc. Sci. & Hum, 26 (2), 1079 - 1096. (SCOPUS)
    2017
    • Syed, A., Mohd Don, Z., Ng, C.J., Lee, Y.K., Khoo, E.M., Lee, P.Y., Lim, K.A. and Zainal, A. (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. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014260 (WoS)
    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)
    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)
    2012
    • Zainal. A. (2012). Validation of an ESL writing test in a Malaysian Secondary School Context. Assessing Writing 17(1): 1-17. (SCOPUS)
    Book
    2018
    • Zuraidah Mohd Don, Siti Zaidah Zainuddin., Tam Shu Sim & Azlin Zaiti Zainal (Eds.). (2018) Teaching and learning English in Malaysian Higher Education: Sharing experience to improve practice. Kuala Lumpur: UM Press
    Book Chapter
    2022
    • Lau, E.K-L., Azlin, Z.Z. & Yap, T.T. (2020). Beyond Classroom in learning Language in Literary Texts. Nur Azad Hamzaid (Ed.). In Learning Space: Stories of Success and Challenges (pp. xx-xx). UM Press.
    2021
    • Zainal, A. Z. (2021). The Role of Technology in Interdisciplinary Language Teaching: Bridging Language and Science Learning. In Wang, A. L. (Ed.) Redefining the Role of Language in a Globalized World (pp. 197-218). IGI Global.
    2020
    • Zainal, A. Z. (accepted) Technology for TESOL in the 21st century: Transforming teachers classroom practice. Genc, Z. S. (Ed.), TESOL in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities. Peter Lang.
    • Lau, E.K.L and Azlin, Z.Z. (2019). Integrating Authentic Resources in Teaching Language in Literary Texts. In J. M. Correoso-Rodenas (Ed.), Teaching Language and Literature On and Off-Canon (pp. 16 - 28). IGI Global.
    • Yap, T.T., Azlin, Z.Z., Vinothini, V., Lau, E.K.L (2020).Collaborative Discussion Using Padlet to enhance the teaching and learning of essay writing in Mandarin Language. In M.Y. Serpil & K. Kasim (Eds.), ICT-Based Assessment, Methods, and Programs in Tertiary Education (pp. 169-190). IGI Global.
    2018
    • Zainuddin, S.Z., & Zainal, A.Z. (2018) Teaching argumentation to undergraduates: The analysis of Toulmin elements in ESL argumentative essays. In M. D. Zuraidah, Zainuddin, S.Z., Tam, S.S., & Zainal, A.Z. (Eds.) Teaching and learning English in Malaysian Higher Education: Sharing experience to improve practice (pp.131-147). Kuala Lumpur: UM Press
    Article in Proceedings
    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)
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    International Funding
  • The Impact of the PROELT 1 Training Programme and APTIS on Malaysian English Teacher's Classroom Practice, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2021 (International)
  • Others MOHE
  • Grant for producing a book on best practice in ELT in universities, co-editor, 2016 - 2017 (National)
  • Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP)
  • How do wrlters create a research space?, Consultant, 2015 - 2017 (National)
  • SUPERVISION
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • Effectiveness of intervention programme following the assessment of performance and comprehension of possessive apostrophe among adult Chinese EFL learners, Yang Yanyan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • The effects of story writing on intermediate EFL learners' writing, Azar Panahi, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • :Effects of Planning Conditions on Primary School ESL Writers Narrative Writing Complexity, Accuracy and Fluency, Ma Fei Fan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Verbal questioning strategies in research proposal presentation of MESL postgraduates, Zairila binti Zainal, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Negotiation of meaning in F2F interactions among ESL students: A Comparative and Contrast Research featuring the Gender Variable, Hee Sio Ching, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • The impact of the use of Frog VLE in ESL classrooms, Pungodi A/p Shanmugam, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • The effects of corrective feedback on L2 writing, Tang Tuck Mun, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Teacher cognition in language teaching: An analysis of classroom discourse, Nurul Shahirah Mohamed Salleh, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    Completed
    • Effects of planning on L2 narrative speaking, Guo Zhonglan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • The Washback Effect Of Iranian National University Entrance Exam (Inuee) On Pre-University English Teaching And Learning, Leila Mahmoudi, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A Case Study Of Stakeholder Perceptions On Communicative Competence In Engineering Technical Oral Presentation, Ena Bhattacharyya, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • STEM Discovery Program 2019 at Microsoft - UM STEM Learning Space, 12/12/2019 to 12/12/2019
    • Readability of EFL-Textbooks for Senior High School Students in the Indonesian Context”, 01/11/2019 to 01/11/2019
    • Judge at the 7th MELTA International Research Conference in English Language Education, 25/11/2017 to 25/12/2017
    • Judge at the 6th MELTA International Research Conference in English Language Education, 26/11/2016 to 26/12/2016
    • Student consultant at UM111 Consult organised by Institute of Graduate Studies, University of Malaya, 25/05/2016 to 25/05/2016
    • Judge at the 5th International Research Conference in English Language Education , 28/11/2015 to 28/11/2015
    • Judge at the 4th International Research Conference in English Language Education, 15/11/2014 to 15/12/2014
    • Panel of interviewers for MESL programme 2014/2015 intake, 2021
    • Panel of Interviewers for MESL programme 2014/2015 student intake, 2021
    • Curriculum Review Exercise for Department of English Undergraduate programme , 2021
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Evaluation Activity
    (Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Panel Penilai Anugerah Buku Negara, 2020 to 2020 (Book)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • Judge - 9th MELTA International Research Conference in English Language Education , Taylor's University Lakeside Campus Subang Jaya, 2019 (OTHERS)
    • International Learning Improvement and Teaching Enhancement Conference (LITEC) 2019, University of Malaya Learning Improvement & Teaching Enhancement Research, 2019 (RESEARCH)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2019 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Judge at the 8the MELTA International Research Conference in English Language Education, MELTA, 2018 (RESEARCH)
    • Certificate of participation in Faculty Languages and Linguistics Research Expo 2016, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, 2016 (RESEARCH)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2015 (CERTIFICATE)
    CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • Editorial Board Member of Journal of Modern Languages, Universiti Malaya, 01/12/2020 to 01/12/2021 (International)
    • Editor-in-Chief, Malaysian Journal of ELT Research, MELTA, 01/12/2019 to 01/12/2021 (International)
    • PhD Workshop - Research Methodology - Semester 1, 2019/2020, University Malaya, 01/12/2019 to 01/12/2019 (National)
    • Low Achievers and Vocabulary Learning Strategies, Universiti Teknology MARA Cawangan Perlis, Kampus Arau, 01/12/2018 to 01/12/2018 (National)
    • Geran Penyelidikan Fakulti (GPF) Evaluation, University Malaya, 01/12/2019 to 01/12/2019 (National)
    • Article editing, University of Malaya, 01/01/2018 to 01/01/2018 (National)
    • Reviewer of JACET Journal 63, Japan Association of College English Teachers, 01/12/2018 to 01/12/2019 (International)
    • PhD research methodology workshop - Proposal evaluator - Session 1, University of Malaya, 01/01/2018 to 01/01/2018 (National)
    • PhD research methodology workshop - Proposal evaluator - Session 2, University of Malaya, 01/01/2018 to 01/01/2018 (National)
    • Reviewer, Japan Association of College English Teachers, 01/11/2018 to 01/11/2019 (International)
    • Reviewer, JACET, 01/12/2017 to 01/12/2018 (International)
    • Article reviewer - Journal of Modern Languages, Journal of Modern Languages University of Malaya, 01/12/2016 to 01/12/2016 (National)
    • Translator for University of Malaya 2016 Convocation Booklet, Registrar's Office, University of Malaya, 01/12/2016 to 01/12/2016 (National)
    • Article reviewer for Writing and Pedagogy, Writing & Pedagogy -Equinox publishing, 01/12/2016 to 01/12/2016 (International)
    • Facilitator for PhD Thesis & Masters Dissertation Bootcamp IGS, University of Malaya, 01/12/2015 to 01/12/2015 (National)
    • Reviewer for The Malaysian Journal of ELT Research, Malaysian English Language Teaching Association , 01/12/2014 to 01/12/2015 (National)
    • Module leader of Speak with Confidence module for ICONS Training of trainers programme, Student Empowerment and Research Unit, 01/12/2014 to 01/12/2014 (National)
    • Facilitator for PhD Thesis & Masters Dissertation Bootcamp , Institute of Graduate Studies, University of Malaya, 01/12/2014 to 01/12/2014 (National)
    • Internal Examiner for Master's thesis, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics University of Malaya, 01/03/2013 to 01/03/2013 (National)
    • Translator for University of Malaya 2013 Convocation Booklet, Examinations Section, University of Malaya, 01/12/2013 to 01/12/2013 (National)
    • Translator for University of Malaya 2012 Convocation Booklet, Examinations Section, University of Malaya, 01/03/2012 to 01/03/2012 (National)
    • ESP Kandahar Programme, University of Malaya Centre for Continuing Education, 01/09/2012 to 01/09/2012 (International)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    INVITED SPEAKER
  • Language Awareness : Writing Letters and Emails, Ceramah Bahasa Inggeris , 25/01/2019 to 25/01/2019, Pusat Pencetus Bakat & Latihan Industri (CITra) (University)
  • Speak with Confidence soft skills module, Training of Trainers session, 11/02/2015 (University)
  • PRESENTER
  • Academic Writing, PhD Research Methodology Workshop, 16/03/2020 to 16/12/2020, Posgraduate Office, FLL (University)
  • Investigating the role of language in knowledge building using social media , Globalization and Localization in Computer-Assisted Language Learning , 08/08/2019 to 10/08/2019, PacCALL and University of Foreign Languages Studies, University of Da Nang, Vietnam (International)
  • Beyond Classroom in Learning Language in Literary Texts, International Learning Improvement & Teaching Enhancement Conference (LITEC) 2019, 24/04/2019 to 25/04/2019, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC), University of Malaya, Malaysia (International)
  • Assessing ProELT Training For Malaysian English Language Teachers. , 6th British Council New Directions in English Language Assessment Conference, 22/10/2018 to 23/12/2018, British Council (International)
  • Integrating telecollaboration into university courses: examining the telecollaboration process between Malaysian and Japanese university students, APLX 2017 International Conference on Applied Linguistics, 16/11/2017 to 17/11/2017, Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology (Taipei Tech) (International)
  • Developing the literacy skills of Myanmar refugee learners, Persidangan Akademia-Komuniti Universiti Malaya, 15/11/2016 to 16/11/2016, UMCares, University Malaya (University)
  • English language curriculum for Myanmar refugee learners: Promoting 21st Century skills through project based learning, Research and Publication Seminar, 04/11/2016 to 04/11/2016, Research and Development Office, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics (Others)
  • English language curriculum for Myanmar refugee learners: Promoting 21st century skills through project-based learning, 24th Korea TESOL International Conference, 15/10/2016 to 16/10/2016, Korea TESOL (International)
  • Research design, PhD research methodology workshop, 26/09/2016 to 26/12/2016, Postgraduate Studies (Others)
  • Preparing the Research Proposal, Research Methodology Course Workshop, 03/10/2015 (Others)
  • Analysing ESL learners' writing using a discourse analysis approach: Implications for writing assessment, 11th Asian EFL Journal International TESOL Conference, 28/11/2014 (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) , 12/12/2013 to 14/12/2013
  • Decision aids, insulin therapy and doctor-patient consultation, Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice (ALAPP) 2012 Conference, 06/12/2012 to 08/12/2012 (International)
  • ESL teachers' use of ICT in teaching English literature: An analysis of teachers TPCK., EUROCALL 2010, 09/09/2010
  • OTHERS
  • Negotiation of Meaning in Face to face Interaction among high proficiency ESL learners , 11th Asian EFL Journal International TESOL Conference, 28/11/2014 (International)
  • Corpus-based approach to genre: Towards a genre-driven syllabus in ESL classrooms, The 10th Malaysia International Conference in English Language Teaching (MICELT 2014), 13/09/2014
  • 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 , 03/06/2014