Curriculum Vitae

DR. CHEW SHIN YI

Senior Lecturer
  • Department of English Language
    Faculty of Languages and Linguistics

BIOGRAPHY


Biographical note:

Dr. Chew Shin Yi is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia. She graduated with a B.Ed TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) degree from the University of Auckland, New Zealand and obtained her Ph.D. from Universiti Malaya under a fast-track programme. She has taught students from pre-school up to university level. Her interests include language learning & development, 21st-century learning, computer-mediated communication and computer-assisted language learning.  She is now working on projects related to the education of indigenous community and Sustainable Development Goals.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND MEDIA
  • EDUCATIONAL LINGUISTICS
  • APPLIED LINGUISTICS

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • BEd (TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES), (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
    University of Auckland
  • PhD (Applied Linguistics), (Applied Linguistic)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Coordinator
    01 Feb 2020 - 31 Jan 2022 (Faculty)
  • Committee member (faculty website)
    24 May 2019 - 23 May 2021 (Faculty)
  • Committee Member of e-Bulletin FBL
    03 Sep 2018 - 02 Sep 2020 (Faculty)
  • Steering Committee of The 12th Free Linguistics Conference, 2018 (FLC 2018)
    15 Jun 2017 - 31 Jul 2018 (International)
  • Coordinator - Social Engagement Programme
    11 Dec 2017 - 30 Jun 2018 (Department of English Language, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics)
  • Secretary of the 6th UMDS International Conference 2017
    20 Mar 2017 - 28 Feb 2018 (International)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • MALAYSIAN ASSOCIATION OF APPLIED LINGUISTICS (MAAL) , MEMBER
    Since 2021 (International)
  • THE MALAYSIAN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING ASSOCIATION (MELTA), MEMBER
    Since 2019 (International)
  • ASIA-PACIFIC ASSOCIATION FOR COMPUTERT-ASSISTED LANGUAGE LEARNING, ORDINARY MEMBER
    Since 2019 (International)
  • CHIEF EDITOR - JOURNAL OF MODERN LANGUAGES, CHIEF EDITOR/ EDITOR IN CHIEF
    2022 to 2023 (International)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2022 (University)
  • Best Lecturer Award (English Department)
    Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, UM, 2021 (University)
  • MELTA Excellence in Research Award
    Malaysian English Language Teaching Association, 2020 (International)
  • Excellent Student Award
    Institut Perguruan Bahasa Antarabangsa, 2009 (University)
  • First prize winner of Intel? Education 2008 Unit Portfolio Contest (IPG PT Category)
    Intel Education, 2008 (National)
  • Senior Prize in Language Teaching, 2007
    the University of Auckland, New Zealand, 2007 (University)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Ng, Lee Luan; Rino Sharieful Azizie; Chew, Shin Yi (2022). Factors Influencing ESL Players' Use of Vocabulary Learning Strategies in Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPG), ASIA-PACIFIC EDUCATION RESEARCHER. . doi:10.1007/s40299-021-00578-6
  2. Chew, S. Y.; Ng, L. L. (2016). The Relevance of Personality and Language Proficiency on the Participation Style of ESL Learners in Face-to-Face and Online Discussions, ASIA-PACIFIC EDUCATION RESEARCHER. 25(4), 605-613. doi:10.1007/s40299-016-0288-z
ESCI
  1. Yi, C. S., & Luan, N. L. (2021). THE INFLUENCE OF PERSONALITY AND LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY ON ESL LEARNERS' WORD CONTRIBUTIONS IN FACE-TO-FACE AND SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE FORUMS. Journal of Nusantara Studies-Jonus, 6(1), 199-221. doi: 10.24200/jonus.vol6iss1pp199-221
Scopus
  1. Sulaiman W.S., Chew S.Y. (2023). Covid to Beat: Creative Intermingling of Translingualism in Comic If Malaysia was Anime: Covidball Z, 3L: Language, Linguistics, Literature. 29(1), 17-32. doi:10.17576/3L-2023-2901-02
  2. Luan N.L., Shahrir Raghbir R.S.A.B., Yi C.S. (2022). Connecting the Dots: Acquiring Language via Game-Related Tasks in Online Games, CALL-EJ. 23(4), 187-204
  3. Ng L.L., Rino Sharieful Azizie, Chew S.Y. (2022). Factors Influencing ESL Players Use of Vocabulary Learning Strategies in Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPG), Asia-Pacific Education Researcher. 31(4), 369-381. doi:10.1007/s40299-021-00578-6
  4. Chen, Y., & Chew, S. Y. (2021). Speaking performance and anxiety levels of Chinese EFL learners in face-to-face and synchronous voice-based chat. Journal of Language and Education, 7(3), 43-57. doi: 10.17323/JLE.2021.11878
Books
  1. Chew & Aryana (2023). A love tale of Puteri Seri Gumum. University of Malaya Press.
  2. Chew & Nur Dayana (2023). Today I will be brave. University of Malaya Press.
  3. Chew, S.Y. & Ng, L.L. (2021). Interpersonal interactions and language learning: Face-to-face vs. computer-mediated communication. London: Palgrave Macmilan.
  4. Salinah Jaafar, Puteri Roslina Abdul Wahid, Tengku Intan Marlina Tengku Mohd Ali, Kulwindr Kaur, Su'ad Awab, Hans Volker Wolf, Sakina Sahuri Suffian Sahuri, Krishnavanie Shunmugam, Chew Shin Yi & Shangeetha Rajah Kumaran (Eds.). (2017). The Value of Translation in Society. Kuala Lumpur: Co Published by DBP, PPM, Kota Buku, ITBM & UM.
Article in Proceeding
  1. Chang, M., et. al.(2023). Proceedings of The 1st International Conference on Metaverseand Artificial Companions in Education and Society (MetaACES 2023). Hong Kong: The Education University of Hong Kong
  2. Nah, F., Shen, D., Wong, P., Wang, R., Techanamurthy, U., Tong, E., Geng, H., Pangsapa, P., and Chew, S. Y. Enhancing Literacy Education with Narrative Richness in the Metaverse, Proceedings of the 21st Annual Pre-ICIS Workshop on HCI Research in MIS, Copenhagen, Denmark, 11 December 2022.

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2020 - 2023, RU Geran - Fakulti Program
    Relating Learner Agency To The Coping Strategy Orientation Of Learners When Attending To Online Learning Activities ( Co-Researcher)
  2. 2020 - 2022, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-SAH
    Top-down: Hubungan Antara Stail Pembelajaran Dengan Pencapaian Akademik Murid Orang Asli ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  3. 2019 - 2021, UMRG Program (Book) - SAH
    Teaching English Language Pronounciation In The Malaysian Context ( Co-Researcher)
  4. 2017 - 2018, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SBS (Equitable Society)
    Exploring The Use Of Computer-mediated Interaction In Enhancing Esl Learners' Proficiency ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  5. 2020 - 2023, Others MOHE
    Developing 'Think This, Why That?' A Thinking-Questioning Model for Malaysian Students ( Co-Researcher)
International
  1. 2019 - 2024, International Funding
    Sustainable Development Goals In Journalism Reporting (sdgsjr) ( Co-Researcher)
  2. 2017 - 2022, International Funding
    The Impact of the PROELT 1 Training Programme and APTIS on Malaysian English Teacher's Classroom Practice ( Co-Researcher)

PAPER PRESENTED


INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Creating and Sharing Digital Indigenous-related Stories for Service Learning and Language Development, 4 th International Seminar on Language, Art, Literature and Education (ISLALE), Language and Arts Faculty, Universitas Negeri Medan (International) (24 Nov 2022 - 24 Nov 2022)
  2. Publishing with Palgrave Macmillan, Book Publishing Sharing Session, Faculty of Languages and LInguistics, Universiti Malaya (University) (20 Oct 2022 - 20 Oct 2022)
  3. Interpersonal Interactions & Language Learning: Face-to-Face (F2F) vs. Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC), PNPU International Week, Poltava V. G. Korolenko National Pedagogical University, Ukraine (International) (28 May 2021 - 28 May 2021)
  4. Interpersonal Interactions & Language Learning: Face-to-Face VS Computer-Mediated Communication, UM Faculty Series 2021: Virtual Mobility Program, Universiti Malaya (International) (15 Mar 2021 - 09 Apr 2021)
  5. An Overview of Phonetics and Phonology, Sharing Session, English Language Department, Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, Universiti Malaya (University) (05 Nov 2020 - 05 Nov 2020)
  6. Using Technology to Enhance English Language Learning, Webinar, Taylor's University (International) (02 Oct 2020 - 02 Oct 2020)
  7. Language Power in Manipulating People, Forum, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (National) (11 Aug 2020 - 11 Aug 2020)
  8. Quantitative Data Analysis for Ph.D. Research, Ph.D. Research Methodology, Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, University of Malaya (Others) (22 Feb 2017 - 22 Feb 2017)
ORAL PRESENTER
  1. Exploring Educational Opportunities: Navigating Virtual Exhibitions in the Metaverse, Te Puna Aurei LearnFest 2023, The University of Waikato (International) (27 Nov 2023 - 28 Nov 2023)
  2. Having Virtual Exhibitions in the Metaverse, Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference (FTTC) 2023, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Missouri St. Louis (International) (29 Sep 2023 - 29 Sep 2023)
  3. Enhancing Literacy Education with Narrative Richness in the Metaverse, Twenty-First Annual Pre-ICIS Workshop on HCI Research in MIS, Association for Information Systems - Special Interest Group on Human Computer Interaction (International) (11 Dec 2022 - 11 Dec 2022)
  4. The Sharing of Digital Indigenous Stories with Orang Asli and Non-Orang Asli Primary School Students, Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics Asia Pacific Conference 2022, Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics (MAAL) (International) (10 Aug 2022 - 11 Aug 2022)
  5. Digital indigenous stories for national primary school students, APACALL Webinar 2022, The Asia-Pacific Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (International) (06 May 2022 - 06 May 2022)
  6. Translanguaging in the Malaysian Comic Book: If Malaysia was Anime: CovidBall Z , 2nd MALAYSIAN ASSOCIATION OF APPLIED LINGUISTICS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2021 (MAALIC 2021), Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics (International) (08 Sep 2021 - 10 Sep 2021)
  7. The Use of Multisensory Techniques for a Malaysian Child with Dyslexia, 10th MELTA International Research Conference in English Language Education(MIRCELE ONLINE 2020), Malaysian English Language Teaching Association (International) (07 Nov 2020 - 07 Nov 2020)
PRESENTER
  1. CMC vs. F2F: The Impact on Different Language Learners, International Conference on Creative Teaching, Assessment and Research in the English Language (ICCTAR 2019), UPM Holdings Sdn Bhd (International) (26 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019)
  2. The Use of Audio Recording Applications on the Mobile Phone in Improving Pronunciation Performance among University Students., International Conference on Creative Teaching, Assessment and Research in the English Language (ICCTAR 2019), UPM Holdings Sdn Bhd (International) (26 Jun 2019 - 28 Dec 2019)
  3. The impact of the ProELT training programme and Aptis on Malaysian English Teachers Classroom Practice, 6th British Council New Directions in English Language Assessment Conference: Standards in Learning Systems, Britiah Council & Ministry of Education, Malaysia (International) (22 Oct 2018 - 23 Oct 2018)
  4. Lexical Complexity & Interactive Competence of ESL learners in Face-to-Face and Online Discussions, 6th University of Malaya Discourse and Society (UMDS) International Conference, Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, University of Malaya (International) (05 Dec 2017 - 06 Dec 2017)
  5. Word contribution, lexical complexity and interactive competence of ESL learners in face-to-face and online discussions, ELTC Conference 2015, English Language Teaching Centre (International) (27 Oct 2015 - 29 Oct 2015)
  6. Discourse and participation of second language learners in face-to-face and online discussions, MELTA International Conference on Graduate Research in English Language Education, Malaysian English Language Teaching Association (National) (31 Mar 2012 - 31 Mar 2012)
  7. Language use of ESL learners in face-to-face and online forums, 3rd FLL Postgraduate Conference, Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, University of Malaya (University) (08 Dec 2011 - 09 Dec 2011)
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  1. Active Language Learning in the Digital Age, A Pedagogical Shift from Text to Hypertext: Language and Literature to the Digital Natives, Sri S . Ramasamynaidu Memorial College  (International) (13 Sep 2021 - 17 Sep 2021)

ACADEMIC/PROF. SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2023) Reviewer of Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Journal, International, (Reviewer)
  2. (2023) Reviewer of The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher (Taper) Journal, International, (Reviewer)
  3. (2023) Internal Examiner of Phd Thesis, University, (Internal Examiner)
  4. (2022) Assessing Language Learner S Interactional Competence With An Asynchronous Interaction Task, International, (Reviewer)
  5. (2021) English for Specific Purposes for Aviation Management Trainees, University, (Internal Examiner)
  6. (2018) ELF Annual Research Journal, (Reviewer)
  7. (2017) Edit proceedings for "The 16th international conference on translation: The value of translation in society", (Editor)
  8. (2017) Review abstracts for Ohio TESOL conference , (Advisory Committee)
  9. (2017) Review manuscripts for "The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher" journal (ISI-indexed) , (Reviewer)
  10. (2013) Video reviewer for the Research on Malaysian Primary Teacher Competency in Literacy & Numeracy Education (conducted by School of Education, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus) , (Reviewer)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2024) Editorial Board Member of Hayatian Journal of Linguistics and Literature, International, (Expert Advisor)
  2. (2023) Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Modern Languages, International, (Expert Advisor)
  3. (2020) Associate Editor, Journal of Modern Languages, International
  4. (2019) Short-term mobility programme with Daejin University, South Korea, International Student Centre, University of Malaya, International
  5. (2017) Conduct workshop for Ph.D. Programme (Research Methodology), Faculty of Languages & Linguistics
  6. (2016) National Cadre of CEFR Master Trainer, Ministry of Education Malaysia/Cambridge English, National
Contribution to event
  1. (2023) Chairperson of The Parallel Session "New Trends in Language and Linguistics Studies", International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  2. (2023) Master Trainer of The International Community Service Project "Essential Skills for English Language Teaching Program", International, (Course Facilitator)
  3. (2023) Committee Member of UM Research Gallery 2023: Culture and Heritage, University, (Event Organiser)
  4. (2023) The Head of Roundtable Discussion (Education Strand) On The Indigenous Communities in Malaysia - Reframing The National Sustainability Initiative, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  5. (2023) Facilitator of The Mobility Programme With Daejin University, South Korea, University, (Course Facilitator)
  6. (2022) Universiti Malaya 3 Minute Thesis (Um3mt) Competition, University, (Panelist/Moderator)
  7. (2021) No Child Left Behind: Inclusive and Quality Education for All in Malaysia, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
Media appearance
  1. (2021) Fun English Learning for Orang Asli Pupils, National, (Interview)

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
PhD/ Doctoral
  1. (2023) Empirical Study on the Influence of Musical Aptitude on English Phonology Acquisition of Chinese College Students, YOU ZI
  2. (2023) LANGUAGE LEARNING ANXIETY IN ONLINE CLASSROOM: A STUDY OF MALAYSIAN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, ANIS MARJAN BINTI AZMIMURAD
  3. (2023) Evaluating Language Performance of ESL Learners through Collaborative Language Learning In Online Games, RINO SHAFIERUL AZIZIE BIN SHAHRIR RAGHBIR
  4. (2023) The identity formation of EFL postgraduate student sojourners in western English-speaking countries in the digital age, LIU HUI
  5. (2023) Research on the International English intelligibility Pronunciation of College Students in Western China, JIE ZENG
  6. (2023) Research on the Effects of Boredom Coping Strategies on EFL Students’ Language Performance in Online English Classes, CHUFAN ZHANG
  7. (2023) INVESTIGATING HOW MEMBERS OF THE INDIAN COMMUNITY IN MALAYSIA NEGOTIATE THEIR IDENTITY IN ONLINE AND FACE-TO-FACE CONTEXTS, KAUSHALYA SHARMA PUSNAA A/P S NARAYANAN
  8. (2023) The Application of Mobile-assisted Language Learning to the Deep Learning of English Vocabulary for Chinese Second Language Learners, CHEN QIANQIAN
  9. (2020) Gamification and English Language Learning in China, Deng Jing
  10. (2020) Directed Motivational Currents: Researching L2 learners output skills motivation from the complex dynamic system theory perspective, Gao Ke
  11. (2020) A Study of Language Use and Language Identity, Wang Kai
Master
  1. (2021) CHINESE EFL TEACHERS? ATTITUDES TOWARDS THE INCLUSION OF VARIOUS ENGLISH ACCENTS IN IN-CLASS LISTENING MATERIALS, JINGJING SONG
  2. (2020) LINGUISTIC FEATURES OF FACEBOOK COMMENTS POSTED DURING THE COVID-19 LIVE PRESS CONFERENCE, JIANG JIETING
  3. (2020) TRANSLANGUAGING IN THE MALAYSIAN COMIC BOOK IF MALAYSIA WAS ANIME: COVIDBALL Z, WIRDA SYAHEERA BINTI MOHD SULAIMAN
  4. (2019) The Use of Audio Recording Applications on the Mobile Phone in Improving Pronunciation Performance among University Students, KENNY ONG KIAN MENG
  5. (2018) THE USE OF MULTISENSORY SPELLING TECHNIQUES FOR A MALAYSIAN CHILD WITH DYSLEXIA, HARMIT KAUR PHULLAR A/P HARJEET SINGH
  6. (2015) THE USE OF CODE-SWITCHING ON TWITTER AMONG MALAYSIAN TEENAGERS, TENGKU MOHAMAD FAIZ B TG AZHAR
  7. (2015) SPEAKING PERFORMANCE AND ANXIETY LEVELS OF CHINESE EFL LEARNERS IN FACE-TO-FACE AND SYNCHRONOUS VOICE-BASED CHAT, Chen Yanqiu

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • Speaker of a Community Service Project Entitled &Quot;Essential Skills for English Language Teaching and Training&Quot;, (18 Sep 2023 - 21 Nov 2023) (International)
  • Produce Indigenous-Related Stories and Conduct Online Storytelling Sessions With Orang Asli and Non-Orang Asli Pupils from 5 Different Primary Schools in Peninsular Malaysia, (01 Mar 2022 - 15 Jul 2022) (University)
  • Sekolahku Universitiku English Language Programme, (03 Mar 2020 - 30 Dec 2020)
  • Committee Member of Cheeseman Essay Writing Competition, (05 Feb 2018 - 03 Feb 2023)
  • Judge for Drama Competition At Catholics High School, (09 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2018)

COURSE ATTENDED


Internal / External Course
INTERNAL COURSE- ORGANIZED BY PTJ
  1. PERSONAL ENTHUSIASM AS A UNIVERSITY RESEARCHER, Microsoft Teams (28 Mar 2023 - 28 Mar 2023)
  2. CREATING YOUR OWN SELF-INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS (SIM), Universiti Malaya (21 Mar 2023 - 21 Mar 2023)
  3. STRIVING TOWARDS EXCELLENT TEACHING, Microsoft Teams (12 Apr 2023 - 12 Apr 2023)
  4. E-LEARNING INNOVATION ASPIRATION, Microsoft Teams (31 Mar 2023 - 31 Mar 2023)
  5. ODL SIM DEVELOPMENT - IMPLEMENTING SELF-ASSESSMENT USING H5P PLUG-INS, Zoom (12 Jul 2023 - 12 Jul 2023)
  6. GAMIFICATION IN YOUR TEACHING AND LEARNING: ARE YOU IN?, Universiti Malaya (31 Jul 2023 - 31 Jul 2023)
  7. HYBRID LEARNING DESIGN FOR HIGHER EDUCATION, Universiti Malaya (01 Aug 2023 - 01 Aug 2023)
  8. ODL SEMINAR: PREPARATION FOR MANAGING STUDENTS AND ODL COURSES, Dewan Semarak, Akademi Pengajian Melayu, Universiti Melayu (12 Sep 2023 - 12 Sep 2023)
CONFERENCE
  1. ASEAN UNIVERSITY NETWORK TECHNOLOGY-ENHANCED PERSONALISED LEARNING (AUN-TEPL) WORKPLAN SEMINAR 2023, Singapore Management University, Singapore (24 May 2023 - 26 May 2023)