Curriculum Vitae

DR. LARISA NIKITINA

Senior Lecturer
  • Department of Asian and European Languages
    Faculty of Languages and Linguistics

BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Larisa Nikitina is a senior lecturer at the Department of Asian and European Languages, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, Universiti Malaya. Much of her research focuses on psychological and emotional factors involved in learning an additional language. She is particularly interested in exploring mental images that learners of various languages hold about target language countries. This interest eventuated in authoring the book Stereotypes and language learning motivation: A study of L2 learners of Asian languages published by Routledge. Dr Nikitina’s articles appeared in top disciplinary journals, including Applied LinguisticsJournal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, System and Journal of English for Academic Purposes. Her other academic interests include quantitative methods in Applied Linguistics and natural language processing. She welcomes collaborations with researchers who share similar academic interests.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • APPLIED LINGUISTICS
    Language Learning and Assessment; Second Language Acquisition (SLA); Psychology of Language Learning; Metaphor Analysis; Research Methods in Applied Linguistics

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • PhD (Languages, Foreign Language Education), (Languages, Foreign Language Education)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • M.A (Philology, Indonesian Literature), (Philology, Indonesian Literature)
    Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • B.A (PHILOLOGY, INDONESIAN LITERATURE), (Philology, Indonesian Literature)
    Lomonosov Moscow State University

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Committee Members
    01 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2024 (Department)
  • Committee Members
    01 Dec 2022 - 01 Dec 2024 (Dean Office, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics)
  • Committee Members
    01 Dec 2022 - 01 Dec 2024 (Dean Office, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics)
  • Course Coordinator
    03 Feb 2023 - 31 Jul 2023 (Dean Office, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics)
  • Department representative at the Postgraduate Committee (JKIT)
    02 Oct 2020 - 01 Oct 2022 (Department of Asian and European Languages, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics)
  • Course Convener (TOX7001 Research Methodology), Semester 1, Academic year 2021/2022
    24 Sep 2021 - 13 Mar 2022 (Dean Office, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics)
  • Member of the Curriculum Review Working Committee (Postgraduate Program, Master of Arts [Linguistics])
    05 Aug 2020 - 05 Aug 2021 (Department of Asian and European Languages, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics)
  • Course Convener (Research Methodology TOX7001). Semester 2, Academic Year 2020/2021
    23 Apr 2021 - 31 Jul 2021 (Department of Asian and European Languages, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics)
  • Member of the Curriculum Review Working Committee (Postgraduate Program, Master of Arts [Linguistics])
    09 Dec 2019 - 09 Dec 2020 (Department of Asian and European Languages, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics)
  • Team member in curriculum review exercise (Master's of Linguistics)
    31 Jan 2020 - 20 Feb 2020 (Department of Asian and European Languages, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics)
  • Conference Committee member
    24 Jan 2019 - 31 Aug 2019 (University Malaya)
  • Research Committee, Member
    07 Apr 2017 - 06 Apr 2019 (Department of Asian and European Languages, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • JOURNAL OF APPLIED STUDIES IN LANGUAGE [P-ISSN 2598-4101], [E-ISSN 2615-4706], [DOI 10.31940/JASL] , MEMBER
    Since 2019 (International)
  • ALLIANCE OF RESEARCHERS ON MODERATION (ARM), GLOBAL MOVEMENT OF MODERATES FOUNDATION (GMMF), LIFE MEMBER
    Since 2018 (International)
  • MALAYSIAN ASSOCIATION OF APPLIED LINGUISTICS (MAAL), MEMBER
    Since 2017 (National)
  • NATIONAL CENTER OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY EVALUATION (NCSTE), MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN, MEMBER
    Since 2017 (International)
  • MALAYSIAN ASSOCIATION OF JAPANESE STUDIES (MAJAS), MEMBER
    Since 2017 (International)
  • THE LINGUISTICS JOURNAL , EDITORIAL BOARD
    Since 2007 (International)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • Recognition: Guest Editor, Special issue "Psychological and Emotional Factors in Language Learning and Teaching: Advances in Research and Practice", "Journal of Language and Education".
    -, 2020 (International)
  • Recognition: Evaluated research proposals in the fields of applied linguistics and education submitted to the National Centre of Science and Technology Evaluation (NCSTE) under the Ministry of Education, Republic of Kazakhstan
    National Centre of Science and Technology Evaluation (NCSTE), Republic of Kazakhstan, 2019 (International)
  • Award: Research grant RU013A-2019 (RU Geran - ADEC) for the project "Language Learning a La Carte: Developing And Implementing A Module For Personalized Learning In The Foreign Language Classroom"
    University of Malaya, 2019 (University)
  • Recognition. Conducted Public Lecture "Images of Japan Time and Space, and Now and Here" organized by Malaysian Association of Japanese Studies (MAJAS) and Japan Foundation (JF)
    Malaysian Association of Japanese Studies (MAJAS), Japan Foundation (JF), 2019 (National)
  • Recognition: Presenter at Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Workshop
    University of Malaya, 2018 (University)
  • Recognition: Chairperson, Free Linguistic Conference (9-11 July 2018, University of Malaya). Chairing sessions 4,5, & 6, Day 2 at BS11, FASS., Chairing Presentation Sessions At Conference , (2018 - 2018)
    University of Malaya, 2018 (University)
  • Gold Medal, UMS Research and Innovation Competition 2011 (PEREKA 2011), June 6-7, 2011, Dewan Chancellor, Universiti Malaysia Sabah.
    Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), 2011 (University)
  • Bronze Medal, UMS Research and Innovation Competition 2010 (PEREKA 2010)
    Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), 2010 (University)
  • UMS Excellent Service Award 2009 (UMS Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang 2009)
    Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), 2009 (University)
  • Commendable Service Award 2007
    Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), 2007 (University)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Nikitina, Larisa; Furuoka, Fumitaka (2024). Words of scents: a linguistic analysis of online perfume reviews, LINGUISTICS VANGUARD. . doi:10.1515/lingvan-2022-0135
  2. Nikitina, Larisa; Furuoka, Fumitaka (2023). Country stereotypes, perceptions and language attitudes: A moderated mediation analysis, SOUTHERN AFRICAN LINGUISTICS AND APPLIED LANGUAGE STUDIES. . doi:10.2989/16073614.2022.2141284
  3. Li, Yang; Nikitina, Larisa; Riget, Patricia Nora (2022). Development of syntactic complexity in Chinese university students' L2 argumentative writing, JOURNAL OF ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES. 56. doi:10.1016/j.jeap.2022.101099
  4. Nikitina, Larisa; Lan, Guoxing; Woo, Wai Sheng (2022). L2 motivation and willingness to communicate: a moderated mediation model of psychological shyness, LINGUISTICS VANGUARD. . doi:10.1515/lingvan-2021-0125
  5. Nikitina, Larisa; Tan, Raan Hann; Mohamad, Jamian (2022). Malaysian university students' mental images of Portuguesespeaking countries and their motivations to learn Portuguese, MODERNA SPRAK. 116(2), 140-166
  6. Furuoka, F., Pui, K. L., Chomar, M. T., & Nikitina, L. (2021). Is the Phillips curve disappearing? Evidence from a new test procedure. Applied Economics Letters, 28(6), 493-500. doi: 10.1080/13504851.2020.1761528
  7. Lan, G. X., Nikitina, L., & Woo, W. S. (2021). Ideal L2 self and willingness to communicate: A moderated mediation model of shyness and grit. System, 99, 11. doi: 10.1016/j.system.2021.102503
  8. Nikitina, L., & Furuoka, F. (2020). An assessment of language attitudes as a mediator in the stereotypes-L2 motivation linkage. Linguistics Vanguard, 6(1), 14. doi: 10.1515/lingvan-2020-0019
  9. Nikitina, L., Furuoka, F. (2019). Language learners mental images of Korea: insights for the teaching of culture in the language classroom. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 40(9), 774-786. doi:10.1080/01434632.2018.1561704
  10. Nikitina, Larisa (2019). Do country stereotypes influence language learning motivation? A study among foreign language learners in Malaysia, MODERNA SPRAK. 113(1), 58-79
  11. Nikitina, Larisa (2019). Using bootstrapped quantile regression analysis for small sample research in applied linguistics: Some methodological considerations, PLOS ONE. 14(1). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0210668
  12. Nikitina, Larisa; Furuoka, Fumitaka (2018). Expanding the Methodological Arsenal of Applied Linguistics with a Robust Statistical Procedure, APPLIED LINGUISTICS. 39(3), 422-428. doi:10.1093/applin/amx026
  13. Nikitina, Larisa (2017). Language learners' representations of Spanish-speaking countries: How can they inform language pedagogy?, REVISTA SIGNOS. 50(93), 50-70. doi:10.4067/S0718-09342017000100003
  14. Nikitina, L. (2016). Language learners representations of Portugal: implications for culture teaching. Cultura Y Educacion, 28(4), 863-879.
  15. Nikitina, L., Don, Z. B. M., Cheong, L. S. (2015). Exploring Structure and Salience of Stereotypes about Russia, Zeitschrift Fur Slawistik. 60(1), 1-17
  16. Nikitina, L., Don, Z. B. M., Cheong, L. S. (2014). INVESTIGANDO LOS ESTEREOTIPOS SOBRE EL PAIS DE UNA LENGUA OBJETIVO: UN CASO DE ESTUDIANTES DE LENGUA ALEMANA, Rla-Revista De Linguistica Teorica Y Aplicada. 52(2), 113-131
  17. Nikitina, L., Don, Z. M., Cheong, L. S. (2014). Il Bel Paese as seen from Malaysia: Language learners stereotypical representations of Italy, Moderna Sprak. 108(2), 65-79
  18. Nikitina, Larisa; Furuoka, Fumitaka (2014). A Look at a Small Classroom in a Big University: Through a Metaphor, Vividly, CROATIAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATION-HRVATSKI CASOPIS ZA ODGOJ I OBRAZOVANJE. 16(1), 217-234
  19. Nikitina, Larisa; Furuoka, Fumitaka (2013). "A Distant Land of Snow ...": Russian Language Learners' Representations of Russia, ZEITSCHRIFT FUR SLAWISTIK. 58(2), 193-204
  20. Nikitina, Larisa; Furuoka, Fumitaka (2013). "DRAGON, KUNG FU AND JACKIE CHAN ... ": STEREOTYPES ABOUT CHINA HELD BY MALAYSIAN STUDENTS, TRAMES-JOURNAL OF THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES. 17(2), 175-195. doi:10.3176/tr.2013.2.05
  21. Nikitina, Larisa; Furuoka, Fumitaka (2012). Strangers When We Meet: A Case Study of Malaysian Students' Perceptions of Their International Peers, NEW EDUCATIONAL REVIEW. 27(1), 119-129
  22. Nikitina, Larisa; Furuoka, Fumitaka (2011). Revisiting metaphors for education: a student's perspective, ASIA PACIFIC EDUCATION REVIEW. 12(2), 311-318. doi:10.1007/s12564-010-9143-8
ESCI
  1. Li, Jingyi; Furuoka, Fumitaka; Nikitina, Larisa; Uchiyama, Yosuke; Lim, Beatrice; Pazim, Khairul Hanim (2022). Does perceived behavioural control moderate domestic travel intention during the COVID-19 pandemic in China?, ANATOLIA-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY RESEARCH. . doi:10.1080/13032917.2022.2120031
  2. Wang, Yanyan; Nikitina, Larisa; Kaur, Jagdish; Furuoka, Fumitaka (2022). Developing and piloting a Q-sample on Chinese language learners' epistemic beliefs, JOURNAL OF LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION. 8(3), 120-133. doi:10.17323/jle.2022.13590
  3. ; a; N; Y; ; N; N; N; H; ; L (2021). Developments in SLA and L2 Research on Psychological and Emotional Factors: A bird's-eye view, JOURNAL OF LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION. 7(3), 4-7. doi:10.17323/jle.2021.13345
  4. Li Jingyi; Furuoka, Fumitaka; Nikitina, Larisa; Lim, Beatrice; Pazim, Khairul Hanim (2021). Will tourist arrivals in Malaysia recover in a post-COVID-19 world? A research note, ANATOLIA-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY RESEARCH. . doi:10.1080/13032917.2021.2018339
  5. Nikitina, Larisa; Furuoka, Fumitaka; Kamaruddin, Nurliana (2020). Language Attitudes and L2 Motivation of Korean Language Learners in Malaysia, JOURNAL OF LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION. 6(2), 132-146. doi:10.17323/jle.2020.10716
  6. Nikitina, Larisa; Furuoka, Fumitaka (2018). Dimensionality in Language Learners' Personal Epistemologies, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INSTRUCTION. 11(1), 269-282. doi:10.12973/iji.2018.11119a
  7. Nikitina, Larisa; Mar, Ma Tin Cho; Furuoka, Fumitaka (2018). RUSSIAN LANGUAGE NEEDS AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS IN MALAYSIA, PROBLEMS OF EDUCATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY. 76(5), 693-705
  8. Nikitina, Larisa (2017). Stereotypes as an interdisciplinary construct: Implications for applied linguistics research, SUVREMENA LINGVISTIKA. 43(83), 1-19. doi:10.22210/suvlin.2017.083.01
  9. Nikitina, Larisa; Don, Zuraidah Mohd; Cheong, Loh Sau (2016). Construction and Validation of a Questionnaire on Language Learning Motivation, ZBORNIK INSTITUTA ZA PEDAGOSKA ISTRAZIVANJA. 48(2), 284-300. doi:10.2298/ZIPI1602284N
Scopus
  1. Wang Y., Nikitina L. (2023). A Q Study of Mainland Chinese English Language Learners Epistemic Beliefs, rEFLections. 30(1), 84-103
  2. Gu H., Nikitina L., Kaur J. (2022). Chinese Students Beliefs about English Language and Their L2 Motivation, Integration of Education. 26(1), 42-54. doi:10.15507/1991-9468.106.026.202201.042-054
  3. Wang Y., Nikitina L., Kaur J., Furuoka F. (2022). Developing and Piloting a Q-sample on Chinese Language Learners' Epistemic Beliefs, Journal of Language and Education. 8(3), 119-132. doi:10.17323/jle.2022.13590
  4. Bie, S. S., Sim, T. S., & Nikitina, L. (2021). Peer interaction in the l2 classroom: A study among Malaysian ESL learners. Issues in Language Studies, 10(1), 131-150. doi: 10.33736/ils.2592.2021
  5. Nikitina, L. (2021). Developments in SLA and L2 research on psychological and emotional factors: A bird's-eye view. Journal of Language and Education, 7(3), 4-7. doi: 10.17323/JLE.2021.13345
  6. Bie, S. S., Sim, T. S., & Nikitina, L. . (2020). The effects of task complexity and peer groupings on individual L2 argumentative writing: A study among Malaysian esl learners. Voprosy Kognitivnoy Lingvistiki, 2020(1), 22-39. doi: 10.20916/1812-3228-2020-1-22-39
  7. Bie, S. S., Sim, T. S., & Nikitina, L. (2020). Designing and piloting a repeated-measures anova study on L2 academic writing: Methodology and challenges. Linguistics Journal, 14(1), 183-205.
  8. Nikitina, L., Furuoka, F., & Kamaruddin, N. (2020). Language attitudes and L2 motivation of Korean language learners in Malaysia. Journal of Language and Education, 6(2), 132-146. doi: 10.17323/JLE.2020.10716
  9. Nikitina L., Furuoka F. (2018). Dimensionality in language learners' personal epistemologies, International Journal of Instruction. 11(1), 269-282. doi:10.12973/iji.2018.11119a
  10. Nikitina L., Mar M.T.C., Furuoka F. (2018). Russian language needs among university students in Malaysia, Problems of Education in the 21st Century. 76(5), 693-705
  11. Nikitina, L., Furuoka, F. (2018). Dimensionality in language learners personal epistemologies. International Journal of Instruction, 11(1), 269-282. doi: 10.12973/iji.2018.11119a
  12. Nikitina, L., Mar, M. T. C., Furuoka, F. (2018). Russian language needs among university students in Malaysia. Problems of Education in the 21st Century, 76(5), 693-705.
  13. Nikitina, L. (2017). Stereotypes as an interdisciplinary construct: Implications for applied linguistics research. Suvremena Lingvistika, 43(83), 1-19. doi: 10.22210/suvlin.2017.083.01
  14. Nikitina, L., Don, Z. M., Cheong, L. S. (2016). Construction and validation of a questionnaire on language learning motivation. Zbornik Instituta za Pedagoska Istrazivanja, 48(2), 284-300. doi: 10.2298/ZIPI1602284N
  15. Nikitina, L., Don, Z. B. M., Cheong, L. S. (2014). Focus on Brazil: Country images held by Malaysian learners of Brazilian Portuguese, Calidoscopio. 12(1), 73-8221776202 (ISSN).
Others
  1. Furuoka, F., Pui, K.L, Chomar, M.T, and Nikitina, L. (forthcoming). Trade openness and the Phillips curve: Evidence from ASEAN countries. The Singapore Economic Review.
  2. Furuoka, F., Pui, K.L., Ma Tin Chomar, & Nikitina, L. (2021). Is the Phillips curve disappearing? Evidence from a new test procedure, Applied Economics Letters, 28(6), 493-500. doi: 10.1080/13504851.2020.1761528
  3. Lan, G., Nikitina, L., and Woo, W.S. (2021). Ideal L2 self and Willingness to Communicate: A Moderated Mediation Model of Shyness and Grit. SYSTEM: An International Journal of Educational Technology and Applied Linguistics, 99, 102503. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.system.2021.102503
  4. Soh, S.B., Tam, S.S., & Nikitina, L. (2021). Peer interaction in the L2 classroom: A study among Malaysian ESL learners. Issues in Language Studies, 10(1), 131-150.
  5. Lan, G., Nikitina, L., Woo, W.S. (2020). Factors that affect willingness to communicate and how to cultivate willingness to communicate in second language acquisition context ( ). Yuwen Jianshe (Modern Communication), 2020(08), 68-70.
  6. Nikitina, L., & Furuoka, F. (2020). An assessment of attitudes as a mediator in the Stereotypes L2 motivation linkage. Linguistics Vanguard, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.1515/lingvan-2020-0019
  7. Soh, S.B., Tam S.S., & Nikitina L. (2020). The effects of task complexity and peer groupings on individual L2 argumentative writing: A study among Malaysian ESL learners. Issues of Cognitive Linguistics / Voprosy Kognitivnoy Lingvistiki, 2020(1), 22-39.
  8. Nikitina L., & Furuoka, F. (2019). Language learners mental images of Korea: Insights for the teaching of culture in the language classroom. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 40(9), 774-786. doi: 10.1080/01434632.2018.1561704
  9. Nikitina, L., and Furuoka, F. (2018). Dimensionality in language learners personal epistemologies. International Journal of Instruction, 11(1), 269-282.
  10. Nikitina, L. (2017). Language learners' representations of Spanish-speaking countries: How can they inform language pedagogy? Revista Signos. Estudios de Linguistica, 50(93), 50-70.
  11. Nikitina, L. (2017). Stereotypes as an interdisciplinary construct: Implications for applied linguistics research. Suvremena Lingvistika (Contemporary Linguistics). 43(83), 1-19
  12. Nikitina, L. (2016). A longitudinal study of language learners images about Russia. Journal of Language and Cultural Education. 4(2), 103-117.
  13. Nikitina, L. (2016).Language learners' representations of Portugal: implications for culture teaching / Las representaciones de Portugal de los estudiantes de portugu s: implicaciones en la ense anza de aspectos culturales. Cultura y Educaci n / Culture and Education, 28(4), 863-879
  14. Nikitina, L. (2015). Country stereotypes and L2 motivation: A study of French, German and Spanish language learners. Studies in Linguistics. 37, 483-508.
  15. Nikitina, L., Zuraidah Binti Mohd Don, & Loh, S. C. (2015). Exploring structure and salience of stereotypes about Russia. Zeitschrift f r Slawistik, 60(1), 1-17
  16. Nikitina, L., & Furuoka, F. (2014). A look at a small classroom in a big university: Through a metaphor, vividly. [ ivopisni pogled u malu u ionicu na velikom sveu ili tu: uz pomo metafore]. Croatian Journal of Education. 16(1), 217-234
  17. Nikitina, L., Zuraidah Binti Mohd Don & Loh, S. C. (2014). Investigating stereotypes about the target language country: A case study of German language learners. RLA: Revista de Ling stica Te rica y Aplicada, 52(2), 113-131
  18. Nikitina, L., Zuraidah Binti Mohd Don, & Loh, S. C. (2014). Focus on Brazil: Country Images Held by Malaysian Learners of Brazilian Portuguese. Calidoscopio, 12(1), 73-82
  19. Nikitina, L., Zuraidah Binti Mohd Don, & Loh, S. C. (2014). Il Bel Paese as seen from Malaysia: Language learners' stereotypical representations of Italy. Moderna Spr k, 108(2), 65-79
  20. Nikitina, L., Zuraidah Binti Mohd Don, Loh, S.C. (2014). Great Technology, Football and... : Malaysian language learners stereotypes about Germany. Pandaemonium Germanicum, 17(24), 154-174. (WoS / SciELO - indexed).
  21. Nikitina, L., & Furuoka, F. (2013). Dragon, Kung Fu and Jackie Chan : Stereotypes about China held by Malaysian students. TRAMES, 17(67/62) (2): 175-195
  22. Nikitina, L., & Furuoka. F. (2013). A distant land of snow: Russian language learners' representations of Russia. Zeitschrift f r Slawistik, 58(2), 193-204
  23. Nikitina, L., and Furuoka, F. (2013). Podobe dr ave in stereotipi, kijih o Rusih gojijo u enci ruskega jezika [Country Images and Stereotypes about Russia Held by Learners of Russian (in Slovenian]. Slavisti na Revija, 61(2), 432-438.
  24. Nikitina, L., & Furuoka, F. (2012). Sharp focus on soft skills: A case study of Malaysian university students educational expectations. Educational Research for Policy and Practice. 11(3), 207-224
  25. Nikitina, L., & Furuoka, F. (2012). Strangers when we meet: A case study of Malaysian students' perceptions of their international peers. The New Educational Review, 27(1): 119-129
  26. Nikitina, L. (2011). Creating an authentic learning environment in the foreign language classroom. International Journal of Instruction (Faculty of Education, Eskisehir Osmangazi University), 4(1), 33-46. e-ISSN 1308-1470; p-ISSN 1694-609X
  27. Nikitina, L., & Furuoka, F. (2011). Revisiting metaphors for education: A student s perspective. Asia Pacific Education Review, 12(1), 311-318.
  28. Nikitina, L. (2010). Addressing pedagogical dilemmas in a constructivist language learning experience. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (Indiana University). 10(2), 90-106.
  29. Nikitina, L. (2010). Video-making in the foreign language classroom: Applying principles of constructivist pedagogy. Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore), 7(1), 21-31. ISSN 0219-9874
  30. Nikitina, L., and Furuoka, F. (2010). Is soft skills formation on university students educational agendas? A case study. Malaysian Educational Deans Council Journal (School of Educational Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia), 6, 15-24. ISSN 1511-8959
  31. Nikitina, L. (2009). Student video project as a means to practice constructivist pedagogy in the foreign language classroom. Journal of Educators and Education. (School of Educational Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia), 24, 165-176. ISSN 0126-7272
  32. Nikitina, L., and Furuoka, F. (2009). Malaysian students perception of the personal and professional qualities of language instructors. MANU (Centre for the Promotion of Knowledge and Language Learning, Universiti Malaysia Sabah). 15, 91-109. ISSN 1511-1989
  33. Nikitina, L., and Furuoka, F. (2009). Teacher-student relationship and the conceptualization of the good language teacher : Does culture matter? Asian EFL Journal Quarterly (Korea: Asian EFL Journal Press, A Division of Time Taylor International Ltd.), 11(2), 163-187. ISSN 17381460
  34. Nikitina, L. (2008). The first translation of Shakespeare into Russian: A metamorphosis of Hamlet on Russian soil. PHiN. Philologie im Netz (Berlin, Germany: Institut f r Romanische Philologie, Freie Universit t Berlin). 43, 17-27. ISSN 1433-7177
  35. Nikitina, L., and Furuoka, F. (2008). Measuring metaphors: A factor analysis of students conceptions of language teachers. metaphorik.de, (Bonn, Germany: Institut VII/Philfak-Romanistik, Universit t Bonn), 15: 161-180. ISSN 1618-2006
  36. Nikitina, L., and Furuoka, F. (2008). A Language Teacher is Like . Examining Malaysian students perceptions of language teachers through metaphor analysis. Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore), 5(2), 192-205. ISSN 0219-9874
  37. Nikitina, L., and Furuoka, F. (2007). Beliefs about language learning: A comparison between novice and intermediate level students learning Russian at a Malaysian university. The Linguistics Journal. 2(1), 7-27. ISSN 1738-1460
  38. Nikitina, L., and Furuoka, F. (2007). Are beliefs about language learning gender-related? A case study of Russian language learners at Universiti Malaysia Sabah. MANU (Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia: Centre for the Promotion of Knowledge and Language Learning, Universiti Malaysia Sabah). 13, 146-160. ISSN 1511-1989
  39. Nikitina, L., and Furuoka, F. (2006). Beliefs about language learning: A case study of students learning the Russian language at Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS). MANU (Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia: Centre for the Promotion of Knowledge and Language Learning, Universiti Malaysia Sabah). 12, 79-93. ISSN 1511-1989
  40. Nikitina, L., and Furuoka, F. (2006). Bridging a gap between traditional instruction and communicative language teaching in a foreign language classroom. The Journal of Asia TEFL (The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language). 3(4), 77-96. ISSN 1738-3102
  41. Nikitina, L., and Furuoka, F. (2006). Re-examining Horwitz s beliefs about language learning inventory (BALLI) in the Malaysian context. Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore). 3(2), 209-219. ISSN 0219-9874
  42. Nikitina, L., and Furuoka, F. (2005). Integrative motivation in a foreign language classroom: A study on the nature of motivation of the Russian language learners in Universiti Malaysia Sabah. Jurnal Kinabalu (Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia: School of Social Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah). 11, 23-34. ISSN 1394-4517
  43. Nikitina, L., and Furuoka, F. (2005). Students motivation and academic performance: A case study on the learning of Russian as a foreign language in Universiti Malaysia Sabah. MANU (Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia: Centre for the Promotion of Knowledge and Language Learning, Universiti Malaysia Sabah). 10, 92-105. ISSN 1511-1989
Books
  1. Nikitina, L. (2020). Stereotypes and language learning motivation: A study of L2 learners of Asian languages. London: Routledge. (https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9780429341878)
Chapter in Books
  1. Tan, R.H., & Nikitina, L. (2024). Indonesian students’ mental images of Portugal and their L2 motivation. In Anas Hajar & Syed Abdul Manan (Eds.), Multilingual Selves and Motivations for Learning Languages other than English in Asian Contexts. Multilingual Matters. ISBN: 9781800417212
  2. Nikitina, L., Yap, T.T., & Chomar, M.T. (2023). Personalized learning in the beginner foreign language classroom: Dilemmas and challenges. In Nur Azah Hamzaid (Ed.) Personalized learning (pp.61-73). Universiti Malaya Press.
  3. Nikitina, L. (2022). Language attitudes, country stereotypes, and L2 motivation: A focus on ASEAN languages. In C. Shei & S. Li (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Asian Linguistics (pp. 683-699). Routledge.
  4. Furuoka, F., & Nikitina, L. (2021). Data collection in empirical studies in the Social Sciences. In J. Allwood, E. Arlsen and Azirah Hashim (eds.), Getting started with research: A guide to research methodology (pp. 99-113). University of Malaya Press, Kuala Lumpur.
  5. Nikitina, L., Cho Mar M.T., & Rosenun C. (2019). An analysis of learning needs among students learning Burmese, Thai and Russian in University of Malaya. In Nur Azah Hamzaid & Fauza Ab Ghaffar (Eds.), Eyes on learning, hearts on teaching (pp. 27-33). Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC), University of Malaya.
  6. Nikitina, L. (2005). Translation activities and the development of genres in ancient Russian literature from the 9th to the 12th centuries. In: Abdullah Hassan & Low, K.O. (Eds.), Terjemahan dan Pengglobalan Ilmu / Translation and the Globalization of Knowledge (pp. 173-182). PTS Professional Publishing. ISBN 983-3376-55-X
Other Publications
  1. Nikitina, L. (2015). Stereotypes and Motivation in Language Learning among Learners of European Languages. PhD Thesis. - Monograph

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2023 - 2026, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    A Sociocultural Framework Of English Language Learning Orientation Towards Empowering Indigenous Youths In Rural Sabah ( Co-Researcher)
  2. 2023 - 2025, UM International Collaboration Grant
    Cultural Differences In Human Perception And Lexicalization Of Olfaction ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  3. 2021 - 2024, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    Elucidation Of Effects Of The Covid-19 Pandemic On Gig Economy In Malaysia ( Co-Researcher)
  4. 2021 - 2023, RU Geran
    Effects Of The Covid-19 Pandemic On Gig Workers In Asean Countries ( Co-Researcher)
  5. 2020 - 2022, RU Geran
    Language Attitudes And Preferences For Learning Asean Languages Among University Students In Asean Countries ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  6. 2020 - 2021, Covid-19 Special Research Grant
    The Impact Of Covid-19 Pandemic On International Tourist Arrivals And Tourism Sector In Malaysia And Other Asean Countries ( Co-Researcher)
  7. 2019 - 2020, Government Agency
    New Keynesian Phillips Curve In Asia: Insights From The Backward-looking Price Setting In Asean ( Co-Researcher)
  8. 2019 - 2020, RU Geran - ADEC
    Language learning a la carte: Developing and implementing a module for personalized learning in the foreign language classroom ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  9. 2017 - 2019, Bantuan Khas Penyelidikan (BKP Special)
    Language Learners Representations Of East Asian Countries: Implication For Curriculum Development ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  10. 2020 - 2023, Geran Universiti Penyelidikan RU (Code: GUP-2020-070)
    Addressing Cross-Cultural Challenges in the Teaching and Learning of Portuguese ( Co-Researcher)
  11. 2020 - 2021, Covid-19 Special Research Grant
    The impact of Covid-19 pandemic on international tourist arrivals and tourism sector in Malaysia ( Consultant)
  12. 2019 - 2020, Central Bank
    New Keynesian Phillips Curve in Asia: Insights from the backward-looking price setting in the ASEAN context ( Consultant)
  13. 2019 - 2020, RU Operation
    Language learning a la carte: Developing and implementing a module for personalized learning in the foreign language classroom ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  14. 2017 - 2018, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP)
    Language Learners' Representations of East-Asian Countries: Implications for Curriculum Development ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  15. 2017 - 2017, RU Operation
    Learning Needs of UM Students Enrolled in Burmese, Russian and Thai Language Courses: Implications for Teaching and Curriculum Development ( Consultant)
International
  1. 2020 - 2022, RU Operation
    Language Attitudes and Preferences for Learning ASEAN Languages among University Students in ASEAN Countries (Under 2020 SATU Joint Research Scheme Program) ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  2. 2020 - 2022, Program Rakan Penyelidikan UM
    Structure of L2 Motivation of Asian Learners of Languages Other than English (LOTE): Theoretical and Practical Implications ( Principal Investigator(PI))

PAPER PRESENTED


INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Q: A NOVEL METHODOLOGY IN SLA/L2 RESEARCH, Seminar, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, UM (University) (19 Jan 2024 - 19 Jan 2024)
  2. The Q-sort Method, Data Collection and Analysis: New Perspectives, International University of Malaya-Wales (University) (12 Mar 2022 - 12 Mar 2022)
  3. How to design and validate a questionnaire on psychological variables, AEI Tea Break Session, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya (University) (25 Mar 2021 - 25 Mar 2021)
  4. Images of Japan through Time and Space, and Now and Here , Malaysian Association of Japanese Studies (MAJAS) Member Lecture Series , Japan Foundation & Malaysian Association of Japanese Studies (MAJAS)  (National) (27 Mar 2019 - 27 Mar 2019)
  5. The teaching of European languages for developing intercultural competence: A focus on Russian language learners , Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Workshop: Teaching EU Studies in the ASEAN Context , Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya with the support of the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union (International) (13 Aug 2018 - 14 Aug 2018)
ORAL PRESENTER
  1. Language attitudes and preferences of Malaysian students learning major ASEAN languages, The 4th International Conference of Languages, Education and Tourism 2021 (ICLET 2021), IIUM (International) (28 Jun 2021 - 30 Jul 2021)
PRESENTER
  1. Investigating language learning needs: Insights for foreign language teaching and assessment , Seminar organized by Research and Development Office, FLL, Research and Development Office, FLL (Others) (17 Dec 2018 - 17 Dec 2018)
  2. Language Learners Epistemological Beliefs: A Case of Malaysian Learners of Russian, 6th Discourse and Society International Conference, University of Malaya (International) (05 Dec 2017 - 06 Dec 2017)
  3. Exploring A Vast Country next to China and Sharing the Publishing Journey, Research and publication seminar, Research and Development Office, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya (Others) (24 Jul 2017 - 24 Jul 2017)
  4. How to design and validate a questionnaire on language learning motivation, Research Seminar, Postgraduate Office, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics (Others) (13 Apr 2017 - 13 Apr 2017)
  5. Exploring language learners stereotypes about Germany: Implications for language pedagogy, International Seminar on Language Teaching (ISeLT 2015). Theme: Contextual Diversity in Language Teaching and Learning , Pusat Citra University, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.  (International) (04 Feb 2015 - 05 Feb 2015)
  6. Examining an Asian educational context: Are metaphors about learning culture-bound? , The 3rd International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Culture (ICLLIC 2014), Universiti Sains Malaysia (International) (26 Nov 2014 - 28 Nov 2014)
  7. I is for Pizza : Language Learners Stereotypes about Italy, Language and Education Conference (LEC 2014). Theme: Shaping Holistic World-Class Nations through Language and Education, Faculty of Major Language Studies, USIM. Nilai, Malaysia (International) (20 Oct 2014 - 21 Oct 2014)
  8. Investigating country image for promoting cultural awareness. Paper presented at the 5th International Language Leaning Conference (ILLC 2013), The 5th International Language Leaning Conference (ILLC 2013). Theme: Acknowledging Multilingualism, Multiculturalism and Their Different Faces in Language Teaching and Learning. 11-13 November 2013. Evergreen Laurel Hotel, Penang, Malaysia. , School of Languages, Literacies and Translation, Universiti Sains Malaysia (International) (11 Nov 2013 - 13 Nov 2013)
  9. Assessing Students Perceptions of Their Teachers through Factor Analysis, National Psychology Seminar 2010. Theme: Isu-Isu Sosial Semasa: Pendekatan Multidisiplin , , School of Psychology and Social Work, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (National) (28 Oct 2010 - 29 Oct 2010)
  10. Drama queens and kings: Language learners as directors, scriptwriters and actors, Persidangan Seni Kebangsaan 2009, Sekolah Pengajian Seni, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) (National) (24 Jul 2009 - 25 Jul 2009)
  11. Integrative motivation: How perceptions of the target language country influence students motivational patterns, The Science and Art of Language in Teaching (SALT) International Conference. Theme: "Change: Bridging Theory and Practice" , Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia (International) (20 Nov 2006 - 22 Nov 2006)
OTHERS
  1. Language Learning a la carte: Developing and Implementing a Module for Personalized Learning in the Foreign Language Classroom, International Learning Improvement and Teaching Enhancement Conference 2020 (LITEC2020), ADeC (International) (25 Aug 2020 - 27 Aug 2020)
  2. Inflation and Unemployment: Evidence from Myanmar, The 8th International Conference on Southeast Asia (ICONSEA2019), The Department of Southeast Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social sciences, University of Malaya (International) (02 Dec 2019 - 04 Dec 2019)
  3. Trade openness and the Phillips curve, 4th TIAC-BNM Monetary and Financial Economics Workshop , Bank Negara Malaysia, Tun Ismail Ali Chair  (National) (19 Nov 2019 - 19 Nov 2019)
  4. An Analysis of Learning Needs among Students Learning Myanmar, Russian and Thai Languages in University of Malaya, University of Malaya Learning Improvement and Teaching Enhancement Research (UM-LiTeR) Conference 2018, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC)  (University) (04 Apr 2018 - 05 Apr 2018)
  5. An analysis of learning needs among students of South-East Asian studies in University of Malaya, 7th International Conference on Southeast Asia (ICONSEA 2017), Department of Southeast Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya (International) (06 Dec 2017 - 07 Dec 2017)

ACADEMIC/PROF. SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2024) Proposal Presentation Defense by Phd Student Qasim Qasim Mohammad Aljaiuossi (17219946), University, (Internal Examiner)
  2. (2024) Candidature Defense of Phd Student Rino Shafierul Azizie Bin Shahrir Raghbir (17029057/2), University, (Internal Examiner)
  3. (2023) Proposal Presentation (Master's Student), University, (Reviewer)
  4. (2023) Proposal Defense (Phd Student), University, (Reviewer)
  5. (2023) Proposal Defence by Phd Candidate (Chairperson), University, (Reviewer)
  6. (2023) Article Review, International, (Reviewer)
  7. (2023) Aila 2024 Congress Scientific Committee Member, International, (Reviewer)
  8. (2023) Article Review, International, (Reviewer)
  9. (2023) Article Review, University, (Reviewer)
  10. (2023) Article Review, International, (Reviewer)
  11. (2023) Qs Global Academic Survey, International, (External Evaluator)
  12. (2023) Proposal Defence (Panel Member), University, (Reviewer)
  13. (2022) Chairperson: Presentation of Research Proposal by Phd Candidate Hui Liu S2034204/1, University, (Internal Examiner)
  14. (2022) Panel Member ; Evaluated An Application for Fast Track Phd Program by Miss Shu Hui Lim, University, (Internal Evaluator)
  15. (2022) Proposal Defence by Phd Candidate - Rino Shafierul Azizie Bin Shahir Raghbir (17029057/2), University, (Internal Evaluator)
  16. (2022) Expert Review of Grant Application. Title "Integration of Kazakhstani Polyethnic Society: a Sociolinguistic Analysis", International, (External Evaluator)
  17. (2022) Reviewed An Article Submitted to The Journal, International, (Reviewer)
  18. (2022) Research Proposal Evaluator for Siti Aminah Binti Omar (17092649/2; Fass), University, (External Evaluator)
  19. (2022) Assessor for Research Project - Ji Chen (S2036430/1), University, (Internal Evaluator)
  20. (2022) Reviewed An Article Submitted to The Journal, International, (Reviewer)
  21. (2022) The's Global Academic Reputation Survey, International, (External Evaluator)
  22. (2022) Proposal Defense by Phd Candidate Siwen Huang (S2021655/1), University, (Internal Examiner)
  23. (2021) Peer Review of An Article Submitted to Journal of Language and Education, International, (Reviewer)
  24. (2021) Peer Review of An Article Submitted to Journal of Language and Education, International, (Reviewer)
  25. (2021) Peer Review of An Article Submitted to Jle, International, (Reviewer)
  26. (2021) Peer Review for An Article Submitted to Jle, International, (Reviewer)
  27. (2021) Appointment as An Assessor for Research Report Lin Huiliang, University, (Internal Assessor)
  28. (2021) Assessor for Research Report Vina Quake Lee Eng (17027091/3), University, (Internal Evaluator)
  29. (2021) Assessor for Research Report Lin Huiliang (17202076/1), University, (Internal Evaluator)
  30. (2021) Reviewer of An Article (Double Blind Review), International, (Reviewer)
  31. (2021) Qs World University Survey -- Academic Evaluator, International, (External Evaluator)
  32. (2021) Evaluated a research proposal by a PhD student , (Panel of Assessors)
  33. (2021) Reviewer: Conducted peer review of a chapter submitted to The Routledge Handbook of Asian Linguistics , (Reviewer)
  34. (2021) Reviewer: Evaluated a journal article, (Reviewer)
  35. (2021) Provided expert evaluations of applications for research projects in the field of linguistics and education submitted to National Center of Science and Technology Evaluation (Republic of Kazakhstan). , (Foreign expert)
  36. (2021) Assessor for the project paper by Zhao Xiaowei (TQA190001) submitted as a requirement for the Master's of English Language Studies program, (Assessor)
  37. (2020) Reviewer: Article submitted to PERTANIKA: Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (SCOPUS-indexed) , (Reviewer)
  38. (2020) Reviewer: Article submitted to SAGE Open (ISI-indexed), (Reviewer)
  39. (2020) Internal Examiner: Master of Arts (Linguistics) dissertation by Ong Si Juan (TOA180005). Title "The Effectiveness of Cooperative Learning in Enhancing Students' English Vocabulary" , (Internal Examiner)
  40. (2020) Assessor: Project paper by Ma Yingshuo (TQA180021) titled "English Speaking Anxiety in Class among Chinese International Postgraduate Students in Malaysia" , (Assessor)
  41. (2020) Reviewer: Article submitted to "African Educational Research Journal", (Reviewer)
  42. (2020) Reviewer: Article submitted to "Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities" (SCOPUS-indexed), (Reviewer)
  43. (2020) Reviewer: Article submitted to Journal of Modern Languages , (Reviewer)
  44. (2020) Panel of assessors, Master's dissertation "The Effectiveness of Cooperative Learning In Enhancing Students English Vocabulary in Speaking Skills" by Ong Si Juan (TOA18005) , (Reviewer)
  45. (2020) Reviewer: Article submitted to the journal "Educational Research for Policy and Practice" (SCOPUS-indexed) , (Reviewer)
  46. (2020) Reviewer: Article submitted to Pertanika: Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (SCOPUS-indexed). , (Reviewer)
  47. (2019) Panel of evaluators member for Candidature Defense by Master's Degree candidate Ong Si Juan (TOA180005), (Panel of evaluators member)
  48. (2019) Reviewer: Article submitted to "Journal of Modern Languages", (Reviewer)
  49. (2019) Reviewer: Paper submitted to the publication committee of the WSTI2018 Conference. , (Reviewer)
  50. (2019) Reviewer: Article submitted to "International Journal of Instruction" , (Reviewer)
  51. (2019) Panel of evaluators member for Candidature Defense by Master's degree candidate Tamilarasi Chandran (TGB150047) , (Assessor )
  52. (2019) Evaluator -- Evaluating research project proposals for Faculty Research Grant 2019., (Evaluator)
  53. (2019) Panel of evaluators member for Candidature Defense by PhD Candidate Soh Siak Bee (THA160002) , (Panel of evaluators member)
  54. (2019) Reviewer: Article submitted to the "Asia Pacific Education Review" journal (ISI-indexed) , (Reviewer)
  55. (2019) Panel of evaluators (Chairman) for proposal presentation by Master's degree candidate Hannah Nabilah Binti Ghazali (TGB150058) , (Panel of evaluators (Chairperson))
  56. (2019) Assessor for the project paper "Attitude and Motivation toward English among Malaysian Undergraduates" , (Assessor)
  57. (2019) Panel of evaluators member for Candidature Defense by Master's degree candidate Che Masnifa Atikah Binti Abdul Malik (TGB150007). Field of Research: Language Learning and Assessment. , (Panel of evaluators member )
  58. (2019) Panel of evaluators member for Candidature Defense by Master's degree candidate Danam A/P S. Trurupathy (TGB140013). Field of Research: Language Acquisition. , (Panel of evaluators member)
  59. (2019) Internal Examiner for Master's of English as a Second Language dissertation. Title: "The Effects of Metaphor Awareness on L2 Learners' Retention of English Idiomatic Phrases". Candidate: Brandon Chai An Weng (TGB150036) , (Internal Examiner)
  60. (2019) Reviewer: Article submitted to the International Journal of Literature, Language and Linguistics , (Reviewer)
  61. (2019) Reviewer: Article submitted to "European Journal of Educational Research" , (Reviewer)
  62. (2018) Reviewer: Article submitted to "African Educational Research Journal" , (Reviewer)
  63. (2018) Reviewer: Article submitted to "Die Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German " , (Reviewer)
  64. (2018) Reviewer: Article submitted to "Studies in Higher Education" (ISI-indexed journal) , (Reviewer)
  65. (2018) Chairperson, Free Linguistic Conference (9-11 July 2018, University of Malaya). Chairing sessions 4,5, & 6, Day 2 at BS11, FASS., (Chairperson)
  66. (2018) Reviewer - Article submitted to "International Journal of Instruction" (SCOPUS-indexed) , (Reviewer)
  67. (2018) Panel member for the Proposal Presentation of Master's degree candidate Jeanice a/p Stephen Jeyaraj (TGB150048). Field of Research: Language Acquisition. , (Panel member for the Proposal Presentation)
  68. (2018) Internal Examiner for Master's of English as a Second Language Dissertation. Title "Teacher Talk Patterns in Classroom Interaction in English at a Tamil Primary School". Candidate: Tisha Nair (TGB120061), (Internal Examiner)
  69. (2018) Panel member for the Proposal Presentation of Master's degree candidate Sim Chiang Huey (TGB140040). Field of Research: Language Learning and Assessment. Title of Research: Effects of Indirect Focused Written Corrective Feedback on Elementary EFL Learners' Grammatical Accuracy in Writing , (Panel member, Research Proposal Presentation)
  70. (2018) Reviewer: Article submitted to the journal "Bilingual Education and Bilingualism" (ISI & SCOPUS indexed) , (Reviewer)
  71. (2018) Reviewer: Article submitted to the journal "Studies in Higher Education" (ISI & SCOPUS indexed) , (Reviewer)
  72. (2017) Evaluated / reviewed applications for research project grants (years 2018-2020) in the field of applied linguistics for the National Center of Science & Technology Evaluation (NCSTE), Ministry of Education and Science, Republic of Kazakhstan , (External Examiner)
  73. (2017) Reviewed an article submitted to the "International Journal of Instruction" (SCOPUS-indexed) , (Reviewer)
  74. (2017) Reviewed an article submitted to "Studies in Higher Education" (ISI/SCOPUS-indexed), (Reviewer)
  75. (2017) Reviewed an article submitted to International Journal of Instruction (indexed in SCOPUS), (Reviewer)
  76. (2017) Reviewed an article submitted to Asia Pacific Education Review (Springer, ISI/SCOPUS indexed), (Reviewer)
  77. (2016) Reviewed an article submitted to the Asia Pacific Education Review (Springer, ISI/SCOPUS-indexed), (Reviewer)
  78. (2016) Reviewed an article submitted to The Linguistics Journal (ERA-indexed), (Reviewer)
  79. (2016) Reviewed an article submitted to the e-FLT journal (NUS, SCOPUS-indexed)., (Reviewer)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2024) Foreign Expert (Evaluator of Grant Proposals in The Field of Applied Linguistics), International, (Expert Advisor)
  2. (2017) External evaluator / reviewer, National Center of Science & Technology Evaluation (NCSTE), Ministry of Education and Science, Kazakhstan, International
  3. (2017) Referee, "Studies in Higher Education" (ISI-indexed), International
  4. (2012) Reviewer, Die Unterrichtspraxis / Teaching German, International
  5. (2011) Referee, Asia Pacific Education Review journal (ISI-indexed), International

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
PhD/ Doctoral
  1. (2023) An Emotional Contagion Perspective on the Impacts in Language Learning of Chinese as a Second Language Learners: A Mixed-Methods Study, YUAN FENGYI
  2. (2023) learning mechanism of metaphors in multilingual environments based on empirical experiments, JIAMEI YOU
  3. (2023) Effects of Teacher-Led Collaborative Modeling on Chinese EFL Learners’ Writing Development, LI YANG
  4. (2023) Demotivation, LIANGLIANG SU
  5. (2023) COMPARING THE MULTILINGUAL LEARNERS’ DYNAMIC DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH AND FRENCH LEARNING MOTIVATION BASED ON COMPLEX DYNAMIC SYSTEM THEORY IN A CHINESE UNIVERSITY, RUI CUI
  6. (2023) Intervention of Positive Psychology in Second Language Acquisition, YANRONG HUANG
  7. (2023) Gender Reflections in ELT Course Books of College: A Comparative Study between Malaysia and China, WENJUAN LU
  8. (2023) Beliefs about Global English Language and L2 Motivation of Chinese EFL Learners, GU HUIYUAN
  9. (2022) Epistemic Beliefs of Chinese University English Learners, WANG YANYAN
  10. (2021) WILLINGNESS TO COMMUNICATE AND ASPECTS OF THE L2 MOTIVATIONAL SELF-SYSTEM IN MAINLAND CHINESE EFL LEARNERS, LAN GUOXING
  11. (2020) Title of Thesis: To be decided, Wenjuan Lu
  12. (2020) Title of Thesis: To be decided, Wang Yanyan
  13. (2020) Title of Thesis: To be decided, Vinoshini Devi Balakrishnan
  14. (2020) Learner Psychology / SLA, Huang Yanrong
  15. (2019) The Effects of Teacher-led Collaborative Modeling on Chinese EFL Learners' Writing Development, Li Yang
  16. (2019) L2 motivation, Wang Xuefeng
  17. (2019) Effects of Task Complexity and Task Condition on L2 Individual Written Production and Peer Interaction. PhD (With Distinction), Soh Siak Bie
  18. (2019) THE EFFECTS OF TASK COMPLEXITY AND TASK CONDITION ON L2 INDIVIDUAL WRITING AND PEER INTERACTION, SOH SIAK BIE
  19. (2018) Willingness to Communicate and L2 Motivational Self-System of Mainland Chinese EFL Learners, LAN, GUOXING
  20. (2018) Exploring EFL Learners' Autonomy in the Tertiary Level Saudi Arabian Educational Context, MD MAHMUDUL HAQUE
  21. (2018) Attitudes toward World Englishes Held by Mainland Chinese EFL Learners and Malaysian ESL Learners, Gu Huiyuan
Master
  1. (2023) Timeline Orientation and Temporal Perspectives in Autobiographical Memory of Malaysian Chinese Multilinguals, ZIJUAN TANG
  2. (2023) Measuring Chinese EFL Students? Epistemically-related Emotions during Epistemic Activities, JUANJUAN LIN
  3. (2022) CHINESE POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS? MOTIVATION AND ATTITUDES TOWARDS LEARNING ENGLISH, HONGYU ZHANG
  4. (2022) THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS? L2 MOTIVATION AND LEARNER AUTONOMY, YU ZHANG
  5. (2022) CHINESE VOCATIONAL STUDENTS? ATTITUDES TOWARDS ENGLISH LEARNING, MINGHUI LI
  6. (2020) A Metaphor Analysis of Malaysian Students' Perceptions of Language Teachers, Ng Jie Ee
  7. (2019) Malaysian ESL Learners' Perceptions of English Language Textbooks through Metaphors, Kanimoli a/p Subramaniam
  8. (2019) Gender Differences in ESL Students' Beliefs about Language Learning, Mohanah M Javalan
  9. (2018) Narratives of English Language Learning Experiences of Mainland China EFL Learners, Cheng Jing
  10. (2018) Motivational Patterns among L2 Students, Azizi Bin Basar
  11. (2018) A Needs Analysis for English Language among Couriers at a Large Logistic Company in Malaysia, Thayanithi a/p Jeyasundram
  12. (2018) METAPHORS ABOUT LANGUAGE LEARNING HELD BY YOUNG MALAYSIAN LEARNERS OF ENGLISH, SURINDERJEET KAUR A/P SARBAN SINGH
  13. (2017) Metaphors about Language Learning Held by Young Malaysian Learners of English (dissertation), Surinderjeet Kaur a/p Sarban Singh
  14. (2016) Text Complexity and Cohesive Features in Narrative Writings Produced by Tamil School Students, Tamilarasi Chandran
  15. (2016) Emotive Linguistic Content in Novice English Language Teachers' Reflective Diaries, Che Masnifa Atikah binti Abdul Malik
  16. (2015) Metaphors about Language Teachers Held by Malaysian Teacher Trainers, Arshad Bin A. Razak

TEACHING


Doctor Of Philosophy
  1. (2021) TVX8001 - Research Methodology
  2. (2021) TVX8001 - Research Methodology
  3. (2021) TVX8001 - Research Methodology
  4. (2020) TVX8001 - Research Methodology
Master
  1. (2023) TQA7012 - Methodology in English Language Studies
  2. (2023) TOX7001 - Research Methodology
  3. (2022) TQA7005 - English Language Acquisition and Development
  4. (2022) TOX7001 - Research Methodology
  5. (2021) TOX7001 - Research Methodology
  6. (2021) TOX7001 - Research Methodology
  7. (2021) TOX7001 - Research Methodology
  8. (2021) TVX8001 - Research Methodology
  9. (2020) TOX7001 - Research Methodology
  10. (2020) TOX7001 - Research Methodology
  11. (2020) TOX7001 - Research Methodology
  12. (2020) TVX8001 - Research Methodology
  13. (2019) TVX8001 - Research Methodology
  14. (2019) TVX8001 - Research Methodology
  15. (2017) TOX7001 - Research Methodology
Bachelor
  1. (2023) GLT1038 - Basic Russian Language 1
  2. (2022) GLT1038 - Basic Russian Language 1
  3. (2022) TIX1023 - History of Russian Culture and Civilization
  4. (2021) TIX1023 - History of Russian Culture and Civilization
  5. (2021) TIX1015 - Russian Language 1
  6. (2021) TIX1015 - Russian Language 1
  7. (2021) TIX1023 - History of Russian Culture and Civilization
  8. (2020) TIX1015 - Russian Language 1
  9. (2020) TIX1015 - Russian Language 1
  10. (2020) TIX1015 - Russian Language 1
  11. (2020) TIX1023 - History of Russian Culture and Civilization
  12. (2020) TIX1023 - History of Russian Culture and Civilization
  13. (2019) TBER1308 - History of Russian Civilization
  14. (2019) TBER1309 - Russian Language 1
  15. (2019) TIX1015 - Russian Language 1
  16. (2019) TIX1015 - Russian Language 1
  17. (2019) TIX1015 - Russian Language 1
  18. (2019) TIX1023 - History of Russian Culture and Civilization
  19. (2019) TIX1023 - History of Russian Culture and Civilization
  20. (2018) TBER1308 - History of Russian Civilization
  21. (2018) TBER1308 - History of Russian Civilization
  22. (2018) TBER1308 - History of Russian Civilization
  23. (2018) TBER1308 - History of Russian Civilization
  24. (2018) TBER1309 - Russian Language 1
  25. (2018) TBER1309 - Russian Language 1
  26. (2018) TBER1309 - Russian Language 1
  27. (2018) TIX1015 - Russian Language 1
  28. (2018) TIX1015 - Russian Language 1
  29. (2018) TIX1023 - History of Russian Culture and Civilization
  30. (2018) TIX1023 - History of Russian Culture and Civilization
  31. (2017) TBER1308 - History of Russian Civilization
  32. (2017) TBER1308 - History of Russian Civilization
  33. (2017) TBER1309 - Russian Language 1
  34. (2017) TIX1015 - Russian Language I
  35. (2017) TIX1015 - Russian Language 1
  36. (2017) TIX1023 - History of Russian Culture and Civilization
  37. (2016) TBER1308 - History of Russian Civilization
  38. (2016) TBER1308 - History of Russian Civilization
  39. (2016) TBER1308 - History of Russian Civilization
  40. (2016) TBER1309 - Russian Language 1
  41. (2016) TBER1309 - Russian Language 1
  42. (2016) TBER1309 - Russian Language 1
  43. (2016) TIX1015 - Russian Language 1
  44. (2016) TIX1023 - History of Russian Culture and Civilization

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • Reviewer: Book Chapter Submitted to The Routledge Handbook of Asian Linguistics, (07 May 2021 - 27 May 2021)
  • Mentoring Young Researchers, (01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
  • Acted as Peer Reviewer for Several Articles Submitted to Local and International Journals, (01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
  • Proofreading / Re-Translating of The Russian Version of The Script for The Video "Study in Malaysia", (24 Jun 2019 - 25 Jun 2019)
  • Donated Books to Support The University of Malaya Library Program for Secondary School Students., (08 Aug 2018 - 08 Aug 2018)
  • Translated a Poem from Malay Into Russian for The Wricos 2017 Writing Contest., (25 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017)