Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

DR. SHEENA KAUR A/P JASWANT SINGH

  • Senior Lecturer

  • Department of English Language
    Faculty of Languages & Linguistics
  •    +603-79673021
  •   sheena@um.edu.my

BIOGRAPHY

Dr Sheena Kaur graduated with a doctoral degree in Applied Linguistics from Lancaster University, U.K. An alumnus of Universiti Malaya, Malaysia's leading university, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (English Literature), Diploma in Education (TESL) and Master of English as a Second Language (M.ESL). 

She is currently a Senior Lecturer at the Department of English Language, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, and also holds the position of the Deputy Dean of Postgraduate Studies at the faculty. She has held several administrative positions including the Deputy Director of the International Relations Office at the university (1st August 2017-31st July 2019). She was previously the Head of the Language Unit at the faculty where she was involved in curriculum planning and design of various English courses for local and international undergraduates. From 2010-2012, she was the Head of the Multimedia Planning Unit at the faculty and was a member of the university's e-learning committee. She is currently a facilitator for the university's Transformation Plan.

Sheena has taught several courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She currently teaches Discourse Analysis (Corpus Linguistics) and Language in English Literature. Her research interests include applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, corpus linguistics and COVID-19 research in humanities. She is a reviewer for several journals including Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy; Pertanika (UPM); Journal of Modern Languages (UM), Gema Online Journal of Language Studies (UKM) and SEARCH (Taylor's College). 

She is actively involved in community work, and was the coordinator for the faculty's Community Engagement course as well as being a member of the university's advisory board for the course. She led the faculty's first community project with the Semai community at Pos Pantos, Kuala Lipis, Pahang, involving first year undergraduates. 


 

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Deputy Dean of Higher Degree, UNIVERISITI MALAYA, 01/09/2020 to present
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA KERJA PENGANTARABANGSAAN UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 2021-2022, University Malaya, 01/03/2021 to present
  • Ahli Action Lab bagi Plan Transformasi UM, University Malaya, 11/01/2021 to present
  • Fasilitator bagi Pelan Transformasi Universiti Malaya, University Malaya, 03/08/2020 to 02/02/2021
  • Deputy Director, UNIVERISITI MALAYA, 01/08/2017 to 31/07/2019
  • Acting Director, University Malaya, 10/07/2019 to 11/07/2019
  • Acting Director, University Malaya, 22/06/2019 to 01/07/2019
  • Acting Director, University Malaya, 30/05/2019 to 31/05/2019
  • Acting Director, University Malaya, 12/04/2019 to 15/04/2019
  • Acting Director, University Malaya, 13/03/2019 to 17/03/2019
  • Acting Director, University Malaya, 07/02/2019 to 08/02/2019
  • Acting Director, University Malaya, 07/01/2019 to 10/01/2019
  • Local Organising Committee (Publication) IAU2018 Conference, International, 13/11/2018 to 15/11/2018
  • Committee Member for University Malaya Women's Association, University Malaya, 01/01/2016 to 01/01/2018
  • Head, UNIVERISITI MALAYA, 17/11/2014 to 31/07/2017
  • Advisor for GXEX1417 Jalinan Masyarakat Course for SKET, University Malaya, 05/09/2016 to 01/09/2017
  • Head of Language Unit, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya, University Malaya, 17/11/2014 to 31/07/2016
  • Committee Member Universiti Malaya Women's Association (UWA), University Malaya, 02/08/2013 to 02/08/2015
  • Acting Head of Department, Faculty, 25/03/2014 to 25/03/2014
  • Coordinator for Dean's list display, Faculty, 30/01/2014 to 31/12/2014
  • Administrator for Alumni Database , Faculty, 01/01/2014 to 31/12/2014
  • Committee member for English Language Curriculum for the Bachelor of Languages and Linguistics Programme, Faculty, 19/10/2013 to 31/12/2014
  • Coordinator for Jalinan Masyarakat Course (GXEX1417), Faculty, 13/09/2013 to 12/09/2014
  • Coordinator for TTEA3112 Course (Komunikasi Antara Budaya)Sem 1 2013/2014, University Malaya, 13/09/2013 to 31/01/2014
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Kecil Program Doktor Falsafah, Fakulti Bahasa dan Linguistik, Faculty, 17/01/2012 to 16/01/2014
  • Acting Head of Department, Faculty, 05/08/2013 to 07/08/2013
  • Anggota Jawatankuasa Nadi, Faculty, 12/07/2013 to 31/12/2013
  • Floor Manager Jawatankuasa Persidangan Antarabangsa "Daya hidup bahasa dan budaya'. Persatuan Bahasa Moden Malaysia, National, 05/06/2013 to 06/06/2013
  • Acting Deputy Dean of Research, Faculty, 17/07/2012 to 20/07/2012
  • Acting Deputy Dean, Faculty, 03/04/2012 to 04/04/2012
  • Acting Deputy Dean (Undergraduate Studies and Development), Faculty, 03/04/2012 to 03/04/2012
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Sokongan Penyelidikan Pascasiswazah, Faculty, 15/01/2010 to 14/01/2012
  • E-learning co-ordinator, Faculty, 15/01/2010 to 14/01/2012
  • Acting Deputy Dean (Undergraduate Studies and Development), Faculty, 22/12/2011 to 23/12/2011
  • Webmaster Laman Web, Faculty, 01/04/2011 to present
  • Head of Multimedia Planning Unit, Faculty, 15/02/2010 to present
  • Coordinator for the English Language Programme , Faculty, 01/05/2003 to 30/06/2005
  • Assistant Coordinator for the English Language Programme, Faculty, 10/10/1994 to 14/10/1996
  • Jawatankuasa Majlis Perwakilan Dekan, Faculty,   to present
  • Member of Faculty's Epigeum programme for online course materials, Faculty,   to present
  • Committee member of Faculty Handbook for 2012/2013 Session, Faculty,   to present
  • Editor for Journal of Modern Language , Faculty,   to present
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • PhD (Lancaster,UK)(2010), LINGUISTICS, LANCASTER UNIVERSITY, UK
  • MESL (UM)(1997), ENGLISH LANGUANGE STUDIES, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • Dip.Edu (UM)(1990), EDUCATION, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • BA(Hons)(Eng)(UM)(1989), ENGLISH LANGUANGE STUDIES, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Member of the Learner Corpus Association, Belgium, Member, 2021 to present (International)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • LANGUAGE IN CULTURE AND SOCIETY(SOSIOLINGUISTICS)
  • APPLIED LINGUISTICS
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Research Interest
  • Covid-19 related research (Covid-19, international students, Malaysia)
  • Language shift and maintenance (Punjabi, Tamil, code-switching, code-mixing)
  • E-learning (Innovative teaching and learning)
  • Language Learning (English, contrastive analysis )
  • Corpus linguistics (learner corpora, covid-19, media)
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • PXET2201 - English Proficiency for Teachers I V.I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017)
  • GIT1008 - Communication for Employment, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018)
  • TXEA1101 - Practice Paper Writing, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017)
  • TIX1003 - Writing The Academic Paper, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018)
  • GIT1008 - Communication for Employment, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019)
  • TIJ1001 - Techniques and Methods of Translation, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019)
  • TQA7006 - Language in English Literature, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021)
  • TOX7007 - Discourse Analysis, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Refereed Journals
    2021
    • Hamid, H., Noor, R.M., Omar, S.N., Ahmedy, I., Anjum, S.S., Shah, S.A., Kaur, S., Othman, F., Tamil, E.M. (2021). IoT-based Botnet Attacks Systematic Mapping Study of Literature, Scientometrics. 126, 2759-2800. (WoS)
    • Zayet, T. M., Ismail, M. A., Varathan, K. D., Noor, R. M., Chua, H. N., Lee, A., & Singh, S. K. J. (2021). Investigating transportation research based on social media analysis: a systematic mapping review. Scientometrics, 126(8), 6383-6421 (ISI-Indexed) (ISI indexed,SCOPUS indexed)
    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)
    • Kaur, S. (2020). The coronavirus pandemic in Malaysia, Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. 12(5), 482-484. (WoS)
    • Aditya Karuthan, Sheena Kaur, Krishnakumari Krishnan & Khatijah Lim Abdullah (2020). Communication accommodation: Do nurses and patients speak the same language?, ASM Sc. J., 13(5), 175-182 (SCOPUS)
    2017
    • Selvajothi, R. & Kaur, S. (2017). Institutional Support Factor and Language Use Pattern among Tamils in Kuching Malaysia : A Case Study, Journal of Tamil Studies. 96(2), 88-98. (MySIte indexed)
    2016
    • Ramalingam, S. & Kaur, S. (2017). The Attitude of Tamils in Sarawak State towards Tamil Language in Multilingual Context, Journal of Indian Studies. 10,1-10. (Non-indexed)
    2014
    • Salahuddin Mohd. Shamsuddin, Zuraidah Mohd Don , Mat Taib Pa & Sheena Kaur. (2014). Belief of Monotheism in ancient and medieval religions of the nations (An analytical study of Abu al-Kalam Azad's Writings), International Journal of Humanities and Social Science. 19(10), 92-108. (ERA indexed)
    • Nimehchisalem, V., Yoong, D., Kaur, S., Zainuddin, S.Z., Norouzi, S., & Khalid, S. (2014). A self- assessment checklist for undergraduate students' argumentative writing, Advances in Language and Literary Studies. 5(1), 65-80. (SCOPUS)
    2013
    • Ang Lay Hoon, LAU SU KIA, Sheena Kaur, Tay Yang Lian, Hazlina Abdul Halim & Roslina Mamat. (2013). Analisis kesilapan tersalah letak kata nama bahasa Cina. In Proceeding of 4th MICFL Malaysia International Conference on Foreign Languages 2013 (pp. 1-12). Serdang: University Putra Malaysia. [CD: e-ISBN 978-967-960-343-9]
    2012
    • Abbas Zare-ee & Sheena Kaur. (2012). Do male undergraduates write argumentatively?, Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 46, 5787-5791. (SCOPUS-INDEXED) (SCOPUS indexed)
    2004
    • Sheena Kaur and Muhammad Nadzri Abdul Aziz. 2004. Perceived Difficulties in the English Language Skills of Higher National Diploma Students. Issues, Practices and Challenges in Establishing a Language Learning Culture. Proceedings of the 1st International Language Learning Conference, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang.16-18 Dec 2004: 651-663.
    2003
    • David, M.K. Naji, I.M. H. , Kaur, S. (2003). Language Maintenance or Language Shift among the Punjabi Sikh Community in Malaysia. International Journal of the Sociology of Language, 161, 1-24. (SCOPUS indexed)
    2000
    • Kaur, S. (2000). An overview of selected errors in the written English of Tamil undergraduates, Journal of Indian Studies, 7. (Non-indexed)
    Book
    2021
    • Yamaguchi, T., Mohd Jan, J., & Kaur, S. (Eds).(2021). Voices in texts and contexts. Subang Jaya: Sunway University Press.
    • Jalalian Daghigh, A., Mohd Jan, J., & Kaur, S. (Eds). (forthcoming). Neoliberalization of English language policy in the Global South. The Netherlands: Springer. (Accepted).
    2006
    • Yaakob, H. (2003). Aku Hanya Mahu Ke Seberang. Trans. V. Pogadaev, S. Kaur, A. Doshi, A.K. Ghazali, M. Mohammed. Kuala Lumpur: University Malaya Press.
    Book Chapter
    2021
    • Jalalian Daghigh, A., Mohd Jan, J., & Kaur, S. (forthcoming). Consumerism in Malaysian Locally Developed ELT Textbooks. In A. Jalalian Daghigh, J. Mohd Jan & S. Kaur (Eds.), Neoliberalization of English Language Policy in the Global South. Netherlands: Springer.
    • Jalalian Daghigh, A., Mohd Jan, J., & Kaur, S. (forthcoming). Introduction - The Global South: A Platform for Adoption of Neoliberalized English. In A. Jalalian Daghigh, J. Mohd Jan & S. Kaur (Eds.), Neoliberalization of English Language Policy in the Global South. Netherlands: Springer.
    • Kaur, S., Prasana, F. R. & Jalalian, D.A, (2021). International students and learning experiences in higher education. In A. Pandian, S. Kaur & H. F. Cheong (Eds.), COVID-19, Education, and Literacy in Malaysia: Social Contexts of Teaching and Learning. New York, NY: Routledge.
    2019
    • Kaur, S., & David, M.K. (2019). Language shift but religious maintenance: A Study of the Punjabi Sikh Community in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. In Pandharipande, R.V., Ebsworth, M. E. & David, M.K. (Eds.) Language maintenance, revival and shift in the sociology of religion (pp.98-113).Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
    2015
    • Lau, S.K., Ang, L.H., Kaur, S., Abdul Halim, H. & Chin, S.M. (2015). Analisis kesilapan urutan kata nama Bahasa Cina serta kaedah pengajarannya. In Che Radiah Mezah, Nor Shahila Mansor & Zaid Mohd Zin (Eds.). Spektrum pembelajaran bahasa asing (pp. 16-38). Serdang: UPM Press.
    2004
    • Kaur, S. (2004). Information and communications technology in English Language teaching in Malaysia. In Maya Khemlani David (ed.) Teaching of English in second and foreign language settings: Focus on Malaysia.(59-77). Frankfurt: Peter Lang.
    • Mohd Zaid, A. R., & Kaur, S. (2004). Learning of Maths and Science in English: Focus on Orang Asli . Jayakaran Mukundan, Dzeelfa Zainal Abidin and Anealka Aziz Hussin (Eds.) ELT Matters 1. Issues in English Language Learning and Teaching. (pp. ). Serdang: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press.
    Article in Proceedings
    2017
    • The Annual International Academic Conference of IASS 2017. Toward the Exchange of Civilisations along the Silk Roads beyond the Clash of Civilizations
    Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,TV,Popular Magazine)
    2021
    • Kaur, S., Jalalian, Daghigh, A., Fernandez, R. (2021, April 25). We'll do everything we can. The Star. https://www.thestar.com.my/news/education/2021/04/25/well-do-everything-we-can
    2020
    • Kaur, S. (2020, September 19). How Malaysia Is Tackling COVID-19. An interview with Dr. Sheena Kaur on resilience during the pandemic. Psychology Today. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/hope-resilience/202009/how-malaysia-is-tackling-covid-19
    2018
    • Kaur, S. (2018, August 24). Edunation: While we hesitate, English has taken the world by storm. The Edge Markets. https://www.theedgemarkets.com/article/edunation-while-we-hesitate-english-has-taken-world-storm?fbclid=IwAR3o9vy_59g8-8iU9eB8nxa8bHBZ97Vg5p28twcR4CqoFrfUCQ5reLdgcCI
    2017
    • Kaur, S. (2017, April 5). Campuskini workshop 'engaging, refreshing and dramatic'. Malaysiakini. https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/378068
    2014
    • Kaur, S. (2014, October 14). Festival helps to improve students language proficiency and job prospects. The Star. https://www.thestar.com.my/News/Community/2014/10/14/Brushing-up-on-their-English-Festival-helps-to-improve-students-language-proficiency-and-job-prospe/
    Unpublished Writting Works
    2010
    • A Corpus-Driven Contrastive Study of Girls' and Boys' Use of Vocabulary in their Writing in Malaysia and the United Kingdom. PhD Thesis. Lancaster University.
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    Universiti Malaya Covid-19 Related Special Research Grant
  • The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on International Students' Experiences, Principal Investigator(PI), 2020 - 2021 (National)
  • Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP)
  • E-Culture Project: Weaving Culture of the Mah Meri Community of Carey Island, Consultant, 2018 - 2019 (National)
  • Malaysian Commission for Multimedia and Communication (MCMC)
  • Risk Communication Research for Electromagnetic Field (EMF) from Radio Frequency (RF) Researching the discourse representation of media texts: communicating scientific evidence regarding health effects of RF and EMF exposure and risk information to the public , Consultant, 2012 - 2014 (National)
  • Risk communication research for electromagnetic field (EMF) from Radio Frequency (RF) Project, Consultant, 2012 - 2013 (National)
  • Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP)
  • Perception of the Other: Views of Malaysian Pre-Schoolers Towards Other EThnic Groups , Consultant, 2007 - 2008 (National)
  • NONE
  • The Teaching of Spoken English for Professionals in the Global Era , Consultant, 2007 - 2007
  • Learning of Maths and Science in an Orang Asli School , Consultant, 2004 - 2004
  • SUPERVISION
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Completed
    • Lexical Errors in English Compositions of Upper Secondary Malay Students, Zahira binti Abdullah, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • STRATEGI PEMBELAJARAN BAHASA JEPUN DALAM KALANGAN PELAJAR UiTM, NORAZMI BIN HASAN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • A Study of Apology Strategies among Postgraduate Libyan Students, Siham Sagheyer, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A STUDY OF APOLOGY STRATEGIES AMONG POSTGRADUATE LIBYAN STUDENTS, SIHAM B. S. OMAR, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • A Corpus Analysis of Prepositions in ICE Nigeria, Rimi Salleh Bagudu, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A critical genre analysis of Malaysian Federal Court Criminal appeal case laws, Zuraidah Abu Bakar, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Varieties of English, Chin Jing Yi, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Language Shift and Maintenance among Tamils in Kuching, Selvajothi @ Pillai A/L Ramalingam, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Kajian Korpus Lexis Bahasa Cina Berkaitan Dengan Pendidikan di Malaysia dan Cina, Lau Su Kia, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A Corpus Analysis of Weblogs, Huang Wen Jie, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A Study of Subject-Verb Agreement Errors in the Interlanguage of ESL Learners, Koh Kok Tin, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Speech Patterns and Styles of Young Malaysian Metrosexuals, Mohd Khushairi b.Tohiar, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • An Error Analysis of Verbs In the English Compositions of Upper Secondary Students, Uthia Malar a/p Thirugnanam, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Needs Analysis of Malaysian Higher National Diploma Students, Muhammad Nadzri b. Abdul Aziz, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A Study of Grammatical Errors of Tamil ESL Students, Subbulatchimie a/p J.C. Ramalu, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Tense Errors in the Written Work of Malay ESL Students, Beatrice Fernandez a/p A.M. Fernandez, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • An Analysis of Verb Form Errors of Chinese ESL Students, Kam Yong Meng, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • An Investigation of Semantic Domains in a Malaysian Corpus of ESL Undergraduate Writing, Ilyana Haikal, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Pembelajaran Bahasa Jepun, Norazmi bin Hassan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    Other
    • A Corpus-Assisted critical Multimodal Analysis of Sentiments in Malaysian COVID-19 Tweets and Their Effects on Policies, MOHD NAZRIQ BIN NOOR AHMAD, University of Malaya (PhD)
    Ongoing
    • , RADIKA A/P SUBRAMANIAM, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • COMMUNICATION ACCOMMODATION BETWEEN ESL/EFL NURSES AND ENGLISH SPEAKING PATUENTS IN MEDICAL TOURISM, ADITYA KARUTHAN, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • E-MAIL COMMUNICATION IN NIGERIA : CASE STUDY OF KANO KANTIN KWARI INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COMMUNITY, HAUWA SALIHU, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • An Investigation of Moves and Lexical Bundles in L1 and L2 Writers’ English RAs in Engineering and Applied Linguistics, Wen Liu, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • The Effects of Teachers’ Corrective Feedback on Chinese University Students’ Vocabulary Development in EFL Writing: A Comparative Study from Sociocultural Perspective and Cognitive/Interactionist Perspective, Lujie Zheng, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • Not finalised, Abigail Subatra A/P Anbalakan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Suitability of Sekai Meisaku Fantaji- as a Reading Material for Japanese Language Learners: A Corpus Comparison, MOHD 'ADLAN BIN MOHD SHARIFFUDDIN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • Analysis of Language of Facebook, Sarveswaran A/L Amalu @ Amalanathan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A Corpus Analysis of English Language Textbooks, Sanda Kumari A/P Chandran, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • ESP in Gym Instructors, Kevin Raj A/L Murugasan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS ON FEMALE POLITICAL LEADERS’ SPEECH STYLES A Comparison Study Between Malaysian Female Political Leaders and Global Female Political Leaders and the Impact of Socio-Cultural Background in the Use of Language in Enacting Power and Leadership, Jacqueline Anthonysamy, University of Malaya (PhD)
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • Judge for Best Paper Award for SEARCH Conference - The Journal of South Easts Asia Research , 28/05/2015 to 29/05/2015
    • Review for SEARCH Journal, 28/05/2015 to 29/05/2015
    • Speaker for Workshop in Kolej Matrikulasi Selangor, 04/04/2015 to 04/04/2015
    • Peserta Bengkel Kajian Status dan Pencapaian Bumiputera dalam Pendidikan Negara: Kluster IPT dan Dasar, 13/01/2015 to 13/01/2015
    • Secretary for UWA-Geriatric Unit Fund Raising Charity Gala Dinner on 2nd Nov 2014 at Pullman Bangsar Kuala Lumpur, 02/11/2014 to 02/11/2014
    • Head Jury English Public Speaking Competition Inter-school Selangor organised by UM Cares, 06/09/2014 to 06/09/2014
    • Donation Drive for Myanmar refugee children from United Learning Centre Kuala Lumpur , 31/03/2014 to 01/04/2014
    • Generated Turnitin reports for staff and postgraduate students, 01/01/2014 to 31/12/2014
    • Hakim Pertandingan Pidato Bahasa Inggeris antara Sekolah Kluster Peringkat Kebangsaan, 22/06/2013 to 22/06/2013
    • Judge English Public Speaking Competition among cluster schools organised by ChitRa , 22/06/2013 to 22/06/2013
    • Sukarelawan Tahun Melawat Malaysia Kementerian Pelancongan Malaysia, 16/01/2013 to 31/01/2014
    • Majlis Pusat Kebajikan SeMalaysia cawangan Wilayah Persekutuan, 01/01/2013 to 31/12/2012
    • Judge for National Level Finals - Beyond Borders Interschool Project Competition and Golden Pen Award- Essay Writing Competition, 2021
    • Judge for Preliminary Level - Beyond Borders Interschool Project Competition : 1. Enhancing Reading Habits 2.Planet Green Interschool Project Competition, and 3.`Act It Up' Drama Competition , 26/09/2012 to 03/10/2012
    • Letter of appreciation for the Beyond Borders Programme 2012 organised by Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd. , 02/04/2012 to 28/11/2013
    • Judge Beyond Borders (i) Project Interschool Competition (ii)Planet Green Interschool Competition (iii)Golden Pen Award: Essay Writing Competition, 22/11/2011 to 23/11/2011
    • English for Specific Purposes Programme for Kandahar University Staff , 02/08/2011 to 26/08/2011
    • English Writing Workshop Beyond Borders 2011 bagi Program Tanggungjawab Sosial Korporat Anjuran Malaysia Airports (for the Corporate Social Responsibility Programme organised by Malaysia Airports) , 01/06/2011 to 30/08/2011
    • English Language Proficiency Programame for Canon Staff, 08/01/2011 to 26/03/2011
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Evaluation Activity
    (Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Candidature defence for MA Research Proposal of Manokaran A/L Rengasamy (TGA11002)titled Bahasa Kiasan dalam Novel Elachia Payanam: Satu Kajian Semantik on 3 May 2013 , 2013 (Candidature Defence)
  • Pemeriksa thesis A CORPUS-BASED STUDY OF TIME METAPHORS IN THE TEXT SIMPLIFICATION OF AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, 2013 to 2013 (Thesis)
  • Pembentangan Rancangan Penyelidikan Ijazah Sarjana Manokaran A/L Rengasamy (TGA110002) , 2013 to 2013 (Pembentangan Rancangan Penyelidikan)
  • Pembentangan rancangan penyelidikan PhD oleh Lau Su Kia , 2013 to 2013 (Rancangan penyelidikan PhD )
  • Candidature Defence Sarjana Corpus-Based Study of Metaphors in Original and Simplified Version of Around The World in 80 Days oleh NOOR BAIZURA ADNAN @ ANANG , 2013 to 2013 (Candidature Defence NOOR BAIZURA ADNAN @ ANANG )
  • Retorik dan pemaparan imej lelaki dalam bahasa iklan majalah Men's Health.(Rhetoric and image construction of men in the language of advertisements in Men's Health), 2012 to 2012 (Research report)
  • Anis Ashrafzadeh (THA110010), 2012 to 2012 (PhD Research Report )
  • Candidature defence for PhD candidate on 9 July 2012 at Bilik Mersawa, FBL. Title of research: A Study of Lexical Collocaiton Errors Among Chinese Learners of English - YE HONG (THA50019), 2012 (PhD Candidate Defence)
  • Panel member for PhD Candidature Defence for Mohammad Hamad Khalef Al Kreshah-THA100004); 31 Oktober 2012 (Rabu)at 10.00 am at Bilik GR8, FBL. Title of research : A Study of Word Order Use By Jordanian EFL Learners , 2012 (Panel member for Candidature Defence)
  • Internal examiner TXGX6304 English for Specific Purposes Masters Programme in Sem 2, 2011/2012 session, 2012 (Masters Programe)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • Asian Universities Alliance Scholars Award (AUA) , AUA, 2020 (RESEARCH)
    • Certificate of Appreciation, Central Welfare Council Peninsular Malaysia, 2019 (SERVICES)
    • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD, University of Malaya, 2016 (CERTIFICATE)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2015 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Sijil Khidmat Cemerlang, University of Malaya, 2015 (SPECIAL)
    • Sijil Penghargaan Majlis Pusat Kebajikan SeMalaysia Cawangan Wilayah Persekutuan, Majlis Pusat Kebajikan SeMalaysia, 2014 (RESEARCH)
    • Anugerah Khidmat Cemerlang (Award for Excellent Service), University Malaya, 2013 (RESEARCH)
    • Certificate of Appreciation for 20 years of service, University of Malaya, 2013 (RESEARCH)
    • Certificate of Appreciation for being a member of the organizing committee at the 3rd International Conference on Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice (ALAPP 2013), 12-14 December 2013, University of Malaya, 2013 (RESEARCH)
    • Sijil Penghargaan kerana sumbangan dan kerjasama, Majlis Pusat Kebajikan SeMalaysia, 2013 (RESEARCH)
    • KHIDMAT SETIA 20 AWARD, , 2013 (CERTIFICATE)
    • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD, University of Malaya, 2013 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Certificate of Appreciation, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad, 2011 (RESEARCH)
    • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD, University of Malaya, 2005 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Award for Excellent Service, University of Malaya, 2005 (SPECIAL)
    • PhD Study Leave Scholarship(HLCB), University of Malaya, Universiti Malaya, 2005 (RESEARCH)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2004 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Certificate for Excellent Service, University of Malaya, 2004 (SPECIAL)
    CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • PhD Proposal Defence, title, The Effectiveness of Modular Approach in Teaching Speaking towards Lower Secondary Students , Open University Malaysia, 01/12/2019 to 01/12/2020 (National)
    • OUM facilitator for September 2018 for HMEF5123 Models and Strategies of Teaching , Open University Malaysia, 01/01/2018 to 01/01/2018 (National)
    • OUM e-tutor for September 2018 for HMEF5123 Models and Strategies of Teaching , OUM, 01/01/2018 to 01/01/2018 (National)
    • OUM examiner for September 2018 for HMEF5123 Models and Strategies of Teaching , Open University Malaysia, 01/01/2018 to 01/01/2018 (National)
    • Reviewer for Akademika Journal of Southeast Asia Social Sciences and Humanities, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, 01/12/2016 to 01/12/2016 (National)
    • Pakar perujuk kursus untuk Kursus Pentadbiran Kewangan Sekolah, Fakulti Pendidikan dan Bahasa, Open University Malaysia, 01/12/2016 to 01/12/2016 (National)
    • Facilitator untuk Kursus Masters Comparative Education, Open University Malaysia, 01/12/2016 to 01/12/2016 (National)
    • Bengkel Permurnian Borang 1-8 bagi English Language Proficiency Programme, University of Malaya Centre for Continuing Education, 01/12/2016 to 01/12/2016 (National)
    • External moderator for English Language examination papers, Meritus University, 01/12/2016 to 01/12/2016 (National)
    • Best Cultural Booth and Poster Presentation for the International Day, 7-8 December 2015, Universiti Malaya, 01/01/2015 to 01/01/2015 (National)
    • Reviewer for Journal Article for SEARCH (Journal of the South East Asia Research centre for Communication and Humanities), Taylor's College, 01/01/2014 to 01/01/2014 (National)
    • Panelist for Postgraduate Conference 28 and 29 Nov 2014, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, 01/01/2014 to 01/01/2014 (National)
    • PhD Seminar, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya, 01/01/2014 to 01/01/2014 (National)
    • Reviewer for Conference Paper, Centre for Research and Development, Taylor's University, Malaysia, 01/01/2014 to 01/01/2014 (National)
    • Proposal for Communication at the Workplace for Puncak Semangat, Puncak Semangat Technology Sdn. Bhd , 01/01/2014 to 01/01/2014 (National)
    • Panel for Research Proposal in the field of Corpus Linguistics, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya, 01/01/2014 to 01/01/2014 (National)
    • Translator for Questionnaire Validation in Oral Health Status among Down Syndrome Patients Research , Dental Faculty, University of Malaya, 01/01/2014 to 01/01/2014 (National)
    • Lancaster Child Language Survey Project, Lancaster University, 01/02/2007 to 01/02/2007 (International)
    • The LANCAWE Project (Lancaster Corpus of Written Academic English), Lancaster University, 01/02/2005 to 01/02/2007 (International)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    CONFERENCE
  • Communication Accommodation: Convergence Strategies used by Malaysian Nurses while Communicating in English, 8th Postgraduate Research Conference 2020 (FLLPGRC8), 19/12/2020 to 19/12/2020, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, UM (National)
  • A Corpus Analysis on Bahasa Jepun Menengah Rendah Japanese Language Textbook, 8th Postgraduate Research Conference 2020 (FLLPGRC8), 19/12/2020 to 19/12/2020, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics (National)
  • A JOURNEY OF THE KERINCHI COMMUNITY FROM JAMBI TO TANAH MELAYU: A PLIGHT OVER TIME AND SPACE , ICONSEA2019 & 1st SYMPOSIUM ON MIGRATION & DIASPORA, 02/12/2019 to 03/12/2019, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (International)
  • PLEANARY SPEAKER
  • The Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on International Students Studying in Malaysia: Current Challenges and Prospects , International Webinar Series on Dissemination of Academic Research and Implementation during Covid 19 Pandemic (December 2020), 14/12/2020 to 15/12/2020, Institute of Research and Community Services (LPPM) Universitas Singaperbangsa Karawang - Indonesia (International)
  • INVITED SPEAKER
  • Exploring Learner Corpus Research: Insights from Two Studies, University Malaya Corpus Linguistics International Conference (UMCLIC2020), 16/01/2020 to 16/01/2020, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics (International)
  • Workshop on Customer Service and Communication Skills, English at the Workplace, 14/01/2017 to 15/01/2017, Nursing Synergy Subang Jaya (National)
  • Workshop on Handling Difficult Customers, English at the Workplace, 03/12/2016 to 04/12/2016, Nursing Synergy Subang Jaya (National)
  • How to Deliver Value Care to Customers, English at the Workplace, 26/11/2016 to 27/11/2016, Nursing Synergy Subang Jaya, Selangor (National)
  • Speaking and Writing English with Confidence, Staff In-Service Course for P & P Kumpulan Pelaksana Gred 27 ke atas, 26/04/2016 to 27/04/2016, STAND (Staff Training and Development Division) (University)
  • Oh My English, English for Support Staff, 20/01/2016 to 21/01/2016, STAND (Staff Training and Development Division), University Malaya (University)
  • Public Speaking, English Team Building Camp, 03/10/2015 to 03/10/2015, UM Cares and SK Kelana Jaya 1 (National)
  • A Corpus-Driven Analysis of Malaysian School Children's Writing, Malaysia Corpus Research Colloquium, 05/04/2012 to 05/04/2012, Associate Prof Hajar Abdul Rahim, School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia (National)
  • Linguistic Sexism and Gender Role stereotyping in Qatari English Language Learning School Resources, SoLLs.lNTEC.ll Conference, 11/05/2011 to 12/05/2011 (International)
  • WMatrix Workshop, Qatar Foundation Research Project on English Textbooks, National University of Malaysia, 21/10/2010 to 21/10/2010 (National)
  • Using a Semantic Tagger (WMatrix) for the Analysis of Children's Writing, Workshop on Corpus Development in Malaysia; Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia. , 12/05/2010 to 13/05/2010 (National)
  • EVENT ORGANISER
  • Corpus Linguistics, UMDS 2017, 29/04/2017 to 29/04/2017, University Malaya (International)
  • Health Tourism, Health Tourism Forum, 12/11/2014 to 12/11/2014 (University)
  • POSTER PRESENTER
  • Students' Perception on Global Skills Acquired from International Internship Experience, Going Global 2018, 02/05/2018 to 04/05/2018, British Council (International)
  • PRESENTER
  • Lexico-grammatical Features of High Frequency Content Words in Malaysian Polytechnic Engineering Learner Corpus, 7th FLL Postgraduate Research Conference, 30/11/2019 to 30/11/2019, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya (International)
  • English Language Challenges Faced and Convergent Strategies Used by Malaysian Nurses, 7th FLL Postgraduate Research Conference, 30/11/2019 to 30/11/2019, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics (International)
  • Trends and Directions in Student Mobility in South East Asia, Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE 2019) Conference and Exhibition , 25/03/2019 to 29/03/2019, APAIE2019 (International)
  • Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in Higher Education in Malaysia, Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE 2019) Conference and Exhibition , 25/03/2019 to 29/03/2019, APAIE2019 (International)
  • Workshop for UM-Liter Application on Developing Academic Writing Skills through the Use of Flipped Classroom and Reflections, UM-Liter Workshop, 30/05/2018 to 30/05/2018, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics (University)
  • Has Industrial Training Prepared Undergraduates Well for Employability?, APAIE 2018 Conference and Exhibition, 25/03/2018 to 29/03/2018, APAIE and National University of Singapore (International)
  • The Role of Malaysia in Promoting Excellence through Diversity in Unity among the Silk Road Countries, The 3rd General Assembly of the Silk Road Universities Network, 08/11/2017 to 12/11/2017, Silk-road Universities Network (International)
  • The Experiences of Teaching and Learning English as a Foreign Language Among International Postgraduate Students, International Tertiary Education Language and Innovation Conference, 02/08/2016 to 03/08/2016, University Putra Malaysia (International)
  • Basic English Language Communication for Support Staff, Staff Development Workshop, 19/01/2016 to 20/08/2015, STAND (University)
  • PENGARUH FAKTOR ETNOLINGUISTIK DALAM PERALIHAN DAN PENGEKALAN BAHASA DALAM KALANGAN ETNIK TAMIL DI KUCHING, 5th FLL Postgraduate Research Conference (FLL-PGRC5), 28/11/2015 to 29/11/2015, Fakulti Bahasa dan Linguistik (National)
  • Institutional Support Factor and Language Use Pattern among Tamils in Kuching, Malaysia: A Case Study, All India Dravidian Linguistics Conference All India Dravidian Linguistics Conference Annamalai University India 18th to 20th June 2015 , 18/06/2015 to 20/06/2016 (International)
  • Pengaruh Faktor Etnolinguistik dalam Peralihan dan Pengekalan Bahasa dalam Kalangan Etnik Tamil di Kuching (The Influence of Ethnolinguistics Factors in Language Shift and Maintenance among the Tamil ethnic group in Kuching), 5th FLL Postgraduate Research Conference, 28/11/2014 to 29/11/2014, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya (University)
  • Malaysian Health Tourism Resiliency Project, Research Seminar Equitable Society Research Cluster (ESCR), 24/06/2014 to 25/06/2014, Equitable Society Research Cluster, University Malaya (University)
  • The discursive and visual representations of Medical Tourism in Malaysia , Researchers' and stakeholders' seminar on current issues in medical tourism, 31/10/2013 to 31/01/2014, UMRG Project (International)
  • Linguistic Aspects of Medical Tourism, Tourism Focus Group Seminar , 05/10/2013 to 05/10/2013, UMRG funded project (International)
  • Bagaimana dengan golongan OKU? : Satu Kajian Linguistik Menggunakan Pengkalan Data Korpus Bahasa Melayu DBP ("How about the OKU group?" : A Linguistics Analysis using the DBP Malay language corpus - presentation in Malay), SEMINAR SAINS KEMANUSIAAN OKU (SKOKU 2013) , 18/05/2013 to 18/05/2013, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (National)
  • Using Spectrum for Language Courses, Teaching and Learning with Spectrum Sharing of Best Practices, 12/07/2012 to 12/07/2012, ADEC (University)
  • A Corpus-driven Analysis of the Content of Men's and Women's Online Magazines (Miki Yap Khai Ling and Sheena Kaur), University of Malaya conference on Discourse and Society 2012 Transforming scholarship:Setting a new agenda for research and teaching in language studies , 27/06/2012 to 29/06/2012, University of Malaya (International)
  • Speech Patterns and Styles of Young Malaysian Metrosexuals (Mohd Khushairi Tohiar & Sheena Kaur), University of Malaya conference on Discourse and Society 2012 Transforming scholarship:Setting a new agenda for research and teaching in language studies, 27/06/2012 to 29/06/2012, University of Malaya (International)
  • Towards enhancing teachers understanding of children s use of English vocabulary in written corpora of Malaysian and British school children., Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies (IVACS) 2010.Edinburgh, UK., 18/06/2010 to 19/06/2010 (International)
  • What are little girls little boys made of? On using corpora to bridege the gap between gender constructions and ELT., International Seminar on Corpus Linguistics in Honour of John Sinclair, Granada, Spain. , 22/09/2008 to 24/09/2008 (International)
  • Corpus-Based Study of Gender Representation: A Case of Malaysian School Children's Writing , The Third Lancaster University Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching, Lancaster University , 03/07/2008, Lancaster University (International)
  • The Free Writing of British and Malaysian Schoolchildren: A Corpus-based Study, Corpus Linguistics Research Group, Lancaster University , 11/06/2007 (University)
  • OTHERS
  • An analysis of collocations using different tools in a corpus of songs, Asia Universities Alliance Postgraduate Academic Forum, 29/10/2018 to 29/10/2018, Asia Universities Alliance (International)
  • Statistical aspect of collocations using different tools in a corpus of English songs, International Conference on Language, Culture and Society 2018 (ICLCS 2018), 25/10/2018 to 25/10/2018, International Islamic University Malaysia (International)
  • University Malaya, 13th QS-Apple New Directions in Asia-Pacific Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities, 22/11/2017 to 24/11/2017, QS Apple (International)
  • English Language Curriculum, Curriculum Review Workshop for the Bachelor of Languages and Linguistics Programme, 14/11/2014 to 16/11/2014, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya (University)
  • Presentation Sub-programme 4, Malaysian Health Tourism Resiliency Project, 16/10/2014 to 16/10/2014, University of Malaya (University)
  • Medical Travel Management (MTM) presentations, Medical Travel Management Sydney Showcase, 14/10/2014 to 14/10/2014, MTM Sydney (International)
  • Coaching and Mentoring Workshop 1, Participant Coaching and Mentoring Workshop 1, 10/09/2014 to 09/09/2013, ADEC (University)
  • The multifaceted medical tourism industry, 2nd MIHTE 2013 Malaysia International Healthcare Travel Expo, 20/10/2013 to 22/10/2013, MIHTE (International)
  • Discourse, Power, Context and Knowledge, Workshop on Discourse, Power, Context and Knowledge by Prof Tuen A. Van Dijk, 09/11/2012, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics (Others)
  • Special Guest Advisor, 3rd Faculty of Languages and Linguistics Postgraduate Conference 2011, 08/12/2011 to 08/12/2011, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics (Others)