Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

DR. YEO SIANG LEE

  • Senior Lecturer

  • Department of English Language
    Faculty of Languages & Linguistics
  •    +603-79673055
  •   yeosl@um.edu.my

BIOGRAPHY

YEO Siang Lee, PhD (Macq.) is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. His main research interest is on interactions of individuals with communication disorders, particularly those diagnosed with autism. His current research focuses on the interactions between a small group of children with autism and their teachers in an educational setting.

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • COORDINATOR, Faculty, 02/09/2019 to 16/02/2020
  • COORDINATOR, Faculty, 18/02/2019 to 08/09/2019
  • COORDINATOR, Faculty, 02/08/2018 to 17/02/2019
  • AJL E-Learning Peringkat Unit Bahasa, Faculty, 03/01/2018 to 02/01/2019
  • Menjalankan Tugas-tugas Ketua Unit Bahasa, Faculty, 01/11/2018 to 05/11/2018
  • MENJALANKAN FUNGSI SEBAGAI KETUA UNIT, University Malaya, 02/02/2018 to 02/02/2018
  • AJK Inbound & Kursus Pendek Peringkat Unit Bahasa, Faculty, 02/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
  • COORDINATOR, Faculty, 03/09/2017 to 19/08/2018
  • AJK Translation, Proofreading & Editing, Peringkat Unit Bahasa, Faculty, 28/08/2017 to 27/08/2018
  • AJK E-Learning, Peringkat Unit Bahasa, Faculty, 03/01/2017 to 02/01/2018
  • COORDINATOR, Faculty, 13/02/2017 to 31/08/2017
  • AJK Inbound & Kursus Pendek, Peringkat Unit Bahasa, Faculty, 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2017
  • Publicity Head, PPA-16, National, 29/11/2016 to 10/08/2017
  • COORDINATOR, Faculty, 01/12/2010 to 22/03/2012
  • AJK E-Learning, Peringkat Jabatan Bahasa Inggeris, Faculty, 15/01/2010 to 14/01/2012
  • COORDINATOR, Faculty, 01/06/2010 to 30/11/2011
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), LINGUISTICS, MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY, AUSTRALIA
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), LINGUISTICS, MACQUIRE UNIVERSITY, SYDNEY
  • MLing(UM), LINGUISTICS(Speech and language disorders), UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • BEdTESOL(Hons) (Heriot-Watt), EDUCATION(TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (TESOL)), HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • LINGUISTIC STRUCTURES(INCL. GRAMMER,PHONOLOGY, LEXICON,SEMANTICS) (Speech and language disorders)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Refereed Journals
    2018
    • Ang, P.S. & S.L. Yeo (2018) Exclusionary visual depiction of disabled persons in Malaysian news photographs. Discourse & Communication, 12 (5), pp.457-477 (WoS)
    Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,TV,Popular Magazine)
    2021
    • Ang, P.S., Yeo, S.L., & Shanmuganathan, T. (1 October 2021). Empowering disabled youths. The Star, p.13. https://www.thestar.com.my/opinion/letters/2021/10/01/empowering-disabled-youths
    2020
    • Ang, P.S, S.L. Yeo & L. Koran (12 December 2020). When to call a spade a spade. The Star, p.13. Retrieved from https://www.thestar.com.my/opinion/letters/2019/11/27/presenting-better-images-of-disability
    2019
    • Ang, P.S, L. Koran & S.L. Yeo (27 November 2019). Presenting better images of disability. The Star, p. 17. Retrieved from https://www.thestar.com.my/opinion/letters/2019/11/27/presenting-better-images-of-disability
    Extended Abstract
    2017
    • Yeo, S.L. (2017) Autism in the classroom: A conversation-analytic study of lesson beginnings in special education [Announcement of doctoral theses]. Disability & Society, 32(10), Published online: 02 Oct 2017. DOI: 10.1080/09687599.2017.1383036 (ISI-Indexed) (WoS)
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    Faculty Research Grant (FRG)
  • Disability images: Towards an inclusive discourse (GPF005N-2019), Consultant, 2019 - 2021 (National)
  • Others MOHE
  • Model for Sustainable Ageing in Communities (MoSAIC), Consultant, 2019 - 2022 (National)
  • QMEC
  • QMEC FBL CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT PROJECT: THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE UNIVERSITY ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMMUNICATION COURSE, Consultant, 2015 - 2016 (National)
  • Self-Financing
  • Speech and Language therapy service provision in Malaysia, Consultant, 2009 - 2010 (National)
  • ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Evaluation Activity
    (Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • PANEL MEMBER - PROPOSAL PRESENTATION BY MASTER'S DEGREE CANDIDATE - NIK NADIA BINTI NIK NAZRI (TOA160014), 11 January 2019, 11.30am at GR8 Meeting Room, FLL , 2019 to 2019 (PROPOSAL PRESENTATION)
  • CHAIR OF CANDIDATURE DEFENCE BY MASTER'S DEGREE CANDIDATE - JASVIN KAUR SIDHU A/P HARNEK SINGH (TGB150008), 26 October 2018 (Friday), 10.30 am, GR8 Meeting Room, FLL , 2018 to 2018 (CANDIDATURE DEFENCE )
  • Article Reviewer for Jurnal MANU, Centre for the Promotion of Knowledge and Language Learning (Pusat Penataran Ilmu dan Bahasa), Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 2018 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Panel Member - Master's Research Proposal Presentation (Faculty Level), Jasvin Kaur Sidhu a/p Harnek Singh (TGB150008), A Single Case Study of a Child with RSS: Analysis of Naturalistic Interactions involving her Siblings, 23 June 2017, 10.30 am, GR8 Meeting Room, FLL, 2017 to 2017 (Master's Research Proposal Presentation)
  • Article Reviewer for Jurnal MANU, Centre for the Promotion of Knowledge and Language Learning (Pusat Penataran Ilmu dan Bahasa), Universiti Malaysia Sabah , 2017 to 2017 (Article in Journal)
  • University of Malaya Human Resources Division, English Oral Test Examiner for the Management and Professional (Non-academic) staff (appointment to a permanent position), 26 August 2016., 2016 to 2016 (English Oral Test Examiner)
  • Panel Member - Master's Proposal Presentation (Faculty level) by Nordalila binti Mohammad Shukri (TGC120044), Efficacy of the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) for Communication Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, 30 August 2016, 10.00 am, CUBE Room, FLL, 2016 to 2016 (Master's Proposal Presentation)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD, University of Malaya, 2019 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Penerima Hadiah Latihan Cuti Belajar/Skim Latihan Akademik IPTA (HLCB/SLAI), Universiti Malaya & Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi Malaysia, 2012 (EDUCATION)
    • Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang 2002, Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Sarawak, 2003 (EDUCATION)
    • Anugerah Graduan Terbaik Program Kembar MPIK-UK B. Ed. TESL, Maktab Perguruan Ilmu Khas, 1998 (EDUCATION)
    • ANUGERAH KHAS MPIK 1998, Maktab Perguruan Ilmu Khas, 1998 (EDUCATION)
    • Penerima Biasiswa Program Kembar B. Ed. (Hons) TESL Maktab Perguruan Ilmu Khas, Kuala Lumpur Heriot-Watt University, Scotland (1992-1998), Bahagian Pendidikan Guru, Kementerian Pelajaran Malaysia, 1992 (EDUCATION)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    POSTER PRESENTER
  • Parents narratives of interactional features of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Australasian Society for Autism Research (ASfAR) Conference, 04/12/2014 to 05/12/2014, Australasian Society for Autism Research (ASfAR) (International)
  • PRESENTER
  • Conversations of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Linguistics Department Higher Degree Research (HDR) Conference 2014, 18/11/2014 to 18/11/2014, Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Human Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (University)
  • From the nudist colony to what colour can apples be Conversations of children with ASD, PhD Presentation for staff of Macquarie University Special Education Centre, 01/09/2014 to 01/09/2014, Macquarie University Special Education Centre, Sydney, Australia (University)
  • From the nudist colony to what colour can apples be Conversations of children with ASD, Aspect Autism in Education Conference 2014, 31/07/2014 to 01/08/2014, Autism Spectrum Australia (National)
  • The interactional features of the discourse of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), 4th Bienniel New Zealand Discourse Conference 2013, 02/12/2013 to 04/12/2013, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand (International)
  • The interactional features of the discourse of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Linguistics Hidger Degree Research (HDR) Showcase 2013, 15/11/2013 to 15/11/2013, Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Human Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (University)
  • The Interactional Features of the Discourse of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Higher Degree Research (HDR) Faculty Commencement Report Presentation, 27/11/2012 to 27/11/2012, Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Human Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (University)
  • English to Chinese: Anything lost/found? - A study of a semi-literary newspaper advertisement, Found in Translation: International Conference on Translation and Multiculturalism, 23/07/2010 to 25/07/2010, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, Universiti Malaya (International)
  • Projecting an image of a socially responsible company: A study of corporate social responsibility (CSR) discourse in annual reports of a Malaysian gas company, Asia Pacific Conference on Language for Specific Purposes and Professional Communication, 15/07/2010 to 17/07/2010, Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, Universiti Malaya (International)
  • The Road Less Taken Research in the Field of Speech and Language Disorders, 1st Faculty of Languages & Linguistics Postgraduate Research Conference, 07/12/2009 to 08/12/2009, Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, Universiti Malaya (University)
  • OTHERS
  • Google Calendar/Google Form Workshop, Google Calendar/Google Form Workshop, 09/03/2018 to 09/03/2018, E-learning Committee, FLL and Language Unit. (University)
  • Essential Word Processing Skills Workshop, Essential Word Processing Skills Workshop, 09/03/2018 to 09/03/2018, E-learning Committee, FLL and Language Unit (Others)