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UPM's Staff Profile
YBHG. PROFESOR DR. AIN NADZIMAH BINTI ABDULLAH
AMAL PUTRA
FAKULTI BAHASA MODEN DAN KOMUNIKASI
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PROFESSIONAL

NAME :
(Ybhg. Profesor Dr.) Ain Nadzimah Binti Abdullah
POSITION :
Amal Putra
ENTITY :
Fakulti Bahasa Moden Dan Komunikasi

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
2008
PhD (Sociolinguistics), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
1985
Master of Arts (Linguistics - ESL), California State University, California, USA
1983
Bachelor of Arts (TESOL), University of Northern Iowa, Iowa, USA
WORKING EXPERIENCE
2011
Deputy Dean (Graduate Studies and International Affairs), Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, UPM
2010
Deputy Director (Networking and Social Computing), IDEC, UPM
2008
Associate Professor in Department of English, Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, UPM
2004
Senior Lecturer in Department of English Language, Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, UPM
1995
Lecturer in Deparment of English Language, Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, UPM
1991
Language Instructor in Department of English Language, Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, UPM
1986
Language Teacher at MARA Junior Science College
SKILL
Playing Piano
CONSULTANCY SERVICES
2014
ELTP Consultant
CONFERENCE / WORKSHOP / SEMINAR
2013
International Conference on Languages, Linguistics and Society 2013 (ICLALIS 2013)) at Promenade Hotel, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia (22-24 October 2013)
2013
MRSM English Education Summit 2013 (1-4 July 2013)
2013
11th Asia TEFL International Conference at Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines (26-28 October 2013)
2013
Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference at Calgary, Canada (5-7 September 2013)
2013
3rd International Conference on English Language Teaching (ICELT 2013) at Equatorial Hotel, Malacca from 18-20 November 2013
2013
Presentation Skills- How to deliver an oral presentation in 1st October 2013 at Faculty of Biotechnology and Bimolecular Science, organized by SGS (Program Putra Sarjana).
PAPER PRESENTED
2013
Patterns of Language Choice in the Education Domain: The Malaysian Context. Paper presented at 11th Asia TEFL International Conference at Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines (26-28 October 2013)
2013
The Malaysian National Education Blueprint: How do Teachers Perceive Bilinguality for the Malaysian Secondary School Student? Paper presented at International Conference on Languages, Linguistics and Society 2013 (ICLALIS 2013)
2013
English Language Policy for Malaysian Universities: Meeting the Language Needs of Local Economies. Paper presented at Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference at Calgary, Canada (5-7 September 2013)
TEACHING
2013
BBI 4412 Tertiary English Programme (TEP)
2013
BBI 5102 Language Planning and Policy
2013
BBI 3204 Introduction to Sociolinguistics
2013
BBI 3101 Introduction to the History of English
2013
BBI 3201 Introduction To General Linguistics
2012
BBI 3101 Introduction to the History of English
2012
BBI 5219 Sociolinguistics
2012
Tertiary English Programme
2012
BBI 3204 Introduction To Sociolinguistics
2012
BBI 5102 Language Planning And Policy
2012
BBI 3201 Introduction To General Linguistics
2011
BBI 5219 Sociolinguistics
2011
Tertiary English Programme (TEP)
2011
BBI 3301 Introduction To Language And Culture
2011
BBI 3101 Introduction To The History Of English
2011
BBI 3201 Introduction To General Linguistics
2010
BBI 3415 Professional Writing
2010
BBI 5219 Sociolinguistics
2010
Tertiary English Programme (TEP)
2010
BBI 3204 Introduction To Sociolinguistics
2010
BBI 3101 Introduction To The History Of English
2010
BBI 3201 Introduction To General Linguistics
2009
BBI 3208 Bilingualism
2009
BBI 5219 Sociolinguistics
2009
BBI 3101 Introduction to the History of English
2009
BBI 5102 Language Planning and Policy
COMMITTEE
2014
Committee Member of Malaysia International Conference on Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (MICOLLAC 2014)
2014
Penasihat Jawatankuasa Hala Tuju Pengajian Siswazah FBMK
2014
Penasihat dan Panel Penilai Luar (Akademik)
2013
University Evaluation Committee Member for Research Grant Scheme (FRGS, ERGS, PRGS, RUGS, and SCIENCEFUND)
2013
Committee Member of The International Conference on Habits of Minds 2013 (ICHOM 23)
2012
Committee Members of Monitoring Website UPM
2011
Committee Member of UPM Test on Communication in English (UPM-TOCIE)
2011
Committee Member of Emergency Rescue Team, Keselamatan dan Kesihatan Pekerja, Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication
AWARD AND ACHIEVEMENT
2012
Nomination for Anugerah Akademik Negara
2012
Setia Putra Award
2011
Gold medal for research entitled “Investigating Malaysian Students’ Perceptions and Evaluation of Their Multilinguism” at Exhibition of Inventions, Research and Innovation, UPM
2011
Gold medal for research entitled “Exploring the Language of Traffic Signs in the Malaysian Linguistic Landcape: its Meaning at Exhibition of Inventions, Research and Innovation, UPM
2011
Excellent Service Award
2010
Silver medal for research entitled “The Development of the Mediated Employer-Employee Languge Profile (MELP) as a Mechanism to Benchmark English Langugae Needs of the Malaysian Service Sector Industry” at EIRI, UPM
2010
Silver medal for research entitled “Development of a Sociopsychological Framework to Map Language Choice and Use in the Legal Workplace” at Exhibition of Inventions, Research and Innovation, UPM
2010
Nomination for Anugerah Akademik Negara 2010
2010
Excellent Service Award
2009
Silver medal for research entitled “English Language Test for Academic Staff (ELTAS)” at Exhibition of Inventions, Research and Innovation, University of Malaya
2009
Putra Teaching Award Finalist (Arts and Social Sciences Cluster)
2009
Excellent Service Award
AREA OF SPECIALISATION
Sociolinguistics, Language Contact, Language Planning and Policy, Bilingualism, Multilingualism
RESEARCH AREA
Language Contact, Language Planning and Policy, Bilingualism, Multilingualism
RESEARCH PROJECT
2013
Assessment Literacy of Public University lectures. GIPP (Geran Insentif Penyelidikan dalam Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran) - Member
2012
Exploring the Strength of Language Vitality Indicators: Sustainability in the Shaping of Linguistic Identities among Multi-Ethnic Malaysians - Leader
2012
Defining The Construct Of Anxiety In Oral Competence Among ESL Learners At Tertiary Level - Leader
2012
A Corpus- Informed Study Of Discourse Markers In Research Proposal Abstract Of Graduate Social Science Students at Malaysian Universities - Leader
2012
Assessing Communicative Soft Skills At Tertiary Institutions: Defining The Domains And Criteria - Member
2012
Exploring the Strength of Language Vitality Indicators: Sustainability in the Shaping of Linguistic Identities among Multi-Ethnic Malaysians - Leader
2011
Oral Communication Skills: Test Implementation and Validation, Stakeholders’ Perceptions, Instructional Strategies, and Vocabularies - Member
2011
National Language As Heritage Language: Maintenance And Use Among Malaysians - Leader
2011
Enhancing Abstract Writing For Engineering Reports Using Logical Formulators Research University - Member
2011
Implementation Of National Language As Heritage Policy: The Curriculum And Use And Maintenance Of Bahasa Kiasan, Bahasa Diraja And Bahasa Lama - Member
2010
Language Choice And Use In Relation To Language Policy As Practiced Among Malaysian Financial Institutions - Leader
2009
Language Use and Business Management Communication Practices in Malaysian Manufacturing and Contracting Organizations - Member
2008
Development of a Framework for the Analysis of Multilingualism in the Malaysian Education Domain - Member
2007
Development of a Socio-Psychological Framework to Map Language Choice and Use in the Legal Workplace - Leader