(MAAL APC 2022)

The Role of Languages in the Pursuit of Global Sustainability

10 – 11 AUGUST 2022, Kuala Lumpur MALAYSIA

Subcommittees of the Abstract Review

Datin Dr Minah Harun

Minah binti Harun is a senior Lecturer at the School of Languages, Civilisation and Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia. She is a life member of Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics, Malaysian Association of Communication Educators, Editors Association Malaysia, UUM Academics Association and Malaysian Historical Society (Kedah). Her research interests include hospitality language, peace and leadership language, interpersonal/interethnic/intercultural communication, discourse analysis, learner difficulties, English language teaching and learning.

Datin Dr. Minah binti Harun (Head)
School of Languages, Civilisation and Philosophy
Universiti Utara Malaysia, Kedah

Dr Ng Lee Luan

Dr. Ng Lee Luan teaches postgraduate courses at the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics Universiti Malaya, and she is a MA programme coordinator. Her research includes CALL, gamification in language learning, language acquisition, computer mediated communication and instruction.

Faculty of Languages and Linguistics
University of Malaya (UM)

Dr Normazidah Che Musa

Dr. Normazidah Che Musa holds a PhD in English Language Studies from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). She works as an English Language instructor at Pusat Pengajian Citra Universiti, UKM. Her research interest is rooted within the field of language and literacy learning at higher education.  Her current engagements include multilingual education, content and language integrated learning, classroom interaction, and curriculum development.

Pusat Pengajian Citra Universiti
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
Ketua Citra Bahasa Inggeris

AP Dr Cordelia Mason

Cordelia Mason is an informal knowledge broker with over 30 years of experience in the learning industry. She has written case-studies, textbooks for the Malaysian schools, book chapters, quality manuals, curriculum manuals, research reports, journal articles, lyrics, and other literary work.

Associate Professor Dr Cordelia Mason
Director of Yayasan UniKL
Universiti Kuala Lumpur
1016 Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur
Mobile: 0133672527

AP Dr Vahid Nimehchisalem

Associate Professor
Department of English
Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Ms. Sabrina Che Haron

Ms. Sabrina Che Haron is currently an English Instructor at Pusat Pengajian Citra Universiti (PPCU), UKM. She holds a B.Ed in TESL and an M.Ed in Social Foundations of Education. Her work mainly revolves around language teaching research and currently working on a research related to the teaching of communication skills.

Pusat Pengajian Citra Universiti
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Dr Ena Bhattacharyya

Ena Bhattacharyya obtained her Doctorate in Philosophy in Applied Linguistics (English for Specific Purposes) from University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur in 2014. She has 30 years of professional experience as an academic and is currently a Senior Lecturer at SEGi University, Faculty of Education, Languages and Psychology, Kota Damansara, Selangor Darul Ehsan. She teaches Advanced Qualitative Research Methods to international postgraduate students. Her research interests are Employability Skills, Work Readiness, and Sustainable Education. She is a lifetime member of Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics (MAAL). She welcomes global collaboration on research aimed at uplifting the lives of children and communities.
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