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Dr. Aizan Yaacob


Pensyarah Kanan (DS52)

UUM College of Arts and Sciences

Universiti Utara Malaysia

English language teaching (ELT), English for young learners (EYL), Applied linguistics, Bilingualism/Multilingualism

PREVIOUS APPOINTMENTS: · Lecturer, Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Education, UUM (1996-now) · Academic Visitor, University of Warwick, United Kingdom (May-October 2007) · Course Co-ordinator, School of Languages and Scientific Thinking, UUM (1999-2001) · Language Instructor, School of Languages and Scientific Thinking, UUM (1993-1995) · Graduate Teacher, Sek. Men. Zainab (1990-1993)

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: · Ph.D in ELT and Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, UK · M.A in Language Studies, University of Lancaster, UK · B.Ed TESL and English Literature, University of Winnipeg, Canada

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  1. June, Sethela and Yaacob, Aizan and Yeoh, Khar Kheng (2014) Stimulating critical thinking among tertiary students through youtube videos and interactive activities: A reflective journey. In: 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences Research (ICSSR 2014), 9 - 10 June 2014, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, MALAYSIA.
  2. Yaacob, Aizan and Yusof, Yuhanis and Sheik Osman, Wan Rozaini and Derashid, Chek and Omar Khan, Zainizad (2014) Predicting usage for a marketable e-learning portal. In: Persidangan Kebangsaan Kedua Program Pemindahan Ilmu (KTP02), 09 - 11 September 2014, Putrajaya, Malaysia. (Unpublished)
  3. Yaacob, Aizan and Walters, Lynne Masel and Md Ali, Ruzlan and Shaik Abdullah, Sarimah and Walters, Timothy (2014) Reflecting on Malaysian teacher trainees’ journals. Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction (MJLI), 11. pp. 1-21. ISSN 1675-8110
  4. Ab Rahim, Ina Suryani and Yaacob, Aizan and Abd Aziz, Noor Hashima (2015) Introduction sections of research articles with high and low citation indices. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 23 (4). pp. 1139-1152. ISSN 0128-7702
  5. Ab Rahim, Ina Suryani and Yaacob, Aizan and Abd Aziz, Noor Hashima (2015) “Indicating a research gap” in computer science research article introductions by non-native English writers. Asian Social Science, 11 (28). pp. 293-302. ISSN 1911-2017
  6. Ab Rahim, Ina Suryani and Abd Rashid, Salleh and Yaacob, Aizan and Abd Aziz, Noor Hashima (2015) Comparison on the rhetorical promotional strategies used in performing art and visual art research articles. In: 2nd International Colloquium of Art & Design Education Research (i-CADER 2015), 12-15 April 2015, Bayview Hotel Langkawi, Malaysia.
  7. Shafie, Latisha Asmaak and Yaacob, Aizan and Karpal Singh, Paramjit Kaur (2015) The roles of English language and imagined communities of a Facebook group. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, 10 (6). ISSN 1863-0383
  8. Suriyanti, Sufatmi and Yaacob, Aizan (2016) Exploring teacher strategies in teaching descriptive writing in Indonesia. Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction (MJLI), 13 (2). pp. 71-95. ISSN 1675-8110
  9. Shafie, Latisha Asmaak and Yaacob, Aizan and Karpal Singh, Paramjit Kaur (2016) Lurking and L2 learners on a Facebook group: the voices of the invisibles. English Language Teaching, 9 (2). pp. 1-12. ISSN 1916-4742
  10. Shafie, Latisha Asmaak and Yaacob, Aizan and Karpal Singh, Paramjit Kaur (2016) Facebook activities and the investment of L2 learners. English Language Teaching, 9 (8). pp. 53-61. ISSN 1916-4742