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Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan, Associate Professor Dr.
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Head of Programme (Postgraduate Studies), Centre for Modern Languages
09-549 3054, 09-424 6804 (HOD DEL Room, Pekan), 09-424 6821 (BB01R07)
B1-25 (Gambang), BB03R08 Aras 3 (Pekan)
Active

Research

Second language (L2) oral communication
English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
English Language Learning & Teaching among young learners
2019-2021
Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Education Malaysia
Developing a CEFR-informed English Language Competency Framework for Preschool Educators in the East Coast Economic Region
(Principal Investigator: RM72,500.00)

2017-2019
Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Education Malaysia
CEFR-aligned English Language Proficiency Writing Test Framework for Higher Education: A way forward approach
(Co-Researcher: RM50,000.00)

2017-2019
University Research Grant
The Effectiveness Of Self-Assessment In Developing Non-Verbal Communication Skills In Oral Presentations
(Principal Investigator: RM21,200.00)

2016-2018
Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Education
A CEFR-aligned English Language Proficiency Writing Test Framework for Higher Education: A way forward approach
(Co-Researcher: RM50000.00)

2016-2018
University Research Grant
Developing An Interactional Competence Model For ESL Tertiary Learners Small Group Discussion
(Co-Researcher: RM9850.00)

2016-2018
University Research Grant
Developing a Communication and Technical Oral Presentation Module from Industry Stakeholders
Input.
(Co-Researcher: RM20,000.00)

2016-2018
Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Education
A New Competency based Framework for English for Specific Engineering Purposes (ESEP) Practitioners
(Co-Researcher: RM77,500.00)

2016 - 2018
University Research Grant
Development of English Grammatical Error Profiles (EGEP) for English Language Learners
(Co-Researcher: RM20,260.00)
2015-2018
Knowledge Transfer Programme (KTP), Ministry of Education Malaysia
Professional Development Programme for Zon Timur and Zon Barat Preschool Educators of Persatuan Pengasuh Negeri Pahang: Communication English and Effective Storytelling Techniques
(Principal Investigator: RM135,075.00)

2016-2018
University Research Grant
Enhancing An English Communication and Storytelling Techniques Module for PERMATA Negara Programme
(Co-Researcher: RM24,000.00)

2014-2016
University Research Grant
RDU 1403159
The role of Mobile Instant Messaging (MIM) application in enhancing students’ frequency of communication and how it affects students’ social connectedness and attitudes towards their group: A study of technical students’ collaborative learning and teamworking.
(Principal Investigator: RM18,720.00)

2014-2016
Knowledge Transfer Programme (KTP)
Program Peningkatan Pengetahuan, Kemahiran Pengurusan Organisasi dan Pembangunan Modal Insan Persatuan Belia Sinar Baru Bukit Kening, Kampung Rancangan Perumahan Selepas Banjir (RPSB) Bukit Kening, Chenor, Maran, Pahang
(Co-Researcher: RM158,041.16)

2013-2015
University Research Grant
RDU 130318
Measuring University-Industry Collaboration and its Impact on Firm Performance
(Co-Researcher: RM27,660.00)

2013 - 2013
University Research Grant
RDU 130702
Kajian Impak Kemudahan Pasaran Graduan KIPSAS
(Co-Researcher: RM27,660.00)

2013-2014
University Research Grant
Measuring University-Industry Collaboration and Its Impact on Firm Performance.
(Co-Researcher: RM 27,660.00)

2012-2014
Post-Graduate Research Scheme USM
Engineering students’ technical presentation anxiety and self-perceived communication competence in English: A case study.
(Principal Investigator: RM16,000.00)

2008-2009
University Research Grant
Development of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Proposal Writing Course for Engineering Students.
(Co-Researcher: RM3500.00)

2007-2008
University Research Grant
Designing a standard plagiarism guideline based on internet materials.
(Co-Researcher: RM5000.00)

2007-2008
University Research Grant
Faktor-Faktor Yang Mempengaruhi Bahasa Inggeris Di Kalangan Pelajar Melayu dan Bukan Melayu : Kajian Kes UMP
(Co-Researcher: RM4200.00)

2007-2008
University Research Grant
Oral presentation skills for engineering students: Industry’s criteria.
(Principal Investigator: RM3000.00)

Supervision

1. Bengraghda AbdelMadjid (2014 - 2017, Graduated, Co-supervisor)
Anxiety and Motivation in Learning A Foreign Language and Its Effects Upon
Students' Determination

2. Fatima Ali Salah Lardhi (2015 - 2019, Graduated. Main Supervisor)
AN ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION LEARNING STRATEGIES AMONG ARAB EFL
LEARNERS IN UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA PAHANG

3. Fatma Ali Mohamed Lghzeel (2018 – in progress, data collection stage)
The cross-linguistic influence of Arabic on English writings: A case study

4. Aisyah Khaleeda bt Rosli (2019 - in progress, data collection stage)
Preschool Teachers’ Beliefs Towards Early English Language Acquisition Among Young
Children in The East Coast States of Peninsular Malaysia
1. Iftikhar Ahmad (2014 - 2019 – Graduated. Main Supervisor)
An Investigation of Bilingual EFL Teachers' Cognition in Grammar Teaching at the
University Level in Saudi Arabia.

2. Bengraghda AbdelMadjid (2016 - 2019 – Graduated. Main Supervisor)
Self-assessment through Video-recorded Speech Rehearsals in Delivering Technical
Oral Presentation among Engineering Undergraduates

3. Wan Raihan Wan (2015 – in progress. Main Supervisor)
Engineering English and Oil and Gas Industry: A Study of An English Needs Analysis
of Electrical and Instrumentation Engineers In Oil And Gas Industry.

4. Muhammad Ishtiaq Khan (2015- in progress. Main Supervisor)
EFL Teachers’ Attitudes and Self Efficacy towards Computers and its impact on Computer
Integration in Language Classrooms

Academic Qualification

PhD in Applied Linguistics (Universiti Sains Malaysia)
M.A English Language Teaching (The University of Nottingham)
B.Ed (Hons) TESL (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)

Publication

Hafizoah Kassim, Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan, Zuraina Ali, Zarina Mohd Ali & Nor Yazi Khamis. (2014). No Plagiarism! Kuantan: Penerbit UMP.
Noor Raha, M. R., & Kaur, S. (2012). Engineering students’ self-perceived communication competence and technical presentation anxiety : A case study. In A. Patil, H. Eijman & E. Bhattarcharyya (Eds.), New Media Communication Skills for Engineers and IT Professionals: Trans-National and Trans-Cultural Demands. (pp. 115-131). Hershey: IGI Global.

Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan. (2008). Masa Itu Emas. In Anita Abdul Rani (Eds). Friday Widson: Handbook Untuk Wanita. Penerbit Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Kuantan.
Noor Raha, M.R., Fatimah, A., Hafizoah Kassim, Haslinda, H., Najah, O. & Ramle, A.(2008). Work-it-Out for Effective Speaking. Penerbit Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Kuantan.

English in Action III. (2008). Penerbit UMP
Azwin Arif A. R., Noor Raha M. R. & Suriya Kumar S. (Ed.). (2009). English for General Communication (UHL 2112). Authors: Ezihaslinda N., Faridah H., Marziah R., Noor Azlinda Z. A., Nor Suhardiliana S. & Wan Jumani F. UMP Publications.

Hafizoah Kassim, Abdullah Adnan Mohamed, Ahmad Fazullah Mohd Zainal Abidin, Fatimah Ali, Haslinda Hashim, Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan, Zarina Mohd Ali, & Zuraina Ali. (Eds.). (2007). Professional Skills Kit for UMP Graduates. Penerbit Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Kuantan.
Radzuan, N.R.M. and Kaur, S. (2015). The Role Of Supervisors In Alleviating Students’ Communication Anxiety In Technical Oral Presentations. Paper presenter at the International Conference on Language Learning and Teaching, MS Garden, Kuantan. 1-3 October 2015.

Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan and Sarjit Kaur. Technical Oral Presentations in English: Qualitative Analysis of Engineering Students’ Sources of Anxiety. Paper presented at the International Conference in Education and Educational Psychology (ICEEPSY 2011), Larespark Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey, 19 - 22 October 2011. ISSN: 1986-3020 (Abstracts)

Ezihaslinda Ngah, Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan, Wan Jumani Fauzi, Noor Azlinda Zainal Abidin. (2011). The need for competent work ready English language learners. Paper presented at the International Conference in Education and Educational Psychology (ICEEPSY 2011), Larespark Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey, 19 - 22 October 2011. ISSN: 1986-3020 (Abstracts)

Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan and Sarjit Kaur. Engineering Lecturers’ Perceptions of Students’ Technical Presentations in English: Negotiating Best Practices. Paper presented at the 3rd Regional Conference on Engineering Education (RCEE) and Research in Higher Education (RHEd) 2010, Hotel Margherita, Sarawak, Malaysia, 7-9 June 2010.

Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan and Sarjit Kaur. Communication Apprehension and Self-perceived Communication Competence Among Final Year Chemical Engineering Students: A Pilot Study. Paper presented at the International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Culture 2010 (ICLLIC 2010), Eastin Hotel, Penang, Malaysia, 1-2 June 2010.

Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan, Wan Jumani Fauzi, Ezihaslinda Ngah and Noor Azlinda Zainal Abidin. Blogger phobia: Lecturers' apprehension towards the use of blogs in ESL teaching and learning. Paper presented at the International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI 2009), Convention Center Hotel Melia Castilla, Madrid, Spain, 16-18 November 2009.

Noor Azlinda Zainal Abidin, Faridah Hamzah, Ezihaslinda Ngah, Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan and Wan Jumani Fauzi. Instant messaging via internet: An effective and interactive dimension in language learning. Paper presented at the International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI 2009), Convention Center Hotel Melia Castilla, Madrid, Spain, 16-18 November 2009.

Zarina Mohd Ali, Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan and Ezihaslinda Ngah. Oral Presentation - Applying constructive alignment in delivery and assessment of engineering undergraduate research proposal writing course, paper presented at STEM Pedagody Research Method 30 June 2009.Lancaster University, United Kingdom.

Zuraina Ali, Wan Jumani Fauzi and Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan. A pilot study on the effects of the pedagogical use of the internet in English as a second language (ESL) students' speaking activities, paper presented at the 7th International Conference on English Language Teaching (MICELT), Seremban, 12-14 May 2008

Wan Jumani Fauzi and Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan. Sorry, I no understand: Does unconventional bilingual approach help adult learners?, paper presented at the 7th International Conference on English Language Teaching (MICELT), Seremban, 12-14 May 2008

Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan. Vocabulary Learning Strategy: Students’ and Teachers’ Beliefs, paper presented at 5th Malaysia International Conference on Language, Literatures and Cultures (MICOLLAC 07), Subang, 22-24 May 2007

Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan, et al. Developing Speaking Skills Module for Engineering Students, paper presented at 14th International Learning Conference, South Africa. 27-29 June 2007

Hafizoah Kassim and Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan. Resolving Conflict: Enhancing Engineering Students’ English Fluency through Workplace Situation. Paper presented at 14th International Learning Conference, South Africa. 27-29 June 2007

Hasnah Hussin, Nor Ashikin Abdul Aziz, Munira Razak dan Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan. (2007). Gaya Pembelajaran Bahasa Inggeris di kalangan Pelajar UMP: Satu Kajian Kes. Paper presented at Seminar Bahasa dan Komunikasi 2007, Anjuran Pusat Pengajian Bahasa Dan Linguistik, Fakulti Bahasa Moden Dan Komunikasi di Universiti Darul Naim, 20-21 Mac 2007

Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan, Fatimah Ali & Hafizoah Kassim. Oral Presentation Skills: Industry Perspective, paper presented at ASIA-TEFL International Conference, Fukuoka, Japan. June 2006

Haslinda Hashim, Hafizoah Kassim & Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan. Utilizing ICT to Promote Motivation Towards Language Learning, paper presented at 5th Language For Specific Purposes International Seminar LSP: Exploring New Frontiers, Johor Bharu. April 2006

Haslinda Hashim, Hafizoah Kassim & Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan. ICT Sebagai Motivasi Kepada Pembelajaran Dan Pengajaran Bahasa di KUKTEM , paper presented at Persidangan Pembangunan Pelajar Peringkat Kebangsaan (NASDEC 2006)

Haslinda Hashim, Hafizoah Kassim & Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan. (2005). The effectiveness of using ICT in enhancing language learning: A Pilot Study. - Inaugural International Conference of Teaching and Learning of English (TLEiA) : Towards an Asian Perspective. 14-16 November 2005 at City Bayview Hotel, Penang organized by Faculty of Communication and Modern Languages, Universiti Utara Malaysia.
Ahmad, I. and Radzuan, N.R.M. (2015). EFL Teachers’ Perceptions of Error Correction in Grammar Teaching. International Journal of Language Education and Applied Linguistics. Vol. 3. (p.xxxxx)

Benraghda, A., Ali, Z., Radzuan, N.R. M. (2015). Attitudes among International University Students in Delivering English Oral Presentation in Academic Settings. International Journal of English and Education. Vol. 4(1). 280-287.

Abdullah Adnan Mohamed, Radzuan, N.R.M. and Hafizoah Kassim & Mohammad Musab Azmat Ali. (2013). Conceptualizing English Workplace Communication Needs of Professional Engineers: The Challenges for English Language Tertiary Educators. International Journal of Contemporary Business Management. 1(1), 1-9.

Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan and Kaur, S. (2011). Technical Oral Presentations in English:Qualitative Analysis of Engineering Students’ Sources of Anxiety. Procedia – Social and Behavioural and Sciences, Vol. 29, 1436 – 1445.

Ezihaslinda Ngah, Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan, Wan Jumani Fauzi, Noor Azlinda Zainal Abidin. (2011). The need for competent work ready English language learners. Procedia – Social and Behavioural and Sciences, Vol. 29, 1490 – 1499.

Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan and Kaur, S. (2011). A survey of oral communication apprehension in English among ESP learners in an engineering course. English for Specific Purposes World, Vol. 10. Issue 31, pp. 1-14.

Abdullah Adnan Mohamed, Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan & Hafizoah K. (2009). Needs Analysis for Oral Communication at the Workplace: A Case Study of English Language Requirements for Engineers in An Automotive Company. Jurnal Sains Sosial & Pengurusan Teknologi, 1, 107-116. Kuantan, Pahang: Penerbit Universiti Malaysia Pahang.

Munira A.R, Hasnah H., Nor Ashikin A.A. & Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan. (2009). Faktor-Faktor yang Mempengaruhi Penguasaan Bahasa Inggeris di kalangan Pelajar Melayu dan Bukan Melayu: Kajian Kes di Universiti Malaysia Pahang. Jurnal Sains Sosial & Pengurusan Teknologi, 1, 51-60. Kuantan, Pahang: Penerbit Universiti Malaysia Pahang.

Hafizoah Kassim, Zarina Mohd Ali, Zuraina Ali, Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan & Nor Yazi Khamis (2009). What do reading materials and learning styles tell about creative potential?. Jurnal Sains Sosial & Pengurusan Teknologi, 1, 17-32. Kuantan, Pahang: Penerbit Universiti Malaysia Pahang.

Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan, et al. (2008). Developing Speaking Skills Module for Engineering Students. The International Journal of Learning. Vol.14. Issue 11, pp. 61-70. Common Ground Publishing: Melbourne

Hafizoah Kassim and Noor Raha Mohd Radzuan. (2008). Resolving Conflict: Enhancing Engineering Students’ English Fluency through
Workplace Situation. The International Journal of Learning. Vol. 14. Issue 11, pp 51-60.Common Ground Publishing:Melbourne

Other

Head of Programme (Postgraduate Studies) (2019 - present)
Head of Programme (English Language Department) (2016-2019)
Head of Internationalization Unit, CMLHS (2015)
Head of Language and Communication Focus Group, CMLHS (2014-2015)
Deputy Director for International Conference on Language Learning and Teaching (ICoLLT
2015), organized by CMLHS, UMP
Head of Training Executive Unit, CMLHS (2014)
Editor for the International Journal of Language Education and Applied Linguistics (IJLEAL) (2014-current)
Head of Modern Languages Department, CMLHS, UMP ( 1 April 2007 – 31 March 2009)
Course Coordinator for Project –Based Proposal Writing Course (UHE3142) (Semester II 2012/2013)
Coordinator for English for Technical Communication (UHL1122) (2006)
English for Professional Communication
Project-Based Proposal Writing
Technical English
English Dynamics 2
English Dynamics 1
English for Business Communication
English for Technical Communication
Spoken English
Scientific and Medical English
Academic English
Preparatory English
1. Speaker for Program Transformasi Belia (Trans-B) Persatuan Belia Sinar Baru Bukit Kening, Kampung Rancangan Perumahan Selepas Banjir (RPSB), Bukit Kening, 28100 Chenor, Maran, Pahang. 6 & 7 March 2015
2. Speaker for Graduate Short Course ICoE Automotive Cluster ICoE Automotive Cluster, Kampus Pekan, 26600 Pekan,Pahang. 7 & 8 July 2014
3. English Trainer (Intensive IELTS) course for excellent students. Kolej Kemahiran Tinggi MARA (KKTM), KM 8, Jalan Gambang, Kuantan, Pahang November 2014 – Disember 2014
4. Speaker for Research Workshop for Language Teachers. Centre of Modern Languages & Human Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Lebuhraya Tun Razak, 26300 Gambang, Pahang. 5 Mac 2014
5. Consultant for Program Transformasi Belia (Trans-B). Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Pahang (PKNP) Jalan Penjara, 25000 Kuantan, Pahang. 25-27 April 2014
6. English Trainer for English Communication Skills for staff Kuantan Municipal Council, Jalan Tanah Putih, 25100 Kuantan, Pahang. Mei – July 2013
7. English Trainer for English for Entrepreneurs. Unit Perancangan Ekonomi Negeri (UPEN), Tingkat 4, Wisma Sri Pahang, Jalan Gambut, 25000 Kuantan, Pahang 15th September – 6th December 2014
8. English Trainer (English Communication Skills) for staff of Inland Revenue Board, Menara CDO, Jalan Tanah Putih, 25600 Kuantan, Pahang. Mei 2009
9. Preparatory Intensive English (PIE) Centre of Modern Languages & Human Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Lebuhraya Tun Razak, 26300 Gambang, Pahang. 2013 – Current
10. Sesi Perbualan Bahasa Inggeris: Ujian Khas Pegawai Tadbir Gred N41 Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Lebuhraya Tun Razak, 26300 Gambang, Pahang. 2013
11. English Trainer (English Communication Skills) for staff (Cluster School Program) Methodist Girl School, Kuantan, Pahang. November 2008 – June 2009
12. English Trainer (English Communication Skills) for staff Pejabat Setiausaha Kerajaan (SUK) Negeri Pahang, Wisma Sri Pahang, Pahang, 25503 Kuantan.June 2008 – August 2008
13. English Trainer and Module Developer (Power Speaker course) for staff AMM,
Kompleks Automotif DRB-Hicom Pekan, Kawasan Perindustrian Peramu Jaya, P O Box 3 26607 Pekan, Pahang. April 2008
14. Basic Grammar for International Students. Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Lebuhraya Tun Razak, 26300 Gambang, Pahang. 2007
15. Trainer for English for Nurses. Kolej Kejururawatan Kuantan, Kompleks Kejururawatan Wilayah Timur, Jalan Tanah Putih, 25100 Kuantan, Pahang. 2007
16. Trainer for The Right Way to Write. Kolej Profesional MARA Indera Mahkota
Jalan Sungai Lembing, 25200 Kuantan, Pahang. 14 April 2007
17. English Trainer and Module Developer (English Communication Skills) for Staff UDPS Sdn Bhd, Kemaman, Terengganu . September 2007
18. English Trainer and Module Developer (Refining Speaking Skills) for Staff BASF-Petronas Chemical Company, Gebeng, Kuantan. May – June 2006
1. Excellent Service Award, Universiti Malaysia Pahang. 2015
2. Excellent Service Award, Universiti Malaysia Pahang. 2007
3. Silver medal for Kindy Talk:Talking poster at Creation, Innovation, Technology & Research Exposition (CITREX) 2018, Universiti Malaysia Pahang
4. Silver Medal for A New Competency Based Framework For English For Specific Engineering Purposes (ESEP) Practitioners at Creation, Innovation, Technology & Research Exposition (CITREX) 2018, Universiti Malaysia Pahang
5. Gold Medal for Kindy Talk: A Holistic Module for Early Childhood Educators at Creation, Innovation, Technology & Research Exposition (CITREX) 2018, Universiti Malaysia Pahang
6. Silver Medal for Kindy Talk: A Holistic Module for Early Childhood Educators at 28th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2017, Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation Malaysia
7. Bronze Medal for ESEP Practitioner Competency Framework at K-Inovasi 2017, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
8. Silver Medal for An Evaluation of Technical Oral Presentation (T.O.P) Module at UMP TVET Exposition 2017, Sports Complex, Universiti Malaysia Pahang.