Technical Programme


DAY 1 (13 AUGUST 2018, MONDAY)


2:00 – 4:00

Room 310


Opening Ceremony of ICHSS 2018 & Forum

Chair: Dr Chong Su Li                               

Speaker: Dr Zulqarnain Abu Bakar, ICHSS2018 Chairman

Forum Title: Deconstructing Teaching and Learning in the Wake of Digital Disruptions

Speakers:                  1) YBhg Dato’ Sri Syed Zainal Abidin, Vice President PETRONAS

                                   2) Prof Dr Abdul Karim Alias, Universiti Sains Malaysia

                                   3) Prof Dr Rose Alinda Alias, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Moderator:                Ms. Azelin Md Noor, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS


4:00 – 4:20                    Break



4:20 – 6:20

Room 310

Track: Communication and Media

Chair: Dr Sumathi Renganathan

4:20 – 4:35 Challenges of Continuous Technological Disruption in the Broadcasting Industry and the Search for ‘Job-Fit’ Talents

Prof. Ramachandran Ponnan; Prof. Azween Bin Abdullah

4:35 – 4:50 Character Pleasantness in Malaysian Animated Cartoon Characters

Mr. Mohd Rosli Arshad

4:50 – 5:05 The Role of Interdiscursivity in Learners’ Discussion When Writing a Formal Letter

Mr. Daljeet Singh Sedhu; Dr. Raja Nor Safinas Raja Harun

5:05 – 5:20 Social Media Influencers – Shaping Consumption Culture among Malaysian Youth

Ms. Nur Leila Khalid; Ms. Nurzihan Hassim; Ms. Sheila Jayasainan

5:20 – 5:35 Social Media as Political Hatred Mode in the 14th Malaysian General Elections

Sara Chinnasamy; Norain Abdul Manaf

5:35 – 5:50 ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community: ASEAN Approach and Effort in Rural Development and Poverty Eradication

Fujica Anggo

5:50 – 6:05 An exploratory study using weblogs as a learning and assessment tool in a Public Relations course

Ms. Sheila Jayasainan

6:05 – 6:20 The Representation of the Syrian Conflict in the Syrian Online News: A Critical Discourse Analysis

Dr. Kais Amir Kadhim

DAY 2 (14 August 2018, Tuesday)




8:00 – 10:30

Room 404

Track: Language Use and Concerns; Religions, Sciences and Morality

Chair: Mr Abdul Mutalib Embong

8:00 – 8:15 Comparing Online Metacognitive Reading Strategies Used by Internal and External Locus of Control EFL Students

Dr. Mitra Mesgar

8:15 – 8:30 Non-linguistics Problems in Teaching of Indonesian Language

Prof. Rustam Effendi; Dr. Fatchul Mu’in

8:30 – 8:45 Digital Preservation of Language Cultural Knowledge and Traditions of the Indigenous Semai

Dr. Sumathi Renganathan

8:45 – 9:00 Cultural Violence Represented in Indonesia and American Literatures

Dr. Fatchul Mu’in; Prof. Rustam Effendi

9:00 – 9:15 How ‘Straight’ Has Developed Its Meaning Based on a Metaphysical Theory

Mr. Kosuke Nakashima

9:15 – 9:30 Exploring Undergraduates’ Judgements on the Qualities of Corrective Feedback for English Pronunciation Errors

Zulqarnain Abu Bakar; Abdul Mutalib Embong

9:30 – 9:45 Usability of QiraahBot for Extensive Arabic Reading Activities

Dr. Al-Muslim Mustapa; Mr. Zulkifli Nawawi

9:45 – 10:00 Muslim Scholar’s Discourse on Buddhism: A Literature on Buddha’s Position

Dr. Jaffary Awang; Mr. Ahmad Faizuddin Ramli, AFR; Dr. Zaizul Ab Rahman

10:00 – 10:15 The Paradigms of Consciousness: A Discourse

Mrs. Khalidah Khalid

10:15 – 10:30 Addressing Inequality in Malaysia Through Corporate Social Intrapreneurship

Mr. Asrif Omar Che Yusoff

10:30 – 10:45                Break


10:45 – 1:00

Room 404

Track: Teaching and Learning

Chair: Dr Mitra Mesgar

10:45 – 11:00 Influence of Student Isolation on Students’ University Learning Experiences: Perspectives of Academic, Social and Psychological Development

Ms. Shing Yu Jolene Lim; Dr. Dr Vighnarajah

11:00 – 11:15 Providing Meaningful Interactions at KOSEN Between Japanese and International Students

Prof. Richard Grumbine; Ms. Natsuki Aka; Ms. Riho Hirano

11:15 – 11:30 The Mediating Effects of Quality Learning on the Overall Learning Experience and Learning Outcomes of STEM Malaysian Students

Dr. Siew Chee Choy; Ms. Joanne Sau-Ching Yim; Dr. Poh Leong Tan

Plenary Session

11:45 – 1:00

Chair: Dr Zulqarnain Abu Bakar

Speaker: Prof. Dato’ Dr Mohamed Amin Embi

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Title: Teaching & Learning Humanities in the Era of 4.0

1:00 – 2:00                   Lunch

2:00 – 4:30

Room 407

Track: Teaching and Learning

Chair: Dr M Ridhuan Tony Lim Abdullah

2:15 – 2:30 Stakeholders Perspective on Communicative Competence in Industry 4.0 Walk the Talk of Informative Technologists

Dr. Ena Bhattacharyya

2:30 – 2:45 Technological infrastructure and human culture: Appropriating innovative teaching methods to 21st century classrooms

Dr. Su Li Chong; Ms. Roselind Wan

2:45 – 3:00 Implementation of Problem-Based Learning to Enhance Soft Skills Ability of Engineering Students

Hairuzila Idrus

3:00 – 3:15 Data Coding for Indigenous Language Research: Attaching Local Meanings in Generating Categories and Themes

Ms. Roselind Wan

3:15 – 3:30 Continuous Quality Improvement for Calculus Using Mentor-Mentee Approach

Mr. Mohd Mughti Hasni; Dr. Samsul Ariffin Abdul Karim; Ms. Nooraini Zainuddin


3:30 – 3:45 A FAHP approach to select students’ performance assessment criteria in task-based English language teaching

Mr. Waseem Sattar; Dr. Muhammad Ridhuan Tony Lim Abdullah; Ms. Fatemeh Mirzaei

3:45 – 4:00 A comparison of the effects of bilingual instruction and the use of L2

Ms. Fatemeh Mirzaei; Mr. Waseem Sattar; Dr. Muhammad Ridhuan Tony Lim Abdullah

4:00 – 4:15 Mandarin and Tamil Language Status in The Malaysian Education System: Understanding Policies and Practice in a Heterogeneous Context

Normardhiah Ibrahim


2:00 – 4:30

Room 408

Track: ASEAN Community

Chair: Dr M Nuri al-Amin

2:15 – 2:30 “You are lazy, stupid and lethargic!” – Singapore Free Press British Discourses on Malays in Colonial Periods

Mr. Abdul Mutalib Embong; Prof. Dato’ A Murad M Noor Merican; Dr. Zulqarnain Abu Bakar

2:30 – 2:45 Awareness of Ethics and Integrity at a Malaysian Government District Office

Mrs. Khalidah Khalid

2:45 – 3:00 The Consciousness of History in Malaysia: The Ideas on Merdeka Day in Sarawak

Dr. Muhaimin Sulam; Mrs. Norena Abdul Karim Zamri; Prof. Dato’ Ahmad Murad Mohd Noor Merican

3:00 – 3:15 Colophon: The Philology in a Manuscript Collection of Kiai Haji Mansor (M01)

Dr. Muhaimin Sulam; Dr. Raja Ahmad Iskandar Raja Yaacob; Mr. Lutfi Mochtar; Mr. Abd Ur-Rahman Mohamed Amin

3:15 – 3:30 The Impact of Witchcraft on the Social and Economic Wellbeing of the Malay Community: A Spiritual Healer’s Experience

Abu Bakar Sedek Abdul Jamak

3:30 – 3:45 The Distribution of Zakat: A Comparison Between the Rate of Niṣāb and the Rate of Poverty Line Income in Malaysia

Dr. M Pisol Mat Isa

3:45 – 4:00 Freedom of Belief in the Light of Maqasid al-Shariah: Special Reference to Sri Lanka

Mr. Najimudeen Rishard; Dr. Mohamed Nayeem; Dr. Muhaimin Sulam

4:00 – 4:15 Towards Ensuring Inter-Religious Harmony in a Multi-Religious Society of Perak

Mr. Mohd Ikhwan Izzat Zulkefli; Mr. Mohd Nuri Al-Amin Endut; Dr. Muhammad Ridhuan Tony Lim Abdullah; Prof. Azizan Baharuddin