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About Me
Courses Taught
Professional Bodies
Research Projects
Publications

About Me

Full Name:
MAHANITA BINTI MAHADHIR, DR.
Email:
Mahanita@uniten.edu.my
Contact Number:
03-89212020 Ext: 7551
Department:
Department of Social Science & Humanities

Academic Qualifications

  1. PhD. (English Language), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 2017
  2. M. A. (Applied Linguistics and TESOL), University of Leicester, 1998
  3. B. Ed. (TESL), Universiti Pertanian Malaysia, 1993

Working Experiences

Position Place of Work Start End
Senior Lecturer Universiti Tenaga Nasional 2009 2022
Postgraduate Supervisor Center For Language Studies, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak 2008 2010
Lecturer UiTM, Seksyen 17, Shah Alam, Selangor 2008 2009
Senior Lecturer Universiti Malaysia Sarawak 1995 2008
Dean of Center For Language Studies, UNIMAS Center For Language Studies, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak 2001 2003
Acting Dean, Center for Language Studies Center For Language Studies, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak 1999 2001
Deputy Dean, Center for Language Studies Center For Language Studies, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak 1999 1999
English Teacher SMKA Maahad Hamidiah, Kajang, Selangor 1993 1995

Courses Taught

  1. ENGB213 - Business English
  2. ENGD113 - Business Communication
  3. ENGD123 - English 2
  4. MCEB212 - Moral and Civil Society for Engineers II
  5. REAC116 - Reading I
  6. SPYB113 - Introduction to Social Psychology
  7. TECB2013 - Technical Communications
  8. TECB213 - Technical Communications

Professional Bodies

Research Projects

Publications

  1. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; Are Unimas Undergraduates Ready To Learn Science And Mathematics In English?; International Conference On English Language And DevelopmentFor Equity In The 21St Century', Lnstitut Perguruan Bahasa-BahasaAntarabangsa, Kuala Lumpur.; ; 24 Sep 2002; Conference Proceeding; None
  2. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; What Makes A Good English Teacher: Language Proficiency Or Pedagogical Knowledge?; 6Th Malaysia International Conference On English Language Teaching (Micelt 2006); ; 01 May 2006; Conference Proceeding; None
  3. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; Learning Materials And Human Factors: Looking At TheChemistry In The Genre-Based Approach Classroom; Proceedings Of 2Nd Science And Arl Of Language InTeaching Lnternational Conference, 'Change: Bridging Theory And Practice', Uitm Pulau Pinang.; ; 20 Nov 2006; Conference Proceeding; None
  4. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; Codeswitching In The English Language Classrooms; Sarawak Museum Journal; Volume :LXIV, Issue No :85, Article ID :-, Page Start :197, Page End :219, ISSN :03753050; 01 Dec 2007; Journal; MyCITE
  5. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; A Case Study Of Intergenerational Transmission Of Ethnic Language In FoochowChinese, Tamil Indian And Malay Families In Sarawak; Unimas Research Symposium; Volume :4, Issue No :2, Article ID :-, Page Start :1, Page End :8, ISSN :-; 10 Dec 2007; Conference Proceeding; None
  6. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; A Case Study Of Intergenerational Transmission Of Ethnic Language In Foochow Chinese, Tamil Indian And Malay Families In Sarawak; Unimas Research Symposium; ; 10 Dec 2007; Conference Proceeding; None
  7. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; Language Attitudes Of The Kadazandusun Towards Their Mother Tongue; Borneo Research Council 9Th Biennial International Conference; ; 01 Jul 2008; Conference Proceeding; None
  8. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; The Supervisor Factor And Undergraduates' Confidence In Completing Their Final Year Project; Tar College International Conference On Learning And Teaching: Enhancing Learning And Teaching In Higher Education; ; 04 Aug 2008; Conference Proceeding; None
  9. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; English For Social And Academic Purposes; English For Social And Academic Purposes; Type :0,Source Name :, Volume :, Issue No :, Article ID :, Page Start :, Page End : , ISSN :,Publisher :; 01 Jan 2009; University Textbook; None
  10. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; Towards Homogeneity In Homes LanguagesMalay, Chinese Foochow And Indian Tamil Families In Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia; Australian Review Of Applied Linguistics ; Volume :32, Issue No :2, Article ID :https://doi.org/10.2104/aral0911, Page Start :1, Page End :22, ISSN :-; 01 Jan 2009; Journal; SCOPUS
  11. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; Survey Of Techniques For Teaching Writing In Primary And Secondary Schools; 6Th Malaysian International Conference On Languages, Lliteratures And Cultures; ; 28 Apr 2009; Conference Proceeding; None
  12. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; Tesl Trainees' Views Towards Teaching Of Grammar In Relation To Language Skills; 2Nd InternationalConference On "Issues In Language Teaching And Learning Amongst Non-Native Speaker(Ilanns): Language Competence And Performance"; ; 02 Dec 2009; Conference Proceeding; None
  13. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; Language Choice In Enquiries About Accommodation In Hotel Telephone Service Encounters; Languages For Specific Purposes And Professional CommunicationInternational Conference: Collaboration And Engagement; ; 15 Jul 2010; Conference Proceeding; None
  14. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; Letting Communicative Purpose Direct Teaching Of Grammar: Using The Text-Based Approach; Curriculum Development, Materials Design And Methodologies: Trends And Issues; Level: National,Chapter Title : Letting Communicative Purpose Direct Teaching of Grammar: Using the Text-based Approach, Book Title : Curriculum Development, Materials Design and Methodologies: Trends and Issues, Book Editor :Ambigapathy Pandian, Thomas Chow Voon Foo & Shaik Abdul Malik Mohamed Ismail, Publisher :USM Press, Year Publish :2011, ISBN :9789838614931, No of Pages :336; 01 Jan 2011; Research Book Chapter; None
  15. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; Classroom Practices In Esl And Efl Contexts: Insider Perspectives; Ukm School Of Languages And Linguistics 7Th International Conference.; ; 01 Jan 2011; Research Book Chapter; None
  16. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; Communication Accommodation Strategies In MalaysianMultiracial Family Interactions; School Of Language Studies And Linguistics International Conference 2013 ; ; 01 Jan 2014; Conference Proceeding; None
  17. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; Mixed-Heritage Individuals: Claiming Heritage Legitimacy With Limited Heritage Language Abilities; International Journal Of Language, Literature And Culture. ; International Journal of Language, Literature and Culture. Volume 2, No. 4, 2015, pp. 62-71.; 28 Sep 2015; Journal; None
  18. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; Vignettes: An Alternative Qualitative Method For Studying Mixed-Heritage Individuals With Limited Heritage Language Abilities; 2Nd Uum Qualitative Research Confeproceedings Of The 2Nd Uum International Qualitative Research Conference 201624-26 May 2016. Penang, MalaysiaAvailable Online At Www.Qualitative-Research-Conference.Comrence (Qrc) 2016; Volume :2, Issue No :-, Article ID :5, Page Start :34, Page End :40, ISSN :-; 22 May 2016; Conference Proceeding; None
  19. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; Application Of The Vignette Technique In A Qualitative Paradigm; Journal Of Language Studies; Volume :17, Issue No :4, Article ID :http://doi.org/10.17576/gema-2017-1704-03, Page Start :27, Page End :43, ISSN :1675-8021; 01 Nov 2017; Journal; SCOPUS
  20. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; Heritage Legitimacy Of Mixed-Heritage Individuals From The Perspective Of Single-Heritage Family Members; 10Th Malaysia International Conference On Languages, Literatures And Cultures (Micollac 2018); Volume :-, Issue No :-, Article ID :-, Page Start :1, Page End :6, ISSN :-; 18 Aug 2018; Conference Proceeding; None
  21. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; Grammatical Errors In Spoken English Of University Students In OralCommunication Course ; Ukm Gema Online Journal; Volume :10, Issue No :1, Article ID :-, Page Start :53, Page End :69, ISSN :16758021; 05 Apr 2022; Journal; SCOPUS
  22. Mahanita Binti Mahadhir; Reading To Write: What Directs The Negotiation Of Meaning?; Uum National Seminar On Elt And Learning; ; 09 Apr 2022; Research Book Chapter; None