Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Conference and Workshop Schedules

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Schedule Overview

Day 1:  10 February 2014

8:00 am
8:45 – 9:15 am
 Opening Ceremony (Dewan Persidangan UPMET)
9.15 – 11:00 am
Tea Break
10.30 -11:00 am
Keynote Address by Professor Dr. Douglas Saddy
11.00- 12:30 pm
Plenary Forum (Bilik Seri Amar)
AP Dr. M. Iqbal Saripan, AP Dr. Rogayah Abdul Razak
and Prof. Dr. Theodoros Marinis

12:30- 1:00 pm
Q&A Session
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Lunch Break
2:00 – 2:30 pm
Poster Presentation (Faculty Foyer)
2:30 – 4:30 pm
Parallel Sessions
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Plenary Forum:  (Bilik Seri Amar
Prof. Dr. Jeanine Treffers-Daller and AP Dr. Daisy Powell
5:30 – 6:00 pm
Q&A Session
6.00 pm
Tea Break

Day 2 – 4: Workshops  
(11 – 13 February 2014)

8:30 am
9:00 am – 10:30 pm
Workshop session (Part 1)
10:30 am – 11:00 am
Tea Break
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Workshop session (Part 2)
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Lunch Break
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Workshop session (Part 3)
4.00 - 6:00 pm

Meetings on developing collaborative research & Tea Break


Parallel Session
Day 1

Room 1 (R1)
Bilik Jauhari

Room 2 (R2)
Bilik Asraf

Session Chair


R1P1: Lexical and Syntactic Abilities of Malay-Speaking Adults with Fluent Aphasia Following Stroke
Mohd Azmarul A Aziz, Rogayah A Razak & Nadiyah Muhammad Sabri

R2P1: Cognitive Processing of Persuasive Messages: The concept of peripheral routes of persuasion through visual cues of celebrity endorsements in advertisements
Nor Azura Adzharuddin


R1P2: Language and Literacy Skills of Malay Children with Dyslexia
Helene Loke Xing Lin, Rogayah A Razak, & Mohd Azmarul A.Aziz

R2P2: Studying metacognitive strategies through game play using NEMD system
Normahdiah S. Said


R1P3: Validation of Dyslexia Screening Test Bahasa Malaysia
Pheh Kai Shuen, et al.

R2P3: Get Smart! Transforming cognitive and metacognitive processes through smartphone usage in vocabulary learning
Nadya Supian



R2P4: Teachers’ Strategies of Extra-Textual Interaction in Reading Story Books to Elementary Inclusive School Students with Special Needs
Masitha Achmad Syukri

Parallel Session
Day 1

Room 3 (R3)
Bilik Jauhari

Room 4 (R4)

Session Chair


R3P1: The VOT Values of Voiceless Stop Consonants in Malaysian English
Toshiko Yamaguchi & Magnús Pétursson

R4P1: A Micro-Analytical Coding System for Describing Conversational Changes in Children with Pragmatic Impairment
Tze-Peng Wong, Susan Foster-Cohen, Catherine Moran


R3P2: Acquisition of Relative Clauses by Malaysian Tamil ESL Learners
Wong Bee Eng, Vicnesuvari Malaiappan & Chan Mei Yuit

R4P2: Exploring the Functional Role of Brain Rhythms via Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation
Nor Azila Noh & Giorgio Fuggetta


R3P3: Auditive recognition in bilingual French/Arabic
Ali Sassane & Omrah Hassan


R3P4: Malay in the Arabic Script: Does permutation in its spelling system facilitate reading?
Khazriyati Salehuddin, Heather Winskel, Rozainee Khairuddin, & Manisah Mohd Ali




P01:    The Use of Non-Word and Sentence Repetition Tasks with Mandarin-English Bilingual Children in Malaysia
Chai Ping Woon1, Ngee Thai Yap1, Hui Woan Lim2, Bee Eng Wong1
1 Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

P02:    A Case Study of Speech Disorders in a Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Patient
Chiew Fen Ng & Ngee Thai Yap
Universiti Putra Malaysia

P03:    Gender, Content Familiarity and Reading Comprehension: How Well do Male and Female ESL Learners Read Texts with (Un)familiar Content?
Hussein W. H. Alkhawaja & Mei-Yuit Chan
Universiti Putra Malaysia

P04:      An Investigation of the English Language Ability of Cochlear Implanted Children in Malaysia
Maryam Alipoor & Khazriyati Salehuddin
National University of Malaysia

P05:    Use of Semantic Feature Analysis (SFA) in Treatment of Naming Deficits: A Case of Malay Adult with Non-Fluent Aphasia
Mohd Azmarul A. Aziz1 & Rogayah A. Razak2
1 Cheras Rehabilitation Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, 2 National University of Malaysia

P06:    A Case Study of Receptive and Expressive Agrammatism in Malay Aphasics
Noor Aina Dani
Universiti Putra Malaysia

P07:    Effects of Songs on Vocabulary Retention and Recall
Nor Izzati Mohamad Noor & Tan Bee Hoon
Universiti Putra Malaysia

P08:    The Effect of L1 Orthography on the Perception and Production of Non-Native Consonant Clusters by Persian ESL Speakers
Parisa Karimi-Bavandpour, Ngee Thai Yap & Mei Yuit Chan
Universiti Putra Malaysia

P09:    Mandarin Character Learning among L2 Learners: Transition from an Alphabetic to a Logographic Language
Xin Jing Ng and Ngee Thai Yap
Universiti Putra Malaysia