Professors

David Deterding

Associate Professors

Ahsan Ullah

Ampuan Hj Brahim bin Ampuan Hj Tengah

Hj Asbol bin Hj Mail

Gary Jones

James McLellan

Khondker Iftekhar Iqbal

Noor Azam OKMB Haji-Othman

Senior Assistant Professors

Aini binti Hj Karim

Debbie Ho

Hjh Dyg Fatimah binti Hj Awang Chuchu

Johannes L. Kurz

Md Shafi Noor Islam

Paul Deyuan He

Hj Ramlee bin Hj Tinkong

Rommel Curaming

Salbrina Hj Sharbawi

Sharifah Nurul Huda Alkaff

Yabit Alas

Assistant Professors

Hjh Asiyah Az-Zahra bte Hj Ahmad Kumpoh

Hannah Ho Ming Yit

Kathrina bte DP Haji Mohd Daud

Magne Knudsen

Meredian Alam

Muhammad Arafat Bin Mohamad

Rui Oliveira Lopes

Shirley Chin

Siti Mazidah binti Hj Mohamad

Yong Liu

Lecturers

Ak Hj Ashrol Rahimy bin Pg Hj Damit

Asmali Hj Sulaiman

Hjh Aznah binti Hj Suhaimi

Chester Keasberry

Daniel Wee

Ena Herni binti Wasli

Gabriel Yong

Izni Azrein bin Noor Azalie

Khairunnisa Haji Ibrahim

Mardina binti Hj Mahadi

Maslin bin Haji Jukin/Jukim

Mohd. Zefri Ariff bin Mohd. Zain Ariff

Nani Suryani binti Hj Abu Bakar

Dk Noor Hasharina bte Pg Haji Hassan

Norzurianie Hj Kamarulzaman

Rinni Marliyana binti Hj Amran

Assistant Lecturers

Mayyer Ling

Tutors

Exzayrani binti Awang Sulaiman

Pg Mohd Rahiman Pg Aliudin

Shariza Wahyuna Hj Shahrin

Siti Badriyah Hj Mohd Yusof

Siti Ifwah Fauzani binti Hj Chuchu

Administrative Staff

FASS Administrative Staff

Research Students

FASS PhD Students

Research Assistants

Diotima Chattoraj

 

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Academic Qualifications

BA Hons. English Language Studies (UCLAN)
MA Applied Linguistics (Cardiff)
PhD (Leicester)
PGCE (Brunei)


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Teaching / Modules Taught

  • Language Issues in Brunei (FASS)
  • Media & Communication Studies (FASS)
  • Political Economy of the Media (FASS)
  • Sociolinguistics (FASS)
  • Bilingualism & Bilingual Education
  • Tutong language (LC)

Research Areas

  • Bilingualism & Bilingual education
  • Minority language education
  • EMI in Higher Education
  • Transnational Education
  • Language & Education Policy

Selected Publications

Papers in Refereed Journals

Noor Azam Haji-Othman, & McLellan, J. (2014). English in Brunei: Challenges and future directions. World Englishes, 33 (4), 486-497.

Noor Azam Haji-Othman & McLellan, J. (2000). ‘Brunei culture, English language: Textual reflections of an Asian culture located in the output of Bruneians’. In Asian Englishes, 3(1), 5-19.

Edited Books

Noor Azam Haji-Othman, McLellan, J., & Deterding, D. (Eds.) (2016). The use and status of language in Brunei Darussalam: A kingdom of unexpected linguistic diversity. Singapore: Springer. ISBN: 978-981-10-0851-1. (Pubisher's Link).

Book Chapters

Noor Azam Haji-Othman, McLellan, J., & Jones, G. M. (2019). Language policy and pracitce in Brunei Darussalam. In A. Kirkpatrick & A. J. Liddicoat (Eds.), The Routledge international handbook of language education policy in Asia (pp. 314–325). London: Routledge.

Noor Azam Haji-Othman, McLellan, J., & Deterding, D. (2016). Introduction. In Noor Azam Haji-Othman, J. McLellan & D. Deterding (Eds.), The use and status of language in Brunei Darussalam: A kingdom of unexpected linguistic diversity (pp. 1–6). Singapore: Springer. (Pubisher's Link).

McLellan, J., Noor Azam Haji-Othman, & Deterding, D. (2016). The Language Situation in Brunei Darussalam. In Noor Azam Haji-Othman, J. McLellan & D. Deterding (Eds.), The use and status of language in Brunei Darussalam: A kingdom of unexpected linguistic diversity (pp. 9–16). Singapore: Springer. (Pubisher's Link).

Noor Azam Haji-Othman, & Siti Ajeerah Najib (2016). The state of indigenous languages in Brunei. In Noor Azam Haji-Othman, J. McLellan & D. Deterding (Eds.), The use and status of language in Brunei Darussalam: A kingdom of unexpected linguistic diversity (pp. 17–28). Singapore: Springer. (Pubisher's Link).

Aznah Suhaimi & Noor Azam Haji-Othman (2016). Comprehension of aspect markers by Brunei Malay L1 learners. In Noor Azam Haji-Othman, J. McLellan & D. Deterding (Eds.), The use and status of language in Brunei Darussalam: A kingdom of unexpected linguistic diversity (pp. 75–94). Singapore: Springer. (Pubisher's Link).

Noor Azam Haji-Othman (2016). Bilingual education revisited: The role of Ugama Schools in the spread of bilingualism. In Noor Azam Haji-Othman, J. McLellan & D. Deterding (Eds.), The use and status of language in Brunei Darussalam: A kingdom of unexpected linguistic diversity (pp. 253–265). Singapore: Springer. (Pubisher's Link).

Noor Azam Haji-Othman & Keith Wood (2016). Perceptions of learner autonomy in English language education in Brunei Darussalam. In Roger Barnard & Jinru Li (Eds.), Language Learner Autonomy: Terchers' Beliefs and Practices in Asian Contexts, (pp. 79–95). Phnom Penh: IDP Education (Cambodia) Ltd.

Noor Azam Haji-Othman (2014). Teaching an unwritten language: Bahasa Tutong. In M. Boutin, P. G. Sercombe & A. Clynes (eds.), Advances in research on linguistic and cultural practices in Borneo. Phillips, ME: Borneo Research Council.

Noor Azam Haji-Othman, Hajah Zurinah Haji Ya’akub, Dk Liyana Puteri Pg Abd Ghani, Hajah Suciyati Haji Sulaiman & Saidai Haji Hitam (2014). Codeswitching in universities in Brunei Darussalam and Malaysia. In R. Barnard & J. McLellan (Eds.), Codeswitching in university English-medium classes: Asian perspectives (pp. 144–155). Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

McLellan, J., & Noor Azam Haji-Othman (2012). Features of the Brunei Darussalam variety of English. In E. L. Low & Azirah Hashim (Eds.), Englishes in South East Asia: Features, policy and language in use (pp. 75–90). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Noor Azam Haji-Othman (2012). Is it always English? ‘Duelling aunties’ in Brunei Darussalam. In C. Rapatanaha & P. Bunce (Eds.), English Language as Hydra: Its impact on non-English language cultures (pp. 175–190). Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Noor Azam Haji-Othman. (2012). Teaching an endangered language: Basa’ Tutong in UBD. In A. Clynes (Ed.), Selected papers from the 11th Borneo Research Council Conference, 2012. [UBD, Online publication].

Noor Azam Haji-Othman (2007). English and the bilingual Bruneian. In K. Dunworth (Ed.), English in South East Asia: Challenges and Changes (pp. 59-70). Perth, WA: Curtin University of Technology.

Hajah Rosnah Haji Ramly, Noor Azam Haji-Othman, & McLellan, J. A. H. (2002). Englishization and nativization processes in the context of Brunei Darussalam: Evidence for and against. In T. A. Kirkpatrick (Ed.), Englishes in Asia: Communication, Identity, Power & Education (pp. 95-112). Melbourne: Language Australia.

Other papers

Noor Azam Haji-Othman (2009). Changing linguistic profile of Brunei: Notes for language education. TELiA3. Brunei.

Noor Azam Haji-Othman (2009). Bruneianness: Linguistic prognostics of Bruneian identity. UBD-NUS. Brunei.

Noor Azam Haji-Othman (2008). Malay and English in Brunei: Interactions and Implications’ In IAAS (International Institute for Asian Studies), Malay as a Language of Knowledge and Practical Communication: Appraisal, Challenges and the Future (pp. 113-127). Leiden University, The Netherlands.

McLellan, J., & Noor Azam Haji-Othman. (2001). The myth of widespread English in Brunei Darussalam: A sociolinguistic investigation. Southeast Asia: A multidisciplinary journal, 2(1/2):37-46.


Services and Consultancy

  • “National study on youth perception of culture and the arts in Negara Brunei Darussalam”. Project for the Ministry of Culture, Youth & Sports, Brunei Darussalam, with Dr Mohd Gary Jones (FASS). July 2011-Dec 2012.
  • Member of Governing Board of SEAMEO Regional Language Centre (RELC), [June 2012-June 2015]
  • Fellow of Borneo Research Council.
  • Examiner for International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) English Language Examination (Brunei DCA). [2008- present]
  • Reviewer for World Englishes [2008-present]
  • Editor of South-East Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal (UBD)