Assessment of Written Literacy at the Workplace: A Case Study

By Siti Hamin Stapa, Saadiyah Darus, Rosniah Mustaffa and Tengku Nor Rizan Tengku Maasum.

Published by The Learner Collection

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This paper will report the findings of a research on written literacy assessment of the potential employees at a public university in Malaysia.

Keywords: Assessment, Literacy, Written literacy, Workplace literacy

International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 5, pp.113-122. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.006MB).

Dr. Siti Hamin Stapa

Siti Hamin Stapa (Ph.D) has been teaching English since 1986. She obtained her Ph.D degree from University of Glasgow, UK in 1994. She has been teaching TESL, applied linguistics and linguistics courses for both undergraduate and postgraduate students at Universiti Kebnagsaan Malaysia. Her research interest includes teaching and learning ESL writing, oral and written literacy and workplace literacy.

Assoc. Prof. Saadiyah Darus

Dr. Saadiyah Darus is a senior lecturer at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Her area of interest is computer-enhanced language learning and teaching, specialising in computer-based assessment of ESL writing.

Assoc. Prof. Rosniah Mustaffa

Dr. Rosniah Mustaffa is a senior lecturer at the School of Language Studies and Linguistics, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia.

Tengku Nor Rizan Tengku Maasum

Tengku Nor Rizan Tg Mohd Maasum is a senior lecturer at the School of Language Studies and Linguistics, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. She is married with four children. She holds a B.A (Hons) in Language Studies (English) from Essex University and Masters in Education from Exeter University specializing in Teacher Training for English Language Teaching. She has been lecturing English in UKM since 1986. At present, she is pursuing her Ph.D in the area of Cooperative Learning and second language reading at the Education Faculty, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Her research interests include Literacy, TESL Methodology, Study Skills, Collaborative Learning and Second Language Reading.

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