Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

Ms Puteri Sofia Binti Amirnuddin


BIOGRAPHY

Puteri Sofia Amirnuddin is currently a Senior Law Lecturer and a Programme Director for Master of Laws programmes at Taylor’s University. Throughout her 8-year stint as a law lecturer, she has published 4 book chapters, 9 journal articles and made 9 paper presentations at conferences. She has had experience in holding various positions such as Deputy Chairperson for ICFLP 2019 Conference, Conference Secretariat, Stream Coordinator of ICHC 2018 Conference, Principal Grant Holder of RM16,000, Academic Integrity Officer, Internal Auditor, External Examiner, Newsletter Editor-in-Chief, Programme Leader for KDU-Oxford Brookes University (UK) programme, Panel Member for Full-Fee Scholarship for University of Tasmania (Australia), Committee Member of CRELDA journal, Contributor for Marketing in Asia, Visiting Scholar at University of Reading and University of Leeds. Puteri Sofia Amirnuddin is also a professional trainer certified by Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) Malaysia.

She was also a keynote speaker at an International Conference, panellist/speaker for 22 local and international conferences, webinars, summit and workshops. She has also served as a moderator for local and international events. She has appeared in presentations alongside the former Chief Justice of Malaysia, Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Richard Malanjum and also Court of Appeal Judge, YA Dato Lee Swee Seng.

She has also received numerous awards for revolutionising teaching and learning techniques to teach law. In 2017, she was awarded with 'Exemplary Meritorious Award Staff' (EMAS) being the first law lecturer in Taylor’s Law School to be awarded with such award. In 2018, she was awarded with 2 awards namely "Gold Award" and "Most Innovative Award" from University of Malaya for redesigning the formative assessment for English Land Law. In 2019, she was a recipient of Gold Award for teaching law using Augmented Reality, Neuro-Linguistic Programming and also Gamification.

Puteri Sofia Amirnuddin was also awarded with "President's Award for Transformative Teaching and Learning” being the highest award conferred by the President of Taylor’s University. She is the pioneer in teaching law using Augmented Reality in Malaysia and her teaching innovation has been featured in various newspapers, newsletters and social media platforms locally and internationally. She is a firm believer of ‘educator educating educators’ and is passionate in empowering educators to innovate their teaching methods. Puteri Sofia is active in sharing her insights, knowledge and experience with other educators around the world such as in United Kingdom, Peru, India, Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia. She has made a presentation on gamification to the academics from Public and Private Higher Education Institutions organized by Game Development Council of Malaysia and Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia (Academic Excellence Division). Recently, she has been recognized as ‘MIA 70 Rising Personalities on LinkedIn in Malaysia in 2020’ by Marketing in Asia.


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Senior Lecturer, Taylor's Law School, 01/03/2019 to present
  • Programme Director for Master of Laws programmes, Taylor's Law School, 01/07/2018 to 30/06/2020
  • Lecturer I, Taylor's Law School, Faculty of Business and Law, 28/08/2018 to 28/02/2019
  • Lecturer II, Taylor's Law School, Faculty of Business & Law, 01/10/2014 to 27/08/2018
  • Programme Director for Master of Laws programmes, Taylor's Law School, 01/07/2016 to 30/06/2018
  • Programme Leader for KDU-Oxford Brookes University Twinning Programme, School of Law, Faculty of Business and Law, KDU University College, 01/01/2013 to 30/09/2014
  • Lecturer, School of Law, Faculty of Business and Law, KDU University College , 01/07/2012 to 30/09/2014
  • Trainee Associate, Messrs Cheah Teh & Su, 01/06/2011 to 01/03/2012
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Master of Laws (Commercial Law), MONASH UNIVERSITY, Australia
  • Bachelor of Laws, UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA, Australia
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Constitutional Law
  • Neuro Linguistic Programming
  • English Legal System
  • Legal Skills and Methods
  • Social Media and Privacy
  • Land Law
  • Research Methods
  • E-Learning (Augmented Reality)
  • Commercial Law (Competition law)
TEACHING
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Month/Year)
  • Legal Skills and Methods, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (04/2019)
  • Research Methods 1, Master Degree, Taylor's University (09/2019)
  • Research Methods 1, Master Degree, Taylor's University (03/2019)
  • Research Methods 1, Master Degree, Taylor's University (06/2019)
  • English Legal System, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2019)
  • Research Methods 1, Master Degree, Taylor's University (11/2018)
  • Legal Skills and Methods, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2018)
  • Research Methods 1, Master Degree, Taylor's University (06/2018)
  • Research Methods 1, Master Degree, Taylor's University (03/2018)
  • Research Methods 1, Master Degree, Taylor's University (09/2018)
  • Legal Skills and Methods, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2018)
  • Research, Writing and Drafting, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Research Methods 1, Master Degree, Taylor's University (03/2017)
  • Research Methods 1, Master Degree, Taylor's University (06/2017)
  • Research Methods 1, Master Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Land Law I, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2017)
  • Land Law I, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Research Methods 1, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (11/2017)
  • Land Law II, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2017)
  • Land Law II, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Legal Skills, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2016)
  • Land Law I, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2016)
  • Land Law I, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2016)
  • Land Law II, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2016)
  • Land Law II, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2016)
  • Research Methods 1, Master Degree, Taylor's University (09/2016)
  • Research Methods 1, Master Degree, Taylor's University (11/2016)
  • Land Law I, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2015)
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law I, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2015)
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law I, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2015)
  • Land Law II, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2015)
  • English Legal System, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2015)
  • English Legal System, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2015)
  • Land Law I, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2014)
  • English Legal System, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2014)
  • UK Land Law, Bachelor Degree (08/2012)
  • UK Land Law, Bachelor Degree (08/2012)
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Book Chapter
2020
  • Amirnuddin, P.S., Mohamed, A.A.A., & Ahmad, M.H. (2020). Legal Education in Malaysia: Paradigm Shift in the Era of Fourth Industrial Revolution. In Mohamed, A.A.A (ed), Malaysian Legal System (pp. 967 - 996). Ampang, CLJ publication.
     
  • Amirnuddin, P.S., & Turner, J.T. (2020). Learning Law using Augmented Reality and Neuro-Linguistic Programming. In Kumar, P., Keppell, M.J., & Lim, C.L., (Eds), Preparing 21st Century Teachers for Teach Less, Learn More (TLLM) Pedagogies. London: IGI Global.
     
2018
  • Amirnuddin, P. S. (2018). Redesigning Formative Assessments for Land Law using AR. In F. A. Ghaffar, F. D. Yusop, N. A. Hamzaid, Z. F. Abu Hassan, A. S. Firdaus, & ADEC (Eds.), Redesigning Assessment for Holistic Learning: A Quick Guide for Higher Education (p. 155). ADEC, University of Malaya Press. Retrieved from https://umcms.um.edu.my/sites/adec/pdf/rahole2017/20180426QuickGuide.pdf
Article in Journals
2020
  • Amirnuddin, P.S., Mohamed, A.A.A., Ahmad, M.H. (2020) Transforming Legal Education In The Era Of Fourth Industrial Revolution, Current Law Journal, 2, ix - xxiv
     
  • Sia, C.C. & Amirnuddin, P. S. (2020). Self-regulated Lifelong Learning in Law Using LinkedIn. International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction 12 (Special Issue), 172-184
     
2019
  • Turner, J.T., Amirnuddin, P.S., Singh, H. (2019). University Legal Learning Spaces Effectiveness in Developing Employability Skills of Future Law Graduates, 16(1), 49-79 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
2018
  • Turner, J.J. and Amirnuddin, P.S. 2018. Social Media Privacy And The Law: Perspectives From Malaysian And Uk Consumers, SEARCH Journal.10(2), 31-58 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Amin, W. L. M., Zainudin, A.H., Amirnuddin, P.S. (2018) This Case Theory Law School: The Conundrum of Teaching or Having Impact?, e – Academia Special Issue GraCe, 159-169
     
2017
  • Talib, N., Iqbal Singh, H.S., Duraisingam, T.J., Sia, C.C. (2017). Aspirations of a Young Law School: Process, content and Direction, The Law Review 134-150.
      
  • Amirnuddin, P.S (2017) The Impact of Globalization on Islamic Law in Malaysia. 1(1), 53-68
     
  • Amirnuddin, P.S., Turner, J.J. and Kamarulzaman, A.N.A. 2017. The deregulation dilemma: Insight into perspectives of the taxi industry in Malaysia, The Law Review, 1, pp.90-119.
     
Article in Proceeding
2019
  • Amirnuddin, Puteri Sofia. “PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY CARNIVAL ON E-LEARNING (IUCEL) 2019.” PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY CARNIVAL ON E-LEARNING (IUCEL) 2019, pp. 18–20.
     
2017
  • Amirnuddin, P.S. 2018. Augmented Reality Learning: The Way Forward to Learn UK Land Law, presented at International University Carnival on e-Learning. USIM, Nilai. Centre for Global Open Access Learning.
     
Extended Abstract
2019
  • Amirnuddin, P.S. (2019). Inspiring Legal Innovations Interest Amongst Law Students through Gamification in Sustaining Futures for Lawyers.
2017
  • Amirnuddin, P. S. (2018a). Redesigning Formative Assessments for Land Law using AR’. In F. A. Ghaffar, F. D. Yusop, N. A. Hamzaid, Z. F. Abu Hassan, A. S. Firdaus, & ADEC (Eds.), Redesigning Assessment for Holistic Learning Conference 2017: Book of Abstract (p. 45). ADEC, University of Malaya Press. Retrieved from http://ebook.um.edu.my/Adec/rahole_book_of_abstract/mobile/index.html
     
Other Publications
2018
  • Amirnuddin, P. S. (2018b). Redesigning Formative Assessments for Land Law using AR. In F. A. Ghaffar, F. D. Yusop, N. A. Hamzaid, Z. F. Abu Hassan, A. S. Firdaus, & ADEC (Eds.), Voice of the Field. ADEC, University of Malaya Press. - Book Section
CONSULTANCY PROJECT
(Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
  • Consultancy service on development on a new AI project, AQREIGHT SDN BHD, 24/08/2020 to 23/11/2020, Consultant  (Private/Industrial Sector)
  • Legal Consultant, Regent Holdings Sdn Bhd, 03/07/2017 to 03/07/2019, Consultant  (Private/Industrial Sector)
SUPERVISION
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
ONGOING
  • Dhalini Raj A/P Jayaraj, Master by Research  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • Rushmilla Rafique, Master by Research  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • Dr. Lim Hui Ling, Master by Research  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
PRESENTATION
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
ORAL PRESENTER
  • Reaping from the Pandemic: Instilling Collaboration Skills using Augmented Reality Legal Assessment in times of lockdown, Business, Law and Management at the Post-Pandemic Era: An International e-Conference, 11/07/2020 to 12/07/2020, Taylor's University Malaysia (International)
  • INSPIRING LEGAL INNOVATIONS INTEREST AMONGST LAW STUDENTS THROUGH GAMIFICATION IN SUSTAINING FUTURES FOR LAWYERS, INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY CARNIVAL ON E-LEARNING (IUCEL) 2019, 21/08/2019 to 22/08/2019, MEIPTA, MOE, UNIMAS and MyCeL (International)
  • Developing Future Workforce Skills Among Millennial Learners Using Augmented Reality in Higher Education, International Conference on Human Capital 2019, 28/11/2018 to 29/11/2018, Taylor's University (International)
  • Extinction of Lawyers in the Age of Automation: Preparing law students with Neuro-Linguistic Programming techniques to survive the Fourth Industrial Revolution, International Conference on Human Capital 2019, 28/11/2018 to 29/11/2018, Taylor's University (International)
  • Preparing future ready law graduates for employment: Analysing the role of university legal learning spaces, Taylor's Teaching and Learning Conference, 22/09/2018 to 23/09/2018, Taylor's University (National)
  • Empowering Learning space with Augmented Reality (AR) Applications A new immersive teaching & learning paradigm, Taylor's Teaching and Learning Conference, 22/09/2018 to 23/09/2018, Taylor's University (National)
  • Social media privacy and the law: Perspectives from Malaysian and UK consumers. , The 5th International SEARCH Conference, 18/05/2017 to 19/05/2017, Taylor's University (International)
POSTER PRESENTER
  • Closing the Humanization Gap: The Interplay of Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality and Neuro-Linguistic Programming in studying Legal Skills and Methods module, International University Carnival on E-Learning 2018, 12/09/2018 to 13/09/2018, International Islamic University Malaysia (International)
  • Redesigning Formative Assessments for Land Law using AR, Redesigning Assessment for Holistic Learning Conference, 20/11/2017 to 21/11/2017, University of Malaya (National)
  • Augmented Reality Learning: The Way Forward to Learn UK Land Law, International University Carnival on E-Learning, 25/09/2017 to 26/09/2017, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (International)
AWARDS AND STEWARDSHIP
(Name of Award/Stewardship),(Award Category),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
  • EMAS Award, Education, Taylor's University, 2020 (Alternative Assessment)
  • Top 12% Wharton-QS Shortlisted Applicant for Reimagine Education Awards 2020 (Learning Assessment Category), Conference, Taylor's University, 2020 (Shortlisted Applicant for Reimagine Education Awards 2020 (Learning Assessment Category))
  • Gold Award (International University Carnival on E-Learning 2019), Education, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), 2019 (Gold Award for Innovative Teaching)
  • President's Award for Transformational Teaching and Learning, Education, Taylor's University, 2018 (President's Award)
  • Bronze Medal for SPARK Award, Competition, Taylor's University, 2018 (Top Innovative & Active TIMeS site)
  • Gold Medal (International University Carnival on E-Learning Conference 2018), Education, International Islamic University of Malaysia, 2018 (Gold Medal for Innovative Teaching)
  • Most Innovative Award for Poster titled 'Redesigning Formative Assessments for Land Law using Augmented Reality', Conference, University of Malaya (UM), 2017 (Creativity)
  • Gold Award for Poster titled 'Redesigning Formative Assessments for Land Law using Augmented Reality', Conference, University of Malaya (UM), 2017 (Best Poster Award)
  • E-Learning Grant, Education, Taylor's University, 2017 (Creativity)
  • Best Paper Award, Conference, Taylor's University, 2017 (Best Paper Award)
  • Silver Medal (International University Carnival on E-Learning Conference 2018), Conference, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), 2017 (Best Poster Award)
  • Exemplary Meritorious Staff Award, Education, Taylor's University, 2017 (Creativity)