Dr Tan Shin Yen

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Education, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA, Malaysia

Professional Qualification

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Areas of Expertise

  • Social Sciences, Education, Teacher Education

Research Interest

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  • Reflective learning? Understanding the student perspective in higher education (ISI-Indexed), Educational Research - Article in Journals
  • Socio-historical transformation and classroom discourse in Malaysia (ISI-Indexed), Espacio, Tiempo y Educacion - Article in Journals
  • Persistent monologicality amidst variation in teachers' questioning practices in Malaysian English language classrooms (SCOPUS-Indexed), The Journal of Asia TEFL - Article in Journals


  • Curriculum for Out-of-School Children & Youth Research Project (Phase 1),  Co-researcher2021, Private

Awards and Stewardship

  • The University Book Prize, Education, University of Malaya (UM), First Class Honours , 2012
  • The Dean's Award Certificate , Education, University of Malaya (UM), Best Academic Achievement , 2012

Paper Presented

  • Braving the pandemic: Graduate capabilities in remote teaching internship, Taylor's 13th Teaching and Learning Conference (CONFERENCE), Participant , 14/10/2020 to 16/10/2020
  • Understanding Reflection in Higher Education, Research & Innovation Fair 2019 (Research Fair), INVITED SPEAKER , 26/11/2019 to 28/11/2019
  • Persistent Monologic Discourse in Malaysian Science Classrooms?, 7th University of Malaya International Conference on Discourse and Society 2019 (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 01/08/2019 to 02/08/2019
  • Teachers' Questioning Practices in Malaysian English Language Classrooms, 3rd International Symposium (STRE 2015): Sharing Teaching and Research Experiences (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 05/11/2015 to 05/11/2015
  • Influence of Teachers' Questioning Practices on Classroom Discourse in English Language Classrooms, Forum: Perspectives on Malaysian Education (Forum), ORAL PRESENTER , 27/05/2016 to 27/05/2016