Dr Aiedah Binti Abdul Khalek

Lecturer for Malaysian National Subjects and General Studies

Email: aiedah.khalek@monash.edu
Telephone No: +603-5514 4979
Fax No:+603-5514 6365
Room No: 2-6-34

Qualifications

  • PhD (Social Science), University of Malaya
  • Master of Shariah (Politics),University of Malaya
  • Bachelor of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage, International Islamic University Malaysia (Major in Islamic Jurisprudence, minor in Political Science)

Biography

Aiedah is a lecturer of General Studies and Malaysian National Subjects at the School of Arts and Social Sciences, Monash University Malaysia. She teaches General Studies subjects; Ethnic Relations and Islamic and Asian Civilization. She adopts an active learning and blended learning strategies in her classes. Her research range from religion and society including Islamic consumption, halal and nation-building.

Teaching

  • Islamic and Asian Civilization
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Islamic Studies
  • Malaysian Studies

Research

  • Religion and society
  • Islamic consumption
  • Halal
  • Nation-building

Book chapter

*Aiedah Abdul Khalek (2018), Entrepreneurship and the Halal Wave in Malaysia in Norhayati Zakaria and Kaushal Leena (Ed.) Global Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation in Sharing economy, Hershey USA: IGI Global.
*Ak Aiedah, Mmi Kamilah, Lkc Audrey (2015).  E-Learning Pilot Project: Challenges And Initiatives In The Implementation Of E-Learning In The Malaysian Studies Module At Taylor’s University In  Sf Tang, L Logannathan (Ed.), Taylor's 7th Teaching And Learning Conference 2014: Holistic Education: Enacting Change (247-255). Singapore: Springer.

Journal articles

*Ros Aiza Mohd Mokhtar, Aiedah Abdul Khalek, Che Zarina Shaari., Abdul Hakim Mohad (2018) Factors Influencing The Intention Of Kedayan Muslims To Perform The Traditional Culture Associated With Syncretism, Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 26 (2), 705-716.
*Aiedah Abdul Khalek And Ros Aiza Mohd Mokhtar (2017).  With Or Without Halal Logo? A Descriptive Analysis Of The Generation Y Perceptions On The National Halal Certification Malaysia, Asia Pacific Journal of Advanced Business and Social Studies Vol. 3(1), 242-249.
*Aiedah Abdul Khalek (2015), Syarifah Hayaati Syed Ismail and Hairunnisa Mohamad Ibrahim Sharifah (2015), A Study On The Factors Influencing Young Muslims’ Behavioral Intention In Consuming Halal Food In Malaysia,  Jurnal Syariah, Vol 23, No 1, 53-74.
*Aiedah Abdul Khalek and Sharifah Hayaati Syed Ismail (2015), Why are We Eating Halal? Using the Theory of Planned Behavior in Predicting Halal Food Consumption among Generation Y in Malaysia, International Journal of Social Science and Humanity (ISSN2010-3646), Vol. 5 No 7, 608-614.
*Aiedah Abdul Khalek (2014), Young Consumers’ Attitude towards Halal Food Outlets and JAKIM’s Halal Certification in Malaysia.Procedia Social and Behavioral Science, Science Direct, Volume 121, 19 March 2014, Pages 26–34.
*Aiedah Abdul Khalek (2012), Exploring the Use Project-Based Learning on Students’ Engagement at Taylors’ University, Malaysia. Jurnal BITARA UPSI, Vol 5/ 2012, ISSN 1394-7176, pp. 17-29.
*Aiedah Binti Abdul Khalek and Audrey Lee (2012), The Application Of Project-Based Learning In Enhancing Students’ Engagement In Malaysian Studies And English Language At Taylors’ College School Of Hospitality And Tourism, Malaysia. Journal of Interdisciplinary Research in Education (ISSN 1985-9414), Vol. 2 Issue 1 Aug 2012.

Conference Presentation

*Keynote Speaker, Malaysian Cultural Heritage: Baba Nyonya, ASEAN Youth Cultural Exposure#5 2018, Indonesian Youth Center to Act for Nation, University of Malaya, 6th July 2018.
*Keynote Speaker, Ethnic Relations in Malaysia, International Conference on Cultural and Tourism, ASEAN Youth Cultural Exposure#3 2017, Indonesian Youth Center to Act for Nation, University of Malaya, 14th October 2017.
*Presenter, Exploring Halal Dining Experience in a Multi-religious Society and its Impact on Social Cohesion: A Comparative Study between East and West Malaysia, Religion and Society Conference, University Malaysia Sabah, 22nd August 2017.
*Presenter, Managing Differences in Food Consumption in a Multi Religious Society: Exploring Halal Dining Experience and Its Impact on Social Cohesion in Malaysia, 1st International Halal Management Conference, Sejong University Korea, 14-18th August 2017.
*Presenter, The Element of Social Cohesion in NGO Programmes in Sabah: A Preliminary Study: International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities, International Islamic University College, Selangor, 26th April 2017.
*Abdul Hakim Mohad, Ros Aiza Mohd Mokhtar, Ahmad Tarmizi Talib, Sarjit S Gill & Aiedah Abdul Khalek, Universiti Malaysia Sabah. The Role of NGOs in Sabah on Social Cohesion: A Preliminary Studies, International Seminar on Social Science Research, Walailak University, 15th & 16th Dec 2016.
*Presenter, Third Asia Pacific Conference on Advanced Research, Melbourne Australia, 29th -30th July 2016.
*Aiedah Abdul Khalek and Sharifah Hayaati Syed Ismail, Why are We Eating Halal-Using the Theory of Planned Behavior in Predicting Halal Food Consumption among Generation Y in Malaysia, 5th International Conference of Islamic Marketing, University of Istanbul Turkey, 6-8 August 2015.
*Aiedah Abdul Khalek and Sharifah Hayaati Syed Ismail, Why are We Eating Halal-Using the Theory of Planned Behavior in Predicting Halal Food Consumption among Generation Y in Malaysia, 2nd International Conference on Sociality Culture and Humanities, Moscow Russia, June 22-23 2014.
*Aiedah Abdul Khalek, Government Initiatives for Halal Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship Seminar, Academy of Islamic Studies, University of Malaya, 11th Sept 2014.
*Aiedah Abdul Khalek, Inayatul Mohd Mahyuddin, Audrey Lee Kim Choo, E-Learning Pilot Project: Challenges and Initiatives in the Implementation of E-Learning in the Malaysian Studies Module at Taylor’s University, Teaching and Learning Conference, Taylor’s University, November 2014.
*Aiedah Abdul Khalek, Inayatul Kamilah and Hairunnisa Mohd Ibrahim, Exploring the Implementation of Project Based Learning Among Undergraduate Students in Taylors University. Proceedings of International Conference on Social Education and Community, UUM, Langkawi, Kedah, 11-13 November 2013.
*Aiedah Abdul Khalek, Young Consumers’ Attitude towards Halal Food Outlets and JAKIM’s Halal Certification in Malaysia.International Halal Conference, PWTC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 11-12 Sept 2012.
*Aiedah Abdul Khalek, Syarifah Hayaati Syed Ismail and Hairunnisa Mohamad Ibrahim Sharifah, Factors Influencing Young Muslims’ Intention to Consume Halal Food,  Proceeding of Global Islamic Marketing Conference, Cairo Egypt,17-18 December 2012.
*NurAinif Omar, Aiedah Abdul Khalek & Thamayanthee, Intercultural and Inter religion Issues of International Students in Private University, Proceeding of National Conference of Management of International Students, International Islamic University, Kuala Lumpur, Sept 2011.
*Aiedah Binti Abdul Khalek, Exploring the Use Of Project-Based Learning Among Students Learning History at Taylor’s College, Malaysia, Proceeding of  International Conference on Lesson Study, Indonesia University of Education. Bandung, Indonesia. 1st August, 2009.

Local Grant/International Grant

1. Title: A Quantitative Study Of Halal Commensality And Social Cohesion In Malaysia.
Dr. Aiedah Khalek (PI), Monash University Malaysia (2018-2019)
Monash University Malaysia, RM7,229.00

3. Title: The Role of NGOs in National Integration in Sabah.
Dr.Hakim Mohad (PI), Dr. Ros Aiza Mokhtar (CI) Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Dr. Sarjit Singh (CI) University Putra Malaysia, Dr. Ahmad Tarmizi Talib (CI) University Putra Malaysia, Dr. Aiedah Abdul Khalek (CI, Monash University Malaysia) (2016-2018)
Research and Training Institute of National Integration under the Prime Minister Department, RM49,900.00

3.Title: Exploring Halal Dining Experience among Urban Generation Y and its Impact on Social Cohesion in Malaysia
Dr. Aiedah Khalek (PI), Mr. Adrian Yao (CI) , Monash University Malaysia, Dr. Ros Aiza Binti Mokhtar (CI), Universiti Malaysia Sabah. (2016-2017)
Funding: Monash University Malaysia, RM7,700.00

4. Title: General Studies & Monash English Bridging Transformational Project.

Mr. Adrian Yao and Mr. Timothy (PI) Dr. Aiedah Khalek (CI), Ms. Nurul Fazreen (TM), Monash University Malaysia. (2015-2016)
Funding: Monash University Better Teaching and Better Learning Grant, RM50, 000.00.

PI = Principal Investigator
CI = Co-Investigators
TM = Team Member

  1. The Best Paper Award, 2nd International Conference on Sociality Culture and Humanities, Moscow Russia, June 22-23 2014.

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