Dr. Mohd Shahnawi B. Muhmad Pirus
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Mohd Shahnawi Muhmad Pirus, Ph.D

Faculty of Communication & Media Studies l Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 SHAH ALAM MALAYSIA

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Senior Lecturer

 

  • An award winning Ph.D Graduate on Time-recipient of Faculty of Communication and Media Studies with eight (8) years of lecturing experience in Interpersonal Communication and Liberal Communication fields.
  • Highly motivated academic in conceptualizing and orchestrate communication tactics that effectively reinforce and build communication strategies.
  • An expert in the qualitative research studies; technical, conceptual of theories and research methodology development. Proven ability to embark on communication and media studies from the qualitative and quantitative research-base projects.

 

 

Skills and Expertise

 

l  Audience Analysis

l  Interpersonal Communication

l  Family and Gender Communication

l  Mass Media and Society

l  Non-Verbal Communication

l  Qualitative Research Methodology

l  Communication Research Methods

l  Communication Theories

l  Effective Speaking

l  Public Speaking

 

 

Recent Awards

 

Award of Graduate on Time (Doctor of Philosophy in Communication & Media Studies), 2017

Award Winning Recipient of SLAB/SLAI Scholarship (Ministry of Higher Education), 2013

Award Winning Recipient of Young Lecturer Scholarship (Universiti Teknologi MARA), 2007

Award of Post-Graduate (Faculty) (Institute of Graduate Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA), 2005

 

 

Professional Experience

 

FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION & MEDIA STUDIES, Shah Alam, MALAYSIAInterpersonal Communication Programme (MC247)

 

Coordinator of Research and Industrial Linkages, 02/2017 to Present

Coordinate the research and industrial linkages of faculty with Malaysian communication institutions and agencies, overseeing fundamental and applied research grants among in house-scholars. Observe directly on brand management, Interpersonal Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Broadcasting, Publishing, media relations, corporate positioning, advertising and client servicing.  

 

Selected Accomplishments:

  • Developed coding booklet for audience analysis on news reporting of homosexuality by the mainstream media in Malaysia.
  • Published journal article on News Media Representation of Homosexuality: An Overview upon doctoral graduation requirement.
  • Created i-learn web portal of Public Speaking (COM165) to enhance conventional lecture approaches into an effective virtual classes.
  • Initiated the blended learning approach for communication courses; Family and Gender Communication (INC531) and Non Verbal Communication (INC530).
  • Performed ongoing communication, media, popular culture research and demographic profiling to identify and capitalize on undiscovered needs ahead of the curve.

 

 

 

Technology

 

Software:

MS Office (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint), ATLAS.Ti, NVivo, Adobe Pagemaker

 

 

 

Education

 

UniversitI TEKNOLOGI MARA, Shah Alam, MALAYSIA

Doctoral of Philosophy (Communication and Media Studies), 02/2017

  • Major: Audience Involvement
  • Minor: Audience Analysis & News Reporting
  • Graduated with Graduate On Time-Award

 

Master of Mass Communication, 05/2009

  • Graduated with CGPA: 3.88

 

Bachelor of Mass Communication, 05/2006

  • Major: Journalism
  • Graduated with Honors (2nd Class Upper)

 

Diploma of Communication and Media, 04/2004

  • Graduated

 

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