Mah - Academic - Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Boon Yih Mah

Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia




Mah, Boon Yih is a senior lecturer at Academy of Language Studies, UiTM (Penang), Malaysia. He holds two degrees: B.A. Ed. (Hons) in ELS and M.A. (Applied Linguistics). At present, he is pursuing his Ph.D. (with scholarship) in e-learning at Centre of Instructional Technology and Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). Besides, he is also an editor of refereed journals and reviewer of international conference papers. His research papers have been published in both national and international indexed conference proceedings and refereed journals. He has been included in "Who's Who in Science and Engineering 2011-2012", “Who's Who in Asia 2012”, “2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century”, IBC's "Top 100 Educators - 2012", "Dictionary of International Biography - 36th Edition", "Who's Who in the World 2013", and "Who's Who in the World 2014". His area of research is language development through technology. Endless time and effort have been devoted to designing, developing, and investigating the pedagogical as well as commercial potentials of one of the most powerful Web 2.0 applications, blog, and its acceptance in different demographic contexts. His research on blogs is not only to bring awareness to, but also to cultivate the interest of blogging for both instructors and learners in order to maximise language teaching and learning capacities. Besides Web 2.0, other linguistic-related studies like second language acquisition, reading, writing, learner differences, as well as Mandarin were conducted through collaborations.

Work History


Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

December 2007 - December 2007


Kedah Matriculation College

November 2003 - November 2007

Qualifications & Certifications


Universiti Sains Malaysia

M.A. (Applied Linguistics)

Universiti Utara Malaysia

B.A.Ed (Hons)

Universiti Sains Malaysia


Methodist Boy's School, Penang


Chung Ling High School, Penang


Chung Ling High School, Penang

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