Director, Programs in Language, Culture, and Professional Advancement (PLCPA) and
Interim Director, Writing Program, University College
Dr. Mutiara Mohamad is currently the Director of Programs in Language, Culture, and Professional Advancement (PLCPA) as well as the Interim Director of the Writing Program at University College, Fairleigh Dickinson University. She has had international experience as an educator in high school and tertiary settings.
Her research interests include using tools of Critical Discourse Analysis to analyze organizational discourse. She has co-written English language textbooks for primary and secondary schools in Malaysia. One of her publications published in the Journal of Basic Writing (Spring 2010) that she co-wrote with Janet Boyd, highlights the unique English for Professional Success programs and collaboration with support services on campus that she developed at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Her most recent publication is a chapter in a Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education Series, on policies and politics in Malaysian Education (2018).
Some of the courses that she teaches/have taught at Fairleigh Dickinson University include: Cross-Cultural Perspectives (UG-University CORE), Assessment in Second Language Classrooms (G-School of Education), Research Methodology I (G-International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management), and Organizational Analysis and Innovation (G-School of Nursing).
In preparing for her career, Dr. Mohamad secured the following educational qualifications:
- Bsc in Education (English, 1985) from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
- MEd in Secondary Education (1987) from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
- MA in Organization and Leadership (2002) from Teachers College, Columbia University, New York
- EdD in International Educational Development (Language, Literacy, and Technology, 2003) from Teachers College, Columbia University, New York
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