Dr Noraisikin Sabani

Academic History

Ph.D. In Education, M.Ed., B.SC (Hons) TESL



Senior Lecturer



Faculty of Humanities and Health Sciences, Curtin University Malaysia


Contact Details



Research Profile

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=jyLdv1sAAAAJ

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1095-3094


Research Interests

Teaching and Learning; Personalized Learning; Islamic Pedagogy; Socio-Cultural Studies


Fellowships, Awards, Certifications, Achievements and Appointments

  • Associate Fellow Higher Education Association (AFHEA),
  • 2022: Raising Star Research Award: Curtin Malaysia
  • 2021: Rising Star Research Award: Curtin Malaysia
  • 2020: Learning & Teaching Excellence Award 2020: Curtin Malaysia
  • 2018: Best Presenter in the TLRCC Conference, University Malaya, 2-3 October.
  • 2013: Certified IELTS Trainer: British Council, Malaysia




  • Sabani, N., Salleh S. M., Abdullah, S.K, and Jimmie, A. (2023). “Exploring Factors that Predict Undergraduates’ Behavioural Intention to Digitalised Personalised Learning”. Journal of Social Science and Humanities, 6(2), 1-7. (MyCite)*
  • Huda, M., & Sabani, N. (2018). Empowering Muslim children’s spirituality in Malay Archipelago: integration between National Philosophical Foundations and Tawakkul (trust in God) in the International Journal of Children’s Spirituality, 23(1), 81-94. (Scopus; Clarivate)
  • Maseleno, A., Sabani, N., Huda, M., Ahmad, R., Jasmi, K. A., & Basiron, B. (2018). Demystifying Learning Analytics in Personalised Learning in International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7(3), 1124-1129. (Scopus)
  • Huda, M., Jasmi, K. A., Mustari, I., Basiron, B., & Sabani, N. (2017). Traditional Wisdom on Sustainable Learning: An Insightful View from Al-Zarnuji’s ta ‘lim al-Muta ‘allim in SAGE Open, 7(1), 2158244017697160. (Scopus)
  • Huda, M., Jasmi, K. A., Mustari, M. I., Basiron, B., & Sabani, N. (2017). Understanding Divine Pedagogy in Teacher Education: Insights from Al-Zarnuji’s Ta’lim Al-Muta’Allim. The Social Sciences, 12(4), 674-679. (non-indexed)
  • Sabani, N., Hardaker, G., Sabki, A., & Salleh, S. (2016). Understandings of Islamic Pedagogy for Personalised Learning in The International Journal of Information and Learning Technology., 33(2), 78-90. (Scopus)
  • Maseleno, A., Hardaker, G., Sabani, N., & Suhaili, N. (2016). Data on multicultural education and diagnostic information profiling: Culture, learning styles and creativity in Data in Brief, 9, 1048. (Scopus)


  • Salleh, S.M., Musa, J., Johari, M, & Sabani, N. (2021). From Pedagogical Beliefs to Implementation: The Development of Pre-service Teachers’ Technology, Pedagogy and Content Knowledge for Student-Centred Learning. In Globalisation, Education, and Reform in Brunei Darussalam. Le Ha, P., Kumpoh, A., Wood, K., Jawawi, R., Said, H. (Eds.). Palgrave Macmillan.*
  • Sabani, N., Jimmie, A., & Hasnor, H.N. (2020). English and Arabic Language Learning Environments: Islamic Universities Undergraduates’ Experiences in Global Perspectives on Teaching and Learning Paths in Islamic Education. 178-204.*
  • Huda, M., Sabani, N., Shahrill, M., Jasmi, K. A., Basiron, B., & Mustari, M. I. (2017). Empowering Learning Culture as Student Identity Construction in Higher Education in Student Culture and Identity in Higher Education (pp. 160-179). IGI Global. (Scopus)


  • Sabani, N., Jimmie, A., and Salleh S. M. (2023) “Factors Influencing the Use of Digital Learning Personalisation,” 2023 11th International Conference on Information and Education Technology (ICIET), Fujisawa, Japan, 2023, pp. 282-287, doi: 10.1109/ICIET56899.2023.10111345.(IEEE)*


Research Grants and Consultancy Projects

  • FRGS 2022 (Co-Researcher): Prof Andreas Zins, A/P Goi Chai Lee, Dr. Samuel Folorunso Adeyinka Ojo, Dr. Adamu Abbas Adamu, Dr. Noraisikin Sabani, Dr. Anita Jimmie. Digital storytelling and cultural heritage-driven conceptual model for more persuasive Malaysian tourism destination promotion. Funded by Ministry of Education under the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), RM 66, 130. FRGS/1/2022/SS01/CURTIN/01/1.*
  • CMTIP 2021(Co-researcher): Ms Valerie Velina Nagreg (Chief Investigator), Dr Anita Jimmie, Dr Noraisikin Sabani, Ms Esther Tong, and Ms Farahezza Hairon Nizar. Private HEI Students’ Perceptions of Social Entrepreneurship and its Influence on Social Entrepreneurial Intentions: A Case Study in Curtin Malaysia. Funded by Curtin Malaysia Teaching Innovation Project, RM2,000*
  • FRGS 2020 (Lead researcher): Dr Noraisikin Sabani and Dr Anita Jimmie: Development of Personalised Learning Hub Framework: Means to assist East Malaysia’s rural learners in HEI. Funded by Ministry of Education under the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), RM 82,888, FRGS/1/2020/SS0/CURTIN/03/1.* Note: Collaboration with Universiti Brunei Darussalam
  • CMTIP 2020 (Lead researcher): Dr Noraisikin Sabani, Dr Anita Jimmie and Ms Esther Tong. Students’ Engagement and Personalised Learning: A Focus on Social Presence. Funded by Curtin Malaysia Teaching Innovation Project, RM2,000*