“RISING STARS”, the KIK team from APB (Akademi Pengajian Bahasa) Shah Alam, Selangor has obtained great achievements in the UiTM KIK CONVENTION 2018 (KONVENSYEN KIK UiTM 2018) which was held at the Ixora Hotel, Prai, Penang from 4 to 6 December, 2018. Among the 20 Finalists of KIK (Kumpulan Inovatif dan Kreatif), “Rising Stars” with the project entitled FIGURE IT OUT! CREATIVE USE OF LANGUAGE IN ESL WRITING CLASSROOMS has won trophy, certificates and cash of RM1500 from below awards:
1. OVERALL THIRD PLACE (TEMPAT KETIGA)
2. GOLD AWARD (ANUGERAH EMAS)
3. BEST TEACHING & LEARNING INNOVATION AWARD FOR PRIMARY KIK (ANUGERAH KIK PRIMER TERBAIK INOVASI P&P)
The team of “RISING STARS” has been established on 15 February 2018. The team consists of the patron, Assoc Prof Dr. Hj Ahmad Mazli Muhammad, the facilitator, Dr. Low Hiang Loon, the team leader, Assoc SSOC Prof Dr. Nalini Arumugam and 7 members, namely,Dr. Maizura Mohd Noor, Puan Julina Munchar, Puan Asha Latha Balasubramaniam , Puan Sivajothy Selvanayagam, Puan Nur Maizura Lin, Puan Hawa Syamsina Md Supie and Puan Sharifah Nadiah Syed Nasharudin.
“Rising Stars” in their KIK project has designed a board game with the name of FIGURE IT OUT to assist students to improve their language skills, namely in utilizing figurative and literary devices in writing. The language board game provides learners the opportunity to explore and exploit literary and figurative devices, making learning appealing, exciting and motivating.