Programme

Day 1 – Thursday, 25 Jan 2018

8.00am – 9.00am Registration
Level 2 Foyer
9.00am – 9.10am Welcome Address
Prof. Tan Thiam Soon
President, Singapore Institute of Technology
Ballroom
9.10am – 9.30am Opening Address
Dr. Janil Puthucheary
Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information and Ministry of Education
Ballroom
9.30am – 10.30am Plenary address
Learning 360
Dr. Diana G. Oblinger
President Emeritus, EDUCAUSE
Ballroom
10.30am – 11.00am Tea Break
11.00am – 11.45am Keynote address
The Dual System of Theoretical and Practical Teaching in Higher Education
Prof. Dr. Georg Nagler
President, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Mannheim
Ballroom
11.45am – 12.30pm Panel Discussion
Training for Today: Preparing Work-ready Graduates
Dr. Diana G. Oblinger
President Emeritus, EDUCAUSE
Prof. Dr. Georg Nagler
President, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Mannheim
Prof. Tan Thiam Soon
President, Singapore Institute of Technology
Ballroom
12.30pm – 2.00pm Lunch
2.00pm – 3.30pm Parallel Session 1
University-Industry Collaboration
Ballroom North/South
Continuing Education and Training
Ballroom East/West
Adaptive Learning / Technology-Enhanced Learning
Grand Salon
Applied Learning – An Industry Perspective
Dr. Lim Boon Huat
Managing Director, Rohde & Schwarz Asia, Singapore


Dual Studies – Work Study Programme in Accenture, and the Role of Employers
Mr. Sam Liew
Managing Director, Accenture


KWSH’s Collaboration with SIT
Dr. Ow Chee Chung
CEO, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital, Singapore

Leave Your Ego at the Jetty: A Case Study of the Continuing Education Partnership Between Outward Bound Singapore and Singapore University of Social Sciences
Dr. G. Kaveri
Singapore University of Social Sciences


Organizational Learning Systems for Sustainability
Mr. Chinthake Wijesooriya
University of Queensland


Professional Identity, Work Engagement and Organisational Commitment of Polytechnic Educators
Dr. David Kwok
Republic Polytechnic


Process Safety Workshop Series for Industry
Assoc. Prof. Lim Kok Hwa
Singapore Institute of Technology

Learning Mathematics Through Technology Enhanced Pedagogy
Asst. Prof. Victor Wang
Singapore Institute of Technology


Adaptive Accounting Lessons and Their Use in Introductory Accounting
Dr. David Bond
University of Technology, Sydney


Use of Technological Simulations Software Tools to Enhance Learning of Complex Flow Equations Applied in Gas Turbine Engines
Ms. Jesline Joy
Singapore Institute of Technology


Chem Quest – An Adaptive Pre-freshman Online Chemistry Course: Lessons Learned
Asst. Prof. Cheow Wean Sin
Singapore Institute of Technology

3.30pm – 4.00pm Tea Break
4.00pm – 5.30pm Parallel Session 2
Workforce Competencies
Ballroom North/South
Inquiry-Based Learning
Ballroom East/West
Authentic Assessments / Measurement of Learning Outcomes
Grand Salon
STEP – A Step Towards Building Professionalised Rail Engineers
Ms. Kang Huey Ling
Principal / Dean, SMRT Institute, SMRT, Singapore


From Achieving Competencies to Building Capabilities in Health Profession Education
Prof. Lim Shih Hui
Group Director of Education, Singapore Health Services


Technology – Just Cool, or Can it Increase Learning Competencies Too?
Assoc. Prof. Erle Lim
Associate Provost (Undergraduate Education), National University of Singapore

Science Teachers’ Classroom Experience of Simulations Implementation: A Study in Singapore Context
Dr. Bo Wenjin Vikki
Singapore University of Social Sciences


Augmenting Inquiry Based Learning
Assoc. Prof. Mehul Motani
National University of Singapore


In Search of Higher Order Learning – Making the Case for Case Pedagogy and Case Teaching Classrooms
Assoc. Prof. Don MacLaurin
Singapore Institute of Technology


The Tinkerers’ Toolkit
Ms. Tulip Sinha
Srishti Institute of Art, Design & Technology

Evaluating Learning Venues: The Importance of Soliciting Student Feedback
Dr. Tanya MacLaurin
University of Guelph, Canada


Escape Test: A Mix of Fun and Knowledge in Assessment
Dr. Lim Kaiyang
Singapore Institute of Technology


Interactive Backchannel System for Students and Academics
Asst. Prof. Zhou Junqi
Singapore Institute of Technology


Using Reflective Writing to Enhance Experiential Learning in a Pair Internship Program
Assoc. Prof. Oh Lih-Bin
National University of Singapore

Day 2 – Friday, 26 Jan 2018

8.00am – 9.00am Registration
Level 2 Foyer
9.00am – 9.45am Keynote Address
Passion Based Learning
Prof. Kalevi Ekman
Founder, Design Factory, Aalto University
Ballroom
9.45am – 10.30am Panel Discussion
Embracing the Unknown: Preparing Graduates for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet
Prof. Kalevi Ekman
Founder, Design Factory, Aalto University
Assoc. Prof. Henry C.B. Chan
Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Mr. Eddy Lee
Managing Partner, Coffee Venture
Ballroom
10.30am – 11.00am Tea Break
11.00am – 12.30pm Parallel Session 3
Preparing for the Future / Authentic Assessment
Ballroom
Work-Based Learning
Grand Salon
Service Learning / Project-Based Learning
Salon 4
The Workless Future
Mr. Eddy Lee
Managing Partner, Coffee Venture


Professional Learning and Development in Information Security
Dr. Steven Wong
President, Association of Information Security Professionals (AiSP)


Enhancing Learning in Science and Engineering Through Authentic Assessments
Assoc. Prof. Lakshminarayanan Samavedham
Fellow of NUS Teaching Academy, National University of Singapore

Coupling University Education With a Recognised NDT Professional Certification
Assoc. Prof. Liew Chin Kian
Singapore Institute of Technology


The Relationship Among Off-campus Internship Satisfaction, Incentive System, and Intent-to-stay of Fashion Design Students in Taiwan
Mr. Ye Jian-Hong
National Taiwan Normal University
Ms. Jing-Yun Fan
Tainan University of Technology


“Now I Know my ABCD”: A Field-based Approach to Learning Asset-based Community Development
Ms. Faith Ong
Ngee Ann Polytechnic


A Case Study on the Collaborative Teaching Implementation of the Industry Expert in Leather Bag Design Course at University of Technology in Taiwan
Ms. Jing-Yun Fan
Tainan University of Technology
Mr. Ye Jian-Hong
National Taiwan Normal University

Experiential Learning From Persons With Disability in the Community
Assoc. Prof. May Lim Sok Mui
Singapore Institute of Technology


Young Engineer’s Space (YES!) To Integrate Learning, Industry and Community
Asst. Prof. Cheong Kang Hao
Singapore Institute of Technology


Building Knowledge and Skills for School-family-community Partnership Through Service-learning: The Experience of Pre-service Early Childhood Educators
Ms. Jean Ong Yin Ning
Ngee Ann Polytechnic


Preparing Students for Interpersonal Communication in the Workplace: Project-based Learning through an Interactive Multimodal Learning Environment
Mr. Brad Franklin Blackstone
Assoc. Prof. Lim Hwee Hoon
Singapore Institute of Technology

12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30pm – 2.15pm Keynote Address
CARES Model for Computing Education – “Computing for Application, Research, Entrepreneurship and Service”
Assoc. Prof. Henry C.B. Chan
Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Ballroom
2.15pm – 3.45pm Parallel Session 4
Work-Based Learning
Ballroom
Simulation and Technology-Enhanced Learning
Salon 4
Design Factory Workshop
Grand Salon
Future Ready the Accounting Students in an Age of Disruption
Mr. Khor Boon Hong
Assurance Partner, Baker Tilly TFW LLP


Getting Work Ready in the Digital Economy
Ms. Goh Sei Yi
Director, Talent Management, Singtel


Whatever…… and Getting the Message Across
Mr. David Cheng
Head, Nutrition Innovation Centre, Asia Pacific, DSM

Case Study Design for Data Visualization Implementation As Part of Data Analytic Learning Training
Dr. Desi Arisandi
Singapore Institute of Technology


Interactive Virtual Gas Turbine Engine Education Software Package for Students’ Learning
Dr. Ng Tsu Hao
Singapore Institute of Technology


Enhance Learning of Hazop Using Dynamic Simulation and Edutech Tools
Mr. Cheah Sin Moh
Singapore Polytechnic


Development of Interactive Visualizations Based Platform for Teaching Vector Calculus to Engineers
Asst. Prof. Neelakantam Venkatarayalu
Singapore Institute of Technology

Conducted by Prof. Kalevi Ekman
Founder, Design Factory, Aalto University
3.45pm – 4.15pm Tea Break
4.15pm – 5.45pm Parallel Session 5
Project-Based Learning
Ballroom
Interdisciplinary Integration
Salon 4
Design Factory Workshop
Grand Salon
Project-based Learning in an Interprofessional Course on Health Systems: An Increase in Self-sufficacy for Learning and Self-control in Self-directed Learning Readiness
Assoc. Prof. Alan Wong Wai Pong
Singapore Institute of Technology


Learning by Doing: Design and Delivery of Research-led Experiential Learning With Commercial Corporations
Mrs. Alison Gibb
University of Glasgow


Theme-based Small-group Collaborative Learning Approach in Engineering Final-year Projects
Assoc. Prof. Alfred Tan
Singapore Institute of Technology


Use Peer Teaching to Engage Millennial Students: The Case of a Hospitality Business Module at SIT
Asst. Prof. George Liu Zhaoping
Singapore Institute of Technology

Future-ready Graduates: Developing Skills to Face the VUCA World
Dr. Gregor Lange
Ms. Crystal Lim
National University of Singapore


An Investigation Into the Learning Transfer of English for Specific Academic Purposes (ESAP) Writing Skills of Engineering Students
Ms. Susan Khoo
Dr. Hsieh Yi-Chin
Nanyang Technological University


Interdisciplinary Student-led Research Presentations and Articles: Let’s Talk About [X]
Dr. Andrew Straun
University of Glasgow


Integrated Science Curriculum for Training Future-ready Scientists
Mr. Andreas Dewanto
National University of Singapore

Conducted by Prof. Kalevi Ekman
Founder, Design Factory, Aalto University
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