Keynote Discussion: Adapting to Future Learning Demands: Machine Learning: What it is and Why it Matters?
Dr. Beik is an inspiring team leader in international education and R&D Organizations in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its applications. He has been designing and developing various intelligent eLearning systems during the last 30 years. He is also a dedicated senior curriculum designer, content developer MOOC user, lecturer and trainer in fuzzy and temporal logics, Semantic Technology, Data Analytics and Data Visualization. His 30 years of experience, knowledge and skills encouraged him to focus on working on various aspects of Education 4.0, in order to identify how AI can help to lead and make it happen in general, by designing, applying, and using algorithms, systems and platforms, since 2019.
Knowledge & Experience Sharing (KES): New Norm in Education
Prof Er Hui Meng
Robert Cairnduff is Chief Operations Officer at 3D4Medical from Elsevier with responsibility for content and new integration opportunities. 3D4Medical provides the world’s most advanced 3D anatomy platform with flagship product Complete Anatomy, revolutionizing how students, educators, health professionals and patients understand and interact with anatomy. In the last five years Robert has spoken at Med in Ireland, Web Summit, Health2.0 Barcelona, Tech Connect Live, Nordic Mobile Healthcare Technology Congress, Irish Innovation Forum Warsaw, Trinity Healthcare Entrepreneurship Forum, Society of Irish Robotic Surgery, American Chamber and Kellogg Innovation Network.
PROFESSOR DR. ZORAINI WATI ABAS has been an educator most of her life. At the present, she is Dean of School of Distance Education at Universiti Sains Malaysia. She was previously the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and Educational Technology) for three years at Wawasan Open University in Penang, Malaysia. From 2013 to 2015, she was at Sampoerna University in Jakarta, Indonesia where she was the Founding Director of the Center for Learning, Teaching and Curriculum Development as well as the Acting Vice Rector for Academic and Student Affairs.
Zoraini is Malaysia’s eLearning pioneer and advocate for online learning. She was Professor at the Open University Malaysia (OUM) where she led the Centre for Tutor Management and Development, Institute of Quality, Research and Innovation, and the Centre for Instructional Design and Technology at OUM. She designed and achieved success with the mobile learning project at OUM and trained a few hundred tutors and Self-Instructional Material (SIM) or module writers for OUM.
Prior to joining OUM, she was Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Medical Education and Media at the International Medical University (1999-2003). She had also worked at the Faculty of Education, University of Malaya (1987-1997) where she introduced the Master of Education program (Computers in Education) in 1991, the first of its kind in Malaysia.
She was consultant to the Malaysian Ministry of Education, National Center for e-Learning and Distance Education in Saudi Arabia and Telekom Malaysia. She has developed learning portals such as TM School Online in 1996, OLIS (Online Learning Interactive System) for IMU in 1999 and VeNUS (Virtual Education for Nursing Sciences) for IMU in 2002. She is Malaysia’s first MOOC contributor to an international audience in 2011. She was a columnist in The Star, New Straits Times and Utusan Malaysia with about 800 articles published. She has been recognised as a top two educator among 14 influential higher education leaders in Southeast Asia and received an Education Leadership Award from the World Corporate Universities Congress in 2014.
Forum: Driving Digital Transformation: elearning in Medical Education
Tan How Ming (Chris)IMU
Chris has passion in areas of tech, sustainability, and innovation, he attended the United Nation's UNFCCC conference as a Malaysian student representative in Europe. Since he likes challenges, he went on to an externship at University of Texas, spent time teaching "Communicative English" abroad, while also presented his undergraduate research poster at the Polish Academy of Sciences. Coming from a background in biotechnology, Chris is now a Master student in IMU. As part of the IMU SRC last year, the student body proposed a permanent shift of academic softwares into the cloud, minimising disruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Digital Learning Transformation and Challenges: Impacts on students’ mental health
Chuah Kee Man is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Language and Communication, majoring in educational technology, computational linguistics, and instructional design. He has won several awards at national and international levels for various innovations in teaching and learning as well as assistive technology. He was also the recipient of UNIMAS Academic Award for the Teaching Award category in 2014 as well as Best E-Learning Facilitator at International University E-Learning Carnival 2016.