SoTL-Asia Symposium 2019

SoTL-Asia Symposium 2019

 Nanyang Techological University

Hosted by the  Nanyang Techological University, this inaugural SoTL-Asia Symposium is an opportunity for colleagues interested in SoTL to connect and exchange ideas.

Our invited speakers are:

  • Dr Eva WONG (Hong Kong Baptist University)
  • Professor CHEN Chwen Jen (UNIMAS)

Here is our Programme:

DAY ONE (19 September 2019, Thursday)


Time

Session

Speaker(s)

Venue

Light breakfast from 8.30am – 9.00am

 

9.00am – 10.15am

Dr Eva Wong, Director Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning, Hong Kong Baptist University:

“From Sharing the Joys and Woes of teaching to Publishing Teaching innovations”

Eva Wong

The Arc, LHN-TR+37

(Level 2)

Morning Tea & Interaction 10.15am – 10.45am

 

10.45am – 12.15pm

Presentations on SoTL Projects (Parallel)

  1. LIM Sok Mui, May, FOO Yong Lim, LOH Han Tong (SIT) “Developing educators for applied learning using 5 models of academic developer practice”
  2. Misty Cook (NUS) “Embedding Communication Skills into the Discipline: the good, the bad, and the challenges”
  3. Radhika Jaidev (SIT) “Exploring Communication needs beyond the University to facilitate undergraduate transition in to the workplace”

3x Presentations

The Arc, LHN-TR+46

(Level 2)

10.45am – 12.15pm

Presentations on SoTL Projects (Parallel)

  1. Paul J. Gallagher (NUS) “How NUS is transforming its undergraduate pharmacy programme in order to align with the increasing complexity of the Singaporean health-care system”
  2. CHUI Wai Keung (NUS) “Developing a tool to evaluate reaction, attitude and perception of students from 5 NUS health professional programmes towards interprofessional collaboration practice”
  3. CHNG Hui Ting, YAP Kai Zhen (NUS) A sharing of the teaching and learning experience in the development of empathy and metacognition among pharmacy students”

3x Presentations

The Arc, LHN-TR+47

(Level 2)

Group Photo & Buffet Lunch 12.15pm – 1.30pm

 

1.30pm – 3.00pm

Institutional strategies workshop – a workshop to focus on the strategies universities can use to both encourage and embed SoTL as part of everyday practice, including policies, and recognition.

Peter Looker facilitator

 

The Arc, LHN-TR+37

(Level 2)

 

Afternoon Tea & Interaction 3.00pm – 3.30pm

 

3.30pm – 4.15pm

Otherine Neisler (Sultan Qabos University, Oman)– Computer Lab workshop on developing critical thinking

The Arc, LHN-TR+37

(Level 2)

Networking and Dinner 5.30pm – 7.00pm
Peach Garden@NTU
(4 Tables – 40pax)

Peach Garden@NTU

 



DAY TWO (20 September 2019, Friday)

Time

Session

Speaker(s)

Venue

Light breakfast from 8.30am – 9.00am

 

9.00am – 9.45

Professor Chen Chwen Jen Senior Director of the Centre for Applied Learning and Multimedia, UNIMAS

“SoTL as a Catalyst for Teaching and Learning Transformation: An On-Going Journey”

The Arc, LHN-TR+37

(Level 2)

9.45 – 10.15

SOTL presentations (parallel session)

  1. Volker Patzel (NUS) “Implementation of a technology-supported three stage Classroom Feedback System for promotion of Self-regulation and assessment of student and teacher performance.”
  2. Salmah Bt Mohamad Yusoff (UNIMAS) “Counsellor Trainees: Learning Through Blogging.”
  3. OH Lih Bin (NUS) Fostering Metacognitive Reflection in a Paired Internship Programme for Computing Undergraduates

 

 

 

The Arc, LHN-TR+37

(Level 2)

9.45 – 10.15

SOTL presentations (parallel session)

  1. Qi Gao, Beijing Institute of Teachnology: How to facilitate SoTL practice in Chinese Universities: Policies, Approaches and cases”
  2. Jason Lee, Sophia Tan, Lim Fun Siong, NTU, “Enhancing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning among faculty in NTU”
  3. Emmanuel Tan Chee Peng, Preman Rajalingam, Jessica Ang (NTU) “Reflecting on reflective Practice in SoTL”

 

The Arc, LHN-TR+46

(Level 2)

10.15 – 11.30

Small group reflections on “Institutional Support for Development of SoTL”

 

Breakout Room 1
(The Arc, LHN-TR+37

(Level 2)

 

Breakout Room 2
(The Arc, LHN-TR+46

(Level 2)

 

Breakout Room 3
The Arc, LHN-TR+47

(Level 2)

 

Breakout Room 4
The Arc, LHN-TR+48

(Level 2)

1130-12.00

Reports by Groups

 

The Arc, LHN-TR+37

(Level 2)

Council meeting & Lunch 12.00am – 1.00pm

 

1.30-3.30

Meeting of all faculty developers for Singapore IHLs only

 

The Arc, LHN-TR+37

(Level 2)