Faculty Learning Symposium
21 September 2013

Time Faculty Learning Symposium 2013 (SIM HQ Block B LT2.26)
0815 hrs Registration of participants
0855 hrs Participants to be seated
0900 hrs Welcome and Opening address by Prof Cheong Hee Kiat, President, SIM University
0910 hrs Topic: Designing Effective Tertiary Learning Environments
Speaker: Assoc Prof Rob Phillips, School of Education, Murdoch University
0950 hrs Topic: Applying Authentic Learning in a Business Strategy Course
Speaker: Mr Cedric Chew, Teaching Excellence Award Recipient 2013, School of Business, UniSIM
1010 hrs Q&A
1030 hrs Tea Break
1100 hrs Topic: Have Teaching and Learning Interactions Fundamentally Shifted?
Speaker: Dr Cheah Horn Mun, Director, Educational Technology, Ministry of Education, Singapore
1140 hrs Topic: Why Authentic Learning and Assessment
Speaker: Prof Kevin Ashford-Rowe, Director, Centre for Learning & Teaching, Australian Catholic University
1220 hrs Q&A
1240 hrs Closing remarks by Assoc Prof Wong Yue Kee, Vice-President, SIM University
1250 hrs Lunch Break
1400 hrs
(Breakout Sessions)
Workshop 1: Hands-on Design of Effective Tertiary Learning Environments
Facilitator: Assoc Prof Rob Phillips, School of Education, Murdoch University
Venue: SIM HQ Block B RM5.29/30
Workshop 2: What is Authentic Assessment?
Facilitator: Prof Kevin Ashford-Rowe, Director, Centre for Learning & Teaching, Australian Catholic University
Venue: SIM HQ Block A RM3.15
1600 hrs End of Session