36th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education

ASCILITE 2019
Personalised Learning. Diverse Goals. One Heart.

Singapore University of Social Sciences
2 - 5 December 2019


Guest-of-Honour
Mr Heng Chee How

Deputy Secretary-General, National Trades Union Congress
Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Defence, Singapore

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Conference Theme

The theme of ASCILITE 2019 "Personalised Learning. Diverse Goals. One Heart." brings together the focus on the learner's needs in the use of technology and sound pedagogical practices. It recognizes the diverse motivation behind each learner in the design of curriculum and the common goal in contributing to the betterment of the global society. Singapore, being the place for people of different ethnicity, culture and religion to pursue their passion and dreams, personifies the idea of “Diverse Goals” but “One Heart”. This theme also coincides with the educational aspiration of Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) that regardless of students’ goals, different backgrounds or life stages, it aims to equip them with the real-world knowledge and practice-oriented skills to excel, both in life and in their chosen career. Welcome to ASCILITE 2019 in the city state Singapore.


Guest-of-Honour

Mr Heng Chee How

Mr Heng Chee How

Deputy Secretary-General, National Trades Union Congress Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Defence, Singapore

Mr Heng Chee How is appointed Senior Minister of State for Defence in May 2018. He is a Member of Parliament for the Jalan Besar GRC. He is also a Deputy Secretary-General of the National Trades Union Congress. Prior to this, Mr Heng held appointments in the Prime Minister's Office, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of National Development and the Ministry of Trade & Industry. He was also formerly the Mayor of the Central Singapore District.


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Keynote Speakers

Emeritus Professor Mike Sharples

Emeritus Professor Mike Sharples

Emeritus Professor of Educational Technology Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, UK
Professor Koh Hian Chye

Professor Koh Hian Chye

Professor and Director Business Intelligence & Analytics, Singapore University of Social Sciences
Professor Sandy Cook

Professor Sandy Cook

Deputy Head, Office Education Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School

About SUSS

SUSS is a university with a rich heritage in providing lifelong, learner-centric and industry-relevant education. Our mission is to champion lifelong education to develop future thinkers and leaders to their fullest potential through our 3H’s education philosophy – ‘Head’ for professional competency with applied knowledge, ‘Heart’ for social awareness of the needs of the society, and ‘Habit’ for passion towards lifelong learning. We offer more than 70 undergraduate and graduate programmes, available in full- and part-time study modes which are flexible, modular and multi-faceted in learning experience to cater to both fresh school leavers and adult learners. We also launched a broad range of continuing education and training modular courses for the professional skills and knowledge upgrading of our workforce. To date, over 30,000 graduates have chosen SUSS as their university of choice. Each year, about 15,000 students are pursuing their full- and part-time studies with us. www.suss.edu.sg

About ASCILITE

ASCILITE is an incorporated not-for-profit professional association for those engaged in the educational use of technologies in tertiary education. ASCILITE is a globally recognized and professionally connected community of professionals and academics working in fields associated with enhancing learning and teaching through the pedagogical use of technologies. We seek to shape the future of tertiary education, particularly through enabling and sharing high quality research, innovation and evidence-based technology-enhanced practices in tertiary education.

Our Contacts

463 Clementi Road,
Singapore 599494

For registration and general enquiries:
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