University of Nottingham Malaysia
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Series of Research and Practice-based Seminars

Introduction

The Series of Research- and Practice-based Seminars are run by the School of Education (SoE) academic members of staff and external speakers in various education-related strands, e.g. Education, Educational Leadership and Management, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Inclusion and Special Needs. 
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These seminars will: 

  • create the opportunity to share our research projects within and outside the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC); 
  • help us establish a stronger research and practice-based community of learning; and
  • add to our understanding about national and international issues in the education field.     

If you are interested to run a seminar this year, you can send us the following information: 

  • Title: 
  • Abstract: maximum 200 words
  • Biography: maximum 100 words  
to Dr. Wong Tze Peng, School of Education, at tzepeng.wong@nottingham.edu.my

 

Series of Research- and Practice-based Seminars (2017)
Date & Venue  Session Topic and Presenter Registration / Enquiry

 

11 January

10am - 1pm

Venue: EA28

Workshop: Research Grant Application - The ABCs 

Organiser: Dr Sivabala Naidu

  • Welcome Remarks (Prof. Ganakumaran Subramaniam, Head of the School of Education)
  • Research Grant Applications: The processes and procedures (Prof. Khong Kok Wei, Associate Dean for Research, FASS)
  • Sharing of Experiences (Dr. Ashley Ng and Dr. Wong Tze Peng, School of Education) 
Dr Sivabala Naidu  

24 February

9am - 4pm

Venue: BA05 & EA23

Workshop: Microsoft in the Classroom

Convenor: Ms. Fairuz Nadira Zainal, Teacher Ambassador, Microsoft Malaysia

Dr Wong Tze Peng

This workshop is only for the School of Education's students

15 March

9am - 1pm

Venue: F3C09

Practice-based Talk: The School Curriculum

  • Kwa Jin Nee, Senior Admissions Executive, St Joseph’s Institution International School, Tropicana PJ Campus (Served in the Curriculum Development Division, Ministry of Education)
  • Azmira Amran, Curriculum Development Division, Ministry of Education

Dr Philip Whitehead

This workshop is only for the School of Education's students 

15 March 

4 – 5 pm

Venue: BA64

Research Presentations

Dr Wong Tze Peng

29 March

4 - 5 pm

Venue: BA64

 Research Presentation 

Ms Chai Xun Yu

31 March

2 - 4 pm

Venue: F1A13

Education Forum: What and Where a Degree in TESOL Can Bring You?

This forum features four successful panellists with a background in or affiliation with TESOL/TESL and who are currently committed to different professional roles within the education and corporate industries. 

This forum is organised in collaboration with the Careers Advisory Service

Registration:

https://goo.gl/forms/yvGvJVrPrzsfCRE92

Enquiry: 

Dr Wong Tze Peng

12 April

4 - 5 pm

Venue: EA28

Research Presentations

Dr Wong Tze Peng

21 April

8:30am - 5pm

Venue: F4B06

Public Workshop

Supporting the Learning Needs of Persons with ADHD: Best Practices and Strategies

Registration Fees:

  • Parents and professionals - RM 120          
  • Non-UNMC students: RM 90          
  • UNMC students and staff members - RM 80

Registration:

https://goo.gl/forms/YhNBlUUZL0idXIuB3

Payment:

https://epay.nottingham.edu.my 

Enquiry: Dr Salma Jameel (p: +6 03 8725 3588)

26 April

2 - 3 pm

Venue: F4LG10  

Workshop

Language Awareness and Diversity Management: Developing an Appropriate Framework for Teaching English in Asia 

Convenor: Associate Professor Isabel Pefianco Martin, Chair of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

Dr Wong Tze Peng

28 April 

10.30am - 12pm

Venue: F4B09a

Practice-based Talk

Project-based and Problem-based Concepts in Higher Education: The Experience of the Oulu EduLAB    

Presenter: Dr. Blair Stevenson,  Manager at the Oulu EduLAB programme 

Dr Sivabala Naidu

17 May 

4 - 5 pm

Venue: BA64

Research Presentations

Dr Wong Tze Peng

8 June

Time: 4-5pm

Venue: BA64

Research Presentations

Ethical Issues in  Doing Research: Some Controversies (by Dr Philip Whitehead, School of Education, UNMC)

The Beliefs and Practices in Mother-Child Talk among families of Malay Heritage in Malaysia (by Dr Wong Tze Peng, School of Education, UNMC)

(to be presented as part of the School of Education's Research Workshop for the postgraduate taught programmes' students)

Dr Wong Tze Peng

13 June

Time: 10-11am

Venue: BA64

Research Presentation

The Malaysian Education Blueprint: Impact on School Leaders (by Prof. Tony Bush, School of Education, UNUK-UNMC)

Dr Wong Tze Peng

20 July

Time: 11am - 12pm

Venue: F4B09a

Research Presentation

Assessing Changes in L2 Learners’ Beliefs and Values through Critical Lifetime Events: A Focus on Study Abroad Experiences

(by Associate Professor Robert H. Taferner, Hiroshima University) 

 Dr Lee Kean Wah 

13 Sep

Time: 4-5pm

Venue: BA64

Research Presentions

Positive Student Engagement Through Workshops Centred on Developing Intercultural Awareness (by Nabila Shariff Al-Baiti, CELFE, UNMC) 

Developing a Taxonomic Framework: Design and Methodological Considerations (by Chai Xun Yu, PhD student, School of Education, UNMC)

Dr Wong Tze Peng

11 Oct

Time: 2-3pm

Venue: F4B09a

Undergraduate CPD 

Planning Effective Lessons Using the SIOP Model

(by Associate Professor Lee Kean Wah)

 Dr Lee Kean Wah / Dr Wong Tze Peng

This workshop is only for the School of Education's undergraduate students 

11 Oct

Time: 4 - 5pm

Venue: F4B09a

Research Presentations

Effective teaching of sustainability within a multidisciplinary online context: The University of Nottingham Experience (by Dr Subarna Sivapalan, Department of Management & Humanities, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS)

Inquiry-led learning: Facilitators and Inhibitors (by Associate Professor Lucy Bailey, School of Education, UNMC)

Dr Wong Tze Peng

13 Oct

Time: 11am - 12pm

Venue: F4B09a

How to LAND that Academic/Professional Position: Strategising your Graduate Degree Experience

(by Professor Andy Noyes and Professor Tony Bush, School of Education, UNUK)

Dr Alefiya Nomanbhoy

 30 Nov

Time: 4-5pm

Venue: TBA

Research Presentations

by Professor Ganakumaran Subramaniam, School of Education, UNMC, and 

Associate Professor Choong Wee Kang, Department of Civil Engineering, UNMC

(to be presented as part of the School of Education's Research Workshop for the postgraduate taught programmes' students)

 Dr Wong Tze Peng

 

Note: Seminar information may be subject to change. Our events are FREE to all and to be held in the Semenyih Campus unless advised otherwise. 

Seminar invitations will be sent via FASS, nearer the time of each seminar.

Topics presented in our past series of research- and practice-based seminars:

 

School of Education

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