Dr. Rosemaliza Mohd Kamalludeen
International Islamic University Malaysia

TITLE: “Designing For Experiences That Make Learning Stick”

Dr. Rosemaliza Mohd Kamalludeen is an Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology at the Faculty of Education, International Islamic University Malaysia for about six years. She received her doctorate at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) USA in Career and Technical Education. Currently, her research interests are vocational/technical education as a valid and desirable alternative to general public school education in Malaysia, effective use of technology to maximize learner involvement in the teaching and learning process and learning facilitation that inspires.

Prior to her academic career, Rosemaliza has served the industry for about 6 years as a project sales engineer at Panasonic Systems Engineering (M) Sdn Bhd, handling multi-million AV systems integration projects with government agencies, GLCs and MNCs. After finding her true passion in education, Rosemaliza ventured into the school system as a mathematics and science teacher at both primary and secondary levels while completing the master’s degree in education.

Apart from teaching academic courses at the university, Rosemaliza is one of the national trainers for the Educator 4.0: Redesigning Learning nationwide program, an initiative by the Ministry of Education Malaysia to upskill and reskill tertiary educators with 21st century trends in teaching and learning. She has also conducted numerous workshops at various institutions of higher learning on technology-enhanced learning, MOOCs, and the arts and sciences of facilitating learning. Rosemaliza is also a HRDF certified trainer and a proud member of the Professional Learning Facilitators (Mastery).

 Dr. Richard Walker
Head of E-Learning Development at the University of York
United Kingdom


TITLEBridging the Digital divide: Academic skills and digital literacies to support ‘Generation C’ Learners”

Dr Richard Walker has over 20 years’ experience supporting learning technology developments within the higher education sector. He is currently employed by the University of York (United Kingdom), leading the strategic development of e-learning services as Head of E-Learning Development. This encompasses service management responsibilities for all key learning technology systems including the virtual learning environment, lecture recording and e-assessment solutions. He also coordinates curriculum developments for blended and fully online programmes as part of the implementation of the University of York’s institutional York Pedagogy, and leads on staff development activities for the effective use of learning technologies in programme design and delivery.

Prior to this, he has held research and teaching posts at Nyenrode Business University in the Netherlands, where he completed his doctoral thesis on virtual learner-centred design for competency-based management education, with the research project sponsored by Microsoft Benelux. He has also served as a researcher in pedagogy and virtual education at the Euro-Arab Management School in Granada, Spain, working in association with the European Foundation of Management Development on the design of a bi-cultural diploma in management education.

He has published on instructional design frameworks for blended learning in a variety of journals, as well as approaches to the institutional adoption of learning technologies. Richard is also an active member of the UK Universities and Colleges Information Systems Association (UCISA)’s Digital Education Group, serving previously as Chair of the Group and as project manager for the 2016, 2014 and 2012 UCISA Technology Enhanced Learning Survey Reports, as well as co-authoring previous TEL survey reports dating back to 2005.