Global Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology (CTLT 2016)

16 and 17 June 2016 (Thursday and Friday)

Concorde Hotel, 100 Orchard Road, Singapore

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The 2016 Global Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology organized by Aventis School of Management will be held from 16 and 17 June 2016 (Thursday and Friday) in Singapore. The use of technology in education is changing the way we learn. New technological developments in education offer unparalleled opportunities in teaching and learning. E-learning brings forth a flexible and accessible mode of education. Further the use of technology also bridges the gap of learning across borders. The conference is for learning professionals seeking innovative ideas on learning technology for implementation. The conference also aims to foster research relations between the academic and industry. This is a golden opportunities for exchanging new ideas and applications experiences, to establish business or research relations and to find global partners in the field of learning for future collaboration.

Conference Proceedings to Be Published in Partnership with World Scientific

CTLT 2016 Conference Proceedings is done in partnership with World Scientific Publishing, which co-founded the London-based Imperial College Press with London University’s Imperial College. In 2006, the Press became a wholly-owned subsidiary of World Scientific. The Press publishes mainly in the fields in which Imperial College itself is particularly well-known, such as Engineering, Medicine, Information Technology, Environmental Technology, and Management Sciences. Imperial College Press has published about 650 books and 8 journals to date. World Scientific is also the exclusive distributor for The National Academies Press (based in Washington, D.C.) in Asia-Pacific (except Japan, New Zealand and Australia). Once you have registered for the conference and your abstract is accepted, you are encouraged to submit a full paper for inclusion in the official conference proceedings published on the website. Final papers should be uploaded through the submissions system.

What can you expect at 2016 CTLT?

We make a concerted effort to provide participants with ample opportunities to interact and seek new directions in the broad area of Teaching and Learning with Technology.

  • Welcome reception for all first-time attendees to the conference
  • Reception for international attendees
  • An intellectually stimulating scientific program featuring more than 100 presentations by leading researchers, teachers, and practitioners
  • Opportunities to attend special sessions which include in-depth workshops on the latest innovations in practice
  • Special plenary sessions that capitalize on our unique location including topics on East-West science and practice collaborations
  • A full day of theme-track programming featuring compelling TED-style talks centred on ways we can expand on the usage of technology in education
  • Two Research Awards will be selected in each sessions for: – Best Research Paper Award – Best Student Paper Award
  • Closing reception featuring Asian food, shopping and entertainment

About Aventis School of Management as the Conference Host

Aventis is an international graduate school located in Singapore renowned for its international partnership with top research universities including the City University of New York and California State University on applied research and thought leadership in business and applied research.

Who Should Attend:

  • Leading Academics, PhD Students
  • Thought leaders
  • National and Local Government, Provincial
  • Government and Municipalities
  • Educators
  • Education professional
  • Faculty
  • Instructional designers
  • Faculty developers
  • Educational Technology leaders

About Singapore: Singapore is located at one of the crossroads of the world. Its’ strategic location has helped it grow into a major centre for trade, communications and tourism. Singapore is also one of the busiest seaports in the world, and has an airport served by more than 70 major airlines.Singapore cityscape look magnificent, particularly at night when buildings are brilliantly lit.

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Language and Religion: The four official languages in Singapore are Malay, Mandarin, Tamil and English. English is the most common official language and it is widely spoken and understood. Most Singaporeans are bilingual, and speak their mother tongue as well as English.

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Climate: Enjoy the sunshine in Singapore. The island is warm and humid all year round, with temperature ranging from 23 to 31 degrees Celsius during the day. You can seek shelter in air-conditioning equipped shops, restaurants, hotels and office buildings all over the island if want to avoid the sun.

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Travel Guide – VISA Requirements: Click here for the travellers’ guide to help you plan your trip to Singapore. These are useful information that you should know before arriving or departing from Singapore, such as information on Visa requirements.

Accommodation & Conference Venue : 100 Orchard Road

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Concorde Hotel Singapore The conference will be held at in the heart of Singapore Shopping Belt, Orchard Road. Concorde Hotel, a 4 Stars International Hotel Chain located at 100 Orchard Road, Singapore 238840 | Tel: +65 6733 8855 |

There are numerous hotels to choose from to satisfy each person’s individual requirements.

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The Organizers invite teachers, education professionals, academics and researchers from all fields of applications and backgrounds to submit papers to the 2016 Global Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology (CTLT).

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

  • Academic Advising and Counseling
  • Adult Education
  • Asynchronous Learning
  • Authoring Tools
  • Building an Introductory Global Studies Course
  • Building E-Learning Architectures
  • Business Education
  • Casual Factors of Educational Development
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Courseware Development
  • Cross Cultural Aspects of Education
  • Cross-disciplinary areas of Education
  • Curriculum, Research and Development
  • Developing and Organizational e-Learning Strategy
  • Developing, Integrating, and Delivering E-Learning Solutions
  • Digital Libraries for E-Learning
  • Distance Education
  • Distance Learning
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education Policy and Leadership
  • Educational Administration
  • Educational Foundations
  • Educational Leadership
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Technology
  • E-Learning Evaluation
  • E-Learning Tools and Systems
  • E-Learning Content Development
  • Electronic Publishing Tools for E-Learning
  • Engaging Students with the World Digital and Global Discovery Online
  • Equal Access to Education
  • Evaluation/Performance Measurement and Assessment
  • Gender in Education
  • Global Education Systems
  • Health Education
  • Higher Education
  • Industry-University Partnering Infrastructure of E-Learning Environments
  • Interactive E-Learning Systems
  • International Education in a Global Context
  • Kinesiology
  • Knowledge Management in E-Learning
  • Language Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Methods and Procedures for the Global Classroom
  • Pedagogical and Issues
  • Policy and Law
  • Policy Issues
  • Politics and Education
  • Quality Management and Assessment in E-Learning
  • Research
  • Social and Cultural Issues
  • Social Education
  • Societal Issues, Including Legal, Standards, & International Issues
  • Special Education
  • Teaching Ethical Intercultural Communication
  • The Interdependence between Education and Development
  • Virtual Universities, Classrooms, and Laboratories
  • Other Areas of Education

Authors will be notified of the selection results by email and will receive all technical information and presentation instructions prior to the Conference.

Submission procedure

Please note that you are asked to submit only ONE proposal of any kind to the CTLT 2016 conference. The deadline for submissions is 30th March 2016.

Individual Presenter (30 minutes paper)

You can submit a proposal to present an individual paper or give a workshop at CTLT 2016 under the open call for papers. Please submit through the online system by clicking on the Submit Online button below. You will be asked to create your own personal account before you will be able to upload your proposal. You can then return to the system at any time using your user name and password to edit your information and submission. Your proposal will normally be reviewed within two weeks.

If your proposal is accepted you will be invited to register for the conference. Upon payment of the registration fee your paper or workshop will be scheduled for presentation. If you wish your paper to be published in the conference proceedings, please ensure that a paper is uploaded through the online system by 30th April 2016.

Abstract Submission Process

Acceptance of Abstract: If your abstract is accepted by the review team and you pay the conference registration fee by the specified deadline, your submission will be scheduled in an appropriate session for oral presentation at the conference.

Authors as Reviewers: A Reciprocal System

As all authors have had their work reviewed by at least two reviewers, in the spirit of reciprocity, similarly we ask that all accepted authors be prepared to review up to five abstracts over the lifespan of submissions to the conference.

You are under no obligation to participate in this reciprocal system, but if you are selected to review, and undertake this task of grading abstracts for the CTLT 2016 conference, then you will be credited in the 2016 programme, and obtain a certificate stating that you were a part of the conference review team.

Proceedings Submission Deadlines

Deadline for submission of abstracts:
March 30th 2016

Results of abstract reviews returned to authors:
April 6th 2016 (Usually within two weeks of submission)

Deadline for submission of full papers:
April 30th 2016

Deadline for full conference registration payment for all presenters:
April 30th 2016 (Early Bird), May 13th 2016 (Normal rates)

CTLT Conference:
16 and 17 June 2016 (Thursday and Friday)

Final Paper Submission Process

If your abstract is accepted for oral presentation, you are encouraged to submit a full paper by April 30th 2016 for inclusion in the CTLT 2016 Online Conference Proceedings. The full article should be submitted in Word (NOT pdf). Final papers should be uploaded through the submissions system. Please ensure that your paper is ready to go to press by the submission deadline (April 30th), having thoroughly read the paper for errors. If English is not your first language then this is especially important. To facilitate easier processing, reviewing, and publishing of all submissions, PLEASE follow this checklist:

  1. APA Style Sheet
  2. 10-point Times New Roman font
  3. Single-spacing throughout the document
  4. Double space (instead of indent
  5. to designate a new paragraph or section
  6. Top, bottom, and side margins no less than 7/8 of an inch or 2.2 cm
  7. Cover page that includes title, author’s/authors’ affiliation(s), contact information, and topic of the submission
  8. Title, authors and affiliations repeated at the beginning of the body of the paper
  9. Manuscript not to exceed 5000 words (excluding tables, figures and references)
    Manuscripts longer than 5,000 words will be returned for editing
  10. Graphs and visuals can be reproduced electronically

Authors are kindly invited to submit their research proposals (not more than 6 pages, extra pages are subject to surcharge) including results, tables, figures and references evaluated based on originality, research. All paper submissions will be double-blind reviewed and content, correctness, relevance to conference, contributions, and readability.



Publication Opportunities

Conference Proceedings

The Conference Proceedings will be published with World Scientific Publishing. We believe firmly in wide discovery and indexing of our publications. The Conference proceedings will be submitted to  Amazon Search Inside the Book, ISI Book Citation Index, OCLC, EBSCOHOST, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index where applicable.

World Scientific Publishing is one of the few publishers with direct partnership with Google to assure your book, including contents, can be easily searched and found from the internet.

Conference Fee
Registration Fee after
Early Bird Rate
Regular Paper – Author Faculty USD$ 750.00

Regular Paper Author Faculty

Conference Participants only USD$ 550.00

Conference Participants only

Regular Paper – Author (Virtual Presentation) USD$ 300.00

Regular Paper Author (Virtual Presentation)

2016 Conference Co-Chair

Keynote Presentation for Day 1 ( June 16, 2016)

Mobile, Pad, and iCloud—The Rising Technology Trends for Teaching and Learning in 2020s

Dr. Wilton Fok is the Assistant Dean of Engineering and the Director of the e-Learning Development Laboratory and the Faculty of Engineering in the University of Hong Kong. Dr. Fok and his research team had developed an interactive mobile platform called iClass for the enhancement of real-time interactive teaching and learning since 2011. The project was used not only in the University of Hong Kong but also in many schools and universities in Hong Kong, mainland China, United States, United Kingdom and Singapore. The project awarded the Hong Kong Information Communication Technology Award in 2011 and 2013. Dr. Fok also received the Best Teacher Award from the Faculty of Engineering in 2010, the Outstanding Teaching Award (Team Award) in 2014 and the Faulty Outstanding Teaching Award in 2015. Dr. Fok is also an invited keynote speaker of the 6th Annual International Conference on Education & e-Learning.

In March of 2016, He just got Hong Kong ICT Awards 2016 — Best Life Style Award ( Learning and Living ), Winning Project: Mobile Device Management System, delivered the speech in Harvard University—Educational Challenges in Hong Kong, Identifying Solutions and Sharing Best Practices between East & West, and successful led the iClass Interaction Learning Project with Oxford University Press (China) Ltd.

Workshop: Real-Touch for iClass ( June 16th, 2016 )


In this workshop, Dr. Wilton Fok will guide participants to learn how to use a Cloud-Base Interactive Service (iClass) to conduct real-time interactive class, which is an essential component for flipped classroom implementation. Students in a class can use their smartphones, tablets or laptop PCs to share their ideas and answers in graphic, text, video, and audio with teachers and other peers in a classroom through the cloud network.  This platform is being used in secondary and tertiary institutions in Singapore, US , UK , Hong King and China. Participants will learn not only how to create different interactive activities on the platform, but also the pedagogy of how to conduct an interactive flipped class with the sharing of some teaching examples in various universities and higher schools. Free accounts will be granted to each workshop participant.

Prof. Wilton FOK, 2016 Conference Co-Chair

Assistant Dean (External Relations and Knowledge Exchange), Faculty of Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

2016 Conference Co-Chair

Keynote Presentation

Dr. Daniel Churchill is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education and the Head in Division of Information and Technology Studies in the University of Hong Kong (HKU). He is teaching in the areas of educational technology in classroom teaching and learning, instructional design methods, design of e-learning, learning objects and multimedia. His current research interest is in design of interactive visual learning objects, mobile learning, teacher change and social media in education. Daniel’s multidisciplinary interest is a product of his versatile experience and educational background that include university qualifications in the areas of Mechanical Engineering, Law, Modern Languages and Literature, Education, Instructional Design, and Interactive Multimedia Technologies. Meanwhile he is the Program Director of MSc (IT in Education) and MSc (Library Informaton Management) programmes in HKU.

Dr. Daniel Churchill

Associate Professor, Head, Division of Information and Technology Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Prof. WANG Qiyun, 2016 Keynote Speaker

Keynote Presentation for Day 1 (June 16, 2016)

“Design Perspectives of Blended Learning Environments”

Blended learning is often defined as a combination of online learning and face-to-face learning. It has the potential to integrate the strengths of both face-to-face learning and online learning, and reduces the limitations of merely applying either. Research has also shown that blended learning often outperforms traditional classroom learning or online learning. In this talk, I will discuss about the key design perspectives of blended learning environments, which are the pedagogical, social and technical design. Also, I will illustrate how a blended learning environment for a Master course is designed and developed from the three perspectives by following the design research approach.

Dr. Wang is Associate Professor in Learning Sciences & Technology (LST) in National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technology University (NYU) in Singapore. Dr. Wang received his Ph.D ( Class Honors and Year of Award) from University of Twente in Netherlands. Prior to join the NIE, Dr. Wang taught in East China Normal University and University of Twente for 8 years. Dr. Wang specialises in Information & Communication Technology (ICT) in Curriculum & Instructional Design, E-learning, Education, and Multimedia Development. He has edited and collaborated on several research books including ICT for self-directed learning and collaborative learning and Educational Design Research: Introduction and Illustrative Cases. He has published extensively in the area of LST & ICT in various academic journals like British Journal of Educational Technology, International Review of Contemporary Learning Research, Journal of Educational Computing Research, International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, Computers & Education, Universal Access in the Information Society and Asia Pacific Education Review, etc.

Prof. WANG Qiyun

Associate Professor in Learning Sciences and Technologies Academic Group, National Institute of Education, National Institute of Education

Dr. Freydis Vogel, 2016 Keynote Speaker

Dr. Vogel was the Research Scientist in Ludwig Maximilians University Munich since 2009 and she joined TUM School of Education as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in 2014. Dr. Vogel specialises in the scripts of computer-supported collaborative learning, and she is interested in the study on various questions about general didactics and methods of teaching, learning & task culture, teacher competencies, school development & school organization, quality management, curricular and educational standards. This coming June, she will represent the department to facilitate the Pre-Conference Workshop organised by the International Society of the Learning Sciences, a leading professional society for academics, professionals and students seeking to advance the sciences and practices of learning. Dr. Vogel’s research has covered the topic as “Computer-supported collaborative learning with digital video cases in teacher education”, “Learning to Argue in Mathematics: Effects of Heuristic Worked Examples and Collaborations Scripts on Transactive Argumentation”, “The Impact of CSCL Scripts on the Acquisition of Knowledge and Skills”, “Getting immersed in teacher and student perspectives? Facilitating analytical competence using video cases in teacher education”, etc.

Dr. Freydis Vogel

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, TUM School of Education, Technical University of Munich

2015 Keynote Speech:

“Starting the first Video and Computer Game Museum in South East Asia to enhance students’ learning”

Originally from Italy but now based in Singapore, Dr. Roberto Dillon is the author of different books on computer games history and development, including “On the Way to Fun” (AKPeters), “The Golden Age of Video Games” (CRCPress) and “Ready. A Commodore 64 Retrospective” (Springer). Currently, Dr. Dillon is an Associate Professor at James Cook University where he lectures game design and project management subjects. Earlier in his career he was the Chair of the Game Software Design & Production Department at the DigiPen Institute of Technology (within the Singapore Institute of Technology) and also held appointments at the Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Besides academic teaching and research work, he is also active as a game developer, with his games being showcased at events like Sense of Wonder Night in Tokyo, FILE Games in Rio de Janeiro and the Indie Prize Showcase Asia.


Dr. Roberto Dillon

Associate Professor , James Cook University, Singapore

2015 Keynote Speech:

“Preparing teachers to integrate ICT in teaching and learning: A Singapore’s Perspective”

Dr. Doris Choy is an Associate Professor in the Learning Sciences and Technologies Academic Group since 2005. She received her Doctoral of Philosophy in Educational Technology, Curriculum and Instruction from Purdue University, USA. She teaches pre-service and in-service teacher education courses in areas of ICT integration and Classroom Management. She also teaches graduate level courses related in Instructional Design, Project Management, and Educational Research. Her areas of research include: ICT integration in teaching and learning, teacher education, professional development, and instructional design and development.


Dr. Doris Choy

Associate Professor in the Learning Sciences and Technologies Academic Group, National Institute of Education, Singapore, NTU

2015 Conference Chair


Dr. Roberto Dillon

Associate Professor , James Cook University, Singapore

General Chair

Prof. Dan Levin

Director (Academic Affairs) Graduate Programs Aventis School of Management, Ph.D, Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania


Program Committee Members
Dr Doris Choy  National Institute of Education, Singapore, NTU
Dr Lorraine Pe Symaco   University of Malaya
Dr. Josh McCarthy The University of South Australia
Dr. Mohd Asri Mohd Noor Sultan Idris Education University, Malaysia
Dr. Tee Meng Yew University of Malaya, Malaysia
Dr. Leong Kwan Eu University of Malaya, Malaysia
 Dr. Kumar Laxman  University of Auckland



Important Dates

Author Notification: 6 May 2016
Final Paper (Camera-Ready) Deadline: 30 May 2016
Early Bird Registration: 30 April 2016
Final Registration Deadline: 30 May 2016
Conference Dates: 16 and 17 June 2016


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