Mobile Learning Symposium 2014

“Mobile Learning Symposium 2014: Addressing Real Issues and Concerns in Higher Education – Institutional and Educators’ Perspectives”
Date: 20th May 2014 in Multimedia University, Cyberjaya, Malaysia.

A joint effort of the Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University, Malaysia and the Australian Digital Futures Institute, University of Southern Queensland, Australia. The main objective of this symposium is to provide a platform for discussion into the current trends, issues and challenges, usage and perception of mobile learning within the Malaysian higher education institutions. This collaborative effort also hopes to create a space for increased dialogue and discussion between Australian and Malaysian institutional leaders and educators to support future sustainable mobile learning initiatives across cultural contexts and to develop collaborative relationships between institutions.

Keynote Speakers
Professor Mike Keppell, Australian Digital Futures Institute, University of Southern Queensland
Professor Mohamed Amin Embi, President, Mobile Learning Association of Malaysia
Dr Koo Ah Choo, Dean, Learning Institute For Empowerment, Multimedia University

Special programs
Panel discussion with panelist experts from 5 different universities
Hands-on Workshop by Dr Helen Farley

Please R.S.V.P by 9th May 2014 to Helena Song at helena.song@mmu.edu.my. We looking forward to your positive response and presence at the symposium.

Yours faithfully,
Helena Song (MMU) & Dr Helen Farley (USQ)
Symposium Co-convenors

FCM Degree Show 2014!

We would like to invite you all for the launching of the Degree Show at
e-Curve on Feb 28th at 3 pm. The guest of honour for this event will be
none other than our President, Professor Dato Muhammad Rasat who will be
launching the event.

Please look at the attached invitation for the details.

This is the first time the entire Degree Show or Portfolio show will be
outside of the e-Gallery and FCM. Therefore, we would like to see ALL of you there during the launching!

Of course, you are welcome to come back with your family, friends and with potential students during the weekend as this event will run till March 2nd 2014.

Thank you once again and hope to see you there!

FCM Degree Show

MMU-INJE ties collaboration and exchange in arts and design field

Multimedia University and Inje University Korea signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for continuing another round of collaboration between the Faculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM) and The Graduate School of Visual Design from Inje University.
The MOU and its ceremony was held on 17 December, 2013, 3pm held at Academic Chamber at MMU, signifies the commitment of both parties to further establish the relationship between the two universities. The ceremony was honoured by the President of MMU, Prof Rasat, Vice President of Research & Development, Prof Heng Swee Huay, the representatives from the faculty was Deputy Dean Dr Koo Ah Choo, the coordinator of student exchange workshop, Mr Fauzan Mustaffa, and other members from the faculty and university research and international division The Inje University was represented by Professor Park Hey Kyung, Dean of U-Design Graduate School, Professor Paik Jin Kyung, Chief of DID Institute.
Eight graduate students from U-Design Graduate School together with their eight counterparts of graduate students from the faculty joined the workshop. The workshop was held from 16 December until 3 January 2013.
The content of the workshop was shaped within several contexts of the joint workshop which were: i) interdisciplinary input, ii) Cultural context, iii) Art therapy.
Batik was selected based on common culture between Korea and Malaysia and the potential of it being repurposed to the context of ‘Art Therapy’. Malaysian Psychotherapy Association was contacted to assist in giving input on Art Therapy. A batik workshop at Kraftangan Malaysia consists of a 2-day workshop and manual artwork creation. These artworks were scanned for further digital artwork creation.
Link to INJE’s website of the coverage of this exchange programme:

http://design.inje.ac.kr/html/04/01.php?mode=read&idx=1141