Institute for Digital Education and Learning – IDEAL. In the era of Industrial Revolution 4.0, life as we know it, will be dramatically different. Education will be a vital currency for the next generation of learners to navigate and flourish in this brave new world. As such, IDEAL is positioned to enhance the value of learning in the 21st century. This is achieved by conducting research and development based on the latest available technology and pedagogic research in learning design, creative learning environments, learning analytics and innovative learning tools.
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Dr. Neo Tse Kian is currently an academic and researcher at the Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University, Malaysia which he joined in 1999. His career however, did not begin as an academic. Holding a Bachelors degree in Accounting and an MBA in Finance and Economics from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA, he started his career as a public auditor at Deloitte and Touche in Pittsburgh, PA. He later detoured by entering the world of academics and received in PhD in Creative Multimedia.
As an academic and a researcher, Dr. Neo has authored and co-authored over 300 articles in international peer reviewed journals, conferences as well as books, book chapters, newspaper and magazine articles. He has also written on various topics including multimedia, constructivist learning environments, cooperative learning, life-long learning, interactive learning, online learning, innovative teaching, Web 2.0, learning assessments, augmented reality, content creation and other topics relating to the use of technology in education.
He was also appointed as Associate Dean in 2004 and later as the Dean of the Faculty of Creative Multimedia in 2012. His impressive work and ideas have earned him many priceless rewards and recognition. His research project, Multimedia Integrated Learning Environment (MILE) has won numerous local and international awards and intellectual properties. His current project on Digital Augmented Reality Environment too has also garnered several international and local accolades, in addition to and intellectual properties.
With his expertise and experience, he has and founded and led several research groups including CINE (Centre for Innovative Education), MILE Special Interest Group, Centre for Adaptive Multimedia Education and Learning Content Technologies (CAMELOT) and has recently been now, appointed as Director of the Institute for Digital Educational and Learning (IDEAL), which is part of the Digital Futures Research Hub in the university.
Professor, Faculty of Engineering
Associate Professor, Faculty of Information Science and Technology
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