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Keynote Speakers

Prof. Kuan-Chou Chen
Purdue University Northwest, USA

Kuan-Chou Chen is the Associate Dean for Graduate Program and Research, Thomas M. McDermott Sr. Endowed Chair, Professor in Economic Development, Professor of Management Information Systems. He was the Department Head of Information Systems, Finance, and Business Analytics (2005-2016), as well as Interim Department Head of Department of Graduate Studies in Education (2013-2014) at Purdue University Northwest. He received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University and his MBA from National Cheng-Kung University in Taiwan. He specialized in computer programming, system simulation, project management, decision support systems, data mining, system analysis and design, e-business strategy and application, supply chain management, network design and security, knowledge management, and information economy. Professor Chen has more than 90 scholarly publications, most in peer-reviewed journals. He is an active participant in several professional journals and serves on three paper reviewer boards. Currently he is an Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning. His productivity and scholarship have been recognized by his colleagues, being nominated three years in a row for an ¡°Outstanding Scholar Award.¡± He also the recipient of Teacher of the Year Award (Purdue University Northwest, 2005).

Speech Title: How Higher Education Can Prepare to Deliver Quality Learning Experiences for Generation Z

Abstract: According to Wikipedia, A generation is "all of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively." Specifically, generations are cohorts of people who were born in a certain date range and share a general cultural experience of the world. Each generation is shaped by the social and cultural values of the society where it grows up. As latest generations, referred to as Generation Z - has completely revolutionized learning styles as we know them. This generation, born between 1995-2009, comprise of children who are true digital natives. This generation who characterize the definition ¡®tech-savvy¡¯ those who don¡¯t use technology as a tool but as a way of life.
As a teacher in this day and age, have you considered how you are going to set up your classroom to engage children who might own a laptop or a tablet that is far more superior to the one in your room? Do you know the latest and greatest apps or educational games that are going to engage and excite your learners?
In this presentation we explore three Gen Z learning styles and how you might cater to them in your classroom.

Prof. Yongsheng Ma
University of Alberta, Canada

Dr. Yongsheng Ma joined the faculty of engineering, University of Alberta in 2007, and has been a full professor since 2013. Dr. Ma is a member of ASEE, SME, SPE and an Alberta registered Professional Engineer. He teaches Capstone Design Projects, Engineering Informatics, Engineering Economics and Manufacturing Processes. His main research areas include e-Manufacturing, feature-based design and manufacturing modeling, CADCAM, ERP process modeling and product lifecycle management. Dr. Ma received his B.Eng. from Tsinghua University, Beijing (1986), both M.Sc. (1990) and Ph.D. (1994) from UMIST, UK. In 2000-2007, he was a faculty with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Dr. Ma publishes actively in top international journals and conferences, especially in the field of Semantic Modeling for Product and Process Engineering. Dr. Ma had been an associate editor of IEEE Transaction of Automation Science and Engineering (2009-2013). Since 2012, he has served as an editor of Advanced Engineering Informatics. Due to his fruitful collaboration with a Canadian manufacturer, in 2012, he won the prestigious ASTech award sponsored by Alberta Science and Technology Leadership Foundation. Dr. Ma started his career as a polytechnic lecturer in Singapore (1993); and then a senior research fellow and group manager (1996-2000) at Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology. Dr. Ma also served in department selection committee (2012), faculty nominating (2009-2011) and evaluation committees (2011). Dr. Ma had been a member of General Faculty Council (GFC) and a university senator from July, 2013 to July, 2016.

Speech Title: Feature-based event, service and product prediction and feedback analysis models via data mining

Abstract: According to Wikipedia, A generation is "all of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively." Specifically, generations are cohorts of people who were born in a certain date range and share a general cultural experience of the world. Each generation is shaped by the social and cultural values of the society where it grows up. As latest generations, referred to as Generation Z - has completely revolutionized learning styles as we know them. This generation, born between 1995-2009, comprise of children who are true digital natives. This generation who characterize the definition ¡®tech-savvy¡¯ those who don¡¯t use technology as a tool but as a way of life.
As a teacher in this day and age, have you considered how you are going to set up your classroom to engage children who might own a laptop or a tablet that is far more superior to the one in your room? Do you know the latest and greatest apps or educational games that are going to engage and excite your learners?
In this presentation we explore three Gen Z learning styles and how you might cater to them in your classroom.

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Plenary Speakers

Prof. Virginia M. Peng
Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Virginia M. Peng is currently a professor of English at Ritsumeikan University, Faculty of Economics where she has been since 1995. She received her Master of Education (in TESOL) from Temple University, Japan in 1989 and subsequently a Masters through research in Linguistics from Macquarie University in 1995. She is¡¡a member of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT) and Japan Association for College English Teachers (JACET) as well as being on the Editorial Board for JACET¡¯s Selected Papers. Since 2018, she has been President of the Japan Association of Systemic Functional Linguistics (JASFL) as well as being on the Editorial Board for JASFL Proceedings and Japanese Journal of Systemic Functional Linguistics. Her interests have been in language teaching particularly task-based language teaching, genre, brain functions and language, but also more recently in multimodal learning with smartphones, iPads and other devices, as well as with ideology and language.
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Assoc. Prof. Daniel J. Mills
Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Daniel J. Mills, Ed.D. is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Economics at Ritsumeikan University. Dr. Mills holds a Masters of Science degree in Education from Shenandoah University with a specialization in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and a Doctorate of Education with a focus on Instructional Technology from the University of Wyoming. His research interests include mobile learning, digital games, and technology acceptance and adoption. 

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