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2024 15th International Conference on E-Education, E-Business, E-Management and E-Learning (IC4E 2024)



The 15th International Conference on E-Education, E-Business, E-Management, and E-Learning (IC4E 2024) was a remarkable event organized by Kyushu University, Japan with technical support from Purdue University Northwest, USA; University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK; De La Salle University-Manila, Philippines; China West Normal University, China; Bulacan State University, Philippines; and Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia.


The IC4E 2024 conference also celebrated its success with impressive participation metrics. The conference received more than 386 submissions and attracted over 120 participants from 40 countries and regions. This global engagement underscores the conference's significant impact on fostering international collaboration and sharing innovative research in the fields of e-education, e-business, e-management, and e-learning.



The conference spanned four days, featuring a series of keynote speeches, invited talks, panel discussions, and interactive sessions.


Keynote Speakers


1. Prof. Elliot Soloway, University of Michigan, USA

Renowned for his work in mobile learning and technology-enhanced education, Prof. Soloway delivered a keynote on "Using a Next-Generation Platform, Deeply-Digital Curricula and Digitally-Motivated Pedagogical Practices to Support Today’s Alpha Generation Learners." His presentation focused on how modern digital tools and pedagogical practices can be tailored to meet the needs of the current generation of learners.

2. Prof. Cathie Norris, University of Michigan, USA (co-present with Prof. Soloway)
Prof. Norris, a co-researcher with Prof. Soloway, discussed innovative strategies in e-education. She emphasized collaborative learning and the integration of mobile devices in the classroom, highlighting how these approaches can enhance student engagement and learning outcomes.

3. Prof. Kuan-Chou Chen, Purdue University Northwest, USA
Prof. Chen presented on "Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education." He discussed the transformative potential of AI in educational settings, including personalized learning, predictive analytics, and the automation of administrative tasks.

4. Assoc. Prof. Mitsunori Hirogaki, Kyushu University, Japan
Prof. Hirogaki shared insights on "Exploring MBA Education Needs: A Pilot Survey for Japanese Company Employees," discussing the evolving requirements of MBA programs to better serve the professional development of employees in Japanese companies.



Invited Speakers


1. Assoc. Prof. Haithem Zourrig, Kent State University, USA
- Prof. Zourrig delivered a speech titled "Addressing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Challenges in Business Education," focusing on the importance of integrating DEI principles in business education to foster inclusive learning environments.

2. Prof. Maricar S. Prudente, De La Salle University, Philippines
- Prof. Prudente's speech, "Adaptive, Innovative and Effective Practices in Teaching Science: Experiences from the Philippines," highlighted effective teaching strategies and innovative practices in science education based on experiences from the Philippines.

3. Senior Lecturer Qingqing Xing, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou), China
- Dr. Xing discussed "Using AIGC Tools to Facilitate Academic Communication: Experiences from An Interdisciplinary University," exploring the role of AI-generated content tools in enhancing academic communication across disciplines.

4. Dr. Shahid Anjum, Universiti Teknologi Brunei, Brunei
- Dr. Anjum's presentation titled "Generative AI and its Applications in Education & Research: A Discussion in Digital Ecosystem Transformation" covered the potential and implications of generative AI technologies in transforming educational and research ecosystems.

5. Prof. Shan Wang, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
- Prof. Wang explored "Storytelling Short Video Advertising and Narrative Transportation: A Systematic Study of Story Design Elements," examining the impact of narrative design elements in short video advertising and their effectiveness in engaging audiences.

6. Assoc. Prof. Fatima Azmi, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia (Online)
- Prof. Azmi addressed "Mathematics and Science Communication," focusing on effective strategies for communicating complex scientific and mathematical concepts to diverse audiences.



Young Research Scholar

Qingqing Xing, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou), China

Best Reviewers

Ramachandra C. Torres, Mapua Malayan Colleges Laguna, Philippines
Lydia S. Roleda, De La Salle University College of Law, Philippines
Donn Enrique L. Moreno, Malayan Colleges Laguna, Philippines

Outstanding Contribution Awards
Socorro Aguja, De La Salle Araneta University, Philippines
Maricar S.Prudente, De La Salle University-Manila, Philippines

Best Paper Award

A Gender-Inclusive Analysis of Applying Storytelling, Analogy
and Metaphor to Promote Empathy among Science Graduate Students
Lan Luo

Excellence Organizing Award

Mitsunori Hirogaki, Kyushu University, Japan

Onsite Session Group Photos (Partly)


Online Session Group Photos (Partly)


Excellent Oral Presentation Awards


S1 TB1069
Title: The Integration of H5p Interactive Videos: An Empirical Examination of Effectiveness in Enhancing the Performance of Students in Differential Equations
Presenter: Fe G. Dampil
Affiliation: Mapua Malayan Colleges Laguna, Philippines

S2 TB3013-A
Title: Revisited How Government Spending Impacts Growth
Presenter: Navarat Temsumrit
Affiliation: Kasetsart University, Thailand

S3 TB1038-A
Title: Credit Card Reward Programs with Scarcity Messages to Charity
Presenter: Chanho Song
Affiliation: California State University, USA

S4 TB3016
Title: Concept for assessing the value and benefits of manufacturing data in the context of platform-based business models
Presenter: Matthias Sebastian Mertens
Affiliation: WZL of RWTH Aachen University, Germany

S5 TB1168
Title: E-government services: The Role of Perceived Value Among Early Adopters
Presenter: Chia Ying Lin
Affiliation: National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology

S6 TB3018 TB1282
Title: Does environmental concern drive adoption of electric car? A cross-national study of American and Japanese car owners.
Presenter: Alexander Muk
Affiliation: Texas State University-San Marcos, USA

Title: A Panel Data Analysis of Profitability Determinants: Empirical Results from Virtual Production Companies in Thailand
Presenter: Karnjana Songwathana
Affiliation: Bangkok University, Thailand

S7 TB1169
Title: Empowering the Future: Developing a Comprehensive Robotics Curriculum for the Next Generation of Innovators
Presenter: Genevieve A. Pillar
Affiliation:De La Salle Santiago Zobel School, Philippines

S8 TB1167
Title: Scientific Literacy Skills and Perceptions about STEM Curriculum Using Web-based Applications
Presenter: Ryan G. Tiongco
Affiliation: De La Salle Araneta University, Philippines

S9 TB1147-A
Title: Design of an Educational Game for Astronomy Exploration Combining Cloud tools, Simulation and Role-Playing Mechanisms
Presenter: Hung-yu Chan
Affiliation: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

S10 TB1133-A TB1264
Title: Measuring Accuracy and Effectiveness of LMS with Predictive Algorithm and Recommender System
Presenter: Digna Evale
Affiliation: Bulacan State University, Philippines

Title: Assessing the Effectiveness of Cerebry as an Online Instructional Tool in Enhancing Student Learning in Mathematics
Presenter: Gerald Ferrer
Affiliation:De La Salle Santiago Zobel School, Philippines

S11 TB3015
Title: Derivation of a target system for continuous innovation based on a systematic literature review
Presenter: Stefan Perau
Affiliation: WZL of RWTH Aachen University, Germany

S12 CH2009
Title: Policy Discourse Analysis of Thailand's National Screening Mechanism and Shifting Refugee Policies
Presenter: Bing Pang, V. Tling Kenneth
Affiliation: Mahidol University, Thailand



Excellent Oral Presentation Awards (Online)


Online 1 TB1227
Title: Hanapin At Kilalanin: A Mobile Game Based on Philippine Culture and Traditions
Presenter: Gloren Fuentes
Affiliation: Mapua University, Philippines

Online 2 TB1110
Title: Online Course Feature Evaluation Based on University Student Feedback Supported by Word-Embeddings
Presenter: Moritz Marutschke
Affiliation: Kyoto University of Advanced Science, Japan

Online 3 TB1111
Title: Students’ Perception of the Impact of Cultural Dimensions on Global Software Engineering
Presenter: Moritz Marutschke
Affiliation: Kyoto University of Advanced Science, Japan

Online 4 TB1134
Title: Design of the proposed grocery application using a Design Thinking approach
Presenter: Grace Lorraine Intal
Affiliation: Mapua University, Philippines


IC4E 2024 Proceedings Cover