2024 4th International Conference on Modern Educational Technology and Social Sciences (ICMETSS 2024)
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Prof. Nidhi Agarwal

Lincoln University College, Malaysia

Research Area: E-Learning, Teaching and Learning, Pedagogy and Education

Brief introduction:

Professor, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, Lincoln University, Malaysia, has teaching experience of more than 18 years in teaching educational pedagogy and psychology of education. 

Along with holding the position of professor in a teacher education institution and serving as chairperson of the CTEF UP chapter, She is the author of 33 books and chapters at the national and international level in the areas of education, educational psychology, and methods and techniques for teaching. Dr. Nidhi has contributed about 45 research papers to various journals, including Scopus-indexed, UGC-listed, peer-reviewed, and presented her research papers at several national and international conferences. Dr. Nidhi has contributed more than 50 research papers and has two patents with the Indian government.

She is the Editor-in-Chief of two journals: Globus Journal of Progressive Education and Gyanodaya Journal of Education. Peer Reviewer of the WOS-indexed International Scientific Journal, “Problems of Education in the 21st Century,” and Editorial Board Member of the Scopus-indexed Q1 Journal.

Under her supervision, five PhD research scholars have been awarded their research degrees, and nine are in process.

She is an active member of the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), UNESCO, AIATE, and GE&RA. She is an international reviewer of the International Conference of Informing Science and Informing Technology, USA, and has organized various national conferences, workshops, FDP programs, seminars, etc. for academic developments under the banner of CTE and GERA. 

She have achieved the best paper award in the conferences of ISCA and AIATE. and earned the women empowerment award twice in her life for being socially active with NGO and educationists in my area. She also earned Gaurav Ratan Puraskar, India, for Best Principal in Teacher Education Institution.

Title of Keynote Speech: 

Revolutionizing Social Sciences Education: The Integration of Ancient and Contemporary Technology

Abstract:

The rapid development of modern technology has resulted in a fundamental shift in the nature of the educational landscape. This research study takes a deep dive into the topic of "Revolutionising Social Sciences Education: The Integration of Modern Technology." The introduction of cutting-edge technological tools into the field of education for the social sciences is redefining the conventional instructional strategies that have been used up until this point in this period of rapid technological advancement. The purpose of this research is to investigate the effects, difficulties, and prospects that are posed by the utilisation of contemporary technology in the instruction and comprehension of social science topics.

The research illustrates the varied variety of technology tools and platforms that have been deployed to enhance social sciences education by conducting a comprehensive literature analysis. These tools and platforms have been used to improve educational outcomes. This project investigates the use of data analytic tools, as well as online collaborative platforms, interactive multimedia materials, and virtual learning environments, with the goals of increasing student engagement and fostering a deeper understanding of social phenomena. The research also studies the effects of these technologies on critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills, all of which are crucial components of education in the social sciences.



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Assoc. Prof. Nurhizam Safie Bin Mohd Satar

Faculty of Information Science & Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

Research Area: Cloud-based e-Learning, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Architecture, E-Learning Technology

Brief introduction:

Associate Professor Ts. Dr. Nurhizam Safie is the Dean (Networking and Alumni) of the Faculty of Information Science and Technology. Before this position, he was attached to the United Nations University, a United Nations academic arm, as a Research Fellow. He was conferred the Professional Technologist (.Ts/P.Tech(IT)) credential from the Malaysian Board of Technology (MBoT) in 2018. He received his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems (MIS), for which he was awarded the National Science Fellowship (NSF) Scholarship from the Malaysian Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MoSTI). Master of Information Technology from UKM in 1999 and Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom in 2019.

Title of the speech:

Disruptive Innovation: From Research Ideas to Commercial Efforts

Abstract:

The presentation is about how researchers of universities whose generated research ideas to solve problems. From the ideas sparked disruptive innovations which generated directly commercial efforts. To create an highly impact research need to have efforts, courage and network, then only can generate wealth to the country in this Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4) era. Society and researchers cannot run away from disruptive technologies, need to embrace them. Among instruments to commercialise research ideas, products or services is through university spin-off and start-up companies. Here, The presenter will share his experience in setting up the spin-off company, from initial stage to the current stage. IR4.0 technology such as drone, cloud technology , big data and Virtual Reality (VR) has been implemented and utilise within this company.






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