For the past few weeks, it has not been an easy sail. 15 February marked the beginning of my PhD journey. I got started with a hopeful heart. After taking a break from study since my Masters graduation, I considered myself well-rested to start this PhD journey that definitely requires one’s mental strength. Despite the…… Continue reading It has not been an easy sail, but I am hopeful
Now is the beginning of the 4th Industrial Revolution. It is very depressing for me as I feel very threatened by the fact that I am not very good in terms of digital skills. Due to my inadequacies, I made it a point to attend the 4th Industrial Revolution talk by my university president this…… Continue reading Can teachers be replaced by robots imbued with Artificial Intelligence?
Today, I attended a talk on Realizing Sustainable Development Goals through Education for Sustainable Development by Dr Subarna Sivapalan, a researcher-cum-academician from Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP). She shared with us how we should educate our students about Sustainable Development Goals at every opportunity we have inside and outside our classroom. Sustainable development is a process for…… Continue reading A Beautiful Completion of 2017 (2)
I have submitted my Master’s dissertation. This marks the end of my student life in University of Malaya (UM) as well as a soon-to-arrive challenging journey of my work life in UTAR. I can’t deny that I have never felt so relieved for the past three years. It has taken me almost four years to complete…… Continue reading Mission Accomplished
It was my first time as a coordinator of an English Camp. It was a success. I met some challenges while leading my 20 university undergraduates to prepare for this camp which caters to the English learning needs of 49 Form One and Form Two school students. During the camp, I observed one student who…… Continue reading English Camp
It has been a while since I last blogged I was busy with work and study Today is a sad but inspiring day An inspiring life of a colleague, Ms Sim Chzia Poaw just ended and is to be continued in Heaven I am not close to her But only get to know her deeply through…… Continue reading An Inspiring Life
My students just finished their exam. One of their exam questions required them to express their opinions on the practice of letter-writing. Here is a compilation of their opinions: 1.) Handwritten letters are tangible. Some letter writing pads are scented and textured. The scent and texture of the letters create a sense of connection by…… Continue reading The love behind handwritten letters