UTAR Collaboration and Impact Monthly Newsletter - July 2020

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MoA on Shandong-ASEAN Collaboration Research signing ceremony

China-ASEAN Business Association (CABA), Farlim Holding Sdn Bhd and UTAR signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) for research on Shandong - ASEAN Economic Cooperation Collaboration on 15 July 2020 at Pullman KLCC Hotel and Residences, Kuala Lumpur. The main objective of this research is to analyse and identify areas for economic cooperation between Malaysia and Shandong and to provide key information for the formulation of strategies to promote sustainable economic cooperation between Shandong and ASEAN countries.

UTAR news: https://news.utar.edu.my/news/2020/July/17/01/01.html

Sin Chew online: https://www.sinchew.com.my/content/content_2307739.html

China Press online: https://www.chinapress.com.my/20200715/发林集团赞助caba-研究大马山东经贸合作/

eNanyang: https://www.enanyang.my/要闻/拉曼大学将研究中国山东东盟经济合作

Kwong Wah online: https://www.kwongwah.com.my/20200715/东盟商协会、拉大和发林集团合作-进行山东-东盟/

8tv Mandarin News' Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=277804430212830

Star Online, Economy: https://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2020/07/15/china-asean-business-association-farlim-utar-explore-economic-tie-up

Webinar by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zhuang Yan (Visiting Scholar of FBF)

UTAR Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT), in collaboration with Faculty of Business and Finance (FBF), organised a virtual talk titled “The Development of Online Education in China Universities and the Trend of Future Teaching Reform under the Epidemic (疫情之下,中国大学在线教育发展及未来教学改革趋势)” conducted by Assoc Prof Dr Zhuang Yan from School of Finance, Harbin University of Commerce, China on 26 June 2020. The talk aimed to connect the educators with the current practices in China universities and stimulate the mind of educators to experience innovation in teaching and learning from a different points of view (focusing after COVID-19), as well as to introduce the future direction of teaching reform of China universities as guidelines for Malaysia.

Malaysian lecturer becomes first from outside North America to win US teaching contest

UTAR lecturer Dr Sharon Jacqueline Albert Wilson from the Faculty of Creative Industries won the first place in the International Communication Division (ICD) Teaching Contest 2020. Initiated in the year 2016, the ICD teaching contest aimed to promote teaching excellence and recognise innovative and effective approaches to teaching international communication. Dr Sharon is the first winner in Malaysia and also the first winner from outside North America to win the award. Besides featuring her winning submission on the ICD website and social media, she will also be recognised at this year’s ICD Business Meeting during the 2020 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Annual Conference in San Franscisco.