Dr. Raul F. Muyong was one of the keynote speakers during the 1st International Conference on Education and Technology (ICETECH) 2019 at Universitas PGRI Madiun, East Java, Indonesia on August 6-9, 2019.
The only Filipino invited as keynote speaker, Dr. Muyong’s discussion aimed to help address the theme: “The Emerging Innovative Learning Across Disciplines in the Digital Era.” The other speakers were Prof. Dr. Joko Nurkanto, Universitas Sebeles Maret Surakarta, Indonesia; Dr. Yazni Abu Bakar, Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia and Mohd Mukhiz Abu Bakar, National University of Singapore.
The sub-themes of the conference discussed were: teaching and learning in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), STEM-based classroom management and Technology, robotics and game for Instructional Purposes, Instructional Technology and application for education, training and professional development for STEM teachers, computer-based learning, innovations in instructional training and education, design and implementation of technology-rich learning environment, augmented reality for education, simulation and game for Educational purpose, and virtual reality for education.
The ICETECH 2019 aims at facilitating researches, academic scientists and educators in an attempt to share their knowledge and experience in the education and technology. Being the only science and technology in the region, the activity is an opportunity for ISAT U to further enhance its program in research and development.
Dr. Muyong also strengthened ISAT U’s linkages and cooperation with other higher learning institutions abroad . He signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Universitas PGRI Madiun, Politeknik Elektronika Negiri Surabaya and Universitas Tidar, all from Indonesia. The partnership covers the exchange of students, exchange of faculty and researchers, exchange of academic information and publications, joint research activities and joint organization of international research conference.