Dr Hj. Nazre bin Abdul Rashid
Assalammualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh and Salam Sejahtera.
First and foremost, it is my great pleasure to welcome all of our distinguished forum speakers, presenters and participants to the 4th International Conference on ICT in Education 2019 (ICTE’2019). It is an ongoing effort by the Department of Computing, Faculty of Arts, Computing and Creative Industry (FSKIK), Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI), Malaysia, starting from the 1st (2016) in UPSI, the 2nd (2017) in Ipoh, Perak and followed by the 3rd (2018) in Banda Acheh, Acheh, Indonesia.
This year, the conference is proudly co-organized with the Applied Informatics Research Group (AIRG), Department of Software Engineering and Information Systems, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and Islamic University of Ar-Raniry (UIN), Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
Current developments in the ICT field have always affected the education field. Undisputedly, the educational sector has always been a major beneficiary of ICT, and the advancement of ICT will always have an immense impact on the teaching and learning practices of educational institutions, encompassing a wide spectrum of educational levels. ICT integration can be employed to success the transformation of the national education system to meet the critical needs of producing the critical, creative and innovative resources needed by the country. Thus, ICTE2019 is mainly aimed to provide a sharing platform that enables researchers, academics and practitioners to share the best practices which have been produced through research, as well as to propose the best strategy in empowering education 4.0 through ICT integration in education.
Honourable Speakers and Guest,
With the theme Embracing ICT, Empowering Edu 4.0, ICTE2019 highlight four (4) tracks for paper presentation, which are;
Borderless Learning through ICT
ICT Innovations and Technologies in Education
AR, VR and Mixed Reality for Teaching and Learning
ICT education – primary and secondary schools, tertiary institutions
Beside paper presentation, ICTE2019 has also offered poster presentation, a casual dinner, a city tour and a special workshop with the aim to introduce the strategies to write citable papers for journal publication. Please take this golden opportunity to build your network as well as share your significant excerpt of research work. I am personally looking forward to that those research works would give a positive impact of ICT on the many facets of our lives, remarkably on education.
Last but not least, I hope ICTE2019 will increase research collaborations between institutions involved. I would like to express blessed gratitude to our University management for their support to this conference and also, a heartfelt wish to all the committee involved in ICTE2019, without you, ICTE2019 will not be a reality.
Representing the organizer, I proudly welcome all of you to ICTE2019. Wishing all participants, fruitful and memorable experience for these three (3) days.
Dr Hj. Nazre bin Abdul Rashid
International Conference on ICT in Education 2019 (ICTE2019)
Faculty of Arts, Computing and Creative Industry
Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris