Sunday, November 18, 2012

Pre-Conference Workshop: ICoLIS2012

Social Media and Inclusion by Libraries (19-21 Nov 2012)

Dr Sam Chu

Personal Particulars
B.B.A., M.L.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Program Director, MSc[Library & Info Management]
Deputy Director, Centre for Information Technology in Education

Teaching Areas
 Dr Chu teaches courses in the following areas in the undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
  •  Knowledge management (Syllabus) (Evaluation)
  • Digital libraries (Syllabus) (Evaluation)
  • Information Behaviour (Syllabus) (Evaluation)
  • Children and young adult literature (Syllabus) (Evaluation)
  • Students who come up with the best group project in the course (a multimedia story) may win the "Best Multimedia Children Story Award" and a $2,000 book coupon, sponsored by Pearson-Longman.
He also supervises six doctoral students and one MPhil student in the areas of information technologies in education, inquiry-based learning, information seeking and knowledge management.
Research Interests
Web 2.0 technologies for teaching and learning, Inquiry-based learning, Information seeking, Knowledge management, Information resource management, Information retrieval systems, Web usability and interaction design, Human-computer interaction, Learning technologies, Digital libraries.