Taylor's School of Education Won Student-Educator Pitching Award 2022


One academic and two student teams from the School of Education (SoEd), Faculty of Social Sciences & Leisure Management, Taylor's University received Gold and Bronze award at the International E-Content Development Competition (e-ConDev) 2022 under the Pitching Innovative Teaching and Learning Strategies category organized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Universiti Teknologi MARA. The competition was held virtually from August 22nd to August 30th, 2022. This event involved four categories of competition, namely, Micro-Credentials, Open Educational Resources, Pitching, and Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).


The objectives of e-ConDev 2022 were to increase the quality of e-content used in the teaching and learning process and to nurture interest and encourage the development of e-content. This also serves as a platform to share best practices in teaching and learning.

A Gold award was presented to Dr. Vinothini Vasodavan, Lecturer, School of Education for her project titled "Collaborative TPACK: A Module for Innovative Pedagogies and Powerful Learning" under the Educator Pitching category. The Bronze award was presented to Gurpreet Kaur and Zhang Wen, SoEd postgraduate students for their project titled "A Holistic Approach to Teaching English Grammar" under the Student-Educator Pitching category. Besides that, another Bronze award was presented to Joanne Loh Swee Wen, also a postgraduate student from SoEd for her project titled "A Warm-Up Activity Before Class Encourages Children's Emotional Engagement" under the Student Pitching category. The two teams of students were supervised by Dr. Vinothini Vasodavan.