• Senior Lecturer II

  • SLAS-Department of Liberal Arts & Humanities
    Faculty of Social Sciences & Leisure Management
  •    03-56295410
  •   yauhsiung.wong@taylors.edu.my


Dr Wong Yau Hsiung

Dr. Wong is a Senior Lecturer, Stream Coordinator of Engineering and Computer Science department and e-Learning Coordinator in American Degree Transfer Program, Taylor's University. He holds a Ph.D. in Science (Biochemistry) and Post-Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching and Learning (PGCHeTL).

Dr Wong is actively involved in e-Learning, blended learning and is passionate about educational technology and innovative pedagogy in teaching and learning. Dr. Wong is an active user of online synchronous and asynchronous tools in classroom to engage the students and make the learning fun and interactive, especially with the use of emerging technology in pandemic education - student/classroom response system (commonly known as mobile clickers). He has successfully completed the requirements to be recognized as Certified Educator in “Kahoot”, “Formative”, “Nearpod” and “ClassPoint”.

In 2017, Dr Wong had completed Google training and granted “Certified Google Educator (CGE)” for demonstrating the advanced knowledge, skills and competencies needed to implement and integrate Google for Education tools. He had also completed all the e-Learning packages (eLP 1-4) in Taylor's University Certified Digital Educator (CDE) Program. In 2021, Dr. Wong had successfully completed the requirement to be recognized as “Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE)” for Technology Literacy for Educators- 21st Century Learning Design.

 In 2015, Dr. Wong received Silver award in Taylor’s University’s Inaugural SPARK Award in recognition of his innovative online module site. His module site, General Chemistry CHEM 105, won The Oscars for TIMeS (Taylor’s Integrated Moodle e-Learning System) Awards in 2015 and 2016, which was the most active module using TIMeS in Taylor’s University. In 2016, Dr. Wong was the recipient of “Project Transformer Heroes” in Taylor’s University. He was invited to share his award-winning modules within the school and other schools. He was one of the judges for 2016 Taylor’s University’s SPARK Award. Notably, Dr. Wong was the recipient of the  highest award conferred by the President of Taylor’s University - Taylor's University President award (excellent in transformational teaching and learning), in recognition of his innovative teaching method. In the national level, Dr Wong was also awarded Champion (Category Immersive Learning) in inaugural Reimagining and Redesigning Malaysian Higher Education Award 2017, organized by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysia. The winning of this award granted him national grant (Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, FRGS) to carry out research in the field of innovative pedagogy and immersive learning. In the same year, he received e-Learning grant from Taylor's University to implement research project in the field of Augmented Reality and Gamification. In the following year, Dr. Wong was appointed as Jury in “Anugerah Khas Menteri Pendidikan Malaysia: Reka Bentuk Kurikulum dan Penyampaian Inovatif 2018” (AKRI 2018)- Category Immersive Learning. In 2020, Dr. Wong was the recipient of Bronze Award for Immersive Learning Category of Exemplary Meritorious Academic Staff (EMAS) Award, Taylor's University. In 2021, Dr. Wong served as the judge panel for Exemplary Meritorious Academic Staff (EMAS) Award 2021, Taylor’s University.

Throughout the years, Dr. Wong has won numerous teaching awards and recognition in local and international e-Learning and innovation competition. Notably, he has won three Gold awards (2015, 2018 and 2021) and two Silver awards (2016 and 2017) in Invention, Innovation & Design of e-Learning (IIDEL), International University Carnival on e-Learning (IUCEL). Other awards include Silver award in poster presentation in ASIA International Innovation Exhibition (AIINEx 2020), Gold award in Innovation Competition and Exhibition 2021 (InCEx’21), Bronze award in Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) 2021: COVID-19 International Innovation Awards and Gold award in Exemplary Teaching and Learning Award 2021, organized by eLearning Forum Asia (eLFAsia) 2021. Moreover, Dr. Wong was appointed as Jury in several innovation competition or exhibition such as International Invention & Innovative Competition (InIIC 2021) and ASIA International Innovation Exhibition (AIINEx 2021). Dr. Wong was also one of the finalists in Edutech Asia 2017 Award (Category: Best use of In-class Technology) and invited speakers in Edutech Asia 2021.

Dr Wong's award-winning techniques and unique teaching methodologies have been presented in conferences and published in book chapter and journals. He was awarded Commendable Paper award in Taylor s University Teaching and Learning Conference 2017 (TTLC 2017). In addition, Dr. Wong was the invited speakers and was presented in TTLC 2020 and TTLC 2021. Currently Dr. Wong serves as the editorial board members of international journals such as World Journal of Education, Journal of Curriculum &Teaching and Asia-Pacific Journal of Futures in Education and Society.




Academic Qualification

  • PhD in Biochemistry, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA, Malaysia
  • BSc in Biochemistry, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA, Malaysia

Professional Qualification

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Areas of Expertise

  • Chemical Sciences, Physical Chemistry(Including Theoritical And Structural), Theoretical Chemistry
  • Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Anticancer and Antioxidant of Plant Extract
  • Applied Sciences And Technologies, Educational Technology, E-Learning

Research Interest

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Publications

2019
  • Clinacanthus nutans induced reactive oxygen species-dependent apoptosis and autophagy in HCT116 human colorectal cancer cells (ISI-Indexed), Pharmacognosy Magazine - Article in Journals
  • Embedding Employability Skills Into First Year Undergraduate Students to Enhance Graduate Capabilities, International Journal of Education, Psychology and Counseling - Article in Journals
2018
  • The Use of E-Resources and Innovative Technology in Transforming Traditional Teaching in Chemistry and its Impact on Learning Chemistry. (SCOPUS-Indexed), International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM) - Article in Journals
  • Interactive and Engaging Module Sites: The RASA Model - Book Chapter
2012
  • Induction of mitochondria-mediated apoptosis in Ca Ski human cervical cancer cells triggered by mollic acid arabinoside isolated from Leea indica (ISI-Indexed), Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Article in Journals
  • Bioassay-Guided Isolation of Cytotoxic Cycloartane Triterpenoid Glycosides from the Traditionally Used Medicinal Plant Leea indica (ISI-Indexed), Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Article in Journals
  • Studies on the Cytotoxic and Apoptosis-inducing Activities of Leea Indica and Mollic Acid AL-arabinoside, a Cycloartane Triterpenoid Isolated from Leea Indica Via Bioassay-guided Approach, Doctoral dissertation - Article in Journals
2011
  • Leea indica Ethyl Acetate Fraction Induces Growth-Inhibitory Effect in Various Cancer Cell Lines and Apoptosis in Ca Ski Human Cervical Epidermoid Carcinoma Cells (ISI-Indexed), Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Article in Journals

Research

  • Designing an Interactive and Engaging Module Sites using Blended Learning R.A.S.A Model,  Project Leader2018 to 2021, National
  • Cytotoxic and Apoptosis-inducing Effects of Clinacanthus nutans on Cancer Cell Lines,  Project Leader2014 to 2016, Taylor's University

Awards and Stewardship

  • Taylor's Education Group 10th Year Long Service Award, Services, Taylor's Education Group, Long Service Award , 2021
  • Gold Award for Innovation Competition and Exibition'21 (InCEx'21), Exhibition/Invention, Kolej Komuniti Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi Malaysia, Creativity , 2021
  • Exemplary Teaching and Learning Award, Education, Universitas Indonesia, eLearning Forum Asia (eLFA) Awards , 2021
  • Bronze Award in Malaysia Technology Expo 2021 (MTE 2021): COVID-19 International Innovations Awards II, Exhibition/Invention, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, Creativity , 2021
  • Gold award in 2021 International University Carnival on e-Learning (IUCEL 2021) , Competition, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Creativity , 2021
  • Bronze Award Recipient for Immersive Learning Category of Exemplary Meritorious Academic Staff (EMAS) Award , Education, Taylor's University, teaching and learning , 2020
  • Silver Medal , Exhibition/Invention, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Creativity , 2020
  • 2nd Place Most Active Module (University Level)- MATH 150 Precalculus, Education, Taylor's University, Taylor's Integrated Moodle e-Learning System (TIMeS) Top 10 Most Active Modules , 2018
  • 6th Place Most Active Module (University Level)- CHEM 106 General Chemistry II (with Lab) , Education, Taylor's University, Taylor's Integrated Moodle e-Learning System (TIMeS) Top 10 Most Active Modules , 2018
  • 5th Place Most Active Module (University Level)- MATH 161 Calculus for Business I, Education, Taylor's University, Taylor's Integrated Moodle e-Learning System (TIMeS) Top 10 Most Active Modules , 2018

Paper Presented

  • Engaging Students in Distance Learning with Pandemic Pedagogy, Edutech Malaysia 2022 Show & Tell, Inspiring the next generation across Malaysia (CONFERENCE), INVITED SPEAKER , 09/03/2022 to 10/03/2022
  • Engaging Students in Distance Learning with Periodic table of Pandemic Pedagogy (PPP), eLearning Forum Asia (eLFAsia) 2021, International Conference: Augmenting the Virtual Environment: Technology, Innovation and Humanity (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 30/11/2020 to 01/12/2021
  • Engaging and Assessing Students with Kahoot, an Electrifying Game-based Classroom Response System (CRS) , Invention, Innovation & Design On e-Learning (IIDEL), National University Carnival on e-Learning 2018 (NUCEL 2015). (CONFERENCE), POSTER PRESENTER , 14/12/2015 to 15/12/2015
  • Innovagogy in the New Normal: Optimization of Online Classroom with Interactive Digital Technologies , Invention, Innovation & Design On e-Learning (IIDEL), International University Carnival on e-Learning 2021 (IUCEL 2021). Theme: "Leading Innovation Towards Digitalized Community" (CONFERENCE), POSTER PRESENTER , 15/06/2021 to 16/06/2021
  • Immersive Learning Totally Online: The New Normal and Emerging Digital Technologies , TAYLOR'S 13TH TEACHING AND LEARNING e-CONFERENCE (TTLC 2020). Theme: " Enhancing Graduate Capabilities: Learning from the Pandemic Experience" (CONFERENCE), INVITED SPEAKER , 14/10/2020 to 16/10/2020
  • Engaging Students in Distance Learning with Pandemic Pedagogy, Edutech Asia 2021 Show & Tell , Inspiring the next generation across Asia (CONFERENCE), INVITED SPEAKER , 09/11/2021 to 11/11/2021
  • Engaging Students in Distance Learning with Periodic table of Pandemic Pedagogy (PPP) , TAYLOR'S 14TH TEACHING AND LEARNING e-CONFERENCE (TTLC 2021). Theme: "Leading Digital Innovation in the VUCA World: Paradigm Shift, Challenges and New Norms" (CONFERENCE), INVITED SPEAKER , 13/10/2021 to 15/10/2021
  • Humanizing the Online Learning Experience with H5P: A New World of Learning Interactive. , Invention, Innovation & Design On e-Learning (IIDEL), International University Carnival on e-Learning 2018 (IUCEL 2018). Theme: "Humanising Technologies" (CONFERENCE), POSTER PRESENTER , 12/09/2018 to 13/09/2018
  • Immersive Learning Totally Online: The New Normal and Emerging Digital Technologies , ASIA International Innovation Exhibition (AIINEx-2020). (CONFERENCE), POSTER PRESENTER , 18/09/2020 to 20/09/2020
  • Examining Learners' Perception on Level of Anxiety and Motivation in Online Learning during the COVID -19 Pandemic , TAYLOR'S 13TH TEACHING AND LEARNING e-CONFERENCE (TTLC 2020). Theme: " Enhancing Graduate Capabilities: Learning from the Pandemic Experience" (CONFERENCE), Co-Presenter , 14/10/2020 to 16/10/2020