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Leading Digital Innovation in the VUCA World: Paradigm Shift, Challenges and New Norms

Submission Deadline: March 31, 2022

Guest Editors
Dr. Lim Chee Leong
Director, Learning Innovation and Development, Centre For Future Learning, Taylor’s University, Malaysia 

Dr. Thian Lok Boon
Pro Vice-Chancellor, Learning & Teaching, Taylor’s University, Malaysia
Prof. Dr. Pradeep Nair
Deputy Vice Chancellor & Chief Academic Officer, Taylor’s University, Malaysia  

Special Issue Information

The VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous) world has certainly accelerated digital adoption across the global higher education sector. It implores university leaders to reimagine and adopt game changing strategies in curriculum design, assessment and delivery in order to sustain and grow ahead of the market in the new normal.
This special issue aims to assess the attainment of innovative practices and to celebrate success stories of teaching, learning and assessments in embracing the VUCA world. It also aims to capture relevant, pro-active and rewarding experience on how academics adapt to the current crisis and to prepare the students to what is to come.
This special issue intends to focus on the researches in a wide variety of digital innovations in the context of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The topics include but are not limited to:
•        Strengthening Graduate Attainment through Innovative Practices and Approaches
•        Teaching and Assessing Graduate Attainment/ Transferable Skills
•        Enhancing Graduates Employability with Technology Skills
•        Student-Centric Assessment Design
•        Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
•        Flexible Learning Environments
•        Multidisciplinary Learning Experience

Manuscript Submission Information

Authors should be submitted via online submission system. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to guest editors for perusal first.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere. All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts are available on the Author Submission Guide page.
The Publication Fee in IJIET is 350 USD. Each paid publication fee is entitled to one published paper, up to 10 pages, including all figures, tables, and references, one printed copy, and online publication on the journal website, additional pages will be charged for 50 USD/page. There are no charges for rejected articles.

Accepted Papers

The Impact of Live Lectures and Pre-recorded Videos on Students' Online Learning Satisfaction and Academic Achievement in a Malaysian Private University
Chee Leong Lim, Long She, and Nurhanim Hassan

Effectiveness of Conducting Interprofessional Education Virtually among Pharmacy and Medical Students
Ganesh Sritheran Paneerselvam

Entrepreneurship through Multidisciplinary Learning: A Cooperative Procedural Framework for Implementation
Lok Boon Thian, Wai Keng Choong, and Yen Heng Chang

Redesigning Biomedical Science Practicum towards a New Frontier
Ooi Yin Yin, Adeline Chia Yoke Yin, Teoh Ming Li, Lee Sau Har, Tang Yin Quan, Chua Lin Lin, Looi Chung Yeng, Ng Woei Kean, Tor Yin Sim, and Phelim Yong Voon Chen

Exploring Chinese EFL Teachers’ Acceptance of Mobile-Assisted Language Learning (MALL)
Zengfang Lin, Ain Nadzimah Abdullah, and Arshad Abdul Samad

Moving Labs out of Labs: Teachers' Perceived Effectiveness of Virtual Laboratories during Pandemic School Closures
Jasmine Jain and Manmeet Kaur

Hui-Yin Yow

Aevent Koh Kian Seng, Jasmine Anak Jain, Logendra Stanley Ponniah, and Anasuya Jegathevi Jegathesan

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Jon-Chao Hong
  • Managing Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Abstracting/ Indexing: Scopus (CiteScore 2023: 2.8), INSPEC (IET), UGC-CARE List (India), CNKI, EBSCO, Google Scholar
  • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net


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