The Teaching & Learning Division (TLD) was set up to provide academic support to SIMPL’s operations. It encompasses the functions of educational development & innovation, lecturer management, learning development and research.
The TLD Division achieves its aims through teams which include: Lecturer Management, Educational Development & Innovation, Learning Development, Academic Development and Research.
Lecturer Management (LM) Department
The role of the LM Department includes:
- Supporting Associate Lecturer recruitment, development and retention processes
Educational Development and Innovation (EDI) Department
The role of the EDI Department includes:
- Overseeing SIM GE's learning management system.
- Overseeing SIM GE's video productions.
- Overseeing SIM GE's studio and the development of new teaching facilities.
- Overseeing the development and implementation of e-commerce and other digital teaching and learning tools.
- Training SIM GE's lecturers on the use of digital teaching tools.
- Evaluating and sourcing new electronic teaching aids suitable for teaching and learning in SIM GE.
- Overseeing the implementation of digital tools for enhancement of students' career potential as well as for training of staff.
- Evaluating the suitability of system architectures to support the various digital tools for teaching and learning in SIM GE.
Learning Development (LD) Department
The LD Department is responsible for:
- Identifying/ developing self-service on-line learning resources for students – e.g. study skills
- Identifying/ developing academic/ supplementary workshops
- Developing English language enrichment programme
- Developing student peer support programme
- Establishing “Study & Learning Centre” – drop-in assistance for students
- Stepping up student engagement
- Supporting learning beyond the classroom
Academic Development (AD) Department
The role of Academic Development(AD) Department includes:
- Strengthening and development of the Academic Community in SIM.
- providing pedagogical support and developing instructional leadership among lecturers,
- Leverage on sound research to enhance student learning through evidence-based teaching practices.
The Research Department is responsible for:
- Administrating graduate employment surveys for SIMPL’s full-time Bachelor programmes
- Administrating employer survey
- Conducting statistical studies