Tarloff IM

Education Development Officer

Contact Information

Office: Rm 6410, MMW Bldg
Phone: +(852)- 3442-5745
Fax: +(852)- 3442-0605
Email: sw.im@cityu.edu.hk

Mr. Tarloff Im is an Education Development Officer in EDGE.  He received his first degree BSc in Engineering Physics from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, then he gained MSc in E-Commerce Technologies from The Chinese University of Hong Kong; MA in Communication and New Media from City University of Hong Kong; and PgDip in Education (Professional and Vocational Education) from the Education University of Hong Kong with Dean’s Honour List. Besides, he pursued study in doctorate programme with language and sciences in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, research interests are lexical bundles in academic competence and pragmatic competence, speech and natural language processing.

Before joining the office of EDGE, he was a Programme Manager / College Lecturer in College of Life Sciences and Technology – HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education, and a Lecturer in Department of Media and Communication – CityU, he has developed interdisciplinary programmes and has taught various disciplines.  He had experiences in quality assurance of academic programmes, and was active in e-Learning development. He has designed and established the EDGE Video Production Studio to support teaching staff, for enhancing the production efficiency and quality of the instructional video. Also, Tarloff is a member of Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong Ltd. (CASH), he is interested in using new technologies for video and audio production.

Awards

  • Best Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE) 2019, “Virtual Laboratory: Facilitating Teaching and Learning in Cybersecurity for Students with Diverse Disciplines”
  • Best Paper Award, 5th International Symposium on Educational Technology, ISET 2019, Czech Republic, “Supporting Flipped Learning with Virtual-Reality Field Trips”
  • Outstanding Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE) 2018, “Using Virtual Reality to Enhance Learning in a Chinese Architectures Course: A Flipped Classroom Approach”
  • Honorary Mention Award, 2008 International Conference on ICT in Teaching and Learning by The Open University of Hong Kong

Journal Papers

  • Im, S. W. T., Chiu, P. H. P., & Ng, M. (2019). Comparative Study Between Traditional and Peer Assisted Learning of Business Management Students on Accounting Module. IAFOR Journal of Education, 7(2), 89–103. https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.7.2 (Scopus)
  • Chiu, P.H.P., Im, S.W.T., Liu, D.Y.W., & Wong, V. (2018). Does Active Learning Classroom Support Student Innovation Across Disciplines? Advanced Science Letters, 24(11), 8030-8033. https://doi.org/10.1166/asl.2018.12484 (WoS)
  • Im, S.W.T., Chiu, P.H.P., Shek, C.H. & Liu, D.Y.W. (2017). Performance evaluation of college of science and engineering students with the PALSI scheme. The International Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Learning, 24(1), 27-34. Retrieved from http://ijlsmtl.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.266/prod.120 (Scopus)

Conference Papers (Selected)

  • Liu, D.Y.W., Leung, A.C.W., Au, M.H., Luo, X., Chiu, P.H.P., IM, S.W.T. & Lam, W.W.M. (2019). Virtual Laboratory: Facilitating Teaching and Learning in Cybersecurity for Students with Diverse Disciplines Proceedings of 2019 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. (WoS, Scopus)
  • Im, S. W. T., Chiu, P. H. P., & Li, L. (2019). Blended Learning Supports in Chinese Architectures with 360 Degree VR Contents and 3D Modelling VR Contents. In Proceedings of the 2019 3rd International Conference on Education and Multimedia Technology (pp. 94–98). New York, NY, USA: ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3345120.3345124 (Scopus)
  • Wong, C., Lu, A., Im, T., & Cheung, R. (2019). Supporting Flipped Learning with Virtual-Reality Field Trips. 2019 International Symposium on Educational Technology (ISET), 54–59. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISET.2019.00021 (Scopus)
  • Chiu, P.H.P., Wong, S.K.C., & Im, S.W.T. (2018). Using Throwable Wireless Microphone Technology to Enhance Classroom Interaction in a Large Class. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers: ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. (pp. 326–329). Tokyo, Japan. doi:10.1145/3290511.3290572 (WoS, Scopus)
  • Im, S.W.T., Chiu, P.H.P., Shek, C.H. Ng, M. & Li, L. (2018) Using Virtual Reality to Enhance Learning in a Chinese Architectures Course: A Flipped Classroom Approach. Proceedings of 2018 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering, Wollongong, NSW, Australia. doi: 10.1109/TALE.2018.8615369 (WoS, Scopus)
  • Chiu, P.H.P., Fan, T.K.F, IM, S.W.T., Cheng, S.H., Chui, L.L. S., Li, L., & Liu, D.Y.W. (2016). A project-problem based learning approach for appreciating ancient cultural heritage through technologies: Realizing mystical buildings in Dunhuang Mural. Proceedings of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering, 65-69. Bangkok, Thailand. doi: 10.1109/TALE.2016.7851772 (WoS, Scopus) 
  • Cheung, K. S., Lam, J., Im, T., & Szeto, R. (2009). Framework of an E-learning environment in continuing education institutions. Electronic Computer Technology, 2009 International Conference on, 43-46. doi:10.1109/ICECT.2009.120 (WoS, Scopus) 
  • Cheung, K. S., Lam, J., Im, T., & Szeto, R. (2009). Some principles for good practices of E-learning in continuing education institutions. Education Technology and Computer, 2009. ICETC '09. International Conference on, 69-72. doi:10.1109/ICETC.2009.61 (WoS, Scopus)
  • Chow, W.K. & Im, S.W. (1998). Preliminary measurement with a cone calorimeter. Proceedings of the Third Asia-Oceanian Symposium on Fire Sciences and Technology, June 10-12, 1998, Singapore, p. 189-195