InSITE 2017: Informing Science + IT Education Conferences: Vietnam

Jul 31 - Aug 5 2017, Ho Chi Minh (Saigon), Vietnam 


July 31

You will be picked up at 7.30am from the lobby of  the MerPerle Crystal Palace or Vien Dong South Saigon Hotel to start your one-day cruise excursion of the Mekong Delta with lunch and a visit to a Pagoda. See for details.

August 1

You will be picked up at 7.30am from the lobby of the MerPerle Crystal Palace or Vien Dong South Saigon Hotel for a visit to the Cu Chi tunnels.  Lunch is included.  The car/bus will drop off delegates after the tour at their choice of either District 1 (for shopping) or at your choice of the two conference hotels in District 7.  See for details.

(ISI Editors-in-Chief: Stay on the bus to attend our EiC Annual meeting that will take at RMIT.)

August 2

Wednesday, August 2 Workshops Day

8:30 Registration for Workshops and separate Registration for Conference including Workshops

9:00  Morning Workshops See for details.

12:00  Lunch sponsored by CODE (the Centre of Digital Excellence)

1:00 Afternoon Workshops See for details.

4:00  tour of campus

5:00  Welcome to the Conference Plenary Session

At conclusion of the session, join us for a conference dinner on campus sponsored for all attendees by the School of Business and Management

August 3

8:30 - Registration desk opens for questions and for those who have not previously registered

9:00-10:30 Opening Plenary session with keynote speaker Gregor Kennedy

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-12:30 Paper presentations

              In Room   A

                      11:00 - 11:30          Anxiety & Performance in Online Learning

                                                               Raafat George Saadé, Dennis Kira, Tak Mak, Fassil Nebebe

                      11:30 - 12:00          Nurture Adolescents’ Cyberethics by Enhancing Their Self-Knowledge and Self-Awareness Using a Pressure-Free Self-

                                                   Assessment Strategy [Abstract]

                                                               Wing Shui Ng

                      12:00 - 12:30          Awareness of eSafety and Potential Online Dangers among Children and Teenagers [Abstract]

                                                               Gila Cohen Zilka

              In Room   B

                      11:00 - 11:30          Observational and Analytic Features for the Study of Transdisciplinary Teams [Abstract]

                                                               Gaetano R Lotrecchiano, Shalini Misra

                      11:30 - 12:00          Fair Assessment of Contribution and Process in Student Team Projects

                                                               Marie Devlin, Lindsay F Marshall, Chris Phillips

                      12:00 - 12:30          Team Skills: Comparing Pedagogy in a Graduate Business School to That of a College of Pharmacy Professional Program

                                                               Sabra E. Brock, Zvi G Loewy, F. Ellen Loh

12:30-13:45 Lunch

13:45-15:15 Paper presentations

              In Room   A

                      13:45 - 14:15          The Informing Needs of Procurement Officers in Israel

                                                               Dan Bouhnik, Yahel Giat, Issachar Zarruk

                      14:15 - 14:45          Devising Enabling Spaces and Affordances for Personal Knowledge Management System Design

                                                               Ulrich Schmitt

                      14:45 - 15:15          Business Analytics as a Tool to Transforming Information into an Informing System: The Case of the On-Line Course

                                                   Registration System

                                                               Dimitar Grozdanov Christozov

              In Room   B

                      13:45 - 14:15        The Elements Way: Empowering Parents, Educators, and Mentors in the Age of New Media

                                                               Gila Cohen Zilka

                       14:15 - 14:45          A Knowledge Management IT Tool: An Investigation within a Marketing Introductory Course

                                                               Samie Li Shang Ly, Raafat G Saade


                      14:45 - 15:15          Review of Behavioural Theories in Security Compliance and Research Challenge

                                                               Hiep Pham, Linda Brennan, Joan Richardson


15:15-15:45 Coffee break

15:45-17:15 Paper presentations

               In Room   A

                      15:45 - 16:15          Lazada's Last Mile: Where No E-Commerce Company in Vietnam Had Gone Before

                                                               Jaime J Calbeto, Ahmad Abareshi, Narumon Sriratanaviriyakul, Mathews Nkhoma, Siddhi Pittayachawan, Irfan ulhaq, Fabian Wandt, Hung Xuan Vo

                      16:15 - 16:45          Why ERP Implementations Fail – A Grounded Research Study

                                                               Raafat George Saadé, Harshjot Nijher, Mahesh Chandra Sharma

                      16:45 - 17:15          Vietnam Trade Policy A Developing Nation Accessment

                                                               Dr Steven J Clarke, Mohammadreza Akbari, Shaghayegh Maleki Far

              In Room   B

                      15:45 - 16:15          The Impact of e-Skills on the Settlement of Iranian Refugees in Australia

                                                               Saeed Shariati, Jocelyn Armarego, Fay Sudweeks

                      16:15 - 16:45          Let’s Tell a Story Together

                                                               Karishma Kelsey, Andrew J. Zaliwski

                      16:45 - 17:15         Massive Open Online Course: International Experiences and Implications in Vietnam

                                                               ly Thị Thảo dang, Sean Watts, Trung Quang Nguyen


August 4

8:30 - Registration desk opens for questions and for those who have not previously registered

9:00-10:30 Paper presentations

        Session Time    09:00 - 10:30

              In Room   A

                      09:00 - 09:30          Natural Catastrophes and Sovereign Bond Prices

                                                               Burkhard N Schrage

                      09:30 - 10:00          Enhanced Critical Thinking Skills through Problem-Solving Games in Secondary Schools

                                                               Scott D McDonald

                      10:00 - 10:15          Representations of Practice- Distributed Sensemaking Using Boundary Objects

                                                                Inge Hermanrud, Dorthe Eide              

                      10:15 - 10:30          Social Networking – Boon or Bane? Student’s Perception of the Role Social Networking Plays in Helping (or Hindering) Learning

                                                               Maria Sagrario Resurreccion Simbulan



              In Room   B

                      09:00 - 09:30          The Effect of IT Integration on Supply Chain Agility Towards Market Performance (A Proposed Study)

                                                               Shaghayegh Maleki Far, Mohammadreza Akbari, Dr Steven J Clarke

                      09:30 - 10:00          Proposing an Integrated Change Management Model for the United Nations

                                                               Raafat George Saadé, James Wan

                      10:00 - 10:30          Fitness, Extrinsic Complexity and Informing Science

                                                               Grandon Gill, Matthew Mullarkey

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-12:30 Paper presentations

        Session Time    11:00 - 12:30

              In Room   A

                      11:00 - 11:30          Assessing the Affordances of SimReal+ and their Applicability to Support the Learning of Mathematics in Teacher

                                                               Said Hadjerrouit

                      11:30 - 12:00          Technology versus Quality Education in an Underdeveloped Region: A Case Study of UNISA Students in Former Ciskei  Homeland in Eastern Cape

                                                               Agyei Fosu

                      12:00 - 12:30          Can Finance Education Benefit from Online Collaborative Methods? An Experiment

                                                               Joe N Abou Jaoude, Raafat G Saade

              In Room   B

                      11:00 - 11:30         Vietnam Run: An Alternative Approach to Mobile Learning

                                                               Brian McCauley , Li Ping Thong, Mathews Nkhoma, Nhan Nguyen

                      11:30 - 12:00        Learning Foreign Languages Using Mobile Applications

                                                               Ruti Gafni, Dafni Biran Achituv, Gila Rahmani

                      12:00 - 12:30          The Impact of Utilising Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) on Vocabulary Acquisition among Migrant Women  English Learners

                                                               Kham Sila Ahmad, Jocelyn Armarego, Fay Sudweeks

              In Room   C

                      11:00 - 11:30          Collaboration in Multi-stakeholder, Multi-cultural Organizational Environments

                                                               Douglas A Straka

                      11:30 - 12:00          An Analysis of the Effectiveness of the Constructivist Approach in Teaching Business Statistics

                                                               Greeni Maheshwari, Susan Thomas

                      12:00 - 12:30          Executive Higher Education Doctoral Programs in the United States: A Demographic Market-Based   Analysis

                                                               Sydney Freeman Jr., Gracie Forthun

12:30-13:45 Lunch sponsored by the Muma College of Business, University of South Florida

13:45-15:15 Plenary session

15:15-15:45 Coffee break

15:45-16:45 Paper presentations

              In Room   A

                      15:45 - 16:15          The Impact of a University Experience Program on Rural and Regional Secondary School Students: Keeping the Flame

                                                               Joy Penman, Jyothi Thalluri

                      16:15 - 16:45          The Worforce for the 21st Century

                                                               Henry O'Lawrence

              In Room   B

                      15:45 - 16:15          Hybrid App Approach: Could It Mark the End of Native App Domination?

                                                               Minh Q. Huynh, Prashant Ghimire, Donny Truong

                      16:15 - 16:45          The Use of Kanban to Alleviate Collaboration and Communication Challenges of Global Software Development

                                                               Maureen Tanner, Marcelo Edgar Dauane

18:00-21:30 - Conference Banquet at the Crystal Palace

August 5

8:30 - Registration desk opens for questions and for those who have not previously registered

9:00-10:30 Paper presentations

                      09:00 - 09:30          Innovating and Entrepreneurial Initiatives: Some Cases of Success

                                                               Marta Machín, Carmen De Pablos Heredero

                      09:30 - 10:00          The Emergent Global Marketing Challenges for Kerala Cardamom Producers Vis-à-Vis The Role Of The Spices Board

                                                               Majo George, Elsa Cherian

                      10:00 - 10:30          Transforming Communications in the Workplace: The Impact of UC on Perceived Productivity in a Multi-national

                                                               Joy Fluker, Meg Coffin Murray

              In Room   B

                      09:00 - 09:30          Outsourcing Best Practice - The Case of Large Construction Firms in Iran

                                                               Mohammadreza Akbari, Dr Steven J Clarke, Shaghayegh Maleki Far

                      09:30 - 10:00          Entertaining Whilst Defacing Websites: Psychological Games for Hackers

                                                               Ashish K Das, Quynh Thi Nguyen, Susan Thomas

                      10:00 - 10:30          Ransomware: A Research and a Personal Case Study of Dealing with this Nasty Malware

                                                               Azad Ali

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-12:00 Paper presentations

              In Room   A

                      11:00 - 11:30          Can Learners Become Teachers? Evaluating the Merits of Student Generated Content and Peer Assessment

                                                               David E Murray, Tanya J. McGill, Danny Toohey, Nik Thompson

                      11:30 - 12:00          Improving Information Technology Curriculum Learning Outcomes

                                                               Derrick L Anderson

                      12:00 - 12:30          Enhancing Students’ Learning through Early Class Preparation

                                                               Clara A. Nkhoma, Mathews Nkhoma, Irfan ulhaq, Sang Q Mai

              In Room   B

                      11:00 - 11:30          Comparison of Applicant's Results for Studies from Russia and Vietnam at the University of Economics, Prague

                                                               Milos Maryska, Petr Doucek, Lea Nedomova

                      11:30 - 12:00          Remember When Ebooks were all the Rage?   A Look at Student Preferences for Printed Text versus Electronic

                                                               Vicki L Gregory, Kiersten L Cox

                      12:00 - 12:30          When Informing Doesn't Inform

                                                               Martine Robinson Beachboard, John Beachboard

12:30-13:45 Lunch

13:45-14:45 Closing plenary session and planning

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