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Serena Sim

Digital Learning Technologist, Lecturer
BMm (SUT), BBus(Hons) (SUT), MSc (SUT), CTFL

School of Foundation Studies

Office No:+60 82 260 667
Room No: G502, Building G
Email: sysim@swinburne.edu.my


Serena completed her Master of Science by Research from Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak (SUTS) focused on developing a new learning system with social software by studying learners’ readiness and acceptance. She is currently a lecturer at SUTS in the School of Foundation Studies (SFS) teaching IT and web related units. Before joining SUTS, she was a teaching assistant and a part-time lecturer with the university while pursuing her Master’s degree.

Research Interests

  • Innovations in Educational Technology
  • Web Technology
  • Data Science


  • Certified Tester, Foundation Level (CTFL)
  • Member, Australian Computer Society
  • Publications


  • Thesis Sim, S, SY 2012, ‘Developing a new learning system with social software by studying the learners’ readiness and acceptance’, MSc thesis, Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak.
  • Conference paper Sim, S, SY, Wee, G, LH & Then, P, HH 2011, ‘Learners’ Readiness: Social Software for Collaboration Adaptive Learning in E-learning,’ In S. Barton et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Global Learn 2011 (pp. 354-459). AACE.
  • Conference paper Sim, SSY, Wee, GLH & Then, P 2010, ‘Social Software for Collaboration Adaptive Learning in E-Learning,’ Emerging Trends in Higher Education Learning and Teaching. TARC International Conference 2010.