(From left) Dr. Eva Wong, Dr. Chan Ka-ki, Professor Franklin Luk, Dr. Richard Armour, Professor Albert Chan and Dr. Jerry Yu officiate at the ceremony


(左起)王周綺華博士、陳嘉琪博士、陸大章教授、安禮治博士、陳新滋教授及虞哲奘博士一同主禮

Date: 03 Jun 2013 (Monday)

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HKBU forum discusses impact of eLearning on next generation learners

浸大辦研討會探討資訊科技對學習成效的影響

The 8th eLearning Forum Asia organised by the University’s Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning took place last week (29-31 May). The forum attracted around 430 delegates from 159 local and overseas institutions of 13 countries. During the forum, the delegates were particularly interested in the measurement and assessment of student learning outcomes through technology.

 


Officiating at the forum were Dr. Chan Ka-ki, Deputy Secretary for Education, Dr. Richard Armour, Secretary-General of the University Grants Committee, Professor Albert Chan, President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Franklin Luk, Vice-President (Academic), Dr. Jerry Yu, Chairman of the eLearning Forum Asia, and Dr. Eva Wong, Director of the Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning.

 


At the opening ceremony, Dr. Richard Armour delivered a presentation setting out the opportunities offered by the new four-year undergraduate curriculum and how eLearning could bring in innovation that would enhance teaching and learning.

 


In addition, Dr. Leevan Ling, Associate Head of Mathematics, Dr. Eva Wong, Director of the Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning, and seven renowned scholars were invited to deliver keynote and plenary presentations on various topics related to eLearning. For details of the forum, please visit: http://elfasia.org/2013/

 

 


由浸大全人教育教與學中心舉辦的「第八屆亞洲地區數位化學習研討會」於上周(五月二十九至三十一日)舉行。研討會吸引了四百三十多位來自十三個國家共一百五十九間本地及海外院校的代表參加,與會者均希望了解資訊科技在評估學習成效上的應用。


 


研討會開幕禮由教育局副秘書長陳嘉琪博士、大學教育資助委員會秘書長安禮治博士、校長陳新滋教授、副校長(學術)陸大章教授、亞洲地區數位化學習研討會創會主席虞哲奘博士及全人教育教與學中心總監王周綺華博士主禮。


 


安禮治博士致辭時,討論了新「四年制」本科課程帶來的機遇,以及資訊科技如何促進創新的教與學。


 


另外,數學系副主任凌立雲博士、全人教育教與學中心總監王周綺華博士及七位著名學者,獲邀就網上學習的相關議題發表演說。有關研討會的詳情,請瀏覽:http://elfasia.org/2013/