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HKBU hosts conference to explore innovative pedagogies on whole person education

08 Jun 2018

The conference gathers experts to explore promising ways of adopting technology-assisted teaching and learning to deliver best student learning experience.
The conference gathers experts to explore promising ways of adopting technology-assisted teaching and learning to deliver best student learning experience.

The Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning of HKBU and the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia jointly presented the conference entitled “Technology-Assisted Teaching and Learning for Whole Person Education: Opportunities and Challenges in Asia” on campus recently. The conference was attended by more than 150 scholars from 13 countries and regions to explore innovative pedagogies for promoting whole person education.

 

In his welcome address, Associate Vice-President (Teaching and Learning) cum Academic Registrar of HKBU Professor Ricky Wong said that one of the University’s strategic priorities is to provide students with the best learning experience, and technology is one of the promising vehicles to realise this objective.

 

Other highlights included keynote presentations delivered by pivotal higher education leaders and technology pioneers, including Education Evangelist of Google, US, Mr Jaime Casap, Principal of the Lady Doak College in India Dr Christianna Singh, Emeritus Professor of The University of Hong Kong Professor Cheng Kai-ming and Vice President (Teaching and Learning) of HKBU Dr Albert Chau. In addition, there were 17 parallel presentation sessions, networking opportunities and discussions, and a session using augmented reality technology to reinforce integrity and ethics.