15 - 16 June, 2016
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore

Cecelia Chan

Head of Professional Development & Associate Professor, Centre for Enhancem
University of Hong Kong

09:40 Instilling a culture of blended learning excellence in staff and students for effective teaching and learning

How can universities and institutions enable academic staff to deliver sound blended learning courses? This can be achieved by upskilling staff, improving retention initiatives and sourcing key skill gaps from an international talent pool. This session will discuss all of these areas in detail:
  • Creating an appealing environment for teaching and learning through skills development, staff collaboration and talent acquisition
  • Learning from experience: Improving collaboration between departments and staff to foster a culture of blended learning excellence
  • Designing and implementing baseline operating standards across departments/faculties for today’s blended environment to ensure high quality service delivery

10:20 Panel: Fostering teacher innovation to create a culture of blended learning in the Asia

  • Ensuring staff have the right skill sets to utilise technology and understand the pedagogy that supports it
  • Using the a a affordances of technology to change staff mind-sets and create higher adaption and adoption rates
  • Allowing for individual teaching styles to achieve buy-in of academics
  • Fostering an understanding of student and academic expectations from technology use and challenges in today’s continuously evolving online learning environments

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Cecelia.

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