EduTECH Virtual Asia
Higher Education Conference Agenda

 

 

Higher Ed Conference, Thursday 25 June 2020

08:20

EduTECH Virtual Asia 2020 HE Conference Opening Remarks

Higher Education Leaders

Malini Eliatamby
Higher Ed Conference
08:30

Supporting campus through emergency preparedness and development plans

  • Business Continuity Planning in Universities- The Need for A Coherent Plan to Respond and Recover in An Age of Covid-19
  • Supporting campus through preparedness and development plans
  • What a BCP plan should look like
  • The need to be agile and embrace the digital transformation
Perry Hobson
Higher Ed Conference
09:00

Virtual Exchange – an online way of boosting your internationalisation strategy

  • Student mobility will remain an activity for the minority of students due to costs and other barriers to travel
  • COVID has shown us that much more learning, networking and business can be done online and we need to prepare students for this
  • Virtual Exchange or e-Mobility opens up opportunities to allow more students to engage in international cross-culturally activities
  • Embedding Virtual Exchange activities can assist us in moving beyond global mobility and towards global learning
Panel discussion
Higher Ed Conference
09:30

Live Panel: Women in Higher education leadership

Today’s institutions are committed to hiring and serving a diverse population. This equates to equal opportunities for women to take on leadership roles in their academic community. Dismantling these stereotypical barriers and unconscious bias are the steppingstones to overcoming these challenges.
Chee Leong Lim
Higher Ed Conference
10:30

Inspiring Learning Innovations Through Redesigning VLE: A Cade Study from Taylor’s University, Malaysia

  • University-wide implementation of Teach LESS, Learn MORE (TLLM) initiative to inspire learning innovation
  • Use of Lightboard Video Technology for DIY Lectures Recording
  • Embedding Digital Badge in VLE to signify completion of tasks
  • Gamification in LMS for fun learning
Shirley Alexander
Higher Ed Conference
11:00

Creating the virtual campus for remote learning and teaching (Pre-recorded)

  • We must reduce the cost of higher education
  • Formal award degrees will be complemented by other 'products' or learning opportunities
  • We need to be clear about the added value of higher education?
  • How do we make the changes needed?
Panel discussion
Higher Ed Conference
11:30

Live Panel: Beyond a growth mindset: How to coach students to build their academic mindset

Having a growth mindset is a common buzzword among educators. The question is how do we then coach students to develop this mindset to strive for their academic goals? Beyond growth mindset, what are the other areas in which educational leaders and educators should be focusing on to achieve student success?

Remote Learning

Hamish Coates
Higher Ed Conference
12:30

Evaluation and implications of emergency online education: The case of Tsinghua University (Pre-recorded)

  • Shifting prestigious university to emergency online education
  • Evaluating the quality of online global education
  • Designing future blended universities
  • Implications for Asian higher education
Wenge Guo
Higher Ed Conference
13:00

The challenge of COVID-19 epidemic: The Online learning experience of China and the Vision of future Education

  • The development of online education in China before the pandemic
  • Facing the pandemic, the different online learning solutions from Feb to June
  • Returning to school step by step
  • The vision of the future education
Panel discussion
Higher Ed Conference
13:30

Live Panel: Challenges and opportunities of online education

COVID-19 has brought about unprecedented challenges for many universities and its stakeholders – educators, faculty and students. Institutions are pushed to transition online in terms of delivering lessons. With online education being the new normal, how can this be a valuable exercise for universities to develop a sustainable education strategy moving forward?
Kriengsak Panuwatwanich
Higher Ed Conference
14:30

Transforming learning experience with immersive technology (Pre-recorded)

  • Immersive technology and its advantages
  • Practical examples of immersive technology applications in engineering education
  • Empirical studies on the applications of immersive technology in engineering education
  • Opportunities and barriers for immersive technology in engineering education
Henry Lau
Higher Ed Conference
15:00

A collaborative mixed reality platform for Immersive e-learning

  • Immersive remote teaching and learning
  • Mixed reality technology
  • Distributed and collaborative e-learning platform
  • Interactivity and engagement
Panel discussion
Higher Ed Conference
15:30

Live Panel: Building a community of collaboration in an online platform

With university closures due to COVID-19, it becomes impossible for students and faculty members to conduct on-campus classes, creating a sense of isolation among them and the inconvenience from a lack of face-to-face interaction. To combat such issues, educators and staff are thinking of ways to reshape the learning environment to inculcate collaboration not only among students but faculty as well.

Live Roundtables

Higher Ed Conference
16:30

RT 1: Re-imagining preparing graduates for the new normal - Led by Microsoft

Higher Ed Conference
16:30

RT 2: Reimagining and transforming learning spaces in HE

Higher Ed Conference
16:30

RT 3: Deploying remote learning effectively to support faculty

Higher Ed Conference
16:30

RT 5: How do we create meaningful eLearning assessments

Higher Ed Conference
16:30

RT 6: Making the transition to remote learning amidst crisis management

last published: 19/Jun/20 02:16

 

Higher Ed Conference, Friday 26 June 2020

Smart Campus

Keiko Ikeda
Higher Ed Conference
08:30

Fostering digitally and globally connected campus experience

  • Cloud-based platform for teaching and learning: Enhancing blended learning mode to generate a smart campus
  • Back to class with cautions for COVID-19 : how can we be strategic to make a "smart campus" in the new normal phase
  • Pedagogical landscape change for internationalization ofhigher-education institutions in the digital age
  • Revisiting the value of on-campus life : can we create a "sticky (physical) campus"where students would want to spend their time regardless of classes, while we zeal for smart campus concept in the new phase after COVID-19
Diana Lyn David
Higher Ed Conference
09:00

Smart Education amidst the Adversity

  • Innovation in Education
  • New landscape and delivering class through a virtual setting
  • Virtual classroom
  • Classroom setting with all the function needed for both professor and students
Noraini Idris
Higher Ed Conference
09:30

Smart Campus Initiatives: STEAM for All

  • Fun Smart Learning
  • Design thinking
  • Innovative strategy
  • Interactive, hands-on learning experiences
Elissa McKenzie
Higher Ed Conference
10:00

Using your LMS to guide work-based and applied learning

  • Considerations for digital learning in vocational, work-based and skill-based education.
  • Using the LMS to facilitate an applied learning journey.
  • Tips and hints for developing flexible learning in work-based and applied learning settings.
  • Using the LMS to facilitate work-based learning journeys.
Bruce Lee Xia Sheng
Higher Ed Conference
10:30

Virtual Experience Synchronization: Innovative Pedagogy For A Fast Forward Future

  • Innovative Pedagogy
  • Virtual Experience Synchronization
  • Critical Experience
  • Meaningful Experience
Imtiaz Bhayat
Higher Ed Conference
11:00

Transforming institutional management with Robotic Process Automation

Panel discussion
Higher Ed Conference
11:30

Live Panel: How can you minimize cyber threat to maximize your institution’s security

Cyberattacks threaten institutions’ intellectual property and student data. Hackers have multiple doors to enter the system because of an open network for staff and students. With so much data at risk, universitiesand its managementmust take proactive measures to prevent cyberattacks. Finding a balance in preparing your system is key to thwarting security breaches.

Start-up Programmes

Wendy Kerr
Higher Ed Conference
12:30

Building an Entrepreneurial Mindset to Create Economic and Social Prosperity

  • Changing a country with low productivity
  • What is an entrepreneurial mindset, and why it's essential even if you don't want to start a business
  • How to get a 270% increase in student participation over 3 years
  • What impact have these mindsets had?
Benson Ong
Higher Ed Conference
13:00

Developing an online entrepreneurship program with global exchange boost cross-institutional collaboration

  • Asynchronous and synchronous online delivery
  • Students engagement via IT Tools
  • Cross-border collaboration
  • Online mentorship with practising entrepreneurs
Panel discussion
Higher Ed Conference
13:30

Case in Action: Teaching entrepreneurship – Dos and Donts

Studying entrepreneurship can be beneficial especially with its ability to teach students to cultivate unique skills and to think out of the box. To encourage students to have an entrepreneurship mindset, a creative and innovative course should be done well to direct students to transfer their skills in their future workplace to create significant value.
Chien Teng Chia
Higher Ed Conference
14:30

How to nurture entrepreneurial leadership among students (Pre-recorded)

Alexis Ouillet
Higher Ed Conference
15:00

Ways to teaching entrepreneurship during the COVID-19 crisis

  • Challenges of teaching Entrepreneurship during Social Distancing
  • Gaining empathy without meeting your users
  • Collaborating online to build prototypes
  • Testing prototypes remotely
Panel discussion
Higher Ed Conference
15:30

Live Panel: Running an effective entrepreneurial program in your institution

The development of entrepreneurial skills among students is a valuable complement to most institutions in today’s ever-evolving society. In a university setting, how could the faculty support students in their start-up venture? What are the resources that universities should have in place for entrepreneurial experiments to happen?

Live Roundtables

Higher Ed Conference
16:30

RT 1: Best practices in teaching our students for sustainable campuses and beyond

Higher Ed Conference
16:30

RT 2: Using RPA to create an outstanding staff and student experience

Higher Ed Conference
16:30

RT 3: SMART campuses to now become SMARTER – The New Normal

Higher Ed Conference
16:30

RT 4: Leveraging data and analytics to empower institutional evolution and sustainability

Higher Ed Conference
16:30

RT 6: Ways to build a robust industry-institution relationship for students’ collaborative learning

Higher Ed Conference
16:30

RT 7: Promoting and supporting students through their startup-journey

last published: 19/Jun/20 02:16

 

 

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