活動 Knowledge Exchange on Education using Information Technologies

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    THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
    FACULTY OF EDUCATION

    Bridging knowledge and competencies in science, education, art and innovation
    Knowledge Exchange on Education using Information Technologies
    (between Switzerland and Hong Kong)

    In this information era, human lives are immensely affected by information technologies; participating in the global community through social networks has become as easy as making a phone call. Education, including both academic and workplace training, has become more and more technologies-sensitive as many sectors start to explore and become aware of the potential of incorporating new technologies into their education programs. This knowledge exchange event draws expertise from the academics, and business practioners.

    Target Audience:
     Teachers or lecturers looking for adopting IT in education
     Parents – “Should I let my kids play computer games, use Facebook, or smart phones?”
     Professionals from different sectors can acquire and exchange ideas on how IT can be utilized effectively for learning
     Students looking for academic exchange and internship opportunities in Switzerland

    Date: Nov 8, 2012 (Thursday)
    Time: 5:45 pm – 8 pm
    Venue: Room LG-06, Lower Ground Floor, Hui Oi Chow Science Building
    (HKU main campus map & transportation to HKU: http://www.maps.hku.hk/)


    Programme Rundown

    5:45 – 6:15pm Tea reception & Registration
    6:15 – 6:25pm Welcoming
    – Professor Peter Kutnick (Associate Dean, Faculty of Education, HKU)
    – Mr Erwin Lüthi (Deputy Consul-General of Switzerland)
    6:25 – 6:35pm Educational opportunities (e.g., academic exchange, internship) in Switzerland
    – Ms Isabel Götz (Human Resources, Projects & Events, swissnex China)
    6:35 – 6:45pm Applying social media (wiki, Facebook, blog) in primary, secondary, & tertiary education in HK
    – Dr Sam Chu (Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, HKU)
    6:45 – 6:55pm The use of smartphone for learning in primary Education in Switzerland
    – Dr Michele Notari (Lecturer University of Teacher Education Bern Switzerland)
    6:55 – 7:05pm Digital learning for business
    – Simon Yip (Senior Consultant, Hong Kong Productivity Council)
    7:05 – 7:15pm Games and Learning in primary education
    – Frankie Tam (Chairman, Hong Kong Digital Game-based Learning Association)
    7:15 – 7:35pm Sharing from students from HKU and Switzerland
    – Thomas Chow, HKU – using Facebook for distance education
    – Roman Daehler, graduated from Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland – using WhatsApp and Google docs for group collaboration
    7:35 – 8:00pm Refreshments & Networking
    8:00pm Closing from Dr Sam Chu


    Please send an email (with your name, title, organization name, contact details) to wendywu@hku.hk to reserve a place.
     
    #1 tr-ambitiousangel, 2012-11-05