Panel Discussion on Policy, Practices and Research on e-Learning in School Education / Higher Education
In conjunction with the 19th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2011)
Organized by the Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education
Hosted by National Electronics and Computer Technology Center, Thailand
Date: December 2nd, 2011 (Friday)
Time: 10:30 – 12:30
Venue: Ballroom, Le Méridien Chiang Mai Hotel
There is a rapid growth of e-Learning in school education / higher education in the Asia-Pacific region in recent years. Various countries / regions such as Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand are currently putting effort into the planning of holistic policies, the exploration of effective practices, and the support of continuous research on e-Learning for enhancing quality of school education / higher education. The different cultural backgrounds entail different countries / regions in the Asia-Pacific region to exhibit diverse rationale, goals, foci and approaches in the official policies, professional practices, and academic research in the emergent area of e-Learning in school education / higher education.
The panel discussion aims to expose researchers, policy-makers, practitioners and graduate students to this community in the field of computers in education. The panel discussion is committed to serve as a platform for discussing scholarly findings on the current situation, and sharing professional insights into the future directions into policies, practices and research on e-Learning in school education / higher education.
The panel discussion will be in the format of a two-hour panel session. A number of experienced academic researchers, policy-makers and practitioners in the related field will serve as the panel members. In the panel discussion, each panel member will first deliver a 10-minute speech. An open discussion will follow so that all the participants will be provided with sufficient opportunities to gain insights and exchange ideas with academic researchers, policy-makers, experienced practitioners and graduate students in this theme-based academic community. Discussions in the panel discussion will focus on the official policies, professional practices, and academic research on e-Learning in school education / higher education in the Asia-Pacific region such as policy of IT in Education in a country / region and / or professional development of pre-serve and in-service teachers.
- Chan, Tak Wai (National Central University, Taiwan)
- Chen, Gwo-Dong (National Central University, Taiwan)
- Cheah, Horn Mun (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
- Kong, Siu Cheung (The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong)
- Looi, Chee Kit (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
- Lukman, Muhammad (UHAMKA Language Development Centre, Indonesia)
- Ogata, Hiroaki (Tokushima University, Japan)
- Supnithi, Thepchai (National Electronics and Computer Technology Center, Thailand)
- Suryoputro, Gunawan (UHAMKA University, Indonesia)
- Wong, Su Luan (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia)
- Yu, Fu-Yun (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan)
The panel discussion is open to all registered participants of ICCE 2011 for free. Enrollment should be made via email with details as follows: