Opportunities and challenges for teacher

Updated: 11:53am, 14 Nov, 2022
26 May 2007 (Sat)
Rayson Huang Theatre, The University of Hong Kong
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Description:Registration : The event has been posted on EMB Training Calendar. If you are a school principal or school teacher, please register through the EMB Training Calendar (Course ID of the event: EI0020070112). The deadline for online registration is 23 May 2007. For participants who are not teachers/principals, please register online at the event website Advances in information and communication technology, especially the rapid developments in social technology such as wikis, blogs, social bookmarking, etc. have opened up new opportunities as well as challenges to education in schools as well as human resource development and training in public and business sectors. In the seminar, a group of experts will introduce recent developments in learning technology and how these have been applied in different educational and human resource development contexts internationally and locally. Emphasis will be placed on contemporary developments that make use of as Web 2.0 technology, digital media, mobile learning, and the role knowledge management can play in supporting human capital development. Opportunities will be given to participants to interact with speakers, ask questions and contribute with ideas. Who should attend? - Educators and professionals (including school principals, school administrators, librarians and library staff, IT coordinators, educational publishers, software developers, curriculum coordinators, and those involved in staff IT training in business settings) - Students come from various backgrounds (including education, librarianship, publishing, information technology, corporate training, research, business and management and others.) Content: Speaker 1: Prof Nancy Law - Global perspectives on technology in educational innovation and change around the world Speaker 2: Dr Bob Fox and Dr Allan Yuen - Leadership issues and good practices in technology integration in education Speaker 3: Dr Sam Chu - Challenging traditional information structures: wikis, blogs & social bookmarking Speaker 4: Dr David Kennedy - Mobile technologies: Making teaching and learning more flexible Speaker 5: Dr Daniel Churchill - Digital media: design, development and application in education and training Speaker 6: Mr Trevor Lui - Effective Knowledge Management strategies and capacity building at personal and organizational levels: meeting the challenges of the knowledge economy Program: 14.00 -- Registrations 14.15 -- Seminar presentations 15.45 -- Q&A session 16.15 -- Refreshment and discussion with the speakers 16.45 -- End of the seminar

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