Program Highlights

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Highlights of the symposium includes outcomes from the HKU Technology in Higher Education project (THE@HKU) and presentations of the collaborative knowledge building work that has been going on among local primary and secondary schools with schools in Barcelona, England, Quebec and Ontario, as part of the international IKIT (Institute for Knowledge Innovation and Technology) network.

5 June 2008, Thursday (2:00pm - 6:30pm)

2:00pm - 2:10pmRegistrationRayson Huang Theatre - Foyer
2:10pm - 2:20pmWelcoming Address
Prof. John Malpas
Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President
The University of Hong Kong
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2:20pm - 3:15pmPlenary: Issues and dilemmas: the role of ICT @ HKU
Dr. Susan Bridges, Faculty of Dentistry
Dr. Henry Lau, Faculty of Engineering
Dr. Elaine Martyn, English Centre
Dr. David Pomfret, Faculty of Arts
Facilitator: Dr. Bob Fox, Chair, IT sub-com, Steering Committee on 4-Year Undergraduate Curriculum
Respondent: Prof. Fred Lockwood, Manchester Metropolitan University
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3:20pm - 4:20pmParallel Sessions (Part 1)1/F. to 2/F., Runme Shaw Building
4:20pm - 4:30pmBreakRayson Huang Theatre - Foyer
4:30pm - 5:30pmParallel Sessions (Part 2)1/F. to 2/F., Runme Shaw Building
5:30pm - 6:30pmMeet & Greet
Refreshments sponsored by CAUT
Rayson Huang Theatre - Foyer

6 June 2008, Friday (2:00pm - 6:00pm)

2:00pm - 2:15pmRegistrationRayson Huang Theatre - Foyer
2:15pm - 2:30pmWelcoming address for CITERS 2008
Prof. Shirley Grundy
Dean, Faculty of Education
The University of Hong Kong
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2:30pm - 3:30pmKeynote: Implementing e-Learning as a Strategic Initiative - the need for Educational Leadership
Dr. J. T. Yu
Chief Information Officer
City University of Hong Kong
Ms. Shirley Lee, Principal, ISF Academy
Dr. C. K. Mak, Principal, LST Young Ko Hsiao Lin Sec School
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3:40pm - 4:40pmParallel Sessions (Part 3)1/F. to 3/F., Runme Shaw Building
4:40pm - 5:00pmBreakRayson Huang Theatre - Foyer
5:00pm - 6:00pmParallel Sessions (Part 4)1/F. to 3/F., Runme Shaw Building

7 June 2008, Saturday (9:00am - 4:30pm)

14 June 2008, Saturday (9:00am - 4:30pm)

9:00am - 9:30amRegistrationRayson Huang Theatre - Foyer
9:30am - 10:30amPlenary: Transforming learning through a locally grounded and internationally networked knowledge building community
Students and teachers from Hong Kong, Spain, UK and Canada
Dr. Carol Chan, Associate Prof., The University of Hong Kong
Prof. Nancy Law, Director, CITE, The University of Hong Kong
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10:30am - 11:30amKeynote: Advances in knowledge building - what we have learnt through the Institute of Knowledge Innovation and Technology
Prof. Marlene Scardamalia
Presidents' Chair in Education & Knowledge Technologies at OISE/University of Toronto and Director of the Institute for Knowledge Innovation and Technology
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11:30am - 11:45amBreakRayson Huang Theatre - Foyer
11:45am - 12:45pmParallel Session (Part 5)1/F. to 4/F., Runme Shaw Building
12:45pm - 2:00pmLunch
2:00pm - 2:15amRegistrationRayson Huang Theatre - Foyer
2:15pm - 3:15pmParallel Session (Part 6)1/F. to 4/F., Runme Shaw Building
3:15pm - 3:30pmBreakRayson Huang Theatre - Foyer
3:30pm - 4:30pmPlenary: Pedagogy, ICT use and 21st century learning outcomes: findings from international comparative studies of ICT use in schools and performance assessment of students' information literacy skills in local and international schools in Hong Kong
Prof. Nancy Law, Director, CITE, The University of Hong Kong
Ms. Y. Lee, Assistant Director, CITE, The University of Hong Kong
Respondent: Prof. Edmond Ko, Senior Advisor to the Vice-President for Academic Affairs (Deputy to the President) and Adjunct Professor of Chemical Engineering and Biomolecular Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
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