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4th Greater China MOOC Symposium Sparked Discussions Among Regional Practitioners

KEEP - 22 July 2017

4th Greater China MOOC Symposium Group Photo

 

The 4th Greater China MOOC Symposium (GCMS 2017) is hosted by The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), co-organized by Shenzhen University and UOOC, organized by Knowledge & Education Exchange Platform (KEEP), Office of Academic Links (China) and Shenzhen UOOC Online Education Company Ltd, sponsored by Google and K.C. Wong Education Foundation. It is successfully held on 20 - 21 July 2017. Over 120 participants from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan even the U.S., Spain and Thailand came to the event to share and know more about the development of online learning.

 

4th Greater China MOOC Symposium Keynote Speech

 

The symposium kicked off with an opening ceremony with Prof. Isabella Wai-yin Poon, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of The Chinese University of Hong Kong gave an opening speech and acknowledged the honourable guests and speakers. Following the opening ceremony, first keynote session from Prof. Kit-Tai Hau captivated the audience with his idea of integrating Face-to-Face, Flip, MOOC learning. Interactive discussion through panel discussion moderated by Prof. Irwin King was the second session of the day. Notable experts in e-Learning: Prof. Grahame Bilbow, Prof. Siu Cheung Kong, Prof. Xiaoming Li, Prof. Anchi Liu, Prof. Ting-Chuen Pong, Prof. Isabella Wai-yin Poon, and Prof. Eva Wong shared their thoughts and ideas about online learning. They answered some questions from the intrigued audience in the event, such as what are the key aspects to start an online education program in their own respective institution. Several parallel sessions followed before the second keynote session from Prof. Fenghua Nie took place. He explained how Tsinghua University utilizes XuetangX to catch up with the trend of online learning. Charlie Nguyen, CEO of CMS Global started the second day of the symposium as the third keynote speaker. He fascinated the audience by sharing some insights that he came across in the past 30 years expanding online education in the US. As interesting as Charlie’s talk, fourth keynote session presented by Mr. Zhigang Sun, Strategic Director of NetEase Education Division, described how NetEase expands its business from online gaming to online education, from a beginner to a leading company which provides comprehensive products and services in online education.   

 

4th Greater China MOOC Symposium Audience

 

Apart from the 4 keynote speakers, the symposium has 18 invited speakers and 25 regular speakers, presenting their experience and ideas surrounding the theme of this year, “how to build an infrastructure to support eLearning development in all phases of lifelong learning”. Their topics cover but not limited to technology, pedagogy and policy in the field of online learning.

The symposium also presented the 2017 MOOCr Awards. There were four different categories in the awards, namely “Course Design and Quality”, “Course Tools and Applications, “Course management and promotion” and “Group Contribution”. The best online courses among the four categories were not only awarded with plaques and certificates but also had the chance to present their online courses in GCMS 2017.

Members of the GCMS Organizing Committee were also brought together by the symposium and mapped out the future of Greater China MOOC Symposium. Members attended the discussion include Anchi LIU, Irwin KING, Maosong Sun, Nen-Fu HUANG, Shih-Chung Jessy KANG, Wei-I LEE, Lian LI, Xiaoming LI, Ting-Chuen PONG, Huamin QU, Dechen ZHAN and Qingguo ZHOU. After discussion, there are the following decisions:

1. Add the following committee members:

Isabella Wai-yin POON (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Qing LI (City University of Hong Kong), Jianwei JIANG (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Fenghua NIE (Tsinghua University), Kai YAO (Shenzhen UOOC Online Eudcation Company Limited), and Chaohsi HUANG (National Llan University)

2. The organizing universities in the following two years

2018: Tsinghua University

2019: Shanghai Jiao Tong University

3. Publish symposium brochure

Due to the time limit, discussion on the name of the brochure, publishing company, budget, etc is shifted to Wechat group.

This year’s symposium has 5 first trials:

1. First bilingual GCMS

2. First GCMS with simultaneous interpretation

3. First GCMS with parallel sessions

4. First GCMS with a mobile app

5. First GCMS with MOOCr Awards

 

第四屆大中華區MOOC研討會順利舉行
區內學者踴躍討論交流

由香港中文大學(中大)主辦、深圳大學及全國地方高校UOOC聯盟協辦、中大知識與教育交流平台(KEEP)、中大學術交流處(國內事務)及深圳市優課在線教育有限公司承辦的第四屆大中華區MOOC研討會,獲谷歌公司(Google)及王寬誠教育基金慷慨贊助,於7月20至21日順利舉辦。超過120位參加者齊聚於中大康本國際學術園分享及交流在線學習的發展。過半參加者來自香港,四成人來自中國、台灣、美國、泰國、西班牙等地區,讓研討會趨多元化。

大會開幕典禮由中大副校長潘偉賢教授致辭。其後香港中文大學侯傑泰教授以「面授、翻轉、慕課:分工與整合」為題作主題演講,為研討會拉開序幕。緊接著是大會另一焦點——由知名慕課學者港大Grahame Bilbow教授、教大江紹祥教授、北京大學李曉明教授、逢甲大學劉安之教授、科大龐鼎全教授、中大潘偉賢教授及浸大王周綺華教授主持專題討論環節。專題討論嘉賓通過分享自身對在線學習的想法引起討論,並回應在座學者的提問,例如在學院推行在線教育的成功因素等等。隨後,清華大學聶風華教授亦作主題演講,分享清大如何利用學堂在線推動中國在線教育的發展。第三位主題演講嘉賓Charlie Nguyen為CMS Global總裁,在大會第二天分享他過去30年在美國推廣在線教育的經驗。最後一位主題演講嘉賓是網易教育部策略總監孫志崗先生,他以「MOOC 的商業生態」為題,展示網易如何從一家網遊公司逐漸開拓中國在線教育市場,研發出全面的產品及服務。

除了四位主題演講嘉賓,大會還邀請了18位課題演講嘉賓以及25位公開召集的演講嘉賓,以「建立完善的MOOC架構,以支持終身學習階段的電子學習的發展」為主題,從科技、教學法及政策三方面解構在線教育。

大會另一焦點落在優秀慕課選拔賽之上,由中大金國慶教授頒發選拔賽4個類別的金、銀、銅獎,共12項獎項,另設優異獎表揚其他優秀的參賽課程。選拔旨在通過評選出優秀的MOOC,提升教育和培訓效果,並促進MOOC在學術界、行業內和企業內的發展。參賽類別分為「課程設計、影片質量」、「課程工具應用」、「在線經營和推廣」和「團體貢獻」4類。得獎作品除由主辦單位頒發獎座、獎狀外,該課程也可使用「2017 MOOCr Awards 選拔優秀課程認證標誌」。

與此同時,大中華區MOOC研討會常務委員會成員亦藉著是次研討會齊聚商討研討會未來安排。出席會議的委員包括劉安之、金國慶、孫茂松、黃能富、康仕仲、李威儀、李廉、李曉明、龐鼎全、屈華民、戰德臣及周慶國。討論確認了以下安排:

一、增補以下委員:

潘偉賢(香港中文大學)、李青(香港城市大學)、蔣建偉(上海交通大學)、聶風華(清華大學)、姚凱(優課在線)、黃朝曦(國立宜蘭大學)

二、未來兩屆大中華區MOOC研討會承辦方為:

2018:清華大學

2019:上海交通大學

三、創辦大會刊物:

由於時間有限,委會將在微信群繼續討論刊名、出版商及經費預算等安排。

本屆大中華區MOOC研討會有以下五項創舉:

一、首次雙語進行

二、首次提供同聲傳譯

三、首次分會場演講

四、首次推出大會手機應用程序

五、首次加入慕課選拔賽

 

第四届大中华区MOOC研讨会顺利举行
区内学者踊跃讨论交流

由香港中文大学(中大)主办、深圳大学及全国地方高校UOOC联盟协办、中大知识与教育交流平台(KEEP)、中大学术交流处(国内事务)及深圳市优课在线教育有限公司承办的第四届大中华区MOOC研讨会,获谷歌公司(Google)及王宽诚教育基金慷慨赞助,于7月20至21日顺利举办。超过120位参加者齐聚于中大康本国际学术园分享及交流在线学习的发展。过半参加者来自香港,四成人来自中国、台湾、美国、泰国、西班牙等地区,让研讨会趋多元化。

大会开幕典礼由中大副校长潘伟贤教授致辞。其后香港中文大学侯杰泰教授以「面授、翻转、慕课:分工与整合」为题作主题演讲,为研讨会拉开序幕。紧接着是大会 另一焦点——由知名慕课学者港大Grahame Bilbow教授、教大江绍祥教授、北京大学李晓明教授、逢甲大学刘安之教授、科大庞鼎全教授、中大潘伟贤教授及浸大王周绮华教授主持专题讨论环节。专题讨论嘉宾通过分享自身对在线学习的想法引起讨论,并回应在座学者的提问,例如在学院推行在线教育的成功因素等等。随后,清华大学聂风华教授亦作主题演讲,分享清大如何利用学堂在线推动中国在线教育的发展。第三位主题演讲嘉宾Charlie Nguyen为CMS Global总裁,在大会第二天分享他过去30年在美国推广在线教育的经验。最后一位主题演讲嘉宾是网易教育部策略总监孙志岗先生,他以「MOOC 的商业生态」为题,展示网易如何从一家网游公司逐渐开拓中国在线教育市场,研发出全面的产品及服务。

除了四位主题演讲嘉宾,大会还邀请了18位课题演讲嘉宾以及25位公开召集的演讲嘉宾,以「建立完善的MOOC架构,以支持终身学习阶段的电子学习的发展」为主题,从科技、教学法及政策三方面解构在线教育。

大会另一焦点落在优秀慕课选拔赛之上,由中大金国庆教授颁发选拔赛4个类别的金、银、铜奖,共12项奖项,另设优异奖表扬其他优秀的参赛课程。选拔旨在通过评选出优秀的MOOC,提升教育和培训效果,并促进MOOC在学术界、行业内和企业内的发展。参赛类别分为「课程设计、影片质量」、「课程工具应用」、「在线经营和推广」和「团体贡献」4类。得奖作品除由主办单位颁发奖座、奖状外,该课程也可使用「2017 MOOCr Awards 选拔优秀课程认证标志」。

与此同时,大中华区MOOC研讨会常务委员会成员亦借着是次研讨会齐聚商讨研讨会未来安排。出席会议的委员包括刘安之、金国庆、孙茂松、黄能富、康仕仲、李威仪、李廉、李晓明、庞鼎全、屈华民、战德臣及周庆国。讨论确认了以下安排:

一、增补以下委员:

潘伟贤(香港中文大学)、李青(香港城市大学)、蒋建伟(上海交通大学)、聂风华(清华大学)、姚凯(优课在线)、黄朝曦(国立宜兰大学)

二、未来两届大中华区MOOC研讨会承办方为:

2018:清华大学

2019:上海交通大学

三、创办大会刊物:

由于时间有限,委会将在微信群继续讨论刊名、出版商及经费预算等安排。

本届大中华区MOOC研讨会有以下五项创举:

一、首次双语进行

二、首次提供同声传译

三、首次分会场演讲

四、首次推出大会手机应用程序

五、首次加入慕课选拔赛