World Education Day-2017(WED-2017)
★ Scientific Program

Opening Ceremony & Keynote Forum

Keynote Forum
Time: 09:30-12:00, September 28, 2017 (Thursday); Place: Room F308, 3rd Floor, DICC
Moderator: Dr. Aimin Chen, President, Xi'an International University, China
09:30-09:35 Moderator's Introduction
09:35-09:55
Title: Contemporary Chinese Education and Chinese Traditional Culture
Dr. Xiaobing Sun,
Director, Department of Policies and Regulations; Director, Ministry of Education
of the People's Republic of China, China
09:55-10:15
Title: The World Digital Library as an International Resource for Education
Dr. John Van Oudenaren,
Acting Director, World Digital Library; Director, Scholarly and Educational
Programs, National and International Outreach, the Library of Congress, USA
10:45-11:05
Title: ICTs for STEM Education
Dr. Bhanu R Neupane,
Programme Manager, Open Access to Scientific Information and ICT &
Sciences Knowledge Societies Division, United Nations, Educational, Scientific and, Cultural
Organization, France
11:05-11:25

Title: Invention of the High Efficient Blue LEDs and Asian Education
Dr. Shuji Nakamura, Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA; Nobel Prize Laureate
in Physics, 2014

 

International Education Leaders Forum: High-End Dialogue (I)

Time: 10:15-10:45, September 28, 2017 (Thursday); Place: Room F308, 3rd Floor, DICC

 

International Education Leaders Forum: High-End Dialogue (II)
Time: 11:25-11:55, September 28, 2017 (Thursday); Place: Room F308, 3rd Floor, DICC

 

Block 1: Educational Leadership Forum 

Forum 1-1: New Leadership in Education (I)
Time: 08:30-12:30, September 27, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Room F621, 6th Floor, DICC

Chair: Dr. Steve J. Cannon, Executive Vice-President, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Co-Chair: Dr. Youmin Xi,
Professor & Executive President, Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University, China

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-08:55

Title: Efficient Resource Management and Leadership Development at the University of Hong Kong
Dr. Steve J. Cannon,
Executive Vice-President, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

08:55-09:15

Title: A Call for Diversity in 21st Century Higher Education
Dr. Ng Ching-Fai,
Professor & President, Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University
United International College, China

09:15-09:35

Title: Universities Promoting Entrepreneurship
Dr. Marja Sutela, Vice President, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland

09:35-09:55

Title: Open Several Windows to Imagine the University of Future
Dr. Youmin Xi, Professor & Executive President, Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University, China

09:55-10:15

Title: Comprehensive Leadership in Comprehensive International University
Dr. Vladimir M. Filippov,
Rector, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Russia

10:15-10:30

 Coffee Break

10:30-10:50

Title: Training Project on Regional Rehabilitation for Safer and More Secure Society in Fukushima
without Nuclear Energy

Mr. Takayuki Nakamura, President, National Institute of Technology, Fukushima College; Executive
Director, Campus Sustainability Network in Japan (CAS-Net JAPAN), Japan
10:50-11:10 Title: TVET at University Level: The UniKL Approach
Dr. Azanam Shah Hashim, Deputy President, University of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
11:10-11:30 Title: Finding Avenues for Development of International Academic Cooperation at Opole University
of Technology and other High Education Institutions in Poland

Dr. Marek Tukiendorf, President, Opole University of Technology, Poland

11:30-11:50

Title: Innovations to Power the Future Universities - Student Centered Education and the Combined
Credit System

Dr. Xiaoliang Ding, Managing Vice President, Gengdan Institute of Beijing University of Technology,
China
11:50-12:10 Title: International Universities in China and Uzbekistan: The Quest for Legitimacy and Impact
on National Educational Policy

Dr. Alan P France, First Deputy Rector, University of Westminster, Uzbekistan
12:10-12:30 Title: The Challenges of Presidential Leadership in the 21st Century
Dr. James A. Hyatt, Vice Chancellor, CFO Emeritus & Associate Director of Center for Studies in
Higher Education, University of California, Berkeley, USA

 

Forum 1-1: New Leadership in Education (II)
Time: 13:30-17:50, September 27, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Room F621, 6th Floor, DICC

Chair: Dr. Heather Eggins, Visiting Professor, University of Sussex, UK
Co-Chair: Dr. Michael Lacktorin, Founding Dean, International College of Liberal Arts at Yamanashi Gakuin University, Japan

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-13:55 Title: UIC, the First Liberal Arts University in Mainland China -- A Tale of ' East Meets West '
Dr. Ng Ching-Fai,
Professor & President, Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College, China


13:55-14:15

Title: New Educational Leadership: Next Generation
Dr. Sevinç GÜLSEÇEN,
Professor & Chair of Informatics Department, Istanbul University, Turkey

14:15-14:35

Title: The Place of Women Leaders of Higher Education Institutions in a Globalised World
Dr. Heather Eggins,
Visiting Professor, University of Sussex, UK

14:35-14:55

Title: Educational Reform in United Arab Emirates schools: Success and Pitfalls
Dr. Shaikah Al-Taneiji, Associate Professor& Chair of Department of Foundations of Education, United Arab Emirates University, UAE

14:55-15:15

Title: Educational Leadership in the Institutionalization of Active Leaning
Dr. Akira Arimoto, President Advisor & Director of Research Institute for Higher Education, Hyogo University; Professor Emeritus, Hiroshima University, Japan

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: The Application of a Western-Style Liberal Arts Education Model in a Non-Western Environment: The Case of Japan
Dr. Mike Lacktorin, Founding Dean, International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA), Yamanashi Gakuin University, Japan

15:50-16:10

Title: Implementing Distance Learning as the Main Factor for Improving the Overall Quality of University Education
Dr. Stefan Nowicki,
Director, Centre for Distance Learning, University of Wroclaw, Poland

16:10-16:30

Title: Changes in Medical Education to Meet Future Health Care Needs
Ms. Judith (Nicky) Hudson, Professor, University of Adelaide, Australia

16:30-16:50

Title: Change Management in Developing Countries
Dr. Caroline Akhras,
Associate Professor, Notre Dame University, Lebanon

16:50-17:10

Title: History Teacher Education at Historic Sites: An Emerging View
Dr. Christine Baron, Assistant Professor, Columbia University, USA

17:10-17:30

Title: Inspiring Open Learners: A Challenging Vision
Dr. Sabrina Leone,
Researcher, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy

17:30-17:50 Title: Perceptions in the Field of Visual Impairment in the Context of Experimental Classrooms
Dr. Paulo Jose Menegasso,
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

 

Forum 1-2: International Collaborations and Innovations in Education
Time: 08:30-12:10, September 27, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Room F622, 6th Floor, DICC

Chair: Dr. Pablo Campos, Full Professor, Universidad CEU-San Pablo, Spain

Co-Chair: Dr. Patrick Panos, Associate Professor & Director of Global Education & Outreach, University of Utah, USA

08:30-08:35

Chair’ s Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Activities of Campus Sustainability Network in Japan (CAS-Net JAPAN)
Mr. Takayuki Nakamura, President, National Institute of Technology, Fukushima College; Executive Director, Campus Sustainability Network in Japan (CAS-Net JAPAN), Japan

09:00-09:25

Title: Innovation in the Connection Education-Architecture: The "Educational Campus" as a UniversalParadigm

Dr. Pablo Campos, Full Professor, Universidad CEU-San Pablo, Spain

09:25-09:50

Title: A Collaboration Connecting to the World: An Innovative Partnership between 3 Universities to Provide Higher Education to Refugee Camps
Dr. Patrick Panos, Associate Professor & Director of Global Education & Outreach, University of Utah, USA

09:50-10:15

Title: Bridging Worlds: Creating the Global Network University Library
Dr. Justin Parrott, Librarian, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: Mathematics Education in the USA, Russia and China
Dr. Youyu Phillips, Professor, Keystone College, USA

10:55-11:20

Title: Reflections about Innovation in Education: Elements of Composition and Interdisciplinary Strategies for the Teaching of Fashion
Dr. Laura Luceño Casals,
Professor, Institutional Relations of CSDMM, CSDMM – Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
11:20-11:45 Title: Evidence-Based Practice in Allied Health: Perceptions and Future Directions
Dr. Shin Ying Chu, Senior Lecturer, National University of Malaysia, Malaysia

11:45-12:10

Title: Globalization of Education in China
Dr. Nan Zheng, International Department Director, BNYC Educational Consulting (Beijing) Co.,
Ltd., China

 

Forum 1-3: K12 Education Leadership Forum(I)
Time: 13:30-17:10, September 27 (Wednesday), 2017; Place: Room F622, 6th Floor, DICC

Chair: Dr. Thelma Perso, Director of Teaching and Learning, Swan Christian Schools Association, Australia
Co-Chair: Dr. Toni-Ann Barone, Adjunct Associate Professor, Queens College, USA

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Improving Learning Outcomes for Minority Students Against a Complex Political Background
Dr. Thelma Perso, Director of Teaching and Learning, Swan Christian Schools Association, Australia

14:00-14:25

Title: How Smartphones, Computers and TV Can Enhance Our Children's Creativity: A Must-Have Manual for the 21st Century
Dr. Eyal Doron, Head of the Interdisciplinary Division of Psychology and Philosophy at the School of Psychology, IDC Herzliya, Israel

14:25-14:50

Title: Schooling Diverse Sexualities. Educational Policies for Meeting the Needs of Students and
Families
Dr. Margarita Gerouki,
Educational Advisor, Ministry of Education, Greece

14:50-15:15

Title: Influence of Curriculum Quality and Educational Service Quality on Student Experiences: A Case Study in Sport Management Programs
Dr. Kuan-Chou Kenneth Chen,
Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Supporting Explicit Writing Instruction with Authentic Writing Experiences for Elementary Student
Dr. Toni-Ann Barone, Adjunct Associate Professor, Queens College, USA

15:55-16:20

Title: Museum Science Teaching: Museum Educators Consideration while Collaboration with K-12 School Science Education
Dr. Jung-HuaYeh, Assistant Curator, National Museum of Natural Science, Taiwan

16:20-16:45

Title: Factors Affecting the Use of Digital Content in Elementary and Secondary American Schools: A Background Paper
Dr. Katherine Kasten,
Senior Researcher & Doctoral Candidate, University of North Florida and Florida State University, USA

16:45-17:10

Title: Transformative Strategies to Improve Instructional Supervision
Dr. Stephen Benigno,
Assistant Professor, Texas A&M International University, USA

 

Forum 1-3: K12 Education Leadership Forum(II)
Time: 13:30-16:45, September 28 (Thursday), 2017; Place: Room F621, 6th Floor, DICC

Chair: Dr. Rachel Zorman, Executive Director, The Henrietta Szold Institute, Israel
Co-Chair: Dr. Heather Greenhalgh-Spencer, Assistant Professor & Chair of Graduate Certificate Program in Blended and Personalized Learning, Texas Tech University, USA

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Leading from the Front: Navigating the Changes in Education
Dr. Alex Waddell, Director of Growth and Capability, Sigmoid Consulting, New Zealand

 14:00-14:25

Title: Assessment for Learning: Secondary School Music Teachers’ Practices and Experiences of Implementation
Dr. Marina Wai-yee Wong,
Associate Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China

14:25-14:50

Title: The National Mentoring Program for Highly Gifted Students in Israel
Dr. Rachel Zorman,
Executive Director, the Henrietta Szold Institute, Israel

14:50-15:15

Title: When Alcohol Use or Gambling is Excessive: How to Engage Adolescents into Treatment
Dr. Alho Hannu,
Professor, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Finland

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Blended/Personalized Learning: Primary and Secondary Schools, and Higher Education
Dr. Heather Greenhalgh-Spencer, Assistant Professor & Chair of Graduate Certificate Program in Blended and Personalized Learning, Texas Tech University, USA

15:55-16:20

Title: On the Rack: Being True to the Research while Protecting the Privacy of One's Family
Ms. Geraldine Degabriele Pace, Teacher of Psychology, Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School, Malta

16:20-16:45

Title: Developing Evidence-Based Argumentation in Middle School: What Develops and How?
Ms. Yuchen Shi,
Ph.D. Candidate, Columbia University, USA

  

Forum 1-4: Higher Education (I)
Time: 13:30-17:10, September 27, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Room F615 & F616, 6th Floor, DICC

Chair: Dr. Marja-Liisa Tenhunen, Professor, Shanghai University, China
Co-Chair: Dr. Nitza Davidovitch,
Professor & Head of Quality Assessment and Academic Instructio, Ariel University, Israel

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-13:55

Title: Humility as a Promising but Challenging Positive Psychology Virtue in Educational Leadership
Dr. Peter C. Hill,
Professor, Biola University, USA

13:55-14:15

Title: Emotion in Cervantes and Shakespeare as an Interactive Tool in Higher Education
Dr. José Manuel González,
Professor, Fernandez De Sevilla, Spain

14:15-14:35

Title: Strategy and Leadership in Higher Education
Dr. Marja-Liisa Tenhunen,
Professor, Shanghai University, China

14:35-14:55

Title: Media and Health Information Literacy among Senior Citizens. An Important Aspect of Lifelong
Learning about Healthy Lifestyle

Dr. Ágústa Pálsdóttir, Professor, University of Iceland, Iceland

14:55-15:15 Title: Andrews University’s Leadership Program: Chinese Philosophical Underpinnings
Dr. Silas Oliveira, Full Professor, the James White Library; Adjunct Professor, Andrews University,
USA

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: Teaching and Learning on the Move: Israeli and Global Higher Education Policies and Trends
Dr. Nitza Davidovitch,
Professor & Head of Quality Assessment and Academic Instructio, Ariel University, Israel

15:50-16:10

Title: Promoting Higher Learning in Engineering Education: Method of Cornerstones
Dr. Aki Korpela,
Principal Lecturer, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland

16:10-16:30

Title: Admission Selection Process: How Best to Select the Right Candidates?
Dr. Junaid Sarfraz Khan,
Professor, University of Health Sciences Lahore Pakistan, Pakistan

16:30-17:50

Title: Designing Functional, Productive Teams–Making the Most of Power
Dr. Margaret Robertson,
Lecturer, La Trobe University, Australia

16:50-17:10 Title: Categorized Management of China's Higher Education Institutions and the Trend of Structural
Development

Dr. Aimin Chen, President, Xi'an International University, China

 

Forum 1-4: Higher Education (II)
Time: 13:30-16:50, September 28, 2017 (Thursday); Place: Room F622, 6th Floor, DICC

Chair: Dr. Yukari Nagai, Vice President, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Co-Chair: Dr. Seema Singh, Associate Professor of Economics & Head of Department of Humanities, Delhi Technological University, India

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-13:55

Title: A Matter of Degrees? Higher Education in the 21stCentury
Dr. Manfred Malzahn, Professor of English Literature, United Arab Emirates University, UAE

13:55-14:15

Title: The Roads Scholars: Part-Time Faculty Job Satisfaction in Higher Education
Dr. Allison L. Kramer,
Associate Professor, Johnson & Wales University, USA

14:15-14:35

Title: Sense of Innovation Design: for Higher Education of Leadership
Dr. Yukari Nagai, Vice President, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

14:35-14:55

Title: Effects of Different Types of Intra-Group Peer Feedback in Virtual Learning Community on Groups’ Project-based Products
Dr. Xiaoling Zou,
Professor, Chongqing University, China

14:55-15:15

Title: The Role of UI Green Metric World University Rankings as a Supporting Tool for Campus Sustainable Development in Global Universities
Dr. Nyoman Suwartha, Secretary, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: Developing Covalent Bond between Social Responsibility of University-Industry-Government for Inclusive Growth in India
Dr. Seema Singh,
Associate Professor of Economics & Head of Department of Humanities, Delhi Technological University, India

15:50-16:10

Title: The Contribution of Personal and Social Resources towards the Prediction of Ethiopian Students' Academic Achievements
Dr. Esther Kalnisky,
Head of the Program for Training Teachers from Ethiopian Origin, Achva Academic College Israel, Israel

16:10-16:30

Title: Do We in Higher Education Always Choose the Right Leaders
Dr. Jasmina Havranek, Director, Agency for Science and Higher Education, Croatia

16:30-16:50 Title: Mentally Fit for High Performance –Adding an Important Skill and Personal Growth Training for College Freshmen
Dr. Anne Merrem, Assistant Professor, University of West Georgia, USA

 

Forum 1-4: Higher Education (III)
Time: 08:30-12:10, September 29, 2017 (Friday); Place: Room F617 & F618, 6th Floor, DICC

Chair: Dr. Sinikka Neuhaus, Dean of Education, Lund University, Sweden
Co-Chair: Dr. Catherine Burnheim, Manager, Monash University, Australia

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Morality, Inquiry, and the University
Dr. Roger P. Mourad,
Director, Institutional Research Department, Washtenaw Community College, USA

09:00-09:25

Title: Leadership in the Process of Rethinking Teacher Education – the Example of Lund University, Sweden
Dr. Sinikka Neuhaus,
Dean of Education & Head of School, Lund University, Sweden

09:25-09:50

Title: The Challenges of Increasing Non-Metropolitan Student Participation in Australian Higher Education.
Dr. Catherine Burnheim,
Manager, Monash University, Australia

09:50-10:15

Title: Designing a New Curriculum for Undergraduate Programmes in Design and Media: Making
Future Ready Talents
Dr. Peer Mohideen Sathikh,
Associate Chair, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: Learning in Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Settings-Improving Quality in the Social Work Bachelor's Course through Alternative Teaching and Learning Arrangements
Dr. Sabrina Amanda Hancken,
Professor, Merseburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany

10:55-11:20

Title: The Effects on Teachers' Self when are Violated by Students
Dr. Borge Skaland,
Associate Professor, Oslo and Akershus University, Norway
11:20-11:45

Title: The Power of Role Design
Dr. Erik Lindberg,
Umeå School of Business and Economics (USBE), Sweden

11:45-12:10

Title: The Bologna Process and Its Related Dilemmas
Ms. Linda Helen Haukland
, North University, Norway

 

Forum 1-5: Focus on Graduate Schools and Universities
Time: 13:30-17:10, September 28, 2017 (Thursday); Place: Room F615 & F616, 6th Floor, DICC

Chair: Dr. Petra Morschheuser, Professor & Academic Director, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Mosbach, Germany
Co-Chair: Dr. Chorng-Jee Guo, Emeritus Professor, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Challenges, Opportunities, and Global Competition: Strengthening Infrastructure in Research
Universities
Dr. Carolyn D. Herrington, Associate Professor of Education Policy & Director of Florida Education
Policy Studies, Florida State University, USA

14:00-14:25

Title: Nanoscience Education in School Chemistry: Perspectives for Curricular Innovations in
Context of an Education for a Sustainable Development in Germany
Dr. Ralph Rainer Maria Nonninger, Managing Director, cc-NanoBioNet, Germany

14:25-14:50

Title: Learning and Teaching Academic Skills Using the Blended-Learning- Modules WissBASE
Dr. Petra Morschheuser,
Professor & Academic Director, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Mosbach, Germany

14:50-15:15

Title: Using the Global Guidelines Assessment (GGA) to Improve Programme Quality in ECD in 8 Countries
Dr. Saira Nazarali,
Consultant, ACEI GGA Coordinating Team, Singapore

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55 Title: Opportunities and Challenges for Science Education in Asia: Perspectives Based on the Taiwan Experience
Dr. Chorng-Jee Guo,
Emeritus Professor, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan
15:55-16:20 Title: Preparing Teachers to Promote Flip Environments and Active Learning Requires Behaviorism, Constructivism, and Social Learning: A Harsh Reality in Education Leadership Development
Dr. Christine Sabieh,
Professor, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
16:20-16:45 Title: Educational Leadership in Improving University Practice: A Mentoring Framework for Novice Academics and Expert University Educationalists
Dr. Teresa De Fazio,
Victoria University, Australia
16:45-17:10 Title: Students as Curriculum Co-Creators
Dr. BaoHui Zhang, Professor, Shaanxi Normal University (SNNU), China

 

Forum 1-6: Vocational Education and Continuing Education
Time: 08:30-11:20, September 29, 2017 (Friday); Place: Room F622, 6th Floor, DICC

Chair: Dr. Kenneth J. Luterbach, Associate Professor, East Carolina University, USA
Co-Chair: Dr. Smadar Galili, Head of Elementary School Track, the David Yellin Academic College of Education, Israel

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Strategies for a Sustainable Campus in Osaka University
Dr. Yukiko Yoshida, President, Yoshida Environmental Design Associates; Visiting Academic Staff,
Osaka University, Japan

09:00-09:25

Title: App Development Paradigms for Instructional Developers
Dr. Kenneth J. Luterbach,
Associate Professor, East Carolina University, USA

09:25-09:50

Title: Knowledge Acquisition through ICT Tools for SME’s Sustainability
Dr. Jesús Salvador Vivanco Florido,
Full Professor, University of Aguascalientes, Mexico

09:50-10:15

Title: Models of partnership and Cooperation between Cooperating Teachers and Students Teachers during Advancing Educational Reform-"Academia Class"-Training Program
Dr. Smadar Galili,
Head of Elementary School Track, The David Yellin Academic College of Education, Israel
10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: A Multilevel Approach in Examining the Determinants of Training Participation: Evidence from PIAAC 
Dr. Teck Kiang Tan,
Principal Researcher, Institute for Adult Learning, Singapore

10:55-11:20

Title: Dichotomy, Dialectic and Dialogic: How do Sociology Terms Assist Career Development
Theory?
Dr. Edgar A. M. Burns, Sociology Lecturer, La Trobe University, Australia

 

 

Block 2: International Education Forum

Forum 2-1: Cross-Border Education, New International Policies of Study Abroad, Educational Fairness and Inclusive Education
Time: 08:30-11:45, September 27, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Room F615 & F616, 6th Floor, DICC

Chair: Dr. Valerie Melin, Professor, University of Lille 3, France
Co-Chair: Dr. Florentin Popescu, Researcher & Teacher, HAN University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands

08:30-08:35

Chair’ s Introduction

 08:35-09:00

Title: Inclusive Education in Experimental Schools (Micro-Lycées) for Drop out Students: A French
View on Educational Policies
Dr. Valerie Melin, Professor, University of Lille 3, France

09:00-09:25

Title: Cross-Border Higher Education: Tensions between Quality Assurance and Trade Liberalization
Proposals
Dr. Cristina Sin, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, CIPES, Portugal

09:25-09:50

Title: Minority Education in the Post-Soviet Space: The case of Latvia's 2004 Minority Education
Reform
Dr. Roswitha M. King,
Associate Professor, Østfold University College, Norway

09:50-10:15 Title: Developing Pedagogies for the Internationalisation of Australian Research Education: Chinese
Intellectual Knowledge as Alternative Resources
Dr. Hui Meng, Lecturer, Jilin University, China
10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55 Title: Comprehensive Internationalization at HAN University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
Dr. Florentin Popescu, Researcher & Teacher, HAN University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
10:55-11:20

Title: Europe, Cross-Border Higher Education and the Services Directive
Dr. Sónia Cardoso,
Researcher, Office of Research and Analysis, Agency for the Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education, Portugal

11:20-11:45 Title: Science Club as an Enrichment Tool for Gifted Students
M.Sc. Felipe Rodrigues Martins, Foundation of Support of the Technical School of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

 

 

Block 3: Symposia of Quality Education

Forum 3-1: International Language Training and Language Education 
Time: 08:30-11:20, September 27, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Room F617 & F618, 6th Floor, DICC

Chair: Prof. Stuart Perrin, Dean, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
Co-Chair: Dr. Keith S. T. Tong, Director, Center for Language Education, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China

08:30-08:35

Chair’ s Introduction

08:35-09:00 Title: The Turbulent Road to Literacy Acquisition in Diglossic Arabic: An Arabic Reading Acquisition Balanced -Interactive (ARABI) Remedial Program
Dr. Baha Makhoul, Head of Learning Disability, M.Ed. Program, the Arabic Academic College of Education; Senior Researcher, NCJW (Research Institute for Innovation in Education), the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

09:00-09:25

Title: Bushman (San) Influence on Herero Place-Names
Dr. Peter E. Raper,
Professor Extraordinaire & Research Fellow, University of the Free State, South
Africa

09:25-09:50

Title: Language Policy and Transnational Education (TNE) Institutions: What Role for What English?
Dr. Stuart Perrin, Professor & Dean of International Affairs, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University,
China
09:50-10:15 Title: Giving Meaningful Peer Feedback in the L2 Writing Classroom: Do's and Don'ts
Dr. Nuwar Mawlawi Diab, 
Associate Professor of English and Applied Linguistics & Director of the B.A. in Translation Program, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-10:55 Title: Language Education for Millennials
Dr. Keith S. T. Tong, Director of Center for Language Education, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China
10:55-11:20 Title: Learning to Read in Two Languages: Chinese and English
Dr. Kathy Kar-man Shum, Assistant Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

 

Forum 3-2: Early Childhood Education and Art Specialty Training 
Time: 13:30-17:10, September 27, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Room F617 & F618, 6th Floor, DICC

Chair: Dr. Susanne A. Denham, Professor, George Mason University, USA
Co-Chair: Dr. Caroline H Barratt-Pugh, Professor & Director, Edith Cowan University, Australia

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-13:55

Title: Conversations That Make a Difference: Expanding Young Children’s Thinking, Talking and Learning
Mrs. Sandra Patricia Lennox, Assistant Dean, School of Education, University of Notre Dame, Australia

13:55-14:15

Title: Teaching All Children Using Universal Design for Learning:һ���ܲ�һ���Ӷ�(y��gè luóbo y��gè k��ngr ): "One Radish, One Hole."
Dr. Nancy Stockall, Professor, Sam Houston State University, USA

14:15-14:35

Title: Early Childhood Teachers as Socializers of Young Children’s Emotional Competence
Dr. Susanne A. Denham, Professor, George Mason University, USA
14:35-14:55 Title: Gender Differences in Kindergartens–A Norwegian Approach
Dr. Aud Torill Meland, Associate Professor, University of Stavanger, Norway
MD. Elsa Helen Kaltvedt, Assistant Professor, University of Stavanger, Norway

14:55-15:15

Title: "The First Time I’ve Felt Included" How can a Universal Family Literacy Program Embrace Inclusivity?
Dr. Caroline H. Barratt-Pugh, Professor, Edith Cowan University, Australia

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: Reading Aloud with Children; Disciplining or Empowering?
Dr. Ulla Damber,
Associate Professor, Mid Sweden University, Sweden

15:50-16:10

Title: Comparison of Practical Color Application by Visual Artists in Different Fields – A Sharing
of Their Learning, Teaching and Practical Experience of Color Theory
Mr. Ng Woon Lam, Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

16:10-16:30 Title: Using the Pedagogy of Play, Everyday Phenomenon and Wonder to Develop Science in Early
Childhood Education
Dr. Elaine Blake, Consultant, Early Childhood Education and Care; Educator, Early Childhood
Studies, Australia
16:30-16:50 Title: Gender–Body–Early Childhood: A Qualitative Study
Tina Saenger M.A., Research Fellow, University of Goettingen, Germany
16:50-17:10 Title: Different Waysto Improve the Home Learning Environment: Research Evidence from Germany
Dr. Yvonne Anders,
Professor, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

 

Forum 3-3: Medical and Health Education
Time: 08:30-12:35, September 29, 2017 (Friday); Place: Room F615 & F616, 6th Floor, DICC

Chair: Dr. Elizabeth Simon, Dean and Professor, Nyack College School of Nursing, USA
Co-Chair: Dr. Allison Howland, Director of Center for Collaborative Systems Change, Indiana University, USA

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-08:55

Title: Problem-Orientated Scientific Exploration: Turning over of the Philosophy of M.D. to Ph.D.
Dr. Tang-Yuan Chu,
Professor, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Center, Taiwan

08:55-09:15

Title: Nurse Practitioners and Health Educators:  A Partnership for Indigenous/Native Health Through Teleconferences in Public Health
Dr. Helda Pinzon-Perez,
Professor, California State University, USA

09:15-09:35

Title: Academic Correlates that Influence Retention, Graduation, and Licensing in Nursing Education
Dr. Elizabeth Simon, Dean and Professor, Nyack College School of Nursing, USA
09:35-09:55 Title: Using a Framework to Implement Large-Scale Innovation in Medical Education with the Intent of Achieving Sustainability
Ms. Judith (Nicky) Hudson, Professor, University of Adelaide, Australia

09:55-10:15

Title: Improving Child Health and Well-Being in Rural US Communities
Dr. Allison Howland, Director of Center for Collaborative Systems Change, Indiana University, USA

10:15-10:35

Title: Health Education in the Arab World
Dr. Hana Al-Bannay, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE

10:35-10:55

Title: The Attempts of Medical Education Reforms in Jinan University School of Medicine
Dr. Xuesong Yang, Professor, Jinan University, China

10:55-11:15

Title: Behavioral Signs of Cerebral Visual Impairment in very Low Birth Weight Toddlers
Dr. Nancy Stockall, Full Professor, Sam Houston State University, USA
Dr. Corinna Villar Cole,
Assistant Professor, Sam Houston State University, USA

11:15-11:35

Title: Mentally Fit for High Performance: Adding an Important Skill and Personal Growth Training for College Freshmen
Dr. Anne Merrem,
Assistant Professor, University of West Georgia, USA

11:35-11:55

Title: From Person-in Environment to Strengths: The Promise of Postmodern Practice
Dr. Phillip Dybicz,
Assistant Professor, Valdosta State University, USA

11:55-12:15

Title: Improving Emotional and Behavioral Outcomes for LGBT Youth and Health Services through Effective Education
Md. Mayra A. Pérez Ambriz, Physician, Educational & Clinical Sexologist, SAYUME SI, Mexico

12:15-12:35

Title: Humanistic Values and Ethical Development in Medical Education
Dr. Joy A. Russell, Systematic Review & Grants Education Librarian, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center,
USA

 

 

Block 4: Digital Education and Internet + Education Development

Forum 4-1: Online Education, Smart Education and Distance Education
Time: 13:30-16:45, September 28, 2017 (Thursday); Place: Room F617 & F618, 6th Floor, DICC
Chair: Dr. M' hammed Abdous, Director, Old Dominion University, USA
Co-Chair: Dr. Suzan Gazioglu, Professor, Montana Tech of the University of Montana, USA

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Distance Education Quality Foundations – The Role of Instructional Design at the University Level
Dr. Stefan Nowicki, Director, Centre for Distance Learning, University of Wroclaw, Poland

14:00-14:25

Title: Are you Faculty Ready to Teach Online Courses: A Framework for Action
Dr. M'hammed Abdous,
Director, Old Dominion University, USA

14:25-14:50

Title: Techniques and Tools for Teaching Statistics Online
Dr. Suzan Gazioglu,
Professor, Montana Tech of the University of Montana, USA

14:50-15:15

Title: Smart Learning, Smart Learners, and Inclusive Learning: Lessons Learnt
Dr. Sabrina Leone, Researcher, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: The Internet Impact on Learners’ Enhancement of Cultural Aspects in Design Education
Dr. Dalia H. Eldardiry,
Associate Professor, Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia

15:55-16:20

Title: Millennials, Gender & Student Satisfaction in Online Higher Education
Dr. Heather Lea Harvey, Assistant Professor, Hashemite University Faculty of Medicine, Jordan

16:20-16:45

Title: Distance Education-eDegree at Lapland University of Applied Sciences
Ms. Teresa Chen,
Senior Lecturer, Lapland University of Applied Sciences, Finland

 

Forum 4-2: Digital Library and Digital Education
Time: 08:30-11:45, September 29, 2017 (Friday); Place: Room F621, 6th Floor, DICC
Chair: Dr. Sohair Wastawy, Executive Director, Qatar National Library, Qatar
Co-Chair: Dr. Melissa Schwartz Beck, Clinical Associate Professor, East Carolina University, USA

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: The Role of Digital Libraries in Preserving National Heritage
Dr. Sohair Wastawy, Executive Director, Qatar National Library, Qatar

09:00-09:25

Title: Storytelling in the Digital World: Achieving Higher-level Learning Objectives
Dr. Melissa Schwartz Beck, Clinical Associate Professor, East Carolina University, USA

09:25-09:50

Title: E-Learning: The Digital Presentation Toolbox
Dr. Joy A. Russell, Systematic Review & Grants Education Librarian, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA

09:50-10:15

Title: How Artificial Intelligence can Contribute to Boost Design towards Innovation
Dr. Jonny Carlos da Silva, Professor, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

10:15-10:30 Coffee Break

 10:30-10:55

Title: Driving a Strategic Project, Digital Literacies, Pedagogies & Inclusion, in a Complex HE Setting
Dr. Juliet Stoltenkamp,
Director of the Centre for Innovative Educational and Communication
Technologies, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

10:55-11:20

Title: The Impact of the Use of an Eassessment Tool to Deliver Assessment Processes within a Large-
Scale Student Development Programme: Pilot Delivered In 2016 and 2017 Academic Programmes
Dr. Juliet Stoltenkamp,
Director of the Centre for Innovative Educational and Communication Technologies, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Mr. Fundile Nkunge, DAL Programme Coordinator, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

11:20-11:45

Title: Crowd Sourcing in the Era of Big Data
Dr. Connie Man-Ching Yuen, Lecturer, Vocational Training Council, Hong Kong, China

 

 

 

 

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