World Education Day-2018(WED-2018)
★ Preliminary Program
Scientific Program
Section 1: Opening Ceremony & Plenary Lecture Section 2: Global Program
Section 3: Online Education and Smart Education Section 4: International Ideas Lab
Section 5: Science Hub Section 6: Quality Education

 

Section 5: Science Hub


 

Session 5-1: K12 Education

Time: 08:30-11:20, September 29, 2018(Saturday)
Place: Regency 3, 3rd Floor, Hyatt Regency Jinan, China

Chair: Dr. Carol Fortino, Retired Biology Professor & Consultant, University of Northern Colorado, USA

Co-Chair: Dr. Debra Ferdinand-James, Lecturer, The University of the West Indies, Jamaica

Time FaceOn Speeches and Speakers
08:30-08:35 Chair's Introduction
08:35-09:00

Title: AI Ed: Promise, Hype or Reality
Dr. Michael Owen, Dean & Professor, Faculty of Education, Brock University, Canada

09:00-09:25 Title: Bullying: University Students Bring a Moral Perspective to Middle School Students
Dr. May A. Webber, Associate Professor, St. John’s University, USA
09:25-09:50

Title: Growing Up With Nature: Teaching Environmental Education in Early Childhood

Dr. Carol Fortino, Retired Biology Professor & Consultant, University of Northern Colorado, USA

09:50-10:15 Title: Developing and Implementing a District-Wide High-Altitude-Balloon Project for Student Investigations in K-12 Education
Dr. Chris Schaben, Science Supervisor, Omaha Public Schools, USA
10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-10:55
Title: Leveraging the Asynchronous Debate for Achieving Key Graduate Student Attributes
Dr. Debra Ferdinand-James,  Educational Technologist (Lecturer Level), The University of the West Indies, Jamaica
10:55-11:20
Title: Playing with Theory: Ways to Enhance Authentic Play Opportunities in Early Childhood Settings
Dr. Cynthia à Beckett, Senior Lecturer, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Australia

 

Session 5-2: Higher Education (I)

Time: 13:30-17:10, September 29, 2018(Saturday)
Place:
Regency 2, 3rd Floor, Hyatt Regency Jinan, China

Chair: Dr. Olusegun A. Sogunro, Professor, Central Connecticut State University, USA
Co-Chair: Dr. Makoto Hasegawa, Professor, Chitose Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Time FaceOn Speeches and Speakers
13:30-13:35 Chair's Introduction
13:35-14:00

Title: Scrutinising the Final Judging Role in Assessment of Practicum in Early Childhood Initial Teacher Education in New Zealand
Dr. Ruth Barnes, Faculty Dean, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, New Zealand

14:00-14:25
Title: Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity in Universities and Faculties of Education in Canada
Dr. Blye Frank, Dean, Faculty of Education, The University of British Columbia, Canada
14:25-14:50 Title: Motivating Adult Learners in Higher Education in the 21st Century
Dr. Olusegun A. Sogunro, Professor, Central Connecticut State University, USA
14:50-15:15 Title: Interdisciplinary Programs in Higher Education: A Challenge to Build them and a Challenge to Keep them
Dr. Roswitha M. King, Professor, Østfold University College, Norway
15:15-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-15:55

Title: ILSAS: Thermometers, Whips or Useful Policy Tools? Assessment is Not the Goal
Dr. Wagemaker Hans, Executive Director, IEA, New Zealand

15:55-16:20 Title: Effective Approach for Education of University Students Throughout-of-Curriculum Project Activities
Dr. Makoto Hasegawa, Professor, Chitose Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
16:20-16:45

Title: Transcending Apartheid in Higher Education: Transforming an Institutional Culture
Dr. Carolina Suransky, Acting Head of Department Globalization and Dialogue Studies, University of Humanistic Studies, The Netherlands

16:45-17:10

Title: The Hard Work of Curricular and Pedagogical Change
Dr. David A. Cline, Professor, Saginaw Valley State University, USA

17:10-17:35 Title: Tools for Maker Space Pedagogy in Mathematics and Science Education
Dr. Kinful Lartebea Aryee, Science Educator & Consultant in Curriculum Studies and Comparative Education, Canadian Trillium College, Nanjing, China

 

Session 5-2: Higher Education (II)

Time: 08:30-10:15, September 30, 2018(Sunday)
Place:
Regency 2, 3rd Floor, Hyatt Regency Jinan, China

Chair: Dr. Raymond A. Dixon, Department Chair & Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Idaho, USA
Co-Chair: Dr. Martha Lorena Obermeier Perez, Professor, Language School at the University of Chiapas, Mexico
Time FaceOn Speeches and Speakers
08:30-08:35 Chair's Introduction
08:35-08:55   Title: Special Issues on Learning Strategies: Parallels and Contrasts between Australian and Chinese Tertiary Education
Dr.  Yuzuo Yao, Associate Professor & Director of Foreign Affairs,Faculty of Law of Central China Normal University, China
09:55-09:15

Title: Examining Postgraduate Students' Academic Adjustment in the UK Higher Education Sector: A Process-Based Stage Model

Dr. Rose Quan, Senior Lecturer, Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University Newcastle, UK

09:15-09:35 Title: Identifying Indicators for Design Constructs & Linking Technology Education to Manufacturing in Rural Regions
Dr. Raymond A. Dixon, Department Chair & Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Idaho, USA
09:35-09:55 Title: Curricular Design for a Bachelor’s Degree Program in ESLTeaching in a Mexican Southeastern University
Dr. Martha Lorena Obermeier Perez, Professor, Language School at the University of Chiapas, Mexico
09:55-10:15
Title: Perceptions of Blended Learning in UAE Universities
Dr. Ghadah Al Murshidi, Assistant Professor, UAE University, UAE 
 
10:15-10:30 Coffee Break

 

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Mr. Huabei Chen
President and Lead Researcher of Seadragon Innovation Institute of International

Dr. Sherman Jen
Chairman and CEO of Maple Leaf Educational Systems

Dr. Guangfa Wang
Chairman of Fazheng Group and President of Beijing Royal School, China

Hosting Organizations

UNESCO International Platform for Knowledge Economy

Shandong Association for International Exchange of Personnel

BOAO Education Forum for Asia

Beijing Global Talent Exchange Association

Operating Organizations

BIT Group Global Ltd.

Seadragon Innovation Institute of International Education (SIIIE)

Beijing Royal School

Maple Leaf Educational Systems

Co-Hosting Organizations

China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Jinan Sub-council

International Society for Technology in Education

Seadragon Education Service Co., Ltd

Hame University of Applied Sciences, HAMK

International Vocational Education Platform

China Institute for Occupation Research, Peking University

Training Center for College of School Principals, Beijing Normal University

Lvy League Education and Technology Research Institute

Shandong HuanLong Culture Media Co., Ltd.

Supporting Organizations

Shandong Provincial Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs

Jinan Municipal Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs

Shenzhen Women and Children’s Development Foundation

Shandong University

Shandong Normal University

Shandong Jianzhu University

International Association of University President (IAUP)

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