Speakers


Guest of Honour


Mr SZE Chun Fai, Jeff, JP

Under Secretary for Education, Education Bureau, HKSAR Government

Mr Jeff Sze is currently the Under Secretary for Education of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. He was the Political Assistant to the Secretary for Education from November 2012 to June 2022. Prior to joining the Government, Mr Sze served as a schoolteacher at HKUGA College. He was also the Executive Director of Savantas Policy Institute, and a part-time member of Central Policy Unit. Mr Sze holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and a Master of Science degree in Statistics from Stanford University. He also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Education, majoring in Economics, from the University of Hong Kong.




Keynote Speakers


Prof. Dragan GASEVIC

Distinguished Professor of Learning Analytics Director, Centre for Learning Analytics at Monash, Monash University

Transforming pedagogical practice with learning analytics

Dragan Gašević is Distinguished Professor of Learning Analytics in the Faculty of Information Technology and Director of the Centre for Learning Analytics at Monash University. His research interests center around the development of computational methods that can advance understanding of self-regulated and collaborative learning.



Prof. Abelardo PARDO

Professor and Dean of Programs (Engineering) at UniSA STEM University of South Australia, Australia

Supporting institutional adoption of Learning Analytics in Higher Education

Abelardo Pardo is Professor and Dean of Programs (Information Technology & Mathematics), UniSA STEM at the University of South Australia. His research interests include the design and deployment of technology to increase the understanding and improve digital learning experiences. More specifically, his work examines the areas of learning analytics, personalized active learning, and technology for student support.



Prof. Milton. D. COX

Founder and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, Miami University

Can Virtual Learning Communities Build Identity for Isolated Instructors?

Prof. Milton D. Cox received his PhD in Mathematics followed by leadership in areas of academic development. He is founder, director emeritus, and editor-in-chief emeritus of conferences, journals, and teaching and learning centers. He has published articles and invited chapters while serving as on-site visiting consultant at over 125 institutions in higher education.


Invited Speakers


Mr Dick CHAN

Educational Development Officer, Educational Development Centre, PolyU

Supporting teachers to utilise learning analytics in their teaching

Mr Dick Chan is the Education Development Officer (Senior Learning Technologist) working in the Educational Development Centre at PolyU. He has been working in the LA and eLearning areas for over 10 years. He has developed several LA tools and has presented these tools at international conferences.


Ms Ada TSE

Educational Development Officer, Educational Development Centre, PolyU

Supporting teachers to utilise learning analytics in their teaching

Ms Ada Tse is currently working for the Educational Development Centre at PolyU as an Educational Development Officer (Senior Analytics and Evaluation Specialist). She has over 14 years’ experience in conducting large-scale surveys and assessments and has been involved in many analytics projects about using data for enhancing learning and teaching and students' learning experience.




Dr Bruce LI

Teaching Fellow, School of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Business, PolyU

Applying Learning Analytics to Evaluate Learner Autonomy and Blended Learning in Accounting Education

Dr Bruce Li, from School of Accounting and Finance (AF) PolyU, is a teacher with inspiration, innovation and mission in learning and teaching. He is keen to stay abreast of new knowledge, theories, developments and research in his own fields in order to transmit them to his students. He derives great joy from seeing his students grow and learn.



Ir KWAN Chung-lim

Senior Teaching Fellow, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Construction and Environment, PolyU

Tracking at-risk Student Groups from Teaching and Learning Activities in Engineering Education

Christopher CL Kwan currently assumes responsibilities as a programme leader of BEng(Hons) in Civil Engineering (Senior Year curriculum) at PolyU. He has been teaching diverse structural engineering subjects and has developed a KEEP Open edX course to support blended learning and supplement face-to-face lecturing in large classes. He was the recipient of the CEE departmental teaching excellence award in 2019 and the 2nd prize of the Community of Practice on Conducting Learning Analytics to Inform Teaching and Learning (CoP LA) paper award in 2022.



Dr CHAN Kai-Yue Jason, MH, JP

Associate Dean (Information and Development), PolyU CPCE Head of Information Technology, PolyU CPCE

Mapping innovative learning with immersive VR/AR technologies

Dr Jason Chan, MH, JP is the Associate Dean (Information and Development) and Head of IT at CPCE. With a multidisciplinary academic background and diverse experience, Dr Chan is an accomplished professional generalist in public administration, education, artificial intelligence, big data, social media, social commerce, Fintech, Internet of Things, strategy, resource management, leadership, smart city, research methodology and e-governance.



Mr Michael CHAN

Founder of Icetech Hong Kong Co. Ltd. and International Association of Business Management Simulation

Experiential Learning in Virtual Business Simulation

Mr Michael Chan is a founder of Icetech Hong Kong Co. Ltd. since 2011 and the International Association of Business Management Simulation in 2022, He has organized six international intervarsity competitions since 2019 in PolyU and HKMU with thousands of students participating.



Dr Lik Hang LEE

Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

When educators meet the metaverse: an overview and challenges

Dr Lik-Hang Lee received a PhD degree from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and the Bachelor's and M.Phil. degrees from the University of Hong Kong. He is currently an assistant professor with KAIST, South Korea, and the head of the Augmented Reality and Media Laboratory, KAIST.



Dr WUT, Tai-ming Edmund

Senior Lecturer, Division of Business and Hospitality Management, CPCE

Does learner generated video matter? Student engagement and learning effectiveness in learning computer software

Dr Wut is a senior lecturer of the Division of Business and Hospitality Management, CPCE where his research interest is application of technologies in education. He has published papers in Education + Training, Asia Pacific Education Review, Education Sciences, Asia Pacific Journal of Education and Interactive Technology and Smart Education.



Dr WONG, Ka-lok Adam

Senior Lecturer, Division of Science, Engineering and Health Studies, CPCE

Does learner generated video matter? Student engagement and learning effectiveness in learning computer software

Dr Wong has over 20 years of experience in the Information Technology industry. He has published in international conferences and international peer-reviewed journals. He has also implemented government-funded research and education enhancement projects.



Dr MA Qing

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies (LML), Education University of Hong Kong

How did English teachers develop their corpus-based language pedagogy: a case study

Dr Qing Ma is an associate professor at the Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies, The Education University of Hong Kong. Her main research interests include second language vocabulary acquisition, corpus linguistics, corpus-based language pedagogy (CBLP), computer assisted language learning (CALL) and mobile assisted language learning (MALL).



Dr LAM, Wai-ming Edmond

Senior Lecturer, Division of Science, Engineering and Health Studies, CPCE

Providing Research Experience to Undergraduate Students in the Latest Technological Environment for Professional Development

Dr Edmond LAM obtained his PhD degree in Construction Management, and has worked for research projects in construction safety, construction management, and teaching and learning. He has published research papers in refereed academic journals and international conference proceedings, and he is currently researching sustainability practices in high-rise residential buildings.



Dr Anand VYAS

Lecturer, Division of Science, Engineering and Health Studies, CPCE

Providing Research Experience to Undergraduate Students in the Latest Technological Environment for Professional Development

Dr A. Vyas received his Ph.D. in Physics and has worked in various research and teaching positions. His current research interest is in the area of effective teaching and learning. He also serves the professional community in the capacity of a reviewer for many scientific journals and is also an editorial board member of several scientific journals.