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Irwin KING

Prof. King is the Director of the Centre for eLearning Innovation and Technology (ELITE) and the Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests include machine learning, social computing, AI, web intelligence, data mining, and multimedia information processing. He has over 300 technical publications in various top journals and conferences. Prof. King has been an evangelist in the use of education technologies in eLearning for the betterment of teaching and learning through the creation of the Knowledge and Education Exchange Platform (KEEP) and VeriGuide.


Education in Times of Crisis: Conducting Practical Sessions With Technologies 

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought one pressing question to educators: How can we sustain teaching and learning effectiveness during the difficult and adverse situation? This question is especially troublesome for subjects with practical elements when lab equipment and facilities become inaccessible and unavailable. In this presentation, I plan to address the question by sharing some recent developments and successful cases of using technologies and Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques in content creation, knowledge delivery, and outcome assessment particularly for experiential learning during times of crisis.