The ETTE Symposium 2021 Programme Rundown

Time

Session

Presenters

1000-1010

Welcome Speech

Professor Kwok Yin WONG
Vice President (Education), PolyU

1010-1030

Opening Speech

Professor Jin-guang TENG
President, PolyU

 Topic 1 – The ‘new normal’ in higher education

1030-1100

Plenary presentation

Professor Mary WRIGHT  
Associate Provost, Teaching and Learning
Executive Director of the Sheridan Centre for Teaching and Learning, Brown University, USA

1100-1140

Panel discussion

Professor Ping LI 
Dean of Faculty of Humanities, PolyU

Mr Kaleb Ben NAVEED
Year 3 student, Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, PolyU

*Professor Daniel T. L. SHEK 
Interim Vice President (Research and Innovation);
Associate Vice President (Undergraduate Programme), PolyU

Mr Zhihan WANG
Alumnus of BEng (Hons) in Electronic and Information Engineering, 2019, PolyU

Professor Mary WRIGHT
Associate Provost, Teaching and Learning
Executive Director of the Sheridan Centre for Teaching and Learning, Brown University, USA

1140-1145

1145-1150

Narrated video presentation 1

Session Break (video show)

 

 Topic 2 – Conducting effective online assessments

1150-1220

Plenary presentation

Professor David CARLESS  
Professor and Unit Head, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, HKSAR

1220-1250

Panel discussion

 
Professor David CARLESS
Professor and Unit Head, Faculty of Education, HKU

Professor Bradley FOREMAN
Associate Professor, Department of Physics, HKUST

*Dr Wallace Wai-lok LAI 
Associate Professor, Department of Land Surveying and Geo-informatics, PolyU

Dr David NAVARRO-ALARCON
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, PolyU

Miss Ye Phyllis ZHAO 
Year 3 student, Department of Applied Social Sciences, PolyU

1250-1255

1255-1400

 

Narrated video presentation 2

Lunch Break (video looping)

 

Topic 3 – Engaging online (a)synchronous activities for achievement of learning outcomes

1400-1430  

Plenary presentation

Professor Alexander TAFFE  
University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Germany

1430-1500

Panel discussion

*Professor Chetwyn CHAN 
Associate Vice President (Learning and Teaching); 
Chairman of Learning and Teaching Committee, PolyU

Professor Kara CHAN
Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning);
Professor, Department of Communication Studies, HKBU

Miss Simran GULATI
Year 3 student, Institute of Textiles and Clothing, PolyU

Professor Chan Hung SHEK 
Director (EDGE), Office of Education Development and Gateway Education;
Associate Dean (CENG), College of Engineering, CityU

Miss Shengyu Victoria ZHAO
Year 3 student, School of Accounting and Finance, PolyU

1500-1505

1505-1515

Narrated video presentation 3

Session Break (video looping)

 

Topic 4 – Conducting practical sessions, such as lab and simulations, under COVID-19

1515-1545

Plenary presentation

Professor Irwin KING  
Chairman and Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering;
Director, Centre for eLearning Innovation and Technology (ELITE), The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR

1545-1615

Panel discussion

Professor Irwin KING
Chairman and Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering; 
Director, Centre for eLearning Innovation and Technology (ELITE), CUHK

Professor Kenneth LAM 
Associate Dean of Faculty of Engineering, PolyU

*Professor David SHUM 
Dean of Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, PolyU

Professor Chorng Haur SOW
Head of Department of Physics, National University of Singapore

Mr Yu Jui Ray TSAO
Year 2 student, Department of Applied Physics, PolyU

1615-1630

Closing remarks

Dr Julia CHEN
Director of Educational Development, PolyU

Key: * Panel chair

Student MC: 
Miss LI Hiu Yan, Victoria, Year 3 student, School of Design, PolyU