Program

Tentative Program for eLFA 2017 Day 1 (June 15, 2017 THU)

June 15, 2017 (Thu) June 15, 2017 (Thu) June 15, 2017 (Thu) June 15, 2017 (Thu) June 15, 2017 (Thu) June 15, 2017 (Thu)
Time Keynote / Plenary (Z209) Track 1 (Z207) Track 1 (Z206) Track 1/2 (Z211) Track 2 (Z212) Track 3 (Z210)
08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:05 Welcoming Speech by PolyU Vice-President (Administration & Business)
09:05-09:15 Welcoming Speech by PolyU Associate Vice-President (Learning)
09:15-09:30 Group Photo & Welcoming Speech by eLFA2017 Program Committee
09:30-10:15 Keynote Session 1: Dr. Adam Fein
Institutional Strategy and Support for Collaborative eLearning
10:15-10:40 Keynote Session 2: Prof. John Williams – LiveCast from MIT
Title to be confirmed
10:40-11:00 Break Break Break Break Break Break
11:00-11:30 Session 1001: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Socially Enthused Collaborative Learning: A Social Exchange Perpsective (Christopher Pang, Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore) Session 1010: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Increasing student engagement and learning outcomes with technology enhanced team-based learning (“TBL”) in a Mergers & Acquisitions guest lecture at the National University of Singapore (Brian O’Dwyer and Miguel Soriano, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Singapore) Session 1019: Theme 2 – Assessing CL | Student engagement and outcome assessments for flipped classroom using technologies in a large class setting (John W Yuen, Josephine Lau, Yoyo Yan, Indie Chung, Maria Lau and William Tsang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong) Session 1028: Theme 2 – Assessing CL | “We are all in this together!”: Understanding the role of socio-emotional behaviors in computer-supported collaborative learning discussion forums (Hildie Leung, Kevin Chan, Simon Lai, Alexandra Sanderson and Suki Sin-Kei Wong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong) Session 1037: Theme 3 – MOOC | Quality Assurance in MOOC Development: An Experience Sharing (Crusher Wong, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
11:30-12:00 Session 1002: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Teaching business law in the BRICS countries: Application of team teaching and learning technologies in legal education (Alexandr Svetlicinii, University of Macau, Macau) Session 1011: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Exploring blended learning through experiencing blended learning (Katie Chan, Eva Wong and Theresa Kwong, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong) Session 1020: Theme 2 – Assessing CL | Improving student learning outcomes through collaborative learning using the Padlet tool (Peter Tan and Alan Low, Institute of Technical Education, Singapore) Session 1029: Theme 2 – Assessing CL | The Impact Of The Use Of Mobile Devices In Collaborative Learning : Special Clinical Posting for Nursing Students (Leong Hong Pauline Hu, Institute of Technical Education, Singapore) Session 1038: Theme 3 – MOOC | User Experience Review of MOOCs: Coursera and edX (Ho Chi Eric Chow and Ada Yuen, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong)
12:00-12:30 Session 1003: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Learning about teaching as an online student: Three teacher training courses using technology (Josephine Csete, Barbara Tam and John Sager, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong) Session 1012: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Enable Active Learning in Lecture Videos (Yan Zhu, Singapore Management University, Singapore) Session 1021: Theme 2 – Assessing CL | Web Application facilitating group creation for collaborative learning projects (Alexandros Gogaladze and  dionisios Politis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Greece) Session 1030: Theme 2 – Assessing CL | Exploring factors that influence adoption of e-learning in the Sudan tertiary education: Potentials and challenges (Hashim Sulaiman and Suhair Hussein, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia) Session 1039: Theme 3 – MOOC | Demystifying news literacy through a massive open online course (Masato Kajimoto and Paula Hodgson, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
12:30-13:40 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
13:40-14:25 Plenary Session 1: Dr. Richard Armour
University Grants Committee Supporting Teaching and Learning
14:25-14:55 Session 1004: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Team-Based Learning in Historical Studies of Music (Rebecca Kan, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore) Session 1013: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Service Learning with live broadcasting technology: an online voluntary teaching project in University of Macau Henry Fok Pearl Jubilee College (Natalie Siu Lam Wong, University of Macau, Macau) Session 1022: Theme 2 – Assessing CL | Encouraging Student Participation in Presentations using Peer Instruction and Peer Assessment (Josephine Lau, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong) Session 1031: Theme 2 – Assessing CL | Inventing a New Collaborative Teaching and Learning Approach between Students and Teachers: An experiment in co-creation of e-assessment content with students-created video (Valentina Yee Kwan Cotton-Chan and Indie Chung, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong) Session 1040: Theme 3 – MOOC | Collaboration in clinical reasoning for e-health environment (Teldja Gherib and Tahar Bouhadada, Université Badji-Mokhtar, Annaba, Algérie, Algeria)
14:55-15:25 Session 1005: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Can Mobile Technology Solve the Free Rider Problem in Collaborative Learning? (Archimedes David Guerra, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong) Session 1014: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | A Numerical and Graphical Presentation for Deeper Understanding of Physical Meanings in Statics (Kuntinee Maneeratana, Thanyarat Singhanart and Tawan Paphapote, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand) Session 1023: Theme 2 – Assessing CL | Building a self-help learning trail platform for teachers to create their own outdoor mobile learning experiences (Kevin Wong and Paul Lam, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong) Session 1032: Theme 2 – Assessing CL | Mismatch between students’ perception and faculty’s Intended use of learning technology (Yik Sheng Lee, Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Malaysia) Track 3: Global collaborative learning with MOOC: Internationalization & Globalization
15:25-15:55 Session 1006: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Moving classroom to neighbourhood, bringing content to life -Augmented Reality (AR) for enhancing and enriching learning experiences in community field studies (Sung Ming Chow and Kong Yam, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong) Session 1015: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Engaging Students Through Technology: A Team-based Collaborative Approach to Transforming Student Learning in a Risk Management Module (Halis Sak and Henk Huijser, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, PRC) Session 1024: Theme 2 – Assessing CL | Creating micro learning moments: Helping students take advantage of short periods of time to have quick reviews of course material with their mobile device. (Warren Linger, Ronnie Shroff and Christopher Keyes, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong) Session 1033: Theme 2 – Assessing CL | An online mode of Pain & Symptoms Management leading to internationalized and interdisciplinary learning (Mimi M Y Tse, Gladys L Y Cheng, Corjena Cheung and W Y Wu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong) Session 1042: eLFA2017 Sponsored | To be confirmed (Julian Ridden, Instructure, Australia)
15:55-16:15 Break Break Break Break Break Break
16:15-16:45 Session 1007: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Investigation of Effect of Blended Learning on Student Participation, Achievement, and Anxiety (Andrew Matthews, Sean Balme and Onuma Lakarnchua, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand) Session 1016: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Synchronous Communication through Social Networking Sites: Improving Communicative Competence in a Supportive Computer-mediated Communication Environment (Xi Huang, Hubei University Of Automotive Technology, PRC) Session 1025: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Investigating the role of strategic planning in attracting virtual student at the University of Khajeh Nasir al-Din Tusi of Technology (Shaghayegh Ganjuei, University of Khajeh Nasir al-Din Tusi of Technology, Iran) Session 1034: Theme 2 – Assessing CL | A Case Study of Uplifting a Mixed Group of Research Students’ Learning Motive on Academic Integrity and Ethics by using Mobile Technology (Lisa Law, Grace Ng and Rex Chiu, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong) Session 1043: eLFA2017 Sponsored | PolyMall – Rolling out a Successful National eLearning Project in Singapore (Hee Joh Liang, PolyMall, Singapore)
16:45-17:15 Session 1008: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | CROSS-CULTURAL TEAM OF TEAMS: EXCHANGES BETWEEN ELEARNING LEADERSHIP FROM THE PHILIPPINES AND SAUDI ARABIA (Susan D’Aloia Phd and Professor Anna Cherylle Ramos, Blackboard, Australia) Session 1017: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Promoting E-Learning at the Faculty Level: A View from the Trenches (Spencer Benson, University of Macau, Macau) Session 1026: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Technology for design-led collaborative learning experience (Iris Poon, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong) Track 2: Assessing collaborative learning with technology Session 1044: eLFA2017 Sponsored | Do Students Get Questions Right for the Right Reasons? A New Two-Stage Approach to Formative Assessment (Perry Samson, Echo360, USA)
17:15-17:45 Session 1009: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Collaborative Learning in a Technology-Enhanced Learning Environment (Sammy Sm Ming, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong) Session 1018: Theme 1 – Team-based CL | Improving Quality of Teaching and Learning in Large Classes by using Virtual Learning Scenarios (Joanne Yip, Kit Lun Yick and Ka Hing Wong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong) Track 1: Team-based collaborative learning with technology Track 2: Assessing collaborative learning with technology Session 1045: eLFA2017 Sponsored | Just-in-Time Instructor Analysis Data for Customizing Student Remediation (Kevin Hoyle, VitalSource, USA)
17:45-18:00 Wrap-up and Day 1 Closing
18:00-19:00 Break Break Break Break Break Break
19:00-21:00 Gala Dinner
The Greenery – 3/F, The Royal Garden Hotel, 69 Mody Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Tentative Program for eLFA 2017 Day 2 (June 16, 2017 FRI)

June 16, 2017 (Fri) June 16, 2017 (Fri) June 16, 2017 (Fri) June 16, 2017 (Fri)
Time Keynote / Plenary (Z209) Track 4 (Z207) Track 4/6 (Z210) Track 5 (Z211)
09:00-09:30 Registration
09:30-10:15 Keynote Session 3: Prof. Gilly Salmon
Envisioning and Reaching for Learning Futures…Somewhere over the rainbow?
10:15-10:40 eLFA2017 Dialogue: Q&A session with participants
10:40-11:00 Break Break Break Break
11:00-11:30 Session 2001: Theme 4 – Pedagogy | Using Peer Instruction in a social science subject with flipped classroom pedagogy (Alexandra Sanderson, Kevin Chan, Simon Lai, Hildie Leung and Suki Sin-Kei Wong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong) Session 2010: Theme 4 – Pedagogy | Blended learning journeys: design and impact evaluation (Amy Melnicsak and Sasha Zolley, McKinsey & Company, USA) Session 2019: Theme 5 – LA | Forecasting Exam Scores Based on Students’ Digital Behavior in Class (Perry Samson, Univeristy of Michigan, USA)
11:30-12:00 Session 2002: Theme 4 – Pedagogy | Socially Challenged Collaborative Learning in Singapore Secondary Schools (Chrisopher Pang, Jesslyn Lau, Chong Poh Seah, Linda Cheong and Audrey Low, Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore) Session 2011: Theme 4 – Pedagogy | The Effects of Cooperative Learning on the Students’ Performance in Making Academic Presentation (Xiaohong Li, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, PRC) Session 2020: Theme 5 – LA | Mixed-features Extraction in Student Forum Discussion: Insights from Data Mining (Yu Yang, Pei-Yuan Zhou, Ruosong Yang, Kevin Chan and Jiannong Cao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
12:00-12:30 Session 2003: Theme 4 – Pedagogy | An Academic Leadership Survey of Current Learning and Teaching Challenges and Trends in the Australian University Sector. (Allan Christie, Caroline Steel and Dominique Parrish, Blackboard, Australia) Session 2012: Theme 4 – Pedagogy | MULTIMEDIA DESIGN IN MOBILE APPLICATIONS FOR LANGUAGE LEARNING (Ingrid Tham and Wing Sum Cheung, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) Session 2021: Theme 5 – LA | A qualitative approach to Learning Analytics: How a Community of Practice can bring it further in Higher Education? (Dennis Foung, Vincent Ng and Christine Armatas, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
12:30-13:40 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
13:40-14:25 Plenary Session 2: Mr. Victor Cheng
Title to be confirmed
14:25-14:55 Session 2004: Theme 4 – Pedagogy | Converging Classroom Learning and Overseas Internships: An evaluation of learning impact with student-centered collaborative learning approach in a sociolinguistics subject enhanced by technology (Valentina Yee Kwan Cotton-Chan and Dick Chun Sang Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong) Session 2013: Theme 6 – LS | Efficient use of clickers: A mixed-method inquiry with university teachers (George Cheung, Kelvin Wan, Rickson Tseng and Kevin Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong) Session 2022: Theme 5 – LA | An improved Natural Language Processing approach for learning performance prediction in students’ discussion forum (Ruosong Yang, Pei-Yuan Zhou, Yu Yang, Kevin Chan and Jiannong Cao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
14:55-15:25 Session 2005: Theme 4 – Pedagogy | Technology-facilitated Paradigm Shift: A Study Involving Fourteen Schools in Hong Kong (Paul Lam, Ming Lu and Bernardo Wong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong) Session 2014: Theme 6 – LS | The effects of different video lecture types on learning performance, cognitive load, learning flow and social presence in procedural knowledge learning (Lanlan Gu, Yan Tao, Zhongling Pi, Zhihui Xu and Jiumin Yang, Central China Normal University, PRC) Session 2023: Theme 5 – LA | A case study of MOOC learners’ persistence in collaborative groups (Jingmin Miao, Shufang Luo and Qiong Wang, Peking University, PRC)
15:25-15:55 Session 2006: Theme 4 – Pedagogy | Using ePortfolio to Collect Qualitative Evidence to Demonstrate Attainment to Learning Outcomes in a Service-learning Programme (Peter Lau, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong) Session 2015: Theme 6 – LS | Technology, the double-edged sword. The instructor’s friend or enemy? (Foong Yee Leong, Blackboard, Singapore) Session 2024: Theme 5 – LA | Machine learning based app for self-evaluation of teacher-specific instructional style and tools. (Fedor Duzhin and Anders Gustavsson, Naynang Technological University, Singapore)
15:55-16:15 Break Break Break Break
16:15-16:45 Session 2007: Theme 4 – Pedagogy | Virtual Laboratory Experience for Interactive and Outcome-Based Education (Chi Fai Chan, Ka Leung Wong and Theresa Kwong, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong) Session 2016: Theme 6 – LS | A Two-Phase Framework for Systematic Extraction of Good Practices for eLearning Projects (Laura Zhou, Dennis Liu, Sharon Keung, Ian Brown, Jiannong Cao and Vincent Ng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong) Session 2025: Theme 5 – LA | Development of a Mobile App for Engineering Economics – Process, Students’ Perceptions and Learning Analytics (Alice Shiu, Joseph Chow and Eric Chow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
16:45-17:15 Session 2008: Theme 4 – Pedagogy | Study on the Design and Effect of Cooperative Learning Model Based on Micro-video Project in Smart Classroom (Yan Zeng, Qian Xu, Qiuyan Dai, Hongyun Shen and Zaoqing Hong, Central China Normal University, PRC) Session 2017: Theme 6 – LS | Influence of teachers’ presentation in instructional video on learners’ cognitive load, social presence, learning satisfaction, and learning achievement (Tian Yi, Xianzhong Yang, Jiaxue Han, Lin Wang and Jiumin Yang, Central China Normal University, PRC) Session 2026: Theme 5 – LA | Subject Design, Student Outcomes and Learning Analytics – bringing it all together. (Chris Ross, Blackboard, Hong Kong)
17:15-17:45 Session 2009: Theme 4 – Pedagogy | A Blended and Collaborative Approach for Professional Development in Higher Education: A Case Study in Hong Kong (C L Yeung, Darren Harbutt, Laura Zhou and Arinna Lee, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong) Session 2018: Theme 6 – LS | Prediction of students’ use and acceptance of Clickers by learning approaches: A cross-sectional observational study (Kelvin Wan, George Cheung and Kevin Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong) Track 5: Learning analytics
17:45-18:00 Conference Wrap-up and Day 2 Closing

Tentative Program for eLFA 2017 Day 3 (Post-Conference Workshop) (June 17, 2017 SAT)

June 17, 2017 (Sat) June 17, 2017 (Sat)
Time Post-Conference Workshop 1 (Z215) Post-Conference Workshop 2 (Z212)
09:00-09:30 Registration
09:30-10:45 Post-Conference Workshop 1 – Learning Analytics CoP Workshop Post-Conference Workshop 2 – Canvas Workshop
10:45-11:00 Break Break
11:00-12:15 Post-Conference Workshop 1 – Learning Analytics CoP Workshop Post-Conference Workshop 2 – Canvas Workshop

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Potential programming changes in adverse weather conditions:

  • If the Tropical Cyclone (Typhoon) Signal No. 8 (or above) or the Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is hoisted at 06:00 on event date (http://www.hko.gov.hk/school/school.htm), morning sessions of the eLFA2017 on or before 12:30 will be cancelled. If Typhoon Signal No. 8 (or above) or the Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is still hoisted at 11:00 on an event date, all sessions, including morning and afternoon sessions, will be cancelled. The Gala Dinner on June 15, 2017 will be cancelled if Typhoon Signal No. 8 (or above) or the Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is in effect by 17:00 on the event day.
  • In the event of adverse weather conditions affecting our scheduled sessions, the eLFA2017 secretariat will notify all registered participants of our latest arrangement on or before 07:00 on the event day.