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2017-03-03
International Forum on Online Education and General Education in Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School

The School of Humanities and Social Science (SHSS) HKUST co-organized an International Forum on Online Education and General Education with Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ), and the West and East MOOC (WEMOOC, a consortium of 150 elite Chinese universities sharing online resources) at PKUSZ on 3-4 March, 2017.

We invited Professor Peter BOL, Vice Provost for Advances in Learning at Harvard University, and Professor Ricky KOWK, Associate Vice-President for Teaching and Learning at HKU to give keynote addresses on HarvardX and content investments in general education. Professor James LEE, Dean of SHSS, and Professor Billy SO, Head of Humanities also delivery keynote speeches on best practices on e-learning and active teaching.

In preparation for 2018 AEARU Conference on Teaching and Learning that SHSS will organize, we also held an organizational meeting with AEARU and UGC university representatives on potential conference topics and logistical arrangements.