WSIS TalkX

Ensuring quality higher education during public emergencies: Chinese Universities' e-learning capacity building experience in coping with COVID-19

June 16, 2020 WSIS TalkX Season 2020 Episode 15
WSIS TalkX
Ensuring quality higher education during public emergencies: Chinese Universities' e-learning capacity building experience in coping with COVID-19
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WSIS TalkX
Ensuring quality higher education during public emergencies: Chinese Universities' e-learning capacity building experience in coping with COVID-19
Jun 16, 2020 Season 2020 Episode 15
WSIS TalkX

Starting in April, the WSIS Team will host a weekly virtual WSIS TalkX the for the WSIS Stakeholders to interact, connect and collaborate. Preparing towards the WSIS Forum 2020, High-level Track Facilitators, Workshop Organizers, WSIS Prizes 2020 Champions and others will be conducting virtual interactive talks highlighting their linkages with the WSIS Action Lines and SDGs. 

Join our fifteenth live session with Q&A on Ensuring quality higher education during public emergencies: Chinese Universities' e-learning capacity building experience in coping with COVID-19.

Universities and educational institutions around the world are facing great challenges in terms of securing the well-being of their students and staff while continuing with curriculums as COVID-19 unfolds. Capacity building in coping with public emergencies is indubitably at the top of the agenda for universities to rethink the role that e-learning plays in higher education by integrating remote technology with pedagogical approaches.

As one of the leading universities both domestic and international wide, Tsinghua University (China) has become the pioneer for experimenting with e-learning pedagogies in the context of technological advancement. The creation of XuetangX platform also signifies its devotion to promoting e-learning solutions for all in the domain of higher education.

The webinar will highlight the process of e-learning capacity building in China through various aspects, including technological advancement, policies, teaching outcome and the future of e-learning.

Moderator and Speakers:

  • Mr. François Grey — Director of the Geneva Tsinghua Initiative, University of Geneva
  • Mr. Shuaiguo Wang — President of XuetangX
  • Ms. Zhou Zhong — Associate Professor of Institute of Education, Tsinghua University

Disclaimer: WSIS TalkX podcasts may be used to further the aims and work of the WSIS process. They cannot be used for advertising, marketing or in ways which are inconsistent with our mission. WSIS TalkX podcasts cannot be altered, sold, redistributed or used to create derivative works. All interested parties are invited to use WSIS TalkX podcasts freely but must follow the conditions of attribution guidelines (this allows all to distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon their work non-commercially, as long as podcasts are credited WSIS TalkX with a credit line for copies of the podcasts. For any distribution and customized use, all are requested to contact us for further confirmation of use.

Show Notes

Starting in April, the WSIS Team will host a weekly virtual WSIS TalkX the for the WSIS Stakeholders to interact, connect and collaborate. Preparing towards the WSIS Forum 2020, High-level Track Facilitators, Workshop Organizers, WSIS Prizes 2020 Champions and others will be conducting virtual interactive talks highlighting their linkages with the WSIS Action Lines and SDGs. 

Join our fifteenth live session with Q&A on Ensuring quality higher education during public emergencies: Chinese Universities' e-learning capacity building experience in coping with COVID-19.

Universities and educational institutions around the world are facing great challenges in terms of securing the well-being of their students and staff while continuing with curriculums as COVID-19 unfolds. Capacity building in coping with public emergencies is indubitably at the top of the agenda for universities to rethink the role that e-learning plays in higher education by integrating remote technology with pedagogical approaches.

As one of the leading universities both domestic and international wide, Tsinghua University (China) has become the pioneer for experimenting with e-learning pedagogies in the context of technological advancement. The creation of XuetangX platform also signifies its devotion to promoting e-learning solutions for all in the domain of higher education.

The webinar will highlight the process of e-learning capacity building in China through various aspects, including technological advancement, policies, teaching outcome and the future of e-learning.

Moderator and Speakers:

  • Mr. François Grey — Director of the Geneva Tsinghua Initiative, University of Geneva
  • Mr. Shuaiguo Wang — President of XuetangX
  • Ms. Zhou Zhong — Associate Professor of Institute of Education, Tsinghua University

Disclaimer: WSIS TalkX podcasts may be used to further the aims and work of the WSIS process. They cannot be used for advertising, marketing or in ways which are inconsistent with our mission. WSIS TalkX podcasts cannot be altered, sold, redistributed or used to create derivative works. All interested parties are invited to use WSIS TalkX podcasts freely but must follow the conditions of attribution guidelines (this allows all to distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon their work non-commercially, as long as podcasts are credited WSIS TalkX with a credit line for copies of the podcasts. For any distribution and customized use, all are requested to contact us for further confirmation of use.