International Research Webinar

"Emerging Technologies, Global Pedagogies and Literacies"

Date: 18 July 2020 (Sat) 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (HKT)

All are welcome! (FREE of charge)


Webinar Convenors
Dr Alex CK Chan, Hong Kong Shue Yan University,
Dr Anna Tso, Vice-President, HKAECT

10:10 - 10:15 a.m.
Opening and welcoming
Dr Will Ma, President, HKAECT

10:15 - 10:45 a.m.
Title: Certificate into Masters Degree: Designing a Degree Entry Program for a Global Audience
Prof Brad Hokanson, AECT President 2016, Interim AECT President 2020
Prof Sauman (Sue) Chu, School of Design, University of Minnesota, USA

10:50 - 11:20 a.m.
Title: Exploring the Relationships Between Smartphone Activities, Flow Experience, and Boredom in Free Time
Prof Louis Leung and Dr Connie Yuen,
Applied Data Science, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, HKSAR

11:25 - 11:55 a.m.
Title: The Pedagogical Integration Today for Language Teachers Tomorrow

Dr Helena Sit, School of Education, The University of Newcastle, Australia

Noon - 12:30 p.m.
Web group photos
Promotion of upcoming HKAECT event
Promotion of upcoming AECT events



Professor Brad Hokanson

Brad Hokanson is the Mertie Buckman Professor of Design Education in the College of Design at the University of Minnesota. He has a diverse academic record, including degrees in art, architecture, urban design, and he received his Ph.D. in Instructional Technology. He teaches in the area of creative problem solving and visual literacy. He publishes in the fields of creativity and educational technology.

Professor Sauman Chu

Sauman (Sue) Chu, is the College of Design’s Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and a Professor of Graphic Design. Her research focuses on human-centered design for improving communications related to health care. Her creative approach to problem solving relies on deep empathy for the audience and involves generating ideas, building prototypes and solutions, and sharing them with the audience. Chu is honored along the UMN Scholar’s Walk with the 2018-2019 Morse-Alumni award as a Distinguished Teacher.

Professor Louis Leung

Louis Leung is a professor at the Department of Applied Data Science at the Hong Kong Shue Yan University. He currently serves as Director of Data Analytics and Survey Research Centre. His research focuses on the social and psychological impacts of media technologies. Dr. Leung is the Associate Editor for the Journal of Computer-mediated Communication and Telematics & Informatics. His work appeared in many journals across disciplines. He holds a Ph.D. in Communication from The University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. Connie Yuen

Connie Yuen is an Assistant Professor at Department of Applied Data Science at the Hong Kong Shue Yan University. She received her B.Sc. degree in Computer Studies and her M.Phil. degree in Information Technology at City University of Hong Kong and her Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr. Yuen’s research interests include crowdsourcing, human computation, big data application, data mining, machine learning and computer network.

Dr. Helena Sit

Dr Helena Sit is a Senior Lecturer and PhD supervisor in the School of Education at the University of Newcastle. She holds a PhD in Education and an MEd in TESOL from the University of Newcastle. Her research expertise includes Second Language Education, International Education, Higher Education and Teacher Education.






(Last updated: 2020-06-30 )