Online Internationalisation: Meeting the Challenge of Student Mobility in a Global Pandemic

PROGRAMME RUNDOWN

Time: 9:30am – 1:30pm (Hong Kong Time)

Date: 13 Nov 2020 (Friday)

Venue: Online

Organiser: The University of Hong Kong
Organiser: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Organiser: Hong Kong Baptist University
Organiser: Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Registration Fee: Free of Charge

Note: Time periods below are based on Hong Kong Time Zone
OPENING AND WELCOMING
09:30 – 09:40 President Prof. Xiang Zhang
INTRODUCTION AND SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS
09:40 – 10:00 Situational Analysis 1 – Internationalisation in a Global Pandemic
– Keynote Speaker Prof. Betty Leask
10:00 – 10:20 Situational Analysis 2 – Student Mobility and Their Intercultural Development
– Keynote speaker Dr. Darla Deardorff
10:20 – 10:50 Student Agency and Responses to the Global Pandemic – a Student Panel Featuring the Innovative International and Intercultural Work Students Have Done ‘At Home’
– facilitated by Dr. Tracy Zou
EMERGING AND INNOVATIVE PRACTICE SHARING BY TEACHERS
(4 Breakout Rooms – 4 Teachers per Breakout Session)
10:50 – 11:50 Breakout Room 1: Leveraging Diversity in Teaching and Learning
– facilitated by Mr. Donn Gonda

Global Citizenship in Dentistry (GCD) by Prof. Chun Hung Chu (HKU)
Intercultural Research-Based Learning through Virtual Inter-Institutional Exchange: Experiences during Covid-19 by Mr. Patrick Leung (HKU) and Prof. Matt Ragas (DePaul University, USA)
Assessing Study Abroad: Understanding Student Learning and Development from the Perspective of Ecological Systems by Dr. Yuhao Cen (SJTU)
International Learning Continued through Remote and Cross-Border Experiential Education Courses by Mr. David Bishop (HKU)
10:50 – 11:50 Breakout Room 2: Internationalising the Curriculum and Internationalisation ‘At Home’
– facilitated by Dr. Lisa Law

Incorporating Internationalisation in Graduate Attributes of an Undergraduate Sport Management Curriculum by Prof. Siu Yin Cheung (HKBU)
1, 2, 3, Prêts! Partez!” Internationalisation at Home for a Successful Year Abroad by Dr. Emilie Tran (HKBU)
HKUST/SKKU Intercultural Peer Learning Program by Prof. Ben Chan (HKUST)
A Study on the Effect of Social Reading on Second Language Learners’ Online Learning by Dr. Tingzhu Chen (SJTU)
10:50 – 11:50 Breakout Room 3: Nurturing Global Leaders and Citizens
– facilitated by Dr. Beatrice Chu

Experiential Education for Intercultural Development: Experiences in ‘Normal’ Times and Potentials in Challenging Times by Dr. Jessie Chow (HKU)
Cultivating Intercultural Teaching Competence in Graduate Teaching Assistant by Ms. Elaine Wong (HKUST)
Cultural Differences as Assets: Enhancing Intercultural Competence of Pre-service Teachers by Dr. Wai Chi Chee (HKBU)
Change-Makers Programme by Mr. Tony Chan (HKBU)
10:50 – 11:50 Breakout Room 4: Virtual Mobility and Virtual Exchange
– presented by Prof. David Parkinson (University of Saskatchewan, Canada) and Dr. Jagriti Gangopadhyay (Manipal Centre for Humanities, India)
11:50 – 12:00 Break
INSTITUTIONAL PERSPECTIVES
12:00 – 12:45 Panel Discussion – Perspectives from Institutional Leaders:

Dr. Albert Chau, Vice-President (Teaching and Learning), HKBU
Prof. Anirban Mukhopadhyay, Associate Provost for Teaching and Learning, HKUST
Prof. Xuemin Xu, Vice President for Education and International Affairs, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, SJTU
Prof. Ian Holliday, Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning), HKU
– facilitated by Dr. Susan Bridges, Director, CETL, HKU
IMAGINE THE FUTURE
12:45 – 13:05 Geopolitics and Student Mobility
– Keynote speaker Prof. Ly Tran
13:05 – 13:25 The Future of Internationalisation and Student Mobility
– Keynote speaker Prof. Fazal Rizvi
13:25 – 13:30 Closing and the Way Forward – Dr. Susan Bridges