EventProfessional Development Seminar: The Major Affordances & Impact of IT in Education
Date28 Oct 2021
Time 19:00 - 20:00

LI-2610, 2/F, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building LI-2610, 2/F, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building 

Speaker(s)Dr. John Leung, Director of School of Continuing and Professional Education (SCOPE), City University of Hong Kong (CityU)


With the wide applications of zoom in teaching and learning, many educationists have developed new perspectives of on-line learning. This seminar will share the seven major affordances of IT in education. In particular, it will take about how IT can afford to implement the pedagogy such as recursive feedback and co-creation of knowledge.

Speaker's Biography

PhD (Industrial Engineering)
EdD (Education)
MS (Industrial Engineering)
MS (Information and Computer Sciences)
BS (Mathematics and Chemistry)

Dr. Leung is the Director of the School of Continuing and Professional Education (SCOPE), City University of Hong Kong (CityU). He is in charge of spearheading professional and executive training programmes, fostering collaborative ties with industry and education partners, providing directions on student development and formulating policies on school administration, resources management and financial planning.Before his appointment as Director of SCOPE, Dr. Leung has served as Director of the Executive MBA (EMBA) programme and Associate Professor of Marketing at CityU for more than 20 years. Recognising his contributions to teaching and student learning, he was nominated and awarded as the Winner of the 8th Teaching Excellence Award and the Winner of the Student Learning & Development Excellence Award for as many as 5 times in his role as teaching faculty. Throughout his consultant career, he has served more than 100 MNC and local companies. 

To transfer his expertize to the community, he has served as the guest programme host for Metro Information Radio, contributed articles to leading publications, and introduced his ideas and insights on transformative learning via media channels such as RTHK and TVB.  He has been invited to be a columnist in South China Morning Post, Sing Tao News, Recruit, Central, and China Entrepreneur Magazine in China.


Enquiries Tel: Paul Chan 3442-8649 http://www.scope.edu/ptlcorner Email: cmpkchan@cityu.edu.hk

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