Singapore, 03 October 2016 - Blackboard today announced that it will host its annual Teaching and Learning Conference Asia at the United World College of South East Asia in Singapore on 6th and 7th October 2016. The event will bring together over 150 educators, technologists and industry leaders from across Asia.
Education experts from universities and other higher education institutions will share best practices and ideas on innovation in education, and discuss how technology can help meet the most pressing challenges they are currently facing. Twenty sessions, divided into four thematic tracks, will cover issues such as nurturing and motivating students, enhancing the virtual learning environment, online assessment and learning analytics. Additionally, a series of dedicated workshops will focus on academic adoption and developers.
Blackboard executives will also offer insight into the company’s latest innovations and upcoming products.
Keynotes will be delivered by:
- Fredrik Klemming, Head of Education Technology, University of Westminster, London
- Dr. Yvette Mozie-Ross, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management and Planning, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, U.S.A
- Yves Dehouck, Vice President, APAC, Blackboard
“Our Teaching and Learning Conference provides participants with an opportunity to share knowledge and exchange ideas about the challenges faced by universities and institutions across Asia and worldwide,” said Yves Dehouck, Vice President, APAC at Blackboard. “A profound transformation is happening in education and this requires institutions to identify a new approach and new solutions to meet the needs of students and faculty. We’re happy to provide the forum for these important discussions.”
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