The CUHK-MIT Joint Workshop on E-learning and Big Data aims to explore and examine issues related to E-learning and Big Data through public lectures by the distinguished speakers from MIT, as well as talks by CUHK faculty members. The public lectures will address pedagogical issues, technological platform issues and policy implications related to E-learning, as well as to explore possible research in E-learning data analytics and related research issues in Big Data.

Free Registration with deadline on Mar 23, 2015.  Guests who have missed the last date to register can come to workshop as walk-ins. Acceptance of walk-ins will be subjected to the availability of seats in  the Yasumoto International Academic Park LT 2.

Program on 25 March, 2015

Time Talks
Public Lectures
08:45-8:55am Opening Ceremony
- Speech by Professor Benjamin Wah, Provost, CUHK
- Speech by Mr. Ian Chung Yuen Huen, Trustee and Project Representative, Dr. Stanley Ho Medical Development Foundation
08:55-09:00am Phototaking
09:00-09:15am “Big Data Decision Analytics @ CUHK” Professor Helen Meng, Director, Stanley Ho Big Data Decision Analytics Research Centre, CUHK
09:15-09:45am “Algorithmic Education”, Professor Steve Ward, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, MIT CSAIL
09:45-10:05am "Technology-mediated Learning, Big Data, and Learning Outcomes: Issues and Challenges in Education", Professor Alvin Leung, Dean, Faculty of Education, CUHK
10:05-10:20am Coffee Break
10:20-10:50am "See One, Do One, Teach One", Professor Chris Terman, Director of Academics, MIT edX, MIT CSAIL
10:50-11:10am "Demythologize the development of student creativity in collaborative e-learning: Potential contributions of data science", Professor Chi-yue Chiu, Dean, Faculty of Social Science, CUHK
11:10-11:40am "Online Education with Learnersourcing", Professor Rob Miller, Professor, MIT CSAIL
11:40-11:55am Coffee Break
11:55-12:15pm "Big Education on KEEP (Knowledge and Education Exchange Platform)", Professor Irwin King, Associate Dean (Education), Faculty of Engineering, CUHK
12:15-12:45pm “Using Human Language Technology to Improve MOOC Learning”, Professor Victor Zue, Delta Electronics Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT CSAIL
12:45-1:00pm Q&A Session
Moderator: Professor Helen Meng