THE NEW DEVELOPMENTS OF TEACHING AND LEARNING QUALITY ASSURANCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION
President, Asia Pacific Quality Network
Vice-Rector of the University of Coimbra, Portugal
Member of the Board, Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES), Portugal
Executive Director, Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic & Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ)
The theme of this year’s conference is ‘The New Developments Of Teaching and Learning Quality Assurance in Higher Education’. Discussion and exchange will focus on sub-themes such as:
Theories and practices of teaching and learning quality assurance systems.
“Enhancement” of teaching and learning in higher education.
Outcome-based approach to teaching and learning.
Learning environment of students.
Student evaluation of teachers (SET) and teacher self-evaluation (TSE).
Assessment of students’ professional competence.
Voice of students to enhance teaching effectiveness.
Use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in teaching and learning enhancement.
Professional development for teachers in connection with teaching and students’ learning.
Quality assurance framework to safeguard and enhance experiences of international students.
Case studies of teaching and learning quality assurance in higher education with special reference to Asia-Pacific.
Other relevant topics related to conference theme.
Papers in Chinese or in English are both welcome.
The deadline for submission has passed.
Deadline for submission
Notification of acceptance
Confirmation of participation
Release of invitation letters for visa application purposes
Hotel Grand Lapa
|09:00-09:30||CONFERENCE REGISTRATION||LT 1|
|10:00-10:30||KEYNOTE SESSION I
Academic Performance of Higher Education Students: A case study of institutional research for quality improvement
Prof. José Sarsfield Cabral, Member of the Board, Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education, Portugal
|10:30-11:00||KEYNOTE SESSION II
Programme Evaluation Promotes Teaching-Learning Quality: Analysis of Programme Evaluation of Yunnan Higher Vocational Colleges
Prof Jianxin Zhang, President, Asia-Pacific Quality Network
|11:15-11:45||KEYNOTE SESSION III
Quality Assurance Responsiveness in an evolving higher education environment
Ms Dorte Kristoffersen, Executive Director, Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications
|11:45-12:45||PARALLEL SESSION I (ENG)||LT 1|
|PARALLEL SESSION II (CHN)||LT 3|
|14:30-15:30||PARALLEL SESSION III (ENG)||LT 1|
|PARALLEL SESSION IV (CHN)||LT 3|
|15:45-16:45||PARALLEL SESSION V (ENG)||LT 1|
|PARALLEL SESSION VI (CHN)||LT 3|
|09:15-09:45||TEACHING & LEARNING ENHANCEMENT WORKSHOP
Key Principles in Quality Assurance for Credit-Bearing Service Learning Courses in Tertiary Education
Prof. Robin Snell, Director of Service Learning，Lingnan University, Hong Kong
|09:45-10:15||KEYNOTE SESSION IV
UNIVERSITY OF COIMBRA - PEDAGOGICAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT PROCESS
Prof. Luis Filipe Martins Menezes, Vice-Rector of the University of Coimbra, Portugal
|10:15-11:15||PARALLEL SESSION VII (ENG)||LT 1|
|PARALLEL SESSION VIII (ENG)||LT 3|
|11:30-12:30||CLOSING PANEL DISCUSSION||LT 1|
|14:15-18:15||MACAO WORLD HERITAGE TOUR||Administration Bldg, G/F|
|18:30||CONFERENCE CLOSING DINNER||Macao Tower|
Registration is free. Free hotel accommodation* and meals** will be provided to participants presenting papers on the conference. Other costs are on the responsibility of the participants.
|*||Hotel accommodation will be provided for non-local participants only. One single room (with standard breakfast) will be provided to one scholar for each accepted paper. The check-in/out schedule is as below:
Check-in: 21 Nov (after 14:00)
Check-out: 24 Nov (before 12:00 noon)
|**||Including lunch and dinner on 22 and 23 Nov.|
Macao Polytechnic Institute
R. Luís Gonzaga Gomes
|From||Macao Maritime Ferry Terminal||
|Hotel Grand Lapa||
|10, 10B, 10X, 1A, 28B, 28BX, 3, 32, 3A|
|Macao Maritime Ferry Terminal||Macao Polytechnic Institute||10,10B, 10X, 1A, 28B, 28BX, 3, 32, 28A|
|Macao International Airport||Hotel Grand Lapa||AP1|
|*||More bus route information is available here||Taxi information|
For any enquiries, please contact the organisers via the following means:
|Tel:||+853-8599 6148 / 6270|
|Mail:||Academic Affairs Department
Macao Polytechnic Institute
Rua de Luís Gonzaga Gomes,