PEDA FORUM
Danang - 16-17/08/2018

Are you interested in:

- how to activate students in the classroom?
- how to use open educational resources in teaching?
- how to build collaboration with industry to facilitate student employability?

If your answer is yes, then you are warmly welcome to send your proposal for a contribution as a speaker or to participate in the Peda Forum 2018 in Danang, Vietnam!

What is Peda Forum 2018?

The University of Danang - School of Information and Communication Technology cooperates with College of Information Technology to organize a conference for university teachers and researchers with European university partners. The conference is intended to provide a forum for cooperation across subject and discipline boundaries and for sharing and learning from each other. The key note speeches and case presentations are designed to inspire teachers to develop their own teaching methods and to create connections with the world of work.

The Peda Forum Conference 2018 in Danang is organized by the ICTentr project and co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission.

Target audience

The event is targeted to teachers and researchers in Vietnamese universities and will feature a wide program of keynotes, case presentations and discussions in workshop sessions as well as a complimentary study visit at the University of Danang, School of ICT. The conference language is English (presentations) and Vietnamese (group discussions, when necessary).

Horizontal topics

In addition to activation of students in the classroom and using educational resources, the conference addresses some of the most discussed and universal challenges of the universities around the world at the moment, namely university-business collaboration and entrepreneurship. The horizontal topics of the conference days are discussed in the workshops on 16 August afternoon and 17 August morning sessions.

Contributions guidelines

Proposals can be made for key note speeches and case presentations in the workshops.

Proposals for a key note speech should be in a form of a 300 word abstract. The time reserved for key note speech is 40 minutes presentation and 20 minutes discussion. The key note speech topics are the following:
  • - 16 August at 9:00-10:00: Teaching in the fast changing world of ICT
  • - 17 August at 8:45-9:45: Integration of videos to learning and teaching ICT
Proposals for a case study presentations in workshops should be in a form of a 200 word abstract. The time reserved for presentations is 20 minutes presentation and 10 minute discussion. The case study topics are the following:


How to make long lasting collaboration with companies 16 August
Workshop thread 1:Industry relevant teaching principles and methods
How to make long lasting collaboration with companies
Workshop thread 2: Development of teaching and study materials
How to activate students in the classroom


17 August
Workshop thread 1:Industry relevant teaching principles and methods
How to get first contact with companies
Workshop thread 2:Development of teaching and study materialsHow to start using e-learning
How to start using e-learning
The abstract will be used in the marketing of the conference by email and the website.
All proposals should be submitted through the electronic form by 30 July, 2018

Register

The registration for the event opens 2 July and ends 13 August. The registration is done through the The University of Danang - School of Information and Communication Technology website:
  • Register for speaker: here
  • Register for participants: here