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How to make an impact on education through MOOC and Flipped Teaching?

How to make an impact on education through MOOC and Flipped Teaching?
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In this workshop, Prof. Yeh has shared his experience as a practitioner of MOOC and flipped teaching to address questions such as:

  • How should a teacher motivate students to watch video?
  • How can a teacher teach well without giving any homework?
  • How to prevent students from cheating?
  • How to reduce the deviation of students’ learning performance?

Prof. Yeh is one of the most renowned teaching innovators in Taiwan. He developed a total solution “BTS Flipping” for flipped classroom. He has been invited to give more than 200 talks last year on “BTS Flipping”. Prof. Yeh’s talks have motivated tens of thousands of teachers in Taiwan to start flipping their classes.

About the Speaker:

Prof. Ping-Cheng (Benson) Yeh is one of the world’s leading innovators in modern education and e-learning. Prof. Yeh has pioneered many educational experiments and designs: he is the first to win the Overall Award and E-Learning Award in Wharton-QS 2014 Stars Awards: Reimagine Education, the "Oscars” of innovations in higher education; he is the first in the world to design a MOOC-based multi-student social game to enhance the learning experience of MOOC students on Coursera; he is the first to design a serious game with multi-student social features that can be applied to any courses, used by UPenn. and other universities; he has set a record of more than 2,200 teachers attending one of his speeches on flipped teaching; he has the largest number of students in a Chinese MOOC course in Chinese, with over 50,000+students; he is the first to design various experiential learning schemes that enable college students to be graded by elementary school students on their presentation skills; and he is the first to create and promote the style of designing mathematical problems with creative literary writing. Since 2010, Prof. Yeh has been a strong advocate of his teaching philosophy: “For the students, by the students, of the students". It states that students can be motivated to learn if the teachers can share more responsibility with them; for instance, letting students design their own homework problems. Prof. Yeh’s speeches have motivated tens of thousands of teachers in Asia to start thinking differently about teaching.

Date: 6 Apr 2016 (WED)
Time: 9:30 – 11:30
Speakers: Prof. Ping-Cheng (Benson) Yeh Professor of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University
Co-organized by: Center for Education Innovation (CEI)
Center for Engineering Education Innovation (E2I)
Materials: PowerPoint Presentation

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