7. June 2024, 13:30 – 15:30 Uhr

(Un)Common Grounds for Global Higher Education

The workshop aims to explore challenges, solutions, innovations, and future visions for higher education in the context of digital transformation from various regions around the globe. Higher education professionals and researchers from different world regions will present their perspectives and experiences and engage in discussions with participants.

Against the backdrop of diverse higher education cultures and shared challenges, the workshop will highlight differences and similarities in higher education that broaden the view on the global perspective of higher education in the digital transformation.

The following speakers from China, India, Kenya, Mexico, the Philippines, and South Africa will provide input on the following topics:

"Remixing for the Future: The "Step-by-Step" Curriculum Design"
Dr. Lu Ying
Associate Professor, Institute of Higher Education, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Beihang University. Beijng, China

"Torwards an AI-resilient & Entrepreneurial Education"
Dr. (Engg.) Varghese Panthalookaran M.Sc. (Physics)
Director, Pallikkutam i-School, Rajagiri Meda Trust, Rajagiri School of Engineering & Technology. Kochi, India

"Assessing Impact of Educational Development: Are we Really Transforming Teaching?"
Dr. Tashmin Khamis
Vice Provost (QTL), The Aga Khan University. Nairobi, Kenya

"Scientific and Social Entrepreneurship Platforms in Latin America: an Effort towards Complex Thinking and Lifelong Learning"
Dr. Edgar López Caudana
Research Professor, Institute for the Future of Education, Tecnológico de Monterrey. Ciudad de México, México

"The Road to Blended Learning"
Dr. Alyssa Peleo-Alampay
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of Geology, University of the Philippines. Quezon City, Philippines

"Postcoloniality, Social Justice and Transformation. Weaving Ubuntu into our Being"
André Müller
Head of Centre for Academic Planning and Quality Assurance, Stellenbosch University. Stellenbosch, South Africa

Methode: In Anlehnung an das Format des World-Cafés haben Festivalteilnehmer:innen die Möglichkeit an digitalen Tischen sich mit den Herausforderungen und Lösungsansätzen aus fünf Weltregion auseinanderzusetzen um im Anschluss im Plenum über Unterschiede, Gemeinsames und besondere Ansätze zu diskutieren.

  • Frank Niedermeier, Co-Leitung Bereich Hochschulstudien, Zentrum für Qualitätsentwicklung in Lehre und Studium, Universität PotsdamFrank Niedermeier
    Co-Leitung Bereich Hochschulstudien, Zentrum für Qualitätsentwicklung in Lehre und Studium, Universität Potsdam
  • Jörg Hafer, Gesellschaft für Medien in der Wissenschaft e.V. (GMW)Jörg Hafer
    Gesellschaft für Medien in der Wissenschaft e.V. (GMW)

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