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Mongolia-China OED: Online Education and Faculty Professional Development
June 14, 2022 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm UTC+8
Online Education and Faculty Professional Development
20:00 – 21:30 PM (Ulaanbaatar; Beijing Time) on June 14th, 2022
Opening & Welcoming Remarks (5 minutes each)
Professor Shahbaz Khan is the Director of the UNESCO Office in Beijing and UNESCO Representative to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Japan, Mongolia, People’s Republic of China, and the Republic of Korea.
Prof Khan joined UNESCO in 2008 at its Headquarters as Chief of the Water and Sustainable Development Section. He has worked in Australia, France, Indonesia and Pakistan in various research, consultancy and policy positions around hydrology and sustainable development. His work has been widely recognized e.g. 2019 China Friendship Award and Great Wall Friendship Award China 2017. Prof Khan holds a Hon Doctorate Environment and Development from the National University of Malaysia and Hon DSc from the University of Birmingham.
Professor YANG Bin is a Professor of Business Administration, Ph.D in Management Science. His expertise in General Management includes Organizational Leadership, Ethics, Non-market Strategy, Higher Education Management and etc.
He received his BS in Management Information Systems and MS/Ph.D in Management Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University with titles of “Outstanding Graduate”. He has been teaching at Tsinghua School of Economic and Management after graduation and won many awards such as “Outstanding Young Faculty Award” and “Best Teaching Award”.
He is Vice-Chairman of Association of Chinese Graduate Education, Sectary-General of China National Engineering Education Supervisory Committee, and Sectary-General of China National MBA Education Supervisory Committee.
Professor Ganbat is the Director of Open Education Center at Mongolian University of Science and Technology (MUST). Open Education Center was established in 2019 to develop and implement open education, blended learning and ICT technology in education and training processes in MUST. OEC aims to develop Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC), Open Educational Resources (OER) and online platforms in education in Mongolia.
Professor Ganbat is specialized in Mechanical Engineering, he received his Master’s degree from MUST in 1999, Ph.D. degree from Bauman Moscow State Technical University of Russia in 2008. He worked as a Post-Doctoral Researcher and Visiting Professor at Kyung Hee University of Korea from 2011-2015. Professor Ganbat has been working in MUST for over 20 years, in various positions as Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor, Professor, Head of the Chairships of “Mechanical Materials”, Head of the department of the Technical Mechanics, and the Deputy Director of the OEC.
Case studies and Panel Discussion (8 minutes presentation each and 25 minutes for discussion)
March 2019 – present
- Senior Specialist, Open Education Center, MUST, Mongolia
- Researcher, Biomechanical Laboratory, Technical mechanical Department, MUST, Mongolia
March 2017 – 2018
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Mechanical Engineering Department, Kyung Hee University, Korea
March 2011 – February 2017
- PhD candidate and researcher, Biomechanical laboratory, Mechanical Engineering Department, Kyung Hee University, Korea
Dang Yuewu, Director of the Academic Affairs Office of Sichuan University, Professor of the School of Public Administration of Sichuan University, Deputy Chairman of the Academic Library and Information Steering Committee of Ministry of Education of the Ministry of Education of China, Chairman of the Academic Library and Information Work Steering Committee of Higher Education Institutions in Sichuan Province, Vice Chairman of the Library Society of Sichuan, Chairman of Sichuan Provincial Document and Imaging Technology Association (SPDITA), senior evaluation expert of books and materials of Sichuan Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, and social organization evaluation expert of Sichuan Provincial Department of Civil Affairs.
Otgontsetseg Sukhbaatar started to work as a lecturer in National University of Mongolia after she received her master degree in computer science from Seoul National University in 2009. She received her PhD degree in computer science and electrical engineering from Kumamoto University, Japan in 2019. Since 2020, she has been working as a head of Center for faculty development and digital learning, National University of Mongolia. Her areas of research interest include online learning analytics and educational data mining.
Xing Lei, Associate Researcher of Shanghai Jiaotong University, PhD in education, senior trainer in teaching development at Chinese universities. He has led the design and development of nearly 30 training courses and projects such as “Basics of University Teaching” and “FACULTY Workshop on Core Teaching Literacy”, and has trained more than 10,000 university teachers in more than 500 sessions. He has published 4 books including 120 Teaching Problems University Teachers Should Understand. He offers MOOCs including “Introduction to University Teachers’ Teaching Ability” and “Beautify Your Slides for Teaching”, with more than 100,000 students enrolled. He has also developed MATE, a teaching evaluation tool, which has provided evaluation services for more than 500 courses, and has been promoted and applied at many universities in China.
Norjinbuu Baljinnyam is a lecturer at the Mongolian National University of Education. She is a researcher in mobile learning. Interests also include learning methods and impacts of AR and VR technologies. She completed her Ph.D. at Beijing Normal University, China.
Ding Yan, PhD in Educational Development, Nagoya University, Japan, associate research fellow at the Research Institute for Higher Education, Fudan University, Deputy Director of the Center for Faculty Development of Fudan University, and Deputy Director of the Academic Committee of the Chinese Higher Education Development Network (CHED), invited international research fellow (2017-2019) of Quality Matters (an online education quality assessment agency in the United States), Level-2 outstanding teacher accredited by Advance HE in the United Kingdom, visiting scholar at University of Massachusetts, Copenhagen University, University of Southern Denmark, and Nagoya University, Japan, scholar of Erasmus+ of EU, adjunct professor at Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University.
Closing by Moderator