World Education Day Assembly(WEDA-2019)
★ Preliminary Program

Program

 

Time: September 27-29, 2019
Venue: Dalian International Conference Center (DICC), Dalian, China

Registration

Time: 08:30-18:00, September 26, 2019 (Thursday); Place: Lobby, 1st Floor, DICC
Time: 18:30-22:00, September 26, 2019 (Thursday); Place: Lobby, 1st Floor, Hilton Dalian

 

The Ceremony of Confucius

Time: 08:30-09:00, September 28, 2019 (Saturday); Place: Room 308, 3rd Floor, DICC

 

Opening Ceremony

Time: 09:00-09:25, September 28, 2019 (Saturday); Place: Room 308, 3rd Floor, DICC

 

Keynote Forum

Time: 09:25-11:10, September 28, 2019 (Saturday); Place: Room 308, 3rd Floor, DICC

 

Moderator

Dr. Chengqiang Qin, Professor, Guangxi University, China

09:25-09:30

Moderator's Introduction

09:30-09:50

Title: Strengthen the Reform and Opening-Up of Education and Promote the Cooperation and Exchange of Basic Education

Mansheng Zhou, Vice-President, Chinese Society of Educational Development Strate, China

09:50-10:10

Title: A Systematic Approach to Leadership Development in Higher Education
Dr. Julie Furst-Bowe, Vice President, Chippewa Valley Technical College, USA

10:10-10:30

Title: Educating the Public on Floating Solutions for Challenges Facing Humanity
Dr. C.M. Wang, School of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia
Fellow of Academy of Engineering Singapore

10:30-10:50

Title: The Syntegrative Education in Digital and AI World--XJTLU
Dr. Youmin Xi, Executive President, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

10:50-11:10

Title: Morality and Politics: Siblings Who Do Not Like Each Other?
Dr. Horst Biedermann, President of the St.Gallen University of Teacher Education, Switzerland

 

Reshaping the Global Future of Education for All--High-end Dialogue

Time: 11:10-11:50, September 28, 2019 (Saturday); Place: Room 308, 3rd Floor, DICC

 

The Influence of Women in Education-High-end Dialogue

Time: 11:50-12:20, September 28, 2019 (Saturday); Place: Room 308, 3rd Floor, DICC

 

 

Stream 1: International Edu Forum

Time: 08:30-12:10, September 27, 2019 (Friday); Place: Room 621, 6th Floor, DICC

 

Chair

Dr. LaCreta M. Clark, Professor, Educational Leadership & Services, Saginaw Valley State University, USA

Co-Chair

Dr. Leticia Hahn, Associate Professor, Niagara University, USA

08:30-08:35

Chair's Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Supporting Models of International Learning Experiences...SMILE!
Dr. LaCreta M. Clark, Professor, Educational Leadership & Services, Saginaw Valley State University, USA

09:00-09:25

Title: Using a Global Competency Assessment Model to Develop Career-Integrated Study Abroad Programming
Dr. Bryan Schultz, Director of International Programs, University of Pittsburgh, USA

09:25-09:50

Title: The Future of Filological Education in Russia and Europe.
Dr. Liya Efimovna Bushkanets, Professor, Kazan Federal University, Russia

 09:50-10:15

Title: The Impact of International Student Mobility on National Economic Development with Particular Reference to China and South Africa
Dr. Michael Cosser, Acting Research Director, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

 10:30-10:55

Title: Sustainability Education in a Global Word: Curriculum Development Strategies for Talent Development Geared Towards Creating Socially Responsible Citizens
Dr. Leticia Hahn, Associate Professor, Niagara University, USA

10:55-11:20

Title: An Essay on Legal Education in Tiny Jurisdictions: The Example of Jersey
Dr. David Marrani, Dean & Professor, Institute of Law, Jersey

11:20-11:45

Title: Nurturing Cultural Awareness in Student Teachers in Overseas Experience
Ms. Mok Wai Fung, Candace, Assistant Lecturer (Experiential Learning Team), Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

11:45-12:10

Title: International Research-and-Education Clusters as a Modern Form of Internationalization of Education: The Case of Russia and China
Dr. Nina Pestereva, Professor, Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Russia

 

Stream 2: Language Education & Foreign Teacher Job Fair

Time: 08:30-11:20, September 27, 2019 (Friday); Place: Room 622, 6th Floor, DICC

 

Chair

Dr. Gail Dickinson, Associate Professor, Texas State University, United States of America

Co-Chair

Dr. N. P. Mahwasane, Information Librarian for the Faculty of Education, University of Venda, South Africa

08:30-08:35

Chair's Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Bilingualism as the Foundation for Science Education in Cambodia
Dr. Gail Dickinson, Associate Professor, Texas State University, United States of America

09:00-09:25

Title: Reading Activities and Programmes Required to Encourage Foundation Phase (Grade Three) Learners to Develop the Reading Interest in Vhembe District, Limpopo Province in South Africa
Dr. N. P. Mahwasane, Information Librarian for the Faculty of Education, University of Venda, South Africa

09:25-09:50

Title: Training Program on Elementary and Middle School Educator Perceptions of STEM
Dr. Jennifer Renea Miller, Sul Ross State University, USA

09:50-10:15

Title: Evaluation of Intervention on Chinese Graduate Students’ Understanding of Textual Plagiarism and Skills at Source Referencing
Dr. Yao Du, Lecturer, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: Xenophobic or Not? A Case of AmaXhosa with Regard to AmaGqunuqhwa as Reflected in M. A. P. Ngani’s Umkhonto KaTshiwo
Dr. Zilibele Mtumane, Professor, Department of African Languages, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

10:55-11:20

Title: English or IsiZulu at University? Decolonising the Western “Canon” in the South African University: A Matter of Curriculum Justice
Dr. Zodwa Motsa, Professor, University of South Africa, South Africa

 

Stream 3: Education Innovation & Entrepreneur Forum

Time: 13:30-16:20, September 27, 2019 (Friday); Place: Room 621, 6th Floor, DICC

 

Chair

Dr. Rupert Ward, Professor, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom

Co-Chair

Dr. Xingsen Li, Professor, Guangdong University of Technology, China

13:30-13:35

Chair's Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Personalised learning and the Learning Person: Learning for the Future
Dr. Rupert Ward, Professor, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom

14:00-14:25

Title: Toward Extenics-Based Innovation Model on the Context of New subject construction
Dr. Xingsen Li, Professor, Guangdong University of Technology, China

14:25-14:50

Title: All International Marketing Research is Cross-Cultural-But Not Vice-Versa
Dr. Glen H. Brodowsky, Professor of Marketing, California State University, USA

14:50-15:15

Title: Impact of Negative Knowledge to Develop Rescue from Entrepreneurial Failure Competencies: An Intervention Study at the Upper-Secondary Level
Dr. Fritz Oser and Dr. Horst Biedermann, Professor, University of Fribourg/St. Gallen University of Teacher Education, Switzerland

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Integrating Innovation and Entrepreneurship into the University Environment: A Case Study from the UAE
Dr. Wasseem Abaza, Assistant Professor, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates

15:55-16:20

Title: Chinese Aristocrat Education and Modern Education
Ms. Ya Ni, Founder of Han International Schools, President of Huayao Education Group, President of Dawai International Children's College, Director of the Center for Pre-School Education at University, China

 

 

Stream 4: Vocational Education Forum

Time: 13:30-16:20, September 27, 2019 (Friday); Place: Room 622, 6th Floor, DICC

 

Chair

Dr. Peter Sheldon, Professor, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

13:30-13:35

Chair's Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Does Locality Matter? Foreign-invested Enterprises, HRM and the Re-making of Vocational Education and Training in China
Dr. Peter Sheldon, Professor, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

14:00-14:25

Title: Putting Students at the Center: A New Approach to Quality Education Assessment and Accreditation
Dr. Michale S. McComis, Executive Director, Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, USA

14:25-14:50

Title: Female Founders in Sociology as a Source of Women Empowerment in Academia and Society
Dr. Music Lejla, Associate Professor, Sarajevo University, Bosnia and Herzegovina

14:50-15:15

Title: Back to Wood, Learning by Doing with A Unique Five Senses Material
Dr. Mariano Chernicoff, Lecturer & Full Professor, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Vocational formation by Introducing Students on Social and Environmental Relevant Agendas.
Dr. Ricardo Finotti, Professor, Estacio de University, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

15:55-16:20

Title: Production Based Education in South Africa: Harnessing Service Excellence in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry
Dr. Joram Ndlovu, Associate Professor, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

 

Stream 5: K12 Education and Psychology Education

Time: 13:30-17:35, September 28, 2019 (Saturday); Place: Room 620, 6th Floor, DICC

 

Chair

Dr. Chengqiang Qin, Professor, Guangxi University, P.R.China

Co-Chair

Dr. Helen Y. Sung, Adjunct Professor, Licensed Educational Psychologist, USA

13:30-13:35

Chair's Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: A Comparative Study on Environmental Protection between China and Canada: A Case Study of Guigang and Hamilton
Dr. Chengqiang Qin, Professor, Guangxi University, P.R.China

14:00-14:25

Title: Life Assets (Positive Child and Youth Development) In Academically Talented Students and Dysfunctional Family
Dr. Suriyadeo Tripathi, Assocate Professor, Director Moral Promotion Center (Public Organization), Thailand.

14:25-14:50

Title: Facilitating Children and Adolescents’ Psychological Well-Being: A Practitioners’ Model and Research Example
Dr. Helen Y. Sung, Adjunct Professor, Licensed Educational Psychologist, USA

14:50-15:15

Title: Public Expenditure on Fundamental Education and Education Inequality: Evidence at Prefecture Level
Dr. Jian Huang, Associate Professor, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Education Obstacles and Family Separation for Children of Migrant Workers in Thailand: A Case from Chiang Mai
Dr. Nongyao Nawarat, Associate Professor, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

15:55-16:20

Title: Parents' Perspective Toward Sibling Relationship in Families with Gifted and Non-gifted Offspring 
Dr. Nava Ben Artzey, Researcher & Organizational Psychologist, Ono Academic Colege, Israel

16:20-16:45

Title: Psychopath: A Snake in Suit
Dr. Vito Zepinic, Psych Clinic, UK

16:45-17:10

Title: Preschool Children’s Resilience Development: An Ecological Perspective in a Taiwanese Context
Dr. Kuan-Ling Lin, Associate Professor, Yango University, China

17:10-17:35

Title: Fostering Positive Behaviour and Attitude towards Peers with Developmental Disabilities in Inclusive Education: The Teacher-Pupil-Parent Tryad
Dr. Jacqueline J. Schenk,
Associate Professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

Stream 6: High Education Forum

Time: 13:30-17:50, September 28, 2019 (Saturday); Place: Room 621, 6th Floor, DICC

 

Chair

Dr. Roswitha M. King, Professor, Østfold University College, Norway

Co-Chair

Dr. Florentin Popescu, Researcher / Lecturer, Han University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands

13:30-13:35

Chair's Introduction

13:35-13:55

Title: Interdisciplinary Higher Education - Not Just a Luxury
Dr. Roswitha M. King, Professor, Østfold University College, Norway

13:55-14:15

Title: Cultural Assets: Reshaping Leadership in Schools through Preservice Teacher Education
Dr. Paul K. Rooney, Education Lecturer, Western Sydney University, Australia

14:15-14:35

Title: 20 Years of Bologna Process and New Initiatives
Dr. Vesna Dodikovic-Jurkovic & Prof. Jasmina Havranek, Deputy Director, Agency for Science and Higher Education, Croatia

14:35-14:55

Title: Improving Teaching Excellence in Higher Education
Dr. K. Khan, University of Central Lancashire, UK

14:55-15:15

Title: The Role of Higher Educational Institutions (Universities) in Achieving United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: A Conceptual Framework
Dr. Venkata K.K. Upadhyayula, Assistant Professor, Umea University, Umea, Sweden

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: Mapping, Measuring and Assessing Internationalization
Dr. Florentin Popescu, Researcher / Lecturer, Han University of Applied Sciences, Arnhem Business School, The Netherlands

15:50-16:10

Title: The Victims and the Survivors: The Lvov-Warsaw School and the Holocaust
Dr. Elzbieta Pakszys, Professor, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland

16:10-16:30

Title: Is Psychology a Global Subject? The Integration of Cultural Expectations with Psychology in Higher Education.
Dr. Rosamond Watling & Miss Het Tanna, Regent’s University London, UK

16:30-16:50

Title: Bidikmisi Program as an Effort to Strengthening Higher Education Access for Economically Disable People
Dr. Yonny Koesmaryono, Professor, IPB University, Indonesia

16:50-17:10

Title: The Empirical Study of Factors Influencing Young Fundamental Researchers’ Career Growths in Universities
Dr. Yi-xiao Sun, Research Associate, Northwest Polytechnic University, China

17:10-17:30

Title: Higher Education Reality and Mission in 21st Century: Future Strategies from the Estonian Point of View
Ms. Ene-Silvia Sarv, Freelance expert, INNOVE, Estonia

17:30-17:50

Title: The Future of Filological Education in Russia and Europe
Dr. Liya Bushkanets, Professor, Kazan Federal University, Russia

 

Stream 7: Disruptive Edu-Tech Forum

Time: 13:30-17:30, September 28, 2019 (Saturday); Place: Room 622, 6th Floor, DICC

 

Chair

Dr. Miguel Angel Cerna, Founder & CEO, Alternatives-A, El Salvador

Co-Chair

Dr. Alex Waddell, Director, Growth and Capability, Sigmoid Curve Consulting Group, New Zealand

13:30-13:35

Chair's Introduction

13:35-13:55

Title: Education Innovation and Restructuring­—From the New Technology Perspective
Dr. Youmin Xi, Executive President, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

13:55-14:15

Title: Educating the Future Workforce and the Current Working Platform - A Research Based Approach to Developing Applicable Education Systems.
Dr. Miguel Angel Cerna, Founder & CEO, Alternatives-A, El Salvador

14:15-14:35

Title: A New Database on Education Stock in Korea
Dr. Yoshihisa Godo, Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan

14:35-14:55

Title: Flipped classrooms, SRL and TPACK
Dr. Syh-Jong Jang, Distinguished Professor, Asia University, Taiwan

14:55-15:15

Title: Design Education for Asia: What Can We Learn From Singapore?
Dr. Peer M Sathikh, Associate Chair (Academic), School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: Preparing Students for the Future Unknown: A New Paradigm for Education
Dr. Alex Waddell, Director, Growth and Capability, Sigmoid Curve Consulting Group, New Zealand

15:50-16:10

Title: Pedagogy Adapted to Innovation towards Digital Society; Strategy of the French Microelectronics Network Based on Know-how and Multidisciplinarity
Dr. O. Bonnaud, Professor, University of Rennes 1 & GIP-CNFM, France

16:10-16:30

Title: How to Study Mathematics Via Mixed Mode Learning in Digital Age
Dr. Xiaobin Li, Lecturer, Southwest Jiaotong University, China

16:30-16:50

Title: The Digital Oak
Dr. Maximiliano Rodriguez-Fleitasb, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay

16:50-17:10

Title: Developing Research-based E-learning Strategies in Higher Education: An Example from BNU-HKBU United International College
Dr. Yi-Lung Kuo,
Associate Professor, Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College, People’s Republic of China

17:10-17:30

Title: On Analogical Comparison of Ant Colony's Selectivity Decision for Migration to An Optimal Nest Site Versus Reconstruction Problem Solution by a Mouse Inside Figure 8 Maze
Dr. Hassan Mustafa, Associate Professor, Banha University, Egypt

 

Stream 8: Edu-Research Forum

Time: 08:30-11:30, September 29, 2019 (Sunday); Place: Room 621, 6th Floor, DICC

 

Chair

Dr. Ilse Andrea Ennsfellner, CMC CSE, Owner Ennsfellner Consulting e.U., Chair of the European CEN Technical Committee TC 381, Austria

Co-Chair

Ms. Chunhui Chen, Principal, Ever Grande Education Development Co., Ltd, China

08:30-08:35

Chair's Introduction

08:35-08:55

Title: Quality Standards in Management Consultancy Subtitle: ISO 20700 Guidelines for Management Consultancy Services: Development and Impact
Dr. Ilse Andrea Ennsfellner, Chair of the European CEN Technical Committee TC 381, Austria

08:55-09:15

Title:A Critical Reflection on Freire’s Claim of “The Absolute Necessity of Conscientization”
Dr. Keqi Liu, Doctor/Vice Professor, LingnanNormalUniversity, China

09:15-09:35

Title: Challenges of Surgical Education and Training in the 21st century. Can We Enhance the Efficacy of our Educational Activity?
Dr. Jozsef Sandor, Professor, Scientific Adviser, Department of Surgical Research and Techniques., Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

09:35-09:55

Title: Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Development in Developing Countries: Zimbabwe Case Study
Dr. Ignatius Isaac Dambudzo, Professor, Zimbabwe Open University, Zimbabwe

09:55-10:15

Title: Problem-Solving Competence Results Among Top-performing Countries from PISA 2012: Lessons and Implications
Dr. Sungsook KIM, Senior Research Fellow, KICE (Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation), Republic of Korea

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:50

Title: Theory of Program Evaluation, China
Ms. Chunhui Chen, Principal, Ever Grande Education Development Co., Ltd, Guangxi, China

10:50-11:10

Title: The Applicability of Adult Learning Theory to The Acquisition of Conversational IsiZulu in Adult Learners: An Observation-Based Approach
Dr. Evangeline Bonisiwe Zungu, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

11:10-11:30

Title: Chinese Activities and Chinese Culture Within Community Arts in Melbourne
Ms. Li Ling Liang, Lecturer, School of Design, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China

 

Stream 9: STEM Education

Time: 08:30-11:45, September 29, 2019 (Sunday); Place: Room 622, 6th Floor, DICC

 

Chair

Dr. Dean Vucinic, Professor, Vesalius College, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Co-Chair

Dr. Chorng-Jee Guo, Emeritus Professor, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan

08:30-08:35

Chair's Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Multidisciplinary Engineering and Scientific Visualization in European Research and Development Projects
Dr. Dean Vucinic, Professor, Vesalius College, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

09:00-09:25

Title: Engineering Philosophy: A New Concept for Engineering Education
Dr. Hung-Sying Jing, Professor, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

09:25-09:50

Title: Multimodal Narratives as a Tool for STEM Education Research - Improve the Teaching Practices Quality and the Professional Development
Dr. J. Bernardino Lopes, Associate Professor, Tra-Montes and Alto Douro University, Portugal

09:50-10:15

Title: A Pre-Engineering Curriculum: Critical Constructs and Indicators
Dr. Cheryl Wilhelmsen, Assistant Professor, University of Idaho, USA

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: Transforming Our Worldview towards the Education of Wisdom for All
Dr. Chorng-Jee Guo, Emeritus Professor, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan

10:55-11:20

Title: An Act of Mathematisation: Familiarization with Fractions
Dr. Ernesto Rottoli, Universita Milano Bicocca, Italy

11:20-11:45

Title: Poverty Alleviation, Empowerment, and Social Transformation: Promoting School-Community-Real Life Collaboration
Dr. William Charles Kyle, University of Missouri-St. Louis, USA

 

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