Catering to the global needs of our educational industry, the 2019 US-Sino Online Higher Education Summit will be held under the theme of improving the quality of online higher education and promote innovation in education technologies. Communicating of best practices and learning about new innovative education technologies in online higher education for China and the United States will be two central focal points. Presenters and participants are leaders and professionals coming from well-known and respected universities and online educational technology companies. Topics include effective Faculty Engagement and Teaching Practices, Curriculum Design, Big Data, Personalized Learning, Virtual/Augmented Learning, Gamification, and Artificial Intelligence. Innovative and valuable research practices will also be introduced. The Summit will provide attendees with a high-quality academic and international education technology forum to jointly promote information exchanges, best practices and an opportunity to develop cooperative agreements in the field of global online education.
I. Event Overview
Date: May 31st – June 1st, 2019
Location: Shanghai, China
Event Theme: Improving the quality of online higher education and promotion of innovative education technologies.
II. Organizational Structure
Organizer: Shanghai Jiaotong University
Co-Organizers: CMS Global (U.S.) U.S. – Online Learning Consortium (OLC)
Assistant Organizer: CN MOOC
Supporting Institutions: Intercollegiate Research Branch of China Higher Education Institute, Collaboration Group of China National College Modern Remote Education
III. Summit Topics
Online Higher Education Quality
Emerging Engineering Education
How Virtual/Augmented Technology Impacts Learning
Gamification for Learning
How Artificial Intelligence Impacts Learning
Employment Ready Education – What Is It and Why It’s a ‘Good Disruption’?
V. Invited Guests
Leaders from U.S. & Greater China Universities
Leaders from top education technology (EdTEch) companies
Person in charge from office of Academic Affairs, Teaching Development Center and MOOC department in China Universities
Person in Charge from China network colleges, continuing education colleges, opening university, radio and television university, higher vocational college and secondary vocational school.
Leading experts in online education field, leaders from founder institutions of online education consortiums
Persons in charge from MOOC platform both in China and U.S., and online education technology institutions.
Person in charge from education research institutions and related media organizations.