Plenary Speakers
Prof. Ping-Cheng Yeh

Director, MOOC, NTU
Dept. Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University TAIWAN
Title: Gamification + Peer-to-Peer Teaching & Learning
Abstract:
How can we keep students engaged to the class? How can we make our students motivated to learn? These have been the most challenging questions for teachers nowadays. Prof. Yeh developed a series of Peer-to-Peer Gamification schemes following his unique teaching teaching philosophy: "For the student! By the student! Of the student!”. In this talk, Prof. Yeh will explain how his award winning gamification scheme and other P2P schemes works for different courses. He will show the amazing results from his students’ course work. It is the new paradigm shift for the education of future.

In addition, Prof. Yeh will also share how he applies his BTS P2P scheme to ensure the success of flipped classroom. In particular, how should a teacher motivate students to watch video in advance? How can a teacher teach well without giving any homework? There are many doubts about flipped classroom for teachers without the flipping experience before. Prof. Yeh has been invited to give numerous talks over the years and his talk has successfully many professors in Asia to start flipping.
Speaker's Biography:
Prof. Ping-Cheng (Benson) Yeh is a world’s leading innovator in teaching with numerous pioneering achievements: 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, the first to design a MOOC-based multi-student social game, the first to design a serious online game for any general courses, the first to make MOOC in Chinese with 50,000+ students, the first to design experiential learning schemes with college students graded by 12-year old kids on presentation skills and set a record of 2,236 teachers attending his speech of flipped teaching. Since 2010, Prof. Yeh has been a strong advocator of his teaching philosophy: “by the students, for the students, of the students”. It states that students can be motivated to learn if the teachers can share more responsibility with the students, for instance, let students design their own homework problems. Prof. Yeh’s speeches have motivated many teachers in different countries to start thinking differently in teaching.
Dr. Daniel Tan

Chairman, eLearning Forum Asia
Title: TBA
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