STEM Education Mini-Symposium2017-04-18T11:54:22+00:00

Program Schedule

Conferment of Honorary Degree and UM’s Doctor honoris causa Lecture –
“Taking a Scientific Approach to Science Education” 

April 25, 2017 University of Macau


Building a New Culture for STEM Education in Asia
April 26, 2017 University of Macau

Wednesday, 26 April 2016

TimeEventLocation (map) 
8:30am‐ 9:00amRegistration and BreakfastE4-G062
9:00am‐ 9:15amOpening Sesson
Remarks by Prof. Lionel NI, VRAA, University of Macau
9:15am‐ 10:15am Plenary 1
Taking a Scientific Approach to the Learning and Teaching of Science and Engineering
Carl Edwin WIEMAN
Professor of Physics and Professor at the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University, USA
10:15am‐ 11:00amPlenary 2
How Universities Can Help Secondary/Primary schools in STEM – HK as Example
Tai Kai NG
Professor of Physics Department of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR
11:00am‐ 11:15amBreakE4 Lobby
11:15am‐12:00pmPlenary 3
The STEM Study Contest: New Initiative to Make a Large-scale Performance-based Assessment Reliable & Feasible in China
Xingkai LUO
Director & Professor of Research Institute of Science Education of Guangxi Normal University, P.R. China
12:00pm‐ 12:45pmPlenary 4
STEM Education in Singapore: Where to Next?
Yew Jin LEE
Associate Professor of Natural Sciences & Science Education Academic Group
and National Institute of Education of Nanyang technological University, Singapore
12:45pm‐ 1:00pmCoffee BreakE4 Lobby
1:00pm‐ 1:45pmClosing Panel: Insights, Reflections and What Next?
Carl Edwin WIEMAN, Yew Jin LEE, Xingkai LUO, Xin SONG, and Tai Kai NG
Moderated by Prof. Spencer BENSON
1:45pm - 14:30pmLunchE4 Lobby