Pre-Conference Workshop


Establishing the 3rd Generation of e-Learning: From Principles to Practices

Provided by :

School of Professional and Continuing Education at the University of Hong Kong (HKU-SPACE) and Beijing Open University

This workshop is provided for educators and trainers to learn and master new knowledge and skills of e-learning development in order to design and deliver high-quality e-learning courses effectively and efficiently.

The workshop is designed for participants to:

  1. understand the three generations of e-learning development, which are from one-way transmission through interactive learning to a comprehensive learning mode.
  2. learn how to design a 3rd generation e-learning platform, which is powerful, flexible, convenient, easy to use, shareable, and cost-effective to support student-centred teaching and learning.
  3. learn how to develop 3rd generation e-learning courses. Using new and emerging user-friendly software, teachers and trainers could design and develop comprehensive e-learning courses by themselves.

Time and Date

Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Date: 2 October 2011


Westin Resort, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

Workshop Agenda

Time                      Agenda

08.45 – 09.00 Registration
09.00 – 09.30 Three Generations of e-Learning development
0930 – 10.30 e-Learning platform design and development
1030 – 10.40 Coffee Break
1040 – 11.20 e-learning course design and development
11.20 – 11.45 Open Education Resources in e-learning development
11.45 – 12.00 Q & A
12.00 – 13.15 Lunch


Eligible participants are those that have registered for the conference. The number of participants is 20 to 40.

Registration Fee

The registration fee is US$ 65 per participant, including coffee, to be paid to the Organizer.


  1. Dr. Weiyuan Zhang, Head and Chief Researcher at the Centre for Research in Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning, Head of the Centre for Cyber Learning, School of Professional and Continuing Education, the University of Hong Kong.
  2. Ms. Jeanne Lam, Associate Head of the Centre for Cyber Learning, School of Professional and Continuing Education, the University of Hong Kong.
  3. Ms. Sun Yueya, Associate Head of IT Service Unit, Beijing Open University.
  4. Dr. Bingshan Yin, Associate Head, Centre for Distance Education, Beijing Open University.