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How to ensure the success of flipped teaching, and to keep our students motivated and engaged -- BTS Flipping Scheme and Gamification for Education

Prof. Benson Yeh


Professor
National Taiwan University, Electrical Engineering Department
 
Thursday, December 10, 2015
3:00pm - 4:30pm
GM Room, Lurie Engineering Center

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Biography

Prof. Ping-Cheng (Benson) Yeh is one of the world’s leading innovators in modern education and e-learning. Prof. Yeh has pioneered many educational experiments and designs: 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; he is the first in the world to design a MOOC-based multi-student social game to enhance the learning experience of MOOC students on Coursera; he is the first to design a serious game with multi-student social features that can be applied to any courses, used by UPenn. and other universities; he has set a record of more than 2,200 teachers attending one of his speeches on flipped teaching; he has the largest number of students in a Chinese MOOC course in Chinese, with over 50,000+ students; he is the first to design various experiential learning schemes that enable college students to be graded by elementary school students on their presentation skills; and he is the first to create and promote the style of designing mathematical problems with creative literary writing. Since 2010, Prof. Yeh has been a strong advocate of his teaching philosophy: “For the students, by the students, of the students". It states that students can be motivated to learn if the teachers can share more responsibility with them; for instance, letting students design their own homework problems. Prof. Yeh’s speeches have motivated tens of thousands of teachers in Asia to start thinking differently about teaching.

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Sponsor(s): ECE

Open to: Public