Towards a New Generation of Engaged Universities:
The Need to Act, Adapt and Transform

16th – 18thApril, 2024 | Kempinski Central Avenue (Formerly the Address Dubai Mall), Dubai, UAE

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Panel Discussion:

Embracing Technology in Learning and Teaching: Rethinking Pedagogy for the Digital Age

This panel will address the transformative power of technology in higher education and the necessity to reimagine our pedagogical practices in response to the digital age. It will highlight the importance of embracing technology as a catalyst for enhancing learning and teaching experiences. The panel will address a range of topics that include integrating digital tools and platforms, designing effective online and blended learning environments, fostering active and collaborative learning experiences, personalizing learning through the use of analytical tools and big data, embracing generative AI and nurturing digital literacy among educators and students; all of which will support empowering learners with the skills and competencies needed to thrive in a rapidly evolving digital landscape.

Overall, the panel aims at:

  • Exploring the transformative potential of technology and digital advancements in higher education
  • Discussing strategies and insights for adapting pedagogy to the digital landscape
  • Exploring innovative approaches, successful implementations, and best practices that leverage educational technology to reshape pedagogy improve teaching and learning
  • Covering topics such as online learning, blended models, and student engagement in the digital learning environment.
  • Fostering a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities associated with digital transformation in higher education.
  • Sharing practical knowledge and actionable strategies to navigate the digital landscape, promoting effective teaching practices and improving student engagement and success in the digital age.