On March 30, 2019, a seminar on "Construction of a First-Class Undergraduate Teaching Quality Assurance System" hosted by the Chinese Higher Education Society and undertaken by Blackboard China was held at the National Institute of Education Administration. Prof. Peter Francis, Vice President of Northumbria University, Professor Li Zhiyi, National Supervisor, Former President of Shenyang University of Chemical Technology, Prof. Ke Qinfei, President of Shanghai University of Applied Sciences, Prof. Liu Zhentian, Director of School Evaluation Division of Higher Education Teaching Evaluation Center, Ministry of Education, Vice President of Blackboard Mr. Yves Dehouck, Dr. Ryan Flanagan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and other experts and scholars from home and abroad attended the meeting to give a report. More than 500 representatives from more than 200 universities across the country participated. The meeting was chaired by Researcher Hao Qingjie, Deputy Secretary-General of China Higher Education Society, and Mr. Sun Weiping, President of Blackboard China.
Professor Peter Francis took Northumbria University as an example to introduce the practice of improving student learning through educational technology innovation. He believes that schools should cooperate with enterprises and industries, innovate through educational technology, combine online and offline, build a research-oriented teaching framework, develop student-oriented teaching activities, and cultivate students' critical thinking. In the context of globalization of education, we fully rely on educational technology to support students' different learning needs and realize the transformation of traditional classroom teaching and learning models.
In a report entitled "Promoting Six Transformations to Make Water Lessons into Gold Lessons", Professor Li Zhiyi held that it is reasonable to "burden the college students" and turn "Water Lessons" into "Golden Lessons". It is necessary to comprehensively promote the reform of classroom teaching. Change from "teaching as the center" to "learning as the center", promote the transition from knowledge classroom to ability classroom, from indoctrination classroom to dialogue classroom, from closed classroom to open classroom, from emphasis on learning to thinking and combination of learning and thinking, and from knowledge to thinking There are six changes in the integration of knowledge and action, from emphasis on education to learning on the one hand, and on the master of education on the other.
In the report entitled “Strengthening the Construction of Teaching Connotation and Cultivating First-Class Professional Talents”, Professor Ke Qinfei believes that first-class undergraduate education must realize the transition from the separation of academic logic and the logic of student growth to an integrated transformation, and from the practice of education to the nature of education and education. change. We must persist in taking students 'life-long development as the center, cultivate students' core competence literacy, strengthen the construction of teaching connotation, strengthen the construction of quality culture, enhance the internal strength of sustainable development, and cultivate first-class talents.
In his report entitled "Construction and Practice of Quality Assurance System for Undergraduate Education with Chinese Characteristics", Professor Liu Zhentian believes that China has formed a "one platform, two pillars, three pillars, A new system of "guaranteeing" the quality of undergraduate education. Significant results have been achieved in quality assurance, but there are also some new problems. A normal and long-term mechanism for undergraduate education quality monitoring needs to be formed to promote the connotative development of higher education and the overall quality improvement.
Based on a global perspective, Yves Dehouck Vice President shared Blackboard's experience in global universities. President Yves Dehouck introduced the data generated by Blackboard's teaching to college teachers and students. Schools can use this data to understand the latest learning progress of students and use it to improve our teaching. Yves Dehouck shared how the University of Western Australia in Australia achieved hybrid learning through the Blackboard Learn SaaS teaching cloud platform and how Blackboard supports the Singapore POLYMALL training platform, providing a learning environment for 5 million Singapore residents anytime, anywhere.
Professor Fang Qizhi, Director of the Academic Affairs Office of Ocean University of China, gave a report entitled "Curriculum and Professional Construction under the OBE Concept-Exploration and Practice of Ocean University of China". Starting from the practice and exploration of Ocean University of China, Director Fang introduced the combination of “points” and “faces” of general education in schools, implemented interdisciplinary innovation and entrepreneurship, and updated / restructured curriculum / experiment / practical knowledge. The stage training replaces the traditional curriculum model and builds a new practical teaching system. Director Fang took the School of Food Engineering as an example to reconstruct the OBE-based curriculum system and curriculum through the Blackboard teaching platform, providing direct and indirect evidence for teaching quality assurance and professional certification.
Professor Li Gui'an, director of the Teaching Affairs Department of Shaanxi Normal University, gave a report entitled "Taking Class Innovation as the Handle and Striving to Create a First-Class Golden Course". He believes that based on the concept of classroom innovation is the concept of golden lessons, classroom teaching is the main position of "golden classes", and the core of creating "golden classes" is innovative classrooms to promote classroom revolution. In the practice of classroom innovation, Shaanxi Normal University proposes an innovative classroom teaching model, taking students as the center, creating innovative classrooms based on autonomous learning, collaborative learning, and inquiry-based learning; using the Blackboard teaching management platform to implement SPOC-blended learning- Informatization teaching in the classroom. In the end, Professor Li Guian called on everyone to take action immediately, set off a storm of classroom revolution, and innovate classroom models, in order to cultivate students 'innovative spirit and practical ability, and to lay a solid foundation for students' all-round development and lifelong development.
Researcher Dr. Dan Dan from Blackboard China Education Research Institute shared the teaching practice of OBE supported by the teaching management system. Dr. Dan Dan believes that regular and systematic assessment of student learning outcomes to ensure the quality and effectiveness of education has become a global consensus and a specific requirement for assessment and professional certification of various national or regional institutions. At the same time, Dr. Zhang Dan introduced the experience of international and North American universities in tackling the challenges of education quality assurance and assessment, and how Blackboard assessment and certification solutions can help institutions to implement these plans, using information technology to complete evidence collection, data analysis and continuous improvement. Closed loop.
Researcher Zhang Lian of the Institute of Higher Education of Beijing Academy of Educational Sciences explained the practice of promoting the professional quality improvement of colleges and universities based on the OBE concept. Researcher Zhang Lian first introduced the core concept of OBE to improve the level of professional construction, promote the content update of the curriculum, promote the revolution in curriculum reform, establish a student center, output orientation, and continuous improvement. It attaches great importance to comprehensively promote professional quality improvement based on OBE. The professional certification guided by the OBE concept is the standard, which points to professional certification, and at the same time, the fundamental goal is to improve all professional quality. The OBE project is regarded as the No. 1 project in the school. All majors are launched at the same time, all teachers participate together to restructure the curriculum system for talent training programs, and the entire school is equipped with teaching resources.
Professor East China Normal University Jiang Xiaodong shared the practical experience of teaching management platform to help the construction of online and offline mixed gold courses. Professor Jiang Xiaodong believes that in the context of "Internet +", how to inspire students to learn hard and develop teaching activities that students love and see is a major teaching problem faced by college teachers and a powerful grasp for the construction of "golden courses" in the new era. Therefore, Professor Jiang Xiaodong made some attempts to build an online teaching platform centered on learning support services in courses such as "Aquatic Biology" and "Zooology" relying on Blackboard. Professor Jiang Xiaodong uses breakthrough teaching methods and organizes a series of new online and offline teaching activities such as seminar reports, quick test roll calls, virtual honors, etc. to help and ensure the improvement of teaching quality.
Dr. Ryan Flanagan from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) / Zhejiang University International Union College shared the use of technology and output-oriented teaching models to optimize classroom teaching results. Dr. Ryan Flanagan first described the output-oriented teaching model currently used in American universities. Based on this output-oriented teaching model, we designed the activities and links of teaching and optimized the effect-oriented teaching. Dr. Ryan showed how to take advantage of the different features of the Blackboard platform and other innovative web tools, and combine these technologies with reverse course design to help students understand the main points of the classroom.
Researcher Hao Qingjie pointed out in his concluding speech that holding this seminar is an important academic conference to implement the spirit of the National University of Education and the work deployment of the Ministry of Education. It includes both the international experience of foreign university presidents and experts, and research by scientific research departments in the education field. The author's interpretation of China's education policy, as well as the summary of typical experiences and research results from universities, are rich in content and lively. This conference has the characteristics of broad international vision, high ideological standing, and strong pertinence in reality. The high level of expert reports and the great gains of participants will definitely help the university's undergraduate teaching quality to reach a new level.
In order to strengthen the effect of research and exchange, this forum also held two seminars on different topics: "OBE teaching and professional certification supported by the teaching management system", "Online and offline hybrid gold course construction, evaluation and application" The guests and participants had an exchange of ideas and collision of ideas around the theme.