Conference Programme

SL Keynote Speakers

 

Professor Timothy W. Tong

President, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Professor Timothy W. Tong was born and raised in Hong Kong.  After completing his secondary education, he pursued further studies in the United States, where he received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Oregon State University in 1976, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in the same discipline from the University of California at Berkeley in 1978 and 1980 respectively.

Professor Tong takes office as President of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University with effect from 1 January 2009.  He has overseen the transformation of PolyU from a three-year to a four-year baccalaureate system since 2012 which gives unique programmatic emphasis on developing the social responsibility of students.  

Prior to his current appointment, Professor Tong was Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at The George Washington University in the United States.  Being an expert in the field of heat transfer, Professor Tong has been actively involved in addressing issues connected to energy use and sustainable development.  He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences and the International Thermal Conductivity Conference.

Professor Tong is also actively engaged in public service in Hong Kong.  He is Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Pilot Green Transport Fund of the Environmental Protection Department and Chairman of the Citizens Advisory Committee on Community Relations of the Independent Commission Against Corruption.  He was appointed a Non-official Justice of the Peace in 2010 and a member of the 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in 2013. 

 

Dr. Andrew Seligsohn

President, Campus Compact

Andrew J. Seligsohn is president of Campus Compact, a USA-based coalition of 1100 colleges and universities dedicated to the public purposes of higher education. 

As president, Seligsohn has focused on strengthening Campus Compact’s support for deep   partnerships between campuses and communities, particularly those focused on student civic learning and success across the education continuum. He is also leading efforts to expand Campus Compact’s professional development and student civic leadership offerings.

Before joining Campus Compact in June of 2014, Seligsohn served as Associate Chancellor for Civic Engagement and Strategic Planning at Rutgers University–Camden, where he worked across the campus to develop the university’s engagement infrastructure to maximize community impact and student learning. Seligsohn previously served as Director of Civic Engagement Learning in the Pace Center at Princeton University and as a faculty member in the Department of Political Science at Hartwick College, where he also served as the elected chair of the faculty. Seligsohn has published articles and chapters on higher education engagement, student political engagement, constitutional law, political theory, and urban politics. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Civic Nation All In Campus Democracy Challenge and the Policy Advisory Council of the Service Year Alliance. Seligsohn holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. in modern intellectual history from Williams College.

 

Prof. Joseph Sung

Vice-Chancellor and President, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professor Joseph J.Y. Sung received his medical degree (MB BS) from The University of Hong Kong in 1983, and was conferred PhD in biomedical sciences by the University of Calgary in 1992 and MD by The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 1997.

As a renowned scientist in gastroenterology, Professor Sung’s research interests include intestinal bleeding, Helicobacter Pylori, peptic ulcer, hepatitis B, colorectal cancer, and other cancers related to the digestive system.

Professor Sung is a renowned researcher in gastroenterology and hepatology. He led a group of experts from 15 Asia-Pacific countries to launch colorectal cancer screening research in 2004, and has laid down clear guidelines and promoted colorectal screenings in the region. Professor Sung was honoured by the Prevent Cancer Foundation of the United States with the Laurel Award in 2008. In 2009, his seminal lectures on peptic ulcer bleeding won him the Marshall and Warren Lecture Award. In the same year, he was also awarded the Endoscopy Award of the German Society of Gastroenterology. In 2013, he received the Master of the World Gastroenterology Organization (WGO) Award from the World Gastroenterology Organization & WGO Foundation

His contributions to the advancement of medical sciences and academic development have won him wide numerous local and regional awards, and the more recent ones are the Hong Kong Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award (HKSAR Government, 2014), First-Class, Technological Advancement Award of the Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (The Ministry of Education, PRC, 2013). 

 

Conference Programme

 

 

The Second International Conference on Service-Learning (ICSL2016)

1 December 2016 (Thursday)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

 

Conference Programme

0845 – 0915

Registration

Venue: Outside Chiang Chen Studio Theatre

 

Plenary Session

Venue: Chiang Chen Studio Theatre

0915 – 0930  

Welcoming Speech

Stephen Chan, Chair, The Second International Conference on Service-Learning, H.K.

0930 – 1015

Keynote Speech: Institutional Support to Service-Learning

Timothy W. Tong, President, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.

1015 – 1100 

Keynote Speech: The Past and Future of Service Learning and University Engagement

Andrew Seligsohn, President, Campus Compact, U.S.A.

1100 – 1130 

Tea Break (outside Chiang Chen Studio Theatre)

1130 – 1300

Paper Presentation (1): Leadership

Venue: Chiang Chen Studio Theatre

 

Chair: Kevin Chan, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

1130   Promoting Service Leadership through Service Learning among Chinese University Students

          Cecilia Ma, Daniel T.L. Shek and Pecky Li, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.

 

1200  The Youth Expedition Project (YEP) and Its Leaders Training Course (LTC): A Singapore Model? - A Historical Survey of Youth Expedition Leadership Training in Singapore

          Tai Wei Lim, SIM University, Singapore

 

1230   “Service Leadership” through Service Learning at Christian Zheng Sheng College

           Wynants Ho and Daniel T.L. Shek, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.

 

Paper Presentation (2): Reflection

Venue: AG206

 

Chair: Florence K.Y. Wu, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

1130   Learning through Reflection: A Historiographic Service Learning on the Ministry of Urban Poor

           Angelo Noyel L. Dayot, Rudyard Jose Iv R. Nano and Anjanette P. Reyes, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines

 

1200   Learning through Reflection: Students’ Service Learning Experiences in Cambodia

           Phyllis Pang and Cynthia Wu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.

 

1230   Service-Learning Reflections of the Architecture Students in Designing Karuwisi Slum Area Green Lane

           Mutmainnah Sudirman, Andi Annisa Amalia, and Aisyah Rahman, Alauddin Islamic State University, Indonesia

         

Paper Presentation (3): Service-Learning in Business

Venue: AG710

 

Chair: Chad Chan, Senior Project Officer, Office of Service-Learning, Lingnan University

 

1130   Using an Entrepreneurial Process to Create Effective Service Learning Efforts

           Christopher Swan, Tufts University, U.S.A.

 

1200   Entrepreneurship-in-Action: A Service-Learning Program for School of Management Majors

           Kevin Christopher L. Go, George Omer Denis S. Quitoriano And Enha Erika D. L. Tuprio, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

 

1230   Being Better Businesses: An Assessment of Student Social Enterprises through Service-Learning Education

           Kevin Christopher L. Go, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

1300 – 1400 

Buffet Lunch at Staff Club (5/F, Communal Building, PolyU Campus)

1400 – 1530

Paper Presentation (4): Pedagogy and Model

Venue: Chiang Chen Studio Theatre

 

Chair: Yammy Chak, Teaching Fellow, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

1400   Developing Critical Inclusive Pedagogies in Pre-service Teachers through Youth Mentoring as Service-Learning

           Margaret M. Lo, The University of Hong Kong, H.K.

 

1430   A New Model for Comprehensive Service-Learning: A Case Study in Long-chi Village

           Zhuoyao Lyu, Chen Wu, Xuan Li, Bingwei Tian and Linsheng Gu, Sichuan University, China

 

1500   A Two-dimensional Classification Framework for Service-Learning

           Grace Ngai and Stephen C.F. Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K. 

 

Paper Presentation (5): Service-Learning and Teachers

Venue: AG206

 

Chair: Eddie Ng, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

1400   In Search of Meaning: Novice Teachers’ Perceptions on a Service-Learning Subject through Narrative Inquiry

           Florence K.Y. Wu, Daniel T.L .Shek, Betty P.W. Mok and Veronica K.F. Shek, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.

 

1430   Students Teaching Teachers - Can It work? A Teacher Training Project in Rural China

           Andrew Jarvis and Anna Ho, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.

 

1500   Service- Learning Impact on Faculty in Hong Kong through Faculty Engagement Model

           Carol Ma, Sophia Law, Dawn Lo Fei-Yin and Chad Chan, Lingnan University, H.K.

 

Paper Presentation (6): Service-Learning in Engineering

Venue: CF303

 

Chair: Kenneth W.K. Lo, Service-Learning Officer, Office of Service-Learning, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

1400   Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) as a Vehicle for Supporting Service Learning

           C.Y. Tang, Y.M. Tang, George T.S. Ho, Gary C.P. Tsui, Dennis K.C. Lo and W.C. Law, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.

 

1430   Service Learning in Engineering Education

           C.Y. Tang, Kris M.Y. Law, Gary C.P. Tsui and Dennis K.C. Lo, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.

 

1500   Implementation of Engaged Learning in Combined Engineering Project to Undergraduate Students at Kathmandu University

           Dhiraj Shrestha, Kathmandu University, Nepal

           Manoj Kumar Gupta, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Canada

           Royale Donald Colle, Cornell University, U.S.A.

1530 – 1600

Tea Break (outside Chiang Chen Studio Theatre and FG podium)

 

1600 – 1730

Paper Presentation (7): Measurement and Outcome

Venue: Chiang Chen Studio Theatre

 

Chair: Cecilia Ma, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

1600   Measuring Service-Learning Quality: Developing a Service-Learning Best Practices Rubric and Algorithm

           Andrew Furco, Geoffrey Maruyama, Laurel Hirt, Debra Ingram, Isabel Lopez, Jason Johnson, Anthony Schulzetenberg, Wei Song, and Lara Westerhof, University of Minnesota, U.S.A.

           Paul H. Matthews and Shannon O. Wilder, University of Georgia, U.S.A.

 

1630   Measuring the Impact of an International Service-Learning Project through Community Assessment

           Anne Spear and Natasha Chapman, University of Maryland, U.S.A.

 

1700   Complementing Outcomes-Based Education with Service Learning: The case of a Sociology Course in a Philippine University

           Mark Anthony D. Abenir, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines

 

Paper Presentation (8): Engagement and Empowerment

Venue: CF303

 

Chair: Carol Ma, Associate Director, Office of Service-Learning, Lingnan University

 

1600   A Study on the Role and Impact of Community Engagement to the UST - Simbahayan Partner Communities

           Roxanne M. Bautista, Christian G. Catinguil, Melvin Carlo Dc. Imperial, Mary Coleen Anne P. Nicolas and Paula Isabel A. Reyes, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines

 

1630   Impacts and Preferences of i-SLA as an E-learning Environment to Engage Community Partners

           Chia-Hui Chiu, Megan F. Liu, Ssu-Chi Huang and Yi-Wen Chen,  Taipei Medical University, Taiwan

 

1700   Can Service Learning Cultivate Empowering Experiences for Students? Insight from Empowerment Pedagogy

            Amy Po Ying Ho, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.

1800 – 1845

Transportation arrangement for the Conference Dinner

By shuttle bus: 1800/1830 (pick-up point: G/F, Core A)

On foot: 1815/1830/1845 (meeting point: FG Podium)

1900 – 2130

Conference Dinner

2/F, The Garden Rooms, The Royal Garden Hotel, 69 Mody Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui East

 

 

The Second International Conference on Service-Learning (ICSL)

2 December 2016 (Friday)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

 

Conference Programme

0845 – 0900

Registration

Venue: Outside Chiang Chen Studio Theatre

 

Plenary Session

Venue: Chiang Chen Studio Theatre

0900 – 0945 

Keynote Speech: The Role of Service-Learning in Higher Education

Joseph Sung, Vice-Chancellor / President, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, H.K.

0945 – 1045 

Panel Session: Partnership in Service-Learning

 

Facilitator: Dayle Smith, Dean of School of Business, Clarkson University, U.S.A.

Panelists:

Leang Un, Dean of Social Science, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia

John Kalenzi, Team Leader, African Enterprise Rwanda, Rwanda

Cecilia Ho, President, Lee Hysan Foundation, H.K.

Simon Yu, Social Worker, The Salvation Army, H.K.

1045 – 1115 

Tea Break (outside Chiang Chen Studio Theatre)

1115 – 1245

Paper Presentation (9): Evaluation and Growth

Venue: Chiang Chen Studio Theatre

 

Chair: Anne Spear, Graduate Coordinator, Leadership & Community Service-Learning, University of Maryland

 

1115   Student Development through Service-Learning: A Ten-Year Study

           Carol, Ma Hok-Ka and Chad, Chan Wing-Fung, Lingnan University, H.K.

 

1145   College Students’ Evaluation of Service-Learning Program in Geriatric Institution: A Mixed Method Approach

           Heiden C. Anorico and Les Paul Valdez, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines

 

1215   The Impact of Student Characteristics on Learning and Growth in Service-Learning Programmes

           Jiunwen Wang, Sherwin Chia, Tai Wei Lim and Janice Kam, SIM University, Singapore

 

Paper Presentation (10): Service-Learning in Health Sciences

Venue: AG710

 

Chair: Amy Ho, Senior Lecturer, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

1115   Experiential Learning Experience in Global Health Projects through Design Thinking

           Ying Chau, Siu Yuen Derek Lam, Chung Yan Yu and Hiddadura Isura Malinda Mendis Abeynayake, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, H.K.

 

1145   A Case Study Applying Service Learning Approach: Occupational Therapy in Community Health

           Karen Sagun-Ongtangco and Mark Anthony Abenir, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines

 

1215   Promoting Positive Development of Migrant Children in Hangzhou: Pioneering Experience and Preliminary Evaluation Findings

           Lu Yu and Daniel T.L. Shek, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.

           Qingyong Liu, Haijuan Chen and Hua Zhi, Hangzhou Shuren Primary School, China

1245 – 1400

Lunch at the Chinese Garden (4/F, Communal Building, PolyU Campus)

1400 – 1500

Thematic Session: Ethics in Overseas Project Engagement

Venue: Chiang Chen Studio Theatre

 

Moderator: Elsa Lam, Lecturer, Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, H.K.

Panelists:

Jason Ho, Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, The University of Hong Kong, H.K.

Zhi Yu Wu, Founder, Rainforest Coffee, Taiwan/Indonesia

Carol Ma, Associate Director, Office of Service-Learning, Lingnan University, H.K.

Grace Ngai, Associate Professor, Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.

 

Paper Presentation (11): Mandatory Service-Learning

Venue: CF302

 

Chair: Lu Yu, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

1400   Students’ Perceived Changes and Benefits in a Mandatory Service Learning Course

           Yammy Chak, Daniel T.L. Shek and Betty P.W. Mok, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.

           Xiaoyan Han, East China Normal University, China

           Jason F. Chen, Wujing Education Bureau, China

           Jilei Zhang, Zizhu Primary School Affiliated to East China Normal University, China

           Qing Xiao and Hao Jiang, Starfish Saver Social Work Service Centre, China

 

Paper Presentation (12): Multi-disciplinary Students in Service-Learning

Venue: BC202

 

Chair: Anne Spear, Graduate Coordinator, Leadership & Community Service-Learning, University of Maryland

 

1400   From Zero to One: Integrating Engineering and Non-Engineering Students in a Service-Learning Engineering Project

           C.K. Lau, Kenneth W.K. Lo, Stephen C.F. Chan and Grace Ngai, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.

 

1430   A Service Learning Project on Underwater Robotics for Multi-Disciplinary Students

           Kam Tim Woo, Sau Man Yuen, Chun Yin Leung, Lung Tak Ho and Lai Ting Chin, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, H.K.

1500 – 1530 

Tea Break (outside Chiang Chen Studio Theatre and FG Podium)

1530 – 1630

Paper Presentation (13): Global Service-Learning

Venue: Chiang Chen Studio Theatre

 

Chair: Cindy Chan, Director, I.CARE Centre for Whole-person Development, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

1530   Learning to Serve Together: Creating an Inter-Continental Classroom for Service-Learning

           Grace Ngai and Stephen C.F. Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.

           Natasha Chapman and Anne Spear, University of Maryland, U.S.A.

 

1600   Social and Political Dynamics and Their Impacts on Service-Learning in Mainland China

           Caixia Chu, Hung Te Li and Ho Yin Fung, University of Macau, Macau

 

Paper Presentation (14): Case Study from the Philippines

Venue: CD306

 

Chair: Kenneth W.K. Lo, Service-Learning Officer, Office of Service-Learning, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

1530   National Service Training Program as Service Learning: Opportunities for Transformative Learning in the Community

           Carlos Granados and Genejane Adarlo, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

 

1600   Service Learning in BA Sociology Degree Program of University of Santo Tomas: A Case Study

           Froilan Alipao, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines

 

Paper Presentation (15): Sustainability

Venue: AG710

 

Chair: Kevin K.M. Yue, Associate Professor and Associate Director, Teaching and Research Division, School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University

 

1530   Seeking Sustainability on Service Learning Projects

            Anand Vyas and C.W. Leung, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.

 

1600   Integrating the Green Space Concepts in Service Learning and Research

           Cynthia Wu, Yim Wah Mak, Yan Kit Chong, Hok Him Kam and Wai Leung, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.

 

Plenary Session

Venue: Chiang Chen Studio Theatre

1630 – 1730

Panel Session: Service-Learning across the World

 

Facilitator: Andrew Furco, Associate Vice President for Public Engagement and Associate Professor of Higher Education, University of Minnesota, U.S.A.

Panelists:

Yu Ming Wang, Associate Vice President for Office of Academic Affairs, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Nieves Tapia, Director, Latin American Centre for Service-Learning, Argentina

Royale Donald Colle, Professor Emeritus of Communications, Cornell University, U.S.A.

1730 – 1745

Closing Remarks

Angelina Yuen, Vice President (Student and Global Affairs), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.

1745 – 1900

Tea Reception for Cruise Tour at Theatre Lounge

1900 – 1915

Cruise Tour assembly at G/F of A Core (outside Chiang Chen Studio Theatre)

1915 – 1945

Free transportation to Star Ferry Pier at Tsim Sha Tsui

1945 – 2100

Cruise on Victoria Harbour and A Symphony of Lights

 

 

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