Day One (19 November, 2014)

University Social Responsibility Summit

Silverbox Ballroom, Hotel ICON

09:30-10:15 Opening Ceremony

  • Professor YAN Jun-qi, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress and Director of China Institute of Education Policy, P.R.C.[Via video]
  • Mr. Eddie NG Hak-kim, Secretary for Education, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government
  • Dr Roy Chi-ping CHUNG, Court Chairman, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR
  • Professor Timothy W. TONG, President, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
10:15-10:30 Tea break
10:30-12:30 Plenary Session I
Nurturing Students to Be Socially Responsible Citizens

Moderator:
Professor Daniel SHEK, Associate Vice President, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR

  • Professor LIU Chuan-sheng, Chairperson of University Council, University Committee, Beijing Normal University, P.R.C.
  • Mr. Alan D. SOLOMONT, Dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, United States Ambassador (retired), Tufts University, U.S.A.
  • Professor Faisal AZAIZA, Head of the School of Social Work, University of Haifa, Israel; Deputy Chairman of the Planning and Budgeting Committee in the Council of Higher Education, Israel
  • Dr. Ann JARDINE, Director Student Equity and Disabilities Unit, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Professor YE Jing-yi, Deputy Party Secretary, Peking University, P.R.C.
  • Professor Daniel SHEK, Associate Vice President, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:45 Plenary Session II
Developing University Social Responsibility: Strategies and Models

Moderator:
Ms Ronna W.T. CHAO, Chief Executive Officer, Bai Xian Education Foundation and Chief Executive Officer, Bai Xian Asia Institute

  • Professor James THOMPSON, Associate Vice President for Social Responsibility, University of Manchester, U.K.
  • Professor YAN Shi-jing, Vice President, Sichuan University, P.R.C.
  • Professor Masao KITANO, Executive Vice-President for Education, Information Infrastructure, and Evaluation, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Associate Professor Peter PANG, Assistant Vice-President (University and Global Relations), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Mr. Joseph SUN, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
15:45-16:00 Tea break
16:00-17:45 Plenary Session III
Higher Education as a Catalyst for Social Change

Moderator:
Mr Roy Chen, Director, Zeshan Foundation

  • Professor David IBBETSON, President, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, U.K.
  • Dr. Amanda Moore MCBRIDE, Bettie Bofinger Brown Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Social Work, Brown School; Director, Gephardt Institute for Public Service; Faculty Director, Civic Engagement and Service, Center for Social Development, Washington University in St. Louis, U.S.A.
  • Professor Yul SOHN, Dean, Graduate School of International Studies, Yonsei University, Korea
  • Professor Hau LEE, Thoma Professor of Operations, Information and Technology;
    Faculty Co-Director of SEED (Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies), Faculty Co-Director of Value Chain Innovation Initiative, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, U.S.A.
17:45-18:00 Closing Remarks

  • Professor YE Jing-yi, Vice Chairman of University Council, Peking University, P.R.C.
  • Professor Angelina YUEN, Vice President (Institutional Advancement and Partnership), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Day Two (20 November, 2014)

International Conference on Service-Learning

Chiang Chen Studio Theatre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

09:00-11:00 Registration Open
09:15-09:30 Opening Remarks by General Chairs

  • Dr. Stephen CHAN, Head, Office of Service Learning, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, H.K.
  • Mr. Joseph SUN, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
09:30-10:30 Keynote Speech: Research and Scholarship

  • Professor Andrew Furco, Associate Vice president for Public Engagement and Associate Professor of Higher Education, University of Minnesota, U.S.A.
10:30-11:00 Tea Break
11:00-12:00
Panel Session: University Service-Learning

Service-Learning as a pedagogy in a university. We may discuss issues such as the role of SL in university education, the variety of forms in which SL may appear, how a university funds SL and motivates professors to engage in SL teaching, etc.

  • Mr Alan D. SOLOMONT, Dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, Tufts University, U.S.A.
  • Professor Faisal AZAIZA, Head of the School of Social Work, University of Haifa, Israel; Deputy Chairman of the Planning and Budgeting Committee in the Council of Higher Education, Israel
  • Associate Professor Peter PANG, Assistant Vice-President (University and Global Relations), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Dr Xiang Rong, Director, Social Work Research Institute, School of Public Management, Yunnan University and Chair of the Board, Yunnan Heart to Heart Community Care Service Organisation, P.R.C.
12:00-13:30 Lunch
12:50-13:30 Poster Session
13:30-15:30 Paper Presentation (1): Personal Development
Venue: Chiang Chen Studio Theatre

  • (1330) Nurturing Service Leaders through Service Learning for University Students – Hildie Leung, Cecilia M.S. Ma, Daniel T.L. Shek and Moon Y.M. Law
  • (1400) Integration of Service Learning to the National Service Training Program – Ophalle Alzona-Pornela
  • (1430) The Relationship among Service Learning, Leadership, Self-Efficacy, and Employability – Judy Yeh, Tai-Chu Huang, Yuh-Yuh Li, Chang-Hong Kao, Meng-Hsiu Lee, Kueu-Chun Liu, Hsing-Chuan Hsieh and Justin M. Gottuso
  • (1500) The Long-term Impact of Service-Learning on Graduates’ Whole Person Development, Civic Engagement and Career Exploration in Hong Kong – Cheung Ming Alfred Chan, Hok Ka Carol Ma, and Wing Fung Chad Chan

Paper Presentation (2): Engineering & Technology
Venue: AG710

  • (1330) Community Learning Centres: Partners for Universities and ICTD Service-Learning – Royal D. Colle
  • (1400) Direct and Indirect Service Learning in Civil Engineering Education – Barbara W.Y. Siu
  • (1430) Service Learning in Engineering: Integrating Experiences in Competitions and Community Services – Tracy X.P. Zou, Tim K.T. Woo, Winnie S.M. Yuen and Eric L.T. Ho
  • (1500) Inter-disciplinary Service Learning – Housing for the Community – Barbara Y.P. Leung, Ada P. L. Chan, Ettie S. F. Luk
15:30-16:00 Tea Break
16:00-18:00 Paper Presentation (3) and Themed Discussion Session: Academic Elements
Venue: Chiang Chen Studio Theatre

  • (1600) Service-Learning as a Core Academic Component in Undergraduate Programs – A Brief Introduction to The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Model – Stephen C.F. Chan and Grace Ngai
  • (1615) When Service-Learning Becomes the Subject Knowledge: Merits, Challenges, and the Way Forward – Cheung Ming Alfred Chan, Hok Ka Carol Ma, and Fei Yin Lo
  • (1630) Credit Bearing Service-Learning: Linked Architectural Studio Experience – Donna Paley and Bartlomiej K. Sapeta
  • (1645) Subjective Outcome Evaluation of a Service Learning Subject in a Chinese Context – Florence K.Y. Wu and Daniel T.L. Shek
  • (1700) An Initial Exploration of the Cross-cultural Validity of the Global Citizenship Scale in the Hong Kong Setting – Kenneth W.K. Lo, K.P. Kwan, Grace Ngai, and Stephen C.F. Chan
  • (1715) Themed Discussion – all authors and audiences

Paper Presentation (4): Health and language Services
Venue: AG710

  • (1600) Why Service-Learning? A Discussion on Employing Service-Learning in Enriching Clinical Education for Health-care Professions – Phyllis Chui Ping Pang
  • (1630) Promoting Positive Attitude towards Elderly among Healthcare Students through Service Learning – Rebecca Kwok-Pik Wai, Yeung-Tsz Kwok, Kup-Sze Choi and Ricky K.C. Au
  • (1700) A Model of Service Learning Internship at Hoa Sen University: Teaching English for Disadvantaged Children – Dung Tran and The Nguyen
  • (1730) Service-Learning in English Language Education – Adrian J. Wurr

Student Paper Presentation
Venue: BC215

  • (1600) Activating Citizenship – Katelyn Fletcher and Amy Somchanhmavong
  • (1620) My Service-Learning Experience in PolyU and Beyond – Yee Man Tsui
  • (1640) Connecting Myanmar – Angeline Chan
  • (1700) Service-Learning through Different Kinds of ICT-related Activities from a Student Perspective – Tiffany C.K. Kwok and Teresa S.W. Yeung
  • (1720) Nurturing Civic Engagement in the Framework of Service Learning Embedded in Whole Person Education: The Practice of Service Learning in Beijing Normal University – Hong Kong Baptist University United International College – Jia-Ying Wu
18:30-19:30 Reception and Poster Session
Venue: Theatre Lounge of Chiang Chen Studio Theatre

Day Three (21 November, 2014)

International Conference on Service-Learning

Chiang Chen Studio Theatre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

09:00-11:00 Registration Open
09:30-10:30 Keynote Speech: Partnership

  • Ms. Barbara Canyes, Executive Director, Massachusetts Campus Compact, U.S.A.
10:30-11:00 Tea Break
11:00-12:30 Paper Presentation (5): Internationalization
Venue: Chiang Chen Studio Theatre

  • (1100) International Service Learning: Benefits and Whose Perspectives? – Thuy Tranviet
  • (1130) Examining Student Learning Outcomes from the Global Citizenship and Sustainability Community-Based Research Exchange Program – Shorna Allred and Amy Kuo Somchanhmavong
  • (1200) What Did Residential College Students’ Perceive They Have Learned through a Cross-border Generic Service-Learning Program? – Sancia Wai-San Wan and Kevin Caishi Huang

Paper Presentation (6): College Life
Venue: AG710

  • (1100) An “Integrated” Service-Learning Model in a Residential College Context: A Case Study in University of Macau Henry Fok Pearl Jubilee College – Natalie Siu-Lam Wong and Yi Jiang
  • (1130) Service-Learning as Extra-Curricular Activities in a Residential College Setting – Caixia Chu
  • (1200) How to Involve, Motivate and Sustain Students in Service Learning Programs – Juanyu Wu, Pu Wang, Yu Cao, Qiyao Huang and Vincent To Yee Ng
12:30-14:00 Lunch
13:20-14:00 Poster Session
14:00-15:30 Panel Session: Funding Support & Collaboration

Service-Learning at universities is often carried out in collaboration with external partners. These may happen in the form of joint projects with non-profit organisations, professional organisations, government agencies, etc. It may also happen in the form of financial and other support by charitable foundations, businesses, etc. This panel provides a forum for different stake holders to discuss these collaboration relationships, their motivations, expectations, methods, etc., and ways forward.

  • Mr. Michael Fung, Chairman and Managing Director, Private Bank Asia, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., H.K.
  • Professor Andrew Furco, Associate Vice President for Public Engagement and Associate Professor of Higher Education, University of Minnesota, U.S.A.
  • Professor Royal Colle, Professor Emeritus, Department of Communication, Cornell University, U.S.A.
  • Mr. John Kalenzi, Team Leader, African Enterprise Rwanda, Africa
15:30-16:00 Tea Break
16:00-18:00 Paper Presentation (7): Impact & Partnership
Venue: Chiang Chen Studio Theatre

  • (1600) Collective Impact through Service-Learning, Discipline-Based Approaches and Civic Engagement: Examples of Ateneo de Manila University’s Service-Learning and Discipline-Based Engagements with Government Institutions and Their Programs – Kevin Christopher L. Go and Ana Maria B. Raymundo
  • (1630) Promoting Environmental Sustainability through Service Learning and Community Capacity Building – Amy Po Ying Ho
  • (1700) “Healthy Children-Healthy World”: Reducing the Impact of Food Deserts through Interdisciplinary Critical Service-Learning – Kisha Daniels, Renee Blazek, Nyesha Hicks and Yolonda Long
  • (1730) School Health Partnership in Service Learning: A Hong Kong Experience – Cynthia Sau Ting Wu, Ho Ting Wong, Yim Wah Mak, Man Kin Wong and Pak Ho Chan

Paper Presentation (8) and Themed Discussion Session: Learning & Assessment
Venue: AG710

  • (1600) An Experiential Approach to Developing Teachers’ Understanding of Service-Learning – Josephine M. Csete, Gilbert Chan, Vincent Cho and Phyllis Pang
  • (1615) Problem-based Learning: A Teaching Method to Enhance Learning Experience for Students in Service-learning – W.C. Tam, Chi-Kin Lau, Grace Ngai, Walter Yuen, Alvin T.S. Chan, Qin Lu, and Stephen C.F. Chan
  • (1630) Qualitative Assessment of Students’ Learning Outcomes in Credit-Bearing Service-Learning – Alfred Cheung-ming Chan, Carol Hok Ka Ma, Cheung Liu, and Fei Yin Lo
  • (1645) To Serve and To Learn – Students’ Reflections of the Service Learning Experience in Serving the Migrant Children in Shanghai – Janet T.Y. Leung and Daniel T.L. Shek
  • (1700) Themed Discussion – all authors and audiences
18:30-21:30 Farewell Dinner

Metropolis Harbour View Chinese Cuisine, Harbour Plaza Metropolis Hotel, Hung Hum

Day Four (22 November, 2014)

International Conference on Service-Learning

10:00-12:30 Optional Service Activity
PolyU Serves Showcase @ PolyU Campus

(pre-registration required)