Free Public Lecture on

 “Digital Transformation in the New Era of Learning”

Wawasan Open University is organising a free public lecture on “Digital Transformation in the New Era of Learning” by Prof Asha Kanwar, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Prior to joining COL, Prof Kanwar served briefly at UNESCO’s Regional Office for Education in Africa, where she came after a distinguished career at the Indira Gandhi National Open University, India. She has over 35 years of experience in teaching, research and administration.

The lecture will explore the technological disruptions to higher education and how we can harness the potential of these technologies to equip learners to be employable and have the capabilities to be productive, innovative and ethical for success in an increasingly uncertain future. It will also look into the game-changers for the future.

The details of the event are as follows:

Date:       Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Venue:    WOU main campus
                (Lecture Theatre 2)
                54, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah,

Time:     3.00pm to 5.00pm

Tentative Programme:

3.00pm                  Registration / Light refreshments
3.30pm                  Introduction by emcee/moderator Mr Prakash Arumugam
                                Acting Dean, School of Business & Administration
3.40pm                  Public lecture by Prof Asha Kanwar
                                President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, Canada
4.20pm                  Q&A
4.50pm                  Presentation of souvenir to Prof Kanwar
                               by Acting  Vice Chancellor, Prof Zoraini Wati Abas
5.00pm                 Ends

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All are invited. Admission is free.

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