UNESCO-ICHEI Visited Xidian UniversityNovember 11, 2019
On November 7, 2019, LI Ming, Director of ICHEI led a delegation to visit Xidian University. The delegation had in-depth meeting with YANG Zongkai, President of Xidian University on joining and launching the International Institute of Online Education (IIOE) initiated by ICHEI.
LI Ming invited Xidian University to co-launch IIOE together with ICHEI and other partners to produce and export quality online learning resources and cultivate talents for digital era.
By taking advantages of information communication technologies to carry out blended learning and online education, relying on the local universities and colleges in developing countries, IIOE aims to provide quality accredited online programme/course resources to learners to help promote their professional development and boost employment. ICHEI will hold a consultation and launching conference for IIOE in December 2019. Xidian University will participate in the conference and present itself.
YANG said Xidian University could promote its international cooperation by combining online cooperation with offline exchanges using the IIOE platform. He introduced the AI+Education project the university was piloting in 6 courses, which provided timely feedback and guidance to students on theory learning and experiment operation. Both sides discussed on further cooperation on integrating AI in education.