The Social Value of Educational Technology in Southeast Asia: an Intellectual Exchange Conference for Japan, Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Vietnam
November 7-8, 2011



Monday, November 7 MORNING

8:00 - 8:30


8:30 - 9:30

Opening ceremony


- Welcome Remarks by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Do Huy Thinh - Director of SEAMEO RETRAC
-  Opening Remarks by Mr. Consul General, Consulate General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City
- Group photo

9:30 - 9:50

Coffee Break

9:50– 11:00

Session 1

School Education and ICT Technology: How Should We Establish an Effective Educational System in Primary and Secondary Schools?
Prof. Shinichi Yamamoto, Director of Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, Japan (Download)

ICT Integration in Education in Lao PDR
Ms. Saliphone Outhachack, Education Statistics and IT Center, Ministry of Education, Lao PDR (Download)

Cultural Values and Cultural Barriers in the ICT Using  in Viet Nam Higher Education
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Khanh Duc, Department Chair, University of Education, Vietnam, National University-Hanoi, Vietnam (Download)

11:10 - 12:00

Discussion – Q&A

12:00 - 14:00

Lunch break


14:00 - 14:45

Session 2

A Critical Look into the Online Service ‘Criterion’ in Regard to Evaluating ‘Non-Native’ Written English and How It Might Best Be Used for Cultivating Such Skills
Dr. Simon Potter, the Graduate School of Languages and Cultures, Nagoya University, Japan (Download)

Using Instructional Videos to Promote Active Teaching and Learning: A Case at Teaching and Learning Center, Tra Vinh University
Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Danh, Vice Director, Teaching and Learning Center, Tra Vinh University, Vietnam (Download)

14:45 – 15:30

Questions and Answer

15:30 – 15:45

Coffee break

15:45 – 16:30

Session 3

ICT Use at Schools in Japan: Analysis on Current ICT Infrastructure and Case Studies in Basic Education
Prof. Shinobu Yume Yamaguchi, Global Scientific Information and Computing Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan (Download)

Sharing by Cambodia
Dr. Bun Rour, Bureau Chief of SEAMEO, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Cambodia (Download)

16:30 – 17:00

Questions and Answers

Tuesday, November 8 MORNING

8:30 – 9:15

Session 4

Emergence of Digital Textbook: Why We Need It?
Dr. Isoda Masami,  Associate Professor, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Science, University of Tsukuba, Japan (Download)

Blended teaching for language courses at HCMC University of Education: Voices from the learners"
Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Vu, Dean, Faculty of English, University of Education, Vietnam (Download)

9:15 – 10:00

Questions and Answers

10:00 – 10:15

Coffee break

10:15 – 11:00

Session 5

Chairing the Best Practices for Viengsavanh Primary and Secondary School’s Management and ICT Teaching
Ms. Viengpakai Viengsavanh, Vice Principal, Viengsavanh Primary and Secondary School, Lao PDR (Download)

Implementation and Management of Using ICT for Learning and Teaching
Mr. Le Anh Phuong, Deputy Dean, Department of Computer Science, Hue University's College of Education (Download)

11:00 - 12:00

Discussion – Q & A

12:00 – 14:00

Lunch break


14:00 – 15:15

Session 6

An Analysis on the Use of Information Technology in University Teaching and Solutions for Improvement
Dr. Le Van Hao, Director, Department of  Quality Assurance & Testing, Nha Trang University, Vietnam (Download)

ICT Education Curriculum for General Education in Lao PDR
Mr. Souksavanh Phonetheva, Deputy Director, Center for Education Technology and Evaluation, Ministry of Education and Sports, Lao PDR (Download)

15:15 – 16:00

Question and Answer

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 – 17:00

Closing Ceremony