Keynote Speakers 主旨报告人



Prof. Curt Bonk

Indiana University, USA

Curtis J. Bonk is Professor in the School of Education at Indiana University (IU) teaching psychology and technology courses and Adjunct in the School of Informatics at IU. He is a former software entrepreneur, certified public accountant, corporate controller, and educational psychologist who presently is an educational technologist, award-winning writer, highly published researcher, statewide and national awardee in innovative teaching with technology, and internationally acclaimed presenter. Curt is the author of over 400 publications including 20 books such as the Handbook of Blended Learning: Global Perspectives, Local Designs, MOOCs and Open Education in the Global South, The World is Open: How Web Technology is Revolutionizing Education, and Transformative Teaching Around the World. He has given close to 2,000 talks around the world, including over 300 keynote and plenary talks. In 2020, Curt was awarded the IU President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Technology and in 2021, he received the David H. Jonassen Excellence in Research Award. Recently, the American Educational Research Association named him a 2022 AERA Fellow for his exceptional contributions to, and excellence in, education research, and the following week, he was honored with the International Engagement award from the IU School of Education. In 2022, he was also listed in the top 2% of scientists in the world based on publication citations for career. In 2023, AERA awarded Curt and his colleague Dr. Min Young Doo from Kangwon National University in Korea with the Outstanding International Research Collaboration Award. Curt Bonk co-hosts the weekly award-winning podcast show, Silver Lining for Learning ( 


Prof. Jiyou Jia

Peking University, China

Dr. Jiyou Jia is a full professor and the Head of the Department of Educational Technology, Graduate School of Education, Peking University, China and is also the founding director of International Research Center for Education and Information at Peking University. He was invited to work as a guest professor in 2015 by School of Education, Technical University of Munich, Germany, and Distinguished Professor at Institute for Research in Open and Innovative Education, the Open University of Hong Kong from August 2017 to December 2018.
Dr. Jia received B. S. and Master of Education from Peking University, and Ph.D. in artificial intelligence from Augsburg University, Germany. His research interests include educational technology and artificial intelligence in education, especially in TELL (Technology Enhanced Language Learning), math education with ICT, and decision making support system. He has been responsible for a dozen of national projects and international cooperation projects. His research has won a number of national and international prizes including the First Class Award of the Fifth National Award for Outstanding Achievements in Educational Research, from Ministry of Education, China, 2016, and IAAI (Innovative Application of Artificial Intelligence) Deployed Application Award by AAAI (Association of Advancement of Artificial Intelligence), USA, 2008.
Jia has published more than 100 articles in internationally or nationally peer-reviewed journals and conferences including Computers and Education, Knowledge-Based Systems, etc. He has edited one book and authored another one, both written in English and published by IGI Global, USA. He is also the author of one Chinese book and one book in German. He serves as a reviewer for several international journals indexed in SCI/SSCI, a co-chair or PC member of more than 20 international conferences including ICCE, ICALT and GCCCE, and an advisory expert for some scientific and governmental organizations.


Prof. Minhong(Maggie) Wang

The University of Hong Kong, China

Dr. Minhong (Maggie) Wang is Professor and Director of the Laboratory for Knowledge Management & E-Learning in the Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong (HKU, ranked World Number One for Education and Educational Research by U.S. News & World Report in the 2022-2023 Best Global Universities subject rankings). She is also Eastern Scholar Chair Professor at East China Normal University and Visiting Research Professor at the Advanced Innovation Center for Future Education of Beijing Normal University. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Knowledge Management & E-Learning (indexed in Scopus & ESCI). Her research focus is on learning technologies for cognitive development, creative thinking and complex problem solving, knowledge management and visualization, and artificial intelligence applications. She has published more than 200 items including one monograph and 117 journal articles (73 in SSCI/SCI indexed journals; 48 in Q1 and 18 in Q2 journals) among others. She is recognized as ESI Top 1% Scholar in (a) Social Sciences, General, and (b) Economics & Business. More details can be found at



Prof. J. Michael Spector

University of North Texas, USA

J. Michael Spector's recent research is in the areas of intelligent support for instructional design, system dynamics based learning environments, assessing learning in complex domains, distance learning, and technology integration in education. Dr. Spector served on the International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction (IBSTPI) as Executive Vice President; he is on the Executive Committee of the IEEE Learning Technology Technical Committee and is Past-President of the Association for Educational and Communications Technology (AECT). He has been the editor for over a decade of the Development Section of Educational Technology Research & Development, and he serves on numerous other editorial boards. He co-edited the third and fourth editions of the Handbook of Research on Educational Communications and Technology, is the lead editor of the Encyclopedia of Educational Technology, and has more than 125 journal articles, book chapters and books to his credit. Dr. Spector helped develop memoranda of understanding and now serving as a visiting research professor from UNT at three international universities: Beijing Normal University-Smart Learning Institute, East China Normal University-Department of Education Information Technology, and the India Institute of Technology-Kharagpur-Centre for Educational Technology. His current research project with the NetDragon Digital Research Centre at UNT uses games and mobile devices to support the development of inquiry and critical thinking skills of young children.


Prof. Yuxia Du

Guangzhou University, China

Dr. Du Yuxia is a Professor and Master's supervisor with a Ph.D. in Educational Technology. She currently serves as the Director of the Center for Knowledge Engineering and Smart Education at Guangzhou University. She is also responsible for the national first-class online course "Teaching Applications of Mind Mapping" and the Guangdong first-class online course "How People Learn". Furthermore, she is the person in charge of the national first-class undergraduate professional education technology major construction site.
Dr. Du has served in various roles such as Course Expert for the National Teacher Teaching Ability Improvement MOOC Project, Subject Leader for Guangdong Education Department's Yuejiaoxiangyun Digital Textbook Application, Expert for Guangdong Province's Demonstration Project for Balanced and Quality Standardized Development of Compulsory Education in Underdeveloped Areas, Expert for Guangzhou and Guangdong Province's Information Technology Application Capability Improvement Project for Primary and Secondary School Teachers, and Guiding Expert for the National Smart Education Demonstration Area (Guangzhou). She has been recognized as an outstanding worker for the Guangzhou Information Technology Application Capability Improvement Project.
In recent years, Dr. Du has led eight provincial and above-level projects, including the Ministry of Education's Humanities and Social Sciences project and Guangdong Province's Key Platform and Major Scientific Research project. She has published more than 50 academic papers and three books, including "Mind Mapping: How to Learn, How to Use, How to Teach". Additionally, she has developed two MOOC courses, including "How People Learn" for the National Teacher Teaching Ability Improvement Project and two courses for improving the information technology application capabilities of primary and secondary school teachers. These courses have been attended by nearly 400,000 people and have received wide acclaim.