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"Global Students Virtual Hackathon: Nurture Creative Global Citizen with Social Responsibility" receives three international awards

2021.1.11

Project details
Project team: Faculty members from HKBU and partner universities in Taiwan, Italy, Japan & USA

HKBU members:
Dr Kristen Li, the Department of Computer Science
Dr Paolo Mengoni and Dr Xinzhi Zhang, the Department of Journalism
Ms Cindy Chan, former Director of Centre for Innovative Service-Learning

Project Website: https://www.comp.hkbu.edu.hk/designworkshop/2020virtualhack/

The project has received three international awards:

(1) QS Reimagine Education Awards 2020
Project Name: Global Students Virtual Hackathon: Nurture Creative Global Citizen with Social Responsibility
Achievement: Shortlisted for eLearning Innovators Award
Shortlisted project website: https://www.reimagine-education.com/shortlisted-applicants/

(2) Learning Technologist of the Year Award (in ALT's Online Winter Conference 2020)
Project Name: Global learning at Home
Award: Highly Commended Team Award
Awards showcase website: https://altc.alt.ac.uk/online2020/awards-showcase/

(3) The 6th e-Learning Excellence Awards (in the 19th European Conference on e-Learning ECEL) 2020
Project Name: Global Students Virtual Hackathon: Nurture Creative Global Citizen with Social Responsibility
Award: Merit Award
Conference website: https://www.academic-conferences.org/conferences/ecel/

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