At the nexus of learning and innovation
June 12, 2:00 pm

Tuesday 12 June 2018 from 2.00-3.30pm
in Room 351, Education Building A35, University of Sydney

The Open Curriculum project: Co-creation the syllabus with students and graduates on rapidly advancing business and technology areas


Tuesday 12 June 2018 from 2.00-3.30pm
in Room 351, Education Building A35, University of Sydney

In today's networked economy, how to prepare our students to excel in a growing world of VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity of general conditions and situations)? How can we enhance students' learn to learn capabilities and confidence in presentation? Have you thought about involving students and graduates in updating your course syllabus? Come to this workshop and learn how The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Potsdam University, Germany  have piloted a new learning pedagogy whereby students, teachers and graduates co-create a curriculum via scenario development. We shall discuss the design rationale, the approach, ways to operationalise it, feedback from students, graduates, teachers and more.

  • Room 351, Education Building A35
  • Tuesday 12 June from 2.00-3.30pm (2.00pm start due to room change to 351)
  • No registration needed, just come on the day
  • This workshop will be recorded but, due to the nature of the event and the space, in-person attendance is recommended
  • A short video summarising part of what will shared at the workshop can be played at

About the presenter

Prof Eric Tsui profile pictureProfessor Eric Tsui had spent 16 years in industry with Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) in Australia taking on various capacities including Chief Research Officer and Innovation Manager. During this period, he has made significant contributions to the company’s expert systems products, applied research and innovation programmes. His speciality areas are Knowledge technologies including Search Engines, Portals, Personal Knowledge Management, Personal Learning Environments, and Knowledge Cloud services.

Professor Tsui is an honorary advisor of KM to three Hong Kong government departments. In 2014 and 2018, he twice received the Global Knowledge Management Leadership Award. He also has a strong passion in education and has received many Teaching and Learning awards in his career. He has designed and launched two MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) -“Knowledge Management and Big Data in Business” and “Industry 4.0: How to revolutionalise your business?” on the MIT edX platform. Together, they have attracted more than 73,000 enrolments and one of them is rated as Top 7 Business MOOCs (Source: Canadian Business, April, 2018).


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