Doctoral Student Forum on MOOC Research (PKU-2017)

Doctoral Student Forum on MOOC Research (PKU-2017)

July 12-14, 2017, Beijing, China

After the great success of the previous doctoral student forum last year, we are pleased to announce the Doctoral Student Forum on MOOC Research (PKU-2017), which will be held from July 12-14, 2017 by Peking University in Beijing, China. This forum aims to provide participants an academic communication platform, focusing on discussing and communicating topics about the trends of research on MOOC.

Activities of this forum include keynote speeches, oral and poster presentations by doctoral students,panel discussions and workshops on learning analytics and academic writing.

The Call for Proposals is now open and the deadline is May 15th, 2017. For more information please click:

Forum Date and Venue

July 12,2017 - July 14,2017, Peking University,Beijing, China

Themes include the following

  • New trends and innovation in MOOC and MOOC research

  • New pedagogical processes with MOOC

  • Metrics of success for learners and instructors of MOOCs

  • MOOC Learning analytics and data mining

  • On-campus use of MOOCs

  • Evaluation of MOOCs

  • MOOCs for teacher professional development

  • New and emerging models of instructional design,especially student-centered design approaches to improve their online learning experience

Organization of Forum

Academic Committee

Patricia B. Arinto (University of the Philippines Open University)

Ching Sing Chai (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Bodong Chen (University of Minnesota)

Gaowei Chen (University of Hong Kong)

Xiaoming Li (Peking University)

Cher Ping Lim (The Education University of Hong Kong)

Chunyan Miao (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Chin-Chung Tsai (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology)

Qiong Wang (Peking University)

Program Committee:

Yizhou Fan (Peking University)

Fei Feng(Peking University)

Yue Li(Cornell University)

Ling Liu(Peking University)

Sa Liu (Universityof Texas)

Jingmin Miao (Peking University)

Victoria Tinio (DL4D Network)

Tianchong Wang (The Education University of Hong Kong)

Yu Wang(Peking University)

Yuan Wang(Columbia University)

Who Should Attend the Forum

Doctoral Student Forum on MOOC Research (PKU-2017) welcomes anyone with a background or interest in MOOC, including academia, master and doctoral students,researchers and MOOC learners to attend the forum.

Types of Presentation

1.There are two types of presentation during the forum: Oral presentation and Poster presentation;

2.Presenters should submit proposals to the forum before May 15th, 2017, for more information please click: Call for Proposals;

3.The duration for oral presentation will be 30minutes (25-minute presentation followed by a 5-minute question & answer session).

4.Poster presentations will be placed in the display area and the poster presenters will respond to queries about their research findings.

Registration information

1.Registration will be open on June 01, 2017 (for all participants).

2.Registration link:

3.Registration fee for this forumis 800 RMB, including workshops on learning analytics and academic writing.

4.Complimentary registration will be offered to a speaker whose proposal is accepted (for oral/poster presentation) by the Organizing Committee.

Notes:This forum is supported by the Graduate Innovation Program of Graduate School of Peking University. DL4D project ( also provide funding to support this forum.

If you have any questions , please feel free to contact:

Yu Wang (Peking University)

Tel+86-15210626817 |

YizhouFan (Peking University)

Tel+86-15210167528 |