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June 28, 2012


After spending a sabbatical year in Hong Kong in 2008-09, working on a wide-reaching project to reform secondary and higher education, CTE Director Benson returned to the former British colony in June for an international conference on the proposed changes to general education and university curriculum.

Benson joined nearly 400 registrants from 17 countries in Asia to discuss Hong Kong’s experience in general education curriculum reform and the emerging role of liberal and general education as a priority throughout Asia. Hong Kong General Education Fulbright scholars have played a key role in developing and implementing Hong Kong’s educational reforms, some of which are due to take effect in September of this year.

June 14, 2012

Go here, fast forward to around 21:20 and you will see CTE Director Spencer Benson speaking in Serbian. Well, ok. Dubbed in Serbian.

April 4, 2012

Center for Teaching Excellence Director Spencer Benson looks at what changes technology might bring to the teaching profession — and how e-things have changed it already.

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