Dr Jon Mason is a senior lecturer in the School of Education. He also holds adjunct positions at Korea National Open University, East China Normal University, and the Advanced Innovation Center for Future Education at Beijing Normal University. His research spans the learning sciences, sense-making, question technologies, and student questioning skills.
Dr Jon Mason will introduce us to his pivotal research project into classroom dynamics in Malaysia & China, where teaching is still very much instructor-led. The project aims to empower students, using smartphones, to construct & refine their own questions, and increase transformative skill in a new age of teaching and learning.