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Keynote Title: Building More Scientific, Happy & Effective Learning Environment by Game-based Learning and Learning Sciences


This keynote will present how to integrate the knowledge of learning science and game-based learning to make learning more scientific, more happy and more effective. At the same time, it will introduce some studies conducted by the Lab of Learning Sciences in Peking University, China.


Dr. Junjie Shang received his BSc and MSc from Peking University in 1996 and 1999 respectively, and got his PhD in education from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2007. He once served as Vice Dean of Graduate School of Education, and as Director of Department of Educational Technology of Peking University. Currently, he is a tenured associate professor and research professorship and also serves as the director of the Lab of Learning Sciences. Dr. Shang is also adjunct associate professor of the Faculty of Education in the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the President of the China Educational Technology Association Professional Community on Digital Game-based Learning, and the Vice President of the National Computer Based Education Society. Dr. Shang’s research interests include digital game-based learning, learning science and technology, educational technology leadership and policy. He has led many research projects, which are funded by National Science Foundation of China, National Social Science Foundation of China, Beijing Social Science Foundation, and so on. Dr. Shang has edited or authored more than 10 books, and published more than 70 papers. He has won many awards like “National Best Massive Open Online Courses”, “Best Textbooks Award in Beijing Municipal Education Commission”, “First-class Award for best-selling books In National College Press Association in China”, “Best Paper Award In the 11th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education”, and “First-class Award of Teaching in Peking University”, “First-class Award of Teaching in Beijing on Higher Education”, “Peking University Ng Teng Fong/Sino Scholarship For Outstanding Youth”.


Dr. Shang Junjie 

Graduate School of Education, Peking University, Beijing, 100871, P.R. China 

E-mail: [email protected]

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