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Dr. Gatot Hari Priowirjanto
Career with appointments
April 2015 present
  • Director of Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Secretariat, Bangkok, Thailand
2008 2015
  • Director of SEAMEO SEAMOLEC, Jakarta, Indonesia
1978 present
  • Instructor Staff and Researcher, Faculty of Mining, Institute Technology Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
2005 2008
  • Head of Bureau of Planning and International Cooperation, Ministry of National Education, Jakarta, Indonesia
1998 2005
  • Director of Vocational Education School, Ministry of National Education, Indonesia
1999 2006
  • Member of SEAMEO VOCTECH Governing Board and CPSC (Colombo Plan Staff College, Philippines)
1999 2006
  • Secretary General, Board of National Vocational Education, Indonesia
1996 1999
  • Attach? of Education and Culture, The Indonesian Embassy, Bonn, Germany
List of Major publications:
  1. Technopreneur 1
  2. Technopreneur 2
  3. Technopreneur 3
  4. Algoritma
Chairmanship or membership of committees, professional association, etc :
2012 present
  • Member of SEAMEO College Development Team
2011 present
  • Head of Expert Team of Community College for Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesia
2011 present
  • Head of Team Debt Swap Programme between Indonesia and Italy
2010 present
  • Coordinator of Indonesia-German Scholarship Programme
2010 present
  • Coordinator of Indonesia-German Scholarship Programme
  • Coordinator of Feasibility Study of Educational Satellite, Ministry of National Education, Indonesia
2005 2008
  • Head of Establishment of Indonesian National Education Network (Jardikans), Indonesia
Tinsiri Siribodhi Ph.D.

Dr. Tinsiri is currently the Deputy Director (Administration and Communication) at SEAMEO (Southeast Asian Minister of Education Organization).

Her areas of expertise are in regional cooperation, ICT in Education and Education for sustainable development.

Before joining SEAMEO, she worked in the ICT in Education Unit, UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education, Bangkok Thailand implementing ICT in Education projects in Southeast Asia.

In addition to her current work at SEAMEO, she serves a committee of the Information Technology Project (Princess-IT Project) under the Initiative of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Siridhorn of Thailand. The project focuses on using ICT to improve the quality of life for the disadvantage groups of students and community in the remote areas in Thailand.

Dr. Tinsiri holds a Ph.D. in Educational Technology from University of Kansas, USA (1995).

Duk Hoon Kwak, Ph. D.
Professional Experiences
  • Vice chairman, SIGONGmedia
  • President, The Society of e-Learning
  • Chairman, The Smart Learning Forum in Korea
  • Chairman, The Smart Society Leader Forum of Dosan Academy in Korea
  • Chairman, ISO/IEC JTC1 SC36 in Korea
  • Former president, KERIS(Korea Education and Research Information Service
  • Former president, EBS(Korean Education Broadcasting System)
  • Emeritus professor, KNOU(Korea National Open University)

Dr. Duk Hoon Kwak, a scholar in the field of computer science, is currently the Chair of the Society of e-Learning and also the chair of smart learning forum in Korea. He is one of the most respected experts in the area of e-learning and has written dozens of books and journals in the field. He was a professor at KNOU (Korea National Open University) and was the president of EBS, which is a TV and radio network dedicated to education.

Dr. Kwak was a leader in Korean broadcasting as the SVP of the Korean Broadcasters Association. Also, he was the President of KERIS (Korea Education & Research Information Service), and is currently the Chair of ISO/IEC JTC1 SC36 Korea which is leading the development of truly international standards of e-Learning. Dr. Kwak plays a dynamic and crucial role in Korean education as a top-level advisor to the Korean government related to education policies. And Dr. Duk Hoon Kwak is currently the vice chairman of SIGONGmedia, which is a specialized educational enterprise in harness of discovering hidden values, creating new values and seeking for balanced education of creativity, humanity, cooperation, global leadership, culture and art.

Prof. Yoshimi Fukuhara, Ph.D.

Yoshimi Fukuhara is Professor of Meiji University. After receiving his bachelor's (1976) and master's (1978) degrees from Keio University, Faculty of Engineering Prof. Fukuhara joined NTT (NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION). He worked for NTT Groups for 26 years served as the leader of the educational application project in the laboratory, then served as Vice President of NTT-X and worked in Keio University as a professor and a project manager of Keio OCW from 2004 to 2010 and Secretary General of Japan OCW Consortium from 2005 to 2014. He moved to Meiji University in 2011 as a professor. He has been a member of board of Opencourseware Consortium from 2008 to 2012. He is Secretary General of JMOOC, which is non-profit organization promoting MOOCs from Japan since establishment in 2013 and to be assigned as Vice President in 2015. He is President of Asuka Academy, which is NPO distributing foreign OER including MIT OCW courses after translation to Japanese.

Professor Emeritus Richard A. Cornell, Ed.D.

Professor Emeritus, Area of Instructional Technology, Instructional Systems, College of Education, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida. Professor Cornell has been written and published several hundreds of books, chapters in books, articles and presentations related to cyber education, distance learning, standards of educational technology, research and measurement of media, learning resources, management and others. He was editor for several media journal, namely, AVANEWS of Florida Audiovisual Association, Florida Media Quaterly, ect. He has been very active in various professional associations in educational technology and has been President and President-elect of numbers media and technology associations, especially the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), and International Council for Educational Media (ICEM), Frankenthal, Germany.

Professor Emeritus Cornell has also the recipients of several distinguished awards and recognitions. Awards from AECT were Distinguished Service Award, Diamond Mentor Award,International Contributions Award, Presidents Award, Distinguished Service Award, International Division. He also received ICEM Honorary Member, Granada, Spain, International Student Association Crystal Award, University of Central Florida, International Leadership Award, National Audiovisual Education Association of China, Taipei, Professional Service Award, College of Education, University of Central Florida, Lifetime Addie Award, Instructional Systems Students, University of Central Florida, and 1989 Charles A. Lindbergh Fund Grant Recipient, Minneapolis, MN.

Kaye Shelton, Ph.D.

Kaye Shelton, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership in the Center for Doctoral Studies in the College of Education at Lamar University. Previously as the Dean of Online Education for Dallas Baptist University, she led the development and ongoing operations of their online education programs with over 55 majors and degrees offered fully online. She is certified as an online instructor, teaching online since 1999, and also an online education consultant.

Dr. Sheltons education includes an M.S. in Education emphasizing Online Teaching and Learning from California State University-East Bay and a PhD in Educational Leadership (Higher Education) from the University of Nebraska. Winner of the both the Blackboard and eLearning exemplary online course awards, she has published over 30 articles and book chapters in the field of online education, including a book entitled An Administrator's Guide to Online Education. Dr. Shelton was also awarded a Sloan-C Effective Practice award for her research on the Quality Scorecard for the Administration of Online Education Programs, the John R Bourne award for Outstanding Achievement in Online Education and the NCPEA Morphet Dissertation award, Dr. Shelton has been involved with research in online education since 1997. She has spoken at numerous conferences and workshops and advised peer institutions regarding the creation of an online education program and the best practices for teaching online and faculty support. She has also served as an advisor regarding online education programs for several peer institutions.

Recently, Dr. Shelton has been involved in the international use of the Quality Scorecard for the Administration of Online Programs as it has been adopted by Mexico and many institutions throughout Latin America. She is also an Online Learning Consortium Quality Scorecard program evaluator and teaches workshops regarding its implementation.

Tosh Yamamoto, Ph.D.

Tosh Yamamoto is a professor at the Center for Teaching and Learning at the Kansai University in Osaka, Japan. He has been researching on the learners interest and interactivity in learning. His current interest is in the development of e-Portfolio & assessment system for life-long active learning for the benefit of all stakeholders involved in the education. He has been active in disseminating the use of e-Portfolio by organizing workshop sessions in the conferences in Asian region as well as giving keynote lectures in various Faculty Develop- ment workshops in Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Thailand.

Academic Career  
1992 – 1998
  • Assistant Professor, Rose-Hulman Inst. of Tech. Indiana, USA.
  • Ph.D. in Media Technology (e-Learning, Instructional Design, Assessment Design, Curriculum Design).
2002 – 2010
  • Professor, Dept. of Media Informatics, Kanazawa Inst. of Tech.
2010 – Present
  • Professor, The Center for Teaching and Learning, Kansai Univ.
Research History  
1992 – 1995
  • Virtual Language Lab on the Internet.
1996 – 2002
  • Learning Contents Delivery using LMS (Blackboard, WebCT, Desire2Learn)
  • Interactivity in e-Learning that brings Learning Effectiveness
  • e-Portfolio system (concept)
2003 – 2008
  • Learning Styles (Learner Preferences)
  • Dynamic Contents Delivery System based on Learners’ Preferences in Learning
  • e-Portfolio Design and Assessment: Stage I : Learner-Centered & Engaged Education Approach
2009 – Present
  • e-Portfolio Design and Assessment: Stage II : Human Development and Communication to build Trust  Assessment Strategies and Visualization of Achievement for Self-Set Goals
2014 – Present
  • MOOC based interactive learning system with curriculum mapping
  • MOOC based educational model focusing on Learning Processes: Writing
  • ePortfolio enhanced with Rich media as the artifact of learning and mastery
Social Contribution
  • Advisor for Panasonic Learning System & Panasonic Solution Technology
  • Researcher : IT Research Institute
  • Researcher : Global Security Institute at Keio University
  • APTEL 2010 at Kansai University Local Organizer
  • Reviewers for e-Learning & educational journals
Dr. George Saltsman

Dr. George Saltsman is an Associate Research Professor in the Center for Doctoral Studies in Global Educational Leadership and the Director of Educational Innovation at Lamar University. This role follows 17 years as the Executive Director of the Adams Center for Teaching and Learning at Abilene Christian University. While at ACU, George helped design ACU Connected, the worlds first one-to-one program to provided all students and faculty with an iPhone or iPod touch (and now iPad) as a platform for exploring advanced digital learning.

George is an Apple Distinguished Educator, mobile learning policy advisor to UNESCO, and winner of multiple awards, including Campus Technology Innovator of the Year, Blackboard Catalyst award, and The New Media Consortiums Center of Excellence award. As a higher education consultant to Apple, Google, AT&T, Alcatel-Lucent, Pearson and other international technology corporations, George routinely works to advance the effectiveness of technology in education. As a researcher, George has overseen 42 empirical investigations into digital learning working with partners that include Cambridge University Press and Bell Labs. George is co-author of An Administrators Guide to Online Education and multiple other works focused on the integration on technology in education.