The virtual training of “Digital Disruption & Paradigm Shift in Education” is fulfilling:
SDG 4: Quality Education
SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities
SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals
OKR 1, Strategic Issue 1 Strategy 1 - Academic service transformation
OKR 3, Strategic Issue 1, Strategy 2 - Lifelong education management
OKR 5, Strategic Issue 1 Strategy 3 – New training based on social needs (cumulative)
OKR 32, Strategic Issue 4 Strategy 2 - Cooperation project to develop communities and society for sustainability
June 1 to 23, 2021 at SMART classroom, 4th Floor, IRDTP for ASEAN building, Khon Kaen University - IRDTP was supporting the organization of the virtual training titled “Digital Disruption & Paradigm Shift in Education” to share the direct experiences and expertise in AL to over 3,000 interested individuals throughout Thailand. This AI Experiential Learning Program was launched by Associate Professor Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, M.D., President of Khon Kaen University. An Honorary Member of Khon Kaen University Council Mr. Surapon Petchvra, Vice President for Education and Academic Service Associate Professor Dr. Maitree Inprasitha, and KKU administrators honored the opening ceremony on the 1st of June 2021.
The objectives of a series of virtual training from June 1 to 23 to constructing knowledge and understanding of artificial intelligence, promoting the use of AI to transform the paradigm in instruction (SDG 4, OKR 1, OKR 3), research (SDG 10), and related work (SDG 11), and at the same time enhancing initiation and development of innovations by means of AI (OKR 5, OKR 32). The AI Experiential Learning Programs are conducted completely online and organized by Virtual Conference Platform, KKU via https://vconf.kku.ac.th. The great efforts from the Education and Academic Service Section have successfully collaborated with a cluster of experts in different disciplines, namely education, agriculture, engineering, etc. from internal or external organizations of KKU including those overseas institutions such as Japan and the USA (SDG 17). This has made virtual training is very timely for this era because more than 3000 participants can expose to direct experiences in new technologies of the future such as AI, Blockchain, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Edge Computing, and Quantum Computing that has a great impact on our lifestyles and work of society needs (SDG 10, SDG11, SDG 17, OKR5).