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Prof Nancy Law

Professor in the Faculty of Education, the University of Hong Kong

Dr Nancy Law is a professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong, and elected Fellow of the International Society of the Learning Sciences. She served as the Founding Director for the Centre for Information Technology in Education (CITE) for 15 years from 1998. She also led the Science of Learning Strategic Research Theme at the University of Hong Kong (2013-2017). She is known globally as a learning scientist with a strong record and expertise in the integration of digital technology in learning and teaching to promote student-centred pedagogical innovations. One key area of her research is the development of a learning design language, methodological approach, and technology tools to support teachers in achieving effective multimodal e-learning. She received a Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme Award by the HKSAR Research Grants Council in 2014 in recognition of her research in scalability of technology-enhanced learning innovations. She is currently leading a five-year interdisciplinary study on learning and assessment for digital citizenship.