Acer introduces new digital learning trends at third Acer Academy Summit

Providing the education landscape with an innovative digital framework, Acer Philippines rolled out today, November 20, the Acer Academy Summit 2019, in its aim to shape and accelerate the discovery of new learning techniques and the creation of innovative technologies through Artificial Intelligence (AI) in today’s modern classroom.

With the theme, “TEACHnology: Redefining Education in the AI Age”, the event delved into the learning wonders of Artificial intelligence and how it can change the future of education and teaching.

“On the third year of the Acer Academy Summit, we are continuously working closely with schools and academic units to introduce and enable a new way of interaction within the modern classrooms by using an AI-driven technology as a learning tool,” said Carren Garcia, Acer Philippines Senior Manager for Commercial Sales.

A follow-up from last year’s topic about the immersive wonders of VR and MR, Acer aims to pave the way for the discovery of new learning techniques and creation of innovative technologies of AI that are highly applicable to the country’s academic sector.

Acer said the project is part of its commitment to strengthen its partnership with the academe by developing real and innovative IT solutions that accelerate learning process and set the benchmark for modern teaching methods.

The company invited a roster of tech practitioners, including Homer Chang of Altos Computing, Johnny Hsieh of ARGS Data Co., Ltd., and Paolo Balinas of Microsoft to share the best practices, trends, insights, and innovations in the field of AI.

“We continue to develop Acer Academy by remaining updated with the movement and trends in education technology. This remains our commitment, to help equip educational institutions with the knowledge and tools for them to adapt to the demands of digital learning space,” Acer Philippines General Manager Sue Ong-Lim added.

Launched in 2013, Acer Academy program hopes to help schools deliver the right response by promoting a digital classroom framework that makes use of Acer’s suite of products and services. The program is open to all Philippine private and public schools, colleges and universities, that wish to adapt new tools and methods to teach and learn in today’s digital world.

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