Josephine (Josie) Csete, Ph.D.

Maximizing Entry Survey Results for Prediction and Support for Academic Success

    Josephine Csete (Josie) has a PhD. In Educational Systems Development and more than 20 years experience in designing, developing and implementing educational innovations as well as teaching others to do so.  She works at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University which has over 1,200 full time teaching staff and over 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students.  Josie is a Senior Educational Development Officer (SEDO) in the Education Development Centre which has a vision “[t]o be a leading centre in professional development, educational innovation, and scholarship for quality teaching and learning.” She established the “e-Learning Development and Support Section” (eLDSS) which aims to provide an integrated one-stop-shop service for e-learning support for the University and currently coordinates the Staff Development Section.  Her career-long love is instructional design, and over the years she has supported organizations and teachers in developing new subjects and curricula, applying for grants and conducting teaching and learning projects, and supporting institution-wide changes in areas such as implementing pedagogically led e-learning, establishing a university-wide requirement for service-learning, and building a culture for the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL).