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Thesis in Progress

Mon, 2012-03-05 14:00

The overall aim of these five interactive workshops is to develop some skills and strategies to help you complete a quality thesis on time.

Teaching Approach

Depending on the workshop, we will draw on research, cases and accounts of good practice to explore solution strategies to common problems that research students face. There will also be opportunities for trying out, reflecting, and getting feedback.

Professional Development for Postgraduates

Mon, 2012-02-20 10:00

In Spring 2012, CELT will offer the following workshops for all PG students.


* TAs who wish to use these workshops to fulfill the TA training program, please register here.

For all other PG students, please register at

Effective Journal Paper Reading Skills

Tue, 2012-02-14 10:30 to 12:00

Speaker: Dr Lucia Yeung, Educational Developer, CELT

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, the speaker shared some effective strategies in reading journal papers so that students can obtain the knowledge from journal papers more effectively and efficiently.

Also students were shown how to describe the general organization of a journal paper and identify strategies to read each part of the journal paper more effectively.

Workshop Materials:

A Postgraduate Course: PDEV 5010 Preparing for an Academic Career

Tue, 2012-02-07 16:30

Instructors: Prof Edmond Ko (Director of E2I) and Nick Noakes (Director of CELT)
Time and Date: 4:30pm-6:20pm, Tuesdays
Venue: Room 4503

Teaching and Learning in the Interactive Classroom – A Series of Workshops

Thu, 2012-03-01 22:00

Instructor: Ms Adele Graham
Date: Every Thursday in Mar. See below for further details.
Venue: Room 3037 (Lift 1, next to the Hang Seng Bank)

Who can attend?

Research students and staff who want to make their teaching more active and engaging! Specifically,

Leadership Training Camp for Research Postgraduates (RPGs)

Sat, 2011-10-22 (All day) to Sun, 2011-10-23 (All day)

Date: 22-23 Oct 2011 (Sat-Sun)

Format: Workshop

The Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching (CELT) in collaboration with the Student Affairs Office (SAO) and TA Coordinator Committee (TACC) had organized this overnight Leadership Training Camp, where students has learnt how to develope the leadership capabilities of RPGs, to nurture friendship and increase the sense of belonging to the UST community.

Fall 2011 TA Orientation and Induction Program

Mon, 2011-08-22 (All day) to Tue, 2011-08-30 (All day)

The Teaching Assistant Orientation and Induction Program organized by CELT was kicked off with a mass orientation for TAs on 22 Aug 2011(Mon).  The program is comprised of two major sessions, the Core Sessions and the Elective Sessions. Core sessions were scheduled from 22-30 Aug, while the electives sessions were spread through Sep to Oct.  Each TA is required to attend at least a total of 14 hours of TA training.  Upon completion of the program, each TA will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement in May 2012.

Workshop Materials:

25 JAN 2010 SPRING

Mon, 2010-01-25 (All day)

Spring 2010 Teaching Assistant Induction Program

The Spring 2010 TA training program organized to all new TA in late Jan was held from 25 January to 29 January. All the workshops in core session have been completed successfully.

Spring 2010 Teaching Assistant Workshop Archive - Core Session

Workshop Title: TA103 ICAC Seminar

Professional Development Workshop for RPGs

Fri, 2010-01-01 (All day) to Sun, 2010-01-31 (All day)

Effective Presentation Skills for Teaching

Presenter: Ms Christine Chow, CELT

The workshop aimed to introduce some effective in-class presentation strategies and tips for research postgraduates (RPGs) and teaching assistants (TAs). Group activities and discussion were conducted to ensure that after the workshop, RPGs and TAs would be confident to (1) organize the contents for an effective presentation for teaching; (2) deliver an effective presentation for teaching; and (3) handle difficult questions

4 NOV 2009 FALL

Wed, 2009-11-04 (All day)

TA Event - TA Team Building and Adventure Workshop

CELT and five departments, BIOL, PHYS, CBME, CIVL and SOSC co-organized a workshop on team building and leadership skills in mid-November 2009. We commissioned Sports & Eco-Education Development Ltd (SEED), a service organization specializing in various types of educational and recreational activities, to deliver the training.