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Learning with videos: Design principles for creating educational video

Wed, 2016-11-16 12:30 to 14:00

Facilitator:  Maya Bogdanova, Consultant

Format: Seminar

Today, our students no longer rely only on lecture-notes and textbooks to access information and study. They watch videos to learn how to use software, how to solve mathematical equations, how to operate machines, and how to code. Thanks to platforms such as YouTube and Youku, educational content is created and delivered by anybody with knowledge to share and a camera.

Blended Learning ≠ Video Making - My joyful journey of moving a course out of traditional lecturing

Fri, 2016-11-04 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Professor Chii Shang
                Professor and Associate Head, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Format: Seminar

Changing Landscape in Digital Learning: How Online Solutions Make an Impact on Teaching & Learning

Presented by Cengage
Mon, 2016-10-24 12:00 to 14:00

Venue:  LSK Lounge (Lee Shau Kee Business Building, 7/F)


The seminar aims to provide an overview on the rapid changes in the use of technology in teaching, with special emphasis on how online learning solutions can help institutions and instructors in embracing the change.

iPeer Workshop – facilitating student peer evaluation with ease

Thu, 2016-10-13 12:30 to 14:00

iPeer is a web-based solution that facilitates student peer- and self-evaluation of group projects. It supports four types of evaluations, namely Point Distribution, Rating Scale, Rubric and Commendation. The web-based application provides a paperless solution for teaching staff to conduct student peer evaluation on group projects in a more efficient and effective way.

Design Thinking Crash Course and Workshops Series

Fri, 2016-10-07 12:30 to Fri, 2016-10-21 14:00

Speaker:  Prof. James Agutter
                 Director of Spark Design Initiative, College of Architecture & Planning, University of Utah
                 Associate Professor, School Of Architecture, University of Utah

Date & Time:  Crash Course, 7 Oct, Friday – 12:30 - 5:00 pm
                        Course Design Workshop 1, 19 Oct, Wednesday – 12:30 - 2:00 pm
                        Course Design Workshop 2, 21 Oct, Friday – 12:30 - 2:00 pm

Creating Meaningful Learning Experience in Experiential Learning Course

Tue, 2016-09-20 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof Kam Tim WOO
                  Associate Professor of Engineering Education, Department of ECE
                  Founding Director, Center for Global & Community Engagement, SENG

                  Ms Phoebe MOK
                  Education Development Officer, CEI

Format: Seminar

Common Core Program Series: “Motivating Students and Broadening Their Horizons through Collaboration with Business Practitioners

Tue, 2016-09-13 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof Roger LEVERMORE, Associate Professor of Business Education
                Department of Management

Format: Seminar

New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST

Mon, 2016-08-15 09:30 to Wed, 2016-08-17 15:30

The New Faculty Orientation is a teaching and learning introductory program for all teaching staff who are either newly on-board or are within one-year of service at HKUST.  The program is specifically designed to take account of some key aspects of teaching and learning in the context of HKUST.

The Science of Successful Learning

Mon, 2016-05-30 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Dr. Veronica Yan
                 Postdoctoral researcher, UCLA and University of Southern California

Format:  Seminar

Transforming a Large Technical Class into Blended Learning: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Fri, 2016-04-22 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof CHANG Chih-chen
                 Professor, Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Format:  Seminar