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In-situ Inquiry: Engaging students through in-class activities

Thu, 2017-04-13 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof Karen Chan, Assistant Professor, Division of Life Science

Format: Seminar

Blended Learning Roundtable Discussion: Creating a participatory learning environment in blended learning courses

Tue, 2017-03-14 12:30 to 14:00

Facilitators:  Prof Henry LAM, Associate Professor, Dept of CBME
                     Prof David BROWN, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of ENVR

Format: Seminar

Workshop Overview:

The workshop will showcase how Canvas functions were successfully implemented in two BL courses to enhance students’ learning experience.

iPeer Workshop – facilitating student peer evaluation with ease

Wed, 2017-03-08 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.

Common Core Program Series: Creating an Interactive Classroom for Large Classes

Mon, 2017-02-20 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof Julian GROVES, Associate Professor of Social Science Education
                Division of Social Science

Venue:  Room 6558 (Lift 27-28)

University Teaching and Learning Course – Spring 2017

Mon, 2017-01-23 09:30 to Wed, 2017-01-25 15:00

Venue:  Room 6558 (Lifts 27-28)

New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST, Spring 2017

Thu, 2017-01-19 09:30 to 15:00

One-day Program, 19 January 2017

New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST is an introductory program for all teaching staff who have recently joined HKUST.  The program is specifically designed to take account of some key aspects of teaching and learning in the context of HKUST.

A Journey of Synthesis at HKUST

Fri, 2016-11-25 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Professor Allen MOY
                Chair Professor, Department of Mathematics

Format: Seminar

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.