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Lifting the bulk: improving a large-enrollment introductory course via student-centered learning and assessment

Date: 
Wed, 2016-02-17 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers  Dr Man-Fung Cheung, Visiting Scholar, Department of Physics
                 Dr Wing Ho Ko, Lecturer, Office of the Dean of Science
                 Prof P. W. Leung, Professor, Department of Physics

Format:  Seminar

Common Core Program Series: “True Learning for the Millennial Generation”

Date: 
Thu, 2016-02-25 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof May-yi SHAW, Assistant Professor of Humanities Education
                Division of Humanities

Format: Seminar

New Faculty Orientation, Spring 2016

Date: 
Wed, 2016-01-20 12:30 to Mon, 2016-01-25 14:30

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.

What factors shape students’ learning approach & learning outcomes? – Findings from the second longitudinal study at HKUST

Date: 
Wed, 2015-12-09 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Dr Tak HA,
               Associate Director (Evaluation & Research)
               Office of Planning & Institutional Research

Format: Seminar

Introduction to the KEEP Platform and a Hong Kong MOOC Platform

Date: 
Wed, 2015-11-18 15:00 to 17:00

Speakers:  Professor Irwin King
                   Principal Investigator of KEEP
                   Associate Dean (Education), Faculty of Engineering, CUHK

                   Professor T.C. Pong
                   Senior Advisor to the Executive Vice-President and Provost
                   Director of the Center for Engineering Education Innovation

Format: Seminar

2015 UGC Teaching Award Recipient Sharing: Cultivating students’ holistic development through experiential learning education

Date: 
Fri, 2015-10-30 12:30 to 14:30

Speaker:  Prof. WOO Kam Tim
                Associate Professor of Engineering Education, Dept. of Electronic and Computer Engineering
                Director, Center for Global & Community Engagement

Format: Seminar

University E-Learning Forum – How to kick start a blended learning course?

Date: 
Fri, 2015-10-23 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof Fugee Tsung, Head & Professor
                 Dept. of Industrial Engineering & Logistics Management

                 Prof James S. H. Kwok, Associate Professor of Business Education
                 Dept. of Information Systems, Business Statistics & Operations Management

Format: Seminar

iPeer Workshop – facilitating student peer evaluation with ease

Date: 
Mon, 2015-10-05 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 - Dilemma and Solutions: Teaching a Major-branded Subject as a Common Core Course

Date: 
Fri, 2015-09-25 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof Dit-Yan YEUNG, Professor
                   Prof Cindy LI, Lecturer
                   Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Format:   Seminar

In this sharing session, the presenter has discussed some issues encountered during both the design and delivery of the course that might be of general interest to course designers and instructors not limited to the computing discipline.

Student Engagement & Interactive Teaching: Breaking Down Classroom Barriers to Risk Taking

Date: 
Fri, 2015-09-11 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Richard Cox
                 Lecturer, Stanford Graduate School of Business
                 Instructor, d.school, Stanford University

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, Rich looked at creativity exercises, the assumptions they hold about teaching in higher education, and the methods for creating a safe environment that increases participation and ensures that the learning objectives are met.

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