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Professional Dev for Faculty

Four-Day University Teaching and Learning Course, Fall 2015-16

Date: 
Mon, 2015-08-17 09:30 to Thu, 2015-08-20 15:30

The University Teaching and Learning Course is a four-day program offered to all new professors and on-the-job faculty. For the new comers, this course will prepare you on some important aspects of university teaching and learning, such as lecturing, course design, and assessment and giving feedbacks. For the experience faculty, this course can give you new insights in your teaching and useful advice on current teaching pedagogy to enhance student learning.

New Faculty Orientation 2015

Date: 
Wed, 2015-08-12 09:30 to Fri, 2015-08-14 15:30

The New Faculty Orientation is a teaching and learning introductory program for all teaching staffs 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.

Flipping our Notions of Flipped Classrooms – Engaging the Online Classroom

Date: 
Mon, 2015-08-03 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof Sarah Vigmostad
                 Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa
                 Visiting Associate Professor, HKUST

Format:  Seminar

Special Common Core Seminar - Sparking Students’ Interest in Common Core Education

Co-organized by UCE and CELT

Date: 
Thu, 2015-06-11 10:30 to 12:00

Speakers:   Prof Deborah K. Fitzgerald
                   Kenan Sahin Dean, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
                   Massachusetts Institute of Technology

                   Prof John J. Cunningham
                   Vice President for Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and International Relations
                   University of Massachusetts System
                   Chief Executive Officer, UMassOnline

From Blended Learning to MOOCs

Date: 
Thu, 2015-05-21 09:30 to 11:00

Speaker:  Dr Beth Simon
                 Faculty, Computer Science and Engineering Department, UC San Diego
                 Senior Associate Director of Learning Sciences and Technology, Center for Teaching Development, UC San Diego
                 Principal Teaching and Learning Specialist, Course Success team, Coursera

Format: Seminar

The Future of the World-Class University

Date: 
Mon, 2015-05-18 11:00 to 12:00

Speaker: Prof Rick Levin
               CEO of Coursera

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, Rick Levin drawed on over two decades of experience as a university administrator, academic, and industry leader. He also proposed a framework that can help university leadership leverage the value of MOOCs—all while helping to achieve the greater mission of universal access to the world’s best education.

About the Speaker:

Developing an Effective & Motivating Experiential Learning Classroom

Date: 
Mon, 2015-05-11 14:00 to Tue, 2015-05-12 17:00

Speaker:  Dr. Sheri Dressler
                Ex- director, Office of Experiential Learning, University of Central Florida
                Faculty Member, University of Central Florida
                Board Member, National Society of Experiential Education, United States
Date:  Workshop 1: 11 May (Monday)
           Workshop 2: 12 May (Tuesday)
Time:  2:00pm - 5:00pm
Format: Seminar

How to Ensure the Success of Flipped Teaching?

Date: 
Tue, 2015-05-19 09:15 to 12:00

Speaker:  Prof. YEH Ping-Cheng, Benson
                Director, National Taiwan University (NTU) MOOC
                Associate Professor, EE Department/GICE
                Associate Director, Center for Teaching and Learning Development

Format:  Semianr

University E-learning Forum – A Tale of Two In-house Blended Learning Courses

Date: 
Wed, 2015-04-22 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof. Ronald LAU (Associate Professor of Business Education, ISOM)
                  Prof. Helen SHEN (Associate Professor, CSE)
                  Dr. Kenneth LEUNG (Lecturer, CSE)

Format: Seminar

Group work and team assessment: Why are we putting students into groups?

Date: 
Wed, 2015-04-15 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof CHAN Yui Bun, Ben
                Associate Director, Center for Engineering Education Innovation (E²I)
                Assistant Professor of Engineering Education, CIVL

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, the presenter has explored the purposes of forming groups/ teams in courses, and how we can facilitate and assess students’ group work.

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