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Teaching Creativity in Higher Education

Thu, 2014-04-10 09:30 to 13:00

Speaker:  Professor Erica McWilliam
                 Adjunct Professor,
                 ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation, Queensland University of Technology

Format: Seminar

Teaching in a Virtual Classroom

Tue, 2014-03-25 12:30 to Tue, 2014-04-01 14:00

Facilitators: May Tse and Rambo Lai, CELT

TDG Project Dissemination: Team-based Supplemental Instruction in an Engineering Course on Grand Challenges

Fri, 2014-03-14 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof Neil MICKLEBOROUGH
                    Director, Center for Engineering Education Innovation
                  Dr Tracy CHOW
                    Teaching Associate, Center for Engineering Education Innovation

The Large Class Challenge Series: Teaching for engagement and catering for differences

Tue, 2014-03-11 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker: Prof FUNG Chi-Hung, Jimmy,
               Head, Division of Environment
               Professor, Department of Mathematics

Format: Seminar

An Assessment Reporting System and Systematic Assessment for Undergraduate Programs

Fri, 2014-02-21 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Professor Mike SO
                Associate Professor (Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management)

Format: Seminar

Enhancing Your Teaching with eTools

Mon, 2014-01-27 (All day) to Tue, 2014-04-08 (All day)

In Spring 2014, CELT has offered a series of workshops to introduce a range of institutional eTools that support teaching at HKUST.

New Faculty Orientation Spring 2014

Thu, 2014-01-23 09:30 to Mon, 2014-01-27 14:00

The Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching has organized a Faculty Orientation program that covers various topics and teaching and learning support services at HKUST. All faculty members and teaching staff are welcome to join the sessions that are of interest.

Registration closed.

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How valid are the National Student Survey results for ranking UK universities?

Fri, 2013-12-20 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker: Dr. Jacqueline CHENG, Research Member, Office of the Chief Education Advisor, Pearson

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, the speaker has demonstrated the validity of using the NSS in ranking universities from a multilevel perspective.

Workshop Materials:

Confessions of a Converted Lecturer

Thu, 2013-12-19 14:00 to 17:30

Speaker:   Professor Eric Mazur, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, Harvard University

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, a presentation followed by a short workshop with renowned Harvard professor, peer instruction advocate and practitioner, Eric Mazur.

In this presentation, the presenter has showed how he has adjusted his approach to teaching and how it has improved his students' performance significantly.

Student Learning Research Seminar: Creativity, Intercultural Sensitivity and Teamwork Skills of UG Students at HKUST: A Pilot Study

Fri, 2013-12-06 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Dr Tak HA (Associate Director, CELT)
                  Dr Pakey CHIK  (Educational Research Officer, CELT)

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, the speakers has reported on the findings of a pilot study on assessing our UG students' selected generic skills, namely teamwork skills, intercultural sensitivity and creativity.  They also explored the relationships of these three generic skills with students' academic performance, as well as their in- and out-of-class experiences.