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Professional Dev for Non-faculty teaching staff

Canvas Workshops - Fall 2017/18

Date: 
Tue, 2017-10-10 (All day) to Tue, 2017-10-31 (All day)

Canvas is a comprehensive and user friendly Learning Management System acquired by the University to support its changing learning and teaching needs.

To prepare you for this Fall, CEI will offer a series of theme-based Canvas workshops. All faculty members and teaching staff are welcome to join the workshops.

Workshop

Learning Objectives

Schedule

A Fantasy-Adventure Approach to an Experiential Computer Music Course

Date: 
Thu, 2017-10-26 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Professor Andrew Horner
                Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering

Venue:  Room 6558 (Lift 27/28)

Invigorate your Teaching to Enhance their Learning: Strategies to Engage Students

Date: 
Fri, 2017-10-06 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof Garvin Percy Dias
                Associate Professor of Business Education, Department of ISOM

Venue:  Room 6558 (Lift 27/28)

Student Success: Findings from Student Learning Research at HKUST

Date: 
Thu, 2017-09-21 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Dr. Pakey Chik
                Head, Student Evaluation and Assessment, Office of Institutional Research

Venue:  Room 6558 (Lift 27-28)

Common Core Program Series: The Chemistry Behind Motivating Students

Date: 
Wed, 2017-09-13 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Dr Jason CHAN, Lecturer,
                Department of Chemistry

Format:  Seminar

iPeer Workshop – facilitating student peer evaluation with ease

Date: 
Fri, 2017-10-13 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.

Faculty Workshops on Intercultural Teaching & Course Design

Date: 
Tue, 2017-05-23 09:30 to Thu, 2017-05-25 14:00

Facilitators:  Nanda Dimitrov, Ph.D
                     Acting Director, Teaching Support Centre
                     Adjunct Research Scholar, Centre for Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education,
                     Western University

                     Aisha Haque, Language and Communication Instructor, Teaching Support Centre, Western University

Format:  Seminar

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

Date: 
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

Date: 
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.

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