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Intercultural Competence Workshops for Research Postgraduate Students

Date: 
Mon, 2017-05-22 10:00 to Thu, 2017-05-25 11:30

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

Professional Development Workshops for Graduates Teaching Assistants

Date: 
Thu, 2017-03-09 10:30 to Thu, 2017-03-16 12:00

Are you looking for teaching techniques to enhance the interaction in your classroom?

In this spring semester, CEI is offering two theme-based workshops to provide you practical strategies on how to get students actively participate in class. These workshops are hands-on and interactive, with an aim to help participants consider ways to apply some best practices in their teaching.

Applying Design Thinking in Postgraduate Research (Problem Identification)

Date: 
Fri, 2016-10-14
12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof. James Agutter
                 Director of Spark Design Initiative, College of Architecture & Planning, University of Utah
                 Associate Professor, School Of Architecture, University of Utah

Venue:  Room 6558 (Lift 27-28)

RPGs Learning Support Group - March 2015: PG Presentation Survival Skills

Date: 
Fri, 2015-03-06
11:00 to 12:30

Speaker:  Prof Paul FORSTER
                 Program Director (Global Learning), Global Student Programs Office;
                 Adjunct Associate Professor, Division of Environment;
                 Senior Lecturer, Department of Management

Format: Seminar

Training Camp for Research Postgraduates (RPGs)

Date: 
Sat, 2014-11-29 14:00 to Sun, 2014-11-30 13:00

Venue:  Po Leung Kuk Pak Tam Chung Holiday Camp

Target Participants:  All RPGs

Quota:  38

Deposit:  $500 (Refundable*)

Transportation:  Self-arranged by participants

RPGs Learning Support Group - November 2014: Working as an Effective TA at HKUST

Date: 
Tue, 2014-11-04
10:00 to 11:30

Speaker:  Mr. ZHU Yejun, Best TA Award-winner, MAE (2013-14), PhD (MAE)
                TACs from different departments

Format: Seminar

RPGs Learning Support Group - April 2014: Career Planning and Preparation for an Academic Career

Date: 
Wed, 2014-04-30
11:30 to 13:00

Speaker:  Dr Beatrice CHU
                 Head, Professional Development Team
                 Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching (CELT)

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, the presenter has walk through the career options for PhD, highlight areas of focus in the preparation for an academic career, and underline the skills that employers value in today’s job market.

Workshop Materials:

Teaching Assistant Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony 2013 - 2014

Date: 
Fri, 2014-05-16
11:30 to 12:30

Time to celebrate!

TACC and CELT cordially invite all TAs to attend the TA Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony 2013-2014.
All TAs from different departments who have completed the TA training in this academic year
will receive their Certificate of Achievement in the ceremony.
The Best TAC Awards will also be presented.

RPGs Learning Support Group - March 2014: Tips for Academic Publishing

Date: 
Thu, 2014-03-27
11:30 to 13:00

Speaker:  Dr. Beatrice CHU
                Head, Professional Development Team,
                Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching (CELT)

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, the speaker has explained why it is important to publish; how to plan the RPG’s years to get themselves ready to publish, and how to prepare their work for publication.

Workshop Materials:

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