Michael G. Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching Award Recipient Sharing: My ‘Aha’ moments in teaching

Date: 
Friday, 1 March, 2019 - 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof S.H. Song
                Associate Professor of Engineering Education, Department of ECE

Format:  Seminar

Seminar Overview:

Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits. With the changing economic and social landscapes and the advent of technology, especially the way students access information, conventional education is facing many challenges. In this talk, the speaker shared his understanding about teaching/learning and some personal experience, with respect to three key components for school education, i.e. subject matter, methods, and administration. Some issues faced by university education has also been discussed.

About the Speaker:

Dr. S.H. Song is an Associate Professor of Engineering Education at the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at HKUST. His research is primarily in the areas of statistical signal processing and wireless communications systems with current focus on robotics, machine learning, and cloud computing. He is also interested in the research on Engineering Education and is now serving as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Education. He has won several teaching awards at HKUST, including the 2018 Michael G. Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching*, the Best Ten Lecturers, the School of Engineering Distinguished Teaching Award, and the Teachers I Like Award.

* The Michael G. Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching is awarded each year to an academic staff who best exemplifies continued pursuit of excellence, devotion to teaching, and the ability to inspire and motivate others. The recipient is representative of the high quality of teaching and learning that the University offers and promotes.

For enquiries, please contact Miss Phoebe Mok (2358-6297, phoebe.mok@ust.hk)

Organized by:

Center for Education Innovation (CEI)

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