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2 NOV 2007 FALL

Fri, 2007-11-02 (All day)

2007 TA Event - "A Good Show"

The Fall 07 TA Event organized by Teaching Assistant Coordinators Committee (TACC) and Center for Enhanced Learning & Teaching (CELT) was completed successfully on 2 Nov 2007 (Fri). More than 70 TAs from different departments enjoyed and participated actively in the show. The interactive role-playing games provided a chance for TAs to learn more on handling the difficult situations in their HKUST life.

Programme Outcomes Assessment

Thu, 2007-10-18 10:30 to 12:30

Speaker: Prof Ira Jacobson

Location: Room 6580 (Lift 27 / 28)

Prof Jacobson is the former member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) Accreditation Board. In this seminar, Prof Jacobson will address the following issues:

What are appropriate learning outcomes and how they can be nurtured?

Thu, 2007-10-11 12:00 to 13:30

Speaker: Prof David Kember

Location: Room 3027

Prof Kember is the Professor of Learning Enhancement at Chinese University of Hong Kong. In this seminar, based on his research work on local higher education, Prof Kember addressed the following three issues:

  • What is an appropriate interpretation of 'learning outcomes' which satisfies both academics and the UGC?
  • What learning outcomes are needed by our graduates?
  • How can these be nurtured by universities?

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The Basics of Outcome-Based Education (OBE)

Tue, 2007-10-02 16:00 to 18:00

Speaker: Prof Harvey Brightman

Location: Lecture Theatre F, HKUST

Prof Harvey Brightman, Regents Professor Emeritus of Management Sciences at Georgia State University. Drawing upon his rich experience of outcome-based education in the US, in the seminar, Prof Brightman covered the following:

24 AUG 2007 FALL

Fri, 2007-08-24 (All day)

TA Mass Orientation and Induction Training Program

CELT provided a series of training workshops to all TAs every academic year. For Fall 2007, the mandatory Orientation Session, Departmental Briefing Sessions, induction sessions and Competency Enhancement Workshops have completed successfully.

OBE Briefing for Schools

Fri, 2007-03-02 (All day) to Tue, 2007-03-13 (All day)

A series of briefings about OBE for schools were conducted in Mar 2007.

Outcome-based Approaches in Teaching and Learning

Thu, 2006-08-24 10:00 to 12:00

Speakers: Prof Edmond Ko, Dr David Mole and Mr Nick Noakes

Location: Room 6580, HKUST

This workshop introduces the concept of learning outcomes and their role in enhancing teaching and learning. Engineering accreditation exercises in the United States and United Kingdom will be used to illustrate the application of outcome-based approaches in a professional discipline. Finally, recent efforts at HKUST along this line, especially in relation to the planning of the four-year curriculum, will be described.

Providing Diagnostic Feedback to University Programmes

Fri, 2006-03-03 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Carmel McNaught

Format: Public Seminar

Prof Carmel McNaught, Professor of Learning Enhancement in the Centre for Learning Enhancement and Research (CLEAR) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, she has had over 30 years of experience in teaching and research in higher education in Australasia, southern Africa and Britain.

I play, therefore I am

Fri, 2005-03-04 (All day)

Presenter: Mr Jim Chim

Format: General Education Lecture

Mr Jim Chim, renowned stage producer, actor and comedian, led the HKUST community to explore creativity through games, mini speech and sharing. Using his professional knowledge in miming and movement training, Mr Chim tactfully helps participants break through personal boundaries in attempt to realize their true creative potential.

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Creativity and The Creative Industries: Empowering Your Career and Future

Tue, 2004-10-05 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Kai-Yin Lo

Format: Public Seminar

Dr Kai-Yin Lo, internationally acclaimed designer of jewelry and accessories, shared her story of how history inspired her to become a designer, business woman and successful practitioner of the creative industries. She is also a recognized author, collector and expert on Chinese culture. Dr Lo's life is a demonstration of how success is made possible through the fusion of creativity and entrepreneurship.

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