2017-04

Things you DIDN’T KNOW about Blended Learning

Date: 
Thursday, 16 February, 2017 - 16:11

Blended Learning – be the driver!

Greetings to all HKUST students!

Shutting down of LMES

Date: 
Thursday, 1 December, 2016 (All day)

Please note that the LMES server will be shut down on 21 December 2016 as scheduled.

The LMES Migration tool in Canvas will also be removed starting this date.

Please contact us at canvas@ust.hk if you have any issues or concerns. We will be happy to assist.

New Canvas Interface

Date: 
Monday, 23 May, 2016 (All day)

Canvas will introduce a new look in the morning of 28 May 2016.
All the functionality will remain the same with just two changes in the new layout:

  1. the landing page will be called the Dashboard and
  2. the top red navigation menu will be on the left of the screen.

Watch the video below to see the key changes in action if you are a …

Canvas Feature Update - More Tools

Date: 
Monday, 18 January, 2016 (All day)

A new tool called More Tools is now available in Canvas. Teachers and TAs can access it from the left menu of your Canvas course sites. It consists of two parts, Student Photos & Lists and Discussion Data. The previous Student Photos is now moved inside More Tools.

Time to say goodbye to LMES

Date: 
Monday, 11 January, 2016 (All day)

We are entering the last stage of decommissioning LMES.

The Fall 2015-16 term was the last term we had both Canvas and LMES operating at the same time.  As of 19 December 2015 no more courses were created in LMES.  All courses in the coming Spring 2015-16 term will be delivered through Canvas only.

Student Engagement and Satisfaction Questionnaire (SESQ)

Date: 
Monday, 1 June, 2015 (All day)

Student Engagement and
Satisfaction Questionnaire (SESQ)

Re-opened Specially For You!

Call for Proposals for Teaching Development Grant Projects 2014/15 (Spring 2015)

Date: 
Friday, 19 December, 2014 (All day)

Funded by the Office of Executive Vice-President and Provost, HKUST

Are you looking for an opportunity to enrich your teaching?

Are you thinking about designing a blended learning course?

Are you planning to integrate experiential learning component in your course?

Intake Survey 2014 is launched

Date: 
Monday, 15 September, 2014 (All day)

Background

Call for Proposals for Innovative Teaching Development Projects 2014/2015

Date: 
Friday, 30 May, 2014 - 09:00

Funded by the Office of the Provost, HKUST

Is it time for an innovative change in your teaching?

Student Engagement and Satisfaction Questionnaire (SESQ)

Date: 
Friday, 30 May, 2014 (All day)

Re-opened Specially For You!

 

Dear Final Year Student,

Let Your Voice Be Heard - Student Feedback Questionnaires - Spring 2014

Date: 
Wednesday, 16 April, 2014 (All day)

Dear Students,

It is Week 11 now and the Spring Term this year will end soon. As in previous terms, you will be invited to provide feedback about the courses you have taken.

Call for Proposals for Innovative Teaching Development Projects - Academic Year 2013/2014 (Round 2)

Date: 
Monday, 25 November, 2013 (All day)

Funded by the Office of the Provost, HKUST

Is it time for an innovative change in your teaching?

Let Your Voice Be Heard - Student Feedback Questionnaires - Fall 2013

Date: 
Wednesday, 13 November, 2013 (All day)

Dear Students,

It is Week 11 now and the Fall Term this year will end soon. As in previous terms, you will be invited to provide feedback about the courses you have taken.

Intake Survey 2013 is launched

Date: 
Monday, 16 September, 2013 (All day)

Background

Release of Individual Results for a 3-Year Longitudinal Study (2010-2013)

Date: 
Monday, 5 August, 2013 (All day)

In Fall 2010, about 400 students were recruited to participate in a 3-year longitudinal study which investigates how student learning and outcomes are affected by assessment and other factors. During the study, participants were invited to complete various questionnaires and tests. Some of them were also randomly selected and invited to share their views in some focus group discussions.

Call for Proposals for Innovative Teaching Development Projects - Academic Year 2013/2014

Date: 
Friday, 7 June, 2013 - 09:00

Funded by the Office of the Provost, HKUST

Is it time for an innovative change in your teaching?

CELT Research Project – 8th Data Collection (May 2013)

Date: 
Thursday, 30 May, 2013 (All day)

This data collection invites participants of CELT Research Project to tell us about their learning experience in a course they have studied during the period of February – May 2013. Participants should have received our email about the details of this data collection. Please read the following instructions and complete SIX short surveys accordingly.

CELT Longitudinal Study - 7th Data Collection (Dec 2012)

Date: 
Thursday, 27 December, 2012 (All day)

This data collection invites participants of CELT Longitudinal Study to tell us about their learning experience in a course they have studied during the period of September - December 2012. Participants should have received our email about the details of this data collection. Please read the following instructions and complete SIX short surveys accordingly.

Introducing Alumni Survey 2013

Date: 
Monday, 24 December, 2012 (All day)

Background

In 2009, with the enthusiastic support of our alumni, the University completed a highly successful large-scale survey which collected very useful data from over 2000 graduates.  We are about to launch another large-scale alumni survey and we look forward to the enthusiastic support of our alumni. 

Objectives

This survey, as a continuation of the 2009 study, aims to probe into the following three important issues relating to our graduates' work experience:

Call for Proposals for Innovative Teaching Development Projects - Academic Year 2012/2013

Date: 
Tuesday, 11 December, 2012 (All day)

Funded by the Office of the Provost, HKUST

Is it time for an innovative change in your teaching?

Recording PRS Responses in LMES

Date: 
Tuesday, 18 September, 2012 - 09:37

We are pleased to announce that the HKUST Learning Management and Evaluation System (LMES) and the Personal Response System (PRS) are now integrated so that you can have an option to record student responses of a PRS activity in the LMES.

Research Skills Development Programs - Equip to be Effective Doctoral Researchers!

Date: 
Friday, 7 September, 2012 - 09:34

New Online Mode of Delivery

Allows flexibility to suit your schedule

Complementary to departmental program training

Pave your way to success at your own pace!

Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching (CELT) is pleased to introduce to you the new online Research Skills and Research Integrity Development Programs. These online courses intend to complement your departmental training to equip you to be effective doctoral researchers!

Exploring the use of technologies in your research, teaching and student learning!

Date: 
Monday, 13 August, 2012 - 09:00

The Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching (CELT) is pleased to introduce a new online, real-time tool for teaching staff called the Virtual Classroom.

Online Professional Development Courses: University Teaching and Learning (UTL) and Learning Technologies Online (LTO)

Date: 
Tuesday, 5 June, 2012 - 14:00

Ongoing Teaching Development at your own pace!

Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching (CELT) is pleased to introduce to you two new online
Professional Development courses - University Teaching and Learning; and Learning Technologies Online. These online courses intend to allow flexibility to suit your schedule and
facilitate ongoing teaching development at your own pace!

Online Research Skills Development Programs - Equip to be Effective Doctoral Researchers!

Date: 
Monday, 4 June, 2012 - 09:00

New Online Mode of Delivery

Allows flexibility to suit your schedule

Complementary to departmental program training

Pave your way to success at your own pace!
 

Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching (CELT) is pleased to introduce to you the new online Research Skills Development Programs.  These online courses intend to complement your departmental training to equip you to be effective doctoral researchers!

Special features

Invitation to Alumni Dinners and Focus Group Meetings

Date: 
Thursday, 26 April, 2012 (All day)

CELT would like to invite UG alumni graduated in 2010 or earlier to attend focus group meetings (with a free dinner and a souvenir) to share their views about their professional experience in May/June 2012.

Deadline: 11 May, 2012.

LMES v2.7 is now released

Date: 
Monday, 16 January, 2012 - 09:15

Dear LMES Users,

We are pleased to inform you that there are more new and enhanced features in the LMES now. Here are some highlights:

Messages Tool: With this tool, instructors may communicate with students without going back to their email system. This tool works like an internal messaging system. It allows instructors to send messages to a student or a group of students within a course site. Notification on new messages for different courses will also be shown on user’s home page for a quicker access.

Call for Proposals for Innovative Teaching Development Projects - Academic Year 2011/2012 (Round 2)

Date: 
Tuesday, 29 November, 2011 (All day)

Funded by the Office of the Provost, HKUST

It’s time for an innovative change in your teaching.

CELT Newsletter Fall 2011

Date: 
Monday, 22 August, 2011 - 17:49

Click here to view the newsletter.

Call for Proposals for Teaching Development Projects Academic Year 2011/2012

Date: 
Thursday, 23 June, 2011 - 12:34

Funded by the PROVOST, HKUST

CELT annually invites faculty and teaching staff to propose teaching development projects for their innovative teaching ideas that enhance teaching and learning. With the introduction of the 4-year undergraduate curriculum in 2012, proposals that involve pioneering new or extensively revised courses will be particularly welcomed; including those that focus on inquiry-based learning and capstone experiences.

The applications for the academic year of 2011/2012 has started and will last till end of September 2011.

CELT Newsletter Spring 2011

Date: 
Friday, 1 April, 2011 - 09:17

Click here to view the newsletter.

CELT Newsletter Fall 2009

Date: 
Tuesday, 1 September, 2009 - 12:19

Click here to view the newsletter.

CELT Newsletter Summer 2009

Date: 
Wednesday, 1 July, 2009 - 12:21

Click here to view the newsletter.

CELT Newsletter Fall 2008

Date: 
Monday, 1 December, 2008 - 12:21

Click here to view the newsletter.

CELT Newsletter Spring 2008

Date: 
Saturday, 9 August, 2008 - 12:21

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CELT Newsletter Fall 2007

Date: 
Thursday, 9 August, 2007 - 12:22

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CELT Newsletter Spring 2007

Date: 
Thursday, 9 August, 2007 - 12:22

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CELT Newsletter Fall 2006

Date: 
Wednesday, 9 August, 2006 - 12:32

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CELT Newsletter Spring 2006

Date: 
Wednesday, 9 August, 2006 - 12:31

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CELT Newsletter Fall 2005

Date: 
Tuesday, 9 August, 2005 - 12:32

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CELT Newsletter Fall 2004

Date: 
Monday, 9 August, 2004 - 12:32

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CELT Newsletter Spring 2003

Date: 
Saturday, 9 August, 2003 - 13:58

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CELT Newsletter Fall 2003

Date: 
Saturday, 9 August, 2003 - 12:32

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CELT Newsletter Spring 2002

Date: 
Friday, 9 August, 2002 - 13:58

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CELT Newsletter Fall 2002

Date: 
Friday, 9 August, 2002 - 13:58

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CELT Newsletter Fall 2000

Date: 
Wednesday, 9 August, 2000 - 13:59

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CELT Newsletter Fall 1999

Date: 
Monday, 9 August, 1999 - 13:59

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Bringing overseas (or even local) guest speakers into your class/seminar

Having difficulties in organizing a seminar with an overseas or local speaker?

Too many limitations on scheduling, venue, logistics or budget?

Why not hold an e-Seminar through the Virtual Classroom either completely online
or with the guest online and the students in the lecture theater?

 

Web Conferencing Features

TDG Call for Proposals Spring 2015/2016

Funded by the Office of the Provost, HKUST

Are you looking for an opportunity to enrich your teaching?

Are you planning to integrate experiential learning component in your course?

Enriching Meetings with Your International Research Group: Beyond Skype Video Conferencing

Are you a member of an international research group?

Do you want to make your regular meetings with your international research group members more productive?

Why not try out the Virtual Classroom system with a wide variety of web-based interactive conferencing functions?
Reaching and engaging with your research colleagues anytime anywhere.

 

Web Conferencing Features

Release of individual results for Pilot Study on Generic Skills (Summer 2013)

In Summer 2013, CELT organized a Pilot Study on Generic Skills to evaluate the effectiveness of a few instruments which were designed to access creativity, teamwork capability and intercultural competence of students. Near 300 students joined the pilot study. During the study, they were invited to attend a two hour session and complete the following tasks under proctor’s supervision: