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Coordinating and teaching big classes (more than 1000 students)

March 24, 2023 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm HKT

Workshop Details

Date: 24 Mar 2023 (Friday)
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm (HK time)
Hybrid: Online conducted via ZOOM & CETL Learning Lab, RRS321, 3/F, Run Run Shaw Building, Main Campus, HKU
Facilitator: Mr. Donn Gonda, Instructional Designer, CETL, HKU
Speakers: Dr. Ka Fu Wong, Principal Lecturer, HKU Business School, HKU


ECON1210 (Introductory Microeconomics) has large enrolments (more than 1000 students in semester 1 in 8 subclasses, and more than 500 in semester 2 in 4 subclasses). We coordinate to ensure that all subclasses have common assessments. We believe that we have provided the best learning resources to students. Our grading is the most transparent. And, due to the online exam arrangement during the pandemic, we have developed personalized exam papers. Such personalized exam paper development allows us to transform our final exam into open-book computer-based in-hall exam. In the talk, I will share how we make all these to happen.

About the Speaker

Dr. Ka-fu Wong has joined the university for more than 20 years. He has explored different pedagogies in his teaching. He has written 29 teaching cases, published by Asia Case Research Centre. He has been a pioneer in the adoption of Moodle as a learning management system, before the formal adoption by the university. He has been a pioneer in recording his lectures to share online, back in 2003, during the SARS pandemic. He developed personalized exam papers to prevent cheating since the time when the university was forced to execute exams online during the pandemic. To share his thoughts with students, he has maintained a teaching journal on his personal webpage.


March 24, 2023
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm HKT
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