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Wednesday 27 October 2021
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Introduction to Teaching and Learning @ HKU

Organized by Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL)

Date: 11th January 2022 (Tuesday)
Time: 9:05am - 12:35pm
Venue: TBC

This half-day foundation programme aims at providing new staff with a better understanding of the teaching and learning context at HKU. The participants will hear from leading senior academics in the areas of strategic importance to the University: the 4-year undergraduate curriculum reform, the common core curriculum, e-learning, English as a medium of instruction, the demography and culture of HKU students, the academic advising, and the teaching and learning supporting centre (Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning).


This programme will be offered during Semester 1, 2021-22 as follows:

Programme rundown:

Time Rundown
9:05 – 9:10 Introduction
Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL)
9:10 – 9:35 Teaching and Learning and the 4-year Curriculum at HKU
Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning)
9:35 – 10:00 Understanding Your Learners – Student Profile and Challenges
Professor Samson Tse, Dean of Student Affairs, Centre of Development and Resources for Students
10:00 – 10:20 CETL’s Support System for Professional Development and Curriculum Enhancement
Dr. Susan Bridges, Director, CETL
10:20 – 10:40 E-learning Opportunities at HKU
Dr. Leon Lei, E-Learning Technologist, Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative (TELI)
10:40 – 11:00 Unleashing Learning: Teaching in the Common Core
Professor Gray Kochhar-Lindgren, Director, Common Core
11:00 – 11:10 Break
11:10 – 11:40 English as a Medium of Instruction: Implications for Teaching and Learning
Dr. Miranda Legg, Associate Director, Centre for Applied English Studies
11:40 – 12:00 Advising as Teaching
Ms. Rachel Hong, Head, Academic Advising Office
12:00 – 12:30 NSL and Academic Freedom
Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning)
12:30 – 12:35 Wrap up and Evaluation
The Zoom link and password will be sent to registrants prior to the event.

For information on registration, please contact:
Ms. Noranda Zhang, CETL
Phone: 3917 4729; Email: noranda@hku.hk​

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