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Introduction to Teaching and Learning @ HKU


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

Date: 12th January 2021 (Tuesday)
Time: 9:05am - 12:35pm
Venue: Zoom

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).

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This programme will be offered during Semester 2, 2020-2021 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 – 9:55 CETL’s Support System for Professional Development and Curriculum Enhancement
Dr. Susan Bridges, Director, CETL
9:55 – 10:15 E-learning Opportunities at HKU
Dr. Leon Lei, E-Learning Technologist, Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative (TELI)
10:15 – 10:35 Unleashing Learning: Teaching in the Common Core
Professor Gray Kochhar-Lindgren, Director, Common Core
10:35 – 11:05 Understanding Your Learners – Student Profile and Challenges
Professor Samson Tse, Dean of Student Affairs, Centre of Development and Resources for Students
11:05 – 11:10 Break
11:10 – 11:30 Advising as Teaching
Ms. Rachel Hong, Acting Head, Academic Advising Office
11:30 – 12:00 English as a Medium of Instruction: Implications for Teaching and Learning
Dr. Miranda Legg, Associate Director, Centre for Applied English Studies
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
CETL

For information on registration, please contact:
Mr. Julian Lee, CETL
Phone: 3917 8996; Email: julian38@hku.hk​


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