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Wednesday 27 October 2021
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It’s a MIRO-cle! Using Miro as a Tool to Enhance Communication and Collaboration in Online Teaching

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

Details of the workshop:
Date : 11 March 2021 (Thursday)
Time : 12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Venue : Conducted via Zoom
Speaker : Mr. Donn Gonda, CETL
Facilitator : Dr. Tracy Zou (CETL), Dr. Michelle Raquel (CAES), and Mr. Simon Boynton (CAES)

Abstract
Fostering communication and collaboration in an online environment can be challenging. Online platforms such as Miro (https://miro.com) provide opportunities to break down these barriers. Miro is an online collaborative whiteboard application that allows students and teachers to collaborate and communicate across multiple platforms simultaneously (iOS, Android, Mac, or PC). In this workshop, we will explore various Miro functionalities, pedagogical strategies and practical tips to enhance communication learning for your students and to retain as much human connection as possible.

About the Speaker
Donn Gonda is an instructional designer at the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning and a part-time lecturer at the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong. His areas of expertise are developing and evaluating higher education courses, teaching and training instructional design skills, and leveraging analytics and research to innovate teaching and learning. He has led several e-learning projects, including MOOC, SPOC, blended learning, and flipped classroom.

For information, please contact:
Ms. Lavina Luk, CETL
Phone: 3917 5272; Email: ytluk89@hku.hk