News in Brief (Issue #5)
- A forthcoming book entitled ‘Strengthening Teaching and Learning in Research Universities: Strategies and Initiatives for Institutional Change’ edited by Prof. Bjørn Stensaker, Prof. Grahame Bilbow, Dr. Lori Breslow, and Prof. Rob van der Vaart
The book is an outcome of the Network for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in research-intensive universities (NETL) 2016 Annual Gathering held at HKU on 16-18 March 2016.
- A new book chapter on Using Student e-Portfolio to Showcase Students’ Learning published by Eva Wong, Theresa Kwong and Peter Lau is about an e-Portfolio Pilot Project implemented in a local institution. The book entitled “E-Portfolios in Higher Education: A Multidisciplinary Approach”, edited by Tushar Chaudhuri and Béatrice Cabau, shares the collective experience of integrating e-portfolios as assessment tools and as instruments for life-long learning in courses across disciplines in HK higher education. It is an outcome of a recent CoP project on developing student e-portfolios.
Details of the book: http://www.springer.com/in/book/9789811038020