Message from Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

Speakers:

Dr Samuel Kai Wah Chu, Associate Professor, Division of Information & Technology Studies, and the Deputy Director of Centre for Information Technology in Education,  Faculty of Education, the University of Hong Kong.

Mr. Brant Knutzen, Learning Designer, Faculty of Education, the University of Hong Kong

Date    : August 29, 2012 (Wednesday)

Time    : 12:45 pm – 2pm

Venue : Room 321, Run Run Shaw Building, HKU

Outline:

In this seminar, Dr Samuel Kai Wah Chu, Associate Professor (Division of Information & Technology Studies), will present on his use of social media tools such as wikis, blogs, Facebook, Google Doc and social bookmarking tools to enhance his undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Mr. Brant Knutzen, Learning Designer, Faculty of Education, will show how instructors can successfully design an online discussion learning activity to increase student engagement and achieve ‘transactive communication’: participants actively build upon each other’s contributions, yet the role of the teacher is still crucial in guiding and scaffolding student understanding.

For full details of this seminar visit http://www.cetl.hku.hk/seminar120829/

For enquiries, please contact Ms Ivy Lai by email laichun2@hku.hk