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Learning through gamification / 18h ago
“Statistics point that 5 million gamers in the US spent more than 40 hours a week playing World of Warcraft in 2010 - which is [almost like] a full time job...” said Dr. Benny Ng at the 'Benny and the Apps: Gamification and Student Learning' seminar. If you were given a choice, would you rather go to class
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Student Learning Festival 2016-17 (Semester 2) / 5d ago
Engage, Experiment, Enjoy! See how students have brought together expertise from across Faculties and demonstrated the value of crossing disciplinary boundaries!
Come and Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of SLEQ Together! / 1w ago
Organized by Teaching and Learning Evaluation and Measurement Unit Come and celebrate the 10th anniversary of Student Learning Experience Questionnaire (SLEQ) together! There will be a fun exhibition on "The Arts of Educational Data" and interactive activities for students to raise their voices abo
2016-17 Student Learning Experience Questionnaire (SLEQ) is now open! / 2w ago
HKU conducts institutional surveys on students’ learning experiences regularly to yield information for analysis and renewal of curriculum and pedagogy. The findings help ensure and enhance the quality of learning experiences. We now invite all first, second and final year undergraduate students to complete th
A leap forward in Inter-professional Team-based Learning / 2w ago
Inter-professional team-based learning (IPTBL) is an innovative teaching approach which aims at promoting peer-to-peer learning and collaborations across disciplines. In 2016, the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine piloted IPTBL with nearly 600 medical, health and social care students from HKU and the Hong Kong Polyte
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Down on the farm in Sri Lanka / 3w ago
Living conditions on a Sri Lankan tea plantation were the focus of an experiential learning project for 11 Social Sciences and Comparative Literature students, whose output supported the work of the Save the Children organisation. Read more on Bulletin March 2017 (Vol. 18 No.2)
Staff Teaching Space Experience Survey – 2017 / 3w ago
Message from Professor Ian Holliday, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Teaching & Learning) Dear Colleagues, Staff Teaching Space Experience Survey - 2017 IT Services will be conducting an online Teaching Space Experience Survey on behalf of the University for a 3 week, commencing on Monday 20th M
HKU03x – Humanity and Nature in Chinese Thought / 3w ago
Want to join learners from all around the world to learn about how Chinese philosophers view humanity and nature? Register this free online course at edX. The course was very well received by learners in its previous two runs, and now the third run will begin on June 13 2017! Highlights of the course In th
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Chit-and-Chatting, Mix and Matching for Teaching and Learning Get-Together 唧唧喳喳論學術 (1)​ / 1m ago
Organised by Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL) Details of the workshop: Date : 6 April, 2017 (Thursday) Time : 1:00pm – 2:00pm Venue : Room 321, 3/F, Run Run Shaw Building (Main Campus), HKU Facilitator : Dr. Cecilia Chan, Head of Professional Development, CETL, HKU Abst
HKU Students Embark on Leadership Training Linked to UN Sustainable Development Goals / 1m ago
[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1vYybOxIME[/embedyt] The HKU-Common Purpose Leadership Development Programme (LDP) 2017, in its inaugural year, has enrolled 82 students from Hong Kong, Mainland China and many other parts of the world. The Programme features a cultural intelligence online modu
Gallant Ho Experiential Learning Fund 2017/18 (First Round): For academics and students / 1m ago
Dear colleagues, The Gallant Ho Experiential Learning Centre is inviting applications for the Gallant Ho Experiential Learning Fund 2017/18 (First Round). The funding supports Faculties to introduce, expand or enhance experiential learning in their undergraduate curricula. The projects may or may not be credit
The Role of Higher Education: Lessons from Minerva / 1m ago
There are two things higher education institutions must do when guiding their students in learning. First, we should teach students how to transfer their critical thinking skills from one context to another. Second, we must engage students in active learning and deep processing to develop their capabilities. Mi
Materials in Oral Health – upcoming MOOC by the Faculty of Dentistry / 1m ago
Explore the “secrets” of dental materials and digital dentistry together in the Materials in Oral Health MOOC offered by the best dental school in the world. [embedyt]https://youtu.be/PUlrMRop3I8[/embedyt] Click here if you cannot access Youtube. We all need healthy teeth, don’t we? Have you ever w
Learning begins at the end of your comfort zone / 1m ago
“[The] place where knowledge formation occurs is right at that edge where you do not know what’s going to happen. If you did, it would just be repetition, it wouldn’t be discovery […] students get very excited at that moment,” said Professor Gray Kochhar-Lindgren, Director of Common Core (CC), after Profe
Award Presentation Ceremony for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Knowledge Exchange 2016 / 1m ago
Invitation to the 2016 Ceremony   The President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Hong Kong requests the pleasure of your company at the Award Presentation Ceremony for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Knowledge Exchange Monday, March 27, 2017 Plaque Unveiling , 4:30 p.m. Plaque of Hon
Reimagining a Quality Space for Learning / 1m ago
TELI recently worked with The Libraries to turn Level 3 of the Main Library a quality space for conducting the Tort Law flipped class. Student feedback was largely positive, commending Level 3 as an ideal place for interactive learning. Learn more about the success story here (extracted from FOCUS, The University o
Interdisciplinary resource-sharing and learning: the case of SCNC1111 / 1m ago
Have you been in situations where your students lack knowledge on how to present and analyze data but your course contents are so packed that there’s no extra time to teach or elaborate further on how to use statistical tools? Yet, data analysis skills should not be overlooked, as it plays an important role acros
Teaching Development Grants (TDG) 2017 / 1m ago
Applications are now invited for the Teaching Development Grants (TDGs). TDGs are intended to support projects and activities that will have an impact on the strategic development and promotion of Teaching and Learning (T&L). As a new measure to ensure alignment of TDG proposals with T&L strategies at Faculty level,
Learning Begins at the End of Your Comfort Zone: Sharing by the Common Core CCST9003 Team / 1m ago
Organised by Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative (TELI) Date : March 7, 2017 (Tuesday) Time : 12:45pm - 2pm Venue : Room 321, 3/F, Run Run Shaw Building (Main Campus) Speakers : Professor Ricky Kwok (Course Co-ordinator and Teacher), Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Enginee
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