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Virtual Flipped Classroom Design (Lecturing) / 10h ago
Date: 17 July 2020 (Fri) Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm Speakers: Dr Leon Lei, Ms Sharon Keung Registration Conducting synchronous online teaching on Zoom and keeping students engaged in online classes are major challenges shared by many HKU teachers in the past few months. In this online workshop, we will give an ov
Leadership for the 31st Century (HKU Summer Leadership Forum with Faculty of Education) / 11h ago
Leadership for the 31st Century (HKU Summer Leadership Forum with Faculty of Education) July 6, 2020 (Mon) 5:00pm HKT ⁣ ⁣ Professor A. Lin Goodwin, Dean, and four alumni from the Faculty of Education will share their recent experience with the COVID-19 pandemic as a context for thinking about leadership for the
T&L Support for HKU Teaching Staff / 1d ago
Message from Vice President (Teaching and Learning) Dear colleagues I’m writing with information about central T&L support this summer. Chi Wah studios Many colleagues are keen to make use of the summer to prepare online teaching materials. For the months of July and August, we’re therefore openin
Director of Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning / 4d ago
Dear colleagues, I’m delighted to share with you the excellent news that Dr Susan Bridges has been appointed Director of the Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL) for three years from July 1. Susan is already a member of CETL, as well as of the Faculty of Education, and will be well known
Virtual Flipped Classroom Design (Video Production) / 1w ago
Date: 10 July 2020 (Fri) Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm Speakers: Dr Leon Lei, Ms Crystal Luo, Ms Sharon Keung Registration In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, teaching and learning have shifted online and students often learn through lecture videos now. One of the challenges for educators is understanding and exp
HKU TPG Scholarship for UG Class of 2020, HKU Internship Programme / 2w ago
HKU launches two new programmes, the “HKU TPG Scholarship for UG Class of 2020” and the “HKU Internship Programme” for undergraduate students of the 2020 graduating class, to recruit and nurture aspiring graduates in pursuit of further education or a chance to gain experience in the workplace. For more info
Responsive4U e-Symposium – Online conference at your own pace / 3w ago
You are cordially invited to the Responsive4U e-Symposium, an interactive online event featuring a UGC funded project, entitled “The Responsive University: Appreciating Content Sharing in General Education,” (also code-named as Responsive4U). Visit the e-symposium: https://bit.ly/R4U_esymp Under the Re
Common Core Sharing Session on May 20, 2020 / 1m ago
A Common Core Sharing Session was held on May 20, 2020 from 3:00 to 4:30 pm via Zoom. Programme 3:00 – 3:15 pm Welcome & Updates: Professor Gray Kochhar-Lindgren Unforeseen Circumstances: Learning in the Common Core 2019-2020; Critical Zones & other Undergraduate Research Options, GLADE and Global En
Teaching arrangements for Summer Semester and Academic Year 2020-21 / 1m ago
Dear colleagues and students I’m writing to inform you about our teaching arrangements for the Summer Semester and Academic Year 2020-21. Our core aim is to make a gradual and partial return to face-to-face (f2f) teaching. To do that, we will have to observe detailed health and safety protocols covering the en
Europe Without Borders? / 1m ago
Trailer Registration About this course Do you wonder what the European Union is all about? What challenges does it face and can it survive them? How will the eurozone crisis, the refugee crisis, Brexit and the COVID-19 outbreak reshape Europe? This is the course for you! In this course, we will introd
Advanced Cardiac Imaging: Cardiac Computed Tomography / 1m ago
Trailer Registration About this course This course, developed by the Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Hong Kong in collaboration with committee members of international and national cardiac imaging societies, is for radiologists, cardiologists, radiographers/ technologists and other
OLEX Exam Arrangement (for Teachers, Staff and Invigilators) / 2m ago
Dear colleagues I’m writing to update you on our online examination arrangements through OLEX. All exams making use of the OLEX platform are required to follow guidelines prepared by the Examinations Office. Basic information:- The Examinations Office guidelines are available at http://www.exam.hku.hk/
Online Learning Support from AAO / 2m ago
Message from Academic Advising Office of the Registry Dear students and colleagues, The COVID-19 pandemic and the online mode of teaching and learning have brought significant challenges to many students. To support students’ learning, AAO has launched a number of initiatives to help them cope with the dif
2019-20 Student Learning Experience Questionnaire (SLEQ) is now open! / 2m ago
SLEQ now open for all first, second and final year undergraduate students; final year taught postgraduate students. Please click here to enter the questionnaire. HKU conducts institutional surveys on students’ learning experiences regularly to yield information for analysis and renewal of curriculum and pedag
Scaling Out Your Teaching: Lessons Learned in the QS Reimagine Education Awards 2019 / 2m ago
The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Reimagine Education Awards are designed to reward institutions of higher education that have created and implemented outstanding new approaches to teaching and learning, particularly those that can demonstrate the uniqueness, innovation, and efficacy of their pedagogy. In 2019, colleag
All face-to-face teaching delayed for two weeks / 3m ago
Important message from Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President & Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching & Learning) Dear students In light of the recent surge in the number of COVID-19 infection cases and following the HK government's advice, the University has decided that final year Undergraduate face-to-face teachin
Scaling-up online asynchronous and synchronous interprofessional education (Online IPE) / 3m ago
Guest blogger series: Dr. Fred Ganotice, Jr. Dr. Fred Ganotice, Jr. serves as the program coordinator of Interprofessional education of the Bau Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education. Through his TDG-supported project called "Finetuning the application exercise and facilitation strategies of interp
State, Law and the Economy I / 3m ago
Trailer Registration About this course State, Law and the Economy I Economic concepts often give a fresh and unobvious perspective when applied to the study of how the state, law, and the economy functions and are interrelated. This course teaches students essential economic concepts in an intuitive m
Supplementary Information for Staff (March 5) / 4m ago
Dear colleagues Just a quick supplement to my earlier email sent to both colleagues and students. Zoom We’ve upgraded our Zoom licence for the next 12 months. Previously, HKU Zoom accounts each had 500MB storage for cloud recordings. Now there’s no storage limit, though any recording uploaded by a teacher
Updated Teaching and Learning Arrangement (March 5) / 4m ago
Dear colleagues and students We’re continuing to monitor and analyse the COVID-19 situation and its implications for the University. Within this still uncertain framework, we’re trying to figure out the best way forward for teaching and learning. As before, our absolute priority remains the health and safety
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