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HKU Study Abroad Programmes 2021/22 & 2022/23 / 1d ago
Message from International Affairs Office HKU Worldwide Undergraduate Student Exchange Programme (HKUWW) in 2022/23 The HKUWW provides amazing student exchange opportunities for one or two semesters abroad. Don’t miss the opportunity to join the exchange programme and be ready to learn in a new and exciting
CETL Reflection of the Week / 1w ago
Message from Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Dear colleagues, We, at the Centre for the Enhancement in Teaching and Learning (CETL), strive to support you in your teaching and learning journey. Starting this month, we will be sharing with you relevant “Reflections, Tips, and Quotes” fr
HKU’s Cardiac CT MOOC – 2021 edX Prize Finalists for Innovation in Online Teaching / 2w ago
HKU’s Advanced Cardiac Imaging: Cardiac Computed Tomography by Dr Ming-Yen NG is selected as one of twelve finalists for the sixth annual edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning Course homepage: https://www.edx.org/course/advanced-cardiac-imaging-cardiac-computed-tomograp Rea
2021 UGC Teaching Award / 3w ago
Message from Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) Dear colleagues and students I’m writing to share with you the exciting news that two of our colleagues, Dr. Koon Yee Wan of the Faculty of Arts and Professor Daniel Wong Fu Keung of the Faculty of Social Sciences, have received awa
HKU Horizons Experience Awards 2021-22 / 3w ago
Message from HKU Horizons Office Dear Students, HKU Horizons Experience Awards 2021-22 The HKU Horizons Experience Awards competition is organized annually to encourage students to reflect on and share their mainland/international learning experiences, with a top prize of $10,000 and two further prizes of
AAO Workshop on ZOOM: The Essentials of Academic Advising@HKU (Oct 13) / 4w ago
Message from Academic Advising Office of the Registry The Essentials of Academic Advising @ HKU Date: October 13, 2021 (Wednesday) Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm Venue: Conducted via ZOOM (Zoom link to be sent out after registration is confirmed) Who is it for? This online workshop is designed for academic
eteaching4u: Copyright, Creative Commons and Open Educational Resources in Virtual Instruction / 1m ago
Date: 29 September 2021 (Wednesday) Time: 12:30 - 13:30 (HKT, UTC+8) Speakers: Ms Alice Lee, Dr Leon Lei Registration Copyright is meant to encourage creativity by conferring exclusive rights on authors and enabling copyright owners to make profits by distributing or licensing copyright works. Nevertheles
“Introduction to FinTech” course has reached a major milestone: 100,000 enrolled learners! / 1m ago
Hello all, We are very happy to announce that the HKU / edX "Introduction to FinTech" course has reached a major milestone: we have officially reached 100,000 enrolled learners! The course continues to be the most popular FinTech course on edX reaching learners in 209 countries / territories across the world
Teaching Development Grant (TDG) 2021 / 1m ago
Message from Curriculum Development and Quality Assurance Section of the Registry This is to remind colleagues that the next two rounds of TDG application will close respectively on October 15, 2021 and December 28, 2021.   Please refer to the invitation circular (document 199/221 amended, URL below) for de
Teaching Excellence Award Scheme 2021 / 1m ago
Message from Curriculum Development and Quality Assurance Section of the Registry Teaching Excellence Award Scheme 2021 This is to remind colleagues and students that nominations are now invited for awards under the 2021 Teaching Excellence Award Scheme (TEAS).  The TEAS aims to recognise, reward and
Seminar 1: Motivating and Engaging our Students Series / 1m ago
Message from Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Date: 16 September 2021 (Thursday) Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm Venue: Zoom Speaker: Dr. Ronnel B. King, CETL, HKU Session Facilitator: Dr. Cecilia Chan, CETL, HKU Registration Abstract As we start the new semester, teachers might be asking
Teaching Matters (for HKU Teaching Staff) / 1m ago
Message from Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) Dear colleagues, As you are aware, assessment is an important vehicle for supporting and guiding student learning. The University has an overarching assessment policy which sets out the philosophy and princip
Classroom lecture capturing service / 1m ago
Important message from Information Technology Services Dear colleagues, As mentioned in Vice-President (Teaching and Learning) bulk email on May 5, 2021, all lectures in academic year 2021-22, including those delivered f2f, will be recorded and made available on HKU Moodle unless there are specific reasons
Why Gender is so important? / 2m ago
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How to use Weava to improve student research / 2m ago
Guest blogger Vivian Seo, Research Assistant in the Faculty of Business and Economics What is Weava? Weava is a free productivity tool available as a browser extension and an iOS mobile application that supports students in their research and writing endeavours. Weava allows users to highlight information
Blending Digital Collaborative Learning Activities in F2F Classroom – Taking Miro as an Example / 2m ago
Date: 27 August 2021 Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Venue: Virtual Venue - via Zoom Instructors: Ms Cindy Liang, Ms Lynn H. Lin, Dr Leon Lei Registration Abstract Over the past two years, all teachers have been exploring the potential of different e-learning tools to facilitate student collaboration and intera
“Instructional Design Extension Assistant (IDEA)” Scheme / 3m ago
Since the early stage of the pandemic in early 2020, teachers have had to adopt online, hybrid flexible (HyFlex) or other new modes of teaching. Different support schemes had been quickly developed across the university. These schemes responsively helped teachers to build the capacity for their emergency remote tea
Updates on S1, 2021-22 teaching arrangements / 3m ago
Important message from Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) Dear colleagues and UG students I’m writing to update you on our teaching arrangements for Semester 1 (S1), 2021-22. As mentioned in my bulk email of May 5, we will return to face-to-face (f2f) t
Resources for Creating a Teaching Video with Camtasia / 4m ago
After experimenting with a year of virtual learning, teachers may be more familiar with creating a screen-capture video with Camtasia. For those who would like to create a more polished video product, the resources in this blogpost will be helpful in supporting you in upgrading your talking-head style lecture video
Common Core Sharing Session on May 12, 2021 / 5m ago
A Common Core Sharing Session was held on May 12, 2021 from 2:30 to 4:00 pm via Zoom. Programme 2:30 – 2:35 pm Welcome! The Common Core on the Move: Professor Gray Kochhar-Lindgren 2:35 – 2:50 pm Common Core Updates: Professor Gray Kochhar-Lindgren Platforms, Projects and Recommendations 2:50
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