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Launch of the brand new SDGs@HKU website! / 10h ago
Message from Common Core Office We are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new SDGs@HKU website! https://commoncore.hku.hk/SDGsAtHKU/ The SDGs@HKU is a virtual platform that allows users to actively explore campus facilities that promote the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in
Please be vigilant about infection-control measures on campus / 2d ago
Message from Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President & Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching & Learning) Dear colleagues and students You will have seen the recent uptick in confirmed Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong. It’s hard to predict how high the number of new cases will go or for how long the spike will last. I’m
2020 Teaching Excellence Awards / 1w ago
Message from Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) Dear Colleagues and Students, I am very pleased to announce the recipients of the University’s 2020 Teaching Excellence Awards. The Selection Panel was deeply impressed with the awardees’ dedication to teaching, their tirele
Free Polling Tools to Support Online/Dual-Mode Teaching / 1w ago
Teaching and learning online has brought many challenges to teachers and students. When teachers try to involve students in classroom discussion and learning activities, students are restricted by the screen, which requires teachers to seek useful technological tools to engage students in online classrooms. This ar
[Students as Partners Series] Seminar 1: Students-as-Partners during COVID 19 / 2w ago
Message from Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning What will our students learn, do and remember from COVID-19? Learning should not and does not have to stop. In this sharing session, the presenters will share their experience of Hear This! A Festival of Radio Drama on Zoom run entirely online in M
S2 teaching arrangements for UG and TPG courses (for HKU UG and TPG students) / 2w ago
Important message from Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President & Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching & Learning) Dear students I’m writing to brief you on decisions taken about S2 teaching arrangements for UG and TPG courses. Teaching Teaching arrangements in S2 will be similar to our current arrangements in
S2 teaching arrangements for UG and TPG courses (for HKU Staff) / 2w ago
Important message from Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President & Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching & Learning) Dear colleagues Many thanks to the 270 teachers who completed the recent survey on hybrid T&L and the 100 or so colleagues who attended follow-up Zoom town-hall meetings. The data and discussions were ext
So You Want To Be A Surgeon? / 3w ago
The Department of Surgery of HKU Medicine presents Asia’s 1st Multidisciplinary Surgery MOOC - So You Want To Be A Surgeon? This MOOC is a first of its kind global online course in surgery co-created by 30+ world class surgical experts featuring 15 subspecialties of HKU Medicine. The 6-week Surgery MOOC will com
How to Deliver Interactive Dual-Mode Classes? / 1m ago
Message from Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8Vjv7VzAr0[/embedyt] How to Deliver Interactive Dual-Mode Classes? Dual-mode teaching provides both online and classroom-based instructions. However, teachers face various challenges as they journey thro
Call for Project Supervision – Laidlaw Scholars Programme 2020-21 / 1m ago
Message from HKU Horizons Office Dear colleagues The Laidlaw Scholars Programme, a research scholarship scheme for outstanding second- and third-year HKU undergraduate students which started at HKU in 2018, enabled 56 HKU students to gain research experience at HKU, University of Leeds, University College Lon
Virtual Conference: Meeting the Challenge of Student Mobility in a Global Pandemic / 1m ago
Message from Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning You are cordially invited to join us for the Virtual Conference – Online Internationalisation: Meeting the Challenge of Student Mobility in a Global Pandemic. Date: 13 November 2020 (Friday) Time: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Hong Kong Time)
Designing High-stakes Online Assessments with or without Proctoring / 1m ago
Date: 21st Oct 2020 (Wed) Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm Venue: Virtual Venue – via zoom (For HKU staff only) Registration Speakers: Dr. Leon Lei, Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative Ms. Sharon Keung, Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative Abstract: With the current social distancing measures b
Gallant Ho Experiential Learning Fund 2020/21 (Second Round) / 1m ago
Dear colleagues, The Gallant Ho Experiential Learning Centre is inviting applications for the Gallant Ho Experiential Learning Fund 2020/21 (Second Round). The funding supports Faculties to introduce, expand or enhance experiential learning in their undergraduate curricula. The projects may or may not be credit-
2020 UGC Teaching Award / 1m ago
Message from Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President & Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching & Learning) Dear colleagues and students, I’m writing to share with you the exciting news that David S. Lee of the Faculty of Business and Economics has been honoured with the 2020 UGC Teaching Award (Early Career Faculty Me
Building your Teaching Career in Academia – Applying for Teaching Development GRANT (TDG) / 2m ago
Organised by Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL) Details of the workshop: Date : 9 Oct 2020 (Friday) Time : 12:00nn – 1:00pm Venue : Virtual Venue – via zoom Presenters : Dr. Cecilia Chan, Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, HKU Abstract This is part of a w
Taking Students on Virtual Field Trips / 2m ago
Date: 6 Oct 2020 (Tue) Time: 1130am - 1230pm Speakers: Mr. Mathew Pryor, Faculty of Architecture Mr. Gavin Coates, Faculty of Architecture Dr. Leon Lei, Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative Ms. Sharon Keung, Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative Mr. Patrick Desloge, Centre for Applied English
S1 T&L Updates / 2m ago
Message from Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President & Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching & Learning) Dear students I’m writing to update you on a few issues. Assessment choices As you know, we’re offering all UG and TPG students three assessment choices for S1 courses: letter grade, pass/fail, late drop.
International Virtual Forum in Teaching and Learning: Students-as-Partners in Online Learning – Voices from HKU / 2m ago
Message from Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Date: 30 Sept 2020 (Wed) Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Hong Kong Time) 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (GMT) 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (AEST) Venue: To be held virtually About the Forum The terms flipped, blended, flexible, hybrid, dis
Getting Ready for Dual-mode Teaching at HKU / 2m ago
Starting from September 22, 2020, dual-mode teaching for UG and TPD courses will start. Most of the courses will be available online throughout the semester while some students may return to campus for some face-to-face classes. A key challenge in this mode of teaching is to engage both the on-campus face-to-face s
Get-Together: Ready for Dual-Mode Teaching? / 2m ago
Message from Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Date: 17 Sep 2020 (Thu) Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm Venue: Virtual Venue – via zoom Presenters: Dr. Cecilia Chan, Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, HKU; Mr. Patrick Leung, Centre for Applied English Studies, HKU; Dr. Ji
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