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Students in Stress “argghhhh!!”— What Do We Do? / 3d ago
Date : 3 March 2021 (Wednesday) Time : 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (HKT) Venue : Conducted via Zoom Speaker : Dr. Linda Yeung, Director of Counselling and Person Enrichment, CEDARS, HKU Facilitator : Dr. Cecilia KY Chan, CETL, HKU Registration Abstract Have you ever come across students who are stressed? What do
Camtasia Video Production Workshop (Basic and Advanced) / 3w ago
Date: 23 March 2021 (Basic); 25 March 2021 (Advanced); 4 May 2021 (Basic); 7 May 2021 (Advanced) Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm Venue: Virtual Venue – via Zoom Speaker: Dr Leon Lei, Ms Sharon Keung, Ms Cindy Liang Number of seats: 30 per workshop Remarks: The content of two Basic workshops is identical, an
Chatbot Tutor Development Workshop / 3w ago
Date : 12 March 2021 (Friday) Time : 2:00pm – 3:30pm Venue : Virtual Venue – via Zoom Speaker : Dr Leon Lei, Ms Sharon Keung, Ms Cindy Liang Number of seats: 15 Registration: Contact Ms. Cindy Liang (cindylxy@hku.hk) In flipped classroom and other blended learning approaches, providing meaningful an
Artificial Intelligence for Teaching and Learning: Why Bother? And Where to Start? (Re-run) / 1m ago
Date : 17 February 2021 (Wednesday) Time : 2:00pm – 3:00pm Venue : Virtual Venue – via Zoom Speaker : Dr Leon Lei, Ms Sharon Keung Registration [This webinar is a re-run of the seminar organized on 22 January 2020, with new examples added.] Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the fastest-growing tec
Winter Sandbox Series 6: Embedding wellbeing in the curriculum: using a wellbeing lens to consider blended and online learning / 1m ago
Date : 28 January 2021 (Thu) Time : 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (HK time) / 8:00 - 9:00 am (GMT) Venue : Zoom Speaker : Dr Alison Gilmour, Lecturer in HE Learning and Teaching, University of Greenwich Registration Abstract University student wellbeing has been of growing concern to the higher education sector; he
T&L support (To HKU Staff) / 1m ago
Important message from Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President & Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching & Learning) Dear colleagues One more bulk email mostly recapping an array of information about T&L support. Classroom support The LES website lists and profiles classrooms that are enabled for hybri
S2 T&L Arrangements (UG & TPG) / 1m ago
Important message from Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President & Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching & Learning) Dear colleagues and students I’m writing with good wishes for the New Year and updates about S2 T&L arrangements. Teaching Arrangements Delivery modes for individual courses were chosen by teacher
Winter Sandbox Series Session 4: Providing social and cognitive learning support / 1m ago
Date : 12 January 2021 (Tue) Time : 12:30pm - 2:30pm Venue : Zoom Speaker : Dr. Janet Chan, Lecturer, Faculty of Science, The University of Hong Kong Registration Abstract Virtual teaching and learning has become a mainstream instructional delivery system during the pandemic nowadays. Without physical f
Major Minor Week 2021: Sign Up Now (JAN 25-29) / 1m ago
Message from Academic Advising Office of the Registry Dear Colleagues, Choosing a major and / or a minor is no doubt one of the most important academic decisions students make in their university education. In light of the COVID 19 pandemic, the “Major Minor Week 2021” would go online this year for students
Winter Sandbox Series: Creative Online and Hybrid Course Designing / 1m ago
Message from Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Dear Colleagues, We would like to invite Course Coordinators at HKU to join our Winter Sandbox Series: Creative Online and Hybrid Course Designing, which aims at supporting Course Coordinators in their course designs in various aspects, inc
Engaging Your Students with HKU Mentimeter (New Features & Campus License available!) / 2m ago
Message from Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative The University of Hong Kong and Mentimeter are pleased to announce that staff and students from HKU can get full Mentimeter access! Furthermore, Mentimeter has a new version update in mid-December 2020, with more helpful functions. A webinar will be held on 11th
Interactive Online/Dual-Mode Teaching and Learning through Mentimeter / 2m ago
Date: 11th January 2021 (Mon) Time: 4pm – 5pm Venue: Virtual Venue – via Zoom Participants: HKU staff and students only Registration Speakers: Colleagues from Mentimeter Abstract: With Mentimeter you can build interactive presentations with an easy-to-use online editor, directly from your browse
User Guide to HKU Mentimeter / 2m ago
Now a campus license for academic staff and students to use Mentimeter for facilitating work and study is available. With login via an HKU account, you can unlock all pro features on Mentimeter. This guide will introduce you to Mentimeter and how to use this effective tool to support online/hybrid(dual-mode) teachi
How to Use iPad/iPhone as a Whiteboard in Zoom / 2m ago
Zoom has a built-in digital whiteboard for an instructor to draw on and share with students in real-time. However, some teachers may find it difficult to draw on the whiteboard using a mouse. For those who desire for more intricate drawing/handwriting while being able to simultaneously speak and see the students in
Student Guide to Online/Hybrid (Dual-Mode) Learning / 2m ago
Introduction Referring to the latest message on the S2 teaching arrangements for UG and TPG courses (for HKU UG and TPG students) released on 5 Nov 2020, course coordinators will provide one of three options of delivering lectures: online, hybrid (dual-mode), face-to-face in the Second Semester. (Only in very sp
Launch of the brand new SDGs@HKU website! / 3m 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 / 3m 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 / 3m 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 / 3m 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 / 3m 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
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