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Building your Teaching Career in Academia – Teaching Excellence Awards Virtual Workshop / 7m ago
Message from Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Date: 23 Sep 2020 (Wednesday) Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm Venue: Virtual Venue – via zoom Presenters: Dr. Ruijing Meng, Principal Lecturer, HKU Business School; Dr. Cecilia Chan, Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, HKU
Calling for Applications: U21 Global Citizenship (Closing date: September 17, 2020) / 7m ago
Message from HKU Horizons Office Calling for Applications: U21 Global Citizenship (Closing date: September 17, 2020) Dear students Universitas 21 (U21) will offer an online leadership development course entitled “U21 Global Citizenship” to nurture student innovators who are passionate about tackling th
Teaching Excellence Award Scheme 2020 / 7m ago
Message from Curriculum Development and Quality Assurance Section of the Registry Teaching Excellence Award Scheme 2020 This is to remind colleagues and students that nominations are now invited for awards under the Teaching Excellence Award Scheme (TEAS) in 2020. The TEAS aims to recognise, reward and pr
Building your Teaching Career in Academia – Chit-and-Chatting, Mix and Matching for Teaching and Learning Get-Together / 7m ago
Organised by Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL) Details of the workshop: Date : 17 Sep 2020 (Thursday) Time : 1:00pm – 2:00pm Venue : Virtual Venue – via zoom Presenters : Dr. Cecilia Chan, Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, HKU; Dr Jannie Roed, Centre for the En
Project Mingde Student Association – Members Recruitment / 7m ago
Message from HKU Horizons Office This message is sent on behalf of Project Mingde Student Association. Project Mingde Student Association - Members Recruitment Dear students, Project Mingde was established in 2003, with "We grow as we build" as our motto upholding HKU’s. Project Mingde provides a
Teaching Matters / 7m ago
Message from Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President & Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching & 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 principles t
Additional T&L matters – Semester 1 (for HKU staff) / 7m ago
Message from Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President & Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching & Learning) Dear colleagues Just a few additional technical matters. Panopto, Zoom and Teams We’ve made some basic ‘how to use’ videos: - How to use Panopto: https://hku.to/UsePanopto - How to use Zoom: https
Teaching Arrangement (UG & TPG) for Semester 1 / 7m ago
Message from Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President & Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching & Learning) Dear colleagues and students I’m writing to follow up on my July 29 email regarding teaching arrangements for Semester 1 (S1), 2020-21, and to brief you on some related matters. S1 teaching arrangements Sin
Invitation to UGC Teaching Ambassadors Series / 7m ago
Message from Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Dear Colleagues, We would like to invite you to join the UGC Teaching Ambassadors Series. Professor Gray Kochhar-Lindgren and his team (26 August 2020), who won the UGC Teaching Excellence Team in 2019 will share their award-winning teaching exp
E-learning Resource Hub / 8m ago
Message from Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President & Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching & Learning) Dear students and colleagues, As we embark on a new semester with a strong reliance on online teaching and learning, I am pleased to introduce the HKU E-learning Resource Hub (https://elearning-resource.hku.hk). D
Conducting Online Lessons in Classrooms / 8m ago
The new teaching arrangement of the upcoming semester will be a combination of offline and online teaching using various tools such as Zoom, MS Teams, Panopto and Moodle. Teachers that taught students in an exclusively offline setting may find the transition to online teaching daunting and foreign to them. In order
S1 T&L matters for HKU staff / 8m ago
Message from Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President & Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching & Learning) Dear colleagues Looking ahead to Semester 1, there are a few issues I’d like to brief you on. Add/drop period As in Semester 2 earlier this year, the S1 add/drop period will coincide with a period o
Online Teaching through Zoom or Microsoft Teams / 8m ago
As teachers have different teaching needs, some of you may want to explore and use other teleconferencing tools besides Zoom for conducting your online lessons. The University of Hong Kong (HKU) has acquired campus licenses for both Zoom and Microsoft Teams. To help teachers in choosing a teleconferencing tool
Support on Online Teaching and Learning from AAO (Aug 2020) / 8m ago
Message from Academic Advising Office of the Registry Dear Academic Advisers and Colleagues, The COVID-19 pandemic and the online mode of teaching and learning have brought significant challenges to everyone of us. To support online teaching, AAO has recently developed some tools and tips to strengthen your c
Why Gender is so important? / 8m ago
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Updated UG & TPG Teaching Arrangements for Semester 1, 2020-21 / 8m ago
Dear colleagues and students The changing public health situation in Hong Kong means that we need to update our teaching arrangements for Semester 1 (S1), 2020-21. In principle We remain committed to a dual mode of teaching for UG and TPG courses in S1: Online: all courses, apart from a few exception
Virtual Flipped Classroom Design (From Classroom to Remote Teaching) / 8m ago
Date: 7 August 2020 (Fri) Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm Speakers: Speaker from Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative: Wincy Chan, Instructional Designer & Lecturer Guest Speaker from Faculty of Architecture, HKU: Matthew Pryor, Head of the Division of Landscape Architecture & Associate Professor (Tea
Summer Sandbox Series: Creative Online Course Designing / 8m ago
Organised by Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL) and Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative (TELI) Designing courses is a creative process. At HKU, the majority of our courses are face-to-face (f2f) with a blended or technology-enhanced approach. As we move into the 2020-21 acade
Virtual Flipped Classroom Design (Assessment) / 9m ago
Date: 31 July 2020 (Fri) Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm Speakers: Dr Leon Lei, Ms Sharon Keung Registration (For HKU staff only) In the past decade, course assessment has been digitized extensively. Apart from multiple-choice question banks, different technology solutions have been introduced in online learning. With
Updated Teaching Arrangements for Semester 1, 2020-21 / 9m ago
Dear colleagues and students I’m writing to update you on our teaching arrangements for Semester 1 (S1), 2020-21. As I said in my bulk email of May 26, our core aim in Academic Year 2020-21 is to make a gradual and partial return to face-to-face (f2f) teaching. We know we don’t have enough large classroom

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