Assessment of Business Students' Intended Learning Outcomes at HKUST: The Experience at the School of Business and Management

Tue, 2009-05-26 12:30 to 13:30

Speaker: Prof Jiing-Lih Larry Farh

Over the last couple of years, under the OBE initiative, the School of Business and Management at HKUST developed a set of 9 intended learning outcomes for its UG BBA/BSc programs. In this talk, Professor Farh discussed a conceptual framework for assessing these outcomes; and the findings from a recent pilot study that compared how Year 1 and Year 3 accounting students self-assess their learning based on these intended learning outcomes.

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Best TAC Election 2008 - 2009

Tue, 2009-05-19 (All day)

The Best Teaching Assistant Coordinator (TAC) award was presented to recognize the outstanding TACs for their excellence in leadership and performance in their TAC duties. This year, three Best TAC winners are elected through the online voting system by all eligible TAs and peer evaluation by CELT staff.

Winners of the Best TAC Election as follow:

Best TAC: Mr LUK Wing Hei (ECE)

1st runner-up: Miss SUEN Po Chi, Gigi (CIVL)

2nd runner-up: Mr AU Siu Chung, Jeff (BIOL)

19 MAY 2009 SPRING

Tue, 2009-05-19 (All day)

TA Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony

At the end of the academic year, CELT and TACC organize the TA Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony for all new TAs as recognition to their completion of the TA training program. The TA Certificate of Achievement was presented to all eligible TAs by Prof TC Pong (AVPAA) in the ceremony. All Department Heads, PGCs and TAs were invited to join us for this celebratory event.

Raising Gender Awareness Among Hong Kong Students

Tue, 2009-05-05 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Julian M. Groves

Format: Seminar

Why do so few women enter the fields of science and engineering? Why are women underrepresented in Hong Kong’s business, political, and legal institutions? In this interactive seminar, Dr Julian Groves shared some classroom techniques that he has developed over the years which instructors can use to make students aware of the gendered obstacles that they will face in their professional lives.

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