Crafting Your Research Future: First Steps to become an Effective Researcher

Fri, 2013-03-22 09:30 to Fri, 2013-04-19 10:45

Presenter:  Prof Qiang Yang, CSE

Format: Seminar

In this series of seminars, Prof Qiang Yang (author of the book “Crafting Your Research Future: A Guide to Successful Master's and Ph.D. Degrees in Science & Engineering”) shared and discussed some essential skills to be a successful young researcher. Prof Yang also discussed how to explore and identify good ideas for research, how to conduct solid research to verify such good ideas and how to formulate the ideas into high-quality articles to be published in journals and conferences.

Get Hands on Experience with Web Storytelling

Mon, 2013-03-18 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Mr. Alan Levine
                 CogDog It

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, the participants has experienced the web-based tools, an open online course in digital storytelling. The presenter also introduced some free tools and activities suitable for student media projects and ways for infusing more storytelling into their own communications.

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Task Design: the Crux of Assessment, Learning and Feedback

Wed, 2013-03-13 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker: Prof David Carless, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, the presenter has outlined a framework for Learning-Oriented Assessment task design and illustrated some of its principles through reporting ongoing RGC-funded research into award-winning teachers at the University of Hong Kong.

The presentation also concluded by suggesting that assessment tasks might encourage effective learning practices when they:

Communication Skills and Responsible Conduct of Research (For RPGs from the School of Science ONLY)

Tue, 2013-03-12 14:30 to Thu, 2013-03-14 16:30

Presenter:  Michael J. Zigmond, PhD (Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh)
                    Beth A. Fischer, PhD (Director of Assist)

Format: Seminar

In these series of workshops, the presenters has discussed how to write research articles and making oral presentations, including giving seminars and presenting posters at scientific conference. Issues related to the responsible conduct of research (RCR) also integrated throughout all the sessions.

Making Good Use of Stress and Emotions

Fri, 2013-03-08 10:00 to 11:30

Speaker: Mr. Eric Chan
                Student Counselor, Counseling & Development Team, SAO, HKUST

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, some practical relaxation or breathing exercises were introduced to help participants feel the relaxed state of mind and body.

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Enhancing Your Teaching with eTools

Fri, 2013-01-18 10:00 to Tue, 2013-04-23 14:00

In Spring 2013, CELT will offer the following workshops to introduce you to a range of institutional eTools that support your teaching at HKUST. All faculty members and teaching staff are welcome to join the sessions that are of interest.

About the workshop