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CEI Workshops and Seminars

RPGs Learning Support Group November 2012 - RPG Time Management

Fri, 2012-11-23 09:30 to 10:45

The upcoming RPG Learning Support Group will discuss how to manage your time as a RPG student.  The group will share and discuss the following questions:

Intercultural Skills Development among HKUST Business School Undergraduate

Thu, 2012-11-22 12:30 to 14:00

Presenters: Dr. Melody Chao and Prof Larry Farh, MGMT

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, Dr Melody Chao and Dr Larry Farh shared their findings from a large scale longitudinal study of SBM students about the effectiveness of the various intercultural activities in enhancing their intercultural competence and related learning outcomes.

The seminar also featured interactive discussion on how to improve the current curriculums to help students develop stronger intercultural skills.

Practice-based Inquiry Workshop - The Scholarship of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Practice in Research-Intensive University Contexts

Mon, 2012-10-29 15:30 to 17:00

Presenter: Prof Harry Hubball

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, the presenter engaged with the participants in a dialogue around key processes, challenges and outcomes of the Scholarship of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Practice in Research-Intensive University Contexts.


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The “At Your Desktop” Series - An Experiential Tour to the Virtual Classroom

Wed, 2012-10-31 13:00 to 14:00

Facilitators: May Tse and Rambo Lai, CELT

Format: e-Seminar

In this workshop, the presenter has introduced a new initiative of real time professional development at your desktop by given an experiential tour on how the key functions and features work in a Virtual Classroom from an audience’s perspective.

Being Intelligent Socially Workshop

Fri, 2012-11-02 10:00 to 11:30

Presenter:  Ms Cathryn Yip

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, participants were guided to expand their repertoire on enhancing social capabilities, earn trust and hugs from people around, and eventually win a more pleasurable and fun road to success in research.


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Open Access Publishing Workshop

Thu, 2012-10-25 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Mr. Leo Cheung, Open Access Publishing Manager, BioMed Central

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, the presenter introduced the concepts, benefits, and development of Open Access. It will also show how it can benefit individual scholars, scholarly institutions, and the global world of scholarship as a whole. The talk covered

  • What is Open Access
  • Benefits of Open Access
  • Open Access Today
  • Q&A

The “At Your Desktop” Series: Motivating UST Students – from Theory to Practice

Fri, 2012-11-09 13:00 to 14:00

Presenter:  Dr Lucia Yeung and May Tse, CELT

Format:  e-Seminar

In this e-Seminar, participants learnt about how to apply the motivation theory in motivating students in your class over an online collaborative platform called the  Virtual Classroom . They also experienced online learning at their desktop as well as the potential uses of this tool in their own teaching.

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Projecting Your Voice, Protecting Your Voice

Mon, 2012-10-15 12:30 to 14:00

Presenter: Prof Oliver Lo, Adjunct Associate Professor, Division of Humanities

Format: Workshop

In this workshop, Prof Oliver Lo shared with participants how to protect and project their voices as a teacher or presenter. Participants learnt about ways of maintaining vocal hygiene, summarized the physiological aspects of vocal production mechanism and able to applied the learnt materials to develop breath support and optimum vocal placement.


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Teaching-Research Nexus - Establishing a link between Research and Teaching (Win-Win)

Fri, 2012-10-26 12:30 to 14:00

Presenters: Prof Ellick Wong (MGMT)
                   Prof Mark Seasholes (FINA)

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, faculty from the School of Business who have incorporated research in their teaching shared their experience in establishing the link between research and teaching.