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CEI Workshops and Seminars

Characteristics of UG Intake and their Adaption to University Life

Thu, 2012-04-12 12:30 to 14:00

Presenter: Dr Tak Ha, CELT

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, the presenter has reported on the characteristics (such as family background, active learning experiences, reading habits, learning approaches, academic skills, self-regulation, etc) and pre-university academic experiences of our UG intakes and the difficulties they encountered in their first year. The findings were extracted from a number of studies, including surveys of our UG intake when they were first admitted and at the end of their first year.

Getting Personal: Creating a Unique Classroom Experience for Students in General Education Courses

Tue, 2012-04-10 12:30 to 14:00

Presenter: Prof Melissa A. Fitch, Fulbright Scholar, CUHK

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, faculty has been shown how to:

  1. Utilize simple strategies to solicit, retain and later incorporate information about students during course lectures and activities.
  2. Explain the connection between student engagement and achieving course outcomes.
  3. Develop a plan to use student information to create an exciting, positive learning experience.

Workshop Materials:

Breaking Down The Four Walls: Experiences With Mobile Devices In Classroom Teaching

Tue, 2012-04-17 12:30 to 14:00

Presenters:  Sean McMinn, Senior Instructor, Language Center
                     Yanlin Li, Research Assistant, Language Center

Format: Seminar

Do Not Turn Off Your Mobile Phone in My Lectures

iQlickers™: A Low Cost Personal Response System

Fri, 2012-04-20 12:30 to 14:00

Presenters: Prof Albert Lee, Department of ChemistryHong Kong Baptist University
                   Prof Joseph Ng, Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University
                   Dr Eva Wong, Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning, Hong Kong Baptist University

Format: Seminar

Using the Learning Commons as a Support and Facility for Blended Learning

Tue, 2012-04-24 15:30 to 17:00

Presenters: Gabi Wong, Learning Commons Manager, Library
                   Diana Chan, Associate University Librarian, Library

Format: Seminar

Library Services On-the-go: Leveraging Mobile Devices for Learning

Thu, 2012-04-26 15:30 to 17:00

Presenters: K.T. Lam, Head of Systems and Digital Services, Library
                   Kevin Hau, Systems Librarian, Library
                   Andrew Wong, Systems Librarian, Library

Format: Seminar

Using WordPress/BuddyPress for Teaching

Tue, 2012-03-27 12:30 to 14:00

Presenter: Sean McMinn, Senior Instructor, Language Center

Format: Seminar

Thesis in Progress

Mon, 2012-03-05 14:00

The overall aim of these five interactive workshops is to develop some skills and strategies to help you complete a quality thesis on time.

Teaching Approach

Depending on the workshop, we will draw on research, cases and accounts of good practice to explore solution strategies to common problems that research students face. There will also be opportunities for trying out, reflecting, and getting feedback.

Professional Development for Postgraduates

Mon, 2012-02-20 10:00

In Spring 2012, CELT will offer the following workshops for all PG students.


* TAs who wish to use these workshops to fulfill the TA training program, please register here.

For all other PG students, please register at

Copyright Workshop

Wed, 2012-02-29 11:00 to 12:30

Presenter: Ms Victoria Caplan, Access Services Manager, Library

Format: Workshop

This workshop has provided information about the legal aspects of being a scholar, as both an information and knowledge user and producer.