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CEI Workshops and Seminars

New Faculty Orientation Fall 2012

Thu, 2012-08-09 09:30 to Mon, 2012-08-13 12:45

The Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching has organized a Faculty Orientation program that covers various topics and teaching and learning support services at HKUST. All faculty members and teaching staff are welcome to join the sessions that are of interest.

For enquiries, please contact Miss Irene Pang at 23586803 or

Teaching Assistant Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony 2011 - 2012

Tue, 2012-05-15 12:00 to 13:30

  Time to celebrate!

TACC and CELT cordially invite all TAs to attend the TA Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony 2011-2012. All new TAs from different departments who have completed the TA training in this academic year will receive their Certificate of Achievement in the ceremony.
The Best TAC Awards will also be presented.

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

Optimizing and Extending International Student Exchange Experience: From Research to Practice

Tue, 2012-03-13 12:30 to 14:00

Presenter : Prof Jane Jackson, Applied Linguistics, the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Format: Seminar

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