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CEI Workshops and Seminars

Writing Up Conclusion

Date: 
Wed, 2011-04-20 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Keith Tong, Associate Director, LANG

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, the presenter looked at the process of writing up conclusions for academic papers and theses. It examines the organizational structures and rhetorical devices commonly adopted in drawing conclusions and discussing implications from research findings. It also explored ways to make connections with earlier chapters in the academic paper or thesis. Special attention will be paid to the effects of syntactic and lexical choices on the reader.

Personal Effectiveness: Self Confidence in Research

Date: 
Fri, 2011-04-08 (All day)

Presenter: Miss Sindy Yip, Student Counselor (Clinical Psychologist)

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, participants will be guided to explore and reflect on their road to research excellence and to learn ways to develop adaptive thoughts and attitudes that can facilitate one to develop personal effectiveness in research life.

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Working with Others: Social Quotient (SQ)

Date: 
Wed, 2011-03-09 (All day)

Presenter: Miss Vava Kwok, Student Counselor

Format: Seminar

In this workshop,the presenter has guided the audiance 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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A series of "Dialogue with Journal Editors" Conversation with Senior Faculty

Date: 
Fri, 2011-02-25 (All day) to Mon, 2011-04-25 (All day)

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, speakers shared their experiences and provided valuable advice on the topics on: Key expectations of a journal editor in journal publication; Typical major requirements of editors/reviewers in determining acceptance or rejection of an article submission and; and Effective ways of communicating with journal editors especially when discord arises.

Session 1: School of Engineering

Date: 25 Feb 2011

Projecting Your Voice Protecting Your Voice (Advanced)

Date: 
Thu, 2011-02-24 (All day)

Presenter:Prof Oliver Lo, Adjunct Associate Professor, HUMA

Format:Seminar

In this seminar, Prof Oliver Lo shared with us how to: 1) find their own optimum pitch in speaking 2) understand how to speak with breath support and optimum vocal placement.

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Writing Thesis Introductions

Date: 
Wed, 2011-02-16 (All day)

Presenter:

  • Mr Andrew Chung, Chief Editor, Language Center
  • Dr John Milton, Senior Instructor, Language Center

Format: Workshop

Engaging Students With Learning Diversity

Date: 
Tue, 2011-01-25 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Lucia Yeung (CELT)

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, Dr Lucia Yeung shared with us how to identify key motivational theories related to engaging students in class; list techniques in engaging students with diverse backgrounds relevant to their teaching context; and described issues and possible solutions for engaging students.

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Development of a New Outcome-Based Assessment Method for CBME Laboratory

Date: 
Wed, 2010-12-01 (All day)

Presenter: Prof John Barford, Associate Professor, CBME

Format: Seminar

Writing Up Reports of Experiments

Date: 
Mon, 2010-09-27 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Arthur McNeill, Director of Language Center

Format: Seminar

Dr Arthur McNeill, Director of Language Center taught PGs how to write up reports of experiments in a professional manner. The workshop was focused on the reporting of quantitative data.

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