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CEI Workshops and Seminars

Promoting Originality – Minimizing Plagiarism in Student Work

Wed, 2009-11-18 (All day) to Fri, 2009-11-20 (All day)

Presenter: Jude Carroll

Format: Seminar

Session 1: Getting the best out of Turnitin

4 NOV 2009 FALL

Wed, 2009-11-04 (All day)

TA Event - TA Team Building and Adventure Workshop

CELT and five departments, BIOL, PHYS, CBME, CIVL and SOSC co-organized a workshop on team building and leadership skills in mid-November 2009. We commissioned Sports & Eco-Education Development Ltd (SEED), a service organization specializing in various types of educational and recreational activities, to deliver the training.

Formative Evaluation, Documenting and Reflecting on Your Teaching: A series of professional development sessions with Prof Chris Knapper

Wed, 2009-10-07 (All day) to Wed, 2009-10-14 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Chris Knapper

Format: Seminar / Workshop

Session 1: An Introduction to Formative Evaluation of Teaching – Goals, Rationale, and Strategies

This interactive seminar explored reasons and benefits for engaging with formative evaluation of your teaching. Prof Knapper outlined different strategies for evaluation that can lead to improvement of teaching, including self-assessment, peer evaluation, and using a range of information provided by students.

Projecting Your Voice, Protecting Your Voice

Thu, 2009-09-24 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Oliver Lo

Format: Professional Development Workshop

A clear voice is a key part of any teacher's toolkit. But have you ever lost your voice from teaching? And even if you haven't yet, this workshop helped you learn how to project you voice in the classroom but not damage it.

By the end of this 90-minute workshop, participants were able to:

25 AUG 2009 FALL

Tue, 2009-08-25 (All day)

TA Mass Orientation and Induction Training Program

The Fall 2009 TA training program organized for to all new TAs in late Aug has been completed successfully. This year, more than 300 new TAs participated in the program.

From mid-Sept to late Oct, several elective TA workshops are offered to all TAs to polish their teaching skills. For details, please refer TA training.

New Faculty Orientation Fall 2009

Wed, 2009-08-12 (All day) to Fri, 2009-08-21 (All day)

Format: Seminar

In summer 2009, the Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching has organized the New Faculty Orientation program that covers various topics and teaching and learning support services at UST.

Managing the Student Experience – International and HKUST Practices

Tue, 2009-06-09 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Joan Cooper

Format: Seminar

The total student experience encompasses teaching and learning, curriculum, student life, advising and mentoring. The term embraces the notion that learning does not only take place in the classroom and that students’ time spent in higher education is about a whole range of experiences.

Developing Research Students and Newer Researchers

Wed, 2009-06-03 (All day)

Presenter: Prof George Gordon

Format: Seminar

The seminar explored the various agendas (e.g. Research Councils/funders, students/newer researchers, employers, discipline communities) that exercise an influence on practices. Participants were invited to share experiences and identify issues. That information was used to inform consideration of what actions should be prioritised and how these could start to inform a coherent developmental model for early career researchers.

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Strengthening Research-Teaching Linkages as a means of promoting Inquiry-Based Learning

Tue, 2009-06-02 (All day)

Presenter: Prof George Gordon

Format: Seminar

The seminar drew upon experience in Scotland of a recent Quality Enhancement theme around the contribution of Research-Teaching Linkages in the development of graduate attributes. Prof George Gordon was co-director of the sector-wide project. There were also several projects targeted at groups of disciplines.

Assessment of Business Students' Intended Learning Outcomes at HKUST: The Experience at the School of Business and Management

Tue, 2009-05-26 12:30 to 13:30

Speaker: Prof Jiing-Lih Larry Farh

Over the last couple of years, under the OBE initiative, the School of Business and Management at HKUST developed a set of 9 intended learning outcomes for its UG BBA/BSc programs. In this talk, Professor Farh discussed a conceptual framework for assessing these outcomes; and the findings from a recent pilot study that compared how Year 1 and Year 3 accounting students self-assess their learning based on these intended learning outcomes.

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