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Wed, 2008-09-24 (All day)

Presenter: Mr Alan Levine

Format: Seminar

Faculty Orientation to Teaching and Research Support Services at UST

Wed, 2008-08-27 (All day) to Fri, 2008-08-29 (All day)

Presenter: Representatives from Library, Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching, Information Technology Services Center and Publishing Technology Center

26 AUG 2008 FALL

Tue, 2008-08-26 (All day)

TA Mass Orientation and Induction Training Program

CELT provided a series of training workshops to all TAs every academic year. For Fall 2008, the mandatory Mass Orientation Session, Departmental Briefing Sessions, Induction workshops and Information sessions were completed successfully. There activities provided a chance for new TAs to communicate face-to-face with renowned faculties and experienced TAs and to get prepare for their first teaching in UST.

Preparing for the QAC Audit

Tue, 2008-05-06 12:00 to 13:30

Speaker: Prof Tony L. Hung

Location: Room 3362, HKUST

After talking about the ILOs on the previous week, Prof Hung focused on the issues about QAC audit and OBE-related assessment in this seminar.

Workshop Materials:

Adopting an ‘Outcome-Based’ Approach to Teaching and Learning

Tue, 2008-04-29 12:00 to 13:30

Speaker: Prof Tony L. Hung

Location: Room 3362, HKUST

Prof Hung is the OBE consultant for the School of Humanities and Social Science. In this talk, he reviewed a few Humanities syllabi to highlight where OBE has been practised and where modifications are needed to make teaching statements in line with the School ILOs and the University graduate attributes.

Workshop Materials:

Best TAC Election 2007 - 2008

Wed, 2008-04-23 12:34

In March 2008, TAs voted for their departmental TA Coordinator (TAC) on the online voting system. TAs who voted were eligible to participate in a lucky draw in which 10 TAs won HK$100 vouchers from Park n' Shop.

Winners of the Best TAC Election as follow:

Online Voting

Best TAC: Mr WONG Yan Fung (BIOL)

1st runner-up: Mr CAI Mingchao (MATH)

2nd runner-up: Mr LIN Thung-hong (SOSC)

Secret Ballot

Best TAC: Mr Alexander MURAVSKY (ECE)

1st runner-up: Mr WONG Yan Fung (BIOL)

2nd runner-up:

23 APR 2008 SPRING

Wed, 2008-04-23 (All day)

TA Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony

The TA Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony organized by Teaching Assistant Coordinators Committee (TACC) and Center for Enhanced Learning & Teaching (CELT) was completed successfully on 23 Apr 2008. Over 100 TAs from different departments participated and they received the Certificate of Achievement at the Ceremony. Also, the Best TAC Award was presented by Dr David Mole (AVPAA) at the Ceremony.

19 MAR 2008 SPRING

Wed, 2008-03-19 (All day)

March 2008 TA Event - "Learning from the Best - A Chance for Enhancing Teaching and Communication with Students"

The March 2008 TA Event was completed successfully on 19 Mar 2008 (Wed). Over 60 participants joined the event. 4 experienced TAs and 1 UG student from different departments were invited to deliver an interesting and inspiring presentations to our TAs and UG students. Also, an interactive discussion and sharing session was conducted which benefited most of the TAs and UG students.

TA Presentations:

How Do They Manage it? An Investigation On The Study And Learning Strategies Of Year 1 HKUST Students

Fri, 2008-03-14 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Lucia Yeung and Dr Tak Ha

Format: Seminar

In Fall 2007, CELT conducted a student learning research to investigate how students at HKUST learn. The findings from this research help faculty and instructors to build up a scientific and evidence-based understanding of how their students learn. In this seminar, Dr Yeung and Dr Ha covered: