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Introduction to Teaching and Learning @ HKU

Organized by Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL)

Date: 10th January 2023 (Tuesday)
Time: 9:00am - 12:15pm
Venue: Zoom

This half-day foundation programme aims at providing new staff with a better understanding of the teaching and learning context at HKU. The participants will hear from leading senior academics in the areas of strategic importance to the University: the 4-year undergraduate curriculum reform, the common core curriculum, e-learning, English as a medium of instruction, the demography and culture of HKU students, the academic advising, and the teaching and learning supporting centre (Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning).


This programme will be offered during Semester 2, 2022-23 as follows:

Programme rundown:

Time Rundown
9:00 – 9:05 Introduction
Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL)
9:05 – 9:25 Teaching and Learning at HKU
Professor Ian Holliday, Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning)
9:25 – 9:45 CETL’s Support System for Professional Development and Curriculum Enhancement
Professor Susan Bridges, Director, CETL
9:45 – 9:55 The Common Core: a Space to Innovate
Professor Julian Tanner, Director, Common Core
9:55 – 10:10 E-learning Opportunities at HKU
Dr. Leon Lei, E-Learning Technologist, Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative (TELI)
10:10 – 10:20 Advising as Teaching
Ms. Rachel Hong, Head, Academic Advising Office
10:20 – 10:40 Introduction of Moodle Learning Management System for Staff
Ms. Ada Yau, Information Technology Services (ITS)
10:40 – 10:55 Break
10:55 – 11:20 English as a Medium of Instruction: Implications for Teaching and Learning
Dr. Miranda Legg, Associate Director, Centre for Applied English Studies
11:20 – 11:45 Understanding Your Learners – Student Profile and Challenges
Professor Samson Tse, Dean of Student Affairs, Centre of Development and Resources for Students
11:45 – 12:10 Data Speaks: Course and Programme Evaluations
Dr. Maggie Zhao, Director, Teaching and Learning Evaluation and Measurement Unit (T&LEMU)
12:10 – 12:15 Wrap up and Evaluation
The Zoom link and password will be sent to registrants prior to the event.

For information on registration, please contact:
Dr. Luke Fryer
Associate Professor, Assistant Director (Programmes), CETL
Phone: 3917 4774; Email: fryer@hku.hk​

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