Past Activities

2017 - 2018
Professional Development Seminar #3: [以愛為教、以專為學] Teaching and Learning Professional Programs with Love and Heart by Professor Joseph Yau, 18 May 2018

In this seminar, Professor Yau gave us a very fruitful and enjoyable speech. He started his speech with a brief introduction of his background, followed by ten techniques on motivating and impressing our younger generation to have a good learning attitude as well as a positive view of life by quoting some real examples from his past teaching experience. The points he covered were so interesting and aspiring that it has opened our eyes as well as minds, especially his perseverance, determination, selfless dedication and devotion in helping students. After his presentation, participants enjoyed the refreshments and exchanged views with each other.

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Professional Development Seminar #2: Facilitating Tutorial Discussion Effectively by Dr. Paul Corrigan, Senior Education Development Officer, EDGE, CityU , 16 Mar 2018

In this seminar, Dr. Corrigan started with a description of what a discussion is. Then, he identified the six types of discussions, explained how to apply five solutions to problems with discussions, four reasons for using discussions, three ways to start discussion, two effects of discussion on student and how to create discussion plan for tutorial. After the seminar, participants exchanged their teaching experience and views with Dr. Corrigan while enjoying the light refreshments outside the classroom.

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Professional Development Seminar #1: Outcomes-Based Teaching and Learning (OBTL) for Effective Student Learning by Dr. Louis Ma, Director (SCOPE),12 Jan 2018

In this seminar, Dr. Ma gave an interesting and fruitful talk on how to apply Outcomes-Based Teaching and Learning (OBTL) approach for effective student learning. At the beginning, Dr. Ma gave an overview of OBTL, followed by a presentation on how to enhance Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO). Finally, he shared his practical experience in OBTL with the participants. After the seminar, participants were served with light refreshments while sharing their experiences and views on OBTL.

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Orientation Day for Part-time Teaching Staff, Sept 2017

An "Orientation Day for Part-time Teaching Staff" was organized in 2015, 2016 and 2017, aiming to enhance the communication between CityU SCOPE and the part-time lecturers. Part-time lecturers as well as full-time academic and administrative staff were invited to join the event. Participants were updated with the latest developments of the School, arrangements on administrative support and staff development courses that were available for part-time lecturers. The event also included a sharing session on specific educational topics, such as “Education beyond Teaching”, “Real Value of Networking” and so on. Participants exchanged ideas on teaching and learning while enjoying light refreshments after the event.

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