The Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning organised a one-day symposium entitled “Teaching Excellence @ HKBU – An Arc from Past to Present to Future” last Thursday (24 May). Over 80 academics from different departments and members from the education sector gathered at the symposium to explore the way to achieve excellence in teaching and learning in order to better prepare for the implementation of the 3-3-4 academic system.
Professor Thomas Angelo, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Curriculum and Academic Planning), La Trobe University, Australia, was invited to deliver a keynote speech at the symposium. He spoke on the topic “Less Assessment, More Learning: Aligning Graduate Attributes, Outcomes and Criteria with Course-Level Assessment and Feedback” and hosted an assessment workshop on “Assessment and Feedback for Learning: Practical, Research-based Strategies”.
In addition, eight faculty members were also invited to share their valuable experience in teaching and learning. They were Professor Raymond Wong, Chair Professor of Chemistry; Professor Chris Wong, Acting Head of Biology; Ms. Wu Yin-ching, Associate Professor of the Language Centre; Dr. Noel Siu, Associate Professor of Marketing; Dr. Kelvin Lee, Senior Lecturer of Communication Studies; Professor Albert Lee, Chair Professor of Chemistry; Professor Steve Guo, Head of Journalism; and Dr. Alex Lau, Associate Professor of Accountancy and Law.
全人教育教與學中心於上周四 (五月二十四日) 舉辦為期一日的研討會，名為「Teaching Excellence @ HKBU – An Arc from Past to Present to Future」，吸引逾八十名來自不同學系的教職員和其他教育界人士參加，聚首探討如何達致優質教與學，以迎接三三四學制的實施。
研討會邀得澳洲La Trobe University副校長 (課程與學術策劃) Thomas Angelo教授主持主題演說，暢談「Less Assessment, More Learning: Aligning Graduate Attributes, Outcomes and Criteria with Course-Level Assessment and Feedback」，以及主持評估工作坊「Assessment and Feedback for Learning: Practical, Research-based Strategies」。