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“My students are falling asleep.” – Interactive ways to incorporate active learning activities into a typical lecture and classroom


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

Facilitator: Dr Cecilia Chan, Head of Professional Development, Associate Professor, CETL
Date : 9 September, 2015 (Wednesday)
Time : 12:30 pm – 2:15 pm [Sandwiches will be served with coffee and tea.] Venue : Room 321, Run Run Shaw Building


In this workshop, we will discuss how a lecture environment can be changed so that there are more interaction between students and teachers, and students and students. Practical examples and methods will be shared and demonstrated to motivate students in a lecture and classroom.

Dr Wilton Fok, Assistant Dean of Engineering, HKU, will also demonstrate the iClass mobile apps which was developed in HKU on how to facilitate teaching and learning in classroom.

About the Speakers:

Dr Cecilia Chan from CETL has been involved in the implementation of outcomes-based approach to student learning, assessment, feedback and technology enhanced learning pedagogies and tools. She provides consultations to faculty regarding the design and assessment of innovative educational research projects, grants and initiatives. She also leads, builds and supports faculty efforts to incorporate community to develop skills and knowledge related to the scholarship and assessment of teaching and learning.

Dr Wilton Fok is the Assistant Dean of Engineering and the Director of the e-Learning Development Laboratory. Dr. Fok and his research team had developed an interactive mobile platform called iClass for the enhancement of real-time interactivity among teachers and students since 2011. The project was used not only in the University but also in many primary and secondary schools and universities in Hong Kong, Macau, mainland and overseas The project awarded the Hong Kong ICT Award – Mobile learning and Publishing and Green ICT Award in 2012 and 2014 respectively.

For enquiries, please contact Ms Ivy Lai by email laichun2@hku.hk.