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Teaching Exchange Fellowship Scheme Seminar – An Exchange on New Teaching Initiatives in Computer Programming Education


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

Details of the workshop:
Date : 30 November, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time : 12:00nn - 1:00pm
Venue : Room 321, 3/F, Run Run Shaw Building (Main Campus), HKU
Speaker : Dr. Chun-Kit Chui, Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, HKU
Facilitator : Dr. Luke Fryer, Associate Professor, CETL, HKU

Dr. Chui has applied the university teaching exchange fellowship scheme (TEFS) and visited the School of Computing (SoC) in the National University of Singapore (NUS) during April -May 2016. NUS is one of the best universities in the field of computing and information system, and their School of Computing hosts a number of cutting-edge pedagogical projects in computing education. In this seminar, Dr. Chui will share his exchange experience in NUS. The areas of focus in this exchange project include the management of in-class activities of flipped learning, the use of scalable online gamification platform, and the enhancement of online instructional materials with visualization techniques in computing education. Some inter-university collaborative teaching initiatives are also being arranged in this exchange project.

About the Speaker
Dr. Chui is a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Hong Kong. He is interested in pedagogical research in computing education and aimed to provide high-quality computing education to students in primary, secondary and tertiary levels. He was selected for the University Outstanding Teaching Award (Individual Award) of the University of Hong Kong in 2015/16. He was selected for the Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award (Individual Award) of the Faculty of Engineering in 2012/13. He has also received the Teaching Excellence Award in the Department of Computer Science in 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15.

For information, please contact:
Ms. Noranda Zhang , CETL
Phone: 3917 4729; Email: noranda@hku.hk​