Generative AI in Higher Education: Developing Students’ and Teachers’ AI Literacy

Date :

2023-10-06 (Friday)

Time :

14:30 - 16:30

Venue :

Online - Microsoft Teams


2 hours

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Category :

TT03A - Digital Learning and Teaching

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About the Event :

In an era marked by significant advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI), understanding its role and impact in educational contexts is paramount. This webinar draws upon the extensive experience garnered at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) to shed light on this critical area.

Participants will gain in-depth knowledge on three key dimensions: 1) recent developments in AI and education at HKUST, 2) strategies for cultivating AI literacy among students and educators, and 3) the incorporation of AI into Teaching and Learning practices and assessment frameworks. The training will provide insights through practical examples and case studies, demonstrating how AI can be effectively used to enhance teaching practices and maintain the integrity of grading practices.

Facilitator(s) :

Dr Sean McMinn, the Director of Center for Education Innovation at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), has over 20 years' experience in higher education. He has won the 2016 SHSS Teaching Excellence Award and the 2007 Teaching Innovation Award for his work with podcasts and education at HKUST. Sean holds a PhD in E-Research and Technology Enhanced Learning from Lancaster University, United Kingdom, and has taken up various teaching and leadership roles at the HKUST and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He has interests in educational technology, digital literacies, and networked learning and has published and presented at international conferences on these subjects.

Objectives :

The webinar aims to:

1. Analyse the current state and advancements of Artificial Intelligence in educational settings, focusing on case studies and developments at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).

2. Evaluate the strategies and frameworks for fostering AI literacy among students and educators, with an emphasis on their effectiveness and applicability.

3. Apply knowledge of integrating Artificial Intelligence into Teaching and Learning practices and assessment, ensuring the maintenance of ethical standards and equitable evaluation.

Target Audience :

VTC Teaching and Instructing Staff

Enquiry :

Mr WONG Kwun Piu, Alexander
Acting Senior Project Officer
Tel: 3974-3621

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