Workshop on Effective Questioning and Eliciting Techniques

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Date :

2019-05-27 (Monday)

Time :

14:00 - 17:00



Venue :

Room 1108, 11/F., VTC Tower

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Category :

Pedagogy and Assessment - Teaching Strategies

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About the Event :

Questioning is the basis for interactive learning. Effective questions can help students practice and develop the thinking and problem-solving skills increasingly necessary to success in the workplace. Practical guidelines and techniques to overcome common teacher pitfalls and possible student reluctance to answer questions will be presented in this workshop. Participants will explore how to choose questions for different functions and to practice different thinking skills in addition to practicing and developing skills for eliciting information from students.

Facilitator(s) :

Mr. Daniel Barlow, Teacher Trainer

Daniel Barlow has over 20 years' experience in language and communication skills training and has been teaching and training in Hong Kong since 2000. Specialising in content and language integrated learning (CLIL) techniques, Daniel has extensive experience designing delivering teacher training to tertiary teachers from Taiwan, Hong Kong and mainland China.

Intended Learning Outcomes :

On the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Avoid common teacher pitfalls and overcome student problems when setting questions;
  2. Choose effective question types for different functions; and
  3. Elicit information from students

Target Audience :

All VTC Staff

Enquiry :

Mr MAK Sunny
Education Development Officer
Tel: 2919-1539