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Greetings from CLT: Celebrating Learning and Teaching

來自教學中心的祝福:慶祝學與教

In German tradition, parents would organise parties to celebrate ‘Einschulung' (first grade) and ‘Jugensweihe' (becoming a young adult) with their children on the first day of school. This tradition not merely celebrates education, but also praises teachers' efforts in teaching. Post-secondary education is a paramount and memorable stage in a youth's life, in which the youth acquire knowledge and skills to pursuit their lifelong interests and professions. How would you celebrate the comm...

VPETCity has been launched!

「職專教育城」已經啟用了!

In Webline Issue June 2018, the Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS) Project “Development of Effective Pedagogical Practices and a Cross-institutional Online Sharing Platform for Hong Kong's Vocational Education and Training (VET)” jointly held by Vocational Training Council (VTC), The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK), Caritas Institute of Higher Education (CIHE) and Caritas Bianchi College of Careers (CBCC) was introduced. We are very proud to announce that the major project deli...

Join CLT Programmes for Teachers’ Professional Development

歡迎參加教學中心教師專業培訓課程

The new academic year starts in September. Have you signed up any training programmes for professional development? As competent and professional teachers are the backbone of quality education and professional development will in turn benefit students' learning, Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) offers teacher training regularly to support teahcers in the pursuit of excellence and innovation in learning and teaching. Here are some programmes for your choice:Introduction to Teac...

Using Debriefing for Active Learning

運用解說讓學生主動學習

What is debriefing?  “Debriefing has been credited with fostering better knowledge acquisition and retention, skill improvements, heightened perceptions of self-competence, and attitudinal changes among other benefits" (Chronister & Brown, 2012). This concept has been popularised in psychology and clinical studies. In classrooms, debriefing is a process of guiding students to reflect on their l...

QESS Project Develops the First VPET Open Online Learning and Teaching Platform in Hong Kong

「質素提升支援計劃」首建本地職業專才教育學與教資源共享平台

Development of Effective Pedagogical Practices and a Cross-institutional Online Sharing Platform for Hong Kong's Vocational Education and Training (VET) is a cross-institutional project funded by the Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS) of the Education Bureau. This 3-year Project signifies a collaborative effort of Vocational Training Council (VTC), The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK), Caritas Institute of Higher Education (CIHE) and Caritas Bianchi College of Careers (CBCC) ...

Digital Learning at Scale Increases Human Potential

大規模學習提升學習潛力

Learning at scale has been a trending topic in education recently. It refers to any forms of learning that supports and enhances learning; and at the same time reaches large numbers of learners by the use of the specific characteristics of digital technologies (Laurillard, Kennedy and Wang, 2017). Large-scale learning environment could be incredibly diverse, such as massive open online courses (MOOCs), intelligent tutoring systems, opening learning courseware and learning games. The 2030 A...

How to Make a Difference in Student Engagement with Blended Learning Approach

如何改善學生在混合式學習中的參與度

Blended learning suggests the combination of online learning and face-to-face instruction to facilitate learning and teaching. As blended learning has become one of the hottest pedagogical terms over the recent decade, Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) invited Dr Paula Hodgson to share with our teachers her expertise and experience in blended learning in the workshop of “Make a Difference in Student Engagement with Blended Learning Approach” in January 2018. Ensuring Eff...

The Teacher's Role in a Differentiated Classroom

教師在差異化課堂中的角色

Under the policy of inclusive education, diverse students, such as students with special educational needs (SEN) and non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students, are commonly seen in Hong Kong's classroom. In a differentiated classroom, differences in students' abilities and learning styles can bring a great challenge to teachers. To better engage diverse students in the learning process, effective teachers not only accept and embrace their varied cultural heritages and different learning backgrounds...

Fostering Active Learning with Case-based Learning Approach

透過案例式學習方法培養學生主動學習

What is Case-based Learning? Case-based learning (CBL) is “an established approach used across disciplines where students apply their knowledge to real-world scenarios, promoting higher-levels of cognition” (The Yale Center for Teaching and Learning). CBL believes that students could draw upon their prior knowledge to make contribution to their learning, which also reflects the constructivism theory that learners learn best when they gain knowledge through exploration and active...

Using Infographics for Effective Learning

運用資訊圖表幫助提升學習效能

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