TEL
A series of TEL training events (seminars and workshops) were offered to VTC teaching staff for professional development.
Most VTC teaching staff were trained on the pedagogies and skills in incorporating TEL applications in their professional teaching.
Continuous Professional Development (CPD) training hours
were accumulated.
Coping with the global trend in using Virtual and Augmented Reality (VAR) to facilitate learning and teaching, VTC has developed a variety of VAR applications to enrich students' learning experience in different subject areas.
  • To establish TEL environment and enhances digital literacy amongst learners and teachers in VTC
  • To cater for learning preferences and learning styles to motivate learners
  • To enrich hands-on and learning experiences with TEL
  • To facilitate in-service, part-time and lifelong learning
  • To serve as tasting courses to promote VPET
  • To foster partnerships between institutions, industries and alumni and opens new markets for collaborations

Aircraft Maintenance

Identify defects and damages on an aircraft, perform maintenance works such as wheel change or aircraft towing at aircraft hangar and airport ramp area, while identifying potential safety hazards.

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Automotive Engineering

Safety precaution to prepare an electric vehicle for maintenance.

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Personal Survival Techniques

Allow students to prepare and make use of survival equipment such as lifejackets and inflatable lift rafts, to survive in an emergency abandon ship under extreme weather conditions.

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Plant Room Maintenance

Allow trainees to conduct safety inspection, machine inspection and emergency repairs at a plant room of a hospital.

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Lift Maintenance

Machine room inspection, follow typical procedure to ingress or egress the lift shaft to ensure the safety for maintenance work.

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Arboriculture

Allow students to experience hazardous situations and tree risk inspection in simulated learning environment, and enable visualised training on procedure in daily tree work operations and tree risk assessment and management.

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Tourism

Enhance students' professional knowledge in terms of attractions, routes and tourist guide etiquette, through vocal instructions and graphical information provided in hotspots.

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Crime Scene Inspection

A crime scene of robbery was replicated and allow students to conduct proper procedure of gather evidence in a crime scene.

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Construction

Reflect the potential hazards and the consequences on construction site, in order to increase students’ awareness and knowledge of workplace safety.

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VAR applications were widely adopted in different trade-specific subjects to facilitate VPET Learning & Teaching.
Students actively participated in VAR simulated trainings to enhance their knowledge and skills in trade areas.
Mobile apps developed by VTC and popular Educational Technology (EduTech) Tools supplement VPET learning and teaching by strengthening trade-specific knowledge and collaboration among students as well as between students and teachers.
  • To establish TEL environment and enhances digital literacy amongst learners and teachers in VTC
  • To cater for learning preferences and learning styles to motivate learners
  • To enrich hands-on and learning experiences with TEL
  • To enable flexible learning on campus, at home and in workplace
  • To facilitate in-service, part-time and lifelong learning
  • To perform learning analytics to improve teaching practices
  • To build online learning community to share learning and teaching resources and practices

VTC@HK IM

Allows students and teachers under the same Moodle course to share thoughts and collaborate interactively through the use of instant messaging, without the need of disclosing sensitive personal information.

VTC TechApp

Help students to learn the terminologies of their studying area. Students can search the terminologies by English or Cantonese, learn the pronunciation of the terminologies and bookmark their favor terminologies.

Communication and interaction between students and teachers were strengthened through the use of VTC@HK IM.
DVE programmes have co-operated in the development of Tech App.
Trade-specific terms were included in the Tech App with graphical illustration and vocal pronunciation in English and Chinese.
Moodle is an Open Source Course Management System (CMS) for education providers to support learning and teaching online, customise or further develop it for usage. It is a free software application designed to help educators create online courses with opportunities for rich interaction.
  • To establish TEL environment and enhances digital literacy amongst learners and teachers in VTC
  • To enable flexible learning on campus, at home and in workplace
  • To support workplace assessment with web-based system
  • To facilitate in-service, part-time and lifelong learning
  • To perform learning analytics to improve teaching practices
  • To build online learning community to share learning and teaching resources and practices
  • To foster partnerships between institutions, industries and alumni and opens new markets for collaborations
Moodle courses were created for all programmes.
All Moodle courses contain Teaching and Learning Packages (TLPs) resources. (e.g. Syllabus, Scheme of Work, Assessment, PPT, PDF and Doc)
Moodle courses contain T&L activities (e.g. Assignment,
Forum and Quiz) to facilitate students' self-paced
and flexible learning.
VTC has been developing digital game/story-based learning and teaching software using gamification technology to enhance students’ learning experience and effectiveness.
  • To establish TEL environment and enhances digital literacy amongst learners and teachers in VTC
  • To cater for learning preferences and learning styles to motivate learners
  • To enrich hands-on and learning experiences with TEL
  • To facilitate in-service, part-time and lifelong learning
  • To serve as tasting courses to promote VPET
  • To perform learning analytics to improve teaching practices

MatheMonster

3D adventure educational game with lots of deadly but exciting missions and puzzles. It teaches mathematics concepts which include factorization, quadratic equations and index laws.

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GhostCoder (for VB)

2D story-based educational game in black comedy style, which teaches VB programming in the topics of Data Types, DIM statement, assignment statement, IF statement, FOR statement and built-in functions.

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GhostCoder (for Java)

2D story-based educational game in black comedy style, which teaches Java programming in the topics of Data Types, declaration statement, assignment statement, IF statement, FOR statement and string functions.

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Network Special Force

2D story-based educational game, which teaches the fundamental concepts of networking in the following topics: Internet Protocol (IP) Addressing, Subnetting and Routing.

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Dactor

Dactor is a 3D story-based educational game, which teaches Conceptual Database Design using Entity-Relationship Modeling, Relational Database Design using Normalization and Database Query using Structured Query Language (SQL).

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Panopto Lecture Capture System (LCS) is used to record or live broadcast lectures, seminars, conferences, student presentations and activities to enhance effective learning and teaching. The recordings could be edited within Panopto LCS and related content files could be published to students through the Moodle Learning Management System.
  • To establish TEL environment and enhances digital literacy amongst learners and teachers in VTC
  • To enable flexible learning on campus, at home and in workplace
  • To facilitate in-service, part-time and lifelong learning
  • To build online learning community to share learning and teaching resources and practices
Most VTC seminars and training workshops were real-time broadcasted through Panopto.
Students and VTC staff could revise the Panopto lectures and seminars at anytime anywhere.