Teaching Awardee Sharing Seminar (1), 1 Nov 2018

Teaching Awardee Sharing Seminar (1), 1 Nov 2018
Date 1 Nov 2018 (Thursday)
Time 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm (includes a Q&A session at the end)
Venue D3-LP-02, Tai Po Campus
Speakers and Abstracts Presentation 1

Special Educational Needs Empowerment in Teaching and Learning
Special Education is a professional job with great commitment and heavy responsibilities. In the community, special education teachers are respected with high regards. The belief that students are educable, the positive attitude towards students and the effective instructional strategies in teaching SEN students all constitute to the essential attributes of special education teachers. We believe that a competent teacher should be able to support students with diverse needs learn effectively in classroom learning. Prof. Sin will share his insights and achievement on enriching student teachers’ experiences and real-life exposure of inclusion and special education.

Speaker: Prof. Kenneth SIN, SEC
Prof. Sin is the Professor in the Department of Special Education and Counselling. He is with over 29 years in teacher education in special educational needs and inclusion. Over the years, he was awarded with the Distinguished Teacher Award in 2010, President’s Awards for Outstanding Performance in Knowledge Transfer in 2017 and President’s Awards for Outstanding Performance in Teaching in 2018.


Presentation 2

I Inquire, Therefore I Am: Art and Heritage Education in Hong Kong
Dr. Lau is involved in propelling not only art but also heritage education. In enhancing e-Learning in arts education, she recently launched a mobile app for both students and public to appreciate modern architectural heritage in Hong Kong, enhancing her pedagogy of experiential learning. Dr. Lau will also demonstrate how her recent Early Career Scheme project enhances her teaching in a GE course on Hong Kong architectural history, as well as a course on cultural heritage and sustainable development.

Speaker: Dr. Pruednce LAU, CCA
Dr. Lau received her PhD in Architecture from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is founding member of the Hong Kong Chapter of DOCOMOMO (Documentation and Conservation of buildings, sites and neighbourhoods of the Modern Movement). Her work aims at raising awareness in the arts, cultural and urban heritage of Hong Kong.

Language English
Online Registration https://uslinux.eduhk.hk/enroll/course1.php3?groupid=LTTC332
(Remark: Seats are limited and available on a first come, first served basis.)


Participation in this workshop can be counted towards the Certificate Course “Introduction to Teaching in Higher Education” under the theme, “Seminars/Workshops in Learning and Teaching”.

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