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Teaching and Learning Showcase Held in October 2015

To enable University members to have a better understanding on how information technologies are facilitating the teaching and learning activities in the University, we organized a two-day Teaching and Learning Showcase on 13-14 October 2015 to introduce the variety of resources and support services available to University members.  

Snapshots of Exhibition Booth at Main Campus (left) and Seminar (right)
Snapshots of Exhibition Booth at Main Campus Snapshots of Seminar

Showcase Exhibition

The following technologies and services were highlighted and demonstrated during the showcase-

More than 160 colleagues and students visited the exhibition booths in the Centennial Campus and Main Campus on the two days of events.

Seminar

Apart from the showcase exhibition, a half-day seminar was organized on 14 October 2015 focusing on a number of teaching and learning topics. These include-

Topics

Speakers

New technologies in the classroom

  • New technologies introduced recently, e.g. The Mobile Computer on Wheels (MoCoW)
  • Solutions allowing wireless presentation and collaborative learning, e.g. Barco ClickShare and Kramer VIA Connect

Mr. Wilson Kwok, Senior IT Manager (Learning Environment Services Team), ITS

Creating Learning Packages in SCORM to Expand Moodle’s Capabilities

Mr. Patrick Desloge, Centre for Applied English Studies

New eLearning Services in Moodle by ITS

  • Student performance by percentile
  • Default course forum
  • Short-cut menu for 4 common Moodle functions
  • New course themes

Mr. CP Lau, Senior IT Manager (eLearning Team), ITS

New features in Panopto Lecture Capture Services

Mr Bertrand Lee, Technical Director,  Panopto APAC Ltd.

University members can always refer to the rich collection of resources on the support of central learning management system Moodle and video capture system Panopto available at http://moodle-support.hku.hk/.  Teachers and students are also welcome to contact elearningteam@hku.hk for any questions or additional information about the e-learning services supported by ITS.

 

C P Lau
eLearning Team
Tel: 3917 8711
Email: cplaud@hku.hk