Programme

CEREMONY & SEMINARS

Teaching Excellence Award Ceremony
17 April 2012 (9:00am-11:30am) Purple Zone (University Concourse), 4/F, Academic 1

Teaching Development and Innovation
17 April 2012 (2:00pm-5:10pm) LT10 Peter Ho Lecture Theatre, 4/F, Academic 1

The Role of Research and Discovery
18 April 2012 (2:00pm-5:10pm) LT10 Peter Ho Lecture Theatre, 4/F, Academic 1


Teaching Excellence Award Ceremony
Venue: Purple Zone (University Concourse), 4/F, Academic 1, City University of Hong Kong
Date & Time: 17 April 2012 (9:00 - 12:30)

9:00 – 9:30 Registration, Refreshments & Poster Exhibition

9:30 – 9:35 Opening Remarks
Prof. Way KUO
President
University Distinguished Professor

9:35 – 9:45 Importance of Teaching Excellence in Hong Kong's Higher Education Sector
Mrs. Cherry TSE Ling Kit-Ching
Permanent Secretary for Education, Education Bureau
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region


9:45 – 10:00 Teaching Excellence Award Presentation Ceremony
Prof. Way KUO
President
University Distinguished Professor


10:00 – 11:20 Teaching Excellence Awardees' Presentations

11:20 – 11:30 Closing Remarks
Prof. Christian WAGNER
Associate Provost (Quality Assurance)
Panel Chair (Teaching Excellence Award)


11:30 – 12:30 Meeting with the Press (Teaching Excellence Awardees)

 

Teaching Development and Innovation
Venue: LT10 Peter Ho Lecture Theatre, 4/F, Academic 1, City University of Hong Kong
Date & Time: 17 April 2012 (14:00 - 17:10)

14:00 – 14:30 Registration

14:30 – 14:35 Welcome Remarks
Prof. Arthur ELLIS
Provost

14:35 – 15:00 Mentoring Junior Faculty
Prof. Kwok LEUNG
Chair Professor, Department of Management
Associate Director, Office of Education Development & Gateway Education


15:00 – 15:25 Funding Education Initiatives
Dr. Rodney JONES
Associate Professor and Associate Head, Department of English
Associate Director, Office of Education Development and Gateway Education

15:25 – 15:40 Refreshments

15:40 – 16:15 Determinants of Teaching Performance at CityU – An Analysis of Teaching Evaluations
Prof. Christian WAGNER
Associate Provost (Quality Assurance)

16:15 – 17:00 Developing Teaching Skills in Research Students (Panel Session)

Panelists:
Prof. Y. V. HUI
Associate Dean, Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies

Miss Honghua WANG
Research postgraduate student, Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics


Miss Sarah Anais AUBRY
Research postgraduate student, Department of Asian and International Studies

Facilitator:
Dr. Paula HODGSON
Senior Education Development Officer, Office of Education Development and Gateway Education

17:00 – 17:10 First Day Closing Remarks
Prof. Christian WAGNER
Associate Provost (Quality Assurance)

 

The Role of Research and Discovery
Venue: LT10 Peter Ho Lecture Theatre, 4/F, Academic 1, City University of Hong Kong
Date & Time: 18 April 2012 (14:00 - 17:10)

13:30 – 14:00 Registration

14:00 – 14:10 Welcome Remarks
Prof. Christian WAGNER
Associate Provost (Quality Assurance)

14:10 – 14:55 Teaching & Research Nexus: Creating Synergies (Panel Session)

Panelists:
Prof. Doug VOGEL

Acting Head, Department of Management

Visiting Professor, Department of Information Systems

Prof. Andrey ROGACH
Professor, Department of Physics and Materials Science

Prof. Linda WONG
Professor and Acting Head, Department of Public and Social Administration


Facilitator:
Prof. S. H. CHENG

Director, Office of Education Development and Gateway Education
Professor, Department of Biology and Chemistry


14:55 – 15:20 Making Discoveries: Why, What & How
Prof. Gary FENG
Associate Provost (Academic Planning and Undergraduate Education)
Chair Professor, Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering

15:20 – 15:35 Refreshments

15:35 – 16:55

Making Discoveries: Incubator Projects

Principal Investigators:

Application of family therapy concepts to the development and production of family play materials.
Dr. Sylvia KWOK Lai Yuk Ching
Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Social Studies

LUME (Laboratory for Ubiquitous Musical Expression): A Musical-Technological Playground for Civic-Action and Social Empowerment
Mr. Samson YOUNG
Assistant Professor, School of Creative Media

Implementing the PIPE model for Idea Incubation in GE2304
Dr. Hongyi SUN
Associate Professor, Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management


Enabling low carbon living in Shek Kip Mei estate (sham shui po district)
Dr. Maria FRANCESCH
Asssistant Professor, Department of Public & Social Administration


Promoting an age-friendly society among "Generation Me"
Dr. Alice CHONG Ming Lin
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Social Studies


16:55 – 17:10 Closing Remarks
Prof. Christian WAGNER
Associate Provost (Quality Assurance)

Master of Ceremonies:
Miss Kelly FOO
Year 2 student, Department of Marketing

Mr Jack YU
Year 3 student, Department of Marketing