News

by Joe Chow

LI-3610
With the continuous effort to meet the increasing demand for computer laboratories, a general-purpose lecture theatre, LI-3610, was converted this summer into a Computer Theatre which can accommodate a maximum of 82 students, a computer laboratory of its kind. Together with the existing 6 CSC ...

by Tim Chu and Dr Crusher Wong (OCIO)

zoom
Feedback shows that many colleagues found the news article on Zoom focus mode (Ref: IT News on 30 March 2022) helpful for exam invigilation. In this article, we shall introduce new and enhanced features for CityU users provided by the Canvas-Zoom integration upgraded on 24 May 2022. Details of the ...

by Daniel Leung

teaching venue
Have you recently noticed an improved user experience with no hardware failure and better PC performance when using the computers in teaching venues? To employ the emerging technologies to enhance the teaching and learning experience in class and meet the pedagogical content knowledge needs, the old ...

by Ming Leung and Crusher Wong (OCIO)

zoom focus mode
With the rapid shift of education delivery from face-to-face to online during the COVID-19 pandemic, e-learning tools have become essential for daily teaching and learning activities. When it comes to examinations, teachers dream of a subject-adaptive solution that is safe, reliable and fair ...

by Joe Chow

Teaching Studio
This summer, six teaching studios comprising Rooms LI-G600, LI-4109, LI-4208, LI-4307, LI4400 and LI-4412 in the Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building (LI) have undergone a makeover to provide staff and students with a new modern teaching and learning environment. The renovation is the result of ...

by Desmond Chan

dual monitors
Considering the current pandemic, the University has adopted a hybrid approach to teaching. This new way of teaching involves some students coming to the classrooms in person and some students joining the class online via Zoom. To ensure a smooth teaching experience, a second monitor could become ...

by Deep Batra

AI based Camera
The Computing Services Centre (CSC) is introducing Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based tracking cameras in all teaching venues for online and mixed-mode classes. The camera will automatically pan and track the teacher when he/she walks within the designated area at the teaching venue, thus creating a ...

by Eric Shai

questionpro2
Online survey tools have been widely used in recent years. Many academics and students in the university are using survey tools to create questionnaires for research and education purposes. Recently, more administrative offices use survey tools for administrative activities, such as creation of ...

by Angel Lu and Mathew Tang (OCIO)

proctoring
In February 2020, teachers and students had to adopt the change of conducting and attending classes online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the leadership of the Office of the Provost, the Office of Chief Information Officer, the Computing Services Centre, the Enterprise Solution Office, Office of ...

by Angel Lu and Dr. Crusher Wong

panopto
Lecture recording is an effective medium for learners to review and revise the concept being taught. To streamline the process of lecture recording and facilitate flipped classroom learning, the Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO), has joined hands with the Jockey Club College of Veterinary ...