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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 ...

by Angel Lu and Dr. Crusher Wong

Flipped classroom approach has attracted a lot of attention because of its strong theoretical basis of learning enhancement ,(Bergmann, 20111). Brame (2013)2 suggested that a flipped classroom model encourages higher cognitive learning activities to be carried out during class time, while leaving ...

by Dr. Crusher Wong (OCIO)

Gamification of Learning
Imagine that you had burnt the midnight oil to prepare for teaching of a new course. You had planned a myriad of learning activities including group projects with insightful topics. The first class came but students were just passively jotting notes. You tried to encourage them by asking a few ...

by Angel Lu and Crusher Wong (OCIO)

Smart Classroom
Being a young university with vitality, City University of Hong Kong has always been ambitious and courageous to explore cutting-edge technologies which may benefit teaching and learning on campus. In order to search for and promote suitable technologies in classroom, the Smart Classroom Working ...

by Written by Dr. Crusher Wong (CIO), edited by Angel Lu (CIO)

​ Massive Open Online Course, MOOC in short, has brought about a revolutionary change to how education can be delivered to learners worldwide. By definition, MOOC is a course with purposes to serve a massive number of distant learners simultaneously via online platforms. It brings a host of ...

by Crusher Wong (OCIO), Angel Lu (OCIO)

Canvas by Instructure, a cloud-based Learning Management System (LMS) originated in Utah, the USA, has been fully implemented at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) for e-learning since the start of Semester B 2014/15. The Canvas for CityU is served from Singapore with a much better network latency ...

by Crusher Wong

mobile-learning
The practice of mobile learning has taken off in the beginning of this century when connection to wireless network, from a notebook computer or Personal Digital Assistant (PDA), becomes practical in various locations. The introduction of 3G mobile networks and a new generation of smart phones, such ...

by Crusher Wong

CityU Mobile v2
In 2008, two undergraduate students at Stanford University, Kayvon Beykpour and Aaron Wasserman, created a collection of iPhone apps that provided campus and course information of the university. With the support of Stanford’s Registrar, administrative features like add/drop courses and grade review ...

by Andy Chun

discover
With curriculum changes to support the 3-3-4 academic reform, the University has a rare opportunity to rethink and redesign how we provide and deliver education to our students to create a rewarding and unique CityU learning experience. The University has instigated a new “Discover & Innovate @ ...

by Andy Chun

forum
Since 2009, the OCIO has been organizing several experience/knowledge sharing sessions that are opened to all IT staff, both central and departmental, as well as any interested students. These sessions provide rare opportunities for IT staff across departments and units to meet and share their ...