SG8001 Teaching Students: First Steps

The SG8001 (a one credit pass / fail compulsory course for research postgraduate studentsNote) – aims to prepare participants to undertake a limited teaching role, and provides an introduction to the basic theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to begin teaching at university.

Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs)

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
  1. Describe the context for learning and teaching at City University of Hong Kong.
  2. Apply Outcomes-Based Teaching and Learning (OBTL) approach in student learning.
  3. Utilize elearning tools in teaching.
  4. Deliver a high quality teaching and learning activity.


Workshop Topic Contact hour
Session 1 The context for Learning at City University of Hong Kong 2 hours
Session 2 Outcomes-Based Teaching & Learning 2 hours
Session 3 Learning Management System (LMS) in CityU 2 hours
Session 4 Teaching and Learning Activities for Undergraduate Students 2 hours
Session 5 Assessment Tasks: Assessment for Learning 2 hours
Session 6 Teaching Techniques: Practical Tips 2 hours
Session 7* Conducting Laboratory 2 hours
Assessment Individual Presentation
(Simulated Teaching Session with Interactive TLA and Assessment Plan)
1 hour


*For students with laboratory demonstration duty