Highlights from CTLE Teaching Innovation Salon 2019

On 10th April, over 30 academic staff participated in CTLE Teaching Innovation Salon 2019. 4 out of 9 UM Teaching Excellence Award 2018/2019 nominees from Faculties and Institutes joined the Salon as presenters and panelists to share their pedagogical practices at UM. CTLE Teaching Innovation Salon is an annual event that aims to promote teaching excellence. The salon started with an opening by Prof. NI (VRAA), who reminded the audience that educators needed to learn from each other and be always mindful of pursuit of successful teaching.

The first session started with a talk by Prof. Ruibing WANG (ICMS), “How to Effectively Engage Students?”. Prof. WANG’s session discussed blended learning, multisensory learning and practical teaching used in his GE course to teach and inspire students. [PPT for download]

Dr. LEONG Cheng Hang (FLL) then shared her teaching philosophy and how she reduced distraction among students in class. She also talked about using Whatsapp and Rain Classroom to interact with students in teaching. [PPT for download]

Prof. Hari VENKATESAN (FAH) focused on the question of how to keep teaching relevant when information was freely available. In his presentation “Teaching in the Information Age?” he also provided tips and tools to engage students’ learning. [PPT for download]

Prof. Patrick CHU (FBA) then presented “Apply ShareStart (學思達) Approach in Higher Education Lectures” where he introduced his teaching style that had changed from one-way lecturing to application of ShareStart Approach, which consists of learning, thinking and expressing. [PPT for download]

The last session was a panel moderated by Prof. Katrine WONG (DCTLE). 4 presenters shared with the participants their experiences on teaching. Key issues addressed include incorporation of technology, maintaining passion of teaching, students’ attention span, educators’ expectations.

澳門大學教與學優化中心在4月10日舉行了2019年度創新教學沙龍,吸引超過30名教學人員參加,活動邀請了本年度澳大教學卓越獎的4位提名教員進行實踐演講,他們來自不同的學院和研究院。本活動每年舉辦一次,旨在促進澳大的優秀教學。

沙龍先由副校長(學術)倪明選作開場演講,他提醒教員需相互學習,並要時刻追求成功的教學。

接著中華醫藥研究院教授王瑞兵以“如何有效地吸引學生?”為題作分享。他教授的通識課程以混合學習、多感官學習和實踐教學來傳授知識,並激勵學生積極求學。

來自法學院的梁靜姮博士提到她的教學理念,並分享令學生在課堂專注學習的方法。她還提到使用社交軟件和雨課堂與學生進行教學互動。

人文學院教授何立慧在他的演講“資訊時代的教學”中,指出教學內容如何在資訊自由時代裡保持關聯的問題。他還向在場教員提供了讓學生參與學習的技巧和工具。

而工商管理學院教授朱國權則介紹了“在高等教育中應用學思達方式教學”。朱教授介紹了他的教學風格:從單向講授轉變為應用學思達方式教學,當中包括學習、思考和表達。

沙龍最後由本中心主任王嘉祺教授主持小組討論。4位演講嘉賓與參與者討論了他們的教學經驗,並主要探討了包括科技與教學的結合、教學熱情的保持、學生的學習注意力,和教員的期望。

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