UM gives teaching award to excellent faculty member

At the Congregation 2019, the University of Macau (UM) presented the Teaching Excellence Award, which recognises faculty members with outstanding performance in teaching. The recipient in the 2018/2019 academic year is Assistant Professor Dr Wang Ruibing from the Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences.

Every year, the recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award is selected by a selection committee from numerous nominees through a rigorous process. Selection criteria include the following: teaching philosophy, professional knowledge in the relevant discipline, communication skills and teaching outcomes, contributions to the development of the discipline, ability to encourage self-driven learning by motivating students to pursue continuous intellectual growth, adoption of innovative teaching methods, and leadership skills in promoting teaching excellence within and outside of the university. Dr Wang has spared no effort to deepen the students’ understanding of professional knowledge through different teaching methods and a combination of theory and practice. He also adopts an interactive approach to increase student engagement in the classroom and to encourage creative thinking.

Dr Wang is appreciative of the award, saying that it shows recognition of his efforts in teaching. He enjoys his job as a teacher, and hopes that innovative teaching methods will enhance the students’ interest in learning. He says he will continue to incorporate more innovative elements into his teaching so as to increase student engagement in the classroom and help them experience the joy of thinking and overcoming challenges. He hopes students will acquire not only professional knowledge, but also analytical and problem-solving skills, from his lectures, so they can gain a competitive advantage.

Dr Wang obtained his PhD degree from the Department of Chemistry at the Queen’s University in Canada. His PhD thesis received a Best Paper Award from the university  and was nominated for the Governor General’s Gold Medals. Dr Wang joined UM in 2014 and currently teaches courses in the ICMS and the State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine. He received the 2017/2018  ICMS Faculty-level Academic Award and a third prize in the Natural Science Award category of the 2018 Macao Science and Technology Awards.

澳門大學日前在畢業典禮上頒發“澳門大學卓越教學獎",鼓勵及表揚在教學方面有傑出表現的教學人員。經過嚴格遴選,2018/2019學年的獎項由澳大中華醫藥研究院助理教授王瑞兵奪得此殊榮。

澳大卓越教學獎的遴選及評審過程十分嚴謹,由具代表性的遴選委員會從眾多學院的提名中選出一名獲獎教師。評審準則包括教學理念;相關專業知識的深度;傑出的溝通技巧和教學成效;對課程發展有傑出的貢獻;具有激勵學生智力持續發展從而引發其積極學習的能力;創新教學方法的運用;推動校內和校外卓越教學的領導才能。王瑞兵通過多維度的知識傳授,理論與實踐結合,促進學生對專業知識的理解;同時,也通過師生互動及合理的引導,增強課堂的參與度並塑造學生的創新思維。

王瑞兵感謝澳大對其教學工作的肯定,並希望通過授課內容及講授方式的創新,激發學生對課程的興趣及求知欲。他表示將繼續努力做個快樂的教書匠,與時俱進,在教學研究中融合更多創新教育的元素,使學生享受課堂、享受參與、享受思考、享受挑戰,從而在整個課程中豐富專業知識,提高分析和解決問題的能力,最終讓學生的綜合競爭力得以提升。

王瑞兵在加拿大女皇大學化學系取得博士學位,其博士學位論文更獲加拿大總督金質獎章提名,並獲女皇大學優秀博士論文獎勵。他於 2014年加入澳大,在中華醫藥研究院、中藥質量研究國家重點實驗室任教。最近研究工作獲得2017/2018年度中華醫藥研究院學術獎及2018年度澳門特別行政區科學技術獎—自然科學類三等獎。

Video of all nominees for the UM Teaching Excellence Award 2018/2019:

本年度卓越教學獎的所有提名人影片:

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