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Details of the workshop
Date 13 September 2017 (Wednesday)
Time12:15 – 13:30 
VenueE3-1032 (Interactive Learning Space 1)
SpeakerProf. Katrine WONG (Director of CTLE)
Guest SpeakerAlice LEE (CTLE Academic Staff Advisor 

*Refreshments will be provided

Abstract:

Have you caught yourself saying ‘this has always worked; why not this year?’ Or, ‘this year’s cohort is so different from last year’s’? One can run the same course year after year, at the same institution, and still one finds it necessary to adjust classroom management, methods of assessment or even course content. Clearly, students vary from country to country, from culture to culture, from year to year. This workshop aims to zoom in on a local, nonetheless intricate, teaching and learning context, and explore how we can better manage our preparation and class time through asking three crucial questions:  Who are our students? How do our students learn? What can we do to engage and empower our students?

About the Speaker:

Prof. Katrine WONG joined the University of Macau in 2008 and holds an associate professorship. She is an Associate of the Higher Education Academy. She teaches in the areas of English Renaissance Drama and Autobiography.
Wong is also a classically trained pianist and operatic soprano, holding professional titles of FTCL (Solo Piano) and LTCL (Voice Performance) from Trinity College London. She is Assistant Conductor of Coro Perosi of Macao.

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