HSMC Teaching Excellence Awards Sharing Seminar I 2016/17

To recognize the teaching excellence and innovative pedagogy of academic staff at HSMC, the College first launched the HSMC Teaching Excellence Awards in 2014/15 academic year.

In 2015/16, 11 distinguished academic staff were selected to receive the awards. The official presentation of awards had been held in the Graduation Ceremony on 1 & 2 December 2016 to acknowledge the achievement of distinguished teachers.

Name of Award Recipients Department
Dr Gavin BUI Department of English
Mr Alan CHAN Department of Computing
Dr CHAN Chi Kit Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Dr Michael CHAN Department of Social Science
Dr Sammy HU School of Communication
Dr LAM Wing Kin Department of Chinese
Dr Victor LAU Department of Management
Dr Heather LEE Department of Accountancy
Dr Lawrence LO Department of Marketing
Dr Daniel MO Department of Supply Chain and Information Management
Dr SIU Yam Wing Department of Economics and Finance
Group photo of HSMC Teaching Excellence Awards recipients (2015/16) with President Simon S M Ho (7th from right), Vice-President Y V Hui (Academic & Research) (6th from left) and Dr Ben Cheng (1st from right)

The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and the Academic Staff Development Committee (ASDC) will jointly organize a series of sharing seminars by the award recipients to promote good teaching practices at the College.

The first seminar was held on 13 December 2016 with a Reception Tea Party prior to the seminar. In the sharing seminar, President, Professor Simon Ho was invited to give an Opening Remark to congratulate the award recipients on their dedication and outstanding achievements in teaching.

President, Professor Simon Ho, gave the Opening Remark to the HSMC Teaching Excellence Award recipients and participants before the start of sharing.

In the seminar, Dr Gavin Bui, Associate Professor of Department of English, and Dr Chan Chi Kit, Assistant Professor of School of Communication, delivered talks on the topic of “Sense of Achievement, Fun and Autonomy in Task-based Language Teaching and Learning” and “To Learn or Not To Learn: Learning motivation of students” respectively. Dr Bui and Dr Chan shared their teaching pedagogies and experience with the audiences and provided many practical and inspiring examples of engaging students in learning.

Dr Gavin Bui, Associate Professor of Department of English (Left Photo) and Dr Chan Chi Kit, Assistant Professor of School of Communication (Right Photo) shared their valuable teaching experience and practices with participants.

The sharing seminar was well attended with about 50 HSMC staff members from different Schools. It was followed by a Q&A Session, participants were keen to raise questions and engaged in discussion with the speakers.

Dr Bui and Dr Chan interacted with participants, answered questions and gave constructive suggestions to participants.