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|
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.
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.
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.