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 2016/17, 6 distinguished academic staff were selected to receive the awards. The official presentation of awards had been held in the Graduation Ceremony on 15 November 2017 to acknowledge the achievement of distinguished teachers.
|Name of Award Recipients||Department|
|Dr. Eden Chow||Department of Accountancy|
|Mr. Bryan Dowie||Department of English|
|Mr. Lawrence Leung||School of Translation|
|Ms. Betty Poon||Department of Economics and Finance|
|Dr. Willy Yue||Department of Computing|
|Mr. Stanley Zel||Department of Mathematics and Statistics|
The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and the Staff Development Committee (SDC) 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 12 January 2018 with a Reception Tea Party prior to the seminar. In the sharing seminar, Vice-President, Professor Y.V. Hui was invited to give an Opening Remark to congratulate the award recipients on their dedication and outstanding achievements in teaching.
In the seminar, Dr. Willy Yue, Senior Lecturer of Department of Computing, and Mr. Stanley Zel, Lecturer of Department of Mathematics and Statistics, delivered talks on the topic of “Give a Lecture to Your N Years Old Kids” and “Teaching Science to Non-Science Students” respectively. Dr. Yue and Mr. Zel 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 30 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.