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International Conference on Applied Education, Technology and Innovation (THEi AETI 2019)

 

Activities Review

AY 2020/2021

Join the Game:

IET eBooks Online Quiz

In order to promote learning resources and e-databases among THEi staff and students, Learning Commons is going to hold “IET eBooks Online Quiz” in July - September 2021.

 

IET eBooks Collections offer an acclaimed listing of academic and practitioner focused titles spanning 40 years, covering a wide range of subject area including such as computing, energy engineering and healthcare technologies, etc.

 

The IET Digital Library can access over 680 world-class engineering and technology titles with IET eBook Collections.

 

Access to IET Digital Library, THEi staff and students can browse and download the subscribed e-book. Who submit correctly the most answers will be awarded a prize.

 

4 tips to complete the IET eBooks Online Quiz:

1. Please click the IET eBooks Online Quiz to answers the questions.

    https://forms.office.com/r/g2Yfz7Pd82

 

2. Please click the links to browse or download eBooks PDF on IET Digital Library to

     answer the questions.

 

3. Access, browse and search IET eBooks on IET Digital Library through:

 

4. Please submit your personal and contact information so Learning Commons can contact you if you win the prize.

 

You may access the e-databases at campus by any computers.

If you access the e-databases at home, you need to setup VPN.

(VTC has provided a new security measure "Two Factor Authentication (2FA)" service that requires all THEi students to observe. Please complete a few steps to register your mobile phone where guidelines are attached below.)

Staff: VPN access

Student: VPN access

 

Deadline: 8 September 2021 (Wednesday)

 

Awards:

One grand prize - SONY WF-XB700 Headphone - HKD799

Two 2nd prizes - LOGITECH MX Master 2S Mice - HKD499

Three consolation prize -  App Store & iTunes Gift Cards -  HKD200

 

Participants who answer the most correct answers will be eligible for an award.

 

If there are more participants who answer the most correct answers, Learning Commons will draw from the list.

 

Selected winners will be notified by VTC-staff and student email in September and must respond to the email notification within three (3) days, they could claim the prizes from Learning Commons IET databases workshop on 21 September 2021.

 

Learning Commons will also announce the winners on the Learning Commons Facebook.

 

Programme #4 Library Resources and Academic Writing

Workshop topic:

How to use IET e-resources

Date:

21st September 2021 (Tuesday)

Time:

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Capacity:

28

Venue:

Learning Commons E-classroom, THEi (CW)

Outline:

 

  • Introduce ebooks: why publish with IET and how to get the best out of the book chapters
  • Introduce IET. tv: using Video Intelligence to empower the teaching and learning

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

 

Deadline: 15 September 2021 (Wednesday)

Remark:

All application should be made via VTC email.

Poster

For more information, you may visit our website: https://www.thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons/activities

 

For any enquiries, please feel free to contact us at 3890 8026 or thei-lc@thei.edu.hk.


Technology-Enhanced Learning & Professional Development, Pedagogies, Library Literacy & Academic Writing Programmes for AY2020/21” 

 

We are going to hold the below webinar/workshops on 18th August 2021. We are pleased to invite you to participate in.

 

Programme #6 Pedagogies

Workshop topic:

Using Creative Commons in Education

Date:

18th August 2021 (Wednesday)

Time:

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Participant:

THEi staff

Medium of Instruction:

English

Capacity:

28

Venue:

Learning Commons E-classroom, THEi (CW)

Speaker:

Dr CHIGAEVA HEDDAD Svetlana

(Assistant Professor, School of General Education and Languages)

Outline:

  • Have you ever worried about copyright when using online images in your teaching? Or have you been looking for ways to help your students use multimedia resources created by others appropriately and responsibly?

 

  • Join this session to explore Creative Commons, an organisation that allows sharing and reuse of creative materials through free licenses. We will look at the types of licences that are available, understand the rights and obligations of users, try the process of locating multimedia resources, and discuss the potential use of this platform in education.

 

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for Staff)

 

Deadline: 12th August 2021 (Thursday)

Remark:

All application should be made via VTC email.

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Programme #4 Library Resources and Academic Writing

Workshop topic:

An Introduction to E-databases for Projects and Multimedia Production

Date:

18th August 2021 (Wednesday)

Time:

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff

Medium of Instruction:

English

Capacity:

28

Venue:

Learning Commons E-classroom, THEi (CW)

Speaker:

Mr TSANG Chun Lik, Alex

(Assistant Librarian, Learning Commons / Learning Commons & Digital Innovation)

Outline:

  • E-databases will be introduced:
  • WGSN (life style, fashion, trends, editable images for production)
  • Artstor (Image bank)
  • BMG Music (Audio/Music bank)

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for Staff)

 

Deadline: 12th August 2021 (Thursday)

Remark:

All application should be made via VTC email.

Poster

 

Programme #5 Smart Workplace

Webinar topic:

An Introduction to Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Using Power Automate Desktop

Date:

18th August 2021 (Wednesday)

Time:

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform MS Teams

Speaker:

Ms TSUI Grace

(Senior Technician, Information Technology Services / Learning Commons & Digital Innovation)

Outline:

  • Introduction to robotic process automation
  • Installation of Power Automate Desktop
  • Step-by-step Guide Examples
    • Launch/Close an application (e.g., Excel/Message Box)
    • Interface action captures case 1: Desktop recorder (e.g., Calculator/calculation)
    • Interface action captures case 2: Web recorder (e.g., website actions)
    • Advanced sample: Extract data from word to excel

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for Staff)

Remark:

All application should be made via VTC email.

Poster

 

Remarks: Participating staff attended 70% of the webinar or workshop’s time will be awarded Continuous Professional Development (CPD) hours and the record will be uploaded centrally by the HR.

 

*You can go to THEi Learning Commons website to read the whole semester schedule for all the workshops:

https://www.thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons/programme

 

**Technology-Enhanced Learning & Professional Development, Pedagogies, Library Literacy & Academic Writing Programmes for AY2020/21

Programme #1: Classroom Support Systems and Course Management Systems

Programme #2: Creating an Interactive Classroom

Programme #3: Creative Media Production, Multimedia and Interactive Courseware Production

Programme #4: Library Resources and Academic Writing

Programme #5: Smart Workplace

Programme #6: Pedagogies

 

For any enquiries, please feel free to contact us at 3890 8026 or thei-lc@thei.edu.hk


THEi Learning Commons will organize a series of workshops or webinars on “Staff Professional Development and Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL) Week” between 24th May and 4th June 2021. We are pleased to invite you to participate in the workshops and/or webinars.

 

Details are as below:

 

Programme #3: Creative Media Production, Multimedia and Interactive Courseware Production

Webinar topic:

How to Prepare a Multimedia & Interactive Courseware using Articulate Storyline 360

Date:

3rd June 2021 (Thursday)

Time:

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff and students (Note: Priority will be given to teaching staff)

Medium of Instruction:

Cantonese

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Speaker:

Mr FONG Sui Kam, Tommy (Technician, Learning Commons & Digital Innovation)

Webinar

outline:

  • Overview
  • Multimedia: Add a character; add photos, add audio narration (text-to-speech)
  • Interaction: Hide/show layers; buttons; timeline
  • Quiz: MCQ; fill in the blanks; drag & drop

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

Remark:

All application should be made via VTC email.

Poster

 

Programme #5 Smart Workplace

Workshop topic:

An Introduction to Microsoft Office 2016 – Excel (Intermediate)

Date:

2nd June 2021 (Wednesday)

Time:

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff and students (Note: Priority will be given to teaching staff)

Medium of Instruction:

Cantonese

Capacity:

28

Venue:

Learning Commons E-classroom, THEi (CW)

Speaker:

Mr TSANG Chun Lik, Alex (Assistant Librarian, Learning Commons & Digital Innovation)

Workshop outline:

  • Overview of Excel tables, flash fill, apply conditional formatting
  • Functions: Text, summarize, lookup, logical
  • Overview of formulas in Excel, formula auditing
  • PivotTable

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

 

Deadline: 26 May 2021 (Wednesday)

Remark:

All application should be made via VTC email.

Poster

 

Programme #3: Creative Media Production, Multimedia and Interactive Courseware Production

Workshop topic:

A Sharing on Using Video Editing Application: Adobe Premiere

Date:

1st June 2021 (Tuesday)(Postponed until further notice)

Time:

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff and students (Note: Priority will be given to teaching staff)

Medium of Instruction:

Cantonese

Capacity:

28

Venue:

Learning Commons E-classroom, THEi (CW)

Speaker:

Ms YAU Mei Chun, Phyllis (Graphic Designer, Learning Commons & Digital Innovation)

Workshop outline:

  • Introduction to Adobe Premiere CC 2018
  • Creating Cuts-Only Videos
  • Editing Audio
  • Adding Video Transitions
  • Creating Dynamic Titles
  • Adding Video Effects
  • Exporting Frames, Clips and Sequences

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

 

Deadline: 25 May 2021 (Tuesday)

Remark:

All application should be made via VTC email.

Poster

 

Programme #4 Library Resources and Academic Writing

Webinar topic:

Sharing on the Use of PRISM: An Analysis and Graphing Research Tool

Date:

1st  June 2021 (Tuesday)(Postponed until further notice)

Time:

10:00 a.m. -  12:00 noon.

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform MS Teams

Speaker:

Mr WELDON Anthony Daniel
(Lecturer I, Department of Sports and Recreation, Faculty of Management and Hospitality)

Webinar outline:

The analysis and graphing solution purpose-built for scientific research. The webinar is to share with colleagues on how to use Prism to save time, make more appropriate analysis choices, elegantly graph and present your scientific research.

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

Remark:

  • All registration applications should be made via VTC email.
  • You may download the free 30 day trial before the webinar at: https://www.graphpad.com/scientific-software/prism/
  • Learning Commons has installed the software at PC Notebook 80 for loan to academic staff.
  • Course instructors can offer GraphPad Prism to your students to use as part of your course that is free. Apply here:

https://www.graphpad.com/free-course-licenses/

Poster

 

Media Literacy – Movie Show

Movie Show topic:

The Game Changers: Sustainability on food & food industry

Date:

31st May 2021 (Monday)

Time:

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (15 minutes discussion after the movie show)

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Learning Commons Exchange Atrium

Movie Show outline:

A documentary on the plant-based advantage

  • 15 minutes discussion after the movie show

N.B. The movie is available in Netflix.

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

 

Please complete registration form in advance. You will be asked to fill out the form if you do not, in order to enter for the movie show.

Remark:

All application should be made via VTC email.

Poster

 

Programme #3: Creative Media Production, Multimedia and Interactive Courseware Production

Webinar topic:

Using Mixed Reality Device – MS Hololens to Enhance Learning

Date:

27th May 2021 (Thursday)

Time:

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff

Medium of Instruction:

Cantonese

Venue:

Online Platform MS Teams

Speaker:

Mr NG Kei Chi, Galaxy (Assistant Multimedia Designer, Campus Operations Office)

Webinar outline:

  1. What is the Hololens?
  2. Control and Interface
  3. Mixed Reality Remote Assist – Microsoft Dynamics 365 (Microsoft Teams)
  4. How to search and install apps
  5. Two examples for sharing (Graffiti 3D, Molo Human)
  6. Q&A Session

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Remark:

All application should be made via VTC email.

Poster

 

Programme #4 Library Resources and Academic Writing

Webinar topic:

Citation Manager: RefWorks

Co-organizer: THEi Research Office

Date:

25th May 2021 (Tuesday)

Time:

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform MS Teams

Webinar outline:

 

 

 

 

RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic management tool:

  • Introduction of RefWorks
  • Set up a RefWorks account that is accessible from anywhere with Internet access
  • View the complete list of databases compatible with RefWorks
  • Add references from the Library catalogue and Library databases into your RefWorks Account
  • Drag documents into your RefWorks account and edit and annotate them
  • Create a personal database of your references
  • Transfer saved references from other reference management tools to RefWorks
  • Collaborate on group work
  • Add Write-N-Cite plugin on Word
  • Insert references into documents in your choice of citation style and create a reference list

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

Remark:

All application should be made via VTC email.

Poster

 

Programme #6 Pedagogies

Webinar topic:

Creating an Amazing Syllabus

Date:

24th May 2021 (Monday)

Time:

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

Participant:

THEi teaching staff

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform MS Teams

Webinar outline:

 

 

 

 

Webinar Outline (50 minutes):

The importance of a syllabus

 

The anatomy of a Syllabus

  • Basic information
  • Course description
  • Textbook, supplies, and software
  • Course schedule
  • Instructional procedures
  • Course policies
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Grading criteria
  • Objective and outcomes
  • Recommended study habits
  • Review the syllabus

 

Special Considerations for an Online Syllabus

  • Distribution of an online syllabus
  • Online syllabus expectations

N.B. The presentation is available in LinkedIn Learning.

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Remark:

All application should be made via VTC email.

Poster

 

Remarks: Participating staff attended 70% of the webinar or workshop’s time will be awarded  Continuous Professional Development (CPD) hours and the record will be uploaded centrally by the HR. Students will receive Non-academic Transcript (NAT) record update (check in MyPortal).

 

*You can go to THEi Learning Commons website to read the whole semester schedule for all the workshops:

https://www.thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons/programme

 

**Technology-Enhanced Learning & Professional Development, Pedagogies, Library Literacy & Academic Writing Programmes for AY2020/21

Programme #1: Course Management Systems and Institute Technology Support Service

Programme #2: Creating an Interactive Classroom

Programme #3: Creative Media Production and Courseware Production

Programme #4: Library Resources and Academic Writing

Programme #5: Smart Workplace

Programme #6: Pedagogies

 

For any enquiries, please feel free to contact us at 3890 8026 or thei-lc@thei.edu.hk


We are going to hold the webinar “Learning How to Increase Learner Engagement” on 20th April 2021 (Tuesday). We are pleased to invite you to participate in the webinar.

 

Programme #6 Pedagogies

Webinar topic:

Learning How to Increase Learner Engagement

Date:

20th April 2021 (Tuesday)

Time:

4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi teaching staff

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

Webinar Outline (40 minutes):

 

Positive versus Active Learning

  • Why not just lecture
  • The value of engaged students

 

Increasing Engagement Strategies

  • Problem-based learning
  • Use index cards
  • Think-Pair-Share
  • Leverage flip charts
  • Summarizing
  • Role playing
  • Student presentations
  • Content recall activities
  • Simulations
  • Blogs, wikis, and collaborative work

N.B. The presentation is available in LinkedIn Learning.

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for Staff)

Remark:

All application should be made via VTC email.

Remarks: Participating staff attended 70% of the webinar’s time will be awarded Continuous Professional Development (CPD) hours and the record will be uploaded centrally by the HR.

 

*You can go to THEi Learning Commons website to read the whole semester schedule for all the workshops:

https://www.thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons/programme

 

**Technology-Enhanced Learning & Professional Development, Pedagogies, Library Literacy & Academic Writing Programmes for AY2020/21

Programme #1: Course Management Systems and Institute Technology Support Service

Programme #2: Creating an Interactive Classroom

Programme #3: Creative Media Production and Courseware Production

Programme #4: Library Resources and Academic Writing

Programme #5: Smart Workplace

Programme #6: Pedagogies

 

For any enquiries, please feel free to contact us at 3890 8026 or thei-lc@thei.edu.hk

 

Poster

 

We are going to hold the workshop “2 Days VR and VR Development Workshop” on 13th and 20th March 2021 (Saturday). We are pleased to invite you to participate in the workshop.

 

Workshop topic:

2 Days VR and VR Development Workshop

Date:

13th and 20th March 2021 (Saturday)

Time:

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch)

Participant:

THEi staff and students

(Note. Priority will be given to teaching staff.)

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

ICT Software Engineering Laboratory (Room N1033)(CW campus)

Capacity:

20

Workshop

outline:

  • Introduction – VR and Getting start in UE4
  • Viewport
  • Static Meshes and Materials
  • Blueprint
  • Basic Room environment set up
  • Sub-level
  • Lighting System
  • Texture and material
  • Day and night
  • Basic Post Processing skill
  • Finalizing

 

Epic Game -Unreal Engine 4.26  (Please create an account)

https://bit.ly/3qaAdFt

 

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for Staff)

Link (for Student)

 

Deadline: 9th March 2021 (Tuesday)

Remark:

Recording:

  • This workshop will NOT be video recorded.

 

How to register:

  • Participant need to complete the online Registration Form.
  • The acceptance of registration is based on first-come-first-served, until quota filled. We will notify on the next working day by email. Please check your VTC email for results.
  • If quota filled, further registrants will be notified by email on the next working day to place in the waiting list. If someone withdraw, and there is a vacancy, we will inform waiting list by telephone.  
  • Applicants must be able to attend BOTH sessions (13th and 20th March 2021).

 

Not able to attend:

  • If you have successfully registered but you cannot attend the workshop, you need to send email to thei-lc@thei.edu.hk

two days in advance (on or before 11 March 2021) to inform us so that we can reallocate the place to standby applicants.

 

Penalty applied for this workshop

  • If you did not attend workshop and you did not inform us in advance, you will be suspended from joining other workshop in the coming three months.

Remarks: Participating staff attended 70% of the workshop’s time will be awarded Continuous Professional Development (CPD) hours and the record will be uploaded centrally by the HR.

 Students will receive Non-academic Transcript (NAT) record update (check in MyPortal).

 

*You can go to THEi Learning Commons website to read the whole semester schedule for all the workshops:

https://www.thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons/programme

 

**Technology-Enhanced Learning & Professional Development, Pedagogies, Library Literacy & Academic Writing Programmes for AY2020/21

Programme #1: Course Management Systems and Institute Technology Support Service

Programme #2: Creating an Interactive Classroom

Programme #3: Creative Media Production and Courseware Production

Programme #4: Library Resources and Academic Writing

Programme #5: Smart Workplace

Programme #6: Pedagogies

 

For any enquiries, please feel free to contact us at 3890 8026 or thei-lc@thei.edu.hk

 

Poster

 

We are going to hold a series of webinars and workshops in January and February 2021. We are pleased to invite you to participate in the webinars and workshops.

 

Programme #1: Classroom Support Systems and Course Management Systems

Webinar topic:

Studiosity – Your 24/7 online study and writing help

Date:

23rd February 2021 (Tuesday)

Time:

4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Speaker:

Ms. Dianne Guise

(Partner Services Manager WA/SA/NT, Studiosity)

Participant:

THEi students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • The Subject Specialists are available to help students any time with writing or study questions around core academic numeracy and literacy skills and concepts. Students can upload any writing draft for feedback, which will be returned within 24 hours and includes tips on how to make it better. They can also ask a subject-question in English, statistics, research skills, and more, in a

live, one-to-one session with a specialist.

  • An Introduction to Studiosity, hands-on demonstration of LiveChat and Writing Feedback, followed by a Q&A session

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for student)

Remark:

All application should be made via VTC email.

Poster

 

Programme #4 Library Resources and Academic Writing

Workshop topic:

A Workshop on Using LC equipment

Date:

16th February 2021 (Tuesday)(Postponed until further notice)

Time:

4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Speaker:

Mr. LUK Wing Lin, Chris

(Senior Technician, Learning Commons & Digital Innovation)

Participant:

THEi students

Medium of Instruction:

Cantonese

Venue:

e-classroom, Learning Commons (Chai Wan)

Workshop

outline:

  • Introduction to PC notebook/MacBook Air one-day loan scheme
  • Introduction to basic computer Windows start-up and Wi-Fi setup 
  • Introduction to LC printing services
  • Introduction to LC (loan) equipment
  • Guide to the use of wireless presentation (on TV & Interactive Whiteboard via PC Notebook, MacOS, mobile Android/iOS, etc.)
  • Introduction to One-Button Studio, and group study rooms

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for student)

Deadline: 9th February 2021 (Tuesday)

Remark:

All application should be made via VTC email.

Poster

 

Programme #1: Classroom Support Systems and Course Management Systems

Workshop topic:

The Use of Turnitin and Online Marking Experience Sharing

Date:

9th February 2021 (Tuesday)

Time:

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Speaker:

Mr. Cheung Hon Man, Abel 

(Teaching Fellow I, English Language Team, SGEL)      

Participant: THEi academic staff

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • To introduce the plagiarism prevention platform Turnitin;
  • To brief the steps on how to add Turnitin Assignment in Moodle and the configuration setting;
  • To show how to prepare a rubric for marking;
  • To give standard and customized comment to student assignments; and
  • To generate PDF report for the assignment and comments to distribute to students

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Deadline: 2nd February 2021 (Tuesday)

Remark:

All application should be made via VTC email.

Poster

 

Webinar topic:

Monitor your learning progress using Moodle reporting tools

Date:

2nd February 2021 (Tuesday)

Time:

Student: 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Academic Staff: 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Speaker:

Ms. Natalia Dovhan 

(Support specialist, Intelliboard)                                                                                                                         

Participant:

THEi academic staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • Student: Learner Dashboard in Moodle - what data students can see in their Dashboards, how to track their progress and how to use their Dashboard.
  • Academic Staff: Instructor Dashboard in Moodle and Reports - what would be available for Instructors, how they can use Dashboard and suggestion of the reports that could benefit them, how to add “completion” function to measure students’ progress.

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

Deadline: 26th January 2021 (Tuesday)

Remark:

All application should be made via VTC email.

Poster

 

Programme #3: Creative Media Production, Multimedia and Interactive Courseware Production

Webinar topic:

An Introduction to AutoCAD

Date:

27th January 2021 (Wednesday)

Time:

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch)

Speaker:

Mr. Joshua Yau                                                                                         

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • Taking the AutoCAD Tour
  • Altering Objects
  • Manipulating Objects
  • Annotating the Drawing
  • Manipulating Objects and Data
  • Dimensioning and Annotation
  • Plotting

Registration:

(Enrolment is full)

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

Deadline: 23rd December 2020 (Wednesday)

Remark:

Recording:

This online webinar will NOT be video recorded. 

 

How to register:

All application should be via VTC email.

Successful participants will receive confirmation email one week prior the webinar commence by VTC email.

The webinar have a limited quota.

If the webinar is overenrolled, applicants will be placed on standby list. If you do not receive our confirmation email, you may consider your enrollment unsuccessful. 

 

Not able to attend:

If you have successfully registered but you cannot attend the webinar, you need to send email to thei-lc@thei.edu.hk three days before the webinar to inform us so that we can reallocate the place to standby applicants.

 

Penalty applied for this webinar:

If you did not attend webinar and you did not inform us 3 days in advance, you will be suspended from joining other webinars in the coming three months.

 

Get the AutoCAD Trial:

You can download trial version before the webinar (limited period: 30 days) https://www.autodesk.com/free-trials

 

Go to Integrated Learning Platform to read more workshop details:

[https://learning.thei.edu.hk/wiki/index.php/AY_2020/2021]

Poster

 

Webinar topic:

An Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016 (Intermediate)

Date:

25th January 2021 (Monday)

Time:

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch)

Speaker:

Ms. Kiki Cheung                                                                                        

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • Overview of formulas in Excel
  • Overview of Excel tables
  • Flash Fill
  • Text Function
  • Summarize Functions
  • Lookup Function
  • Logical Function
  • Apply conditional formatting
  • Formula Auditing
  • PivotTable
  • Create Chart
  • Protecting Worksheets and Workbooks

Registration:

(Enrolment is full)

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

Deadline: 23rd December 2020 (Wednesday)

Remark:

Recording:

This online webinar will NOT be video recorded. 

 

How to register:

All application should be via VTC email.

Successful participants will receive confirmation email one week prior the webinar commence by VTC email.

The webinar have a limited quota.

If the webinar is overenrolled, applicants will be placed on standby list. If you do not receive our confirmation email, you may consider your enrollment unsuccessful. 

 

Not able to attend:

If you have successfully registered but you cannot attend the webinar, you need to send email to thei-lc@thei.edu.hk three days before the webinar to inform us so that we can reallocate the place to standby applicants.

 

Penalty applied for this webinar:

If you did not attend webinar and you did not inform us 3 days in advance, you will be suspended from joining other webinars in the coming three months.

 

Go to Integrated Learning Platform to read more workshop details:

[https://learning.thei.edu.hk/wiki/index.php/AY_2020/2021]

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Webinar topic:

An Introduction to InDesign (Editing Tool)(Intermediate)

Date:

20th January 2021 (Wednesday)

Time:

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch)

Speaker:

Mr. Dominic Keung

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • Introduction of Adobe InDesign
  • Interface setting
  • Basic drawing tool
  • Color format
  • Copy and duplicate object
  • Effect style
  • Insert photos
  • Difference shape photo format
  • Using grid line to insert text/object/image
  • Compound Shape
  • Compound Shape and image
  • Using Text tool
  • Character Format
  • Insert text method
  • Master page setting
  • Master Page / Multi Master Page
  • Save file

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

Deadline: 18th December 2020 (Friday)

Remark:

Recording:

This online webinar will NOT be video recorded. 

 

How to register:

All application should be via VTC email.

Successful participants will receive confirmation email one week prior the webinar commence by VTC email.

The webinar have a limited quota.

If the webinar is overenrolled, applicants will be placed on standby list. If you do not receive our confirmation email, you may consider your enrollment unsuccessful. 

 

Not able to attend:

If you have successfully registered but you cannot attend the webinar, you need to send email to thei-lc@thei.edu.hk three days before the webinar to inform us so that we can reallocate the place to standby applicants.

 

Penalty applied for this webinar:

If you did not attend webinar and you did not inform us 3 days in advance, you will be suspended from joining other webinars in the coming three months.

 

Get the Adobe InDesign Trial:

You can download trial version before the webinar (limited period: 7 days) https://adobe.ly/3lBf457

 

Go to Integrated Learning Platform to read more workshop details:

[https://learning.thei.edu.hk/wiki/index.php/AY_2020/2021]

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Webinar topic:

An Introduction to Illustrator (Drawing Tool)(Intermediate)

Date:

19th January 2021 (Tuesday)

Time:

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch)

Speaker:

Mr. Dominic Keung

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • Drawing tools
  • Transform Tool
  • Align tool
  • Gradient tool
  • Gradient stroke & stroke style
  • Save file
  • Text type
  • Character & Paragraph
  • Area Type Options
  • Type on Path Option / Effect / Align to Path
  • Area Type style
  • Text Wrap
  • Banner & poster design

Registration:

(Enrolment is full)

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

Deadline: 17th December 2020 (Thursday)

Remark:

Recording:

This online webinar will NOT be video recorded. 

 

How to register:

All application should be via VTC email.

Successful participants will receive confirmation email one week prior the webinar commence by VTC email.

The webinar have a limited quota.

If the webinar is overenrolled, applicants will be placed on standby list. If you do not receive our confirmation email, you may consider your enrollment unsuccessful. 

 

Not able to attend:

If you have successfully registered but you cannot attend the webinar, you need to send email to thei-lc@thei.edu.hk three days before the webinar to inform us so that we can reallocate the place to standby applicants.

 

Penalty applied for this webinar:

If you did not attend webinar and you did not inform us 3 days in advance, you will be suspended from joining other webinars in the coming three months.

 

Get the Adobe Illustrator Trial:

You can download trial version before the webinar (limited period: 7 days) https://adobe.ly/3lBf457

 

Go to Integrated Learning Platform to read more workshop details:

[https://learning.thei.edu.hk/wiki/index.php/AY_2020/2021]

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Webinar topic:

An Introduction to Photoshop (Photo Editing)(Intermediate)

Date:

18th January 2021 (Monday)

Time:

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch)

Speaker:

Mr. Dominic Keung                                                                                   

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • Introduction of Adobe Photoshop CC 2020
  • Interface setting
  • Preferences setting
  • Short cut key
  • Color format
  • Pantone Color Guide
  • Layer knowledge
  • Copy layer
  • Basic retouch photo skill
  • Camera Raw filter
  • Retouching photo
  • Content Aware
  • What is remove background?
  • Create Mask effect

Registration:

(Enrolment is full)

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

Deadline: 16th December 2020 (Wednesday)

Remark:

Recording:

This online webinar will NOT be video recorded. 

 

How to register:

All application should be via VTC email.

Successful participants will receive confirmation email one week prior the webinar commence by VTC email.

The webinar have a limited quota.

If the webinar is overenrolled, applicants will be placed on standby list. If you do not receive our confirmation email, you may consider your enrollment unsuccessful. 

Not able to attend:

If you have successfully registered but you cannot attend the webinar, you need to send email to thei-lc@thei.edu.hk three days before the webinar to inform us so that we can reallocate the place to standby applicants.

 

Penalty applied for this webinar:

If you did not attend webinar and you did not inform us 3 days in advance, you will be suspended from joining other webinars in the coming three months.

 

Get the Adobe Photoshop Trial:

You can download trial version before the webinar (limited period: 7 days) https://adobe.ly/3lBf457

 

Go to Integrated Learning Platform to read more workshop details:

[https://learning.thei.edu.hk/wiki/index.php/AY_2020/2021]

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Remarks: Participating staff attended 70% of the webinar or workshop’s time will be awarded Continuous Professional Development (CPD) hours and the record will be uploaded centrally by the HR.

Students will receive Non-academic Transcript (NAT) record update (check in MyPortal).

 

**Technology-Enhanced Learning & Professional Development, Pedagogies, Library Literacy & Academic Writing Programmes for AY2020/21

Programme #1: Course Management Systems and Institute Technology Support Service

Programme #2: Creating an Interactive Classroom

Programme #3: Creative Media Production and Courseware Production

Programme #4: Library Resources and Academic Writing

Programme #5: Smart Workplace

Programme #6: Pedagogies

 

For more information, you may visit our website: https://www.thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons/programme

 

For any enquiries, please feel free to contact us at 3890 8026 or thei-lc@thei.edu.hk


Join the Game:

EBSCO Databases Online Search Competition

In order to promote learning resources and e-databases among THEi staff and students, Learning Commons is going to hold the EBSCO Databases: Join the “Do you know Depression?” Search Competition in November - December 2020.

Access to EBSCO databases, staff and students who send correctly the most PDF full-text results will be awarded a prize.

 

5 tips to complete the EBSCO Databases Online Search Competition:

1. Please click to open the poster:

https://moodle.thei.edu.hk/mod/resource/view.php?id=109530

 

2. Scan the QR code on the poster and open the page to answer the questions.

 

3. Follow the instructions to send the most PDF-text results by EBSCO databases and enter your contact information (Full Name and VTC email address). 

 

4. Access, browse and search EBSCO databases through:

 

5. Please fill out your Full Name, Institution, Major/Department, VTC email address, Phone number to submit your contact information so EBSCO can contact you if you win the prize.

 

You may access the e-databases at campus by any computers.

If you access the e-databases at home, you need to setup VPN.

Staff: VPN access

Student: VPN access

 

Deadline: 31 December 2020 (Thursday)

 

Prize Level:

First Prize: APPLE Watch SE GPS (40 mm) x 1
Second Prize: Meresoy Pocket Massage Gun x 1
Third Prize: DEFUNC True Go Slim Headphone x 1

 

EBSCO will select winners at random from all applicable entries on 3 January 2021. Winners will be notified by email and must respond to the email notification within three (3) days. EBSCO will also announce the winners on the EBSCOpost blog and EBSCO Facebook.

 

Selected winners will be notified by VTC-staff and student email that they could claim the prizes from Learning Commons.

 

If you have trouble viewing, please view in web browser Here.

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THEi Learning Commons Book Exhibition "THEi Staff Publication"

THEi Learning Commons is holding a book exhibition, “THEi Staff Publication”. This special collection is selected from the publication by THEi staff of books and book chapters. The displayed books are for in-house use only.

  • Exhibition Venue: 1/F, Learning Commons, THEi (Chai Wan)

 

Opening Hours: please refer to https://www.thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons/opening-hours

 

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For more information, you may visit our website: https://www.thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons/news


Media Literacy Movie Night – Social Dilemma

We are going to organize a series of activities on Media Literacy (https://learning.thei.edu.hk/wiki/index.php/Media_Literacy) in this year to promote:

Media Literacy - Knowing how to differentiate accurate and reliable knowledge, having the ability to evaluate, to identify and to access to trustful sources of information.

 

Event topic:

Media Literacy Movie Night – Social Dilemma

Date:

20th November 2020 (Friday)

Time:

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Discussion at the end of the movie)

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English language with English scripts

Venue:

Learning Commons

Event

outline:

We tweet, we like, and we share - but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? As digital platforms increasingly become a lifeline to stay connected, Silicon Valley insiders reveal how social media is reprogramming civilization by exposing what’s hiding on the other side of your screen.

Registration:

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

(Please complete registration form in advance. You will be asked to fill out the form if you do not, in order to enter for the movie night.)

Survey:

Link

(Please complete the survey before attending the movie night. The survey is anonymous.)

Note that participants attended 70% of the event’s time will be eligible for an electronic Certificate of Attendance. Participating staff will be awarded Continuous Professional Development (CPD) hours and the record will be uploaded centrally by the HR.

 

For more information, you may visit our website: https://www.thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons/news

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Final Year Project Poster Exhibition - 
Student Applied Research Presentations 2020

You are cordially invited to “Final Year Project Poster Exhibition - Student Applied Research Presentations 2020” at Learning Commons, THEi (Chai Wan).

 

This exhibition is co-organized with Research Office.

 

All VTC staff and students are welcome.

 

Topic:

Final Year Project Poster Exhibition - Student Applied Research Presentations 2020

Date:

2 November - 16 November 2020

(Exhibit A: FST posters)

17 November - 30 November 2020

(Exhibit B: FDE & FMH posters)

Time:

Monday to Friday, 9am - 9pm

Saturday, 9am - 5pm

Venue:

Learning Commons, THEi (Chai Wan)

 

For more information, you may visit our website: https://www.thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons/news

 

Should you have any further enquiries, please contact: thei-lc@thei.edu.hk or 3890-8026 (Circulation Counter).

 

We look forward to seeing you.

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Product Design Exhibition “Designed in Hong Kong”

You are cordially invited to the Product Design Exhibition “Designed in Hong Kong” which is conducted by Industrial Designers Society of Hong Kong (IDSHK). at Learning Commons, THEi, Chai Wan Campus.

  

Introduction

Industrial Designers Society of Hong Kong (IDSHK) is a non-profit organization founded in 2002. IDSHK aims to promote state-of-the-art and professional practice of Hong Kong’s industrial design, and to leverage its status. In 2004, IDSHK has established and implemented the “Professional Practice & Contract Template for Hong Kong Industrial Designers”. It is expected to foster the public interests to the value of industrial design (ID).

 

The exhibition “Designed in Hong Kong” displays the local Hong Kong designed products from the members of the Industrial Designers Society of Hong Kong and design professional.

 

Product Design Exhibition

Topic:

Designed in Hong Kong

Date:

On show now

Time:

Monday to Friday, 9:00 - 21:00

Saturday, 9:00 - 17:00

Venue:

Learning Commons, THEi, Chai Wan Campus

  

For more information, you may visit our website: https://thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons/news

 

Should you have any further enquiries, please contact: thei-lc@thei.edu.hk or 3890-8026 (Circulation Counter)

 

We look forward to seeing you.

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Technology-Enhanced Learning & Professional Development, Pedagogies, Library Literacy & Academic Writing Programmes for AY2020/21” 

We are going to hold the American Society of Civil Engineers E-databases Webinars in November 2020. We are pleased to invite you to participate in the webinars.

 

Programme #4 Library Resources and Academic Writing

Webinar topic:

Advanced: Applying paper training on ASCE Library (American Society of Civil Engineers) for research

Date:

10th November 2020 (Tuesday)

Time:

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

Students and teaching staff learn how to outline a civil engineers paper, choose an appropriate journal and publication. The webinar is suitable for Year 3-4 senior students for preparing their final year project (FYP). It may also help academic staff to prepare scientific research and publications.

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for Staff)

Link (for Student)

Deadline: 3rd November 2020 (Tuesday)

 

Webinar topic:

Basic: Using functions and platform on ASCE Library (American Society of Civil Engineers)

Date:

3rd November 2020 (Tuesday)

Time:

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

ASCE Library is an online database established by American Society of Civil Engineers, which provides publications and standards about civil engineering. 

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for Staff)

Link (for Student)

Deadline: 27th October 2020 (Tuesday)

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Note that participants attended 70% of the webinar’s time will be eligible for an electronic Certificate of Attendance. Participating staff will be awarded Continuous Professional Development (CPD) hours and the record will be uploaded centrally by the HR.

 

Notes to registration

  • All application should be made via VTC email.

 

*You can go to THEi Learning Commons website to read the whole semester schedule for all the workshops:

https://www.thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons/programme

 

**Technology-Enhanced Learning & Professional Development, Pedagogies, Library Literacy & Academic Writing Programmes for AY2020/21

Programme #1: Course Management Systems and Institute Technology Support Service

Programme #2: Creating an Interactive Classroom

Programme #3: Creative Media Production and Courseware Production

Programme #4: Library Resources and Academic Writing

Programme #5: Smart Workplace

Programme #6: Pedagogies

 

For any enquiries, please feel free to contact us at 3890 8026 or thei-lc@thei.edu.hk

 

Programme #3:

Creative Media Production, Multimedia and Interactive Courseware Production

Webinar topic:

An Introduction to Premiere (Video Editing) (Intermediate)

Speaker:

Mr. Terenz Chow                                                                            

Date:

31st October 2020 (Saturday)

Time:

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

(12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch)

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

Cantonese

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • Creating Cuts-Only Videos
  • Editing Audio
  • Adding Video Transitions
  • Creating Dynamic Titles
  • Adding Video Effects
  • Exporting Frames, Clips and Sequences

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for Student)

Deadline: 9th October 2020 (Friday)

Remark:

Recording:

  • This online webinar will NOT be video recorded.

 

How to register:

  • All application should be via VTC email.
  • Successful participants will receive confirmation email one week prior the webinar commence by VTC email.
  • The webinar have a limited quota.
  • If the webinar is overenrolled, applicants will be placed on standby list. If you do not receive our confirmation email, you may consider your enrollment unsuccessful.

 

Not able to attend:

  • If you have successfully registered but you cannot attend the webinar, you need to send email to thei-lc@thei.edu.hk three days before the webinar to inform us so that we can reallocate the place to standby applicants.

 

Penalty applied for this webinar

  • If you did not attend webinar and you did not inform us in advance, you will be suspended from joining other webinars in the coming three months.

 

Get the Adobe Premiere Trial

 

Go to Integrated Learning Platform to read more workshop details: Link

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Workshop topic:

How to Make a Virtual Tour

Date:

29th October 2020 (Thursday)

Time:

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

Cantonese (English are required)

Venue:

Learning Commons E-classroom / Online Platform - MS Teams

Workshop

outline:

  • You are going to learn how to prepare a virtual tour like this:
  • With a virtual tour, you can allow the readers to walk-through an existing location from anywhere, anytime.
  • You can generate more engagement and arouse readers’ interest.
  • This training will provide the face to face workshop and the webinar, please choose the venue in the registration form.
  • The training will demonstrate how to use free Orbix360° and Google Street View to prepare the virtual tour.
  • Participants need to download the Google Street View app and sign up Orbix360º account before you attend the training. Also, please bring your mobile device to attend the training.

 

App: Google Street View” (Please download and install the App to your mobile phone/tablet/iPad. You will use your mobile device to take photos):

Andriod: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.street&hl=en_US&gl=US

IOS: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/google-street-view/id904418768

Orbix360º (Please create an account)

https://orbix360.com/

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for Staff)

Link (for Student)

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Programme #4 Library Resources and Academic Writing

Webinar topic:

Talk on Intellectual Property Rights

Speaker:

Mr. Louis Lee

(Intellectual Property Department)

Date:

27th October 2020 (Tuesday)

Time:

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • The Intellectual Property Department will promote awareness of intellectual property rights of the individual, and a respect for the rights of others.
  • All staff and students are welcome to attend for a better understanding

on how to handle intellectual property rights in their daily teaching and

learning in higher education.

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for Student)

Deadline: 19th October 2020 (Monday)

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Webinar topic:

How to use Artstor Digital Library

Date:

22nd October 2020 (Thursday)

Time:

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • To demonstrate how to use the search engine of finding the image resources
  • To introduce some interesting or special collections in Artstor Digital Library, such as Arielle Kozloff Brodkey: Egyptian and other Ancient Art

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for Student)

Deadline: 15th October 2020 (Thursday)

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Webinar topic:

BMG Production Music

Date:

19th October 2020 (Monday)

Time:

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • BMG Production Music provides one-stop platform with 1,000,000+ music tracks for your production.
  • It is a highly versatile and specialized music catalogue which offers a variety of scoring options for all areas of contemporary media production such as online website, TV, radio broadcast, and film production.
  • The webinar will have hands-on practice to demonstrate how to search the music resources.

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for Student)

Deadline: 12nd October 2020 (Monday)

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Programme #2: Creating an Interactive Classroom

Webinar topic:

What is LinkedIn Learning and How is it best supporting your 

self-learning

Date:

21st October 2020 (Wednesday)

Time:

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • To promote a culture of learning
  • To digitize classroom learning at a global scale
  • To explore career development from industrial leaders
  • To connect skills and competency to employability opportunity

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for student)

Deadline: 14th October 2020 (Wednesday)

 

Webinar topic:

What is LinkedIn Learning and How is it best supporting continuous self-development

Date:

21st October 2020 (Wednesday)

Time:

4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • Linkedln Learning provides dedicated training resources in a wide variety of topics offered by industrial leaders and training consultants for staff development. It lets you learn at your own pace. You can select courses relevant to your current role in areas like business, technology and leadership. You can indicate your interested topics and let LinkedIn Learning search and recommend to you from time to time.
  • You can also pursue other passions! With courses on digital literacies, financial literacy, social media, collaboration, communication, teamwork, resilience, you'll be able to grow and develop in the areas you care about and relevant at work.

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Deadline: 14th October 2020 (Wednesday)

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Remarks: Participating staff will be awarded Continuous Professional Development (CPD) hours and the record will be uploaded centrally by the HR.

Also, participants will be awarded an electronic Certificate of Attendance of the workshop.

 

Notes to registration

  • All application should be made via VTC email.
  • Successful participants will receive confirmation email one week prior to the webinar day by VTC email.
  • If the webinar is overenrolled, applicants will be placed on standby list. If you do not receive our confirmation email, you may consider your enrollment unsuccessful.
  • If you have successfully registered but you cannot attend the webinar, you need to send email to thei-lc@thei.edu.hk three days before the webinar to inform us so that we can reallocate the place to standby applicants.

 

*You can go to THEi Learning Commons website to read the whole semester schedule for all the workshops:

https://www.thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons/programme

 

**Technology-Enhanced Learning & Professional Development, Pedagogies, Library Literacy & Academic Writing Programmes for AY2020/21

Programme #1: Course Management Systems and Institute Technology Support Service

Programme #2: Creating an Interactive Classroom

Programme #3: Creative Media Production and Courseware Production

Programme #4: Library Resources and Academic Writing

Programme #5: Smart Workplace

Programme #6: Pedagogies

 

For any enquiries, please feel free to contact us at 3890 8026 or thei-lc@thei.edu.hk


Wiley Research APAC Webinars - Engaging Audience With STM Manuscripts

Research article styles and structure have hardly changed over the past 20 years. However, reader behavior has evolved greatly as people switch to reading on electronic devices, and this change holds consequences for how research articles should be organized and written.

Explore the cognitive psychology of reading and memory – how readers read and navigate texts – so that authors like yourself can organize ideas and writings better to touch readers more successfully.

There will be opportunities to ask questions at the end of the presentation.

 

Engaging Audience with STM Manuscripts
15 October 2020 | 2PM SGT

SAVE YOUR SEAT

*NOTE: Only registered participants will be able to view the webinar.

 

Key Highlights:

  1. Communication Trends
  2. Tips on writing better and organizing ideas to help our readers.
  3. Understanding how we read and remember facts.

 

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Technology-Enhanced Learning & Professional Development, Pedagogies, Library Literacy & Academic Writing Programmes for AY2020/21” 

 

We are going to hold a series of e-databases webinars in October 2020. We are pleased to invite you to participate in the webinars.

 

Webinar topic:

How to use GALE Academic OneFile

Date:

16th October 2020 (Friday)

Time:

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

Gale Academic OneFile covers everything from art and literature to economics and the sciences. Gale Academic OneFile provides indexing for more than 5,000 periodicals, more than 2,800 in full text without any embargo.

(will be available on 1 January 2021)

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

Deadline: 28th September 2020 (Monday)

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Webinar topic:

Studiosity – 24/7 Online Learning Support for THEi Students

Date:

15th October 2020 (Thursday)

Time:

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

The Subject Specialists are available to help students any time with writing or study questions around core academic numeracy and literacy skills and concepts. Students can upload any writing draft for feedback, which will be returned within 24 hours and includes tips on how to make it better. They can also ask a subject-question in English, statistics, research skills, and more, in a live, one-to-one session with a specialist.

  • An Introduction to Studiosity, hands-on demonstration of LiveChat and Writing Feedback, followed by a Q&A session

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for student)

Deadline: 28th September 2020 (Monday)

Poster

 

Webinar topic:

How to use IET e-resources

Date:

14th October 2020 (Wednesday)

Time:

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary professional engineering institution in UK. The IET was formed in 2006 from two separate institutions: The Institution of Electrical Engineers, dating back to 1871, and the Institution of Incorporated Engineers dating back to 1884.
  • To introduce IET e-books: Why publish with IET and how to get the best out of the book chapters
  • To introduce IET.tv: Using Video Intelligence to empower the teaching and learning

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

Deadline: 28th September 2020 (Monday)

Poster

 

Webinar topic:

Wanfang Data and Airiti Library (華藝線上圖書館)

Date:

9th October 2020 (Friday)

Time:

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

Cantonese

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • Wanfang Data (萬方數據) provides domestic information, including full-text journals, conference papers, dissertations, patent standards, scientific and technological achievements, regulations and corporate institutions.
  • Airiti Library (華藝線上圖書館) includes a collection of academic journals published in Taiwan and China. It also contains quality academic journals in Chinese or English that were published in the U.S.A., Hong Kong, Malaysia, and other countries. The contents cover six main categories such as Humanities, Basic & Applied Sciences, Health & Medical Care, Bio-Agriculture, Engineering, and Social Sciences.

Registration:

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Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

Deadline: 28th September 2020 (Monday)

Poster

 

Webinar topic:

EBSCO Faculty Select e-Databases for THEi Staff

Date:

8th October 2020 (Thursday)

Time:

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

EBSCO Faculty Select is a library resource which allows faculty members to easily search and access quality open textbooks and Open Educational Resources (OER) through a single interface, and to request access to unrestricted library e-books from top academic publishers. Faculty Select is designed to help faculty locate and incorporate relevant course materials while directly supporting textbook affordability efforts.

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

 

Deadline: 28th September 2020 (Monday)

 

Webinar topic:

How to use EBSCO e-databases

Date:

7th October 2020 (Wednesday)

Time:

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

Using Academic Search Ultimate as an example to demonstrate the steps to use EBSCO e-databases.

Academic Search Ultimate: Provides more than 9,200 active, full-text journals and magazines. Among them, more than 8,400 are peer-reviewed journals. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos supports studies in every discipline ranging from biology, chemistry, engineering, health, pharmacology, physics, psychology, zoology and more. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887.

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

Deadline: 28th September 2020 (Monday)

Poster

 

Webinar topic:

E-Databases Webinar: ProQuest and RefWorks

Date:

6th October 2020 (Tuesday)

Time:

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • ProQuest is a collection of databases covering a wide range of disciplines. Most of the databases available in this collection provide full-text articles.
  • RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic management tool.

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

Deadline: 28th September 2020 (Monday)

Poster

 

Webinar topic:

E-Databases Webinar: WGSN – life style, trends and fashion

Date:

5th October 2020 (Monday)

Time:

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff and students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

WGSN by Ascential is the world’s leading online business-to-business news and information service for the fashion and style industries. Offers over 300,000 pages of the most comprehensive, invaluable and up-to-the-minute international style intelligence.

 

The site navigation webinar will teach you how to get the most out of WGSN, the trend forecasting intelligence service and to ensure you know where to find the right resources for your research and inspiration.

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)

Deadline: 28th September 2020 (Monday)

Poster

 

Remarks: Participating staff will be awarded Continuous Professional Development

(CPD) hours and the record will be uploaded centrally by the HR.

Also, participants will be awarded an electronic Certificate of Attendance of the workshop.

 

All application used on VTC email.

Successful participants will receive confirmation email one week prior the webinar commence by VTC email.

If the webinar is overenrolled, applicants will be placed on standby list. If you do not receive our confirmation email, you may consider your enrollment unsuccessful.

 

If you cannot attend the above webinar, please reply the email before the three days on the webinar for seats reallocation.

 

*You can go to THEi Learning Commons website to read the whole semester schedule for all the workshops:

https://www.thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons/programme

 

**Technology-Enhanced Learning & Professional Development, Pedagogies, Library Literacy & Academic Writing Programmes for AY2020/21

Programme #1: Course Management Systems and Institute Technology Support Service

Programme #2: Creating an Interactive Classroom

Programme #3: Creative Media Production and Courseware Production

Programme #4: Library Resources and Academic Writing

Programme #5: Smart Workplace

Programme #6: Pedagogies

 

For any enquiries, please feel free to contact us at 3890 8026 or thei-lc@thei.edu.hk

 

 
We are going to hold a series of Webinars in September 2020. We are pleased to invite you to participate in the webinars.
 

Webinar topic:

Qualitative Data Analysis NVivo

Speaker:

Dr. LIU Shih-Min

(Associate Professor, Department of Education, National Kaohsiung Normal University)

Date:

11th September 2020 (Friday)

Time:

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

(1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch)

Participant:

THEi staff and students

(Note. Priority will be given to teaching staff)

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • An introduction to NVivo
  • Based on two research articles, to show the steps in NVivo, the way to analyze the results, and how to write the report.
  • A meta-analysis example: Showing the steps using NVivo on how to automatically generate keywords, categories and themes from reading a number of articles/abstracts.
  • An interview example: Using a number of interview transcripts to code.

For participants, please download the application NVivo and EndNote for attending the webinar.

The Latest Version of NVivo for a 14 days free trial

Log into the myNVivo portal to download the latest version of NVivo (released March 2020)

https://www.qsrinternational.com/nvivo-qualitative-data-analysis-software/support-services/nvivo-downloads 

 

EndNote for a 30 days free trial

https://endnote.com/downloads/30-day-trial/

 

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Link (for student)   

Deadline: 9th September 2020 (Wednesday)

 
Poster
 

Webinar topic:

Introduction to Moodle & Turnitin

Speaker:

Mr. LUK Wing Lin Chris

(Moodle Campus Administrator, Learning Commons)

Date:

9th September 2020 (Wednesday)

Time:

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff

(Note. Priority will be given to teaching staff.)

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • Using Moodle for Assessment
  • Add Turnitin Assignment

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Deadline: 7th September 2020 (Monday)

 

Webinar topic:

Design an Online Class

Speaker:

Dr. MA Wai Kit Will

(Head, Learning Commons)

Date:

9th September 2020 (Wednesday)

Time:

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi staff

(Note. Priority will be given to teaching staff)

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • Describe online teaching features
  • A brief overview to Models of Teaching
  • An exemplar of an online teaching class

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for staff)

Deadline: 7th September 2020 (Monday)

 

Poster

 

Webinar topic:

Literature Search, Academic Writing, Citation & Plagiarism Prevention

Speaker:

Dr. MA Wai Kit Will

(Head, Learning Commons)

Date:

9th September 2020 (Wednesday)

Time:

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participant:

THEi students

Medium of Instruction:

English

Venue:

Online Platform - MS Teams

Webinar

outline:

  • To analyze literature review in academic writing
  • To search for relevant scholarly references
  • To cite in-text and include full references

Registration:

Please register online through

Link (for student)

Deadline: 7th September 2020 (Monday)

 

Poster

 

Remarks: Participating staff will be awarded Continuous Professional Development

(CPD) hours and the record will be uploaded centrally by the HR.

Also, participants will be awarded an electronic Certificate of Attendance of the workshop.

 

All application used on VTC email.

Successful participants will receive confirmation email one week prior the webinar commence by VTC email.

If the webinar is overenrolled, applicants will be placed on standby list. If you do not receive our confirmation email, you may consider your enrollment unsuccessful.

 

If you cannot attend the above webinar, please reply the email before the three days on the webinar for seats reallocation.

 

*You can go to THEi Learning Commons website to read the whole semester schedule for all the workshops:

https://www.thei.edu.hk/student-services/learning-commons/programme

 

**Technology-Enhanced Learning & Professional Development, Pedagogies, Library Literacy & Academic Writing Programmes for AY2020/21

Programme #1: Course Management Systems and Institute Technology Support Service

Programme #2: Creating an Interactive Classroom

Programme #3: Creative Media Production and Courseware Production

Programme #4: Library Resources and Academic Writing

Programme #5: Smart Workplace

Programme #6: Pedagogies

 

For any enquiries, please feel free to contact us at 3890 8026 or thei-lc@thei.edu.hk