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

 

Activities Review

AY 2020/2021

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@vtc.edu.hk or 3890-8026 (Circulation Counter)

 

We look forward to seeing you.

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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@vtc.edu.hk


THEi Learning Commons will organize a series of Programmes on Technology-Enhanced Learning & Professional Development, Pedagogies, Library Literacy & Academic Writing Programmes for AY2020/21” in this academic year.

 

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

 

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@vtc.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.

 

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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)

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.

 

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@vtc.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@vtc.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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THEi Learning Commons will organize a series of Programmes on Technology-Enhanced Learning & Professional Development, Pedagogies, Library Literacy & Academic Writing Programmes for AY2020/21 in this academic year.

 

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)

Poster

 

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:

Please register online through

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@vtc.edu.hk


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

 
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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)

 

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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@vtc.edu.hk