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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@vtc.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@vtc.edu.hk


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

 

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

 

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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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


Blended Learning – Conversion of Interactive Multimedia Self-study Courseware

 
To promote Blended Learning, LC's Education Support will help convert teaching presentation slides of individual instructors into self-learned student courseware. Following face-to-face instruction, students can revisit course content at their own speed with the digital and interactive courseware to enable self-directed learning for as many times as they want.

 

LC Call for Courseware Development now from all teachers.

Send us email at thei-lc@vtc.edu.hk to schedule a brief introductory meeting where LC will present you the purposes, special features and show you samples before LC starts production.

 

Library Services - Selected E-Learning Resources Introduction

 

We would like to introduce to you a new e-database subscribed by LC.

(Access to Electronic Databases)

 

Artstor

  • Artstor is an online database with complete image resources. It contains 300 collections composed of over 2.5 million images, in wide-ranging materials such as Native American art from the Smithsonian, treasures from the Louvre, and panoramic, 360-degree views of the Hagia Sophina.
  • Please feel free to use this rich resource to support student projects preparation.

Artstor

 

Library Services - Past Examination Papers

The Databases for the THEi Examination Papers were completed by April 2020. In summer 2020, temporary storage of final exam papers in THEi Moodle will be moved to the existing Examination Papers Databases on the VTC Library website.

Past Exam


Library Services - Leganto – a Reading List Plug-in for Library System

 

A new plug-in, Leganto, will be available for the Alma library system to help instructors create Reading List to share with students in Moodle’s course. As Leganto is a part of the library network, the list of readings links up to the library catalogue to display the item's status in real-time. It makes searching and reviewing module references much easier for students.

 

A webinar will be organized before the new AY2020/2021 begins.

 

In the first year of the implementation, library staff will be enrolled in each Module in Moodle to prepare the Reading List. Library staff will follow-up with the library collection status.


Learning Resources at LC - VR Learning Corner

 

LC setup the AR / VR Learning Corner to provide students with a rich learning environment.

Learning Commons has been purchasing a brand new VR / AR devices, the HTC Vive collection. The HTC Vive provides virtual reality headsets that use "room-scale" tracking technology to allow the user to travel in 3D space and to use handheld controllers with motion tracking to interact with the world.

 

  • Vive Focus: There are two stand-alone All-in-one headsets and controllers, Vive Focus, where students can borrow at the Circulation Counter and use at anywhere within the LC.
  • Vive Cosmos: There are two other top-class VR+AR headsets and adapters, Vive Cosmos, linked to the VR / AR Learning Corner 's powerful PCs.

 

The equipment starts with some limited educational VR applications where there will be more applications installed by stage.

 

Vive Focus Plus (Standalone) All-in-one VR headset and controllers

 

VR

Vive Cosmos  VR headset and wireless adapters

VR

 


Learning Resources at LC - MakerSpace

 

LC has set up a new MakerSpace on the Learning Commons campus at Chai Wan. MakerSpace’s goal is to provide learners with a collaborative space to discuss, share, innovate and create. Some of the tools are listed out below. You can ask for more at the Circulation Counter.

 

Hand tools and stationery

  • Plastic hammer / Hammer with plastic cap
  • Pliers (pointed/wire)
  • Screwdrivers
  • Covered rulers
  • Hot glue gun
  • Tweezers
  • C-clamps
  • Soft tape measure
  • Retractable ruler
  • Safety Scissors
  • Colored markers
  • Sand paper

 

Electrical tools

  • Cricut cutting machine
  • Desktop drilling machines (jigsaw, drill, polisher)
  • 3-D printers
  • 3-D scanner
  • Book scanner
  • Large size plotters
  • Electrical screwdriver
  • Lightbox

 

Cricut cutting machines

Cricut


Education Support - THE-Institute Repository (THEi-IR) Report

 

  • A new feature has been added to the repository: Staff Page Link. For each publication, there will be a link connecting the publication authors to the THEi website of the staff webpages.
  • Individual staff can send new publications to LC for uploading to THEi-IR, email: thei-lc@vtc.edu.hk

Library Services – Book Floating

 

A Book Floating Corner has been setup. Users can select and take a book to read and/or leave a book there to share with other users. The collection will be refreshed in the end of each semester. We thank Dr LI Ka Leung Emil and Mr Marpole Oliver to jointly setup the Book Floating Corner by combining the original book floating projects of CLE and LC into one.

Book