Digital Cultural Heritage of HKBU’s School of Communication: An Inside-Out Engagement Approach to Community of Practice

In lieu of the 50th anniversary celebration of the School of Communication in 2018, a Community of Practice engagement project is proposed to provide current students the sensory, social and democratic experiences of COMM education through reconnecting alumni, faculty and staff in the past 50 years to understand and attain the graduate attributes in HKBU’s
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A Head Start on Teacher Professional Learning through Alumni Mentorship

Abstract Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) is a forerunner in initial teacher education through the launch of its double-degree programmme in English language & literature and English language teaching (ELT) in 2005. This collaborative venture between the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences has nurtured new generations of primary and secondary teachers of English since
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Enhancing Student Learning through Holistic Mentoring Programme and Comprehensive Proficiency Test in Analytical Science

Abstract Hong Kong Baptist University has prided for her commitment in offering whole person education for the young generations of our community. To complement the regular student-centered course delivery in lecture room, most of the teachers are very concerned on how to nurture the academic growth and maturity of our students viaoutside classroom activities. This project
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A Community of Practice to Create a Model for Student e-Portfolios as a Tool for Life-long Learning and Assessment

Abstract The positive effects of e-portfolios as assessment tools and as tools to guide life-long learning both for students and teachers is widely recognised within the academic community (Cambridge 2010). The outcomes-based approach to teaching, learning and assessment which tertiary institutions in Hong Kong have embraced emphasises learner-centered practices to help achieve higher level outcomes
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Model of community of practice in environmental science education

Abstract Environmental science is a multidisciplinary and integrating area which aims to establish sustainable and strategic policy-making processes. Environmental science education can promote personal initiatives and social participation in the resolution of the increasing challenges of environmental deterioration, and fundamental issues relating to sustainable development of natural resources. However, the conventional form of environmental science
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Enhancing students’ graduate attributes (GAs) through problem based learning and service learning in formal academic courses

Abstract The goal of education is to nurture our students and develop them as whole persons. However, the emphasis of tertiary education has always been on the acquisition of technical knowledge that is pertinent to the profession studied. Until recently, increasing emphasis is being placed on university graduates’ attainment of generic capabilities that enable them
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Development of Teaching Portfolio Framework through a Multidisciplinary Community of Practice

Abstract This proposed project aims to build a multidisciplinary community of practice (CoP) within the Faculty of Social Sciences for the purpose of developing a teaching portfolio framework for documenting pedagogical evidences, reflecting on and sharing of good teaching and learning practices and appraising teaching performance. The CoP will consist of scholars from the seven
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Community of Practice on Whole-person Education in Medical Services

Abstract “大醫精誠” is a traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) maxim depicting that TCM practitioners should not only have excellent professional knowledge and skills but also high morality and sincerity. This is by and large in line with our institutional Graduate Attributes (GAs). However, our current curriculum is inadequate to achieve these goals. Ample evidence shows that
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