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Enhancing Learning Experiences in Higher Education: International Conference

University of Hong Kong (HKU)
2 December 2010 00:00 - 3 December 2010 00:00

The theme of the conference as suggested by its title is “Enhancing Learning Experiences in Higher Education” and the subthemes include –

1. Transition and the first year experience
2. Literacy across the curriculum
3. Experiential learning and co-curricular
4. Outcomes-based approaches to student learning (OBASL)
5. Assessment and feedback
6. Diversity and multicultural experience
7. Enhancing learning through technology
8. Learning communities
9. Continuing education and professional development
10. Problem based learning (PBL)
11. Postgraduate student experiences
12. Generic skills in higher education
Keynote Speakers:
Associate Professor Gary Poole (Director of the Centre for Teaching and Academic Growth and the Institute for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, the University of British Columbia)
Title: Continuing education and professional development
Professor Caroline Baillie (Chair of Engineering Education for the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, the University of Western Australia)
Title: Educating for a socially just world: A case of engineering education
Plenary Speakers:
Professor Ken Hyland (Professor of Applied Linguistics and Director of the Centre for Applied English Studies, the University of Hong Kong)
Title: Writing in the academy: Reputation, education and knowledge
Professor Ray Land (Professor of Higher Education and Head of Learning Enhancement, the University of Strathclyde)
Title: Venturing into strange places: Developing graduates for the 21st century
Please note that registration is on a first-come-first-served basis.  The deadline for registration is on 31 Aug 2010. 

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