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2017/18 Event Photos/Materials
6-Feb-18 Think Outside the Box: Designing your Engaging Interdisciplinary Course Photos
17-Nov-17 Innovation in the Liberal Arts and Sciences in China: Six Recommendations to Shape the Future Photos
2015/16 Event Photos/Materials
27-Apr-16 GE Retreat: Refresh Your Teaching; Reframe Our GE Photos
18-Feb-16 Award Ceremony for Excellent Performance in GE Event Highlights Photos
6-Jan-16 International Conference in Hong Kong:
Service Leadership Education in Service Economies
Presentation Slides Presentation Slides
5-Oct-15 Integrative Learning for the Complex World
Essence of a Summer Institute in Newark

Dr. Kimmy Cheng (COMS)
Prof. Gerard Prendergast (BUS)
Prof. Johnny Poon (MUS)
Dr. Kevin Yue (CMTR)
Prof. A. Reza Hoshmand (GEO)
Photos Slides of Prof. Gerard Prendergast's presentation Slides of Dr. Kevin Yue's presentation Slides of Prof. Hoshmand's presentation
2014/15 Event Photos/Materials
12-Jun-15 GE International Conference: Foundations of General Education
Organized by CUHK
Presentation Slides Photos Poster displayed
28-Apr-15 GE Retreat: Assessment without Tears
Prof. Spencer A. Benson (University of Macau)
Mrs. Eliza Xue (ACLW)
Prof. Michel A. Van Hove (PHYS)
Photos Slides of Prof. Spencer A. Benson's presentation Slides of Mrs. Eliza Xue's presentation Slides of Prof. Michel A. Van Hove's presentation Recording of the Retreat (Part 1) Recording of the Retreat (Part 2) Recording of the Retreat (Part 3)
4-Dec-14 GE Retreat: How to Make a Difference on Student Learning
Dr. Candy Ho (MKT),
Dr. Loretta Kim (HIST),
Dr. Kelvin Yue (CMTR), Dr. Kwok Wai Luen (REL) & Dr. Cinnie Ng (SA)
Photos Slides of Dr. Candy Ho's presentation Slides of Dr. Loretta Kim's presentation Slides of Dr. Kelvin Yue's presentation Recording of the Retreat
8-Oct-14 General Education, Service Leadership and Management
Mr. Po Chung SBS, OBE, JP, co-founder of DHL International; Chairman of HKI-SLAM
Photos Presentation Slides Video with Chinese and English Subtitles
2013/14 Event Photos/Materials
14-Aug-14 Inspiring Writing Projects from Start to Finish
Dr. Talia Argondezzi, Director, Center for Writing and Speaking, Ursinus College
Photos Presentation Slides Handouts The presentation - Varieties of Response to Student Writing The presentation - Top 5 Features of Effective Assignments Link to the application Jing
12-Aug-14 Letting Go of the Lecture: Active Learning in Large Classes
Dr. Jennifer Round, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Ursinus College
Photos Presentation Slides Handouts
12-Aug-14 Learning Goals Lead the Way: Backward Design for Courses and Curricula
Dr. Talia Argondezzi & Dr. Jennifer Round, Ursinus College
Photos Presentation Slides Handouts
10-Jul-14 Hard Skills and Soft Skills-Education of Students for the 21st Century
Prof. Haydn Chen, Vice Rector of University of Macau
Photos Presentation Slides
14-May-14 Service Leadership Education for University Students: Experience in Hong Kong Photos The Role of Service Leadership in the GE Curriculum The Experience of HKBU Experiencing service leadership through collective and interdisciplinary efforts
30-Apr-14 GE Retreat 2014: Teachable & Collaborative Moments in GE Photos 7 Principles of Good Practice in Undergraduate Education
10-Apr-14 來自西灣的「理」

王福義博士 – 前漁農自然護理署助理署長
陳淑莊大律師 – 前立法會議員、公民黨(外務)副主席
黃觀貴教授 – 香港浸會大學地理系教授
Presentation Slides of Dr. Wong Fuk Yee Presentation Slides of Prof. Kenneth Wong Photos Video
24-Mar-14 Re-envisioning Opportunities in GE: Essence of an International Conference in Oregon
Dr. Tushar Chaudhuri (GIS)
Dr. Peter Lau (ACLW)
Dr. Li Min (CMTD)
Dr. Oh Hyun Jee (COMS)
Prof. A. Reza Hoshmand (GEO)
Presentation Slides Photos
16-Jan-14 GE for a Global Century
by Prof. A. Reza Hoshmand
Presentation Slides
3-Dec-13 GE Retreat: Reflections on Student Learning
by Prof. A. Reza Hoshmand; with guest speaker for sharing session: Miss Susanna Chui (MGNT)
PhotosPresentation Slides for the retreatPresentation Slides of Susanna
9-Oct-13 Character strengths in Chinese culture:
Confucian Virtues and Service Leadership

Dr. Lu YU, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, PolyU
PhotosPresentation Slides
18-Sept-13 Old Wine in New Bottles:
Liberal Education and the 4-Year Curriculum in HK

Prof. Bobby Fong, President, Ursinus College, USA
Photos of School VisitsPhotos of the LectureScript of the speechChinese translation of the script4 Essential Learning Outcomes of AAC&U Liberally Education China by Prof Bobby Fong Video
12-Sept-13 Designing a Service Leadership Education Course
Prof. A. Reza Hoshmand, Director of GE, HKBU
Presentation SlidesSample Course Syllabus8 ESSs from SLAM Curriculum Framework
11-Sept-13 Designing your Engaging Interdisciplinary Course
Prof. A. Reza Hoshmand, Director of GE, HKBU
2012/13 Event Photos/Materials
3-May-13 GE Retreat: Renewal & Reflection
18-Apr-13 Assessing Student Learning: Essence of a GE Conference in Boston
Prof. Kathleen AHRENS (LC)
Dr. TU Feng (CMTD)
Prof. A. Reza HOSHMAND (GEO)
Ms. Lily NGAI (GEO)
7-Dec-12 GE Seminar: Crossing the Cultural Divide in Higher Education
Prof. Chung Yip-Wah, Northwestern University
17-Sep-12 Designing a Service Leadership Education Course
Prof. Reza Hoshmand, Director of General Education, HKBU
11-Sep-12 Designing your Engaging Interdisciplinary Courses
Prof. Reza Hoshmand, Director of General Education, HKBU
2011/12 Event Photos/Materials
13-Jun-12 General Education and University Curriculum Reform: An International Conference in HK
Organized by CityU & HKAC
17-May-12 Team-Teaching an Interdisciplinary Course: Strategies for Working Effectively with a Colleague
Prof. Susan Fiksdal, Fulbright Scholar at HKBU
10-May-12 New Interpretations of Student Success: Essence of an International Conference in Seattle
Prof. Lo Ping Cheung from Department of Religion and Philosophy
Dr. Leevan Ling from Department of Mathematics
Dr. Tracy Lau from Department of Education Studies
Prof. Reza Hoshmand from the General Education Office
18-Apr-12 Collaborative Learning: Techniques for Effective Tutorials and Seminars
Prof. Susan Fiksdal, Fulbright Scholar at HKBU
19-Mar-12 Engaged Scholarship: Models of Integrating Research, Teaching and Community Engagement
Prof. Janel Curry, Fulbright Scholar at CityU
Prof. Martha Carothers, Fulbright Scholar at CityU
Prof. Richard Mack, Fulbright Scholar at PolyU
23-Feb-12 What’s Next for Afghanistan? A panel of Diplomats from Hong Kong who served in Kabul
Mr. Werner Lauk, Consul General of Germany
Mr. Martin Murphy, Consul (Economic-Political) of the U.S.
Prof. Reza Hoshmand, Director of General Education, HKBU
Dr Glenn Shive, Director of the Hong Kong America Center
17-Feb-12 Techniques to Increase Student Motivation for Instruction and Learning
by Prof. Brenda Litchfield, Fulbright Scholar at the University of Macau
17-Jan-12 Designing Your Interdisciplinary Courses – Workshop 2
Useful Techniques to Make Your IGE Courses Become Alive

by Prof. Susan Fiksdal; with guest speakers for sharing session: Prof. P.C. Yuen (COMP) & Dr. Kelvin Lee (COMS)
13-Jan-12 Designing Your Interdisciplinary Courses – Workshop 1
Think out of the Box and Design Your Engaging IGE Courses

by Prof. Reza Hoshmand
15-Dec-11 Online and Blended Learning (Classroom & E-Learning)
by Dr. Douglas Roscoe
6-Dec-11 Enriching the Curriculum with Undergraduate Research
by Prof. Richard Mack
8-Nov-11 Getting Personal: Creating a Unique Classroom Experience for Students in Large Lecture GE Courses
by Dr. Melissa Fitch
18-Oct-11 Make the Connection! General Education, the Humanities and the “Real” World
by Dr. Melissa Fitch
28-Sep-11 Opening Ceremony of GEO
20-Sep-11 Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning for a Multi-Faceted World
by Prof. Susan Fiksdal & Prof. Martha Carothers
2010/11 Event Photos/Materials
17-May-11 A “GE Frame of Mind”
by Prof. Dayle Smith
12-Apr-11 Engaging Large Classes: Tips and Techniques for Engaging a Crowd
by Prof. Dayle Smith
29-Mar-11 Peer Review Writing Assignments and Critical Thinking
by Prof. David Skidmore
15-Mar-11 Approaches to Student Engagement and Learning in GE Courses
by Prof. A. Reza Hoshmand
5-Oct-10 Nuts and Bolts: How to “fill in the blanks” and gain approval for your GE course
by Prof. Dayle Smith & Prof. Jacqueline Moore
21-Sep-10 Best Practices for Developing Innovative GE Courses
by Prof. Dayle Smith, Rob Gurvall, David Jaffee, David Skidmore & Kay Smith
2-Sep-10 Assessment of GE Programmes and Courses Using OBTL
by Dr. Susan Gano-Phillips
2009/10 Event Photos/Materials
27-Apr-10 Meeting the challenge of GE: Coaching Student Writing and Managing the Instructor Workload
by Dr. Joseph Chaney & Dr. Paul Hanstedt
24-Mar-10 General Education and the Sciences: Opportunities and Challenges in Science Course Development
by Dr.Janel Marie Curry & Dr. Hedley Freake
26-Feb-10 Strategies and Challenges in Interdisciplinary Team-Taught Courses
by Dr. Gray Kochhar-Lindgren & Dr. David A. Campion
4-Dec-09 Shaping the First-Year Experience
by Dr. David A. Campion
12-Nov-09 Desiring University, Cultivating Humanity
by Prof. K. B. Chan
16-Oct-09 Interdisciplinary Courses and GE Learning
by Dr. David A. Campion
2-Oct-09 General Education Course Review / Designing and Implementing Interdisciplinary GE Courses
by Dr. David A. Campion
2008/09 Event Photos/Materials
3-Jul-09 3+3+4 Briefing Session on General Education
by Prof. Franklin Luk & Prof. Martha Cheung
11-Jun-09 General Education Course Review
by Dr. Spencer A. Benson
10-Jun-09 OBTL Seminar: From Outcomes to Assessment

by Dr. Stephen J. Friedman

4-Jun-09 Information Literacy, Critical Thinking and Interdisciplinary Learning – What’s the Connection?
by Ms. Dianne Cmor, Ms. Alison Chan, Mr. Chris Chan & Ms. Xin Li
13-May-09 The Humanistic Endeavor in the Academy: The Columbia Experience
by Prof. Roosevelt Montás
30-Apr-09 From the Creative Industries to a Creative Economy: Implications for General Education in Tertiary Institutions
by Ms. Ada Y. K. WONG, JP
27-Apr-09 Interdisciplinary General Education Course Design Workshop
by Prof. A. Reza Hoshmand & Dr. Susan Gano-Phillips
23-Apr-09 21st Century Literacies
by Dr. Vicki C. H. Ooi
21-Apr-09 “Vienna is . . .” : A Cross-Faculty Teaching Demonstration of a Sample General Education Course
by Dr. Stuart Christie, Dr. David Francis Urrows, Dr. Magdalen Ki, Mr. Uli Gast, Dr. Choi Tat Heung & Dr. Spencer A. Benson
3-Apr-09 The New 3-3-4 Curriculum: Creating Opportunities for Excellence
by Dr. Kristine Utterback
20-Mar-09 “What can a professionally oriented School be expected to gain from a well-run GE program at HKBU?”
by Dr. Vicki C. H. Ooi
17-Mar-09 General Education for the 21st Century: Roles, Challenges and Successes
by Dr. Spencer A. Benson
12-Mar-09 Key Features of Effective General Education Programs
by Dr. Susan Gano-Phillips
10-Mar-09 General Education Possibilities for Baptist University’s School of Business
by Prof. A. Reza Hoshmand