The New 3-3-4 Curriculum: Creating Opportunities for Excellence

3 April 2009 (Friday) 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Venue: Room 905, 9/F, Sir Run Run Shaw Building, Ho Sin Hang Campus, HKBU



This presentation is meant to offer assistance to all Arts Faculty members, whetheror not they have experience in General Education, as they develop courses to satisfythe new curricular requirement. It will begin with a brief overview of thephilosophy and best practices in General Education courses (which also apply toother courses). It will then focus on issues particular to HKBU’s new program, anddiscuss ways to design the best GE courses possible for implementation by 2012 (orbefore).

This workshop is organized for the Faculty of Arts, HKBU.


Speakers Biography

Dr. Kristine Utterback
Visiting Fulbright Scholar
Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Dr. Kristine T. Utterback is Associate Professor of History at the U. of Wyoming. She hasplayed a leading role in the University Studies Program at UW and was Chair of the HistoryDepartment. Her PhD in 1985 is from the University of Toronto in European Medieval Studies.She is hosted by the HK Polytechnic University where she develops a core course in WesternCivilization.