"eLearning activities to support Language-Learning"

Updated: 9:12am, 14 Nov, 2022
4 October 2012 (Thu)
Room 206, 2/F., Runme Shaw Building, HKU
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This seminar is jointly organized by CITE and Faculty of Education and Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong

Are Learning Portfolios an appropriate way to evidence student learning in your courses? Chris Deneen of Education and Darcy Christ of Architecture will review current developments and demonstrate the latest technology for supporting the use of Learning Portfolios in teaching and learning. Topics covered will include assessment concepts integral to portfolio use, such as productive feedback and development of self and peer assessment. The speakers will demonstrate an integration of WordPress with the Moodle LMS for organizing student portfolios based on course enrollment, and review exemplars of WordPress portfolios. A Question & Answer session will follow to collect ideas for portfolio integration with teaching & learning.

About the speaker(s):

<p>Brant Knutzen is the Learning Designer for the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong. He has been involved in eLearning for 28 years as software developer, website developer, and corporate trainer. He currently teaches on an MSc Education program relating to eLearning and educational leadership, and provides eLearning support and professional development for teaching staff. His research areas include the design, implementation and evaluation of highly engaging blended learning environments for schools and higher education. Current Moodle plugin development projects include the Participation Map: a new way to visually display online discussion activity, and the Participation Forum: which generates a grade based on student posting activity. See for more information.</p>

<p>Nathalie Iseli-Chan has been teaching French as a foreign Language for over 10 years, 5 of which with the support of web 2.0 technologies. She has been developing course platforms and moodle based learning and teaching activities since 2007. She joined the School of Modern Languages and Cultures 3 years ago. Her research interests include language learning and teaching strategies as well as the pedagogical application of new technologies to learning and teaching French as a foreign language.</p>

<p>Darren Harbutt is an Instructional Designer in the ePSU. He has 20 years&#39; experience in teaching English as a Foreign Language, as well as facilitating teacher professional development workshops. In his work in education, learning and teaching are always at the forefront, supported by appropriate technology and based on sound pedagogical principles.</p>

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