|Venue||Tseung Kwan O Study Centre (some courses may be delivered in satellite study center at urban locations / Tai Po campus as decided by the University)|
||Dr Ngai Siu Keung George
|Associate Programme Leader||Mr Cho Hoi On Andy|
|Domain||Credit Points (cps)|
|Honours Project / Capstone Project||3|
|Common Core||Language Enhancement||3|
In this domain, students study education from psychological, sociological, philosophical, pedagogical and other perspectives. Students will develop a range of skills necessary for professional practice, such as problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, communication, social interaction, ethical decision and global perspectives. The ES courses are:
The Core courses provide and facilitate study opportunity to bring theoretical, philosophical and research-based knowledge to bear on the students’ work in PVE, enhancing the quality of that practice through heightened understanding of its social, political, ethical, contextualized and experiential dimensions. The courses are:
This domain offers specialized study in the areas in PVE and related pedagogy depending on the learning interest, professionalism and career aspirations. Students are required to study a total of 5 courses (15 cps). The courses are:
Note 1: Certain elective courses will be offered occasionally or on an alternative-year-basis.
The course prepares students to develop a proposal for conducting a research-based project (Honours Project) or an inquiry-based project (Capstone Project) in their chosen areas. It introduces basic knowledge and principles of research, ethical issues in the research process and methodology for conducting research in education and related disciplines.
This domain provides students with an opportunity to draw together the personally important learning from their engagement in and through each of the previous courses studied in the programme. Students can opt for Honours Project or Capstone Project in their Final Year Project study. The project component of the degree would in all cases be supervised by University academic staff.
This domain provides students with a range of supervised teaching experiences in appropriate PVE contexts to develop their teaching capabilities, through drawing upon the educational research and theory studied in the other domains. Students will be able to develop and implement practices to address weaknesses and build upon strengths in teaching performance, and to apply their learning in designing, implementing and evaluating a substantial course of teaching.
This domain supports realizing the University’s strategic goals by providing students with the opportunity to enrich learning experiences, engage them in learning, and drive interdisciplinary development. In order to broaden student’s perspectives in personal and professional development, a selection of general education courses related to well-being, positive thinking, stress management and healthy living are offered. Students are required to take one general education course (3 cps)
The compulsory 3-cp English Enhancement Course aims to help students acquire linguistics skills in both academic and social contexts. It prepares students to write coherent and organized academic texts by developing essential skills in critical thinking, reading and writing. In addition, the course will enhance student’s ability to make appropriate correspondence in the workplace.
The medium of instruction is mainly Cantonese. English or Putonghua is adopted as the language of instruction for relevant lectures and / or courses, as appropriate.
Students are required to have a relevant full-time teaching post in a local PVE environment to fulfill the following FE requirements:
FE Supervision Period: normally from October to April of the academic year
To be eligible for admission, applicants should normally:
*All applicants would be invited for an interview and that priority of admission would be given to applicants already teaching Applied Learning subjects.
Tel: (852) 2948 6886
Miss Almaz Wong
Tel: (852) 2948 8031