Open Class Observation

2 October – 31 December 2021

The Open Class Observation aims to promote and strengthen professional sharing and exchange of different teaching practices among EdUHK academic and teaching staff members and EdUHK students. A list of available classes for observation will be announced by the end of September 2021.

Date, Time, Venue
and Language

14:30 – 17:30
Online through Zoom

EPC5014: Foundations and Processes of Learning
Topic: Social Learning Theory

This lesson will touch on how students’ learning environment can shape the students' motivation in learning. Also, how teachers’ behaviors in shaping this learning environment may be related to learning efficacy.

by Mr CHO Hoi On Andy (PS)

10:30 – 12:15
Online through Zoom

GEJ4020: Consolidating Undergraduate Learning Through University ePortfolio
Topic: Human and Space: Market Place

Should the marketplace be included/ as a part of public space?
How important is a marketplace in the development of public space, and for a better city?

by Mr CHOI Chun Wai Sam (APS)

09:30 – 12:20
Online through Zoom
Chinese, Japanese and English

LIN3040: Japanese-Chinese Translation: Manga and Popular Culture
Topic: Manga Expression, Role Languages, Formal Nouns

Types of monologue and dialogue, manga expressions in different genre, role languages (Yakuwari-go), gender expressions, formal nouns (形式名詞), mapping of Japanese expression into Chinese sentence final particle (句末語氣助詞), euphony in casual speech.

Review Assignment 2, translation of culture specific phrase using adaptation.

by Mr CHEN Charles Chun Jr (LML)

16:30 – 18:20
Online through Zoom

CLE1250: University English I
Topic: Summarising Skills, Coherence and Cohesion in Writing, and Source Commentary and Evaluative Language

This is a student-centred academic writing class on a discipline-specific topic of Artificial Intelligence (AI). A flipped classroom approach is used to teach students the topical academic writing skills. Students will preview a lecture video and complete a quiz before class. In-class activities will be divided into three one-hour sessions, each on one topic above in the same sequence. Collaborative writing activities on online platforms, as well as self-evaluation and/or teacher/peer feedback activities will be the main activities for facilitating students' writing skills, critical thinking skills, collaborative skills and communication skills. Discipline-specific discussion will also help students to reflect on how to apply the writing skills to their disciplinary studies.

by Ms MAO Qunfan Desiree (CLE)
12:30 – 15:20
Online through Zoom

TLS3057: Curriculum and Assessment in International Schools
Topic: Assessment

This lesson is centered around three questions:
      1. How does assessment influence teaching and learning?
      2. What different approaches to assessment are commonly practiced in international (IB) schools?
      3. How can international mindedness be incorporated in assessments?
A range of individual as well as collaborative activities will be offered as a way for students to develop their own perspectives on assessment. One key text serves as a foundation for the context of this lesson.

18:30 – 21:20
TKOSC Room 105

TLS5067/3076: Strategies for Teaching and Learning in Applied Learning
Topic: Cooperative Learning Strategies

In this lesson, students will participate and experience different cooperative learning activities in the Professional and Vocational Education (PVE) context. Through the post-activity discussions and evaluations led by the course lecturer, students will reflect on their PVE teaching and learning practices in adapting cooperative learning strategies as the primary pedagogy to engage and enhance students' deep learning.

by Dr YUN Pui Ho Patrick (C&I)
16:30 – 18:20
Online through Zoom
Putonghua and Cantonese

CLE1197: Elementary Cantonese I
Topic: Weather in Hong Kong

• Students' Q&A of the translation of the phrases from Putonghua to Cantonese and from Cantonese to Putonghua of the last chapter: Time
• Group work: role play of the last chapter: Time
• Teaching Yuet Ping: Cantonese stop vowels: -p, -t, -k
• Students using Yuet Ping learnt to recite the text of weather in Hong Kong

by Ms KEUNG Shuet Psyche (CLE)
15:30 – 18:20
Online through Zoom

CHI2720: Chinese Language Teaching Methods (II)
Topic: 文學的教學法


by Dr CHAN Chu Kwong Alex (CHL)
15:30 – 18:20
Online through Zoom

ENG4417: Motivation to Learn English: From Theory to Practice
Topic: Teaching Strategies in EFL/ESL Classroom

In this lesson, students will be able to explore various teacher’s strategies to motivate students to learn English in context. Reflections on the effectiveness, evaluation of teacher and students relationship and cultural understanding will be discussed.

by Dr WONG Ming Har Ruth (ELE)
12:30 – 15:20
Online through Zoom

SCB2002: Plant and Animal Physiology
Topic: Food and Nutrition: Digestion and Absorption

The topic of this lesson is “Food and nutrition: digestion and absorption”. Contents includes: 1) Incomplete and complete digestive tracts; 2) Adaptations of omnivores, herbivores and carnivores; 3) Major components of the human digestive system and their functions; 4) Mechanisms of digestion and absorption in vertebrates; 5) Major types of nutrient, etc. In particular, case study of obesity will be adopted to facilitate the learning about Science-Technology-Society-Environment connections, in which videos and guidelines will be provided to scaffold students’ understanding about the topic as well as the assignment tasks.

by Dr WONG Tai Choi Richard (SES)
15:30 – 18:20
Online through Zoom

LIT2003: Creative Writing
Topic: Poetry Writing: Simplicity and Elegance in Harmony?

The most basic writing style can be divided into two types: flying in imagination or full of texture. Tomas Tranströmer is the representative of the former, while Seamus Heaney and Derek Chung (鍾國強) are the latter. In this lesson, we will compare poems of different styles, to broaden students' view of poetry, and finally write the first poem in the life of students with collective creation.

by Mr SY Wai Nok (LCS)
14:30 – 17:20
Online through Zoom

GEG1042: The Phenomena of Internet and Digital Cultures
Topic: m-Learning, AR, QR and Google Earth

This lesson provides an opportunity for students to explore how to apply digital technologies such as mobile devices, AR and QR in learning and teaching activities. After exploring the digital L&T strategies, students can complete the given tasks and design their own teaching plan.

by Dr LAM Wai Man Winnie (MIT)
11:30 – 13:20
Online through Zoom

PSY1030: Basic Principles of Psychology
Topic: Psychological Disorders and Treatment

The topic of psychological disorders and treatment will be taught and discussed in the class. In-class activities will be arranged to facilitate student's learning.

by Ms LAU Kam Mei Kammy (PS)
18:30 – 21:20

CAC1003: Gateway to Music
Topic: Music in Action

Gateway to Music- as a foundation course - introduces year 1 students of Visual Arts focus to the principles and practices of the musical arts. In this lesson, students will learn about computer musical instruments and how it works with different electronic musical instruments. Students will use ipad to learn and play beginning music. Besides learning to play, they will also produce their own music via musical apps. A music tech-based activity will be conducted.

by Dr HE Yang Sunnie (CCA)
10:30 – 12:00
Sports Hall

PES2174: Theory and Practice of Teams Ball Games
Topic: Teaching Basketball with Mosston's Spectrum and Mobile App

This lesson will be focused on the basketball teaching, which includes: 1) Basketball skill; 2) Teaching styles of Mosston’s Spectrum; 3) Use of mobile app; and 4) Integration of technology and teaching style. Blended learning activity will also be introduced to elaborate how to use the platform to enhance the motivation of students and to facilitate assessment.

by Mr CHAN Ching Yat Roy (HPE)
19:30 – 20:15

EDA5015: Teacher Leadership and Professionalism in Changing Contexts
Topic: Catering Learning Diversity and Fostering Resilience in Everyday Teaching

Students are required to complete a jigsaw in groups. They are advised to experience how cooperative learning promotes students’ interaction and caters for individual needs. In this lesson, we also invite you to join the activities and share your thought.

by Dr HO Chun Sing Maxwell (EPL)