Maths In the Real World
A compulsory course for first-year science students asks them to go beyond their textbooks and learn to apply maths in the real, data-driven world. It also solves a problem for their teachers.
‘Take Two’ for Hong Kong Cinema Course
A Common Core course that evolved into a MOOC (massive open online course) has become an experimental ground for getting local and overseas students to engage with each other.
Nursing to a New Level
HKU’s School of Nursing has taken its commitment to training excellence up a level with the development of state-of-the-art simulated training wards and a new course in advanced clinical nursing.
Local Politics Made Globally Relevant
In his ‘Hong Kong Politics’ course, Dr Mathew Wong faced a dilemma increasingly common among internationalised universities. His local students were deeply familiar with the local situation, but foreign exchange students were not – some did not even know Hong Kong was once a British colony. So he set out to bridge the gap.