Course ID EI0020150195
Course Title IT in Education e-Learning Series: The Centre for Information Technology in Education (CITE) Research Symposium 2015 (CITERS 2015) – 'Digital generations → Learning society' – Day 2
Organising Division Education Infrastructure Division
First Issue Date and Time 2015/04/09 00:00
Latest Issue Date and Time 2015/05/30 00:00
 Event (ID)   Session   Date   Time   No. of Hours   Venue   Speaker(s) / Facilitator(s)   Max. no. of participants 
 AA    2015/05/30 (Sat)    08:45 - 13:00    4.5    Rayson Huang Theatre, The University of Hong Kong   Please refer to CITERS website   100 
  2015/05/30 (Sat)    14:00 - 17:00    3.0    Rayson Huang Theatre, The University of Hong Kong   Please refer to CITERS website 
 Event (ID)   Session   Closing date for   Remark 
 Applicant   Recommending / Approving Officer 
 AA   1   2015/05/20   2015/05/21   This is a new programme.
Event Code: SIT14179 
 2   2015/05/20   2015/05/21    
Participant Group All Primary, Secondary and Special School Principals and Teachers  
Background CITERS 2015 focuses on ways to optimize designs and applications of new technologies that enhance learning in educational and professional development settings. The goal of the Symposium is to discuss recent research, share good educational practices, and new technologies, with a view to furthering research and practice that support e-Learning. 
Objective(s) The main theme of the Symposium is ‘Digital generations → Learning society’.
CITERS 2015 aims to:
1. present important research findings from Hong Kong and beyond on the impact of ICT use on learning and teaching and the factors that influence them;
2. provide a platform for the presentation and sharing of outcomes from research and development work conducted by practitioners and researchers to advance our knowledge and understanding of the various issues related to technology-supported learning and teaching; and
3. discuss recent research, good educational practices, and new technologies, with a view to furthering research and practice that support the designs and applications of e-Learning. 
Programme Description The main theme of CITERS 2015 is 'Digital generations → Learning society'. There are four subthemes namely, Cyber worldness and Cyber worldliness, Designing and assessing learning, The future of open learning, and Emerging pedagogies and technologies; addressed through various forums, workshops, symposia, papers, demonstrations relating to using technology to enhance learning and teaching. The Symposium will feature sessions on a broad range of topics related to the Symposium theme and subthemes. Symposium activities are organised as a two-day event. On each day, there will be keynote addresses and parallel sessions on e-Learning, including introductions to CITE projects such as self-directed learning (SDL) in the Science Education Key Learning Area (KLA) and e-Learning implementation in schools.
The latest program rundown and details about CITERS 2015 can be obtained from  
Language Medium English  
CPD Elements for Principal
CPD Mode: Structured Learning
CPD Hours: 7.5   Hour(s)
Core Areas of Leadership: I. Strategic Directions & Policy Environment
II. Learning, Teaching & Curriculum
III. Teacher Professional Growth & Development
VI. External Communication & Connection to the Outside World
CPD Elements for Teacher
CPD Mode: Structured Learning
CPD Hours: 7.5   Hour(s)
CPD Domain: I. Teaching & Learning
II. Student Development
III. School Development
IV. Professional Relationships & Services
V. Personal Growth & Development
Content Area Information Technology in Education (V)
Attendance required for successful completion 100 %  Training & development data will be revealed in Teacher's Personal Profile in e-Services Portal upon successful completion.
Enrolment Method: Web enrolment
Requiring School Priority: Yes
Maximum No. of Event(s) selectable: 1
First-Come, First-Served: Yes
Evaluation Paper evaluation  
Contact Person(s): (1) Enrolment: IT in Education Section / (2) Course Content: Ms CHOW (CITE)
Enquiry Telephone No: (1) 3698 3579 / (2) 2241 5325
Email Address: (1) / (2)
Remarks 1. Every single day of the Symposium will be regarded as an individual professional development programme. Applicants have to submit a separate application for each day of the Symposium. For further details of Day 1, please refer to EI0020150194.

2. Heads of schools are requested to endorse the online application on or before the closing date. Nominations will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis whereas considerations will also be given to allow more schools to participate. Prior application is required and walk-ins will not be entertained.

3. Applicants and the respective school heads will be notified the application status through the TCS 7 days before the event start date under normal circumstances. Successful applicants should attend the confirmed event and bring along the confirmation mail when attending the course. No parking space is available at the venue.

4. The accepted applicants who cannot attend the course are required to inform the ITE Section at least 3 working days before the event date in order to arrange substitution.

5. Rejected applicants and the respective school heads will also be notified through the TCS 3 days before the respective event commencement under normal circumstances.

6. In the event of public announcement by the Education Bureau that all schools are to be closed as a result of adverse weather conditions (e.g. tropical cyclone or rainstorm), the course scheduled on that session (A.M. or P.M.) will be cancelled.

7. All teachers are required to register before the start of the morning and afternoon sessions in order to obtain their CPD hours. Being late or early leave for more than 30 minutes will not be granted any CPD hours.

8. Details of IT in Education Professional Development Programmes for teachers can be accessed at the IT in Education Section's website:  
Attachment(s) CITERS 2015 Poster.pdf 
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