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Advancement in Educational Technology: Flip and Beyond


The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Centre for the Advancement of Information Technology in Education (CAITE)
  • Faculty of Education
  • Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research (HKIER)
Diocesan Boys' School Primary Division
Date/Time: 10 Dec, 2014 (Wed), 3:30-6:00pm
Venue: The Diocesan Boys’ School Yunni and Maxine Pao Auditorium; 131 Argyle Street, Mongkok, Kowloon
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(Please use public transportation. No private cars or taxis will be permitted to enter the DBS school campus. All participants are requested to walk up the DBS School Drive from the main entrance at Argyle Street.)
Language: English; talk specially arranged for NET teachers and other English speaking audience (the video of an identical talk in Chinese by Prof KT Hau has been posted in Hong Kong Education City, registered users can log on to: http://www.hkedcity.net/ttv/mod/ttvvideo/view.php?id=1747


Professor Kit-Tai Hau
Choh-Ming Li Professor of Educational Psychology
Vice-President, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Mrs. Chandni Rakesh
Deputy Headteacher
Diocesan Boys' School Primary Division
Ms. Juliet Du
English Panel Head, Upper Primary
St. Paul's Co-educational College Primary School
Ms. Kin Yan Lee
Coordinator of the English Language Environment Enrichment Programme
St. Paul's Co-educational College Primary School
Mr. Steven Carr
Native English Teacher
Diocesan Boys' School Primary Division


Among different methods of blended learning through web courses and classroom teaching, ‘flipped classroom’ is probably the most influential. In the traditional teaching and learning, teachers teach in classes and students complete the assignments at home; ‘flipped classroom’ is the reversed way, asking students to learn the basic concepts in advance (such as from online or printed materials at home before the class), and teachers can spend the class time for discussion and other activities tackling the more difficult parts. In fact, the concept of ‘flipped classroom’ has already been widely adopted by primary and secondary school teachers around the globe. Participants will be able to understand how ‘flipped classroom’ can be conducted and what its critical successful factors are, so as to facilitate their classroom interaction, reduce their workload, and increase students’ learning efficiency. We will introduce the changes in Flip versions 1.0, 2.0 and 3s, in line with the recommendations in EDB’s “The Fourth Strategy on Information Technology in Education” report.

Before attending the talk, you should view the following (or other related reading material/videos):

If you can read Chinese, please read the following articles, we will start the lecture on the assumption that you understand the basic philosophy of flip

侯傑泰教授分享甚麼是「翻轉課堂 」(HKIER News Letter, May 2014, Issue No. 36)

網上教學與翻轉課堂 — 追趕新加坡的教學改革



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Tel 2603 6729
Email caite@fed.cuhk.edu.hk