HOW WILL A CI COURSE BENEFIT STUDENTS?

CI courses will be labeled as such in the Student Information System (SIS). Students’ transcripts will also show that they have taken CI courses. In future, students who have taken a certain number of CI courses will be eligible for an award.

Students who have taken CI courses will have developed some or all of the following characteristics // will have developed in the areas below:

Communication skills

Effective communication skills

Thinking skills

Higher order thinking skills

Evaluative capabilities

Evaluative capabilities (meta-cognitive abilities) that promote lifelong learning

Deeper appreciation

A deeper appreciation of the course content

Employability

Increased employability

HOW WILL A CI COURSE BENEFIT A HKU TEACHER?

A teacher who is teaching a CI course:

Teaching skills

Will have the opportunity to enhance their teaching skills

Professional development

Will gain professional development opportunities

Membership

Become a member of a community of practice

Teaching excellence award

Can use the course as a platform for a teaching development project that could support a teaching excellence award application

Research

Use the course as research data for a pedagogical journal article

Publications

Can receive support in CI-related scholarly publications