Michael Wong, Associate Professor of Physics, was acknowledged
for initiating a program to cultivate the all-round development
of Science students. The program integrates student abilities
for project investigation, collaboration and communication,
and provides them with opportunities to conduct science presentations
in secondary schools.
The web text and audio communication tool,
Gong, developed by Dr David Rossiter, Visiting Assistant Professor
of Computer Science, was commended for providing a flexible
online discussion environment for teachers and students. The
software tool is especially useful for language learning and
is now in use at UST and other universities around the world.
Language Center Instructor
Elsie Christopher was cited for her creative integration of
two learning approaches, namely problem-solving and case study,
into language education. Her dynamic language courses enable
students to further enhance their English language skills,
essential to their future success in their specialized fields.
her award with the other honorees, Elsie said: "I am very
pleased that the UST community appreciates our efforts to
develop and implement new teaching and learning methods that
are both creative as well as educationally sound."
four-year CLI Project seeks to nurture a culture of continuous
improvement in teaching and to contribute to the innovative
teaching and learning knowledge base. Recently completed,
the multi-million dollar project, funded by UST and the University
Grants Committee, supported 49 projects with over 150 faculty