Posts by jkwchui

My teaching evolution (2012-15)

Posted on Oct 4, 2015

My teaching evolved every year in the past three years, hopefully for the better.  Here I want to share some of my experiences, which may be interesting for both other teachers and also my students, current and past. 2012-13 In 2012-13 I spent much energy in discovering what works for good teaching.  The first part of the survey was fruitless and confounding.  Many things work to improve learning, indeed, everything works to improve learning.  Giving detailed notes help to improve learning...

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Our New Assessment Calendar

Posted on Sep 20, 2015

Our New Assessment Calendar

Background Historically at LPCUWC we centralize student assessments on a paper calendar in the Staff Room.  Not all assessments were consistently updated, testing conflicts were seen but unresolved, and its utility has been limited.  In May 2015 our Director of Studies asked me to look at the a spreadsheet that would be the assessment calendar for the new year.  Over a weekend I shaped the Sheet, making it easy to work with and easy to maintain, and layered with functionalities that help both...

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Mibo for smartphone microscopy

Posted on Aug 12, 2014

Mibo for smartphone microscopy

Microscopy images from a smartphone equipped with a mibo kit.

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Reefcheck: building “abstract transects” for substrate

Posted on May 8, 2014

Reefcheck: building “abstract transects” for substrate

An experimental effort to visualize substrate in Reef-check protocols.

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LPCUWC timetables: past, present, future

Posted on May 8, 2014

LPCUWC timetables: past, present, future

Comparison of academic timetable at LPCUWC from the past (2001/2008) to present (13-14) and the immediate future (14-15).

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