Hong Kong Baptist University Library Hong Kong Baptist University
 
2016 - 2017 Sem 2, Learning Events

27 Feb ─ 3 Mar


Eligible Applicants: All HKBU students
Enquiries: Information Services Section, Library (Tel: 3411 2724)

如何做好一個演講—實時演講練習(第二節)
  一場好的演講,輕則可以改變一個人的思想,重則可以改變一個國家的命運。現今社會,口語表達技巧在群體學習、社會交 際、政治洽商、商業貿易等層面均舉足輕重。本講座將分兩節進行,講解如何做好一個演講。
  Date:   27th February 2017 (Mon)
  Time:   3:30pm - 5:20pm
  Venue:   Group Viewing Room B, Multimedia Learning Centre, Level 4, Main Library, Shaw Campus
  Speaker:   Ms. Vienna Lam (Language Centre)
  CCL Status:   Participants will receive a full credit for attending this Event


The Power of Visual Storytelling: An Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization
  Making data visual can be very simple, or it can be very demanding, especially when you want to create clearer, more meaningful visuals that can tell stories themselves. This workshop will cover the basic principles of data visualization design and will focus on introducing several useful free tools to organize your data into interactive illustrations.
  Date:   28th February 2017 (Tue)
  Time:   6:30pm - 7:20pm
  Venue:   Multipurpose Rooms, Academic Commons, Level 2, Main Library
  Speaker:   Ms. Jennifer Gu (Library)
  CCL Status:   Participants will receive a half credit for attending this Event


數學與政治 Mathematics and Politics
  政治角力經常會涉及集體決策,而投票正好是處理分歧的重要工具。本講座將會從數學角度探討選舉的不同制度,從而了 解數學的思考方法於社會扮演的重要角色。 Decision making is a very important part of politics. Political figures compete against each other to get elected, while representatives of the people debate fiercely about passages of controversial bills. How do we make collective decisions on different issues? Is there any logic behind the different ways we reach a consensus? In this talk, we will look at different voting methods and see how mathematical thinking plays a crucial role in the study of fairness.
  Date:   1st March 2017 (Wed)
  Time:   4:30pm - 5:20pm
  Venue:   Multipurpose Rooms, Academic Commons, Level 2, Main Library
  Speaker:   Dr. Simon To (MATH)
  CCL Status:   Participants will receive a half credit for attending this Event


Going to the Cloud – make your study and work different
  In this talk, we will introduce several simple Cloud technologies and tools that will make your studies and work more efficient, your presentation and documents more eye-catching, your team communication much smoother, your information publishing and sharing much easier and more secure.
  Date:   2nd March 2017 (Thu)
  Time:   11:00am - 12:00pm
  Venue:   Multipurpose Rooms, Academic Commons, Level 2, Main Library
  Speaker:   Dr. Kristen Li (COMP)
  CCL Status:   Participants will receive a half credit for attending this Event