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Oct - Nov 2022

Library Learning Events in Sem 1 AY2022/23

Learning Events aim to facilitate whole person education. A variety of topics are covered, including language learning, information literacy, information technology skills, and more. Events are facilitated by experts from the University’s academic and administrative departments.

Participation in our Learning Events is recognized under the University’s Co-Curricular Learning (CCL) programme. Depending on the length of the Event, participants will receive a half credit or full credit. Please refer to individual Event descriptions for details of CCL status.

Note: In order to claim CCL credit, you must attend the workshop. Additionally, you must submit the Learning Event Evaluation online form within the same day as the workshop.


🎁 Join Learning Events to Win Prizes!
Anyone who joins a Learning Event (listed below) this semester will receive an entry into the lucky draw. This means the more workshops you join, the more chances you will get to win!

🙎‍♂️🙎 Wait… there’s more! Join with a buddy to earn more chances!
If you successfully invite a buddy to join the same workshop as you, you will both double the lucky draw chances received!

ℹ️ Here’s how it works:

1. On the registration form, you and your buddy need to put each other’s HKBU email in the “My Buddy” field. Make sure the email is correct or else it will not be counted.

2. Confirm your attendance by replying to HKBU Library’s email. We will send you this email one week before the workshop, and your registration will be cancelled if you do not reply.

3. Attend the workshop together. Both you AND your buddy must attend the workshop in order to earn the double lucky draw chances.

Example:
🙎‍♂️ You 🙎 Your Buddy 🔎 Library Workshop

🙎‍♂️ 🔎 = 1 chance
🙎‍♂️ 🔎🔎🔎= 3 chances
🙎‍♂️🙎🔎 = 2 chances each
🙎‍♂️🙎🔎🔎🔎 = 6 chances each

⚠️ Due to a limited number of seats per workshop, you and your buddy are encouraged to register early to secure your places. Seats will be allotted on a first-come-first-served basis.

Let’s start learning together!

Learning EventDateTimeFormat / Venue
Madness and Defiance: A discussion about Taylor Swift’s 2020 album Folklore21 Oct 20229:30 – 11:30pmOnline via Zoom
Get to know the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)26 Oct 20223:00 – 4:00pmMultipurpose Rooms (L2)
投考香港公務員語文要求淺談 (A brief introduction to the language requirement for the civil service recruitment examination)31 Oct 20224:30 – 6:20pmMultipurpose Rooms (L2)
Must-know Databases for Company Research1 Nov 20222:30 – 3:20pmMultipurpose Rooms (L2)
[Event Cancelled] Research Literature Management with Zotero2 Nov 20222:30 – 4:20pmMultipurpose Rooms (L2)
粵語懶音測試及析要 (Test and analysis of Cantonese lazy tones)8 Nov 20223:30 – 5:20pmMultipurpose Rooms (L2)
Introduction to EndNote9 Nov 20222:30 – 3:20pmOnline via Zoom
[Event Cancelled] Speaking Practice for TOEFL Test11 Nov 20224:30 – 6:20pmMultipurpose Rooms (L2)
Introducing LinkedIn Learning15 Nov 20222:30 – 3:20pmMultipurpose Rooms (L2)
愛情與文學 (Love and literature)16 Nov 20223:30 – 5:20pmMultipurpose Rooms (L2)
Talking about Table Manners Workshop18 Nov 20224:30 – 6:20pmMultipurpose Rooms (L2)
Bitcoin: The future of money or decentralized Ponzi scheme?22 Nov 20222:30 – 3:20pmMultipurpose Rooms (L2)
字裏行間:數碼字形、字體美學與排版實踐 (In Search of Texts: Digital Font, Glyph and Typesetting practices)23 Nov 20222:30 – 4:00pmMultipurpose Rooms (L2)
Introducing Gale Primary Sources24 Nov 20222:30 – 3:20pmMultipurpose Rooms (L2)
GRE Orientation Workshop25 Nov 20224:30 – 6:20pmMultipurpose Rooms (L2)
More sessions are being added. Stay tuned!