Curriculum Design and Materials Development

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Goals

Curriculum Design and Materials Development is one of the five HKCPD Hub Communities. Our goal is to support teachers’ professional development in terms of writing and developing curriculum and materials for the 21st century for use within language centres of Hong Kong tertiary institutions. We aim to:

  • share and promote best practices and innovation in curriculum design and materials development among tertiary education language centres in Hong Kong
  • encourage investigation and collaboration and disseminate research regarding curriculum design and materials development among members

Objectives

  • To support refereed presentations, such as papers and workshops, on matters of interest to curriculum designers and material developers
  • To support discussion groups and other gatherings for the discussion of curriculum design and materials development
  • To set up and maintain an online directory of curriculum designers and material developers, their areas of expertise, and their readiness to help other curriculum designers and material developers
  • To encourage greater expertise and professionalism in curriculum design and the creation of teaching materials
  • To offer new opportunities for professional development for tertiary level language teachers in Hong Kong
  • To explore the use of digital formats for teaching and learning materials
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