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ITS Orientation Seminars for New Staff and Students in Jan 2018

The second semester will commence on 15 January 2018.  The following orientation seminars will be arranged fo new staff and students to let them understand more about the services offered by ITS:

1. Introduction to Information Technology Services (ITS)

This seminar is targeted for new University staff and students providing useful information about the wide range of services offered by ITS.  After attending this session, participants will be able to know more and get a quick start in using the common IT services that can facilitate their work and study at the University.

2. Introduction of Moodle Learning Management System

Moodle is the centrally managed learning management system (LMS) at HKU. At the beginning of each academic year, new Moodle courses will be created based on the course information as registered in the Student Information System (SIS). Moodle courses are accessible through the “My eLearning tab” of HKU Portal by students. The system facilitates students participating in online interactive learning activities, collaborating with peers and communicating with teachers.

3. About the University's Research Support Computing Environment and the HPC/HTC Facilities

HKU is well recognized internationally as a leading university with notable achievements in knowledge discovery and exchange through cutting-edge researches in many disciplines. This session will give an introduction to the research support computing environment and High Performance Computing (HPC)/High Throughput Computing (HTC) facilities offered by ITS plus a highlight on the international research computing collaborative consortiums that ITS has been participating in.

This seminar is particularly useful for postgraduates, teachers and researchers who require intensive computation power to support their researches.

All staff and students are welcome to join any of the following sessions.

Seminar

(Click the link to register)

Date

Time

Venue

Introduction to Information Technology Services (ITS)

8 January 2018 (Monday)

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

CPD-1.21

Introduction of Moodle Learning Management System

8 January 2018 (Monday)

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

CPD-1.21

About the University's Research Support Computing Environment and the HPC/HTC Facilities

8 January 2018 (Monday)

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

CPD-1.21

Introduction of Moodle Learning Management System

17 January 2018 (Wednesday)

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

CPD-2.42

Introduction to Information Technology Services (ITS)

17 January 2018 (Wednesday)

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

CPD-2.42

About the University's Research Support Computing Environment and the HPC/HTC Facilities

17 January 2018 (Wednesday)

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

CPD-2.42