A UM organizou a primeira série de palestras sobre o ensino de artes liberais

Prof Haydn Chen, vice rector (student affairs) of the University of Macau (UM), on 21 February gave a lecture on liberal arts education, to a full-house audience. This is the first of UM’s talk series on liberal arts education, and in his lecture, Prof Chen focused on the importance of helping students acquire soft skills in addition to hard skills. He noted that after the new campus is put into use, UM will have the largest residential colleges in Asia, which will enrich students’ campus life and facilitate education in soft skills. Towards the end of his speech, Prof Chen strongly advised the students to make lifelong learning a habit. Prof Chen is a world-renowned expert on materials science as well as an outstanding leading figure in higher education. During his term as the president of Tunghai University, he actively promoted liberal arts education. He founded a liberal arts college there to implement whole person education, which received a very positive response in Taiwan.

For the full version, please refer to Chinese version.

Should you have any inquiries about the press release, please feel free to contact Ms. Veronica Tang at(853)8397 4323 or prs.media@um.edu.mo or visit UM webpage www.um.edu.mo.


Publicado em 2013-02-22 15:33

Vice Rector Haydn Chen gives a talk on education in the 21st century

Vice Rector Haydn Chen gives a talk on education in the 21st century
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Students seize the chance to ask questions

Students seize the chance to ask questions
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A full-house audience

A full-house audience
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