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30.05.2018

[eNews] IS Professor Receives HKUST Common Core Teaching Excellence Award

The Committee on Undergraduate Core Education has approved the presentation of this prestigious award to Professor Wang Jing, from the Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management (ISOM), in respect of the common core course ISOM 2310 Chronicle of Internet Commerce she taught in 2017.

Since taking over the teaching of the course in 2013, Professor Wang has developed a series of new lectures on topics ranging from online retailing to social marketing and crowdsourcing. She has also updated the existing course materials to offer diversified and illustrative presentations enhanced with charts, images, videos, animations, news articles and optional reading.

She enriches her course materials with state-of-the-art research findings in e-commerce and uses real-life scenarios and practical examples to illustrate concepts and demonstrate the connection between theoretical knowledge and the real world. She invites industry leaders as guest speakers to share their insights and practical perspectives on the topics.

Her enthusiasm for teaching, positive attitude and the interactive learning environment stimulate students to think creatively and critically. They feel motivated and inspired to participate, exchange views and learn from each other. Her passion and dedication to teaching sparked students’ interest in the subject and several students indicated that they found internships and jobs in this field as a result.

She cares about her students. As her course enrolls students from various majors in different years of study, she tracks their performance and offers individual assistance to help them do better. She provides additional reference materials and offers face-to-face and email consultations whenever needed. Students praise her as a patient, caring and helpful lecturer who provides the opportunity for students to improve. They also speak highly of the course as interesting and timely.

 

Professor Wang pictured with management of the University and her colleagues from the department at the ceremony.

 


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