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永續社區學院

本地生態概覽

課程簡介:

本課程主要介紹生態學的基本概念、香港的生態以及生態學與其他學科的相互關係,進而討論一些迫切的生態議題,審視現行保育措施的成效,並介紹實用的生態保育及評估方法,讓學生透過實地考察,掌握生物多樣性調研的關鍵技能。

評核與認證:

出席率不少於百分之七十並通過課程評核之學員可獲永續坊頒發修業證書。本課程為「永續社區證書(資歷架構級別:3;資歷名冊登記號碼:18/000784/L3;資歷名冊登記有效期:2018年9月11日(持續))四個單元之一。成功取得四個單元的修業證書之學員可申請取得香港大學專業進修學院頒發之「永續社區證書」。

入學資格:

(a) 香港中學文憑考試五科(包括中國語文及英國語文)考獲二級或以上成績;
(b) 香港中學會考五科(包括中國語文及英國語文)合格;
(c) 具同等學歷

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持續進修基金可獲發還款項課程編號:44Z114583

課程名稱:

本地生態概覽

課程編號:

CSCM02-202111

課程制式:

兼讀制

時數及修業期:

每星期1至2課,共36小時,為期2個月

教學語言:

英語,輔以廣東話

開課日期:

2021年11月9日

學費:

HKD7,980(不包括考察費用)

截止報名日期:

2021年10月28日

報讀方法:

下載及填寫課程報名表格(須提供學歷證明副本)交回永續社區學院

查詢:

星期一至星期五 上午9時至下午6時

電話: 3917-4767

電郵: ruralsd@hku.hk

上課地點:

薄扶林香港大學

導師:

劉惠寧博士

課程內容及時間表:

(最後更新於2021年9月3日)

日期 內容
2021年11月9日 (星期二) 7:00pm-10:00pm 講題:生態學及其重要性
2021年11月16日 (星期二) 7:00pm-10:00pm 講題:香港獨特的生態和生物多樣性
2021年11月20日 (星期六) 2:00pm-6:00pm 香港的植被演替- 龍虎山和薄扶林實地考察
2021年11月23日 (星期二) 7:00pm-10:00pm 講題:香港的天然和人為生態系統
2021年11月27日 (星期六) 4:00pm-8:00pm 晝夜規律:西貢蕉坑獅子會自然教育中心考察
2021年11月30日 (星期二) 7:00pm-10:00pm 講題:從大自然中學習 – 探索香港的生態和生物多樣性
2021年12月4日 (星期六) 9:30am-3:30pm 善用濕地 – 后海灣實地考察
2021年12月7日 (星期二) 7:00pm-10:00pm 講題:我們的角色 – 威脅、保育、管理和永續
2021年12月11日 (星期六) 9:00am-1:00pm 鄉郊保育的例子-沙螺洞實地考察
2021年12月14日 (星期二) 7:00pm-10:00pm 小組報告
2021年12月18日 (星期六) 2:00pm-5:00pm 預留上課日子
2022年1月4日 (星期二) 7:00pm-8:00pm 考試

請留意:

本課程已加入持續進修基金可獲發還款項課程名單內。本單元所屬之主體課程(永續社區證書課程)在資歷架構下獲得認可(資歷架構第三級)。

學員評語:

「考察活動和考察後的海報報告既有趣又能幫助我們理解講座內容。」
「提高了我對香港生態和生態旅遊的了解。」

永續社區學人計劃:

課程畢業生將獲邀參與永續社區學人計劃作為學人。此計劃旨在把熱心的個別人士連結起來,建立網絡,給計劃成員提供持續的支持,並作為一個跨學科和跨界別的社區永續發展經驗交流平台。學人更有資格參與永續發展實驗坊鄉郊初創培育計劃

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體驗式學習

Misinformation Policy Manager, Asia Pacific, Facebook

Jenna is a Product Policy Manager on Facebook’s Misinformation Policy team. She specialises in global health misinformation and misinformation in the Asia-Pacific region, and is based in Singapore.

Product Policy Manager, Inauthentic Behavior, Facebook

Sam Traynor is the Product Policy manager for Inauthentic behavior at Facebook. For almost the last decade he has been working in the integrity space in variety of roles and companies mainly focusing on protecting user voice, the authenticity of conversations, and the integrity of the civic process.

Head of Content Regulation, Asia Pacific, Facebook

Meg Chang is the Content Regulation Policy Lead for Facebook in the APAC region. Prior to this role, she was an Elections Manager and led Facebook’s election integrity efforts across EMEA, including the European Elections, the UK general election, and the Polish parliamentary and presidential elections, among many others. Before Facebook, she was the head of operations and publisher at EUobserver, a Brussels-based EU political and investigative news outlet. She also worked as a management consultant for Global 1000 companies in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. She studied politics and law at the University of Kent in the UK.

Public Policy Research Manager, Data for Good, Facebook

Alex Pompe is a Research Manager on Facebook’s Data for Good team. This team builds privacy-protecting data sets to aid response work for natural disasters and public health crises (here is a recent example from the COVID19 response: https://research.fb.com/blog/2020/06/protecting-privacy-in-facebook-mobility-data-during-the-covid-19-response/). Previously, Alex led the growth team at a startup scaling the company to 35 countries over 3 years. Prior to this he worked on access to information and Internet programs for 6 years at an international NGO called IREX; first in Ukraine, next in Namibia, and then in Washington DC. He served as a Peace Corps volunteer teaching mathematics in Namibia from 2006 to 2008. Alex holds a BS in physics from the University of Illinois, and an MS from the University of Michigan (where he also taught astrophysics.) He has served as a guest lecturer for the University of Maryland’s School of Information.

Public Policy Manager, Hong Kong, Facebook

Head of Privacy and Data Policy, Asia Pacific, Facebook

Raina is the Head of Privacy and Data Policy, Engagement, APAC for Facebook. She is a lawyer by training and is a former regulator, having previously worked at the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data in the position of Assistant Privacy Commissioner (Legal, Policy & Research). Prior to joining the Hong Kong data protection authority, Raina had extensive legal in-house experience and held management positions in both Hong Kong and Shanghai. She served as the Assistant Chief Counsel – Head of Legal at Hong Kong Disneyland and was the Deputy Chief Counsel – Head of Legal at Shanghai Disney Resort during the initial construction stage of the project when she helped set up the legal function at the Shanghai Disney Resort. Raina held a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Assistant Professor, Department of Politics and Public Administration, The University of Hong Kong

Dr. Chan’s primary research concerns the institutions that shape the consumption and distortion of information in different organizational settings. His current research explores how bureaucrats handle information and the impact of institutions on their choices.

Ongoing projects deal with different aspects of bureaucratic control in authoritarian regimes, such as administrative oversight, juridical intervention, internal reporting, and legislative decision-making.

He holds a PhD Degree in Public Policy from the O’Neill School of Public and Environment Affairs and the Department of Political Science, Indiana University Bloomington.

Deputy Director and Principal Lecturer, Centre for Civil Society and Governance

Dr Winnie Law is the Deputy Director and Principal Lecturer at the Centre for Civil Society and Governance of The University of Hong Kong. She teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses on sustainable development, community planning and environmental management. She also works with a team of researchers and conducts policy research, action research and knowledge exchange projects on rural revitalization, social innovation, community engagement and corporate sustainability. Dr Law has been a director of the Conservancy Association since 2005 and has served on a number of HKSAR Government’s advisory committees including Advisory Council for the Environment. At the regional level, Dr Law was commissioned by the EU and UNDP as a planning and social monitoring expert for their city planning and environmental management programmes in Vietnam. Dr Law was one of the invited speakers for the first TedxTongChongSt’s series on Hacking the Future and delivered a talk on Future of Sustainability in 2019.

Director, Centre for Civil Society and Governance

Wai-Fung (Danny) Lam is Director of the Centre for Civil Society and Governance (CCSG), and Professor in Public Administration at the University of Hong Kong. He finished his undergraduate study at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and received a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Indiana University, Bloomington. Professor Lam is an expert in common-pool resource management, institutional policy analysis, public governance, and civil society. His research has focused on the design of efficient institutional arrangements for the governance and management of public resources, a core issue in public administration and sustainable development. Professor Lam has served on the editorial committees of Public Administration Review (PAR), International Review of Administrative Sciences (IRAS), Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis (JCPA), Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (NVSQ), and Asian Politics and Policy (APP), and is co-editor of The Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Administration (APJPA).

Director of Public Policy, Greater China, Mongolia, and Central Asia, Facebook

George Chen joined Facebook in January 2016 as the company’s first-ever policy representative based in Hong Kong, home for Facebook in the Greater China region. Currently as the Public Policy Director for Greater China, Mongolia, and Central Asia, George serves as Facebook’s “ambassador” to engage with the people and governments across the vast and diverse regions.

Prior to Facebook, George has worked in the media sector for about 15 years. George was a 2014 Yale World Fellow and a 2015 fellow of the US State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program. George is a doctoral candidate at the University of Hong Kong where he focuses his research on freedom of expression and misinformation.