lessons. After the completion of the first phase of our campus
network project, more P5s were set up inside the library to allow
students to roam on the Internet through the leased line provided
by IMS. This year, a beta web-based catalogue system was released
and the results were satisfactory.
were installed in each staff room during the first phase of the
network project. Many teachers are using those computers very
frequently. During school hours, the computers are fully occupied
by teachers. Approximately two-thirds of the teachers are able
to browse the World Wide Web. Some are also able to use other
services. One-third of them are able to read and receive emails,
especially those who have recently graduated from local and overseas
universities. Some teachers also use materials found from the
Internet to assist in teaching. Dr. Lau, one of our teachers for
computer studies, used
to teach students computer hardware knowledge. In A-level Computer
Studies, students are encouraged to give homework through email
since 1995. Now the students have to learn how to write homepage
and CGI programs.
Leung formed the Student Computer Operation Service Team (SCOST)
in 1995. The team created the first CD edition of Shield. Now
the team was resolved and Computer
Operation Unit (COU) was formed under the Students' Association
this year. COU aims at helping the Students' Association to do
computerisation work. A P5 and scanner plus the network connection
were set up in the SA.
year we have achieved a lot. The campus network is working fine
and the homepage is working on the right track. We hope that we
have more computers suitable for roaming on the Internet for students.
Right now, there are about 20 computers connected to the Internet
and we are able to browse WWW in the Students' Library. The computer
area is fully crowded with F.1 and F.2 students during lunch hours.
can communicate freely and effectively through the Internet. We
hope we can extend the students' web site and change it into a
communication channel. Students and teachers can discuss subject
matters, personal feelings or exchange ideas even after school.
want to convey the idea that, our School, is not just a physical
place for us to learn, but physically and mentally allow us to
learn, come together, through trial and error... learning
just happening in the classroom but everywhere, anywhere in our