The Apps Resource Centre helps students develop a combination of design and programming skills by providing guidance and mentoring from professional computer programmers and designers.
- Develop mobile apps to address problems lecturers have in their courses with Hong Kong students.
- Create a studio-based learning atmosphere conducive to fostering creativity and innovation, under which students can exercise their problem-solving and design skills through the creation of mobile apps.
- Encourage students to serve the larger community by creating mobile apps benefiting educational, social, and environmental causes.
The Apps Resource Centre is a cross-institutional initiative funded by The University Grants Committee of Hong Kong: “Coding, Design, and Global Involvement: Engaging Students in Multi-domain Active Learning Through the Creation of Mobile Apps and an Apps Resource Centre (ARC)” (HKBU1/T&L/16-19)