Job ref no.: 1900033 (CT3117935-01#0100)
The Open University of Hong Kong

Interactive Learning Material Writer (Freelance) - Essay writing skills and exam skills

The Open University of Hong Kong

We are now inviting application(s) for the following post for the Independent Learning and Study Skills Pack in the Educational Technology and Publishing Unit. The Study Skills Pack involves the creation of a website and a collection of study skills materials in online/multimedia format that aims to assist students in developing their study skills and becoming independent learners.

Interactive Learning Material Writer (Freelance) - Essay writing skills and exam skills


The appointee will be responsible for writing interactive learning materials for:

  • Essay writing skills such as writing different parts of an essay, editing and proofreading skills, etc. and/or
  • Examination skills such as tactics and strategies in answering various question types: multiple choice questions, essays or case study.

He/She will also provide cases and scenarios, and design infographics, interactive activities or games to enhance student learning.



Applicants should have a relevant higher degree in education, with substantial knowledge and professional experience in the field. Applicants should also possess creative and innovative capacities to develop unconventional teaching and learning materials.  

Applicants are required to submit a brief outline (no more than one page) of how to enhance their essay writing / examination skills through the use of creative games, interactive activities and scenarios. Topic examples: How to write the introduction of an essay, how to edit / proofread your essay writing, how to answer multiple choice questions, how to answer essay questions etc. 


Terms of Appointment

Successful candidates will be appointed on a freelance basis.

Application Procedures
Please send your C.V. by mail to Educational Technology and Publishing Unit, 30 Good Shepherd Street, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon, The Open University of Hong Kong, or by e-mail (Please quote the reference number in your application). Please include the proposed outline in your application.

Deadline:     12 February 2019

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More job information
Job ref no. 1900033 (CT3117935-01#0100)
  • N/A
Job Function
  • Yaumatei
Employment Term
  • Freelance
  • 1 year - 2 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Asso. Deg or High Dip
  • Degree