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Dr CHAN, Dennis W. K.

Dip., Hong Kong Baptist College
M.A., University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Ed.D., Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.A.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Education Studies

 

Academic & Professional Experience

2009 – Present    Senior Lecturer, Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

2002 – 2009     Associate Professor, Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

1995 – 2002     Assistant Professor, Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

1990 – 1995     Lecturer, Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

1985 – 1990        Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Hong Kong Baptist College
 

Research Interests

Learning environments

College student development

Sociology of education

Attitudes towards death, dying & suicide

 

Consultancy/Professional/Community Services

External Course Examiner & External Examiner, School of Education & Languages, The Open University of Hong Kong (2008-2011)

3Cs Workshops, Education and Youth Bureau of Macau Government (2002-2007)

A Pilot Project on Developing a Data Coding Framework for Lesson Observation, HKSAR Education & Manpower Bureau (2006)

Lesson Observation Research and Development Program, HKSAR Education & Manpower Bureau (2006)

Small Group Discussion Project, HKSAR Education & Manpower Bureau (2005)

School Examinations Board, Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (1996-2005)

School Examinations Executive Committee, Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (1996-2004)

Executive Committee Member, Hong Kong Educational Research Association (1999-2001)

 

Selected Publications

Books

Wu, W.Y., Ho, E. K.W., & Chan, D. W.K. (Eds.) (2008). University student leadership training and thinking skills resources book. Hong Kong: Office of Student Affairs, Hong Kong Baptist University. (169 pages with CD-ROM) (in Chinese)

Wu, W.Y., Ho, E. K.W., & Chan, D. W.K. (Eds.) (2007).Civic education and thinking skills resources book. Hong Kong: Thinking Qualities Initiative, Office of Student Affairs, Hong Kong Baptist University. (107 pages) (in Chinese).

Wu, W.Y., Chan, J.C.K., Chan, D.W.K., & Kwan, Y.W.?(Eds.) (2004). A resources book for creative and critical thinking. Hong Kong: Thinking Qualities Initiative, Centre for Educational Development, Hong Kong Baptist University, (164 pages) (in Chinese)

Wu, W.Y. & Chan, D.W.K. (2004). (Eds.) Thinking Qualities Initiative conference proceedings 2000-2003. Hong Kong: Thinking Qualities Initiative, Centre for Educational Development, Hong Kong Baptist University. (194 pages) (in Chinese)

Chan, D.W.K. & Wu, W.Y. (2002). (Eds.), Thinking Qualities Initiative conference proceedings 2000 & 2001. Hong Kong: Thinking Qualities Initiative, Centre for Educational Development, Hong Kong Baptist University. (342 pages)

Stimpson, P., Lopez-Real, F., Bunton, D., Chan, D.W.K., Sivan, A., & Williams, M. (2000). Better supervision, better teaching: A handbook for teaching practice supervisors. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. (204 pages & 192 pages) (in English & Chinese)


Chapters

Sivan, A., & Chan, D.W.K. (2009). An evaluation of the on-site peer observation process to enhance the quality of teaching and learning of the student teachers of the Postgraduate Diploma in Education Course. In Studies on teaching & learning (pp. 37-46). Hong Kong: Quality Assurance Committee, Hong Kong Baptist University.

Sivan, A., & Chan, D.W.K. (2008). Imparting values as part of socialization process. In B.L. Galperin (Ed.), Work values and social responsibilities in a changing world: From being good to doing good (pp. 81-90). Shreveport, LA: International Society for the Study of Work & Organizational Values.

Wu, W.Y., Chan, D.W.K., & Forrester, V. (2005). Quality education initiatives in Hong Kong: School networks in transition? In W. Veugelers & M.J. O’Hair (Eds.), Network learning for educational change (pp. 159-171). Maidenhead, England: Open University Press.

Wu, W.Y., Chan, D.W.K., & Jernudd, B.H. (2001). English in science communication in Hong Kong: Educational research output. In Ulrich Ammon (Ed.), The dominance of English as a language of science: Effects on other languages and language communities (pp. 193-203). Germany: Mouton de Gruyter.

Journal Articles

Sivan, A., & Chan, D.W.K. (2009). The role of supervised teaching practice and peer observation in teacher education in Hong Kong.” Teacher Development: An International Journal of Teachers’ Professional Development, 13(3), 251-266.
Sivan, A., & Chan, D.W.K. (2003). Supervised teaching practice as a partnership process: Novice and experienced student-teachers’ perceptions.” Mentoring and Tutoring 11(2): 183-193.
Wu, W.Y., & Chan, D.W.K. (2003). Thinking teachers initiatives in Hong Kong context: Planning, implementation, and challenges. Journal of Southeast Asian Education, 4(1), 30-47.

Conference Proceedings
Wu. W.Y., Chan, D.W.K., & Kwan, Y.W. (2004). Thinking Freshmen of Hong Kong Baptist University. (in Chinese) In W.Y. Wu, & D.W.K. Chan (Eds.), Thinking Qualities Initiative conference proceedings 2000-2003. (pp. 1-17) Hong Kong: Thinking Qualities Initiative, Centre for Educational Development, Hong Kong Baptist University.
Chan, J.C.K., Wu, W.Y., & Chan, D.W.K. (2004). Thinking workshop and lesson plans for primary schools (in Chinese) In W.Y. Wu, & D.W.K. Chan (Eds.), Thinking Qualities Initiative conference proceedings 2000-2003. (pp. 43-51) Hong Kong: Thinking Qualities Initiative, Centre for Educational Development, Hong Kong Baptist University.
Wu. W.Y., & Chan, D.W.K. (2002). Higher order thinking skills targeted for university first-year students (HOTSTUF) in Hong Kong. In D.W.K. Chan & W.Y. Wu (Eds.), Thinking Qualities Initiative conference proceedings 2000 & 2001. (pp. 327-337) Hong Kong: Thinking Qualities Initiative, Centre for Educational Development, Hong Kong Baptist University.

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