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 Dr. KU, Kelly Y. L.

  BA (Psychology)  Clark University

  PhD (Psychology) University of Hong Kong

 

  Research Interests

  Informal Reasoning;Critical Thinking;Epistemology;Metacognition

 

Teaching Experience 

Creative and Critical Thinking; Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Educational Psychology, Positive Psychology; Psychology of Gender; Psychology of Problem Solving; Psychology of Personal Growth; Psychology of Everyday Lives; Research Methods 

 

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Ku, K. Y. L.(in preparation). The roles of epistemological beliefs and perceived epistemic values in critical thinking performance. 

 

Ku, K. Y. L., Lai, C. M., & Hau, K. T. (2014). Epistemological beliefs and the effect of authority on argument-counterargument integration: An experiment.Thinking Skills and Creativity, 13, 67-79.

 

Ku, K. Y. L., Ho, I. T., Hau, K. T., & Lai, C. M. (2014). Integrating direct and inquiry-based instruction in the teaching of critical thinking: An Intervention Study. Instructional Science, 42(2), 251-269.

 

Chan, N. M., Ho, I. T., & Ku, K. Y. L. (2011). Epistemic beliefs and critical thinking of Chinese students. Learning and Individual Differences, 21, 67-77. 

 

Ku, K. Y. L., & Ho, I. T. (2010). Metacognitive strategies that enhance critical thinking. Metacognition and Learning, 5 (3), 251-267.

 

Ku, K. Y. L., & Ho, I. T. (2010). Dispositional factors predicting Chinese students' critical thinking performance. Personality and Individual Differences, 48, 54-58. 

 

Ku, K. Y. L., Ho, I. T., & Hau, K. T. (2010). Enhancing Chinese students’ critical thinking: A comparison of methods. Education Journal, 38, 61-70.

 

Ku, K. Y. L. (2009). Assessing students’ critical thinking performance: Urging for measurements using multi-response format. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 4, 70-76. (published as keynote; cited over 70 times)

 
 

Books and Book Chapters

Ku, K. Y. L., Phillipson, S., & Phillipson, S. N., (forthcoming, 2015). Education learning theory. In J. D. Wright. (Ed.) International encyclopedia of social and behavioral sciences (2nd edition). Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

 

Deng, L., Connelly, J., Lau, M., & Ku, K. Y. L. (forthcoming, 2015). Exploring Hong Kong Youth’s engagement with digital technologies outside school. In W. W. K. Ma, A. H. K. Yuen, J. Park, W. W. F. Lau, & L. Deng (Eds.), New media, knowledge practices and multiliteracies. Hong Kong: Springer.

 

Ku, K. Y. L. (2013). Role of verbal reasoning in critical thinking. In Phillipson, S., Ku, K. Y. L., & Phillipson, S. N., (Ed.) Constructing achievement: A sociocultural perspective. Oxford, UK: Routledge. 

 

Phillipson, S., Ku, K. Y. L., & Phillipson, S. N., (2013). Constructing achievement: A sociocultural perspective. Oxford, UK: Routledge. 

 

 

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