Research Group

Applied Developmental Psychology in School Setting

Group Leader: Dr. Simpson Wong

Group Members

Dr. Dorothy F. Chan (Department of Paediatrics, CUHK)
Dr. Clare C. W. Yu (Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, PolyU)

Current/Recent Research Projects/Proposals

  • A randomised controlled trial study investigating the effectiveness of parent training on promoting physical activity in children with autism spectrum disorderGrant source: General Research Fund
    Research team:
    Dr. Clare Yu (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
    Dr. Dorothy Chan (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
    Dr. Alison McManus (University of British Columbia)
    Dr. Simpson Wong (Hong Kong Baptist University)
  • Production and promotion of an evidence-based exercise manual for children with autism spectrum disorder in primary school and kindergartenGrant source: Knowledge Transfer Fund, The Education University of Hong Kong
    Research team:
    Dr. Clare Yu (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
    Dr. Dorothy Chan (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
    Dr. Simpson Wong (Hong Kong Baptist University)


Selected Research Outputs

  • Yu, C.C.W., Wong, S.W.L., Lo, F.S.F., So, R.C.H., & Chan, D.F.Y. (2018). Study protocol: a randomized controlled trial study on the effect of a game-based exercise training program on promoting physical fitness and mental health in children with autism spectrum disorder. BMC Psychiatry,18:56, 1-10.

Conference paper

  • Chan, D.F.Y., Yu, C.C.W., Siu, Q., Shum, W., & Wong, S.W.L. (2016). Self-esteem, perceived social support and parental stress in parents with children of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the Hong Kong ASD conference 2016, Hong Kong.

Validated training programme

  • Yu, C.C.W., Chan, D.F.Y., & Wong, S.W.L. (2018). Exercise-based training for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (primary school & kindergarten versions)

Honours

  • Silver medal, The International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada 2018 (iCAN 2018)

Cross Disciplinary Research in STEM Education

Group Leader: Prof. Allen Leung

Group Members

Prof Allen Leung, Group Leader, (EDUC, HKBU)
Prof. Sandy Li (EDUC, HKBU)
Collaborative members
Dr. Arthur Lee (Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong)
Dr. Chan Yip Cheung (Department of Curriculum & Instruction, Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Dr. Eva Lam (STEAM Coordinator, True Light Middle School of Hong Kong)

Completed Research Project

  • An Explorative Study on Designing Tool-based Task in the Teaching of School Mathematics
    Grant source: General Research Fund
    Principal Investigator: Professor Allen Leung (HKBU)
    Co-Investigators:       Dr. Arthur Lee (HKU)
    Dr. Chan Yip Cheung (CUHK)

Selected Research Outputs

  • Leung, A. (2020). Boundary crossing pedagogy in STEM education. International Journal of STEM Education, 7:15.  https://doi.org/10.1186/s40594-020-00212-9
  • Leung, A. (2019). Exploring STEM pedagogy in the mathematics classroom: a tool-based experiment lesson on estimation. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 17 (7), 1339-1358.
  • Leung, A. (2018). Pólya’s problem solving cycle as a boundary object for the STEM disciplines’ inquiry processes. In Post-Conference Proceedings of the Integrated Education for the Real World 5th International STEM in Education Conference (pp. 205-212). Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. https://stem-in-ed2018.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/5th-International-STEM-in-Education-Post-Conference-Proceedings-2018_1502.pdf
  • Lei, H., Chan, Y.P., & Leung, A. (2018). Implementation of tool-based mathematics lesson: a duo of material and digital tools. In Liping Deng, Will W.K. Ma & Cheuk Wai Rose Fong (Eds.) New Media for Educational Change, Educational Communications and Technology Yearbook (pp. 125-139). Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
  • Lei, H. & Leung, A. (2017). Tool-based mathematics lesson: A case study in transitions of activities in didactical cycle. IN Kaur, B., Ho, W.K., Toh, T.L. & Choy, B.H. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 41st Conference of the International Group for Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vol. 3, pp. 145-152. Singapore: National Institute of Education.
  • Lee, A.M. S., Leung, A., & Lei, H. (2016). Learning how to measure angles with teacher designed protractors and variation in tools. In Csíkos, C., Rausch, A., & Szitányi, J. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 40th  Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vol. 1. (p.312) Szeged, Hungary: PME.
  • Leung, A. (2015). Designing tool-based task in the teaching of school mathematics, Journal for Cross-Disciplinary Subjects in Education (IJCDSE), Special Issue Volume 5, Issue 1, pp. 2458-2462.

 Educational Equity

Group Leader: Dr. Chee Wai Chi

Group Members

Dr. Miron Kumar Bhowmik (Department of Education Policy and Leadership, The Education University of Hong Kong)
Dr. Rizwan Ullah (Delia Group of Schools)
Ms Kwok Pui Ki Patricia (PhD candidate, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, UK)

Current/RecentResearch Projects

  • Understanding the Sociopolitical Participation of Ethnic Minority Youth in Hong Kong
    Grant source: Public Policy Research Funding Scheme
    Principal Investigator: Dr. Chee Wai Chi (HKBU)
  • Enhancing Intercultural Competence of Pre-service Teachers
    Grant source: Pilot Project Scheme supported by Community of Practice on Internationalization of Teaching and Learning
    Principal Investigator: Dr. Chee Wai Chi (HKBU)
  • A Longitudinal Study of Mainland Chinese and South Asian Teenage Immigrant Students in Hong Kong
    Grant source: General Research Fund
    Principal Investigator: Dr. Chee Wai Chi (HKBU)


Selected Research Outputs

  • Chee, W.C., & Jakubiak, C. (2020). The National as global, the global as national: Citizenship education in the context of migration and globalization. Anthropology & Education Quarterly. doi:10.1111/aeq.12337
  • Chee, W.C. (2019). Local and global, but not national: Citizenship education of South Asian migrant students in post-colonial Hong Kong. Anthropology & Education Quarterly. doi:10.1111/aeq.12331
  • Chee, W.C., & Ullah, R. (2019). Home-based parental involvement amongst Pakistani families in Hong Kong. Asia Pacific Journal of Education. doi: 10.1080/02188791.2019.1687085
  • 徐渭芝 (2019)。抽離式多元文化主義載於朱耀偉(主編),《香港關鍵詞:想像新未來》(197-204 頁)。香港: 中文大學出版社。(In Chinese) Chee, W.C. (2019). Disengaging multiculturalism. In S. Chu (Ed.), Hong Kong keywords: Imaging new future (pp. 197-204). Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press.
  • Chee, W.C. (2018). Opportunities, challenges, and transitions: Educational aspirations of Pakistani migrant youth in Hong Kong. Children’s Geographies, 16(1), 92-104. doi:10.1080/14733285.2017.1380782
  • Kwok, P. K. P., & Chee, W. C. (2018, May 12). Educational equality and equity as contesting constructs in social progresses. Education and      Social Progress: Insights from Comparative Perspectives. Paper presented at the 11th Biennial Comparative Education Society of Asia, co-hosted by Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI) & Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC), Siem Reap, Cambodia.
  • Chee, W.C. (2017). Model of and model for ethnic minorities: Individualization of the model minority stereotype in Hong Kong. In S. Chu (Ed.), Hong Kong culture and society in the new millennium: Hong Kong as method (pp. 193-211). Singapore: Springer.
  • Chee, W.C. (2017). “Lose at the starting line, win at the finishing line”: The narratives behind beating academic adversity. Social Indicators Research, 145(2), 741-753. doi:10.1007/s11205-017-1574-8
  • Chee, W.C. (2017). Celebrating cultural diversity in a multi-ethnic school. In S. M. Tam & W.-m. Tang (Eds.), What are we celebrating? Multicultural festivals in Hong Kong (pp. 156-167). Hong Kong: Wheatear Publishing Co Ltd.
  • Chee, W.C. (2015). The perceived role of religion in the educational attainment of Pakistani immigrant secondary students in Hong Kong. Asian Anthropology, 14(1), 33-42. doi:10.1080/1683478X.2015.1025592

 Innovation in ICT in Education

Group Leader: Dr. Jacky Pow

Group Members
Dr. Lisa Deng (EDUC, HKBU)
Dr. Jackie Chan (EDUC, HKBU)
Mr. Tony Lai (EDUC, HKBU)

Current/Recent Research Projects

  • Enhancing Student-Teachers’ Interactional Competence through Building a Virtual Learning Community with an Interactive Video Database.
    Grant source: Teaching Development Grant
    Principal Investigator: Mr. Tony Lai
    Co- Investigator: Dr. Jacky Pow
  • A Study of Undergraduates’ Internet Information Verification and Usage Pattern for Inquiry-based learning.
    Grant source: Faculty Research Grant
    Principal Investigator: Dr. Jacky Pow
    Co-Investigator: Prof. Sandy Li
  • Enhancing the Quality of Student-Teachers’ Reflective Teaching Practice through Building a Virtual Learning Community with an Interactive Video Database.
    Grant source: Teaching Development Grant
    Principal Investigator: Dr. Jacky Pow
    Co-Investigator: Mr. Tony Lai

Selected Research Outputs

  • Pow, W., & Lai, K. (2021). Enhancing the quality of student teachers’ reflective teaching practice through building a virtual learning community. Journal of Global Education and Research, 5(1), 54-71. doi.org/10.5038/2577-509X.5.1.1088 
    Repository https://scholarcommons.usf.edu/jger/vol5/iss1/4/
  • Chan, W.W.J. & Pow, J. (2020), The Role of Social Annotation in Facilitating Collaborative Inquiry-based Learning, Computers and Education, 147, 103787doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2019.103787 (JCR 2018 5-year Impact Factor: 5.902) 
    (SCImago Journal & Country Rank – Education: Q1; Computer Science: Q1; E-Learning: Q1, H-Index: 149)
  • Chan, W.W.J., Lau, M., Li, S.C., Pow, J., Lai, G. & Wong, A. (2017). Challenges university students face when integrating new ICT tools into their learning: An exploratory study of a social annotation tool. Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 21(1), 7-23.
  • Pow, J. (2016). Revitalizing students’ geographical imagination in a digital world. Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 20(2), 57-66.
  • Chan, W.W.J., Tam, V.C., Li, S.C., & Pow, J. (2016). The Development of an Assignment Coding Guide for Evaluating ICT-usage in 21st Century Primary School in Hong Kong. Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 20(1), 54-66.
  • Pow, J. & Li, S.C. (2015). The Effect of Students’ Perceptions of Internet Information Quality on their Use of Internet Information in Inquiry-based Learning. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology,  31(4), 439-457.
  • Li, S. C., Pow, J.W.C. & Cheung, W.C. (2015). A Delineation of the Cognitive Processes Manifested in a Social Annotation Environment.  Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 31(1), 1-13. DOI: 10.1111/jcal.12073

Conference presentations

  • Chan, W.W.J., Pow, J., Kwan, Y.W. (2019). Do We Educate What Adolescents Really Need? A Study of Hong Kong Adolescents on How 21st Century Skills Equipped Can Facilitate Their Development as E-sports Players. The International Society for Teacher Education 39th Annual Seminar, 12 – 17 May, 2019, Niagara Falls, Canada.
  • Lai, T. & Pow, J. (2019). Enhancing Student-Teachers’ Interactional Competence through Building a Virtual Learning Community with an Interactive Video Database. The International Society for Teacher Education 39th Annual Seminar, 12 – 17 May, 2019, Niagara Falls, Canada.
  • Pow, J. & Lai, T. (2018). Enhancing the Quality of Student-Teachers’ Reflective Teaching Practice through Building a Virtual Learning Community. The International Society for Teacher Education 38th Annual Seminar, 14 – 19 May, 2018, Joetsu, Japan.
  • Pow, J., Li, S.C. & Chan, W.W.J. (2018). A Study of Undergraduates’ Internet Information Verification and Usage Pattern for Inquiry-based Learning. The International Society for Teacher Education 38th Annual Seminar, 14 – 19 May, 2018, Joetsu, Japan.
  • Chan, W.W.J., Pow, J. and Lau, M. (2017). A Quantitative Study of Co-authoring on Google Docs for University Level Collaborative Inquiry Learning. The International Society for Teacher Education 37th Annual Seminar, 24 – 28 April, 2017, Aarhus, Denmark.
  • Chan, W.W.J., Pow, J., Lau, M., Li, S.C., Lai, G. & Wong, A. (2016). An Analysis of University Students’ Collaboration Patterns by Correlating Learning Outcomes with Participation in Social Annotation Tool (WASP) in a Collaborative Inquiry Project. The International Society for Teacher Education 2016 Asia Pacific Regional Conference, 21-22 November, 2016, Putrajaya, Malaysia.
  • Chan, W.W.J. & Pow, J. (2016). A Study of Social Annotation Tool in Facilitating Collaborative Inquiry Learning. The International Society for Teacher Education 36th Annual Seminar, 17 – 22 April 2016, Skukuza, South Africa.
  • Chan, W.W.J., Li S.C., Pow, J., Lai, G., Lau, M. & Wong, A. (2016). Challenges University Students Face When Integrating New ICT Tools into Their Learning: An exploratory study on social annotation tool. The International Society for Teacher Education 36th Annual Seminar, 17 – 22 April 2016, Skukuza, South Africa.
  • Pow, J. (2015).  The Role of Information Technology in Fostering Students’ Geographical Imagination. The International Society for Teacher Education 35th Annual Seminar, 21 – 26 June 2015, New Jersey, USA.
  • Chan, W.W.J., Lau, M., & Pow, J. (2015). Adapt to New Learning Style: ICT usage in Collaborative Inquiry Learning for First-year and Sophomores in a Hong Kong University. The International Society for Teacher Education 35th Annual Seminar, 21 – 26 June 2015, New Jersey, USA.
  • Chan, W.W.J., Tam, V.C., Li, S.C., & Pow, J. (2015). The Development of an Assignment Coding Guide for Evaluating ICT-usage in 21st Century Primary School in Hong Kong. The International Society for Teacher Education 35th Annual Seminar, 21 – 26 June 2015, New Jersey, USA.

Leisure, Youth Development and Well-being

Group Leader: Prof. Atara Sivan

Group Members

Prof. Vicky Tam (EDUC, HKBU)
Dr. Gertrude Siu (EDUC, HKBU)
Prof. Robert A Stebbins (Department of Sociology, University of Calgary)

Current/Recent Research Projects

  • Life beyond study: A phenomenology of adolescents’ self-exploration in leisure context
    Grant source: General Research Fund
    Principal Investigator: Prof. Atara Sivan (HKBU)
    Co-Investigators: Prof. Vicky Tam (EDUC, HKBU); Dr. Gertrude Siu (EDUC, HKBU); Prof. Robert A Stebbins (Department of Sociology, University of Calgary)
  • Research on impacts of TREATS’ Sports For ALL Programmes for Social Inclusion.
    Grant source: TREATS Research Grant
    Principal Investigator: Prof. Atara Sivan
    Co-Investigator: Prof. Vicky Tam
  • “No homework over Easter Holiday”: An evaluation study on a self-regulated holiday activity project for primary school students in Hong Kong
    Grant source: HKBU Faculty Research Grant
    Principal Investigator: Prof. Vicky Tam
    Co-Investigator: Ms. Phoebe Chu (Hong Kong Christian Service)


Selected Research Outputs

  • Sivan, A., Tam, W., Siu, G. & Stebbins, R. (in-press). Adolescents’ self-exploration in leisure experience. Leisure/Loisir.
  • Sivan, A., Tam, V., Siu, G., & Stebbins, R. (2019). Adolescents’ choice and pursuit of their most important and interesting leisure activities. Leisure Studies, 38(1), 98-113.
  • Sivan, A., & Siu, P. K. G. (2018). Leisure in Asia’s world city: Voices from Hong Kong. In K. A. Henderson & Sivan, A. (Eds.) Leisure from International Voices (pp. 65-72). Urbana IL, US: Sagamore-Venture Publishing.
  • Tam, V. C., Chu, P., Lam, T. Y., Chiu, K. W., Wong, K W., & Yim, P. K. (2019). A research report on “No Homework over Easter Holiday: A Self-directed Learning Project 2018. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Christian Service & Hong Kong Baptist University.(In Chinese)
  • Sivan, A., Tam, V., Siu, G., Chan, A. & Stebbins, R. (2017). Taking Leisure Seriously: Adolescents’ Pursuit of their most Important and interesting leisure activities. In Official Conference Proceedings pf The Asian Conference on Education & International Development 2017 (pp. 107-119). Kobe, Japan: The International Academic Forum.
  • Sivan, A., Tam, V. C., Chow, T., Yip, A., & Yeung, S. W., (2018). Promoting positive youth development through school-university-elderly learning community- teacher’s manual (English version). Hong Kong: Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University.
  • Henderson, K. A., & Sivan, A. (2018). Leisure from International Voices. Urbana IL, US: Sagamore-Venture Publishing.
  • Tam, V. C., Chan, J. W., Li, S. C., & Pow, J. (2018). Developing and managing school human capital for information and communication technology integration: A case study of a school-based e-learning project in Hong Kong. International Journal of Leadership in Education, 21(4), 447-461.
  • Sivan, A. (2017). Leisure education in schools: challenges, choices and consequences. World Leisure Journal, 59(sup1), 15-21.
  • Sivan, A., Tam, V., Siu, G., Chan, A. & Stebbins, R. (2017). Taking Leisure Seriously: Adolescents’ Pursuit of their most Important and interesting leisure activities. In Official Conference Proceedings pf The Asian Conference on Education & International Development 2017 (pp. 107-119). Kobe, Japan: The International Academic Forum.
  • Tam, V. C., Chu, P., Lam, T. Y., & Chiu, K. W. (2017). A research report on “No Homework over Easter Holiday: A Self-directed Learning Project. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Christian Service. (In Chinese) http://www.hkcs.org/par/docu/2017/EasterNoHomework-FullReport.pdf
  • Sivan, A., & Siu, P. K. G. (2017). Extended education for academic performance, whole person development and self-fulfilment: The case of Hong Kong. International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 5(2), 178-187.
  • Sivan, A., Tam, V. C., Tam, E. S., Ho, M., Kwan, Y. W., Louie, L., Ng, J. N. S., Ng, P., Wong, O. M. H., & Yeung. S. W. (2016). Building learning community through a transdisciplinary multi-layered approach. Learning Communities Journal, 8(1), 71-97.
  • Sivan, A., & Stebbins, R. (Eds.) (2014). Leisure Education: A Cross-National View. Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK: Routledge.


Recent keynote address & refereed papers presentations in Conferences:

  • Sivan, A. (2019, April). Leisure Education for well-being and growth: Principles and applications.Invited speaker to the Second International Congress on recreation and sport management: “Recreation: Manage well, Live Well”. Bodrum, Turkey.
  • Sivan, A., Tam, V., Siu, G. & Stebbins, R., (2018, August). A Model of Adolescents’ Self-exploration in Leisure. Paper presented at the 15th World Leisure Congress, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • Sivan, A., Tam, W., Siu, G. & Stebbins, R., (2018, May). Adolescents’ Self-exploration in Leisure Experience. Paper presented at the International Symposium on Education, Psychology and Society. Hokkaido, Japan.
  • Sivan, A. (2017, August). Leisure Education: Aims, Channels and Strategies for Balanced Life. Invited paper to the International Conference 2017 Chulalongkorn Asian Heritage Forum: “Culture of Leisure – Balance of Life”, Bangkok, Thailand.

Social and Emotional Learning

Group Leader: Dr. Ann Lui

Group Members

Dr. Catherine W. C. So (Educational Psychology, CUHK)
Dr. Yiu-Kei Tsang (EDUC, HKBU)
Dr. Simpson Wong (EDUC, HKBU)
Dr. Kelly Ku (EDUC, HKBU)
Mr. Gilbert K. B. Lau (EDUC, HKBU)
Ms. Carol K. M. Lee (EDUC, HKBU)

Current/Recent Research Projects

  • Examining Affective Prosody Recognition among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and the Effectiveness of an Auditory Intervention using a Mobile App
    Grant source:  General Research Fund
    Principal Investigator: Ann Lui (HKBU)
    Co-Investigators: Yuen, K. (Ed U); Han, M. Y. (Poly U)
  • Decoding mental processes with electrophysiological measures: in search of an effective concealed information detection protocol
    Grant source: General Research Fund
    Principal Investigator: Ann Lui (HKBU)
    Co-Investigators: Wong, A.C.N. (CUHK); Rosenfeld, J.P. (Northwestern)
  • Examining the pivotal factors of attitudes towards inclusive education among parents of children with and without special educational needs in a Chinese community: Hong Kong.
    Grant source: General Research Fund
    Principal Investigator: Sin, K.F. (Ed U)
    Co-Investigator: Ann Lui (HKBU)
  • Special Educational Needs Empowerment Project for Pre-service Teachers
    Grant source: UGC Funding Scheme for Teaching and Learning Related Proposals
    Principal Investigator: Sin, K.F. (Ed U)
    Co-Investigator: Ann Lui (HKBU)
  • The use of perceptual training in a mobile application to improve Chinese reading performance in children with dyslexia
    Grant source: Standing Committee on Language Education and Research
    Principal Investigator: Wong, K.L. (CUHK)
    Co-Investigators: Ann Lui (HKBU); Wong, Y. K. (CUHK); Wong, A. C. N. (CUHK)
  • Interpretable machine learning aided understanding of complex brain and behavior: from typical individual differences to brain disorders
    Grant source: Hong Kong Baptist University Interdisciplinary Research Clusters (IRCMs)
    Principal Investigator: Zhou, C. (HKBU)
    Co-Investigators: Cheung, Y. M. (HKBU); Ann Lui (HKBU); Hildebrandt, A. (University of Oldenburg, Germany); Zhang, L. J. (Nanjing)
  • A multimensional approach to examine the neural correlates of autistic traits in children, measured via EEG during resting states and social cognition tasks
    Grant source: Hong Kong Baptist University Interdisciplinary Research Matching Scheme (IRMS)
    Principal Investigator: Zhou, C. (HKBU)
    Co-Investigators: Ann Lui (HKBU); Sommer, W. (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin); Hildebrandt, A. (University of Oldenburg, Germany); Ouyang, G. (HKU)
  • Measuring Cognitive and Emotion Processes during Speech Processing with Electrophysiological Measure
    Grant source: Hong Kong Baptist University Faculty Research Grant
    Principal Investigator: Ann Lui (HKBU)
  • Investigating the role of sexual arousal on decision making among adults with autism traits: the impact on loss aversion
    Grant source: Hong Kong Baptist University Faculty Research Grant
    Principal Investigator: Ann Lui (HKBU)


Selected Research Outputs

  • Lui, M., Lau, G. K. B., Tam, V. C. W., Chiu, H. M., Li, S. S. C., & Sin, K. F. (2020). Parents’ impact on children’s school engagement and performance, marital satisfaction, parental involvement, and mental health. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 29, 1548-1560. [SSCI; IF = 2.11]
  • Yang, L. J., Chiu, H. M., Sin, K. F., & Lui, M. (published online). The effects of school support on school engagement with self-determination as a mediator in students with special needs. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education. [SSCI; IF = 1.07]
  • Lui, M., So, W. C., & Tsang, Y. K. (2018). Neural evidence for reduced automaticity in processing emotional prosody among men with high levels of autistic traits. Physiology & Behavior, 196, 47-58.  [SSCI; IF = 2.85; rank 4/14 in Biological Psychology]
  • Lui, M., Lui, K. F.H., Wong, A. C. N., & Rosenfeld, J. P. (2018). Suppression of 12-Hz SSVEPs when viewing familiar faces: an electrophysiological index to detect recognition. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 133, 159-168.  [SSCI; IF = 3.17]  
  • Lui, M., & Hsu, M. (2018). Viewing sexual images is associated with reduced physiological arousal response to gambling loss. PLoS ONE,13(4), e0195748. [SCIE; IF = 3.34]
  • Lui, M., Yang, L., & Sin, K. F. (2017). Parents’ perspective of the impact of school practices on the functioning of students with special educational needs. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 64(6), 624-643. [SSCI; IF = 1.07]
  • Tsang, Y. K., Huang, J., Lui, M., Xue, M., Chan, Y. W. F., Wang, S., & Chen, H. C. (2017). MELD-SCH: A megastudy of lexical decision in simplified Chinese. Behavior Research Methods, 1-15. [SSCI; IF = 4.71; rank: 6/88, Q1 in Experimental Psychology]
  • Lui, M., Sin, K. F., Yang, L., Forlin, C., & Ho, F. C.  (2015). Knowledge and perceived social norm predict parents’ attitudes towards inclusive education. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 19, 1052-1067. [SSCI; IF = 1.38]
  • So, W. C., Wong, M. K. Y., Lui, M., & Yip, V. (2015). The development of co-speech gesture and its semantic integration with speech in six- to 12-year-old children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism, 19, 956-968. [SSCI; IF = 4.72; rank: 10/74, Q1 in Developmental Psychology]
  • So, W. C., Lui, M., Wong, T. K., & Sit, L. T. (2015). The use of hand gestures to communicate about nonpresent objects in mind among children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 58, 373-382. [SSCI; IF = 2.29, Q1 in Language and Linguistics] 
  • Yang, L., Sin, K. F., & Lui, M. (2015).  Social, emotional, and academic functioning of children with SEN integrated in Hong Kong primary schools. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 24, 545-555.  [SSCI; IF = .85]
  • Yan, Z., Lum, C. W. R., Lui, T. L. R., Chu, S. W. S., & Lui, M. (2015). Measuring teaching assistants’ efficacy using Rasch model. Journal of Applied Measurement, 16(1), 60-75.

TESOL Teacher Education

Group Leader: Dr. Peter Huang

Group Members

Dr. LONG Nana (Dezhou University, China)
Dr. MA Jingjing (The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong)
Dr. WANG Yi (Waikato Institute of Technology, New Zealand/Shandong University of Technology, China)
Dr. XU Yueting (Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China)
Dr. TENG Feng (EDUC, HKBU)
Ryan KAM (St Joseph’s College)
CHEN Bacui (EDUC, HKBU)
MA Yaoyao (EDUC, HKBU)

Current/Recent Research Projects

  • Autonomy in the transition from learner to teacher: A longitudinal multiple-case study.
    Grant source: General Research Fund
    Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Huang
  • Identity, agency and autonomy in foreign and second language education: Case studies of in-service teachers in Shenzhen and Hong Kong.
    Grant source: General Research Fund
    Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Huang
  • An ethnographic study of college English teachers’ identity negotiation in China
    Grant source: HKBU Faculty Research Grant.
    Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Huang
  • Gains and challenges of studying abroad: Exploring insider perspectives on a short-term overseas English immersion programme
    Grant source: HKBU Faculty Research Grant
    Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Huang

Selected Research Outputs

  • Huang, J., Wang, Y., & Teng, F. (2019). Understanding changes in teacher beliefs and identity formation: A case study of three novice teachers in Hong Kong. Teaching Education (published online: 04 December 2019). DOI: 10.1080/10476210.2019.1693535
  • Huang, J., Lock, K.Y.N., & Feng, T. (2019). Autonomy in English language teaching: A case study of novice secondary school teachers in Hong Kong. Chinese Journal of Applied Linguistics, 42(1), 3-20.
  • Teng, F., & Huang, J. (2019). Predictive effects of writing strategies for self-regulated learning on secondary school learners’ EFL writing proficiency. TESOL Quarterly. 53(1), 232-247.
  • Huang, J., Connelly, J., Tait, K., & Kim, L. (2018). Co-teaching, co-authoring and co-publishing: Fostering student and teacher autonomy in university education. In A. Sivan, T. Chaudhuri, S.Y. Cheung, E.Y.W. Wong, T. Kwong & L. Law (Eds.), Studies on Teaching and Learning Volume 4 (Chapter 1, pp. 1-22). Hong Kong: Pearson.
  • Huang, J., Long, N.N., & Teng, F. (2018). Affordances and foreign language education. Foreign Languages and Their Teaching (《外语与外语教学》), 2018, Issue 1 (Serial No. 298), 39-52. Published in Chinese.
  • Long, N.N., & Huang, J. (2017). Exploring the researcher identity of EFL teachers in a Chinese Mainland university. Chinese Journal of Linguistics, 40(4), 371-391.
  • Huang, J., & Lock, Y.N. (2016). Autonomy in foreign and second language teaching: Case studies of novice English teachers in mainland China and Hong Kong. Foreign Language Education (《外语教育》), Volume 16, 240-251.
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