Prof. TAM, C W Vicky

BSocSc, MSW HKU, MA, PhD Minnesota-Twin Cities, RSWHK
Professor, Department of Education Studies

Academic & Professional Experience

2005 – Present Professor, Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University
2011 – Present Associate Head, Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University
1999 – 2010 Master of Education Programme Coordinator, Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

Research Interests

  • Parenting and child development
  • Homework involvement
  • Adolescent development
  • Gender issues
  • Qualitative research methodology
  • Learning communities

Consultancy/Professional/Community Services

  1. Associate Editor, Journal of Family & Economic Issues (Springer), from 2014
  2. Editor, Cogent Educatin (Taylor & Fracis), from 2017
  3. Consultant, Self-Directed Learning Project, Hong Kong Christian Service, 
  4. External Examiner, United International College, Hong Kong Baptist University, from 2013
  5. External Assessor, School of Arts and Social Science, Open University of Hong Kong, 2014
  6. Member, High-level Advisory Panel of Chief Executive’s Award for Teaching Excellence, Education Bureau, 2012
  7. Member, Programme Validation Panels, Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, 2011 & 2012

Selected Publications

  1. Tam, V. C., Chan, J. W., Li, S. C., & Pow, J. (2017). 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. Doi 10.1080/13603124.2017.1318958
  2. 譚肖芸、朱麗英、林德育、及趙潔華 (2017) 。《復活假無功課-自主學習計劃研究報告》。報告呈交香港基督教服務處樂Teen會。http://www.hkcs.org/commu-z/press2017/EasterNoHomework-FullReport.pdf
  3. Sivan, A., Tam, V. C., Tam, E., Ho, M., Kwan, Y. W., Louie, L. Ng, J.. Ng. P., Wong, O., & Yeung, S. W. (2016). Building learning community through a transdisciplinary multi-layered approach.  Learning Communities Journal, 8(1), 71-97.
  4. Tam, V. C., & Chan, R. M. (2016). What is homework for? Hong Kong primary school teachers’ homework conceptions. School Community Journal, 26(1), 25-44.
  5. Zhang, L. F., Wan, W. W., Luk, C. L., Tam, V. C., & Wu, P. G. (2016). Adolescents’ intent attributions for parental behaviors: Development of a measurement. Psychological Reports, 118(3), 1011-38.
  6. Chan, J. W., 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.
  7. Sivan, A., Tam, V. C., Hu, A., Chan, W. K., Leung, A. Y., Chaudhuri, T., Chow, B. C., Hung, S. S., Kim, L. E., Mah, D. N., Shroff, R., & Wong, O. M. (2016). Designing and implementing a two-level community of practice project to develop a teaching portfolio framework. Learning Communities Journal, 8(2), 51-96.
  8. Zhang, L. F., Tam, V. C., Wan, W. W., Wu, P. G., & Luk, C. L. (2015). An exploratory study on school children’s intent attributions for parental structuring behaviors. Psychological Reports: Relationships & Communications, 116(1), 249-273.
  9. Tam, V. C., & Lam, R. S. (2013). The roles and contributions of fathers in families with school-age children in Hong Kong. In K. B. Chan (Ed.), International Handbook of Chinese Families (pp. 379-392). New York: Springer.
  10. Seiffge-Krenke, I., Persike, M., Chau, C., Hendry, L. B., Kloepp, M., Terzini-Hollar, M., Tam, V, Naranjo, C. R., Herrera, D., Menna, P., Rohail, I., Veisson, M., Hoareau, E., Luwe, M., Loncaric, D., Han, H., & Regusch, L. (2012). Differences in agency? How adolescents from 18 countries perceive and cope with their futures. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 36(4), 258-270.
  11. Tam, V. C., & Chan, R. M. (2011). Homework involvement and functions: Perceptions of Hong Kong Chinese primary school students and parents. Educational Studies, 37(5), 569-580.
  12. Tam, V. C., & Chan, R. M. (2010). Hong Kong parents’ perceptions and experiences of involvement in homework: A family capital and resource management perspective. Journal of Family and Economic Issue, 31, 361-370.
  13. Tam, V. C., & Chan, R. M. (2009). Parental involvement in primary children’s homework in Hong Kong. School Community Journal, 19(2), 81-100.
  14. Tam, V. C. (2009). Homework involvement among Hong Kong primary school students. Asian Pacific Journal of Education, 29(2), 213-227.
  15. Tam, V. C. (2009). A comparison of father’s and mother’s contributions in the prediction of academic performance of school-age children in Hong Kong. Journal of International Psychology, 44(2), 147-156.
  16. Tam, V. C. (2008). Patterns of coping style among Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 20(1), 73-83.
  17. 林瑞芳、譚肖芸。(2008)。《教子心經》。深圳:海天出版社,共180頁。
  18. Tam, V. C., & Lam, R. S. (2005). Stress and coping among migrant and local-born adolescents in Hong Kong. Youth and Society, 36(3), 312-332.
  19. Tam, V. C., & Lam, R. S. (2005). Parenting style in problem-solving situations: A cultural exploration based on structured observational methods in Hong Kong. In G. W. Peterson, S. K. Steinmetz, & S. M. Wilson (Eds.), Parent-youth relations: Cultural and cross-cultural perspectives (pp. 43-58). New York: Haworth.
  20. Tam, V. C., & Lam, R. S. (2003). Parenting style of Chinese fathers in Hong Kong: Correlates with children’s school-related performance. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 15(1), 51-62.
  21. Tam, V. C. (2001). A family ecological analysis on child care use in Hong Kong. Children and Society, 15(3), 181-192.
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