Dr. CHAN, Joshua H

PhD in Education (University of Cambridge)

PgDE in English Language Teaching (University of Hong Kong)

MSc in Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition (University of Oxford)

BA  in Teaching English as a Second Language (City University of Hong Kong)

Assistant Professor, Department of Education Studies

Academic & Professional Experience

2014 – Present Assistant Professor, Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University
2013 – 2014 Lecturer (part-time), Hong Kong Baptist University
2013 – 2014 Lecturer (part-time), Community College of City University of Hong Kong
2009 – 2010 Assistant Language Instructor (Part-time), Centre for Applied English Studies, The University of Hong Kong
2007 – 2008 Assistant Language Instructor (Full-time), Centre for Applied English Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Research Interests

  • Second/foreign language learning research
  • Speech analysis, phonetics and phonology
  • Vocabulary and formulaic language
  • ELT pedagogy
  • Academic literacy

 

Reviewed articles for:

Applied Linguistics; The Asian ESP Journal; English Teaching & Learning (National Taiwan Normal University)

 

Publications

Chan, H. (Under review) Prosodic training through the case of singing: What do acoustic cues reveal? Submitted to Canadian Modern Language Review.

Chan, H. (Revision under review). Will singing improve rhythm and prosody? Validating the effects of singing through an examination of three suprasegmental features. Submitted to Journal of Second Language Pronunciation.

Chan, H. (2017). Effects of pushed production of single words and multiword patterns on L2 oral fluency: Some evidence from temporal measurements. International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching (IRAL). Advance online publication. doi: 10.1515/iral-2015-0001.[SCImago Journal Rank: 0.911 (2015) 1st Quartile; Source Normalized Impact per Paper: 0.0.965 (2015); Impact factor: 0.800 (2015)]

Kwan, B.S.C., and  Chan, H. (2014). An investigation of source use in the results and the closing sections of empirical articles in Information Systems: In search of a functional-semantic citation typology for pedagogical purposes. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 14, 29-47. [SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.211 (2014) 1st Quartile; Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.629 (2014); Impact Factor: 1.019 (2014)]

 Kwan, B.S.C., Chan, H. and Lam, C. (2012). Evaluating prior scholarship in literature reviews of research articles: A comparative study of practices in two research paradigms. English for Specific Purposes, 31 (3), 188-201. [SCImago Journal Rank: 1.533 (2014) 1st Quartile; Source Normalized Impact per Paper: 2.115 (2014); Impact factor: 1.659 (2014)]

 

Presentations

Chan, H. (2016). Assessing learners’ awareness in a multiword approach: What did they notice about what they learnt? 13th International Conference of the Association of Language Awareness, 19-22 July, 2016, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria.

Chan, H. (2015). Pushed production of single words and collocations for enhancing fluency: Some evidence from pausal analyses. 2015 KATE International Conference, 29 August 2015. The Korea Association of Teachers of English, Korea

Chan, H. (2011). Fluency changes and pausal phenomena: Some preliminary results from an interventional study. Second Language Education Group Seminar, 7 December 2011. Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, UK.

Kwan, B.S.C., Chan, H. and Lam, C. (2011). A pedagogically-motivated study of engagement of prior scholarship in the results, discussion and conclusion sections of research articles. 7th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level, 13-14 October 2011. Department of English, Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Kwan, B.S.C. and Chan, H. (2011). An analysis of evaluations of prior scholarships in research articles of two sub-fields of Information Systems. CERLIS Conference: Genre Variation in English Academic Communication, 23-25 June 2011. University of Bergamo, Italy.

Chan, H. (2011). Exploring the effectiveness of teaching methods incorporating formulaic sequences for L2 oral fluency development: Focusing on methodology. Second Language Education Group Seminar, 14 March 2011. Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, UK.

Chan, H. (2010) Exploring the effectiveness of teaching lexical phrases for L2 oral fluency. CAES Seminar, 24 March 2010. Centre for Applied English Studies, The University of Hong Kong.

Kwan, B.S.C. and Chan, H. (2009). Producing concordanced materials for learning move-specific language of the CARS model. 5th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level, 16-17 October 2009. Department of English, Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Chan, H. (2009). Exploring the effectiveness of teaching methods incorporating formulaic sequences for L2 oral fluency development. Second Language Education Group Seminar, 28 January 2009. Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, UK.

 

Research Grant

Chan, H., Ho, S. K., & Li, K. W. (2015). A data-driven corpus-aided analysis of formulaic patterns in textbooks for learners of different educational contexts [FRG2/14-15/091]: Faculty Research Grant (Category II), Faculty of Social Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist University.

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