Dr. POW, W C Jacky

Dr. Jacky Pow - EDUC

BA (Distinction), Hong Kong Baptist University
MSc, The University of Sheffield, UK
MPhil, City University of Hong Kong
PhD, The University of Nottingham, UK
PGDE, The University of Hong Kong
Member of British Computer Society (MBCS)

Associate Head & Associate Professor

Academic & Professional Experience

2017 – present Associate Head & Associate Professor, Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University
2015 – 2017 DipEd Programme Director & Associate Professor, Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University
2014 – 2015 Associate Head & Associate Professor, Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University
2012 – 2014 Associate Professor, Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University
2006 – 2012 Assistant Professor, Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University
2005 – 2006 Lecturer, Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University
2003 – 2005 Part-time Lecturer, Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research, Chinese University of Hong Kong
2000 – 2003 Education Development Officer, Education Development Office, City University of Hong Kong
1997– 2000 Assistant Education Technology Officer, Education Technology Services Unit, Hong Kong Institute of Education
1994 – 1997 Assistant Research Officer, Centre for Educational Development, Hong Kong Baptist University

Research Interests

  • Application of ICT in Teaching and Learning
  • Learning Theories and Pedagogy
  • Inquiry-based Learning
  • Teacher Education

Selected Funded Projects

  1. A Study of Undergraduates’ Internet Information Verification and Usage Pattern for Inquiry-based learning, 2016-17. Faculty Research Grant (FRG) funded project, HKBU (~HK$100,000) (Principal Investigator)
  2. Enhancing the Quality of Student-Teachers’ Reflective Teaching Practice through Building a Virtual Learning Community with an Interactive Video Database. 2015-2016. Teaching Development Grant (TDG) funded project, HKBU (~HK$193,000) (Principal Investigator)
  3. Examining the Pedagogical Use of Online Social Annotation and Co-authoring Systems to Facilitate Knowledge Co-construction. 2014-2017. Teaching Development Grant (TDG) funded project, HKBU (~HK$300,000) (Co-Investigator)
  4. An Evaluation Study on the Implementation ICT in School. 2011 -2013. Fung Kai Innovative School funded project (~HK$330,000) (Co-investigator)
  5. Seamless Learning with One-to-One Ubiquitous Technology: Exploring Processes of Knowledge Creation across Formal and Informal Contexts. 2011. Faculty Research Grant (FRG) funded project, HKBU (HK$60,000) (Co-Investigator)
  6. A Study of Students’ Perception of Internet Information Quality and Inquiry Learning. 2011. Faculty Research Grant (FRG) funded project, HKBU (~HK$100,000) (Principal Investigator)
  7. Building a Learning Community for Teacher Education through an Interactive Video Database. 2010-11. Teaching Development Grant (TDG) funded project, HKBU (~HK$200,000) (Principal Investigator)
  8. An Exploratory Study of Factors Affecting the Use of Group Learning in Liberal Studies Teaching. 2008. Faculty Research Grant (FRG) funded project, HKBU (~HK$50,000) (Principal Investigator)
  9. Developing Learning and Teaching Resources for Liberal Studies in School Settings. 2006. Sponsored by Faculty of Social Sciences, HKBU (~HK$200,000) ( Co-Investigator)
  10. Problematic Internet Use in Secondary School and University Students: A Cross-Cultural Study in Hong Kong and Beijing. 2006. Faculty Research Grant (FRG) funded project, HKBU (~HK$100,000) (Co-Investigator)
  11. Enhancing the Quality of Teaching by Integrating IT through Teachers Sharing and ITEN Support. 2002. Quality Education Fund (QEF) funded project (HK$3.5 millions) (Associate Director)
  12. Developing an Interactive Learning Kit for Research Design and Data Analysis in Psychology. 2002. Funded by Quality Enhancement Fund, CityU (HK$200,000) (Co-investigator)
  13. A Centralized Website for Enhancing University Teaching and Learning. 2001 Funded by Faculty of Business, CityU (HK$520,000) (Principal Investigator)
  14. IT in Education Network (ITEN). 2000. Quality Education Fund (QEF) funded project (HK$4.58 millions) (Associate Director)
  15. Development of a Multimedia Learning Package on Education Policy. 1999-2000. HKIEd Teaching Development Grant.  (HK$200,000) (Co-investigator).

Consultancy/Professional/Community Services

  • Secretary General. The International Society for Teacher Education. 2015 – 2018
  • Convener. The International Society for Teacher Education 33rd Annual Seminar. 27-31 May 2013, Hong Kong.
  • Member of Editorial Board. Journal of International Society for Teacher Education. 2009–present.
  • Paper reviewer, Computers and Education (SSCI journal), 2009-present.
  • Quality Assurance Committee Member. Continuing Professional Development Project: In-service Teacher Development Courses on Learning and Teaching in a Small Class Environment (SCT150). Education Bureau (EDB), HKSAR Government (Approx. HK$4.3 million), Sep 2009 – Aug 2011.
  • Investigator, Revamp the Teachers’ IT Training Framework, a joint-institution consultancy service commissioned by EMB (HK$1.3 million), 2006-2007.
  • Member of Advisory Committee, Learnet, a Teaching Development Fund (TDG) funded project (HK$2.5 million), 2002-2003.
  • Membership Secretary, Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, Hong Kong Chapter (HERDSA HK), 1999-2003.
  • Executive Committee Member, Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, Hong Kong Chapter (HERDSA HK), 1997-1999

Selected Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. 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.
  2. Pow, J. & Wong, M. (2017). Effect of Workplace Factors in Professional Teacher Development on the Implementation of Small Class Teaching. Journal of Education and Training Studies, 5(8), 68-76. doi:10.11114/jets.v5i8.2441
  3. 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
  4. Pow, J. (2016). Revitalizing students’ geographical imagination in a digital world. Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 20(2), 57-66.
  5. 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.
  6. 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. (JCR 2012 5-year Impact factor: 1.54) (SCImago Journal & Country Rank – Education: Q1, H-Index: 25)
  7. 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    (JCR2012 5-year Impact factor: 2.095) (SCImago Journal & Country Rank – Education: Q1; Computer Science Applications: Q1, H-Index: 57)
  8. Li, S.C., Ma, H.K. & Pow, J.W.C. (2013). A Structural Equation Modelling Approach to Elucidating the Interplay between Internet Use and Social Behaviours. British Journal of Art and Social Sciences, 12(2), 253-267.
  9. Pow, J. & Fu, J. (2012) Developing Digital Literacy through Collaborative Inquiry Learning in the Web 2.0 Environment - an exploration of implementing strategy. Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 11, 287-299. (SCImago Journal & Country Rank – Education: Q1; Computer Science (miscellaneous): Q1, H-Index: 5)
  10. Wong, M. & Pow, J. (2012) Initiating Small Class Teaching in Hong Kong: video reflective narratives and the professional developmental learning model, Teacher Development: An international journal of teachers’ professional development, 16(4), 507-522.  DOI:10.1080/13664530.2012.730713(SCImago Journal & Country Rank – Education: Q2, H-Index: 8)
  11. Li, S.C. & Pow, J.W.C. (2011). The Affordance of Deep Infusion of One-to-One Tablet PCs into and beyond Classroom. International Journal of Instructional Media, 38(4), 319-326.   | ERIH Rank ‘B’ |
  12. Fu, J. & Pow, J. (2011). Fostering Digital Literacy through Web-based Collaborative Inquiry Learning - A Case Study, Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 10, 57-71. (SCImago Journal & Country Rank – Education: Q1; Computer Science (miscellaneous): Q1, H-Index: 5)
  13. Pow, J. & Li, W. (2011) Authentic Learning in Initial Teacher Education – bridging theory and practice in integrating information & communication technology in learning and teaching, Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 15(1), 60-67.
  14. Ma, H.K., Li, S.C. & Pow, J.W.C. (2011). The Relation of Internet Use to Prosocial and Antisocial Behavior in Chinese Adolescents.Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 14(3), 123-130. (JCR2013 Impact Factor:2.410) (SCImago Journal & Country Rank – Medicine, Social Psychology, Applied Psychology, Communication, Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science Applications: Q1, H-Index:81)
  15. Pow, J. & Yan, L. (2010). A Study of Teachers’ Attitudes Towards the Use of Cooperative Learning in Liberal Studies Teaching. Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 14(1), 41-48.
  16. Li, S.C., Pow, J., Wong, E. M. L. & Fung, A.C.W. (2010). Empowering Students Learning through Tablet PCs: A Case Study. Education and Information Technologies, 15(3), 171-180. (SCImago Journal & Country Rank – Education: Q2  Library and Information Sciences: Q2, H-Index:20)
  17. So, W.M., Pow, J. & Hung, V. (2009). The Interactive Use of a Video Database in Teacher Education: Creating a knowledge base for teaching through a learning community. Computers and Education, 53(3), 775 – 786. (JCR 2013 5-year Impact Factor: 3.242) (SCImago Journal & Country Rank – Education: Q1; Computer Science: Q1, H-Index: 93)
  18. Pow, J. & Kwan, T. (2009). Nurturing Reflective Practice in Initial Teacher Education: Dissection of a self-directed learning session. Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 13(1), 31-39.
  19. Pow, J. & Yeung, S.W. (2007). A Reflective-participative Approach to Professional Development in Teaching of Liberal Studies in Schools,Hong Kong Teachers’ Centre Journal, 6, 16-29.
  20. Pow, J. (2006). ICT Teaching Experience Sharing in Higher Education: an Education Development Approach, Informatics in Education, 5(2), 277-296.  (SCImago Journal & Country Rank – Education: Q2, H-Index:9)
  21. Lee, M. & Pow, J. (1996). Information Access Behaviour and Expectation of Quality: Two factors Affecting the Satisfaction of Users of Clinical Hospital Information Systems, Journal of Information Science, 22(3), 171-179. (Impact Factor: 1.406) (SCImago Journal & Country Rank – Library and Information Sciences: Q1, H-Index:43)
  22. Pow, J. (1993). Learning Geography in Hypertextual Environment, The Hong Kong Geographer, 10(1), 19 – 29.

Book Chapters / others

  1. Pow, J.W.C. (2014). Enhancing Supervised Teaching Practice through Building a Virtual Learning Community with an Interactive Video Database. In A. Sivan, D. Chan, E. Wong (Eds.), Studies on Teaching and Learning.(pp. 77-90).  Hong Kong: Pearson.
  2. 譚肖芸、陳煥華、李兆璋及鮑偉昌 (2014)。《鳳溪創新小學創新電子學習計劃評估研究報告》。報告呈交鳳溪創新小學及香港教育統籌局。
  3. Li, S.C. and Pow, J. (2013). Cognitive Perturbation: A Reconceptualisation of the Framework for Fostering Conceptual Change in Science Education. In Phillipson, S., Ku, K. Y. L., & Phillipson, S. N., (Ed.) Constructing Educational Achievement: A Sociocultural Perspective (pp.243-253). London, UK: Routledge.
  4. Pow, J., Li, S.C., and Fung, A.C.W. (2009). Students’ inquiry learning in the Web 2.0 age. In A. Tatnall et al. (Eds.) Evolution of Information Technology in Educational Management (pp.107 – 116). Boston: Springer.
  5. Li, S. C., Pow, J. W. C., & Wong, E. M. L. (2008). Evaluation of the Use of Tablet PCs to Support Teaching and Learning (2006 – 2007).Research report for C. & M.A. Chui Chak Lam Memorial School.
  6. Kong, S.C., Li, S.C., Pun, S.W., Yuen, A.H.K., Siu, F., Pow, J., Yeung, A., and Lai, T. (2007). Revamp of the Teachers’ IT Training Framework. Consultancy report for Education Bureau, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government.
  7. 楊少榮、鮑偉昌 (2006). 有通識 – 冇學識?載《教師中心傳真》第五十八期。香港教育統籌局教師中心出版。

Conference Papers / Presentations

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Pow, J. and Wong, M. (2014). Workplace Factors in Teacher Professional Development for the Implementation of Small Class Teaching. The International Society for Teacher Education 34th Annual Seminar, 22 to 25 April 2014, Antalya, Turkey.
  9. Tam, V.C., Chan, W.W.J., Li, S.C., Pow, J., & Cheung, V. (2014). The Development and Use of an Observation Guide for Assessing ICT-facilitated Lessons in 21st Century Primary School Classrooms in Hong Kong. The International Society for Teacher Education 34th Annual Seminar, 22 to 25 April 2014, Antalya, Turkey.
  10. Tam, V.C., Chan, W.W.J., Li, S.C., Pow, J., Li, S.Y., Lau, L.C., & Cheung, V. (2013). Teachers’ Perception and Adoption of E-Learning: a case study of a primary school in Hong Kong. The International Society for Teacher Education 33rd Annual Seminar, 27 to 31 May 2013, Hong Kong.
  11. Pow, J. (2012). Enhancing Supervised Teaching Practice through Building a Virtual Learning Community with an Interactive Video Database.The International Society for Teacher Education 32nd Annual Seminar, 21 to 25 May 2012, Paro, Bhutan.
  12. Li, S.C. and Pow, J. (2011). Computer Modelling as a Vehicle for Theory Building: A Reconceptualisation of the Framework for Fostering Conceptual Change in Science Education. Constructing School Achievement: A Sociocultural Perspective Colloquium, 7 to 8 Dec 2011, Hong Kong SAR.
  13. Pow, J. (2011). Students’ Perceived Internet Information Quality and Inquiry Learning: an exploratory study. The International Society for Teacher Education 31st Annual Seminar, 16 to 20 May 2011, Kristiansand, Norway.
  14. Kissock, C., Feng, Y. and Pow, J. (2010). Educators Visiting Educators: A 21st Century Strategy for Educator Professional Development. The 2nd East Asian International Conference on Teacher Education Research, 14 to 17 December 2010, Hong Kong.
  15. Pow, J. and Li, W. (2010). Bridging Theory and Practice in Initial Teacher Education – Fostering the use of information & communication technology in learning and teaching. The International Society for Teacher Education 30th Annual Seminar, 11 to 17 April 2010, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
  16. Pow, J. and Yan, L. (2009). An Exploratory Study of Teachers’ Attitudes: Factors affecting the use of group learning in Liberal Studies teaching. The International Society for Teacher Education 29th Annual Seminar, 3 to 9 June 2009, Utah, USA.
  17. Pow, J., Li, S.C. and Fung, A.C.W. (2008). Students’ Inquiry Learning in the Web 2.0 Age. The Information Technology in Educational Management (ITEM) 2008 Conference, 20 to 25 July 2008, Darwin, Australia.
  18. Pow, J. and Chan, C.T. (2008). Co-develop Teaching Resources Using EdWiki. The Hong Kong IT in Education Symposium 2008 cum GCSCE Teacher Forum 2008 cum 21st Century Learning @ Hong Kong Conference, 2 to 3 May 2008, Hong Kong.
  19. Pow, J. and Kwan, T. (2008). Nurturing Reflective Practice in Initial Teacher Education: Dissection of a Self-directed Learning Session. The International Society for Teacher Education 28th Annual Seminar, 20 to 25 April 2008, Armidale, Australia.
  20. So, W., Pow, J. and Hung, V. (2008). Creating a Knowledge Base for Teaching with Sharing of Teaching Videos in a Digital Video Database.The International Society for Teacher Education 28th Annual Seminar, 20 to 25 April 2008, Armidale, Australia.
  21. Pow, J. (2006) The use of Virtual Integrated Learning and Teaching Environment (VITLE) in Teaching. “One-Stop Solution. Infinitive Advantages.” Seminar. Sony Corporation. 23-24 November 2006.
  22. Pow, J. (2006). Formal Model as a Way to Share ICT Teaching Experience in School Settings, Hong Kong International Information Technology in Education Conference. 6-8 Feb 2006.
  23. Hung, V., So, W., and Pow, J. (2001). Networked Learning: A Project-based Approach in building up the Working Knowledge of Multimedia Teaching Resource Bank. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (pp. 879-884). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
  24. Hung, V., Pow, J. and So, W., (2000). A Multimedia Resources Bank for Teaching and Learning. Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2000 (paper on CD-ROM).
  25. Nicholson, A.Y.W., Ling, S.H., and Pow, J. (2000). Stories and Games for Promoting Student Motivation: Making Use of Multimedia Technology in Learning Science. Science and Technology Education Conference 2000 Proceedings, pp. 227-237.
  26. So, W., Hung, V, and Pow, J. (2000). The Experience of a Teacher Educator on the Use of IT in Primary Classrooms. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (pp. 951-957). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
  27. Hung, V., So, W. & Pow, J. (2000). Application of Information Technology Teaching in a Hong Kong Primary School: A Road Too Far?. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (pp. 1936-1942). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
  28. Pow, J., So, W. & Hung, V. (2000). Challenges to the Implementation of IT in Education: A Case Study in Hong Kong. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (pp. 1927-1931). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
  29. Nicholson, A.Y.W. and Pow, J. (1999). Conceptual Modeling for Employing Information and Communication Technology in Classroom Teaching. HKERA Sixteenth Annual Conference, 20-21 November, Hong Kong.
  30. Nicholson, A.Y.W. and Pow, J. (1998). Learning Through the Development of Intelligent Computers: Advancing Knowledge in Learning and Instruction. HKERA Fifteenth Annual Conference, 21-22 November, Hong Kong.
  31. Pow, J. and Leung C.C. (1998). How Multimedia Helps in Teaching Traditional Chinese Music? Third IEEE International Conference in Multimedia Engineering and Education Conference Proceedings (paper on CD-ROM).
  32. Nicholson, A.Y.W. and Pow, J. (1998). Using Information Technology in Issues-Based Learning in Classrooms. Science and Technology Education Conference’98 Proceedings, pp. 21-33.
  33. Lee, M. and Pow, J. (1995). Improving User Information Satisfaction in Clinical Decision Support Systems, International Society for Decision Support Systems Conference Proceedings, Vol. 1, pp. 247-252.

Professional Development Services

  1. Delivered a workshop on “Using IT in Assessment for Learning” at HKFYG Lee Shau Kee College, 31 March 2010.
  2. Delivered a talk on “Effective Use of IT in Learning and Teaching” at S.K.H. Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School, 23 October 2006.
  3. Delivered a workshop on “Cooperative Learning” for STFA Ho Yat Tung Primary School, 29 June 2005.
  4. Delivered a workshop on “Learning Outcomes Assessment and Pedagogical Decisions”, Teachers Update Course 2003 (For secondary school teachers), at City University of Hong Kong, 19 June 2003.
  5. Delivered a workshop on “Using Information Technology: Teaching and Learning with the Right Technologies”, Teachers Update Course 2002 (For secondary school teachers), at City University of Hong Kong, 25 June 2002.
  6. Delivered a workshop on “Digitizing Technique for Multimedia Production” for Tai Kok Tsui Catholic Primary School (P.M.), 24 August 1999.
  7. Delivered a workshop on “Using Multimedia in General Studies Teaching” for Tai Kok Tsui Catholic Primary School (P.M.), 2 July 1999.
  8. Delivered workshops on “Using Internet in teaching” and “Authorware – a multimedia authoring tool” for Sinto School, 12 Nov 1998.
  9. Delivered a workshop on “Digitizing Technique for Multimedia Production”. Exploring the Future Classroom – Phase II: Workshop on the use of multimedia computers in teaching and learning. Jointly organized by the Union of Heads of Aided Primary Schools, Hong Kong, the Government Education Staff Union and the Hong Kong Institute of Education. 6-7 July 1998
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