R&D Projects

Auto-scoring of Chinese Composition

 

The project aims to:

  • Encourage Chinese reading and writing as well as Self-directed Learning among local primary and secondary students
  • Bring a breakthrough in the teaching and learning of Chinese writing by integrating the school-based assessment and the assessment for public examinations
  • Reduce the workload of teachers in marking Chinese essays
  • Establish a Chinese corpus for Hong Kong
  • Develop a reliable and valid auto-scoring system of Chinese composition
  • Promote the corpus and the auto-scoring system to local primary and secondary schools for teachers’ professional development

 

Project Team:  Professor Magdalena Mo Ching MOK *, Professor Bor-Chen KUO, and Professor Hintat CHEUNG

Duration:  June 2015 - August 2018

Project Outputs:

  • Zhu, J., Mok, M. M. C., Kuo, B.-C., Pai, K.-C., Lam, S. M., Tao, K. Y., & Kwok, K. W. (2016, Nov). Use of punctuation marks in Chinese compositions of Cantonese-speaking students. Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association-Taiwan Education Research Association 2016 (APERA-TERA2016), 9-13 November 2016, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung Taiwan. 
  • Mok, M. M. C. (2015, December). Optimising effectiveness of teaching & learning through innovative use of information technology, assessment, and psychological testing: Some examples. Global Chinese Conference on Educational Information and Assessment, cum Chinese Association of Psychological Testing 2015 Annual Conference, Taichung Taiwan. 
  • Zhu, J., Mok, M. M. C., Kuo, B.-C., Pai, K.-C., Lam, S. M., Tao, K. Y., & Kwok, K. W. (2015, December). Use of punctuation marks in Chinese composition: A study based on Hong Kong students' writings. Global Chinese Conference on Educational Information and Assessment, cum Chinese Association of Psychological Testing 2015 Annual Conference, Taichung Taiwan. 

Related Information:

  • Acknowlegement of Article Contribution (List)

 

 

* Principal Investigator(s)