Faculty of Education and Human Development, EdUHK

Final Year Project

Final Year Project (for Part-time BEd students)

Introduction

Students studying the Part-time Bachelor of Education programmes will work on a Final Year Project (畢業專題研究) that integrates and reflects their undergraduate experiences. The project will help the transition to postgraduate studies and working careers.

About the Final Year Project

Students can choose to undertake either an Honours Project (HP) or a Capstone Project (CP) based on their professional needs and interests.

Final Year Project

Component

HPI/ CPI

Honours Project I: Research Methods and Proposal/
Capstone Project I: Research Methods and Proposal

(download course outline for HPI / course outline for CPI)

Part A
Generic Research Methods
(1.5 cps)

Part B
Methods for Specific Area* in Preparation of Honours Project/ Capstone Project
(1.5 cps)

* Student can choose an area offered by their Major or Education Studies

HPII/ CPII

Honours Project II: Research Report/
Capstone Project II: Project Output

(download course outline for HPII / course outline for CPII)

Honours Project (3 cps) /
Capstone Project (3 cps)

 

Honours Project vs Capstone Project

 

Honours Project 畢業論文

Capstone Project 總整專案

Objectives

  • Preparation for postgraduate studies
  • Knowledge transfer to a wider academic/scholarly community
  • Academic-oriented
  • Enhancement of professional development
  • Knowledge transfer in work-related contexts
  • Action / practice-oriented 

Project output

Research report

Greater flexibility in project output. 

e.g. learning material design, teaching package, service package, assessment package, portfolio

Assessment*

 

HPI:

  • Research Method: Online exercises
    and tutorial exercises
  • Proposal: a 3,500-Chinese character (or 2,000-English word) project proposal

CPI:

  • Research Method: Online exercises and tutorial exercises
  • Proposal: a 1,900 to 2,400-Chinese character (or 1,200 to 1,500-English word) written proposal
  • A demonstration/ visualisation of the project idea

HPII:

  • Refinement of Proposal
  • Verbal presentation on the research study
  • A 10,000 to 13,000-Chinese character (or 6,000 to 8,000-English word) research report

CPII:

  • Refinement of Proposal
  • Project output and presentation
  • A 2,400 to 4,000-Chinese character (or 1,500 to 2,500-English word) project report

* Medium of instruction (MoI) for assessment may depend on the programme MoI/ selected area of Honours Project/ Capstone Project.

Student Choices

Please choose your study programme:

Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Early Childhood Education) [PT BEd(ECE)] (Three-year Part-time) / Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Early Childhood Education) in Leadership and Special Needs (Four-year Part-time) [PT BEd(ECE)(L&SN)] / Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Early Childhood Education) in Leadership and Non-Chinese Speaking Children [PT BEd(ECE)(L&NCS)] (Four-year Part-time)
Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Professional and Vocational Education) (Three-year Part-time) [PT BEd(PVE)]
Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Special Needs) (Three-year Part-time) [PT BEd(SN)]
Honours Project
Major

Early Years Education 幼兒教育

Domain

Major (PT BEd(ECE)s) Education Studies (PT BEd(PVE) & PT BEd(SN))

Department

Early Childhood Education (ECE)

Coordinator

Dr Li Jianbin 黎建斌博士

2948 7587

lijianbin@eduhk.hk

​Children's development and education from 0-8 years in the following areas:

  • Language and literacy 語言與讀寫能力
  • Mathematics and science 數學與科學
  • Creativity and aesthetics 創意與美感
  • Health and well-being 健康與幸福感
  • Special educational needs 特殊學習需要

Professional and Vocational Education 專業及職業教育

Domain

Major (For PT BEd(PVE) students only)

Department

Education Policy and Leadership (EPL)

Coordinator

Dr Kwok Lai Yin Percy 郭禮賢博士

2948 8189

lykwok@eduhk.hk

Analyse an important learning need in Professional and Vocational Education, and design an intervention or small-scale qualitative research project to address that need in the following areas:

  • The Policy Context in PVE 專業及職業教育的政策環境
  • Career Guidance and Counselling 職涯指導和輔導
  • Applied Learning 應用學習
  • Lifelong Learning 終身學習
  • Life Skills Education 生活技能教育

 

Counselling, Inclusion and Special Education 輔導、融合與特殊教育

Domain

Major (PT BEd(SN)) Education Studies (PT BEd(ECE)s & PT BEd(PVE))

Department

Special Education and Counselling (SEC)

Coordinator

Dr Chan Chun Ho Randolph 陳俊豪博士

2948 8408

rchchan@eduhk.hk

  • Inclusion of diversity 多元共融
  • Guidance and Counselling 諮商與輔導
  • Learning support for students with special educational needs (SEN) such as those with physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities, sensory impairments, autism spectrum disorders, specific learning disabilities, attention deficits and hyperactivity, emotional and behavioral difficulties, mental health problems and giftedness 有特殊學習需要學生的學習支援(如肢體殘疾、智力障礙、感官障礙、自閉症譜系障礙、特殊學習障礙、專注力不足及過度活躍、情緒行為問題、 精神健康問題及資優)
  • Assessments based on neurophysiological approaches (e.g. brainwave measurement, eye tracking and heart rate variability) 以神經生理學方法進行評估(如腦電波、眼動追踪 、心率變異等分析)
Education Studies

Comparative and Philosophical Research 比較與哲學研究

Domain

Education Studies (PT BEd(ECE)s, PT BEd(PVE) & PT BEd(SN))

Department

International Education (IE)

Coordinator

Dr Lam Chi Ming 林志明博士

2948 8458

chimingl@eduhk.hk

  • Comparative education research 比較教育研究
  • Philosophy research 哲學研究
  • Values education research 價值教育研究
  • Sociology of education research 教育社會學研究

Counselling, Inclusion and Special Education 輔導、融合與特殊教育

Domain

Major (PT BEd(SN)) Education Studies (PT BEd(ECE)s & PT BEd(PVE))

Department

Special Education and Counselling (SEC)

Coordinator

Dr Chan Chun Ho Randolph 陳俊豪博士

2948 8408

rchchan@eduhk.hk

  • Inclusion of diversity 多元共融
  • Guidance and Counselling 諮商與輔導
  • Learning support for students with special educational needs (SEN) such as those with physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities, sensory impairments, autism spectrum disorders, specific learning disabilities, attention deficits and hyperactivity, emotional and behavioral difficulties, mental health problems and giftedness 有特殊學習需要學生的學習支援(如肢體殘疾、智力障礙、感官障礙、自閉症譜系障礙、特殊學習障礙、專注力不足及過度活躍、情緒行為問題、 精神健康問題及資優)
  • Assessments based on neurophysiological approaches (e.g. brainwave measurement, eye tracking and heart rate variability) 以神經生理學方法進行評估(如腦電波、眼動追踪 、心率變異等分析)

Curriculum, Teaching, Instruction and Assessment 課程、教學與評估

Domain

Education Studies (PT BEd(ECE)s, PT BEd(PVE) & PT BEd(SN))

Department

Curriculum and Instruction (C&I)

Coordinator

Dr LEUNG Ka Wai 梁嘉慧博士

2948 8954

leungkw@eduhk.hk

  • Instructional practices 教學實踐 (e.g. innovative teaching strategies, creative teaching, classroom interaction, classroom diversity practices, inquiry-based/project-based learning)
  • Curriculum 課程 (e.g. curriculum development, curriculum integration)
  • Assessment strategies 評估策略 (e.g. formative assessment, self and peer assessment, feedback)
  • Factors affecting learning 影響學習的因素(e.g. motivation, stress)
  • Classroom management 課室管理
  • Teacher development 教師發展

Early Years Education 幼兒教育

Domain

Major (PT BEd(ECE)s) Education Studies (PT BEd(PVE) & PT BEd(SN))

Department

Early Childhood Education (ECE)

Coordinator

Dr Li Jianbin 黎建斌博士

2948 7587

lijianbin@eduhk.hk

​Children's development and education from 0-8 years in the following areas:

  • Language and literacy 語言與讀寫能力
  • Mathematics and science 數學與科學
  • Creativity and aesthetics 創意與美感
  • Health and well-being 健康與幸福感
  • Special educational needs 特殊學習需要

Education Policy, Leadership, Teacher and School Development 教育政策、領導、教師與學校發展

Domain

Education Studies (PT BEd(ECE)s, PT BEd(PVE) & PT BEd(SN))

Department

Education Policy and Leadership (EPL)

Coordinator

Dr Leung Wing Tat 梁永達博士

2948 8533

leungwt@eduhk.hk

  • Education policy and its impact on students/teachers/schools 教育政策及其對學生/教師/學校影響
  • Leading educational changes 領導教育轉變
  • Innovative teaching practices 教學創新
  • Teachers' work lives and professional development 教師的工作生活及專業發展
  • School development in the context of educational change 教育變革下的學校發展
  • Equality, equity and justice issues in Hong Kong schools 香港學校的平等、公平和正義問題

Professional and Vocational Education 專業及職業教育

Domain

Major (For PT BEd(PVE) students only)

Department

Education Policy and Leadership (EPL)

Coordinator

Dr Kwok Lai Yin Percy 郭禮賢博士

2948 8189

lykwok@eduhk.hk

Analyse an important learning need in Professional and Vocational Education, and design an intervention or small-scale qualitative research project to address that need in the following areas:

  • The Policy Context in PVE 專業及職業教育的政策環境
  • Career Guidance and Counselling 職涯指導和輔導
  • Applied Learning 應用學習
  • Lifelong Learning 終身學習
  • Life Skills Education 生活技能教育

 

Psychology in Teaching and Learning 教與學中的心理學

Domain

Education Studies (PT BEd(ECE)s, PT BEd(PVE) & PT BEd(SN))

Department

Psychology (PS)

Coordinator

Mr To Hing Kwan Alastair 陶慶焜先生

2948 8021

hkto@eduhk.hk

  • Cognitive processes 認知過程 (memory, thinking style, creativity)
  • Community and health psychology 社區與健康心理學 (stress and coping)
  • Developmental psychology 發展心理學 (cognitive, social, emotional, language, self-concept)
  • Educational psychology 教育心理學 (motivation, teaching and learning strategies and effectiveness)
  • Social/personality psychology 社會/人格心理學 (social factors, culture, peer relationships)
  • Quantitative psychology 計量心理學 (assessment)
Capstone Project
Major

Designing engaging learning and teaching materials to support young children’s social emotional and values development and learning diversity 學與教材料設計︰支援幼兒的社交情感、價值觀發展以及學習多樣性

Domain

Major (PT BEd(ECE)s) Education Studies (PT BEd(PVE) & PT BEd(SN))

Department

Early Childhood Education (ECE)

Coordinator

Dr Li Jianbin 黎建斌博士

2948 7587

lijianbin@eduhk.hk

Apply your professional knowledge to create, implement, and test a learning and teaching package for children from 0-8 years in the following areas:

  • Social emotional development 社交情感發展
  • Values development 價值觀發展
  • Life education 生命教育
  • Sustainability education 可持續教育
  • Learning for diversity (language diversity, cultural diversity, educational needs diversity 學習多樣性 (語言、文化、教育需要多樣性)

Devising effective training programs to sustain and enhance betterment of industries/ professions: Developing reflective PVE practitioners 維持和提高行業/專業水平的培訓計劃設計:培養反思型的專業及職業教育從業者

Domain

Major (PT BEd(PVE))

Department

Education Policy and Leadership (EPL)

Coordinator

Dr Kwok Lai Yin Percy 郭禮賢博士

2948 8189

lykwok@eduhk.hk

Design and develop a training program to benefit your own workplaces, your particular industry/profession, or sustainability and enhancement. Examples of such program designs might be:

  • A strategic or developmental training plan 策略或發展培訓計劃
  • Learning and teaching kits 教材套
  • Safety measures handbooks 安全措施手冊
  • Mobile applications (apps) 流動應用程式

Serving students with diverse needs and/or SEN using teaching/intervention package approach 教材套/介入策略設計︰服務有多元學習需要和/或特殊學習需要的學生

Domain

Major (PT BEd(SN)) Education Studies (PT BEd(ECE)s & PT BEd(PVE))

Department

Special Education and Counselling (SEC)

Coordinator

Dr Chim Ho Yeung Hastings 詹浩洋博士

2948 6345

hhychim@eduhk.hk

Aid students with diverse needs and/or SEN through action learning by developing a teaching/intervention package in the following areas:

  • Inclusion of diversity 多元共融
  • Positive development 正向發展
  • Learning support for students 學習支援
Education Studies

Designing engaging learning and teaching materials to support young children’s social emotional and values development and learning diversity 學與教材料設計︰支援幼兒的社交情感、價值觀發展以及學習多樣性

Domain

Major (PT BEd(ECE)s) Education Studies (PT BEd(PVE) & PT BEd(SN))

Department

Early Childhood Education (ECE)

Coordinator

Dr Li Jianbin 黎建斌博士

2948 7587

lijianbin@eduhk.hk

Apply your professional knowledge to create, implement, and test a learning and teaching package for children from 0-8 years in the following areas:

  • Social emotional development 社交情感發展
  • Values development 價值觀發展
  • Life education 生命教育
  • Sustainability education 可持續教育
  • Learning for diversity (language diversity, cultural diversity, educational needs diversity 學習多樣性 (語言、文化、教育需要多樣性)

Devising effective training programs to sustain and enhance betterment of industries/ professions: Developing reflective PVE practitioners 維持和提高行業/專業水平的培訓計劃設計:培養反思型的專業及職業教育從業者

Domain

Major (PT BEd(PVE))

Department

Education Policy and Leadership (EPL)

Coordinator

Dr Kwok Lai Yin Percy 郭禮賢博士

2948 8189

lykwok@eduhk.hk

Design and develop a training program to benefit your own workplaces, your particular industry/profession, or sustainability and enhancement. Examples of such program designs might be:

  • A strategic or developmental training plan 策略或發展培訓計劃
  • Learning and teaching kits 教材套
  • Safety measures handbooks 安全措施手冊
  • Mobile applications (apps) 流動應用程式

Education Experimentation: Innovative and Experiential Learning Design 教育實驗:創新和體驗式學習設計

Domain

Education Studies (PT BEd(ECE)s, PT BEd(PVE) & PT BEd(SN))

Department

Education Policy and Leadership (EPL)

Coordinator

Dr Leung Wing Tat 梁永達博士

2948 8533

leungwt@eduhk.hk

Investigate an education problem from a user’s perspective; design and implement a creative action plan to tackle the problem. Examples of such project themes might be:

  • New possibilities and innovative practices for education 教育的新可能和創新實踐
  • Collaboration between teachers and parents, professionals and/or community partners 老師、家長、專業人士和/或社區夥伴合作
  • Teacher professionalism 教師專業
  • The role of an educator-leader with ethical sensitivity and social consciousness 具倫理敏感性和社會意識的教育領袖角色
  • Promoting equality/equity and social justice through education 教育平等/公平和正義
  • Student engagement 學生參與

Implementing positive psychology into the education setting 在教育環境中實施正向心理學

Domain

Education Studies (PT BEd(ECE)s, PT BEd(PVE) & PT BEd(SN))

Department

Psychology (PS)

Coordinator

Dr Sarah Wan 溫麗妍博士

2948 8105

sarahwan@eduhk.hk

Enhance psychological well-being by applying positive psychology concepts within an education setting, and developing a teaching or intervention package in the following areas:

  • Character strengths 性格強項
  • Self-resilience 自我復原力
  • Gratitude 感恩

Learning-oriented assessment in schools: Developing reflective practitioners 學習導向評估:培養反思型教學實踐者

Domain

Education Studies (PT BEd(ECE)s, PT BEd(PVE) & PT BEd(SN))

Department

Curriculum and Instruction (C&I)

Coordinator

Dr Yun Pui Ho Patrick 甄沛豪博士

2948 7541

pphyun@eduhk.hk

Equip yourself to be a competent assessment-literate and reflective practitioner by designing different assessment tools through action learning. Examples of such assessment designs might be:

  • A learning-oriented assessment plan for any learning project/ experiential learning programmes 學習導向評估計劃(可針對任何學習項目/體驗式學習活動)
  • A set of detailed exemplifications (written or video-based cases) to illustrate learning-oriented assessment methods/strategies 說明評估方法/策略的詳細例子
  • A teacher's guide on how to use learning-oriented methods/strategies 如何使用學習導向評估方法/策略的教師指引
  • Assessment tools and E-assessment Apps 評估工具及電子評估應用程式

Serving students with diverse needs and/or SEN using teaching/intervention package approach 教材套/介入策略設計︰服務有多元學習需要和/或特殊學習需要的學生

Domain

Major (PT BEd(SN)) Education Studies (PT BEd(ECE)s & PT BEd(PVE))

Department

Special Education and Counselling (SEC)

Coordinator

Dr Chim Ho Yeung Hastings 詹浩洋博士

2948 6345

hhychim@eduhk.hk

Aid students with diverse needs and/or SEN through action learning by developing a teaching/intervention package in the following areas:

  • Inclusion of diversity 多元共融
  • Positive development 正向發展
  • Learning support for students 學習支援
Course Code Matching Table

Students may check and confirm which area you have chosen for your Honours Project (HP)/ Capstone Project (CP) by referring to the course code appeared in your personal timetable/ DegreeWorks and check against the following table:

  Honours Project (HP) Capstone Project (CP)
Department HP Area Course Code for HPI Course Code for HPII CP Area Course Code for CPI Course Code for CPII
C&I Curriculum, Teaching, Instruction & Assessment TLS4072 TLS4074 Learning-oriented assessment in schools: Developing reflective practitioners TLS4073 TLS4075
ECE Early Years Education ECE4254 ECE4256 Designing, engaging learning & teaching materials to support young children's social emotional and values development and learning diversity ECE4255 ECE4257
EPL Education Policy, Leadership, Teacher & School Development EDA4117 EDA4119 Educational Experimentation: Innovative & experimental learning design EDA4118 EDA4120
EPL Professional & Vocational Education (for PT BEd(PVE) only) EDA4117 EDA4119 Devising effective training programs to sustain & enhance betterment of industries/professionals: Developing reflective PVE practitioners (for PT BEd(PVE) only) EDA4118 EDA4120
IE Comparative & Philosophical Research PFS4052 PFS4053 N/A - -
PS Psychology in Teaching & Learning PSY4076 PSY4077 Implementing positive psychology into the education setting PSY4078 PSY4079
SEC Counselling, Inclusion & Special Education SED4089 SED4090 Serving students with diverse learning needs and/or SEN using teaching/ intervention package approach SED4091 SED4092

 

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