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Knowledge Transfer

A Proposal on Sample Textbook Design for Lower Primary L2 Chinese Learners – A Pilot Study Leading to a Curriculum Development

This proposed project aims to achieve three main objectives:

 

  1. To design and develop a sample unit of textbook for overseas lower primary L2 Chinese beginners, which will subsequently lead to a full-scale curriculum design.
  2. To supplement and reinforce the understanding of the above teaching materials with a multi-media e-learning platform and/or mobile application.
  3. To evaluate, consolidate and disseminate related teaching materials and research outputs via field work, a specialized seminar and a potential overseas conference.

Year: 2019/20

Project Leader -

Dr CHEUNG Lin Hong

Department of Chinese Language Studies

Duration: 16 Oct 2019 - 31 May 2020

Transferring knowledge of Multi-modal Measurement of Learning Engagement of Hong Kong Primary School Students

This project aims:

 

  1. To identify primary school students’ emotions in the learning processes using modal measurements and make use of the data to improve the teaching and learning for better student engagement;
  2. To apply for the Innovation and Technology Fund for Better Living based on the proposed project; and
  3. To develop a patent related to emotion classification based on deep neural networks from multi-data sources.

Year: 2019/20

Project Leader -

Dr ZOU Di

Department of English Language Education

Develop Self-directed Learning Materials For Reading Comprehension In Primary Schools With Fairy Tales

本研究嘗試以童話故事為自我主導學習教材,提昇小學生的閱讀能力,進而探求不同年級及階段學生能力的發展。


Year: 2019/20

Project Leader -

Dr CHEUNG Tsz Mei

Department of Chinese Language Studies

Duration: 16 Jun 2020 - 30 Nov 2022

Development of Children’s E-books to Enhance Young Learners’ Gender and Cultural Awareness
  1. To enhance preservice teachers’ materials development skills, teaching skills and their abilities to discuss and evaluate reading materials through non-formal learning.
  2. To increase the awareness of student teachers, children’s book writers and educators regarding how best to approach culture education to prepare learners for intercultural citizenship in the globalised world.
  3. To heighten gender awareness among student teachers, children’s book writers and educators in an attempt to create a more gender-equal society.

Year: 2019/20

Project Leader -

Dr LEE Fung King Jackie

Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies

Establishing a Special Interest Group to Promote Technology-enhanced Informal English Learning in Hong Kong
  1. To publish research papers and deliver academic presentations with the PhD students.
  2. To increase the expenditure on KT and the numbers of KT beneficiaries and the academic staff using research in teaching and using teaching as research.
  3. To publish research papers with the professional consultants and to increase the numbers of research outputs and projects with international research collaborations.

Year: 2019/20

Project Leader -

Dr ZOU Di

Department of English Language Education

Online-collaboration on Learning Motivation and Learning Experiences and Outcomes: Investigating the Key for Successful Online Learning in Universities Across Hong Kong, Mainland and Macau

Through cross-regional investigations, this research aims to explore how online-learning platforms affect students’ learning motivation and their learning experience through peer-collaboration and how students perceive the benefits and challenges of online-learning through the use of online-collaboration platforms.


Year: 2019/20

Project Leader -

Dr YU Baohua

Department of English Language Education

Proposing and Developing a Sample Grammar Book for Enhancing Grammar Awareness in Reading and Writing Competence: A Pilot Study to an English Language Programme
  1. To design a sample grammar textbook for young adults which will be piloted in FE schools and subsequently developed into a full-scale grammar, reading and writing English programme by pre-service and in- service teachers under the guidance of a researcher.
  2. To supplement the sample grammar book with a multi-media platform and/or mobile application which will be piloted by the student teachers in actual EFL classrooms.
  3. To evaluate, consolidate and disseminate research outputs through field works, seminars and conference.
  4. To reach a critical mass of around 870 students and teachers through this knowledge transfer project.
  5. Through this KT project, a research- teaching nexus will be created by guiding the students to develop a sample grammar book and pilot them in their classrooms. 
  6. Student-teachers conduct action research to evaluate the effectiveness of the sample grammar book.
  7. With the research experiences and collected data, research papers will be co-authored by student-teachers and the researcher. 
  8. With the research results from the previous funded project and this KT project, the research outcomes will be used for developing a full-scale grammar book for a language enhancement course and further research projects.

Year: 2019/20

Project Leader -

Dr WONG Ming Har Ruth

Department of English Language Education

The Analysis of Hong Kong Secondary School History Textbooks

Year: 2019/20

Project Leader -

Dr KANG Jong Hyuk David

Department of Literature and Cultural Studies