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A Reappraisal of Ancient Glass in the Han period (206 BCE−220 CE)

A Reappraisal of Ancient Glass in the Han period (206 BCE−220 CE)

  • Project Leader
  • Dr LAM, Hau Ling Eileen (Department of Cultural and Creative Arts) 
  • Description
  • Most research of early Chinese glass has focused on the issues of origin and considered this medium primarily as an evidence of China’s contacts with outside civilisations. This research will explore the subject of glass in "Chinese form", which is generally agreed was locally manufactured. 
  • Scheme
  • General Research Fund 
  • Year
  • 2019/2020 
A self-regulated vocabulary learning approach supported by a mobile-user-generated-content tool for pupils in Hong Kong

A self-regulated vocabulary learning approach supported by a mobile-user-generated-content tool for pupils in Hong Kong

  • Project Leader
  • Dr SONG, Yanjie (Department of Mathematics and Information Technology) 
  • Description
  • The proposed study aims to examine the effect of a self-regulated vocabulary approach, leveraged by a mobile-user-generated-content (m-UGC) tool, on learning outcomes, perceived self-regulated learning and learning processes of upper primary students in Hong Kong. 
  • Scheme
  • General Research Fund 
  • Year
  • 2019/2020 
Antecedents, Mediator, and Moderators of Teacher Innovation in Schools: Evidence from Hong Kong

Antecedents, Mediator, and Moderators of Teacher Innovation in Schools: Evidence from Hong Kong

  • Project Leader
  • Dr LU, Jiafang (Department of Education Policy and Leadership) 
  • Description
  • Using a two-phase research design, the project team attempts to address three questions: (1) what are the prevalent types of teacher innovation in Hong Kong? (2) how does teacher innovation emerge in schools, and (3) under which conditions are schools more conductive to teacher innovation? 
  • Scheme
  • General Research Fund 
  • Year
  • 2019/2020 
Are Older Adults Lonely? Elucidating Age Differences in the Relationship between Solitude and Well-Being.

Are Older Adults Lonely? Elucidating Age Differences in the Relationship between Solitude and Well-Being.

  • Project Leader
  • Dr JIANG, Da (Department of Special Education and Counselling) 
  • Description
  • The proposed project aims to fill this gap by investigating solitude, the situation in which individuals do not have any social interaction, across the adult lifespan. 
  • Scheme
  • Early Career Scheme 
  • Year
  • 2019/2020 
Are Triarchic Model of Grit Dimensions Related to Subsequent Achievement Goals and Academic Engagement in Math and Science in Hong Kong, Mainland China, and Philippines?

Are Triarchic Model of Grit Dimensions Related to Subsequent Achievement Goals and Academic Engagement in Math and Science in Hong Kong, Mainland China, and Philippines?

  • Project Leader
  • Dr DATU, Jesus Alfonso Daep (Department of Special Education and Counselling) 
  • Description
  • Guided by the hierarchical model of achievement motivation, this project will test whether the triarchic model of grit dimensions (i.e., perseverance of effort, consistency of interests, and adaptability to situations) accounts for Math and Science academic engagement domains (i.e., behavioral, cognitive, emotional, and social). 
  • Scheme
  • Early Career Scheme 
  • Year
  • 2019/2020