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Building School-Family-Community Partnerships in inclusive education setting: exploring the predictors of the achievements of students with special education needs

Building School-Family-Community Partnerships in inclusive education setting: exploring the predictors of the achievements of students with special education needs

  • Project Leader
  • Professor LO, Sing Kai (Graduate School) 
  • Description
  • The proposed study, based on the school-family-community model, seeks to fill this gap by examining the mediating effect of teacher efficacy, parental self-efficacy, parents’ attitudes and community members’ attitudes, and the moderating effect of special education needs on the association between the collaboration and student performance. 
  • Scheme
  • General Research Fund 
  • Year
  • 2018/2019 
Circulation of Literature Across Territories : Wang Jingxi and Hong Kong Versions of Chun wenxue and Wen Xing Cong Kan, and the Literary Fields in Taiwan and Hong Kong in the 1960s to 70s.

Circulation of Literature Across Territories : Wang Jingxi and Hong Kong Versions of Chun wenxue and Wen Xing Cong Kan, and the Literary Fields in Taiwan and Hong Kong in the 1960s to 70s. (跨地域的文學流轉──王敬羲、港版《純文學》、「文星叢刊」與六七十年代台、港文學場域)

  • Project Leader
  • Dr CHAN, Chi Tak (Department of Literature and Cultural Studies) 
  • Description
  • This project investigates literary fields of Taiwan and Hong Kong in the 1960s, and the dissemination and reception of literature via literary publications across Taiwan and Hong Kong during the 1960s to 70s, with the Hong Kong versions of Chun wenxue (Pure literature) and Wen Xing Cong Kan as examples. 
  • Scheme
  • General Research Fund 
  • Year
  • 2018/2019 
Constraining dark matter properties by cosmological and astrophysical data

Constraining dark matter properties by cosmological and astrophysical data

  • Project Leader
  • Dr CHAN, Man Ho (Department of Science and Environmental Studies) 
  • Description
  • In this proposal, we propose constraining the cross-section of dark matter annihilation, the rest mass of dark matter particles and the possible annihilation channels by using the latest astrophysical data. The data mainly come from the observations of galaxies. 
  • Scheme
  • Early Career Scheme 
  • Year
  • 2018/2019 
Development of Eye Movements during Reading: A Cross-Culture Comparison

Development of Eye Movements during Reading: A Cross-Culture Comparison

  • Project Leader
  • Dr PAN, Jinger (Department of Psychology) 
  • Description
  • Given its importance, however, only a small amount of studies have looked into TC reading by native Cantonese speakers. This proposed project is a pioneering attempt aimed at investigating this issue from cross-cultural and developmental perspectives. 
  • Scheme
  • Early Career Scheme 
  • Year
  • 2018/2019 
Effective teaching and their effects on early childhood development: A comparative, longitudinal, mixed-method study of Hong Kong and Finnish kindergartens

Effective teaching and their effects on early childhood development: A comparative, longitudinal, mixed-method study of Hong Kong and Finnish kindergartens

  • Project Leader
  • Dr KO, Yue On James (Department of Education Policy and Leadership) 
  • Description
  • Situating the research in two very different social and cultural contexts, Hong Kong with a common teacher-directed, academic-focused pedagogy and Finland with a standard child-initiated, play-based pedagogy, this study aims to examine the impact of effective teaching of contrastive pedagogical practices on children’s different learning outcomes. 
  • Scheme
  • General Research Fund 
  • Year
  • 2018/2019