School of Education and Languages
School of Education and Languages

Research Areas

• Curriculum studies, learning and assessment
• Data science in education
• Distance education
• Drama and theatre education
• Early childhood education
• Educational leadership and management
• First and second language learning and acquisition
• Inclusive education
• Information literacy
• Information technology in education
• Language education
• Mediation of technologies in language learning and language use
• Policy analysis in education
• Psychology of teaching and learning
• Special educational needs and special education
• STEM education
• Teacher education
• Wellness and health education 

Contact Person

Dr. TANG Ko Wai, William

Tel: 2768 5823

Staff Member Research Interests

CHONG King Man, Eric
BSocSc, MPhil (CUHK); MBA (public service) (Birmingham);              PGDE (HKU); PhD (York)

• Citizenship education
• Interdisciplinary curriculum and teaching methods
• Social studies
• Global and digital citizenship

CHOW Mei Yung, Vanliza
BPhil, MA, PhD (Birmingham)

• Cognitive linguistics
• Genre analysis
• Metaphor studies

CHU Yuk Wo, Edward
BA (CityU of HK); PCEd, MA (HKU); EdD (Durham)

• Content-based Instruction/CLIL
• Medium of instruction
• Language across the curriculum
• Language-in-education policy

CHUNG Hiu Yui, Edsoulla
BA, BEd (CUHK); MSc (Oxford); PhD (Cambridge)

• Second language acquisition
• English language education
• Vocabulary input and treatment
• Professional development for teachers
• Language teacher cognition
• Online communities of practice

GE Haoyan, Emily
BA (SISU); MA (HKU); MPhil, PhD (CUHK)

• Bilingual language acquisition
• Children with autism spectrum disorder
• Language and cognitive development in early childhood
• Second language acquisition

HO Wing Yee, Wing
BSc (Psy) (Hons) (UIU); MSocSc (SW);
MSocSc (Coun), PhD (CityU of HK);
CPsychol (BPS); CKP;                                                                                      Member of APA & Div of Edu Psy; ACA (Prof); CPA & Div of Coun Psy

• Educational psychology
• Clinical psychology
• Counselling psychology
• Psychodrama

HUI, Diane
BEd TESL (Stirling); MSc (Edinburgh);
PhD (Washington University in St Louis)

• Sociocultural perspectives on critical and new literacies enhanced by digital-media technologies
• Genre-based and varieties of English
• Intercultural and professional communication
• English language education
• Student learning and assessment of English language learners
• Knowledge building

LAM Man Fong, Cindy

• Chinese linguistics
• Chinese dialectology
• Phonetics and phonology
• Chinese language education

LEE Po Lun, Peppina
BA (Hons), PhD (CityU of HK)

• Theoretical syntax and semantics
• Chinese and Cantonese linguistics
• Dialectal grammar
• Pedagogical grammar
• Contrastive studies of Chinese and English grammar

LEE Sze Wah, Sarah
BSc (CUHK); MA (Leeds); PhD (London)

• Modernism and the European avant-garde
• Literature and the visual arts
• Interdisciplinary studies
• Poetry
• Comparative literature and translation studies
• Literature and quality of life

LEUNG Chung Hong, Danny
BA, MPhil, PhD (CUHK)

• Applied cognitive linguistics
• Metaphor and metonymy theory
• Second language vocabulary acquisition
• Second language figurative competence
• Figurative language pedagogy

NG Ka Yan, Hilary
BA, PhD (PolyU)

• Psychology of teaching and learning
• Positive and cross-cultural psychology
• Information technology in education
• Big-data learning analytics and data science in education

SHU Chi Yee, Jack
BA, PGDE, MPhil (HKBU); MFA (HKAPA); MA, PhD (Warwick)

• Drama education
• Applied theatre
• Drama teacher education
• Drama across the curriculum

SIN Chun Man, Ivan
BEd, MPhil, PhD (HKU)

• Modern Chinese rhetoric
• Genre analysis
• Chinese language education
• Teaching Chinese as a second language

TANG Ko Wai, William

• Information literacy
• Applications of information technology in education
• Curriculum design

TONG Nga Yui, Dorothy

• Early childhood education
• Language acquisition
• Curriculum and instruction

WONG Hin Yee
BA, MPhil, PhD (CUHK)

• Chinese linguistics
• Corpus linguistics
• Bilingual/Multilingual language acquisition
• Comparative Chinese grammar

WONG Ming Sin, Jessie

• Early childhood policies
• International comparisons of early childhood development and education
• Professionalism of educators
• Child studies

XUAN Wenhui, Winfred
BA (Huizhou University); MA (Sun Yat-sen University); PhD (PolyU)

• Applied linguistics
• Systemic functional linguistics
• Second language writing
• Research synthesis and meta-analysis
• Curriculum design and materials development
• L2/ foreign language teacher education

Modified Date: 28 September, 2023


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