School of Education and Languages
School of Education and Languages

Research Areas

• Applied Linguistics
• 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
• Genre-based English and Chinese Studies
• Inclusive Education
• Information Literacy
• Information Technology in Education
• Language and Literary Studies
• Language Education
• Mathematics 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

CHEUNG Yin Chu, Edith
BA (Hons) (UNE);

• Chinese reading literacy
• Chinese language education
• Text linguistics
• Ci (Poetry) studies
• Chinese literature and creative writing

CHONG King Man, Eric
BSSc (CUHK); 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
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
BA, MPhil (CUHK);

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

LEE Wai Sum, Amy
BA, MPhil, MBS (HKU);
PhD (Warwick)

• Witchcraft and witchery in literature
• Autobiographical writing
• Popular fiction and film
• Health humanities
• Wellness and health education

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

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

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

SHU Chi Yee, Jack
MA, PhD (Warwick)

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

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 

YIM Pui Yu, Eunice
BA (SFU); EdD (Bristol);
Cert ABA (FIT)

• Early childhood education
• Special education
• Applied behaviour analysis
• Positive psychology

Modified Date: 15 February, 2023


Non-JUPAS (Local)

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