Prof. CHIU Kin-fung, Thomas

BSc (HKUST), PGDE, PhD (HKU), MSc (PolyU)

Assistant Professor

Introduction
Thomas Chiu is Assistant Professor of Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Associate Director of the Centre for Learning Sciences and Technologies, and a member of Policy Research @ Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has a strong academic background in Mathematics, Engineering, Technology and Teacher Education. He is Oracle Super Trainer and Microsoft System Trainer, with extensive teaching and leadership experience in schools.

Thomas has a passion for his work and for collaboration across institutions, disciplines and geographies, to further research, insights and the field as a whole, and to engage in interdisciplinary research to make larger impact. He has expertise in quantitative and design-based research methodologies. His specializations include learning technology, STEM education and teacher education.

Thomas provides consultancy services on elearning policies, the design and organization of professional development activities. He is an international scholar of the Center for Self-determination theory. He served as a co-chair of the international conference International Mobile Learning Festival. Currently, he is an associate editor of Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET), a book review editor Interactive Learning Environments (ILE), a review editor Frontiers in STEM education. and also sits on the editorial board of various journals including International Journal of STEM Education and TechTrends.

He is an award-winning educator and School-University Partnership Director, from his time with the University of Hong Kong. His teaching areas are Mathematics Education, Learning Sciences and Technology.

Outside of work, he is an avid chess, tennis, and football enthusiast.

To collaborate with Thomas in any of these professional or personal areas, please contact him at

He also provides consultancy services to design and organize school-based staff development activities.

Please also visit my site: https://sites.google.com/view/tchiu/home
ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2887-5477
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com.hk/citations?user=waxoip4AAAAJ&hl=en
ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Thomas_Kf_Chiu
Research Areas
Learning technology, STEM education, Teacher education
Publications (selected)
Special Issues of Journal Editorials
  1. Leading Guest Editor, The Asia-Pacific Education Research: Motivating online learning: The challenges of COVID-19 and beyond (2021) with Professors Tzung-Jin Lin (National Taiwan Normal University) and Kirsti Lonka (University of Helsinki)
  2. Educational Media International: Integrating mobile technologies, social media and learning design (2014) with Professor Daniel Churchill (University of Hong Kong)

Six most representative publications
  1. [STEM education] Chiu T. K. F., Chai C. S., Williams, J, and Lin T. J. (2021). Teacher professional development on Self-determination Theory-based design thinking in STEM education. Education Technology & Society.
  2. [STEM education] Chiu T. K. F., Meng, H., Chai C. S., Yeung Y., King I., & Wong S. (2021). Creation and evaluation of a pre-tertiary Artificial Intelligence (AI) curriculum. IEEE Transactions on Education. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TE.2021.3085878
  3. [Learning Technology] Chiu T. K. F. (2021). Applying the Self-determination Theory (SDT) to explain student engagement in online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 4, 1-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15391523.2021.1891998
  4. [Learning Technology] Chiu T. K. F. (2021). Digital support for student engagement in blended Learning based on Self-determination Theory. Computers in Human Behavior. 10.1016/j.chb.2021.106909
  5. [Teacher Education] Chiu, T. K. F., & Churchill, D. (2016). Adoption of mobile devices in teaching: Changes in teacher beliefs, attitudes and anxiety. Interactive Learning Environments, 24(2), 317-327. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10494820.2015.1113709.
  6. [Teacher Education] Reeve, J., Ahn, J. S., Bartholomew, K. J., Chiu, T. K. F., Dias, T. L., English, J., Gargurevich, R., Haerens, L., Jang, H., Kaplan, H., Liu, W. C., López-Walle, J. M., Matos, L., Michou, A., Moss, J. D., Mynard, J., O’Donnell, A. M., Olaussen, B. S., Rauhala, T., Tristán , J., Veiga, F., Vicentine, E. C. C., & Wang, C. K. J. (2021). Teaching around the globe: A roundtable discussion of what teachers in different nations can learn from each other. In A. M. O’Donnell, N. C. Barnes, & J. Reeve, J. (Eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Educational Psychology. Oxford, NY: Oxford University Press.

Refereed Journal Papers
(** advisee) (underlined references are the related publications for this award)
Journal Papers
  1. Weng, X. J.**, Chiu T. K. F., & Jong, M. S. Y. (major revision on 12 April, 2021), Applying relatedness to explain learning outcomes of STEM maker activities. International Journal of STEM Education
  2. Chiu T. K. F. (2021). Digital support for student engagement in blended Learning based on Self-determination Theory. Computers in Human Behavior. 10.1016/j.chb.2021.106909
  3. Chiu T. K. F., Meng, H., Chai C. S., Yeung Y., King I., & Wong S. (in press). Creation and evaluation of a pre-tertiary Artificial Intelligence (AI) curriculum. IEEE Transactions on Education. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TE.2021.3085878
  4. Chiu T. K. F. (minor revision). A holistic approach to Artificial Intelligence (AI) curriculum for K-12 schools, TechTrends.
  5. Chiu T. K. F. & Sun J. C. Y. (abstract accepted). Investigating the relationship of technology learning support to digital literacy from the perspective of Self-Determination Theory. Educational Psychology.
  6. Chiu T. K. F. (2021). Student engagement in K-12 online learning amid COVID-19: A qualitative approach from a self-determination theory perspective. Interactive Learning Environments. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10494820.2021.1926289.
  7. Chiu T. K. F. (2021). Applying the Self-determination Theory (SDT) to explain student engagement in online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 4, 1-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15391523.2021.1891998
  8. Chiu T. K. F., Chai C. S., Williams, J, and Lin T. J. (2021). Teacher professional development on Self-determination Theory-based design thinking in STEM education. Education Technology & Society.
  9. Chai C. S, Lin P. Y., Jong M. S. Y, Dai Y, Chiu T. K. F., & Qin J. (2021). Primary school students’ perceptions and behavioral intentions of learning artificial intelligence. Educational Technology & Society.
  10. Chiu T. K. F., Lin T. J., & Lonka, Kisti. (2021). Motivating online learning: The challenges of COVID-19 and beyond. Editorials. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 30, 187-190. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40299-021-00566-w
  11. Chiu T. K. F., & Chai, C. S. (2020). Sustainable curriculum planning for artificial intelligence education: A Self-Determination Theory perspective. Sustainability, 12(14), 5568; https://doi.org/10.3390/su12145568
  12. Chiu, T. K. F., Jong, M. S. Y., & Mok, I. A. C. (2020). Does learner expertise matter when designing emotional multimedia for learners of primary school mathematics? Educational Technology Research and Development, 68, 2305–2320. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11423-020-09775-4
  13. Chiu, T. K. F., & Lim, C. P. (2020). Strategic use of technology for inclusive education in Hong Kong: A content-level perspective, ECNU Review of Education, 3(4), 715-734. https://doi.org/10.1177/2096531120930861.
  14. Chiu, T. K. F., & Hew, T. K. F. (2018). Asynchronous online discussion forum in MOOCs: Does openness matter for peer learning and performance?. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 34(4), 16-28. https://doi.org/10.14742/ajet.3240
  15. Lam, Y. W.**, Hew, T. K. F., & Chiu, T. K. F. (2018). Improving Hong Kong secondary school students’ argumentative writing: Effects of a blended learning approach and gamification. Language Learning and Technology, 22(1), 97–118. https://dx.doi.org/10125/44583
  16. Chiu, T. K. F., & Mok, I. A. C. (2017). Learner expertise and mathematics different order thinking skills in multimedia learning, Computers & Education, 107, 147-164. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2017.01.008
  17. Chan, B.S.K., Churchill, D., & Chiu, T.K.F. (2017). Digital literacy learning in higher education through digital storytelling approach. Journal of International Education Research. https://doi.org/10.19030/jier.v13i1.9907
  18. Chiu, T.K.F. (2017). Introducing electronic textbooks as daily-use technology in schools: A top-down adoption process. British Journal of Educational Technology, 48(2), 524-537. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjet.12432.
  19. Chiu, T.K.F., & Churchill, D. (2016). Design of learning objects for concept learning: Effects of multimedia learning principles and an instructional approach. Interactive Learning Environments, 24(6), 1355-1370. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10494820.2015.1006237.
  20. Chiu, T. K. F., & Churchill, D. (2016). Adoption of mobile devices in teaching: Changes in teacher beliefs, attitudes and anxiety. Interactive Learning Environments, 24(2), 317-327. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10494820.2015.1113709.
  21. Chiu, T. K. F., & Churchill, D. (2015). Exploring the characteristics of an optimal design of digital materials for concept learning in mathematics: multimedia learning and variation theory. Computers & Education, 82, 280-291. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2014.12.001
  22. Churchill, D., Lu, J., & Chiu, T. K. F. (2014). Integrating mobile technologies, social media and learning design. Educational Media International, 51(3), 163-165. https://doi.org/10.1080/09523987.2014.969895.

Book Chapters (Selected)
  1. Reeve, J., Ahn, J. S., Bartholomew, K. J., Chiu, T. K. F., Dias, T. L., English, J., Gargurevich, R., Haerens, L., Jang, H., Kaplan, H., Liu, W. C., López-Walle, J. M., Matos, L., Michou, A., Moss, J. D., Mynard, J., O’Donnell, A. M., Olaussen, B. S., Rauhala, T., Tristán , J., Veiga, F., Vicentine, E. C. C., & Wang, C. K. J. (2021). Teaching around the globe: A roundtable discussion of what teachers in different nations can learn from each other. In A. M. O’Donnell, N. C. Barnes, & J. Reeve, J. (Eds.). The Oxford handbook of educational psychology. Oxford, NY: Oxford University Press.

Scholar Books
  1. Churchill, D., Lu, J., Chiu, T. K. F., & Fox, B. (2016). Mobile learning design: Theories and applications. Springer: Singapore. Top ten scholar book seller in 2016 Springer

Conference Papers (selected)
  1. Chiu T. K. F. (2021). Exploring how Teacher Support Dimensions Impact on K12 Student Engagement in Online Learning, AERA Annual Meeting, April 8-April 12, 2021, virtual meeting.
  2. Chiu, T. K. F. (2020). Six Key Principles in Designing AI Curriculum for Middle Schools. Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, November 3-7, Jacksonville, Florida.
  3. Chiu, T. K. F., (2020). Strategic use of content-specific and content-neutral technologies to cater learning diversity in Mathematics, In Proceedings the International Conference of Learning Sciences, June 19-23, 2020, Nashville, TN. Acceptance rate: 33%
  4. Chiu, T. K. F. (2019). Does an Emotional Multimedia Design Work for Everyone in Mathematics Learning? AERA Annual Meeting (Mathematics Education Section), April 5- 9, 2019, Toronto, Canada.
  5. Chiu, T. K. F. (2018). Learner expertise and emotional designs in Mathematics Learning. In Proceedings the International Conference of Learning Sciences, June 23-27, 2018, London, UK. Acceptance rate: 33%

Knowledge Exchange (selected)
Invited Talk /Key notes/Workshops (selected, since 2017)
  1. Internationalization of curriculum: Case studies in CUHK and the University of Göttingen, Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 19 July, 2021
  2. AI in and Data for Education, Learning and Teaching Expo online, 23 July, 2021.
  3. AI and Mathematics Education, Hong Kong Association of Mathematics Education, 30 June, 2021
  4. Digitalizing STEM learning and teaching, Faculty of Education, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 16 June, 2021
  5. IT in education e-Leadership Series: The strengths and opportunities of e-Learning development under the new normal, Education Bureau, 23 April, 2021 (300 participants)
  6. E-learning sharing session, AI4future and Hong Kong EdCity, 15 April, 2021 (210 participants)
  7. Motivation in remote learning: The challenges of COVID-19 and beyond, the Policy Research @ HKIAPS, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 10 Feb., 2021 (200 participants)
  8. Rethinking Education in the Time of COVID-19, the Policy Research @ HKIAPS, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 18 Jan., 2021 (300 participants)
  9. Teaching in the new normal, The CUHK School Heads Alumni Association, 23, Nov., 2020 (200 participants)
  10. The role of AI in STEM, Centre for Information Technology in Education, The University of Hong Kong. 18, Nov., 2020 (30 participants)
  11. The role of AI in STEM, Centre for Information Technology in Education, The University of Hong Kong. 4, Nov., 2020 (45 participants)
  12. Design for Flipped Learning in English Language, Cartias School Sponsor, 13, Nov., 2020 (14 participants)
  13. How to use Technology to foster student centered learning, Lok Sin Tong school organization, 6 Nov., 2020 (300 participants)
  14. The role of AI in STEM, Centre for Information Technology in Education, The University of Hong Kong. 4, Nov., 2020 (86 participants)
  15. AI education development in Hong Kong, The Association of IT Leaders in Education , 29 Oct., 2020 (100 participants)
  16. Student engagement in technology enhanced learning, Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 21 July, 2020 (60 participants)
  17. Real-time ZOOM Training, Faculty of Education, The Chinese university of Hong Kong. 31, March, 2020
  18. ZOOM Training and Sharing, Faculty of Education, The Chinese university of Hong Kong, 5-6 Feb. , 2020
  19. AI education development in Hong Kong schools, Learning and Teaching Expo, 5 Dec., 2019 (200 participants)
  20. Introduction to STEM education, Holy Family Canossian School (Kowloon Tong), 21 Oct., 2019
  21. How to use assessment for learning: motivate students, Tai Po Sam Yuk Secondary school, 26 Sept. 2019 (80 participants)
  22. The role of M in STEM education, Hong Kong Education Publishing. 29 June, 2019 (150 participants)
  23. STEM education, Ma Kam Ming Charitable Foundation (MKMCF) Ma Ko Pan Memorial School, 28 Feb., 2019
  24. Technology in STEM education, Faculty of education, 5 Jan., 2019.
  25. STEM learning for early childhood education, MLS (Publishers). 30 April, 2018.
  26. The role of mathematics in STEM education, The University of Hong Kong, 6 December, 2017.
  27. Flipped learning and Self-directed learning in Mathematics and Science, Cognitio College, 6 June, 2017

Media Coverage
Bulletin
  1. The Corona Chronicle, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, https://www.iso.cuhk.edu.hk/images/publication/bulletin/202001/pdf/bulletin_202001_en.pdf, Nov. 1, 2020

Radio show (interview)
  1. 學生老師家長E-Learning現況!, 教育節目《與時並進》, Commercial Radio Hong Kong, Jan 9, 2020. https://www.881903.com/search?q=E-Learning
  2. AI education , 同途有心人, Commercial Radio Hong Kong, Jan 10, 2020. http://event.881903.com/hkjc-charities/

Newspaper with (interview)
  1. 老師家長都吃力不討好 疫下在家自學為何成效不彰?, Hong Kong 01, 15, May, 2021. https://周報/623985/停課-上-老師家長都吃力不討好-疫下在家自學為何成效不彰
  2. 家有Zoom讀書郎, Hong Kong Economic Journal, 22 March, 2021, https://www1.hkej.com/dailynews/commentary/article/2743532/%E5%AE%B6%E6%9C%89Zoom%E8%AE%80%E6%9B%B8%E9%83%8E OR http://www.hkiaps.cuhk.edu.hk/eng/news.asp?details=1&ItemID=N20210322
  3. The New Normal of Learning: Online Classes, The Young Reporter, 16 Dec., 2020. http://tyr.jour.hkbu.edu.hk/2020/12/16/the-new-normal-of-learning-online-classes/
  4. Survey says Hong Kong students didn't like online learning during Covid-19 class suspension, South China Morning Post, 2 Jun, 2020.
  5. Rethinking Hong Kong education, Our Hong Kong Foundation, 2 Jun, 2020.
  6. A study on secondary student online learning, Singtao, 22 May, 2020 https://std.stheadline.com/daily/article/2216793/日報-教育-調查-中學生網上學習壓力大感焦慮
  7. Teaching and learning in the new normal, Sky Post, 21 May, 2020
  8. Teaching and learning in the new normal, Bastille Post, 21 May, 2020
  9. Teaching and learning in the new normal, Headline Daily, 21 May, 2020

Press release
  1. CUHK Study Reveals that Local Secondary School Students Face Great Challenges and Pressure in Online Learning Under the Epidemic (English version).
    https://www.cpr.cuhk.edu.hk/en/press_detail.php?id=3290&t=cuhk-study-reveals-that-local-secondary-school-students-face-great-challenges-and-pressure-in-online-learning-under-the-epidemic&s=

Blog
  1. Is Artificial Intelligence a solution to the challenges of the pandemic? ASCILITE Technology Enhanced Learning Blog. Retrieved from https://blog.ascilite.org/is-artificial-intelligence-a-solution-to-the-challenges-of-the-pandemic/

Scholar Books
  1. Churchill, D., Lu, J., Chiu, T. K. F., & Fox, B. (2016). Mobile learning design: Theories and applications. Springer: New York Top ten scholar book seller in 2016 Springer

Book Chapters
  1. Chiu, T.K.F. (2016). Effects of Prior Knowledge on Mathematics Different Order Thinking Skills in Mobile Multimedia Environments Mobile learning: theories and applications. Springer: New York, 373-386.

Book Review
  1. Weng, X., Jong, M.S.Y., & Chiu, T. K. (2020). Smart Learning Environments–Lecture Notes in Educational Technology (Book review). Bulletin of the Technical Committee on Learning Technology (ISSN: 2306-0212), 20(1).

Selected Conference papers
  1. Chiu T.K.F. (2021). Exploring how Teacher Support Dimensions Impact on K12 Student Engagement in Online Learning [Paper Session]. AERA Annual Meeting, Apr 8-12 2021, virtual meeting.
  2. Weng, X.J., Chiu T.K.F., Jong, M.S.Y. (2021). Promoting Integrated STEM Education: Effectiveness of Making and Making with Mentoring Instructions [Paper session]. AERA Annual Meeting, Apr 8-12 2021, virtual meeting.
  3. Chiu, T.K.F. (2020). Six Key Principles in Designing AI Curriculum for Middle Schools. Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, November 3-7, Jacksonville, Florida.
  4. Chai, C.S., Lin, P.Y., Jong, M.S.Y., Dai, Yun, Chiu, T.K.F., & Huang, B.Y. (2020), Factors influencing students’ behavioral intention to continue artificial intelligence learning, International Symposium on Educational Technology 2020, July 21 – 24, 2020, Bangkok: Thailand.
  5. Weng, X.J., Jong, M.S.Y., & Chiu, T.K.F. (2020), Effects of Gamification on Undergraduate Students with Different Learning Styles, the 24th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE 2020), June 4-8, 2020, China.
  6. Weng, X.J., Jong, M.S.Y., & Chiu, T.K.F. (2020), Implementation Challenges of STEM Education: from Teachers’ Perspective, the 28th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2020), November 23-27, 2020, virtual conference.
  7. Weng, X., Jong, M.S.Y., & Chiu, T. K. (2020). Smart Learning Environments–Lecture Notes in Educational Technology (Book review). Bulletin of the Technical Committee on Learning Technology (ISSN: 2306-0212), 20(1).
  8. Chai, C.S., Lin, P.Y., Jong, M.S.J., Dai, Yun, Chiu, T.K.F., & Huang, B.Y. (2020), Factors influencing students’ behavioral intention to continue artificial intelligence learning, International Symposium on Educational Technology 2020, August 24 – 27, 2020, Bangkok: Thailand.
  9. Chiu, T.K.F. (2020). Strategic use of content-specific and content-neutral technologies to cater learning diversity in Mathematics, In Proceedings the International Conference of Learning Sciences, June 19-23, 2020, Nashville, TN.
  10. Chiu, T.K.F. (2019). Does an Emotional Multimedia Design Work for Everyone in Mathematics Learning? AERA Annual Meeting (Mathematics Education Section), April 5- 9, 2019, Toronto, Canada.
  11. Chiu, T.K.F. (2018). Learner expertise and emotional designs in Mathematics Learning. In Proceedings the International Conference of Learning Sciences, June 23-27, 2018, London, UK.
  12. Chiu, T.K.F. (2018). The Role of Mathematics Spatial Thinking in Achievement and Interest of STEM Education. In Proceedings of the International Mobile Learning Festival, June 8-9, 2018, Singapore
  13. Chiu, T.K.F. (2017). Effects and contributions of external presentation comprising prior knowledge during multimedia learning. AERA Annual Meeting (Mathematics Education Section, April 27-May 1, 2017, San Antonio, Texas.
  14. Chiu, T.K.F. (2017). How teacher beliefs and styles affect mobile instructional strategies. In Proceedings of the International Mobile Learning Festival, June 8-10, 2017, Hong Kong.
  15. Fok, W, Au Yeung, H.H.**, & Chiu, T.K.F. (2017) A Study of Mathematics E-Textbook Usage in Hong Kong Primary School. 2017 6th International Conference on Educational and Information Technology (ICEIT 2017), March 7-10, Cambridge, UK.
  16. Ng, K.H.**, & Chiu, T.K.F. (2017). Emotional Multimedia design for Developing Mathematical Problem solving Skills. HKAECT x AECT 2017 Summer International Research Symposium, June 15-17, 2017
  17. Chiu, T.K.F. (2016). Prior knowledge and mathematics order thinking skill in multimedia learning. The International Conference of Learning Sciences, June 20-24, 2016, Singapore.
  18. Chiu, T.K.F. (2016). Learning designs and computational thinking skill. In Proceedings of the International Mobile Learning Festival, May 15-18, 2016, Bangkok
  19. Chiu, T.K.F. (2016). Design of multimedia external representation: cognitive processing. Paper presented at Global Summit and Expo on Multimedia & Applications, Aug 15-16, 2016, London, UK.
  20. Chiu, T.K.F. (2015). Adoption of mobile learning in schools: Impact of changes in teacher values. In Proceedings of the International Mobile Learning Festival, May 22-23, 2015, Hong Kong.
  21. Chiu, T.K.F. (2015). Design of multimedia external representation: cognitive processing. Paper presented at Global Summit and Expo on Multimedia & Applications, Aug 10-11, 2015, Birmingham, UK.
  22. Chiu, T.K.F. (2014). Effects of prior knowledge and content representation on mathematics concept learning in small screen environments. In Proceedings of the International Mobile Learning Festival, June 2-4, 2014 (pp. 201-215), Bali, Indonesia.

Selected Recent Projects (Last five years)
  1. AI for Future, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. PI: Professor Yam, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK$59,984,488 (US$ 7,690,318). https://cuhkjc-aiforfuture.hk/index.php/en/ai-for-the-future, 2019-2022.
  2. The Curriculum Development of Artificial Intelligence and Education in Hong Kong Schools, Quality Education Fund, HK$490,300 (US$63,115), 2021-2022.
  3. Incorporating aviation knowledge and communication to enhance STEAM curriculum, Quality Education Fund. PI: Professor Park, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK$1,551,100 (US$198,858), 2021-2022.
  4. Hong Kong students’ acceptance of using flipped classroom in Chinese language subject and influencing factors, Standing Committee on Language Education and Research, Education Bureau, PI: Dinky Lau, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK$ 616,001 (US$78,975), 2021-2022.
  5. Developing digital learning course for internationalization of curriculum through contemporary learning environments, Grant Scheme for Internationalization of Curriculum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK$82,000 (US$ 10,512), 2020-2022.
  6. A comparative study on a Self-determination Theory designed professional development programmes for Artificial Intelligence education, Faculty of Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK$39,200 (US$ 4,900), 2020-2021.
  7. Using learning management systems (LMS) and IT tools to develop self-directed learning abilities of secondary school students, Education Bureau, PI: Professor Jong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK$ 540,960 (US$ 69,353), 2020-2021.
  8. Professional development programme for school teachers: Effective use of mobile computer devices for e-Learning, Education Bureau. Professor Jong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK$540,960 (US$ 69,353), 2020-2021.
  9. Research on how the COVID19 pandemic changed the educational scenario. PI: Dr Padilla, University da Vinci. http://educovid19.wordpress.com, 2020-2022.
  10. The development of smart learning management system for STOU’s Students. PI: Professor Ngamvichaikit, Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, 2020-2022.
  11. Jockey Club self-directed learning in STEM programme - Inspiring self-directed learners for the Future (賽馬會 STEM 自主學習計劃), The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. PI: Professor Law, Centre for Information Technology in Education, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong. HK$30,820,000.00 (US$ 3,951,282) https://jcstem.cite.hku.hk/, 2019-2021.
  12. Research project on the development and validation of knowledge structures and assessment questions for the mathematics subject for student adaptive learning, Education Bureau. Team: Professors De La Torre and Mok, HK$ 1,399,680 (US$ 179,487), 2019-2020.
  13. Joint university collaboration to develop students’ competence and leadership in promoting integrated STEM education. Funding Scheme for Teaching and Learning, University Grant Council. Project Leader: Dr Yip Wing Yan Valerie, PI: Professor Lee, HK$4,953,900 (US$635,115), 2017-2019.
  14. Developing mathematics concept learning from social-cultural perspectives, Two secondary schools. HK$2,000,000 (US$ 256,410), 2018-2020.
  15. STEM integration models: A Whole School Approach, Cognito College, HK$600,000 (US$ 76,920), 2017-2019.
  16. Multilevel leadership network for SDL innovation to advance STEM development, self-directed learning as a strategy to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education at the upper primary and secondary levels, Education Bureau. PI: Professor Law, Centre for Information Technology in Education, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, HK$8,658,000 (US$102,564), 2017-2019.
  17. Theory meeting practice: scaffolding pre-service teachers’ reflective thinking and practice through computer-supported collaborative inquiry, Teaching Development Grant. PI: Professor Chan, The University of Hong Kong. HK$250,000 (US$32,051), 2017-2019.
  18. Student Adaptive Learning System for Mathematics for Primary Schools to Enhance Learning and Teaching, Education Bureau. Team: Professor De La Torre, Mok and Cheng, The University of Hong Kong. HK$ 1,399,660 (US$ 179,487), 2017-2018.