Prof. LAU Wing-fat, Wilfred

BSc, PCEd, MStat, PhD (HKU), GradDip (IMIS), MSc (VU)

Associate Professor

Introduction
Formerly served as Computer Studies Teacher and Mathematics Panel Head in secondary schools, Post-doctoral Fellow at HKU, and Assistant Professor at HKIEd. Courses taught include Information Technology in Education, e-Learning in Schools, Project in Learning Sciences and Technologies, Mathematics Curriculum and Teaching: Basic Theory and Practice, Mathematical Literacy and Problem Solving, The Teaching of Algebra and Calculus, Mathematics Teaching Project Report, Subject Curriculum and Teaching (Major: Mathematics), and Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment under Educational Reform.

Wilfred has collaborated actively with researchers in other academic disciplines such as psychology. He is the Editor of Cogent Education (ESCI), the Consulting Editor of Educational Technology Research and Development (SSCI), and the Editorial Board Member of Computers & Education (SSCI), Information and Learning Sciences (ESCI), Journal of Technology and Information Education (ERIH+), and Social Sciences & Humanities Open. He has served as ad hoc reviewer for 40 international journals. His publications have appeared in journals such as Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, British Journal of Educational Technology, Computers & Education, Computers in Human Behavior, Education and Information Technologies, Educational Technology Research and Development, EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, Higher Education, Journal of Educational Computing Research, Learning and Individual Differences, Mathematics Education Research Journal, The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, and The Internet and Higher Education. He has also served as executive committee member, organizing committee member, program chair, and program committee member for several international conferences, and has presented papers in AECT, AERA, APA, ASCILITE, EdMedia, E-Learn, HERDSA, HKAECT, and PME conferences. He is the Principal Investigator of internal grants (DGR and TDG) funded by the University and external grants (PPR and GRF) funded by the Policy Innovation and Co-ordination Office and the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong SAR Government.
Research Areas
Technology enhanced learning, social media in education, adolescent online behaviour, computer science education, mathematics education
Selected Publications
Journal articles
  1. Jiang, M. Y. C., Jong, M. S. Y., Lau, W. W. F., Chai, C. S., & Wu, N. (forthcoming). Using automatic speech recognition technology to enhance EFL learners’ oral language complexity in a flipped classroom. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology.
  2. Chan, S. W. Y., Lau, W. W. F., Hui, C. H., Lau, E. Y. Y., & Cheung, S. F. (2020). Causal relationship between religiosity and value priorities: Cross-sectional and longitudinal investigations. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 12(1), 77-87.
  3. Jiang, M. Y. C., Jong, M. S. Y., Lau, W. W. F., Chai, C. S., Liu, K. S. X., & Park, M. (2020). A scoping review on flipped classroom approach in language education: Challenges, implications and an interaction model. Computer Assisted Language Learning.
  4. Tsang, A., Paran, A., & Lau, W. W. F. (2020). The language and non-language benefits of literature in foreign language education: An exploratory study of learners’ views. Language Teaching Research.
  5. Xie, C., Cheung, A. C. K., Lau, W. W. F., & Slavin, R. E. (2020). The effects of computer-assisted instruction on mathematics achievement in mainland China: A meta-analysis. International Journal of Educational Research.
  6. Lau, W. W. F. (2019). Pre-service mathematics teachers’ professional learning in a pedagogy course: Examining changes in beliefs and confidence in teaching algebra. Mathematics Education Research Journal.
  7. Zhuang, T., Cheung, A. C. K., Lau, W. W. F., & Tang, Y (2019). Development and validation of an instrument to measure STEM undergraduate students’ comprehensive educational process. Frontiers of Education in China, 14(4), 575–611.
  8. Lau, W. W. F. (2018). Relationships between pre-service teachers’ social media usage in informal settings and technological pedagogical content knowledge. EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 14(12), em1611.
  9. Lau, W. W. F., & Man, Y. K. (2018). Teacher noticing: Advancing understanding of teaching, learning, policy, and practice in mathematics education. EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 14(11), em1657.
  10. Chu, S. K. W., Zhang, Y., Chen, K., Chan, C. K., Lee, C. W. Y., Zou, E., & Lau, W. (2017). The effectiveness of wikis for project-based learning in different disciplines in higher education. The Internet and Higher Education, 33, 49–60.
  11. Fong, S. S. M., Chu, S. W. K., Lau, W. W. F., Doherty, I., & Hew, K. F. (2017). Incorporating wiki technology in a traditional biostatistics course: Effects on university students’ collaborative learning, approaches to learning and course performance. Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 16, 285-299.
  12. Lau, W. W. F. (2017). Effects of social media usage and social media multitasking on the academic performance of university students. Computers in Human Behavior, 68,286–291.
  13. Lau, W. W. F., Lui, V., & Chu, S. K. W. (2017). The use of wikis in a science inquiry-based project in a primary school. Educational Technology Research and Development, 65(3), 533–553.
  14. Chu, S. K. W., Lau, W. W. F., Chu, D. S. C., Lee, C. W. Y., & Chan, L. L. H. (2016). Media awareness among Hong Kong primary students. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 48(1), 90-104.
  15. Lau, W. W. F., Hui, C. H., Lam, J., Lau, E. Y. Y., Ng, D., & Cheung, S. F. (2016). Psychometric evaluation of the Spiritual Transcendence Scale in a Chinese sample: Is there factorial invariance across gender, occupation, and religion? International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 26(2), 136-151.
  16. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2016). The relative importance of paternal and maternal parenting as predictors of adolescents’ home internet use and usage. Computers & Education, 102, 224-233.
  17. Yuen, A. H. K., Lau, W. W. F., Park, J .H., Lau, G. K. K., & Chan, A. K. M. (2016). Digital equity and students’ home computing: A Hong Kong study. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 25(4), 509–518.
  18. Hui, C. H., Lau, E. Y. Y., Lam, J., Cheung, S. F., & Lau, W. W. F. (2015). Psychological predictors in Chinese Christians’ church attendance and religious steadfastness: A three-wave prospective study. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 7(3), 250-264.
  19. Hui, C. H., Lau, W. W. F., Cheung, S. H., Cheung, S.-F., Lau, E. Y. Y., & Lam, J. (2015). Predictors and outcomes of experiences deemed religious: A longitudinal investigation. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 25(2), 107-129.
  20. Lau, W. W. F., Hui, C. H., Lam, J., Lau, E. Y. Y., & Cheung, S.-F. (2015). The relationship between spirituality and quality of life among university students: An autoregressive cross-lagged panel analysis. Higher Education, 69(6), 977-990.
  21. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2015). Factorial invariance across gender of a perceived ICT literacy scale. Learning and Individual Differences, 41, 79-85.
  22. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2014a). Developing and validating of a perceived ICT literacy scale for junior secondary school students: Pedagogical and educational contributions. Computers & Education, 78, 1-9.
  23. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2014b). Internet ethics of adolescents: Understanding demographic differences. Computers & Education, 72, 378-385.
  24. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2013a). Adolescents’ online risky behaviours: The influence of gender, religion, and parenting style. Computers in Human Behavior29(6), 2690-2696.
  25. Lau, W. W. F & Yuen, A. H. K. (2013b). Educational technology training workshops for mathematics teachers: An exploration of perception changes. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 29(4), 595-611.
  26. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2013c). Learning study in Mathematics: It is for students, teachers, and teacher educators. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher22(4), 377-388.
  27. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2011a). Modelling programming performance: Beyond the influence of learner characteristics. Computers & Education57(1), 1202-1213.
  28. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K (2011b). The impact of the medium of instruction: The case of teaching and learning of computer programming. Education and Information Technologies, 16(2), 183-201.
  29. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K (2010a). Gender differences in learning styles: Nurturing a gender and style sensitive computer science classroom. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 26(7), 1090-1103.
  30. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2010b). Promoting conceptual change of learning sorting algorithm through the diagnosis of mental models: The effects of gender and learning styles. Computers & Education, 54(1), 275-288.
  31. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2009a). Exploring the effects of gender and learning styles on computer programming performance: implications for programming pedagogy. British Journal   of Educational Technology, 40(4), 696-712.
  32. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2009b). Predictive validity of measures of the Pathfinder Scaling Algorithm on programming performance: Alternative assessment strategy for programming education. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 41(2), 227-250.

Edited books
  1. Jong, M. S. Y., Shih, J. L., Looi, C. K., Huang, M. X., Chen, X. H., Xie, Y. R., Zhang, X. B., Li, H. Y., Zhang, Y., Sun, D., Kuo, R., Tan, S. C., Lau, W., Xie, H. R., Jiang, B., Wang, M., & Tu, S. (Eds). (2018). Proceedings of the 22nd Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE 2018). Guangzhou: South China Normal University.
  2. Ma, W. W. K., Yuen, A. H. K., Park, J., Lau, W. W. F., & Deng, L. (Eds.). (2015). New Media, Knowledge Practices and Multiliteracies – HKAECT 2014 International Conference. Springer-Verlag: Berlin Heidelberg.

Book chapters
  1. Lau, W. W. F. (2021). Analysis of Hong Kong’s mathematics curriculum. In E. Taricani (Ed.), Design thinking and innovation in learning (pp. 57-69). Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing Limited.
  2. Lau, W. W. F. (2018). Learning with games and digital stories in visual programming. In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 4th ed. (pp. 3309-3316). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Inc.
  3. Lau, W. W. F. (2016). Students’ misconceptions in learning algebra: A diagnostic teaching approach. In M. Vargas (Ed.), Teaching and Learning: Principles, Approaches and Impact Assessment (pp. 117-130)Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  4. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2015). Teaching in visual programming environments. In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 3rd ed. (pp. 2600-2608). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Inc.
  5. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2014). Towards a gender-focused programming performance model. In T. S. Clary (Ed.), Horizons in Computer Science Research. Volume 9 (pp. 141-152)Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  6. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K (2011). An e-learning proposal to teach integrated humanities. In J. P. Henderson & A. D. Lawrence (Eds.), Teaching Strategies(pp. 287-302). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  7. Yu, M., Yuen, A. H. K., Park, J., Lam, H. C., Lau, K. K., & Lau, W. (2011). Web 2.0 divide among naughty insiders, worried outsiders, and invisible monitors: A case study. In R. Kwan et al. (Eds.), Communications in Computer and Information Science (Vol. 177) (pp. 51-62). Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.
  8. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K (2010). Learning and teaching of computer programming: Past and  future.  In  S.  D.  Grahame  (Ed.),  Science  Education  in  a  Rapidly  Changing  World(pp. 47-60). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  9. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2009). Towards a framework of programming pedagogy.  In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology (Vol. VIII), 2nd ed. (pp. 3772-3777). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Inc.

Conference proceedings
  1. Lau, W. W. F., Jong, M. S. Y., Cheng, G. K. S., Chu, S. K. W., & Wang, X. (2020). Demographic predictors of teachers’ stages of concern for STEM education in Hong Kong. In H-J. So, M. M. Rodrigo, J. Mason, & A. Mitrovic (Eds.), Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Computers in Education (Volume II) (pp. 743-745). Australia: Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (APSCE).
  2. Lau, W. W. F., Jong, M. S. Y., Cheng, G. K. S., & Chu, S. K. W. (2020). Teachers’ concerns about STEM education in Hong Kong. Proceedings of EdMedia + Innovate Learning (pp. 344-347). Online, The Netherlands: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  3. Cheng, G., Poon, L. K. M., Lau, W. W. F., & Zhou, R. C. (2019). Applying eye tracking to identify students’ use of learning strategies in understanding program code. Proceedings of 2019 3rd International Conference on Education and Multimedia Technology (ICEMT) (pp. 140-144). The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
  4. Cheng, G., Poon, L. K. M., Lau, W. W. F., & Zhou, R. C. (2019). Exploring the relationship between self-regulated learning strategies and computer programming achievement in higher education. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Education 2019 (ICEDU 2019) (pp. 67-74). The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM).
  5. Jiang, M. Y. C., Jong, M. S. Y., Lau, W. W. F., & Luk, E. T. H. (2019). Does ICT use matter between socioeconomic status and academic performance? Proceedings of 2019 International Symposium on Educational Technology (ISET) (pp. 83-86). The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
  6. Lau, W. W. F. (2019a). Engaging pre-service mathematics teachers in guided reflection in an online community of practice. In J. Theo Bastiaens (Ed.), Proceedings of EdMedia + Innovate Learning (pp. 633-638). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  7. Lau, W. W. F. (2019b). Pre-service mathematics teachers’ teaching and learning conceptions. In A. Shvarts (Ed.), Proceedings of the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME) and Yandex Russian Conference “Technology and Psychology for Mathematics Education” (p. 254). Moscow, Russia: HSE Publishing House.
  8. Lau, W. W. F. (2018a). Reflective practice of pre-service mathematics teachers in an asynchronous online discussion forum. In T. Bastiaens, J. Van Braak, M. Brown, L. Cantoni, M. Castro, R. Christensen, G. Davidson-Shivers, K. DePryck, M. Ebner, M. Fominykh, C. Fulford, S. Hatzipanagos, G. Knezek, K. Kreijns, G. Marks, E. Sointu, E. Korsgaard Sorensen, J. Viteli, J. Voogt, P. Weber, E. Weippl, & O. Zawacki-Richter (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (pp. 643-647). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). 
  9. Lau, W. W. F. (2018b). The effects of a pedagogy course on pre-service mathematics teachers’ beliefs and confidence about teaching algebra. In E. Bergqvist, M. Österholm, C. Granberg, & L. Sumpter (Eds.), Proceedings of the 42nd Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (Vol. 5, p. 99). Umeå, Sweden: PME.
  10. Jiang, Y., Jong, M. S. Y., Lau, W. W. F., & Meng, H. (2018). Developing university-based micro-modules: Practical perspectives from CUHK. Proceedings of the Eurasian Conference on Educational Innovation 2018 (pp. 49-50). International Institute of Knowledge Innovation and Invention (IIKII).
  11. Chiu, R. Y. K., Cheung, D. S. P., & Lau, W. W. F. (2017). The effects of electronic textbook implementation on students’ learning in a chemistry classroom. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Learning and Teaching in Computing and Engineering (LaTiCE) (pp. 54-61). The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
  12. Lau, W. W. F. & Chan, Y. C. (2017). Developing preservice mathematics teachers’ post-teaching reflection through online video. In J. Johnston (Ed.), Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2017 (pp. 43-46). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  13. Lau, W. W. F. (2016). Individual differences in motivations for using social media among university students. In S. Barker, S. Dawson, A. Pardo, & C. Colvin (Eds.), Show Me The Learning. Proceedings of ASCILITE 2016 Adelaide (pp. 354-358).
  14. Lau, W. W. F., Hung, J. C. Y., & Jong, M. S. Y. (2016). Demographic predictors of social media usage among pre-service teachers. In Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2016 (pp. 116-121). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  15. Lau, W. W. F. (2015a). Positive technological development: How do students and parents perceive it? In S. Carliner, C. Fulford & N. Ostashewski (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (pp. 316-320). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  16. Lau, W. W. F. (2015b). Student and parent perceived technological efficacy, social uses of technology, and technological contribution: A dyadic analysis. In Proceedings of E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (pp. 1027-1031). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  17. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2015). Adolescents’ internet use and usage in a family context: Implications for family learning. In M. R. Simonson (Ed.), 2014 Annual Proceedings of Selected Research and Development Papers (Volume 1) (pp. 125-132). Bloomington, IN: AECT.
  18. Lau, W. W. F., Yuen, A. H. K., & Chan, A. (2015). Variable-centered and person-centered approaches to studying the VARK learning style inventory. In W. W. K. Ma, A. H. K. Yuen, J. Park, W. W. F. Lau, & L. Deng (Eds.), New Media, Knowledge Practices and Multiliteracies – HKAECT 2014 International Conference(pp. 207-216)Springer-Verlag: Berlin Heidelberg.
  19. Lau, W. W. F. (2008). The role of gender, student ability, and medium of instruction on learning of computer programming: A Hong Kong study. In R. R. Mellecker, P. Y. H. Wong & L. K. H. Yu (Eds.), Research Studies in Education, Volume 6 (pp. 73-83). Hong Kong: The Office of Research, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong.
  20. Lau, W. W. F. (2006). Eliciting mental models: Students of different learning styles learning to program. In J. Huang, M. Y. Gu & P. K. E. Cheung (Eds.), Research Studies in Education, Volume 4 (pp. 110-126). Hong Kong: The Office of Research, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong.

Conference Presentations
  1. Lau, W. W. F., Jong, M. S. Y., Cheng, G. K. S., Chu, S. K. W., & Wang, X. (2020, November). Demographic predictors of teachers’ stages of concern for STEM education in Hong Kong. Poster presented online at the 28th International Conference on Computers in Education, Australia.
  2. Lau, W. W. F., Jong, M. S. Y., Cheng, G. K. S., & Chu, S. K. W. (2020, June). Teachers’ concerns about STEM education in Hong Kong. Paper presented online at the EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2020: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, The Netherlands.
  3. Cheng, G., Poon, L. K. M., Lau, W. W. F., & Zhou, R. C. (2019, July). Applying eye tracking to identify students’ use of learning strategies in understanding program code. Paper presented at the International Conference on Education and Multimedia Technology (ICEMT) 2019, Nagoya, Japan.
  4. Jiang, M. Y. C., Jong, M. S. Y., Lau, W. W. F., & Luk, E. T. H. (2019, July). Does ICT use matter between socioeconomic status and academic performance? Paper presented at the International Symposium on Educational Technology (ISET) 2019, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic.
  5. Lau, W. W. F. (2019, June). Engaging pre-service mathematics teachers in guided reflection in an online community of practice. Paper presented at the EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2019: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  6. Cheng, G., Poon, L. K. M., Lau, W. W. F., & Zhou, R. C. (2019, April). Exploring the relationship between self-regulated learning strategies and computer programming achievement in higher education. Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Education (ICEDU 2019), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  7. Lau, W. W. F. (2019, March). Pre-service mathematics teachers’ teaching and learning conceptions. Paper presented at the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME) & Yandex Russian Conference “Technology and Psychology for Mathematics Education”, Moscow, Russia.
  8. Lau, W. W. F. (2018, July). The effects of a pedagogy course on pre-service mathematics teachers’ beliefs and confidence about teaching algebra. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME), Umeå, Sweden.
  9. Lau, W. W. F. (2018, June). Reflective practice of pre-service mathematics teachers in an asynchronous online discussion forum. Paper presented at the EdMedia 2018: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  10. Xie, C., Cheung, A. C. K., & Lau, W. W. F. (2018, April). The effects of computer-assisted instruction on mathematics achievement in China: A meta-analysis. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York City, NY, U.S.
  11. Jiang, Y., Jong, M. S. Y., Lau, W. W. F., & Meng, H. (2018, January). Developing university-based micro-modules: Practical perspectives from CUHK. Paper presented at the Eurasian Conference on Educational Innovation 2018, Macau.
  12. Fong, S. S. M., Chu, S. W. K., Lau, W. W. F., Doherty, I., & Hew, K. F. (2017, December). Effects of wiki on health science students’ collaborative learning, approaches to learning and performance in a traditional biostatistics course. Poster presented at the 9th Asian Medical Education Association Symposium cum Frontiers in Medical and Health Sciences Education 2017, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  13. Lau, W. W. F., & Chan, Y. C. (2017, June). Developing preservice mathematics teachers’ post-teaching reflection through online video. Paper presented at the EdMedia 2017: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, Washington, DC, U.S.
  14. Lau, W. W. F., & Chan, C. K. (2017, June). Quantitative analysis for research in education and communication. Invited workshop at the HKAECT x AECT 2017 Summer International Research Symposium, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  15. Jong, M. S. Y., Tam, V., Lau, W. W. F., Chan, T., Shang, J., & Luk, E. (2017, April). A pilot study of harnessing the flipped classroom strategy in social inquiry learning. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Antonio, TX, U.S.
  16. Xie, C., Cheung, A. C. K., & Lau, W. W. F. (2017, April). CAI programs for enhancing mathematics achievement in Grades 1-12 in Mainland China: A meta-analysis. Paper presented at the Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association (CAERDA) International Conference, San Antonio, TX, U.S. (This paper receives the Student Paper Award of the conference.)
  17. Chiu, R. Y. K., Cheung, D. S. P., & Lau, W. W. F. (2017, April). The effects of electronic textbook implementation on students’ learning in a chemistry classroom. Paper presented at the Fifth International Conference on Learning and Teaching in Computing and Engineering (LaTiCE), The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  18. Fong, S. S. M., Chu, S. W. K., Lau, W. W. F., Doherty, I., & Hew, K. F. (2017, March).Incorporating wiki technology in a traditional biostatistics course: Influence on BSc (Exercise and Health) students’ collaborative learning, approaches to learning and course performance. Poster presented at the Influencing Teaching and Learning Practice - Achieving the Ripple Effect Conference, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  19. Lau, W. W. F., Chan, Y-C., & Mak, K-W. (2016, December). Developing B.Ed. student teachers’ pedagogical content knowledge through self-directed learning using Office 365 SharePoint. Poster presented at the Teaching and Learning Innovation Expo 2016, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  20. Lau, W. W. F. (2016, November). Individual differences in motivations for using social media among university students. Paper presented at the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) 2016 Conference, Adelaide, Australia.
  21. Fong, S. S. M., Chu, S. W. K., Lau, W. W. F., Doherty, I., & Hew, K. F. (2016, November). Using Wiki technology for teaching, learning and assessment in a BSc (Exercise and Health) research method course: A pilot study. Poster presented at the Frontiers in Medical and Health Sciences Education Conference, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  22. Yuen, A. H. K., Chan, A. K. M., Ma, W. W. K., Chan, A. C. K., & Lau, W. W. F. (2016, October). Students’ conceptions of learning and adoption of e-learning technology. Paper presented at the 2016 Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Las Vegas, NV, U.S.
  23. Jong, M. S. Y., Lau, W. W. F., & Chan, T. (2016, July). A pilot study on integrating virtual mentoring into serious gaming. Paper presented at the International Conference on Internet Studies, Osaka, Japan.
  24. Lau, W. W. F., Hung, J. C. Y., & Jong, M. S. Y. (2016, June). Demographic predictors of social media usage among pre-service teachers. Paper presented at the EdMedia 2016: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, Vancouver, Canada.
  25. Chan, S. W. Y., Lau, W. W. F., Hui, C. H., Lau, E. Y. Y., & Cheung, S.-F. (2016, January). Causal relationships between religiosity and values. Poster presented at the Psychology of Christian Faith 2016 Conference, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  26. Lau, W. W. F., Hui, C. H., Lam, J., Lau, E. Y. Y., Ng, D., & Cheung, S.-F. (2016, January). Psychometric properties of the Spiritual Transcendence Scale in a Chinese sample. Paper presented at the Psychology of Christian Faith 2016 Conference, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  27. Fong, S. S. M., Chu, S. W. K., Lau, W. W. F., Doherty, I., & Hew, K. F. (2015, November). Incorporating Wiki technology to facilitate BSc (Exercise and Health) students’ collaborative learning in a traditional research method and statistics course. Poster presented at the Frontiers in Medical and Health Sciences Education Conference, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  28. Chan, C.-K., Yuen, A. H. K., Lau, W. W. F., & Chan, A. K. M. (2015, November). A latent class analysis of Hong Kong adolescents’ risky online behaviors. Paper presented at the 2015 Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Indianapolis, IN, U.S.
  29. Chan, C.-K., Yuen, A. H. K., Lau, W. W. F., & Chan, A. K. M. (2015, November). Predicting cyberbullying victimization: Linking to children and parents’ perception and understanding of cyberbullying. Paper presented at the 2015 Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Indianapolis, IN, U.S.
  30. Yuen, A. H. K., Lau, W. W. F., & Chan, A. K. M. (2015, November). Predicting teenagers’ internet usage at home. Paper presented at the 2015 Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Indianapolis, IN, U.S.
  31. Lau, W. W. F. (2015, October). Student and parent perceived technological efficacy, social uses of technology, and technological contribution: A dyadic analysis. Paper presented at the E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning, Kona, HI, U.S.
  32. Lau, W. W. F. (2015, June). Positive technological development: How do students and parents perceive it? Paper presented at the EdMedia 2015: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, Montreal, Canada.
  33. Fong, S. S. M., Chu, S. W. K., Lau, W. W. F., Doherty, I., & Hew, K. F. (2015, May). Incorporating Wiki technology to enhance university students’ collaborative learning in a traditional research method and statistics course: A pilot study. Paper presented at the CITE Research Symposium 2015, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  34. Chan, S. W. Y., Hui, C. H., Lau, W. W. F., Lau, E. Y. Y., & Cheung, S.-F. (2015, March). Unpacking the causal relationship between religiosity and values. Poster presented at International Convention of Psychological Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  35. Lau, W. W. F., Hui, C. H., Lam, J., Lau, E. Y. Y., & Cheung, S.-F. (2015, January). The relationship between spirituality and quality of life among university students. Paper presented at the Psychology of Christian Faith 2015 Conference, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  36. Hui, C. H., Lau, W. W. F., Lau, E. Y. Y., & Cheung, S.-F. (2015, January). Predicting stability of church attendance: Organizational and psychological factors. Paper presented at the Psychology of Christian Faith 2015 Conference, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  37. Chan, C. K., Hui, C. H., Cheung, S. H., Lau, E. Y. Y., Lau, W. W. F., & Cheung, S.-F. (2015, January). A longitudinal study of the Christian faith transition of Chinese college students. Paper presented at the Psychology of Christian Faith 2015 Conference, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  38. Lau, W. W. F., Yuen, A. H. K., & Chan, A. (2014, December). Variable-centered and person-centered approaches to studying the VARK learning style inventory. Paper presented at the Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology (HKAECT) 2014 International Conference, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  39. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2014, November). Adolescents’ internet use and usage in a family context: Implications for family learning. Paper presented at the 2014 Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Jacksonville, FL, U.S.
  40. Chan, A., Yuen, A. H. K., Lau, W. W. F., & Chan, A. K. M. (2014, November). A latent class analysis of adolescents’ risky online behaviors. Paper presented at the 2014 Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Jacksonville, FL, U.S.
  41. Mok, D. S. Y., Lau, W. W. F., Lam, J., & Hui, C. H. (2014, July). Student-faculty interaction in Hong Kong and Macau. Poster presented at the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) Conference, Baptist University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  42. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2014, June). Internet use and usage of Chinese teenagers at home: Understanding demographic and parenting influence. Paper presented at the CITE Research Symposium 2014, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  43. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2014, June). The relative importance of paternal and maternal involvement aspredictors of adolescents’ home internet use and usage. Paper presented at the CITE Research Symposium 2014, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  44. Lui, V. W. T., Lau, W. W. F. & Chu, S. W. K. (2014, June). Using social media tools in the learning and teaching of general studies in primary school: An inquiry-based approach. Paper presented at the CITE Research Symposium 2014, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  45. Hui, C. H., Lau, W. W. F., Cheung, S. H., Cheung, S. F., Lau, E. Y. Y., & Lam, J. (2014, April). Predictors and outcomes of some religious experiences. Paper presented at the 12th Annual Mid-Year Conference on Religion and Spirituality, Division 36 of American Psychological Association (APA), La Mirada, CA, U.S.
  46. Lau, W. W. F. (2014, April). Concept and practice in e-learning in tertiary education. Invited presentation at the Chu Hai College of Higher Education, Hong Kong.
  47. Yuen, A. H. K., Lau, W. W. F., Park, J., Lau, G., & Chan, A. (2014, April). Home computing and digital equity in education: A Hong Kong story. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA, U.S.
  48. Lau, W. W. F., & Chan, C. K. (2014, February). An overview of quantitative methods: Recent development of statistical tools. Invited presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology (HKAECT), City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  49. Lau, W. W. F. (2012, December). Educational technology training workshops for mathematics teachers: An exploration of perception changes. Paper presented at the Educational Technology Annual Academic Conference 2012 held by the Guangdong Province Higher Education Society, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China.
  50. Lau, W. W. F. (2008, May). The role of band system and medium of instruction on learning computer programming: A Hong Kong study. Paper presented at the Postgraduate Research Conference 2008, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  51. Lau, W. W. F. (2007, December). Examining the predictive validity of similarity measures of Pathfinder Scaling Algorithm on programming performance. Paper accepted for presentation at the Postgraduate Research Conference 2007, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  52. Lau, W. W. F., & Yuen, A. H. K. (2006, June). The effect of learning style on mental model building in learning computer programming. Proposal accepted for presentation at the SIG symposium on Conceptual Change, European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), Stockholm, Sweden.
  53. Lau, W. W. F. (2006, June). Eliciting mental models of students of different learning styles in learning to program: A pilot study. Paper presented at the Postgraduate Research Conference 2006, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  54. Lau, W. W. F. (2005, June). Eliciting mental models of students of different learning styles in learning to program: A research proposal. Paper presented at the Postgraduate Research Conference 2005, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.