full screen background image
  
Search
Sunday 23 June 2024
  • :
  • :

Symposium – Student Engagement across Pacific Asia: Steps toward a shared framework

Communication-intensive Courses (CiC) Symposium 2024
Organized by Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TALIC) and the Consortium for Higher Education Research in Asia (CHERA)

Date: 21 June 2024 (Friday)
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Hybrid:

  • Onsite – Learning Lab (RRS321, 3/F, Run Run Shaw Building, Main Campus, University of Hong Kong)
  • Online – Zoom

Rundown

Activity Speaker(s)
Overview of the Symposium (In-person)

Prof. Luke K. Fryer
Prof. Luke K. Fryer lukefryer@yahoo.com
Associate Professor, Faculty of Education & Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TALIC), University of Hong Kong

Prof. Luke K. Fryer is currently serving as an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education & Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TALIC) at the University of Hong Kong. His research spans primary to tertiary education, focusing on how educators support students’ persistence.
Updated Overview of Student Engagement (Online)

Prof. Lily Zeng
Prof. Lily Zeng lilyminzeng@gmail.com
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education & Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TALIC), University of Hong Kong

Prof. Lily Zeng is currently serving as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Education and Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TALIC) at the University of Hong Kong. She has worked in prestigious universities across Hong Kong, New Zealand, and Mainland China. Her primary research interests and publications focus on the learning experiences and engagement of university students, student learning experience in the blended learning environment, and university teachers’ professional development. She has a proven track record of publications in high-impact journals.

Empirical University Case Studies Session 1 (In-person):

Prof. Ayumi Tanaka
Prof. Ayumi Tanaka aytanaka@mail.doshisha.ac.jp
Professor, Faculty of Psychology, Doshisha University

Prof. Tanaka is a professor in the Faculty of Psychology at Doshisha University, where she has been since 2003. Her main research interests are student motivation and engagement in the classroom.

Session 2 (Online):

Ms. Chunqi Li
Ms. Chunqi Li chunqili@connect.hku.hk
Doctoral Student, Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong

Ms. Li is currently a Doctor of Education student at HKU (Faculty of Education). Her research interests include educational psychology (interest and self-efficacy), educational technology (gamification and game-based learning), and English language education.

Session 3 (In-person):

Dr. Juming Jiang
Dr. Juming Jiang jjiang@hkmu.edu.hk
Research Associate, Hong Kong Metropolitan University

Dr. Jiang is a research associate at Hong Kong Metropolitan University. His research programme focuses on how to support students’ learning motivation and interest in offline and online learning environments, with extended reality (i.e., virtual/augmented/mixed reality) and artificial intelligence technologies.

Session 4 (Online):

Dr. Sheila Hocson
Dr. Sheila Hocson smhocson@feu.edu.ph
Director of Guidance and Counseling, Far Eastern University

Dr. Sheila Marie G. Hocson was the former president of the Philippine Guidance and Counseling Association and a branch leader and mentor for the American Counseling Association. She is currently a Graduate School Professor, Researcher and Guidance Director at Far Eastern University Manila and Makati branches. She is a respected figure in counseling in the Philippines and abroad, founder of the Peer Organization of the Philippines and co-founder of the Bayanihan for wellbeing, senior technical consultant of the Unilab Foundation, author, radio and tv host, and a Registered Guidance Counselor, Psychologist, Psychometrician, Licensed Professional Teacher and Certified Clinical and Counseling Supervisor.

Session 5 (In-person):

Dr. Soyoung Lee
Dr. Soyoung Lee soyoung.lee@education.ox.ac.uk
Doctoral Student, Department of Education, University of Oxford

Dr. Lee holds a PhD degree from the Department of Education at the University of Oxford. Soyoung’s research project was fully funded by the University of Oxford, and her thesis, Students’ Academic Self-Formation in Local and International Higher Education is now being processed to be published as a monograph. Soyoung’s research interests involve student agency, students’ engagement with academic knowledge, and cultural foundations of student formation in higher education.
Country-Based Analysis Mainland China (Online)

Prof. Jianpeng Guo
Prof. Jianpeng Guo guojp@xmu.edu.cn
Professor / Deputy Dean, Institute of Education, Xiamen University

Prof. Guo is a full professor and the Deputy Dean of the Institute of Education at Xiamen University. He serves as the Deputy Director of the Office of Postgraduate Cultivating and Management at Xiamen University’s Graduate School. He is also the Deputy Director of the Research Center for Higher Education Development at Xiamen University. Prof. Guo is the Director of both the Institute of Curriculum Teaching and Psychology and the University Teaching Research Center. As the first author or corresponding author, he has published multiple books and over 70 research papers in high-impact journals.

Taiwan (Online)

Dr. Pei-yi Lin
Dr. Pei-yi Lin hanapeiyi@gmail.com
Assistant Professor, National Tsinghua University

Dr. Lin is an Assistant Professor at the National Tsinghua University, Taiwan. She is interested in educational technology and the learning sciences.

Japan (Online)

Prof. Reiko Yamada
Prof. Reiko Yamada ryamada@mail.doshisha.ac.jp
Professor / Director of the Center for Higher Education and Student Research, Doshisha University

Prof. Reiko is a Faculty of Social Studies professor and Director of the Center for Higher Education and Student Research at Doshisha University, Japan. She was the president of the Japan Association for College and University Education (2017-2023). She is the editor of Transformation of Higher Education in the Age of Society 5.0: Trends in International Higher Education (Palgrave Macmillan, 2023). She is the author of Prospects for University Education in 2040: Based on 21st Century Learning Outcome (2019).

Korea (In-person)

Prof. Jisun Jung
Prof. Jisun Jung jisun@hku.hk
Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong

Prof. Jisun Jung‘s current research focuses on the academic profession, postgraduate education in East Asia, and graduates’ employment. She is a co-editor-in-chief of Higher Education Research & Development and an editorial board member for several international journals. Her recent co-edited books include Changing Academic Profession in Hong Kong (Springer, 2017), Researching Higher Education in Asia (Springer, 2018) and Universities in the Knowledge Society (Springer, 2021).

Hong Kong (In-person)

Prof. Hugo Duarte Alves Horta
Prof. Hugo Duarte Alves Horta horta@hku.hk
Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong

Prof. Horta is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong. He is the Chairperson of the Consortium for Higher Education Researchers (CHER) and the Director of the Consortium for Higher Education Research in Asia (CHERA). His research interests concern the career trajectories of Ph.Ds. focusing on issues pertaining to (im)mobility, strategic research agendas, research productivity, and knowledge creation practices. He is an Editor-in-Chief of Higher Education and serves as an editorial board member in several international journals.

Singapore (In-person)

Dr. Rebekah Lim
Dr. Rebekah Lim rebekahlimwy@suss.edu.sg
Deputy Dean, College of Interdisciplinary & Experiential Learning, Singapore University of Social Sciences

Dr. Lim is the Deputy Dean of the College of Interdisciplinary & Experiential Learning, Singapore University of Social Sciences. Her research is in the learning sciences, digital learning, professional development, teacher learning, and higher education. She obtained her PhD from the Nanyang Technological University.

United Kingdom (Online)

Dr. Camille Kandiko Howson
Dr. Camille Kandiko Howson c.howson@imperial.ac.uk
Associate Professor, Centre for Higher Education Research and Scholarship (CHERS), Imperial College London

Dr. Camille Kandiko Howson is Associate Professor of Education in the Centre for Higher Education Research and Scholarship (CHERS) at Imperial College London. She is an international expert in higher education research with a focus on student engagement; student outcomes and learning gain; equity and social justice; and quality, performance and accountability. She is Council member of the Society for Research into Higher Education and Chair of its Research and Development Committee.

Australia (Online)

Prof. Kerri-Lee Krause
Prof. Kerri-Lee Krause Kerri-Lee.Krause@avondale.edu.au
Honorary Professorial Fellow, Centre for the Study of Higher Education, The University of Melbourne

Prof. Krause (PhD, PFHEA, FSRHE) is the Vice-Chancellor at Avondale University and Honorary Professorial Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Higher Education, The University of Melbourne. She holds the Australian Government appointment of Deputy Chair, Higher Education Standards Panel. She is an experienced university executive with over 30 years’ experience in public universities. Prof. Krause is internationally recognised for her contributions to higher education leadership, policy research and practice.
Student Engagement Across Pacific Asian Universities: STAGE 2 (In-person)

Prof. Ronnel B. King
Prof. Ronnel B. King rbking@cuhk.edu.hk
Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Faculty of Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Prof. King is an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Faculty of Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also a Senior Fellow of Advance HE. He is interested in understanding the factors that underpin motivation, socio-emotional learning, and well-being in K-12 and higher education settings. He is also keen on leveraging positive psychology/education interventions to enhance these optimal states. He is a top 1% highly cited scholar according to Clarivate Analytics and is one of the most prolific educational psychology researchers in the world and #1 most productive early career researcher in Asia (Fong et al., 2022).

Australia (Online)

Prof. Luke K. Fryer
Prof. Luke K. Fryer lukefryer@yahoo.com
Associate Professor, Faculty of Education & Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TALIC), University of Hong Kong

Prof. Luke K. Fryer is currently serving as an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education & Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TALIC) at the University of Hong Kong. His research spans primary to tertiary education, focusing on how educators support students’ persistence.

For information, please contact:
Ms. Canice Mok, TALIC
Phone: 3917 6069; Email: tsmok@hku.hk