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Research & Development

 

Theme A: Chinese or English language pedagogy to cater for diversified needs of learners

Project Grantee Final Report
A cognitive-linguistic approach to tiered writing intervention for students with diverse learning needs in senior primary schools The University of Hong Kong
Case studies on how Chinese English learners in Hong Kong secondary schools mediate automated content feedback and related contextual learning elements for essay writing: Implications for pedagogy The University of Hong Kong
Developing an intelligent tool for computer-assisted formulaic sequence learning from YouTube videos The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Developing an intelligibility-oriented approach to teaching and assessing English pronunciation in Hong Kong The University of Hong Kong
Gamifying primary students' reading process through an online battle platform: Factors for success and obstacles to be overcome The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong senior secondary students' problems in reading classical Chinese texts and the effectiveness of current classical Chinese reading instruction The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Informing pedagogy through exploring and reforming assessment practices in EMI education The University of Hong Kong
Integrating content and language learning in EMI education - Exploring “thematic patterns” as pedagogical strategies The University of Hong Kong
L2 classroom talk and subject content learning: Investigating the relationship between L2 learning and content learning in EMI mathematics and science classrooms The University of Hong Kong
Literacy challenges and students' strategic language learning efforts during the primary-secondary transition The University of Hong Kong
Reducing early literacy differences in preschool children from low-SES families: The effects of an early metalinguistic intervention The Hong Kong Institute of Education
Supporting students' academic discourse development in sub-degree programmes: An adjunct language-across-the-curriculum instructional model Hong Kong Community College,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The use of perceptual training in a mobile application to improve Chinese reading performance in children with dyslexia The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Understanding interactions between language learning motivation and medium of instruction The University of Hong Kong

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Theme B: Smooth transition of different stages of schooling in respect to Chinese/English language learning

Project Grantee Final Report
Analysing English learners' experiences in the transition from senior secondary mainstream and shadow education to university studies The University of Hong Kong
Cantonese English accent reduction and native-like accent enhancement characterization and training for primary school students and English teachers The University of Hong Kong
Enhancement of language learning and personal growth through growing-up stories: Transition and connection of teaching and learning in upper primary and junior secondary schoolings Children's Literature & Culture Association of Hong Kong
Teaching approaches and English literacy skills: An investigation into young Hong Kong Chinese ESL children The Hong Kong Institute of Education

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Theme C: Learning of Chinese language of non-Chinese speaking (NCS) learners

Project Grantee Final Report
A mobile, personal reading tutor for learners of Chinese City University of Hong Kong
An action research on learning patterns & strategies of Chinese characters for non-Chinese speaking students in Hong Kong The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
An investigation of strategies and methods in learning Chinese vocabulary by non-Chinese speaking students in Hong Kong City University of Hong Kong
An online reading platform for learning Chinese as secondary language Caritas Institute of Higher Education
Dialogical reading programme on Chinese language and emergent literacy learning in ethnic minority preschool children in Hong Kong The Hong Kong Institute of Education
Foundational Chinese literacy skills for non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students: An intervention research The Chinese University of Hong Kong
From speech to spelling: Improving Chinese proficiency of non-Chinese speaking students through Cantonese speech learning The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Supporting ethnic minority students' Chinese language learning through enhancing extramural Chinese social media use The University of Hong Kong
Supporting the learning and teaching of Chinese language for non-Chinese speaking students in secondary schools The University of Hong Kong
The acquisition of Cantonese tones and initials by Hindi-Urdu students at Hong Kong primary and secondary schools The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The acquisition of Cantonese vowels and intonation by India-Urdu students at Hong Kong primary and secondary schools The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The effects of family socialisation on second-generation South Asian adolescents in Hong Kong: Academic identity construction and second language learning The Education University of Hong Kong
Using supplementary materials to enhance Primary 6 non-Chinese students' Chinese ability: An action research The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Theme D: Chinese language learning or English language exposure of learners in early years

Project Grantee Final Report
Children's literature in English language teaching for primary students in Hong Kong (CLELT) The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Improving children's Chinese literacy performance by developing an educational computer game for training morphological skills The Education University of Hong Kong
"Speaking Your Language"- An investigation of Cantonese child directed speech by South Asian, immigrant Chinese, and local Hong Kong mothers The University of Hong Kong

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Theme E: Assessment literacy of teachers in Chinese or English language education

Project Grantee Final Report
An exploratory study of language assessment training in Hong Kong: Trends, quality and development Hong Kong Baptist University
Developing an intelligibility-oriented approach to teaching and assessing English pronunciation in Hong Kong The University of Hong Kong

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Theme F: Chinese and/or English language use and proficiency of working adults

Project Grantee Final Report
Communicative needs of Chinese professionals in Hong Kong The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Investigating the Chinese and English language proficiency of tertiary students in Hong Kong: Perspectives from the Hong Kong subset of the multilingual student translation corpus Hong Kong Baptist University
Multimedia annotations for vocabulary acquisition: Modes, modalities, application, effects and pedagogical implications The Education University of Hong Kong
Phonetic and phonological characteristics of workplace English produced by university graduates in Hong Kong City University of Hong Kong

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