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Research & Development

Theme A: Pedagogy of teaching of Chinese/English language to cater for diversified needs of learners

Project Grantee
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
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 Insititute 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
Understanding interactions between language learning motivation and medium of instruction The University of Hong Kong

 

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

Project Grantee
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 schooling 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 Insititute of Education

 

Theme C:  Learning of Chinese language of non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students in/outside classrooms

Project Grantee
A mobile, personal reading tutor for learners of Chinese City University of Hong Kong
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 Insititute of Education
From speech to spelling: improving Chinese proficiency of non-Chinese speaking students through Cantonese speech learning The Chinese 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 vowels and intonation by India-Urdu students at Hong Kong primary and secondary schools The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Using supplementary materials to enhance primary 6 non-Chinese students' Chinese ability: an action research The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Note: Project outcomes are planned to be disseminated in mid-2019.