Name:Dr. Chung L.S., Albert
Email:alschung@hkucc.hku.hk
Organization:Faculty of Education, The University Of Hong Kong


Academic Qualifications
2001 PhD University of Hong Kong
1989 M.Ed. University of Hong Kong
1988 Adv.Dip. Ed.University of Hong Kong
1985 Cert.Ed. University of Hong Kong
1977 B.A. ChineseUniversity of Hong Kong
 
Work Experience
1999 - 2009 Teaching Fellow

Department of Curriculum Studies,University of Hong Kong

1996 - 98 Assistant Professor

Department of Curriculum Studies,University of Hong Kong

1990 - 96 Lecturer

Department of Curriculum Studies,University of Hong Kong

1988 - 90 Teaching Consultant

Department of Professional Studies in Education,University of Hong Kong

1979 - 88 Teacher

S.K.H. Tang Shiu Kin Secondary School

1978 - 79 Teacher Oberlin College
 
Research Activities and Projects
  • Research and Development Project on Assessment Criteria: HKCEE Chinese Oral Competency Assessment. 2004EMB;9 months duration;HK$799,605
    Principal investigator.
  • Dragonwise Teacher Collaboration Project III: Integrating project learning, ICT and Chinese Language learning, developing usable teaching materials and disseminating successful experiences.
    2003QEF;15 months Duration;HK$1,566,700
    Principal investigator.
  • Web-based Learning and Teaching Support (WLTS) Materials for the Student Assessment of the Basic Competency Assessments (BCA) in the Key Learning Area of Chinese Language at Key Stages 1 and 2.
    2002Education Department;1 yr Duration;HK$682,000
    Principal investigator.
  • Teachers’ Collaboration Project on Using Dragonwise Software for Learning Chinese Characters and Words: Adapting to school need, integrating IT and Chinese Language learning and disseminating successful experiences.
    2002 District Teacher Network (Education Department);1.5 yrs Duration;HK$231,950
    Principal investigator.
  • Sociolinguistic study -- Role and future of Hong Kong Cantonese, with emphasis on influences of local colloquial words on written Chinese; survey reports and paper at international conferences; part of PhD. Doctoral research title: “A Study of the Perceptions of Hong Kong School Teachers of Chinese Language on the Use of Local Dialectal Words and Phrases in Written Chinese”
  • Multi-media Software Package for the Learning of Chinese Words.
    1999 Hong Kong Language Fund;15months Duration;HK$1,533,525
    Principal investigator.
  • A study to promote the use of multi-media software for classroom teaching and learning of Chinese:Chinese character learning and reading comprehension.
    1998Hong Kong Language Fund;2yrs Duration; HK$390,000
    Co-investigator.
  • CD-ROM on China – Chinese Cultures and their Historical Development.
    1998Education Department;1yr Duration;HK$498,000
    Co-investigator.
  • Character Learning and Text Comprehension.
    1995R.G.C.;2 yrs Duration;HK$150,000.
    Co-investigator.
  • Development of Multi-media Computer Learning Package of Chinese Reading Comprehension.
    1995Hong Kong Language Fund;3 yrs Duration;HK$600,000.
    Co-investigator.
  • Multi-media Computer Learning Package of Chinese Characters.
    1995 Hong Kong Language Fund;3 yrs Duration;HK$1,844,629.
    Consultant investigator.
  • Feasibility Study on Extending Extensive Reading in Chinese and in English to All Levels of Primary and Secondary Schooling.
    1996 Hong Kong Language Fund;9 month Duration;HK$500,000.
    Consultant Investigator.
 

Publications (selected)

  • Chung A.L.S., Ki W.W. & Lam H.C., Classroom Practices of Using ICT in Supporting Chinese Literacy Teaching (in Chinese),Hong Kong: Dragonwise Project, HKU, 2004, 104pp.
  • Chung A.L.S., Wanton Talks on Literature (in Chinese),Hong Kong: CDI, EMB, 2004, 1-9.
  • Chung A.L.S., Ki W.W., Lam H.C., Lau C.C., Chou W.Y., Lai C.Y., The 3rd Generation Dragonwise Project Website. Continuous Development and Sharing of Interactive Learning Objects and Curriculum Resources about the Integration of the Learning of Chinese Language and Student Project Work and the Use of IT, in Collaboration with 70 Local Primary Schools, Hong Kong, 2003.
  • Chung A.L.S., Ki W.W., Lam H.C., Ko P.Y., Chou W.Y., Lau C.C., Lai C.Y. & Lai M.S., Teacher Participation and Empowerment: a Critical Process in Developing ICT Curriculum Materials and Classroom Practice, Information Technology, Education and Society, Albert Park, Australia: J. Nicholes, Vol. 4, Issue 1, 2003. 16pp.
  • Ki W.W., Lam H.C., Chung A.L.S., Tse S.K., Ko P.Y., Lau C.C., Chou W.Y., Lai C.Y. & Lai M.S., Structural Awareness, Variation Theory, and ICT Support, L1: Educational Studies in Language and Literature, Special Issue: ICT and the transformation of the L1 curriculum: implication for teacher educators, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2003. 26pp.
  • Ki W.W., Chung A.L.S., Lam H.C., Ko P.Y. Lau C.C., Chou W.Y., Lai C.Y. & Lai M.S., Development and Partnership (in Chinese), Network for Chinese Language Education: Research, Development and Classroom Usage. GuangZhou, PRC, 2003, 149-162.
  • Ki W.W. , Chung A.L.S. &Lam H.C.,Teacher Empowerment and Minimalist Design, ICT and the Teacher of the Future: Selected Papers from IFIP Working Conference. Australia, Australian Computer Society, 2003, 23: 165-169.
  • Chung A.L.S., Report of the research on the basic competence in spoken Chinese at the HKCEE level (in Chinese). Hong Kong, HKEAA, 2002, 98pp.
  • Tse S.K., Li Y.C. & Chung A.L.S. (eds), Innovation and Language Education – Selected Refereed Papers from the ILEC 2000 Conference (Chinese Papers). Hong Kong: Department of Curriculum Studies, the University of Hong Kong. 2001.
  • Chung A.L.S., Ko P.Y., Ki W.W., Lam H.C. & Chou W.Y., Pleasure in Words – multimedia assisted the learning of Chinese words, Paper presented at the International Language in Education Conference (ILEC 2000), 2001.
  • Chung A.L.S., Ko P.Y., Ki W.W. and Lam H.C., Multi-media Software Package for the Learning of Chinese Words (in Chinese). Hong Kong: SCOLAR. 2001.
  • Lam H.C., Ki W.W., Chung A.L.S. and Ko P.Y., Experience in Designing Databases for Learning Chinese Characters, IJCPOL Vol. 13, No.4, 2001. 24pp.
  • Lam H.C., Ki W.W., Law N.W.Y., Chung A.L.S., Ko P.Y., Ho A.H.S. and Pun S.W., The design of CALL software for learning Chinese characters (in Chinese), The Proceedings of the 4th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education, May 29-31, 2000. Singapore: GCCCE Federation, 1: 55-63.
  • Chung A.L.S., Ko P.Y., Ki W.W., Law N.W.Y. and Lam H.C., The Kingdom of Characters(CD-ROM package) (in Chinese). Hong Kong: Dept of Curriculum Studies, The University of Hong Kong. 2000. 28pp.
  • Chung A.L.S., Ko P.Y., Ki W.W. and Lam H.C., Dragonwise CD-ROM Package & Teaching Materials (in Chinese). Hong Kong, 1999. 52pp.
  • Chung A.L.S., Yuen H.K. and Lam S.S., Chinese Culture (Ancient) (CD-ROM )(in Chinese). Hong Kong: CDI, Education Department. 1999.
  • Ki W.W., Chung A.L.S., Ko P.Y., Lam H.C., Chow Y. & Chou W.Y.,A study to promote the use of multi-media software for classroom teaching and learning of Chinese character (in Chinese). Hong Kong: SCOLAR. 1999. 74pp (with CD-ROM)
  • Chung A.L.S., Report on the Pilot Benchmark Assessment (CMI) (in Chinese), Hong Kong: HKEA. 1999, 87pp.
  • Law N.W.Y., Ki W.W., Chung A.L.S., Ko P.Y. & Lam H.C., ‘Children’s Stroke Sequence Errors in Writing Chinese Characters’, Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1998, 10 Nos.3-5: 267-292.
  • Ki W.W. Chung A.L.S. & Ko P.Y., The Dragonwise Series: the multi-media software package for the teaching and learning of Chinese characters and words – Intelligent Databank of Chinese Characters and Learning Tasks: A CALL Teaching Kit Including CD-ROM and Handbook.Hong Kong: Department of Curriculum Studies, HKU. 1998.
  • Chung A.L.S. & Law N.W.Y. (consultants), The Dragonwise Series: the multi-media software package for the teaching and learning of Chinese characters and words –Adventurous Stories: A CALL Teaching Kit Including CD-ROM and Lesson Plans. Hong Kong: Department of Curriculum Studies, HKU. 1998.
  • Chung A.L.S. & Ko P.Y. (consultants), The Dragonwise series: the multi-media software package for the teaching and learning of Chinese characters and words – Learning Characters through Poems: A CALL Teaching Kit Including CD-ROM and Lesson Plans. Hong Kong: Department of Curriculum Studies, HKU. 1998.
  • Chung A.L.S., Ko P.Y., Law, N., Ki W.W. & Lam H.C., ‘A Study of Hong Kong primary students’ Stroke Sequence Performance in Writing Chinese Characters’(in Chinese), Curriculum Forum. Hong Kong: Department of Curriculum Studies, HKU. 1998, 7(2): pp84-97.
  • Tse S.K., Ki W.W., Law, N., Chung A.L.S. & Lau M.K.) Computer Software System for Learning of Comprehension in Chinese (CD-ROM), Hong Kong: Department of Curriculum Studies, HKU. 1997.
  • Chung A.L.S. & Cheng M.L., ‘A Linguistic Study of the Popular Comics in Hong Kong’ (in Chinese), in: 1997 and the Chinese Language in Hong Kong - Collected Papers, the Chinese Language Society of H.K.Ltd., 1996, pp.239-252.
  • Chung A.L.S., ‘Rethinking Chinese Education in Hong Kong -- a sociolinguistic approach’ (in Chinese), in: Tse,S.K. (ed.) Collected Papers on Chinese Language Education, Department of Curriculum Studies, University of Hong Kong, 1995. pp.156-170.
  • Chung A.L.S. & Cheung S.M., ‘A Survey on the Attitude of Secondary School Teachers of Chinese Towards the Use of Local Colloquial Works in Pupils’ Essays’, New Horizons, 1993, 34. pp.17-27.
  • Chung A.L.S. &Leung S.Y., The Full Report of a Survey on the Teaching and Learning of the AS-Level subject -- Chinese and Chinese Culture, Series I, Chinese Language Society of Hong Kong, 1993. 52pp.
  • Chung A.L.S., 'The Training of Thinking Ability in the Subject of Chinese in Secondary School' (in Chinese), in: Where from Here? Issues Relating to the Planning, Managing and Implementation of Language Teaching and Training Programmes in the 90s, Institute of Language in Education, Education Department, Hong Kong. 1991. pp.138-147.
  • Law,N., Ki W.W.Tse S.K & Chung A.L.S., 'Supportive Environment for Creative Writing in Chinese', in: McDougall, A. and Dowling, C. (Eds.) Computers in Education, Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publishers, B.V. 1990. pp.665-670.
Community / Professional Contributions
  • HKEAA: AS Chinese and Culture Subject Committee – vice chairman, 98 – present; member, 92 - present; working committee, member, 92 - present.
  • HKEAA: AS Chinese & Culture Oral Exam – Chief Examiner, Chief Examiner Assistant, 93 - present.AS Chinese & Culture Paper II -- Chief Examiner, moderator, 99- present.
  • HKEA: Setting Chinese Language Benchmarks (Basic Competency) for the HKCEE. Chairman of research group for oral competency. 01 -02.
  • CDC and HKEA 6th Form Chinese Joint Subject Committee -- member, 92 - 98.
  • CDC and HKEA 6th Form Chinese Joint Working Group -- member, 92 - 98t.
  • CDC 6th Form Chinese Literature Subject Committee -- member, 98 - 00.
  • Subject Committee (Chinese) for language benchmarking of teachers -- chairman, 97 - 99.
  • HK Association for Chinese Language in Education -- Executive Committee member, 90-92; Chief Secretary, 92-94; Treasurer, 94-00.
  • HK Institute for Promotion of Chinese Culture -- Founding Member; Culture Education Committee, member, 93-present.
  • Chinese Language Society of HK -- Life Member.
  • HK Educational Research Association -- Member.
  • HK Children's Arts Society -- Founding Member.