# Dr MOK, Ida A.C.

## Personal Particulars

Dr MOK, Ida A.C.

莫雅慈

B.Sc. (HKU), Cert. Ed. (HKU), M.Ed. (HKU), Ph.D. (King’s College, London)

Associate Dean (Local Engagement)

Associate Professor

Division of Mathematics and Science Education

Tel: (852) 2859 2536

Email: [javascript protected email address]

Location: Room 405, Runme Shaw Building

Areas of Expertise:

Mathematics Education; Teacher Education; Teaching and Learning; Comparative Studies in Mathematics Education; Qualitative Research

Links:

HKU Scholars Hub**Research Interests:**

Mathematics education;; Mathematics teacher education; Research in mathematics classrooms; Learning and teaching of mathematics; Learning Tasks; Qualitative research; Pedagogy of variations

- 2013-05-01:
**Diamond Jubilee International Visiting Fellowship 2013-2016****:**University Of Southampton

###### Principal investigator

- 2014/2015: Fundamental challenges in using digital technologies in secondary mathematics classrooms: a comparison between different paradigms, over time, and between places, General Research Fund (GRF) ($439,076)
- 2013/2014: Catering for students’ learning diversity through rich tasks and collaborative learning (junior secondary mathematics), Quality Education Fund ($1,889,200)
- 2011/2012: Mathematical Tasks in Grade-8 classrooms: A Cross-cultural study between Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore, General Research Fund (GRF) ($700,900)
- 2001/2002: An exploratory study on primary four students' appreciation of shape and space, Sik Sik Yuen Education Research Fund ($22,200)

###### Co-Investigator

- 2015/2016: L2 Classroom Talk and Subject Content Learning: Investigating the Relationship Between L2 Learning and Content Learning in EMI Mathermatics and Science Classrooms EDB(LE)/P&R/EL/164/20, Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR) ($6,916,338)
- 2002/2003: Quality classroom practice in mathematics: an international collaborative study of the eighth grade, General Research Fund (GRF) ($1,149,762)
- 2000/2001: Quality education with Chinese as the medium of instruction, Quality Education Fund ($21,334,900)
- 2000/2001: The Chinese pedagogy of mathematics education: an inquiry into its characteristics through international comparisons, General Research Fund (GRF) ($807,817)
- 1999/2000: Language teaching in TOC classrooms, Language Fund ($900,000)
- 1996/1997: Changing Hong Kong's primary schools: an evaluation of the target oriented curriculum (TOC), General Research Fund (GRF) ($1,325,000)

###### Articles

- LI, N., Cao, YM.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2016). A Framework for Teacher Verbal Feedback: Lessons from Chinese Mathematics Classrooms.*EURASIA: Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education*. - ZHAO, W.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Cao, B. (2016). Curriculum reform in China: student participation in classrooms using a reformed instructional model.*International Journal of Educational Research*. - Kutnick, PJ., Fung, CL.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Leung, FKS., Li, JCH., Lee, PY., Lai, VKW. (2016). Implementing Effective Group Work for Mathematical Achievement in Primary School Classrooms in Hong Kong.*International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education*. - Yau, KW.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2016). Insights From Students' Private Work In Their Notebooks: How Do Students Learn From The Teacher's Examples?.*Educational Studies in Mathematics*. - Bridges, SM., Jackson, EJ., Yeung, Patcy., Chan, Kit.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Aiston, SJ. (2016). Researching Diversity in Education in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.*The International Journal of Diversity in Education*. **Mok, IAC.**(2010). Students' algebra sense via their understanding of the distributive law.*Pedagogies*.**Mok, IAC.**(2010). Towards a Reflective Practice: The case of a prospective teacher in Hong Kong.*Journal of Mathematics Education*.**Mok, IAC.**(2009). In search of an exemplary mathematics lesson in Hong Kong: An algebra lesson on factorization of polynomials.*ZDM Mathematics Education*.**Mok, IAC.**, Cai, J., Fung, ATF. (2008). Missing learning opportunities in classroom instruction: Evidence from an analysis of a well-structured lesson on comparing fractions.*The Mathematics Educator*.- Clarke, D., Mesiti, C., O'Keefe, C., Xu, LH., Jablonka, E.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Shimizu, Y. (2007). Addressing the challenge of legitimate international comparisons of classroom practice.*International Journal of Educational Research*. **Mok, IAC.**(2006). Shedding Light on the East Asian Learner Paradox: Reconstructing Student-centredness in a Shanghai Classroom.*Asia Pacific Journal of Education*.- Chiu, M.M., Wong, N.Y., Lam, C.C., Wong, KMP., Leung, FKS.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2005). Architectures of Mathematics Beliefs: Individual and School-level Differences among Hong Kong Primary 6 Students.*Educational Research Journal, 敎育硏究學報*. - Runesson, U.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2005). The Teaching of Fractions: A Comparative Study of a Swedish and a Hong Kong Classroom.*Nordic Studies in Mathematics Education*. - Wong, NY., Lam, CC., Wong, KM., Leung, FKS.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2003). How do Hong Kong Students Think about Mathematics.*Edumath*. - Lee, AMS., Wong, KL.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2003). Implementation of ICT in the Mathematics Teaching in Hong Kong: Teacher Conceptions and Evolving Classroom Practices.*Information Technology, Education and Society*. - Wong, NY., Lam, CC., Wong, PKM., Leung, FKS.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2002). How do Hong Kong Students Think about the Mathematics Curriculum and Teaching.*EduMath*. - Lopez-Real, FJ.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2002). Is there a Chinese Pedagogy of Mathematics Teaching?.*Perspectives in Education*. - Wong, NY., Lam, CC., Wong, PKM., Leung, FKS.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2002). Students; View of Mathematics Learning: A Cross-sectional Survey in Hong Kong.*Education Journal*. **Mok, IAC.**, Morris, P. (2001). The metamorphosis of the 'virtuoso': Pedagogic patterns in Hong Kong primary mathematics classrooms.*Teaching and Teacher Education*.**Mok, IAC.**, Johnson, DC., Cheung, JYH., Lee, AMS. (2000). Introducing technology in algebra in Hong Kong: Addressing issues in learning.*International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology*.**Mok, IAC.**, Johnson, DC. (2000). Reasoning algebraically with IT: A cognitive perspective.*Mathematics Education Research Journal*.- Wong, NY., Lam, CC., Wong, KM.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Leung, FKS. (1999). A holistic review of the Hong Kong mathematics curriculum.*EduMath, 數學教育*. - Wong, NY., Lam, CC., Leung, FKS.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Wong, PKM. (1999). Holistic reform of the mathematics curriculum - the Hong Kong experience.*Journal of the Korea Society of Mathematical Education Series D: Research in Mathematical Education*. **Mok, IAC.**(1997). Algebraic thinking of secondary-one students in Hong Kong: a case study.*Curriculum Forum, 課程論壇*.- Fung, CI.,
**Mok, IAC.**(1997). Primary school arithmetic in Hong Kong: Shall we discard the procedural paradigm?.*Education Journal*. **Mok, IAC.**(1995). Some potential problems in school algebra: the case of Hong Kong.*Curriculum Forum*.**Mok, IAC.**(1994). A means to an end: let students solve problems.*Hong Kong Science Teachers' Journal, 香港數理敎育學會會刊*.

###### Conference Papers

**Mok, IAC.**(2016). A Change Of Paradigm: A Close-up At Learning Tasks.*International Conference for Chinese Association of Mathematics Education (全国数学教育研究会国际学术年会), 全国数学教育研究会2016年国际学术年会*.**Mok, IAC.**, Li, N., Zhao, W., Lu, X., Zuo, H. (2016). Classroom video studies from various perspectives.*International Conference For Chinese Association of Mathematics Education, 全国数学教育研究会 2016年国际学术年会*.- Kutnick, PJ., Fung, CL.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2016). Developing effective group work for mathematical achievement in Hong Kong primary school classrooms.*Annual Conference of the Chinese Education Research Association, CERA 2016*. **Mok, IAC.**(2016). Experiencing meaningful school mathematics: the case of inequalities.*International Congress on Mathematical Education, ICME-13*.- Li, N.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2016). Some issues on the coding of classroom interaction.*International Congress on Mathematical Education, ICME-13*. **Mok, IAC.**(2016). Technology And Mathematics Education: Looking Back And Looking Forward.*International Conference On Education & E-learning (EeL 2016)*.- Jiang, Z., Li, J.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2016). Understanding levels of fraction's measure interpretation.*International Congress on Mathematical Education, ICME-13*. **Mok, IAC.**(2015). Research On Mathematics Classroom Practice: An International Perspective.*Selected Regular Lectures From The 12th International Congress On Mathematical Education*.**Mok, IAC.**(2014). How technology use is being reflected in junior secondary mathematics textbooks in Hong Kong.*International Conference on Mathematics Textbook Research and Development, ICMT-2014*.**Mok, IAC.**, Yau, KW. (2014). The use of technology in textbooks: a Grade-7 example from Hong Kong.*International Conference on Mathematics Textbook Research and Development, ICMT 2014*.**Mok, IAC.**(2014). What Matters for His Students: Quality Teaching From the Classroom of a Hong Kong Mathematics Teacher.*Annual Meeting for the American Educational Research Association (AERA)*.**Mok, IAC.**(2013). A story of his own lesson: an example from Hong Kong.*EARLI Conference 2013*.- Kutnick, PJ.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Leung, FKS., Fung, DCL., Lee, PY., Mai, YY., Tyler, M. (2013). Relationships between subject knowledge, subject efficacy, background and student achievement in primary school mathematics in Hong Kong; an opportunistic study.*International Conference on Education Research, ICER 2013*. **Mok, IAC.**(2012). Algebra problem types in Hong Kong senior secondary mathematics textbooks: Changes in the new senior secondary curriculum.*Proceedings of the 36th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*.- Yau, KW.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2012). Students’ class works: an example in Hong Kong 8th grade mathematics classroom.*Proceedings of ICME-12*. **Mok, IAC.**(2012). What Hong Kong students saw as important in their mathematics lessons: a case study.*Proceedings of the 36th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*.**Mok, IAC.**(2011). Lessons from students’ understanding of the distributive law.*The Classroom Teaching Research for All Students (CTRAS) Conference*.**Mok, IAC.**(2011). Seeking coherence in mathematics teaching: an example in Hong Kong lessons.*Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction, EARLI 2011*.**Mok, IAC.**(2011). The story of a competent Mathematics Teacher in Hong Kong: a case study.*European Conference on Educational Research, ECER 2011*.**Mok, IAC.**(2011). What else is important besides the teacher? The case of a Hong Kong Mathematics classroom.*European Conference on Educational Research, ECER 2011*.**Mok, IAC.**(2010). Researching mathematics learning task events: a project for mathematics student teachers in Hong Kong.*International Conference on Mathematics Education in China*.**Mok, IAC.**(2010). Researching mathematics learning task events: a project for mathematics student teachers in Hong Kong.*East Asia Regional Conference on Mathematics Education*.**Mok, IAC.**(2009). A glimpse of a mathematical enculturator in Chinese mathematics classrooms: an example from a Shanghai lesson.*Quaderni di Ricerca in Didattica*.**Mok, IAC.**, Brousseau, G., Cabañas, MG., Cantoral-Uriza, R., Oliveira, H., Pedro da Ponte, J., Spagnolo, F. (2009). Research on classroom practice: A monograph for topic study group 24, ICME 11 - The introductory chapter.*Quaderni di Ricerca in Didattica*.**Mok, IAC.**, Ng, HM. (2009). Teacher development by "parallel lessons": an example of mathematics.*AARE International Education Research Conference 2009*.- Park, YH.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2007). A Dynamic Model for a School-Based Lesson Study.*The World Association of Lesson Studies International Conference, WALS 07*. - Leung, FKS.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Huang, R., Lopez-Real, FJ. (2007). Repetition or Variation? Practicing in the Mathematics Classrooms in China.*AREA Annual Conferece: Symposium on 'Interrogating Prevalent Dichotomies in Mathematics Classrooms Internationally: The Learner's Perspective Study'*. **Mok, IAC.**(2007). Teacher and student perspectives on mathematics lessons: A Shanghai case study.*European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) Biennial Conference*.**Mok, IAC.**, Park, YH. (2006). Teachers' Pedagogical Content Knowledge in the Teaching of Quadrilaterals.*30th Annual Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, PME-30, Prague, 16 -21 July, 2006*.**Mok, IAC.**(2005). An Insiders's Story of a Teacher's Lessons in Shanghai.*Redesigning Pedagogy*.**Mok, IAC.**, Park, YH. (2005). Primary mathematics teachers’ pedagogical content knowledge of the teaching of quadrilaterals.*European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction Biennial Meeting, EARLI 2005*.- Huang, R.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2005). Repetition or Variation - 'Practice' in the Mathematics Classrooms in Hong Kong and Shanghai.*The Third East Asia Regional Conference on Mathematics Education EARCOME3, Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou, People's Republic of China, Aug 7 - 12, 2005*. **Mok, IAC.**(2005). Teacher-dominating lessons in Shanghai: A triangulation from three perspectives.*European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction Biennial Meeting, EARLI 2005*.**Mok, IAC.**, Cai, J., Fung, A.T.F. (2005). Teaching Mathematics through Problem Solving: Struggles A Hong Kong Teacher Faces.*The Third East Asia Regional Conference on Mathematics Education EARCOME3, Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou, People's Republic of China, Aug 7 - 12, 2005*.**Mok, IAC.**(2004). Learning Tasks in Six Cultures.*Annual Meeting of the Australian Association for Research in Education*.- Runesson, U.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2004). Lessons from a Small-scale Observational Study - An Example of the Teaching of Fractions.*Annual Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME)*. **Mok, IAC.**, Cai, J., Fung, ATF. (2004). Teaching for Basic Skills' Versus 'Teaching for Understanding': Analysis of a Lesson from Hong Kong.*Proceedings of the 10th International Congress on Mathematical Education*.**Mok, IAC.**, Cai, J., Fung, ATF. (2004). Two sides of a coin in teaching: An analysis of a lesson on comparing fractions.*Proceedings of the 10th International Congress on Mathematical Education*.**Mok, IAC.**(2003). A 'Teacher – Dominating' Lesson in Shanghai: The Teacher's and the Learner's Perspectives.*Learner's Perspective Study Project Conference, December 1-3, 2003*.**Mok, IAC.**(2003). Characteristics of Learning Tasks in Shanghai Classrooms from the Perspective of Variation. 'The Learner's Perspective on the Practices of Well-taught Mathematics Classes in Ten Cultures: Contrasting Classrooms in the Pacific Region'.*Annual Conference of the International Congress for School Effectiveness & Improvement*.**Mok, IAC.**(2003). The Development of Open-ended Problems and Its Teaching in Hong Kong (Invited Plenary).*The Second International Conference for Open-ended Questions and Pedagogy*.**Mok, IAC.**(2003). The Story of a Teacher-dominating Lesson in Shanghai. Paper presented in the symposium 'Social Interaction and Learning in Mathematics Classrooms in Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Sweden and the United States' chaired by David Clarke.*10th Biennial Conference of European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI)*.- Runesson, U.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2003). The Teaching of Fractions. Two Examples of Simultaneity and Variation. Paper presented in the Symposium 'Patterns of Variation/Invariance as Necessary Conditions for the Appropriation of Certain Meanings' chaired by Jonas Emanuelesson.*10th Biennial Conference of European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI)*. **Mok, IAC.**, Tse, BSW. (2002). Mathematical Literacy in Hong Kong Primary Curriculum: An Experience from the Target Oriented Curriculum.*Mathematical Literarcy in the Digital Era, Proceedings of CIEAEM53*.**Mok, IAC.**, Tse, BSW. (2002). Students' appreciation of 3-dimensional Solids: A Study in Hong Kong Short Oral Presentation.*The 26th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*.**Mok, IAC.**, Tse, BSWT. (2001). Mathematical Literacy in Hong Kong Primary Curriculum: An Experience from the Target Oriented Curriculum.*International Commission for the Study and Improvement of Mathematics Education, Commission Internationale pour I'Etude et L' Amelioration de I 'Enseignement des Mathematiques CIEAEM 53, 21-27 July, Verbania, Italy.*.**Mok, IAC.**(2001). The anatomy of an 'open' mathematics lesson.*Proceedings of the 24th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*.**Mok, IAC.**(2000). An 'open' mathematics lesson in Shanghai.*Hong Kong Mathematics Education Conference*.**Mok, IAC.**(2000). An Open Mathematics Lesson in Shanghai', paper presentation in Topic group TSG22, Topics in Mathematics Education in Asian Countries.*International Congress on Mathematical Education, ICME-9*.**Mok, IAC.**(2000). Learning Asymptotes with Graphing Calculators: A Case Study.*Hong Kong Mathematics Education Conference, 13 July 2000, Hong Kong Institute of Education*.**Mok, IAC.**(2000). Learning Asymptotes with Graphing Calculators: A Case Study in Hong Kong.*International Congress on Mathematical Education, ICME-9*.**Mok, IAC.**(2000). The anatomy of an 'Open' mathematics lesson.*Proceedings of 24th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathemaatics Education, 23-27 July 2000, Hiroshima, Japan*.- Wong, NY., Lam, CC., Leung, FKS.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Wong, PKM. (2000). Towards holistic reform of the Hong Kong mathematics curriculum (Poster presentation).*The 9th International Congress on Mathematical Education*. - Chik, PPM., Ko, PY., Kwan, TYL., Lo, ML., Marton, FI.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Ng, FP., Pang, MF., Runesson, U., Szeto, SLH. (1999). Being good at teaching language.*Departmental Conference, Department of Curriculum Studies, The University of Hong Kong, 3-4 December 1999*. **Mok, IAC.**, Ko, PY. (1999). Beyond labels: teacher-centred and student activities.*International Conference on Teacher Education 1999: Teaching Effectiveness and Teaching Development in the New Century, 22-24 February 1999*.**Mok, IAC.**(1999). Learning opportunities with graphing calculators: The case of asymptotes.*Proceedings of the Fourth Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics (ACTM '99), December 17-21, 1999, Guangzhou Normal University, Guangzhou, P.R. China*.**Mok, IAC.**, Chik, PPM., Ko, PY., Kwan, TYL., Lo, ML., Marton, FI., Ng, FP., Pang, MF., Runesson, U., Szeto, SLH. (1999). The anatomy of a Chinese lesson.*8th European Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction (Earli 99), in Goteborg, Sweden, 24-28 August 1999*.- Huang, R.,
**Mok, IAC.**(1999). The impact of information technology on mathematical open-ended problem solving.*Proceedings of the Fourth Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics (ACTM '99), Chinese Volume, 17-21 December 1999, Guangzhou Normal University, Guangzhou, P.R. China*. **Mok, IAC.**, Tang, RF. (1998). An example of open-ended questions in quadratic functions (in Chinese).*Proceedings of the National Conference for the Open-ended Questions and Pedagogy in Mathematics, Shanghai, 5-8 November 1998*.**Mok, IAC.**(1997). A hierarchy of students' formulation of an explanation.*In: Pehkonen E. (ed.), Proceedings of the 21st Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, July 1997*.**Mok, IAC.**(1997). Algebra: students' interpretation for 'a (bc)=a ba c'.*Algebraic Process and Structure Working Group 1997 in the 21st International Conference for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*.**Mok, IAC.**(1997). Introducing new technology in Algebra in Hong Kong: addressing issues in learning.*The International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) WG3.1 Working Conference for Secondary School Mathematics in the World of Communication Technologies, Grenoble, October 1997*.**Mok, IAC.**(1996). A framework for the quality of explanation in relation to the distributive law.*Proceedings of the Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME 20) (20th, Valencia, Spain, July 8-12, 1996). Volume 1.*.**Mok, IAC.**(1996). A framework for the understanding of the distributive law, Communicaciones Breves (short presentations).*The 8th International Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME 8), Seville, Spain, July 14-21, 1996*.**Mok, IAC.**(1996). Algebraic Thinking of Secondary-one Students in Hong Kong: A Case Study.*Oral paper presentation at Hong Kong Mathematics Education Conference, 96, 23rd December, 1996.*.- Chow, WM.,
**Mok, IAC.**(1996). How does the HK school based curriculum project scheme foster professional competency? The case of mathematics.*Proceedings of ITEC '95, Teacher Education in the Asian Region*. **Mok, IAC.**(1995). A framework for describing progression in algebraic thinking.*Mathematics Education Seminar, School of Education, King's College, London, University of London, May 7, 1996*.**Mok, IAC.**(1995). Formal operational thinking and algebra.*Mathematics Education Seminar, School of Education, King's College, London, University of London, November 14, 1995*.- Chow, WM.,
**Mok, IAC.**(1995). How does the Hong Kong school based curriculum project scheme foster professional competency: the case of mathematics.*International Conference on Teacher Education in the Asian Region, June 5-7, 1995*. **Mok, IAC.**(1994). Progression in the understanding of an algebraic rule.*Proceedings of the 18th International Conference for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Lisbon, July 29 - August 3, 1994*.**Mok, IAC.**, Law, YLM. (1994). The understanding of algebra of secondary students in Hong Kong.*11th Annual Conference of the Hong Kong Educational Research Association, November 26-27, 1994*.

###### Books

- Cai, J.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Reddy, V., Stacey, K. (2016). International Comparative Studies In Mathematics: Lessons For Improving students’ Learning. SpringerOpen. **Mok, IAC.**(2009). Learning of algebra : inspiration from students' understanding of the distributive law. Hong Kong Association for Mathematics Education.- Leung, FKS., Yung, BHW., Wong, ASL.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2009). The Hong Kong Component of Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2007 Final Report. IEA Centre. - Marton, F., Tsui, ABM., Chik, PMP., Ko, PY., Lo, ML.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Ng, FP., Pang, MF., Pong, WY., Runesson, U. (2004). Classroom Discourse and the Space of Learning. Lawrence Erlbaum Association. - Morris, PJTF., Adamson, B., Wan Chan, CKK., Che, MW., Chik, PPM., Fung Lo, ML., Ko, PY., Kwan, TYL.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Ng, FP., Tong, ASY. (1999). Target Oriented Curriculum Feedback and Assessment in Hong Kong Primary Schools: Final Report. Education Department.

###### Books Edited

- Clarke, D., Emanuelsson, J., Jablonka, E.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2006). Making Connections: Comparing Mathematics Classrooms Around the World. Sense Publishers. - Leung, Kam-tim, 1932-. (1992). Polynomials and equations.
*Digital Editions from Hong Kong University Press*. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press.

###### Book Chapters

- Fan, L., Miao, Z.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2015). How Chinese Teachers Teach Mathematics And Pursue Professional Development: Perspectives From Contemporary International Research. How Chinese Teachers Teach Mathematics And Pursue Professional Development: Perspectives From Contemporary International Research. In Fan, L .. (et al.) (Eds.), How Chinese Teach Mathematics: Perspectives From Insiders, p. 43-70. Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific, 2015 **Mok, IAC.**, Yang, X., Zhu, Y. (2015). Mathematical Discourse in Chinese Classrooms: An Insider’s Perspective. Mathematical Discourse in Chinese Classrooms: An Insider’s Perspective. In Sriraman, B .. (et al) (Eds.), The First Sourcebook on Asian Research in Mathematics Education: China, Korea, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia and India, v. 1, p. 705-732. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2015**Mok, IAC.**, Clarke, D. (2015). The Contemporary Importance of Triangulation in a Post-Positivist World: Examples from the Learner’s Perspective Study. The Contemporary Importance of Triangulation in a Post-Positivist World: Examples from the Learner’s Perspective Study. In Bikner-Ahsbahs, A., Knipping, C & Presmeg, N (Eds.), Approaches to Qualitative Research in Mathematics Education: Examples of Methodology and Methods , p. 403-425. Netherland: Springer, 2015**Mok, IAC.**(2015). What Is Important In A Lesson On Factorization? The Reflection Of An Experienced Teacher In Hong Kong. What Is Important In A Lesson On Factorization? The Reflection Of An Experienced Teacher In Hong Kong. In Ng, SF (Ed.), Cases Of Mathematics Professional Development In East Asian Countries: Using Video To Support Grounded Analysis, p. 137-154. Singapore: Springer, 2015- Huang, R.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Leung, FKS. (2014). Teaching algebraic concepts in Chinese classrooms: A case study of systems of linear equations. Teaching algebraic concepts in Chinese classrooms: A case study of systems of linear equations. In Leung, FKS .. (et al.) (Eds.), Algebra Teaching around the World, p. 191-212. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2014 **Mok, IAC.**(2014). Teaching the Graphical Method of Solving Equations: An Example in the Shanghai Lessons. Teaching the Graphical Method of Solving Equations: An Example in the Shanghai Lessons. In Leung, FKS .. (et al.) (Eds.), Algebra Teaching around the World, p. 173-190. Rotterdam: SensePublishers, 2014**Mok, IAC.**(2013). Five Strategies for Coherence: Lessons from a Shanghai Teacher. Five Strategies for Coherence: Lessons from a Shanghai Teacher. In Li, Y & Huang, R (Eds.), How Chinese Teach Mathematics and Improve Teaching, p. 120-133. New York: Routledge, 2013- Cao, Y., Guo, K., Ding, L.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2013). Students at the Front: Examples from a Beijing Classroom. Students at the Front: Examples from a Beijing Classroom. In Kaur, B .. (et al) (Eds.), Student Voice In Mathematics Classrooms Around The World, p. 53-64. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2013 **Mok, IAC.**, Kaur, B., Zhu, Y., Yau, KW. (2013). What Really Matters to Students? A Comparison between Hong Kong and Singapore Mathematics Lessons. What Really Matters to Students? A Comparison between Hong Kong and Singapore Mathematics Lessons. In Kaur, B .. (et al) (Eds.), Student Voice In Mathematics Classrooms Around The World, p. 189-208. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2013- Cheng, MMW., Wong, KL., Lee, AMS.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2012). Quantitative literacy in science communication. Quantitative literacy in science communication. In Gilbert, JK, Stocklmayer, SM (Eds.), Communication and Engagement with Science and Technology: Issues and Dilemmas, p. 110-129. UK: Routledge, 2012 **Mok, IAC.**(2010). Comparison of learning task lesson events between Australian and Shanghai lessons. Comparison of learning task lesson events between Australian and Shanghai lessons. In Shimizu, Y .. (Eds.)(et al), Mathematical tasks in classrooms around the world, p. 119–145. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2010- Leung, FKS., Lee, AMS., Lopez-Real, FJ., Leung, A.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Wong, KL. (2010). What can we teach mathematics teachers?: lessons from Hong Kong. What can we teach mathematics teachers?: lessons from Hong Kong. In Leung, FKS and Li, Y (Eds.), Reforms and issues in school mathematics in East Asia: Sharing and understanding mathematics education policies and practices, p. 153-167. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2010 - Leung, FKS.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Huang, R. (2007). Characteristics of the School System in China: Hong Kong, Macau and Shanghai. Characteristics of the School System in China: Hong Kong, Macau and Shanghai. In Mathematics Classrooms in Twelve Countries: The Insider's Perspective, p. 331-333. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2006 **Mok, IAC.**, Kaur, B. (2007). Learning Tasks. Learning Tasks. In Making Connections: Comparing Mathematics Classrooms Around the World, p. 147-163. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers B.V., 2006**Mok, IAC.**(2007). Teacher-dominating Lessons in Shanghai - An Insiders' Story. Teacher-dominating Lessons in Shanghai - An Insiders' Story. In Mathematics Classrooms in Twelve Countries: The Insiders' Perspective, p. 87-97. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2006- Clarke, D., Emanuelsson, J., Jablonka, E.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2007). The Learner's Perspective Study and International Comparisons of Classroom Practice. The Learner's Perspective Study and International Comparisons of Classroom Practice. In Making Connections: Comparing Mathematics Classrooms Around the World, p. 1-22. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers B.V., 2006 - Leung, FKS.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Huang, R. (2006). China. China. In Clarke, D .. (Eds.)(et al), Mathematics classrooms in twelve countries: the insider's perspective, p. 331-333. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2006 - Huang, R.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Leung, FKS. (2006). Repetition or variation: practising in the Mathematics classroom in China. Repetition or variation: practising in the Mathematics classroom in China. In Mathematics Classrooms in twelve countries: the insider's perspective, p. 263-274. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2006 **Mok, IAC.**, Lopez-Real, FJ. (2005). A Tale of Two Cities: A Comparison of Six Teachers in Hong Kong and Shanghai. A Tale of Two Cities: A Comparison of Six Teachers in Hong Kong and Shanghai. In Mathematics Classrooms in Twelve Countries: The Insider's Perspective, p. 237-246. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2006- Lopez-Real, FJ.,
**Mok, IAC.**, Leung, FKS., Marton, F. (2005). Identifying a Pattern of Teaching: An analysis of a Shanghai teacher's lesson. Identifying a Pattern of Teaching: An analysis of a Shanghai teacher's lesson. In How Chinese Learn Mathematics: Perspectives from Insiders, p. 383-412. New Jersey: World Scientific, 2004 - Runesson, U.,
**Mok, IAC.**(2004). Discernment and the Question 'What can be Learned'? (Charpter 3). Discernment and the Question 'What can be Learned'? (Charpter 3). In Classroom Discourse and the Space of Learning, p. 63-88. NJ, London: Lawrence Erlbaum Association Publishers, 2004 - Runesson, U.,
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###### Professional Societies

- 1 May 2003 – August, 2017: Member of the Management Committee, Comparative Education Research Centre
- Life Member, Hong Kong Association for Science and Mathematics Association
- Member, Hong Kong Association for Mathematics Education
- Member, International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education

###### Knowledge Exchange Activities

- 2016-08-31 to 2017-06-30: 2016/17 KE Impact Project Funding: KE-IP-2016/17-24: Rich Task (Junior Secondary Mathematics) (HK$100,000) , KE Project Grant
- 2016-05-16 to 2016-06-16: EDB-commissioned INSTEP-run MOI Courses for Secondary School Teachers on Teaching Mathematics in the English Medium , Short Course for Continuing Professional Development Organized by HKU
- 2015-06-27 to 2015-06-27: 我識數學（二）——孔醫生工作坊, Public Event (Delivering a Talk, Workshop, Exhibition, Performance, etc.)
- 2015-05-23 to 2015-05-23: 我識數學（一）——“家庭活動助數學及相關障礙”資源網介紹, Public Event (Delivering a Talk, Workshop, Exhibition, Performance, etc.)
- 2015-05-02 to 2015-05-02: Enhancing Knowledge Exchange: raising teachers' English language awareness in teaching different Key Learning Areas. , KE Project Grant
- 2015-04-25 to 2015-05-09: Enhancing KE: raising teachers' English language awareness in teaching different key leanring areas, Internal KE Committee
- 2015-04-01 to 2015-06-05: “家庭活動助數學及相關障礙”資源網介紹小冊子, Books and Other Media (Newspaper, Radio/TV, etc.) for Non-academic Audiences
- 2014-11-01 to 2015-06-27: Maths Buddy Website, KE Website and Mobile Device
- 2014-09-01 to 2015-08-31: Enhancing Knowledge Exchange: raising teachers' English language awareness in teaching different Key Learning Areas, KE Project Grant
- 2014-08-12 to 2015-06-30: 2014/15 KE Impact Project Funding: KE-IP-2014/15-67: Home-schooling wisdom in facilitating Mathematics and related learning going On-line (HK$70,000), KE Project Grant
- 2012-01-01 to 2016-08-31: Member of KE Working Group of HKU, Internal KE Committee
- 2011-11-28 to 2014-05-29: EDB-commissioned INSTEP MOI 'Course for Secondary School Teachers on Mathematics Education in the English Medium', Short Course for Continuing Professional Development Organized by HKU

###### Invited Lectures & Keynote Speeches

- 2016-10-01: Changing Paradigms Under The Impact Of Technology On Mathematics Classroom Teaching: A Few Snapshots Of The Students’ Perspectives In Hong Kong.
- 2016-09-01: Technology And Mathematics Education: Looking Back And Looking Forward,
*The 6th Annual International Conference On Education & E-learning* - 2016-07-01: A Change Of Paradigm: A Close-up At Learning Tasks
*International Conference for Chinese Association of Mathematics Education* - 2016-07-01: Plenary Panels: International Comparative Studies In Mathematics: Lessons For Improving Students' Learning
*13th International Congress On Mathematics Education* - 2015-01-01: Shedding light on the East-Asian Learner’s Paradox: Insights from the Learner’s Perspective Study (LPS)
*International Conference on the Understanding of Science & Mathematics Classroom Cultures in East Asia.* - 2014-11-01: Facets of Chinese mathematics lessons in the Learner’s Perspective Study
*Invited seminar at East China Normal University, Shanghai, China* - 2013-10-01: ICT and Mathematics Education
- 2012-07-01: Research On Mathematics Classroom Practice: An International Perspective
*The 12th International Congress On Mathematical Education* - 2011-09-01: The Learner’s Perspectives:Examples from Hong Kong lessons
*King’s College London* - 2011-09-01: The Use of Mathematical Tasks in the Hong Kong classroom: A Hong Kong teacher's perspective
*The University of Southampton* - 2011-06-01: Lessons from students’ understanding of the distributive law.
*“The Classroom Teaching Research for All Students (CTRAS) Conference Effective Teaching Strategies in the Algebra Classroom with International Perspectives”. Changshu Institute of Technology, Changshu, China, June 19-22.* - 2010-10-01: The Learner’s Perspective Study: A Hong Kong Story.
*International Workshop of Enhancing Mathematical Teaching for Creativity. Taipei Municipal University of Education,* - 2010-09-01: Representations in Mathematics Textbooks, Learning and Teaching: Multiple perspectives.
*International Workshop on Textbooks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Santiago, Chile* - 2009-03-01: The Learner’s Perspective Studies: The Hong Kong (& Shanghai) Component
*International Center for Mathematics Classroom Research School of Mathematical Sciences, Beijing Normal University* - 2009-01-01:
- 2008-06-26: In search of an exemplary mathematics lesson in Hong Kong: An algebra lesson on factorization of polynomials
*International Centre for Classroom Research (ICCR) Research Seminar, Melbourne Graduate School of Education in the Faculty of Education at the University of Melbourne, Australia* - 2008-03-05: Secondary Students' Understanding of the Distributive Property
*Invited Workshop/Seminar for Association of Mathematics Educators, Supported by the Department of Mathematics and Science, Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore* - 2008-03-04: Shedding Light on the East Asian Learner Paradox: Examples from a Shanghai Classroom
*Invited Seminar at National Institute of Education, Singapore*

###### Editorship

- 2009: Selected Papers of The ICME 11 Topic Study Group 24: Research on classroom practice. A monograph for Topic Study Group 24, ICME 11, July 6 – 13, 2008, Monterrey, Mexico., QUADERNI DI RICERCA IN DIDATTICA (Scienze Matematiche) of G.R.I.M
- 2006: Editors, Making Connections: Comparing Mathematics Classrooms Around the World
- 1998: Editors, Hong Kong Mathematics Education Conference Collected Papers 95-97

###### Community Service

- 2013-01-01 to 2014-01-01: Member, The Chief Executive' s Award for Teaching Excellence Steering Committee
- 2012-09-01 to 2015-09-01: Member, HKDSE Mathematics Subject Committee, Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority
- 2011-09-01 to 2017-09-01: independent manager, School Incorporated Management Committee HKUGA Primary School
- 2010-05-01 to 2011-10-01: chair, Assessment Panel on the Mathematics Education Key Learning Area, Chief Executive's Award for Teaching Excellence (2010-2011)
- 2010-05-01 to 2011-10-01: member, Assessment Working Group (2010-2011) of the Chief Executive's Award for Teaching Excellence 2010-2011.
- 2009-09-01 to 2013-08-01: member, Sixth Form Applied Mathematics Subject Committee
- 2008-09-01 to 2011-08-01: member, CE Mathematics Subject Committee, Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority
- 2005-05-01 to 2006-10-01: chair, Assessment Panel on the Mathematics Education Key Learning Area, Chief Executive?s Award for Teaching Excellence (2005-2006)
- 2005-05-01 to 2006-12-01: member, Assessment Working Group (2005-2006) of the Chief Executive?s Award for Teaching Excellence 2005-2006
- 2005-05-01 to 2006-12-01: member, The Chief Executive?s Award for Teaching Excellence Steering Committee (2005-2006
- 2005-02-01 to 2009-08-01: member, CDC-HKEAA Working Group on New Senior Secondary Mathematics Curriculum (School Based Assessment)
- 2004-05-01 to 2006-10-01: chair, Executive Committee for Anglican Little Singers, Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui East Kowloon Diocese
- 2003-08-01 to 2006-10-01: education advisor, Kei Lok Church, Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui East Kowloon Dioceses
- 2002-09-01 to 2012-08-01: member, Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination Mathematics Subject Committee, The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority
- 2002-08-01 to 2005-03-01: advisor, Validation of the Descriptions of Basic Competency for Primary Mathematics, Curriculum Development Institute
- 2001-06-01 to 2006-08-01: member, Joint Working Party on 2006 Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination Mathematics Syllabus, Curriculum Development Council, The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority
- 2001-02-01 to 2002-08-01: member, Ad Hoc Committee on Assessment for Learning (Primary Mathematics)

###### Teaching List, Current

- 2016-17 Summer Semester, MEDD7116, SA, Effective teaching of mathematics, science and liberal studies for English language learners
- 2016-17 Semester 2, EDUR8061, 2A, Data Analysis in Educational Research: Experiences from International and Local Projects
- 2016-17 Semester 1, CCST9002, 1A, Quantitative Literacy in Science, Technology and Society
- 2016-17 Semester 1, CCST9002, 1AX, Quantitative Literacy in Science, Technology and Society
- 2015-16 Semester 2, EDUR8060, 2A, Methodological Issues in Educational Research: Experiences from International and Local Projects
- 2015-16 Semester 2, MEDD6382, 2A, Research and/or mathematics teaching practice in classrooms
- 2015-16 Semester 1, CCST9002, 1A, Quantitative Literacy in Science, Technology and Society
- 2015-16 Semester 1, MEDD6014, 1V, Methods of research and enquiry
- 2015-16 Semester 1, MEDD6014, 1Z, Methods of research and enquiry
- 2015-16 Semester 1, MEDD6387, 1A, Research into the teaching and learning of mathematics
- 2014 S8, MEDD7116, SA, Effective teaching of mathematics, science and liberal studies for English language learners
- 2014 S2, EDUC6623, FB, Major methods course: Mathematics (Part 1)
- 2014 S2, EDUR8060, 2A, Methodological Issues in Educational Research: Experiences from International and Local Projects
- 2014 S1, CCST9002, 1A, Quantitative Literacy in Science, Technology and Society
- 2014 S1, EDUC6623, FB, Major methods course: Mathematics (Part 1)
- 2013 S8, MEDD7116, SA, Effective teaching of mathematics, science and liberal studies for English language learners
- 2013 S2, EDUR8060, 2A, Methodological Issues in Educational Research: Experiences from International and Local Projects
- 2013 S2, MEDD7102, 2A, Pedagogical frameworks for mathematics, science and related subjects
- 2013 S1, CCST9002, 1A, Quantitative Literacy in Science, Technology and Society
- 2013 S1, MEDD6014, 1S, Methods of research and enquiry
- 2013 S1, MEDD6387, 1A, Research on teaching and learning of mathematics

###### Supervision of Research Postgraduate Students

- , Curriculum and Instruction
- , Group Work
- , Mathematics Education
- , Mathematics Education
- , Mathematics Education
- , Mathematics Education, Education Assessment, Learning Science
- , Teacher Professional Development
- , Advanced Mathematics Knowledge of Senior Secondary School Teachers in China and Its Influence on Classroom Teaching, Mathematics Education
- , Developing a dynamic geometry task platform for accessing students’ perceptions of geometric properties through analysis of example spaces, Mathematics Education
- , Factors that Influence Motivation, Achievement and Group Problem Solving Outcome in Mathematics of Chinese Eighth Graders in a Cooperative Learning Setting, Mathematics Education
- , Influence of Culture on the Adaption of Realistic Mathematics Education in Indonesia, Mathematics Education
- , Knowledge and Beliefs of Pre-Service Secondary Mathematics Teachers in Sri Lanka and the Impact on Their Instructional Practices, Mathematics Education
- , Professional Learning of Beginning Mathematics Teachers at High Schools in Shanghai, Mathematics Education (International Comparison of Curriculum, Culture and Mathematics Teaching and Learning, Mathematics Assessment)
- , Thoughts and practice of a Hong Kong teacher in mathematics alternative assessment via Concerns-Based Adoption Model, Curriculum Studies in the Field of Mathematics Education

###### HKU Committee Appointments

- 2007-07-01 to Present: Faculty of Education, Board of the, The teachers who are members of the Faculty and who are full-time employees of the University
- 1998-10-13 to 2000-06-30: Discontinuation, Committee on, 1 member from each Faculty (Education) from a panel of three in order of precedence, Education Faculty Board
- 1997-07-01 to 2000-06-30: Faculty of Education, Board of the, Lecturers in Faculty
- 1990-09-01 to 1997-06-30: Faculty of Education, Board of the, Lecturers in Faculty