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Dr TSE, Alex W. C.

Dr TSE, Alex W. C.

謝永祥

-Member, Programme Committee, Master of Science in Technology, Design and Leadership for Learning
(MTDLL) (formerly Master of Science in Information Technology in Education (MITE)) and Master of Science in Library and Information Management (MLIM), HKU, 2019-2024
-Project Member, Programme for International Student Assessment 2025 (PISA 2025) - domain of "Learning in the Digital World", HKU, 2023-2027
-Principal Investigator, Commissioned Projects of Hong Kong Education Bureau: Provision of Services for On-site Teacher Workshops on Small Class Teaching, 2019-2022; 2022-2025
-Ex-Secretary-General and (Permanent) Council Member, Chinese Society for Inquiry Learning, 2009-2024
-Member, Programme Committee, Master of Education, HKU, 2021-2022
-Invited speaker of international academic conferences (e.g. ICETC2022, CSTE2023, ICETC2023 and ICEMI2023 etc.)
-Manuscript reviewer of academic journals (e.g. IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies [IF4.4]; Educational Technology and Society [IF 4.0]; Education Sciences [IF3.6]; Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning [IF3.4]; Frontiers in Education [IF2.6]; International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education [IF2.0] etc.)
-Mentor, Reviewer and Fellowship of Advance HE (formerly the Higher Education Academy) (2021-Present) and Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (2023-Present), Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre, HKU
-Academic Advisor (E-learning specialism), Master of Science in Technology, Design and Leadership for Learning (MTDLL), 2022-24
-Co-chair, Member of Programme Committee or/and reviewer of more than 20 academic conferences in IT in Education, STEM education or/and inquiry learning
-(Co-)author of more than 60 refereed journal or conference papers

Lecturer

Academic Unit of Mathematics, Science, and Technology


Qualification

B.A.(Hons.)(HKBU), PGDE (EdUHK), MSc.(HKU), M.A.(HKPolyU), EdD (HKU)

Email

[javascript protected email address]

Phone

(852) 2241 5455

Location

Room 316, Runme Shaw Building

Research Expertise

  • Assessment, Testing and Measurement
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Science Education
  • Technology-enhanced Learning

Prospective PhD/ EdD/ MPhil Applications

I am available to supervise EdD students and would welcome enquiries for supervision.

Research Areas:

  • STEM Education
  • Information Technology in K-12 Education
  • Critical Thinking
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Small Class Environment
  • Inquiry-based Learning and WebQuest
  • Mixed Methods Research

 

Courses taught in 2019-20, 2020-21, 2021-22 2022-23 and/or 2023-24:

  • Master of Education (STEM Education specialism)
    • Learning, Teaching and Assessment in STEM Education
    • Casptone Seminars for Research Project and Professional Portfolio (STEM Education, Mathematics Education, Sciences Education and Generalist Strand specialisms)
    • Educational Issues and Research (Tutorials for STEM Education)
    • STEM Education Theory, Practice and Application*
    • STEM Education in an Evolving Social Context*
    • Methods of Research and Enquiry  (STEM Education)*
  • Master of Education (electives)
    • Use of Assessment for Learning to Develop Critical Thinking of Secondary Students
    • Conducting Mixed Methods Research and Action Research in Your Schools
    • Use of Formative Assessment to Develop Critical Thinking of Secondary Students*
  • Master of Science in Technology, Design and Leadership for Learning and/or Master of Science in Library and Information Management
    • Capstone Project and Research 
    • Methods of Research and Enquiry 
    • Research Seminars and Workshops* 
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education
    • Teaching of Critical Thinking in General Studies
    • Learning Design and Technology for School Educators

*These courses had been revamped

  • Best Overall Paper Award Nomination: The 30th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2022)
  • Best Technical Design Paper Award Nomination: The 30th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2022)
  • Distinguished Paper Awards: The Global Chinese Conference on Inquiry Learning: Innovations and Applications (2021, 2019, 2012, 2010)
  • Commendation Letters for Outstanding Teaching: Courseware Design and Multimedia, a core elective of Master of Arts Programme in Information Technology in Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2010, 2009)
  • Outstanding Teaching Practice, Outstanding Academic Performance, Outstanding Performance in General Studies: Hong Kong Institute of Education (2001)
  • Director's Award, Best Academic Performance, Best Performance in Professional Studies, Best Performance in General Studies: Hong Kong Institute of Education (2000)

Teacher Professional Development Courses Commissioned by the Education Bureau, Hong Kong:

  • Project coordinator/leader and instructor, On-site Teacher Workshops on Small Class Teaching, 2020-2022; 2022-25
  • Instructor, Support Programme on Fostering Communities of Practice to Enhance Small Class Teaching, 2015-2018
  • Instructor and Course Designer, Information Technology in Education Refresher Training Courses for School Teachers: Teacher Professional Development through MOOC: Elementary Course on Effective Use of WebQuest to Enhance the Quality of Learning and Teaching, 2014-15
  • Instructor and Course Designer, Information Technology in Education Refresher Training Courses for School Teachers: Design and Use of WebQuest – Developing Secondary School Science Students’ Information Processing Skills through School-based Assessment Tasks using WebQuest Platform, 2010-2011
  • Instructor and Course Designer, Information Technology in Education Refresher Training Courses for School Teachers: Applying Wireless and Mobile Technology to Learning and Teaching, 2009-2010
  • Instructor and Course Designer, Information Technology in Education Refresher Training Courses for School Teachers: Elementary Course on Using WebQuest for Project-based Learning in Schools, 2009-2010
  • Instructor, Information Technology in Education Refresher Training Courses for School Teachers: Cultivating Students’ Information Literacy through Project-based Learning, 2009-2010
  • Instructor and Course Designer, Information Technology in Education Refresher Training Courses for School Teachers: Intermediate Course on Design on Application of WebQuest in Learning and Teaching in Primary and Secondary School, 2007-2008
  • Instructor and Course Designer, Information Technology in Education Refresher Training Courses for School Teachers: Using Weblog to Promote Reading and Writing of the Chinese Language in Primary and Secondary Schools, 2007-2008
  • Instructor, Information Technology in Education Refresher Training Courses for School Teachers: Using WebQuest and Concept Map Tool to Facilitate Students' Self-learning, 2005-2006
  • Instructor, Information Technology in Education Refresher Training Courses for School Teachers: Developing Interactive eBooks to Promote e-Learning in Schools, 2005-2006

 

School Development Projects:

  • Instructor, Support Programme on Fostering Communities of Practice to Enhance Small Class Teaching, Providing over 50 schools on-site training and consultation on instructional design about STEM education, Information Technology in Education, Learning and Teaching in Small Class Environment, 2015-2018
  • Instructor, Provision of Support for Seconded Teachers under School Support Partners Scheme on Small Class Teaching, 2016-17
  • Instructor, Teacher Professional Development Programme of Integrating WebQuest in Scientific Inquiry to Improve Catering for Learning Diversity and Promote Inter-disciplinary Learning, 2007-2012
  • Instructor, WebQuest Training Centre and Resources Platform –Deepen the Development of Inquiry Learning and Project-based Learning Supported by Network Environment, 2007-2008

 

Research Projects:

  • Project Member, Programme for International Student Assessment 2025 (PISA 2025) - domain of "Learning in the Digital World", HKU, 2023-2027
  • Research Team Member, Project-based Learning for Hong Kong – Taiwan School Pairs on a Game-based Collaborative Learning Platform 2009-2010, funded by Department of Education, Taipei City Government, HK$114,000, 2009-2010
  • Research Team Member, Project-based Learning for Hong Kong – Foshan School Pairs on a Game-based Collaborative Learning Platform 2009-2010, funded by individual schools, HK$41,000, 2009-2010
  • Research Team Member, Project-based Learning for Hong Kong - Taiwan School Pairs on a Game-based Collaborative Learning Platform 2009, funded by Department of Education, Taipei City Government, HK$75,000, 2009
  • Research Team Member, Immersion Learning with Farmtasia II in Liberal Studies for Junior Secondary Students, Centre for the Advancement of Information Technology in Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK30,000, 2009
  • Research Team Member, WebQuest Training Centre & Resources Platform – Deepen the Development of Enquiry Learning and Project-based Learning supported by Network Environment (in collaboration with Buddhist Mau Fung Memorial College), funded by Information Technology in Education Partnership Incentive Scheme, Education Bureau, The Government of the HKSAR, HK$160,000, 2007-2008
  • Research Team Member, Project-based Learning for Hong Kong - Taiwan School Pairs on a Game-based Collaborative Learning Platform, funded by Department of Education, Taipei City Government, HK$100,000, 2008
  • Research Team Member, Seed project: Inter-school project-based learning through Computer-supported Collaborative Learning platform, self-funded project, Centre for the Advancement of Information Technology in Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2007-2008
  • Research Team Member, Project-based Learning with Learning Villages among Schools in the Mainland, Hong Kong and the USA, funded by Quality Education Division, Education and Manpower Bureau, The Government of the HKSAR, HK$701,800, 2006-2007
  • Research Team Member, Evaluation of the Implementation and the Impact of the “WebQuest” Refresher Training Course on Students’ Learning, commissioned by Quality Education Division, Education and Manpower Bureau, The Government of the HKSAR, HK$645,000, 2006-2007
  • Research Team Member, Global Learning Community among Primary Education through 3-I Project Learning, funded by Quality Education Division, Education and Manpower Bureau, The Government of the HKSAR, HK$ 1,100,000, 2005-2006

 

Development of Undergraduate Distance Learning Course Materials:

  • Course Developer, Leading Innovation and Information Technology Applications in Early Childhood Teaching, a 5-credit compulsory course for Bachelor of Education (Hons) in Early Childhood Education (Leadership and Special Educational Needs), The Open University of Hong Kong, 2014-15

Refereed Journal or Conference Papers:

  • Ali, M., & Tse, A. W. C. (2023). Research trends and issues of engineering design process for STEM education in K-12: A bibliometric analysis. International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science, and Technology, 11(3), 695-727. https://doi.org/10.46328/ijemst.2794
  • Zhang, B.L. & Tse, A.W.C. (2023). The impact of gamified assessment on the learning burnout of undergraduate computing students: a quasi-experimental research. In Shih, JL. et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2023). Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education. Kyoto University. (Best Student Paper Nomination) 
  • Liu, Y.B. & Tse, A.W.C. (2023). The influence of digital game-based learning with a mathematical game on calculation abilities of grade 3-4 students: a case study.  Proceedings of the 2023 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (IEEE TALE2023). Auckland, New Zealand. 
  • Zheng, Y.W. & Tse, A.W.C. (2023). The influence of creating and sharing English video on social media platform on the willingness to communicate in English of Chinese sophomore majoring in English: a case study. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers (ICETC 2023). The University of Barcelona.
  • Chen, F. & Tse, A.W.C. (2023). Examining the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) of biology educators: A case study on pre-service and in-service teachers in preparation for applying STEM education. Proceedings of the Eighth Annual International Symposium on Emerging Technologies for Education (SETE 2023). University of Technology in Sydney.
  • Liu, Y.B. & Tse, A.W.C. (2023). The impact of digital game-based learning with a mathematical game application on calculation abilities of grade 4 students. In Shih, JL. et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2023). Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education. Kyoto University. 
  • Zhou, J.R. & Tse, A.W.C. (2023). The effects of kindergarten principals' digital leadership on teachers' technology integration during the COVID-19 pandemic in western China. Proceedings of the 2023 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (IEEE TALE2023). Auckland, New Zealand. 
  • Ye, Q.Z. & Tse, A.W.C. (2023). The influence on undergraduate students' critical thinking skills through the integration of outside-in blended learning activities in problem-based learning environment. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers (ICETC 2023). University of Barcelona. 
  • Mo, N.Y.C. & Tse, A.W.C. (2023). The impact of digital storytelling on grade 10 students' digital literacy in Hong Kong: A case study. Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Education and E-Learning (ICEEL 2023). Kumamoto University et al. 
  • Zheng, W.Q. & Tse, A.W.C. (2023). The impact of generative artificial intelligence-based formative feedback on the mathematical motivation of Chinese grade 4 students: a case study. Proceedings of the 2023 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (IEEE TALE2023). Auckland, New Zealand. 
  • Ren, J.H. & Tse, A.W.C. (2023). Quasi-experiment: impact of learning with digital storytelling on grade eight students' self-efficacy in physics in Mainland China. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers (ICETC 2023). University of Barcelona.
  • Xie, R.Y. & Tse, A.W.C. (2023). The professional identity of primary mathematics teachers and their intention to implement STEM education in Mainland China. International Journal of Learning and Teaching.
  • Chen, F. & Tse, A.W.C. (2023). A survey of pre-service and in-service biology teachers’ technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) in implementing STEM education. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers (ICETC 2023). University of Barcelona. 
  • Liao, C.Y. & Tse, A.W.C. (2023). Exploring teachers’ perceived competence in implementing STEM education in a national pilot middle school of STEM education in Mainland China. International Journal of Learning and Teaching
  • Huang, Y.S. & Tse, A.W.C. (2023). The influence of a virtual physics experiment learning environment on grade 9 students' motivation towards physics learning. US-China Education Review, 13(1), 20-30. https://doi.org/10.17265/2161-6248/2023.01.003. This journal paper is based on this conference paper: Huang, Y.S. & Tse, A.W.C. (2022). The influence of a virtual physics experiment learning environment on grade 9 students' motivation towards physics learning. In Iyer, S. et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2022). Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education. Kuala Lumpur: Universiti Putra Malaysia. (Best Technical Design Paper Award Nomination Paper) https://icce2022.apsce.net/uploads/P1_C3_50.pdf
  • Liu, Y.X. & Tse, A.W.C. (2022). The effects of learning with digital storytelling on classroom engagement in a grade 6 English class. In Iyer, S. et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2022). Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education. Kuala Lumpur: Universiti Putra Malaysia. (Best Overall Paper Award Nomination Paper) https://icce2022.apsce.net/uploads/P1_C6_88.pdf
  • Yang, J.X. & Tse, A.W.C. (2022). The relations of family background, parents' interest, and confidence in STEM with children's STEM self-efficacy in Shenzhen. Proceedings of the 2022 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (IEEE TALE2022). The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 
    https://doi.org/10.1109/TALE54877.2022.00104 
  • Tsui, R.K.K. & Tse, A.W.C. (2022). Investigating university language teacher efficacy in the adoption of emergency remote teaching during the COVID-19 outbreak in Hong Kong: A mixed methods research. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Education and E-Learning (ICEEL 2022). Tsuru University and Purdue University (The best presenter award) Northwest. https://doi.org/10.1145/3578837.3578861
  • Fang, C. & Tse, A.W.C. (2022). Quasi-experiment: postgraduate students' class engagement in various online learning contexts when taking privacy issues to incorporate with artificial intelligence applications. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers (ICETC 2022). University of Barcelona. https://doi.org/10.1145/3572549.3572606
  • Tang, J.Y. & Tse, A.W.C. (2022). Factors affecting grade eight students' learning motivation in Chinese reading when learning with flipped classroom approach. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Education and E-Learning (ICEEL 2022). Tsuru University and Purdue University Northwest. (The best presenter award) https://doi.org/10.1145/3578837.3578850
  • Heung, Y.M. & Tse, A.W.C. (2022). The influence of an online community of practice on professional development for online teaching: Case study on kindergartens. In Iyer, S. et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2022). Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education. Kuala Lumpur: Universiti Putra Malaysia. https://icce2022.apsce.net/uploads/P1_C7_107.pdf
  • Chan, C.Y.S. & Tse, A.W.C. (2022). Examining business school teaching faculty readiness to teach online: a mixed methods research. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Education and E-Learning (ICEEL 2022). Tsuru University and Purdue University Northwest. (The best presenter award) https://doi.org/10.1145/3578837.3578856
  • Self, R.S. & Tse, A.W.C. (2022). Design, development, implementation and evaluation of female-friendly learning design on enhancing grade 1 and 2 girls' motivation in STEM education. Proceedings of the 2022 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (IEEE TALE2022). The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. https://doi.org/10.1109/TALE54877.2022.00097
  • Deng, J.K.C., Tse, A.W.C. & Lok, M.K.H. (2022). Responding and transforming: the attitude of primary school teachers in blended teaching under COVID-19: a mixed methods research. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Education and E-Learning (ICEEL 2022). Tsuru University and Purdue University Northwest. https://doi.org/10.1145/3578837.3578853
  • Fang, C. & Tse, A.W.C.(2022). Case study: postgraduate students' class engagement in various online learning contexts when taking privacy issues to incorporate with artificial intelligence applications. International Journal of Learning and Teaching, 9(2). https://doi.org/10.18178/ijlt.9.2.90-95 
  • Zheng, D.Y. & Tse, A.W.C. (2021). The readiness of Shenzhen primary science teachers using problem-based learning to implement STEM education. Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE2021).  Wuhan: Central China Normal University. (The best presenter award) https://doi.org/10.1109/TALE52509.2021.9678733
  • Li, T.T. & Tse, A.W.C. (2021). An exploration of the influence 2D image-based augmented reality, virtual reality, and on-site experiment on learning achievement and technology acceptance: based on a secondary school chemical experiment class. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Education and E-Learning (ICEEL 2021). Tsuru University and Purdue University Northwest. https://doi.org/10.1145/3502434.3502452
  • Dong, X.Y. & Tse, A.W.C. (2021). Developing grade five students' English-speaking ability through online homework platform in Mainland China. Proceedings of the Twelfth Global Chinese Conference on Inquiry Learning: Innovations and Applications (GCCIL2021). Hubei: Huanggang Normal University. (Distinguished Paper Award)
  • Pan, H.X. & Tse, A.W.C. (2021). The influence of using instant messaging application in flipped classroom on Chinese vocational school year two students' English business vocabulary learning strategy. Proceedings of the Twelfth Global Chinese Conference on Inquiry Learning: Innovations and Applications (GCCIL2021). Hubei: Huanggang Normal University.
  • Jiang, M.L. & Tse, A.W.C. (2021). The effects of multimedia glosses, learning duration and working memory capacity on high school students' passive vocabulary acquisition. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Education and E-Learning (ICEEL 2021). Tsuru University and Purdue University Northwest. https://doi.org/10.1145/3502434.3502451
  • Chang, X.Y. & Tse, A.W.C. (2021). Improving the English writing ability of the second year English majors through automated writing evaluation system. Proceedings of the Twelfth Global Chinese Conference on Inquiry Learning: Innovations and Applications (GCCIL2021). Hubei: Huanggang Normal University. (Distinguished Paper Award)
  • Cheung, H.C. & Tse, A.W.C. (2021). Hong Kong science in-service teachers’ behavioural intention towards STEM Education and their Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK). Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE2021).  Wuhan: Central China Normal University. https://doi.org/10.1109/TALE52509.2021.9678933
  • Hsiao, M.C.A. & Tse, A.W.C.(2021). Developing student engagement through gamified formative assessment during online learning. Proceedings of the Twelfth Global Chinese Conference on Inquiry Learning: Innovations and Applications (GCCIL2021). Hubei: Huanggang Normal University.
  • Wei, Y.Z. & Tse, A.W.C. (2021). Teachers’ stages of concern on STEM Education in a rural secondary school in Guangzhou. Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE2021).  Wuhan: Central China Normal University. https://doi.org/10.1109/TALE52509.2021.9678803
  • Tse, A.W.C. (2020). Literature review: Using Knowledge Building to develop students’ affective dimensions of critical thinking in computer-supported collaborative learning. Proceedings of the Eleventh Global Chinese Conference on Inquiry Learning: Innovations and Applications (GCCIL2020). Henan: Henan Normal University.
  • Li, S.H. & Tse, A.W.C. (2020). Trends and issues of research on computational thinking in STEM Education: A bibliometric analysis of literature. Proceedings of the Eleventh Global Chinese Conference on Inquiry Learning: Innovations and Applications (GCCIL2020). Henan: Henan Normal University.
  • Mao, C.H. & Tse, A.W.C. (2020). Exploring the effect of Competition-based Learning on learning motivation of Grade Five students in the context of STEM Education. Proceedings of the Eleventh Global Chinese Conference on Inquiry Learning: Innovations and Applications (GCCIL2020). Henan: Henan Normal University.
  • Tse, A.W.C., Yuen, A.H.K. &. Fung, D.C.L. (2019). Model-guided instruction for developing students’ key affective dimensions of critical thinking in a computer-supported collaborative learning context. Proceedings of the Tenth Global Chinese Conference on Inquiry Learning: Innovations and Applications (GCCIL2019). Beijing: Beijing Normal University. (Best Paper Award)
  • Tse, A.W.C., Yuen, A.H.K. &. Fung, D.C.L. (2015). Complementary use of a 3D virtual learning environment and an asynchronous online discussion platform to develop students’ Key Affective Dimensions of Critical Thinking. Proceedings of the Sixth Global Chinese Conference on Inquiry Learning: Innovations and Applications (GCCIL2015). Wuxi: Jiangnan University. (Short Paper)
  • Tse, A.W.C. (2012). Developing Students' Critical Thinking Dispositions: Instructional Approach, Principles and Module. Proceedings of the Third Global Chinese Conference on Inquiry Learning: Innovations and Applications (GCCIL2012). Huizhou: Huizhou University. (The Best Paper Award)
  • Jong, M.S.Y., Chen, W.Q., Tse, A.W.C., Lee, F.L. & Lee, J.H.M. (2011). Using Posing Templates for Enhancing Students’ Argumentative Elaborations in Computer-supported Collaborative Inquiry Learning. Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning, 5(3), 275-294.
  • Tse, A.W.C., Jong, M.S.Y., Lee, F.L. & Lee, J.H.M. (2010). A Pilot Study on Teachers’ Question Types and Students’ Critical Thinking Skill Types in Asynchronous Online Discussion. Proceedings of the First Global Chinese Conference on Inquiry Learning: Innovations and Applications (GCCIL2010). Guangzhou: School of Educational Technology, South China Normal University. (The Best Paper Award)
  • Wong, A.N.L. & Tse, A.W.C. (2010). A Pilot Study of Enhancing 3D Geometry Learning by Using Augmented Reality Learning Tool. Proceedings of the Sixth Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Conference on Information Technology in Education (GHM 2010). Macau: University of Macau.
  • Zhou, Y.X., Lee, F.L. & Tse, A.W.C. & Lee. (2009). Learning transfer in Farmtasia 2. Proceedings of the First Conference on Digital Game-based Learning (DGL2009). Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • Tse, A.W.C., Jong, M.S.Y., Zhou, Y.X., Chen, W.Q., Lee, F.L. & Lee, J.H.M. (2009).   The Effectiveness of Teachers’ Facilitation in Using Game Elements to Motivate Students’ Participation in CSCL discussion. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2009) (Poster). Hong Kong: Hong Kong Institute of Education.
  • Chu T. W. & Tse, A.W.C. (2009).   Enhancing Self-regulated Learning by Using One-to-one Digital Ink eBag with eBooks. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2009) (Workshop paper). Hong Kong: Hong Kong Institute of Education.
  • Tse, A.W.C., Jong, M.S.Y., Zhou, Y.X., Chen, W.Q., Lee, F.L. & Lee, J.H.M. (2009).   Use of Game Elements to Motivate Students to Participate in CSCL discussion. Proceedings of the Fifth Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Conference on Information Technology in Education (GHM 2009). Foshan: School of Educational Technology, South China Normal University.
  • Chiu, S.K., Fung, K.C., Yu, C.Y. & Tse, A.W.C. (2009). Guiding Students to learn in Authentic Learning Environment by Using UMPCs Working with WebQuest. Proceedings of the 13th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE2009) (1499-1503). Taipei: Taiwan Normal University.
  • Chong, S.F., Au, C.M., & Tse, A.W.C. (2009). Learning Outcomes of Project-based Learning by Using ”Learning Villages” : A Game-Based Collaborative Learning Platform (1508-1512). Proceedings of the 13th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE2009). Taipei: Taiwan Normal University.
  • Jong, M.S.Y., Tse, A.W.C., Zhou, Y.X., Chen, W.Q., Lee, F.L. & Lee, J.H.M. (2008). Using Posting Templates for Enhancing Students’ Argumentative Elaborations in Learning Villages. In M. Eisenberg, Kinshuk, M. Chang, R. McGreal (Eds.), Proceedings: Second IEEE International Conference on Digital Game and Intelligent Toy Enhanced Learning (DIGITEL 2008) (180-187). Danvers, MA: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
  • Tse, A.W.C., Chiu, R.S.K. & Lee, F.L. (2007). The Elements Facilitating Effective Teacher Professional Development to Implement Information Technology in Education: WebQuest as an Example. Proceedings of the Third Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Conference on Information Technology in Education (GHM2007). Macau: University of Macau.
  • Hon, C. K. & Tse, A.W.C. (2006). Relationship between Students’ Internet Uses at Home and Their Families’ Socioeconomic Status: A Study of Hong Kong Secondary One Students. Proceedings of the Second Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Conference on Information Technology in Education (GHM2006). Guangzhou: School of Educational Technology, South China Normal University.
  • Tse, A.W.C., Lee, F.L. & Ou, Y. (2006). The Effectiveness of Knowledge Building through Computer-supported Collaborative Learning among Elementary Students: a Case Study. In R. Mizoguchi, P. Dillenbourg & Z. Zhu. (Eds.), Learning by Effective Utilization of Technologies: Facilitating Intercultural Understanding (209-216). Amsterdam: IOS Press.
  • Tse, A.W.C., Lee, F.L. & Ou, Y. (2006). The Ten Areas of Neglect of Teachers in Implementing Computer-supported Collaborative Learning. In J.G. Cheng & S.B. Han. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 10th Annual Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE2006). Beijing: Tsinghua University.
  • Tse, A.W.C., Lee, F.L. & Ou, Y. (2006). Model of Evaluating the Roles of Teachers in Computer-supported Collaborative Learning. Proceedings of Hong Kong International Information Technology in Education Conference 2006. Hong Kong: Education Bureau.
  • Tse, A.W.C. (2006). Model of Evaluating Educational Multimedia Application for Teaching and Learning. Proceedings of Hong Kong International Information Technology in Education Conference 2006. Hong Kong: Education Bureau.
  • Ou, Y., Tse, A.W.C., Pun, S.W. & Lee, F. L. (2006). Global Learning Community among Primary Education through 3-I Project Learning. Proceedings of Hong Kong International Information Technology in Education Conference 2006. Hong Kong: Education Bureau.
  • Tse, A.W.C. (2002). Evaluation School Intranet Web with BUS Model: A Case Study of a Hong Kong Primary School. In K. S. Volk & W.W.M. So (Eds.), Science, Technology Education: Meeting the Challenges of Education Reform (209-224). Hong Kong: Hong Kong Institute of Education, Curriculum Development Institute of  Education Department, Hong Kong Association for Science and Mathematics Education, Hong Kong Association for Design and Technology Education.
  • Tse, A.W.C. (2001). An Innovative Teaching Practice: Scientific Investigation as a Creative Teaching Method in Primary Education. Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2 (2), Article 8. Retrieved November 13, 2001 from http://www.ied.edu.hk/apfslt/v2_issue2/tsewc/ (In Chinese)
  • Tse, A.W.C. (2001). Children's Poet Creation and Teaching of Creative Writing. Chinese Language Communication, 60, 56-62. (In Chinese)

 

Book Chapters:

  • Tse, A.W.C. & Lee, F.L. (2008). Design of Student Page of WebQuest (One): Formulating the Learning Situation. In Lee, F.L., Yang, H.H. & Pun, S.W. (Eds.), WebQuest: Concept and Design (36-46). Singapore: McGraw-Hill Education. (In Chinese)
  • Lee, F.L. & Tse, A.W.C. (2008). Design of Student Page of WebQuest (Two): Guidelines in Learning Process. In Lee, F.L., Yang, H.H. & Pun, S.W. (Eds.), WebQuest: Concept and Design (47-62). Singapore: McGraw-Hill Education. (In Chinese)
  • Lee, F.L. & Tse, A.W.C. (2008). Design of Teacher Page of WebQuest. In Lee, F.L., Yang, H.H. & Pun, S.W. (Eds.), WebQuest: Concept and Design (63-66). Singapore: McGraw-Hill Education. (In Chinese)

 

Government Research Reports:

  • Curriculum Development Institute [Tse, A.W.C.as co-investigator]. (2019). The STEM education in primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong: Curriculum planning, implementation measures, learning, teaching and assessment strategies, impact on student learning, professional development and support measures received by schools. Hong Kong: Curriculum Development Institute.
  • Lee, F.L., Pun, S.W., Ip, W.H., Tsui, Y., Chow, Y.M., Zhou, Y, Tse, A.W.C. (2007). Evaluation of the Implementation and the Impact of the “WebQuest” Refresher Training Course on Students’ Learning --Final Report. Hong Kong: Education Bureau.

  • Invited speaker of international academic conferences: e.g.
    • The trends and methodologies of STEM education research in recent years. Invited speech at the 14th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers (ICETC 2022), University of Barcelona, Spain, October 28-30, 2022

    • Using assessment for learning to address the challenges of assessment in STEM education: Rubric as an example. Invited speech at the 5th International Conference on Computer Science and Technologies in Education (CSTE 2023), Research Center for AI and STEM Education of Shaanxi Normal University, China, April 21-23, 2023

    • Challenges of developing and assessing 21st-century skills of high school students: Using critical thinking as an example. Invited speech at the 15th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers (ICETC 2023), University of Barcelona, Spain, September 26-28, 2023

    • Teacher assessment literacy frameworks: Implications of teacher professional development and improving student learning.  Invited speech at the 12th International Conference on Education and Management Innovation (ICEMI 2023), Chiayi, Taiwan, October 13-15, 2023.

  • Manuscript reviewer of academic journals: e.g.
    • IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies [IF4.4]
    • Educational Technology & Society [IF 4.0]
    • Education Sciences [IF3.6]
    • Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning [IF3.4]
    • Frontiers in Education [IF2.6]
    • International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education [IF2.0]
  • Permanent Council Member, Chinese Society for Inquiry Learning, 2021-Present
  • Member, International Technical Committee, The Seventh International Conference on Education and E-Learning (ICEEL 2023), Kumamoto University et al., 2023
  • Member, International Technical Committee, The Fifteenth International Conference on Education Technology and Computers (ICETC 2023), University of Barcelona, Spain, 2023
  • Judge, The outstanding STEM schools, The 25th Hong Kong Youth Science and Technology Innovation Competition, Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association, commissioned by the Education Bureau, Hong Kong, 2023
  • Co-chair, Programme Committee, The Thirteenth Global Chinese Conference on Inquiry Learning: Innovations and Applications, Zhejiang Normal University, 2022
  • Member, International Technical Committee, The Sixth International Conference on Education and E-Learning (ICEEL 2022), Tsuru University and Purdue University Northwest, 2022.
  • Judge, The outstanding STEM schools, The 24th Hong Kong Youth Science and Technology Innovation Competition, Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association, commissioned by the Education Bureau, Hong Kong, 2022
  • Co-chair, Programme Committee, The Twelfth Global Chinese Conference on Inquiry Learning: Innovations and Applications, Huanggang Normal University, 2021
  • Member, International Technical Committee, The Fifth International Conference on Education and E-Learning (ICEEL 2021), Tsuru University and Purdue University Northwest, 2021.
  • Judge, The outstanding STEM schools, The 23rd Hong Kong Youth Science and Technology Innovation Competition, Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association, commissioned by the Education Bureau, Hong Kong, 2021
  • Secretary-General, Chinese Society for Inquiry Learning, 2019-21
  • Member, Internal validation panel, The learning programme re-accreditation for the Diploma in Early Childhood Studies, Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education, 2020
  • External reviewer, The teaching development grant proposals, The Education University of Hong Kong, 2020
  • Member, Programme committee and that of instructional design competition, panel chair, panel member or/and paper reviewer,  The Global Chinese Conferences on Inquiry Learning: Innovations and Applications, 2010-2021
  • Member, Programme committee,  The Conferences on Digital Game-based Learning, 2009-2012
  • Member, Programme committee The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Conferences on Information Technology in Education, 2006-2010
  • Adjudicator, WebQuest Design Competitions, 2006-2009

Before serving at HKU:

 

Dr. TSE was a Curriculum Support Officer at the Curriculum Development Institute of the Education Bureau, Hong Kong, mainly responsible for research and development of STEM education, especially through leading related: 1) investigations on the implementation of STEM education in primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong: curriculum planning, implementation measures, learning, teaching and assessment strategies, impact on student learning, professional development and support measures received by schools; 2) teacher professional programmes; 3) school-support on designing instruction and school development plan.

 

He served as a Part-time Lecturer, Course Developer or Tutor at the University of Hong Kong and the Open University of Hong Kong for teaching or developing postgraduate and undergraduate courses about STEM education, Information Technology in Education, Learning and Teaching in Small Class Environment, providing related on-site training and consultation on instructional design to over 50 schools.

 

He was an Instructor at the Centre for Learning Sciences and Technologies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He taught or co-taught seven modules of the Master of Arts Programme in Information Technology in Education. While teaching this programme, he supervised eight postgraduate students in completing their annual research projects and some of them were presented at academic conferences. He also taught or co-taught Information Technology in education courses in Postgraduate Diploma in Education programme and Bachelor of Education programme. In addition to teaching the postgraduate and undergraduate programmes, he taught eight Information Technology in Education Refresher Training Courses open to primary and secondary school teachers in Hong Kong, commissioned by the Education Bureau.

 

Prior to working at the Education Bureau and universities, he served as a Teacher of General Studies, English Language, Chinese Language, and Computer Studies at Kowloon Rhenish School, leading the development of the Information Technology Committee there.