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Dr SIU, Aaron C.K.

Personal Particulars

Dr SIU, Aaron C.K.

邵礎基

Teacher Certificate (HK), BPhil(Birmingham), MEd(HKU), PhD(Sydney)

Senior Lecturer

Teacher Education and Learning Leadership

Tel: (852) 3917 1905

Location: Room 512, Meng Wah Complex

Areas of Expertise:

Self-concept; Stress and Coping; Psychology of Teaching and Learning; Classroom Management

Areas of Expertise

Teaching Areas:
Psychology of Teaching and Learning; Enhancing Students' Self-etseem; Builing Positive Discipline; Adolescent Development

Research Interests:
Student Self-esteem; Classroom Management; Assessment and Learning

Projects

2010 - 2013
(Co-Investigator) Project Title: Development of Moodle-Enhanced Case-Based Learning for Pre-Service and In-Service Teachers on Classroom Learning. Teaching Development Grant. Amount granted: $192,680.

2008 - 2011
(Co-Investigator) Title: Exploring the linguistic features of subject specific genres of Liberal Studies in reforming Hong Kong senior secondary curriculum. CERG Project. Amount granted: $890,000.

2006 - 2008
(Principal investigator) Title: Collaborative Research and Development Project on Aligning Assessment to Facilitate Teaching and Learning in Liberal Studies. Quality Education Fund. Amount granted: $2,558,600.

2007 - 2008
(Co-Principal investigator) Title: Learning to collaborate: promoting collaborative problem solving in guiding adolecents in schools. Teaching Development Grant. Amount granted: $179,747.

Feb. - Aug. 2006
(Principal investigator) Title: Development of School-based Assessment Tasks for Liberal Studies. EDB Project. Amount granted: $65,000.

2005 - 2006
(Principal investigator) Title: Self-esteem and Its Relationship to School Bullying and Victimization. Non-funded research project.

2005 - 2006
(Principal investigator) Title: Relationship between Self-concept and Coping with Stress: An Exploratory Study of Hong Kong Secondary Students. Faculty Research Fund. Amount granted: $17,520.

2004 - 2005
(Co-investigator) Title: Research and Development Project on Raising Teachers’ Assessment Literacy for Liberal Studies. EDB Project. Amount granted: $882,165.

2004 - 2005
(Co-investigator) Title: Research and Development Project on a District-based Induction and Mentoring Programme. EDB Project. Amount granted: $820,632.

2004 - 2005
(Principal investigator) Title: An Exploratory Study of Self-esteem Enhancement Programmes in Hong Kong Secondary Schools. Faculty Research Fund. Amount granted: $18,140.

Publications
Books
  • Siu, A.C.K. (1994). Self concept and coping with stress: A study of junior secondary school students. Hong Kong: Yuk Wah Cultural Co., Ltd.
  • Ki, W.W., Chan, C.K.K, Shum, M.S.K., & Siu, A.C.K. (2006). 通識教育科評核及發展研究--研究報告, 2006, 135pp.
  • Siu, A.C,K, Chan, C.K.K., Chau, A.W.L., Ki, W.W., Shum, M.S.K. (2009). Research Report - Assessment for learning and teaching in Liberal Studies. Dec., 2008, 151pp.

 

Journal articles and book chapters
  • Siu, A.C.K., & Watkins, D. (1997). Coping with stress in Hong Kong: An investigation of the influence of culture, gender, age, and self-concept. Psychologia, 40(2), 1-8.
  • 邵礎基 (2001). 成績分等級損孩子自尊。 明報, 2001/12/8.
  • 邵礎基 (2003). 母語教學註定失敗? 信報, 2003/9/9.
  • Siu, A.C.K. (2005a). Teacher stress management. (四兩撥千斤). In C. Kwok & Lee M.Y.C. (Eds.) Counselling cases: Illustrations and insights. (pp. 119-124) Hong Kong: McGraw Hill Education (Asia). (In Chinese).
  • Siu, A.C.K. (2005b). Causes of teacher-student conflict and handling strategies. (一笑泯恩仇). In C. Kwok & Lee M.Y.C. (Eds.) Counselling cases: Illustrations and insights. (pp. 83-90). Hong Kong: McGraw Hill Education (Asia). (In Chinese).
  • Wu, K.F., & Siu, A.C.K. (2011). A factor analytic study of the COPE questionnaire by sex of respondents. Psychological Reports, 108(2), 515-527.
  • Shum, M.S.K., Lam J.W.I., Ki, W.W., Siu, A.C.K. (2011). Developing a framework to assess students’ writing problems in Liberal Studies in Hong Kong senior secondary curriculum. Linguistics and Education.
  • Shum, M.S.K., Ki, W.W., Lam J.W.I., Siu, A.C.K. (2011). Subject-Specific Genres of Liberal Studies in the Hong Kong Senior Secondary Curriculum. Language Assessment Quarterly.
  • Siu, A.C.K. & Wu, K.F. (2012). Effect of ability grouping on self-esteem and academic self-concept: A comparison between Hong Kong and Australian adolescents. In S.D. Wals and K. Meszaros (Ed.) Handbook on Psychology of Self-esteem. (Chapter 27, pp.393-402). Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Professional Community Services

Guest Speaker: "What should you do when your students do not take part in learning during class, but instead do something else, like talking on the phone or surfing the internet?" Staff Development Day on Classroom Management organized by the Medical Faculty, The University of Hong Kong (Dec., 2012).

Host: RTHK Radio Programme in Liberal Studies (i.e. Path of Liberal Studies 通識大道) for 100 episodes at weekends on a regular basis (March 2011 to April 2012).

Alumni Manager: Incorporated Management Committee of Ho Fung College.

Consultant: Evangel College on School Ethos Development.

Advisor: Evangel College, Liberal Studies Department.

Advisor: Ling Liang Church E Wun Secondary School on Staff Development issues.

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