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Dr BARRETT, Elizabeth

Personal Particulars

Dr BARRETT, Elizabeth

PhD (HKU)

Lecturer

Division of Learning, Development and Diversity

Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences

Tel: (852) 3917 1574

Location: Room 763, Meng Wah Complex

Areas of Expertise:

Childhood Bilingualism, Human Development, Voice.

Areas of Expertise

Teaching Areas:

Childhood Bilingualism; Cognition & Language in Children; Human Development across the Lifespan; Evidence-Based Practice; Basic Research Skills & Methods- Transferable Skills for Graduate Students.  

 

Currently Teaching on the Following Programs: 

BSc-Applied Child Development

BSc-Speech & Hearing Sciences 

PGDE- Early Childhood Education

 

Research Interests:

Childhood Bilingualism; Effects of experience/training (e.g. bilingualism, music training) on language and cognition in children; Use of Whole Body Vibration for Voice.  

Awards

Teaching Awards:

2018

University Early Career Teaching Award, The University of Hong Kong 

2017

Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award- Team Award, The University of Hong Kong 

2016 

Faculty Early Career Teaching Award, The University of Hong Kong 

2014

Letter of Commendation from the Dean for Teaching Effectiveness, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong

 

 

 

Projects

Teaching Development Grant Projects:

Experiential Learning across the BSc Speech & Hearing Sciences Curriculum. (Project: 16/632).  PI: Elizabeth Barrett, Co-I: Karen Chan, Estella Ma, Puisan Wong, Edwin Yiu, Gary Hartfitt 

 

Research Projects:

"The effects of whole body vibration on cognitive and physical function in elderly with visual impairment." (2016). Primary Investigator: Dr. Elizabeth Ann Barrett. Co-investigators: Dr. Karen Chan. Mr. Wilson Lam. 

"Whole body vibration on phonatory function at different vibratory frequencies and intensities: A study of normal subjects and a treatment program for dysphonic adults." (2013-2014). Primary Investigator: Dr. Elizabeth Ann Barrett. Co-investigator: Prof. Edwin Yiu.    

"The effects of second-language proficiency and L1-L2 linguistic distance on cognitive abilities in bilingual children." (2006-2011). Primary academic advisor: Dr. Anita Wong. Co-Advisor: Prof. Edwin Yiu.

"Processing capacity, executive functions and narrative comprehension in Cantonese-speaking school-age children" (2008-2009). Primary Investigator: Dr. Anita Wong, Co-Investigator: Elizabeth Ann Barrett. 

Publications

Journal articles:

Barrett, E. A., Lam, W., Yiu, E.M.-L. (in press). Elicitation of Minimum and Maximum Fundamental Frequency and Vocal Intensity: Discrete Half Steps Versus Glissando. Journal of Voice. doi:10.1016/j.jvoice.2018.09.023.

 

Yiu, E.M.L., Lo, C.M., Barrett, E.A. (2016): A systematic review of resonant voice therapy, International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, doi: 10.1080/17549507.2016.1226953

 

Yiu, E.M., Lau, V.C., Ma, E.P., Chan, K.M, Barrett, E. (2013). Reliability of laryngostroboscopic evaluation on lesion size and glottal configuration: A revisit. Laryngoscope. doi: 10.1002/lary.2452

 

Yiu, E.M.L., Wang, G., Lo, A.C.Y, Chan, K.M.K, Ma, El, Kong, J., Barrett, E. (2013). Quantitative highspeed laryngoscopic analysis of vocal fold vibration in fatigued voice of young karaoke singers. Journal of Voice, 27(6), doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2013.06.010

 

Book Chapters: 

Carless, D., Chan, K.K.H., To, J., Lo, M. & Barrett, E. (2018). Developing students’ capacities for evaluative judgment through analyzing exemplars. In D. Boud, R. Ajjawi, P. Dawson & J. Tai (Eds.), Developing Evaluative Judgement in Higher Education: Assessment for knowing and producing quality work. London: Routledge.

 

Conference Papers:

Barrett, E.A., Chan, M.K., Ma, E.P.M., Wong, P., Yiu, E.M.-L., Harfitt, G. (2018, Dec). Incorporating Experiential Learning into Courses Across an Undergraduate Curriculum: The role of a Community of Teaching and Learning. Presented at: Co-Constructing Excellence-Recognizing, Scaffolding, and Building Excellence in University Learning and Teaching. Hong Kong. 

 

Barrett, E.A., Lam, W., Yiu, E.M.L. (2017, Oct). Elicitation of minimum and maximum fundamental frequency and vocal intensity: Discrete half steps versus glissando. Presented at: The 12 International Conference on Advances in Quantitative Laryngology, Voice, and Speech Research. Hong Kong, HKSAR. 

 

Barrett, E.A. & Yiu, E.M.L . (2016, June). Elicitation of Maximum Pitch and Loudness in Adults with Healthy Voices Using Vocal Glide. Paper presented at: The Voice Foundation's 45th Annual Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

 

Tsang, CLC, Barrett, E.A. & Yiu, E.M.L (2016, June).Whole-body vibration as a potential method to improve phonatory function: A passive alternative to vocal function exercise. Paper presented at: The Voice Foundation's 45th Annual Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

 

Yiu, E.M.L., Lo, C.M., Barrett, E.A. (2016, Oct). A systematic review of resonant voice therapy, Paper presented at: Hong Kong Speech and Hearing Symposium 2016, Hong Kong.

 

Barrett, E.A. & Yiu, E.M.L. (2015, Feb). Whole-body vibration as a potential treatment to improve phonatory function in adults with voice disorder*. Paper presented at: Science of Learning Spring Symposium: Young Researchers in the Science of Learning, Hong Kong.

 

Barrett, E.A. & Yiu, E.M.L. (2014, Nov). Whole-body vibration as a potential method to improve phonatory function. Paper presented at: 2nd Australasian and Asia Pacific Laryngology Conference, Hobart, Australia.

 

Barrett, E.A. & Wong, A.M.Y. (2011, June). The effects of bilingualism and L1-L2 linguistic distance on attention, inhibition, phonological awareness, and reading in children. Poster session presented at: International Symposium on Bilingualism, Oslo, Norway. 

  

Professional Community Services

Guest Reviewer: 

Journal of Research in Reading

International Journal of Bilingual Education & Bilingualism

Learning & Individual Differences

Disability & Rehabilitation

Journal of Voice 

Others

Teaching List:

2018-19

2

BSCD3004

Cognition & Language Development

2018-19

1

BSCD6002A

Bilingualism in Early Childhood

2018-19

2

BSCD4999

Independent Projects-Applied Child Development 

2018-19

1

EDUC6760

Educational Inquiry (PGDE)-Early Childhood Education

2018-19

2

EDUC6760

Educational Inquiry (PGDE)-Early Childhood Education

2018-19

Full

EDUC6750

Collaborative lesson inquiry-PGDE (Early Childhood Education) Part-time

2018-19

Full

EDUC6750

Collaborative lesson inquiry-PGDE (Early Childhood Education) Full-time

2018-19

1

GRSC6008

Basic Research Skills & Methods: Transferable Skills

2018-19

2

GRSC6008

Basic Research Skills & Methods: Transferable Skills

2018-19

1

SHSC1031A

Human Development for Speech and Hearing Sciences

2018-19

2

SHSC2033A

Evidence-Based Practice in Speech-Language Therapy

2018-19

Full

SHSC5021

Research in Communication Disorders Dissertation 

2017-18

2

MEDD8998

Masters of Education Project (Early Childhood Education) 

2017-18

2

MEDD8999

Masters of Education Dissertation (Early Childhood Education)  

2017-18

2

BSCD4999

Independent Projects-Applied Child Development

2017-18

Full

SHSC5021

Research in Communication Disorders Dissertation

2017-18

Full

EDUC6750

Collaborative lesson inquiry-PGDE (Early Childhood Education) Part-time

2017-18

Full

EDUC6750

Collaborative lesson inquiry-PGDE (Early Childhood Education) Full-time

2017-18

2

GRSC6038

Basic Research Skills & Methods: Transferable Skills Retreat

2017-18

2

GRSC6008N

Basic Research Skills & Methods: Transferable Skills

2017-18

2

SHSC2033A

Evidence-Based Practice in Speech-Language Therapy

2017-18

2

EDUC6760M

Educational Inquiry (PGDE)-Early Childhood Education

2017-18

1

EDUC6760M

Educational Inquiry (PGDE)-Early Childhood Education

2017-18

1

BBED4002C

Understanding and Guiding Whole-Person Development 

2017-18

1

GRSC6008A01

Basic Research Skills & Methods:Transferable Skills

2017-18

1

SHSC1031A

Human Development for Speech and Hearing Sciences

2017-18

1

BSCD6002A

Bilingualism in Young Children 

2016-17

2

SHSC2035

Cognition & Langauge- Tutorial 

2016-17

1

SHSC1031A

Human Development for Speech and Hearing Sciences

2016-17

1

GRSC6008A01

Basic Research Skills & Methods: Transferable Skills

2016-17

Full

SHSC5021

Research in Communication Disorders Dissertation 

2016-17

1

GRSC6008F01

Basic Research Skills & Methods: Transferable Skills

2016-17

2

SHSC2033A

Evidence-Based Practice in Speech-Language Therapy

2016-17

2

SHSC2033B

Evidence-Based Practice in Speech-Language Therapy

2016-17

2

EDUC675

Collaborative lesson inquiry-PGDE (Early Childhood Education) Part-time

2016-17

2

EDUC6750B3

Collaborative lesson inquiry-PGDE (Early Childhood Education) Full-time

2015-16

1

GRSC6008J

Basic Research Skills & Methods: Transferable Skills

2015-16

2

SHSC2022

Introduction to Communication Disorders II

2015-16

Full

SHSC5021

Research in Communication Disorders Dissertation 

2015-16

1

SHSC2021

Introduction to Communication Disorders I

2015-16

1

SHSC4021

Adult Communication Disorders I

2015-16

2

GRSC6008T

Basic Research Skills & Methods: Transferable Skills

2014-15

1

GRSC6008H

Basic Research Skills & Methods: Transferable Skills

2014-15

1

SHSC3021

Paediatric Communication Disorders I

2014-15

Full

SHSC5021

Research in Communication Disorders Dissertation 

2014-15

2

GRSC6008Q

Basic Research Skills & Methods: Transferable Skills

2014-15

2

SHSC2022

Introduction to Communication Disorders II

2014-15

2

SHSC3013

Adult Communication Disorders II

2014-15

2

SHSC3022

Paediatric Communication Disorders II

2012-13

1

SHSC1012

Introduction to Communication Disorders I

2011-12

2

SHSC2022

Introduction to Communication Disorders II

2011-2

1

SHSC1012

Introduction to Communication Disorders I

2009-10

1

SHSC1012

Introduction to Communication Disorders I

2008-09

1

SHSC1012

Introduction to Communication Disorders I

2007-08

1

SHSC1012

Introduction to Communication Disorders I

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