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Dr LOH, Elizabeth K.Y.

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Dr LOH, Elizabeth K.Y.

羅嘉怡

Ph. D., M. Ed. (CLL), P. C. Ed. (HKU); M. Phil (CUHK); B. S. W. , Dip. Psy. (CityUHK)

Assistant Professor

Division of Chinese Language and Literature

Tel: (852) 3917 8399

Location: Room 624, Meng Wah Complex

Areas of Expertise:

Curriculum and Assessment; Innovative Chinese Language Teaching; Teaching Chinese as a Second Language

Areas of Expertise

Teaching Areas:
Curriculum and assessment; Innovative Chinese language teaching; Teaching non-Chinese speaking students to learn Chinese as a second language; Research methodology; Psycholinguistics in Chinese language aspects

Research Interests:
Teaching and learning of emotive writing; Chinese characters and reading; Assessing of Chinese language; Innovative Chinese language teaching for non-Chinese speaking students and for students with special educational needs

Awards
  • Research Output Prize 2008, Faculty of Education, HKU
  • Richard M. Wolf Memorial Award 2007 (awarded by the International Association for the Evaluation of Education Achievement)
Projects
  1. Tradition and innovation: Supporting the learning and teaching of Chinese language for non-Chinese speaking students in secondary schools. Principal investigator. Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR Government. (Aug. 2013 - Aug. 2015).
  2. Provision of services for the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2016 in Hong Kong. Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR Government (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-Investigator. (Aug. 2013 - Feb. 2017).
  3. Supporting kindergartens in the teaching and learning of Chinese for non-Chinese speaking children (KG-USP). Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR Government (PI Dr J. W. I. Lam). Co-Investigator. (Aug. 2012 - Aug. 2015).
  4. The fourth study on the Progress in Chinese and English Reading Literacy Study (in 2013) at primary 4 in Hong Kong and approaches to and strategies for enhancing the quality of teaching and learning of reading. RGC General Research Fund. (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. (Nov. 2012 - Sept. 2014).
  5. Teaching and learning of Chinese language: Developing students' language independent learning ability (2nd school year 2012/13). (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. Quality Education Fund - Thematic Network Scheme, Hong Kong SAR Government (Sept. 2013 - Aug. 2014).
  6. Teaching and learning of Chinese language: Developing students' language independent learning ability. (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. Quality Education Fund - Thematic Network Scheme, Hong Kong SAR Government - project completed 2013.
  7. Supporting secondary schools in the teaching and learning of Chinese for non-native learners. (PI Dr J. W. I. Lam). Co-investigator. Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR Government - project completed 2013.
  8. Evaluation of the Chinese reading teaching and learning in schools in Macau. (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. Direccao dos Servicos de Educacao e Juventude (教育暨青年局), Macao Government. Project completed 2013.
  9. A project promoting effective methods of teaching Chinese characters to young children in Hong Kong: Ways of teaching pupils to recognise and write Chinese characters. (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. Quality Education Fund (QEF), Hong Kong SAR Government - project completed 2012.
  10. Research and Development of Chinese Language Assessment Tools for Non-Chinese Speaking Students in Hong Kong Schools. (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR Government - project completed 2010.
  11. Consultancy service of consolidation and redevelopment work on QEF Chinese language projects (2010); Co-investigator; Quality Education Fund (QEF), Hong Kong SAR Government - project completed 2010.
  12. The Progress in Chinese and English Reading Literacy Study (in 2010) at primary 4 in Hong Kong and approaches to and strategies for enhancing the quality of the teaching and learning of reading. (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. Research Grant Council, General Research Fund (GRF) - project completed 2011.
  13. Study on threshold standards of ethnic minority students for immersion in Chinese language lessons in Hong Kong schools. (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR Government - project completed 2010.
  14. Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2011 (2008-2013). (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR Government - project completed 2013.
  15. Supporting Secondary Schools in the Teaching and Learning of Chinese for non-native learners (2008-2011). (PI Prof. W. W. Ki). Co-investigator. Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR Government - project completed 2011.
  16. School-based reform of Chinese language teaching for primary 1 and 2 students: A case study (2009-2011). (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. Hon Wah College project completed 2011.
  17. School-based reform of Chinese language teaching for primary 1 to primary 3 non-Chinese speaking students: A case study (2007-2011). ). (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. Hong Kong Taoist Association School - project completed 2011.
  18. School-based Curriculum Deveopment of Chinese Language Teaching for Primary and Secondary School Students: A case study (2007-2011). (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. Evangel College - project completed 2011.
  19. Study of the Chinese language standards of ethnic minority students in Hong Kong schools on the basis of their performance in 2007. (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR Government - project completed 2008.
  20. Collaborative study on Chinese language standards of ethnic minorities students in local schools of Hong Kong. (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR Government - project completed 2007.
  21. A three-year follow-up study of English and Chinese reading literacy at primary 4 in Hong Kong and strategies for enhancing the quality of the teaching and learning of reading (2006). (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant - project completed 2007.
  22. Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2006. (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. Hong Kong Education and Manpower Bureau - project completed 2008.
  23. A research on Hong Kong pupils' emotional expression in Chinese writing. Principal investigator. Sik Sik EducationFund - project completed 2006.
  24. School-based Chinese Curriculum Reform: Chinese writing. (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. S.K.H. St. Michael's Primary School - project completed 2005.
  25. School-based Chinese Curriculum Reform: Chinese characters. (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. S.K.H. St. Michael's Primary School - project completed 2004.
  26. School-based Reform of Chinese Language Teaching: A case study. (PI Prof. S. K. Tse). Co-investigator. Funded by Hong Kong Regional Office (Southern District), Education Department, Hong Kong SAR Government - project completed 2003.
Publications
Books
  1. Tse, S. K., & Loh, E. K. Y. (Eds.). (in press). Effective teaching and learning of Chinese characters for non-Chinese speaking kindergarten students (in Chinese, 11 chapters). Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press.
  2. Tse, S. K., Loh, E. K. Y., Lam, P. W. P., Cheung, W. Y., & Lui, W. L. (2008). Teaching and learning of Chinese for students with special educational needs. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.
  3. Tse, S. K., Lam, J. W. I., Lam, R. Y., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2006). Learn to read: The performance of Hong Kong primary 4 students in PIRLS 2001. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

 

Journal articles and book chapters
  1. Loh, E. K. Y., Tse, S. K., & Tsui, V. S. K. (2013). A study of the effectiveness of a school-based Chinese character curriculum for non-Chinese speaking kindergarteners: Hong Kong experience. Journal of Han Character and Han Writing Education, 30, 277-323.
  2. Loh, E. K. Y., & Tse, S. K. (2012). An investigation of school-based curriculum of effective Chinese character learning for non-Chinese speaking kindergarteners. Journal of Korean Classical Chinese Education, 28, 171-195.
  3. Loh, E. K. Y. (2010). How to use the results of the "Territory-wide System Assessment" (TSA) to enhance the teaching and learning of Chinese language in primary schools. Journal of Primary School Chinese Language Teaching and Research, May, 2-5.
  4. Loh, E. K. Y., & Tse, S. K. (2009). The relationship between motivation to read Chinese and English and the impact on the Chinese and English reading performance of Chinese students. Chinese Education and Society, 42 (3), 66–90.
  5. Leong, C. K., Loh, E. K. Y., Ki, W. W., & Tse, S. K. (2011). Eight-Year-Old Chinese Children at-risk for Dyslexia Learning to Spell Chinese Characters and Words: Toward a Bujian Sensitivity Hypothesis. Annals of Dyslexia, 61(1), 136-160.
  6. Leong, C. K., Tse, S. K., Loh, E. K. Y., & Ki, W. W. (2011). Orthographic knowledge important in comprehending elementary Chinese text by users of alphasyllabaries. Reading Psychology, 32(3), 237-271.
  7. Tse, S. K., Lam, J. W. I., Loh, E. K. Y., Hui, S. Y., & Ng. R. H. W. (2012). A comparison of Hong Kong primary 4 students' relative progress in Chinese and English reading attainment. Quarterly Journal of Chinese Studies, 1(4), 1-16.
  8. Lee, M. T. N., Tse, S. K., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2011). The impact of the integrative perceptual approach on the teaching of Chinese characters in a Hong Kong kindergarten. Early Child Development and Care, 181 (5), 665-679.
  9. Tse, S.K., Loh, E. K. Y., Lam, R.Y.H., & Lam, J.W.I. (2010). A comparison of English and Chinese reading proficiency of primary school Chinese students. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 31(2), 181-199.
  10. Tse, S. K., Yuen, A. H. K., Loh, E. K. Y., Lam, J. W. I., & Ng, R. H. W. (2010). The impact of blogging on the bilingual reading literacy of Chinese primary pupils. Australian Journal of Educational Technology, 26(2), 164-179.
  11. Lam, R. Y. H., Tse, S. K., Lam, J. W. I., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2010). Does the gender of the teach matter in the teaching of reading literacy? Teacher gender and pupil attainment in reading literacy in Hong Kong. Teaching and Teacher Education, 26(4), 754-759.
  12. Tse, S. K., Lam, R. Y. H., Ip, O. K. M., Lam, J. W. I., Loh, E. K. Y., & Tso, A. S.F. (2010). Family resources and students' reading attainment: Capitalising on home factors. L1 Educational Studies in Language and Literature, 10 (3), 27-54.
  13. Tse, S. K., Lam, R. Y. H., Loh, E. K. Y., Ip, O. K. M., Lam, J. W. I., & Chan, Y. M. (2009). English-speaking foreign domestic helpers and students' English reading attainment in Hong Kong. Chinese Education and Society, 42 (3), 49–65.
  14. Cheung, W. M., Tse, S. K., Lam, J. W. I., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2009). Progress in international reading literacy study 2006 (PIRLS): Pedagogical correlates of fourth-grade students in Hong Kong. Journal of Research in Reading, 32 (3), 293-308.
  15. Leong, C. K., Tse, S. K., Loh, E. K. Y., & Hau, K. T. (2008). Comprehension in Chinese children: Relative contributions of verbal working memory, pseudoword reading, rapid automatized naming, and on-set-rime phonological segmentation. Journal of Educational Psychology, 100 (1), 135-149.
  16. Tse, S. K., Marton, F., Ki, W. W., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2007). An integrative perceptual approach for teaching Chinese characters. Instructional Science, 35 (5), 375-406.
  17. Tse, S. K., Lam, J. W. I., Lam, Y. R., Loh, E. K. Y., & Westwood, P. (2007). Pedagogical correlates of reading achievement in English and Chinese. L1-Educational Studies in Language and Literature, 7 (2), 71-91.
  18. Tse, S. K., Lam, J. W. I., Loh, E. K. Y., & Lam, R. Y. (2007). The influence of the language that Hong Kong primary school students habitually speak at home on their Chinese reading ability in school. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 28 (5), 1-18.
  19. Leong, C. K., Hau, K. T., Tse, S. K., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2007). Component skills of text comprehension in less competent Chinese comprehenders. Annals of Dyslexia, 57 (1), 75-97.
  20. Tse, S. K., Lam, Y. R., Lam, J. W. I., Chan, Y. M., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2006). Attitudes and attainment: A comparison of Hong Kong, Singaporean and English students' reading. Research in Education, 76, 74-87.
  21. Tse, S. K., Lam, J. W. I., Lam, R. Y. H., Loh, E. K. Y., & Westwood, P. S. (2005). Students' test performance in PIRLS, attitudes to reading, and the reading self-concept across three ability groups: data from Hong Kong. Australian Journal of Learning Disabilities, 10 (1), 9-18.
  22. Tse, S. K., Lam, J. W. I., Lam, Y. R., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2003). PIRLS 2001: Hong Kong component. Chinese Language Testing, 4, 1-9.
  23. Loh, E. K. Y., & Tse, S. K. (2011). Learning motivation and second language learning (in Chinese). In S. K. Tse, W. W. Ki, & M. S. K. Shum (Eds.), The Chinese language learning and teaching of non-Chinese speaking: Curriculum, teaching materials, teaching strategies and assessment (pp. 77-89). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.
  24. Loh, E. K. Y. (2003). A study on Hong Kong pupils' emotional expression in Chinese writing. In M. Sun, H. Fu & Y. He (Eds.), Research studies in education 2003 (pp. 83-99). Hong Kong: Faculty of Education, the University of Hong Kong.
  25. Loh, E. K. Y., Tse, S. K., & Lam, J. W. I. (2013). Student factors which affect their reading performance. In S. K. Tse & J. W. I. Lam (Eds.), Enhancing children's reading ability to world level (pp. 195-227). Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press.
  26. Tse, S. K., Ng, R. H. W., Loh, E. K. Y. (2013). The theoretical framework of the "Progress in International Reading Study (PIRLS)". In S. K. Tse & J. W. I. Lam (Eds.), Enhancing children's reading ability to world level (pp. 37-63). Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press.
  27. Lam, J. W. I., Tse, S. K., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2013). Reading performance of Hong Kong students. In S. K. Tse & J. W. I. Lam (Eds.), Enhancing children's reading ability to world level (pp. 64-80). Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press.
  28. Tse, S. K., Loh, E. K. Y., & Lam, J. W. I. (2013). Home factors which affecting students' reading performance. In S. K. Tse & J. W. I. Lam (Eds.), Enhancing children's reading ability to world level (pp. 81-110). Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press..
  29. Tse, S. K., Cheung, W. M., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2013). Teaching factors which affect students' reading performance: Curriculum, teaching materials and teaching strategies. In S. K. Tse & J. W. I. Lam (Eds.), Enhancing children's reading ability to world level (pp. 111-160). Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press.
  30. Tse, S. K., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2012). The impact of PIRLS in the Hong Kong, SAR. In K. Schwippert (Ed.), Progress in reading literacy: The impact of PIRLS 2006 . Munster: Waxmann Verlag GmbH.
  31. Leong, C. K., Tse, S. K., Loh, E. K. Y., & Ho, M. K. (in press). Several inter-related issues in reading acquisition research in Chinese. In X. Chen, Q. Wang, & Y.C. Luo, (Eds.). Reading development and difficulties in monolingual and bilingual Chinese children (pp. 100-120). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.
  32. Tse, S. K., Li, J. C. L., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2012). Teaching Chinese reading in a differentiated approach: Case study in a secondary school. In S. K. Tse, W. W. Ki, & M. S. K. Shum (Eds.), The Chinese language learning and teaching of non-Chinese speaking: Curriculum, teaching materials, teaching strategies and assessment (pp. 47-55). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.
  33. Tse, S. K., Wong, M. Y., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2012). Non-Chinese speaking primary school students learning Chinese reading in a differentiated approach: A case study. In S. K. Tse, W. W. Ki, & M. S. K. Shum (Eds.), The Chinese language learning and teaching of non-Chinese speaking: Curriculum, teaching materials, teaching strategies and assessment (pp. 57-67). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.
  34. Tse, S. K., Ng, R. H. W., Lam, J. W. I., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2012). The relationship between using of computer and reading literacy of primary 4 students in Hong Kong: Comparison of PIRLS 2001 and 2006 studies. In C. K. Chin (Ed.), The application of information technology in Chinese language education: The points of view in the 21 century. Singapore: Singapore Centre for Chinese Language.
  35. Tse, S. K., Marton, F., Loh, E. K. Y., & Chik, P. P. M. (2010). A study of students' learning response to Chinese text presented in short-passage and book format over a one year period. In F. Marton, S. K. Tse & W. M. Cheung (Eds.) Space of variations and Chinese language learning (pp. 123-146). The Netherlands: Sense Publisher.
  36. Tse, S. K., Marton, F., Ki, W. W., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2010). An Comprehensive and Integrative Perceptual Approach to Teach Chinese Characters. In F. Marton, S. K. Tse & W. M. Cheung (Eds.) Space of variations and Chinese language learning (pp. 75-102). The Netherlands: Sense Publisher.
  37. Tse, S. K., Loh, E. K. Y., Lam, J. W. I., & Cheung, W. M. (2009).Factors affecting the outstanding performance of Hong Kong primary school students in PIRLS 2006. In Z. S. Hao & W. Chen (Eds.), China reading blue book (Vol. 1, pp. 247-261). Beijing: China Books Publisher.
  38. Tse, S. K., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2007). The impact of PIRLS in the Hong Kong, SAR. In K. Schwippert (Ed.), Progress in reading literacy: The impact of PIRLS 2001 in 13 countries (pp. 109-126) . Munster: Waxmann Verlag GmbH.
  39. Tse, S. K., Loh, E. K. Y., Cheung, W. M., & Kwan, C. Y. (2005). The Hong Kong writing project: Writing reform in primary schools. In M. S. K. Shum & D. L. Zhang (Eds.), Studies in writing - Teaching writing in Chinese speaking areas (pp. 171-197). The Netherland: Kluwer Academic Publisher.
  40. Tse, S. K., Loh, E. K. Y., & Marton, F. (2004). Building up students' self-learning abilities: Reading. In S. K. Tse, M. S. K. Shum, W. W. Ki & X. Lin (Eds.), Chinese language curriculum and good practice in three countries and two regions (pp. 280-288). Guangzhou: Guangdong Higher Educational Press.
  41. Tse, S. K., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2003). The process of promoting language educational reform. In Y. W. Yu, X. Tin, C. M. Sze, S. K. Tse & Y. W. Au Yeung (Eds.), Language curriculum reform and teaching practice (pp. 397-408). Hong Kong Chinese Language Education Association.
  42. Tse, S. K., Lam, J. W. I., Lam, Y. R., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2003). Learning to read: The advanced experience from the world and the performance of Hong Kong pupils. In C. S. S. Leung & S. C. Wong (Eds.), Current studies on reading research and the teaching of reading (pp. 33-57). Hong Kong: Hong Kong Reading Association.
  43. Tse, S. K., Ki, W. W., M. S. K. Shum, & Loh, E. K. Y. (2003). Website for Chinese language education and reform of language education. In S. K. Tse, W. W. Ki & M. S. K. Shum (Eds.), Network for Chinese language education: Research, development and classroom usage (pp. 16-39). Guangzhou: Guangdong Higher Educational Press.
  44. Tse, S. K., Ki, W. W., M. S. K. Shum, & Loh, E. K. Y. (2003). Promoting education language reform . In S. K. Tse, W. W. Ki & M. S. K. Shum (Eds.), Network for Chinese language education: Research, development and classroom usage (pp. 40-66). Guangzhou: Guangdong Higher Educational Press.
  45. Tse, S. K., Ki, W. W., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2002). Chinese educational computerized network - Promoting innovative Chinese teaching methods. In W. Y. Ng (Ed.), Information technology and Chinese language teaching (pp. 86-97). Hong Kong: China Education Association, Chinese Language Education Committee.
  46. Tse, S. K., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2002). Process in promoting language education reform. In Language curriculum reform and practice in teaching (pp. 397-408). Hong Kong: Hong Kong Chinese Language Research Association.
  47. Tse, S. K., Ki, W. W., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2001). Information technology assisted learning: Design and evaluation of curriculum. In New millennium in language education 2001 (pp. 175-198). Hong Kong: Faculty of Education, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  48. Tse, S. K., Kwan, C. Y., Wong, K. C., Zhu, X., & Loh, E. K. Y. (2000). Chinese language education reform in primary education: From research to pratice. In Innovation in language education (pp. 127-141). Hong Kong: Faculty of Education, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  49. Tse, S. K., Zhu, X., & Loh, E. K. Y. (1998). The new assessment method of practical writing of Chinese by primary school pupils. In S. K. Tse (Ed.), Quality Education: The new development in Chinese education, pp. 7-21. Hong Kong: Department of Curriculum Studies, The University of Hong Kong.

 

Computer Softwares
  1. Tse, S. K., Ki, W. W., Lau, M. K., Lee, H. M., Tam, P. Y., & Loh, E. K. Y. (1998). Communicative Writing and Reading Comprehension for Tertiary Students: Computer disk, handbook and curriculum book. Hong Kong: Department of Curriculum Studies, The University of Hong Kong and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  2. Tse, S. K., Ki, W. W., Lau, M. K., Lee, H. M., Tam, P. Y., & Loh, E. K. Y. (1998). Reading Comprehension and Reading Strategies for Tertiary Students: Computer disk, handbook and curriculum book. Hong Kong: Department of Curriculum Studies, The University of Hong Kong and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Professional Community Services
  1. (2011-present) Consultant of a project to design learning and teaching materials for American students to learn Chinese as a second language (Chinese characters), San Francisco State University, funded by the United States Department of Defense and California Federal Government.
  2. (2010-2011) Consultant of the Direccao dos Servicos de Educacao e Juventude (青年暨教育局), Macao Government.
  3. (2000-2002) A member of the District Teachers Network (Primary School: Chinese Teaching Group), Hong Kong Education Department.
  4. (2008-present) School consultant of the Hong Kong Taoist Association School.
  5. (2013-present) School consultant (Chinese language) of the Kau Yan School.
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