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Dr HEW, Timothy K.F.

Personal Particulars

Dr HEW, Timothy K.F.

丘琪鴻

BASc (NTU, Singapore), PGDE (NTU, Singapore), M.A. (NTU, Singapore), PhD (Indiana, Bloominton, USA)

Associate Dean (Research Higher Degrees)

Associate Professor

Human Communication, Development, and Information Sciences

Tel: (852) 2859 1903

Location: Room 112, Runme Shaw Building

Areas of Expertise:

Online Social Network; e-Learning; Instructional Design

Areas of Expertise

Research Interests:
Online pedagogy; Instructional design; E-learning/blended-learning environments

Awards
  1. 2017-12-01: Best Paper Award: IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering
Projects
Principal investigator
  1. 2020/2021: Toward the effective use of gamification in higher education: Evaluating a theory-driven GAFCC framework using design-based research, General Research Fund (GRF) ($508,420)
  2. 2019/2020: Identifying factors to improve flipped classroom implementation in higher education STEM subject disciplines through meta-analysis and qualitative evidence synthesis, General Research Fund (GRF) ($270,460)
  3. 2016/2017: Engaging students in online learning: What can we learn from massive open online courses (MOOCs)?, General Research Fund (GRF) ($262,940)
Publications
Articles
  1. TANG, Y., Hew, KF. (2020). Does mobile instant messaging facilitate social presence in online communication? A two-stage study of higher education students. International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education.
  2. Lan, M., Hew, KF. (2020). Examining learning engagement in MOOCs: a self-determination theoretical perspective using mixed method. International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education.
  3. TANG, Y., Hew, KF., Lo, CK. (2020). Investigating the use of mobile instant messaging-facilitated 5E-flipped learning: a two-stage study. International Journal of Innovation and Learning.
  4. Hew, KF., Hu, X., Qiao, C., Tang, Y. (2020). What predicts student satisfaction with MOOCs: A gradient boosting trees supervised machine learning and sentiment analysis approach. Computers & Education.
  5. Luo, J., Kushnazarov, M., Hew, KF. (2019). An Analysis Of Undergraduate Level Flipped Courses Based On The Seven Principles: A Case Study. International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation.
  6. Saxena, A., Lo, CK., Hew, KF., Wong, GKW. (2019). Designing Unplugged and Plugged Activities to Cultivate Computational Thinking: An Exploratory Study in Early Childhood Education. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher.
  7. HUANG, W., Hew, KF., Gonda, DE. (2019). Designing and Evaluating Three Chatbot-Enhanced Activities for a Flipped Graduate Course. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research.
  8. Huang, B., Hwang, GJ., Hew, KFT., Warning, PB. (2019). Effects of gamification on students’ online interactive patterns and peer-feedback. Distance Education.
  9. Tang, Y., Hew, KFT. (2019). Emoticon, Emoji, and Sticker Use in Computer-Mediated Communication: A Review of Theories and Research Findings. International Journal of Communication.
  10. TANG, Y., Hew, KF. (2019). Examining the utility and usability of mobile instant messaging in a graduate-level course: A usefulness theoretical perspective. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology.
  11. JIA, C., Hew, KFT. (2019). Supporting lower-level processes in EFL listening: the effect on learners’ listening proficiency of a dictation program supported by a mobile instant messaging app. Computer Assisted Language Learning.
  12. Tan, CY., Hew, KFT. (2019). The impact of digital divides on student mathematics achievement in Confucian heritage cultures: A critical examination using PISA 2012 data. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education.
  13. Lo, CK., Hew, KF. (2019). The impact of flipped classrooms on student achievement in engineering education: A meta‐analysis of 10 years of research. Journal of Engineering Education.
  14. Hew, KFT., Lan, M., Tang, Y., Jia, C., Lo, CK. (2019). Where is the 'theory' within educational technology research. British Journal of Educational Technology.
  15. Lo, CK., Lie, CW., Hew, KF. (2018). Applying 'First Principles of Instruction' as a design theory of the flipped classroom: Findings from a collective study of four secondary school subjects. Computers & Education.
  16. Homer, R., Hew, KFT., Tan, CY. (2018). Comparing digital badges-and-points with classroom token systems: Effects on elementary school ESL students' classroom behavior and English learning. Journal of Educational Technology & Society.
  17. Hew, KF., Lo, CK. (2018). Comparing video styles and study strategies during video-recorded lectures: effects on secondary school mathematics students’ preference and learning. Interactive Learning Environments.
  18. Chiu, KFT., Hew, KFT. (2018). Factors influencing peer learning and performance in MOOC asynchronous online discussion forum. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology.
  19. Hew, KFT., Lo, CK. (2018). Flipped Classroom improves student learning in health professions education: a meta-analysis. BMC Medical Education.
  20. Huang, B., Hew, KFT. (2018). Implementing a theory-driven gamification model in higher education flipped courses: Effects on out-of-class activity completion and quality of artifacts. Computers & Education.
  21. Lam, YW., Hew, KFT., Chiu, KF. (2018). Improving argumentative writing: Effects of a blended learning approach and gamification. Language Learning & Technology.
  22. Huang, B., Hew, KFT., Lo, CK. (2018). Investigating the effects of gamification-enhanced flipped learning on undergraduate students’ behavioral and cognitive engagement. Interactive Learning Environments.
  23. Hew, KFT., Qiao, C., Tang, Y. (2018). Understanding Student Engagement in Large Scale Open Online Courses: A Machine Learning Facilitated Analysis of Student’s Reflections in18 Highly-Rated MOOCs. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning.
  24. Hew, KFT. (2018). Unpacking the Strategies of Ten Highly-Rated MOOCs: Implications for Engaging Students in Large Online Courses. Teachers College Record.
  25. Lo, CK., Hew, KFT. (2017). A critical review of flipped classroom challenges in K-12 education: possible solutions and recommendations for future research. Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning.
  26. Fong, SM., Chu, SKW., Lau, WWF., Doherty, I., Hew, KFT. (2017). Incorporating wiki technology in a traditional biostatistics course: Effects on university students’ collaborative learning, approaches to learning and course performance. Journal of Information Technology Education: Research.
  27. Tan, CY., Hew, KFT. (2017). Information technology, mathematics achievement, and educational equity in developed economies. Educational Studies.
  28. Tang, Y., Hew, KFT. (2017). Is Mobile Instant Messaging (MIM) useful in education? Examining its technological, pedagogical, and social affordances. Educational Research Review.
  29. Chan, KYG., Tan, SL., Hew, KFT., Koh, BG., Lim, SL., Yong, JC. (2017). Knowledge for games, games for knowledge: designing a digital roll-and-move board game for a law of torts class. Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning.
  30. Lo, CK., Hew, KFT., Chen, G. (2017). Toward a set of design principles for mathematics flipped classroom: A synthesis of research in mathematics education. Educational Research Review.
  31. TANG, Y., Hew, KFT. (2017). Using Twitter for education: Beneficial or simply a waste of time?. Computers & Education.
  32. Lo, CK., Hew, KFT. (2017). Using “First Principles of Instruction” to Design Secondary School Mathematics Flipped Classroom: The Findings of Two Exploratory Studies. Journal of Educational Technology & Society.
  33. Cheung, WS., Hew, KFT., Chua, SL. (2016). An investigation of the use of mobile devices for learning in Singapore preschools. International Journal of Social Media and Interactive Learning Environments.
  34. Hew, KFT., Huang, B., Chu, SKW., Chiu, KWD. (2016). Engaging Asian students through game mechanics: Findings from two experiment studies. Computers & Education.
  35. Tan, M., Hew, KFT. (2016). Incorporating Meaningful Gamification in a Blended Learning Research Methods Class: Examining Student Learning, Engagement, and Affective Outcomes. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology.
  36. Huang, B., Hew, KFT. (2016). Measuring learners’ motivation level in massive open online courses. International Journal of Information and Education technology.
  37. Hew, KFT., Tan, CY. (2016). Predictors of information technology integration in secondary schools: Evidence from a large-scale study of more than 30,000 students. PLoS ONE.
  38. Hew, KFT., Cheung, WS. (2015). Asynchronous online discussion activities to support university students' self–directed learning: opportunities and challenges identified. International Journal of Social Media and Interactive Learning Environments .
  39. Chen, Y., Hew, KFT. (2015). Knowledge sharing in virtual distributed environments: Main motivators, discrepancies of findings and suggestions for future research. International Journal of Information and Education technology.
  40. Hew, KFT. (2015). Motivators of Student Contribution in Peer-Facilitated Online Discussion Environments: Additional Findings from Three Cases Studies. International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design .
  41. Hew, KFT. (2015). Student Perceptions Of Peer Versus Instructor Facilitation Of Asynchronous Online Discussions: Further Findings From Three Cases. Instructional Science.
  42. Hew, KFT. (2015). Towards a model of engaging online students: Lessons from MOOCs and four policy documents. International Journal of Information and Education technology.
  43. Hew, KFT. (2014). Promoting Engagement in Online Courses: What Strategies Can We Learn from Three Highly-Rated MOOCs. British Journal of Educational Technology.
  44. Hew, KFT., Pang, BB. (2014). Students’ Critical Thinking Level: Examining Wimba Voice Board and Text Online Discussions. Journal of Computers in Education.
  45. Hew, KFT., Cheung, WS. (2014). Students’ and Instructors’ Use of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): Motivations and Challenges. Educational Research Review.
  46. Lim, EL., Hew, KFT. (2014). Students’ perceptions of the usefulness of an E-book with annotative and sharing capabilities as a tool for learning: a case study. Innovations in Education and Teaching International.
  47. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2013). Audio-based versus text-based asynchronous online discussion: Two case studies. Instructional Science.
  48. Hew, KFT., Cheung, WS. (2013). Designing and Implementing e-Learning Courses: A Comparative Analysis of Policy Guidelines from Nine Professional Organizations. International Journal of e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning.
  49. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2013). Use of Web 2.0 technologies in K-12 and higher education: The search for evidence-based practice. Educational Research Review.
  50. Ng, CSL., Cheung, WS., Hew, KF. (2012). Interaction in asynchronous discussion forums: Peer facilitation techniques. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning.
  51. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2012). Students' use of asynchronous voice discussion in a blended-learning environment: A study of two undergraduate classes. Electronic Journal of e-Learning.
  52. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2012). Use of Facebook: A case study of Singapore students' experience. Asia Pacific Journal of Education.
  53. Lim, SCR., Cheung, WS., Hew, KFT. (2011). Critical Thinking in Asynchronous Online Discussion: An Investigation of Student Facilitation Techniques. New Horizons in Education.
  54. Cheung, WS., Hew, KF. (2011). Design and evaluation of two blended learning approaches: Lessons learned. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology.
  55. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2011). Examining students' affective commitment toward country: A case study of a Singapore primary school. Asia Pacific Journal of Education.
  56. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2011). Higher-level knowledge construction in asynchronous online discussions: An analysis of group size, duration of online discussion, and student facilitation techniques. Instructional Science.
  57. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2011). Student facilitators' habits of mind and their influences on higher-level knowledge construction occurrences in online discussions: A case study. Innovations in Education and Teaching International.
  58. Hew, KF. (2011). Students' and teachers' use of Facebook. Computers in Human Behavior.
  59. Hew, KFT., Cheung, WS. (2011). The Use of Peer Facilitation in University Asynchronous Online Discussion Environment. Journal of the World Universities Forum.
  60. Hara, N., Shachaf, P., Hew, KF. (2010). Cross-cultural analysis of the Wikipedia community. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.
  61. Salam, S., Hew, KFT. (2010). Enhancing social studies students’ critical thinking through blogcast and Socratic questioning: a Singapore case study. International Journal of Instructional Media.
  62. Cheung, WS., Hew, KF. (2010). Examining facilitators' habits of mind in an asynchronous online discussion environment: A two cases study. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology.
  63. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2010). Fostering higher knowledge construction levels in online discussion forums: An exploratory case study. International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies.
  64. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2010). Possible factors influencing Asian students' degree of participation in peer-facilitated online discussion forums: A case study. Asia Pacific Journal of Education.
  65. Koh, JHL., Herring, SC., Hew, KF. (2010). Project-based learning and student knowledge construction during asynchronous online discussion. Internet and Higher Education.
  66. Ng, CSL., Cheung, WS., Hew, KF. (2010). Solving ill-structured problems in asynchronous online discussions: Built-in scaffolds vs. no scaffolds. Interactive Learning Environments.
  67. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS., Ng, CSL. (2010). Student contribution in asynchronous online discussion: A review of the research and empirical exploration. Instructional Science.
  68. Wong, RMF., Hew, KF. (2010). The impact of blogging and scaffolding on primary school pupils' narrative writing: A case study. International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies.
  69. Sim, JWS., Hew, KF. (2010). The use of weblogs in higher education settings: A review of empirical research. Educational Research Review.
  70. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2010). Use of three-dimensional (3-D) immersive virtual worlds in K-12 and higher education settings: A review of the research. British Journal of Educational Technology.
  71. Cheung, WS., Hew, KF. (2009). A review of research methodologies used in studies on mobile handheld devices in K-12 and higher education settings. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology.
  72. Chan, JCC., Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2009). Asynchronous online discussion thread development: Examining growth patterns and peer-facilitation techniques. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning.
  73. Hew, KF. (2009). Determinants of success for online communities: An analysis of three communities in terms of members' perceived professional development. Behaviour and Information Technology.
  74. Ng, CSL., Cheung, WS., Hew, KF. (2009). Sustaining asynchronous online discussions: Contributing factors and peer facilitation techniques. Journal of Educational Computing Research.
  75. Wong, KM., Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2009). The impact of the use of response pad system on the learning of secondary school physics concepts: A Singapore quasi-experiment study. British Journal of Educational Technology.
  76. Hew, KF. (2009). Use of audio podcast in K-12 and higher education: A review of research topics and methodologies. Educational Technology Research and Development.
  77. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2009). Use of wikis in K-12 and higher education: A review of the research. International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning.
  78. Hew, KF., Hara, N. (2008). An online listserv for nurse practitioners: A viable venue for continuous nursing professional development?. Nurse Education Today.
  79. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2008). Attracting student participation in asynchronous online discussions: A case study of peer facilitation. Computers and Education.
  80. Brush, T., Glazewski, KD., Hew, KF. (2008). Development of an instrument to measure preservice teachers' technology skills, technology beliefs, and technology barriers. Computers in the Schools.
  81. Wong, WC., Cheung, WS., Hew, KFT. (2008). Exploring Singapore Primary School Students' Perceptions of Chinese Asynchronous Online Discussions. New Horizons in Education.
  82. Cheung, WS., Hew, KF., Ng, CSL. (2008). Toward an understanding of why students contribute in asynchronous online discussions. Journal of Educational Computing Research.
  83. Hew, KF., Knapczyk, D. (2007). Analysis of ill-structured problem solving, mentoring functions, and perceptions of practicum teachers and mentors toward online mentoring in a field-based practicum. Instructional Science.
  84. Hew, KF., Hara, N. (2007). Empirical study of motivators and barriers of teacher online knowledge sharing. Educational Technology Research and Development.
  85. Hew, KF., Brush, T. (2007). Integrating technology into K-12 teaching and learning: Current knowledge gaps and recommendations for future research. Educational Technology Research and Development.
  86. Hew, KF., Hara, N. (2007). Knowledge sharing in online environments: A qualitative case study. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.
  87. Hara, N., Hew, KF. (2007). Knowledge-sharing in an online community of health-care professionals. Information Technology and People.
  88. Hew, KFT., Kale, U., Kim, N. (2007). Past research in instructional technology: Results of a content analysis of empirical studies published in three prominent instructional technology journals from the year 2000 through 2004. Journal of Educational Computing Research.
  89. Hew, KF., Hara, N. (2006). Identifying factors that encourage and hinder knowledge sharing in a longstanding online community of practice. Journal of Interactive Online Learning.
  90. Keller, JB., Bonk, CJ., Hew, K. (2005). The tickit to teacher learning: Designing professional development according to situative principles. Journal of Educational Computing Research.
  91. Cheung, WS., Hew, KF. (2004). Evaluating the extent of ill-structured problem solving process among pre-service teachers in an asynchronous online discussion and reflection log learning environment. Journal of Educational Computing Research.

 

Conference Papers
  1. Cui, CK., Hew, KFT. (2019). Waking up the audience: an analysis of 10 most-viewed TED talks across 5 subject disciplines. 4th International Conference on Distance Education and Learning.
  2. Chan, YC., Lo, CK., Hew, KFT. (2018). An Exploratory Study of Using the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) to flip Hong Kong Secondary School Science Education. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on E-Society, E-Education and E-Technology (ICSET 2018).
  3. Ko, POR., Hew, KFT. (2018). Architectures for learning and successive processes of scaling. International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS).
  4. Huang, B., Hew, KFT., Warning, PB. (2018). Engaging Learners in a Flipped Information Science Course with Gamification: A Quasi-experimental Study. Technology in Education. Innovative Solutions and Practices: Third International Conference, ICTE 2018, Hong Kong, China, January 9-11, 2018, Revised Selected Papers.
  5. Sun, YW., Hew, KFT., Tang, Y., Gonda, DE. (2018). Examining the diverse field of e-learning and its competencies through job postings. 10th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers.
  6. Lau, E., Lei, CU., Kwok, TTO., Wong Lui, KS., Hew, KFT., Tam, VWL. (2018). Improving Student Technical Skills Learning Experience: Designing Engineering Training with The First Principles of Instruction. IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (TALE 2018).
  7. Fong, SM., Chu, SKW., Vackova, D., Hew, KF. (2018). Incorporating Moodle-wiki and Moodle-wiki-digital badges into BSc (Exercise and Health) courses: effects on students’ collaborative learning, motivation, behavioral engagement and academic performance. Co-Constructing Excellence: Recognising, Scaffolding and Building Excellence in University Learning and Teaching.
  8. Huang, B., Warning, PB., Hew, KFT. (2018). Transforming a traditional class into an innovative gamified class: Lessons learned from a teacher's perspective. Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology.
  9. Fong, SM., Chu, SKW., Vackova, D., Hew, KF. (2018). Undergraduate Health Science Students’ Collaborative Learning, Motivation, Behavioral Engagement and Academic Performance. CITE Research Symposium, CITERS 2018, Faculty of Education, the University of Hong Kong.
  10. Lo, CK., Hew, KFT. (2017). Does the flipped classroom approach promote student engagement? A systematic literature review. International Conference on Education, Psychology, and Organizational Behavior (ICEPO).
  11. Fong, SM., Chu, SKW., Lau, WWF., Doherty, I., Hew, KFT. (2017). Effects of wiki on health science students’ collaborative learning, approaches to learning and performance in a traditional biostatistics course. Asian Medical Education Association (AMEA) Symposium cum Frontiers in Medical and Health Sciences Education 2017.
  12. Wong, MHO., Xie, X., Hew, KFT. (2017). Implementing Digital Game Mechanics and Various Video Lecture Formats in a Flipped Research Method Course: What Postgraduate Learners Say?. New Ecology for Education — Communication X Learning : Selected Papers from the HKAECT-AECT 2017 Summer International Research Symposium.
  13. Fong, SM., Chu, SKW., Lau, WWF., Doherty, I., Hew, KFT. (2017). Incorporating wiki technology in a traditional biostatistics course: Influence on BSc (Exercise and Health) students’ collaborative learning, approaches to learning and course performance. CETL Conference: Influencing Teaching and Learning Practice: Achieving the Ripple Effect.
  14. Luo, J., Hew, KFT., Lei, CU., Oh, YJE. (2017). Principle-guided flipped classroom implementation framework for teaching technological contents. IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE).
  15. Tang, Y., Hew, KFT., Chen, G. (2017). Students’ Participative Stances and Knowledge Construction in Small Group Collaborative Learning with Mobile Instant Messaging Facilitation. Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Computers in Education.
  16. Lo, CK., Hew, KFT. (2016). A comparison of video production styles in Mathematics Flipped Classroom: Examining students' preferences. Transforming Learning, Empowering Learners: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2016.
  17. Tang, Y., Hew, KFT. (2016). Exploring the role of SNS in dialogic construction. EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology.
  18. Hew, KFT., Law, NWY., Wan, WFJ., Lee, Y., Kwok, A. (2016). Self-directed learning in science education: explicating the enabling factors. Transforming Learning, Empowering Learners: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2016.
  19. Law, MC., Majumdar, R., Hew, KFT. (2016). Tracing Phonological Processing Skill in Early Childhood Through iSAT. IEEE International Conference on Technology for Education.
  20. Saxena, A., Hew, KFT. (2016). Using ICT in Early Childhood: What Teachers, Principals, and Parents Say. International Conference on Computers in Education.
  21. Fong, SM., Chu, SKW., Lau, WWF., Doherty, I., Hew, KFT. (2016). Using Wiki technology for teaching, learning and assessment in a BSc (Exercise and Health) research method course: A pilot study. Frontiers in Medical and Health Sciences Education Conference, 2016.
  22. Cheung, WS., Hew, KFT., Chua, SL. (2016). What Information Communication Technology (ICT) had been used in preschool education during the recent decade?. EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology.
  23. Cheung, WS., Hew, KFT. (2015). Applying “First Principles of Instruction” In a Blended Learning Course. Technology in Education: Transforming Educational Practices with Technology: first International Conference, ICTE 2014, Hong Kong, China, July 2-4, 2014. Revised Selected Papers.
  24. Huang, B., Hew, KFT. (2015). Do points, badges and leaderboard increase learning and activity: a quasi-experiment on the effects of gamification?. International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2015 Proceedings.
  25. Fong, SSM., Chu, SKW., Lau, WWF., Doherty, I., Hew, KFT. (2015). Incorporating Wiki technology to enhance University students' collaborative learning in a traditional research method and statistics course: a pilot study. CITE Research Symposium, CITERS 2015.
  26. Fong, SM., Chu, SKW., Lau, WWF., Doherty, I., Hew, KFT. (2015). Incorporating Wiki technology to facilitate BSc (Exercise and Health) students' collaborative learning in a traditional research method and statistics course. Frontiers in Medical & Health Sciences Education Conference.
  27. Chan, KYG., Tan, SL., Hew, KFT., Lim, LS., Koh, BG. (2015). Learn to Play, Play to Learn: Designing a Digital Board Game for a Law of Torts Class. International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2015 Proceedings.
  28. Hew, KFT. (2015). Understanding student disaffection in large-scale online learning. International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (IWALT).
  29. Hew, KFT., Cheung, WS. (2013). Fostering student self-directed learning: opportunities and challenges of using Asynchronous Online Discussion Forums. Social Media 2013.
  30. Thiak, PK., Hew, KF. (2013). Online participation in digital classroom. Proceedings of the AECT International Conference on the Frontier in e-Learning Research 2013.
  31. Hew, KFT., Cheung, WS., Lim, KH. (2013). Self-directed learning of undergraduate student: motivators and barriers. 2nd International Conference on Social Science and Education, ICSSE 2013.
  32. Hew, KFT., Cheung, WS. (2013). Use and production of open educational resources (OER): a pilot study of undergraduate students' perspectives. Proceedings of the International Conference on Educational Technologies 2013.
  33. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2012). Examining the use of asynchronous voice discussion in a blended-learning environment. Proceedings of the European Conference on e-Government, ECEG.
  34. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2012). Examining the use of asynchronous voice discussion in a blended-learning environment. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on E-Learning.
  35. Cheung, WS., Hew, KF. (2012). Our journey from face-to-face to blended learning approach: important lessons learned. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on E-Learning.
  36. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2012). Using asynchronous online discussion in blended learning environments: supporting three different student learning outcomes. Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on ICT in Teaching and Learning.
  37. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2011). Using Web 2.0 technologies in K-12 school settings: Evidence-based practice?. Communications in Computer and Information Science.
  38. Cheung, WS., Hew, KF. (2010). Asynchronous online discussion: Instructor facilitation vs. peer facilitation. Ascilite 2010 Proceedings.
  39. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS., Jumain, SN. (2010). Critical thinking in asynchronous online discussions: examining the role of the student facilitator. Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2010.
  40. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2010). Exploring the use of asynchronous online discussion and vicarious learning in Citizenship Education: a case study of a Singapore School. Proceedings of EdMedia World Conference 2010.
  41. Ng, CSL., Cheung, WS., Hew, KF. (2010). Scaffolding interaction in asynchronous online discussion through peer facilitation. Ascilite 2010 Proceedings.
  42. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2010). The relationship between group size and advanced level knowledge construction in asynchronous online discussion environments. Ascilite 2010 Proceedings.
  43. Hew, KF., Cheung, WS. (2010). Using asynchronous online discussion in education: lessons learned over the last ten years. Proceedings of EdMedia World Conference 2010.
  44. Cheung, WS., Hew, KF. (2008). Examining facilitators' habits of mind and learners' participation. ASCILITE 2008 - The Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education.
  45. Ng, CSL., Cheung, WS., Hew, KF. (2007). Scaffolding ill-structured problem solving in asynchronous online discussions. 15th International Conference on Computers in Education: Supporting Learning Flow through Integrative Technologies, ICCE 2007.
  46. Hara, N., Hew, KF. (2006). A case study of a longstanding online community of practice involving critical care and advanced practice nurses. Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.
  47. Cheung, WS., Hew, KF. (2005). Use of asynchronous online discussion in a hypermedia design class: Pre-service teachers. perceptions. ASCILITE 2005 - The Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education.

 

Books
  1. Hew, KFT., Cheung, WS. (2014). Using Blended Learning: Evidence-based Practices. Springer.
  2. Hew, KFT., Cheung, WS. (2012). Student Participation in Online Discussions: Challenges, Solutions, and Future Research. Springer.

 

Book Chapters
  1. Lai, KH., Hew, KFT. (2019). To Assess a Gamified 5E Flipped Learning Platform’s Effectiveness in Promoting Student Learning and Achievement in Physics: A Design-Based Research. To Assess a Gamified 5E Flipped Learning Platform’s Effectiveness in Promoting Student Learning and Achievement in Physics: A Design-Based Research. In Ma W., Chan W. and Cheng C. (Eds.), Shaping the Future of Education, Communication and Technology, p. 91-106. Singapore: Springer, 2019
  2. Hew, KFT., Lee, CK. (2019). Using digital badges and leader-boards in primary school math lessons: Beneficial or merely new wine in old bottles?. Using digital badges and leader-boards in primary school math lessons: Beneficial or merely new wine in old bottles?. In Ma W., Chan W. and Cheng C. (Eds.), Shaping the Future of Education, Communication and Technology, p. 71-90. Singapore: Springer, 2019
  3. Hew, KFT., Zhu, Y., Lo, CK. (2018). Designing and evaluating postgraduate courses based on a 5E-flipped classroom model: a two-case mixed-method study. Designing and evaluating postgraduate courses based on a 5E-flipped classroom model: a two-case mixed-method study. In Technology in Education. Innovative Solutions and Practices , p. 109-120. Singapore: Springer Nature, 2018
  4. TANG, Y., Hew, KFT. (2018). Emoticon, emoji, and sticker use in computer-mediated communications: Understanding its communicative function, impact, user behavior, and motive. Emoticon, emoji, and sticker use in computer-mediated communications: Understanding its communicative function, impact, user behavior, and motive. In Deng, L. Ma, W.W.K. and Fong, C.W.R. (Eds.), Educational Communications and Technology Yearbook, p. 191-201. : Springer, 2018
  5. Yuen, HK., Hew, KFT. (2018). Information and Communication Technology in Educational Policies in the Asian Region. Information and Communication Technology in Educational Policies in the Asian Region. In Voogt, J, Knezek, G, Christensen, R, & Lai, KW (Eds.), Second Handbook of Information Technology in Primary and Secondary Education, p. 1239-1258. Cham: Springer, 2018
  6. Chen, YS., Hew, KFT. (2018). Online Knowledge-Sharing Motivators of Top Contributors in 30 Q&A Sites. Online Knowledge-Sharing Motivators of Top Contributors in 30 Q&A Sites. In Deng, L. Ma, W.W.K. and Fong, C.W.R. (Eds.), Educational Communications and Technology Yearbook, p. 43-57. : Springer, 2018
  7. Hew, KFT., Cheung, WS. (2012). Citizenship Education via an Online Peer Discussion Blended Learning Approach: Lessons Learned. Citizenship Education via an Online Peer Discussion Blended Learning Approach: Lessons Learned. In Engaging Learners Through Emerging Technologies, v. 302, p. 150-164. Germany: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012
  8. Hew, KFT., Cheung, WS. (2012). ICT in Education. ICT in Education. In Tan, J (Ed.), Education in Singapore: Taking stock, Looking forward, p. 75-88. Singapore: Pearson International, 2012
  9. Hew, KFT., Cheung, WS., Tan, SC. (2011). Fostering Student Cognition in Computer-Supported Online Collaborative Learning Environment. Fostering Student Cognition in Computer-Supported Online Collaborative Learning Environment. In Orey, M; Jones, SA & Branch, RM (Eds.), Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, v. 36, p. 37-47. New York, NY: Springer New York, 2011
  10. Sim, WSJ., Cheung, WS., Hew, KFT. (2011). Going Beyond Face-to-Face Classrooms: Examining Student Motivation to Participate in Online Discussions through a Self-Determination Theory Perspective. Going Beyond Face-to-Face Classrooms: Examining Student Motivation to Participate in Online Discussions through a Self-Determination Theory Perspective. In Enhancing Learning Through Technology. Education Unplugged: Mobile Technologies and Web 2.0, v. 177, p. 329-341. Germany: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2011
  11. Hew, KFT., Cheung, WS., Koh, JHL. (2010). Asynchronous online discussion forums. Asynchronous online discussion forums. In Ching Sing Chai & Qiyun Wang (Eds.), ICT for self directed and collaborative learning, p. 292-308. Singapore: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2010

 

Professional Community Services
Professional Societies
  1. Ongoing (since 2015): Program committee of computer-supported collaborative learning sub-theme, International Conference on Computers in Education
  2. Ongoing (since 2009): Review board member, British Journal of Educational Technology
  3. Ongoing (since 2008): Consulting Editor, Reviewer, Educational Technology Research & Development
  4. 2014: Program committee member, International Conference on Technology in Education
  5. 2014: Reviewer, Computers in Human Behavior
  6. 2014: Reviewer, Springer publisher
  7. 2013-2014: Reviewer, Knowledge Based Systems
  8. 2013: Reviewer, Asia Pacific Education Researcher
  9. 2013: Reviewer, Asia Pacific Education Review
  10. 2013: Reviewer, Interaction Studies
  11. 2013: Reviewer, International Conference on Teaching & Learning with Technology
  12. 2013: Reviewer, Internet and Higher Education
  13. 2013: Reviewer, Pedagogies
  14. 2013: Reviewer, Research Foundation – Flanders, Belgium (Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek – Vlaanderen)
  15. 2013: Session chair, International Conference on Knowledge and Education Technology
  16. 2006-2012: Editorial Review Board member, Journal of Interactive Online Learning
  17. 03/2016: Reviewer, Instructional Science
  18. 03/2016: Reviewer, International Conference of the Learning Sciences
  19. 03/2016: Reviewer, Journal of Educational Technology & Society
  20. 03/2016: Reviewer, Psychology Learning and Teaching
  21. 02/2016: Reviewer, Computers & Education
  22. 02/2016: Reviewer, Computers & Education
  23. 02/2015-03/2015: Reviewer of research grant proposal, Israel Science Foundation

 

Knowledge Exchange Activities
  1. 2019-06-01 to 2019-06-01: How does access to IT influence students’ mathematics achievement? Interrogating equity issues through examining main and interactive effects, Public Event (Delivering a Talk, Workshop, Exhibition, Performance, etc.)
  2. 2018-06-09 to 2018-06-09: Do secondary students learn better with information technology at home and in school? Interrogating the data from Confucian Heritage Cultures, Public Event (Delivering a Talk, Workshop, Exhibition, Performance, etc.)
  3. 2017-11-25 to 2017-11-25: E-Learning: Supporting teaching and promoting self-directed learning, Short Course for Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  4. 2017-06-09 to 2017-06-09: Integration of information technology in schools: Examining the enabling factors, Public Event (Delivering a Talk, Workshop, Exhibition, Performance, etc.)
  5. 2016-10-08 to 2016-10-08: E-Learning: Supporting teaching & promoting self-directed learning, Short Course for Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  6. 2016-01-29 to 2016-01-29: E-Learning: Ideas and Practices, Public Event (Delivering a Talk, Workshop, Exhibition, Performance, etc.)
  7. 2016-01-29 to 2016-01-29: E-Learning: Ideas and Practices, Public Event (Delivering a Talk, Workshop, Exhibition, Performance, etc.)
  8. 2015-08-26 to 2015-08-26: Pedagogy for E-Learning: How teachers structure their lessons for better e-learning, Other KE Activity Types
  9. 2015-08-26 to 2015-08-26: Pedagogy for E-Learning: How teachers structure their lessons for better e-learning, Public Event (Delivering a Talk, Workshop, Exhibition, Performance, etc.)
  10. 2014-03-01 to 2014-03-01: Cyberport Let's Code Day, Public Event (Delivering a Talk, Workshop, Exhibition, Performance, etc.)

 

Invited Lectures & Keynote Speeches
  1. 2014-07-01: 1. Toward A Set of Guidelines for Engaging Students in Fully Online Learning Courses: Lessons from MOOCsInternational Conference on Knowledge and Education Technology 2014, Jeju Island, South Korea

 

Editorship
  1. 2018 - 2019: Member of Editorial Board, Educational Research Review
  2. 2016: Co-Guest Editor, Special issue - "Flipped Learning” for the Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning
  3. 2013 - 2019: Consulting Editor, Journal Educational Technology Research & Development

 

Others
Teaching List, Current
  1. 2020 S2, MITE6025, 2C, Methods of research and enquiry
  2. 2020 S2, MITE7345, 2A, Engaging adult learners
  3. 2020 S1, EDUR8030, 1A, Technology-enhanced Learning from Learning Design and Organizational Change Perspectives
  4. 2019 S8, MITE7322, SA, Capstone project
  5. 2019 S2, MITE6311, 2B, e-Learning strategies and management
  6. 2019 S2, MITE7322, 2A, Capstone project
  7. 2019 S2, MITE7345, 2B, Engaging adult learners
  8. 2019 S2, MLIM6311, 2B, e-Learning strategies and management
  9. 2019 S1, MITE6311, 1A, e-Learning strategies and management
  10. 2019 S1, MITE7345, 1A, Engaging adult learners
  11. 2019 S1, MLIM6311, 1A, e-Learning strategies and management
  12. 2018 S2, MITE6311, 2B, e-Learning strategies and management
  13. 2018 S2, MLIM6311, 2B, e-Learning strategies and management
  14. 2018 S1, MITE6311, 1A, e-Learning strategies and management
  15. 2018 S1, MITE7345, 1A, Engaging adult learners
  16. 2018 S1, MLIM6311, 1A, e-Learning strategies and management

 

Supervision of Research Postgraduate Students
  1. Zhang Shuhan: A systematic review and meta-analysis on flipped learning in science education
  2. Woo Kiu Anthony: Facilitating frugal innovation : insights from successful Chinese startups
  3. Jiang Shan: Primary school students’ intrinsic motivation to learn computational thinking through programming and CS unplugged
  4. 2020 PhD Yao Wuyan, Blended and Online Learning Design
  5. 2020 PhD Liu Lejia, Teaching and Learning in Higher Education; E-learning and Blended Learning
  6. 2020 PhD Li Liuyufeng, Early-age Language Acquisition; e-learning; Chinese as a Second Language Acquisition; Heritage Language Education
  7. 2020 PhD Lee May Shwen Suzanne, Relationship Between Hong Kong International High School Parental Involvement, Parental Involvement with Technology Use, Perceived Autonomy Supportive Parenting and Academic Achievement, Mediated by Intrinsic Motivation
  8. 2020 PhD Cai Haiyan, Computational Thinking
  9. 2019 PhD Wu Jiajun, Teacher Professional Development
  10. 2019 PhD Huang Weijiao, Chatbot-integrated Flipped Classroom
  11. 2019 PhD Huang Guoyuhui, Computer Aided Language Learning
  12. 2019 PhD Du Jiahui, Social Media and Learning
  13. 2018 PhD Jia Chengyuan, The Relationship between Interactivity and Learner Autonomy in Blended Learning Afforded by Virtual Learning Community
  14. 2018 PhD Bai Shurui, E-learning Environment
  15. 2018 MPhil Yu Jinjian, Learning Analytics, Mathematics Education, Teacher Education
  16. 2017 PhD Ko Pak On, Teacher Learning and Innovation in STEM Education
  17. 2017 PhD Gao Xuemin, Science and Technology Education
  18. 2016 PhD Lan Min, E-Learning, MOOCs, Online Learning
  19. 2015 PhD Tang Ying, Social Media in Education, Online Interaction, E-learning Strategies, Technology-assisted Assessment
  20. 2015 PhD Huang Biyun: Assessing the impact of a gamification design model on students' learning, participation, and motivation : a design-based research study, Students’ Motivation and Engagement in e-Learning; e-Learning Design
  21. 2014 PhD Liang Leming: A multilevel and multiscale exploration of teacher learning in the process of technology-enhanced pedagogical innovations, Information Technology in Education

 

HKU Committee Appointments
  1. 2018-09-01 to Present: Board for Professional Doctorates, Chairpersons of Faculty Higher Degrees Committees of Faculties offering PDD curricula
  2. 2018-09-01 to Present: Board of Graduate Studies, Chairman of each Faculty Higher Degrees Committee
  3. 2017-01-07 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 , Senate
  4. 2014-01-07 to 2017-01-06: Faculty of Education, Board of the, The teachers who are members of the Faculty and who are full-time employees of the University

 

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