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Dr Chan, Stephanie W. Y.

Personal Particulars

Dr Chan, Stephanie W. Y.

陳穎欣

BSocSc (HKU), PGDE (HKU), MPhil (Cambridge), PhD (HKU)

Post-doctoral Fellow

Human Communication, Development, and Information Sciences

Tel: (852) 3917 7609

Location: Room 507, Meng Wah Complex

Areas of Expertise:

Early Childhood Development and Education; Second Language Acquisition

Areas of Expertise

Research interests:

Early Childhood Development and Education; Second Language Acquisition; Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners

ORCID:

https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8779-1164

Google Scholar:

‪Stephanie W. Y. Chan‬ - ‪Google Scholar‬

Projects
  1. Pedagogical approaches to Enhance Chinese Language and Literacy of Young Second Language Learners of Chinese: A Meta-analysis (2020). Principal Investigator. Funded by the Faculty Research Fund, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong.
  2. An Evaluation of the Early Childhood Care and Development Programme in Bhutan, (Aug 2019–Jan 2020). Co-investigator. (PI: Prof Nirmala Rao). Funded by Ministry of Education Bhutan and UNICEF Bhutan.
Publications
Journal Articles
  1. Chan, S. W. Y., Cheung, W. M., Huang, Y., Lam, J.W.I., Lin, C-H. (2020). Development and validation of Chinese character acquisition assessment in Hong Kong kindergartens. Language Testing, 37(2), 215–234. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265532219876527
  2. Chan, S. W. Y., Lau, W. W. F., Hui, C. H., Lau, E. Y. Y., & Cheung, S.-f. (2020). Causal relationship between religiosity and value priorities: Cross-sectional and longitudinal investigations. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 12(1), 77–87. https://doi.org/10.1037/rel0000175
  3. Lau, C., Wang, Y., Chan, S. W. Y.¸ Chen, E. E., McBride, C., Tse, S. K., Richards, B., & Rao, N. (2020). Promoting Chinese language and literacy in South Asian pre-schooler and their mothers in Hong Kong: An intervention study. Early Education and Development, 31(4), 561–581. https://doi.org/10.1080/10409289.2019.1690341
  4. Schirmbeck, K., Rao, N., Wang, R., Richards, B., Chan, S. W. Y., & Maehler, C. (2020). Contrasting executive function development among primary school children from Hong Kong and Germany. European Journal of Psychology of Education. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10212-020-00519-9
  5. Marton, F., Cheung, W. M., & Chan, S. W. Y. (2019). The object of learning in action research and learning study. Educational Action Research, 27 (4), 481–495. https://doi.org/10.1080/09650792.2018.1489873
  6. Cheung, W. M., Lam, J. W. I., Au, W. H. D., Tsang, W. H. H., & Chan, S. W. Y. (2016). Examining factor structure of the Chinese version of the PIRLS 2011 home questionnaire. Education Research International, 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1155/2016/7574107
  7. Hui, C. H., Chan, S. W. Y., Lau, E. Y. Y., Cheung, S-f., & Mok, D. S. Y. (2014). The role of religion in moderating the impact of life events on material life goals: Some evidence in support of terror management theory. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 17(1), 52–61. https://doi.org/10.1080/13674676.2012.745494

 

Research Reports
  1. Rao, N., Cohrssen, C., Chan, S., & Richards, B. (2020). An Evaluation of the Early Childhood Care and Development Programme in Bhutan. Ministry of Education Bhutan and UNICEF Bhutan Country Office. https://www.unicef.org/bhutan/media/1761/file/ECCD%20Evaluation%20Report.pdf
  2. Rao, N., Lau, C., & Chan, S., Koong, M., & Wong, J. M. S. (2018). Responsive policymaking and implementation: From Equality to Equity: A case study of the Hong Kong early childhood education and care system. Teachers College. http://ncee.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/EA-Hong-Kong-Case-Study-032519.pdf

 

Assessment Scales
  1. Rao, N., Chan, S. W. Y., Lee, D., & Becher, Y. (2020). Early Childhood Development Assessment Scale (ECDAS). Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong.
  2. Rao, N., Wang, R., Lee, D., Chan, S. W. Y., Sun, J., Becher, Y., Lau, C., & Ng, R. (2019). The Hong Kong Early Child Development Scale III Short Form. Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong.
  3. Chan, S. W. Y., & Cheung, W. M. (2016). Chinese Character Acquisition Assessment (CCAA). Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research (CACLER), Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong.

 

Conference Papers
  1. Tse, J. K. Y., Chan, S. W. Y., & Chu, S. K. W. (2020). Quality assessment for digital stories by young authors. Paper presented at ASIS&T Asia-Pacific Regional Conference 2020 (online); published in Data and Information Management, 5(1), 1–10. https://doi.org/10.2478/dim-2020-0039
  2. Rao, N., Chan, S. W. Y., Wang, R. K. Y., Lee, D. P. L., Ng, R. Y. T., Tung, K. T. S., Wong, R. S., Ho, F. K. & Ip, P. (2019). Development and validation of the Hong Kong Early Childhood Development Scale – Short Form (HKECDS-SF). Paper presented at the Joint Annual Scientific Meeting 2019 of the Hong Kong Paediatric Society, Hong Kong College of Paediatricians, Hong Kong Paediatric Nurses Association, & Hong Kong College of Paediatric Nursing, Hong Kong. [Oral presentation second prize]
  3. Chan, S. W. Y., Cheung, W. M., Huang, Y., Lam, J. W. I., & Lin, C-H. (2019). Chinese character acquisition assessment for second language learners in Hong Kong kindergartens. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association 2019 Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada.
  4. Hui, C. H., Cheung, S-H., Chan, S. W. Y., Lau, E. Y. Y., Cheung, S-F., Lam, J., Lau, W., & Yuliawati, L. (2018). Religious belief, personal values, and psychological symptoms: Two longitudinal studies. Paper presented at the 12th Sino-American Conference on Psychology of Religion, Shanxi, China.
  5. Chan, S. W. Y., Cheung, W. M., & Huang, Y. (2018).  Do ethnic minority children have equity on the starting line? Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association 2018 Annual Meeting, New York, USA.
  6. Cheung, W. M., Huang, Y., Chan, S. W. Y., & Tsang, H. W. H. (2018). Culturally responsive teaching self-efficacy on second language teaching to advance public education. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association 2018 Annual Meeting, New York, USA.
  7. Cheung, W. M., Huang, Y., Chan, S. W. Y., & Wong, W. Y. (2018). Innovative teacher professional development to support the quest for equitable educational opportunity in public education. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association 2018 Annual Meeting, New York, USA.
  8. Chan, S. W. Y. (2017). Challenges in acquiring Chinese as a second language in young ethnic minority children in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the Junior Researchers of the European Association for Research on learning and instruction 2017, Tampere, Finland.
  9. Cheung, W. M., Chan, S. W. Y., & Tsang, K. K-H. (2017). The contributions of learning study to teaching engagement in research in an Asian setting. Paper presented at an invited symposium in the 17th European Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction, Tampere, Finland.
  10. Cheung, W. M., Chan, S. W. Y., & Fung, Y. M. (2017). Integrating multicultural variations and graphic organizers in enhancing Chinese story writing in grade four students in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the 11th conference of the International Association for Research in L1 Education, Tallinn, Estonia.
  11. Cheung, W. M., Lam, J. W. I., Chan, S. W. Y., & Zhu, Y. (2016). A new horizon of teacher professional development: Developing the capability of preschool teachers to teach Chinese language learners using variation theory. Paper presented at the 2016 Conference of the EARLI Special Interest 9 – Phenomenography and Variation Theory, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  12. Chan, S. W. Y. (2015). A case study of the impact of study abroad on identity in young Hong Kong bilingual adults. Paper presented at the Kaleidoscope Graduate Student Research Conference 2015, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
  13. Cheung, W. M., & Chan, S. W. Y. (2015). Innovative teacher professional development: A breakthrough in the teaching of Chinese to Chinese language learners in kindergartens. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association 2015 Annual Meeting, Chicago, United States of America.
  14. Cheung, W. M., & Chan, S. W. Y. (2015). The use of observational learning in enhancing Hong Kong grade 5 students’ Chinese argumentative structuring abilities. Paper presented at the 10th International Association for the Improvement of Mother Tongue Education Conference 2015, Odense, Denmark.
  15. Cheung, W. M., & Chan, S. W. Y. (2015). Using hypertext and mind-map to enhancing grade 5 students’ literacy strategies and self-efficacy in informational text reading in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the 10th International Association for the Improvement of Mother Tongue Education Conference 2015, Odense, Denmark.
  16. Cheung, W. M., Chan, S. W. Y., & Wong, W. Y. (2015). Alice in the multicultural-land: The reading/ writing and writing/ oracy correction to enhance Chinese competence in literature education. Paper presented at the 10th International Association for the Improvement of Mother Tongue Education Conference 2015, Odense, Denmark.
  17. Chan, S. W. Y. (2013). Sustaining Chinese character learning in non-Chinese secondary girls through the variation theory of learning. Paper presented at the Junior Researchers of the European Association for Research on learning and instruction 2013, Munich, Germany.
  18. Chan, S. W. Y., Cheung, W. M., & Lam, J. W. I. (2013). Teaching for all: Using digital literacies to enhancing Chinese character recognition of Ethnic Minority Students in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the 9th International Association for the Improvement of Mother Tongue Education International Conference, Paris, France.
  19. Cheung, W. M., & Chan, S. W. Y. (2013). The use of variation theory to enhance second language learners’ Chinese vocabulary and metaphorical competence in Hong Kong secondary schools. Paper presented at the 9th Annual International Conference of the World Association of Lesson Studies, Gothenburg, Sweden.

 

Conference Posters
  1. Rao, N., Yang, S., Richards, B., & Chan, S. W. Y. (2019). Relations among linguistic and non-linguistic factors and children's acquisition of number concepts. Poster presented at the 4th Lancaster Conference on Infant and Early Child Development, Lancaster University, UK.
  2. Rao, N., Yang, S., Richards, B, & Chan, S. W. Y. (2019). Are young children developmentally on-track in Learning, Psychosocial well-being and Health? Observations from China, Myanmar, Bangladesh and India. Poster presented at the 4th Lancaster Conference on Infant and Early Child Development, Lancaster University, UK.
  3. Chan, S. W. Y., Lau, C., Richards, B., Chen, E., & Rao, N. (2019). Promoting Chinese literacy of South Asian preschoolers and their caregivers in Hong Kong. Poster presented at the 2019 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial meeting, Baltimore, Maryland.
  4. Chan, S. W. Y., Lau, W. W. F., Hui, C. H. H., Lau, E. Y. Y., & Cheung, S-f. (2016). Causal relationships between religiosity and values. Poster presented at the Conference of Psychology of Christian Faith 2016, Hong Kong. [Best Poster Award]
  5. Chan, S. W. Y., Hui, C. H., Lau, W. W. F., Lau, E. Y. Y., & Cheung, S-f. (2015). Unpacking the causal relationship between religiosity and values. Poster presented at International Convention of Psychological Science 2015 (under the auspices of Association for Psychological Science), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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