Special Grant for Strategic Development of Virtual Teaching and Learning

Project Supervisor (2021-2023). Developing a Faculty-wide Video-based Pedagogy and Assessment Framework to Enhance Reflective Video-Engagement: Integration with the University-wide Learning Management System for Virtual Teaching and Learning ($997,128 HKD). This project is to design a series of video modules for blended learning, a common video-based pedagogical framework with lesson templates, and strategies for assessing students’ video-based reflections across six teacher education undergraduate programmes as well as one postgraduate diploma programmes in the Faculty of Education. 

An Exploratory Study of Primary Students’ Mathematical Problem Solving Processes during Digital Making Activities

Principal Investigator (2020-present). This study aims to explore students’ problem-solving processes, mathematical thinking, and any CT- and mathematics-related challenges that emerge during problem-based dM activities. Funded by Chinese University of Hong Kong Direct Grant ($39,300 HKD).  Publication: Ng, O., Cui, Z. (2020). Examining primary students’ mathematical problem-solving in a programming context: Toward a computationally enhanced … Continue reading An Exploratory Study of Primary Students’ Mathematical Problem Solving Processes during Digital Making Activities

Innovating the Mathematics Curriculum in Times of Change: Towards Local and Global Relevance

Co-Investigator. (2019-Present). This Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) project is comprised of researchers on five continents, who will work with curriculum experts and disciplinary specialists in mathematics, climate science and indigenous knowledge, in order to develop new courses, or adapt existing ones, in seven Universities. (PI: Dr. Alf Coles). Funded by the WUN Research Development Fund … Continue reading Innovating the Mathematics Curriculum in Times of Change: Towards Local and Global Relevance