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The Management of Chronic Pain in Older Adults: Randomized Controlled Trial of a Physical and Cognitive-behavioral Intervention Program
CHENG, Sheung-Tak 鄭相德
BACKGROUND: Pain is very common among older adults. Studies elsewhere have shown that physical interventions and psychological methods based on the cognitive-behavioral approach are both effective in alleviating pain. Yet, evidence-based pain managem . . .
Project Start Year : 2016  Chief Investigator(s) : CHENG, Sheung-Tak 鄭相德

The Distracted Student? Engaging Competing Texts and (Re)Constructing Authority to guide Learning and Discovery
Recent studies demonstrate that college students routinely use their laptops and mobile phones to perform “extracurricular” activities in class. This study explores how students who have “grown up digital” often simultaneously interact with communica . . .
Project Start Year : 2015  Chief Investigator(s) : SHUTER, Robert

American and Chinese children's evaluation of personal domain events and resistance to parental authority
267 5-, 7-, and 10-year olds, 147 in Hong Kong and 120 in the U.S., evaluated hypothetical personal (and moral) events described as either essential or peripheral to the child’s identity. Straightforward personal events were overwhelmingly evaluated . . .
Project Start Year : 2010  Chief Investigator(s) : Judith G. Smetana

Children’s stress, appraisal, coping and adults’ scaffolding during transition to school.
This study involves collaboration between Dr. Amanda Wong (Education University of Hong Kong) and Professor Thomas Power (Washington State University). First, this study explores factors that may affect children’s coping strategies during the transi . . .
Project Start Year : 2015  Chief Investigator(s) : WONG, Mun Amanda 黃敏

The Tourist, the Flaneur, and Self-Reflexivity in Travel Literature: A Theoretical Enquiry (funded by National Science Council).
YU, Kwan Wai Eric 余君偉
The “tourist” and the “traveler” is a pair of important binary opposites in travel culture. The former is imbued with such derogatory meanings as superficiality, routines, and mass consumptions, while the latter implies adventures, individuality, . . .
Project Start Year : 2007  Chief Investigator(s) : YU, Kwan Wai Eric 余君偉

An exploratory study on different modes of principal succession support programmes and their impact – Hong Kong case studies
This project is funded by an APCLC Regional Research Grant A much-reported challenge in schools internationally is that of potential school leaders choosing not to aspire to the principalship. This situation seems to be a product of rapid school cha . . .
Project Start Year : 2019  Chief Investigator(s) : BRYANT, Darren Anthony

A decade on from the inception of LPATE in 2001: Can we determine whether teacher English language standards have improved?
CONIAM DAVID JOHN 龔大胃
The proposed impact study aims to investigate perceptions of changes in Hong Kong English language teachers’ English language proficiency, given that over a decade has elapsed since the minimum language standards Language Proficiency Assessment for T . . .
Project Start Year : 2015  Chief Investigator(s) : CONIAM DAVID JOHN 龔大胃

School-based Assessment (SBA) in Hong Kong: Practices and Challenges
LO YIU CHUN 羅耀珍
The Hong Kong examination and Assessment Authority (HKEAA) has recently promoted the use of school-based assessment (SBA) in the school system. Although SBA has been well-received internationally, stake holders in Hong Kong including teachers, studen . . .
Project Start Year : 2005  Chief Investigator(s) : LO YIU CHUN 羅耀珍


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