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Teaching Development Grants

Teaching Development Grants projects

Like our sister universities across Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University benefits from generous government funding aimed at enhancing the quality of teaching and learning. Teaching Development Grants allow our colleagues to explore new and exciting ways of engaging our students. The TDGs listed here provide an indication of the scope and scale of the projects in question. 

Teaching Development Grants

Teaching Spoken English with Natural Language Processing Technologies

Dr. Wang, Ho Simon (LC)

Co-investigators: Dr. LAI, Jean Hok Yin (COMP), Prof. LIU Min-hua (TIIS), Dr. MAN Wai Lun (CHEM), Miss LAI Wing Ying, Peggy (LC), DING Cheng (COMP)

Duration: Sept 2019 - Aug 2021
Total Project Cost (HKD)$ 300,000

A Collaborative Instructional Approach to English Across the Curriculum

Dr. Li, Cissy Y. X. (LC)

Co-investigators: Dr. Michael Wong (LC), Dr. Choi Tat Heung (EDUC), Dr. Michelle Huang (COMS), Dr. Zhang Shiping (CMTR), Dr. Koon Wai Pong (AVA)

Duration: Jun 2019 - Oct 2020
Total Project Cost (HKD)$ 248,665

The Master’s Student Learning Outcomes and Assessment Methods: An Alternative Perspective on Pedagogy

Dr. Mark J. Boone (REL)

Duration: 2019
Total Project Cost (HKD)$ 2,835
Philosophy of Modern Education and Cultural Transformation in East Asia: Past, Present and Future (Tin Ka Ping Foudation)

Philosophy of Modern Education and Cultural Transformation in East Asia: Past, Present and Future (Tin Ka Ping Foudation)

Dr. Kwok, Wai Luen (REL)

Co-investigators: Dr. Kwok, Wai Luen (REL), Prof. Wong, Man Kong (HIST), Dr. Chan, Benedict Shing Bun (REL), Dr. Mak, George Kam-Wah (REL), Dr. Ng, William Yau Nang (REL), Dr. Chan, Victor Chi Ming (Department of Social Science, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong)

Duration: 2018 - 2020
Total Project Cost (HKD)$ 1,000,000

Developing the Creativity of Secondary School Students through Education in Music and the Arts 

Prof. Ho, Wai Chung (MUS)

Duration: Jan 2018 - Feb 2019
Total Project Cost (HKD)$ 90,000

An ANT approach to translation teaching: Combining Peer Instruction and Jigsaw Method of Teaching

Dr. Lee, Kwok Kan(TIIS)

Co-investigator: Dr. Maialen MARIN-LACARTA (TIIS)

Duration: Oct 2018 - Sept 2020
Total Project Cost (HKD)$ 200,000
Dr. Benedict Chan Shing Bun

Augmenting Physical Learning Spaces with Location-based Services Using iBeacon Technology for Engaging Learning Experiences

Dr. Benedict Chan (REL)

Co-investigator: Prof. Kwan, Kai Man (REL), Prof. Lo, Ping Cheung (REL)

Duration: 2017 - 2020
Total Project Cost (HKD)$ 12,321,533
HKBU’s Portion (HKD)$ 1,211,000

Consolidating Online Academic Skills Materials into Learning Pathways for Guided Self-Study.

Miss Rita Gill SINGH (LC)

Co-investigators: Dr. Simon Ho WANG (LC), Mr. MYERS Paul Samuel (LC), Mr. O'REILLY Jesse (LC)

Duration: Apr 2017 - Aug 2019
Total Project Cost (HKD)$ 200,000
HKBU’s Portion (HKD)$ 200,000

Augmenting Physical Learning Spaces with Location-based Services Using iBeacon Technology for Engaging Learning Experiences

通過 iBeacon 位置服務技術拓展學與教的學習空間

Dr. Kwan, Kai Man (REL)

Co-Leader: Dr. Benedict Chan Shing Bun (REL)

Member: Prof. Lo Ping Cheung (REL)

Duration: 2016 - 2019
Total Project Cost (HKD)$ 12,321,533
HKBU’s Portion (HKD)$ 1,211,000

Coding, Design, and Global Involvement: Engaging Students in Multi-domain Active Learning Through the Creation of Mobile Apps and an Apps Resource Centre (ARC)

Prof. Christopher Keyes (MUS)

Co-investigators: Prof. John Aiken (HKBU Dean of Academy of Visual Arts), Dr. Christina SUE-CHAN (Department of Management, CityU), Dr. Julia Chen (Director Educational Development Centre, PolyU), Dr. Ian Brown (Associate Director Educational Development, PolyU), Dr. Stuart POUNDER (Adjunct Professor and Director of Teaching and Learning Centre, LingnanU), Prof. Emily Chan (Director of Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC), CUHK), Prof. Cecilia Chun (Director of Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research, CUHK)

Duration: 2016 -2019
Total Project Cost (HKD)$ 14,148,000

Bridging the gap between classroom activities and real-life practice: Authentic learning for university interpreting students

Dr. PAN Jun, Janice (TIIS)

Duration: 2016 - 2017
Total Project Cost (HKD)$ 215,380
A Literary Map of Traditional China. Including Historical and Literary Descriptions of Individuals, Places and Sites in Tang

A Literary Map of Traditional China. Including Historical and Literary Descriptions of Individuals, Places and Sites in Tang (618–907) China

Dr. Oliver Hon Man Chan (CHI)

Duration: 2016 - 2018
Total Project Cost (HKD)$ 206,560
Interreligious Dialogue on Contemporary Issues

Interreligious Dialogue on Contemporary Issues

Dr. Ellen Zhang (REL)

Duration: 2014 - 2016
Total Project Cost (USD)$ 120,000

Development Outcome-based Learning and Students’ Motivation Using Multimedia Teaching and Learning Approaches in Teaching Music, Society, and Culture

Prof. Ho, Wai Chung (MUS)

Duration: 2014 - 2015
Total Project Cost (HKD)$ 164,188

Developing Critical Reasoning Skills in Gateway Education Courses

Dr. Eirik Lang HARRIS (REL)

Duration: 2012 - 2014
Total Project Cost (HKD)$ 80,000

Independent Chinese Cinema: A Pedagogical Resource

Prof. Mette Hjort (Dean of Arts, HMW)

Duration: 2012 - 2013
Total Project Cost (HKD)$ 375,000