Dr. CHAN, Chi-Keung (Alex)
Assistant Professor
Capstone Project Coordinator, BSocSc (Hons) in Counselling & Psychology

QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D. (Educational Psychology), University of Minnesota (USA)
M.A. (Educational Psychology), University of Minnesota (USA)
B.A. (Sociology), Hong Kong Baptist University

 

CONTACT
Office: Room 316D
3/Fl., Lady Lily Shaw Hall
Hong Kong Shue Yan University
10 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemer Hill, North Point, Hong Kong

Phone: (852) 2570-7110 ext. 329

Fax: (852) 2806-8044
Email:
alexchan@hksyu.edu

 

OFFICE HOURS
11:00am - 2:00pm (Weds)
by appointment

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Risk and resilience
Cyberpsychology
Spirituality and well being
Executive functioning of children
Psychology of religion
Positive psychology
Culture and personality
Profile analysis on cognitive and clinical assessments
Educational and psychological measurement

RESEARCH GRANTS
Grants awarded as Principal Investigator (PI)
2018-2020, Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong

Developing and Validating a Parent-focused Intervention to Enhance the Executive Function Skills of Young Chinese Children from Low-Income Families. (Project No.: UGC/FDS15/H01/17)

Amount funded: HK $937,488

2018, Inter-Institutional Development Scheme, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong

Positive Neuroscience: A Dialogue Between Scientists and Practitioners. (Project No.: UGC/IIDS15/H01/17)

Amount funded: HK $785,665

2014-2016, Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong

Executive Function Skills and Early School Success in Young Chinese Children from Low-income Families. (Project No.: UGC/FDS15/H02/14)

Amount funded: HK $712,138


Grants awarded as Co-Investigator (Co-I)
2014-16, General Research Fund, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong

Student Acceptance and Continuance of Learning Management System Usage: A School-based Longitudinal Study. (Project No.: GRF 17411414). (Principal Investigator: Dr. Yuen, Allan Hoi Kau, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong).

Amount funded: HK $569,454.

COURSES
Current Academic Year

PSY103 Statistics for Social Sciences
PSY209 Positive Psychology
PSY215 Cyberpsychology
PSY371-2 Research Project
PSY373-4 Capstone Project
PSY401-3 Research Thesis / PSY411-2 Honours Research Project

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Lam, S. F., Law, W., Chan, C.-K., Zhang, X., & Wong, B. P. H. (in press). Will victims become aggressors or vice versa? A cross-lagged analysis of school aggression. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. DOI: 10.1007/s10802-017-0298-1

Ma, W. W. K., Chan, C.-K., Tong, K.-W., Fung, H., & Fong, C. W. R. (2017). New ecology for education – Communication X learning. Selected papers from the HKAECT-AECT 2017 Summer International Research Symposium (Eds). Singapore: Springer.

Lau, W.-Y., & Chan, C-K. (2017). Emoticons and emotions: Exploring the roles of emoticons in emotional representativeness, awareness, and management. In Ma, W. W. K., & Chan, C.-K., Tong, K.-W., Fung, H., & Fong, C. W. R. (Eds) New ecology for education – Communication X learning. Selected papers from the HKAECT-AECT 2017 Summer International Research Symposium (pp. 199-212). Singapore: Springer.

Chiu, P.-Y., & Chan, C-K. (2017). The roles of information seeking and information evaluation for decision-making behaviors. In Ma, W. W. K., & Chan, C.-K., Tong, K.-W., Fung, H., & Fong, C. W. R. (Eds) New ecology for education – Communication X learning. Selected papers from the HKAECT-AECT 2017 Summer International Research Symposium (pp. 251-262). Singapore: Springer.

Chui, C-F, & Chan, C-K. (2017). The relations of school adjustment and social support with the mental health of Mainland Chinese college students studying in Hong Kong. Journal of College Student Development, 58(1), 88-100.

Ma, W. W. K., & Chan, C.-K. (2015). Online knowledge sharing and psychological well-being among Chinese college students. Journal of Communication and Education, 2 (1), 31-38.

Lam, S. F., Law, W., Chan, C.-K., Wong, B. P. H., Zhang, X. (2015). A latent class growth analysis of school bullying and its social context: The self-determination theory perspective. School Psychology Quarterly, 30 (1), 75-90. DOI: 10.1037/spq0000067

Smith, L. A., Chan, C.-K., Halm, M., Slattery, W., Lindquist, R., & Savik, K. (2014). Development and validation of a clostridium difficile risk assessment tool. AACN Advanced Critical Care, 25(4), 334-346.

Davenport, E. C. Jr., Davison, M. L., Wu, Y.-C., Kim, S.-K., Kuang, H., Kwak, N,. Chan, C.-K., & Ayodele, A. (2013). Number of courses, content of coursework, and prior achievement as related to ethnic achievement gaps in mathematics. Journal of Educational Leadership in Action, 2(1).
http://www.lindenwood.edu/ela/issue03/davenport.html

Cutuli, J. J., Desjardins, C. D., Herbers, J. E., Long, J. D., Heistad, D., Chan, C-K., Hinz, E., & Masten, A. (2013). Academic achievement trajectories of homeless and highly mobile students: Resilience in the context of chronic and acute risk. Child Development, 84(3), 841-857. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12013

Herbers, J. E., Cutuli, J. J., Supkoff, L. M., Heistad, D., Chan, C-K, Hinz, E., Masten, A. S. (2012). Early reading skills and academic achievement trajectories of student facing poverty, homelessness, and high residential mobility. Educational Researcher, 41(9), 366-374. doi: 10.3102/0013189X12445320

Shin, T., Davison, M. L., Long, J., D., Chan, C-K., & Heistad, D. (2012). Exploring gains in reading and mathematics achievement among regular and exceptional students using growth curve modeling. Learning and Individual Differences, 23, 92-100.

Chui, C-F, & Chan C-K.(2012). Investigating the relations of social support, coping strategies, caregiver burden with well-being of caregivers of people with intellectual disabilities in Hong Kong (in Chinese). Hong Kong Journal of Social Sciences, 43, 59-82.

Obradović. J., Long, J. D., Cutuli, J. J., Masten, A. S., Heistad, D., Chan, C-K., Hinz, E. (2009). Academic achievement of homeless and highly mobile children in an urban school district: Longitudinal evidence of risk, growth, and resilience. Development and Psychopathology. 21, 493-518.

Masten, A. S., Heistad, D., Cutuli, J. J., Herbers, J. E., Obradovi?, J., Chan, C-K., Hinz, E., & Long, J. D. (2008). School success in motion: protective factors for academic achievement in homeless and highly mobile children in Minneapolis. Center for Urban and Regional Affairs Reporter, 38(2), 3-12.

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Chan, C.-K., & Wong, S.-F. (2017). Predicting and enhancing the perceived self-efficacy of patients with atopic eczema using hope theory. Roundtable presentation at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology organized by the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 13-16, 2017.

Lau, W.-Y., & Chan, C.-K. (2017). Emoticons and emotions: Exploring the roles of emoticons in emotional representativeness, awareness, and management. Paper presented at the HKAECT-AECT 2017 Summer International Research Symposium, Hong Kong, June 15-17, 2017.

Chiu, P.-Y., & Chan, C.-K. (2017). The roles of information seeking and information evaluation for decision-making behaviors. Paper presented at the HKAECT-AECT 2017 Summer International Research Symposium, Hong Kong, June 15-17, 2017.

Wong, P. S., Chow, H. Y., & Chan, C.-K. (2017). The relations of secure attachment style and love satisfaction with online relationship maintenance. Poster presentation at the Hong Kong Psychological Association Annual Conference 2017, Hong Kong, June 15, 2017.

Law, Y. Y., Leung, C., Chun, T. H., Chin, H. I., & Chan, C.-K. (2016). The relationship of helicopter parenting and life satisfaction among Chinese college students: The self-determination theory perspective. Paper presented at the 2016 Asian Mental Health Conference, Hong Kong.

Chu, S. T., Lok, H. F., Chui, C. F., & Chan, C.-K. (2016). Gender difference in the relationship between bullying victimization and psychological health in the Chinese context. Paper presented at the 2016 Asian Mental Health Conference, Hong Kong.

Yuen, A. H. K., Chan, A. K. M., Ma, W. W. K., Chan, C.-K., & Lau, W. W. F. (2016). Students’ conceptions of learning and adoption of e-learning technology. Paper presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) 2016 Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, October 2016.

Chan, C.-K., Cutuli, J. J., Zhang, X., Bernard, B. P. H., Herbers, J. E., & Ng, W.-T. (2016). Socioeconomic disparity in parenting and executive functioning skills of young Chinese children. Poster presentation at the American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention 2016, Denver, Colorado, August 2016.

Chan, C.-K., Lam, S.-F., Wong, B. P. H., Law, W., & Zhang, X. (2016). School banding, contextual support, and student engagement of secondary students in Hong Kong: A six-year longitudinal study. Paper presentation at the International School Psychology Association (ISPA) 2016 Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 2016.

Chan, C.-K., Cutuli, J. J., Zhang, X., Bernard, B. P. H., Herbers, J. E., & Ng, W.-T. (2016). Socioeconomic disparity in executive functioning skills of young Chinese children: The mediation effects of parenting styles. Paper presentation at the International School Psychology Association (ISPA) 2016 Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 2016.

Lam, S.-F., Law, W., Wong, B. P. H., Chan, C.-K., & Zhang, X. (2016). Will victims become bullies or vice versa? A cross-lagged analysis of bullying in junior secondary schools. Paper presentation at the International School Psychology Association (ISPA) 2016 Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 2016.

Ng, W.-T., Chan, C.-K., Bernard, B. P. H., Cutuli, J. J., Zhang, X., & Herbers, J. E. (2016). Socioeconomic disparity in executive functioning skills of young Chinese children: The mediation effects of parenting styles. Poster presentation at the Hong Kong Psychological Association Annual Conference 2016, Hong Kong, June 2016.

Chiu, P.-Y., & Chan, C.-K. (2016). The roles of information seeking and information evaluation for decision making behaviours. Poster presentation at the Association of Psychological Science Convention 28th Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, United States, May 2016.

Lau, W.-Y., & Chan, C.-K. (2016). Emoticons and emotions: Exploring the roles of emoticons in emotional representativeness, awareness, and management. Poster presentation at the Association of Psychological Science Convention 28th Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, United States, May 2016.

Ng, K. Y. Y., & Chan, C.-K. (2016). The relationships between peer victimization, compassion and school adjustment among Hong Kong college students. Poster presentation at the Association of Psychological Science Convention 28th Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, United States, May 2016.

Chan, C.-K., Chan, T. C., Law, K. P. K. (2016). Validation of religious support measures with Chinese Christians. Paper presented at the 2015 Psychology of Christian Faith Conference, The Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, January 2016.

Choy, M.-Y. C., Thompson, N., Chan, C.-K. (2016). The relationships of religiosity and spirituality with life satisfaction and resilience of Hong Kong Chinese Christian students. Poster presentation at the 2015 Psychology of Christian Faith Conference, The Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, January 2016.

Chan, P. N., & Chan, C.-K. (2016). The relations of religiosity and personality with subjective well-being among Chinese Christian college students. Poster presentation at the 2015 Psychology of Christian Faith Conference, Thes Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, January 2016.

Chan, C.-K., Yuen, A. H. K., Lau, W. W. F., & Chan, A. (2015). Predicting cyberbullying victimization: Linking children and their parents’ perception and understanding of cyberbullying. Paper presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) 2015 Convention, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, November 2015.

Chan, C.-K., Yuen, A. H. K., Lau, W. W. F., & Chan, A. (2015). A latent class analysis of adolescents’ risky online behaviours. Paper presented at the HKAECT Research Session at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) 2015 Convention, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, November 2015.

Ma, W. W. K., & Chan, C.-K. (2015). Online knowledge sharing and psychological well-being among Chinese college students. Paper presented at the HKAECT Research Session at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) 2015 Convention, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, November 2015.

Kwok, T. T., & Chan, C.-K. (2014). The persuasiveness of fear appeals on reducing fast food consumption intention. Poster presented at the Association of Psychological Science Convention 26th Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, United States, May 2014.

Yip, W. K., & Chan, C.-K. (2014). Combination and duration of emotional changes affect compliance. Poster presented at the Association of Psychological Science Convention 26th Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, United States, May 2014.

Chan, C.-K., & Maruyama, G. M. (2014). The relations of high school math preparation, college remediation, and college completion. Poster presented at the American Educational Research Association 2014 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, April 2014.

Lau, W., & Chan, C.-K. (2014). An overview of quantitative methods: Recent development and statistical tools. Invited presentation at the Hong Kong Educational Communications and Technology 2014 Annual Meeting, February 2014.

Li, W. L., & Chan, C.-K. (2013). Developing a comprehensive culturally-based counselling program for supporting mental illness patients' families in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the 2013 Asian Mental Health Conference, Hong Kong, November 2013.

Wong, W. K., & Chan, C.-K. (November, 2013). The influence of mass media on help seeking attitudes and well-being among college students in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the 2013 Asian Mental Health Conference, Hong Kong

Tsui, W. M., Chui, C.-F., Chan, C.-K. (November, 2013). Positive thinking and psychological well-being among college students in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the 2013 Asian Mental Health Conference, Hong Kong.

Chan, C-K., Hahn, J., & Davison, M. L. (2013). Latent profile patterns of the MMPI- 2 clinical scales: Inter-cultural and intra-cultural comparisons of American and South Korean college students. Paper presented at the Special Session (Distinguished Papers) at the 2013 International Symposium on Education and Psychology, City of Kitakyushu, Japan, April 2013.

Chan, C-K. (2013). Formative uses of value-added evaluation approach for improving teachers' professional development and instructional practices. Paper presented at the 2013 International Symposium on Education and Psychology, City of Kitakyushu, Japan, April 2013.

Chui, C-F, & Chan, C-K. (2013). The relations of school adjustment and social support with the mental health of Mainland Chinese college students studying in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the International Symposium on Education and Psychology, City of Kitakyushu, Japan, April 2013.

Chan, C-K. (2013). Relationship between teacher level value-added scores and instructional observation ratings for the Teacher Advancement Program. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association 2013 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, April 2013.

Desjardins, C. D., Chang, Y. F., & Chan, C-K. (2012). A multi-level approach to identifying criterion-related profile patterns. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2012 Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, April 2012.

Chan, C-K., Davison, M. L., Davenport, E. C. (2011).Identifying and Validating Cognitive Profile Patterns on the Woodcock-Johnson Psychoeducational Battery – Revised (WJ-R) Clinical Database. Poster presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2011 Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2011.

Desjardins, C. D., Long, J. D., Chan, C-K., Heistad, D., Hinz, E., Masten, A. S. (2011). Exploring problem behaviors in high risk students: A multilevel longitudinal study of suspensions. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2011 Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2011.

Chan, C-K., & Hinz, E. (2010). Value-added and beyond value-added: Understanding academic needs of homeless/highly mobile students. Paper presented at the 2010 National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY) Conference, Houston, Texas, November 2010.

Chan, C-K., Heistad, D., Peterson, J., Tan, C. S. (2010). Beyond value-added: Mixed-methods evaluation of the implementation and effectiveness of the supplemental educational services. Paper presented (roundtable session) at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2010 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, May 2010.

Chan, C-K. & Hinz, E. (2009). A data-driven approach to address the academic needs of homeless/highly mobile students. Paper presented at the 2009 National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY) Conference, Denver, Colorado, November 2009.

Chan, C-K., Heistad, D., Peterson, J., Pickart, M., & Sanders, C. (2009). Adding value to the value-added evaluation approach: Linking to the context of educational programs. Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association (AEA) 2009 Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, November 2009.

Stewart, R, Chan, C-K., Hinz, E., & Moses, L. G. (2009). Dialogues between internal and external evaluators: Evaluating program impacts on the academic achievement of homeless/highly mobile children in Minneapolis Public Schools. Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association (AEA) 2009 Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, November 2009.

Chan, C-K., Hinz, E., Heistad, D., Horgan, D., Smith, A., Porte, E., & Shelton, E. (2008). Housing stability and school success for children: The effectiveness of the Kids Collaborative Project. Paper presented (roundtable session) at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2008 Annual Conference, New York City, March 2008.

AWARDS

Association of Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Presidential Award given to the Hong Kong Association of Educational Communications and Technology (HKAECT) (as Vice President of HKAECT), 2017

Best Paper Award (Co-author), Journal of Educational Leadership in Action, Lindenwood University, 2013.

Distinguished Paper Award (Principal Author), 2013 International Symposium on Education and Psychology (April 3-5) City of Kitakyushu, Japan, 2013.

Student Research Award, Psychological Foundations of Education, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota (only one award is given per year), 2001-02.

William D. Hackett Memorial Prize, Department of Sociology, Hong Kong Baptist University (only one award is given per year), 1996.

 

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