Dr. LEUNG, Man-tak Mike
Assistant Professor

QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D. (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

M.Soc.Sc. (The University of Hong Kong)

M.Ed. (The University of Hong Kong)

M.Sc.[ITE] (The University of Hong Kong)

Ad.Dip.Ed. (The University of Hong Kong)

PG.D.(Appl Psy) (City University of Hong Kong)

PG.D.(Appl Psy) (University of Gloucestershire)

Dip.Ed. (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
B.Sc. (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

 

CONTACT
Office: Room LG125, Main Building
           Hong Kong Shue Yan University
           Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemer Hill,
           North Point,
           Hong Kong
Phone: (852) 2104-8276

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

 

SPECIALISM
- Educational Psychology
- Motivation and Learning
- Research Methodology
- Psychometrics
 

RESEARCH INTEREST
- Achievement motivation
- Achievement goals
- Social goals
- Learning strategies/processes
- Motivational beliefs
- Collectivism and Individualism
- Chinese cultural values
- Structural equation modelling
- Item response theory
- Self enhancement
- Effects of feedback on testing
 

RECENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
- Student Teachers' Conceptions of Learning and Teaching.
- A Correlational Study of Student Teachers' Beliefs and Cognitive Variables in Learning.
- A Study of Hong Kong Pre-service Student Teachers' Attributions, Self-concept, Achievement Goal Orientations, Learning Approaches and their Causal Effect on Achievement Outcomes.
- A Study on Benefits of Whole-day Primary Schooling (WDPS) in Hong Kong.
 
REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS
Leung, M. T. (2003). Cultural Values and Motivational Beliefs as Antecedents to Hong Kong Student Teachers’ Achievement Goals and Learning Strategies. Doctoral Dissertation. Hong Kong : The Chinese University of Hong Kong. [URL:http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=765102371&sid=1&Fmt=2&clientId=42705&RQT=309&VName=PQD]
 
Chan, K. W., Lai, P. Y., Leung, M. T., & Moore, P. J. (2005). Students’ Goal Orientations, Study Strategies and Achievement: A Closer Look in Hong Kong Chinese Cultural Context. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 14, 1-26.

Chan, K. W., Lai, P. Y., & Leung, M. T., Moore, P. J. (2002). Hong Kong preservice teachers' achievement goal orientations - are they related to their gender and electives? Hong Kong Teachers' Centre Journal, 1, 20-31.
 
CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
Lai, P.Y., Chan, K.W., & Leung, M.T. (2004). A Study of Hong Kong Student Teachers’ Conceptions of Learning and Their Relationships with Achievement Motivation and Study Strategies. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, pp. 157-162, compiled by Daphne Pan, C.M. Wang and K.P. Mohanan, Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning, National University of Singapore. Chan,

K. W., & Leung, M. T. (2001). Inclusive education and life long learning in Hong Kong: Implications for educational development. Proceedings of the Australia Curriculum Studies Association Biennial Conference, Canberra, Australia.

Chan, K. W., & Leung, M. T. (1999). Hong Kong preservice teachers' thinking and beliefs about teaching and learning: An impact of differing cultures and philosophies. Proceedings of the 47th Annual Conference of Far Western Philosophy of Education Society (pp. 325-339).

Hawaii, USA. Leung, M. T. (1999). An empirical study of the applicability of the Rasch latent trait model to mental ability test - A case of BILOG analysis. Proceedings of the International Conference on Teacher Education, Hong Kong. (In CD-ROM).
 

CONFERENCE PAPERS
Chan, K. W., Leung, M. T., & Lai, P. Y. (2004, Nov.). Goal orientations, study strategies and achievement of Hong Kong teacher education students. Paper presented at the AARE 2004 Conference held at Melbourne from 28th Nov. to 2 Dec., 2004.

Lai, P. Y., Chan, K. W., & Leung, M. T. (2004, Dec.). A Study of Hong Kong Student Teachers’ Conceptions of Learning and Their Relationships with Achievement Motivation and Study Strategies. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education held at Singapore from 1-3 Dec. 2004, organized by the Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning, National University of Singapore.

Leung, M. T., & Chan, K. W. (2003, December). Chinese Student Teachers’ Achievement Goal Orientations – Does Collectivism really matter? Paper presented at the Annual Conference of NZARE & AARE, Auckland, New Zealand.

Lai, P. Y., Chan, K. W., & Leung, M. T. (2003, July). Cognitive Variables in Learning : A Study of the Relationships among Causal Attribution, Goal Orientation and Study Strategy. Poster presented at the ICCS/ASCS Joint International Conference on Cognitive Science, Sydney, Australia.

Chan, K. W., & Leung, M. T. (2002, July). Achievement goal orientations and study approaches – Hong Kong cultural context and implications. Poster presentation for the XXV International Congress of Applied Psychology, Singapore.

Chan, K. W., & Leung, M. T. (2001, December). Construct validity and psychometric properties of the revised two-factor study process questionnaire (R-SPQ-2F) in the Hong Kong context. Paper presented at the Australian Association for Research in Education Conference, Perth, Western Australia.

Chan, K. W., & Leung, M. T. (2001, October). Inclusive education and life long learning in Hong Kong: Implications for educational development. Paper presented at the Australia Curriculum Studies Association Biennial Conference, Canberra, Australia.

Leung, M. T., & Chan, K. W. (2000, December). Psychometric properties and applicability of the motivated strategies for learning questionnaire (MSLQ) in Hong Kong cultural context. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Australian Association for Research in Education, Sydney, Australia.

Chan, K. W., Lai, P. Y., Leung, M. T., & Moore P. (2000, November). Hong Kong preservice teachers' achievement goal orientations - Are they related to their gender and electives? Paper presented at the 17th Annual Conference of The Hong Kong Educational Research Association, Hong Kong.

Chan, K. W., Lai, P. Y., Leung, M. T., & Moore, P. (2000, November). Academic casual attributions of pre-service student teachers in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Conference of The Hong Kong Educational Research Association, Hong Kong.

Leung, M. T. (2000, October). A study of self-enhancement biases in social evaluations in Hong Kong. Poster presentation at the Inaugural Self-Concept Enhancement and Learning Facilitation (SELF) Research Centre International Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Lai, P. Y., & Leung, M. T. (1999, November). Academic causal attributions and their implications for teaching. Paper presented at the 16th Annual Conference of Hong Kong Educational Research Association, Hong Kong.

Leung, M. T., & Chan, K. W. (1999, October). A structural model of achievement goal orientations and study approaches of Hong Kong teacher education students. Paper presented at the Australian Curriculum Studies Association Biennial Conference, Perth, Australia.

Chan, K. W., & Leung, M. T. (1999, October). Conceptualising the structure of belief and belief system - An alternative to facilitate teaching, learning and curriculum development. Paper presented at the Australian Curriculum Studies Association Biennial Conference, Perth, Australia.

Kwok, C. D., & Leung, M. T. (1999, October). Perceptual change in pupils' sense of belonging: Effect of mode of primary schooling in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the Malaysian Educational Research Association & Singapore Educational Research Association Joint Conference 1999, Malaysia.

Leung, M. T. (1999, February). An empirical study of the applicability of the rasch latent trait model to mental ability test - A case of BILOG analysis. Paper presented at the International Conference on Teacher Education, Hong Kong.

Chan, K. W., & Leung, M. T. (1999, January). Hong Kong preservice teachers’ thinking and beliefs about teaching and learning – An impact of differing cultures and philosophies. Paper presented at the Far Western Philosophy of Education Society 47th Annual Conference, Hawaii, USA.

Leung, M. T., & Chan, K. W. (1998, November). Gender and electives differences in the motivated strategies for learning of pre-service teacher education students in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Australian Association for Research in Education, Adelaide, Australia.

Chan, K. W., & Leung, M. T. (1998, November). Hong Kong preservice teachers' focus of concern and confidence to teach - A perspective of teacher development. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Australian Association for Research in Education, Adelaide, Australia.

Leung, M. T., & Chan, K. W. (1997, November). Gender and electives differences in the study approaches of Hong Kong teacher education students. Paper presented at the 14th Annual Conference of Hong Kong Educational Research Association, Hong Kong.

Leung, M. T. (1996, November). Confirmatory factor analysis of an achievement goal orientation inventory. Paper presented at the 13th Annual Conference of Hong Kong Educational Research Association, Hong Kong.

Leung, M. T. (1995, November). Conceptions of "Roles of a teacher" of student-trainees before and after teaching practice. Paper presented at the 12th Annual Conference of Hong Kong Educational Research Association, Hong Kong.
 

REPORTS, THESES AND DISSERTATIONS
Chan, P. K., Chow, P. Y., Kam, C. K., Kwok, C., Leung, M. T., & Ngan, M. Y. (2002). A study on benefits of whole-day primary schooling in Hong Kong. Final Report to the EMB. Hong Kong.

Leung, M. T. (1995). A Study of Self-enhancement Biases in Social Judgments in Hong Kong. Unpublished Post-Graduate Diploma Thesis. Hong Kong : The City University of Hong Kong.

Leung, M. T. (1991). Applicability of Rasch Model in Psychological Measurement. Unpublished Master Dissertation. Hong Kong : The University of Hong Kong.
 

SCHOLARLY BOOKS, MONOGRAPH AND CHAPTER
陳培佳、郭正、甘志強、梁文德和顏明仁 (2003) 《香港小學全日制優點研究: 最後 報告》,香港,香港教育學院。
 

CREATIVE AND LITERARY WORK AND CONSULTING REPORT
陳培佳、郭正、甘志強、梁文德和顏明仁 (2003) 《香港小學全日制優點表現指 標:使用手冊》,香港,香港教育學院小學全日制優點研究小組。
 

MEMBERSHIP
Hong Kong Psychological Society
Australian Association for Research in Education
 

COURSES
Current Academic Semester
 

PSY100 Introductory Psychology
PSY307 Educational Psychology
PSY320 Motivation and Learning

PSY371-2 Research Project
PSY401-3 Research Thesis

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