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Chinese Name: 林浩昌

Variants: Lam, H. C.


Lam, Ho Cheong is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Early Childhood Education, the Education University of Hong Kong and is the Programme Leader of Chinese Language Enhancement Programme for Kindergarten Teachers and Professional Development Programme on the Teaching of Chinese Language for Non-Chinese Speaking Children. He was also former Associate Head (Programme Development) of the department. He began to work on the area of children’s learning of Chinese characters as a final year project in his undergraduate study. His Ph.D. thesis was titled Orthographic Awareness for Learning Chinese Characters, for which he received Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund Fellowship for Postgraduate Research Students and Award for Outstanding Research Postgraduate Student. He was one of the founders of the Dragonwise Projects at HKU, which are widely known by the primary school Chinese language teachers. While at EduHK, he has gained more than ten years of experience in teacher education for early childhood education. His research lies in the areas of the teaching and learning of Chinese characters, Phenomenography and variation theory, and designing technology for learning. He has published qualitative as well as quantitative research in a wide range of journals in both English and Chinese. He received a B.SC. (First Class Honours, HKU), M.Ed. (Distinction), M.Phil., and Ph.D.


Research interests

Learning Chinese characters, phenomenography and variation theory, and designing technology for learning

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ORCID : 0000-0001-7242-3342

Scopus ID: 7202774965


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