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Chinese name: 莊善宏

Variants: Chong, S. W., Chong, I.

I am an English lecturer at the Education University of Hong Kong, Associate Editor of Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching (Scopus-indexed; Taylor & Francis), Associate Fellow of Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA), a guest lecturer at National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Managing Editor of Relay Journal, and a project manager/researcher at Research Institute for Learner Autonomy Education, Kanda University of International Studies, Japan. 

I have published articles in international refereed journals, including Assessing WritingAssessment & Evaluation in Higher EducationLanguage Assessment Quarterly, Research in Post-Compulsory Education, and TESOL Journal. Additionally, I write teaching articles for international professional journals, such as Modern English TeacherEnglish Teaching ForumThe Teacher Trainer Journal, and English Teaching Professional.

​I am currently working on two research monographs. One is with Cambridge Scholars Publishing related to students’ perception of teachers’ written feedback practice in the tertiary setting. My latest monograph, entitled 'Metacognitive Mindscapes: Understanding Secondary EFL Writing Students' Systems of knowledge', examines metacognitive knowledge systems of a group of EFL secondary students in China. This monograph is expected to be published by Routledge in 2020. I am the author of a research-based IELTS writing textbook to be published by Routledge. 

I was awarded "the ISI Reviewer of the Month" by Informing Science Institute in July 2019 (https://www.informingscience.org/Community/Overview). 

Research interests

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

  • computer-mediated language learning
  • informal language learning 
  • language assessment
  • learner autonomy
  • second language writing

Assessment in higher education 

  • dialogic feedback 
  • learning-oriented assessment 
  • evaluative judgement 
  • feedback and assessment literacy 
  • the use of exemplars

Research methods 

  • qualitative research methods 
  • qualitative research synthesis
  • scoping review/systematic review

Professional information

Scopus ID: 57190387984

Homepage URL: http://www.iswchong.com/

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Research Outputs 2016 2019

  • 15 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 18 Article
  • 8 Paper
  • 1 Other contribution
  • 1 TDG

Academic writing skills for postgraduate students

CHONG, S. W. I., Jan 2019, In : Academe: First Forays into Academic Writing. 2, 1, p. 45-60

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social science
educational research
emotional factors
grounded theory
1 Citation (Scopus)
grounded theory

Electronic feedback on Google Docs for ESL college students

CHONG, S. W., Jun 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

search engine
emotional factors

Learner autonomy search engine & repository

CHONG, S. W. I., MYNARD, J. & REINDERS, H., Jan 2019, In : Relay Journal. 2, 1, p. 212-217

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle