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Chinese Name: 江紹祥

Variants: Kong, S. C.

Prof. KONG Siu Cheung currently is Professor of the Department of Mathematics and Information Technology (MIT); and Director of Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology (LTTC), the Education University of Hong Kong. Prof. Kong holds a doctorate from the Department of Computer Science of the City University of Hong Kong. Prof. Kong has produced over 230 academic publications in the areas of pedagogy in the digital classroom and online learning; policy on technology-transformed education and professional development of teachers for learner-centered learning; and computational thinking education. He has completed/conducted 71 research projects since joining the University (the then Hong Kong Institute of Education). Prof. Kong is at present serving as the Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning (RPTEL) and Journal of Computers in Education (JCE). He was in the presidential roles for the Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (APSCE) for six years, as the President-Elect in 2012 and 2013, the President in 2014 and 2015, and Past-President in 2016 and 2017. Prof. Kong is the Convener of Computational Thinking Education in Primary and Secondary Schools International Research Network (IRN) under World Educational Research Association (WERA) since May 2019. He also convened the WERA IRN Theory and Practice of Pedagogical Design for Learning in Digital Classrooms from December 2012 to December 2015. Prof. Kong was the member of the Assessment and Monitoring Sub-committee of the Quality Education Fund (QEF) of the HKSAR for 6 years from February 2011 to January 2017.

Research interests

Pedagogy in the Digital Classroom (including Information Literacy Education and IT in Science and Inquiry-Based Learning),

Policy on Technology-Transformed Education and the Professional Development of Teacher for Learner-Centered Learning in Seamless Learning Environments

IT in Mathematics Education,

Programming for Computational Thinking Development

Computational Thinking Education

Professional information

Scopus ID: 7203044800

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Research Outputs 1989 2019

Assessing in-service teachers' development of computational thinking practices in teacher development courses

KONG, S. C. & LAO, A. C-C., 2019, Proceedings of the 50th ACM technical symposium on computer science education. New York, NY: ACM, p. 976-982

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

teacher
programming
learning
primary school
Teaching

Components and methods of evaluating computational thinking for fostering creative problem-solvers in senior primary school education

KONG, S. C., 2019, Computational thinking education. KONG, S-C. & ABELSON, H. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 119-141

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

school education
primary school
evaluation
programming
learning

Computational thinking education

KONG, S. C. & ABELSON, H., 2019, Singapore: Springer.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Development and validation of an instrument for measuring digital empowerment of primary school students

KONG, S. C., WANG, Y. P. & LAI, M., 2019, CompEd '19: Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Global Computing Education. New York: ACM, p. 172-177

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

primary school
empowerment
student
factor analysis
creativity

Introduction to computational thinking education

KONG, S. C., ABELSON, H. & LAI, M., 2019, Computational thinking education. KONG, S-C. & ABELSON, H. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 1-10

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

education
educational policy
programming
teacher
abstraction