• 182 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
20072018
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Chinese Name: 鄭穎怡

Variants: Cheng, R. W., Cheng, R. W. Y.

Dr. Cheng Wing Yi Rebecca joined the Institute in 2007. She obtained her doctorate in Psychology at the University of Hong Kong in 2005. Her research interest is educational psychology, specifically student achievement motivation. For years she has been working on research projects on academic self-concept, student cognition, social comparison processes in school settings, project-based learning, and cross-cultural comparison. Dr. Cheng has been teaching educational psychology and research methods in the Institute.

Research interests

Achievement motivation (including goal orientation, efficacy, self-concept), Project-based learning, Cross-cultural research

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Research Outputs 2007 2018

Academic achievement of Hong Kong Chinese students: Motivational perspective

CHENG, W. Y. R. & FUNG, W. K., 2018, Cognition, metacognition and academic performance: An East Asian perspective. YIP, M. C. W. (ed.). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, p. 40-52

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

academic achievement
Hong Kong
student
cognitive theory
attribution
Vocabulary
self-regulation
Motivation
gender-specific factors
vocabulary
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social competence
moderator
gender
Hong Kong
interaction

Formative feedback as a global facilitator: Impact on intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and positive affect

LAM, B. H., CHENG, W. Y. R. & YANG, M., 2017, Emerging practices in scholarship of learning and teaching in a digital era. KONG, S. C., WONG, T. L., YANG, M., CHOW, C. F. & TSE, K. H. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 265-288

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

extrinsic motivation
intrinsic motivation
emotion
student
learning
2 Citations

Graphic novel comprehension among learners with differential cognitive styles and reading abilities

WONG, W. L. S., MIAO, H., CHENG, W. Y. R. & YIP, C. W. M., 2017, In : Reading & Writing Quarterly. 33, 5, p. 412-427

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

comprehension
ability
student
performance
school grade