• 289 Citations
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20072019

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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

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    The link between a set of tangram-based tasks and Chinese and English reading and related skills among Chinese kindergarteners

    WONG, W. L. S., CHENG, W. Y. R., CHOW, B. W-Y. & CHUNG, M. C., Jan 2019, In : AERA Open. 5, 1, p. 1-14

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 自主學習

    鄭穎怡, Jul 2019, 《迎接未來的四大能力:家長與孩子一起踏上成功之路》. 石美寶, 李子建 & 姚偉梅 (eds.). 香港: 中華書局(香港)有限公司, p. 19-27

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    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

  • Social goal orientation, behavioral engagement and coping of Hong Kong Chinese students

    CHENG, W. Y. R., LEUNG, B. F. H. & MCINERNEY, D. M., Dec 2018, Asian education miracles: In search of sociocultural and psychological explanations. LIEM, G. A. D. & TAN, S. H. (eds.). Oxon: Routledge, p. 29-44

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter