Information on Research Projects

2015-172013-15Scholarly Outputs

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PROJECTS COMPLETED: 2015-17


MAJOR PROJECTS

Faculty/Dept

Project title & details

TLC

Transformational Teaching and Engagement at Work

Examines the relationship between transformational classroom leadership and subsequent degree of engagement at work of Lingnan alumni

CAOBE

Creation of an Online OBE Repository

To create a comprehensive website for higher education teachers and researchers with resources relevant to an outcomes-based approach to teaching and learning.
Stage 1: Completion of a prototype – completed in 2016
Stage 2: Creation of a professional website – to be completed in 2017


SMALL-SCALE PROJECTS

Faculty/DeptProject title and details
Core Curriculum, Science UnitTesting Instruments to Assess Learning Outcomes of the Science, Technology and Society Core Curriculum Cluster
Faculty of Arts & Student Services CentreEvaluating the Effectiveness of a Guided Concert Experience
CAOBE

Mini Action Research Project: Learning and Outcomes at Lingnan

Pilot Project - since renamed TOTAL Teacher Experience (Transforming Outcomes Through Action Learning)

Computing and Decision SciencesPromoting OBE in Lingnan with Computer System POMS


PROJECTS COMPLETED: 2013-15


MAJOR PROJECTS

Faculty/Dept

Project title and details

Outcomes/Outputs

Business Programs Office

Refining Outcomes-Based Assurance of Learning (AoL) Mechanisms

Review of postgraduate taught programs by external OBE & AACSB consultant, including Program Learning Outcomes, rubrics and assessment practices; funding for relevant staff to attend related AACSB conferences.

· Improved AoL systems

· Workshop to be held on 21/9/15

English Dept

Action Research on Student Learning Outcomes

An action research project involving 3 teachers and 2 Research Assistants aimed at enhancing attainment of learning outcomes (ILOs) on a core English course.

Contact : Prof Preet Hiradhar at ph@ln.edu.hk

· Refinement of ILOs; enhancement of curriculum materials

· Conference paper (listed below); article planned

Office of Service Learning

Assessing Students’ Learning Outcomes in Service-Learning

Qualitative and quantitative investigation into how the personal experiences of students impacted the attainment of each of the 8 domains of Service Learning Outcomes

Contact: Dr Carol Ma at carolma@ln.edu.hk

· OSL programs adjusted accordingly

· Article planned


SMALL-SCALE PROJECTS

Faculty/Dept

Project title and details

English Department

Enhancement of OBATL via the Student Consultant Program

Student Services Centre

Refinement of the Intended Learning Outcomes for the Integrated Learning Program

History Department

Bringing ’Reacting to the Past’ methodology to Lingnan’s history teaching

Teaching and Learning Centre

Assessing and Aligning the Learning and Teaching Development Program in line with Outcomes-Based Principles



SCHOLARLY OUTPUTS TO DATE


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Ho, Hung-lam Elizabeth & James Pounder (2014): Implementing a Student Consultant Program at Lingnan University, Presentation at the HERDSA Conference 2014, Hong Kong Baptist University

Hiradhar, Preet (2015): Employing Cooperative Learning for a Genre-based Approach to English Language Enhancement, Presentation at 2015 TESOL International Conference, Shanghai, China


JOURNAL ARTICLES

Pounder, James S, Elizabeth Ho Hung-lam & Julie May Groves (2015): Faculty student engagement in teaching observation and assessment: a Hong Kong initiative, Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education , DOI: 10.1080/02602938.2015.1071779