Dr. Chan Chi-Keung Alex

Associate Professor 
Capstone Project Coordinator, BSocSc (Hons) in Counselling Psychology
Director, Positive Psychology Laboratory 
Associate Director of Industrial Attachment

Grant Proposal Advisor

- Cyberpsychology
- Positive education
- Positive psychology
- Positive technology
- Psychology of religion 
Ph.D. (Educational Psychology), University of Minnesota (USA)
M.A. (Educational Psychology), University of Minnesota (USA)
B.A. (Sociology), Hong Kong Baptist University

Tso, A. W. P., Chan, C.-K., Chan, W. W. L., Sidorko, P., & Ma, W. W. K. (in press). Digital Communication and Learning: Changes and Challenges (Eds). Springer Nature

 

Chan, C.-K. & +Chan, K.-K. (in press). Enhancing the Awareness of e-Mental Health Messages: The Effects of Narrative, Emoji, and Relevance. In  A. W. P. Tso, C.-K. Chan, W. W. L. Chan, P. Sidorko, & W. W. K. Ma, (Eds), Digital Communication and Learning: Changes and Challenges (Eds). Springer Nature.

陳自強、羅卓然、鍾巧情及霍燕鈴。(February 2021)。《WOW!青年發現號-預防社區聚賭計劃社區研究報告》。黃大仙區議會。

Chan, C.-K. (January 2021) Impact Case Study: Empowering underprivileged parents to support executive functions (EF) of their children. In Advancing research to build a better world (pp. 17-18), Research Office, Hong Kong Shue Yan University. https://ro.hksyu.edu/attachment/upload/researchNewsletter/HKSYU%20Research%20Newsletter_2021_Final%20(website).pdf

Shin, L. J., Margolis, S. M., Walsh, L .C., Kwok, Y. C., Yue, X, Chan, C.-K., Siu, Y.-F., Sheldon, K. M., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2021). Cultural differences in the hedonic rewards of recalling kindness: Priming cultural identity with language. Affective Science, 2, 80-90. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42761-020-00029-3

 

Chan, C.-K., & Cheung, K.-L. (2020). The influence of online gaming experience and its social components on gamers’ mental health. In Will W. K. Ma, Anna W.-B. Tso, & K.-W. Tong (Eds), Learning Environment and Design: Current & Future Impacts (pp.265-280). Singapore: Springer. 

Chui, C.-F., & Chan, C.-K. (2020). Positive thinking, school adjustment, and psychological well-being among Chinese college students. The Open Psychology Journal, 13, 151-159. https://benthamopen.com/ABSTRACT/TOPSYJ-13-151

 

Chan, C.-K., Leung, H.-M. & Kung, M.-W. (2019). Understanding the effect of gamification of learning using flow theory. In Will W. K. Ma, Wendy W. L. Chan & Miaoting Cheng (Eds), Shaping the Future of Education, Communication and Technology (pp. 3-14). Singapore: Springer. 

 

Chan, C.-K. (2018). Positive education and the whole-person mental wellness of college students (in Chinese). Journal of Youth Studies, 21(1) (Serial No: 41), 82-89. 

 

陳自強、龔文尉、及盧芷晴。(2018)<建立孩子未來的鑰匙: 培育幼童的執行功能技巧> 實用手冊。香港樹仁大學 輔導及心理學系。https://ra.lib.hksyu.edu.hk/jspui/handle/20.500.11861/5800

 

Chan, C.-K., Wong, P. S., & Lo, T. C. (2018). The relations of secure attachment style and love satisfaction with online relationship maintenance. In Deng, L., Ma, W. W. K., & Fong, C. W. R. (Eds) New media for educational change: Effect on learning and reflection in practice. Singapore: Springer.

 

Lam, S. F., Law, W., Chan, C.-K., Zhang, X., & Wong, B. P. H. (2018). Will victims become aggressors or vice versa? A cross-lagged analysis of school aggression. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 46, 529-541. DOI: 10.1007/s10802-017-0298-1

 

Ma, W. W. K., Chan, C.-K., Tong, K.-W., Fung, H., & Fong, C. W. R. (2017). New ecology for education – Communication X learning. Selected papers from the HKAECT-AECT 2017 Summer International Research Symposium (Eds). Singapore: Springer. 

 

Lau, W.-Y., & Chan, C.-K. (2017). Emoticons and emotions: Exploring the roles of emoticons in emotional representativeness, awareness, and management. In Ma, W. W. K., Chan, C.-K., Tong, K.-W., Fung, H., & Fong, C. W. R. (Eds), New ecology for education – Communication X learning. Selected papers from the HKAECT-AECT 2017 Summer International Research Symposium (pp. 199-212). Singapore: Springer. 

 

Chiu, P.-Y., & Chan, C.-K. (2017). The roles of information seeking and information evaluation for decision-making behaviors. In Ma, W. W. K., & Chan, C.-K., Tong, K.-W., Fung, H., & Fong, C. W. R. (Eds), New ecology for education – Communication X learning. Selected papers from the HKAECT-AECT 2017 Summer International Research Symposium (pp. 251-262). Singapore: Springer.

 

Chui, C-F, & Chan, C.-K. (2017). The relations of school adjustment and social support with the mental health of Mainland Chinese college students studying in Hong Kong. Journal of College Student Development, 58(1), 88-100.

 

Ma, W. W. K., & Chan, C.-K. (2015). Online knowledge sharing and psychological well-being among Chinese college students. Journal of Communication and Education, 2(1), 31-38.

 

Lam, S. F., Law, W., Chan, C.-K., Wong, B. P. H., Zhang, X. (2015). A latent class growth analysis of school bullying and its social context: The self-determination theory perspective. School Psychology Quarterly, 30(1), 75-90.  DOI: 10.1037/spq0000067

 

Smith, L. A., Chan, C.-K., Halm, M., Slattery, W., Lindquist, R., & Savik, K. (2014). Development and validation of a clostridium difficile risk assessment tool. AACN Advanced Critical Care, 25(4), 334-346.

 

Davenport, E. C. Jr., Davison, M. L., Wu, Y.-C., Kim, S.-K., Kuang, H., Kwak, N,. Chan, C.-K., & Ayodele, A. (2013). Number of courses, content of coursework, and prior achievement as related to ethnic achievement gaps in mathematics. Journal of Educational Leadership in Action, 2(1). 

http://www.lindenwood.edu/ela/issue03/davenport.html

 

Cutuli, J. J., Desjardins, C. D., Herbers, J. E., Long, J. D., Heistad, D., Chan, C.-K., Hinz, E., & Masten, A. (2013). Academic achievement trajectories of homeless and highly mobile students: Resilience in the context of chronic and acute risk. Child Development, 84(3), 841-857. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12013

 

Herbers, J. E., Cutuli, J. J., Supkoff, L. M., Heistad, D., Chan, C.-K., Hinz, E., Masten, A. S. (2012). Early reading skills and academic achievement trajectories of student facing poverty, homelessness, and high residential mobility. Educational Researcher, 41 (9), 366-374. doi: 10.3102/0013189X12445320

 

Shin, T., Davison, M. L., Long, J., D., Chan, C.-K., & Heistad, D. (2012). Exploring gains in reading and mathematics achievement among regular and exceptional students using growth curve modeling. Learning and Individual Differences, 23, 92-100. 

 

Chui, C.-F., & Chan C.-K. (2012). Investigating the relations of social support, coping strategies, caregiver burden with well-being of caregivers of people with intellectual disabilities in Hong Kong (in Chinese). Hong Kong Journal of Social Sciences, 43, 59-82. 

 

Obradović. J., Long, J. D., Cutuli, J. J., Masten, A. S., Heistad, D., Chan, C.-K., Hinz, E. (2009). Academic achievement of homeless and highly mobile children in an urban school district: Longitudinal evidence of risk, growth, and resilience. Development and Psychopathology, 21, 493-518. 

 

 

Masten, A. S., Heistad, D., Cutuli, J. J., Herbers, J. E., Obradovi?, J., Chan, C.-K., Hinz, E., & Long, J. D. (2008). School success in motion: protective factors for academic achievement in homeless and highly mobile children in Minneapolis. Center for Urban and Regional Affairs Reporter, 38(2), 3-12.

 

Chan, C.-K. & +Chan, K.-K. (2021). Enhancing the Awareness of e-Mental Health Messages: The Effects of Narrative, Emoji, and Relevance. Paper presentation at the 2021 Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology (HKAECT) Virtual International Conference, Hong Kong, June 24-26, 2021.

Chan, C.-K., +Kung M.-W., +Wong, W.-K., Cutuli, J. J., Herbers, J. E., Zhang, X., Chueng, Y., & Siu, Y-F. (2021). Developing a parent-focused intervention for enhancing executive functions of young Chinese children. Virtual poster presentation at the 2021 American Psychological Association Annual Convention (virtual), August 12-14, 2021.  

Chan, C.-K., Chui, C.-F. R., Siu, Y.-F., +Kung, M.-W., Yuen, W.-H., Chau, E. Y.-C., Lau, W.-Y., +Lui, W.-K., +Ng, K.-H., & +Fung, Y.-Y. (2021). Youth gambling in online gaming and Esports: The associations with pathological gaming and gambling. Virtual poster presentation at the 2021 American Psychological Association Annual Convention (virtual), August 12-14, 2021.  

+Law, C.-Y. & Chan, C.-K. (2021). Performance goals and academic stress: Exploring indirect effects of two-facet self-compassion model. Virtual poster presentation at the 2021 American Psychological Association Annual Convention (virtual), August 12-14, 2021.  

+Fok, Y.-L.  B., +Wong, K.-S. L., & Chan, C.-K. (2021). Exploring factors for forming positive impression in online dating platform. Virtual poster presentation at the 2021 American Psychological Association Annual Convention (virtual), August 12-14, 2021.  

+Lui, W.-K., Lau, K.-W., Chan, C.-K., Chui, C.-F. R., & Siu, Y.-F., (2021). Awareness of Meaning: The mechanism between future orientation and prosocial tendency. Virtual poster presentation at the 2021 American Psychological Association Annual Convention (virtual), August 12-14, 2021.  

+Kwan, H.-K. & Chan, C.-K. (2021). Enhancing meaning in life for young patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). Virtual poster presentation at the 2021 American Psychological Association Annual Convention (virtual), August 12-14, 2021.  

Chan, C.-K. (2021). Attitudes towards COVID-19 epidemic and well-being: The role of meaning in life. Pre-recorded gallery showcase (E-poster) presentation at the International Positive Psychology Association’s (IPPA) Seventh World Congress (Virtual), July 15-17, 2021.

+Chung, H.-C., & Chan, C.-K. (2021). Promoting nonviolent communication (NVC) to enhance parent-youth positive relationship in Hong Kong. Pre-recorded gallery showcase (E-poster) at the International Positive Psychology Association’s (IPPA) Seventh World Congress (Virtual), July 15-17, 2021.

+Law, C.-Y., +Chung, H.-C., +Kung M.-W., +Yu, T.-S., +Ng, K.-H., +Chan, N.-Y., +Lui, W.-K., +Lau, K.-W., +Wong, C.-S., Siu, Y.F., Chui, C.-F. R., & Chan, C.-K. (2021).  COVID 19 and psychological health: A path analysis on impact of the pandemic, self-compassion, meaning-in-life, and compassion-to-others. Pre-recorded gallery showcase (E-poser) at the International Positive Psychology Association’s (IPPA) Seventh World Congress (Virtual), July 15-17, 2021.

Chan, C.-K., Chui, C.-F. R., Siu, Y.-F., +Kung, M.-W., Yuen, W.-H., Chau, E. Y.-C., Lau, W.-Y., +Lui, W.-K., +Ng, K.-H., & +Fung, Y.-Y. (2021). Predicting youth gambling in online gaming and Esports with pathological gaming and gambling. Virtual poster showcase (poster presentation) at the Association of Psychological Science 2021 Virtual Convention, May 26-27, 2021.

+Fok, Y.-L.  B., +Wong, K.-S. L., & Chan, C.-K. (2021). Forming positive impression in online dating: The effects of attractiveness, voice, and trustworthiness. Virtual poster showcase (poster presentation) at the Association of Psychological Science 2021 Virtual Convention, May 26-27, 2021.  

+Wong, W.-K., Chan, C.-K., Cutuli, J. J., Herbers, J. E., Zhang, X., +Kung M.-W., Chueng, Y., & Siu, Y-F. (2021).  A pilot study of a parent-based intervention to enhance the executive function skills of young Chinese children from low-SES families. Virtual poster showcase (poster presentation) at the Association of Psychological Science 2021 Virtual Convention, May 26-27, 2021.  

+Lui, W.-K., Chan, C.-K., Chui, C.-F. R., Siu, Y.-F., & Lau, K. W. (2021). Meaning in life: The mechanism between future orientation and prosocial tendency during COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual poster showcase (poster presentation) at the Association of Psychological Science 2021 Virtual Convention, May 26-27, 2021.  

 

Chan, C.-K. (2021). Ordinary Magic: The Bitter-Sweet Ambivalence of Personal Growth (在生命苦與甜的矛盾中成長). Invited Presentation for the Psychological Wellbeing in Changing Times – Inner Nurturing and Personal Growth series at OUHK LiPace, Hong Kong, March 24, 2021.

Chan, C.-K., Chui, C.-F., Yuen, W.-H., Siu, Y.-F., +Kung, M.-W., Chau, Y.-C., Lau, W.-Y.  (2020). Online gambling in online gaming platforms. Presentation at the 5th Asian Pacific Problem Gambling and Addiction Conference (APPGAC), Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, November 27-28, 2020. 

Chan, C.-K. (2020). Parent-focused intervention and executive function skills of young Chinese children (以家長為中心的介入方式與華人幼童的執行功能技巧). Invited Presentation for the Psychology Zoom Series at OUHK LiPace, Hong Kong, July 17, 2020.

+Wong, T.-K. & Chan, C.-K. (2019). Developing a theoretical framework of perceived quality of life for people of mental health in Hong Kong. Poster presentation at the 65th Anniversary Symposium on Mental Health, The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, December 10-11, 2019.

+Law, C.-Y. & Chan, C.-K. (2019). Performance goal and academic stress: Can self-compassion help reduce academic stress for college students in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Shue Yan University Evidence-Based Practice International Conference 2019, October 25, 2019.

Yu, T.-S. & Chan, C.-K. (2019). Promoting strength-based parenting to enhance parent-child relationship in Hong Kong Chinese families. Poster presentation at the International Positive Psychology Association’s (IPPA) Sixth World Congress on Positive Psychology, Melbourne, Australia, July 18-21, 2019. 
 
Law, C.-Y. & Chan, C.-K. (2019). Self-compassion and academic stress. Roundtable presentation at the International Positive Psychology Association’s (IPPA) Sixth World Congress on Positive Psychology, Melbourne, Australia, July 18-21, 2019. 
 
Chan, C.-K. & Tse, Y.-Y. (2019). Prosocial tendency, Peer influence, and cyber bullying. Paper presentation at the 2019 Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology (HKAECT) International Conference, Hong Kong, June 17-19, 2019.
 
Chan, C.-K. & Cheung, K.-L. (2019). The influence of video games and social component on personal mental health. Paper presentation at the 2019 Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology (HKAECT) International Conference, Hong Kong, June 17-19, 2019.
 
Chan, C.-K., Leung, H.-M. & Kung, M.-W. (2019). Understanding the effect of gamification of learning using flow theory. Paper presentation at the 2019 Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology (HKAECT) International Conference, Hong Kong, June 17-19, 2019.
 
Law, C.-Y. & Chan, C.-K. (2019). Performance goal and academic stress: Can self-compassion help reduce academic stress for college students in Hong Kong. Poster presentation at the 31st Association for Psychological Science (APS) Annual Convention, Washington D. C., May 23-26, 2019.
 
Chan, C.-K., Cutuli, J. J., Herbers, J. E., Zhang, X., Bernard, B. P. H., & Kung, M.-W. (2019). Executive function skills and early school success in young Chinese children from low-income families. Paper presentation at 2019 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, April 5-9, 2019.
 
Hanlin, P., Morrow, A., Kung, M.-W., Chan, C.-K., & Cutuli, J. J. (2019). Behavioral Inhibition and Classroom Self-Regulation: Comparing Young Children in Hong Kong and Camden, NJ.  Poster presentation at the 2019 Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, March 21-23, 2019. 
 
Wong, T.-K. & Chan, C.-K. (2018). Mediating analysis - Employment, sense of mastery and perceived quality of life in psychiatric rehabilitation. Poster presentation at the 2018 HKCPsych International Mental Health Congress, Hong Kong, December 14-16, 2018.
 
Chan, C.-K. (2018). Critical questions for big data research. Workshop presentation at the 2018 Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology (HKAECT) International Conference, Hong Kong, July 25-27 2018.
 
Chan, C.-K., Wong, P. S., & Lo, T. C. (2018). The relations of secure attachment style and love satisfaction with online relationship maintenance. Paper presentation at the 2018 Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology (HKAECT) International Conference, Hong Kong, July 25-27 2018.
 
Chan, C.-K., Wong, T. K., Lo, T. C., Lee, S. M., & Kung, M. W. (2018). Developing a theoretical framework of perceived quality of life for people with mental illness in Hong Kong. Paper presentation at the International Society for Quality-Of-Life Studies (ISQOLS) 16th Annual Meeting, June 14-16, 2018, Hong Kong.
 
Chan, C.-K., & Wong, S.-F. (2017). Predicting and enhancing the perceived self-efficacy of patients with atopic eczema using hope theory. Roundtable presentation at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology organized by the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 13-16, 2017. 
 
Lau, W.-Y., & Chan, C.-K. (2017). Emoticons and emotions: Exploring the roles of emoticons in emotional representativeness, awareness, and management. Paper presentation at the HKAECT-AECT 2017 Summer International Research Symposium, Hong Kong, June 15-17, 2017.
 
Chiu, P.-Y., & Chan, C.-K. (2017). The roles of information seeking and information evaluation for decision-making behaviors. Paper presentation at the HKAECT-AECT 2017 Summer International Research Symposium, Hong Kong, June 15-17, 2017.
 
Wong, P. S., Chow, H. Y., & Chan, C.-K. (2017). The relations of secure attachment style and love satisfaction with online relationship maintenance. Poster presentation at the Hong Kong Psychological Association Annual Conference 2017, Hong Kong, June 15, 2017.
 
Law, Y. Y., Leung, C., Chun, T. H., Chin, H. I., & Chan, C.-K. (2016). The relationship of helicopter parenting and life satisfaction among Chinese college students: The self-determination theory perspective. Paper presentation at the 2016 Asian Mental Health Conference, Hong Kong. 
 
Chu, S. T., Lok, H. F., Chui, C. F., & Chan, C.-K. (2016). Gender difference in the relationship between bullying victimization and psychological health in the Chinese context. Paper presentation at the 2016 Asian Mental Health Conference, Hong Kong.
 
Yuen, A. H. K., Chan, A. K. M., Ma, W. W. K., Chan, C.-K., Lau, W. W. F. (2016). Students’ conceptions of learning and adoption of e-learning technology. Paper presentation at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) 2016 Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, October 2016.
 
Chan, C.-K., Cutuli, J. J., Zhang, X., Bernard, B. P. H., Herbers, J. E., & Ng, W.-T. (2016). Socioeconomic disparity in parenting and executive functioning skills of young Chinese children. Poster presentation at the American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention 2016, Denver, Colorado, August 2016.
 
Chan, C.-K., Lam, S.-F., Wong, B. P. H., Law, W., & Zhang, X. (2016). School banding, contextual support, and student engagement of secondary students in Hong Kong: A six-year longitudinal study. Paper presentation at the International School Psychology Association (ISPA) 2016 Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 2016.
 
Chan, C.-K., Cutuli, J. J., Zhang, X., Bernard, B. P. H., Herbers, J. E., & +Ng, W.-T. (2016). Socioeconomic disparity in executive functioning skills of young Chinese children: The mediation effects of parenting styles. Paper presentation at the International School Psychology Association (ISPA) 2016 Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 2016.
 
Lam, S.-F., Law, W., Wong, B. P. H., Chan, C.-K., & Zhang, X. (2016). Will victims become bullies or vice versa? A cross-lagged analysis of bullying in junior secondary schools. Paper presentation at the International School Psychology Association (ISPA) 2016 Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 2016.
 
Ng, W.-T., Chan, C.-K., Bernard, B. P. H., Cutuli, J. J., Zhang, X., & Herbers, J. E. (2016). Socioeconomic disparity in executive functioning skills of young Chinese children: The mediation effects of parenting styles. Poster presentation at the Hong Kong Psychological Association Annual Conference 2016, Hong Kong, June 2016.
 
Chiu, P.-Y., & Chan, C.-K. (2016). The roles of information seeking and information evaluation for decision making behaviours. Poster presentation at the Association of Psychological Science Convention 28th Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, United States, May 2016.
 
Lau, W.-Y., & Chan, C.-K. (2016). Emoticons and emotions: Exploring the roles of emoticons in emotional representativeness, awareness, and management. Poster presentation at the Association of Psychological Science Convention 28th Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, United States, May 2016.
 
Ng, K. Y. Y., & Chan, C.-K. (2016). The relationships between peer victimization, compassion and school adjustment among Hong Kong college students. Poster presentation at the Association of Psychological Science Convention 28th Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, United States, May 2016.
 
Chan, C.-K., Chan, T. C., Law, K. P. K. (2016).  Validation of religious support measures with Chinese Christians. Paper presentation at the 2015 Psychology of Christian Faith Conference, The Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, January 2016.
 
Choy, M.-Y. C., Thompson, N., Chan, C.-K. (2016). The relationships of religiosity and spirituality with life satisfaction and resilience of Hong Kong Chinese Christian students.  Poster presentation at the 2015 Psychology of Christian Faith Conference, The Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, January 2016.
 
Chan, P. N., & Chan, C.-K. (2016). The relations of religiosity and personality with subjective well-being among Chinese Christian college students. Poster presentation at the 2015 Psychology of Christian Faith Conference, The Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, January 2016.
 
Chan, C.-K., Yuen, A. H. K., Lau, W. W. F., & Chan, A. (2015). Predicting cyberbullying victimization: Linking children and their parents’ perception and understanding of cyberbullying. Paper presentation at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) 2015 Convention, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, November 2015.
 
Chan, C.-K., Yuen, A. H. K., Lau, W. W. F., & Chan, A. (2015). A latent class analysis of adolescents’ risky online behaviours. Paper presentation at the HKAECT Research Session at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) 2015 Convention, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, November 2015.
 
Ma, W. W. K., & Chan, C.-K. (2015). Online knowledge sharing and psychological well-being among Chinese college students. Paper presentation at the HKAECT Research Session at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) 2015 Convention, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, November 2015.
 
Hon, K.-H., Wong, S.-F., Chan, C.-K., Chui, C.-F. (2015). The effects of interpersonal and intrapersonal factors on psychological resilience among Chinese college students. Poster presentation at the Hong Kong Psychological Association, Hong Kong, June 2015.
 
Au, K.-H., Chan, C.-K., & Chui, C.-F. (2015). The relations of traditional bullying and cyberbullying victimization with psychological health. Poster presentation at the Hong Kong Psychological Association, Hong Kong, June 2015.
 
Chan, C.-K., & To, K.-M. (2015). Exploring and facilitating adaptation of Chinese new immigrants using hope theory. Poster will be presentation at the Fourth World Congress on Positive Psychology organized by the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States, June 2015. 
 
Chan, C.-K., & Yau, Y.-Y. (2015). The mediating role of positive reappraisal between trait mindfulness and academic stress of Chinese college students. Poster will be presentation at the Fourth World Congress on Positive Psychology organized by the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States, June 2015. 
 
Chan, C.-K., Hui, H. C. C., Cheung, S.-H., Lau. W. W. F., Lau, E. Y. Y., Cheung, S.-F. (2015). A longitudinal study of the Christian faith transition of the Chinese college students. Paper presentation at the 2015 Psychology of Christian Faith Conference, Hong Kong, January 2015.
 
Ma, W. W. K., & Chan, C.-K. (2014). Online knowledge sharing and psychological well-being among Chinese college students. Paper presentation at the 2014 Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Conference, Hong Kong, December 2014.
 
Wong, W. K., & Chan, C.-K. (2014). The effect of a brief mass media intervention on help seeking attitudes among college students in Hong Kong. Paper presentation at the 2014 Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Conference, Hong Kong, December 2014.
 
Chan, C.-K., Yuen, A. H. K., Lau, W. W. F., & Chan, A. (2014). A latent class analysis of adolescents’ risky online behaviours. Paper presentation at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) 2014 Convention, Jacksonville, Florida, United States, November 2014.
 
Chu, H. K., & Chan, C.-K. (2014). Enhancing hope with gratitude listening intervention among Hong Kong undergraduates: The associations between gratitude, perceived social support, and hope. Poster presentation at the Hong Kong Psychological Association, Hong Kong, June 2014.
 
Kwok, T. T., & Chan, C.-K. (2014). The persuasiveness of fear appeals on reducing fast food consumption intention. Poster presentation at the Association of Psychological Science Convention 26th Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, United States, May 2014. 
 
Yip, W. K., & Chan, C.-K. (2014). Combination and duration of emotional changes affect compliance. Poster presentation at the Association of Psychological Science Convention 26th Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, United States, May 2014. 
 
Chan, C.-K., & Maruyama, G. M. (2014). The relations of high school math preparation, college remediation, and college completion. Poster presentation at the American Educational Research Association 2014 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, April 2014. 
 
Lau, W., & Chan, C.-K. (2014). An overview of quantitative methods: Recent development and statistical tools. Invited presentationation at the Hong Kong Educational Communications and Technology 2014 Annual Meeting, February 2014. 
 
Li, W. L., & Chan, C.-K. (2013). Developing a comprehensive culturally-based counselling program for supporting mental illness patients' families in Hong Kong. Paper presentation at the 2013 Asian Mental Health Conference, Hong Kong, November 2013. 
 
Wong, W. K., & Chan, C.-K. (November, 2013). The influence of mass media on help seeking attitudes and well-being among college students in Hong Kong. Paper presentation at the 2013 Asian Mental Health Conference, Hong Kong 
 
Tsui, W. M., Chui, C.-F., Chan, C.-K. (November, 2013). 
Positive thinking and psychological well-being among college students in Hong Kong. Paper presentation at the 2013 Asian Mental Health Conference, Hong Kong. 
 
Chan, C.-K., Hahn, J., & Davison, M. L. (2013). Latent profile patterns of the MMPI- 2 clinical scales: Inter-cultural and intra-cultural comparisons of American and South Korean college students. Paper presentation at the Special Session (Distinguished Papers) at the 2013 International Symposium on Education and Psychology, City of Kitakyushu, Japan, April 2013.
 
Chan, C.-K. (2013). Formative uses of value-added evaluation approach for improving teachers' professional development and instructional practices. Paper presentation at the 2013 International Symposium on Education and Psychology, City 
of Kitakyushu, Japan, April 2013.
 
Chui, C.-F., & Chan, C.-K. (2013). The relations of school adjustment and social support with the mental health of Mainland Chinese college students studying in Hong Kong. Paper presentation at the International Symposium on Education and Psychology, City of Kitakyushu, Japan, April 2013. 
 
Chan, C.-K. (2013). Relationship between teacher level value-added scores and instructional observation ratings for the Teacher Advancement Program. Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association 2013 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, April 2013.
 
Desjardins, C. D., Chang, Y. F., & Chan, C.-K. (2012). A multi-level approach to identifying criterion-related profile patterns. Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2012 Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, April 2012.
 
Chan, C.-K., Davison, M. L., Davenport, E. C. (2011). Identifying and validating cognitive profile patterns on the Woodcock-Johnson Psychoeducational Battery – Revised (WJ-R) clinical database. Poster presentation at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2011 Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2011. 
 
Desjardins, C. D., Long, J. D., Chan, C.-K., Heistad, D., Hinz, E., Masten, A. S. (2011). Exploring problem behaviors in high risk students: A multilevel longitudinal study of suspensions. Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2011 Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2011.
 
Chan, C.-K., & Hinz, E. (2010). Value-added and beyond value-added: Understanding academic needs of homeless/highly mobile students. Paper presentation at the 2010 National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY) Conference, Houston, Texas, November 2010. 
 
Chan, C.-K., Heistad, D., Peterson, J., Tan, C. S. (2010). Beyond value-added: Mixed-methods evaluation of the implementation and effectiveness of the supplemental educational services. Paper presentation (roundtable session) at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2010 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, May 2010. 
 
Chan, C.-K., & Hinz, E. (2009). A data-driven approach to address the academic needs of homeless/highly mobile students. Paper presentation at the 2009 National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY) Conference, Denver, Colorado, November 2009. 
 
Chan, C.-K., Heistad, D., Peterson, J., Pickart, M., & Sanders, C. (2009). Adding value to the value-added evaluation approach: Linking to the context of educational programs. Paper presentation at the American Evaluation Association (AEA) 2009 Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, November 2009.
 
Stewart, R, Chan, C.-K., Hinz, E., & Moses, L. G. (2009). Dialogues between internal and external evaluators: Evaluating program impacts on the academic achievement of homeless/highly mobile children in Minneapolis Public Schools. Paper presentation at the American Evaluation Association (AEA) 2009 Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, November 2009.
 
Chan, C.-K., Hinz, E., Heistad, D., Horgan, D., Smith, A., Porte, E., & Shelton, E. (2008). Housing stability and school success for children: The effectiveness of the Kids Collaborative Project. Paper presentation (roundtable session) at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2008 Annual Conference, New York City, March 2008.
 
Chan, C.-K. & Vanden Berk, E.  (2007). Don’t let data drive you nuts: Learn how to drive the data.  Presentation at the 2007 Minnesota Assessment Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota, August 2007.
 
Maruyama, G. & Chan, C.-K.  (2006). High school math preparation and college remediation: A study of students from an urban school district in Minnesota.  Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2006 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, April 2006.             
 
Davenport, E. C. Jr., Davison, M. L., Chan, C.-K., Kwak, N., & Irish, M. L.  (2006). Minnesota high stakes high school graduation test and completion status.  Poster presentation at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2006 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, April 2006.             
 
Chan, C- K., Davenport, E. C. Jr., & Davison, M. L. (2005). Identifying and validating criterion-related patterns in psychological assessment: An illustration using MMPI-2 clinical scales.  Paper presentation at the 2005 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 2005.     
 
Davenport, E. C. Jr., Davison, M. L., Chan, C.-K., & Culpepper, S. (2005).  A procedure to differentiate level versus structural relationships in correlational data with applications to course-taking patterns, MMPI profiles, and college selection.  Paper presentation at the 2005 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 2005.     
 
Maruyama, G., & Chan, C.-K., (2005).  High school math performance of students taking post-secondary remedial courses in mathematics.  Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2005 Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, April 2005.             
 
Chan, C.-K., & Oyesanya, A. (2004).  Alternative Program Evaluation Approaches for a Women-Centered Non-governmental Organizations’ (WNGOs) in Nigeria. Paper presentation (roundtable session) at the American Evaluation Association, (AEA) 2004 Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2004.
 
Chan, C.-K., & Maruyama, G.  (2004). Relations of school choice and neighborhood segregation with student achievement. Paper presentation (roundtable session) at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) 5th Biennial Convention, Washington, D.C., June 2004. 
 
Davenport, E. C., Davison, M. L., Chan, C.-K. (2004). A validation of dimensions from profile analysis via multidimensional scaling. Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2004 Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, April 2004.
 
Chan, C. K.  (2003). College satisfaction for community college students with risk characteristics in an era of financial decline.  Summer intern presentation at the ACT, Inc., Iowa City, Iowa, July 2003. 
 
Chan, C.-K., & Maruyama, G.  (2003). High school math preparation for students taking remedial math courses in post-secondary institutions.  Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2003 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 2003.            
 
Chan, C.-K., Davenport, E. C. Jr., Kentaro, K., & Kamil, G.  (2003). Analysis of subsequent educational decisions of high school dropouts and their life outcomes.  Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2003 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 2003.       
 
Chan, C.-K., & Maruyama,G. (2002).  Relations of disparities in housing and neighborhood poverty with achievement.  Poster presentation at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) 4th Biennial Convention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 2002. 
 
Chan, C. K.  (2002). A look at the academic and social backgrounds of students taking remedial classes in post-secondary institutions.  Paper presentation at the Graduate Student Research Day, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota, March 2002. 
 
Chan, C.-K., Mason-Chagil, G., Davis, T. D., & Videen, C. A. (2000).  A mixed-method evaluation of a structured mentoring reading tutoring program for “at-risk” students. Paper presentation (roundtable session) at the American Evaluation Association (AEA) 2000 Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, November 2000.
 

Grants awarded as Principal Investigator (PI)

2022-24, Investigating the Dynamic Relations of the Six Self-Compassion Components with Academic Stress Across Chinese Primary, Secondary, and University Students in Hong Kong: A Longitudinal Study. Faculty Development Scheme (UGC/FDS15/H18/21), 2021/22 Competitive Research Funding Schemes for the Local Self-financing Degree Sector. HK $920,100

2022, Positive Technology: Possible Synergies between Emerging Technologies and Positive Psychology, Inter-Institutional Development Scheme (UGC/IIDS15/H01/20), 2021/22 Competitive Research Funding Schemes for the Local Self-financing Degree Sector. HK $601,838.

2021, Cultivating, Promoting, and Enhancing Meaning in Life Across Cultures and the Life Span, Inter-Institutional Development Scheme (UGC/IIDS15/H01/20), 2020/21 Competitive Research Funding Schemes for the Local Self-financing Degree Sector. HK $436,180

 

2020, Wong Tai Sin Council District, WOW! Youth Discovery! - Community-based Gambling Prevention Programme. (Collaboration with The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Jockey Club Wang Tau Hom Youth S.P.O.T. & Zion Social Service Yuk Lai Hin Counselling Centre). External Grant (CP/RC/2020/003). HK $78,800 

2020, External Grant (CP/RC/2020/001), Hong Kong Jockey Club, Hong Kong.
Youth Gambling Prevalence in Online Gaming and eSports Environment Research.
(Collaboration with Hong Kong Children and Youth Services & Department of Social Work) 
Amount funded: HK $486,160 

2018-2020, Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong. 
Developing and Validating a Parent-focused Intervention to Enhance the Executive Function Skills of Young Chinese Children from Low-Income Families. 
(Project No.: UGC/FDS15/H01/17)
Amount funded: HK $937,488

2018, Inter-Institutional Development Scheme, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong.  
Positive Neuroscience: A Dialogue Between Scientists and Practitioners. 
(Project No.: UGC/IIDS15/H01/17)
Amount funded: HK $785,665

2014-2016, Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong. 
Executive Function Skills and Early School Success in Young Chinese Children from Low-income Families. 
(Project No.: UGC/FDS15/H02/14) 
Amount funded: HK $712,138 

Grants awarded as Co-Investigator (Co-I)

2021-2023, Enhancing Students’ Work Related Global Competency through Industrial Attachment Abroad Activities. Self-financing Post-secondary Education Fund (SPEF) Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS) 2020/21 Round of Application. HK $3,548,453. (Team Member).

 

2021-2023, Promoting Self-regulation and Personalized Online Learning through Supporting Teachers, Students, and Parents. Quality Education Fund (2020/0196). HK $1,907,000 (Co-Investigator; Principal Investigator: Dr. Liping Deng, Department of Educational Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University).

2019-2022, Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong.  
Enhancing Parents’ Competency to Support the Social and Emotional Needs of Young Children Through a Parent-based Empathy and Compassion Intervention. 
(Project No.: UGC/FDS15/H03/19) 
(Principal Investigator: Dr. Siu Yat Fan, Department of Counselling and Psychology, Hong Kong Shue Yan University)
Amount funded: HK $1,059,439

2014-2017, General Research Fund, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong.                                          

Student Acceptance and Continuance of Learning Management System Usage: A School-based Longitudinal Study. 
(Project No.: GRF 17411414). 
(Principal Investigator: Dr. Yuen, Allan Hoi Kau, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong). 
Amount funded: HK $569,454

Grants awarded as Team Member

2019-2022, Institutional Development Scheme (IDS) Collaborative Research Grant, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong.

Youth Identity Status and its Psychosocial Correlates: A Longitudinal Study in Hong Kong. 
(Project No.: UGC/IDS(C)15/H01/19). 
(Principal Investigator: Prof. Cheung, Yuet Wah, Department of Sociology, Hong Kong Shue Yan University)
Amount funded: HK $3,730,796

GEB106 Exploring Talents with Media Psychology

GEC111 Positive Education and Well-being in University Life 
PSY103 Statistics for Social Sciences
PSY204 Personality & Individual Differences
PSY206 Research Methods and Designs
PSY209 Positive Psychology
PSY215 Cyberpsychology
PSY371-2 Research Project
PSY373-4 Capstone Project
PSY401-3 Research Thesis
PSY411-2 Research Honour Project

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TBA (depends on the semester schedule)
2020, Ms. Kwan Ho Kwan  (關好鈞小姐) 司徒華教育基金第九屆「司徒華好學生獎」Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union. Nominator (提名人) https://www.hkptu.org/84055
 
The 2019 Distinguished Contribution (Co-author), SSCP (Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology) Student Poster Award please refer to http://www.sscpweb.org/page-18094
 
2017 Association of Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Presidential Award given to the Hong Kong Association of Educational Communications and Technology (HKAECT) (as Vice President of HKAECT).
 
Best Paper Award (Co-author), Journal of Educational Leadership in Action, Lindenwood University, 2013. 
 
Distinguished Paper Award (Principal Author), 2013 International Symposium on Education and Psychology (April 3-5) City of Kitakyushu, Japan, 2013. 
 
Student Research Award, Psychological Foundations of Education, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota (only one award is given per year), 2001-02. 
 
William D. Hackett Memorial Prize, Department of Sociology, Hong Kong Baptist University (only one award is given per year), 1996.
 

9/2021-8/2022

Conference Chair, Meaning in Life 2022 International Conference @ Hong Kong (June 22-25 @ Hong Kong Shue Yan University)

9/2021-6/2022     

International Program Committee, HKAECT 2022 International Conference (June 16-18, 2022 @ HKU Libraries)      

10/2020-2/2021 (Invited)    

Chairman, Internal Validation Panel (IVP) for Diploma in Early Childhood  Studies (DECS)

8/2020-4/2022         

Co-Chair, HKAECT 2021 International Conference (July 24-26, 2021 @ Hong Kong University Library)

8/2020-6/2021         

International Program Committee, HKAECT 2021 International Conference (July 24-26, 2021 @ Hong Kong University Library)

7-8/2020

 

Webinar Convenor, HKAECT 2020 International Research Webinar, ”Emerging Technologies, Global Pedagogies and Literacies”

6/2020-5/2021
Grant Proposal Advisor, University Research Office, Hong Kong Shue Yan University

5/2020-4/2022      
Co-Chair, Research Committee, Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education (YCCECE)

1/2020-12/2021   
Executive Committee, Hong Kong Association of Educational Communication and Technology (HKAECT)

9/2019-8/2020   
Chapter Advisor of Uni-Yan (Hong Kong Shue Yan University), Wofoo Leadership Network

7/2019-6/2020      
International Program Committee, HKAECT 2020 International Conference (June 17-19, 2020 @ The University of Hong Kong)      

9/2019-11/2019    
External Examiner for Diploma in Child Psychology @ Open University of Hong Kong LiPACE      

4-12/2019   
Panel Member, Internal Panel of Programme Validation for the Bachelor Degree Program in Psychology for Gratia Christian College

7/2018-6/2019      
International Program Committee, HKAECT 2019 International Conference (June 17-19, 2019 @ Chu Hai College of Higher Education in Hong Kong)

3-4/2019    
Coordinator, Roly Poly Day 2019, Parents’ Seminar Series 全城關懷學生行動日 2019 不倒生命家長講座系列  

1/2019-Present              
Advisory Member, Hopeland School 小島學園  

1-6/2018                
Panel Member, Internal Panel of Programme Validation for the Higher Diploma in Psychology and Counselling for Gratia Christian College

8/2017-6/2018    
International Program Committee, HKAECT 2018 International Conference (July 25-27, 2018 @ Hong Kong Baptist University)

1/2018-Present      
Honorary Advisory, The Academy of Play and Psychotherapy Hong Kong 香港遊戲及心理治療學苑

1/2018-12/2019      
Membership Committee, Hong Kong Baptist University Sociology Alumni Council (HKBU SOCALU)       

3-4/2018    
Coordinator, Roly Poly Day 2018, Parents’ Seminar Series 全城關懷學生行動日2018 不倒生命家長講座系列  

1/2016-12/2017   
Vice President, Hong Kong Association of Educational Communication and Technology (HKAECT)

3/2015-9/2019   
Founding Member & Treasurer, Christian Association for the Psychology of Religion

12/2014-12/2017    
President, Hong Kong Baptist University Sociology Alumni Council (HKBU SOCALU)  

3/2016-6/2017        
Program Chair, HKAECT-AECT 2017 International Research Symposium (June 15-17, 2017 @ HKU)

3/2015-1/2016      
Organizing Committee for the 2016 Psychology of Christian Faith Conference

5/2013 –12/2014    
Publication Chair, 2014 International Hong Kong Conference Organizing Committee, Hong Kong Association of Educational Communication and Technology (HKAECT) 

8/2012 - Present  
Departmental Research Committee, Department of Counselling and Psychology, Hong Kong Shue Yan University

Ad-hoc Journal Reviewer for:

Applied Psychological Measurement
Asian Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy
Asian Pacific Journal of Education
Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Networking
Cyberpsychology - Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace
Education Journal
Educational Assessment
Educational Psychology
Frontiers in Psychology
International Journal of Comparative Education and Development
International Journal of Psychology and Counseling
Journal of Communication and Education
Journal of Early Adolescence
Journal of Educational Psychology
The High School Journal
Plos ONE
Sage Open

Book Review:

Education 4.0: Applied Degree Education and the Future of Work (Springer, 2019)
Annual Meeting Proposal Reviewer for:
American Evaluation Association (AEA) 
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)
Christian Association for the Psychology of Religion (CAPR) 
Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology (HKAECT)
International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA)