Our Staff - Dr Joseph Chow


 

Dr Joseph Chow

Educational Development Officer

 

Room: TU612

Tel ext: 6320

E-mail: joseph.chow@polyu.edu.hk

Fax: 2334-1569

   
       
  Areas of Responsibility    
 
  • Institutional assessment and evaluation
 
       
  Curriculum Vitae    
  Academic Qualifications    
   Year Institution Qualification Field of Study  
  2013 The Hong Kong Institute of Education

PhD

Inc. Educational Measurement, Citizenship Education  
  2006 The Chinese University of Hong Kong BSSc Psychology  
             
  Work Experience  
   From To Institution Position Held  
  2015 Date Educational Development Centre, Hong Kong Polytechnic University Educational Development Officer  
  2014 2015 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Assistant Instructional Development Officer  
  2007 2014 The Hong Kong Institute of Education Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Senior Research Assistant  
           
  Major Publications and Conference Presentations  
  Selected Refereed Journal Articles  
 

Lo, L. L., & Chow, J. (under review). Construction and validation of an instrument measuring attitudes towards school governance of teachers in Hong Kong. 

Chow, J., & Kennedy, K. J. (2015). Asian Students’ conceptions of future civic engagement: comparing the unobservable. Research in Comparative and International Education, 10(1), 7-22.

Chow, J., & Kennedy, K. J. (2014). Secondary analysis of large-scale assessment data: an alternative to variable-centred analysis. Educational Research and Evaluation, 20(6), 469-493.

Leung, Y. W., Yuen, W. W., Cheng, E., & Chow, J. (2014). Realizing civic mission of school through students’ participation in school governance. Journal of Social Science Education, 13(4), 26-40.

Chow, J. (2013). Reading beyond the riots: Political participation or civil disobedience? Citizenship Teaching and Learning, 8(1), 91-112.

Tsang, K. L. V., Chow, J., Lee, K. M., & Tse, C. Y. A. (2013). An inclusive assessment model for pupils with intellectual disabilities – Rasch validation of the SCALE instrument. Educationia Confab, 2(3), 14-29.

Kennedy, K. J., Kuang, X. S., & Chow, J. (2013). Exploring Asian students’ citizenship values and their relationship to civic knowledge and school participation. Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, 33(3), 240-261.

Kennedy, K. J., Huang, X.R., & Chow, J. (2012). Hong Kong students’ levels of political trust ten years after the return to Chinese sovereignty. Journal of Social Science Education, 11(1), 23-46.

Chow, J., & Kennedy, K. J. (2012). Citizenship and governance in the Asian region: Insights from the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study. Public Organization Review, 12(3), 299-311.

Kennedy, K. J., & Chow, J. (2009). Adolescents' attitudes to law and law-related issues: The case of Hong Kong students. Citizenship, Social and Economics Education: An International Journal, 8(2/3), 84-98.

 
  Selected Chapters in Edited Books  
 

Chow, J. (in press). Towards a Framework for Understanding Adolescents’ Civic Competency. In M. Eryaman, & B. Bruce (Eds.), Handbook of Progressive Education (p. xx-xx). NY: Peter Lang Publishing.

Kennedy, K. J., & Chow, J. (2013). Schooling's contribution to a sustainable future in Asia: Can schools develop ‘green’ citizens?. In R. Maclean, S. Jagannathan, & J. Sarvi (Eds.), Skills Development for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in Developing Asia-Pacific (pp. 345-368). Dordrecht: Springer.

 
  Selected Refereed Conference Papers  
 

Chow, J., & Zhu, J. (2014, November). The shape of school governance: Principals’ perceptions. Paper prepared for Annual Conference of the Asia Pacific Educational Research Association, Hong Kong.

Leung, Y. W., Kennedy, K., Yuen, W. W., Cheng, C. K., Chow, J. (2014, July). The Impact of students’ participation in school governance on their citizenship development. Paper prepared for the 10th International citiZED Conference, Birmingham, UK.

Chow, J. (2014, April). The ‘civic potential’: A study of Asian students’ civic knowledge and intention to participate. Paper accepted for the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Chow, J., & Kennedy, K. J. (2013, June). The ‘Civic potential’ of students. Paper prepared for the IEA 5th International Research Seminar, Singapore.

Chow, J. (2013, April). Students’ orientations to protest activities across five East Asian societies: Implications for international citizenship studies. Paper accepted for the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, USA.

Chow, J. (2013, April). The person-centered approach in large-scale educational assessment and its implications for comparative citizenship education studies. Poster accepted for at the Annual Meeting of National Council on Measurement in Education, San Francisco, USA.

Chow, J., Jin, K. Y., & Wang, W. C. (2012, August). The generalized Facets model. Paper prepared for the Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium, JiaXing, China.

Bond, T., Tsang, V., & Chow, J. (2012, August). Constructing Rasch-based measures for screening children with special learning needs. Paper prepared for the Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium, JiaXing, China.

Chow, J. (2012, April). Beyond “league tables” when person heterogeneity matters: Insights from International Civic and Citizenship Education Study. Paper accepted for the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada.

Chow, J. (2012, April). The mixture modeling approach to heterogeneity in large-scale assessment. Poster accepted for the Annual Meeting of National Council on Measurement in Education, Vancouver, Canada.

Chow, J., & Kennedy, K. J. (2011, October). Asian conception of civic competence. In F. Oser (Chair), What can we learn from the International Civic and Citizenship Study (ICCS)? Symposium conducted at the International Conference on Moral Education, Nanjing, China.

Kennedy, K. J., & Chow, J. (2011, October). Is there an “Asian” citizenship? In K. J. Kennedy (Chair), A lesson from the International Civic and Citizenship Study (ICCS): the perception of Asian students on political trust, religion and citizenship. Symposium conducted at the International Conference on Moral Education, Nanjing, China.

Chow, J., & Kennedy, K. J. (2011, September). Monitoring the civic potential of young adolescents in Asian societies. Paper papered for the International Conference on Educational Research, Khon Kaen, Thailand.

Chow, J., & Jin, K. Y. (2011, July). The measurement of students’ civic attitudes from the ICCS datasets: A Rasch mixture modeling approach. Paper prepared for the 76th Annual and 17th International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, Hong Kong.

Wang, W. C., Jin, K. Y., & Chow, J. (2011, July). Multilevel item response models for hierarchal latent traits. Paper prepared for the 76th Annual and 17th International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, Hong Kong.

Kwan, P., & Chow, J. (2011, July). Validating an instrument for measuring leadership responsibilities of Hong Kong vice-principals- A Rasch analysis. Paper prepared for the 76th Annual and 17th International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, Hong Kong.

Kennedy, K. J., & Chow, J. (2011, March). Citizenship and governance in the Asian region: Insights from the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS). Paper prepared for the International Conference on Governance and Citizenship in Asia, Hong Kong.

Wang, W. C., Jin, K. Y., & Chow, J. (2010, November). The mixed hierarchical item response model. Paper prepared for the Taiwan Educational Research Association, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Wang, W. C., Jin, K. Y., & Chow, J. (2010, October). Higher-order multi-level item response theory model. Paper prepared for the Annual Conference of the Chinese Association of Psychological Testing, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan.

Chow, J., Heene, M., & Bond, T. G. (2010, July). Comparing Hong Kong students’ ideas about citizenship: 1999 v. 2009 using the CivEd database. Paper prepared at the Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 
           
  Awards  
  Judith Torney-Purta Outstanding Paper Award, Comparative and International Education Society, Citizenship and Democratic Education SIG