Our Staff - Dr Josephine M. Csete


 

Dr Josephine M. Csete

Senior Educational Development Officer

 

Room: TU624

Tel ext: 6317

E-mail: josephine.csete@polyu.edu.hk

Fax: 2334-1569

   
       
  Areas of Responsibility    
 
  • eLearning instructional design/teaching methods
  • Programme/curriculum planning and development
  • Curriculum and instructional design/development
       
  Curriculum Vitae    
  Academic Qualifications    
   Year Institution Qualification Field of Study  
  1994 Michigan State University,
Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education
Ph.D. Educational Systems Development
Dissertation title:
“A qualitative study of needs assessment: The gulf between theory and practice”
Supervisor:
Dr. Stephen Yelon
Award: Academic Excellence Award 1995 (CEPSE)
 
  1988 Michigan State University M.A. “Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages”  
  1983 Kalamazoo College B.A. (Honors & Cum Laude) Major in English Concentration in Asian Studies  
             
  Professional Qualifications  
   Year Institution Qualification  
  2003 University of Wisconsin Professional Development Certificate in Distance Education  
  1985 Chinese University of Hong Kong Certificate of Language Competency in Putonghua  
           
  Work Experience  
   From To Institution Position Held  
  July 2005 present Educational Development Centre, HK PolyU Section Leader,
eLearning Development and Support Section (eLDSS), (held concurrently with Senior Educational Development Officer position)
 
  Mar 1995 present Educational Development Centre, HK PolyU Senior Educational Development Officer  
  Jan 1992 Dec 1994 Office of Medical Education, Research and Development (OMERAD)
College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University
Assistant Professor  
     
  Major Publications and Conference Presentations  
  Refereed Publications: (2000 forward)  
 

Chang, G., Csete, J. (In Press).  Assessing Creativity Through Common Consensus. The First International Conference on Enhancing Teaching and Learning through Assessment, Hong Kong. 13th - 15th June, 2005.  (Abstract available at http://arc.dg21.com/forms/directory.php?directory_id=9)

Hui, S.K.F. Csete, J., and Raftery, J. (2006).  Factors involved in the success of Hong Kong construction and property entrepreneurs.   International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour Research, vol. 12 no. 4, 228-245.  (Available at www.emeraldinsight.com/1355-2554.htm)

Cho, P. & Csete, J. (2004). A case for case studies: One teacher’s reflective approach to designing, using and evaluating case studies in clinical teaching. In J. Jones, O. Kwo, F.C.T. Moore (Eds.). Developing Learning Environments. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

Raftery, J., Csete, J., and Hui, S.K.F.  (2001).  Are risk attitudes robust?  Qualitative evidence before and after a business cycle inflection. Construction Management and Economics, 19, 155-164.

Yan, L.W.F.,  Liddle, M., and Csete, J.  (2000).  Influence on the group work process of Chinese students: Lessons learnt from a skills based course in Hong Kong, Journal of Psychology in Chinese Societies, vol. 1 no. 2,  65-92.

 
  Refereed Conference Presentations: (2000 forward)  
 

Leung, C. K. & Csete, J., (2006). i-Feedback: Getting instant feedback from students to improve learning and teaching. DistEd 2006, Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning, August 2 – 4. School of Education, University of Wisconsin, Madison. (Paper available at http://www.uwex.edu/disted/conference/Resource_library/search_detail.cfm?presid=4250)

Csete, J., Lam, P., & Wong, Y. H. (2005). Online learning strategies: Interaction examples that work.  DistEd 2005, Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning, August 3 – 5. School of Education, University of Wisconsin, Madison. (Paper available at http://www.uwex.edu/disted/conference/Resource_library/search_detail.cfm?presid=1799)

Chang, G., Csete, J. (2005).  Assessing Creativity Through Common Consensus. The First International Conference on Enhancing Teaching and Learning through Assessment,Hong Kong. 13 - 15 June, 2005.  (Abstract available at http://arc.dg21.com/forms/directory.php?directory_id=9)

Lam, P., Csete, J., & Hodgson, P. (2005). Enrichment of Interaction in Online Assessments. The First International Conference on Enhancing Teaching and Learning through Assessment,Hong Kong. 13 - 15 June, 2005.  (Abstract available at http://e3learning.edc.polyu.edu.hk/EvaluateRes.htm)

Csete, J., Wong Y. H., & Vogel, D. (2004).  Mobile devices in and out of the classroom.  Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2004 Conference (pp. 223-230).  Lugano Switzerland, 21-26 June, 2004.  Recipient of "Outstanding Paper Award".  (Paper and presentation available at  http://e3learning.edc.polyu.edu.hk/ExtendRes.htm)

Wong Y. H., & Csete, J. (2004).  Mobile Learning Framework: a cross-reference of m-commerce experience.  Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2004 Conference (pp. 4729-4736).  Lugano Switzerland, 21-26 June, 2004. (Paper and presentation available at  http://e3learning.edc.polyu.edu.hk/ExtendRes.htm)

James, J., McNaught, C., Csete, J., Hodgson, P., & Vogel, D. (2003).  From MegaWeb to e3Learning: A model of support for university academics to effectively use the Web for learning and teaching. Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2003 Conference, Hawaii USA, 23-28 June, 2003.  (Paper available at http://e3learning.edc.polyu.edu.hk/EnrichRes.htm)

James, J., Beaton, B, Csete, J., & Vogel, D. (2003). Mobile educational games. In D. Lassner & C. McNaught (Eds), ED-MEDIA 2003 (pp. 801 - 802), Proceedings of the 15th Annual World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 23–28 June. Norfolk Va: Association for the Advancement of Computers in Education. (Paper and presentation available at  http://e3learning.edc.polyu.edu.hk/ExtendRes.htm)

Babson, J. & Csete, J. (2001). Structured Essays: Getting students to express their understanding of the subject matter while simultaneously building written communication skills (Abstract pp. 115-116).  Paper presented at The Scholarship of Teaching & Learning: New Challenges for Educational Practice in Higher Education in Hong Kong, 24-26 May, 2001, Hong Kong.

Cho, P. & Csete, J. (2001). A case for case studies: One teacher’s reflective approach to designing, using and evaluating case studies in clinical teaching (Abstract pp. 83-84).  Paper presented at The Scholarship of Teaching & Learning: New Challenges for Educational Practice in Higher Education in Hong Kong, 24-26 May, 2001, Hong Kong. (Full paper subsequently published in 2004.)

Sinclair, K., Csete, J., & Ng, S. M. (2001). Pass it on: Developing undergraduate students’ interactive teaching skills through facilitating courses in Mainland China (Abstract pp. 85-86).  Paper presented at The Scholarship of Teaching & Learning: New Challenges for Educational Practice in Higher Education in Hong Kong, 24-26 May, 2001, Hong Kong.
 
Csete, J., Hodgson, P & James, J. (2001). Making the most of the web: A flexible checklist (Abstract pp. 29-30).  Paper presented at The Scholarship of Teaching & Learning: New Challenges for Educational Practice in Higher Education in Hong Kong, 24-26 May, 2001, Hong Kong.

 
  Refereed International Workshops & Presentations: (2000 forward)  
 

Csete, J., & Leung, C.K. (2006).  "What makes online learning good: A conceptual model supported by real examples."  Half-day workshop presented at "22nd  Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning" (DistED) August 2-4, 2006 in Madison, Wisconsin USA.  (Program information can be found at http://www.uwex.edu/disted/conference/index.cfm?main=workshops&time=2)

Lam, P., Csete, J., & Wong, Y. H. (2005). Online learning strategies that work (with an emphasis on strategy planning). Half-day workshop presented at DistEd 2005, Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning, August 3 – 5. School of Education, University of Wisconsin, Madison.  (Paper available at http://www.uwex.edu/disted/conference/Resource_library/search_detail.cfm?presid=1797)

Csete, J., Lam, P. & Wong, Y.H. (2005). What makes Online Learning Good?: A Conceptual Model Supported by Real Examples. In P. Kommers & G. Richards (eds), Half-day workshop presented at ED-MEDIA 2005 , 17th Annual World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Montreal, Canada, June 27– July 2.  Workshop resources available at http://e3learning.edc.polyu.edu.hk/EnrichRes.htm)

Csete, J., (2000).  An instructional designers’ flexible checklist.  Presentation at 16th Annual Conference for Distance Teaching and Learning. Madison, Wisconsin.

 
     
  Funded Research/Teaching Development Projects/Consultancies  
   From To    
  Jan 2005 Present University Funded Project/ Project leader
“Learning and Teaching Committee e-Learning Support Project” (LESP).  ($1.0 M)  Information available at  http://lesp.edc.polyu.edu.hk/
 
  2002 2005 Competitively-bid UGC funded project/ Project leader
“Development of a Comprehensive Web-enabled Learning System: a Collaborative Project Based on Three Domains – New Technologies, Site Development, and Evaluation” (e3Learning). (5.0 M) Information available at http://e3learning.edc.polyu.edu.hk/
 
  1999 2001 Competitively-bid UGC funded project/ Project leader
“Teaching Effectively in Higher Education in Hong Kong (TEHE): Development of a web-based resource”  ($2.39 M)  Information available at http://teaching.polyu.edu.hk/default.htm
 
  1998 2000 Research Grants Council  CERG/ Co-investigator
“Factors Associated with Successful Construction and Property Entrepreneurs” ($0.45 Mill)
 
     
  Services to the Profession  
   From To    
  2002 2005 Tender commissioned by EMB/ Investigator
"Overall Study on Reviewing the Progress and Evaluating the Information Technology in Education (ITEd) Projects 1998/2003"  Team member carrying out $7.6 Mill. tender for Education Department to conduct evaluation of 5 year IT strategy for Hong Kong in primary, secondary and special schools.
 
  2000 2004 Tender commissioned by EMB/ Curriculum Designer& Module Leader
“Professional Development Programme for Teacher Leaders – Information Technology in Education”
Part of team writing and carrying out $8 Mill. tender for Education Department to train 1200 primary and secondary school teachers in advanced information technologies. Fulfilled roles of “Curriculum Designer” for the Core Team, and “Module Leader” for core module entitled “Management Aspects of Information Technology in Education” and elective module “Design of Instructional Materials”.  Also part of team for follow-on “Bridging Module” $2 Mill. tender for Education Department training an additional 1100 primary school teachers.