Our Staff - Dr Laura Zhou


Dr Laura Zhou

Educational Development Officer


Room: TU605

Tel ext: 6316

E-mail: laura.zhou@polyu.edu.hk

Fax: 2334-1569

  Areas of Responsibility    
  • Promote the effective and integrative use of educational technologies for enhancing teaching and learning through workshops, seminars and events
  • Provide eLearning consultation and expertise to individual or teams of staff
  • Contribute to the blended and online learning initiatives at the University
  • Design and implement eLearning resources for professional training and developments
  • Work with academic staff to identify, design and propose eLearning projects on educational developments and innovative approaches in teaching and learning
  Curriculum Vitae    
  Academic Qualifications    
   Year Institution Qualification Field of Study  
  2015 The Chinese University of Hong Kong Master of Education (Dean's List) Education  
  2008 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University PhD Computer science  
  2003 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University BA (First Honor) Computer science  
  Work Experience  
   From To Institution Position Held  
  2016 Date The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Educational Development Officer  
  2014 2016 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University eLearning Development Associate (100% Secondment)  
  2012 2016 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Teaching Fellow  
  2009 2012 Hanlun Information Limited Subject Coordinator and Curriculum Development Officer  
  Major Publications and Conference Presentations  

Mitesh Patel, Laura Zhou, David Alan Watson. A Prototype for the New Flexible Learning Space. Rocket Session BbWorld/DevCon 2016, Las Vegas, U.S.A.

Laura Jing ZHOU, Hennie YIP, and Joey WU, Transforming Disengaged Computing Students to Active Learners by Peer-Evaluated Case Study, International Conference: Assessment for Learning in Higher Education 2015, Hong Kong, 14 – 15 May 2015.

Joey Wu Yip Hung, Laura Jing Zhou, A Case Study on Transforming a Face-To-Face Session into an Online Session at School of Hotel and Tourism Management, 9th International Technology, Education & Development Conference, INTED2015, Madrid (Spain), 2nd - 4th, 2015.

Laura Jing ZHOU, Chan Rosanna Yuen-Yan, Chik Man Fung, Ng Chi Yiu, Fostering Students’ Epistemic Cognition in Mathematics Learning Using Web 2.0 Technologies, Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE), Beijing, at Peking University, May 27, 2013 - May 31, 2013.

  Funded Research/Teaching Development Projects/Consultancies  
  Ongoing Projects  
  • Consolidation and Redevelopment Work on IT in Education, QEF Consultancy Project
  • Blended and Online Learning and Teaching (BOLT), UGC Theme-based cross-institutional project
  • Templates to Flip the Classroom within PolyU’s Context, ACE SPOC project
  • Learning Analytics and Educational Data Mining: Making Sense of Big Data in Education, COMP Big Data project
  Completed Projects  
  • Online Learning Essentials: Becoming an Online Teacher (BOT), TDG project, 2012 – 2015