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    
 

PhD, The Education University of Hong Kong

BSSc (Hons), The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 
             
  Work Experience  
 

I formerly worked in various capacities related to educational measurement, assessment and evaluation in EdUHK and HKUST. I have led and coordinated research and educational projects that contributed to enhancement of teaching and learning processes and outcomes in higher education. Prior to joining EDC, I worked on university-wide educational development initiatives at HKUST.

 
           
  Major Publications and Conference Presentations  
  Selected Refereed Journal Articles  
 

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.

 
  Selected Chapters in Edited Books  
 

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., Tse, A., & Armatas, C. (2017, July). Measuring students’ perceived learning gains: A longitudinal study using Rasch modeling. Paper presented at the Australian Association for Institutional Research (AAIR) SIG Forum, Sydney, Australia.

Chow, J., Tse, A., & Armatas, C. (2016, August). Examining teachers’ use of learning management system with the Rasch Analysis. Paper presented at the Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Society 2016 Symposium, Xi’an, China.

Shiu, A., & Chow, J. (2016, June). PowToon for innovative teaching and learning. Paper presented at the 11th eLearning Forum Asia, Shanghai, China.

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.