Our Staff - Kannass Chan


 

Kannass Chan

Educational Development Officer

 

Room: TU606

Tel ext: 6289

E-mail: kannass.chan@polyu.edu.hk

Fax: 2334-1569

   
       
  Areas of Responsibility    
 
  • Evaluation in teaching and learning
  • Research and evaluation methodologies
  • Statistical analysis
       
  Curriculum Vitae    
  Academic Qualifications    
   Year Institution Qualification Field of Study  
  1999 The University of Auckland New Zealand Master of Science (Distinction) Statistics Thesis title: Threshold Analysis on client/customer satisfaction  
  1998 The University of Auckland New Zealand Bachelor of Science (First Class Hon) Statistics, Psychology  
  1997 The University of Auckland New Zealand Conjoint degrees in Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Science Marketing, Statistics, Psychology  
             
  Work Experience  
   From To Institution Position Held  
  2015 Date Educational Development Centre, Hong Kong Polytechnic University Educational Development Officer  
  2013 2015 Educational Development Centre, Hong Kong Polytechnic University Assistant Educational Development Officer  
  2010 2013 Educational Development Centre, Hong Kong Polytechnic University Senior Project Officer  
  2007 2010 Department of Management and Marketing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University Senior Project Officer  
  2005 2006 Hong Kong Hospital Authority Statistician  
  2001 2004 TNS Market Consultancy companies, HK Senior Consultant  
     
  Major Publications and Conference Presentations  
 

Yip, J., Wong, S. H., Yick, K. L., Chan, K., & Wong, K. H. (2018). Improving quality of teaching and learning in classes by using augmented reality video. Computers & Education.

Chan, K. (2018, May). First Year Experience – What does success in first year mean to students? A qualitative study on student success at a university in Hong Kong. (Best poster award) Poster presented at the University of Bristol, The Doctor of Education Conference (Hong Kong Chapter), Hong Kong.

Chan, K. & Chu, N. P. (2018, April). An action research: The use of social median in collecting alumni feedback for taught postgraduate programmes at one university in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the Universal Academic Cluster International Conference: Academic & Multidisciplinary, Thailand.

Chan, K., Tse, A., Armatas, Christine (2018, February). A preliminary study: using LMS log data to evaluate the effectiveness of a professional development course in blended learning. Proceedings of the IRES 102nd International Conference (pp.52-56). Sydney, Australia.

Chan, Kannass & Armatas, Christine (2017, June). Student’s perception of learning gains throughout their university studies: a longitudinal study on first cohort of students who completed the 4-year curriculum in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the International Conference on Education, Psychology, and Society, Japan

Chan, Kannass (2017, March). First Year Experience – Why student expectation matters in transition to university in Hong Kong? Poster presented at the University of Bristol, The Doctor of Education Conference (Hong Kong Chapter), Hong Kong.

Armatas, A., Chow, J., Tse, A., Chan, K., Cheng, A., Chan, C. S. & Luk, W. T. (2016). Differences in learning management system use by teachers who participate in training. Asian Journal of Educational Research, 4 (5), 47-56.

Chan, K. C. M.  (2016). A critical analysis of a program evaluation: a case study on the effectiveness of a teacher training program.  Asian Journal of Educational Research, 4 (5), 24-33.

Christine Armatas, Joseph Chow, Kannass Chan, Ada Tse, Dick Chan, Green Luk (2016, July). The effect of learning management system training on teachers’ online teaching. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education 2016 (pp. 63-70), Greece.

Armatas, Christine & Chan, Kannass (2016, June). The effect of professional staff development on LMS use: Is more necessarily better? Paper presented at the eLearning Forum Asia 2016, Shanghai, PRC.

Chan, Kannass & Tam, Barbara (2016 April). Do Initial Training Programmes Help New Academics in Preparing them to Teach? – Evaluating the Impact of a Professional Development Programme. Paper presented at the International Symposium on Education and Psychology (ISEP 2016), Thailand.

Chan, Kannass & Yip, Hennie (2016 April). Voices from a blended teaching development programme: achieving deep learning in a technological environment. Paper presented at the International Symposium on Education and Psychology (ISEP 2016), Thailand.

Chan, Kannass (2016 March). First Year Experience – What’s matter in transition to university in Hong Kong? Paper presented at the University of Bristol, The Doctor of Education Conference (Hong Kong Chapter), Hong Kong.

Carson, K.S., Fung, D. & Chan, C.M. Kannass. (2011). Identifying groups of students in WIL: Do they get different things from WIL? Paper presented at the WACE 17th World Conference on Cooperative & Work-Integrated Education, USA.

Carson, K.S., Fung, D. & Chan, C.M. Kannass. (2011). Student-perceived learning outcomes: What are they learning and how does the work context affect these outcomes? Paper presented at the WACE 17th World Conference on Cooperative & Work-Integrated Education, USA.

Chan, C.M. Kannass. (2010, September). Enhancing Critical Thinking. Workshop presented at Po Leung Kuk School, Hong Kong.

 
     
  Funded Research/Teaching Development Projects/Consultancies  
   From To Project Titles  
  2017 Date Quality Assurance for eLearning at PolyU (Team member)  
  2016 Date Enriching first year experience through blended mode teaching & learning (Team member)  
  2016 Date Discipline-specific English bridging course for senior year students (Team member)  
  2016 Date Augmenting Physical Learning Spaces with Location-based Services Using iBeacon Technology for Engaging Learning Experiences (Team member)  
  2015 2017 The effect of LMS training on teachers’ online teaching (Team member)  
  2013 2014 The development of a comprehensive and effective academic support system to facilitate senior year admitted students’ academic success in their university study (Team member.)  
  2012 2016 Longitudinal Evaluation of the General University Requirements (GUR) under the New 4-Year Curriculum (TDG-420E) (Team member)  
     
  Services to the Profession  
 

Facilitator for Student Panels, Excellent Teachers for Teaching Excellence 2017, Hong Kong (2017, December)

Member, Planning and organizing committee, Excellent Teachers for Teaching Excellence 2017, Hong Kong (2017, December)

Chairperson of panel sessions for the annual Hong Kong EdD Student Conference at City University/School of Continuing and Professional Education (SCOPE), Hong Kong (2014, March)

Speaker for The PolyU Summer Business Camp with compliments of Faculty of Business, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong (2008, July)