Our Staff - Roy Kam


Roy C Y Kam

Educational Development Officer


Room: TU621

Tel ext: 4408

E-mail: roy.kam@polyu.edu.hk

Fax: 2334-1569

  Areas of Responsibility    
  • eAssessments
  • eLearning Instructional Design
  • Massive Open Online Courses(MOOCs)/Small Private Online Courses(SPOCs)/Open Educational Resources(OERs)
  Curriculum Vitae    
  Academic Qualifications    
   Year Institution Qualification Field of Study  
  2002 Institute of Education,
University of London
M.A. (Pass with Distinction in Approaches to Communication Design) Information & Communications Technology in Education  
  2000 Hong Kong Polytechnic University B.A. (First Class First) Contemporary English Language  
  Professional Qualifications  
   Year Institution Qualification  
  2012 Blackboard Inc. Certified Blackboard Trainer  
  2010 Knowledge Management & Innovation Research Centre Certified Knowledge Professional  
  2001 British Chevening Scholars
(Hong Kong) Association
Registered Member  
  Work Experience  
   From To Institution Position Held  
  2008 Date Educational Development Centre, Hong Kong Polytechnic University Educational Development Officer
(Instructional Design Specialist) [note 3]
  2006 2008 Training & Development Centre,
Cathay Pacific Airways
eLearning Instructional Design Specialist
[note 1]
  2003 2005 Hanlun eLearning Executive Producer
[note 2]
  2000 2003 Open University of Hong Kong Senior Research Assistant
[note 3]
      Institute of Education, University of London Research Assistant (e-Moderator)
[note 3]
      Edport.com Limited (Affirm Score Limited) Instructional Designer
[note 4]
  [note 1] – eLearning in Corporate Education; [note 2] – eLearning in Secondary Education;
[note 3] – eLearning in Higher Education; [note 4] – eLearning in Government, Healthcare, Secondary & Higher Education
  Major Publications and Conference Presentations  

Kam, R., Tang, S.K., & Lee, L. (2013, July). Embedding Writing Assignments through ePortfolio in a Pilot Freshman Seminar for Construction Disciplines. Paper presented at the 20th International Conference on Learning, Rhodes Island, Greece.

Tang, S.K., & Kam, R. (2012, May). The Blended Approach for Teaching Architectural Acoustics—a Preliminary Study. Workshop presented at the Acoustics 2012 Conference (Acoustical Society of America), Hong Kong, China.

Kam, R., & Lee, L. (2011, July). The Uptake of Technology-Supported Learning and Teaching Practices across Disciplines as a Result of Teachers’ Professional Development. Paper presented at the 18th International Conference on Learning, Mauritius.

Kam, R., & Lee, L. (2010, June). Putting into a Discipline Context – a Two-tiered Approach for Investigating the Design of a Hypermedia Learning Environment for Service Language Proficiency Enhancement in Workplace Education.  Paper presented at the 2010 Conference of the International Journal of Arts and Sciences, Provence, France.

Kam, R., & Csete, J. (2010, May). Professional Development for Teaching One “BITE” at a Time – Description, Application and Lessons Learned for the BITE Initiative. Paper presented at Global Learn Asia Pacific 2010, Penang, Malaysia.

Kam, R., Lai, C.K., Pang, M.Y.C., & Mau, S.D. (2009, Nov). An eLearning Strategy for Campus-based Colleges and Universities - eScholars Group for Sharing, Collaboration and Synergy. Workshop presented at the 17th International Conference on Computers in Education, Hong Kong, China.

Kam, R., & Csete, J. (2009, July). The Blended Approach behind BITE Initiative for Promoting the Use of Technologies in Learning and Teaching Enhancement in Higher Education. Paper presented at the 2009 International Conference on ICT in Teaching and Learning – Blending Technologies and Teaching Practices, Hong Kong, China.

Kam, R. (2008, Nov). eLearning Development in Practice – Making the Best Use of Interactions among Subject Matter Expert, Instructional Designer and Multimedia Developer.  Paper presented at E-Learn 2008, Las Vegas, United States.

Kam, R. (2008, July).Hypermedia-enriched Learning Space Design for Professional Competence Enhancement in Workplace Education. Paper presented at the2008 International Conference on ICT in Teaching and Learning – Technology-enriched Learning Spaces, Hong Kong, China.

Kam, R. (2008, June). The Transformative Use of Performance-oriented Instructional Design in Technology-enhanced Workplace Education. Paper presented at Centre for Information Technology in Education (CITE) Research Symposium 2008 – Empowering Communities and Transforming Learning, Hong Kong, China.
Kenner, C., Kress, G., Tsai, K.C., Kam, R., & Al-Khatib, H. (2004), ‘Finding the Keys to Biliteracy: How Young Children Interpret Different Writing Systems’, Language and Education 18 (2): 124-144.

Kam, R. (2003, July). An Exploration of the Design of Hypermedia Learning Environments from Pedagogic Perspectives. Paper presented in Centre for Information Technology in Education (CITE) Research Symposium 2003 – Researching Practice: IT as a Lever for Innovation, Hong Kong, China. Available online at http://www.cite.hku.hk/events/citers2003/Archive/ALL.htm#Topic8

  Services to the Profession  
   From To Service  
  2012 2014 Reviewer, The International Journal of Learning in Higher Education