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Dr WONG Lap Tuen, Michael
Senior Lecturer

Qualifications:

PhD in Applied Linguistics, The University of Tasmania, Australia
MA (Hons) in Language Teaching, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
MEdSt, The University of Queensland, Australia
Cert in TESOL, Trinity College, United Kingdom
Cert in Teacher Education (Tertiary), Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
BIntBus, Auckland Institute of Studies, New Zealand

Telephone: 3411 7268
Email: ltwong@hkbu.edu.hk
Office: OEE1007


BIO

Dr Lap Tuen, Michael Wong is a Senior Lecturer of English in the Language Centre at Hong Kong Baptist University. He has extensive teaching and administrative experience in tertiary institutions in Hong Kong and overseas and has taught a wide range of courses in the areas of Applied Linguistics, EAP, Language and Communication and TESOL, from sub-degree to postgraduate level. He has published research articles in international refereed journals, as well as local and overseas newspapers relating to second language teaching and learning and post-secondary education in Hong Kong. He has recently edited a scholarly book, with Heidi Wong, entitled Teaching and Learning English for Academic Purposes: Current research and Practices, which was published in early 2018.


RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Second Language Teaching Methodology
  • Critical Discourse Analysis
  • English Language Education in a Global World
  • Language Needs Analysis

GRANTS, AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

External Grants

  • Quality Enhancement Support Scheme Project (Grant: HK$1,568,000)
    Project Leader (September 2015 – August 2018)
    Project Title: Enhancing Students’ Communicative Competence in Academic Contexts: Adopting a Blended Approach to teaching and learning of English for Academic Purposes.
  • Quality Enhancement Grant Scheme Project (Grant: HK$1,680,000)
    Co-Project Leader (September 2009 – August 2011)
    Project Title: Development of a Self-access Reading and Listening Package for Enhancing English Learning Effectiveness for Community College Students in Hong Kong.

Professional / Community Services

  • Honorary Professor (2012 – Present), The Australia Asia Research and Education Foundation.
  • Co-supervisor of a PhD student (2011 – 2015), appointed by the College of Education, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
  • Editorial Board Member, The International Journal of Innovative Interdisciplinary Research, published by Australian Multicultural Interaction Institute.
  • Editorial Board Member, Health and Well-being: A Social and Cultural Perspective, published by Nova Publishers, New York.
  • External Reviewer, Hong Kong Teachers’ Centre Journal, published by Hong Kong Teachers’ Centre.
  • Adjudicator, Inter-School Debating Competition, Hong Kong, organised by the Sing Tao Daily, Hong Kong i-mail, on 9 February 2002.
  • Member, International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language.
  • Member, Sir Edward Youde Scholars Association.

Awards and Scholarships

  • Teaching Excellence Award (2017), Centennial College, Hong Kong.
  • Teaching Excellence Award (2016), Centennial College, Hong Kong.
  • Teaching Excellence Award (2015), Centennial College, Hong Kong.
  • Outstanding Teacher Award (2006), HKU SPACE Community College, Hong Kong.
  • Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship (2001–2002), Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund Council, Hong Kong.
  • Executive Dean’s Commendation For High Achievement (2000), The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
  • Executive Dean’s Commendation For High Achievement (1999), The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

PUBLICATIONS
  • Wong, L.T., & Wong, W. L. H. (Eds.). (2018). Teaching and learning English for academic purposes: Current research and practices. New York, NY: Nova Science.
  • Wong, L. T., & Wong, W. L. H. (2018). The development of students’ critical thinking in EAP classrooms in Hong Kong. In L. T. Wong & W. L. H. Wong (Eds.), Teaching and learning English for academic purposes: Current research and practices (pp. 199-218). NY: Nova Science.
  • Wong, L.T., & Dubey-Jhaveri, A. (2015). English language education in a global world: Practices, issues and challenges. NY: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Wong, W.L., Dubey-Jhaveri, A., & Wong, L.T. (2015). The dilemma of matching learning styles and teaching styles in English language classrooms. In L.T. Wong & A. Dubey-Jhaveri (Eds.), English language education in a global world: Practices, issues and challenges. NY: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Wong, L.T. (2011). Presented a paper on “The development of community college education in Hong Kong” at The Ninth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, organised by College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Conference was held at the Universidad de Granada, Spain on 8th – 11th June 2011.
  • 黃立端 (2011.6.3)。再談寫議論文常見謬誤,文匯報,A30頁。
  • 黃立端 (2011.5.20)。議論文常見語法謬誤,文匯報,A24頁。
  • 陳張美美、劉康龍、黃立端和麥可欣 (2010) : 香港社區學院學生學術英語閱讀策略研究,輯於《第十一屆海峽兩岸繼續教育論壇論文集 – 高等教育普及化下的繼續教育:理念、發展、改革》,(頁106-119),香港,香港浸會大學。
  • Wong, L. T., & Toraskar, H. B. (2009). A review of community college education in Hong Kong and India. International Journal of Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning, Vol. 1, no. 2, 69-81.
  • Wong, L. T. (2007, May 5). Research and effective vehicle for developing well-rounded skills. South China Morning Post, p. EDU4.
  • Wong, L. T. (2006, November 21). Community colleges gain a foothold in Hong Kong. Community College Times, p. 9.
  • Wong, L. T. (2006). An analysis of two speech acts: Agreement and disagreement and the classroom implications. The Hong Kong Linguist, 26, 29-37.
  • Wong, L.T. (2005). Strengthening English and research skills through project work. TESL Reporter, 38(2), 59-62.
  • Wong, L.T. (2004). Can communicative language teaching be used effectively in Chinese middle schools? The Hong Kong Linguist, 23/24, 59-65.
  • Wong, L.T. (2002). An ESL learner in a native English environment. IATEFL, 165, 5-6.
  • 黃立端 (2002)。淺談毅進課程英文科的語言教學法。《語言教學》,第十五期。
  • Wong, L.T. (2001). The needs analysis and characteristics of Chinese-speaking adult ESL learners. Language, society and culture, 9.
  • Wong, L.T. (2001). Presented a paper on “The needs analysis and characteristics of Chinese-speaking adult ESL learners” at a conference on “Bilingualism in Chinese-Speaking Communities – The 2nd International Symposium on Bilingual Studies”, organised by The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and The Central University for the Nationalities, China on 27th – 28th December 2001.