My vision in research is to unleash human potential through understanding individual differences and their reciprocal effect on the microsystem. My research findings show a close relationship to inform teaching and learning practice.

Expertise spans Social Psychology, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Positive Education, Education Science, and Education Technology.

Selected Published Work

  1. Lam, P., & Ng, H. K. Y.* (2022). Teaching and learning with mobile technologies under covid-19 pandemic: Crisis or opportunity. International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation. Online first article. [2021 CiteScore = 6.2; Q1 in Education – Scopus]

  2. Fingrut, A.*, & Ng, H. K. Y. (2022). Studio-based architecture pedagogies in the new normal. International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation. Online first article. [2021 CiteScore = 6.2; Q1 in Education – Scopus]

  3. Ng, H. K. Y.* & Chen, S. X. (2022). How does social complexity facilitate coping flexibility? Anxiety, Stress, & Coping. Advance online publication. [2021 IF = 3.813; Q2 in Psychology, Multi-disciplinary - SSCI; 2021 CiteScore = 4.9; Q1 in Developmental and Educational Psychology – Scopus] (Full-text available upon request)

  4. Ng, H. K. Y.* & Lam, P. (2022). Advancing the understanding on the flipped classroom approach from students’ perception on the learning environment: Variation of academic discipline. Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education. 24. (Full-text)

  5. Ng, H. K. Y.*, Chen, S. X., Ng, J. C. K., & Ng, T. K. (2021). Does having multiple identities predict life satisfaction? Holistic thinking as a condition for achieving integrated self-concept. Current Psychology. [2020 IF = 4.297; Q1 in Psychology, Multi-disciplinary - SSCI; 2020 CiteScore = 2.7; Q1 in General Psychology – Scopus] (Full-text)

  6. Lam, P., Ng, H. K. Y.*, Tse, A. H. H., Lu, I. M., & Wong, B. Y. W. (2021). eLearning technology and the advancement of practical constructivist pedagogies: Illustrations from classroom observations. Education and Information Technologies. 26, 89-101. [2020 IF = 2.917; Q2 in Education & Educational Research - SSCI; 2020 CiteScore= 5.4; Q1 in Education – Scopus] (Full-text)

  7. Joo, M.*, Lam, B. C. P., Cross, S. E., Chen, S. X., Lau, V. C. Y., Ng, H. K. Y., & Günsoy, C. (2021). Cross-Cultural perspectives on self-changes in close relationships: Evidence from Chinese and European Americans. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 48, 1118-1133. [2020 IF = 4.376; Q1 in Psychology, Social – SSCI; 2020 CiteScore = 6.1; Q1 in Social Psychology – Scopus] (Full-text)

  8. Ng, H. K. Y.*, & Lam, P. (2020). How the number of lessons flipped within a course influence the flipped learning effectiveness and perceptions? Interactive Learning Environments. [2020 IF = 3.928; Q1 in Education & Educational Research - SSCI; 2020 CiteScore = 5.1; Q1 in Education – Scopus] (Full-text)

  9. Lam, P., Ng, H. K. Y.*, Lau, C. K. M., & Tse, A. H. H. (2020). Flip or not? Evaluating the effectiveness of the flipped classroom in Hong Kong Higher Education. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 31, 89-107. [ERIC Indexed] (Full-text)

  10. Ng, H. K. Y.*, Lam, P., Chan, K., Leung, H., & Lai, S. (2020). Flipping the classroom: Will the changes of teachers influence learning outcomes? Proceedings of the 2020 4th International Conference on Education and eLearning (ICEEL 2020). [SCOPUS Indexed] (Full-text)

  11. Lam, P., Ng, H. K. Y., Tse, A. H. H.*, Lu, I. M., & Wong, B. Y. W. (2019). eLearning for students with special educational needs: Illustrations from two special schools. Asian Journal of Education and E-Learning, 7.

  12. Ng, H. K. Y. (2018). Simplicity versus complexity: Navigating social diversity with self-views and worldviews [Doctoral dissertation, Hong Kong Polytechnic University]. PolyU Electronic Theses Repository.

Funded Research and Education Development Projects

Five funded projects to cultivate students’ design thinking with educational technology (collaborated with the School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Accumulated: HKD 974, 416)