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. https://doi.org/10.1080/10615806.2022.2117304 [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. https://doi.org/10.47408/jldhe.vi24.852 (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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-021-01477-1 [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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-020-10245-w [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. https://doi.org/10.1177/01461672211026129 [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. https://doi.org/10.1080/10494820.2020.1826984 [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). https://doi.org/10.1145/3439147.3439156 [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. https://doi.org/10.24203/ajeel.v7i6.6034

  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. https://theses.lib.polyu.edu.hk/handle/200/9619

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)