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語文及通識教育學院

教學人員

TEACHING AREAS

  • English for Academic Studies
  • English for Professional Purposes 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Doctor of Education, The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language with Credit (Distinction in Dissertation), City University of Hong Kong 
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, Monash University, Australia
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (English Major), The University of  Hong Kong
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English Studies and Comparative Literature, The  University of  Hong Kong

EMPLOYMENT

2014 - present Teaching Fellow, School of General Education and Languages, The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong  
2013 Part-time Lecturer, College of International  Education, Hong Kong Baptist University
2009 - 2010 Part-time Lecturer (Top-up degree), School of Continuing Education and Professional Education, City University of Hong Kong
2009 - 2010 Visiting Lecturer, Hong Kong Community College, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
2006 - 2008 Project Officer, Joint Quality Review Committee
2004 - 2006 Curriculum Officer (Senior Secondary), Education Bureau
2001 - 2004 Senior Instructor, School of Continuing Education,  Hong Kong Baptist University
1996 - 2000 Lecturer, Institute of Vocational Education, Vocational Training Council

AWARDS

  • IATEFL Ray Tongue Scholarship Award 2017 for The 51st Annual International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL) Conference and Exhibition, Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre , Glasgow, U.K

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • English language teaching and learning
  • Written communication in English
  • Cultural Capital and Educational Pathways 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

June 2019- present Lifetime Member, Eurasia Research, Teaching and Education Research Association (TERA)

July 2016 – present

Member, International Association for Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL), U.K.  

July 2017 – present

Member, IATEFL English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Special Interest Group, U.K.

July 2016 – present

Member, IATEFL RESEARCH Special Interest Group, U.K. 

June 2016 – present

Member, Materials Development Association (MATSDA), U.K.

PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

Publications

  • Tsoi, I.S.P. (2015). Post-secondary educational pathways of young people in Hong Kong: The influence of cultural capital. International Journal of Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning 7 (2), 121-147.
  • 蔡少平 (2015). 「香港青少年中學畢業後的教育路徑: 文化資本的影響 」,《國際持續教育及终身學習期刊》,第7卷,第2期,99-120. (由主編翻譯) 

 

Conference Presentations

  • Tsoi, Irene Shiu Ping (July 2019).  “ICT-enhanced innovative pedagogy,  Saviour for ESL classrooms?” Paper presented at The 13th International Conference on Teaching, Education and Learning (ICTEL) 2019, The Asian Institute of Technology, Conference Center, Bangkok, Thailand, 23-24 July 2019. Teaching and Education Research Association (TERA).

  • Tsoi, Irene Shiu Ping (June, 2018). “Student Engagement in TBLT classrooms: A challenging Hong Kong Experience”.  Paper presented at The Fourth Task-Based Learning and Teaching in Asia Conference 2018, Ryukoku University, Kyoto, Japan, 23-24 June 2018

  • Tsoi, Irene Shiu Ping (March, 2018) Research Title: Student Engagement in Completing Language Tasks: A Hong Kong Experience”. Abstract Submission accepted by the reviewers in a double-blind review process for oral presentation at The International Journal of Arts and Sciences (IJAS)' American Canadian Conference for Education in Canada30 May - 8 June 2018

  • Tsoi, Irene Shiu Ping (April 2017). " Engaging students in completing group tasks in specific industry-related contexts".  Paper presented in  The 51st Annual International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL) Conference and Exhibition, Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), Glasgow, U.K.,  4-7 April 2017

  • Tsoi, Irene (June 2016). “L2 Materials Development: A Challenging Hong Kong Experience for Language Teachers”. Paper presented in an international conference entitled ‘Authenticity and Materials Development for Language Learning’, The Materials Development Association/University of Liverpool Conference, University of Liverpool, U.K. 18-19 June 2016.

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES

23-24 

July

2019

Awarded Certificate of Honour as Presenter for The 13th International Conference on Teaching, Education & Learning (ICTEL) 2019, The Asian Institute of Technology, Conference Center, Bangkok, Thailand, 23-24 July 2019.  Teaching & Education Research Association (TERA).
17 May 2019 Awarded Certificate of Attendance for The Writing Roundtable 2019 - Storytelling in Creative and Academic Writing, The English language Centre of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

16-18

April

2019

Awarded Certificate of Attendance for the 3-day International Conference on Applied Education, Technology and Innovation, THEi, THEi Chai Wan Campus
15 March 2019 Attended ‘Readers’ Theatre’ Workshop, Pre-conference Event of The Writing Roundtable 2019 - Storytelling in Creative and Academic Writing, The English language Centre of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
7 March 2019 Awarded Certificate of Attendance for ‘Motivating and Gaming in Class’ Workshop, Centre for Learning and Teaching, VTC
24 Nov 2018

Awarded Certificate of Attendance for Seminar Series 3: Energizing Urban Spaces and Sustainable Placemaking Strategies, Faculty of

Design and Environment, THEi 

15-16 June

2018

Attended The Fourth International Conference on Linguistics and Language Studies (ICLLS), THEi (Chai Wan)

17 May

2018

Attended The 1st THEi Research Symposium, THEi Research Office, THEi (Chai Wan) Campus

22 March

2018

Attended Workshop on Incorporating Online Interactive Learning Activities into Blended Learning Environment, Centre for Learning and Teaching, VTC

13 March

2018

(morning)

Attended Seminar ’Going for Gold: The Coventry University Success Story’ by Mr. Mark Holton, Director of Group Organisation Development, Coventry University, THEi (Chai Wan) Campus

13 March 2018

(afternoon)
Attended Workshop on ‘Experience sharing: To Run an Interactive E-Classroom Lesson’, THEi (Chai Wan) Learning Commons e-classroom

25 January

2018

Attended a full-day workshop on  'Designing Educational Videos for Blended Learning', Centre for Learning and Teaching, VTC

4-7

April

2017

Awarded Certificate of Attendance for the 51st Annual International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL) Conference & Exhibition, Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), Glasgow, U.K.

3 April

2017

Awarded Certificate of Attendance for the Research Pre-Conference Event, Researching ELT History: a full-day hands-on workshop, for the 51st IATEFL Conference & Exhibition, SECC, Glasgow, U.K, 4-7 April 2017

5 March

2016

Awarded Certificate of Attendance for a full-day Symposium for “Sustainable Landscape Design and New Town Development” , Faculty of Design and Environment, THEi 

17 Nov

2015

Conducted a talk for ‘Experience Sharing Session on Overseas English Language Teaching Summer Courses’, School of General Education and Languages (SGEL), THEi 

26 July –
8 August

2015

Awarded Certificate of Attendance for a 2-week residential “English Language Teachers' Summer Seminar 2015 ” at Exeter College, University of Oxford, U.K. (DIDP-approved for VTC partial sponsorship) 

28-31

May

2014

Attended ‘Summer Institute for Creative and Discovery-based Approaches to University Undergraduate Discipline-specific Writing Programmes’  English Department, City University of Hong Hong (DIDP-approved) 

 

Others

 

27 June

2016

Attended “Using Technologies to Enhance Learning and Teaching”, a training workshop under Innovative Pedagogical Strategies in VPET Series, 2016. Project on Development of Effective Pedagogical Practices and a Cross-institutional Online Sharing Platform for Hong Kong’s Vocational Education and Training (VET)”, Task Force on Training Programme Development (QESS) 

9 June 2015

Attended ‘Research Skills Training Workshop (AY2014/15) Series 9: Introduction to Journal Publishing – Springer as an example’, Research Support Unit, VTC

27 May 2015

Attended Discipline-based Distinguished Lecture Series: Lecture of “Mobile Design: Teaching Language and Literacy with Mobile Technologies”, Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT), VTC  

20 May 2015

Attended ‘Research Skills Training Workshop (AY2014/15) Series 8: Practical Language Skills for Research Report Writing’, Research Support Unit, VTC

10 Feb 2015

Attended Seminar on ‘Developing 21st Century Skills with Plagiarism-free Inquiry Learning, Collaborative Teaching, Social Media and Gamification’, CLT, VTC