Eva Y W WONG

Director of the Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning
Hong Kong Baptist University
Eva Y W WONG

Dr Eva Wong is the Director of the Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning at Hong Kong Baptist University. The Centre has major responsibilities for professional development in teaching and learning of faculty members, assisting in the implementation of the outcomes-based approach to teaching and learning, supporting the University's e-learning endeavours, collecting evidence for the assessment of students' attainment of learning outcomes, and helping students' whole person development with the aim of enhancing student learning with a holistic approach. In 2014, the Centre received a total grant of some HK$7 million for three teaching and learning projects through a sector-wide competitive exercise. One of the projects which used augmented reality on mobile learning trails to reinforce ethical concepts in students won Silver for Asia in the Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards 2015.

Dr Wong was educated in the United Kingdom, received her first degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from University College London, and a Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of Abertay Dundee. She worked in a number of tertiary institutions in the United Kingdom, including the University of Dundee, University of Cambridge and University of Essex, during the earlier part of her career in computer science and information systems before returning to Hong Kong with her family in 1991. Dr Wong joined City University of Hong Kong as a faculty member in the Department of Information System, and received the University's 1996-1997 Teaching Excellence Award. In 2010, she joined Hong Kong Baptist University where she continues to focus on enhancing student learning through professional development for frontline teachers.

Dr Wong's current interests and expertise are in the enhancement of student learning through the use of engaging and learner-centred pedagogies leveraged on e-learning, in which area she has presented and published.