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Prof. Kwan Ching Ping Reggie 關清平教授
B.S. Montana State University, M.S. Montana State University, Ed.D. Montana State University
Provost
President's Office
Tel: 27686098, 27115320

Biography

 

Professor Reggie Kwan is currently the Provost of Hong Kong Metropolitan University.

Professor Kwan was born and raised in Hong Kong and he received his BS in Computer Science, MS in Computer Science and Doctor of Education from Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA. Prof. Kwan started his teaching career in Montana in the mid-80’s and reaching the rank of full professor in the late 90’s before returning to Hong Kong. He was also the Chair of Computer Science from 1990 to 1998 at Montana Technological University. He worked for HKMU for almost eight years until 2006, initially led the Computing Team and later also the Mathematics team. He joined Caritas Francis Hsu College as the President and later also became the President of Caritas Bianchi College of Careers in 2007. In 2011, Caritas Francis Hsu College became a degree granting institute and changed its name to Caritas Institute of Higher Education. Professor Kwan returned to HKMU in 2016 as the VP(Academic) and became the Provost in June 2019.

Teaching Areas & Research Interests

  • Professor Kwan’s academic interest was Data Compression and later he became fascinated by e-learning and open and distance learning after he joined HKMU in the late 90’s. His recent publications are mostly in the area of e-learning.

Selected Publications

Books

  • WIFI Survey & Visualisation Experiments, Pearson (2009). (Co-author: White, B.)
  • A Practical Approach to Internet Programming and Multimedia Technologies. Hong Kong: The Open University of Hong Kong (2009). (Co-authors: Tsang, P. et. al.)
  • Computer Programming and Problem Solving. Hong Kong: The Open University of Hong Kong (2004). (Co-author: Lui, A.)
  • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems. Hong Kong: The Open University of Hong Kong (2004). (Co-author: Choi, S.)
  • International Journal of Services Standard, Special Issue on Emerging Learning Tools and Approaches, 12(3/4) (2018). (Co-editors: F.L. Wang, et. al.)
  • Blended Learning Aligning Theory and Practices, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, Springer-Vertag, ISBN 978-3-319-41164-4 (2016). (Co-editors: S. Cheung, et. al.)
  • International Journal of Services Standard, Special Issue on Technology-Mediated Proactive, 11(2) (2016) (co-editors: S. Cheung, et. al).
  • International Journal of Services Standard, Special Issue on Online Education, 10(4) (2015). (Co-editors: F.L. Wang, et. al.)
  • Hybrid Learning Theory and Practice, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, Springer-Vertag, ISBN 978-3-319-08960-7 (2014). (Co-editors: S. Cheung, et. al.)
  • Hybrid Learning Theory, Application & Practice, 978-962-442-365-5 (2013). (Co-editors: W. Ma, et. al.)
  • Hybrid Learning, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, Springer-Vertag, ISBN 976-3-642-32017-0 (2012). (Co-editors: S. Cheung, et. al.)
  • Engaging Learners Through Emerging Technologies, Springer (2012). (Co-editors: L Li et. al.)
  • Proceedings of International Conference on ICT in Teaching and Learning, The Open University Press, 2012. (Co-editors: L Li et. al.)
  • Special Issue on Mobile Learning, Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS), Springer, To be published in the 4th quarter of 2011. (Co-editors: R. Fox et.al.)
  • Hybrid Learning, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, Springer-Vertag, ISBN 976-3-642-22762-2 (2011). (Co-editors: J. Fong et.al.)
  • Enhancing Learning through Technology, Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS), Vol. 177, Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-22382 (2011). (Co-editor: C. McNaught)
  • Handbook of Research on Hybrid Learning Models: Tools, Technologies and Applications, Publisher: IGI Global, ISBN 1605663808 (2009). . (Co-editors: P Wang and J. Fong)
  • Special issue on Multimedia Technologies for e-learning, Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 6(4):82-134, Emerald Publishing, ISBN 978-1-84950-758-4 (2009). (Co-editors: B. White et. al.)
  • Hybrid Learning: The New Frontier, City University of Hong Kong Press (2009) (Co-editor: F.L. Wang)
  • A Practical Approach to Internet Programming and Multimedia Technologies, Open University of Hong Kong Press, ISBN: 978-962-7707-64-6 (2009). (Co-authors: P. Tsang et. al)
  • IEEE 802.11 WIFI Survey & Visualisation Experiments, Prentice Hall (Pearson Education), ISBN: 981-06-8158-5 (2009). (Co-authors: B. White et. al.)
  • Hybrid Learning: A New Frontier, City University of Hong Kong Press, ISBN 978-962-442-303-7, (2008) (Co-editors: J. Fong et.al.)
  • Hybrid Learning, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, Springer-Vertag, ISBN 978-3-540-85169-1 (2008). (Co-editors: P. Wang et.al.)
  • Enhancing Learning through Technology – Research on Emerging Technologies and Pedagogies, World Scientific Publishing, ISBN: 981-279-981-3 (2008). (Co-editors: R. Fox et.al.)
  • Enhancing Learning through Technology, World Scientific Publishing, ISBN 981-270-048-X (2006). (Co-editors: R. Fox et.al.)
  • Web-based Learning: Technology and Pedagogy, World Scientific Publishing, ISBN 981-256-430-6 (2005). (Co-editors: J. Fong)
  • Quality Management: A New Era, World Scientific Publishing Ltd, ISBN 981-256-289-3 (2005). (Co-editor: J. Chan)

Journal Articles

  • Flipped learning with Wikipedia in higher education, Studies in Higher Education, 45(5), 1026 – 1045 (2020). (Co-authors: Zou, D et.al.)
  • Investigating the effectiveness of vocabulary learning tasks from the perspective of the technique feature analysis: The effects of pictorial annotations, International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 27(3), 254 – 273 (2020). (Co-authors: Huang, Y et.al.)
  • Joint Weighted Least Squares for Normal Decomposition of 3D Measurement Surface, Measurement Science and Technology, 31(4): 045401 (2020). (Co-authors: Xie, H et.al.)
  • How to facilitate self-regulated learning? A case study on open educational resources, Journal of Computers in Education, 7. 51-77 (2020). (Co-authors: Wong, T.L. et.al.)
  • Mesh Defiltering via Cascaded Geometry Recovery, Computer Graphics Forum, 38(7): 591-605 (2019). (Co-authors: Wei. M. et.al.)
  • Personalized word learning for university students: a profile-based method for e-learning systems. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 31(2): 273-289 (2019). (Co-authors: Xie, H. et al.)
  • A Flexible Graph-based Model for Facilitating Digital Learning Activities, International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 23(4), 444-462 (2018). (Co-authors: Zou. D. et. al.)
  • Investigating the Effectiveness of Vocabulary Learning Tasks from the Perspective of the Technique Feature Analysis: The Effects of Pictorial Annotations, Communications in Computer and Information Science, 843: 3-15 (2018). (Co-authors: Zou. D. et. al.)
  • A technology-enhanced framework for supporting peer instruction and just-in-time in the flipping classrooms for English teaching, Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal, 8(4), 2726-2735 (2017). (Co-authors: Zou. D. et. al.).
  • An Explicit Learner Profiling Model for Personalized Word Learning Recommendation, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 10676: 495-499 (2017). (Co-authors: Zou. D. et. al.)
  • Leveraging Education of Information Technology in Business: The Application of a Project-based, Problem-Based and Flexible Learning Model. International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 19(4): 377-396 (2016). (Co-authors: Ng. K.K. et. al.)
  • Technology-Medicated Proactive Learning, International Journal of Services and Standard, 11(2): 107-110 (2016). (Co-authors: Cheung, S.K.S. et. al.)
  • An empirical study of intercultural communicative competence: A case study of hospitality higher education in China. Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Management. 3(5-6): 102-112 (2015). (Co-authors: Yang, H. et. al.)
  • A pilot study on students’ learning experience on the e-learning using social networking, International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 18(3): 299-312 (2015). (Co-authors: Wong, K. et. al.)
  • Online Learning, International Journal of Services and Standard, 10(4): 169-171 (2015). (Co-authors: Wang, F.L. et. al.)
  • Investigating Acceptance towards Mobile Learning in Higher Education Students, Communications in Computer and Information Science, 494: 9-19(2015). (Co-authors: Wong, K. et. al.)
  • Facebook's potential for personal, social, academic and career development for higher education students, International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 16(2): 203-220 (2014). (Co-authors: Wong, K. et. al.)
  • Evaluation on Students’ Experience of Course Management System, Communications in Computer and Information Science, 407: 69-78(2013). (Co-authors: Wong, K. et. al.)
  • Poon, V., Tsoi, M., & Kwan, R. (2013). Practicality Issues of a Computer Assisted Counselling and Learning Support System. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 407: 79-86 (2013). (Co-authors: Poon, V. et. al.)
  • Students' Experience and Perception on E-Learning Using Social Networking, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8038: 269-279 (2013). (Co-authors: Wong, K. et. al.)
  • Learning through Blogging: Understanding Teacher and Student Perceptions towards English Writing Blogs. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 407: 200-211 (2015). (Co-authors: Ying, K.K. et. al.)
  • Exploring the potential benefits of Facebook on personal, social, academic and career development for higher education students. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7411: 253-264 (2012). (Co-authors: Wong, K. et. al.)
  • E-Assessment: A Cases of Student-Centred Learning, Communications in Computer and Information Science, 302: 25-30 (2012). (Co-author: Tsoi, M.)
  • Enhanced e-Assessment System for the Acquisition of Putonghua, Communications in Computer and Information Science, 302: 45-58(2012). (Co-authors: Chen, C. et. al.)
  • An Effective Tool to Support Teaching and Learning of Modular Programming, Communications in Computer and Information Science, 302: 80-90 (2012). (Co-authors: Wang, F.L. et. al.)
  • ICT maturity as a driver to global competitiveness: a national level analysis, International Journal of Accounting & Information Management, 20(3): 255-281 (2012). (Co-authors: Yunis, M.M. et. al.)
  • Reconciling “human touch” with “high tech”? Communications in Computer and Information Science, 177: 366-374 (2011). (Co-authors: Tsoi, M. et. al.)
  • E-Assessment System as a Positive Tool in the Mastery of Putonghua. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 177: 351-365 (2011). (Co-authors: Siu, K.)
  • An Exploration of Using Facebook to Build a Virtual community of Practice, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6837: 316-324 (2011). (Co-authors: Wong, K. et. al.)
  • Wong, K., Leung, K., Kwan, R., & Tsang, P. M. (2010). E-Learning: Developing a Simple Web-Based Intelligent Tutoring System Using Cognitive Diagnostic Assessment and Adaptive Testing Technology, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6248: 23-34 (2011). (Co-authors: Wong, K. et. al.)
  • Effectiveness of E-Learning at Secondary School in Hong Kong, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6248: 489-500 (2010). (Co-authors: Wang, F.L. et. al.)

Selected Professional & Community Services

  • Vice President of Federation for Self-financed Tertiary Education (FSTE)
  • Member of the Committee on Self-financed Post-secondary Education
  • Member of the CreateSmart Initiative Vetting Committee
  • Member of the Steering Committee of Hong Kong SAR Government Scholarship Fund
  • Member of the Steering Committee on Implementation of Qualification Framework Credit in Higher Education and Credit Accumulation and Transfer
  • Member of the Task Force on Review of Self-financing Post-secondary Education
  • Member of the Standing Review Committee for Qualifications Assessment of HKCAAVQ
  • Member of Liaison Panel for Academic Accreditation of HKCAAVQ

Modified Date: 03 Sep, 2021
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