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Department of Education

Kason Ka Ching Cheung

Doctoral Student

College Affiliation: St Hugh's College

Kason is a Titular Clarendon Scholar and a Hong Kong Jockey Club Oxford Graduate Scholar. He is a researcher working in the field of nature of science, multimodal representations, visualization and reading and writing in science.

He is a qualified biology and chemistry teacher in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong. He has taught chemistry and biology in two state schools in County Durham. He was awarded a distinction in both his PGCE/QTS at Durham University and MPhil in Educational Research at the University of Cambridge. His MPhil was fully funded by Doris-Zimmern HKU-Cambridge Hughes Hall Scholarship and received Raffan Prize In Education from Hughes Hall, the University of Cambridge.

His research has been published in Science and Education, Research in Science and Technological Education and International Journal of Science Education. He is also a peer reviewer for Journal of Biological Education, Science and Education, Research in Science and Technological Education, as well as International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism.

Thesis

Meaning making of nature of science through multimodal representations

Publications:

  • Journal articles

    • Cheung, KC, Tai, KWH (2021) “The use of intercoder reliability in qualitative interview data analysis in science education”, Research in Science and Technological Education.
      DOI: http://doi.org/10.1080/02635143.2021.1993179

    • Cheung, KKC, Winterbottom, M (2021) “Exploring students’ visualisation competence with photomicrographs of villi”, International Journal of Science Education. 43(14) 2290-2315.
      DOI: http://doi.org/10.1080/09500693.2021.1959958

    • Cheung, KKC (2020) “Exploring the Inclusion of Nature of Science in Biology Curriculum and High-Stakes Assessments in Hong Kong”, Science & Education. 29(3) 491-512.
      DOI: http://doi.org/10.1007/s11191-020-00113-x

    • Cheung, KKC, Winterbottom, M “Students’ integration of textbook representations into their understanding of photomicrographs: epistemic network analysis”, Research in Science & Technological Education. 1-20.
      DOI: http://doi.org/10.1080/02635143.2021.1920382

    • Pun, JKH, Cheung, KKC “Meaning making in collaborative practical work: a case study of multimodal challenges in a Year 10 chemistry classroom”, Research in Science & Technological Education. 1-18.
      DOI: http://doi.org/10.1080/02635143.2021.1895101

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