M.I.L. (London), Graduate Certificate in Teaching Second Languages (Southern Queensland), MA in Media Technology for TESOL (Newcastle upon Tyne), PhD in English Language Teaching (Warwick)
Former secondary school English teacher, lecturer at the English Department, City University of Hong Kong, and Associate Professor at the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Courses taught include Subject Curriculum and Teaching (English), ELT Theory and Methodology, English Language Teaching Techniques, English Curriculum Theory and Design, Morphology and Syntax, Lexis, Morphology and Semantics, ELT Research Methods, Workplace Communication.
Faculty of Education Exemplary Teaching Award 2005
Faculty of Education Exemplary Teaching Award 2010
Programme Coordinator of Postgraduate Diploma in Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy for English Language Teaching (PGSK for ELT). 2004-2010
Honorary Warden, Ping Fan Hall for non-residential students, United College 2010-2022
Fellow, Assembly of Fellows, United College 2011-2021
Research interests include New Technologies in Teaching and Learning, Vocabulary Input and Treatment, English Curriculum and English Teaching in China, Online Teaching Portfolios in a Community of Practice, Reflective Practices in Pre-service English Teacher Education, Technology-enhanced Learning and Teaching
Chan, D., Tang, E., Lee, J. & Chun, C. (2009). Prospective Teachers’ Self-Efficacy in English Language Teaching: Implications for Teachers Education in Hong Kong. In Albertson, M. (ed) Development in Higher Education. Nova Science Publishers Inc.
Chiu, M.M., Coniam, D., & Tang, E. (2006). A statistical approach to second language grammar knowledge: a longitudinal, cross-sectional study of Hong Kong students. Education Research Journal, 21(2), 195-215.
Zhao, Y. P., and Tang, E. (2000). 如何幫助大一新生適應大學的英語教學. Beijing Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press.
B. FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS AT CUHK
Tang, E. (co-PI). Supporting the Development and Implementation of Internationalized Curricula. Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant (TDLEG) 2016-19 triennium. (PI: Chun Ka Wai, Cecilia) [HK$677,750]
Tang, E. (PI). Learning to Teach: an Online Education Hub for Professional Craft Knowledge Development. Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant (TDLEG) 2016-19 triennium. (C0-Is: CHAN To, CHAN Yip Cheung, NG Mau Yuen) [HK$706,636.5]
Chun, C. and Tang, E. (2015). Training Convention of Beijing International Program for Primary School Teacher Development. Funded by Beijing Municipal Education Commission and Beijing Municipal Government. August 2015 – July 2016.
Tang, E. (PI). Teaching awareness enhancement: a video repository for Chinese language teacher education, Micro-module Courseware Development Grant 2016 (Co-I: NG Mau Yuen Eric)
Tang, E. (PI). Transferring teachers’ craft knowledge: A video repository for English language teacher education . Courseware Development Grant Scheme 2015-16 (CUHK) (Co-I: Li Eddy)
Tang, E. (PI), Chung, E., Li, E., and Yeung, S. (co-Is) Strategies to Improve Vocabulary Size of University Students. Teaching Development Grants for 2012-15 triennium.
Tang, E. (co-I), Building and Sustaining a Reading and Writing Teacher Community for Teachers’ Continuing Professional Development. Knowledge Transfer Project Fund (KTPF) for 2011-2012.
Tang, E. (co-I). Creating and Sustaining "Communities of Practice" for Physical Education Teacher's Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Knowledge Transfer Project Fund (KTPF) for 2010-2012.
Tang, E. (PI), Chang, S.H. (co-I) and Yu, J. (co-I). Meeting Challenges: Developing a Flexible and Sustainable eLearning Environment for United College General Education. UGC Funding for New Initiatives 2009-2012.
Tang, E. (co-I). Promoting Learning of Education Students through Video-based Teaching Cases, Teaching Development Grants for 2009-12 triennium.
Tang, E. (co-I). Study on the Curriculum Reform 2008. With Fok, B.K. (PI), Lo, N. K. and Wong, H. W. (co-PIs), Chan To; Chu Ka Wing, Julia; Ha, Amy Sau-ching; Hau Kit-tai; Lai Ling Yan Edith; Lau Kit Ling; Leung Yat-ming Julian; Ng Pun-hon; Tang Kwok-Chun; Wong So Lan; and XU Hui-xuan (co-Is). EDB research project, July 2008 - Aug 2009.
Tang, E. (PI), Lee, J., Chun, C. and Chan, D. (co-PIs), Cheung, D., Tse, K.C., Ni, Y.J. and Leung, S. M. (co-Is). Research-based and Data-driven Approach to Student-teacher Development. Teaching Development Grants for 2005-08 triennium.
Tang, E (co-I) Developing an Outcomes-based Approach for Learning and Teaching in Teacher Education. Teaching Development Grants for 2005-08 triennium.
Tang, E. (PI), & Ng, E. Chinese Teacher Education on the NET. 2007. Supported by IT Incentive Subsidy. Faculty of Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Tang, E. (PI) and Chun. C. Teacher Education on the NET: Improvisation and Expansion. September 2006. Supported by Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Chinese University of Hong Kong.