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Photo Catherine Chai
 

Title:
Instructor


Qualifications:

PhD (HKU)

MA (BNU)

BA (BNU)

 

Email:
wenyu.chai@polyu.edu.hk


Phone:
2766 5765


Office:
GH334

 

Specialism: 

General education in higher education

Positive youth development

Positive psychology

Leadership development

Program evaluation

Parenting

 

Teaching (subject teaching in coming year):

Tomorrow’s Leaders

Service Leadership through Serving Children and Families with Special Needs

 

Research Interests:

Curriculum and pedagogy in higher education
Positive youth development
Positive psychology

Parenting

 

Selected Publications (Scholarly Books & Monographs, Journals, Book Chapters, Conference papers):

Shek, D. T. L. & Chai, W. Y. (2020). The impact of positive youth development attributes and life satisfaction on academic well-being: A longitudinal mediation study. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, Article 2126. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.02126 [impact factor: 2.067].

 

Shek, D. T. L. & Chai, W. Y. (2020). Parenting factors and meaning of life among Chinese adolescents: A six-wave longitudinal study. Journal of Adolescence. [impact factor: 2.284].

 

Shek, D. T. L. & Chai, W. Y. (2019). Psychometric properties of the Service Leadership Attitude Scale in Hong Kong. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, Article 1070. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01070 [impact factor: 2.067].

 

Shek, D. T. L., Chai, W. Y., & Wu, F. K. Y. (2019). Perceptions of teachers of the new general education curriculum in Hong Kong: A focus group study. International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health, 12(1), 87-97.

 

Shek, D. T. L., Chai, W. Y., Lu, H., Yu, L., Chan, K., Ho, W., Ma, C. M. S., Wu, F. K. Y., Leung, H., Lin, L., & Law, M. (2019). Development of undergraduate university students: A 4-year longitudinal case study in Hong Kong. International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health, 12(1), 109-122.

 

Shek, D. T. L., Dou, D., Zhu, X., & Chai, W. (2019). Positive youth development: Current perspectives. Adolescent Health, Medicine, and Therapeutics, 10, 131-141.

 

Shek, D. T. L., Zhu, X., Dou, D., & Chai, W. (2019). Influence of family factors on substance abuse in early adolescents: A longitudinal study in Hong Kong. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 52(1), 66-76.

 

Chai, W. Y., Kwok, L. Y. C., & Hou, S. (2018). Autonomy-granting parenting and child depression: The moderating roles of hope and life satisfaction. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27, 2596-2607. doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s1082 [impact factor: 1.310].

 

Kwok, S. Y. C. L., Chai, W. Y., & He, X. (2013). Child abuse and suicidal ideation among adolescents in China. Child Abuse & Neglect, 37(11), 986-996. [Impact factor: 2.397]

 

Chai, W. Y. (2007). The history of development and education principles of Harvard Summer School. Comparative Education Review (in Chinese), 1, 85-88.