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Prof. Kwan Ching Ping Reggie 關清平

B.S. Montana State University, M.S. Montana State University, Ed.D. Montana State University

Vice President (Academic)
President's Office

Email: rkwan@ouhk.edu.hk
Tel: 27686098, 27115320

Biography

Professor Reggie Kwan is currently the Vice President (Academic) of the Open University of Hong Kong.

 

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 Tech of the University of Montana. He worked for OUHK 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 OUHK in 2016 as the VP(Academic).

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 OUHK in the late 90’s. His recent publications are mostly in the area of e-learning.

Selected Publications

Books

  • 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.)
  • 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(2):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)

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

Modified Date: Oct 25, 2017
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