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Tze Peng Wong

School's Director of Research and Postgraduate Research Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Tze Peng is currently Assistant Professor in Special Education Needs. She was awarded the University of Canterbury International Doctoral Scholarship and earned her PhD in Speech and Language Sciences from the Department of Communication Disorders, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, in 2012. Her doctoral thesis investigated the changes in the conversational skills of preschool children with complex developmental difficulties. Tze Peng is also a speech-language therapist and has clinical interests in family-centred early language intervention and inclusive education.

Expertise Summary

Research interests:

  • Literacy acquisition in bi/multilingual contexts
  • Early language and family-centred intervention
  • Child language acquisition especially developmental pragmatics and early pragmatic difficulties
  • Autism

Teaching Summary

Postgraduate

  • Communication and Literacy
  • Debating Special and Inclusive Education

Also contributes to the teaching of the Researching Special and Inclusive Education, and Relationships and Behaviour moules

Undergraduate

  • Learning Styles and Strategies
  • Learning difficulties: Supporting Children, Young People and Their Family
  • Phonetics and Phonology for Language Teaching
  • Language as a Learning Tool

In the past, I had convened these modules

  • Supporting Students with Sensory and Physical Disabilities
  • Critical Issues in Special Needs
  • School Experience

Research Summary

Low, HM. (Principle Investigator), Lee, LW, Che Ahmad, A., Wong, TP., Makesavanh, S. (Co-Investigators). Development of an online teacher training module for teachers in the Lao People's Democratic… read more

Recent Publications

Current Research

  • Low, HM. (Principle Investigator), Lee, LW, Che Ahmad, A., Wong, TP., Makesavanh, S. (Co-Investigators). Development of an online teacher training module for teachers in the Lao People's Democratic Republic to facilitate social communication of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in schools (English-Lao bilingual version). Head Foundation, Singapore.
  • Powell, D. (Principle Investigator), Wong, TP., Pye, R. and Subramaniam, G. (Co-Investigators). Cross-linguistic influences in the development of literacy in Malay-English bilingual children: A longitudinal study. Pump priming scheme of the Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism, University of Reading.
  • Wong, TP. (Principle Investigator), Mayor, J. and Low H. M. (Co-Investigators). Developing an ecological model of early language intervention for autism within the Malay cultural and linguistic context in Malaysia. Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, Malaysian Ministry of Education.
  • Mayor, J. (Principle Investigator), Wong, TP. and Low, HM. (Co-investigators). Building an integrative model of early word learning via a dual approach; computational modeling and tablet-based experiments. Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, Malaysian Ministry of Education.
  • Mayor, J. (Principle Investigator), Low, HM., Wong, TP. and Maul, T. (Co-investigators). E-Baby Language Assessment: Development and application of an innovative mobile and tablet-based formal language assessment tool to detect language delay in young children. eScienceFund, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

Past Research

  • Wong, TP. (Principle Investigator), Powell, D. (Co-investigator). Analysis of cross-language transfer in early literacy acquisition among bilingual Malay-English speaking children in Malaysia. Newton-Ungku Omar Mobility Grant; Newton Fund. (Mar 2016 - June 2017)
  • Bush, T. (Principle Investigator), Bailey, L., Dearden, J., Emerson, Anne, Nomanbhoy, A. and Wong, TP. (Co-Investigators). Development of a regional synthesis report on case study on inclusive schools in Asia-Pacific and an evidence-based regional policy brief on inclusive pedagogy. UNESCO, Bangkok. 2015.

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