Attitudes and Attainment: A Comparison of Hong Kong, Singaporean and English Students’ Reading
 Tse, Shek Kam; Lam, Raymond Y. J.; Lam, Joseph W. I.; Chan, Yiu Man; Loh, Elizabeth K. Y.
[Type] Journal Article Research in Education, Volume 76, Vol 1, pp. 74-87 [Abstract] Not avaliable. [DOI] © 2006 SAGE Publications.
Students’ test performance in PIRLS, attitude to reading, and reading self‐concept across three ability groups: Data from Hong Kong
 Tse, S. K.; Lam, Joseph W. I.; Lam, Y. Raymond; Loh, Elizabeth K. Y.; Westwood, Peter S.
[Type] 學術期刊論文  Journal Article Australian Journal of Learning Disabilities, Volume 10, 2005, Issue 1, pp.9-18 [Abstract] This study uses data collected from children in Hong Kong for the PIRLS international reading survey of 2001. A total of 4867 students aged 9 to 10 years from 147 primary schools were assessed. The aim of the study is to investigate the observed differences in comprehension skills displayed in the test results from students at three ability levels. Affective factors (attitudes and reading...
Do reading practices make a difference? Evidence from PIRLS data for Hong Kong and Taiwan primary school Grade 4 students
 Tse, Shek-Kam; Xiao, Xiao-Yun; Ko, Hwa-Wei; Lam, Joseph Wai-Ip; Hui, Sau-Yan; Ng, Hung-Wai
[Type] Journal Article Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, Volume 46, 2016, Issue 3, pp. 369-393 [Abstract] This study examined the influence of classroom pedagogic reading practices and out-of-school practices in explaining why the reading attainment of Hong Kong Grade 4 students was superior to that of their counterparts in Taiwan in the 2006 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study. Analyses of scores from 9301 students (4712 from Hong Kong and 4589 from Taiwan) revealed that independent reading...
Differential influences of affective factors and contextual factors on high-proficiency readers and low-proficiency readers: a multilevel analysis of PIRLS data from Hong Kong
 Tse, Shek Kam; Xiao, Xiao-yun
[Type] Journal Article Large-scale Assessments in Education, Volume 2, Article number: 6 [Abstract] This study examined the impact of the reading-related affective factors home environment and school environment on predicting the likelihood of students being either high-proficiency or low-proficiency readers. Data from 3,875 Hong Kong SAR Grade 4 students participating in an international comparative assessment were analyzed. [DOI] © 2014 Tse and Xiao; licensee Springer.
An International Reading Literacy Study: Factor Structure of the Chinese Version of the Student Questionnaire (PIRLS-SQCV 2011)
 Lam, Joseph W. I.; Cheung, W. M.; Au, Doreen W. H.; Tsang, Hector W. H.; So, Wendy W. Y.; Zhu, Yue
[Type] 學術期刊論文  Journal Article Education Research International, Volume 2016 [Abstract] The student questionnaire (PIRLS-SQ 2011) of the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) was designed to gather information from pupils on reading literacy development as to aspects of pupils’ self-lives, home, and school lives across countries/districts. In order to serve the purposes of research and international comparison, the questionnaire was translated into various languages. Using exploratory factor analysis (EFA) and confirmatory factor analysis (CFA), the current study investigates the psychometric...