Ms Gong Cheng, Grace

Teaching Fellow

Tel : (65) 6467 5667 #246
Fax : (65) 6467 1278

Email : cheng.gong@sccl.sg

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Educational Background

MA
Nanyang Technological University

Postgraduate diploma in English language teaching
Nanyang Technological University

Postgraduate diploma in English language and literature
Huazhong Normal University

BA
Hubei University

Certificate (Teaching for Understanding)
Harvard Graduate School of Education,
Harvard University

Teaching and Research Experience

Teaching Fellow
Singapore Centre for Chinese Language
2009 ~

Lecturer
Huazhong Agricultural University
2000-2007

Teacher
New Oriental School in Wuhan
2006-2007

Teacher
Royal Melbourne International School (Australia) in the English Training Center of WUST
2000 -2002

Teacher
David Perry English Training center
1997 - 2000

Other Professional Experience

Chinese Teacher
American College Board
2007

 

Courses Conducted

  • An Introduction to Second Language Teaching Approaches
  • "Move! Idioms Move": Teaching Chinese Idioms with Animation
  • Task-based Exploratory Learning in Chinese Language
  • Strategies on Coaching Students' Editing of Compositions
  • Fundamental Conversational Chinese(British Council)
  • SIM University- Course CLE2011

Research Interests

  • Self-directed learning
  • Exploratory learning
  • Second language acquisition
  • ICT-assisted learning
  • Action Research

Others (awards, contribution, etc)

  • Annual Teaching Awards for English Teachers, 2005-2007
  • ‘Excellent English teacher’ in Huazhong Agricultural University, 2006
  • Annual professional scholarship for English majors, 1996-2000
  • Certified by China MOE to teach Chinese as a foreign language (TCFL)

Selected Publications

  1. Gong, C., & Tay, B.P. (2016) Booklet of fundamental writing skills. Singapore: NTU-SCCL PRESS.

  1. Gong, C., Tan, C.L. (2019) The thinking scaffolding that stimulates deep learning in writing assessment for peer review. In Tan, C.L. (Eds.), Innovative Practice, Practice Innovation (174-186). Singapore: NTU-SCCL Press. (ISBN: 978-981-11-9981-3)
  2. Gong, C., Tan,C.L.,& Chin, C.K. (2018) Scaffolding Teaching of Chinese Essay Writing with Assessment as Learning. In Soh, K.C. (Eds.), Teaching Chinese Language in Singapore: Efforts and Possibilities (121-134). Singapore: Springer.
    Link: sccl.spydus.com.sg/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/ENQ/OPAC/BIBENQ?BRN=4398912 (ISBN: 978-981-10-8859-9)
  3. Gong, C, Chin, C.K., & Tay, B.P (2017) Enhance students' awareness on essay assessment through scaffolding teaching. In Aw, G.P. (Eds.), Teaching and learning of Chinese language series Volume 9 (149-165). Singapore: Chinese language society (Singapore). (ISBN: 978-981-11-2805-9)
  4. Gong, C.,Tay, B.P., & Chin, C.K. (2017) Scaffolding Instruction of Writing in a Constructive Mode. In Zhao, S., & Guo, Z.Y. (Eds.), Inheritance and innovation: Teaching and learning Chinese as a foreign language Applied Chinese Language Studies VIII (26-41). London: Sinolingua London. (ISBN: 978-1-907838-46-0)
  5. Gong, C., Chin, C.K., Tay, B.P., & Tan, G.H. (2014) Enhance teachers’ composition teaching literacy through Wiki Platform in a Self-directed Learning Mode. In (Eds.), Conference proceedings of The 12th International Conference on Chinese Pedagogy(pp. 408-416). China: Heilongjiang: People's Publishing House.
  6. Gong, C., Chin, C.K., & Tay, B.P. (2014) Challenges and Counter-measures in a Task-based Design Research Project. In Hsieh Y.H. (Ed.), Teaching Chinese as a second language: Exploration and Practice (pp. 313-327). Nanjing University Press.
  7. Gong, C., Chin, C.K., & Tay, B.P. (2012) A preliminary study on enhancing students’ communicative competency in Singapore. In He, W.S. (Ed.), Facing pluralistic linguistic contexts: Reflections on Chinese language education (pp. 196-203). Soochow University Press.

  1. Gong, C., Tan, C.L. (2018) A Comparative Analysis of Students' Acts and Intentions of Composition Revision. Journal of Chinese Language Education, 16 (32), 66-83. (ISBN: 0219-810X)
  2. Gong, C., Chin, C.K., Tay, B.P., & Soh, K.C. (2016) Dominance analysis of the online interactive self-directed writing course. Global Chinese Language and Culture Education, 2016 (33), 30-40.
  3. Tay, B.P., Chin, C.K., Gong, C., & Tan, G.H. (2015) An Effective Process for Assessing and Editing Chinese Narrative Composition: Based on Observations of Self and Peer Assessments of Writing. Journal of Chinese Language Education, 13 (2), pp. 86-104.
  4. Chin,C.K., Gong, C., & Tay, B.P. (2015) The Effects of Wiki-based Recursive Process Writing on Chinese Narrative Essays for Chinese as a Second Language (CSL) Students in Singapore. The IAFOR Journal of Education, 3 (1), pp. 45-59.
  5. Chin, C.K., Tan, G.H, Gong, C., & Tay, B.P. (2014) Feasible Strategies to Promote Students’ Self-directed Learning Ability in Middle School Composition Teaching--Using STAD Mode. The Journal of Chinese Language Education, 12 (2), pp. 50-66.
  6. Ju, C.L. & Gong, C. (2013) The teaching of reading Classes using the“PETALS™ Framework: the Teacher’s toolbox”. Zhongxue Yuwen Jiaoxue Cankao, 2013 (8), pp. 71-73.

  1. Gong, C., Tan, C. L. (2019, June) 华文作为第二语言的教材编写理念---以新加坡小学新版华文教材《欢乐伙伴》为例. Paper presented at The 15th International Conference on Chinese Langauge Pedagogy, Bei Jing.
  2. Gong, C., Tan, C. L. (2018, June) 基于变易理论的过程式写作教学训练模型开发. Paper presented at The fifth International Conference on Chinese as a Second Language Research, Hong Kong.
  3. Gong, C, Tan, C.L., Chin, C.K., & Tay, B.P. (2017, December) Teacher and Student Role Orientation in Self-directed Learning Chinese Writing Course. Paper presented at 2017 International Annual Conference of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, Hsinchu, Taiwan.
  4. Gong, C., Tan, C.L., & Soh, K.C. (2017, October) Effects of Wiki-based Recursive Process Writing: A Dominance Analysis. Paper presented at Graduate Student Conference 2017, Singapore.
  5. Gong, C., Tay, B.P., & Chin, C.K. (2016, July) Scaffolding teaching of writing in a constructive mode. Paper presented at The 14th International Conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education, Newcastle. UK: The 14th International Conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education.
  6. Gong, C., Tay, B.P., Zhang, L.M., & Chin, C.K. (2016) Feasibility of second language writing online guidance. In Conference proceedings of the 9th International Conference & Workshops on Technology & Chinese Language Teaching in the 21st Century (70-76). Macau: University of Macau.
  7. Gong, C., Chin, C.K., & Tay, B.P. (2016) Design philosophy and elements of success for the online writing course of Chinese as a second language. In Conference proceedings of the 9th International Conference & Workshops on Technology & Chinese Language Teaching in the 21st Century (pp. 62-69). Macau: University of Macau.
  8. Gong, C., Chin, C.K., Tay, B.P., & Soh, K.C. (2015, November) Dominance analysis of the online interactive self-directed writing course. Paper presented at 7th International Chinese Conference, Wuhan: Huazhong Normal University.
  9. Gong, C., Chin, C.K., & Tay, B.P. (2015, August) Self Construction of Writing Assessment Based on the Self-directed Learning. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Teaching and Learning of Chinese as a Second Language, Singapore: NTU.
  10. Gong, C., Chin, C.K., & Tay, B.P. (2015, August) Effective mind map template in writing assessment for peer review. Paper presented at The 23rd conference of IACH( International Association of Chinese Linguistics) cum the 1st International Symposium on Sino-Korean Linguistics, Seoul: Hanyang University.
  11. Gong, C., Chin, C.K., & Tay, B.P. (2015) Enhance teachers 'composition teaching literacy and autonomy through online interactive writing course------"Learning by doing": an effective way of teacher training. In Proceedings of the Asian Conference on Language Learning 2015 (ACLL2015) (pp. 285-300). Kobe, Japan: The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).
  12. Gong, C., Chin, C.K., Tay, B.P., & Tan, G.H. (2014) Enhance teachers’ composition teaching literacy through Wiki Platform in a Self-directed Learning Mode. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Chinese Pedagogy (pp. 408-416). Haerbin: Heilongjiang People's Publishing House. (ISBN: 978-7-207-10013-9)
  13. Chin,C.K., Gong, C., & Tay, B.P. (2014, December) Preliminary Study on Effectiveness of the Teaching of Wiki-based Chinese Process Writing. Paper presented at Understanding and dialogue: Education of Literature and Language in the context of globalization, Hangzhou: Zhejiang University. [First prize award]
  14. Chin, C.K., Gong, C., & Tay, B.P. (2014) The Effects of Wiki-Based Recursive Process Writing on Chinese Narrative Essay for Chinese as a Second Language (CSL) Students in Singapore. In Proceedings of The ECTC 2014 Online Conference. Aichi, Japan: The International Academic Forum.
  15. Gong, C., Chin, C.K., Tay, B.P., & Tan, G.H. (2013, June) The wiki-based secondary school process writing class. Paper presented at The 21st annual conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL), Taiwan: National Taiwan Normal University.
  16. Gong, C., Chin, C.K., Tay, B.P., Tan, G.H., & Tan, K.Y. (2012, November) Conference on Enhancing the Teaching and Learning of Chinese for Non-Chinese Speaking Students: Challenge and Breakthrough. Paper presented at The 21st annual conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL), Hong Kong: Hong Kong University.
  17. Gong, C., Chin, C.K., Tay, B.P., Tan, G.H., & Tan, K.Y. (2012, October) The research design of a SDL-based lower secondary writing course. Paper presented at The fifth international conference on second language acquisition (SLA2012), Wuhan: Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
  18. Gong, C., Chin, C.K., & Tay, B.P. (2012, June) A school-based course study on enhancing Singapore students’ communicative competency. Paper presented at The fourth international symposium for young scholars on Chinese language teaching and learning, Beijing: Beijing University.

  1. Gong, C., Tay, B.P.,& Chia, S.H. (2019) “从看图作文到命题作文的过渡教学” Singapore: NTU-SCCL Press.
  2. Gong, C., Tay, B.P., & Tan, G.H. (2016) “Self-directed Learning to enhance lower-grade Secondary School students' Chinese writing ability”, Singapore: NTU-SCCL Press. (ISBN: 978-981-07-9086-8)
  3. Chin, C.K., Gong, C., & Tay, B.P. (2014) Situational Exploratory Project Work. Singapore: NTU-SCCL Press.
  4. Chin, C.K., Gong, C., Tay, B.P., Wong, L.H., Tan, G.H., & Chow, F.Y. (2013) Teaching Chinese idioms with Animation. Singapore: NTU-SCCL Press.
  5. Chin, C.K., Gong, C., Tay, B.P., Wong, L.H., Tan, G.H., & Chow, F.Y. (2013) Teaching Chinese idioms with Animation (teacher's version). Singapore: NTU-SCCL Press.