Dr. Bernie C.N. Mak 麥震嵐博士
Academic Co-ordinator and Lecturer, Professional Communication and English Studies / Generic Content - GE Level 2 Interdisciplinary Thematic Courses (Science, Technology and Society), Division of Arts and Languages
Teaching AreasCourse(s) taught:
- TCSC2200 Language in the Digital Age
- PENG2200 Contemporary English Grammar
- CCLC1201 English Academic Writing I
- CCLC1202 English Academic Writing II
- ENGL0308 English Enhancement
- Workplace discourse
- Computer-mediated discourse
- Linguistic power and identity
- Linguistic situation
- Digital pedagogy in language education
- Chui, M. H. L., Mak, B. C. N., & Cheng, G. (2022). Exploring the potential, features, and functions of small talk in digital distance teaching on Zoom: A mixed-method study by quasi-experiment and conversation analysis. In W. Jia et al. (Eds.), Emerging technologies for education (pp.364-372). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92836-0_32
- Cheng, G., Chui, M. H. L., & Mak, B. C. N. (2022). Investigating the impact of teacher feedback on content revisions in EFL students' writing by the automated tracking approach. In W. Jia et al. (Eds.), Emerging technologies for education (pp.355-363). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92836-0_31
Mak, B. C. N., & Chui, M. H. L. (2021). Will a teacher’s small talk in an online lesson have an impact on the students’ satisfaction in learning experience? A quasi-experimental study by one-way ANOVA. Academia Letters, Article 1612, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.20935/AL1612
- Chui, M. H. L., Poon, L. K. M., Rowsell, J., Mak, B. C. N., Suen, M. P. K., & Chan, A. Y. Y. (2020). Artificial Intelligence (AI) literacy readiness for pre-service teachers through the course evaluation of computer vision, design thinking, and 3D technologies. In The Steering and Organizing Committees of ICEAI (Ed.), Proceedings of International Conference on Education and Artificial Intelligence (pp. 36-37). Hong Kong: The Education University of Hong Kong.
- Mak, B. C. N. (2020a). Multilingualism in Hong Kong's formal and informal settings: a brief historical review of the development from the early 1900s to the late 2010s. Journal of Advances in Linguistics, 11(1), 47-62.
- Mak, B. C. N. (2020b). Short paper - A new perspective on an old subject: mobile-assisted language learning in English academic writing in Hong Kong universities. Journal of Linguistics and Education Research, 3(1/2), 11-16.
- Mak, B. C. N. (2019a). Doing business and constructing identities through small talk in workplace instant messaging. Pragmatics and Society, 10(4), 559-583.
- Mak, B. C. N. (2019b). Teaching Hong Kong English before teaching academic English: The gateway to effective learning of college writing. Journal of Linguistics and Education Research, 2(1), 8-18.
- Hui, K. F., & Mak, C. N. (2019). Chapter 2: Twenty-first century life planning education. In C. K. Lee, W. M. Yiu, & K. F. Hui (Eds.), Twenty-first century skills, career and life planning education (pp.27-49). Taipei: H-EDU.
- Mak, B. C. N. (2018a). Humor in the workplace. In B. Vine (Ed.), The Routledge handbook of language in the workplace (pp.228-241). London & New York: Routledge.
- Mak, B. C. N. (2018b). Reconstructing the EMI environment: The space for Chinese in English courses in sub-degree programs in Hong Kong. The Asian ESP Journal, 14(1), 272-292.
- Mak, B. C. N., & Darics, E. (2017). Swearing and instant messaging: Changing norms of social interaction in the Hong Kong workplace context. In K. B. Fagersten & K. Stapleton (Eds.), Advances in swearing research: New languages, new contexts (pp.43-64). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: John Benjamins.
- Chui, H. L., Liu, Y.-Q., & Mak, B. C. N. (2016). Code-switching for newcomers and veterans: A mutually-constructed discourse strategy for workplace socialization and identification. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 26(1), 25-51.