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Conference Presentations


  1. *Neuman, S. B., Samudra, P. G, Wong, K. M., & Kaefer, T. (2019, October). Scaffolding attention and partial word learning through interactive co-viewing of educational media: An eye-tracking study with low-income preschoolers. Paper presentation at the Technology, Mind, & Society: An APA Conference Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

  2. Neuman, S. B., Samudra, P. G, Wong, K. M., & Kaefer, T. (2019, July). Scaffolding attention and partial word learning through interactive co-viewing of educational media: An eye-tracking study with low-income preschoolers. Paper presentation at the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada.

  3. *Wong, K. M. (2019, April). “That filter really highlights the message”: Engaging pre-service teachers in critical issues in multilingual education through Instagram. Poster presentation with multimedia at the NYU Steinhardt Research and Scholarship Showcase, New York, NY. (*received Best Poster Presentation with Multimedia Award)

  4. *Wong, K. M. (2019, April). Models of L1-based multilingual education: Evidence from a decade of research. Paper presentation at the Comparative and International Education Society conference, San Francisco, CA.

  5. Carroll, K. S. & Wong, K. M. (2019, April). Translanguaging in teacher education through community walks and student-created texts. Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting, Toronto, Canada.

  6. *Tian, Z. & Wong, K. M. (2019, April). A systematic review of Chinese-English dual language bilingual education in North America. Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting, Toronto, Canada. (*session organizer: Opportunities and challenges in Chinese-English dual language bilingual education.)

  7. *Wong, K. M. & Samudra, P. G. (2019, April). Technology-based learning environments for dual-language learners: An examination of dual-coding theory for L2 vocabulary learning. Poster presentation at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting, Toronto, Canada.

  8. Samudra, P. G., Neuman, S. B., Wong, K. M., & Kaefer, T. (2019, April). Promoting preschoolers’ vocabulary learning through educational media: Connecting coviewing, learning, and attention. Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting, Toronto, Canada.

  9. Samudra, P. G., Neuman, S. B., & Wong, K. M. (2019, April). Enhancing learning from educational media through attention-directing cues. Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting, Toronto, Canada.

  10. *Wong, K. M. (2019, March). Finding a threshold for Dual-Language Learners’ L2 vocabulary learning on screen: An eye-tracking study. Poster presentation at the Society for Research in Child Development biennial meeting, Baltimore, MD.

  11. Samudra, P., Wong, K. M., & Neuman, S. B. (2019, March). Say it Slowly: Does Slowing the Pacing of Educational Media Promote Vocabulary Learning? Paper presentation at the Society for Research in Child Development biennial meeting, Baltimore, MD.

  12. Samudra, P., Wong, K. M., & Neuman, S. B. (2019, March). Repetition and Spacing Effects in Vocabulary Learning from Educational Media. Poster presentation at the Society for Research in Child Development biennial meeting, Baltimore, MD.

  13. *Wong, K. M. (2019, March). Learning vocabulary through educational media: Extending dual-coding theory to Dual-Language Learners. Paper presentation at the American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Atlanta, GA.

  14. Neuman, S. B., Samudra, P. G., & Wong, K. M. (2018, October). The effects of co-viewing on preschoolers’ vocabulary development and comprehension. Poster presentation at the 2nd Digital Media and Developing Minds Congress, Long Island, NY.

  15. Neuman, S. B., Wong, K. M., Flynn, R., & Kaefer, T. (2018, July). Quick, incidental word learning in educational media: All contexts are not equal for low-income children. Paper presentation at the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading Annual Meeting, Brighton, United Kingdom.

  16. Moorhouse, B. & Wong, K. M. (2018, June). Developing a school-based reading programme for lower primary learners in Hong Kong: A case study and lessons learned. Paper presentation at the Asia Teaching English as a Foreign Language International Conference, Macau.

  17. *Wong, K. M. & Kaefer, T. (2018, March). Language proficiency influences preschoolers’ attention and vocabulary learning: An eye-tracking study. Paper presentation at the American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Chicago, IL. 

  18. *Wong, K. M. (2018, March). Language policy for non-Chinese speaking students in Hong Kong: Linguistic capital within a language-as-problem orientation. Paper presentation at the Comparative International Education Conference, Mexico City, Mexico.

  19. *Kabay, S., Wong, K. M., Karlan, D., & Lau, L. (2018, March). Measuring parent-child relationships in the Philippines: A randomized control trial on a parenting intervention. Paper presentation at the Comparative International Education Conference, Mexico City, Mexico.

  20. Neuman, S. B., Flynn, R., Wong, K. M., & Kaefer, T. (2018, January). Vocabulary learning from educational media: Does context matter? Poster presentation at the Institute of Education Sciences Relevance and Rigor: Creating the Future of Education Research Conference, Arlington, VA.

  21. *Danielson, K., Wong, K. M., & Neuman, S. B. (2017, November). Vocabulary in educational media for preschoolers: A content analysis of word selection and screen-based pedagogical supports. Paper presentation at the Literacy Research Association Conference, Tampa, FL.

  22. Neuman, S. B., Wong, K. M., Flynn, R. M. & Kaefer, T. (2017, October). Educational media supports for low-income preschoolers: Vocabulary development. Paper presentation at the biennial meeting of the Cognitive Development Society Conference, Portland, OR.

  23. Flynn, R., Neuman, S., Wong, K. M., Danielson, K. & Kaefer, T. (2017, May). Attention to certain features in educational media predicts vocabulary labeling for preschoolers. Paper presentation at the International Communication Association Conference, San Diego, CA.

  24. *Wong, K. M. (2017, April). How do children learn vocabulary on screen? An eye-tracking study on attention and screen-based pedagogical supports. Paper presentation at the NYU Steinhardt Research and Scholarship Showcase, New York, NY. (*received Best Oral Presentation Award)

  25. Neuman, S. B., Wong, K. M., Flynn, R., Danielson, K. & Kaefer, T. (2017, April). Educational media supports for low-income preschoolers’ vocabulary development. Poster presentation at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Conference, Austin, TX.

  26. *Neuman, S. B. & Wong, K. M. (2017, April). Content not form predicts oral language comprehension: The influence of the medium on preschoolers’ story understanding. Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association Conference, San Antonio, TX.

  27. *Wong, K. M. (2017, March). How educational is educational media? Vocabulary learning for preschool ELLs. Paper presentation at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference, Portland, OR.

  28. *Wong, K. M. (2017, February). Educational media for emergent bilinguals: How much vocabulary learning is there? Paper presentation at the National Association for Bilingual Education Conference, Dallas, TX. 

  29. *Wong, K. M. (2017, January). ELL language proficiency influences attention and vocabulary learning in media. Paper presentation at the Subway Summit on Cognition and Education Research, New York, NY.

  30. *Flynn, R. M., Neuman, S. B., Wong, K. M., Danielson, K. & Kaefer, T.  (2017, January). Children’s attention to screen-based supports predicts vocabulary labeling. Poster presentation at the 2017 Subway Summit, New York, NY. 

  31. *Fletcher, K., Danielson, K., Flynn, R. M., Wong, K. M. & Neuman, S. B. (2017, January). The effects of educational media on young children’s word learning: A systematic review. Poster presentation at the 2017 Subway Summit, New York, NY.

  32. Neuman, S. B., Wong, K. M., Danielson, K., Flynn, R. M. & Kaefer, T. (2016, December). Educational media supports for low-income preschoolers’ vocabulary development. Poster presentation at the Institute of Education Sciences Making It Matter: Rigorous Research from Design to Dissemination Conference, Washington, D.C.

  33. Wong, K. M. & Benson, C. (2016, October). Towards synergistic policies on multilingual education in Cambodia: the national, provincial and local. Paper presentation at the International Conference on Language and Education, Bangkok, Thailand. 

  34. *Wong, K. M. (2016, April). Books or digital books: Enhancing reading comprehension and motivation for preschoolers at risk. Poster presentation at the NYU Steinhardt Research and Scholarship Showcase, New York, NY.

  35. *Wong, K. M. (2016, March). Taking stock of multilingual education policy and practice in Cambodia: A qualitative evaluation. Paper presentation at Comparative & International Education Society (CIES) Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

  36. *Wong, K. M. (2015, March). Universal Primary Education: Who should NGOs in rural Philippines target? Paper presentation at CIES Conference, Washington, DC.

  37. *Benson, C. & Wong, K. M. (2015, March). Development discourse on language of instruction and literacy: Sound policy or lip service? Paper presentation at CIES Conference, Washington, DC.

  38. *Wong, K. M. (2014, November). Portfolio assessments in elementary L2 writers to foster motivation and self-regulation. Paper presentation at the New York Teaching of English as a Second Language Conference, Albany, NY.

  39. *Wong, K. M. (2014, June). Inspiring motivated and self-regulated L2 writers through portfolio assessment. Paper presentation at the Hong Kong Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Hong Kong.

  40. *Wong, K. M. & Lee, I. (2012, January). Motivation in L2 English Language writing feedback: Marking with Grace. Paper presentation at the Christians in English Language Teaching Conference, Hong Kong.

  41. *Wong, K. M., Wong, W. S., & Tse, E. (2010, March). Who can write? Learning and teaching the complexities of Process Writing. Paper presentation at the Learning in Action: Learning, Teaching and Assessment held by the Hong Kong Education Bureau, Hong Kong.

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Invited Presentations


  1. Wong, K. M. (2019, May). Diversity, differentiation, and inclusion in the college classroom. Keynote presentation at the Monroe College Adjunct Faculty Development Conference, New Rochelle, NY.

  2. Wong, K. M. (2019, February). Diversity, differentiation, and inclusion in the college classroom. Keynote presentation at Monroe College Faculty Development Conference, New Rochelle, NY.

  3. Wong, K. M. (2018, April). Using eye-tracking methodology to examine L1 and L2 vocabulary learning in preschoolers. Lecture conducted in Natalie Brito’s Baby Lab at New York University, New York, NY.

  4. Wong, K. M. (2017, 2018). The role of media in early childhood literacy and research. Lecture conducted for the Human Development course at New York University, New York, NY. 

  5. Wong, K. M. (2012, 2013, 2014, January). Process Writing in the public school classroom. Lecture conducted for the Postgraduate Diploma in Education course at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

  6. Wong, K. M. (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, December). Feedback in writing through portfolio assessment. Lecture conducted for the Master of Arts in English Language Teaching course at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

  7. Wong, K. M. (2013, November). Implementing a process writing approach into the public school classroom. Lecture conducted for the Master of Education Curriculum Decision-making course at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

  8. Wong, K. M. & Lin, M. (2013, July). Innovation in the Writing Classroom: Voices from Administrators and Teachers. Lecture conducted for the Chinese University of Hong Kong Department of Education, Hong Kong.

  9. Wong, K. M., Wong, W. S., & Tsui, F. (2011, May). Chinese Culture in English Language Teaching. Lecture conducted for the Education Bureau Native-English Teacher Section, Hong Kong.

  10. Wong, K. M. (2010, January). Process Writing in Pui Kiu Primary School. Lecture conducted for the Chinese University of Hong Kong Department of Education, Hong Kong.