School:Education and Social Care
Carrie is a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader of BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies Top Up. She is specialised in Aesthetic Education, Creative Pedagogy, Drama-in-Education, and SEND Intervention.
Carrie is a professional dramatist, licensed therapist and educational researcher. She received an Honorary Professorship from the Southwest Institute of Child Rehabilitation Medicine, Chengdu, China in 2019. She is an appointed Subject Specialist (Performing Arts) of The Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications since 2006, and Drama Examiner of Hong Kong Arts Development Council since 2008. Before joining ARU, Carrie was an Assistant Professor at the University of Saint Joseph (Macau), a Postdoctoral Fellow at The Education University of Hong Kong, and a Visiting Scholar at the Hokkaido University (Japan).
Carrie is interested in transdisciplinary arts-based research on aesthetics, early childhood education, spirituality, SEN support, and applied theatre through the lens of postmodernism.
Carrie is experienced in supervising MEd and PhD research on SEN Interventions and Creative Pedagogy specialised in Qualitative research, Mixed-Methods, and Arts-based methodologies, e.g., Action Research, A/r/tography, and Case Studies.
Ho, K.L.C., 2022. Constructing an aesthetic discourse: A literature review on Daoism meets postmodernism in aesthetic education. Education Inquiry, 13(1), pp. 21-36 (first accepted in 2020). https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/20004508.2020.1831286. (Scopus)
Ong, Y.L.M., Ho, K.L.C., Kawata, M., Takahashi M. and Mizuno, K., 2020. Understanding of base-10 concept and its application: A cross-cultural comparison between Japan and Singapore. The International Journal of Early Years Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/09669760.2020.1848525. (ESCI, Scopus)Lo, W. L., and Ho, K. L. C., 2020. Lost in transition: Brecht’s theatre as a social change agent for youth empowerment in the time of the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong Handover. In Mreiwed, H., Carter, M. and Mitchell, C. (Eds.). Art as an Agent for Social Change (pp. 55-64). Brill/Sense Personal/Public Scholarship series. ISBN: 978-90-04-44286-3.
Ho, K.L.C., 2020. Who’s got the power? Young children’s aesthetic encounters with drama improvisation and Deleuze. The Journal of Early Childhood Research, 18(1), pp. 73-83. https://doi.org/10.1177/1476718X19888716. (ESCI, Scopus)
Ho, K. L. C., 2019. A teacher perspective. In Couzens, D., Correia, A. M. and Ho, K. L. C. (Eds.). Perspectives on Inclusion, (pp. 38-49). Macau Foundation.
Ho, C.K.L., 2018. Aesthetic experiences with young children in Hong Kong. In Iorio, J.M. and Parnell, W. (Eds.). Meaning making in early childhood research: Pedagogies and the personal (pp. 71-84). Routledge. (Scopus listed publication)
Ho, K. L. C., 2017. Improvisation Experiences to the Discussion of Aesthetic Environments for Young Children in Hong Kong. The Journal of Drama and Theatre Education in Asia, 7(1), pp. 9–28. (Chinese).
Ho, K.L.C., 2016. In search of an aesthetic pathway: Young children's aesthetic encounters with drama improvisation. Early Child Development and Care, 187(1), pp. 1-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03004430.2016.1148694. (SSCI, Scopus)
Ho, K.L.C. (2020). Liberated Parents, Liberated Children: Play-based Compassionate Communication. Paper Presentation at the 1st International Forum on Sensory Integration and Positive Parenting (Online), 27 June 2020, China.
Ho, K.L.C. (2020). Assistive technology: Supporting children with ASD to develop meaningful learning and communication. Paper Presentation at the International Summit Forum on Autism Spectrum Disorder on 4th April 2020, China.
Ho, K.L.C. (2019). Searching for an aesthetic pathway: Creating an intangible aesthetic environment. Keynote Speech at the National Pingtung University in the International Conference on Aesthetics, Ethics, and Better Life, 26-27th October 2019, in Taiwan.
Ho, K.L.C. (2019). “MYTHAGOGIA”. Drama Workshop at the National Pingtung University in the International Conference on Aesthetics, Ethics, and Better Life, 26-27th October 2019, in Taiwan.
Ho, K.L.C., & Wong, W.L. (2019). Cohesion: An ELT model that fits all school-based curricular. Paper Presentation at Sookmyung Women’s University, Seoul, Korea, in Korea TESOL International Conference, 12-13 October 2019.
Ho, K.L.C. (2019). Searching for an Aesthetic Pathway: Well-being Pedagogy for Positive Changes in Teaching and Learning. Public Lecturer and Drama Workshop at Hokkaido University Well-being, 3 October 2019.
Lo, W. L., & Ho, K. L. C. (2019). Youth theatre empowerment through Brecht. Paper presented at International Federation for Theatre Research, Conference 2019: Theatre, Performance, and Urbanism, in Shanghai, China.
Ho, K. L. C. (2019). A case study on evidence-based strategies for creating meaningful supports to adults with disabilities through arts. Paper presented at RI Asia and Pacific Regional Conference, 26 June 2019, Macau.