Henry FUNG Henry FUNG
Henry FUNG 馮梓楊

Lecturer and Internship Director
Programme Director of Organizational Communication Concentration

Ed.D., Johns Hopkins University; BSocSc, HKBU (1st Hon.); MSocSc, HKU (Distinction)
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Dr. Henry Fung, a First-Class Honor graduate and Scholastic Award recipient from the School of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist University, is now a Lecturer and Internship Director in his alma mater. Dr. Fung also serves as the Programme Director of Organizational Communication Concentration. He received his Master of Social Sciences degree with distinction from The University of Hong Kong and a doctorate in education from Johns Hopkins University School of Education.

Prior to his engagement with the School, he was the Program Director of the China-United States Exchange Foundation, a non-government organization established by the first Chief Executive of Hong Kong Mr. C.H. Tung in 2008. In his capacity as Program Director, Henry worked with different prominent think tanks and Universities including Brookings Institute, Harvard Kennedy School, Johns Hopkins SAIS, the University of Chicago to organize student exchange programs and high-level dialogues through which he has developed professional connections with scholars, business leaders and government officials from China and the United States.

Henry views teaching as a treasured opportunity, and he actively engages with students to carry out service-learning projects that strive to make the community a better place. His commitment to education has been recognized through several teaching accolades, including the Student Service Award and the Faculty Award for Exemplary Teaching. Henry is also a Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

As a frequent speaker at seminars, Henry strongly believes that communication is always the key to both personal and career success. 


Research Interests

Public Speaking
Interpersonal communication
Communication Training and Development
Peer Mentoring
Social Support



Refereed Journal Articles and Book Chapters
Fung, Henry T. Y., Tan, M., Saltiel, I. (In Press). “It’s a small world after all”: An exploratory comparative case study of online teaching and learning in HK, Singapore and the US under the outbreak of COVID-19. In Germain-Rutherford, A., Graham, D. & Bradley, W. (Eds), Online Learning, Open Education, and Equity in the Age of COVID. Athabasca University Press.

Fung, Henry T. Y. (2023). Online Peer Mentoring for Communication Students in Hong Kong under Emergency Remote Teaching. Journal of Media Education, 14(1), 5-14. https://en.calameo.com/journal-of-media-education/read/000091789089560c5d90b

Cheng, K., Wong, A., Choy, M., Fung, Henry T. Y. (2022). Speak! 2.0- A version with Enhanced Technology and Broader Student Participation. In Kwong, T., Wee, L-H, Law, L, & Chong, K. (Eds), Studies on Teaching and Learning, Pearson.


Selected Conference Papers & Presentations

Fung, Henry T. Y. (2023). Showcasing Exemplary Student Works in a Digital Archive to Promote Peer-to-Peer Learning Under COVID-19: A Case Study in Hong Kong. E-Learning Asia Forum. Singapore Social Sciences University, Singapore.

Fung, Henry T. Y. (2023). E-Service-Learning as a Pedagogy: Hybrid Peer Mentoring for Underprivileged Secondary School Students. Virtual Teaching and Learning Innovation Expo in the Metaverse. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Fung, Henry T. Y. (2023). The beauty of mixing it up? Comparing Online and Hybrid Modes of Peer Mentoring for Disadvantaged Youths in Hong Kong. International Conference on Learning and Teaching for Future Readiness 2023. Education University of Hong Kong.

Fung, Henry T. Y. (2022). Online Peer Mentoring to Improve the Emergency Remote Learning Experiences of Undergraduate Students: A Preliminary Study in Hong Kong During the COVID-19 Pandemic. E-Learning Asia Forum. Manila: Philippines.

Fung, Henry T. Y. (2021). Impacts of the socio-political instability in Hong Kong onuniversity students’ learning experience. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Higher Education Advanceshttp://dx.doi.org/10.4995/HEAd21.2021.12834

Fung, Henry T. Y. (2021). Assessing perceptions of Hong Kong university students about learning through social movements and the 2020 pandemic. Paper presented at the 6th JHU SOE Celebration of Research Conference for Doctoral Students.

Fung, Henry T. Y., Xie, J. M. (2021). Political participation, perceived stress, and academic performance of university students in Hong Kong under Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill Movement. Paper presented at the 28th International Conference on Learning.



Fellow (2023) Higher Education Academy

Faculty Award for Exemplary Teaching (2023), School of Communication

Student Service Award (2020), Department of Communication Studies

Principal investigator

Service-Learning project for the PRAD3076/PRAO3076 Communication Training for Organizations course funded by the Service-Learning Mini-Grants from the Centre for innovative Service-Learning, Hong Kong Baptist University.
Period: Semester 1, 2023-2024
Grant received: HKD45,000

Principal investigator

Service-Learning projects for the PRAD2037/PRAO2037 Interpersonal Communication course funded by the Service-Learning Mini-Grants from the Centre for Innovative Service-Learning, Hong Kong Baptist University
Period: Semester 2, 2023-2024
Period: Semester 2, 2022-2023
Period: Semester 1, 2021-2022
Period: Semester 2, 2020-2021 

Total grant received HKD147,000

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Principal investigator

Project: Digital Archive of Exemplary Student Works from the Department of Communication Studies funded by UGC’s Special Grant for Strategic Development of Virtual Teaching and Learning
Period: 1 May 2021-30 November 2022
Amount: HKD146,000