Paula Hodgson, DBA

Dr. Hodgson was one of the pioneers in promoting and supporting e-Learning in the Hong Kong. She has been working in higher education since 1997, and served the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of Auckland, University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, and now at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Her research areas include technology-enriched teaching and learning, assessment in higher education, and massive open online courses. Serving in Centre of Learning Enhancement and Research in CUHK since September 2015, she is the principle investigator in ‘Immersive virtual reality’ and ‘SMART assessment’ which are funded by the University. Concurrently, she is the co-principle investigator of the following joint-university Teaching and Learning project 2016-19 funded by the University Grants Committee (1) ‘Coding, Design, and Global Involvement: Engaging Students in Multi-domain Active Learning Through the Creation of Mobile Apps and an Apps Resource Centre (ARC)’, (2) ‘Augmenting Physical Learning Spaces with Location-based Services Using iBeacon Technology for Innovative Learning and Teaching’, and (3) ‘Enhancing learning outcomes for students through a data-driven review of the 4-year curriculum in UGC funded programs’. She has invited to present in universities in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Vietnam and Russia and made numerous international conference presentations in Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherland, New Zealand, Sweden, United Kingdom, and United States of America. She has made over 150 publications and can be viewed at