Dr. Fung Chorng Yuan is a senior lecturer and the acting Deputy Head of School at the Faculty of Business, Design and Arts. Prior to joining Swinburne Sarawak, he has worked in both the industry and academia for over 20 years. Dr. Fung was admitted as an associate member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), U.K., in 1996 and subsequently a fellow (senior) member in 2000. He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), carrying the title Chartered Accountant (CA) since 1998.
Dr Fung obtained his PhD in educational psychology from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). His PhD research was on university students’ motivational beliefs and self-regulated learning, using quasi-experimental mixed methods approach. Blending both the practical and the theory, his passion is to develop learners as critical thinkers in the field that they are embarking on. Leveraging his PhD and Master’s research in self-regulated learning, cognitive modelling and cognitive task analysis, Dr Fung provides useful ‘thinking tools’ for his learners to achieve sound understanding and application of the subject content. He conducts training, both in-course and corporates, regularly. He uses CARE (Context, Application, Reflect and Evaluate) approach in his teaching and training, making him one of the sought-after lecturers and trainers in the field.
In research, Dr Fung is the Business Innovation research cluster leader at the Business and Social Innovation Research Centre. He is an accredited supervisor to supervise both masters and PhDs. He has a YouTube channel, providing invaluable resources for master and PhD students. You can find out more information about his channel using the following link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4vwjr29t0LcfKgpg9imc9A. In addition to being a researcher and an author, Dr. Fung is also a reviewer for SCOPUS and MyCite indexed journals.