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Assistant Professor Dr Cheong Ku Wing

Head of Research and Postgraduate Studies

Academic Qualifications

PhD
Master of Arts
Bachelor of Music

Areas of Interest
Music Education, Happiness
Well-being
Music Entrepreneurship
Biography

Cheong Ku Wing is a faculty member at the Institute of Music, UCSI University. With a special interest in music education and music pedagogy, Ku Wing has extensive experience in instrumental teaching and learning, working as a piano teacher and group class music teacher. As a music education researcher, Ku Wing’s research interests have been oriented to music education, music pedagogy, musical creativity and thinking skills, music entrepreneurship, early childhood education, happiness, well-being, and positive ageing.

Research / Conference Publications, Presentations, Performances / Recordings

ARTICLES IN ACADEMIC JOURNALS

PUBLICATION IN PROCEEDDING 2019

  • Chin, P. K., & Cheong, K.W. (2019). The entrepreneurial competencies and motivationof freelance jazz musicians in Klang Valley. Proceedings of the International Conference of Performing and Visual Arts, ICPVA, 2018, 76-81.

CHAPTER IN BOOK 2019

  • Cheong, K.W. (2019). Teaching strategies, knowledge, higher-order thinking skills and creative musical product in music improvisation. In Y. Tsubonou, A. Tan, & M. Oie (Eds.), Creativity in the twenty first century: Creativity in music education (pp. 201-216). Springer.

Networks / Industry Linkages / Memberships

  • Malaysian Journal of Music (Editorial Board, 2019-2022)
  • Persatuan Chopin Malaysia (Committee Member)