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ERIC Number: EJ1099869
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1539-3100
Distance Learning in Hong Kong
Leung, Elvis Wai Chung; Li, Qing
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, v4 n3 p1-5 Jul-Sep 2006
In response to the government's push toward a "knowledge-based economy society", the development and applications of e-learning technologies have become more and more popular in Hong Kong. E-learning provides a student-centered learning environment and delivers knowledge on-demand with up-to-the-minute information. However, a high student-dropout rate and low satisfaction with the learning processes remain to be the drawbacks currently. In this paper, we review several universities' initiatives in launching e-learning programs and/or conducting projects in this direction. We also look at some of the trendy directions in addressing the current problems of existing e-learning systems.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong