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Deng, Liping; Li, Sandy C.; Lu, Jie – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2018
This study seeks to understand how first-year teacher education students in a Hong Kong university employed wikis, together with other Web 2.0 tools, in support of group work. Taking a holistic approach, the investigation included the technological tools designed by the instructor, and those tools employed by students themselves outside the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Preservice Teachers, Cooperative Learning
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Hu, Xiao; Cheong, Christy Weng-Lam; Chu, Samuel Kai-Wah – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
TRACT This study develops a framework for analyzing student comments in Wikis of group writing to inform learning assessment. It first drew on the literature to develop a framework consisting of three modules measuring student interaction, meaning construction and thinking development in the writing process. Inservice teachers were interviewed to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Discourse Analysis, Computer Mediated Communication
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Wong, Phoebe; Lee, Daisy; Ng, Peggy M. L. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: A fuller understanding of the information search behaviour of prospective students in the digital era is one of the keys to success in university recruitment. The purpose of this paper is to investigate students' university choice factors in relation to the online environment. Design/methodology/approach: In total, 637 samples from 11…
Descriptors: Information Sources, Web Sites, Student Recruitment, Universities
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Dvir, Yuval; Shields, Robin; Yemini, Miri – British Journal of Educational Studies, 2018
This study examines the construction and meaning of International Baccalaureate (IB) schools as manifested by schools in four locations: Chicago, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, and the United Arab Emirates. Through analysis of schools' websites, we identify three major approaches towards constructing the schools' image: globally acknowledged quality,…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Neoliberalism, Advanced Placement Programs
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Cer, Erkan – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of the current study is to reveal general qualities of the objectives in the mother-tongue curricula of Hong Kong and Shanghai-China, South Korea, Singapore, and Turkey in terms of higher-order thinking processes specified by PISA tests. Research Methods: In this study, the researcher used a qualitative research design.…
Descriptors: Native Language, International Assessment, Comparative Education, Thinking Skills
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Ho, Jeffrey C. F.; Yao, Mike Z. – Journal of Educators Online, 2018
We applied a user interface (UI) design approach based on a constructivist perspective for web-based learning that conceptualizes interactions between learners and websites as conversations. Hyperlinks on the UI of a distributed interactive learning environment were treated as invitations for interaction to encourage learners' active exploration.…
Descriptors: Computer Interfaces, Man Machine Systems, Web Sites, Hypermedia
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Ho, Jeffrey C. F.; Yao, Mike Z. – Journal of Educators Online, 2018
Constructivist learning posits that learners should construct their own meaning and organization of knowledge through exploration. Web-based distributed interactive learning (DIL) environments are a type of information and communications technology that supports learners in exploring learning materials. Although educators can access learners'…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Visualization, Web Sites, Outcomes of Education
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Cheng, Gary – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
This study aimed to develop an automatic classification system, namely ACTIVE, for generating immediate and individualised feedback on students' reflective entries about their second language (L2) learning experiences. It also aimed to explore students' attitudes towards using the system to support the development of their reflective skills in L2…
Descriptors: Classification, Second Language Learning, Feedback (Response), Learning Experience
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Fong, Shirley S. M.; Chu, Samuel K. W.; Lau, Wilfred W.F.; Doherty, Iain; Hew, K. F. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2017
Aim/Purpose: To investigate the effectiveness of incorporating wiki technology in an undergraduate biostatistics course for improving university students' collaborative learning, approaches to learning, and course performance. Methodology: During a three year longitudinal study, twenty-one and twenty-four undergraduate students were recruited by…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Collaborative Writing, Undergraduate Study, Statistics
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Wang, Lixun – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
Peer teaching and learning are learner-centred approaches with great potential for promoting effective learning, and the fast development of Web 2.0 technology has opened new doors for promoting peer teaching and learning. In this study, we aim to establish peer teaching and learning among students by employing a Wikibook project in the course…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Textbooks, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods
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Wong, Adam – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2016
Every teacher understands the importance of getting timely student feedback for effective and efficient teaching and learning. However, students are not always keen to answer questions in the classroom in front of their peers. There is a need for an efficient method to engage all the students in a classroom and quickly evaluate the progress of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Audience Response Systems, Telecommunications, Web Sites
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Cheung, Lewis T. O.; Fok, Lincoln; Tsang, Eric P. K.; Fang, Wei; Tsang, H. Y. – Environmental Education Research, 2015
This study aimed to understand the environmental knowledge (EK) of the residents of Hong Kong. A territory-wide survey was administered to investigate the subjective and objective EK of the respondents as well as their means of receiving information about the environment. The results indicated that Hong Kong's residents have a comparatively low…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environment, Knowledge Level, Surveys
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Li, Kai Ming – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
This paper reports the results of an attempt to integrate a collaborative technology, Wiki, into learning within a course in a teacher education programme based on social constructivist learning theory. The current study aimed to explore student-teacher acceptance of the proposed pedagogy and to identify specific learning style preferences that…
Descriptors: Listening Skills, Student Teachers, Student Attitudes, Cooperative Learning
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Kim, Loretta; Wong, Shun Han Rebekah – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2015
This article discusses the objectives and outcomes of a project to enhance digital humanities training at the undergraduate level in a Hong Kong university. The co-investigators re-designed a multi-source data-set as an example and then taught a multi-step curriculum about gathering, organizing, and presenting original data to an introductory…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, History Instruction, Humanities Instruction
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Riady, Yasir – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2014
This paper describes and give insight about the use of Facebook to assist learning in Jakarta and several countries outside Indonesia. There are so many problems that will arise based on the factual sight such users tend to find difficulties in searching, analyzing and accessing information that they need, particularly materials in their academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Web Sites, Distance Education
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