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Ma, Cecilia M. S.; Shek, Daniel T. L. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
Objective: The present study explored the outcomes of a positive youth development (PYD) program entitled "Project P.A.T.H.S." based on a total of 12,281 Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong. Method: To understand the impact of this program, the study assessed the changes in developmental outcomes using a single group pretest and posttest…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Program Descriptions, Asians, Pretests Posttests
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Pun, Jack; Macaro, Ernesto – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
The role of the first language (L1) in second language (L2) learning has been widely discussed and researched in the second Language Acquisition (SLA) literature. Benefits of L1 use have been found for vocabulary acquisition, and in facilitating comprehension thereby alleviating student anxiety. Many teachers appear to consider L1 use as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Language Usage, Vocabulary
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Lo, Yuen Yi; Lin, Angel M. Y. – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
Content-based education programmes, in which a second/foreign language (L2) is used as the medium of instruction when teaching non-language content subjects, aim at both content and L2 learning. With such dual goal in mind, and with the rapid expansion of the programmes to contexts where students might have only basic L2 proficiency, there have…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Language of Instruction, Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries
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Fung, Suk-Chun – International Education Studies, 2019
This is the first study to investigate humane attitudes toward animals and empathic tendencies toward humans among Chinese adolescents and young adults. The present study administered two scales, the Animal Attitude Scale (AAS) and Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI), to 471 Hong Kong secondary school and university students who were between the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Altruism, Empathy, Humanistic Education
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Kong, Siu Cheung – Educational Technology & Society, 2019
The study looked into how school partnership generates benefit. It aimed to identify the structures of partnership among collaborating schools and to examine elements that can contribute to sustainable e-Learning development. Six cluster project cases were purposefully selected from an e-Learning pilot scheme in Hong Kong to investigate how school…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Sustainable Development, Partnerships in Education, Educational Cooperation
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Chan, Heng Choon; Wong, Dennis S. W. – Youth & Society, 2019
Traditional school bullying and cyberbullying are growing concerns worldwide. Research has been devoted to understanding the etiology of bullying behaviors. Using a large sample of secondary school adolescents in Hong Kong (N = 1,893), this study explores gender differences in mean levels of traditional school bullying (i.e., physical and verbal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Student Behavior
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Lau, Chung-yim – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
Through the participation of local communities in the arts, Community-Based Arts Education (CBAE) raises awareness of ecology and the environment, and also facilitates the search for and establishment of a socio-cultural identity. It provides students with specific forms of experiential learning involving out-of-classroom experiences. Since 2003…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Community Education, Educational Practices
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Chao, Chih Nuo Grace; McInerney, Dennis M.; Bai, Barry – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2019
This study investigated the relationships between students' self-efficacy and self-concept for learning languages and students' academic achievement in learning English and Chinese. 1092 eighth to eleventh graders from four Hong Kong secondary schools completed questionnaires reporting their self-efficacy, self-concept and academic results for…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Self Concept, Correlation, Second Language Learning
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Harrison, Mark Gregory; Luk, Bonnie; Lim, Lianne – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2019
Ten semi-structured interviews were conducted with ethnically Chinese adolescents enrolled into a school-based mentoring programme at a private secondary school in Hong Kong. Interview data were analysed thematically and two themes developed: 'experiencing mentoring' and 'experiencing the mentor'. The mentees, although initially sceptical about…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Secondary School Students, Adolescents, Foreign Countries
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Wan, Zhi Hong; Cheng, May Hung May – Educational Studies, 2019
Although the relationship between the classroom learning environment and academic achievement has been explored in subject-free and disciplinary subject contexts, research into this relationship is still lacking in the context of interdisciplinary subjects. This study investigated the relationship between the classroom learning environment and…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Classroom Environment, Thinking Skills, Academic Achievement
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Lau, Kit-Ling – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2019
This study investigated Hong Kong secondary students' Classical Chinese (CC) reading comprehension, reading motivation, and the effects of different types of motivation on CC reading. Four hundred forty-eight seniors from four secondary schools in Hong Kong voluntarily completed a CC reading comprehension test and a reading motivation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Reading Motivation, Reading Comprehension
OECD Publishing, 2019
Problems associated with the environment loom large over the future well-being of young generations. A previous issue of PISA in Focus (PISA in Focus 87) shows that in 2015 many 15-year-old students believed that the future -- their future -- was going to be worse, environmentally, than the present. In particular, only a minority of students…
Descriptors: Positive Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment
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Zhao, Ruo Bing; Chang, Yuan-Cheng – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2019
This study aims to explore the effect of students' family socio-economic status, gender, family support, learning motivation and peer relationships and teachers' equity on the victims of school bullying in Hong Kong. Additionally, the model was analyzed by SEM. The participants in this study were 15 year-old middle school students living in Hong…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Family Relationship, Peer Relationship
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Chen, Xiaoge; de Goes, Luciane F.; Treagust, David F.; Eilks, Ingo – Education Sciences, 2019
This study provides an analysis of selected aspects of the intended curriculum related to redox reactions as represented in secondary chemistry textbooks from the People's Republic of China, with a special view also on Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taiwan, and the Chinese minority in Malaysia. This study reveals how chemistry textbooks deal with visual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Textbook Content, Secondary School Science
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Jong, Morris Siu-yung – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Gamified Authentic Mobile Enquiry in Society (GAMES) is a GPS-supported mobile application for gamifying social enquiry learning in outdoor environments. Teachers are always the "educational innovation gatekeepers" in schools. This paper reports on a 3-year study in which the Stages of Concern model was employed as a quantitative…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Geographic Information Systems, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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