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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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Sin, I Lin; Leung, Maggi W. H.; Waters, Johanna L. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper reveals the complex diversity that underpins ostensibly similar transnational education programmes (TNE), through a comparison of UK TNE in Malaysia and Hong Kong. It draws on data from two different yet cognate studies on the role of UK universities in delivering higher education in Asia. Some fine-grained and informative differences…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged, Comparative Education
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Chan, Esther Yim Mei – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
With the rapid development of Internet technologies, higher education institutions have adopted blended learning to engage students in active learning and enhance their learning outcomes. This study investigated 261 preservice student teachers participating in a teacher education programme that was based on a blended learning design.…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Confucianism, Cultural Background, Foreign Countries
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Gan, Zhengdong; Hoi, Cathy; Schumacker, Randall – Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives, 2019
While assessment for learning (AfL) has been strongly promulgated by an increasing number of education systems internationally, little research is available that investigates students' responses to such AfL innovations, particularly in a Chinese learning context. There is a need to research and evaluate the AfL practices introduced and their…
Descriptors: College Students, Cognitive Style, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices
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Chan, Zenobia; Ho, Simone – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
A rubric is both an assessment and an evaluation tool that is widely adopted in education. However, little is known about good and bad practices in rubrics by either students or educators in nursing education, as well as in Asian higher education in general. The aim of this qualitative study was to explore the views of students and educators on…
Descriptors: Scoring Rubrics, Nursing Education, Nursing Students, College Faculty
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Qi, Cong – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2019
The extensive use of social media has encouraged university teachers to consider employing social media as new e-learning platforms. This study explored the relationship between social media usage and constructive learning performance (perceived group task performance). Specifically, this work focused on the mediating role of communication in…
Descriptors: Social Media, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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To, Jessica; Panadero, Ernesto – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
Peers carry potential in enhancing students' self-assessment development, but few studies have explored how peer scaffolding is enacted in the process. This qualitative study explores peer assessment effects on the self-assessment process of 11 first-year undergraduates and the factors limiting peer influence. Drawing on the data from students'…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Self Evaluation (Individuals), College Freshmen, Undergraduate Students
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Zhan, Ying – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
Feedback has been increasingly conceptualised as a dialogical process where students interpret the provided information through interaction with comment providers and use it to enhance their learning. A major challenge for the development of sustainable feedback is closely related to how students think about it. This study explored how 25 Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Teacher Student Relationship
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Chong, Sin Wang – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
The increasing prominence of technology has given rise to new ways for writing teachers to give feedback electronically. Specifically, this article focuses on electronic written feedback (e-feedback) given to a group of English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) community college students. Although previous studies have investigated the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Computer Mediated Communication
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Zhang, Li-fang; Horta, Hugo; Jung, Jisun; Chen, Gaowei; Postiglione, Gerard A. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
This research pioneered the investigation of the role of doctoral students' thinking styles in their program satisfaction and perceived intellectual competence. Participants were 285 STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) students in Hong Kong. Results showed that students' thinking styles as measured by the Thinking Styles…
Descriptors: Role, Cognitive Style, Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs
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Wong, Simon; Wong, Adam; Yeung, John – Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2019
This study adopts quantitative approach to compare the students' perceptions in terms of perceived usefulness (PU) and perceived ease of use (PE) of using mobile device-based student response system (SRS) and to investigate the difference in the effects of contributing factors on the students' perceptions at two higher education institutions in…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Handheld Devices, Audience Response Systems, Classroom Techniques
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Yang, Chi Cheung Ruby – TESL-EJ, 2019
The use of peer assessment has been investigated for decades. However, the results of different studies are mixed. In this study, the implementation of peer assessment was attempted to assess students' reading aloud and oral presentation in two higher diploma/associate degree English language courses in Hong Kong. Students' opinions towards the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Peer Evaluation
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Lee, Jackie F. K. – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2019
This report introduces a way of engaging preservice teachers in experiential learning activities to enrich their pedagogical content knowledge and skills. The framework suggested can be applied to instruction in a wide range of disciplines in different contexts. It calls on teacher educators to work on similar experiential learning initiatives to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Yu, Baohua – Educational Studies, 2019
This study examined (1) differences in background, integrative/instrumental motivation, learning approach, leaning strategy and proficiency in second language (L2) and (2) the determinants of learning outcomes between Hong Kong and Mainland (Chinese) students. To achieve this, a questionnaire survey was distributed to 773 s language learners…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Learning Strategies, Curriculum Design, Language Proficiency
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Hyett, Nerida; Lee, Ka Man; Knevel, Ron; Fortune, Tracy; Yau, Matthew K.; Borkovic, Shinead – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2019
Cultural competency, in increasingly globalized and cosmopolitan societies, is key to allied health graduate employability. Internationalization at Home initiatives that use virtual technologies have potential to facilitate transformative intercultural learning experiences and build cultural competency. The purpose of this study was to trial a…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Global Approach, Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education
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