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Ho, Wai-Chung – Research in Education, 2009
This paper elucidates students' experiences of music within and beyond classrooms, and interprets their experiences of musical participation and instrumental learning. Data are drawn from a questionnaire conducted in Hong Kong between November 2006 and December 2006 with 3,243 students who were attending grades four - ten in 22 primary and…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Activities, Musical Instruments, Elementary School Students
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Ha, Amy; Abbott, Rebecca; Macdonald, Doune; Pang, Bonnie – European Physical Education Review, 2009
This study compared the self-reported physical activity, perceived social support for, and perceived barriers to, physical activity of primary and secondary school children from Hong Kong and Australia. Hong Kong boys and girls reported spending significantly less time, outside of school hours, on physical activity than their Australian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activities, Parent Influence, Barriers
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Brown, Gavin T. L.; Kennedy, Kerry J.; Fok, Ping Kwan; Chan, Jacqueline Kin Sang; Yu, Wai Ming – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2009
Hong Kong is seeking to increase the use of "assessment for learning" rather than rely on "assessment of learning" through summative examinations. Nearly 300 teachers from 14 primary and secondary schools answered a Chinese translation of the Teachers' Conceptions of Assessment inventory and a new Practices of Assessment…
Descriptors: School Culture, Structural Equation Models, Student Improvement, Educational Change
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Tang, Sylvia Yee Fan; Choi, Pik Lin – Educational Review, 2009
This paper presents a qualitative study about how teachers entering the profession at different times over the last five decades made sense of their professional lives and continuing professional development (CPD) experiences against the backdrop of the CPD policy infrastructure and wider educational context in Hong Kong. The life history method…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Professional Development, Teaching Methods
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Kong, Chit-Kwong – Learning Environments Research, 2008
It is generally believed that classroom learning experiences very much influence students' academic development. However, relatively little is known about whether classroom learning experiences have much effect on students' affective and social development. In this study, we argued for the importance of learning experiences on students' affective…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Construct Validity, Student Surveys, Active Learning
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Callingham, Rosemary – Evaluation and Research in Education, 2008
Recent international studies have highlighted the success of students from Hong Kong in mathematics and problem-solving, and have begun to suggest some of the factors associated with this success. Other studies have suggested that Hong Kong students are averse to risk-taking, favouring memorisation and imitation in their solution strategies. Year…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Mental Computation, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction
Goodson, Ivor; Choi, Pik Lin – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2008
The life history method, which achieved a prominent position in the Chicago tradition of sociological research in the early 1920s, has been widely adopted for educational inquiries since the 1980s. The power of the life history method in illuminating subjective teacher experiences in social historical contexts has made it "probably the only…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Memory, Biographies, Data Analysis
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Myrberg, Eva; Rosen, Monica – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2008
The cultural capital in families, more specifically, the educational level of parents, has during the last decades been shown to be the most important dimension of socioeconomic influence on school performance in many countries. Less is known about the factors that actually mediate this influence. The aim, therefore, is to investigate the relative…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Reading Achievement, Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Influences
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Wong, Marina W. – Teacher Development, 2007
This paper reports findings from an investigation of the implementation of "assessment for learning" in classroom music instruction in Hong Kong primary schools, focusing on the changes in assessment practice and music teachers' classroom instruction. Qualitative methodology was employed to document the cases of three music teachers. It…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Music Education, Foreign Countries, Music Teachers
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Yuen, Mantak; Chan, Raymond M. C.; Lau, Patrick S. Y.; Gysbers, Norman C.; Shea, Peter M. K. – Pastoral Care in Education: An International Journal for Pastoral Care & Personal-Social Education, 2007
This article describes teachers' and Life Education Coordinators' perceptions of, and involvement in, the guidance and counselling activities in primary schools in Hong Kong. Respondents who completed a survey questionnaire comprised 367 class teachers and 66 Life Education Coordinators from 82 primary schools. The results indicated that guidance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comprehensive Guidance, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
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Lee, Kar Tin – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2005
This article reports on a project which involved enabling teachers in Hong Kong primary schools to use an online integrated learning environment (ILE) to design lesson plans to cater for students with different learning abilities. Teachers explored ways of using technology to enhance student learning. A case-study approach was used to collect data…
Descriptors: Interaction, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Teachers
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