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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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Pang, Elvy; Wong, Michael; Leung, C. H.; Coombes, John – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
This article investigates Hong Kong employers' views on graduate competencies that facilitate new graduates' success in the workplace. The methodology involves the use of a questionnaire to elicit responses from business employers on the importance of specific competencies contributing to the success of fresh graduates at work. The findings…
Descriptors: Employer Attitudes, Teamwork, Cooperation, Thinking Skills
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Tang, Ying; Hew, Khe Foon – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
This study examined the usefulness of a mobile instant messaging (MIM) tool to support teaching and learning. Taking a usefulness theoretical perspective, we examined in detail the utility and usability of using WeChat in a postgraduate-level course. Multiple types of data were collected and analysed, including MIM interaction records,…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Synchronous Communication, Graduate Students, Usability
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Crosthwaite, Peter; Wong, Lillian L. C.; Cheung, Joyce – ReCALL, 2019
Data-driven learning (DDL; Johns, 1991), involving students' hands-on use of corpora for self-guided language learning, is a methodology now increasingly used in many tertiary contexts to enhance the teaching of disciplinary postgraduate thesis writing. However, there are still few studies tracking students' actual engagement with corpora for DDL.…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Computational Linguistics, Independent Study, Second Language Learning
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Chan, Stephen C. F.; Ngai, Grace; Kwan, Kam-por – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2019
At many universities, there is a growing realization that the university owes a social responsibility to the community. Society invests in its citizens through the university, and the university empowers its students to realize their potential, both as competent professionals and as responsible citizens. This requires the cultivation of attributes…
Descriptors: Service Learning, School Community Relationship, Social Responsibility, Student Attitudes
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Jin, Jang C. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This paper examines empirically the determinants of student evaluation of teaching (SET). Empirical models were specified and estimated using the SET data collected in Hong Kong over six academic years. A key finding is that three different origins of students had a differentiated impact on teaching evaluation. In particular, students from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Student Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness
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Liu, Laura Blythe; Ye, Juyan – Teacher Development, 2019
Global experiences are a significant form of professional development for teacher education faculty preparing teachers to support twenty-first-century diverse classrooms. This case study examined the international professional development (IPD) experiences of teacher education faculty at a Chinese university as involving personal-professional,…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Global Approach, Teacher Educators, Confucianism
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Trent, John – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Teacher attrition is a perennial problem in many countries around the globe. With attrition especially pronounced amongst early career teachers, efforts to retain and sustain these teachers have highlighted the importance of effective mentoring and support programs within schools. However, less is known about the perceptions and experiences of…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, College Graduates, Teacher Education Programs, Career Change
Yeung, Sze Nga Cecilia Au; Lam, Lai Ki.; Fong, Jonathan J. – Metropolitan Universities, 2019
The Office of Service Learning and Science Unit at Lingnan University partnered with the Discovery and Education Department at Ocean Park (an aquatic theme park in Hong Kong) to develop a service learning project. Beyond service learning's traditional goals (enhanced student learning, useful service for a community partner), we examined the…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Intergenerational Programs, Age Groups, Science Education
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Cheung, Alan; Guo, Xin; Wang, Xiaorui; Miao, Zhuang – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the key factors affecting Mainland Chinese students pursuing a Master of Education degree in Hong Kong on their study abroad decision and return intentions. Design/methodology/approach: The current study employed a mixed-methods approach to investigate factors that affect Mainland Chinese students…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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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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Carter, Shani D. – Athens Journal of Education, 2019
Student learning outcomes assessment examines whether programs cover the material stated in their learning goals, whether students are learning the material, and the impact on student retention, graduation, post-graduation outcomes, and institutional accreditation, with the aim of providing faculty with data that can be used to help programs…
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Evaluation Methods
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Lee, Joonyoung; Zhang, Tao – JTRM in Kinesiology, 2019
The major purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review on adventure education or adventure-based learning in physical education (PE) between 1976 and 2018 in order to examine the effects of adventure education on students' learning outcomes in PE such as physical and psychological outcomes. The secondary purpose was to explore PE…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Outcomes of Education, Physical Education, Teacher Attitudes
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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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