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Sum, Raymond Kim Wai; Leung, Elean Fung Lin – Cogent Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of an Internet-based behavioral intervention for physical activity (PA) promotion among secondary school students. It was hypothesized that the Internet-based PA promotion program could increase the PA levels of secondary school students. The action research approach together with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Intervention, Behavior Modification
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Wong, Adam; Wong, Simon – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2016
Student engagement in the classroom is important for the achievement of learning outcomes. As digital technologies continue to improve and become more economically viable to students and schools, many schools have adopted the Student Response System (SRS) with the purpose of increasing student engagement. In an SRS, students answer the teacher's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education
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So, Wing-Mui Winnie; Cheng, May-Hung May; Kong, Siu-Cheung; Ching, Ngai-Ying Fiona – Education 3-13, 2014
This study investigates Hong Kong primary science teachers' understandings of inquiry learning, perceived difficulties in implementing inquiry learning, as well as their current practices of and resistance to using online resources, in order to identify their needs and propose suggestions to address these needs. An online survey has been used to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Science Teachers, Elementary School Science
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Lee, Cynthia; Cheung, William Kwok Wai; Wong, Kelvin Chi Kuen; Lee, Fion Sau Ling – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2013
This article is an effort to add to computer-assisted language learning by extending a study on an essay critiquing system (ECS) feedback to secondary school language learners' writing. The study compared two groups of participants' performance, namely the treatment group which received both the system feedback and teacher feedback (i.e., blended…
Descriptors: Grading, Educational Technology, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Lu, Jingyan; Zhang, Zhidong – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2012
Peer assessment has been implemented in schools as both a learning tool and an assessment tool. Earlier studies have explored the effectiveness of peer assessment from different perspectives, such as domain knowledge and skills, peer assessment skills, and attitude changes. However, there is no holistic model describing the effects of cognitive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response), Student Evaluation, Prior Learning
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Lu, Jingyan; Law, Nancy Wai Ying – Interactive Learning Environments, 2012
Although course management systems (CMSs) were originally designed for teachers to manage their teaching, little interest has been directed at students' learning. Moodle is usually regarded as a CMS. However, how to make full use of its powerful features and design them into learning tools has rarely been investigated. This study investigates two…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Active Learning, Management Systems, Teaching Methods
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So, Winnie W. M. – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2012
Advancements in information and communications technology and the rapid expansion of the Internet have changed the nature and the mode of the presentation and delivery of teaching and learning resources. This paper discusses the results of a study aimed at investigating how five teachers planned to integrate online resources in their teaching of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Technology Integration, Instructional Design
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Wang, Yang; O'Dwyer, Laura – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2011
Using data from the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2003 and 2007 administrations, this study examines international trends in technology use and explores the international patterns in how teacher-directed, student-use of technology is related to eighth grade mathematics achievement. Descriptive patterns in…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Tests, Program Effectiveness, Scores
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Chan, Carol K. K.; Chan, Yuen-Yan – Computers & Education, 2011
This study examined students- views of collaboration and learning, and investigated how these predict students- online participation in a computer-supported learning environment. The participants were 521 secondary school students in Hong Kong, who took part in online collaborative inquiry conducted using Knowledge Forum[TM]. We developed a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Cooperative Learning, Structural Equation Models
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Katyal, Kokila – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2010
There is very little argument that one of the major developments to have impacted in schools in the past decade is the rapid and world-wide development of information and communication technologies (ICT), particularly the Internet. In Hong Kong, reforms in the ICT teacher training policy, and the fact that Hong Kong is a "wired" city,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries, Internet
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McLoughlin, Catherine; Lee, Mark J. W. – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2010
Research findings in recent years provide compelling evidence of the importance of encouraging student control over the learning process as a whole. The socially based tools and technologies of the Web 2.0 movement are capable of supporting informal conversation, reflexive dialogue and collaborative content generation, enabling access to a wide…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Internet, Learner Controlled Instruction, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Herold, David Kurt – Computers & Education, 2010
Second Life has become increasingly popular with educators and educational institutions, because of the educational possibilities it seems to offer. While there has been a lot of hype and academic publications about educational design or the theoretical framing of teaching in virtual environments, there have been few publications focusing on…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Introductory Courses, Virtual Classrooms, Social Networks