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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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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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Lee, John Chi Kin; Wan, Zhi Hong; Hui, Sammy King Fai; Ko, Po Yuk – Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Self-regulated learning has been one of the important areas in educational research. The authors adopted structural equation modeling to explore and compare the impacts of three aspects of self-regulatory climate (i.e., academic emphasis, teacher trust, and student trust) on three features of self-regulated learning (i.e., self-efficacy, intrinsic…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Structural Equation Models, Comparative Analysis, Self Efficacy
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Evans, Stephen; Morrison, Bruce – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2018
This article compares the experiences of Cantonese-speaking students from Hong Kong's Chinese- and English-medium schools when adjusting to the demands of English-medium degree studies. The participants in this mixed-methods study were members of the first cohort to undertake the new four-year undergraduate programme. The findings of a large-scale…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Longitudinal Studies
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Wong, Helen; Leung, Simon – International Education Studies, 2018
Co-curricular activities in general are believed to be useful for students' development, such as improvement in academic performance, higher retention rate, enhancement of social and competency skills, and assistance of youth development and employment. With the expansion of the education sector and the implementation of a new 3-3-4 education…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Extracurricular Activities, Foreign Countries
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Homer, Ryan; Hew, Khe Foon; Tan, Cheng Yong – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
This paper reports the findings of a field experiment that gamified the classroom experience of elementary school ESL students by implementing digital badges-and-points which students could earn by achieving specific behavioral and learning goals. Altogether, 120 children in eight different classes participated in this study. Four of the classes…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, English (Second Language), Recognition (Achievement), Educational Games
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Tsang, Art – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
The study set out to facilitate tertiary learners' development of oral presentation skills within the self-regulated-learning framework. A published, relatively comprehensive inventory of presentation (delivery) skills was adopted in this mixed methods study, which comprised pre- and post-programme self-evaluation questionnaires, post-programme…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Public Speaking, Speech Communication, Communication Skills
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Jung, Jisun – Tertiary Education and Management, 2018
The aim of this study is to explore the learning experiences of students enrolled on a Doctorate in Education programme in Hong Kong. The main questions are as follows. How do EdD students position themselves as doctoral candidates? How do EdD students experience their education in terms of scholarly expertise and scholarly identity? How do EdD…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Learning Experience, Doctoral Programs
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Hu, Jingjing; Gao, Xuesong – Language and Education, 2018
This study explored the processes of utilization of resources in secondary students' self-regulated strategic writing for academic studies in an English as medium of instruction context in Hong Kong. Drawing on multiple data sources collected through the observation of lessons, stimulated recall and semi-structured interviews, the study examined…
Descriptors: Language of Instruction, Writing Strategies, Underachievement, Second Language Learning
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Jung, Jisun – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2018
This study focuses on doctoral students' professionalisation as future academics across academic disciplines, using a Hong Kong research-oriented university as a case study. Doctoral students acquire the norms, knowledge/skills, and values required for the academic profession through their learning experiences. The study aims to explore how…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Competence, Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs
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Chan, Cecilia K. Y.; Fong, Emily T. Y. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
Although previous research has examined how generic skills and disciplinary contexts are related, such investigation has not been conducted from students' perspectives. Implications of disciplinary differences for the design of a generic skills curriculum have also remained unexplored. In this study, a questionnaire was administered to 502…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Majors (Students), Engineering Education
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Song, Yanjie; Kapur, Manu – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
The paper reports a quasi-experimental study comparing the "traditional flipped classroom" pedagogical design with the "productive failure" (Kapur, 2016) pedagogical design in the flipped classroom for a 2-week curricular unit on polynomials in a Hong Kong Secondary school. Different from the flipped classroom where students…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education
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Gardner, David; Yung, Kevin W. H. – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2017
This paper reports on the findings of a study looking at students' motivation to engage in self-access language learning (SALL) while taking an English for Academic Purposes course which contains a substantial integrated SALL component. To-date there has been limited research into the motivation of such students but it is an important area of…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Independent Study, Questionnaires, Surveys
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Wan, Zhi Hong; Lee, John Chi Kin – International Journal of Science Education, 2017
This study explored two under-researched areas on students' attitudes towards science, that is, the structural models representing these attitudes and the role played by school bands in moderating the gender differences in such attitudes. The participants were 360 ninth graders in Hong Kong from 3 school bands. The structural equation modelling…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Scientific Attitudes
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Jackson, Liz; Pang, Ming-Fai – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2017
Though there has been an increased focus on climate change in Hong Kong's educational policy and curriculum over the last decade, little is known about the impact of curricular implementation on young people's environmental and climate change-related views, attitudes, awareness, or behaviors. This paper examines the state of climate change…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Knowledge Level
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