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Hung, David; Huang, Jun Song – Educational Technology, 2016
This article reflects on the landscape of ICT-mediated learning research in Singapore schools over the past 12 years. This ICT (information and communications technology) journey is situated in the context of the Singapore education Masterplans and the inception of substantive research funding in this area of work since 2003. The article questions…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
Fei, Victor Lim; Hung, David – Educational Technology, 2016
This article discusses the controversies and value in the use of technology for learning. It proposes that as a teaching tool, technology also opens up new possibilities for teachers to design meaningful learning experiences for their students. The appropriate use of technology promises to deepen the learning of traditional literacy, numeracy, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Learning Experience
Hung, David; Lee, Shu-Shing – Educational Technology, 2015
Education cannot adopt the linear model of scaling used by the medical sciences. "Gold standards" cannot be replicated without considering process-in-learning, diversity, and student-variedness in classrooms. This article proposes a nuanced model of educational scaling-and-diffusion, describing the scaling (top-down supports) and…
Descriptors: Scaling, Models, Educational Innovation, Inquiry
Ertmer, Peggy; Hlynka, Denis; Hung, David; Reeves, Thomas; Romiszowski, Alexander; Rose, Ellen – Educational Technology, 2013
As a final part of this special issue, six Contributing Editors of the magazine were asked to review the six articles and to briefly reflect on themes across fields, on ideas or areas that might have the most potential, and/or to offer other new ideas for our field that the articles and issue overall triggered. These senior scholars in our field…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Journal Articles, Periodicals, Literature Reviews
Hung, David; Lee, Shu-Shing; Lim, Kenneth Y. T. – Educational Technology, 2012
The diffusion of innovation is critical to societal progression. In the field of education, such diffusion takes on added significance because of the many stakeholders and accountabilities involved. This article presents the argument that efforts at diffusion which are designed from a top-down perspective are not sustainable over the long term…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Professional Development
Lim, Kenneth Y. T.; Chen, Der-Thanq; Hung, David – Educational Technology, 2010
This article describes some of the key affordances for learning of the generic class of handheld computers known variously as smartphones, palmtops, and thumbtops--using the Apple iPhone 3G as one of the most mature exemplars of this class--based on the authors' experiences with and reflections about the device over a period of a year. An argument…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Users (Information), Handheld Devices, Computers
Hung, David; Jamaludin, Azilawati; Chen, Der-Thanq – Educational Technology, 2010
In this article, the authors discuss the importance of studying identity in the context of 21st century learning. Identity is an evolving trajectory that is always in-flux or changing. In a fast changing 21st century, educators are recognizing the significance of identity work, in particular projective identity, as individuals participate in…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Role Playing
Koh, Thiam Seng; Huang, David; Lim, Kenneth Y. T.; Chen, Victor; Hung, David – Educational Technology, 2008
This article provides an overview of research in the Learning Sciences from a Design Research perspective, as it has been framed in Singapore by the National Institute of Education (NIE). The initial research agenda is considered in the light of challenges and the subsequent re-casting of objectives, based on the working out of a tripartite…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Sciences, Learning Processes
Hung, David; Chen, Der-Thanq; Tan, Seng Chee – Educational Technology, 2003
Proposes a social constructivist adaptation of case-based reasoning (CBR) by incorporating computer-supported collaborative learning tools into the thinking and reasoning process. Explains goal-based scenarios (GBS) as translations of CBR into simulated learning environments and discusses the incorporation of facilitation cues and the inclusion of…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Cognitive Processes, Computer Assisted Instruction, Simulation
Hung, David; Chen, Der-Thanq – Educational Technology, 2003
This special issue presents articles contributed by academics from the Asia-Pacific region on perspectives and progress made in online learning and information technology (IT). The articles discuss online learning and IT efforts in South Korea, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Australia, Guam, and New Zealand. (AEF)
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Access to Education, Distance Education, Educational Development
Hung, David; Tan, Seng Chee; Chen, Der-Thanq – Educational Technology, 2003
Reviews technology integration efforts in Singapore. Discusses examples of online learning in schools under four broad categories: cyber conferencing, e-learning services providers, e-publication, and wireless technology. Describes ways information technology is being used at the National Institute of Education in Singapore, as a tool for…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Development, Educational Practices
Hung, David; Chen, Der-Thanq – Educational Technology, 2002
Discusses learning within the context of communities of practice, analyzes Internet-based communities to discover why some online communities thrive and why members are motivated to participate in them, distinguishes quasi-communities from communities, and suggests future directions. (LRW)
Descriptors: Community, Futures (of Society), Internet, Learning Processes
Nichani, Maish; Hung, David – Educational Technology, 2002
Discusses the notion of community, describes communities of practice, and considers community initiatives on the Internet. Suggests that social aspects need to be considered and that virtual communities are effective when used as add-ons to already existing social structures, not as stand-alone initiatives. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Community, Internet, Social Capital, Social Influences
Tan, Seng Chee; Hung, David – Educational Technology, 2002
Discusses electronic learning via the Internet, suggests that simply presenting information to learners may not be the best way for learning to occur, and proposes a social constructivist approach based on Vygotskian theories of learning and situated cognition. Highlights include constructivist learning; constructivist models; and an example of…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Internet, Learning Theories, Models
Hung, David; Chen, Der-Thanq – Educational Technology, 2001
Discussion of the Internet and virtual communities focuses on differences between online and face-to-face communities. Topics include interdependency; infrastructure; intensity of participation; representation of members; accessibility to resources, information, and expertise; and activity theory as a framework for analyzing communities.…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Mediated Communication, Internet, Participation
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