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Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research, CUHK
Educational Media International Vol. 43, No. 3 (September 2006) pp. 199–218
With the current state of web technology, multimedia materials are readily accessible by students. This paper reports on the design and evaluation of three online courses from a university in Hong Kong which incorporate media-enhanced learning...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1897–1904
Evaluation is often depicted as being in a cyclic relationship, together with the planning, development and implementation aspects of eLearning materials and strategies in higher education. This paper supports this view and elaborates the multiple...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2083–2090
Abstract: Knowledge, skills and understanding are three fundamental issues in the education domain. Knowledge and skills that are not understood (but learnt by rote) do little good to students. The authors implemented a web-based model for peer...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2261–2268
This paper describes the evaluation of purpose-built course websites for teaching and learning at the university level, developed by a funded project (e3Learning) in Hong Kong to support teachers in three universities to supplement classroom...
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 10, No. 4 (2012) pp. 387–395
More and more teachers are facing the decision whether they should allow or promote students the use of technology in the classroom. The decision is difficult as there are apparently both advantages and disadvantages in doing either way. In terms of ...
Journal of STEM Education Vol. 2, No. 3 (Aug 04, 2005)
The goal of this paper is to present simple but effective classroom demonstrations and experiments for mechanical engineering students who are taking System Dynamics and Response (SDR). By taking advantage of the rapid development in the field of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 2822–2828
The paper reports a pilot study in developing an online resource to train a group of 130 associate degree students. The web-enabled model, called WEST, provides a user-friendly environment to self-learn and self-assess essay type answers. A typical...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2939–2946
Cases enhance the overall learning environment, process, and outcomes. The e-medium has the potential to enrich case studies by transforming traditional paper-based cases into e-cases. The various characteristics of e-learning, such as multimedia...
Topics: Learning Outcomes
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 1066–1073
The paper presents a strategy for systematic evaluation of 30 teacher-designed course websites in the year 2003, built under the project e3Learning which operates across three universities in Hong Kong. Because of the diversified nature of the...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 365–380
This article describes the evaluation of purpose-built course websites for university-level teaching and learning developed by a funded project (e3Learning, e3L) in Hong Kong, which was designed to support teachers in three universities to...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 19, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 313–329
Evaluation is often depicted as being in a cyclic relationship, together with the planning, development, and implementation aspects of e-learning in higher education. This article supports this view and elaborates the multiple roles evaluation can...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 25, No. 1 (2009) pp. 30–44
The number of academic eBooks in university libraries is increasing. Reading digital materials such as newspapers is valued in Hong Kong; however, students' perceptions of the value of reading academic eMaterials are not well known. In this study we ...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2008 (2008) pp. 509–519
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 25, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2009) pp. 30–44
An Outstanding Paper Award recipient, ascilite Melbourne 2008 Conference The number of academic eBooks in university libraries is increasing. Reading digital materials such as newspapers is valued in Hong Kong; however, students' perceptions of ...
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 13, No. 5 (2015) pp. 319–330
Student response systems (commonly called "clickers") are valuable tools for engaging students in classroom interactions. In this study, we investigated the use of two types of response systems (a traditional clicker and a mobile device)...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3209–3215
This paper investigates the usefulness of asynchronous online discussion. Eight forums from websites developed by the e3Learning Project were examined. The e3Learning Project supports the eLearning development and evaluation needs of teachers at...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2191–2193
As argued by several studies, a content focus does not appear to change students' understanding. Rather, it is the learning process, including the structures and educational framework, which appears critical to this purpose. This paper examines how...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 493–497
Successful knowledge transfer or diffusion of eLearning practices goes beyond precursor incentives and anticipated rewards. It also involves facilitating learning and cultural attributes, as well as wider enabling capabilities in an organisation....
Pragmatic Meta-Analytic Studies: Learning the Lessons from Naturalistic Evaluations of Multiple Cases
Association for Learning Technology Journal Vol. 16, No. 2 (June 2008) pp. 61–79
This paper explores the concept of pragmatic meta-analytic studies in eLearning. Much educational technology literature focuses on developers and teachers describing and reflecting on their experiences. Few connections are made between these...
Prospecting for Prospective Law Students with The Gold Rush: Mining the Law Online Game: Preliminary Survey Findings about Learning Outcomes and Student Motivation
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 166–177
In 2005 a new law school was opened in Hong Kong. The Chinese University of Hong Kong Law School will admit its first intake of undergraduate law students in 2006. As part of its strategy to attract top students, the School was eager to promote...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 1080–1087
This paper is concerned with the evaluation of a large project (e3Learning) for the design, development and evaluation of educational websites. In the period October 2002 – December 2003, 38 websites were produced. At this point, mid-way through the ...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 758–762
The Mobile Learning Project at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) started in 2010 as an initiative to promote mobile learning (mLearning) among teachers at the university. The paper describes the strategies employed by the project in...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3603–3612
Many classroom activities are sequential and structured and teachers are used to this kind of learning design. However, online learning environments are often disorderly and uncontrolled, and offered to students as a free smorgasbord. The paper...
Applied Psycholinguistics Vol. 19, No. 3 (1998) pp. 471–87
In two experiments, poor and normal Dutch readers, matched for reading age, were presented with visual matching tasks on a computer screen. In the first experiment, word and pseudoword letter strings were used. Poor readers needed more time to...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 60, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 271–286
This article reports a study of eLearning in 21 courses in Hong Kong universities that had a blended design of face-to-face classes combined with online learning. The main focus of the study was to examine possible relationships between features of...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 2187–2190
There is compelling evidence that students' learning could be improved if individual teachers taught learning strategies to their students in the context of teaching their subject matter. As part of two-year "teaching for learning" project over 70...
Australasian Journal of Peer Learning Vol. 1 (2008)
Case-based activities are widely proclaimed to enable better learning through allowing students to practice application of concepts in real-life situations. This paper reports an investigation into the learning benefits derived from engaging...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 486–495
The question of whether eAssessment is suitable for summative assessment in higher education is still open. The paper reports a pilot study of summative eAssessment with 900 students in a basic English Language course. Evaluation showed that some of ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6132–6141
As mobile devices proliferate, so does the discussion about intriguing possibilities for using these devices to enhance student learning. However, the tension between problems and possibilities is a strong one. In this paper, the challenges facing...
Podcasting for Educational Purposes – Preliminary Investigation of the Gap between the ‘Have’ and the ‘Have-not’
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 324–332
Podcast has been introduced to tertiary education for teaching and learning purposes relatively recently but it has achieved widespread attention in many universities. There are reports that teachers, students or even the general public have adopted ...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 763–777
Thanks to the advancement in technology, web-based classroom response system is available in leveraging mobile phones to perform function in similar to that of traditional ‘clickers. Mobile phones can be used to enrich communication in classroom....
Changes in Student Mobile Learning Readiness – Comparison of Survey Data Collected Over a Nine-month Period
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 180–189
Mobile learning has huge potential benefits to students’ learning and one day mobile learning is likely to become a natural way for anybody to learn. We are, however, less sure how students are ready for the strategies right now and how fast they...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 1379–1388
Students may well be ‘digital natives’; however, there is little evidence that they are natural ‘digital learners’. Two questions were examined in this study. Firstly, in Hong Kong, what are undergraduate students’ perceptions towards the use of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 226–233
A joint effort was made by three universities in Hong Kong to promote and implement web-assisted teaching and learning in the university context over the period 2002–2004. This effort, the e3Learning Project, served over 90 teachers during the...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 363–378
A joint effort was made by three universities in Hong Kong to implement and promote web-assisted teaching and learning in a university context over the period 2002-2005. This effort, the e3Learning Project, promoted web-assisted teaching by serving...
Journal of STEM Education Vol. 9, No. 1 (Jul 02, 2008)
A year long Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program was developed for middle schools students on Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) involving learning disabilities. The workshops were designed to encourage students both on...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 1343–1352
Besides serving as tools for leisure-reading and self-learning, eBooks can be effective in the facilitation of teaching and learning. Teachers can proactively make use of eBooks to faci litate teaching and learning. The Mobile Learning Project at...
Understanding the Ways in Which Design Features of Educational Websites Impact upon Student Learning Outcomes in Blended Learning Environments
Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 3 (November 2010) pp. 1183–1192
This study investigated the effectiveness, in terms of the attainment of relevant learning outcomes, of the types of learning promoted by educational features commonly incorporated in course management systems. Twenty-one courses with significant...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 8, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 331–345
Conventional teaching of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is highly teacher-centered, in line with traditional views of the teacher as “master”. This article focuses on how modern teaching concepts and technologies can enhance the teaching of TCM...
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- McNaught, Carmel (20)
- Lam, Shun Leung (4)
- Mohan, Joseph (4)
- Wong, Kevin (4)
- Hodgson, Paula (3)
- Lam, John (3)
- Cheng, Kin Fai (2)
- Ho, Eric (2)
- Keing, Christina (2)