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Physics Education Vol. 38, No. 3 (May 2003) pp. 237–242
Teaching university physics through the internet is not new, but a new course providing the same service for secondary school students is the first of its kind in Hong Kong. Taking advantage of the fast and affordable broadband internet in the...
Asynchronous Online Discussion Thread Development: Examining Growth Patterns and Peer-Facilitation Techniques
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 25, No. 5 (October 2009) pp. 438–452
This study extends the research on asynchronous online discussion (AOD) by providing a perspective on: (1) the growth patterns of discussion threads and (2) the influence of peer- or student-facilitation techniques on thread development. Using the...
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 16, No. 1 (2001) pp. 56–69
Discussion of students' effective help-seeking focuses on a study that compared the help-seeking strategies used by students identified as high achievers in courses at the Open University of Hong Kong and groups identified as low achievers. Examines ...
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 1, No. 2 (June 2006) pp. 277–307
We describe the design of a knowledge-building environment and examine the role of knowledge-building portfolios in characterizing and scaffolding collaborative inquiry. Our goal is to examine collaborative knowledge building in the context of...
IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies Vol. 4, No. 2 (2011) pp. 187–195
In this paper, a new dance training system based on the motion capture and virtual reality (VR) technologies is proposed. Our system is inspired by the traditional way to learn new movements-imitating the teacher's movements and listening to the...
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 30, No. 1 (2009) pp. 107–123
We investigated the task processes which hinder people with intellectual disabilities (ID) when using the human-computer interface. This involved testing performance on specific computer tasks and conducting detailed analyses of the task demands...
Differences between Low and High Achieving Distance Learners in Locus of Control, Achievement Motivation and Metacognition
Distance Education Vol. 20, No. 2 (1999) pp. 255–73
Describes a survey of students from the Open University of Hong Kong that compared high achievers and low achievers as defined by performances on scores over four consecutive semesters. Discusses locus of control; metacognition; locus of control and ...
Handwriting Characteristics among Secondary Students with and without Physical Disabilities: A Study with a Computerized Tool
Cecilia W. P. Li-Tsang; Ricky K. C. Au; Michelle H. Y. Chan; Lily W. L. Chan; Gloria M. T. Lau; T K. Lo; Howard W. H. Leung
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 32, No. 1 (2011) pp. 207–216
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the handwriting characteristics of secondary school students with and without physical disabilities (PD). With the use of a computerized Chinese Handwriting Assessment Tool (CHAT), it was made...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 21, No. 3 (June 2005) pp. 181–189
"1:1" educational computing refers to a scenario where every student in a group or class uses a computing device equipped with wireless communication capability to conduct a learning task. This paper, drawing from design experiences with our digital ...
Stephen C. F. Chan; Cane W. K. Leung; Cassidy Y. Yeung; Teddy C. Y. Chow; Edward W. C. Tsui; Vincent T. Y. Ng
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 42, No. 4 (November 2005) pp. 349–362
The Wireless Online Tutoring System (WOTS) is a web-based, synchronous groupware system that has been developed to facilitate student collaboration in group projects. It supports interactive and collaborative structured-diagramming and is equipped...