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IJEEEE 2014 Vol.4(1): 67-71 ISSN: 2010-3654
DOI: 10.7763/IJEEEE.2014.V4.304

An Action Research in Hong Kong: How Does e-Learning Act as a Catalyst for Change in Pedagogy?

K. M. Hung and C. M. Mui
Abstract— Nowadays, students of the twenty-first century shake their heads to traditional learning methods which they think are dull and spoil their interest in learning. Learning is all about motivation and is the most effective when students have an internal interest in a particular topic. With the rapid development of information technology, students indeed regard technology as part of their life. As a result, e-learning and the use of online resources have become the major trend in education in recent years. This paper focuses on how e-learning has changed and enhanced the way of teaching and learning. Action research has been conducted on two subjects - English Language and Science Education. The observation reveals that through understanding students' needs and interests, integrating e-learning into lessons have helped teachers to teach meaningfully and students to learn successfully.

Index Terms— E-learning in Hong Kong, learning motivation, effective learning.

K. M. Hung is with Pok Oi Hospital 80th Anniversary Tang Ying Hei College, Hong Kong (e-mail: jkmhung@gmail.com).
C. M. Mui is with Chinese YMCA College, Hong Kong (e-mail: cmmui@cmmui.net).

Cite: K. M. Hung and C. M. Mui, " An Action Research in Hong Kong: How Does e-Learning Act as a Catalyst for Change in Pedagogy?," International Journal of e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 67-71, 2014.

General Information

ISSN: 2010-3654 (Online)
Abbreviated Title: Int. J. e-Educ. e-Bus. e-Manag. e-Learn.
Frequency: Quarterly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Kuan-Chou Chen
Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Lau
Abstracting/ Indexing: EBSCO, Google Scholar, Electronic Journals Library, QUALIS, ProQuest, INSPEC (IET)
E-mail: ijeeee@iap.org
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