New Media, Knowledge Practices and Multiliteracies

HKAECT 2014 International Conference

Editors: Ma, W.W.K., Yuen, A.H.K., Park, J., Lau, W.W.F., Deng, L. (Eds.)

  • Equips readers to handle complex issues in both communication and education
  • Clarifies the difference between practitioners and academics in communication and in education
  • Highlights the technological changes which call for new communication and pedagogies
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About this book

This volume highlights key aspects of new media, knowledge practices and multiliteracies in communication and education, providing readers with a range of empirical findings, novel theories and applications. The reports also include best practices, case studies, innovative solutions and lessons learned with regard to three core fields: (1) New media: discussions on the effects of traditional and new media, legal risks concerning social media, the effects of media intervention on help-seeking attitudes, obstacles of using tablets for learning, qualitative interpretation of media reporting, use of social media for enhancing design practices, and news-reading habits; (2) Knowledge practices: exploration of online viewing and lifestyles, reform of school management models, undergraduate students’ mathematics learning experiences, perceived accounting ethics and online knowledge sharing, creating knowledge repositories, digital technologies outside school, smartphone usage and life satisfaction, and cultural differences and isomerism; and (3) Multiliteracies: studies on learning style inventories, the impact of ICT in interdisciplinary approaches, ePortfolios for learning, video production and generic skills enhancement, mobile-assisted collaborative learning, and the effects of project-based learning on student achievements. The reports presented are from various countries and organizations.

Table of contents (24 chapters)

  • The Changing Face of Educational Technology: New Media, Knowledge Practices, and Multiliteracies

    Yuen, Allan H. K.

    Pages 3-9

  • Cultivation Effects of Television Broadcasting and Online Media

    Lau, Hey Yeung

    Pages 13-21

  • Online Legal Risks in Social Media: Lessons from a Few Court Cases in Hong Kong

    Tong, Kar-wai

    Pages 23-32

  • The Effect of a Brief Media Intervention on Help-Seeking Attitudes Among College Students in Hong Kong

    Wong, Wai Kit (et al.)

    Pages 33-41

  • Understanding the Obstacles of Using Tablet as a Learning Tool in Primary Schools from Teachers’ Perceptions

    Li, Xiaolei (et al.)

    Pages 43-51

Buy this book

eBook $199.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-287-209-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $259.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-981-287-208-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $259.00
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: August 31, 2016
  • ISBN 978-981-10-1358-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
New Media, Knowledge Practices and Multiliteracies
Book Subtitle
HKAECT 2014 International Conference
Editors
  • Will W.K. Ma
  • Allan H.K. Yuen
  • Jae Park
  • Wilfred W.F. Lau
  • Liping Deng
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Singapore
eBook ISBN
978-981-287-209-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-287-209-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-287-208-1
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-1358-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 270
Number of Illustrations and Tables
30 b/w illustrations
Topics