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Educational Communications and Technology Yearbook

New Media for Educational Change

Selected Papers from HKAECT 2018 International Conference

Editors: Deng, Liping, Ma, Will W. K., Fong, Cheuk Wai Rose (Eds.)

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  • Combines insightful perspectives on and research work in journalism, media, and education
    Contributes to a scholarly discussion that goes beyond what new media can contribute to education
    Promotes interdisciplinary exchanges concerning new media and education

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About this book

This book gathers selected papers presented at the Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2018 International Conference on the theme of “new media for educational change: effects on learning and reflection on practice”. It contributes to a scholarly discussion that goes beyond what new media can contribute to education, and reflects on best practices as well as lessons learned by applying new media in a wide range of fields. Scholars from educational technology, journalism, higher education, etc. share their findings in a number of formats, such as empirical research, case studies of best practices, literature reviews, etc. The topics addressed include but are not limited to media practice, application of innovative technologies, MOOCs in higher education, social media for learning, gamification, learning analytics, and comparative studies.

About the authors

Liping Deng is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University. Her research interests centre on social media, informal learning, multitasking, and learning communities. She has published papers in key international journals such as Computers & Education on the educational use of Web 2.0 technologies such as blogs and social networking websites. 
Wai-Kit Will Ma received his PhD from the University of Hong Kong. He is currently Head of the Learning Commons, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong.  Dr Ma’s research chiefly focuses on the use of information systems for communication, knowledge sharing and knowledge creation. He is President of the Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology and served as Co-editor of the Journal of Communication and Education.
Cheuk Wai Rose Fong completed her doctoral degree in Education at Durham University, UK. She is currently a senior lecturer and Director of Student Services at the Community College of City University, as well as the Public Relations Officer of the Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology. Her research interests include education technologies, human-computer interaction, and thinking skills in self-reflection and creativity.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)
  • New Media for Educational Change

    Pages 3-8

    Branch, Robert Maribe

  • Action Learning, Value Clarification, Conventional Lecture Method, and Secondary School Students’ Attitude to Information and Communication Technology Concepts in Social Studies in Rural Learning Ecologies

    Pages 11-26

    Adu, Emmanuel O. (et al.)

  • Improving Reading Performance Through Gamification and Analytics

    Pages 27-41

    Modell, Micah

  • Online Knowledge-Sharing Motivators of Top Contributors in 30 Q&A Sites

    Pages 43-57

    Chen, Yongsi (et al.)

  • An Exploratory Study on Learning Attitude in Computer Programming for the Twenty-First Century

    Pages 59-70

    Yang, Junru (et al.)

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eBook $149.00
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-8896-4
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Hardcover $199.00
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Softcover $199.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
New Media for Educational Change
Book Subtitle
Selected Papers from HKAECT 2018 International Conference
Editors
  • Liping Deng
  • Will W. K. Ma
  • Cheuk Wai Rose Fong
Series Title
Educational Communications and Technology Yearbook
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-8896-4
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-8896-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-8895-7
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-4267-7
Series ISSN
2524-4078
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 225
Number of Illustrations
45 b/w illustrations
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