A case study of using e-learning in Hong Kong early childhood teacher education

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Abstract

World Wide Web is widely used in tertiary education in the new millennium. However, the majority of Early Childhood teacher education is still hesitating in the use of Web-based learning in their teacher training courses. Early childhood teacher educators may concern of various issues with regards to the use of Web-based learning, such as teacher educators¡¦ technology competencies, students¡¦ capabilities, people¡¦s attitudes, hardware, software, networks and time constraint. In this paper, there is a life case of adopting E-Learning in a group of undergraduate students in the Hong Kong Institute of Education. Most of them are the head-teacher in their early childhood centers. The E-Learning project applied the mixture of On-Line and Face-to-face delivery modes in a module. The feedbacks from the students were extremely outstanding and positive. This reveals that the E-Learning has its significant and benefits to in-service early childhood teacher training programme. Copyright © 2005 The Association for Advancement of Computing in Education.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2005
EditorsPiet KOMMERS, Griff RICHARDS
Place of PublicationChesapeake, VA
PublisherThe Association for Advancement of Computing in Education
Pages212-217
ISBN (Print)9781880094563
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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Citation

Han, C. (2005). A case study of using e-learning in Hong Kong early childhood teacher education. In P. Kommers & G. Richards (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2005 (pp. 212-217). Chesapeake, VA: The Association for Advancement of Computing in Education.

Keywords

  • Training
  • Early childhood education
  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Networking technologies