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.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2005|
|Editors||Piet KOMMERS, Griff RICHARDS|
|Place of Publication||Chesapeake, VA|
|Publisher||The Association for Advancement of Computing in Education|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|
CitationHan, 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.
- Early childhood education
- Networking technologies