Developing a web-based Information retrieval platform for course-specific learning materials

Chak Kwan KWOK

Research output: Other contributionHonours Projects

Abstract

This study had two aims. The first aim was to develop a web-based information retrieval platform for secondary school students to search for relevant slides. The second goal was to assess the student's learning experience and understand the student's attitude when using this information retrieval platform. A mixed research method was used in this research with a total of 19 secondary school student from F.5 were involved in this study.
The quantitative survey was carried out among students to explore the independent variables and dependent variables in the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM). Also, this study conducted two tests to understand student learning performance between using and not using the web-based information retrieval platform. Data collected through the questionnaire and the test result was analyzed using computerized social science statistical software package (SPSS) software. This study used frequency analysis, descriptive analysis, reliability testing, correlation testing, and multiple regression analysis.
Besides the study also adopted qualitative research to conduct a semi-structured interview to understand students’ attitudes towards the web-based information retrieval platform better.
** Web-based information retrieval platform address: ltm.eduhk.hk/csearch
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Keywords

  • Honours Project (HP)
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Secondary) – Information and Communication Technology (Five-year Full-time)
  • Programme code: A5B057
  • Course code: INT4901

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