Exploring the e-Learning implementation among Chinese university learners of English: Comparison in Hong Kong and Mainland China

Ruiqian YANG, Yiu Chi LAI

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Abstract

Mainland China and Hong Kong have individual educational systems within independent culture background; therefore, it is meaningful for researchers to compare the differences and similarities about the e-Leaning implementation among Chinese university learners of English in Hong Kong and Mainland China with different educational backgrounds. Meanwhile, it is useful for educators to learn the different aspects of e-Learning from those two places. It is also practical for educators to understand the problems of using e-Learning methods. This study aims to explore and compare the e-Leaning implementation among Chinese university learners of English in Hong Kong and Mainland China in recent years. Sixty-One Chinese university students of English were involved. The mixed-method approach would be adopted in the research. The study would mainly focus on the usage and Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) knowledge, learning engagement and learning strategies of Chinese learners of English. The findings would help Chinese learners of English to know the general situation of e-Learning implementation in Hong Kong and Mainland China. The purpose of this study is to enhance students' capability of using e-Learning methods to support their lifelong learning. Copyright © 2017 The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1201-1217
JournalThe Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology
Issue numberSpecial Issue for INTE 2017
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2017

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electronic learning
Hong Kong
China
university
learning method
educator
lifelong learning
learning strategy
educational system
student
communication
learning

Bibliographical note

Yang, R., & Lai, Y. C. (2017). Exploring the e-Learning implementation among Chinese university learners of English: Comparison in Hong Kong and Mainland China. The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology, Special Issue for INTE 2017, 1202-1217.

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