The paper explored the potential for after-school learning using compute-mediated-communication (CMC) tools. A survey involving 284 high school students were conducted to study the usage of CMC tools, the motives of using CMC tools and the relationship between self-esteem. The findings showed that students had the ability and motivation to exploit CMC tools for after-school learning. Beside, the motives of using CMC are closely related to self-esteem of students. Teachers are recommended to provide more guidance and encouragement to these students for learning via CMC tools. Copyright © 2011 Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (APSCE).
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computers in Education: ICCE 2011|
|Editors||Fu-Yun YU, Tsukasa HIRASHIMA, Thepchai SUPNITHI, Gautum BISWAS|
|Place of Publication||Thailand|
|Publisher||National Electronics and Computer Technology Center, Thailand|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|
CitationWong, T.-L., Kong, S. C., & Wang, A. (2011). Potential of using computer-mediated-communication tools for after-school learning. In F.-Y. Yu, T. Hirashima, T. Supnithi, & G. Biswas (Eds.), Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computers in Education: ICCE 2011 (pp. 707-711). Thailand: National Electronics and Computer Technology Center.
- After-school learning
- Motives of CMC