New Media, Knowledge Practices and Multiliteracies: HKAECT 2014 International Conference

New Media, Knowledge Practices and Multiliteracies: HKAECT 2014 International Conference

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New Media, Knowledge Practices and Multiliteracies: HKAECT 2014 International Conference by Will W.K. Ma

This volume highlights key aspects of new media, knowledge practices and multiliteracies in communication and education, providing readers with a range of empirical findings, novel theories and applications. The reports also include best practices, case studies, innovative solutions and lessons learned with regard to three core fields: (1) New media: discussions on the effects of traditional and new media, legal risks concerning social media, the effects of media intervention on help-seeking attitudes, obstacles of using tablets for learning, qualitative interpretation of media reporting, use of social media for enhancing design practices, and news-reading habits; (2) Knowledge practices: exploration of online viewing and lifestyles, reform of school management models, undergraduate students’ mathematics learning experiences, perceived accounting ethics and online knowledge sharing, creating knowledge repositories, digital technologies outside school, smartphone usage and life satisfaction, and cultural differences and isomerism; and (3) Multiliteracies: studies on learning style inventories, the impact of ICT in interdisciplinary approaches, ePortfolios for learning, video production and generic skills enhancement, mobile-assisted collaborative learning, and the effects of project-based learning on student achievements. The reports presented are from various countries and organizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811013584
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 08/31/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


The Changing Face of Educational Technology: New Media, Knowledge Practices and Multiliteracies
Allan H.K. Yuen

New Media

Cultivation Effects of Television Broadcasting and Online Media
Hey Yeung Lau

Online Legal Risks in Social Media: Lessons from a Few Court Cases in Hong Kong
Kar-wai Tong

The Effect of a Brief Media Intervention on Help-Seeking Attitudes among College Students in Hong Kong
Wai Kit Wong

Understanding the Obstacles of Using Tablet as a Learning Tool in Primary Schools from Teachers’ Perceptions
Xiaolei Li, Allan H.K. Yuen, Wenting Zou

“Whistleblower or Leaker?” Examining the Portrayal and Characterization of Edward Snowden in US, UK and HK Posts
Amy Wu, Will W.K. Ma, Wendy W.L. Chan

Destuckification”: Use of Social Media for Enhancing Design Practices
Yun Yi Tan, Allan H.K. Yuen

News Reading Habits of Young University Students in Hong Kong in the Age of New Media
Alvin C.M. Kwan, Ivy C.T. Cheng, Joie H.Y. Wong

Knowledge Practices

An Exploration of Online Viewing on an Individual’s Dating Attitude and Love Style
Hilda Yuet Hang Kho

The Restriction of Degree: Reform of Public School management models
Kongzhen Li, Jingjing Zhang

Falling through the Cracks: Undergraduate Students’ Mathematics Learning Experience
Lesa Covington Clarkson, Forster D Ntow, Sousada Chidthachack, Elizabeth A Crotty

An Exploratory Study on Interactive Whiteboard Usage on Enhancing Oral English in Secondary Classrooms
Guochen Zhang, Liping Deng

Exploring Perceived Accounting Ethics of University Students on Online Knowledge Sharing
Sally M. Li

Exploring Hong Kong Youth’s Engagement with Digital Technologies outside School
Liping Deng, Jan Connelly, Miki Lau, Kelly Y.L. Ku

Building up a Knowledge Repository in a School
Kai Wing Chu

Smartphone Usage, Social Relations and Life Satisfaction of Hong Kong College Students
Raymond Chi Fai Chui

Concept of Cultural Differences between Chinese and Western University Culture Based on the Idea of Isomerism
Cheng-en Li, Tie-shan Hou, Liang Chang

Exploring the Effectiveness of Blended Learning in Cost and Management Accounting - An Empirical Study
Rosanne Suet Ching Chak, Heidi Fung


Variable-centered and Person-centered Approaches to Studying the VARK Learning Style Inventory
Wilfred W.F. Lau, Allan H.K. Yuen, Albert Chan

The Impact of ICT on Pedagogical Practices in an Interdisciplinary Approach
Kathryn Reed

Students’ Perception of Using ePortfolios for Learning in Higher Education
Danlin Yang, Alexandra Chiu Yee Ngai, Hing Keung Hung

Investigating the Relationship between Students’ Attitude towards Video Production Project and their Generic Skills Enhancement
Heidi Fung, Will W.K. Ma

Enhancing Primary School Students’ Story-Writing by Mobile-Assisted Collaborative Learning: A Case Study
Wenting Zou, Xiaolei Li

The Impact of Project-Based Learning and Technology on Student Achievement in Mathematics
Leah J Branch

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