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Digital Classroom Project: Impact of Service-Learning and Information and Communication Technology on Student Learning in Hong Kong
Understanding Service-learning and Community Engagement: Crossing Boundaries through Research (2012)
  • Cheung Ming Alfred CHAN, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
  • Hok Ka Carol MA, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
Abstract
This paper describes a collaborative service-learning model between Lingnan Univerisity and a primary school in Hong Kong that developed a hybrid model of university-community partnerships in service-learning and internet-based learning. Echoing the trend of advancing technology in education and the need for holistic education, the Digital Classroom Project integrated the pedagogy of service-learning and information and communication technology. With the aim of creating a learning skills and share knowledge with a diverse and global audience. Primary school students participated in guided reading and group discussions led by university students utilizing both online and face-to-face activities. A comprehensive evaluation of effectiveness was implemented the examines eight difference areas. This paper reports on these outcomes, which found overall positive impacts on student learning.
Publication Date
2012
Editor
Julie A. Hatcher, Robert G. Bringle
Publisher
Information Age Publishing
Citation Information
Cheung Ming Alfred CHAN and Hok Ka Carol MA. "Digital Classroom Project: Impact of Service-Learning and Information and Communication Technology on Student Learning in Hong Kong" Understanding Service-learning and Community Engagement: Crossing Boundaries through Research (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/carolma/9/