Young children’s learning with information and communication technologies in Hong Kong kindergartens

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Leung, Wai Man (2010) Young children’s learning with information and communication technologies in Hong Kong kindergartens. PhD thesis, Victoria University.

Abstract

This study investigated the changing roles and teaching and learning practices with Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in kindergartens in the Hong Kong context. The objectives of the study were (1) to observe and describe the use of computers in early childhood curriculum in Hong Kong; (2) to investigate the teaching practices of kindergarten teachers using computer activities in their classrooms; (3) to explore the perspectives of parents, principals and kindergarten teachers regarding children’s learning with computers in Hong Kong’s early childhood settings and (4) to examine the ways in which children use computers for learning in kindergartens, in Hong Kong.

Item type Thesis (PhD thesis)
URI http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15993
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 1301 Education Systems
Current > FOR Classification > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Education
Keywords Children, early childhood, early childhood learning, pre-school, pre-school education, kindergarten, learning, learning technologies, education technologies, ICT, information and communication technologies, Hong Kong, China, Chinese
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