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|Title:||Engaging students in a virtual classroom: The use of bulletin boards in teaching and learning for Chinese learners||Author(s):||Wong, Yu Cheung||Issue Date:||2004||Publisher:||Routledge||Journal:||Journal of Technology in Human Services||Volume:||22||Issue:||3||Start page:||41||End page:||67||Abstract:||
Chinese learners, being influenced by Confucian Heritage Culture (CHC), exhibit unique perceptions and behaviors in a web-based learning environment, such as passivity in expressing opinions and uncertainty about their learning without a teacher's assurance. Findings in this paper reflect such influences in a web-based social policy course for Chinese students which made extensive use of bulletin board discussion. In addition, their involvement in it is associated with how they feel about teachers' concern about their learning and whether expectations and assignments are clear. The paper recommends ways to improve web-based teaching and to facilitate Chinese learners in this new learning environment.
|URI:||https://repository.cihe.edu.hk/jspui/handle/cihe/1846||DOI:||10.1300/J017v22n03_03||CIHE Affiliated Publication:||No|
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