Hong Kong home economics teachers' preparedness for teaching with technology

Ho, Kitty and Albion, Peter R. (2010) Hong Kong home economics teachers' preparedness for teaching with technology. In: Research highlights in technology and teacher education 2010. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE), Chesapeake, VA, United States, pp. 313-321. ISBN 9781880094822

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In Hong Kong as elsewhere the government has undertaken a series of initiatives to increase the incidence, and effectiveness, of application of information and communication technology (ICT) in education. This paper reports on a study of ICT adoption by Home Economics teachers in Hong Kong. Although participants reported having access to ICT for classroom use, moderate levels of ICT skills, and positive attitudes to ICT, most reported limited classroom use with that being for traditional didactic lessons. Based on the data, including teacher perceptions of barriers to ICT use and needs for development, TPACK (http://www.tpck.org/) is used to explain the observations and suggest a way forward.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Accepted version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. 'Copyright by AACE. Reprinted from the Proceedings of the 21st International Conference of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE 2010) with permission of AACE (http://www.aace.org).' Print copy held by USQ Library 371.334 Res. Also available at http://www.editlib.org/d/35314/ebook_35314.pdf.
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Peter Albion
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2010 12:31
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2014 03:01
Uncontrolled Keywords: home economics; ICT integration; TPACK
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130299 Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1702 Cognitive Sciences > 170203 Knowledge Representation and Machine Learning
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930203 Teaching and Instruction Technologies
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/8623

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