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New Media for Educational Change

Selected Papers from HKAECT 2018 International Conference

  • Liping Deng
  • Will W. K. Ma
  • Cheuk Wai Rose Fong
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Robert Maribe Branch
      Pages 3-8
  3. Learning Attitude, Behavior, and Analysis

  4. Learning Management Systems, Mobile Learning & MOOCs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Deborah Cockerham, Lin Lin
      Pages 91-98
    3. Yangcun Feng, Yuan Liao, Youqun Ren
      Pages 115-123
  5. Communication and New Media in Everyday Life

About these proceedings


This book gathers selected papers presented at the Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2018 International Conference on the theme of “new media for educational change: effects on learning and reflection on practice”. It contributes to a scholarly discussion that goes beyond what new media can contribute to education, and reflects on best practices as well as lessons learned by applying new media in a wide range of fields. Scholars from educational technology, journalism, higher education, etc. share their findings in a number of formats, such as empirical research, case studies of best practices, literature reviews, etc. The topics addressed include but are not limited to media practice, application of innovative technologies, MOOCs in higher education, social media for learning, gamification, learning analytics, and comparative studies.


New media in education educational change learning technology media psychology mobile communication and learning social media social interaction computer-mediated communication

Editors and affiliations

  • Liping Deng
    • 1
  • Will W. K. Ma
    • 2
  • Cheuk Wai Rose Fong
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Education StudiesHong Kong Baptist UniversityHong KongChina
  2. 2.Learning Commons, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)Hong KongChina
  3. 3.Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology (HKAECT)Hong KongChina

About the editors

Liping Deng is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University. Her research interests centre on social media, informal learning, multitasking, and learning communities. She has published papers in key international journals such as Computers & Education on the educational use of Web 2.0 technologies such as blogs and social networking websites. 

Wai-Kit Will Ma received his PhD from the University of Hong Kong. He is currently Head of the Learning Commons, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong.  Dr Ma’s research chiefly focuses on the use of information systems for communication, knowledge sharing and knowledge creation. He is President of the Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology and served as Co-editor of the Journal of Communication and Education.

Cheuk Wai Rose Fong completed her doctoral degree in Education at Durham University, UK. She is currently a senior lecturer and Director of Student Services at the Community College of City University, as well as the Public Relations Officer of the Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology. Her research interests include education technologies, human-computer interaction, and thinking skills in self-reflection and creativity.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title New Media for Educational Change
  • Book Subtitle Selected Papers from HKAECT 2018 International Conference
  • Editors Liping Deng
    Will W. K. Ma
    Cheuk Wai Rose Fong
  • Series Title Educational Communications and Technology Yearbook
  • Series Abbreviated Title Educat. Communicat., Technol. Yearbook
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-981-10-8895-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-981-13-4267-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-981-10-8896-4
  • Series ISSN 2524-4078
  • Series E-ISSN 2524-4086
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 225
  • Number of Illustrations 45 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Learning & Instruction
    Educational Technology
    Computers and Education
    Social Media
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