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New Media for Educational Change

Selected Papers from HKAECT 2018 International Conference

  • Conference proceedings
  • © 2018

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  • Combines insightful perspectives on and research work in journalism, media, and education
  • Contributes to a scholarly discussion that goes beyond what new media can contribute to education
  • Promotes interdisciplinary exchanges concerning new media and education

Part of the book series: Educational Communications and Technology Yearbook (ECTY)

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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.

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Table of contents (17 papers)

  1. Introduction

  2. Learning Management Systems, Mobile Learning & MOOCs

  3. Learning Management Systems, Mobile Learning & MOOCs

  4. Communication and New Media in Everyday Life

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China

    Liping Deng

  • Learning Commons, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi), Hong Kong, China

    Will W. K. Ma

  • Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology (HKAECT), Hong Kong, China

    Cheuk Wai Rose Fong

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

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-8896-4

  • Publisher: Springer Singapore

  • eBook Packages: Education, Education (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-981-10-8895-7Published: 27 June 2018

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-981-13-4267-7Published: 29 December 2018

  • eBook ISBN: 978-981-10-8896-4Published: 26 June 2018

  • Series ISSN: 2524-4078

  • Series E-ISSN: 2524-4086

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XII, 225

  • Number of Illustrations: 45 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Learning & Instruction, Educational Technology, Computers and Education, Social Media

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