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Does the Gender of the Teacher Matter in the Teaching of Reading Literacy? Teacher Gender and Pupil Attainment in Reading Literacy in Hong Kong.
Abstract A study of 148 primary school teachers and 4867 Grade 4 pupils in Hong Kong found no support for the proposal that boys learn to read better when taught by men teachers. In fact, it wasExpand
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English-Speaking Foreign Domestic Helpers and Students' English Reading Attainment in Hong Kong
The English reading comprehension ability of 4,352 Grade 4 Hong Kong students was tested. The students' parents completed questionnaires about home factors, including monthly income, languageExpand
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Title LMIs-A fundamental tool in analysis and controller design fordiscrete linear repetitive processes
Discrete linear repetitive processes are a distinct class of two-dimensional (2-D) linear systems with applications in areas ranging from long-wall coal cutting through to iterative learning controlExpand
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Progress in International Reading Literacy Study 2006 (PIRLS): pedagogical correlates of fourth-grade students in Hong Kong
Reading literacy of fourth-grade students in Hong Kong showed a remarkable improvement from 2001 to 2006 as shown by international PIRLS studies. This study identified various aspects of the teacherExpand
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Do reading practices make a difference? Evidence from PIRLS data for Hong Kong and Taiwan primary school Grade 4 students
This study examined the influence of classroom pedagogic reading practices and out-of-school practices in explaining why the reading attainment of Hong Kong Grade 4 students was superior to that ofExpand
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Learning to Read
Being literate is fundamental for learning most school subjects. The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) conducts a regular cycle of studies of children'sExpand
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Optimal weighted L2 model reduction of delay systems
A model reduction method for stable delay systems under L2 optimality is introduced in this paper. The reduced models may take the form of either a stable finite dimensional system or a delay systemExpand
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The impact of blogging on Hong Kong primary school students' bilingual reading literacy
This study looked at the types of blog consulted by 1,298 Primary 4 students in Hong Kong and whether such consultation influenced performance on standardised tests of Chinese and English readingExpand
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A Comparative Study of Simple Dynamic Models and Control Schemes for Elastic Manipulators
In this study, a one-link elastic manipulator is modeled using both lumped-parameter and assumed-modes methods. Expand
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Designing for Integration in Initial Teacher Education Curricula: The Hong Kong Postgraduate Diploma in Education
Discussions of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) programs have indicated prevailing concerns regarding the linking of theory and practice with ongoing student criticisms that the theoretical, academicExpand
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