The e-learning readiness of teachers in Hong Kong

  title={The e-learning readiness of teachers in Hong Kong},
  author={Koon Keung Teddy So},
  journal={Fifth IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT'05)},
  • K. T. So
  • Published 5 July 2005
  • Computer Science
  • Fifth IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT'05)
There is a common understanding that the twenty-first century will be a more globalized and knowledge-based era. In response to this rapid change, Hong Kong is trying to transform itself into an information society. A lot of education reforms were implemented in schools in the past few years. Having learn the lesson from the first IT plan (1998-2003), the Education and Manpower Bureau (EMB) released its second information technology strategic plan, focusing on the real change of pedagogy, the… 

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