New Media, Knowledge Practices and Multiliteracies

HKAECT 2014 International Conference

  • Will W.K. Ma
  • Allan H.K. Yuen
  • Jae Park
  • Wilfred W.F. Lau
  • Liping Deng
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

  3. New Media

  4. Knowledge Practices

  5. Multiliteracies

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 269-270

About these proceedings


This volume highlights key aspects of new media, knowledge practices and multiliteracies in communication and education, providing readers with a range of empirical findings, novel theories and applications. The reports also include best practices, case studies, innovative solutions and lessons learned with regard to three core fields: (1) New media: discussions on the effects of traditional and new media, legal risks concerning social media, the effects of media intervention on help-seeking attitudes, obstacles of using tablets for learning, qualitative interpretation of media reporting, use of social media for enhancing design practices, and news-reading habits; (2) Knowledge practices: exploration of online viewing and lifestyles, reform of school management models, undergraduate students’ mathematics learning experiences, perceived accounting ethics and online knowledge sharing, creating knowledge repositories, digital technologies outside school, smartphone usage and life satisfaction, and cultural differences and isomerism; and (3) Multiliteracies: studies on learning style inventories, the impact of ICT in interdisciplinary approaches, ePortfolios for learning, video production and generic skills enhancement, mobile-assisted collaborative learning, and the effects of project-based learning on student achievements. The reports presented are from various countries and organizations.


Computer supported collaborative learning Curriculum assessment Educational techonlogy in Hong Kong Learning management Mobile learning Multiliteracies in education Pervasive Learning Ubiquitous learning

Editors and affiliations

  • Will W.K. Ma
    • 1
  • Allan H.K. Yuen
    • 2
  • Jae Park
    • 3
  • Wilfred W.F. Lau
    • 4
  • Liping Deng
    • 5
  1. 1.Hong Kong Shue Yan UniversityHong KongChina
  2. 2.The University of Hong KongHong KongChina
  3. 3.Hong Kong Institute of EducationHong KongChina
  4. 4.The University of Hong KongHong KongChina
  5. 5.Hong Kong Baptist UniversityHong KongChina

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