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Cultivating K12 Students’ Active Learning and Enhancing Engaged Learning Through Content Creation

  • Angel Lu
  • Yan Keung HuiEmail author
  • Bo Mai
  • Lam For Kwok
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1048)

Abstract

Active learners can learn more effectively, have higher motivation to learn, and gain better results. How to cultivate learners’ active learning attitude and enhance their engagement in learning is the key. Through a 2-year study of two Chinese classes at a primary school in Panyu, China, we found that learning activity design was the core element in enhancing learners’ engagement in the participation of content creation and thus cultivating their active learning attitude to achieve better Chinese performance. This paper fills research gaps in both identifying the role of learning activity design in the process of cultivating learner’s active learning and extending content creation from a single step to a process of creation, evaluation and recognition.

Keywords

Active learning Engaged learning Learning activity design Blended learning 

Notes

Acknowledgments

We thank the management support from Shaxuyi Primary School in Panyu, the time and effort of teachers in verifying our results and the corresponding e-schoolbag provider in providing relevant data for our studies.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Angel Lu
    • 1
  • Yan Keung Hui
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bo Mai
    • 2
  • Lam For Kwok
    • 1
  1. 1.City University of Hong KongKowloonHong Kong
  2. 2.The Shaxuyi Primary SchoolGuangzhouChina

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