Support system for Chinese language teachers: a case of ITEM in support of teaching

  • A. C. W. Fung
  • S. S. Hau
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT)


Educational administrators in future schools unavoidably will have to face the challenge presented by IT in education. They have to be concerned not only with systems for school management information, or for decision support and the like. They also need to be prepared to manage IT holistically for school improvement and effectiveness. The impact of IT on teaching and learning has to be included on the agenda. It is necessary therefore that the scope of ITEM encompasses the managing of IT systems for teaching and learning support, in addition to IT systems within the school office. This paper reports a case of developing a ‘Chinese Language Teacher Support System’ in Hong Kong. The process of the innovation is described, together with discussion on the outcome and the future prospects for such a system.


Database information technology teaching support teleconferencing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. C. W. Fung
    • 1
  • S. S. Hau
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Education StudiesHong Kong Baptist UniversityKowloon TongHong Kong

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