An Example of Online Resources Sharing in Accounting Courses

  • Jimmy Yau
  • Norris Lau
  • Shirley Huang
  • Jeanne Lam
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 407)


A lot of e-learning materials have been developed for the blended learning courses nowadays and those features of accessibility and reusability should be taken into account. In this paper, we review the use of online learning resources from our part-time based accounting course in a full-time based accounting course. A survey was conducted to investigate the students‘ perceptions on the shared online learning resources. Furthermore, this paper compares our previous survey results collected from the part-time accounting students with the current survey results and discusses the differences in students‘ perception towards the shared online resources. Finally, we discuss the limitations and suggestions of online learning resources sharing based on the comparison results. The paper pinpoints the importance and awareness of online resources sharing for blended learning courses in an appropriate way by adopting the concept of knowledge mangement and instructional design.


share online resources knowledge management blended learning instructional design online learning e-learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jimmy Yau
    • 1
  • Norris Lau
    • 1
  • Shirley Huang
    • 1
  • Jeanne Lam
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Cyber Learning, HKU SPACEUniversity of Hong KongHong Kong SARChina

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