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Rechell Yee-Shun Lam
Vocational Training Council
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#1Ricky Yuk-kwan Ng (Vocational Training Council)H-Index: 3
#2Rechell Yee-Shun Lam (Vocational Training Council)H-Index: 1
Vocational and Professional Education and Training (VPET) emphasises in-class hands on practice and face-to-face theory delivery, e-learning and e-pedagogies are less common. The resistance normally rises from the argument of VPET’s focuses on trade-specific hands on skills in authentic workplaces and the motto of ‘practice makes perfect’. Nonetheless, with students’ changing learning preferences and behaviours, the high accessibility of online and web-based information; VPET teachers are now co...
#1Ricky Yuk-kwan Ng (Vocational Training Council)H-Index: 3
#2Rechell Yee-Shun Lam (Vocational Training Council)H-Index: 1
This paper discusses the possibilities of using mobile and flexible technologies to enhance workplace learning in vocational education and training (VET). It also proposes a number of innovative pedagogical practices enabled by technologies to facilitate better learning and teaching experiences for VET students and mentors in workplaces. While mobile and flexible technologies emphasise self-paced online and virtual learning experiences, VET stresses the mastery of hands-on skills and practices i...
#1Ricky Yuk-kwan Ng (Vocational Training Council)H-Index: 3
#2Rechell Yee-Shun Lam (Vocational Training Council)H-Index: 1
Last.Ivan Ka Wai Lai (Caritas Institute of Higher Education)H-Index: 11
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Blended learning has been widely adopted by higher education institutions. With purpose for effective learning and teaching by allocating face-to-face contact and online time, blended learning initiates a range of pedagogical practices such as flipped and self-regulated learning, to name just a few. Effective blended learning in higher education institutions requires a good balance between theoretical lessons, online lectures and face-to-face tutorials. However, debate rests on the blended deliv...
#1Ricky Yuk-kwan Ng (Vocational Training Council)H-Index: 3
#2Rechell Yee-Shun Lam (Vocational Training Council)H-Index: 1
Last.Ivan Ka Wai Lai (Caritas Institute of Higher Education)H-Index: 11
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The appropriate technology enhanced pedagogical approaches ultilising mobile and flexible technologies would generate better learning and teaching experiences in workplaces. However, there is a lack of in-depth study of Vocational and Professional Education and Training’s (VPET) students, teachers and workplace mentors’ teaching needs. With an aim to identify suitable pedagogical practices to devise suitable e-learning means for more effective learning and teaching in VPET’s workplaces, 26 inter...
#1Ricky Yuk-kwan Ng (Vocational Training Council)H-Index: 3
#2Rechell Yee-Shun Lam (Vocational Training Council)H-Index: 1
Last.Ivan Ka Wai Lai (Caritas Institute of Higher Education)H-Index: 11
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Questionnaires surveys were conducted to 343 students and 20 teachers from three of the largest Vocational and Professional Education and Training (VPET) institutions in Hong Kong for the identification of specific instructional strategies to derive innovative pedagogical practices for effective learning and teaching in VPET. Findings revealed that in current learning and teaching practices, lecture and the use of lecture notes were prevailing while the least conducted learning and teaching acti...
This study aims to explore the current challenges that teacher trainers are confronting and their training needs. Looking particular into the professional competencies and psychological qualities that teacher trainers need to possess, this study further examines the perceptions of the trainers' changing roles from subject teachers to teacher trainers. Interviews were conducted to collect data and Dempster's "expert judgment" technique was adopted as an evaluation method. Findings showed that 'fa...
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