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Hew, Khe Foon; Cheung, Wing Sum – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2012
Facebook has become one of the most popular social network sites among many students. However, current research on Facebook use has focused mainly on Anglo-American students. Relatively little is known about Facebook use in Singapore. Data were collected from 83 students (ages ranged from 15 to 23). This study uses a naturalistic case study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Web Sites, Role
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Hew, Khe Foon; Cheung, Wing Sum – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to examine students' affective commitment toward Singapore. Affective commitment refers to the sense of attachment to the nation state. The sample was taken from 286 students in a primary school. In the first section of the paper, we described the design of a Likert-type Affective Commitment to Country questionnaire.…
Descriptors: Construct Validity, Validity, Questionnaires, Factor Analysis
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Hew, Khe Foon; Cheung, Wing Sum – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2010
This study investigated possible factors that might influence the degree of student participation in asynchronous online discussion forums. Degree of participation refers to the number of messages posted by the students. Data were collected from 41 forums, students' reflection logs, and students' interviews. Of these 41 forums, the top third…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Familiarity, Student Participation, Asians