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Sivan, Atara; Cohen, Arie; Chan, Dennis W.; Kwan, Yee Wan – Learning Environments Research, 2017
The Questionnaire on Teacher Interaction (QTI) is a teacher--student relationship measure whose underlying two-dimensional structure is represented in a circumplex model with eight sectors. Using Smallest Space Analysis (SSA), this study examined the circumplex structure of the Chinese version of the QTI among a convenience sample of 731…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Teacher Student Relationship, Statistical Analysis
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Kwan, Yee Wan; Wong, Angela F. L. – Learning Environments Research, 2014
In this study, we investigated-secondary school students' perceptions of their constructivist learning environment in Liberal Studies, and whether their perceptions were related to their critical thinking ability. A convenience sample of Secondary Three students (N = 967) studying Liberal Studies in Hong Kong participated in this research by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), Multiple Regression Analysis, Educational Environment
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Sivan, Atara; Chan, Dennis W. K. – Learning Environments Research, 2013
This study validated the Chinese version of the Questionnaire on Teacher Interaction (QTI) in the Hong Kong context as well as examined the relationship between students' perceptions of interpersonal teacher behaviour and their cognitive, affective and moral learning outcomes. Data were collected with the QTI and four other measures of student…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Multiple Regression Analysis, Questionnaires
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Kember, David; Ho, Amber; Hong, Celina – Learning Environments Research, 2010
This study investigated facets of the teaching and learning environment which motivate student learning. Interviews were conducted with 36 students from nine representative undergraduate degree programs in Hong Kong. The interviewees were asked to describe teaching approaches and learning activities typical of their program. They were asked about…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Student Attitudes, Learning Activities, Motivation
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Kong, Chit-Kwong – Learning Environments Research, 2008
It is generally believed that classroom learning experiences very much influence students' academic development. However, relatively little is known about whether classroom learning experiences have much effect on students' affective and social development. In this study, we argued for the importance of learning experiences on students' affective…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Construct Validity, Student Surveys, Active Learning
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Kember, David; Leung, Doris Y. P. – Learning Environments Research, 2005
The effect of the teaching and learning environment on the development of generic capabilities was examined through a survey of 1756 undergraduate students at a university in Hong Kong. The survey assessed students' perceptions of the development of the six capabilities of critical thinking, self-managed learning, adaptability, problem solving,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Structural Equation Models, Foreign Countries
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Thomas, Gregory P.; Mee, Doris Au Kin – Learning Environments Research, 2005
This study reports on the impact of a 2-month classroom intervention that sought to alter the learning environment of two Hong Kong Primary Year 3 general studies classrooms. Mixed methodology, employing quantitative and qualitative data-gathering strategies, was used to investigate changes to the learning environments, including changes to the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Learning Strategies, Metacognition, Foreign Countries
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Li, Yuen Ling – Learning Environments Research, 2004
This research study focused on pupil-teacher interactions in kindergarten classrooms in Hong Kong. Classroom observations of the morning or afternoon sessions of nine kindergarten teachers from three schools were carried out. Teachers, in general, exhibited considerable warmth towards their pupils. Teaching consisted largely of intensive…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Basic Skills