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Conference Paper: Strengthening students’ reading comprehension ability (both Chinese and English) through developing children’s literature equiz bank on the cloud

TitleStrengthening students’ reading comprehension ability (both Chinese and English) through developing children’s literature equiz bank on the cloud
Authors
KeywordsReading interest
Reading habit
Reading comprehension ability
Primary education
E-quiz bank
Issue Date2014
Citation
The 19th International Education and Technology Conference, Hong Kong, China, 15-17 April 2014. How to Cite?
AbstractReading proficiency is closely related to students’ academic performance. The online e-quiz bank “Reading Battle” aims at enhancing students’ reading interest and developing their reading habits. After reading children’s literature borrowed from school libraries, students may take quizzes on the e-quiz bank to evaluate their reading comprehension ablility. First launched in Hong Kong, the e-quiz bank assists students in enhancing their reading interest and abilities by motivating, scaffolding, and monitoring strategies. This article discusses the project’s features and evaluates their effectiveness in achieving the project goals. Preliminary findings of the project shows that the e-quiz bank offer participants a fun, interactive, and personalized experience in improving their reading comprehension abilities and is effective in fostering a habit of reading.
DescriptionPart I of Social Media 2014 will be held in China and Part II will be held in Las Vegas
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/204504

 

DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorWu, WWY-
dc.contributor.authorChu, SKW-
dc.contributor.authorChan, H-
dc.contributor.authorWong, J-
dc.contributor.authorTse, SK-
dc.contributor.authorTavares, N-
dc.contributor.authorMok, SWS-
dc.date.accessioned2014-09-20T00:04:48Z-
dc.date.available2014-09-20T00:04:48Z-
dc.date.issued2014-
dc.identifier.citationThe 19th International Education and Technology Conference, Hong Kong, China, 15-17 April 2014.-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/204504-
dc.descriptionPart I of Social Media 2014 will be held in China and Part II will be held in Las Vegas-
dc.description.abstractReading proficiency is closely related to students’ academic performance. The online e-quiz bank “Reading Battle” aims at enhancing students’ reading interest and developing their reading habits. After reading children’s literature borrowed from school libraries, students may take quizzes on the e-quiz bank to evaluate their reading comprehension ablility. First launched in Hong Kong, the e-quiz bank assists students in enhancing their reading interest and abilities by motivating, scaffolding, and monitoring strategies. This article discusses the project’s features and evaluates their effectiveness in achieving the project goals. Preliminary findings of the project shows that the e-quiz bank offer participants a fun, interactive, and personalized experience in improving their reading comprehension abilities and is effective in fostering a habit of reading.-
dc.languageeng-
dc.relation.ispartofInternational Education and Technology Conference-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.subjectReading interest-
dc.subjectReading habit-
dc.subjectReading comprehension ability-
dc.subjectPrimary education-
dc.subjectE-quiz bank-
dc.titleStrengthening students’ reading comprehension ability (both Chinese and English) through developing children’s literature equiz bank on the cloud-
dc.typeConference_Paper-
dc.identifier.emailWu, WWY: wendywu@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailChu, SKW: samchu@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailTse, SK: sktse@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailTavares, N: tavaresn@hkucc.hku.hk-
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dc.identifier.authorityTse, SK=rp00964-
dc.identifier.authorityTavares, N=rp00960-
dc.description.naturepostprint-
dc.identifier.hkuros235386-
dc.identifier.hkuros246343-
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