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Iris Tse (Graduate)
“Knowledge acquired from the MSc(ITE) programme is of utmost importance to my career as a lecturer. Facilitated by highly-qualified and experienced teaching staff, I have been inspired a lot to successfully incorporate ICT in my teaching. I also gained a lot of practical experience which can be applied to my teaching. Specific aspects such as the design of ICT-led teaching and learning activities as well as the creation of multimedia teaching materials had been covered in the curriculum. Skills I learned are in turn beneficial to my students as greater engagement has been reflected from the active response received from my students. Moreover, I was given a valuable opportunity to strengthen my research ability when being a member of the Research team in the Centre for Information Technology in Education (CITE) such that my research ability is further enhanced.”
Iris Wu (Graduate)
"Studying a Master’s degree programme majoring in Information Technology in Education at the University of Hong Kong has been a rewarding experience which has ignited my interest in pursuing advanced studies. I have been equipped with the knowledge to design, develop, evaluate, implement and manage the use of IT at various educational levels and in various subjects, so as to provide the best learning opportunities for our students in 21st Century. It was also very beneficial to study with people of different nationalities, interests and cultural backgrounds. The interactions did much to help me form new ideas for my teaching and learning. The MSc(ITE) programme is a high-standard programme for ardent learners. Apart from a systematic, well-organized curriculum, it was taught by a group of renowned scholars in the field. It has not only enriched my knowledge of using Web 2.0 platform, but also equipped me with an innovative perspective, enabling me to think about technological implications of new technologies from various standpoints."
Patrick Lam (Graduate)
"The programme equipped me with insights and practical skills of e-leadership when I was a school principal at that time. It is an authentic integration of theory and practice for education practitioners. I was able to apply the knowledge of organisational change management for 21st Century learning as well as innovative curriculum and pedagogical design in my workplace. The course also inspired me for further pursuit of a Doctor of Education degree."
Sharing and Examples of previous topics of dissertation and independent project
Topic: Understanding the obstacles of using a tablet as a learning tool in primary schools from teachers' perceptions
By Li Xiaolei, Teacher
“It gave me a better understanding of information technology in education, especially in tablet computers as learning tools.”
Topic: An investigation on students' critical thinking skills in an online environment
By Ron Tsoi, Research Assistant at a University educational information technology centre in HK
“The MSc(ITE) programme equipped me with the updated knowledge of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education. The lecturers are superb and well-recognized in the field. The content of the courses are up-to-date and practical. This programme is beneficial to me and also paves a way to my further study.”
Topic: Effectiveness of using Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) to train IT helpdesk staff in school
By Jackie Siu, IT Manager at a professional and continuing education institution in HK
“Not only acquired a deeper knowledge in virtual learning but also gave me a new insight on how to deliver course content over different e-learning platforms effectively. The independent project brings new ideas to me when design and implementation of e-learning projects in my college.”
Topic: Exploring the use of flipped classroom & MOOC in teaching and learning
By Ken Kan, Art & Filming Director / Chief Photographer at a photographic studio in HK; Part-time Tutor at a vocational education and training institution in HK
“I was encouraged that the engaging and flexible nature of digital video lecture making projects offers broader potential to ground the use of ICT and multimedia technologies in discipline-specific content and processing. And then through the different stages of the processing for video lectures production, I got many useful perceptions about the interactive and self-access learning in flipped classroom with MOOC course.”
"The MSc(ITE) programme provides me with an authentic platform to explore this field internationally. With the guidance from the experienced teaching team, I achieve more than what I have expected. I am so grateful to be here."
Shou Xinrui (Graduate)
"IT in education plays a very important role in future education and this programme opens a new world for education nowadays. After having some research in IT in education field, I have discovered many interesting things that I have never found in the past. Awesome experiences!"
Steve Yong (Graduate)
“As a student of the MSc(ITE) programme, I met different people in related markets, who enjoy sharing our views in e-learning. I explored governments’ e-learning policies and developments in local and foreign countries. On the other hand, I got hands on experiences in some e-learning tools which are quite practical to my work. It’s my pleasure to study in the MSc(ITE) programme in the past 2 years and I’m glad to become a graduate.”