Teacher knowledge, Information and Communications Technology and the teaching of Chinese-as-a-Second-language in Singapore

Si Hui Lim

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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Abstract

The study reported in this thesis aimed to generate an understanding of the perspectives of Chinese language teachers in Singapore on the use or TPACK in their teaching or Chinese-as-a-Second-Language at the secondary school level, with particular reference to the use of information and communications technology (ICT). It is an interpretive study which adopted semi-structured interviews to address this aim. Steps were taken lo explore as diverse a range of perspectives as possible within clearly-defined sailings. Results revealed that necessity, situated context, adaptations or technologies, and variations in teachers' levels or competence in TPACK influence the planning of ICT-use lessons.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
Award date12 Dec 2016
DOIs
Publication statusUnpublished - 2016

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