RO Projects

In line with RO's mission, a number of research, development and other scholarly projects designed as collaborative endeavours have been conducted at RO.

Projects in Process Start Date
Learning Analytics and Higher Education Development: Towards a Research Agenda
Jan 2016
Mobile Learning: Innovative Research Topics and Applications Jan 2016
Completed Projects Completion Date
Evaluating the effectiveness of mobile learning in nursing education Apr 2016
Applications of Learning Analytics in Educational Research Dec 2015
Teaching Effectiveness of Massive Open Online Courses Dec 2015
A qualitative study on the needs of student affairs services in OUHK Dec 2014
Enhancement of higher-order thinking and learning performance through metacognition development Oct 2014
Profiling the characteristics of MOOC platforms Oct 2014
Reconceptualizing analytics in education: A quest for a common ground Oct 2014
Business models for offering free courses Sep 2014
The Study of the Effectiveness of Institutional Policies on Technology-enhanced Learning: A Conceptual Review Jul 2014
Effectiveness of blended learning in pilot business courses Mar 2014
Open education versus flexible education: Divergence and convergence Jan 2014
Flexible Learning: Dimensions and Learner Preferences Oct 2013
Learning engagement of distance learning students Sep 2013
Providing MOOCs by Hong Kong institution-opportunities and concerns Aug 2013
Open Educational Resources in Hong Kong Jun 2013
Rebuilding CRIDATA as a database of contacts for scholars in ODL and academic units working on research in ODL Dec 2012
Development of an information database of journals relevant to distance and adult learning Jun 2012
Between technology and learning: Emerging possibilities and challenges for learning materials to become open Jun 2012
Quality assurance in open and distance learning: An audit of published research in the last decade Oct 2011
Learner transformation: an analysis of blended learning courses Sep 2011
Blended learning pilot courses: A quest for effective instructional approaches Jul 2011
Measures which reduce student dropout: Pilot testing and evaluation Aug 2009
Reasons for student drop out at the OUHK Jun 2009
Replacing face-to-face tutorials by synchronous online technologies–challenges and pedagogical implications Nov 2006
The relationship between self schema, regulatory strategies and cultural factors in a virtual learning environment
(CERG Project)
May 2006
Developing a computer-assisted programme selection kit for school leavers and adult learners in Hong Kong
(CERG Project)
Dec 2005
The development, validation and use of a Distance and Open Virtual Learning Environment Scale (DOVILES)
(CERG Project)
Aug 2005
Web-based interactive tutoring system Mar 2005
Evaluation of OUHK programmes in Mainland China Oct 2004
Going on-line - Enhancing an open learning environment Sep 2004
Learning science at a distance: Students' perspectives of practical work Apr 2004
An intelligent online assignment marking system Apr 2004
Automatic message analysis tools for the monitoring and evaluation in discussion forums Apr 2004
CD-ROM evaluation project Aug 2003
The perception of distance educators and learners about Web-Based Instruction (WBI) in selected Asian open universities Mar 2003
Student's use of tutorial support at OUHK Mar 2003
Direct and indirect effect of on-line learning at OUHK Mar 2003
Guidance at a distance: Developing an interest inventory for adult Learners in Hong Kong Sep 2002
An investigation of the problems experienced by OUHK students who are prison inmates Oct 2001
Learning activities, aging and expertise, and metacognitive knowledge of older adults in Hong Kong Oct 2001
A comparative study of the administrative style, educational processes, and outcomes of selected Asian Open Universities Mar 2001
Access to distance education by Asian women Mar 2001
Student attrition at OUHK: A preliminary investigation Jun 2000
Factors that enhance achievement in open learning: A case study of high vs. low achieving students at OUHK Jan 2000
Employer and student perceptions of OUHK Sep 1999
A database of experts and their expertise in distance/adult education: An Asian inventory Aug 1999
Learning about learning: A focus on problem-based learning in distance education Aug 1999
Learning about learning: A focus on problem-based learning in distance education - 2nd cycle Aug 1999
Cultural issues in adult and open science education in China ---
Open and distance education in Asia ---

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Modified Date: Feb 09, 2018