Journal article

Comparing perceived learning experiences of two concurrent cohorts under curriculum reform in Hong Kong A multiple-group confirmatory factor analysis approach

Yue Zhao, Jenny MY Huen, Michael Prosser

QUALITY ASSURANCE IN EDUCATION | EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2017

Abstract

Purpose: Hong Kong has undergone extensive curriculum reform and shifted from a three-year to a four-year university system. With a nuanced look at the impact of the curriculum reform, the purpose of the present study was to compare two concurrent cohorts by examining the extent to which the students in each cohort perceived their learning environment and learning outcomes differently and to what extent their perceptions differed. Design/methodology/approach: A sample of 3,102 first-year students enrolled at a Hong Kong university responded to the student learning experience questionnaire (SLEQ). The perceived learning experiences between the two cohorts were tapped through several latent fa..

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