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“Designing Powerful Learning Environments” (DPLE) is a specialism of the M. Ed. at the University of Hong Kong. It focuses on designing learning experiences and environments based on research into how people learn. Students learn to put what they are learning into practice during the course. There is  strong emphasis on learning how to learn, inquiry, problem-based learning, knowledge building and the use of ICT in learning.


J. van Aalst, C. K. K. Chan, K. K. H. Chan, G. Chen, S. Bridges.

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