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This conference paper was originally published as Fox, R and Pearson, J, Reviewing research into technology in Hong Kong higher education, Proceedings of the Emerging Technologies Conference, University of Wollongong, 18-21 June 2008.


This paper reviews published research on ICT in higher education in Hong Kong over a ten year period and identifies the extent to which this research addresses government policy, indicating areas in which further research would be beneficial to meet the challenges contained in government reports. The majority of publications identified were based on successful small-scale case studies to guide present and future practice. This was limited to research on theoretical inquiry, providing original perspectives, ideas and ideals to shape future thinking. It was concluded that future research would benefit from a greater balance between evidence-based research and theoretical inquiry and to identify more strategically significant cross-institutional research to support the government’s vision of making Hong Kong a regional education hub.