Developing online facilitators
The most important lesson for instructors new to Networked Learning
is to find the time to discover and play with Networked Learning tools.
In this way instructors will experience the problems, frustrations and
excitement that learners experience. (Haughey and Anderson 1998,
Educational policy initiatives in Hong Kong for the last few years have, as in all other developed economies, stressed the inclusion of information and communication technologies (ICT) into all levels of education: primary, secondary, and tertiary. However, these policy initiatives have mostly taken the form of hardware and software purchases and professional development for teachers in the use of this hardware and software. In Hong Kong, there has been little focus on the pedagogic implications of ICT in education and the different conceptions of teaching