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voyager
Singapore
my research interests are the pedagogical affordances of virtual environments and virtual worlds
Recent Activity
this year’s ICT symposium for schools in Singapore’s N3 cluster will be held on the 29th of June. i am very grateful to the organising committee of the symposium for kindly extending the opportunity to keynote to myself and Professor... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at voyeurism
it’s been a year since my team’s collaboration with the Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia around the use of Maker Motes started. i thought it might be worthwhile to describe highlights of our journey. we worked with teachers from five middle schools... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2017 at voyeurism
two weeks’ ago i had a very pleasant lunch at Picco’s in Boston, with my friend and mentor George Brackett. three of my eight modules during my Masters were under George’s supervision, and it’s safe to say he made an... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2017 at voyeurism
in what has become a very overwhelming day, the actual physical hardcover of Landscapes of participatory making, modding and hacking: maker culture and makerspaces was delivered today! truly our cup runneth over. all Glory be to God alone. Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at voyeurism
all thanks be to God alone. my team’s Maker Motes project with schools in Indonesia has received in-principle approval for a new tranche of funding! this tranche comes from the Human Capital & Education for Asian Development (HEAD) Foundation, and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at voyeurism
my most recent edited book - Landscapes of participatory making, modding and hacking: maker culture and makerspaces - is published and now ready for purchase :-) i would like to express my gratitude to my team members - Ming De,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2017 at voyeurism
the webpage for my book Landscapes of participatory making, modding and hacking: maker culture and makerspaces is up :-) Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2017 at voyeurism
it’s been a journey of more than two years; Landscapes of participatory making, modding and hacking: maker culture and makerspaces is nearly ready for its debut :-) Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2017 at voyeurism
i’ll be attending this year’s annual conference of the Association of American Geographers, which will be held in Boston from the 5th to the 9th of April. the themes this year are: - geographies of bread and water in the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2017 at voyeurism
Call for Proposals for a session to be held at the Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society, London, 29 August to 1 September 2017 This session is sponsored by the Geographical Information Science Research Group of the Royal Geographical... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at voyeurism
back in September, my university nominated me to be part of an exciting project organised by Prof Dr Christian Scholz and his team from the University of Saarland. Prof Scholz and his team have been working on a proposal titled... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2016 at voyeurism
this past Friday my team was extremely privileged to be able to host visitors from the Graduate Institute of Science Education, National Taiwan Normal University. we spent a fruitful morning with Prof Hsu Ying-Shao, Prof Wu Hsin-Kai, Ast/P Fang Su-Chi,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2016 at voyeurism
yesterday my team and i formally ended our partnership with a school in Singapore, in terms of the research collaboration we have enjoyed with the principal, staff and students of Ngee Ann Secondary School as we worked alongside them as... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2016 at voyeurism
yesterday, i was invited by the ’Together’ Science Education for the Future (ToSEF) program of the Department of Science Education, Seoul National University, to conduct a seminar entitled ‘Designing for STEM with Maker Motes: Citizen Science with low-cost environmental sensors’.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2016 at voyeurism
this really is very overwhelming. through God’s abundant Grace alone, i have received an invitation from UNESCO to be one of about a dozen people worldwide to be a member of the inaugural symposium on the future of Education for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2016 at voyeurism
last week, i shared that UNESCO has so wonderfully graciously invited me as a plenary speaker at the Asia-Pacific Programme for Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) conference next month. the list of my fellow plenary speakers is out, but first,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2016 at voyeurism
i am deeply humbled to share that today i received an invitation to be a plenary speaker at this year’s UNESCO Asia-Pacific Programme for Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) international conference. all thanks be to God alone. the conference will... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2016 at voyeurism
through God’s grace alone, my team and i received the news today that we have been awarded a commission to write a Guidebook on Digital Game Development for Early Literacy Learning in Developing Countries, from Digital Learning for Development (DL4D)... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2016 at voyeurism
capping off a very exciting day, my team was very graciously offered to share Disciplinary Intuitions and Maker Motes to visiting members of the Ministry of Education, Brunei. it was a tremendous privilege, and we are very grateful to the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at voyeurism
this afternoon, my team was part of a sharing session to international delegates hosted by Marshall Cavendish, at the National Institute of Education. we are very grateful for having been accorded the opportunity to share our Maker Motes approach to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at voyeurism
back in May, i blogged about my team’s Maker Motes STEM-based open-source curriculum unit detailed in a core text for pre-service teacher-trainees. Technology-enhanced 21st century learning is out and available for purchase for $28.90, such as at the National Institute... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at voyeurism
the Office of Education Research at the National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore, will be holding its inaugural Learning Day on Monday 22nd August 2016. the venue will be at the conference room on the ground floor of the administration... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2016 at voyeurism
through God’s grace, my team’s work on Disciplinary Intuitions / Six Learnings was chosen to be the subject of the very first Research in Practice video commissioned by the Office of Education Research at the National Institute of Education. the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2016 at voyeurism
This past week, my team and I collaborated closely with our partner team from the Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia - under the leadership of Dr Ari Widodo - to conduct the very first workshop on Maker Motes for teachers in the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2016 at voyeurism