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voyager
Singapore
my research interests are the pedagogical affordances of virtual environments and virtual worlds
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further to my post last month, my team shared our experience with implementing Maker Motes and micro:bits in STEM-based curricula in schools in Singapore and Indonesia, during this week’s QCS50H pre-service teacher education course at the National Institute of Education.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at voyeurism
further to my post last month, here are more details about the seminar on STEM education in schools, that my team and i have been invited to facilitate in Hong Kong. Approaching curriculum design for STEM education and computational thinking... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at voyeurism
further to my post last month, here are details of our sharing session on Maker Motes, based on the tentative programme of this year's international conference of the World Association of Lesson Studies (WALS), to be held in Nagoya. the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2017 at voyeurism
further to my post from last week, i am able to share a few more details about my participation at this year’s symposium of the Mobiles for Education (mEducation) Alliance, to be held in Washington DC from the 5th to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2017 at voyeurism
i’ll be attending the 7th annual symposium of the Mobiles for Education (mEducation) Alliance. the Alliance was founded in 2010 and is an international collaborative effort between bilateral and multilateral donors, NGOs, foundations, private sector partners, academic researchers, and implementing... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2017 at voyeurism
i have just received the news that i have been awarded a Fellowship for the 3rd University-based Institutes for Advanced Study (UBIAS) Intercontinental Academia (ICA), themed on Laws: rigidity and dynamics, hosted by the University of Birmingham and the Nanyang... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2017 at voyeurism
my good friend and research partner - Dr Ari Widodo from the Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia - and i have had our proposal for a conference presentation titled Using Lesson Study to introduce STEM education accepted at this year’s international conference... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2017 at voyeurism
from tomorrow, over the next four weeks, our team’s expertise in designing curriculum approaches leveraging open-source environmental sensors will form the background of a pre-service course at the National Institute of Education (NIE). over the past twelve months, we have... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2017 at voyeurism
i received the news today that the 2015 publication Disciplinary Intuitions and the design of learning environments has been indexed by the bibliographic database Scopus. i thank God for this surprise through His grace. Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2017 at voyeurism
my team and i have been invited to facilitate a series of workshops at the Seminar on Computational Thinking Education, to be held at the Education University of Hong Kong on the 20th of October. we are very grateful to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2017 at voyeurism
my team and i have just received the news that we will be able to facilitate a workshop on our curriculum model which makes use of open-source environmental sensors (Maker Motes) at this year’s international conference of the Southeast Asian... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at voyeurism
today i had the privilege of hosting two doctoral students from the Universitas Negeri Jakarta. Clara and Heldy are also responsible for the Journal of Educational Research in Administration and Management :-) Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2017 at voyeurism
back in September, i shared that our team had just been awarded a grant which commissioned us to write a guidebook on developing digital games for early grade literacy for developing countries. the team applied themselves enthusiastically to the challenge.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2017 at voyeurism
i'm planning to attend the 18th International Conference on Education Research, to be held in Seoul from the 18th till the 20th of October :-) the conference theme is Lifelong learning for all: designing sustainable learning society. if you're in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2017 at voyeurism
Dr Cheah Horn Mun - Assistant Provost, Singapore University of Social Sciences - and i have just had a chapter published in a volume edited by Angela Murphy, Helen Farley, Laurel Dyson and Hazel Jones. as you can see from... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2017 at voyeurism
my colleagues and i helped host Dr Rena Subotnik of the American Psychological Association, this week :-) Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2017 at voyeurism
on the 1st of August, my colleagues and i at the Learning Sciences Lab, National Institute of Education will be hosting a group of primary school teachers from Hong Kong, under the aegis of Hong Kong’s CoolThink@JC - Computational Thinking... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2017 at voyeurism
when i was reading the Geography Tripos for my undergraduate studies in the 1980s, one of my favourite electives was titled the Geography of South Asia. i enjoyed the course so much, i took it for both my second year... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2017 at voyeurism
the annual Redesigning Pedagogy conference is on this week, at the National Institute of Education in Singapore. my colleagues from the Office of Education Research (OER) have been using the opportunity to give teachers a sneak preview of a proof-of-concept... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2017 at voyeurism
Roger Moore; 1927 - 2017 Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at voyeurism
are you an NTU undergraduate eligible for the Undergraduate Research Experience on Campus (URECA) programme 2017/18? if so, please do consider applying for either NIE17004 Exploring the potential roles that game-based worlds and immersive environments play in learning, or NIE17005... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at voyeurism
if you’re a teacher (or student-teacher) within Singapore interested in STEM education, my team would like to share that - through a collaboration with the Office of Teacher Education at the National Institute of Education (NIE) - our Maker Motes... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at voyeurism
it’s been about eleven-and-a-half-years’ since i blogged about Apple’s retail presence in Singapore. this morning, Apple Orchard Road opened and it is Apple’s first official retail / ‘town-hall’ presence not only in Singapore but in the southeast Asian region. it... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2017 at voyeurism
through God’s grace alone, my team and i received the news today that we have been awarded a grant from the National Institute of Education. this will be a collaboration with A/P Domenico Campolo, who is the Director of the... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at voyeurism