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voyager
Singapore
my research interests are the pedagogical affordances of virtual environments and virtual worlds
Recent Activity
my colleagues and i helped host Dr Rena Subotnik of the American Psychological Association, this week :-) Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago 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
i have just received news that Professor Lee Sing Kong passed away today. Prof Lee was a former Director of the National Institute of Education, from 2006 to 2014. although he was Director, i did not know him very well,... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2017 at voyeurism
this afternoon, my team and i had the privilege of sharing our work on Disciplinary Intuitions and Maker Motes to visitors from Seoul National University :-) Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2017 at voyeurism
following up from my post two weeks’ ago, which looked back at my team’s first year of collaboration with the Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia and schools in Java, one of the students on the programme has kindly written his perspective on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2017 at voyeurism
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 Apr 20, 2017 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