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voyager
Singapore
my research interests are the pedagogical affordances of virtual environments and virtual worlds
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my team and i are pleased to share that - with help from the Office of Graduate Studies and Professional Learning (GPL), National Institute of Education, Singapore - we are able to offer a professional development course for in-service teachers... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2020 at voyeurism
through God’s grace alone, my team and i received the news today that we have been awarded a grant by the National Institute of Education. titled Designing for greater authenticity in Geographical Investigations (GI) through local microclimate studies with the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2020 at voyeurism
a paper which i co-wrote with Dr Atul Sajjanhar and Ren Yuechao of Deakin University, addressing the threshold learning outcomes defined for the Australian curriculum in environmental science, has just been published. :-) Pedagogical framework for environmental science is presently... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2020 at voyeurism
through God's grace alone, a paper that my team and i wrote on our recent efforts in to semiotics, memory, History education and Augmented Reality, has been accepted by the organisers of the 6th conference on Constructionism, to be held... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2020 at voyeurism
further to my post earlier this month, the British Journal of Educational Technology has just published our paper :-) here is the video abstract in which i introduce Semiotics, memory and Augmented Reality: History education with Learner-Generated Augmentation. :-) Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2020 at voyeurism
from September 2018 till March 2019, i was able to collaborate with a teacher-in-training - Ryan Lim - on an exciting project which situated itself at the intersection of a number of fields, namely: constructionism, semiotics, memory, history education, and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2020 at voyeurism
dear Sir Rowan, please kindly pardon the intrusion - i can only imagine how busy you must be. i have an idea which i would like to share with you :-) if someone were to do a screenplay for a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2020 at voyeurism
Exploring Minecraft as a lens to musical intuition in learners with little or no formal background in music and / or gaming; environment conceptualised, designed and built by the rather brilliant Lionel Lim. presentation to visitors from Jiangsu Normal University.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2019 at voyeurism
my team and i are very grateful to our colleagues from the National Institute of Education International, for their kind facilitation of a workshop themed on Disciplinary Intuitions and Maker Motes, for guests from Jiangsu Normal University. :-) Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2019 at voyeurism
our team is very grateful to officers from the Educational Technology Division of the Ministry of Education, Singapore - specifically Ms Tham Yoke Chun, Ms Jacqueline Tan, Lim Jing Jing, and Flavian Fernandez - for so generously affording us the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2019 at voyeurism
the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) has published a really useful guide for careers in geography. the guide is available online and i am very humbled to have been given the opportunity to contribute my share... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2019 at voyeurism
last month, i shared that my team and i had been invited by MENDAKI to talk a little about our work under the auspices of MENDAKI the Learning Festival 2019. my fellow presenters and i had a great time interacting... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2019 at voyeurism
ten years' ago to the day, i helped colleagues from the Ministry of Education work with teachers from the local schools on what was then an exploratory foray in to the affordances for learning of Second Life. from those early... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2019 at voyeurism
earlier today, my team and i had the privilege of sharing our work with Prof Dr Daniel Bodemer, who is Head of Department, Psychological Research Methods, from the University of Duisburg-Essen. we are grateful to Dr Elizabeth Koh for so... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2019 at voyeurism
last year, i shared about how a paper my team and i presented at the conference of the Bulgarian Geography Society (in commemoration of the centenary of the society). the chapter arising from our paper has just been published, titled... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2019 at voyeurism
through God's grace alone, i have been afforded the opportunity to share our team's work on Disciplinary Intuitions at a colloquium sponsored by the Cognition and Development program and the Graduate Group in Science and Mathematics Education (informally known as... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2019 at voyeurism
through God's grace alone, our team has been invited to share our work on Maker Motes during this year's MENDAKI Learning Festival, on the 3rd of November. Yayasan MENDAKI (Council for the Development of Singapore Malay / Muslim Community) is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2019 at voyeurism
further to my post five months’ ago, my team and i are really happy and privileged to welcome a college student to our project offered under NTU’s Undergraduate Research Experience on Campus (URECA) programme for the Academic Year 2019 /... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2019 at voyeurism
through God's grace, i have been invited as one of the International Chairs for next year's conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network (iLRN). iLRN 2020 will be held from the 21st to the 25th of June, at the California... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2019 at voyeurism
this morning, our team was extremely privileged to have been invited to collaborate with members of the Educational Technology Division (ETD), Ministry of Education, as part of the curriculum for this year's cohort of the Leaders in Education Programme (LEP),... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2019 at voyeurism
one of the best things about working at the National Institute of Education is getting to interact with all the really committed teachers here, of all ages. today was no exception. as part of our team's collaboration with faculty from... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2019 at voyeurism
my team and i are very grateful to our colleagues from the National Institute of Education International, for their kind facilitation of a workshop themed on Disciplinary Intuitions and Maker Motes, for guests from Central China Normal University. :-) Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2019 at voyeurism
through God’s grace alone, my team and i received the news today that - as Co-Principal Investigator - i will have the privilege of working with my Principal Investigator - A/P Teo Beng Chong - under the auspices of a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2019 at voyeurism
just under three years' ago, i shared about how a project my team and i had been working on drew to a close. our write-up of one of the two associated sub-projects has just been published, as a chapter titled... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2019 at voyeurism
parting is always bittersweet. i took this picture at the conclusion of the workshop my team and i conducted today for teachers and graduate students visiting through the good graces of the National Tsinghua University. :-) Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2019 at voyeurism