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voyager
Singapore
my research interests are the pedagogical affordances of virtual environments and virtual worlds
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our team has been working with teachers from schools both locally and regionally in helping craft curriculum for more authentic geography learning and STEM integration. here's a pic from one of our more recent collaborations - we found it particularly... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at voyeurism
with all due acknowledgment to the LEGO multiverse, our students and us had a great time yesterday during class with LEGO Mindstorms :-) as tutors of AGE08D Designing learning environments with a focus on the Internet of Things, we would... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at voyeurism
back in July, i shared how our team hosted a visiting delegation of teachers and faculty from the National Tsinghua University. the current issue of the National Institute of Education (NIE) publication NIEWS (December 2018 - February 2019) mentions the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at voyeurism
Six months’ ago, i shared a Call for Papers for a Special Issue of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, themed on ‘Pedagogy - taking stock and looking forward’. It was a tremendous privilege to be the Guest Editor for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2019 at voyeurism
a year ago, i shared how my team had been invited to conduct a presentation during the Humanities Education Research Seminar, on our work on open-source environmental sensors (Maker Motes). i am very happy to update that the presentation has... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2019 at voyeurism
yesterday, thanks to an invitation from Prof Kim Irvine of the Humanities & Social Studies Education Academic Group of the National Institute of Education, my team and i had the opportunity to interact with a visiting delegation of geographers from... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2019 at voyeurism
two days' ago, i introduced a pedagogical design strategy which my team has termed Learner-Generated Augmentation. the paper supporting the strategy has just been published in a special issue of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, themed on a decade's... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2018 at voyeurism
seven months' ago, i posted my early thoughts on the phenomenological roots of the affordances for learning of Augmented Reality. that post was a shot across the bow of the default design paradigm of how Augmented Reality has been used... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2018 at voyeurism
last year, i had the privilege of mentoring two undergraduates from the Nanyang Technological University, under the university's Undergraduate Research Experience in Campus (URECA) programme. today, we received the humbling news that one of the projects - Exploring the affordances... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2018 at voyeurism
my team and i were thrilled to receive today an invitation to facilitate a workshop during the inaugural Innovations in Teaching and Learning seminar, organised by the Centre for Innovation in Learning, National Institute of Education. the seminar is themed... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2018 at voyeurism
my team and i are deeply humbled and grateful to God to have received an invitation to keynote during the opening ceremony of next month's Smart Learning & Innovative Design Week, which is hosted by the Smart Learning Institute of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2018 at voyeurism
through God's grace alone, my team has had an absolutely fantastic year. we had the opportunity today to get some much deserved R&R, with LEGO Mindstorms :-) here we are, lined up against a wall, just jazzin' to science :-) Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2018 at voyeurism
the present issue of the Ministry of Education's Contact magazine - which bills itself as the teachers' digest - has a feature on our work with teachers from the Mathematics department at Yio Chu Kang Secondary School. issue #31 -... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2018 at voyeurism
my team and i were very humbled to be afforded the opportunity today to engage in conversation with a team of visitors from the Chinese Academy of Sciences. we would like to thank our colleagues from the Public, International, and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2018 at voyeurism
through God's grace, a collaboration between my team and a small inter-divisional team from the Ministry of Education here in Singapore, will be starting next year. we just received the wonderful news that our application for funding of approximately US$25000... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2018 at voyeurism
i'm currently attending this year's symposium of the Mobiles for Education Alliance, during which i shared on 'Schools in Indonesia exploring local micro-climates'. here's a pic from the All Children Reading booth :-) if you look carefully, you might spot... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2018 at voyeurism
back in June, i shared that through God's grace, i will be delivering a keynote at the International Conference on Educational Innovation (ICEI) 2018, at National Tsinghua University. my team and i have also been invited to facilitate a series... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2018 at voyeurism
with thanks to God, following our successful series of STEM workshops at the National Pingtung University in May, my team and i have been invited back on the 12th of this month for an extension workshop themed on Basic building... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2018 at voyeurism
this academic semester, my team and i have been facilitating the inaugural run of a course we conceptualised - AGE08D Designing learning environments with a focus on the Internet of Things. we have been very impressed by the thought that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2018 at voyeurism
i am happy to share that the work of my team and my collaborating partners at the Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, on the use of open-source microclimatic sensors (which we have dubbed Maker Motes) is to be shared during the 8th... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2018 at voyeurism
i am very grateful that my team's General Elective AGE08D - Designing learning environments with a focus on the Internet of Things - has been able to benefit from the exchange of perspectives from overseas visitors. last week, we were... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2018 at voyeurism
today was a very happy day for me. my very first PhD student had a successful candidature confirmation seminar :-) the thesis is titled A Study of the Development of Interest in Learning in a Maker-centered Learning Environment through the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2018 at voyeurism
further to my post four months’ ago, my team and i are really happy and privileged to welcome three college students to our projects offered under NTU’s Undergraduate Research Experience on Campus (URECA) programme for the Academic Year 2018 /... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at voyeurism
i will be visiting Sofia to present a paper at this year’s international conference of the Bulgarian Geography Society, on either the 2nd or 3rd of November. This year’s conference is very special because it celebrates the centenary of the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2018 at voyeurism
it’s not too late to sign up for our NTU / NIE unrestricted elective AGE08D Designing learning environments:a focus on the Internet of Things :-) if you are an undergraduate at the NTU / NIE, we would be happy to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2018 at voyeurism