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voyager
Singapore
my research interests are the pedagogical affordances of virtual environments and virtual worlds
Recent Activity
The Socially Responsible Behaviour through Embodied Thinking (SORBET) Project was first conceptualised about four months' ago, and today saw the very first enaction of the project among its target audience of schoolchildren :-) our team is very grateful to Dr... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at voyeurism
our team would like to express our deep gratitude and appreciation to officers from SSOE Central Desktop Operations, NCS Private Limited, and those from GovTech Singapore based within the Ministry of Education's Information Technology Division, for investing time and effort... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2020 at voyeurism
the celebratory regions commemorating the seventeenth anniversary of Second Life (SL17B) are due to close in two days' time. i am happy to share that the exhibit representing the Socially Responsible Behaviour through Embodied Thinking (SORBET) Project will continue to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2020 at voyeurism
from the 21st of April till the 25th of May, the EdTech Hub launched a Call for ideas for EdTech responses to coronavirus (COVID-19). the timing was truly God's provision, because it coincided with my team's development of the Socially... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2020 at voyeurism
Kurt Squire delivers a plenary at iLRN 2020 :-) Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2020 at voyeurism
Prof Carolina Cruz-Neira has just delivered a brilliant Opening Keynote at the 6th International Conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network (iLRN 2020). she spoke with authority, with clarity, and with integrity. it was an absolute treat and tremendous privilege... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2020 at voyeurism
the welcome address to participants of the 6th International Conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network (iLRN 2020) has just ended :-) we were welcomed by Mark J W Lee, Jonathon Richter, and Chris Dede. there were about 130 of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2020 at voyeurism
as i shared yesterday, our team's presence at the 6th conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network (iLRN 2020) includes a poster booth, which i will be manning at 11 am Singapore on the 24th and 25th of June. the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2020 at voyeurism
since the Socially Responsible Behaviour through Embodied Thinking (SORBET) Project has a presence in both the conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network (iLRN 2020) and the seventeenth anniversary of Second Life (SL17B) - both of which are concurrent this... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2020 at voyeurism
the Donut Bench was the very first object i designed with deliberate thought and care in Second Life. i love that such is the potential of 3D worlds that i am able to continue to find new contexts for its... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2020 at voyeurism
this coming week is absolutely huge for anyone connected to virtual worlds. first, the seventeenth annual celebrations of the anniversary of Second Life (SL17B) have just started, and will continue through the 10th of July. second, the Immersive Learning Research... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2020 at voyeurism
in six hours' time, the exhibits built by residents from across Second Life to commemorate the seventeenth anniversary of the main grid coming out of beta (SL17B) will be open to the general public :-) SL17B runs till the 10th... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2020 at voyeurism
The SORBET Project: A COVID-19 Response at SL17B SORBET is an acronym for Socially Responsible Behavior through Embodied Thinking. The SORBET Project is a learning activity in response to the changing settings of learning in the context of COVID-19. The... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2020 at voyeurism
last month, i shared that the Socially Responsible Behaviour through Embodied Thinking (SORBET) Project has been chosen to be featured in the Project Showcase of this year's conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network (iLRN). iLRN 2020 runs from the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2020 at voyeurism
i am happy and humbled to share that the Office of Education Research, National Institute of Education, has afforded my team and i an opportunity to speak about the Socially Responsible Behaviour through Embodied Thinking (SORBET) Project, under the auspices... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2020 at voyeurism
four years' ago - almost to the day - i vacated my old home in Second Life. Cassiar had been my home sim for the better part of six years. after land parcels in the sims of Imzadi, and Skye,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2020 at voyeurism
i am very grateful to Delia Lake for so graciously and skilfully having nurtured a cypress swamp ecosystem at the Raymaker Field Studies Centre at Bowness. thank you, Delia! Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2020 at voyeurism
consideration has kindly been taken in to account of the current pause in school interventions, and the National Institute of Education has graciously extended our grant on Geographical Investigation (GI) with the Internet of Things such that it now ends... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2020 at voyeurism
my team and i are very grateful to the administrators of the Facebook page of the Office of Education Research, National Institute of Education (NIE), for so kindly sharing our work on the Socially Responsible Behaviour through Embodied Thinking (SORBET)... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2020 at voyeurism
my team and i are deeply humbled that our work in a design we have termed Learner-Generated Augmentation has been profiled on the blog of the British Educational Research Association (BERA). BERA has represented the forefront of educational research in... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2020 at voyeurism
four months' ago, i shared that a paper co-authored with Lok Jie Bin, Andrew Gunawan and Ryan Lim had been accepted for the 6th conference on Constructionism. we titled the paper Representation of constructions of memory palaces with Learner-Generated Augmentation.... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2020 at voyeurism
June 19th sees the start of a three-week period of commemorative events (collectively known as SL17B) celebrating the seventeenth anniversary of Second Life :-) just like in 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013, i'll be part of the celebrations too :-)... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2020 at voyeurism
last week, i introduced the Socially Responsible Behaviour through Embodied Thinking (SORBET) Project. it represents our team's first response to the COVID-19 pandemic. today, we received the humbling news that the SORBET Project has been selected to be featured at... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2020 at voyeurism
over the past seven weeks, my team and i have been working closely with a Master Teacher from the Academy of Singapore Teachers, to co-design a response to learning in a time of COVID-19. this work has been incredibly meaningful... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2020 at voyeurism