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Dr. Chang Chew Hung works in geography and environmental education. He is concurrently the Associate Dean for Professional Development, at the Office of Graduate Studies & Professional Learning,and an Associate Professor of Geography Education with the Humanities and Social Studies Education Academic Group, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.  

He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) from the National University of Singapore where he was also awarded the National University of Singapore Geographical Society Gold Medal for coming in top at the class. He obtained a Research Scholarship from the National Institute of Education and became the first research scholar of the Division of Geography to obtain a Master of Arts Degree. He obtained his PhD in the area of web-based learning environments. 

Prof Chang's key teaching areas are in Physical Geography and Geography Education. Prof Chang was awarded the NIE excellence in teaching commendation in 2002 and continues to play a curriculum leadership role in the areas of Geography and Geography Education. His teaching areas are aligned to his research interests which include urban climates, global climate change, climate change education, technologies in geography teaching and learning, geography curriculum and assessment, and teacher professional development in Geography. Prof Chang has published widely in the areas of geography, geographical education and environmental education. Check the research section on the website on his latest publications.

Prof Chang is the President of the Southeast Asian Geography Association, in addition to being the Co-Chair of the International Geographical Union Commission on Geographical Education. He also previously served on the Executive Committee of the Geography Teachers' Association of Singapore and is an active member of the National Council for Geographic Education, Education Research Association Singapore and  American Association of Geographers . He is the Co-Editor of the journal International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education (IRGEE) and is the Intrenational Editor of the journal Review in Geographic Education online (RIGEO) for the Asia and Oceania region. Prof Chang also serves as a member of the editorial board of the journal Humanities and Social  Studies  Education online and is a member of the scientific committee of the journal J-Reading - Journal of Research and Didactics in Geography. His work in sustainability education has extended beyond his research in Climate Change Education to leading the Network of Education for Sustainability in Asia, that is organised from the NTU Sustainable Earth Office.

 

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Join me on these social network site:
Geography Educators Singapore, SEAGA and like the SEAGA Facebook page, the IGU-CGE Facebook page and the IRGEE Facebook Page

 

 
 

 

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Attending the AAG 2010 Washington DC Meeting

06/04/2010 13:23
Dr. Chang Chew Hung is attending the 2010 Washington DC meeting from 13 to 18 April. He will be back in the office on 20th April. Keep a look out for postings on the blog.
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Interview on FOCUS 《焦点》 on MediaCorp Channel 8 on 14 January 2010

13/01/2010 11:12
Interviewed on FOCUS 《焦点》 on MediaCorp Channel 8 on 14 January 2010 about the Arctic Oscillation and the abnormal low tempeartures in the winter of 2009/2010. Keep a lookout... the show is also repeated on Saturday and Monday.
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New social network site for AAG233 created

08/01/2010 09:44
Visit Climate and Climate Change
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Appearance on Good Morning Singapore 29 Dec 2009

28/12/2009 09:52
On interview about my views on the Copenhagen Conference
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S4 Geography Teachers' Sharing Session

22/10/2009 08:28
S4 Geography Teachers' Sharing Session on The value of Geography in the 21st Century Date :   22 October (Thu) Time:   1500 h Venue:   Outram Sec Sch Library
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