Research Projects

The use of Augmented Reality (AR) in Assessment for Learning about Climate Change

  Funding Agency: RS-SAA, NIE/NTU Role: Principal Investigator (2017 - 2019)   Currently, the instruments and items used to measure students’ understanding of climate change is very summative in nature. There is nothing useful in the classroom for the teacher to diagnose learning and...
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Developing a Learning Progression for Climate Change in Geography Education 2016 - 2019

Funding Agency: EFRP, NIE/NTU Role: Principal Investigator    Climate change is taught explicitly as a topic in the Singapore school geography curriculum. In responding to the city state’s desired outcomes of education and meeting its standards of twenty-first century competencies, it...
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Climate change education: translating research to practice 2014 - 2016

Funding Agency: RS-SAA, NIE/NTU Role: Principal Investigator    Alongside mounting evidence of rapid changes in the global climate system is the growing concern on how to mitigate and adapt to these changes, and more importantly, on how to prepare future generations to its impact...
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An Evidence-Informed Study to Determine Why Singapore Teachers Engage in Professional Development 2012 - 2014

Funding Agency: EFRP, NIE/NTU Role: Principal Investigator Set against the motivation for NIE/GPL to enhance Teacher Professional Development (TPD) in meeting the needs of our stakeholders, the question of what makes a  teacher want to engage in TPD was raised. While a literature scan has...
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“The hole in the sky is causing global warming?” Restructuring Prior Knowledge in Climate Change Education through Conceptual Change 2012 - 2014

Funding Agency: RS-SAA, NIE/NTU Role: Principal Investigator   Summary This project builds on the research interest of the principal investigator on climate change education. The baseline research on which the PI is currently working on shows that students in Singapore have no deep...
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Climate Change Education in Singapore - Perception and Practices 2011 - 2012

Funding Agency: RS-SAA, NIE/NTU Role: Principal Investigator Education is a key mitigation strategy to address global warming set against mounting evidence that recently observed changes in the climate is likely due to human activities.    This study provides baseline information on...
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MobiTOP: A System for Mobile Tagging of Objects and People 2007 - 2010

Funding Agency: A*STAR SERC TSRP Role: Collaborator  
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Developing Problem-Based Learning Strategies using Geographic Information System in Singapore School Education 2006 - 2007

  Funding Agency: Learning Sciences Laboratory, NIE/NTU Role: Collaborator Level of funding: <$50000
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On building a meta-portal for distributed Geography Learning Objects 2005-2007

Funding Agency: Center forReserach in Pedagogy & Practice, NIE/NTU Role: Co-Principal Investigator  Level of funding: II
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Research Projects funding levels


* Funding Levels: I = >$500,000, II = $100,000 to $500,000, III = $50,000 to $100,000, IV = <$50,000

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