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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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New publication alert

23/07/2012 14:14
Check out this new publication: Chang, C.H. (2012). A Critical Discourse of Singapore’s School Geography for the Twenty-First Century. Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal, 3(3), 626 - 638.

Hot off the press

08/02/2012 22:43
The following article has been published.   Chang, C.H.,Chatterjea, K., Goh, D.H.L, Theng, Y.L, Lim, E.P., Sun, A., Razikin, K., T.N.Q. & Quach, H.N.H. (2012). Lessons from learner experiences in a field-based inquiry in Geography using mobile devices. International Research in...

Climate Change Education in Singapore - Perception and Practices

04/05/2011 13:36
Dr Chang was awarded a Reserach Grant for the period May 2011 to April 2012. The project  will examine the state of climate change education in Singapore. A sub-page on this research project will be created on this website for interested persons.

Workshop on Questioning

22/03/2011 14:49
 I'll be conducting a workshop on Questioning for Humanities Teachers on 30 March 2011 at JJC. However this is a closed door session. If you are interested to have a similar workshop in your school, please email me for a discussion.

Roundup of Natural Disasters in 2010

14/12/2010 12:51
Dr. Chang has been interviewed on TV. Look out for the interview on Natural Disasaters in 2010. The programme will be on FOCUS this Thursday 16 December 2010 at 2230 hrs on MediaCorp Channel 8.
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