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Book on mobile-assisted seamless learning with Dr Wong Lung Hsiang as Lead Editor

A scholarly book entitled “Seamless Learning in the Age of Mobile Connectivity” which Dr. Wong Lung Hsiang lead edited (with Prof. Marcelo Milrad of Linneaus Unniversity, Sweden and Prof. Marcus Specht, The Open University of the Netherlands, as the co-editors) has been published online in early November, 2014. The hard copies of the book is slated to be released in December, 2014.

Three LSL papers nominated for Best Paper Award at ICCE 2014

Three research papers arisen from LSL research projects are nominated for Best Overall Paper Award at the International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE), to be held on 30 November – 4 December 2014 in Nara, Japan.

Dr. Wong Lung Hsiang has published a scholarly book on seamless and mobile-assisted language learning

A peer-reviewed scholarly book in Chinese entitled “Move, Language Learning! Exploring Seamless and Mobile-assisted Language Learning”, co-authored by Dr. Wong Lung Hsiang (LSL) and Assistant Professor Chin Chee Kuen (Executive Director of Singapore Centre for Chinese Language), is published by Nanjing University Press, China. Professor Tse Shek Kam (former Associate Dean of Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong), Professor Looi Chee Kit (LST, NIE), and Professor Yu Shengquan (Dean of Faculty of Educational Technology, Beijing Normal University) wrote the Forewords for the book.

A/P Manu Kapur received the Outstanding Contribution to Education Award

A/P Manu Kapur received the Outstanding Contribution to Education Award on 8 Sep 2014, for lifelong and outstanding contribution to education. 

Dr Manu Kapur gave a Keynote speech at the COMBIO Conference, Canberra

Dr Manu Kapur gave a Keynote speech on "Learning from Productive Failure" at the COMBIO Conference, Canberra, on 30 September 2014.

Keynote Address by Dr Manu Kapur at the Educational Leadership International Conference, India

Dr Manu Kapur gave a Keynote Address entitled "Productive Failure: Designing Learning for the 21st Century" on 6 September at the 7th Educational Leadership International Conference, Lucknow, India. 

Keynote Address by Dr Mingfong Jan at ITE College West

Dr. Mingfong Jan gave a keynote speech at Game Based Learning Symposium 2014 on 29 Aug 2014 at ITE College West.  The title of the talk was Game Base Learning: Expectation, Challenges and Motivation.  This event brings academics, practitioners, policy makers and industries who are dedicated to learning with games together.

A/P Manu Kapur’s research on implicit gender stereotypes and math achievement featured in The Straits Times

A/P Manu Kapur’s research on implicit gender stereotypes and math achievement featured in The Straits Times, in an article entitled " "Belief that "maths is for boys" = Top marks for all" " on "Home" section, page "B1", on 15 July 2014.

Dr Wong Lung Hsiang was commended for organising two panels on the inter-discourse between learning technology and the learning

Dr Wong Lung Hsiang has recently organised and chaired two panels at International Conference on Computers in Education 2013 (Bali, Indonesia; November 2013) and Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education 2014 (Shanghai, China; May 2014) respectively. Both panels shared the same theme, " Ideating cross-pollination: A marriage in the making between technology-enhanced learning (TEL) and the learning sciences", except that the GCCCE panel was Mandarin-speaking.

Associate Professor Manu Kapur has been awarded a $450, 000 grant

Associate Professor Manu Kapur has been awarded a $450, 000 grant by the Ministry of Education of Singapore for translating his Productive Failure learning design across key concepts in the Singapore A-level Statistics Curriculum.

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