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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.

Office of Education Research Working Papers Presentation—the Learning Sciences (by Dr Wong Lung Hsiang and Dr Jan Mingfong)

Representing the Office of Education Research in NIE, Dr Wong Lung Hsiang presented "Seamless Learning" and Dr JAN Mingfong presented "Game-based Learning 2.0" in Ministry of Educations' Professional Directors Meeting. The Professional Directors Meetings are regular meetings attended by all the directors of various divisions (i.e., the policy makers), chaired by Director of General in Education.

Paper published in Journal of Educational Technology & Society

A special issue entitled "Powering Up: Insights from Distinguished Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning Projects across the World", guest edited by Dr. Wong Lung Hsiang (and Prof. Hwang Gwo-Jen from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology) is published on the latest issue (Vol. 17, Issue 2) of the SSCI-listed Journal of Educational Technology & Society.

SMU-NIE Workshop

Seven members of LSL attended the SMU-NIE Workshop, which was held at the School of Information Systems (SIS), Singapore Management University (SMU) on May 9, 2014. The event was for mutual introduction to innovative and scalable learning practices developed by both institutions, and to explore possibilities for mutual collaboration in the future.

Dr Manu Kapur's article "In the classrooms of Singapore, calculators are not crutches" published on The Conversation

Dr Manu Kapur's article "In the classrooms of Singapore, calculators are not crutches" published on The Conversation.

Dr Wong Lung Hsiang interviewed by MediaCorp TV8 News, 24 May 2014

Dr Wong Lung Hsiang was interviewed by MediaCorp TV8 News, which was telecasted on 24 May 2014. During the interview, he shared his view on the transformation of the roles of the e-learning portals and the need of fostering critical literacy among the young learners.

"Failure can be productive for teaching children maths" on The Conversation

The article "Failure can be productive for teaching children maths" by A/P Manu Kapur has been published on The Conversation.

Please refer to the link:

http://theconversation.com/failure-can-be-productive-for-teaching-children-maths-22418

Dr Wong Lung Hsiang appointed as an Associate Editor of IEEE TLT

Dr Wong Lung Hsiang has recently been appointed as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies (IEEE TLT) for a period of three years. IEEE TLT is a rare journal that is listed in both SSCI and SCI(E) listings. A formal announcement on the appointment will be made in the next issue of IEEE TLT, which is slated to be published in March 2014.


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