Congratulations to Dr Lee Yew Jin

Congratulations to Dr Lee Yew Jin

Date
Monday, 25 January 2016

Dr Lee Yew Jin, Associate Professor at the Natural Sciences and Science Education (NSSE) Academic Group of NIE, has co-written a paper titled “Vygotsky’s Neglected Legacy”: Cultural-Historical Activity Theory” that was published in the American Educational Research Association’s Review of Educational Research journal. The paper was co-written with Dr Wolff-Michael Roth of the University of Victoria and can be accessed here.

As of July/August 2015, data from Essential Science Indicators has determined that the number of citations received by Dr Lee’s paper has placed it in the impressive top 1% in the field of social sciences, based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

Dr Lee’s research interests are in primary science teaching, learning in and out of schools, hands-on minds-on inquiry and curriculum research. He is the Principal Investigator of several OER-funded research projects, one of which is titled “Literacy in Learning Science: A Vygotskian Approach”.