NIE Researchers at Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (APSCE) and International Conference on Computers in Education 2017 (ICCE)

NIE Researchers at Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (APSCE) and International Conference on Computers in Education 2017 (ICCE)

Date
Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Learning Sciences Lab’s (LSL) Senior Research Scientist Dr Wong Lung Hsiang will be sworn in as the 11th President of Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (APSCE) on 1 January 2018. Dr Wong will be the third President of APSCE from Singapore, after Professor Looi Chee Kit and Associate Professor Chee Yam San.

Wong Lung Hsiang

Dr Wong Lung Hsiang, 3rd President of APSCE

The International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE) is the flagship conference of APSCE. ICCE 2017 was held in Christchurch, New Zealand from 4-8 December 2017. A symbolic handover ceremony took place at the conference where Dr Wong received a society document from the outgoing President, Professor Wong Su Luan from Universiti Putra Malaysia. At the conference banquet, Head of LSL Professor Looi Chee Kit was inducted as an Honorary Executive Committee Member of APSCE in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the Society and the international academic field of computers in education. This position is for life.

Looi

Professor Looi Chee Kit was inducted as an Honorary Executive Committee Member of APSCE

A paper entitled “Measuring Process and Outcome of the Scientific Argumentation in a CSCL Environment”, co-authored by Associate Professor Chen Wenli from Learning Sciences and Technologies Academic Group at NIE and Professor Looi Chee Kit, was nominated for Best Overall Paper Award at ICCE 2017.

ICCE 2018 will be held in Manila, Philippines between November 26-30, 2018 where Dr Wong Lung Hsiang will serve as the General Conference Chair.

The list of NIE staff who participated in ICCE 2017 is as follows:

-  Theme-based invited speech “Fostering collective creativity and 21st century literacies through CSCL and formative learning analytics environments” 
Dr Jennifer Tan Pei-Ling (Senior Research Scientist at LSL)

-  Panel: “Meta-Synthesis and Trends Reports of Educational Technologies and Pedagogies: What is their Value Proposition?”
Chair: Dr Wong Lung Hsiang (LSL)
Discussant: Prof Looi Chee Kit (LSL)

-  Panel: “A Holistic Review of School Systems for Accommodating Changes Incurred in the Digital Era: Is It a Must?”  
Panelist: Prof Looi Chee Kit (LSL) 

-  Paper presentations: “Enhancing students’ critical reading fluency, engagement and self-efficacy using self-referenced learning analytics dashboard visualizations”
Ms Christin Jonathan (LSL), Dr Jennifer Tan Pei-Ling (LSL), Dr Elizabeth Koh (LSL),  Dr Imelda Caleon (LSL/CRPP), Ms Tay Siu Hua (Ministry Of Education)

“Designing boundary activity for mobile learning in science inquiry”
Dr Sun Daner (The Education University of Hong Kong), Prof Looi Chee Kit (LSL)

“Measuring process and outcome of the scientific argumentation in a CSCL environment”
Dr Chen Wenli (LST/AG), Prof Looi Chee Kit (LSL)

-  Early Career Panel:  
Chair: Dr Wong Lung Hsiang (LSL)

-  Workshop on Innovative Designs for Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning: 1:1 and Beyond
Co-Chair: Dr Wong Lung Hsiang (LSL)

-  Paper presentation: “C2FIP: A design framework for streamlining ICT-enhanced seamless science learning for wider diffusion in primary schools”
Dr Wong Lung Hsiang (LSL), Prof Looi Chee Kit (LSL), Dr Goh Su Fen (Academy of Singapore Teachers)

-  Paper presentation: “Language learning with mobiles, social media and gamification in Mongolia: Possibilities and Challenges”
Dr Hyo-Jeong So (Ewha Woman’s University), Dr Christine Shin (Mongolian International University), Dr Wong Lung Hsiang (LSL), Dr Seo Min Hwi (Ewha Woman’s University), Dr Bolar Davvasuren (Mongolian International University)

- Workshop on Learning Analytics (LA)

Paper presentation: “Teacher-actionable insights in student engagement: A learning analytics taxonomy”
Dr Elizabeth Koh (LSL), Dr Jennifer Tan Pei-Ling (LSL)

-  LSL presence in the International Program Committee:
Conference Consultant: Dr Wong Lung Hsiang

C2 Sub-conference (CSCL and Learning Sciences)
PC Member:
Prof Looi Chee Kit

C7 Sub-conference (Practice-driven Research, Teacher Professional Development and Policy of ICT in Education)

PC Co-Chair:
Dr Elizabeth Koh; PC members: Dr Azilawati Jamaludin, Dr Jennifer Tan Pei-Ling, Dr Peter Seow, Dr Teo Chew Lee