HUANG Jun Song David

Position
Lecturer (Research Scientist)

Designation
Assistant Dean, Research Strategy

Department
Office of Education Research (OER)

Office Location
NIE5-B3-50

Education
PhD, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2014; Master of Science (Management of Technology), National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2000; Master of Management, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, 1999; Bachelor of Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, China, 1995

Email
junsong.huang@nie.edu.sg

Office Telephone Number
67903292

Research Interests
Agent-Based Modeling (ABM), Analogical Reasoning, Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS), Generation-first-instruction-later Instructional Method, Innovation DIffusion, Learning Complex Systems

  • Dr David Huang is currently a Research Scientist at the Learning Sciences Lab and Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice. He was formerly the Head of Education Research Administration and Communication, Office of Education Research.  Prior to that, he was Research Manager of the Learning Sciences Laboratory. He obtained  a PhD in the area of innovation diffusion, analogical reasoning and learning Complex Systems.

    Selected Publications
    Journal Papers
    • Toh, L., Chen, D. T., & Huang, J. S. (in press). Matrix Organization: A Mismatch for Managing Research Structures in Institutes of Higher Learning? Manuscript accepted by Asian Journal of Educational Research and Synergy.
    • Huang, J. S. (2014). Building Research Collaboration Networks - An interpersonal perspective for research capacity building. Journal of Research Administration, XLV(2), 89-112.
    • Huang, J. S. (2011). Scaling-up innovations using complexity paradigm and Agent-Based Modelling method. International Journal on Complexity in Leadership and Management, 1(2), 133-144.
    • Lim, K., Hung, D., & Huang, J. S. (2011). Towards a situative view of extending and scaling innovation in education - a case study of the Six Learnings framework. Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 10(2), 77-89.
    • Koh, T. S., Huang, J. S., Lim, K. Y. T., Chen, V., & Hung, D. (2008). Journeys in the Learning Sciences – The Singapore Experience. Educational Technology, 48(4), 36-40.
    Book Chapters
    • Lee, W. O., Huang, J. S., & Widiastuti, A. (2012). The parallel of institutional autonomy and state governance in higher education in Singapore. In A. Xie & N. L. Lei (Eds.), The construction of a modern university system: University governance in theory and practice (pp. 40-54). Macao: Macao Polytechnic Institute.
    • Hung, D., Lim, K., & Huang, J. S. (2010). Towards a situative view for extending and scaling innovations: The case of Singapore. In OECD (Ed.), Inspired by technology, driven by pedagogy: A systemic approach to technology-based school innovations (pp. 89-102): OECD Publishing.
    • Huang, J. S., & Kapur, M. (2007). Diffusion of pedagogical innovations as a complex adaptive process – Agent-Based Modeling as research method. In T. Hirashima, U. Hoppe, & S. S. C. Young (Eds.), Supporting learning flow through interactive technologies (Vol. 162, pp. 67-74). Amsterdam: IOS Press.
    Conference Papers
    • Huang, J. S. (2014). Learning innovation diffusion as Complex Adaptive Systems through cognitive conflicts - What constitutes as valid discrepancies? Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia.
    • Huang, J. S. (2014). Managing institutional research intelligently - Using Social Network Analysis to inform research management and community building. Paper presented at the Annual Congress of the International Network of Research Management Societies (INORMS), Washington DC.
    • Huang, J. S. (2014). Alignment and influencing: Strategies for successful research development. Paper presented at the Australian Research Management Society (ARMS) Annual Conference, Canberra, Australia.
    • Huang, J. S., Kapur, M., & Chai, C. S. (2013). Learning innovation diffusion as a complex adaptive system - Case studies on school leaders learning through analogies. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
    • Huang, J. S. (2013). Learning Complex Adaptive Systems through Cognitive Conflicts - A case study on learning activities and meaningful Cognitive Conflicts. Paper presented at the 4th Redesigning Pedagogy Conference, Singapore.
    • Huang, J. S. (2013). Using Social Network Analysis to Support Intelligent Management of Institutional Research. Paper presented at the Australian Research Management Society Conference, Adelaide, Australia.
    • Huang, J. S., & Kapur, M. (2012). Learning innovation diffusion as a complex adaptive system through model building, simulation, game play and reflections. Paper presented at the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Sydney, Australia.
    • Huang, J. S., & Kapur, M. (2009). Learn diffusion of innovation as complex phenomena - A report from pilot study. Paper presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
    • Huang, J. S., Chai, C. S., & Chen, D. T. (2008). School leaders' learning of diffusion of innovation through agent based modeling. Paper presented at the International Conference on Computer in Education, Taipei.

    • Educational Inquiry I (MED - Postgraduate course)
    • Diffusion of Innovation for Strategic ICT Integration in Schools (PD course)
    • Project Management for Instructional Design Projects (MAIDT - Postgraduate course)