SEOW Ing Chin Dorothy Tricia

Designation
Lecturer

Department
Humanities & Social Studies Education (HSSE)

Office Location
NIE3-03-142

Education
PhD in Education

Email
tricia.seow@nie.edu.sg

Office Telephone Number
67903556

Research Interests
Teachers' Knowledge and Practice, Field Inquiry in Geography, Climate Change Education

  • Academic/Professional Qualifications:
    • PhD in Education, Institute of Education, London, 2014
    • Masters in Soc. Sc.(Research), National University of Singapore 2006
    • Post-Graduate Diploma in Education (Distinction) National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University1998
    • Bachelor of Arts Hons (1st class) National University of Singapore 1997
    • Bachelor of Arts (Merit) National University of Singapore 1995
    Professional Memberships and Contributions:
    • iGeog Steering Committee and Talent Development Programme Fieldwork Trainer, Ministry of Education, Singapore, 2011-ongoing
    • Southeast Asia Geograpers Association, Hon Gen Sec, 2012-ongoing
    • External International Consultant for MA Education Programme, IoE, London, 2011-ongoing
    • South East Asia Geographers Association General Treasurer 2010 - 2012
    • Syllabus Review Commitee for A-level Geography, Ministry of Education, Singapore 2013-2014
    • Syllabus Review Committee for Lower Secondary Geography, Ministry of Education, Singapore 2010-2011 

    Work Experience

    • Lecturer, National Institute of Education 1 Jul 2010 - ongoing
    • Workshops for secondary school geography teachers in Brunei (2013, 2014)
    • Workshops for secondary school geography teachers in Pakistan (2013, 2014)
    • Head of Department/ Pastoral Care and Career Guidance, Jurong Junior College 2001-2003
    • Subject teacher: Geography and General Paper, Jurong Junior College 1998-2003

    Conferences, research and publications:

    • Principal Investigator - Climate Change Education in Secondary Schools in Singapore, Aug 2013-Sep 2014
    • Co-investigaor - Geographical Disparities Around the World - How School geography is Different, Sep 2014- ongoing
    • Presenter – Teaching Controversial, Issues in geography: Climate Change Education in Singapore Schools, NCSS CUFA conference, Nov 2013
    • Presenter - Unpacking Contested Landscapes through Landuse Surveys: Geographical Investigations in Heritage Areas, SASSE Conference, 14 Sep 2013
    • Secretariat and discussant- SEAGA conference 2012, Nov 2012
    • Presenter – The Subject Conceptions and Practice of Singapore Pre-Service Geography Teachers, IOE London Seminar Series 2011, Jun 2011
    • Organiser and session convenor – SEAGA Education Forum, July 2011
    • Chang, C.H. & Seow, T.D.I.C. (2010). Field inquiry for Singapore Geography Teachers. In Chang, C.H., Ho, L.C., Seow,
      T.D.I.C., Chatterjea, K. & Tan, G.C.I. (Eds.) Understanding the changingspace, place and cultures of Asia - SEAGA 2010 online proceedings Singapore: Southeast Asian Geography Association.
    • Organiser and panel convenor – SEAGA Conference, Hanoi, November 2010
    • Organiser and panel convenor - Living Geography Conference, SEAGA, March 2010
    • Context and Embodiment: Investigating the Subject Conceptions and Practice of Pre-service Teachers in Singapore,Research in Geographic Education, Vol 11(2), pp. 7-27, (2009)
    • Investigating the Subject Conceptions and Practice of Pre-service Teachers in Singapore, GeogEd, Vol 2(1), 2008
    • Presentation of paper at the Geograhy Teacher Educator Conference, Bristol, UK, Jan 2008
    • Inter-ethnic Relations Project, NIE, 2006
    • Presentation of paper at the Association of Amercian Geographers Annual Conference, Denver Colorado, April 2005
    • Presentation of paper at the Department of Geography Seminar Series, National University of Singapore, March
    • 2005
    • Presentation of paper at the Graduate Student Gender Studies Conference, Asia Research Institute, Singapore, August 2004

    Awards:

    • Overseas Graduate Scholarship, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Oct 2006
    • Research Scholarship, National University of Singapore, 2004-2005
    • President’s Graduate Fellowship, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, 2004-2005
    • Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography Gold Medal, Dept of Geography, National University of Singapore, 1997
    • Public Service Commission Merit Scholarship, 1991