Research & Consultancy

  • Staff Research / Projects
     Timeframe  Staff Member

    Title of Staff Research / Projects

     Sep 19 - Sep 22 Principal Investigator:
    Chen Wenli

    Computer-Supported Collaborative Argumentation in Social Studies and History Classrooms

     Jun 19 - Jun 21 Principal Investigator:
    Mr Ho Wye Kei Benny (ITE)

    Shanti Divaharan

    Collaborative Virtual Reality Simulation Learning Package for Aerospace Technology Training
     Mar 19 - Jun 20 Principal Investigator:
    Wen Yun
    Augmented Reality Enhanced Creating and Sharing: A Collaborative Approach to Learning
     Feb 19 - Jan 21 Principal Investigator:
    Looi Chee Kit

    Ho Weng Kin, Wu Longkai, Seow Sen Kee, Peter
    How to Bring Computational Thinking (CT) Into Mathematics Classrooms: Designing for Disciplinary-specific CT
     Jan 19 - Jan 20 Principal Investigator:
    Looi Chee Kit
    Build, Inspire, Strategize: Promoting Computing Education in Singapore
     Jan 19 - Dec 20 Principal Investigator:
    Seow Sen Kee, Peter

    Looi Chee Kit

    Wadhwa Bimlesh
    Studying the Development of Computational Thinking Skills in Students’ Use of Physical Computing Devices
     2019 - 2021 Principal Investigator:
    Tan Heng Kiat, Kelvin

    Tay Hui Yong, Rachel Goh
    Secondary Teachers' and Students' Experiences of Assessment Feedback
     2019 - 2022 Co-PI:
    Tan Heng Kiat, Kelvin
    Building Teachers' and Students' Capacities in Student-Involved Assessment in Primary Classrooms
     2019 - 2021 Principal Investigator: 
    Azilawati Bte Jamaludin
     f-MACE: fNIRS Modelling for Game-based Affective and Cognitive Math Learning
     May 18 - Oct 19 Principal Investigator:
    Tan Yuh Chaur Leonard

    Chen Ouhao, Bautista Arellano Alfredo, Tan-Chua Siew Ling, Chen Wenli

    Alberto Cabedo Mas, Alvyn Eng, Colleen onway, Goh Sao-Ee, Ho Hui Ping, Lee Huan Siak, Walker Zachary M
    Towards Responsive Professional Development for Singapore Music Teachers. Phase 3: Investigating Efficacy of Video-Based Professional Development
     Apr 18 - Oct 19 Principal Investigator:
    Teo Chiew Lee

    Looi Chee Lit, Tan Seng Chee
    Uncovering What Matters in Collaborative Inquiry Learning: Impact of Teachers Engagement in Learning Analytics on Their Intervention to Bring About Knowledge Building Discourse
     Feb 18 - Jul 20 Principal Investigator:
    Tan Seng Chee

    Tan Aik Ling, Quek Choon Lang, Gwendoline, Teo Tang Wee

    Wong Kwai Yeok
    Improving Science Instruction through Teacher Noticing and Reflective Dialogues
     2018 - 2020 Collaborator:
    Rachel Goh
    Building a Culture of Collaboration and Listening Pedagogy in Classrooms through Lesson Study for Learning Community: An Exploratory Study in a Primary School in Singapore
     2018 - 2019 Principal Investigator:
    Tay Hui Yong
    Assessments for Learning in Inclusive Classrooms
     2018 - 2019 Principal Investigator:
    Chen Der Thanq, Victor
    Nurturing research capacity of researchers through a co-construction approach
     2018 - 2021 Co-PI:
    Azilawati Bte Jamaludin
    It takes a village: Igniting the Scientist in Normal Stream students 
     2018 - 2021 Co-PI: 
    Azilawati Bte Jamaludin
    Leveraging leadership to sustain the dynamic professional development and identities of preschool teachers: The case for Knowledge Building Community (KBC)
    Dec 17 - Jul 18 Principal Investigator:
    Quek Choon Lang, Gwendoline
    Supporting Onsite and Off-site Adult Learners’ Blended Synchronous Learning in a Higher Education Course
     Sep 17 - Feb 20  Principal Investigator:
    Chen Der Thanq, Victor

    Hung Wei Loong, David

    Victor Lim Fei, Elaine Jee, Carissa Chui
    Digital Storytelling for Character and Citizenship Education: A Knowledge Forensics Approach
     Aug 17 - Aug 19 Principal Investigator:
    Chen Wenli

    Looi Chee Kit, Yeo Ai Choo, Jennifer, Wen Yun

    Sun Aixin
    Assessment and Visualization of Collaborative Argumentation in Science Classrooms
     Aug 17 - Jul 20 Principal Investigator:
    Cheung Yin Ling

    Choy Doris

    Lai Kuan Hoe Leslie, Roselina Abdullah
    Impacts of a Socio-cognitive and Motivation-and-learning Approach on Students’ Writing Quality and Reception of Self-directed and Collaborative Learning
     Jul 17 - Mar 20 Principal Investigator:
    Heng Tang Tang

    Tan Heng Kiat, Kelvin
    Exploratory Study of Singapore Teachers' Implementations and Experiences of Differentiated Instruction
     Mar 17 - Feb 19 Principal Investigator:
    Tan Seng Chee

    Azilawati Bte Jamaludin, Chen Shen-Hsing Annabel, Dr. Alicia Marie Goodwill

    Hale James Bradford, Walker Zachary M
    Developing a Translating Educational Neuroscience Clearinghouse for the Differentiated Instruction of Diverse Learners
     Mar 17 - Feb 19 Principal Investigator:
    Yeong Foong May

    Tan Aik Ling, Tan Seng Chee
     Solving ill-structured problems: Role of scaffolding and feedback
     Jan 17 - Jan 20 Principal Investigator:
    Wong Lung Hsiang

    Looi Chee Kit

    Wu Longkai, Seow Sen Kee, Peter
     Streamlining the Designs of Seamless Science Learning for Wider Diffusion
     2017 - 2020 Principal Investigator:
    Azilawati Bte Jamaludin
    Translational Specifications of Neural-Informed Game-Based Interventions for Mathematical Cognitive Development of Low-Progress Learners
  • The academic group offers consultancy services to schools, Ministry of Education, Other institutions of Higher Learning, Companies, Singapore Armed Forces, and voluntary organisations. The Academic group provides consultancy services in educational research, multimedia development, instructional design, evaluation of products and services; design of e-learning, and professional talks.


    Some clients include: Singapore Armed Forces, Republic of Singapore Navy, Educational Technology Division, MOE, SNP Pte. Ltd., Ednovation Pte. Ltd., Educom Pte. Ltd., various primary and secondary schools.

    For further information on consultancy services, contact the staff directly or the Head of Learning Sciences and Assessment Academic Group, Associate Professor Quek Choon Lang. Email:

  • For an updated list of publications by academic staff, please visit each staff member's portfolio.

    1. Wen, Y., Looi, C.K. & Chen, W. (2015). Appropriation of a representational tool in a second-language classroom. International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (SSCI), 10(1), 1-32.
    2. Kwan, Y. W., & Wong, A. F. L. (2015). Effects of the constructivist learning environment on students’ critical thinking ability: Cognitive and motivational variables as mediators. International Journal of Educational Research, 70,(), 68–79.
    1. Quek, C. L., & Wang, Q.Y. (2014). Exploring teachers' perceptions of Wikis for learning classroom cases. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 39(2), 101-120.
    2. Quek, C. L., Liu, C., Kang, S. J.,Wang, Q., & Marino, N. D. A. (2014). Validation of attitudes and beliefs on classroom control inventory in Singapore schools. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 10.1007/s40299-013-0168-8, NA.
    3. Yeo, T.M., & Quek, C.L. (2014). Scaffolding high school students’ divergent idea generation in a computer-mediated design and technology learning environment. International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 10.1007/s10798-013-9257-5, NA.
    4. Chen, W., Gu, X., & Wu, Y.T. (Ed.) (2014). Proceedings of the Global Chinese Conference of Computers in Education 2014. Proceedings of the Global Chinese Conference of Computers in Education 2014. Shanghai China.
    5. Chai, C.S., Chen, W., Gu, X., & Wu, Y.T. (Ed.) (2014). Teacher Forum Proceedings of 18th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education. Shanghai China.
    6. Miao, R., Gao, D., Chen, W., Gu, X., & Wu, Y.T. (Ed.) (2014). Workshops Proceedings of 18th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education. Shanghai China.
    7. Kwan, Y. W., & Wong, A. F. L. (2014). The constructivist classroom learning environment and its associations with critical thinking ability of secondary school students in Liberal Studies. Learning Environments Research: An International Journal, 17,(2), 191-207.
    8. Choy, D., Wong, A. F. L., Chong, S., & Lim, K. M. (2014). Beginning teachers’ pedagogical skills and knowledge towards positive pedagogic teacher-student relationships. US-China Education Review, 4,(6), 357-367
    9. Choy, D., Wong, A. F. L., Low, E.L., & Goh, K. C. (2014). Practicum experience: Pre-service teachers’ self-perception of their professional growth. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 51,(5), 472-482.
    1. Jang, S., & Wang, Q.Y. (2013). Improving Chinese composition writing through peer editing: an exploratory study on using Google Docs, International Journal of Social Media and Interactive Learning Environments, 1(3), 304-314.
    2. Wang, Q.Y., Woo, H.L., & Quek, C.L. (2013). Perceived Usefulness of Facebook for Teaching and Learning: the Student Teachers Perspective. International Journal of Web Based Communities, 9(2), 243-255.
    3. Wang, Q.Y., Woo, H.L., & Quek, C.L. (2013). Exploring the affordances of Facebook for teaching and learning. International Review of Contemporary Learning Research, 1(1), 23-32.
    4. Chan, T.-W., Lin, J., Looi, C.-K., Kong, S. C., Zhu, Z., Hwang, G.-J., Yu, S., Gu, X., Chen, W., Wong, L.-H., & Wang, Q. (2013). 'How shall we recognize good academic research in this field?'. E-Education Research, 238, 5-15.
    5. Wang, Q.Y., & Quek, C.L. (2013). Investigating collaborative reflection with peers in an online space (pp.1-5). GCCCE, Beijing.
    6. Quek, C.L., Wang, Q.Y., & Kang S.J. (2013). Do teachers’ peers contribute to problem-solving of classroom management cases in a Wiki learning environment? (pp. 987-993). GCCCE, Beijing.
    7. Gao, P., & Wang, Q.Y. (2013). Enhancing collaborative reflection by using real-time collaborative editing system. GCCCE, Beijing.
    8. Zhang, H., & Wang, Q.Y. (2013). Design and evaluation of a Moodle-based school platform. GCCCE, Beijing.
    9. Wang, Q.Y. (2013). Designing an online learning environment to support group collaboration: a design research case. In Tj. Plomp and N. Nieveen (Eds.), Educational Design Research: Introduction and Illustrative Cases. SLO: the Netherlands.
    10. Yang, N.C., Wang, Q.Y., & Zhu,Z. T. (2013). Using the spiral problem solving process to design group work: a case study of educational design research at Shanghai. In Tj. Plomp and N. Nieveen (Eds.), Educational Design Research: Introduction and Illustrative Cases. SLO: the Netherlands.
    11. Chee, Y. S. (2013). Video games for "deep learning": Game-based learning as performance in the Statecraft X curriculum. In C. B. Lee & D. H. Jonassen (Eds.), Fostering conceptual change with technology: Asian perspectives, (pp. 199–224). Singapore: Cengage Learning.
    12. Chee, Y. S., Mehrotra, S., & Liu, Q. (2013). Effective game based citizenship education in the age of new media. Electronic Journal of e-Learning11(1), 16–28.
    13. Chee, Y. S. (2013). Interrogating the Learning Sciences as a design science: Leveraging insights from Chinese philosophy and Chinese medicine. Studies in Philosophy and Education. [Avaliable at Springer "Online First" doi 10.1007/s11217-013-9367-2.]
    14. Chee, Y. S. (2013). Level up: Enhancing classroom teaching and learning with game-based learning. OER ERF Final Written Report, 23 September 2013.
  • 01a 02a 03a 04a
    05a 06a 07a 08a
    09a 10a 11a 13a