KOH Caroline

Associate Professor

Head, Psychology and Child & Human Development

Psychology and Child & Human Development (PCHD)

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Ed.D (Durham University, U.K.)
M.A. (University of Cambridge)
Dip.Ed (National Institute of Education)
B.A. (Hons)(University of Cambridge)


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Research Interests
Attribution Theory, Motivation, Self-Determination theory, Moral development and values education, Educational technology, Project Work, Stimulation-based Learning

  • Caroline Koh is an Associate Professor with Psychology and Child & Human Development Academic Group, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University. She obtained her B.A. and M.A. at the University of Cambridge, and her Ed.D. from the University of Durham, U.K. She has taught biology in schools before her appointment at NIE, where she is currently teaching undergraduate, post-graduate and in-service programmes. Her research projects, past and present, include studies in diverse fields such as student motivation, teacher education, the development of moral judgment, pre-service teachers’ perceptions of national education, the effectiveness of simulation-based learning and the use of the e-portfolio and the flipped classroom approach. Besides publishing in international journals, she was the editor for ‘Motivation, Leadership and Curriculum Design’, and co-edited ‘Motivation and Practice for the Classroom’. She also serves as a reviewer for the British Journal of Educational Technology, Scientific Journals International and Education Research for Policy and Practice.