CHOO Shen Li Suzanne

Designation
Assistant Professor

Department
English Language & Literature (ELL)

Office Location
NIE3-03-14C

Education
PhD in English Education, Columbia University, USA; MA in English Studies (English Literature), NUS, Singapore

Email
suzanne.choo@nie.edu.sg

Office Telephone Number
67903459

Research Interests
Cosmopolitanism: Philosophy and Educational Implications, English Education and Globalization, Ethics and Ethical Criticism, History of Literature Education, Media Education, Teaching of Literature

  • Suzanne Choo is Assistant Professor in the English Language and Literature Academic Group at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. 

    Her research has been published in various peer-reviewed journals such as Harvard Educational Review, Research in the Teaching of English, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Curriculum Inquiry, Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, English Journal, Journal of Aesthetic Education, Journal of Curriculum Studies among others. She co-published the book Reel World Learning: Integrating Media in the English Classroom. She has written numerous books on literary analysis that are used widely in Singapore schools as well as edited a short story anthology titled Cross-Worlds: Short stories on global themes (Marshall Cavendish, 2015). In 2016, she was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Commendation award by the National Institute of Education.

     

    In 2011, she was awarded the International Award for Excellence by the International Journal of the Humanities for the best published article in the journal. That same year, she was awarded the Walter M. Sindlinger Writing Award by Teachers College, Columbia University for exceptional research paper.

     

    Her book, Reading the world, the globe, and the cosmos: Approaches to teaching literature for the twenty-first century (Peter Lang, 2013) was awarded the 2014 Critics Choice Book Award by the American Educational Studies Association. Her most recent book is a co-edited volume titled Educating for the twenty-first century: Perspectives, policies and practices from around the world (Springer, 2017).

     

    She co-founded Studies in Educational Innovation at Teachers College, Columbia University which conducts research on how schools around the world prepare students for 21st century globalization. She is on the governing board of the Global Learning Alliance, a consortium of schools and universities from around the world. She is also Associate Editor of Asia Pacific Journal of Education.

     

    She is interested in issues related to education for global and cosmopolitan citizenship particularly in relation to literature education. Other interests include the disciplinary history of literature in English; theorizations of literature pedagogy; world, global and cosmopolitan approaches to teaching literature; and ethical criticism.

     

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    • ACR322: Teaching of poetry
    • MAE808: Language and Literature Education
    • MLE810: World Literatures
    • QCR520: Aims and approaches to teaching Literature
    • QCR523: Literature Assessment, writing and teacher reflection
    • Inservice: Poetry Masterclass I, II and III
    • Inservice: Infusing rich texts in the English classroom