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Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 3 (November 2009) pp. 623–631
This paper attempts to identify the patterns of email use by schoolteachers. The findings are based on a survey of 2998 Singapore teachers whose teaching experiences ranged from 24 to 48 months. The result shows that teachers use email mainly to...
New Horizons in Education Vol. 53 (May 2006) pp. 42–56
Background: During a nine-week teaching practice, 20 student teachers spent about 1.5 hours each week videoconferencing with one university faculty member and five student teachers from five different schools, while the other 22 student teachers did ...
Effects of the constructivist learning environment on students’ critical thinking ability: Cognitive and motivational variables as mediators
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 70, No. 1 (2015) pp. 68–79
This study aimed to empirically test the direct relationship between the constructivist learning environment and critical thinking ability and the indirect relationship between them when mediated by motivational beliefs and cognitive strategies....
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 14, No. 1 (1996) pp. 91–102
Explores associations between students' (n=1,592) perceptions of their chemistry laboratory classroom environment and their attitudes towards chemistry. Findings indicate significant associations between the nature of the chemistry laboratory...
Developing leadership potential for technology integration: Perspectives of three beginning teachers
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 26, No. 5 (Jan 01, 2010) pp. 643–658
This paper reports one major finding from a large two-year, mixed-methods study that investigated the process of beginning teachers' learning to teach with information and communication technology (ICT). Among the ten participants involved in the...
Asia Pacific Journal of Education Vol. 31, No. 2 (2011) pp. 211–223
As part of a two-year, mixed methods study, the focus of this paper reports the qualitative findings that are related to nine beginning teachers' learning to teach with Information and Communication Technology (ICT) during their first year of...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2019 (Jun 24, 2019) pp. 692–697
Traditionally, text based cases were used to teach Classroom Management (CM) skills to student teachers at the National Institute of Education, Singapore. Learner feedback revealed that these were not stimulating and authentic enough. This study...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 227–233
The purpose of this study is to investigate the development of student teachers‘ intentions and practices in integrating Information and Communication Technology (ICT) into teaching. Data was collected before and after the ICT course on their...
Student Teachers' Intentions and Actions on Integrating Technology into Their Classrooms during Student Teaching: A Singapore Study
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 42, No. 2 (2009) pp. 175–195
The purpose of the study is to explore student teachers' intentions and actions in technology integration in their classrooms. A postgraduate teacher education cohort of 118 Singapore student teachers participated in the study. The results suggested ...
Self reflection and preservice teachers' technological pedagogical knowledge: Promoting earlier adoption of student-centred pedagogies
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 6 (Jan 01, 2011) pp. 997–1013
The purpose of this paper is to present the qualitative findings relating to fourteen preservice teachers' development and translation of their technological pedagogical knowledge (TPK) into their classroom practices throughout the first year of...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 25, No. 5 (Jan 01, 2009)
The focus of this paper is to present the major qualitative findings from a one year, mixed methods study that explores a cohort of preservice teachers' process of learning to teach with information and communication technology (ICT) across their...
An Evaluation of a teacher training institution's effort in preparing preservice teachers in the use of ICT
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 4973–4978
A survey was conducted in May 2003 to evaluate the effectiveness of NIE's ICT training effort. A questionnaire was mailed to 4,287 NIE graduates who graduated in the years of 1999-2001. About 70% of the questionnaires were returned. An analysis of ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1892–1895
As a computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) tool, computer video conferencing provides increasing opportunities for preservice teachers to share experiences across time and space. This paper describes a Singapore experience in which...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 353–363
This paper reports the preliminary qualitative findings of the first-year phase from a two-year study, in which we aimed to investigate: 1) the preservice teachers’ knowledge, attitudes and use of Information Technology (ICT) for classroom teaching...
Enhancing multipoint desktop video conferencing (MDVC) with lesson video clips: recent developments in pre-service teaching practice in Singapore
Leslie Sharpe; Chun Hu; Lachlan Crawford; Saravanan Gopinathan; Myint Swe Khine; Swee Ngoh Moo; Angela Wong
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 19, No. 5 pp. 529–541
Rapid technological development in computer video conferencing and digital video photography over the last decade makes it easier than ever for teacher educators to use the technology in facilitating reflective practice. This paper reports recent...
Dimensions of Metaphor Consistency in Computer-Based Learning (CBL) Design: Lessons Learned from Project Justice Bao
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 11, No. 3 (2002) pp. 251–266
Project Justice Bao is an endeavor to develop a multimedia instructional CD-ROM that utilizes computer technology to motivate students in learning the Chinese language. This article presents some lessons related to metaphor consistency learned from...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 3448–3452
As more online technology applications make their content available to developers, the opportunities to create both novel and supportive tools for creation, elaboration, and display of written text by English language learners in the middle...
Connecting Trainee Teachers and School Mentors with University Educators via Multipoint Desktop Video Conferencing (MDVC) : The Singapore Experience
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2998–2999
Computer video conferencing as a computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) technology brings learners closer to real-world environments and it provides increasing opportunities for learners to share experiences across time and space. This...
Engaging with others’ mathematical ideas: Interrelationships among student participation, teachers’ instructional practices, and learning
Noreen M. Webb; Megan L. Franke; Marsha Ing; Jacqueline Wong; Cecilia H. Fernandez; Nami Shin; Angela C. Turrou
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 63, No. 1 (2014) pp. 79–93
This paper explores the relationships between student participation in classroom conversations, teacher practices, and student learning in elementary school mathematics classrooms. Six teachers and 111 children aged 8–10 participated in the study....
Singapore Students' and Teachers' Perceptions of Computer-Supported Project Work Classroom Learning Environments
Angela F. L. Wong; Choon-Lang Quek; Shanti Divaharan; Woon-Chia Liu; Jarina Peer; Michael D. Williams
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 38, No. 4 (2006) pp. 449–479
The computer-supported Project Work classroom learning environment discussed in this paper represents a paradigm shift from teacher-centered to student-centered teaching and learning in Singapore schools. Besides the face-to-face weekly lessons in...
Angela F. L. Wong; Leslie Sharpe; Lachlan Crawford; Saravanan Gopinathan; Swee Ngoh Moo; Myint Swe Khine; Chun Hu
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 792–797
Rapid technological development in the last decade makes it easier than ever to use technologies as collaborative learning tools. Computer video conferencing as a computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) technology brings learners closer...