Search results for author:"Mi Song Kim"
Total records matched: 20 Search took: 0.138 secs
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 2348–2353
Abstract: Although there has been an increasing influence of Activity Theory with an emphasis on social interaction in the development of cognition and the role of mediated action, the assessment of second language (L2) literacy development has so...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 2425–2427
Educational researchers and educators have addressed the important role of family involvement in students’ learning processes by addressing its positive outcomes in terms of positive educational, behavioral and social aspects. However, in Singapore, ...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 24, No. 5 (2015) pp. 610–627
Situating science concepts in concrete and authentic contexts, using information and communications technologies, including multimodal modeling tools, is important for promoting the development of higher-order thinking skills in learners. However,...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3187–3192
This paper investigates how talented and gifted (TAG) children view the characteristics of their best teachers. This research represents an advance in the application of the Vygotskian perspective to the process of talented/gifted education,...
Cultural-Historical Activity Theory Perspectives on Constructing ICT-Mediated Metaphors of Teaching and Learning
European Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 35, No. 4 (2012) pp. 435–448
The identification of personal teaching metaphors is a potentially effective means of assisting pre-service teachers to become reflective teachers. However, although metaphors are often viewed as a way to facilitate self-reflection, teacher...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 1366–1369
Digital fabrication and makerspaces in the 21st century knowledge society call for revisiting the notion of design thinking and a different approach to curriculum. This paper aims to rethink roles of curriculum for promoting design thinking in...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1636–1640
The art and science of inquiry learning is now a critical format for teacher professional learning as it is a foundation for student learning. However, although a model of collaborative inquiry as a professional learning method has a profound...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 2876–2877
Our study aims to understand the lived experiences of Ontario school teachers with respect to teacher engagement in implementation of technologies for promoting student learning. This paper reports the systematic literature review of research on a...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 310–321
Although increasing attention has been paid to design thinking in the context of new media and the globalizing knowledge economy, there is still little understanding of how design thinking could find its way into school curricular including both K...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 3370–3375
Much literature has documented the difficulties learners have in understanding the Earth as a complex system, with preconceptions often developing early in childhood. Many does not understand Earth as a dynamic system: some believe in supernatural...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 998–1003
This paper discusses a participatory informal learning event in which we attempted to integrate concrete experiences with learners’ scientific understanding using models they construct. We describe a pilot study of working with school astronomy club ...
Creating the intercultural learning narrative using social network sites status updates: An innovative approach in using social media
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 1819–1826
The growing use of the social media phenomenon is synonymous with words such as Facebook, Twitter, Web 2.0 and blogging. Teenagers today embraced social media through their active use of multiple social network sites and what makes social media...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (Oct 09, 2012) pp. 1818–1826
This case study attempts to leverage digital storytelling for a participatory learning culture, in particular within informal learning contexts. It was situated in learning the concepts of size and distance for a group of Singapore prospective...
Computers & Education Vol. 59, No. 3 (November 2012) pp. 1009–1020
Research on learning within interactive play spaces have shown how learning for players is far from merely a matter of acquiring information, but rather their participation and interactions bear upon the enculturation of relevant dispositions,...
The Impact of a Professional Development Model for a Mobilized Science Curriculum: A Case Study of Teacher Changes
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 36, No. 1 (2018) pp. 86–110
Background and purpose: To date, there has been little research on the Teacher Professional Development (TPD) for delivering a mobile technology-supported science curriculum. To address this, a TPD model for a science curriculum supported by mobile...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 1272–1281
This study attempts to understand the influence of developing epistemic community in classroom on teacher's professional development. The case study reveals that implementation of an epistemic community approach in classroom not only benefits...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 1538–1547
This paper introduces a hands-on method for students to simulate the action of tectonic plates and volcanoes with gelatin, or Jello. The authors survey existing demonstrations of volcanoes and describe their affordances and limitations. They...
Encouraging and being encouraged: Development of an epistemic community and teacher professional growth in a Singapore classroom
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 44, No. 1 (November 2014) pp. 12–24
This paper discusses a case study of a teacher's effort in a Singapore secondary school to develop an epistemic community in the classroom, in collaboration with university researchers. There is a growing interest in the types of professional...
Expanding "Within Context" to "Across Contexts" Learning: A Case Study of Informal and Formal Activities
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 6 (2014) pp. 704–720
Learning happens not only in schools, but also in every context that affords new experiences and opportunities for metacognition. We aim to maximize the different activity-milieux in which learners are engaged in developing their life-long learning...