Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
received his PhD (major in Computer Engineering) in 1998 and is now a Senior Education Research Scientist and Co-Director of Learning Sciences & Innovation Research Programme, Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He became a professional educational researcher since 2005. Armed with his vast experience in conducting school-based intervention studies, he developed his research niches in mobile seamless learning, computer-supported collaborative learning, technology-enhanced language learning, Artificial Intelligence in education, and teachers’ professional development. He has become one of the key researchers in the mobile seamless learning field by developing the “10 Dimensions of Mobile Seamless Learning” (10D-MSL) framework which is one of the most well-referenced frameworks in the field. He published two books which were touted as the first two scholarly books on mobile seamless learning, namely, “Seamless Learning in the Age of Mobile Connectivity” (as the lead editor) and “Move, Language Learning! – Discovering Seamless and Mobile-Assisted Language Learning” (as the lead author). He was named the APSCE Distinguished Researcher Award in 2015 and has won nine Best/Outstanding Paper Awards at various conferences. He is a former President of the Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (2018-2019). He is a Managing Editor of the SSCI-indexed Asia-Pacific Journal of Education. To date, he has published more than 200 academic articles including 40 SSCI-indexed journal papers. He has recently been recognised as one of the top 2% of researchers in the education field out of approximately 58,000 education researchers according to a study by Stanford University.
Last update: December 2022