Peer-reviewed research articles and book chapters

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  • Geertsema, Johan, Chng Huang Hoon, Mark Gan & Alan Soong. Teaching excellence and the rise of education-focused employment tracks. (2018). In Broughan, Christine, Graham Steventon & Lynn Clouder (eds.). Global Perspectives on Teaching Excellence: A new era for higher education. London: Routledge. Forthcoming.



  • Choy, J. L. F., & Yeo, W. L. (2017). Integration of content instruction with constructivist- based strategies: An approach to teach first-year engineering mathematics. International Journal of Research Studies in Education, 6(3).

  • Kowitlawakul, Y., Chan, M. F., Tan, S. L. S., Soong, S. K. A., & Chan, W. C. S. (2017). Development of an e-learning research module using multimedia instruction approach. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 8(3), 158-166. doi: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000306

  • Geertsema, Johan, Chng Huang Hoon, Åsa Lindberg-Sand & Maria Larsson. (2017). “Teaching Academies as a Means of Developing Institutional Quality: Academic Identities, Levels of Engagement and Organizational Cultures”. In Stensaker, Bjørn, Grahame Bilbow, Lorie Breslow & Rob Van der Vaart (eds.). Strengthening teaching and learning in research universities: Strategies and initiatives for Institutional change. London: Palgrave Macmillan. Forthcoming.



  • Choy, J. L. F., & Quek, C. L. (2016). Modelling Relationships between Students’ Academic Achievement and Community of Inquiry in an Online Learning Environment for a Blended Course. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 32(4).

  • Geertsema, Johan (2016). Academic development, SoTL and educational research. International journal for Academic Development, 21(2), 122-134.

  • Hattie, J.A., & Gan, M. (2016). Instruction based on Feedback. In R.E. Mayer & P. Alexander (Eds). Handbook of Research on Learning and Instruction. (2nd ed). New York: Routledge.






  • Gan, M. & Hill, M. (2014). Using a dialogical approach to Examine Peer Feedback during Chemistry Investigative Task Discussion. Research in Science Education, 5(44), 727-749. doi:10.1007/s11165-014-9403-4

  • Gan, M. & Hattie, J. (2014). Prompting secondary students’ use of criteria, feedback specificity and feedback levels during an investigative task. Instructional Science, 6(42), 861-878.

  • Gan, M. (2014). Diagnostic Feedback in Informal Educational Settings. In J. M. Spector (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Educational Technology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

  • Lim, L. A., & Choy, L. F. J. (2014). Preparing staff for problem-based learning: Outcomes of a comprehensive faculty development program. International Journal of Research Studies in Education, 3(4).

  • McKinley, E. & Gan, M. (2014). Culturally Responsive Science Education for Indigenous and Ethnic Minority Students. In , S.K. Abell & , N.G. Lederman (Eds.), Volume 2 Handbook of Research in Science Education. London: Routledge.

  • Geertsema, J. H. (2014). Hidden Literality: Coetzee, Beckett, Herbert, and the Attempt to ‘Touch Reality.’” Travelling Texts: J. M. Coetzee and Other Writers. Ed. Bozena Kucala and Robert Kusek. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. 21-34.

  • Geertsema, J. H. (2014). Reading Coetzee’s Worldliness. Approaches to Teaching J. M. Coetzee’s Disgrace and Other Works. Ed. Laura Wright, Jane Poyner, and Elleke Boehmer. New York: Modern Language Association. 73-79. Geertsema, Johan (2014). One Best Thing: Democratizing the Classroom: Apple TV and iPad for Deeper Discussions. Apple iBookstore.



  • Bin Abdul Jabbar, K., Ong, A., Choy, J. , & Lim, L. (2013). Effects of experiential-based videos in multi-disciplinary learning. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 29(4).

  • Buntting, C., Jones, A., McKinley, L., & Gan, M. (2013). STEM initiatives and issues in New Zealand. Report to the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA). Hamilton, NZ: University of Waikato.

  • Gan, M. & McNaughton, S. (2013). Country report on the national assessment systems in Singapore and New Zealand. Report to the Welsh Government.



  • Irving, S.E. & Gan, M. (2012). Data systems in secondary schools: The state of play. Computers in New Zealand School, 24(2), 108-136.

  • Pan, D., Ragupathi, K. , & Ip, Y. K. (2012). Effects of a professional development programme on the development of teaching styles. Journal of the NUS Teaching Academy, 2(4), 170-191.

  • Ragupathi, K., & Lakshminarayanan S., (2012). Facilitating 21st Century Skills in Engineering Students. The Journal of Engineering Education, 26(1).

  • Chng, H. H., & Soong, S. K. A. (2012). Mentorship in teacher training: A preliminary review of a professional development programme for tertiary teachers in Singapore. In E. Simon & G. Pleschová G. (Eds.), Teacher development in higher education existing programs, program impact, and future trends. (pp. 71-85). New York, NY: Routledge.

  • Ragupathi, K. “Using Technology”. In The Effective Student, 16th ed., Singapore: Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning (CDTL), 2012.



  • Choy, J. L. F., Rotgans, J. I., & O'Grady, G. (2011). Is the study process questionnaire (SPQ) a good predictor of academic achievement? Examining the mediating role of achievement-related classroom behaviours. Instructional Science. doi: 10.1007/s11251-011-9171-8

  • Gan, M. (2011). The Effects of Prompts and Explicit Coaching on Peer Feedback Quality. Unpublished thesis.

  • Hattie, J.A., & Gan, M. (2011). Instruction based on Feedback. In Mayer, R & Alexander, P. (Eds). Handbook of Research on Learning and Instruction. New York: Routledge.

  • Choy, L. F., & Lim, L. A. (2011). The student perspective: How students manage their learning at Republic Polytechnic. In G. O’Grady, E.H.J. Yew, K.P.L. Goh, & H.G. Schmidt (Eds), One-day, One-problem: An approach to problem-based learning. SpringerLink

  • Geertsema, J. H. (2011). Coetzee’s Diary of a Bad Year, Politics, and the Problem of Position. Twentieth Century Literature 57(1), 70-85.

  • Geertsema, J. H. (2011). Coetzee’s Diary of a Bad Year. In Mehigan, Tim (ed.). A Companion to J. M. Coetzee. New York: Camden House, 2011. 208-221.