Teaching Enhancement Grants (TEG)

offer funding opportunities for scholarly projects that can have a positive impact on student learning and teaching practice

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011

 

TEG Projects Awarded in 2017


No. of Learning Improvement proposals received: 36
No. of Learning Improvement proposals awarded: 19

1-year projects:

bullet Evaluating student engagement and learning outcomes in an Imooc focused on academic writing
PI - Ms Anita Toh, Centre for English Language Commication
Co-PI - Dr Tetyana Smotrova, Centre for English Language Commication
bullet Developing and validating an assessment rubric for popular science news article writing
PI - Ms Brenda Yuen, Centre for English Language Commication
Co-PI - Dr Sirinut Sawatdeenarunat, Centre for English Language Commication
bullet Embedded Oral communication skills instruction in Engineering - implementation and evaluation of impact
PI - Ms Lee Kit Mun, Centre for English Language Commication
bullet Using Augmented Reality Sandbox for teaching topographic processes to undergraduates
PI - Dr Nawaz Muhammad, Dept of Geography / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Co-PI - Dr Sandeep Narayan Kundu, Dept of Geography / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
bullet The outdoor classroom: Implementation of field-based learning in Geography
PI - Dr Sin Harng Luh, Dept of Geography / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Co-PI - Dr Cao Kai, Dept of Geography, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Co-PI - Dr Kamalini Ramdas, Dept of Geography, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
bullet "Teaching 1+1>2" - Pedagogy for Integrated Knowledge of Tropical Envelope
PI - A/P Cheah Kok Ming, Dept of Architecture / School of Design & Environment
Co-PI - Dr Swinal Samant, Dept of Architecture / School of Design & Environment
bullet Pilot Study of Team-based Learning for Engineering students to improve student learning outcomes
PI - Dr Sng Wei Meng Daniel, Dept of Mechanical Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Mentoring Brass Pedagogues in a Collaborative Peer-to-Peer Context: Developments in "Flow" Pedagogy
PI - A/P Brett Stemple, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory School of Music
bullet Improving RC4 student's systems thinking capabilities with LEGO SERIOUS PLAY
PI - Dr Jenson Goh Chong Leng, Residential College 4

 

2-3 year projects:

bullet NUS Learner Corpus of Academic Writing
PI - Dr Cao Feng, Centre for English Language Communication
Co-PI - Mr Daron Benjamin Loo, Centre for English Language Communication
Co-PI - Dr Tan Su Hwi, Centre for English Language Communication
Co-PI - A/P Wu Siew Mei, Centre for English Language Communication
Co-PI - Dr Zhu Shenfa, Centre for English Language Communication
bullet MarkBind: A Tool for Creating Variants of Web-based eLearning Content
PI - A/P Damith Rajapakse, Dept of Computer Science / School of Computing
bullet Using Board Games to promote Deeper Learning: A case Study in Environmental Engineering
PI - Dr Lefebvre Olivier Patrick, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Assessment of Learning Gains in a Project-based Learning Engineering Programme
PI - Dr Eillot Law, EDIC, Dean's Office / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Development and evaluation of Pharmacy Peer-Checking and Feedback System (PECS) for Improving Students' Learning of Pharmaceutical Compounding and Product Checking
PI - Dr Ong Pei Shi, Dept of Pharmacy / Faculty of Science
Co-PI - Dr Soo Yuen Jien, Dept of Computer Science / School of Computing
bullet Using a video-assisted simulation debriefing to enhance nursing students' learning experience, reflective ability, professional competency and perspective transformation
PI - Ms Zhang Hui, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin Sch of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Wang Wenru, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet The Symptom-Focused Health Assessment and Empathy (SHAE) programme: Using an integrated approach to learning physical examination for nursing students
PI - Ms Chen Hui-Chen, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin Sch of Medicine
Co-PI - A/P Piyanee Klainin-Yobas, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet Improving students' competencies through Entrustable Professional Activities assessment system-based model: mixed method study
PI - Ms Lau Siew Tiang Lydia, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Prof Emily Ang, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Dujeepa Samarasekera, Centre for Medical Education / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Cindy Lee, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Lau ying, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet The use of gaming to enhance anatomy education
PI - Dr Ang Eng Tat, Dept of Anatomy / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet The Open Classroom Project: Designing and Implementing a smart phone application to facilitate formative teaching observations
PI - A/P Mira Seo, Yale-NUS College
Co-PI - Dr Jean Liu, Yale-NUS College
Co-PI - Dr Matthew Stamps, Yale-NUS College

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TEG Projects Awarded in 2016


No. of Learning Improvement proposals received: 34
No. of Learning Improvement proposals awarded: 12

1-year projects:

bullet Student’s Metacognition in Authentic Assessment: A Case Study on Designed-based project in Teaching Bioinstrumentation
PI - Dr Kah Chen Yong James, Dept of Biomedical Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Improving Students’ Professional Skills and Academic Results through Peer-Feedback and Self-Report in Service Learning
PI - Dr Andi Sudjana Putra, Engineering Design and Innovation Centre / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Integrating theory and skills: The use of classroom gaming and video-assisted reflection to prepare nursing students for clinical practice
PI - Dr Jeanette Ignacio, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Ms Chen Hui Chen, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet Identification and Implementation of key metrics that contribute to successful endotracheal intubations
PI - A/P Ti Lian Kah, Dept of Anaesthesia / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Ling Te Terry Pan, Dept of Anaesthesia / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Rangarajan Jegadeesan, Engineering Design & Innovation Centre / Faculty of Engineering
Co-PI - Dr Risha Ayuningtyas, Dept of Anaesthesia / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet Implementing and evaluating the impact of a new science communication syllabus
PI - Dr Sirinut Sawatdeenarunat, Centre for English Language Communication
Co-PI - Mr Jonathan Tang, Centre for English Language Communication

 

2-3 year projects:

bullet NUSCollab: Tools for Online Collaboration
PI - Dr Cristina Carbunaru, Dept of Computer Science / School of Computing
bullet Technology Enhanced Learning of Quantitative Critical Thinking by Chemical Engineering students
PI - Dr Eldin Lim Wee Chuan, Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Interprofessional advanced cardiac life support training on collaborative skills, self-efficacy and emotion regulation among fourth-year undergraduate nursing students: A sequential mixed methods design
PI - Dr Lau Ying, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Benjamin S.H. Leong, Dept of Emergency Medicine / NUHS
bullet PharmaVideos: Designing video documentaries as a form of curriculum delivery to enrich students’ learning experience in Pharmacology
PI - Dr Judy Sng, Dept of Pharmacology / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet The Use of Mobile Devices for Teaching and Learning
PI - Dr Dujeepa D. Samarasekera, Centre for Medical Education / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - (Adj.) A/P Tay Sook Muay, Dept of Anaesthesia / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Lee Shuh Shing, Centre for Medical Education, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Ms Fong Chong Hui Ann, Centre for Medical Education, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Ashokka Balakrishnan, Centre for Medical Education, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet Learning Activity Management System (LAMS) for flipping a Graduate Course on Drug Metabolism
PI - A/P Chan Chun Yong Eric, Dept of Pharmacy / Faculty of Science
Co-PI - Dr Lau Aik Jiang, Dept of Pharmacy / Faculty of Science
bullet Measuring Learning Outcomes of University Town College Programme (UTCP) in Residential College 4 (RC4): Examining the Constructively Aligned Living-Learning Environments
PI - Dr Naviyn Prabhu Balakrishnan, Residential College 4
Co-PI - Dr Jenson Goh Chong Leng, Residential College 4
Co-PI - Ms Elizabeth Ong Ling Lee, Residential College 4
Co-PI - Dr Lynette Tan Yuen Ling, CELC Writing unit and Residential College 4

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TEG Projects Awarded in 2015

Themes:

(i) Integrating Pedagogy, Technology and Change Knowledge
(ii) Assessment of Student Learning
(iii) Emerging Technology, Future Models and Academic Transformation
(iv) Open Category


Total number of applications received – 42
Total number of applications awarded – 15

1-year projects:

bullet Evaluating the impact of a communication skills module on computing students’ speaking and writing skills
PI - Ms Lee Kit Mun, Centre for English Language Communication
Co-PI - Ms Chong Peck Marn, Sarah, Centre for English Language Communication
bullet Experiential Learning using Sandboxes and Augmented Reality in Natural Sciences
PI - Dr Nawaz Mohammed, Dept of Geography / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Co-PI - Dr Sandeep Narayan Kundu, Dept of Geography / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
bullet Use of video in the teaching of social work research method
PI - Dr Srinivasan Chokkanathan, Dept of Social Work / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Co-PI - Dr Jayashree Mohanty, Dept of Social Work / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
bullet Developing Responsible Learners
PI - Dr Satyen Gautam, Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
Co-PI - Dr Sachin Jangam, Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
Co-PI - A/P Loh Kai Chee, Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Engaging environmental engineering students with a blended learning approach
PI - Dr Lefebvre Olivier, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Using Standardised Patients in enhancing students’ learning experience in Mental Health Nursing
PI - Mr Goh Yong Shian, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Piyanee Yobas, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Mr Sunil Selvarajan, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet Designing and evaluating a serious game for safe administration of blood transfusion: An integrated learning strategy with simulation
PI - Ms Cindy Lee, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Liaw Sok Ying, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet Impact of living‐learning programmes on Year One student’s transition to university life: A Ridge View Residential College (RVRC) case study
PI - Dr Lee Kooi Cheng, Ridge View Residential College

 

2-3 year projects:

bullet Optimizing learning and development during internships
PI - Dr Irene Elisabeth de Pater, Dept of Management & Organization / NUS Business School
Co-PI - A/P Daniel J McAllister, Dept of Management & Organization / NUS Business School
bullet An interactive online portal for analyzing educational data
PI - Dr Alberto Corrias, Dept of Biomedical Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
Co-PI - A/P Martin Buist, Dept of Biomedical Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Impact of project‐based scaffolding on students’ learning in the Design‐Centric Programme
PI - Dr Tang Kok Zuea, Engineering Design and Innovation Centre / Faculty of Engineering
Co-PI - Ms Ameek Kaur, Engineering Design and Innovation Centre / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Laboratory Work: Through the Asian Looking Glass
PI - A/P Simon Watts, Dept of Chemistry / Faculty of Science
bullet Self‐Regulated Learning on Medical Students in ASEAN countries
PI - Dr Dujeepa Samarasekera, Centre for Medical Education / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Prof Hooi Shing Chuan, Dean's Office / Yong Loo Lin Sschool of Medicine
Co-PI - Prof Gwee Hoon Eng, Matthew, Centre for Medical Education / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - A/P Tan Kong Bing, Dept of Pathology / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet Use of Point‐of‐View Camera to facilitate learning of Endotracheal Intubation
PI - A/P Ti Lian Kah, Dept of Anaesthesia / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Terry Pan, Dept of Anaesthesia / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet Developing Active Citizenship Behaviour: Assessing the Learning Outcomes of Community Engagements in an NUS Residential College
PI - Ms Sue Chang-Koh, College of Alice & Peter Tan
Co-PI - Dr Kankana Mukhopadhyay, College of Alice & Peter Tan
Co-PI - Dr Tan Lai Yong, College of Alice & Peter Tan

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TEG Projects Awarded in 2014

Themes:

(i) Teaching and Learning Innovations related to the recently announced “Grade- Pressure Free First Semester”
(ii) Development of Learning Materials (e-Books, Apps, Textbooks) that support innovative pedagogies
(iii) Incorporating Experiential and/or Service Learning into Modules/Curriculum
(iv) Designing Learning Spaces (real and virtual) to enhance learning
(v) Measuring Learning and Learning Gains via deep assessments, ePortfolios etc.


Total number of applications received – 55
Total number of applications awarded – 23

1-year projects:

bullet An evaluation study on the impact of students' use of e-portfolios on their learning attitude and academic writing- a case study
PI - Dr Misty Cook, Centre for English Language Communication
Co-PI - Mr Brad Blackstone, Centre for English Language Communication
bullet Validating Peer Feedback in an E-portfolio: Student Attitudes on learning and the Guild knowledge gleaned from Peer Review Work on Writing Archived in an E-portfolio.
PI - Mr Brad Blackstone, Centre for English Language Communication
Co-PI - Dr Misty Cook, Centre for English Language Communication
bullet Studying the perceptions of a "Grade-Pressure Free First Semester" module in Industrial Design students
PI - Dr Mok Chi Hoe Jeffrey, Centre for English Language Communication
bullet "I hear I forget, I see I remember, I do I understand" - Development of large number templates of visual organizers and graphical illustrations
PI - Dr Chiu Yu Ko, Dept of Economics / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
bullet Virtual Field Trips (VFT) - Enhancing Learning through recreating field experience in a classroom
PI - Dr Sandeep Narayan Kundu, Dept of Geography / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
bullet Assessing the impacts of Grade-free Learning
PI - Dr Chris McMorran, Dept of Japanese Studies / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
bullet Spit classroom: Technology enhanced experimental learning of Salivary Biology for NUS dental students
PI - Dr Chaminda Jayampth Seneviratne, Dept of Oral Sciences / Faculty of Dentistry
bullet Data sets and tutorials to support contextual modeling
PI - Dr Rudi Stouffs, Dept of Architecture / School of Design & Environment
Co-PI - Dr Patrick Janssen, Dept of Architecture / School of Design & Environment
bullet Proposal to develop a Cloud Hosted Mobile App Questioning Platform for the Purpose of 1. Minimizing Student Self-Censorship during class & lecture participation, and 2. Increasing tutor awareness of students' unspoken prevalent concerns and queries
PI - Mr Koh Zhenglong Donn, Division of Industrial Design / School of Design & Environment
bullet Project-Centric Approach towards creating an Authentic Learning Environment to enhance students's engagement in a large class on Biosignal Processing - A Case Study
PI - Dr Kah Chen Yong, James, Dept of Biomedical Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Development of a user-friendly tool for teaching concepts in Fluid Mechanics
PI - Dr Sachin Vinayak Jangam, Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Interactive Materials to enhance Learning and Teaching
PI - Dr Zhang Jianwen, Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
Co-PI - Dr Luo Sha, Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Enhancing Student Learning in Communication Systems using Software Radio
PI - A/P Mehul Motani, Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet PharmaCASES: Clinical Applications and Scenarios through Experiential Learning System in Pharmacology for medical practitioners
PI - Dr Judy Sng Chia Ghee, Dept of Pharmacology / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Prof Antonio Bertoletti, Duke-NUS, Emerging Infectious Diseases Program
bullet A Study on the impact of Role-Playing and Simulating on Standardized Patients
PI - A/P Rathi Mahendran, Dept of Psychological Medicine / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

 

2-3 year projects:

bullet The Mindful Student: A Skills Training Manual for Success in Higher Education. Utilizing psychology, neuroscience, and contemplative wisdom to maximize your brain's potential, better learning and greater happiness as a student
PI - Dr Gregor Lange, Dept of Psychology / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
bullet HubTurbo-EDU: A GitHub Adaptor for Managing a large number of student projects
PI - Dr Damith Chatura Rajapakse, Dept of Computer Science / School of Computing
Co-PI - A/P Leow Wee Kheng, Dept of Computer Science / School of Computing
Co-PI - A/P Sim Khe Chai, Dept of Computer Science / School of Computing
bullet Synergy of classroom and laboratory/site learning
PI - Prof Chew Yit Lin Michael, Dept of Building / School of Design & Environment
bullet Virtual Biopharmaceutical Quality Control Laboratory for Enhanced Learning
PI - Dr Satyen Gautam, Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
Co-PI - A/P Loh Kai Chee, Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
Co-PI - Dr Yang Liming, Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Integration of Augmented Reality and Finite Element Analysis for Augmented Learning
PI - A/P Ong Soh Khim, Dept of Mechanical Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
Co-PI - Prof Andrew YC Nee, Dept of Mechanical Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet An online tool for collaborative creation and use of formative rubrics
PI - Dr Liu Mei Hui, Dept of Chemistry / Faculty of Science
Co-PI - Dr Damith C. Rajapakse, Dept of Computer Science/School of Computing
bullet Development of Holistic Clinical Assessment for nursing students at Transition to Practice
PI - Ms Wu Xi Vivien, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Wang Wenru, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Prof Karin Enskarn, Dept of Nursing, School of Health Science / Jonkoping University Sweden
Co-PI - Ms Phua Lay Hoon, Nursing Education / Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Co-PI - Ms Heng Gek Noi Doreen, Nursing Education / National University Hospital
bullet Enhancing Learning Approaches of Medical Students from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
PI - Dr Sonali Prashant Chonkar, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Co-PI - Prof Tan Kok Hian, Duke-NUS GMS / YLLSoM / Singhealth Duke-NUS Office of Academic Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Ng Xin Hui Ada, O&G, KKH / SingHealth O & G Residency
Co-PI - Ms Melissa Lim, O&G / KKH
Co-PI - Mr Ng Mor Jack, O&G / KKH
Co-PI - Dr Ee Tat Xin, O&G / KKH / SingHealth O&G Residency

 

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TEG Projects Awarded in 2013

 

Themes:

(i) Promoting and Assessing 21st Century Competencies
(ii) Novel (Technology-enabled) Pedagogies that foster deep learning and achievement of higher order outcomes
(iii) Flipped Classrooms and Blended Learning


Total number of applications received – 36
Total number of applications awarded – 24

1-year projects:

bullet An evaluation study on the impact of using of a screencasting software on iPad to provide verbal feedback to students learning to structure academic essay – A case study
PI - Dr Misty So-Sum Wai-Cook, Centre for English Language Communication
bullet “So how do they really expect you to speak up, when you get into the workplace?”
PI - Ms Lee Gek Ling, Centre for English Language Communication
Co-PI - Dr Radhika Jaidev, Centre for English Language Communication
bullet Technology-supported workplace simulation and the flipped classroom – an integrated and intensive approach to prepare university students for the working world
PI - Ms Norhayati bte Mohd Ismail, Centre for English Language Communication
Co-PI - Ms Chitra Sabapathy, Centre for English Language Communication
bullet Online interactive database for self-assessment questions for data analysis and computing modules
PI - Dr Alberto Corrias, Dept of Bioengineering / Faculty of Engineering
Co-PI - Dr Martin Buist, Dept of Bioengineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Adaptability and acceptability of the flipped classroom concept in an introductory multidisciplinary student setting
PI - Dr Mrinal K Musib, Dept of Bioengineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Development of a Design Software to facilitate Integration of knowledge across modules while solving Process Design problems by Chemical Engineering students
PI - Dr Lim Wee Chuan Eldin, Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Experimentation of Solar Photovoltaic to Battery Charging System
PI - Dr Akshay Kumar Rathore, Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
Co-PI - A/P Yung C. Liang, Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Preliminary study on the perceptions of students towards an open-book, bring-your-own-device (BYOD) final examination of a non-majors Biology class with large enrolment
PI - Dr Seow Teck Keong, Dept of Biological Sciences / Faculty of Science
Co-PI - Mr Alan Soong, Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning
bullet Improving Problem-based Learning with Student Tutors in a course of food product development and packaging
PI - Dr Yang Hongshun, Dept of Chemistry / Faculty of Science
Co-PI - Dr Leong Lai Peng, Dept of Chemistry / Faculty of Science
bullet In-task versus end-of-task feedback: The impact of timing feedback in learning spinal anaesthesia and different personalities on learning strategies
PI - A/P Ti Lian Kah, Dept of Anaesthesia / Yong Loo Lin Sch of Medicine
bullet Video Recording Tool for Undergraduate Assessment and Learning – the Learning component (VIRTUAL-L)
PI - Dr Soh Lip Min, Dept of Medicine / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Chong Hui Wen, Dept of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Co-PI - Dr Kao Shih Ling, Dept of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Co-PI - Dr Nicola Ngiam, Dept of Paediatrics/Standardized Patient Program Director, Centre for Healthcare Simulation
Co-PI - Mr Nicholas Wong, Centre for Healthcare Simulation, Dean's Office, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - A/P Poh Kian Keong, Dept of Medicine (Cardiology)
Co-PI - Dr Khoo Yin Hao Eric, Dept of Medicine (Endocrinology)
bullet Development of a statistical framework for optimizing team-based learning outcomes; where baseball meets medical education
PI - Dr Joshua James Gooley, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Co-PI - Dr Chern-Pin Chua, Neuroscience and Behavioural Disorders / Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
bullet The Economic and Social Consequences of the yearly Haze Assaulting Singapore
PI - Dr Riambau Armet, Guillem, Yale-NUS College
bullet Application of threshold concept theory to achieve higher-order learning outcomes through use of online assessments
PI - Dr Elliot Law, Engineering Design and Innovation Centre / Faculty of Engineering
Co-PI - Dr Pang Sze Dai, Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Developing a Student Learning Dashboard for self directed learning
PI - Prof Robert K. Kamei, Office of Education, Medical Research and Evaluation / Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Co-PI - A/P Sandy Cook, Office of Education, Medical Education Research and Evaluation / Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Co-PI - A/P Scott Compton, Office of Education, Medical Education Research and Evaluation / Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School

 

2-3 year projects:

bullet Examining the implications of Course Content and New Literacy Pedagogy for the integrated Critical Thinking Classroom
PI - Dr Walter Patrick Wade, Centre for English Language Communication
bullet Communicative Grammar through Podcast-based Learning for Thai as a Foreign Language
PI - Ms Sasiwimol Klayklueng, Centre for Language Studies / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
bullet An online Feedback Management System for Instructors and Students
PI - Dr Damith Chatura Rajapakse, Dept of Computer Science / School of Computing
bullet Teaching Algorithms with Web-based Technology
PI - Dr Steven Halim, Dept of Computer Science / School of Computing
bullet Assessing the effectiveness of a new Science communication course
PI - A/P Chan Chun Yong Eric, Dept of Pharmacy / Faculty of Science
Co-PI - Dr Ng Kah Loon, Dean's Office / Faculty of Science
bullet A longitudinal study of empathy levels of undergraduates in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, and a comparative analysis of intervention
PI - Dr Dujeepa D. Samarasekera, Medical Education Unit / Yong Loo Lin Sch of Medicine
Co-PI - Mr Gerald Sng (Medical Student), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet Development of mobile gaming application for teaching patient safety modules for medical students
PI - Dr Kow Wei Chieh, Alfred, Department of Surgery / Yong Loo Lin Sch of Medicine
Co-PI - A/P Sophia Ang Bee Leng, Dept of Anaesthesia / Yong Loo Lin Sch of Medicine
bullet Mobile-phone based tool for Learning Event Capture
PI - Prof C. Frank Starmer, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Co-PI - A/P Sandy Cook, Office of Education, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Co-PI - A/P Scott Compton, Office of Education, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School


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TEG Projects Awarded in 2012

 

Themes:

(i) Innovative use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for student engagement and learning
(ii) Facilitating integrative learning within or across disciplines
(iii) Promoting and Assessing 21st Century Competencies
(iv) Tracking programme outcomes in residential college settings


Total number of applications received – 45
Total number of applications awarded – 19

 

1-year projects:

bullet iTunes University promotes independent lifelong learning academic writing skills: CELC case study
PI - Mr Nicolas A. Gromik, Centre for English Language Communication
bullet The Ageing Simulation Game for Gerontological Social Work: Sensitizing Undergraduate Students to positive attitudes toward older adults
PI - Dr Hong Song-Iee, Dept of Social Work / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
bullet Enhancing the learning of Chinese Literature in Department of Chinese Studies in the NUS
PI - Dr Jin Jin, Dept of Chinese Studies / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
bullet The Application of On-line Tools in Teaching Chinese Characters
PI - Ms Lin Chiung Yao, Centre for Language Studies / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
bullet Connected Learning: Putting the ‘Why’ & ‘Where’ into Chemical Process Safety Education using ICT-based Integrative Activities
PI - A/P Rajagopalan Srinivasan, Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Insightful Learning of Image-Guided Robotic Surgery System through Hands-on Educational Projects
PI - Dr Ren Hongliang, Department of Bioengineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Towards an augmented reality lecture theatre: improving student engagement with structural concepts in the Life Sciences
PI - Prof Greg Tucker-Kellogg, Dept of Biological Sciences / Faculty of Science
bullet An educational trial of mobile applications for teaching quantitative reasoning course in the University Scholars Program
PI - Dr Mak Kwok Kei, University Scholars Program
Co-PI - Dr Roger CM Ho, Dept of Psychological Medicine / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet Integrative Learning across disciplines: Engage students in Community Nursing
PI - Ms Lau Siew Tiang, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin Sch of Medicine
Co-PI - Ms Cindy Lee, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin Sch of Medicine
Co-PI - Prof Sally Chan Wai Chi, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin Sch of Medicine
bullet Learning and assessment in comprehensive health assessment with ‘layperson’ simulated patient to enhance 21st century competencies
PI - Ms Lau Siew Tiang, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin Sch of Medicine
Co-PI - Mr Tan Khoon Kiat, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin Sch of Medicine
Co-PI - Ms Sabrina Palham, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin Sch of Medicine
Co-PI - Ms Lim Fui Ping, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin Sch of Medicine

 

2-3 year projects:

bullet Integrating Communicative Practical Grammar and Vodcast in Authentic Setting for Higher Elementary and Immediate Levels of Indonesian as a Foreign Language
PI - Ms Johanna Wulansari Istanto, Centre for Language Studies / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Co-PI - Ms Indrianti, Centre for Language Studies/Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Co-PI - Ms Jeniati Prasetio, Centre for Language Studies/Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
bullet Participatory Action Research (PAR) Assessment of University Town Residential Programme (UTRP) at Tembusu College
PI - A/P Gregory Clancey, Dept of History / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Asia Research Institute & Tembusu College
bullet Measuring Learning Outcomes in an NUS Residential College
PI - Dr Tambyah Siok Kuan, Dept of Marketing / NUS Business School
Co-PI - Dr Reuben Wong, Dept of Political Science / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Co-PI - Dr Tan Lai Yong, Angsana College (3) Dr Damith C. Rakapakse, Dept of Computer Science / School of Computing
bullet Using the Learning Catalytics technology to facilitate an active learning environment
PI - Dr Adrian Lee, Dept of Chemistry / Faculty of Science
bullet Developing and using Online Mobile Patient Health Record Apps for the Teaching and Learning of Pharmaceutical Care among Pharmacy Undergraduates
PI - Dr Joanne Ye Cheng, Dept of Pharmacy / Faculty of Science
Co-PI - Dr Lee Yu-Chia Joyce, Dept of Pharmacy/Faculty of Science
Co-PI - A/P Chui Wai Keung, Dept of Pharmacy/Faculty of Science
Co-PI - Dr Kevin Yap Yi-Lwern, Dept of Pharmacy/Faculty of Science
bullet Incorporating web-based learning in the teaching of pharmaceutical compounding and dispensing
PI - Dr Wee Hwee Lin, Dept of Pharmacy / Faculty of Science
Co-PI - Ms Tan Mui Ling, Dept of Pharmacy/Faculty of Science
Co-PI - Dr Ong Pei Shi, Dept of Pharmacy/Faculty of Science
Co-PI - Dr Wong Li Lian, Dept of Pharmacy/Faculty of Science
Co-PI - Miss Yong Sock Leng, Dept of Pharmacy/Faculty of Science
bullet Virtual Reality in Human Anatomy Teaching and Learning – Use of Interactive Digital Media and Multimedia - Development of a Module for Human Head and Neck Region
PI - Prof Gopalakrishnakone,P., Dept of Anatomy / Yong Loo Lin Sch of Medicine
Co-PI - Mr Asanka Abeyakoon, IDMI, NUS
Co-PI - Mr Kenneth Gerald Pinto, Centre for Instructional Technology
Co-PI - Ms Kiruthika Ragupathi, Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning
Co-PI - Mr Yick Tuck Yong, Dept of Anatomy, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Mr Kong Eng Chuan, Dept of Anatomy, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - A/P Thomas Low, Head of Otolaryngology / NUHS
Co-PI - A/P Goh Poh San, Dept of Diagnostic Imaging / NUHS
bullet Improving affective fidelity of simulations: A strategy to enhance emotional learning for undergraduate nursing students
PI - Dr Jeanette J Ignacio, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin Sch of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Liaw Sok Ying, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin Sch of Medicine
bullet Maestro Ears: An Aural Analysis Training Software
PI - A/P Peter Ivan Edwards, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music


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TEG Projects Awarded in 2011

 

Themes:

(i) Interactive Teaching and Learning
(ii) Novel approaches for Assessment of Learning
(iii) Transdisciplinary Pedagogy


Total number of applications received – 34
Total number of applications awarded – 20

 

1-year projects:

bullet Improving Writing Consultation Sessions for Better Writing Revision and Higher Writing Quality
PI - Dr Deng Xudong, Centre for English Language Communication
bullet Extending classroom through social media space
PI - Mr Jeffrey Mok, Centre for English Language Communication
bullet Teaching and Learning Chinese Characters using Cloud Computing Technology
PI - Dr Wang Hui, Department of Chinese Studies / Faculty of the Arts and Social Sciences
bullet The Application of Video Podcasting in Teaching Chinese
PI - A/P Chin Kwee Nyet, Centre for Language Studies / Faculty of the Arts and Social Sciences
Co-PI - Ms Lin Chiung Yao, Centre for Language Studies / Faculty of the Arts and Social Sciences
bullet Learning Data Structures and Algorithms with Unified and Interactive Visualization
PI - Dr Steven Halim, Department of Computer Science / School of Computing
bullet Plan-It Game – A Planner Game
PI - A/P Chua Kim Huat David, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Achieving interactive and participative teaching and learning with Augmented Reality (AR) technology
PI - A/P Ong Soh Khim, Department of Mechanical Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
Co-PI - Prof Andrew YC Nee, Department of Mechanical Engineering /Faculty of Engineering
bullet Formative Assessment-based Teaching and Learning aided by a Courseware Examination Library Folder (ELF)
PI - Dr Kang Lifeng, Department of Pharmacy / Faculty of Science
bullet Competency-based Simulation Assessment: The use of simulated patient for integrated learning and assessment
PI - Mr Tan Khoon Kiat, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Ms Liaw Sok Ying, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Jeanette Ignacio, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Ms Sabrina Palham, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Mdm Rabiah Bte Mohd Dawood, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Sandra Mackey, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet Enhancing the teaching and application of neuroanatomical localization with a concise Précis tool
PI - Dr Kevin Tan, Department of Medicine / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine; Dept of Neurology / National Neuroscience Institute
Co-PI - Dr Nigel Tan, Dept of Medicine / Dept of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute
Co-PI - A/P Erle Lim, Dept of Medicine / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Dujeepa Samarasekera, Medical Education Unit / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet Improving feedback to teachers involved in undergraduate medicine programme
PI - A/P Tan Chay Hoon, Department of Pharmacology / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Dujeepa D Samarasekera, Medical Education Unit, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet Inter Professional Education (IPE) Teaching program for Year 2 medical students
PI - A/P Tan Chay Hoon, Department of Pharmacology / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Melvin Chua, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUH
Co-PI - Dr Reshma A Merchant, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUH
bullet CSI: 101 (Forensics) – Use of practical teaching enhancement modes for integrated learning in seminar style small groups
PI - A/P Lina Lim, Department of Physiology / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet Acquisition of medical immunology knowledge structures of medical students
PI - Dr Charles Gullo, Medical Education, Research and Evaluation/ Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School & Department of Microbiology / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Dr Justin Wong, Dept of Microbiology / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - Mr Preman Rajalingam, Duke-NUS
Co-PI - Prof Ruth S. Day, Dept of Psychology / Duke University
bullet Characterizing effects of Hospice fieldtrip on holistic professional development among undergraduate dental students – An assessment of transdisciplinary pedagogy between dentistry and social work
PI - Dr Hsu Chin-Ying, Stephen , Department of Preventive Dentistry / Faculty of Dentistry
Co-PI - Dr Esther Goh, Department of Social Work / Faculty of Arts and the Social Sciences

 

2-3 year projects:

bullet Development of a cloud-based peer feedback and peer evaluation system for student team projects
PI - Dr Damith C Rajapakse, Department of Computer Science / School of Computing
bullet Using Interactive Learning Tool to enhance class participation and on-the-spot feedback: A method to address quiet students and students with irregular attendance
PI - Dr Andi Sudjana Putra, Dean's Office / Faculty of Engineering
Co-PI - A/P Tan Kok Kiong, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering / Faculty of Engineering
bullet Assessment on experimental proposals drives inquiry-based learning in laboratory education
PI - Dr Wu Jinlu, Department of Biological Science / Faculty of Science
bullet Interprofessional Education for Health Care Profession students in the National University of Singapore
PI - Dr Wong Li Lian, Department of Pharmacy / Faculty of Science
Co-PI - Ms Tan Mui Ling, Dept of Pharmacy / Faculty of Science
Co-PI - Ms Liaw Sok Ying, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - A/P Jacobs Joshua Levi, Dept of Medicine / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
bullet Computer Application to enhance Pharmacology teaching and learning
PI - Prof Lee Jon Deoon, Edmund, Department of Pharmacology / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI - A/P Seng Kok Yong, Department of Pharmacology / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

 

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