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An Activity Theoretical Perspective towards the Design of an ICT-Enhanced After-School Programme for Academically At-Risk Students
Educational Media International Vol. 47, No. 1 (March 2010) pp. 19–37
This paper examines how a game-like 3D Multi-User Virtual Environment (MUVE), Quest Atlantis (QA), is used in an after-school programme to engage a group of 14 academically at-risk primary students in their learning. It adopts an activity...
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in an Elementary School: Students’ Engagement in Higher Order Thinking
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 12, No. 4 (2003) pp. 425–451
Based on a case study of an elementary school in Singapore, this article describes and analyzes how different types of ICT tools (informative, situating, constructive, and communicative tools) are used to engage students in higher-order thinking....
Cultural Studies of Science Education Vol. 7, No. 4 (December 2012) pp. 813–819
This response to Rachel Muehrer, Jennifer Jenson, Jeremy Friedberg and Nicole Husain's paper, "Challenges and opportunities: Using a science-based video game in secondary school settings," explores the issues encountered while a science-based video...
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in an Elementary School: Students' Engagement in Higher Order Thinking
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia
Based on a case study of an elementary school in Singapore, this paper describes and analyzes how different types of ICT tools (informative, situating, constructive, and communicative tools) are used to engage students in higher-order thinking. The ...
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Technological pedagogical differences in the teaching of English and Mathematics in a primary school
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 1221–1226
This case study research attempts to examine the difference in technological pedagogical approaches adopted by teachers in the teaching of English and Mathematics in a school in Singapore. The study adopts the learning from and learning with...
Students' Motivation and Teachers' Teaching Practices towards the Use of Blogs for Writing of Online Journals
Educational Media International Vol. 50, No. 2 (2013) pp. 108–119
This research paper explores students' motivation and teachers' teaching practices towards the writing of compositions in the conventional paper-based (paper and pencil) and the online blogs mode. Six classes of Grade 5 (224 students) and four...
Employing an Activity-Theoretical Perspective to Localize an Educational Innovation in an Elementary School
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 44, No. 3 (2011) pp. 319–344
Two grade 5 classes (11-12-year-olds) were introduced through an inquiry-based pedagogy to scientific ideas and concepts within a 3D game-like multi-user virtual environment (MUVE). This article explores how a particular set of strategies and...
A discussion of the factors affecting the implementation of one-to-one computing learning environment in a primary school
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 810–815
This ethnographic case study describes and analyses the conditions that support the seamless integration of information communication technology (ICT) into the classroom with school initiated student one-to-one computer ownership program in a...
Educational Media International Vol. 49, No. 3 (2012) pp. 155–170
This paper analysed how three teacher-researchers of Singapore's elementary school used online space extensively in Grade 2-Grade 4 classrooms. Such online space, made possible by free and readily available web 2.0 and open source applications, was...
TPACK-in-Action: Unpacking the contextual influences of teachers' construction of technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK)
Computers & Education Vol. 78, No. 1 (September 2014) pp. 20–29
In school-based environments, teachers need to consider contextual factors such as the availability of technology and school policies as they apply TPACK to address instructional problems. However, qualitative TPACK studies tend to exemplify the...
Open-Source Learning Management System and Web 2.0 Online Social Software Applications as Learning Platforms for an Elementary School in Singapore
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 36, No. 4 (2011) pp. 349–365
This paper analyses how an elementary-level future school in Singapore implements and uses various open-source online platforms, which are easily available online and could be implemented with minimal software cost, for the purpose of teaching and...
Educational Media International Vol. 51, No. 2 (2014) pp. 146–161
This exploratory case study research describes the integration of Information Communication Technology (ICT) into the teaching and learning of English, mathematics and science in an elementary school in Singapore. The school in this case study...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 3 pp. 121–137
Science simulations are popular among educators as such simulations afford for multiple visual representation and interactivity. Despite the popularity and abundance on the internet, our literature review suggested little research has been conducted ...