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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...
An exploration on the use of Facebook as a tool for social support on an intercultural exchange program
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 1898–2020
The use of social networking technology has become increasingly pervasive and embedded into the daily lives especially in the younger generation. This study is to explore the usage of a social networking site called Facebook by participants on a...
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...
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...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 1217–1222
In this paper, we describe the design of an informant-based design workshop for the teaching and learning of Earth Sciences in a Singaporean Secondary 1 school. We discuss how some of the preconceptions in Earth Science manifest themselves among the ...