Teaching Enhancement Grant (TEG) Projects

The Teaching Enhancement Grants (TEG) offer funding opportunities for scholarly projects that can have a positive impact on student learning and teaching practice. This page lists learning improvement projects which have received TEG funding.

2020

1-Year Projects

Augmenting Digital Design Toolkit Application and Pedagogy with Peer-to-peer and Blended Learning

Name of Researcher 

CHUNG Shu Yeng, Simone, Architecture/School of Design & Environment

Cultivating a RESponsive and Transformative Learning Community (CARES-TLC), a peer mentoring programme for Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) nursing students with postgraduate nursing students: A mixed methods study

Name of Researcher (s)
PI: Siriwan LIM, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Co-PIs: ZHOU Wentao, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
             DONG Yanhong, Catherine, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Developing self-regulated language learners via online language portfolios

Name of Researcher 

Eduardo LAGO-OTERO, Yale-NUS College

Effectiveness of dialogic feedback: Impact of questioning techniques used in tutor-student conferences

Name of Researcher (s)

PI: Jessie TENG, Centre for English Language Communication
Co-PIs: Norhayati MOHD ISMAIL, Centre for English Language Communication
             Daron Benjamin LOO, Centre for English Language Communication

Engaging deeply with Cognitive Science in a Conservatory of Music: Using student-centred, project-based learning to improve learning outcomes and performance practice in music students

Name of Researcher 

Kathleen Rose AGRES, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music

Evaluating E-learning Migration Strategies during Emergencies - A Framework toward Educational Resilience

Name of Researcher (s)

PI: TAN Swee Lin, Sharon, Information & Systems Analytics/School of Computing
Co-PIs: LEK Hsiang Hui, Information & Systems Analytics/School of Computing
             LU Weiquan, Information & Systems Analytics/School of Computing
             OH Lih Bin, Information & Systems Analytics/School of Computing



Evaluating the foundational understandings required for the role of health advocacy of Year 1 student pharmacists in a new integrated programme: A phase I study

Name of Researcher (s)

PI: Leroy KOH, Pharmacy/Faculty of Science
Co-PIs: Julian AZFAR, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
             Paul GALLAGHER, Pharmacy/Faculty of Science

Game-based learning to enhance Inorganic Chemistry instruction: "18-Electron Rule" Game as Proof-of-concept

Name of Researcher (s)

PI: FOO Maw Lin, Chemistry/Faculty of Science
Co-PI: ANG Wee Han, Chemistry/Faculty of Science

Online and In-Class Case Pedagogy: Applications in Strategic Communication Modules

Name of Researcher 

Suwichit CHAIDARON, Communications & New Media/Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

Retaining the Experiential Learning Focus of an Engineering Freshmen Module amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

Name of Researcher 

SOH Wee Seng, Electrical & Computer Engineering/Faculty of Engineering

Scenario-based student generated questions (SGQs) for active learning and higher order engagement in Bloom's taxonomy

Name of Researcher 

TAY En Rong, Stephen, Building/School of Design & Environment

The impact of PeerWise approach on assessment as learning

Name of Researcher 

WU Jinlu, Biological Sciences/Faculty of Science

2019

1-Year Projects

Designing fieldwork activities for multidisciplinary undergraduates through inter-departmental collaboration

Name of Researcher (s)

PI: Linda SELLOU, Chemistry/Faculty of Science
Co-PI: Vikneswaran GOPAL, Statistics & Applied Probability/Faculty of Science

Exploring undergraduate students' abilities of learning & applying systems thinking & modeling skills to energy challenges/issues

Name of Researcher (s)
PI: Bellam SREENIVASULU, NUS Residential College 4
Co-PI: R. SUBRAMANIAM, Natural Sciences & Science Education, National Institute of Education/Nanyang Technological University

Implementing IT tools for Spaced-Retrieval, Interleaving and Collaborative Learning

Name of Researcher 
Chammika UDALAGAMA, Physics/Faculty of Science

Improve at-risk student performance by peer tutoring with lecturer supervision

Name of Researcher 
ZHANG Jianwen, Electrical & Computer Engineering/Faculty of Engineering

Integration of bioscience and nursing practice to enhance knowledge acquisition and learning experiences of nursing students in Year 1 undergraduate nursing curriculum

Name of Researcher (s)
PI: Tanushri ROY, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PIs: Zakir Hussain Abdul SALAM, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
             LIAW Sok Ying, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
             LIM Fui Ping, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine


Intercultural Language Teaching and Learning and the Development of Intercultural Competence: Cases of Thai as a Foreign Language

Names of Researcher 

Sasiwimol KLAYKLUENG, Centre for Language Studies/Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

Pushing analytical skills to the limit by building a Raspberry Pi lab instrument – a multidisciplinary project

Name of Researcher 
Michael YUDISTIRA, Chemistry/Faculty of Science

2-3 Year Projects


Anatomy in Anaesthesia: Securing the Airway

Researcher (s)
PI: SATISH R.L., Anatomy/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PIs: TI Lian Kah, Anaesthesia/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
             Lean Lyn LI,  Anaesthesia/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
             Rex Joseph MORAIS, Anaesthesia/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
             Richard TIERNEY, Anaesthesia/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
             Jerry EE, Anaesthesia/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
             Deborah KHOO, Anaesthesia/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
             NG Yee Kong, Anatomy/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
             Jeveesh KAPUR, Diagnostic Imaging/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
             Sophia CHEW, Anaesthesia/Singapore General Hospital
             Sook Muay TAY, Anaesthesia/Singapore General Hospital
             Ashokka BALAKRISHNAN, Anaesthesia/National University Hospital

Blended learning to internalise engineering leadership: a longitudinal study of student learning in a critical thinking and writing course

Researcher (s)
PI: Nadya Shaznay PATEL, Centre for English Language Communication
Co-PI: WU Siew Mei, Centre for English Language Communication

Promoting Team Based Learning Pedagogy in Engineering Education – a Case Study to Develop Intra-Department Teaching and Learning CoP

Researcher (s)
PI: Daniel SNG Wei Meng, Mechanical Engineering/Faculty of Engineering
Co-PI: WOON Keng Soon, Mechanical Engineering/Faculty of Engineering 

RepoSense: A Tool for Visualizing Student Work in Code Repositories

Researcher
Damith Chatura RAJAPAKSE, Computer Science/School of Computing

Writing and Critical Thinking Class and its Affective Learning Outcomes

Researcher 
Evelyn LEUNG Wing Sze, University Scholars Programme


2018

1-Year Projects

Determining Performance Rubrics to Evaluate Medical Science Educators: A Ground Up Approach

Names of Researcher(s) 
PI: CHEN Zhi Xiong, Physiology/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PIs: Dujeepa SAMARASEKERA, Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
             Celestial YAP, Dept of Physiology/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
             Inthrani Raja INDRAN, Dept of Pharmacology / Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Embedding and Evaluating Critical Academic Literacies in Upper Level Computer Science Modules

Names of Researcher(s) 
PI: Trevor E. CARLSON, Computer Science/School of Computing
Co-PI: Stephanie L. HEPNER/United World College of South East Asia (UWCSEA)

Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Theory-based Pedagogical Framework for Experiential Learning

Names of Researcher(s) 
PI: Ryan HONG Yee Shiun, Psychology/Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Co-PIs: AU Kin-Chung, Al, Psychology/Faculty of Arts & Social Science
             Joanne CHUA Su Ann, NUS Centre for Future-ready Graduates
             Jasbir SINGH, NUS Centre for Future-ready Graduates

Retention and Application of Knowledge using Blended-Learning Approach in a Nursing Module for Year One Nursing Undergraduates

Names of Researcher(s) 
PI: Rosalind SIAH Chiew Jiat, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PIs: LAU Siew Tiang, Lydia, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of  Medicine
             LIM Fui Ping, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
             TAM Wai San, Wilson, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Understanding Singapore Medical Students Learning of High Value, Cost Conscious Care

Names of Researcher(s) 
PI: Desmond TEO Boon Seng, Medicine/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PIs: Reshma Aziz MERCHANT, Medicine/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
             CHUA Joo Wie, Medicine/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

2-3 Year Projects

 

Embedded Written Communication Skills in Engineering: Implementation and Evaluation of Impact on Students' Writing Performance

Name of Researcher 
Misty So-Sum WAI-COOK, Centre for English Language Communication

Evaluating and Enhancing the Effectiveness of a New Internship Program in Training of Essential Generic Skills for Future-ready Graduates

Names of Researcher(s) 
PI: LAM Siew Hong, Biological Sciences/Faculty of Science
Co-PI: Cynthia HE, Biological Sciences/Faculty of Science

Evaluation of Teaching Quaity for Mixed-based Learning Using Triangulation Method

Names of Researcher(s) 
PI: Andi Sudjana PUTRA, Engineering Design and Innovation Centre/Faculty of Engineering
Co-PIs: TEO Shohei, Brian, Engineering Dean's Office/Faculty of Engineering
             EE Wei Han, Eugene, Engineering Dean's Office/Faculty of Engineering

Reflecting in Undergraduate Nursing: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Embedding Critical Reflection in Undergraduate Nursing Practice

Names of Researcher(s) 
PI: Namala TILAKARATNA, Centre for English Language Communication
Co-PIs: Mark BROOKE, Centre for English Language Communication
             Laetitia MONBEC, Centre for English Language Communication
             Vivien WU, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
             LAU Siew Tiang, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
             Eszter SZENES, Learning Centre/University of Sydney

Self-regulated Learning (SRL) Strategies Among Pre-clinical and Clinical Students

Names of Researcher(s) 
PI: Dujeepa D. SAMARASEKERA, Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Co-PI: LEE Shuh Shing, Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Teaching Effectiveness, Course Evaluations, and Student Outcomes

Names of Researcher(s) 
PI: XIA Xing, Division of Social Sciences/Yale-NUS College
Co-PI: Jessica PAN, Economics/Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

Virtual Breast Oncoplastic Surgery Simulator (VBOSS): A Novel Training Tool in Breast Surgery

Names of Researcher(s) 
PI: YEN Ching-Chiuan, Division of Industrial Design/Keio-NUS CUTE Centre/School of Design & Environment
Co-PI: LIM Geok Hoon, Breast Department/KK Women's and Children's Hospital

 

2017

1-Year Projects

Developing and Validating an Assessment Rubric for Popular Science News Article Writing

Names of Researcher(s)
PI: Brenda YUEN, Centre for English Language Communication
Co-PI: Sirinut SAWATDEENARUNAT, Centre for English Language Communication

Embedded Oral Communication Skills Instruction in Engineering: Implementation and Evaluation of Impact

Name of Researcher
LEE Kit Mun, Centre for English Language Communication

Using Augmented Reality Sandbox for Teaching Topographic Processes to Undergraduates

Names of Researcher(s)
PI: Nawaz MUHAMMAD, Geography/Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Co-PI: Sandeep Narayan KUNDU, Geography/Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

Evaluating Student Engagement and Learning Outcomes in an IMOOC Focused on Academic Writing

Names of Researcher(s)
PI: Anita TOH, Centre for English Language Communication
Co-PI: Dr Tetyana SMOTROVA, Centre for English Language Communication

Improving RC4 Student's Systems Thinking Capabilities with LEGO Serious PLay

Name of Researcher
Jenson GOH Chong Leng, NUS Residential College 4

Mentoring Brass Pedagogues in a Collaborative Peer-to-Peer Context: Developments in "Flow" Pedagogy

Name of Researcher 
Brett STEMPLE, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory School of Music

Pilot Study of Team-based Learning for Engineering students to Improve Student Learning Outcomes

Name of Researcher
Daniel SNG Wei Meng, Mechanical Engineering/Faculty of Engineering

"Teaching 1+1>2" - Pedagogy for Integrated Knowledge of Tropical Envelope

Names of Researcher(s)

PI: CHEAH Kok Ming, Architecture/School of Design & Environment
Co-PI: Swinal SAMANT, Architecture/School of Design & Environment

The Outdoor Classroom: Implementation of Field-based Learning in Geography

Names of Researcher(s)
PI: SIN Harng Luh, Geography/Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Co-PIs: CAO Kai, Geography/Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
             Kamalini RAMDAS, Geography/Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

 

2-3 Year Projects

Assessment of Learning Gains in a Project-based Learning Engineering Programme

Name of Researcher
Elliot LAW, Innovation & Design Programme (iDP)/Faculty of Engineering

Development and Evaluation of Pharmacy Peer-checking and Feedback System (PECS) for Improving Students' Learning of Pharmaceutical Compounding and Product Checking

Names of Researcher(s)

PI: ONG Pei Shi, Pharmacy/Faculty of Science
Co-PI: SOO Yuen Jien, Computer Science/School of Computing

Using a Video-assisted Simulation Debriefing to Enhance Nursing Students' Learning Experience, Reflective Ability, Professional Competency and Perspective Transformation

Names of Researcher(s)
PI: ZHANG Hui, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of MedicineCo-PI: WANG Wenru, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Improving Students' Competencies Through Entrustable Professional Activities Assessment System-based Model: Mixed Method Study

Names of Researcher(s)PI: LAU Siew Tiang Lydia, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of MedicineCo-PIs: Emily ANG, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine             Dujeepa SAMARASEKERA, Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine             Cindy LEE, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine             LAU Ying, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

NUS Learner Corpus of Academic Writing

Names of Researcher(s)
PI: CAO Feng, Centre for English Language Communication
Co-PIs: Daron Benjamin LOO, Centre for English Language Communication
             TAN Su Hwi, Centre for English Language Communication
             WU Siew Mei, Centre for English Language Communication
             ZHU Shenfa, Centre for English Language Communication

MarkBind: A Tool for Creating Variants of Web-based eLearning Content

Name of Researcher
Damith RAJAPAKSE, Computer Science/School of Computing

The Symptom-focused Health Assessment and Empathy (SHAE) Programme: Using an Integrated Approach to Learning Physical Examination for Nursing Students

Names of Researcher(s)
PI: CHEN Hui-Chen, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin Sch of Medicine
Co-PI: Piyanee KLAININ-YOBAS, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

The Use of Gaming to Enhance Anatomy Education

Name of Researcher 
ANG Eng Tat, Anatomy/Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

The Open Classroom Project: Designing and Implementing a Smart Phone Application to Facilitate Formative Teaching Observations

Names of Researcher(s)
PI: Mira SEO, Yale-NUS College
Co-PIs: Jean LIU, Yale-NUS College
             Matthew STAMPS, Yale-NUS College

Using Board Games to Promote Deeper Learning: A Case Study in Environmental Engineering

Name of Researcher
Olivier Patrick LEFEBVRE, Civil & Environmental Engineering/Faculty of Engineering



TEG Research Projects Awarded in 2016 and Earlier