ALSET News

ALSET webinar w/ Dr Desmond Ong (NUS-DISA)

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MONDAY 18 MAY 2020

Dr Ong will present two studies that measured and intervened on empathy among US college freshmen, who face numerous social and academic challenges during their transition to college.

ALSET webinar w/ A/P Joshua Gooley (Duke-NUS)

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MONDAY 20 APRIL 2020

A/P Gooley will present evidence that ‘evening type’ students may be at a learning disadvantage, and early class start times should be avoided.

How a ‘growth mindset’ can lead to success

This BBC worklife article features the work of Patricia Chen (ALSET Deputy Director) and Paul O’Keefe (ALSET core faculty) on passion and growth mindset.

UParis-NUS call for proposals on teaching/education

DEADLINE: 30 JULY 2020

The 5th Call for Proposals with Université de Paris for “Joint Innovative Projects in Higher Education” is open.

ALSET webinar w/ Dr Sasha Poquet (South Australia)

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MONDAY 30 MARCH 2020

Dr Poquet will provide examples of how forum data can be used to gain insights into social learning.

Workshop on Intelligent Tutoring Systems

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A workshop jointly presented by NUS ALSET, NTU CRADLE, OER NIE by Kan Min-Yen, Looi Chee Kit and Wu Longkai.

NIE Science of Learning in Education Seminar w/ Dr Patricia Chen

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MONDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2020

Dr Chen, ALSET Deputy Director, will give a talk on “Leveraging Psychological Wisdom to Promote Strategic Thinking and Behaviour” at the National Institute of Education, Singapore.

Learning Planet Festival

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FRIDAY 24 JANUARY 2020

ALSET organised a luncheon workshop with French Partner CRI for the International day of Education, on 24 January.

Large-scale educational studies in Singapore schools

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Dr Imelda Santos CALEON and Dr Melvin CHAN, from the Office of Education Research (OER) at National Institute of Education (NIE) shared their experience on large-scale educational studies in Singapore schools and present their research to ALSET members.