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Flipped Classrooms & Reflections by 2013 OEA Winners

As we head full swing into Semester 2, we see more faculty heeding Provost Prof Tan Eng Chye’s call "“to build our own technology-enhanced education culture on campus" (Tan, 2013). Whether it is using the IVLE to engage students or... Continue reading>>

 

Outstanding Educator Award (OEA) Lecture Series 2013
Technology & the Role of the Teacher 
Johan GEERTSEMA
University Scholars Programme
In his 2012 State of the University Address, NUS President Professor Tan Chorh Chuan made reference to the "campus tsunami" that followed the launch of edX and Coursera... Continue reading>>

Back to Basics: A Six-step Process to Effective Teaching
Willie TAN
Department of Building
The term "back to basics" has many meanings in education, and it is best to start by clearing the confusion. In some countries, it means... Continue reading>>

 

On Flipped Classrooms
Flipped Class Learning in a Large Class Setting
Praveen LINGA & Chi-Hwa WANG
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
With the advancement of technology over the past two decades, there has been a myriad of pedagogical advancements and evolving methods for teaching in universities/schools. One noticeable method that is gaining influence is... Continue reading>>

Lightening Up Mathematics-intensive Classes: A Case Study Using the Flipped Classroom Approach 
Alberto CORRIAS
Department of Biomedical Engineering
The application of mathematical theory to real life problems is at the core of an engineer’s skill set. As a consequence, any Engineering curriculum involves several courses... Continue reading>>

A Hybrid Teaching Method Encompassing Didactic Lectures, Short E-modules & Case Scenarios to Facilitate Learning of Pharmaceutical Care Principles 
ONG Pei Shi
Department of Pharmacy
Pharmaceutical care (PC) is a new academic discipline within pharmacy practice. It focuses on the paradigm shift in the role of the pharmacist from product-oriented dispensing to patient-centred care, with an emphasis on... Continue reading>>