Q&A with Teck Kiang Tan: Statistician and Author of New Book on Doubly Classified Models

Teck Kiang Tan is a statistician and research fellow at ALSET. In November 2017, he published his first book, “Doubly Classified Model with R.” Tell us about your background and what brought you to ALSET. I’m a statistician who spent a large part of my career as an education researcher. Prior to joining ALSET a… Read more Q&A with Teck Kiang Tan: Statistician and Author of New Book on Doubly Classified Models

Q&A with Bob Kamei: ALSET’s Founding Director on the Future of EdTech

Professor Robert (“Bob”) Kamei is the founding director of ALSET. On Nov 1, he will be speaking at EdTechXAsia about learning science and what it means for education technology. In this Q&A, he offers some initial thoughts.  What is ALSET and why did you help start it? After spending a decade as Vice Dean of… Read more Q&A with Bob Kamei: ALSET’s Founding Director on the Future of EdTech

Learning to Learn Better: Student Reflects on New Learning Science Course at NUS

What inspired you to take the L2LB class?  I have always wanted to figure out how to study better, so when I learned about ALSET’s new class, I was excited to try it. I was intrigued by the “blended learning” approach that the organizers were using—I figured it would allow me to brainstorm more during… Read more Learning to Learn Better: Student Reflects on New Learning Science Course at NUS

ALSET Launches “Learning to Learn Better” Pilot, Gears Up for New Course Offerings at NUS in 2018

On August 21, the Institute for the Application of Learning Science and Educational Technology (ALSET) launched its pilot of Learning to Learn Better, an undergraduate course at National University of Singapore (NUS) that examines recent research and longstanding wisdom from the field of learning science. Designed to provide students with knowledge and practical tips that… Read more ALSET Launches “Learning to Learn Better” Pilot, Gears Up for New Course Offerings at NUS in 2018

Join Our Workshop on Education and Social Science Technologies (JULY 19-21 2017)

As data and analytics technologies transform education and the social sciences, we have an unprecedented opportunity to effect positive change in both these fields. To explore this opportunity, we are pleased to co-sponsor the inaugural WESST workshop on 19-21 July at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Hosted in conjunction withthe School of Computing (SoC) the event… Read more Join Our Workshop on Education and Social Science Technologies (JULY 19-21 2017)