Year: 2019

NUS Fights Fake News with New Course on Cognitive Bias

With concerns mounting about the threat of fake news (disinformation) on public life in Singapore, the National University of Singapore (NUS) recently launched a new course that provides students with the knowledge and critical thinking skills to assess information they come across on the internet. Offered as a credit-bearing undergraduate elective since 2018, ALS1020 –… Read more NUS Fights Fake News with New Course on Cognitive Bias

ALSET Signs MOU with Singapore Polytechnic to Enhance Education Research and Launch New Courses

On March 28, the Institute for Application of Learning Sciences and Educational Technology (NUS ALSET) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Education Development at Singapore Polytechnic (SP EDU). The MoU will support the rollout of ALSET courses at SP and drive collaborative research projects in the learning sciences. “We look forward… Read more ALSET Signs MOU with Singapore Polytechnic to Enhance Education Research and Launch New Courses

ALSET Partners with National Taiwan Normal University to Promote Learning Sciences Research

On Mar 14, the Institute for Application of Learning Sciences and Educational Technology (ALSET) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) to support joint research efforts in the learning sciences between the two universities. “NTNU is one of the world’s leading institutions for… Read more ALSET Partners with National Taiwan Normal University to Promote Learning Sciences Research