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Chai, Ching Sing – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2010
Many current ICT-supported reform efforts demand teachers to assume the role of epistemic facilitator of knowledge construction supported by technology. It is thus important for teacher educators to understand teachers' epistemic beliefs. This qualitative study investigated seven Singaporean in-service teachers' epistemic beliefs and their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Case Studies, Qualitative Research
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Lim, Cher Ping; Chai, Ching Sing – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2008
In this study, we observed and interviewed six teachers from two Singapore primary school classrooms. The schools were reportedly achieving high levels of computer integration as reflected in a nationwide questionnaire survey. Out of the 18 lessons that we observed, 14 lessons have incorporated some elements of constructivist teaching. However,…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Foreign Countries, Classroom Environment, Teaching Methods
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Lim, Cher Ping; Chai, Ching Sing – Computers and Education, 2004
This paper discusses the findings of two case studies (two primary schools in Singapore), which are part of a larger research study, that aims to examine and analyze where and how information and communication technologies (ICTs) are integrated in Singapore schools to engage students in higher order thinking activities. For students to engage in…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Technology Integration, Foreign Countries, Personal Autonomy