Keynote Speaker Prof. Seng-Chee Tan


Professor Seng-Chee Tan

Centre for Research and Development in Learning, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

"Technology and Knowledge Creation"

Professor Seng-Chee Tan is a deputy director of the Centre for Research and Development in Learning at the Nanyang Technological University (CRADLE@NTU), Singapore. He earned his Ph.D. in Instructional Systems from the Pennsylvania State University and joined Nanyang Technological University in 2000. Prior to the appointment in CRADLE, he has taken on different roles related to advancing the use of ICT in education, including the Head of Learning Sciences and Technologies academic group in the National Institute of Education, Singapore and an Assistant Director in the Educational Technology Division in the Ministry of Education. He has taught courses on instructional design and learning sciences at graduate level and has conducted professional courses for organizations such as MOE and MINDEF. His research interests include Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, knowledge creation in education, and teacher education. His most recent publications include the edited book “Knowledge Creation in Education” published by Springer in 2014.