Research Projects

CRADLE's research projects span over three overarching themes, namely, 1) Science of leaning, 2) Innovations in Learning Technologies, and 3) Learning Pedagogy and Outcomes.

SCIENCE OF LEARNING: Educational Neuroscience; Lifelong Learning


Effective Biliteracy: The impact of script sets on bilingual reading networks for typical and atypical readers Ongoing
Language and Bilingualism (Infancy) Ongoing
How language mixes contribute to effective bilingualism and biliteracy in Singapore Ongoing
Developing a Translating Educational Clearinghouse for the Differentiated Instruction of Diverse Learners Ongoing
Promoting Effective Biliteracy in Early Childhood: A Systematic Screening and Training Programme for Balanced Bilingual Development Ongoing
Metabolomics platform development for biomarker detection in mindset learning Completed
Training Brain Literacy in Teachers Completed
Translating Educational Neuroscience in the Schools: A Multi-Tier Service Delivery Model That Meets All Children's Needs Completed
Driven to distraction: the role of inhibitory abilities on academic performance Completed
Caregiver interactions and perceptual learning in language acquisition Completed
Pedagogical intervention Completed
Pedagogy and Learning Completed

INNOVATIONS IN LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES: Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning; Learning Analytics and E-Learning


Technologies for 21st Century Learning and Education Ongoing
Mobile Education Networked Tutoring on Request (MENTOR) Ongoing
Mentor – A peer tutoring app for NTU students Completed
De-identified student data platform for longitudinal learning research Completed 
Using automated essay scoring and feedback systems for the development of ethical reasoning Completed
Assessing student learning competencies with e-learning platforms via data analytics Completed
Developing a Computational Framework for Modelling Student Engagement in NTU's Team-Based Learning Ecosystem Completed
Scaffolding the flip: Developing an activity support system for instructors of flipped classroom courses Completed
NTU TEL Programme Evaluation Completed

LEARNING PEDAGOGY AND OUTCOMES: Pedagogical Practices; Evidence-Based Instructions


An Investigation of Pedagogical Approaches in the Acquisition of Language for Low-Waged, Low-Skilled Adult Learners of English Ongoing
Socio-materials that matter for traversing the boundaries of school and work Ongoing
Workplace learning in disruptive innovators: A knowledge management perspective Ongoing
Orchestration of Microlearning to Support Singapore’s Workforce in their Lifelong Learning Journey: Learner, Design and Performance Ongoing
Improving Science Instruction through Teacher Noticing and Reflective Dialogues Ongoing
Creating a Corpus Data Bank (CDB) in Tamil to investigate the Impact of Standard Spoken Tamil (SST) and to provide pedagogical guidance to Tamil Teachers on Standard Spoken Tamil in Singapore Ongoing
Development and validation of a Work-Readiness Assessment Inventory (WRAI) Ongoing
Evaluating students’ perceptions of learning environments and ways of learning Completed
Developing Intercultural Competent Exchange Students (DICES): Pilot study on inculcating 21st century skills for lifelong learning Completed
Utilization of informal learning spaces in NTU Completed
Complexity as an anchor for the development of interdisciplinary reasoning in the sciences Completed
Enhancing character and civic-mindedness opportunities for student growth (ECCO-SG) Completed
Peer assessment of field books for improving observational skills and reflective reasoning Completed
Social-psychological interventions for empathy and leadership ability development in business students Completed