Jason obtained his PhD in Education with a research scholarship
from the National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological
University (NTU), Singapore. He specialised in the field of Learning Sciences.
His PhD dissertation utilised a digital ethnography approach to investigate the
use of Facebook in the creation of narratives by participants in an
intercultural exchange programme. He obtained his MS in Information Technology
on scholarship from Malaysia University of Science and Technology in 2006, and
his B. IT in Multimedia Systems from Multimedia University, Malaysia in 2004.
He has close to a decade’s
worth of teaching and research experience from learning institutes and research
centres located in the mentioned countries. He had a one-year tenure as a
Lecturer in the Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia before assuming various
positions for research track in Singapore beginning 2008. He joined the global
R&D team at CORE Education and Consulting Solutions as a Research Scientist
in 2012, where he provided support in developing learning technologies. From
2013 to 2015, he was a Research Fellow at the Centre of Social Media
Innovations for Communities (COSMIC), NTU where he did research on health
communication and medication adherence, with focus on chronically ill patients.
Prior to assuming his new position at the Teaching, Learning and Pedagogy
Division (TLPD), Jason was also a Research Scientist in CRADLE undertaking
research in the use of learning spaces and study on study abroad programs.
Outcomes based teaching and learning, learning spaces, intercultural
Research Interest in the Neuroscience of Learning and Education
Outcomes based teaching and learning, learning spaces, informal