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Teaching Connections

Teaching Connections

By CDTL
Teaching Connections is an e-platform for faculty members, students, administrative colleagues, and alumni to advance discussions about teaching and share effective practices and innovative ideas related to teaching, learning, student experience, and student support, within and beyond the limits of the physical classroom. It is also a space for the sharing of useful resources relevant primarily to the NUS community and their teaching and learning context.
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Understanding Promotion Pathways in NUS: A Conversation with NUS Vice Provost (Academic Affairs) Professor Tulika Mitra

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Recognising & Building a Culture of Teaching Excellence in NUS - A Conversation with Professor WONG Lim Soon
In this episode, we are pleased to have Professor Wong Lim Soon, Kwan-Im-Thong-Hood-Cho-Temple Professor in the School of Computing (SoC) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Deputy Dean of the NUS Graduate School, talk about recognising and building a culture of teaching excellence in NUS. This episode is chaired by Assoc Prof Soo Yuen Jien, Director of the Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning.
11:40
May 10, 2022
Understanding Promotion Pathways in NUS: A Conversation with NUS Vice Provost (Academic Affairs) Professor Tulika Mitra
In our first podcast episode for 2022, Vice Provost (Academic Affairs) and Provost's Chair Professor of Computer Science, Professor Tulika Mitra shares with us the various promotion pathways for academics in NUS. This episode is chaired by Assoc Prof Soo Yuen Jien, Director of the Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning.
14:09
March 09, 2022
A Conversation on Continuing Education and Training (CET) and Lifelong Learning at NUS with NUS Vice Provost (Masters' Programmes & Lifelong Education) Professor Susanna Leong
In this episode, NUS Vice Provost (Masters' Programmes & Lifelong Education) and Dean of the School of Continuing & Lifelong Education (SCALE) Professor Susanna Leong takes us through some of the postgraduate and lifelong learning initiatives offered by NUS.
24:26
October 06, 2021
A Conversation on the Enhanced General Education (GE) Curriculum with NUS Senior Vice Provost Professor Bernard Tan
In our fifth installment of Teaching Connections Podcasts, NUS Senior Vice Provost (Undergraduate Education) Professor Bernard Tan takes us through the upcoming changes being implemented to enhance the NUS General Education (GE) curriculum.  This episode is chaired by Dr Dujeepa Samarasekera, Director of the Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning (CDTL).
10:19
July 06, 2021
A Conversation on Effective Online Teaching with Assoc Prof Loy Hui Chieh
In our fourth installment of Teaching Connections Podcasts, we are pleased to have Assoc Prof Loy Hui Chieh share more about using technology to ensure his students are effectively engaged during their online sessions. During the discussion, he takes us through how he incorporates technology in the learning activities conducted during his online sessions, including the strategies and tools used. He also talks about the response he has received from students and faculty colleagues about these technology-oriented strategies, and also offers advice to those keen to incorporate technology into their online courses but are unsure where to start. This episode is chaired by Assoc Prof Lee Kooi Cheng, Deputy Director of the Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning (CDTL).
08:08
June 15, 2021
A Conversation on Productive Failure with Professor Manu Kapur
In this episode, we feature a conversation with Professor Manu Kapur, in which he shares about the concept of productive failure and how it informs effective learning design. During the discussion, Prof Kapur will take us through what the productive failure is, share examples in which this theory is applied in teaching and learning design, and how educators can evaluate the effectiveness of strategies informed by the concept of productive failure. This episode is chaired by Assoc Prof Lee Kooi Cheng, Deputy Director of the Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning (CDTL).
15:41
May 28, 2021
GeNiUS World: A Conversation with NUS Vice Provost (Teaching Innovation & Quality) Assoc Prof Erle Lim
In the second episode of this podcast series, NUS Vice Provost (Teaching Innovation & Quality) Assoc Prof Erle Lim introduces a new initiative at NUS, geNiUS World which comprises geNiUSchannel and geNiUSbooks. This episode is chaired by Dr Dujeepa Samarasekera, Director of the Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning.
18:22
April 28, 2021
A Conversation on Interdisciplinary Education with NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye
In the inaugural episode of this podcast series, NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye shares his thoughts on interdisciplinary education and in particular, how NUS will deliver interdisciplinary education to its students through the establishing of colleges such as the College of Humanities and Sciences. This episode is chaired by Dr Dujeepa Samarasekera, Director of the Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning.
11:54
April 04, 2021