Wei Ying Lim

Associate Professor Lim Wei Ying

Deputy Dean

Experiential Learning

Tel: +65 6248 5475

Email: cmViZWthaGxpbXd5QHN1c3MuZWR1LnNn

Educational Qualifications

  • 2013

    PhD (Education), Nanyang Technological University

  • 2003

    Masters of Arts (Instructional Design and Technology), Nanyang Technological University

  • 1998

    Bachelor of Business, Monash University

Academic and Professional Experience

  • 2016

    Director, Teaching & Learning Centre, SUSS

  • 2014

    Lecturer, Teaching & Learning Centre, SUSS

  • 2007 - 2014

    Lecturer, National Institute of Education, NIE

  • 2005 - 2006

    Research Associate, Learning Sciences Lab, NIE

  • 2003 - 2004

    Instructional Designer, Centre of IT in Education, NIE

  • 1999 - 2001

    Human Resource Development Officer, PSA Corporation

  • 1998 - 1999

    Human Resource Development Officer, Western Digital Ltd

Book Chapters:

Lim, W. Y., Ong, A., Soh, L. L, & Sufi, A. (2016).
Teachers’ Voices and Change: The Structure and Agency Dialectics that Shaped Teachers’ Pedagogy Toward Deep Learning. In Chai, C. S., Lim, C. P. & Tan, C. M. (Eds.), Future Learning In Primary Schools, (pp. 147-158). Springer, Singapore

Lim W.Y, Hung, D., & Cheah H.M. (2009).
An Interactive and Digital Media Literacy Framework for the 21st century. In Leo Tan Wee Hin and R. Subramaniam (Ed.), Handbook of Research on New Media Literacy at the K-12 Level: Issues and Challenges (pp. 10-30). Hershey: IGI Global.

Looi, C. K., Lim, W. Y., & Chen, W. L. (2008).
Communities of practice for continuing professional development in the Twenty-first Century. In Voogt, J., & Knezek,G. (Eds.), (pp. 489-502). New York: Springer. (Eds.), International Handbook of Information Technology in Primary and Secondary Education (pp. 489-502). New York: Springer.

Looi, C.K., Lim W.Y., Koh T.S. & Hung, D. (2006).
Systemic Innovations and the Role of Change-Technology: Issues of Sustainability and Generalizability. In Leo Tan Wee Hin and R. Subramaniam (Ed.), Literacy in Technology at the K-12 Level: Issues and Challenges (pp. NA). Hershey: Idea


Bound, H., Lee Y. J., Lim W.Y. (Eds.). (2017).
RWL9 work, learning and globalisation: challenges for the 21st century. The Journal of Workplace Learning, 29(7/8), 510-600

Lim, W. Y. & Seto, C. (2015).
The Efficacy of Nonaka’s Knowledge Creation Spiral in Advancing Teachers’ TPACK. Advances in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2(1), 45-55.

Koh, J.H.L., Woo, H.L., Lim, W.Y. (2013).
Understanding the relationship between Singapore pre-service teachers’ ICT course experiences and technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) through ICT course evaluation. Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 25, 321-229

So, H. J., Choi, H. S., Lim, W. Y., & Xiong, Y. (2012).
Little experience with ICT: Are they really the Net Generation student-teachers?. Computers & Education, 59(4), 1234–1245.

Lim, W.Y., So, H.J. & Tan, S.C. (2010).
Elearning 2.0 and new literacies: Are social practices lagging behind? Interactive Learning Environments, 18(3), 203-218.

So, H. J., Lossman, H., Lim, W. Y., & Jacobson, J. M. (2009).
Designing an online video-based platform for teacher learning in Singapore. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 25(3), 440- 457.

Lim, W. Y. Lee, Y. J. Hung, D. (2008).
“A prophet never accepted by their own town”: A teacher’s learning trajectory when using technology. Asia Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 215-227.

Lim, W.Y & Koh, M. (2006).
E-learning: New Opportunities for Teaching and Learning in Gymnastics. British Journal of Teaching Physical Education, 37(1), 22-25.

Tan, S. C., Yeo, J., & Lim, W. Y. (2005).
Changing epistemology of science learning through inquiry with Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 24(4), 367-386.

Conference Papers:

Koh, J. H. L, Chai, C. S. & Lim W. Y. (2015).
Creating and Learning Through Design: Teacher Professional Development for 21st Century Learning. In Proceedings of International Conference of Researching Work and Learning. SOTA, Singapore.

Lim W. Y., Cheah H. M. (2015).
Experiencing Desired Outcomes of Adult Education Through Participatory Practice Design. In Proceedings of The European Conference on Education 2015 (pp. 169 to 183). Brighton, UK.

Lim W.Y., So H.J. & Chai, C.S. (2013).
Using Positioning Theory to Identify Contradictory Teachers’ Identity When Enacting Knowledge Building in Social Studies. In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2013 (pp. 100-104). Chesapeake, VA, Canada: AACE.

Conference Presentations:

Lim, W.Y., & Tan S. C. (2011, June).
Promoting Social Participatory Practices in Web 2.0 among Net Generation Pre-Service Teachers. Paper presented at eLearning Forum Asia 2011, Singapore.

Lim, W.Y., Lee, Y.J. & Hung, D. (2011, April).
The Relational Constitution of Teacher Becoming. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA)- Inciting the Social Imagination: Education Research for the Public Good, New Orleans, United States.

Lim, W.Y., So. H.J., Xiong, Y. (2011, May).
Localizing Lesson Study – Potentials and Challenges from the Singapore Perspective. Paper presented at Redesigning Pedagogy: Transforming Teaching, Inspiring, Singapore.

2011 & 2013
Excellence in Teaching

Dean’s Commendation for Research Award

Hewlett Packard Innovation in IT Award

Member of InnovPlus Evaluation Panel, Institute of Adult Learning

Visiting Researcher, Institute of Adult Learning

Invited Panelist, 9th Annual Higher Education Summit Asia

2016 - Present
Expert reviewer for research proposals, Institute of Adult learning

2015 - 2016
Member of MOE Academies Fund (MAF) Education Research Committee

2014 - Present
Member of School Advisory Council, Choa Chu Kang Primary School

2011 - Present
Associate Editor, Pedagogies: An International Journal, Taylor & Francis

Consultant to School Cluster South 6 Teacher-Leader Training, MOE

2013 - 2014
Consultant to West Zone ICT Community of Practice, MOE

2009 - 2013
Consultant to North Zone School-Based Curriculum Communities of Practice, MOE

Consultant to the Commonwealth of Learning (COL)

  • Learning Sciences, Digital learning, Professional development, Teacher learning, Higher Education

Dec 2013 - Dec 2016
Developing Teachers’ Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge for 21st Century Learning (TPACK-21CL) Through Design Thinking, $99, 610, NIE Office of Educational Research

Apr 2012 - Mar 2015
Building Epistemic Repertoire through Computer-supported Knowledge Creation Among Primary School Students, $346, 623, National Research Foundation

Apr 2012 - Mar 2015
Leveraging on a self-contained diagnostic module, embedded in a computer- supported collaborative learning environment, fostering knowledge creation among primary school students, $711, 874, National Research Foundation.

Jun 2011 - Dec 2011
An Evaluation Study of the Development of Science N(T) Generation Interactive Textbook with e-Assessment Solution, $58, 385, Ministry of Education

Jun 2011 - May 2013
MyCLOUD – A Seamless Chinese Language Learning Environment Leveraging on Ubiquitous Technology and the Construction of Mental Lexicon, $249, 985, NIE Office of Educational Research

May 2009 - Jun 2011
Towards a Community of Practice: Teachers’ Meaning Making Using Video for Examining Technology Integration Practices, $97, 193, NIE Office of Educational Research

Aug 2006 - Dec 2008
Distributed leadership in school ICT reform, $20, 900, Learning Sciences Lab

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