Chue Shien

CHUE Shien

Biographical Profile
Shien was awarded the NTU Research Scholarship to pursue her PhD in science education at National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University Singapore. She earned her Master of Arts (MA) in English Studies from National University of Singapore (NUS) and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) from NIE. A teacher at heart, she has taught Chemistry at K12 level, journeyed with working adult learners in domains of applied linguistics and facilitated medical learning through team-based learning pedagogy.

A researcher in practice, she takes sociocultural learning concepts to understand the work of educators and adult learning. She has worked on several research projects within K-12 schools, institutes of higher learning and medical teaching community settings to examine learning in workplace practices and transitions from school to work. She has conducted workshops for engaging adult learners in reflection on practice through participation in communities of practice. Building productive research and professional bridges with adult learners and workplace organizations is currently her mission as research scientist at CRADLE@NTU.   

Research interests in Science of Learning and Education
Work-integrated learning, community of practice, multimodal literacy, curriculum innovations and implementation
Research Expertise

Interaction analysis, visual & discourse analysis, qualitative methods

On-Going Research Projects in CRADLE@NTU
  1. Preparing PSEI learners for changing working lives
  2. Socio-materials that Matter for Traversing the Boundaries of School and Work

Publications (Selected)

Chue, S., Säljö, R., Lee, Y. J., & Pang, E. L. W. (2022). Spills and thrills: Internship challenges for learning in epistemic spaces. Journal of Education and Work35(2), 167-180.

Chue, S., Pang, E., Pang, P., & Lee, Y. J. (2022). Post-secondary Education Institutions Internships—The Singapore Experience. In Education in Singapore: People-Making and Nation-Building (pp. 117-129). Singapore: Springer Singapore.