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Associate Professor Joyce Koh

BBA (Hons), MSc, PhD

Associate Professor

Email joyce.koh@otago.ac.nz
Tel +64 3 479 7232

About Joyce

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I am an Associate Professor in higher education, focusing on educational technology. Facilitating educators to translate educational technology theories into usable and effective pedagogical practices drives my research. To date, my research work has contributed validated surveys for the assessment of teachers’ confidence in their technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) for constructivist-oriented pedagogies, as well as design rubrics and TPACK design processes to support educators’ creation of student-centred learning practices. I am interested in developing understanding about educational technology, teacher learning, and design thinking in higher education and adult learning contexts.

Research interests

  • Design thinking
  • Teacher pedagogical change for student-centred learning
  • Educational technology pedagogies and TPACK
  • Instructional design and e-learning

Supervision

Joyce is available to supervise postgraduates in higher education focusing on educational technology, student-centred learning and teaching, design thinking in education, e-learning, and instructional design. You are welcome to contact Joyce for a chat about your ideas.

Current students

PhD

  • Anushika Kariyawasam – Therapeutic Scaffolding for underachieving English as a Second Language students
  • Jasbir Singh – Development of Authorial Voice Toolkit for authorship reflection for novice student writers at university
  • Mary Ma Rui – Peer scaffolding in computer-support collaborative learning in L2 learning
  • Soovendran Varadarajan – An exploration of digital badges as micro-credential tools

Master’s and Postgraduate Certificate

  • Hana' Sha'sha'a – Online teaching and learning during COVID‑19 pandemic: Effects on teachers’ perception of technology integration and 21st century learning at an international school in Saudi Arabia
  • Fiona Slark – Introducing Transformational Learning Theory to novice physiotherapy clinical supervisors via blended learning
  • Lev Lafayette – The future of the university in the age of the Internet – Views of educators and learners

Past students

  • 2020 – Hana' Sha'sha'a – (Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, University of Otago) – Professional development for information technology teachers on higher-order thinking (HOT) skills
  • 2020 – Lucy Nguma (Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, University of Otago) – Strategies for engaging students in flipped classrooms
  • 2019 – Agnes Wong Soon (Master of Higher Education, University of Otago) – A study of Samoa students’ attitudes towards technology adoption for learning using the Theory of Planned Behaviour
  • 2019 – Geoffrey Kelly (Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, University of Otago) – A simple design model for an online scenario based learning resource at the Open Polytechnic
  • 2018 – Lye Sze Yee (Doctor in Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) – Learning programming with Scratch for primary school students
  • 2018 – Daniel Siew Hoi Kok (PhD, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) – Understanding the process of military leaders’ development as professional: Implications for the design of military leadership development programme
  • 2015 – Goh Lih Ing (Master of Arts – Instructional Design and Technologies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) – Examining teachers’ TPACK for designing comprehension assessment: Efficacy of a corpus-based Chinese Language support tool
  • 2012 – Toh Tze Keong (Master of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) – Exploring the use of collaborative knowledge building to nurture reflective thinking in Christian education

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Publications

Koh, J. H. L., & Kan, R. Y. P. (2021). Students’ use of learning management systems and desired e-learning experiences: Are they ready for next generation digital learning environments? Higher Education Research & Development, 40(5), 995-1010. doi: 10.1080/07294360.2020.1799949

Koh, J. H. L., Scott, N., Lucas, A., Kataoka, M., & MacDonell, S. (2021). Developing dietetic students' confidence in multicultural communication through flipped learning [Educational case report]. Teaching & Learning in Medicine, 33(1), 67-77. doi: 10.1080/10401334.2020.1794880

Scott, N., & Koh, J. (2020). Exploring if a flipped classroom can enhance dietetic students' confidence in conducting a subjective global assessment. Proceedings of the Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) Conference. (pp. 149). Retrieved from https://anzahpe.org

Koh, J. H. L. (2020). Three approaches for supporting faculty technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) creation through instructional consultation. British Journal of Educational Technology, 51(6), 2529-2543. doi: 10.1111/bjet.12930

Koh, J. H. L., & Kan, R. Y. P. (2020). Perceptions of learning management system quality, satisfaction, and usage: Differences among students of the arts. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 36(3), 26-40. doi: 10.14742/ajet.5187

Koh, J. H. L., Chai, C. S., Wong, B., & Hong, H.-Y. (2015). Design thinking for education: Conceptions and applications in teaching and learning. Singapore: Springer, 131p. doi: 10.1007/978-981-287-444-3

Authored Book - Research

Lye, S. Y., & Koh, J. H. L. (2018). Case studies of elementary children’s engagement in computational thinking through Scratch programming. In M. S. Khine (Ed.), Computational thinking in STEM discipline: Foundations and research highlights. (pp. 227-251). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-93566-9_12

Chapter in Book - Research

Chai, C. S., Koh, J. H. L., & Tsai, C.-C. (2016). A review of the quantitative measures of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK). In M. C. Herring, M. J. Koehler & P. Mishra (Eds.), Handbook of technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) for educators. (2nd ed.) (pp. 87-106). New York, NY: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315771328

Chapter in Book - Research

Goh, L. I., & Koh, J. H. L. (2016). The use of a corpus-based tool to support teachers’ assessment design: An examination through the lens of TPACK. In L. Lin & R. Atkinson (Eds.), Educational technologies: Challenges, applications and learning outcomes. (pp. 143-162). Nova Science.

Chapter in Book - Research

Lim, G. W. P., Ang, P. L., & Koh, J. H. L. (2016). Developing teachers’ Technological Pedagogical Mathematics Knowledge (TPMK) to build students’ capacity to think and communicate in mathematics classrooms. In C. S. Chai, C. P. Lim & C. M. Tan (Eds.), Future learning in primary schools: A Singapore perspective. (pp. 129-146). London, UK: Springer Singapore. doi: 10.1007/978-981-287-579-2_9

Chapter in Book - Research

Koh, J. H. L., & Kan, R. Y. P. (2021). Students’ use of learning management systems and desired e-learning experiences: Are they ready for next generation digital learning environments? Higher Education Research & Development, 40(5), 995-1010. doi: 10.1080/07294360.2020.1799949

Journal - Research Article

Koh, J. H. L., & Kan, R. Y. P. (2020). Perceptions of learning management system quality, satisfaction, and usage: Differences among students of the arts. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 36(3), 26-40. doi: 10.14742/ajet.5187

Journal - Research Article

Chai, C. S., Koh, J. H. L., & Teo, Y. H. (2019). Enhancing and modeling teachers’ design beliefs and efficacy of technological pedagogical content knowledge for 21st century quality learning. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 57(2), 360-384. doi: 10.1177/0735633117752453

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Koh, J. H. L. (2019). Articulating teachers’ creation of technological pedagogical mathematical knowledge (TPMK) for supporting mathematical inquiry with authentic problems. International Journal of Science & Mathematics Education, 17, 1195-1212. doi: 10.1007/s10763-018-9914-y

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Koh, J. H. L. (2019). TPACK design scaffolds for supporting teacher pedagogical change. Educational Technology Research & Development, 67, 577-595. doi: 10.1007/s11423-018-9627-5

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Koh, J. H. L., Chai, C. S., & Natarajan, U. (2018). Developing Indonesia teachers’ technological pedagogical content knowledge for 21st century learning (TPACK-21CL) through a multi-prong approach. Online Journal of International Education & Business, 3(1), 10-33.

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Chai, C. S., & Koh, J. H. L. (2017). Changing teachers’ TPACK and design beliefs through the Scaffolded TPACK Lesson Design Model (STLDM). Learning: Research & Practice, 3(2), 114-129. doi: 10.1080/23735082.2017.1360506

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Chai, C. S., Tan, L., Deng, F., & Koh, J. H. L. (2017). Examining pre-service teachers' design capacities for web-based 21st century new culture of learning. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 33(2), 129-142. doi: 10.14742/ajet.3013

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Koh, J. H. L. (2017). Designing and integrating reusable learning objects for meaningful learning: Cases from a graduate programme. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 33(5), 136-151. doi: 10.14742/ajet.3072

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Koh, J. H. L., Chai, C. S., & Lim, W. Y. (2017). Teacher professional development for TPACK-21CL: Effects on teacher ICT integration and student outcomes. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 55(2), 172-196. doi: 10.1177/0735633116656848

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Thang, F. K., & Koh, J. H. L. (2017). Deepening and transferring twenty-first century learning through a lower secondary Integrated Science module. Learning: Research & Practice, 3(2), 148-162. doi: 10.1080/23735082.2017.1335426

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Toh, T. K., Koh, J. H. L., & Chai, C. S. (2017). Developing reflective dispositions through collaborative knowledge-building during small group Bible study. International Journal of Christianity & Education, 21(2), 126-145. doi: 10.1177/2056997117694385

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Tsai, P.-S., Chai, C. S., Hong, H.-Y., & Koh, J. H. L. (2017). Students’ conceptions of and approaches to knowledge building and its relationship to learning outcomes. Interactive Learning Environments, 25(6), 749-761. doi: 10.1080/10494820.2016.1178653

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Choy, D., Deng, F., Chai, C. S., Koh, H. L. J., & Tsai, P.-S. (2016). Singapore primary and secondary students' motivated approaches for learning: A validation study. Learning & Individual Differences, 45, 282-290. doi: 10.1016/j.lindif.2015.11.019

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Koh, J. H. L., & Chai, C. S. (2016). Seven design frames that teachers use when considering technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK). Computers & Education, 102, 244-257. doi: 10.1016/j.compedu.2016.09.003

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Chai, C. S., Deng, F., Tsai, P.-S., Koh, J. H. L., & Tsai, C.-C. (2015). Assessing multidimensional students’ perceptions of twenty-first-century learning practices. Asia Pacific Education Review, 16(3), 389-398. doi: 10.1007/s12564-015-9379-4

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Dong, Y., Chai, C. S., Sang, G.-Y., Koh, J. H. L., & Tsai, C.-C. (2015). Exploring the profiles and interplays of pre-service and in-service teachers' technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) in China. Educational Technology & Society, 18(1), 158-169.

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Koh, J. H. L., Chai, C. S., Benjamin, W., & Hong, H.-Y. (2015). Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) and design thinking: A framework to support ICT lesson design for 21st century learning. Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 24(3), 535-543. doi: 10.1007/s40299-015-0237-2

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Koh, J. H. L., Chai, C. S., Hong, H.-Y., & Tsai, C.-C. (2015). A survey to examine teachers’ perceptions of design dispositions, lesson design practices, and their relationships with technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK). Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 43(5), 378-391. doi: 10.1080/1359866X.2014.941280

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Koh, J. H. L., & Chai, C. S. (2014). Teacher clusters and their perceptions of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) development through ICT lesson design. Computers & Education, 70, 222-232. doi: 10.1016/j.compedu.2013.08.017

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Koh, J. H. L., Chai, C. S., & Tay, L. Y. (2014). TPACK-in-Action: Unpacking the contextual influences of teachers’ construction of technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK). Computers & Education, 78, 20-29. doi: 10.1016/j.compedu.2014.04.022

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Koh, J. H. L., Chai, C. S., & Tsai, C.-C. (2014). Demographic factors, TPACK Constructs, and teachers' perceptions of constructivist-Oriented TPACK. Educational Technology & Society, 17(1), 185-196.

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Lee, K., Tsai, P.-S., Chai, C. S., & Koh, J. H. L. (2014). Students' perceptions of self-directed learning and collaborative learning with and without technology. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 30(5), 425-437. doi: 10.1111/jcal.12055

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Lye, S. Y., & Koh, J. H. L. (2014). Review on teaching and learning of computational thinking through programming: What is next for K-12? Computers in Human Behavior, 41, 51-61. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2014.09.012

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Chai, C. S., Chin, C. K., Koh, J. H. L., & Tan, C. L. (2013). Exploring Singaporean Chinese language teachers' technological pedagogical content knowledge and its relationship to the teachers' pedagogical beliefs. Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 22(4), 657-666. doi: 10.1007/s40299-013-0071-3

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Chai, C. S., Koh, J. H. L., & Tsai, C.-C. (2013). A review of technological pedagogical content knowledge. Educational Technology & Society, 16(2), 31-51.

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Chai, C. S., Ng, E. M. W., Li, W., Hong, H.-Y., & Koh, J. H. L. (2013). Validating and modelling technological pedagogical content knowledge framework among Asian preservice teachers. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 29(1), 41-53. doi: 10.14742/ajet.174

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Koh, J. H. L. (2013). A rubric for assessing teachers' lesson activities with respect to TPACK for meaningful learning with ICT. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 29(6), 887-900. doi: 10.14742/ajet.228

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Koh, J. H. L., & Divaharan, S. (2013). Towards a TPACK-fostering ICT instructional process for teachers: Lessons from the implementation of interactive whiteboard instruction. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 29(2), 233-247. doi: 10.14742/ajet.97

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Koh, J. H. L., Chai, C. S., & Tsai, C.-C. (2013). Examining practicing teachers' perceptions of technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) pathways: A structural equation modeling approach. Instructional Science, 41(4), 793-809. doi: 10.1007/s11251-012-9249-y

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Koh, J. H. L., Woo, H.-L., & Lim, W.-Y. (2013). Understanding the relationship between Singapore preservice teachers' ICT course experiences and technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) through ICT course evaluation. Educational Assessment, Evaluation & Accountability, 25(4), 321-339. doi: 10.1007/s11092-013-9165-y

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Liang, J.-C., Chai, C. S., Koh, J. H. L., Yang, C.-J., & Tsai, C.-C. (2013). Surveying in-service preschool teachers' technological pedagogical content knowledge. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 29(4), 581-594. doi: 10.14742/ajet.299

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Nair, S. S., Tay, L. Y., & Koh, J. H. L. (2013). Students' motivation and teachers' teaching practices towards the use of blogs for writing of online journals. Educational Media International, 50(2), 108-119. doi: 10.1080/09523987.2013.795351

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Osman, G., & Koh, J. H. L. (2013). Understanding management students' reflective practice through blogging. Internet & Higher Education, 16(1), 23-31. doi: 10.1016/j.iheduc.2012.07.001

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Chai, C. S., Koh, J. H. L., Ho, H. N. J., & Tsai, C.-C. (2012). Examining preservice teachers' perceived knowledge of TPACK and cyberwellness through structural equation modeling. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 28(6), 1000-1019. doi: 10.14742/ajet.807

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Tay, L. Y., Lim, S. K., Lim, C. P., & Koh, J. H. L. (2012). Pedagogical approaches for ICT integration into primary school English and mathematics: A Singapore case study. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 28(4), 740-754. doi: 10.14742/ajet.838

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Chai, C. S., & Koh, J. H. L. (2011). Exploring the factor structure of the constructs of technological, pedagogical, content knowledge (TPACK). Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 20(3), 595-603.

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Chai, C. S., Koh, J. H. L., Tsai, C.-C., & Tan, L. L. W. (2011). Modeling primary school pre-service teachers’ Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) for meaningful learning with information and communication technology (ICT). Computers & Education, 57, 1184-1193. doi: 10.1016/j.compedu.2011.01.007

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Koh, J. H. L. (2011). Computer skills instruction for pre-service teachers: A comparison of three instructional approaches. Computers in Human Behavior, 27, 2392-2400. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2011.08.002

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Koh, J. H. L., & Divaharan, S. (2011). Developing pre-service teachers' technology integration expertise through the TPACK-developing instructional model. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 44(1), 35-58. doi: 10.2190/EC.44.1.c

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Chai, C. S., Koh, J. H. L., & Tsai, C.-C. (2010). Facilitating preservice teachers' development of technological, pedagogical, and content knowledge (TPACK). Educational Technology & Society, 13(4), 63-73.

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Divaharan, S., & Koh, J. H. L. (2010). Learning as students to become better teachers: Pre-service teachers' IWB learning experience. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 26(4), 553-570. doi: 10.14742/ajet.1072

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Koh, J. H. L., & Frick, T. W. (2010). Implementing autonomy support: Insights from a Montessori classroom. International Journal of Education, 2(2), E3. doi: 10.5296/ije.v2i2.511

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Koh, J. H. L., Chai, C. S., & Tsai, C. C. (2010). Examining the technological pedagogical content knowledge of Singapore pre-service teachers with a large-scale survey. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 26(6), 563-573. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2729.2010.00372.x

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Koh, J. H. L., Herring, S. C., & Hew, K. F. (2010). Project-based learning and student knowledge construction during asynchronous online discussion. Internet & Higher Education, 13, 284-291. doi: 10.1016/j.iheduc.2010.09.003

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