Doctor Chwee Beng Lee

Doctor Chwee Beng Lee

Director, Higher Degree Research,
Research and Higher Degree (SoE)

SENIOR LECTURER IN SECONDARY LEARNING DESIGN & ASSESSMENT,
Secondary Education (SoE)

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Missouri (USA)
  • MA Nanyang Technological University
  • PGDIPEd Nanyang Technological University
  • BA National University of Singapore

Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching Commendation, National Institute of Education, Singapore 2009-01-01
  • Excellence in Teaching Commendation, National Institute of Education, Singapore 2011-01-01
  • Local Achievement Award, redesigning Pedagogies in Practice and lifting student satisfaction, retention and completion of the unit 2013-12-01

Interests

  • Problem solving; Conceptual change; Learning technologies

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Research and Higher Degree (SoE)
  • Secondary Education (SoE)

Contact

Email: Chwee.Lee@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 47360 719
Mobile:
Location: J.1.03
Penrith (Kingswood)
Website:

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Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Lee, C. and Koh, N. (2016), 'Children?s monetary decision making : the role of metacognition in everyday problem solving', International Handbook of Financial Literacy, Springer 9789811003585.
  • Lee, C. and Murcia, K. (2013), 'Problem solving for conceptual change', Learning, Problem Solving, and Mind Tools: Essays in Honor of David H Jonassen, Routledge 9780415524353.
  • Lee, C. (2010), 'Problem solving with system modeling tools', ICT for Self-Directed and Collaborative Learning, Pearson 9789810682309.
  • Lee, C. and Teo, T. (2010), 'Fostering self-directed learning with ICT', ICT for Self-Directed and Collaborative Learning, Pearson 9789810682309.
  • Teo, T. and Lee, C. (2010), 'Technology for assessment', ICT for Self-Directed and Collaborative Learning, Pearson 9789810682309.
  • Lee, C. and Chai, C. (2008), 'your students' metacognition through cognitive simulations', Engaging and Managing Learners: Practitioners' Perspectives, Pearson 9810680384.
  • Jonassen, H., Lee, C., Laffey, J. and Yang, C. (2005), 'The collaboration principal in multimedia learning', Cambridge handbook of multimedia learning, Cambridge, University Press 0-521-83873-8.

Journal Articles

  • Lee, C., Rooney, P. and Parada, R. (2014), 'Fostering intentional learning with systems dynamic modeling', Australian Journal of Education, vol 58, no 1 , pp 89 - 103.
  • Lee, C. and Hung, W. (2014), 'From the guest editors : fostering intentional learning with technologies', Australian Journal of Education, vol 58, no 1 , pp 3 - 8.
  • Lee, C., Ling, K., Reimann, P., Diponegoro, Y., Koh, C. and Chew, D. (2014), 'Dynamic scaffolding in a cloud-based problem representation system : empowering pre-service teachers' problem solving', Campus-Wide Information Systems, vol 31, no 5 , pp 346 - 356.
  • Lee, C. (2014), 'Technologies for literacy : using technologies in a problem solving environment', Australian Educational Computing, vol 29, no 2 .
  • Mahardale, J. and Lee, C. (2013), 'Understanding how social and epistemic scripts perpetuate intersubjectivity through patterns of interactions', Interactive Learning Environments, vol 21, no 1 , pp 68 - 88.
  • Lee, C. (2013), 'Examining intentional knowing among secondary school students : through the lens of metacognition', Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, vol 22, no 1 , pp 79 - 90.
  • Lee, C. (2013), 'Exploring the relationship between intention to use mobile phone as a visualization tool and regulation of cognition', Computers and Education, vol 60, no 1 , pp 138 - 147.
  • Lee, C., Koh, N., Cai, X. and Quek, C. (2012), 'Children's use of meta-cognition in solving everyday problems : children's monetary decision-making', Australian Journal of Education, vol 56, no 1 , pp 22 - 39.
  • Teo, T. and Lee, C. (2012), 'Assessing the factorial validity of the metacognitive awareness inventory (MAI) in an Asian country : a confirmatory factor analysis', International Journal of Educational and Psychological Assessment, vol 10, no 2 , pp 92 - 103.
  • Lee, C. and Teo, T. (2011), 'Shifting pre-service teachers' metacognition through problem solving', Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, vol 20, no 3 , pp 570 - 578.
  • Teo, T., Koh, N. and Lee, C. (2011), 'Teachers' intention to teach financial literacy in Singapore : a path analysis of an extended theory of planned behavior (TPB)', The Asia-Pacific Educational Researcher, vol 20, no 2 , pp 412 - 421.
  • Lee, C. and Ling, K. (2011), 'Designing online problem representation engine for conceptual change.', Campus Wide Information System, vol 29, no 1 , pp 61 - 69.
  • Lee, C. and Teo, T. (2011), 'An exploratory study on pre-service teachers' perceptions of the differences between knowledge and belief', The Asia-Pacific Educational Researcher, vol 20, no 1 , pp 93 - 102.
  • Lee, C., Jonassen, D. and Teo, T. (2011), 'The Role of Model Building in Problem Solving and Conceptual Change', Interactive Learning Environments, vol 19, no 3 , pp 247 - 264.
  • Teo, T., Tan, S., Lee, C., Chai, C., Koh, H., Chen, W. and Chia, H. (2010), 'The Self-Directed Learning with Technology Scale (SDLTS) for young students : an initial development and validation', Computers and Education, vol 55, no 4 , pp 1764 - 1771.
  • Ng, K., Lee, C. and Teo, T. (2010), 'The role of self-questioning : an initial study on problem solving in a security organization', Systems Research and Behavioural Science, vol 27 , pp 1 - 14.
  • Teo, T. and Lee, C. (2010), 'Explaining the intention to use technology among students teachers : an application of the theory of planned behavior (TPB)', Campus Wide Information System, vol 27, no 2 , pp 60 - 67.
  • Lee, C., Teo, T. and Chai, C. (2010), 'Profiling pre-service teachers' awareness and regulation of their own thinking : evidence from an Asian country', Teacher Development, vol 14, no 2 , pp 296 - 306.
  • Lee, C. (2010), 'The interactions between problem solving and conceptual change : system dynamic modelling as a platform for learning', Computers and Education, vol 55, no 3 , pp 1145 - 1158.
  • Lee, C. (2010), 'Generating synergy between knowledge building and conceptual change', Human Development, vol 53, no 3 , pp 134 - 152.
  • Teo, T., Lee, C., Chai, C. and Wong, S. (2009), 'Assessing the intention to use technology among pre-service teachers in Singapore and Malaysia : a multigroup invariance analysis of the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM)', Computers & Education, vol 53, no 3 , pp 1000 - 1009.
  • Teo, T., Lee, C., Chai, C. and Choy, D. (2009), 'Modeling pre-service teachers' perceived usefulness of an ICT-based centred learning (SCL) curriculum : a Singapore study', Asia Pacific Education Review, vol 10, no 4 , pp 535 - 545.
  • Lee, C., Teo, T. and Bergin, D. (2009), 'Children's use of metacognition in solving everyday problem : an initial study from an Asian context', Australian Educational Researcher Journal, vol 36, no 3 , pp 89 - 104.
  • Teo, T., Lee, C. and Chai, C. (2008), 'Understanding pre-service teachers' computer attitudes : applying and extending the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM)', Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, vol 24, no 2 , pp 128 - 143.
  • Teo, T. and Lee, C. (2008), 'Attitudes towards computers among students in higher education : a case study in Singapore', British Journal of Educational Technology, vol 39, no 1 , pp 160 - 162.
  • Jonassen, D., Strobel, Y. and Lee, C. (2006), 'Everyday problem solving in engineering: Lessons for educators', Journal of Engineering Education, vol 95, no 2 , pp 139 - 152.

Conference Papers

  • Lee, C. (2011), 'Fostering conceptual change through system modelling', 9th International conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Conference, China.
  • Lee, C., Ling, K. and Nguyen, S. (2010), 'Designing an online problem representation engine with scaffoldings for effective teaching and learning (PRES-on).', 27th Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Conference, Sydney NSW.
  • Lee, C. and Teo, T. (2010), 'An exploratory study on pre-service teachers' perceptions of the difference between knowledge and belief: Implications for higher education.', IADIS International Conference on International Higher Education, Perth WA.
  • Teo, T. and Lee, C. (2010), 'Predicting in-service teachers; use of technology: Applying multiple indicators, multiple cases (mimic) modeling.', IADIS International Conference on International Higher Education, Perth WA.
  • Koh, N. and Lee, C. (2010), ''Because My Parents Say So'- Children's Monetary Decision Making', Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences, .
  • Teo, T. and Lee, C. (2010), 'Examining the efficacy of the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) to understand pre-service teachers' intention to use technology', Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Conference, Sydney.
  • Lee, C., Chai, C. and Teo, T. (2008), 'An initial study on the influences of problem solving in children', 16th Annual International Conference on Computers in Education, Taiwan.
  • Lee, C., Teo, T., Chai, C., Choy, D., Tan, A. and Seah, J. (2007), 'Closing the gap: a preliminary review on the pre-service teachers' perceptions of an ICT based student-centred learning (SCL) curriculum', Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Conference, Singapore.
  • Lee, C., Ionas, G. and Schmidt, M. (2005), 'Systems modeling as a platform for problem solving', 13th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2005, Singapore.
  • Lee, C. (2005), 'Modeling conceptual change in problem solving', Redesigning Pedagogy: Research, Policy, Practice conference, Singapore.
  • Jonassen, D., Strobel, Y. and Lee, C. (2005), 'Everyday problem solving in Engineering: lessons for educators', 2005 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, .

Research

Previous Projects

Title: Capturing and assessing the experience of experiential learning: Understanding teaching and learning in a behavioural challenging context
Years: 2014-07-29 - 2015-10-31
ID: P00022211
Western Researchers: Chwee Beng Lee
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
  • Lomandra School

Supervision

Doctor Lee is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Previous Supervision

Title: Evaluation of the Molecular Level Visualisation Approach for Teaching and Learning Chemistry in Thailand
Field of Research: CHEMICAL SCIENCES NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED; EDUCATION; OTHER NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Thesis: Evaluation of the Molecular Level Visualisation Approach for Teaching and Learning Chemistry in Thailand

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