Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Lim Kam Ming
NIE Registrar and Deputy Divisional Director, Office of Academic Administration & Services
Associate Professor, National Institute of Education - Psychology and Child & Human Development
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Dr Lim Kam Ming holds the following posts at the National Institute of Education (NIE), and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore:
• Registrar, NIE
• Deputy Divisional Director, Office of Academic Administration and Services, NIE
• Associate Professor, Psychology and Child & Human Development Academic Group, NIE
• Senator, NTU
Dr Lim chaired various curriculum/policy review and enhancement committees at NIE. He is serving/served on committees at the Singapore’s Ministry of Education (MOE) for the review and implementation of various education policies. In his previous positions as Associate Dean for programme planning and management at the Office of Teacher Education (2009-2017) and the Sub-Dean of the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) programmes (2007-2009) at NIE, he played a key role in the development and revamp of NIE Teacher Education programmes. Dr Lim has obtained several research grants worth more than two million Singapore dollars. He was the President of the Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association (2018-2021), Council member of the World Education Research Association (2015-2019) and President of the Educational Research Association of Singapore (2015-2019).
Help-seeking behaviour, Prosocial behaviour, Locus of control, Motivation, Self-efficacy
 
  • Scaling UP the Education Research: MAGICAL (SUPER-MAGICAL): Use of Comics in Teaching Mathematics
Awards
2015 - Public Administration Medal (Bronze), President of the Republic of Singapore
2021 - Excellence in Service Award, National Institute of Education
2021 - Outstanding Performance Award (VSCC), Singapore Police Force
2016 - Service to Education Award, Ministry of Education Singapore
2005 - Award for Outstanding Contribution to Psychology in Singapore, Singapore Psychological Society
1998 - Special Teaching Award, Miami University, USA
1992 - Dissertation Research Award, American Psychological Association
1987 - National Service Award, Psi Chi, USA
1986 - Barton Scholarship, Eastern Michigan University, USA
 
Fellowships & Other Recognition
2021 - Fellow, Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association
 
Supervision of PhD Students
Chong, W. H. (2003). The role of motivational and self-regulatory process on academic and social functioning in secondary one school students. PhD dissertation, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Bay, G. K. S. (2006). Correlates of multiple intelligences and emotional intelligence of upper primary school students in Singapore. PhD dissertation, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Tan, L. S. (2011). Mediational analyses of motivational beliefs, affect, engagement, and achievement among high-ability and average-ability students in Singapore’s mathematics classrooms. PhD dissertation, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Yan, C. C. (2019). Evaluating the program 'Helping Hands': A program utilizing self-determining theory to promote nurses' knowledge, beliefs, attitude and compliance on hand hygiene in primary care. EdD dissertation, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Loke, K. C. (2020). Mental health beliefs and attitudes towards seeking professional psychological help among Singaporeans. PhD Thesis, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Khoo, C. M. (in progress). Prosocial Leadership: The Effect of Leaders’ Prosocial Orientation and Behaviours on Team Affective Commitment. PhD Thesis, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.