Academic Profile : Faculty

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Dr Chia Ti Yong, Alexius
Associate Dean, Practicum & Partnerships, Office of Teacher Education
Senior Lecturer, National Institute of Education - English Language & Literature
Journal Articles (Central)
Divaharan, S. & Chia, A. (2022). Blended learning reimagined: teaching and learning in challenging contexts. Education Sciences, 12(9), 648.

Lim, F.V., Chia, A. and Nguyen, T.T.H. (2022). From the beginning, I think it was a stretch' ' teachers' perceptions and practices in teaching multili teracies,. English Teaching: Practice & Critique, Online First(null), -.

Chia, A., Chye, S., & Chua, B-L. (2021). The Autonomous Thinking Teacher: Preparing English Teachers for the 21st Century. The English Teacher, 50(2), 102-115.

Chia, A. & Chan, C. (2017). Re-defining 'Reading' in the 21st Century. Beyond Words: A Journal on Applied Linguistics and Language Education, 5(2), 98-105.

Chan, C., Chia, A. & Choo, S. (2017). Understanding Multiliteracies and Assessing Multimodal Texts in the English Curriculum. The English Teacher, 46(2), 73-87.

Leong, E. & Ch ia, A. (2017). Reading with pictures for inferential understanding: strategies for adolescent learners with dyslexia. Asia Pacific Journal of Developmental Differences, 4(1), 113-122.

Chan, C. & Chia, A. (2014). Reading Multimodal Texts Through A Narrative Theory Framework. International Journal of Bilingual & Multilingual Teachers of English, 2(2), 107-114.

Kramer-Dahl, A., & Chia, A. (2012). Enriching the space of learning through weaving: how a teacher builds her students' understanding of (a) genre over time. Pedagogies: An International Journal, 7(1), 72-94.

Kra mer-Dahl, A., Teo, P., & Chia, A. (2007). Supporting knowledge construction and literate talk in Secondary Social Studies. Linguistics and Education, 18(2), 167-199.

Books (Central)
Chan, C. & Chia, A. (2014). Reading in the 21st Century: Understanding Multimodal Texts & Developing Multiliteracy Skills (PP. 88). Singapore: McGraw-Hill Education (Asia).

Book Chapters (Central)
Choo, S. S., Chia, A., & Chan, C. (2022). Key developments in English Education in Singapore from the Post-independencePeriod to the Present. In Lee, Y-J (Ed.), Education in Singapore : People-making and nation-building(PP. 281-299). Singapore: Springer.

Lee, S. S., Chia, A., Pereira, A., & Lee Yong, Tay (2022). Singapore's Student-Centred, Values-Driven Education System: A Case Study. In J. Lee, & K. K. Wong (Eds.), Centering Whole-Child Development in Global Education Reform:International Perspectives on Agendas for Educational Equity and Quality (PP. 102-122). London: Routledge.

Divaharan, S., & Chia, A. (2021). Managing Learners and Learning in a Digital Environment. In Tan, S. C., Divaharan, S., & Quek, C. L. (Eds.), Technology for Meaningful Learning(PP. 141-148). Singapore: Pearson.

Poh, S. K. & Chia, A. (2020) . Enhancing the learning experience through technology: Harnessing the affordances of an interactive scenario-based learning platform. In Tan K. E., Leong, L. M. & Woravut, J. (Eds.), ICT Use in ELT: Some examples from South East Asia(PP. 1-15). Penang: USM Press.

Conference Papers (Central)

Conference Papers Without Proceedings

Chia, A. (2023, January). Reimagining English Language Teaching in 21st Century Singapore. Paper presented at 42nd Thailand TESOL International Conference 2023, Bangkok, Thailand.

Chia, A. (2022, August). Implementing NIE's multiple persp ectival approach: lessons learnt from the pandemic. Paper presented at The 2022 ASEAN Quality Assurance Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Lee, S. S., Chia, A., & S. L. Lim (2022, May). Augmenting Authenticity in Teacher Preparation. Paper presented at Redesigning Pedagogy Internationa l Conference, Singapore.

Lee, S. S., Chia, A., & Lim, S. L. (2022, May). Augmenting Authenticity in Teacher Preparation. Paper presented at Redesigning Pedagogies International Conference, Singapore.

Chia, A. (2022, April). Preparing future ready educators with multiple perspectival mi ndsets. Paper presented at Introduction to Teaching in Higher Education: Learning and Teaching, Hong Kong, Hong Kong (China).

Chia, A., & Chan, C. (2021, December). Integrating Multimodal Texts into the English Language Curriculum. Paper presented at 19th Asia TEFL International Confere nce 2021, New Delhi, India.

Chia, A., Chea, C., Inprasith, M. & Tep, V. (2021, November). Panel Discussion on Teaching Practicum. Paper presented at Cambodia International Conference on Mentoring Educators, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Divaharan, S. & Chia, A. (2020, September). Effective Tea ching & Learning in a Virtual Environment: Guiding Principles. Paper presented at Teaching Forum 2020, Singapore.

Chia, A. (2020, March). Integrating multimodal texts into the 21st century literacy curriculum. Paper presented at The Asian Conference on Education & International Developm ent 2020, Tokyo, Japan.

Chia, A. (2019, August). Avoiding a case of 'monkey see, monkey do': Infusing multimodal texts into the English curriculum. Paper presented at 28th MELTA International Conference 2019, Kuching, Malaysia.

Chia, A. & Chan, C. (2019, March). Integrating Multimodali ty: Principles of a Re-imagined English Language Curriculum. Paper presented at 54th RELC International Conference and 5th Asia-Pacific LSP and Professional Communication Association Conference, Singapore.

Chia, A. (2019, March). A local/global approach in developing 21st century teachers. Paper presented at The Asian Conference on Education & International Development 2019, Tokyo, Japan.

Chia, A. (2018, November). Developing teachers with multiple perspectives. Paper presented at ERAS-APERA International Conference 2018, Singapore.

Chia, A. & Chan, C. (2018, March). Multimodal Text Assessment in the English Language Curriculum. Paper presented at 53rd RELC International Conference, Singapore.

Chia, A. & Poh, S. K. (2017, August). Redesigning English Language Teaching Pedagogy for the 21st Century Classroom. Paper presented at 56th MELTA Internatio nal Conference 2017, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.

Keynote Speeches & Editorship of Special Issues (Central)

Keynote Addresses

Chia, A. (2022, November). 1st International Conference on Innovation and Teacher Professionalism. KEYNOTE ADDRESS, Preparing Future Ready Teachers: Lessons Learnt from Covid-19, Malang, Indonesia.

Chia, A. (2019, September). English Education Internation al Conference 2019. KEYNOTE ADDRESS, Teaching English Language in the 21st Century Classroom, Jambi, Indonesia.

Chia, A. (2017, September). English Education International Conference 2017. KEYNOTE ADDRESS, Critical Literacy in the 21st Century Language Classroom, Jambi, Indonesia.

Chi a, A. (2016, November). The Second International Conference on Education, Technology and Sciences. KEYNOTE ADDRESS, Using Multimodal Texts: Integrated Curriculum in Early Childhood and Primary Education, Jambi, Indonesia.

Chia, A. (2015, November). English Education International Confere nce. KEYNOTE ADDRESS, Teaching 21st Century Language Skills: Vignettes from the Singapore Experience (Webcast), Jambi, Sumatra, Indonesia.

Chia, A. (2014, May). The Policy, Governance and Capacity Building (PGCB) Teachers' Conference 2014. KEYNOTE ADDRESS, Teaching Reading in the 21st C entury: Understanding Multimodal Texts, Manila, Philippines.

Chia, A. (2013, September). Asia-Pacific Education Conference - 'Reforming Paradigms towards More Integrated Education'. KEYNOTE ADDRESS, Challenges in Managing Curricular Change, Purwokerto, Central Java Province, Indonesia.

Other Research Outputs/Projects (Central)

Professional Articles

Divaharan, S. & Chia, A. (2021, March). NIews Quick change is not total change, 115, online.

Technical Reports or Monographs

Lim, F. V., Chia, A., Weninger, C., Tan-Chia, L., Nguyen, T. T. H., Tan, J. M., Peters, C. M., Adams, J. L., To wndrow, P. A. & Unsworth, L. (2022, June). Multiliteracies in the Singapore English Language Classroom: Designing Learning, 80.

Lee, S. S., Tay, L. Y.., Chia, A., Ho, J., Goh, S. E., Chang, Q., Lim, S. L., & Ramachandran, K. (2022, January). A Study on a Model of In Situ Professional Development: Contexts, Conditions, and Impact, 121.

Workshops and Seminars

Pillai, A. D. & Chia, A. (2019, July). Supporting your children in their Visual Literacy Development.

Chan, C. & Chia, A. (2018, April). Teaching Visual Literacy: Uncovering Meanings in Picture Books.

C hia, A. & Chan, C. (2016, May). Using Multimodal Texts in English Language Teaching & Learning.

Chan, C. & Chia, A. (2016, March). Uncovering the meanings in picture books: learning to analyse multimodal texts.

Chan, C. & Chia, A. (2015, June). The power of picture books: a wo rkshop on the analysis of multimodal texts.