Academic Profile : Faculty

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Dr Khor Ean Teng
Education Research Scientist, OER Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice
Research Scientist, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research
Dr. Khor Ean Teng is a Lecturer and Research Scientist at the Office of Education Research, National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. She is currently leading the Learning Analytics Special Interest Group, NIE. She is also an editorial board member of the European Journal of Educational Research; an executive editor of the NIE working paper series; a working committee of Science of Learning in Education Centre (SoLEC); an academic assessor for the Nanyang Research Project Junior Research Programme; and a reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals.

Prior to joining NTU, Dr. Khor was a lecturer, senior lecturer (in addition to the role of the course coordinator and programme coordinator) of Computer Science degree programmes in higher education institutions around Singapore and Malaysia. She taught various computing courses and was actively involved in education research. Much of her research and teaching over the years has focused on different pedagogical approaches and educational technology to deliver various learning experiences.

She has published numerous research articles in journals and presented numerous papers at international conferences. Her research papers have won several awards at these conferences. Among some of her achievements, she won International Council for Open and Distance Education Prize for Innovation & Best Practice in 2013 (Tian-Jin). She is also the recipient of the Gold medal (2010-Hanoi & 2014-Hong Kong), Silver medal (2013-Islamabad) of the Young Innovator Award.

Throughout these years, she has completed several research projects in her area of expertise and has also been involved in various predictive analytics research works to gain better insights into individual students or education systems which include (1) the identification and patterns measurement in learning data to extrapolate students’ future learning behaviours and (2) the classification of discussion threads that require instructors’ intervention. One of her current grant projects as principal investigator includes works that leverage generative AI and large language models to support students' learning through agent-augmented intervention.
Dr. Khor’s main research interests revolve around the areas of learning analytics, educational data mining, AI in education and educational technology.
  • SingaKids Pic2Speak: Multilingual AI Tutor ' Uplifting Singapore's Bilingual Edge
  • Integrating WiREAD+ with Singapore Student Learning Space (Phase 1)
  • Exploring the Effect of Data Literacy Professional Development on Beginning Teachers' Data Literacy Knowledge, Self-Efficacy and Perceived Value of Data Use
  • MyBotBuddy: Supporting K-12 Students Learning Computing Through Agent-augmented Intervention
2014: Young Innovator Award Gold Medalist (Hong Kong)

2013: International Council for Open and Distance Education Prize for Innovation & Best Practice (Tianjin)

2013: Young Innovator Award Silver Medalist (Islamabad)

2010: Young Innovator Award Gold Medalist (Hanoi)
Fellowships & Other Recognition
Nominated Best Paper Award (AAOU2014)

Dean's Awards

Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Certified

2nd runner up Microsoft Imagine Cup Programming Competition

1st runner up 4th IBM-MMU Programming Competition
Courses Taught
AGE06E Neuroscience, Computational Thinking and Artificial Intelligence
Supervision of PhD Students
Supervision of URECA students (won DISCOVER URECA Poster Competition)

Supervision of ER students