Academic Profile : Faculty

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Dr Tan Aik Lim
Research Fellow, National Institute of Education - Office of Education Research
Dr. Tan Aik Lim is a Research Fellow in the Science of Learning in Education Centre (SoLEC), Office of Education Research at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University. He received his PhD in Education from the University of Queensland, Australia.
His expertise and research interests lie in the field of constructivism approaches to learning, motivation and interest development. He is interested in understanding what affects interest development in students, as well as the how interest can develop students' socio-emotional competencies such as resilience and self-efficacy.
- Motivation and Interest development in learners
- Constructivism
- Informal Learning
- Psychophysiology and learning
- Science of Learning
  • Understanding the Development and Drivers of Adolescents' EducationalPathways: The Singapore Longitudinal Cohort Study (Phase 1 of Year 1)
  • Investigating the Ecological Influences of Interest: A Physiological and Socio-Cultural Perspective
Courses Taught
AGE06A: Brain Literacy for Educators