Emily Pey-Tee OON, Ph.D. 溫佩娣

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Education, University of Macau

 

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Room 2022, Faculty of Education,

University of Macau, E33,

Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China

 

(853) 8822 4645

(853) 8822 2402

PeyTeeOon@umac.mo

www.umac.mo/fed/staff/PeyTeeOon/

 

 

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

·              Ph.D (2012) (Science Education), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), (Singapore)

·              M.Ed (2007) (Science Education), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), (Malaysia)

·              B.Sc (Hons) in Physics (2003), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), (Malaysia)

 

RESEARCH AREA

·              Science Education

·              Educational Measurement

·              Technology in Education

·              International Comparative Studies

 

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

·              Assistant Professor (Aug 2014 – Present)

Faculty of Education, University of Macau, Macau

·              Faculty Coordinator (August 2015 – Present)

The Centre for Teaching and Learning Enhancement, University of Macau, Macau

·              Visiting Scholar (2013 – 2014)

Natural Sciences and Science Education (NSSE), National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

·              Research Officer (2011-2013)

Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

·              High School Physics Teacher (2003-2007)

Chung Hwa Confucian High School, Penang, Malaysia            

 

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-reviewed international journals

·            Fisher, W. P., Jr., Oon, P. T., Benson, S. (In Press). Applying design thinking to systemic problems in educational assessment information management. Journal of Physics: Conference series.

·            Oon, P. T. & Fan, X. (2017). Rasch analysis for psychometric improvement of science attitude rating scaleInternational Journal of Science Education (UK).

·            Cheng, M. M. W., & Oon, P. T. (2016). Understanding metallic bonding: Structure, process, and interaction by Rasch analysis. International Journal of Science Education (UK).

·            Oon, P. T., Benson, S., Chester, K. (2016). Psychometric Quality of a Student Evaluations of Teaching Survey in Higher Education, Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education (UK).

·            Oon, P. T., & Subramaniam, R. (2015). University programme preferences of high school science students in Singapore and reasons that matter in their preferences: A Rasch analysis. International Journal of Science Education (UK), 37(2), 367-388.

·            Oon, P. T., & Subramaniam, R. (2013). Singapore school students’ views about physics according to whether they intend to choose this subject as a tertiary field of study: A Rasch Analysis. International Journal of Science Education (UK) 35(1), 86 – 118

·            Oon, P. T., & Subramaniam, R. (2011). On the declining interest in physics among students—from the perspective of teachers. International Journal of Science Education (UK). 33(5), 727 – 746

·            Oon, P. T., & Subramaniam, R. (2010). Views of physics teachers on how to address the declining enrolment in physics at the university level. Research in Science & Technological Education (UK), 28(3), 277 – 289

·            Oon, P. T., & Subramaniam, R. (2009). The nature of light: I. A historical survey up to the pre-Planck era and implications for teaching. Physics Education (UK), 44(4), 384 – 391

·            Oon, P. T., & Subramaniam, R. (2009). The nature of light: II. A historical survey from the Planck era and its implications for budding physicists. Physics Education (UK), 44(4), 392 – 397

Peer-reviewed book chapter in book of international publisher

·            Oon, P. T., & Subramaniam, R. (2011). Rasch modeling of a scale that explores the take-up of Physics among school students from the perspective of teachers. In R. F. Cavanagh & R. F. Waugh (Eds.), Applications of Rasch measurement in learning environments research. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers (Netherlands), pp. 119 – 139

Conference Papers

·           Chen, W. K., Huang, F., Oon, P. T.  (2017). Disciplinary Biases of a Student Evaluation of Teaching Survey in Higher Education. Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 5 – 9 August, 2017

·            Zhou, X. M., & Oon, P. T., & Fisher, W. P., Jr. (2017). The use of MCQ as formative assessment to reflect attainment of desired learning outcome. Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 5 – 9 August, 2017

·            Huang, L., Huang, F., Oon, P. T.  (2017). On the measure of attitude towards science: A scientific model. Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 5 – 9 August, 2017

·           Fisher, W. P., Jr., Oon, P. T., Benson, S. (2017). Applying design thinking to systemic problems in educational assessment information management. IMEKO TC1-TC7-TC13, Joint Symposium 2017, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 31 July 3 August 2017

·           Benson, S., Oon, P. T. (2017). Moving beyond LMS: Getting recalcitrant faculty to engage M-Learning. International Mobile Learning Festival, Hong Kong, 7 10 June, 2017. 

·           Oon, P. T., Fisher, W.P., Jr., Benson, S. (2017). Design Thinking in Education: New Paradigm or New Fad? Lilly Bethesda meeting, DC, USA, 1 4 June, 2017

·            Oon, P. T., Tse, S. K. (2016). Identifying a trajectory of item development for a cross-national assessment. IMEKO TC1-TC7-TC13, Joint Symposium 2016, University of California, Berkeley, 3 – 5 August 2016

·            Oon, P. T., & Chow, K. F. J. (2015). Psychometric examination of a cross-national assessment on computer literacy using of Rasch framework. Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium, Japan, 17 – 21 August, 2015

·            Oon, P. T., Nancy L., Kim S., Sungsook K., and Tse, S. K. (2013).  Psychometric assessment of ICILS test items on Hong Kong and Korean students – A Rasch analysis. 5th IEA International Research Conference, Singapore, 26 28 June, 2013

·            Oon, P. T., Man, H. (2012). Past, Present and Future of Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT) in Education. International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing, Sydney, 12 – 14 August, 2012

·            Oon, P. T., & Subramaniam, R. (2010). Rasch anchored scale on factors influencing the take-up of physics by students. Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium, Kuala Lumpur, 29 June – 1 July, 2010

·            Oon, P. T., & Subramaniam, R. (2009). Use of a Rasch model to validate a scale on why students shy away from physics. Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium, Hong Kong, 28 – 30 July, 2009 (Won the Outstanding Paper Award for Graduate Students)

·            Oon, P. T., & Subramaniam, R. (2008). Development of an instrument to measure physics teachers’ views on various aspects of physics. Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association, Singapore, 26 – 28 November, 2008 

·            Oon, P. T., & Suan, Y. (2007). Evaluating the effectiveness of computer courseware as alternative to textbook teaching in physics using Cognitive Load Theory instructional design. International Organisation for Science and Technology Education, Tunisia, 7 – 10 February, 2007

·            Oon, P. T. (2006). Learning by peer tutoring among physics students. The Science and Art of Language in Teaching International Conference. Penang, 20 – 22 November, 2006

·            Oon, P. T., & Loo, S. P. (2006). Comparing the effectiveness of the use of unimodal-based Cognitive Load Theory interactive multimedia courseware in pupils’ achievement with the traditional chalk and talk approach and evaluation of the gender achievement. International Organization for Science and Technology Education, Penang, 3 August, 2006

 

 

HONORS / AWARDS

·            Dean’s Commendation for Research (2011), awarded by the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, for publication in International Journal of Science Education (UK)

·            Dean’s Commendation for Research (2011), awarded by the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, for publication in Research in Science and Technology Education (UK)

·            Dean’s Commendation for Research (2010), awarded by the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, for publication in book on Applications of Rasch Measurement for Learning Environments Research (Sense Publishers, Netherlands)

·            Outstanding Paper Award for Graduate Students (2009) for a paper presented at the Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium 2009 Hong Kong (PROMS 2009 HK), awarded by The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

 

 

SERVICE TO PROFESSION

·            Invited to review manuscripts for Science & Education (SSCI), Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, The Asia Pacific Education Researcher (SSCI), and Studies in  Higher Education (SSCI).

 

SCHOLARSHIPS RECEIVED

·            Awarded Research Scholarship to pursue PhD in Science Education in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2008 – 2011)
Awarding authority: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 
Amount: around SG$121,200 (around USD$95,000) in total 

 

 

GRANTS RECEIVED

2017-2019

Psychometric Assessment of Course Evaluation Tools for Evidence-Based Improvement and Benchmarking

PI

MOP752,200

University of Macau

2017-2018

Mobile –assisted STEM Learning

PI

MOP160,000

University of Macau

2014-2017

The Language of Rasch in Science Education

PI

MOP150,000

University of Macau