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 (Science Education)

2012

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Ÿ   Awarded a full research scholarship from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Ÿ   Won three research awards for thesis publication

M.Ed. (Science Education)

2007

Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

B.Sc. (Hons) (Physics)

 

2003

 

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Ÿ   Awarded a full scholarship from Ministry of Education Malaysia

Ÿ   On express track from high school to university

  

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

Aug 2014 - Present

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Education, The University of Macau, Macau

 

 

Aug 2015 - June 2017

CTLE Academic Advisor

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

Nov 2011 - July 2013

Research Officer

Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

 

 

Jan 2008 - Nov 2011

Instructor

Ÿ   National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Ÿ   Republic Polytechnic, Singapore

 

 

Sept 2003 - Dec 2007

High School Physics and Mathematics Teacher

Chung Hwa Confucian High School, Penang, Malaysia

 

Visiting Scholar

Sept 2013 - June 2014

National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

 

July 2016 - August 2016

 

University of California (Berkeley), USA

 

June 2017 - July 2017

University of California (Berkeley), USA

 

COURSE TAUGHT

EDPC 619-002 Curriculum and Pedagogy, The University of Macau, Macau

 

EDPC 618-001 Curriculum and Pedagogy, The University of Macau, Macau

 

EDPC 606 Theories of Curriculum & Instruction, The University of Macau, Macau

 

MED 871 Educational Inquiry, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

 

A101 Science, Republic Polytechnic, Singapore

 

High School Physics and Middle School Mathematics, Chung Hwa Confucian High School, Malaysia

 

MENTORSHIP

PhD and Master’s Research Students

Project title

Student

Status

Student teaching and learning quality ratings in higher education

Huang Fan

On going

 

 

 

On the constructs validation of Chinese students’ attitudes towards science

Huang Liu

Completed

 

 

 

Building a coherent formative assessment: Matching learning outcomes with learning objectives in science classroom

U Hoi Ka

On going

 

 

 

On the development of item banking to coordinate formative assessment with learning objective

Chan Wei Kei

On going

 

 

 

Assessment Coherence across Information Complexity Contexts: Coordinating classroom and international assessments

Zhou Ximei (Teaching Assistant)

Completed

 

Residential College Undergraduate Students

I provide mentorship support to Stanley Ho East Asia College (SHEAC) students to enrich their learning and living experiences.

 

High School Teachers

I teach and mentor in-service and pre-service teachers for Macau with emphasis on STEM education. Two examples of my educational innovations are design thinking pedagogy and mobile learning to enable increased learner centered education.  

 

RESEARCH / SCHOLARSHIP

Refereed Journal Articles

 

Oon, P. T., & Subramaniam, R. (InPress). Comparative study of middle school students’ attitudes towards science: Rasch analysis of entire TIMSS 2011 attitudinal data for England, Singapore, and USA as well as psychometric properties of attitudes scale. International Journal of Science Education.

 

Gan, Z., Oon, P. T., Davidson, G. (2017). ESL students’ oral performance in English language school-based assessment: Results of an empirical study. Language Testing in Asia, 7(9).

 

Fisher, W. P., Jr., Oon, P. T., Benson, S. (2017). 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 Scales. International Journal of Science Education, 39(6), 683-700.

 

Cheng, M. M. W., & Oon, P. T. (2016). Understanding metallic bonding: Structure, process, and interaction. International Journal of Science Education, 38(12), 1923-1944.

 

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.

 

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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 44(4), 392 – 397

 

Manuscript under reviewed

Fisher, W. P., Jr., Oon, P. T., Zhou, X.M. Assessment coherence across information complexity contexts: Coordinating classrooms and international assessment.

 

Oon, P. T., Huang, F., Chan, W. K., Benson, S. Disciplinary biases of student teaching and learning quality ratings in higher education.

 

Oon, P. T., Ramanathan, S., Abrahams, I., Wong, S. L. School students’ views   about physics: A cross-national study involving England, Hong Kong and Singapore.

 

Book Chapter

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 Presentations

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

 

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

 

Benson, S., Wong, K., & Oon, P. T. (2016). Faculty learning communities: Changing teaching culture. CHED Conference, USTC, Hefei, China, 28 – Oct 2016.

 

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. (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)

 

Funded Grants

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

 

Research awards

Three Dean’s Commendation for Research awards in 2011 and 2010 by the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Outstanding Paper Award for Graduate Students in 2009 by The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong.

   

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Journal manuscript reviewer

Science & Education

Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching

The Asia Pacific Education Researcher

Studies in Higher Education

Studies in Educational Evaluation

Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education