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By Ching Sing Chai, Cher Ping Lim, Chun Ming Tan

This edited publication tells the tale of the multifaceted efforts committed by way of a “future university” in Singapore―The Nan Chiau basic School―in shaping destiny studying. It records many of the measures carried out by means of one basic tuition to enhance scholar studying results in a technology-rich instructing and studying surroundings. With the present curiosity in Singapore’s “Masterplan for ICT (information and conversation expertise) in Education,” and the expanding specialize in educating and studying layout through best schooling researchers and execs, this well-timed publication will attract coverage makers, educators and researchers.

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All these require “operational intelligence” – an acumen which teachers and leaders may not be so accustomed to but is of paramount importance as the insights drawn from technological scanning have significant bearings on financial sustainability and the kind of applications that the school should develop in order to meet identified gaps. For example, the school’s use of a consolidated customised platform for a suite of applications that students use frequently comprised of applications for mind maps, sketching/animation as well as short questions and answers (details of the learning tools and the mobile learning activities’ exemplars can be found in Table 1 of Chap.

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