Name:
Dr Timothy Teo
Designation:
Professor
Qualification:
PhD in Psychological Studies Academic Group(2003) National Institute of Education, Singapore .
Master of Arts in Visual and Performing Academic Group, (1996 - 1999), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Bachelor of Arts (with First Class Honours)(1995), University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
Bachelor of Arts(1992-1994), University of Auckland, New Zealand
Certificate in Education (Awarded with Credit)(1987-1989),Institute of Education, Singapore
Organization:
University of Macau
Email:
timothyteo@umac.mo
Email2:
timothyt@utar.edu.my
Tel no. :
(+853) 8822 4121
Fax no. :
(+853) 8822 2402
URL:
www.umac.mo/fed/staff/timothyteo/
Profile
Involvement with UTAR in academic & research


Contact Person:
  - Dr Priscilla Moses
(Faculty of Arts and Social Science)
Employment
  • Professor (Jan 2014 – Present) University of Macau/ Faculty of Education, Macau, China SAR 
  • Honorary Professor (Jan 2014 - Dec 2016) University of Auckland, Faculty of Education, New Zealand
    School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice
  • Associate Professor (Dec 2011 - Dec 2013) University of Auckland, Faculty of Education, New Zealand
    School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice
  • Associate Professor (Sept 2010 - Nov 2011) Nanyang Technological University/ National Institute of Education, Singapore Learning Sciences & Technologies Academic Group
  • Assistant Professor (July 2005 - Aug 2010) Nanyang Technological University/ National Institute of Education, Singapore Learning Sciences & Technologies Academic Group
  • Associate Faculty (2010 – 2011) SIM University, Singapore, School of Arts and Social Sciences (Methods of Data Analysis)
  • Associate Faculty (2008 – 2009) SIM University, Singapore, School of Arts and Social Sciences (Structural Equation Modelling)
  • Associate Faculty (2007 – 2009) SIM University, Singapore, School of Business (Statistics; Quantitative Methods)
  • Associate Faculty (2003 – 2006) SIM University, Singapore, School of Arts and Social Sciences (Child Development)
  • Lecturer (Apr 2000-June 2005) Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore, School Info-Communications Technology
  • Senior Curriculum      Ministry of Education, Singapore
    Specialist           Curriculum Planning & Development Division
    1996 - 2000   
  • Teacher (1989 – 1995) Various (Primary & Secondary schools), Teacher of English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and Music

Research Interests

My research interests are inter-disciplinary in nature and include both substantive and methodological areas, organized into three clusters.  These are Educational Psychology (Self-efficacy-teachers and students; Beliefs about teaching and learning; Meta-cognition), ICT in Education (Technology acceptance and adoption; Internet Addiction; E-learning), Music Education (Psychological processes of music teaching and learning), and Quantitative Methods (Psychometrics; Instrument development and validation; Cross-cultural measurement; Measurement invariance; Issues in survey development and administration; Structural equation modeling; Multilevel modeling; Latent growth modeling).


Funded Research Projects
  • National Science Council (Taiwan), 442,000(NTD), 2014
  • University of Macau (China SAR), 149,600 (MOP), 2014
  • Universiti Tengku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) (Malaysia), 24,500(RM), 2014
  • Ministry of Education (New Zealand), 400,000(NZD), 2012
  • British Academy Small Research Grant (United Kingdom), 6,750(GBP), 2011
  • Citi-NIE Financial Literacy Hub (National Institute of Education) (Singapore), 10,000(SGD), 2011
  • Ministry of Education (Singapore), 64,068(SGD), 2010
  • Office of Educational Research (National Institute of Education) (Singapore), 499,494(SGD), 2010
  • Citi-NIE Financial Literacy Hub (National Institute of Education) (Singapore), 16,945(SGD), 2009
  • Office of Educational Research (National Institute of Education) (Singapore), 68,482(SGD), 2006
  • Learning Sciences Laboratory (National Institute of Education) (Singapore), 32,743 (SGD) 2006
  • Learning Sciences Laboratory (National Institute of Education) (Singapore), 171,687(SGD) 2006
Awards & Honours
  • New Zealand Performance-Based Research Funding (PBRF) Exercise Awarded a quality category of ‘A'
    Category Description: "Research outputs, peer esteem and contributions are of a world-class standard.", 2013
  • DOCTORAL STUDY LEAVE AWARD, Singapore Polytechnic, 2001
  • OVERSEAS ARTS BURSARY, National Arts Council (Singapore),1992-1995
  • OVERSEAS STUDY GRANT, Lee Foundation (Singapore),1992-1995
  • WONG HEE HUA MEMORIAL PRIZE, National Institute of Education (Singapore) (For outstanding performance in Music Education), 1989
  • STUDY BURSARY, Ministry of Education (Singapore), 1987-1989

Publication & Presentation
  • Publications (In Press & Accepted) and published. (Total=122)
  • Articles in Non-Reviewed Journals (Total=3)
  • Manuscripts under Review/ Revision (Total=18)
  • Books and Chapters (Total=15)
  • Conference Presentations (Total=21)
  • Poster (1)
  • Talks and Workshops (23)
Profesional Membership
  • Fellow, Royal Statistical Society (RSS): 2004 to Present
  • Honorary Member, Philippines Education Measurement and Evaluation Association (PEMEA): 2012 to Present
Profesional Activites
  • Instructor, Workshop on Advanced Structural Equation Modeling, SPSS Singapore (2012)
  • Instructor, Workshop on Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling, SPSS Singapore (2009 to
    2012)
  • Consultant, Development of the SingHealth Patient Satisfaction Survey (2009)
  • Instructor, Workshop on Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling, James Cook University
    Singapore (2009, 2012)
  • Consultant. Ministry of Defence. Training Evaluation (2009)
  • Consultant. Action Research Project. Anglican High School. Singapore (2008)
  • Consultant. Ministry of Education Educational Technology Division Master Plan 2 survey (2007)
  • Consultant. Ministry of Education Personnel Division Online Career Assessment Tool Project (2007)
  • Statistical Consultant. Professor Jerome D. Williams (University of Texas, Austin) (2007)
  • Consultant. Staff survey by the Ministry of Education Staff Recreation Club (MESRC) (2006) 
  • Consultant. Action Research Project in Coral Secondary School, Singapore (2006)
  • Item Developer. Trainer Competency Test. PSB Academy, Singapore (2002 to 2003)