Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Ms Yam Min Yee Angeline

Senior Lecturer, School of Art, Design and Media

Ms Yam Min Yee Angeline

Angeline is a lecturer with the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Her background is in Visual Communication and she teaches Brand Design and Typography with the School of Art, Design & Media. She is currently investigating issues arising from Confucian-Heritage classrooms and have presented the topic in various international pedagogical conferences.

She holds a Masters of Art in Design Leadership from Middlesex University London and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Media & Graphic Design from The London College of Printing (Communication), University of the Arts.

Prior to academia, Angeline has worked in the branding and design industry in UK and Singapore. Apart from being a creative practitioner, she was also involved in client servicing roles that comprised of accounts management and strategic business development for UK and Singapore firms.
Research Interests
Angeline’s research interest explores various topics on the social landscape of Singapore and that of Asia. Using design as a platform for inquiry, her work examines concepts of social and cultural hybridity and it’s impact on the collective and personal identity. She is also active in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) and is especially interested in issues arising from Confucian heritage classrooms and developments of culturally appropriate pedagogy frameworks.

Other interests includes: spatial narratives, branding issues, experimental and vernacular typography

Creative projects:

2015 - Five Floor Plans
Spatial narratives of Singapore public housing across five decades
An augmented reality community exhibition

2009 - Typographical Confluence
Experimental typography of cross cultural characters.
Musical Instrument Museum in Brussels, Belgium
Selected Publications
  • M.Y.A Yam, A.G Tan & S.Lim. (2016). ICERI 2016 Proceedings: A framework of fostering critical thinking in a multicultural, inclusive Confucian heritage classroom. 9th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (pp. 8429)Seville, Spain: IATED Academy.
  • M.Y.A Yam, A.G Tan & S.Lim. (2015). Spirit of Place and Design Education: Culturally appropriate pedagogical development for classrooms with Confucian-Heritage values: A perspective with Visual Communication students. 11th DesignEd Asia Conference 2015 (pp. 55)Hong Kong: School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  • A.G Tan, M.Y.A Yam, & S.Lim. (2015, June). A Framework of Scholarship for Critical Making for Visual Communication pedagogies. Paper presented at Redesigning Pedagogy 2015 international conference, National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore.

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