Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Ms Lee Choong Peng Jean

Lecturer, School of Humanities

Email: jccplee@ntu.edu.sg
Ms Lee Choong Peng Jean

Biography
Ms. Lee has taught English and communication skills in various tertiary institutions in Singapore for the last 18 years. The institutions that she has taught in include the National University of Singapore, the Singapore Management University, as well as Ngee Ann Polytechnic. She has received numerous commendations for teaching excellence while teaching Professional Communication in NUS, and has also won several teaching awards while teaching Academic Writing in SMU. She has also taught various Business English courses in the Civil Service College. Prior to joining teaching at tertiary level, she was an English and History teacher in an independent school. She has also worked in the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry as a foreign trade executive, organizing foreign trade missions, conferences and talks.

Currently, Ms. Lee is teaching language and communication skill courses to undergraduate students at NTU LCC. The courses that she has taught include Engineering Communication I and II, Professional Communication, Scientific Communication I and Research Writing. She is involved in material development for both Engineering Communication I and II. She has also coordinated the Engineering Communication I course since 2017.

Ms. Lee is a Ph.D. (Arts) candidate at NIE NTU. Her dissertation explores the use of metadiscursive features and communicative modes in oral presentations among engineering students. She holds a Master of Applied Linguistics from NTU and a post-graduate Diploma in Education from the Institute of Education (current NIE). She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the National University of Singapore, majoring in English and History.

Her research interests revolve around teaching and learning, academic and business writing, as well as spoken genres such as oral presentations. She is also interested in research related to the study and use of multimodalities in teaching and learning.
Research Interests
1. Multimodality in communication
2. Discourse analysis
3. Intertextuality and interdiscursivity in communicative events
5. Engineering oral presentations
6. Academic and business writing
7. Collaborative learning using computer-aided tools
Current Projects
  • Fusing Communication Skills and Engineering Knowledge: A Co-teaching Program
Selected Publications
  • Bolton, K., Winder, R., Li, S. Y, Lee, C. P. J., Lin, B., MacKinnon, J., Heah, C., Lee, H. H., and Lim, B. T. (2018). HW 0188 Engineering communication I: Student's course guide. Routledge.
  • Bolton, K., Winder, R., Li, S. Y, Lee, C. P. J., Lin, B., MacKinnon, J., Heah, C., Lee, H. H., and Lim, B. T. (2018). HW 0188 Engineering communication II: Student's course guide. Routledge.
  • Bolton, K., Heah, C., Lee, H. H., Lee, C. P. J, Li, S. Y., Lim, B. T., Lin, B., MacKinnon, J., and Winder, R. (2017). HW0188 Engineering communication I: Student’s course guide. Routledge.
  • Bolton, K., Heah, C., Lee, H. H., Lee, C. P. J, Li, S. Y., Lim, B. T., Lin, B., MacKinnon, J., and Winder, R. (2017). HW0188 Engineering communication II: Student’s course guide. Routledge.

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