Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Lee Chei Sian


Associate Professor

Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

Email: LEECS@NTU.EDU.SG
Phone: (+65)67906636
Office: WKWSCI 02-16

Education
  • PhD University of Illinois at Chicago 2006
  • MSc National University of Singapore 1997
  • BSc National University of Singapore 1993
Biography
Dr. Chei Sian Lee is an Associate Professor in the Division of Information Studies in the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at the Nanyang Technological University

She received her academic training in the fields of Computer Science and Management Information Systems. She obtained her Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Her current research focuses on examining the influence of information communication technologies on human information behavior. Prior to her academic career, Dr Lee has worked in the IT industry for several years in both the public and private sectors in Singapore.
Research Interests
Her research interests include computer-mediated communication, social computing, and mobile content sharing.
Current Projects
  • A Baseline, Cross-Sectional and Intervention Study Investigating Individual, Cultural and Organisational Factors Influencing Ownership of Workplace Health and Safety Leading to a Mindset Change and Actions.
  • A Crowdsourcing Approach to Building a Smart City
  • A Framework of Knowledge Mobilisation
  • Investigating the influence of enjoyment on physical activity in a gamified mobile application
  • Strategies for effective social media information seeking: New research framework, taxonomy and multilevel testing
  • Voluntary Use Of Social Media For Formal Learning: An Investigation Of Using Self-Regulated Learning Strategies From The Social Cognitive Perspective
  • Voluntary Use Of Social Media For Formal Learning: AnInvestigation Of Using Self-Regulated Learning StrategiesFrom The Social Cognitive Perspective
Selected Publications
  • Lee Chei Sian and Ma, L. (2012). News Sharing in Social Media: The Effect of Gratifications and Prior Experience. Computers in Human Behavior, 28(2), 331-339.
  • Lee Chei Sian. (2012). Exploring Emotional Expressions on YouTube through the Lens of Media System Dependency Theory. New Media & Society, 14(3), 457-475.
  • Lee, C.S., Goh, D., Chua, A., & Ang, R.P. (2010). Indagator: Investigating Perceived Gratifications of an Application that Blends Mobile Content Sharing with Gameplay. American Society for Information Science and Technology. Journal, 61, 1244-1257.
  • Lee, C. S. (2010). Managing perceived communication failures with affordances of ICTs. Computers in Human Behavior, 26(4), 572-580.
  • Lee, C.S., Goh, D.H., Chua, A. and Luyt, B. (2009). Choosing Communication Portfolios To Accomplish Task: The Effects of Individual Differences. Computers and Education, 53(4), 1167-1176.

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