Historical Evidence: Archaeological Practice as a Pedagogical Tool for Historical Education in Singapore, pp. 10 of 10


I was lucky to be mentored by Professor John N. Miksic as well as Associate Professor Goh Geok Yian, both distinguished archaeologists in the field, since my undergraduate days. This has put me in a better position to help further historical education in Singapore by sharing my knowledge with other educators. They have provided much guidance in helping me craft classroom pedagogies to teaching pre-colonial Singapore. Professor Goh also took time out to comment on this paper and gave me advice on how I can improve it. I also would like to thank my NIE lecturer, Dr Suhaimi Afandi, for his guidance and invaluable support during the planning of this enquiry.


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