BiographyDr Fei Victor Lim is Assistant Professor at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is interested in how and what we should teach learners in today’s digital and multimodal age.
Dr Lim has published widely on multiliteracies, multimodal discourse analyses, and digital learning. He has published more than fifty journal articles, book chapters and professional articles. His work has appeared in journals, such as Cambridge Journal of Education, Computers and Composition, Educational Technology Research and Development, Functional Linguistics, Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, and Learning Media & Technology. Dr Lim has given invited talks, including keynotes, plenary lectures, seminars and workshops across the continents of Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and North America.
Dr Lim has experience as Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator of several large research grants, totalling more than one million USD. He is presently Principal Investigator of an Educational Research Funding Programme project on “Integrating Multiliteracies into the English Language Classroom: Developing an Instructional Approach to Teach Multimodal Literacy (Critical Viewing and Effective Representing of Multimodal Texts)” amongst others.
Dr Lim serves as consultant with the World Bank on digital literacies projects in Africa since 2019. He is editor of Multimodality and Society, associate editor of Asia Pacific Journal of Education, and section editor of Designs for Learning. He is author of the book “Designing Learning with Embodied Teaching: Perspectives from Multimodality” published in the Routledge Studies in Multimodality in August 2020.
Dr Lim was formerly Deputy Director, Technologies for Learning, and Lead Specialist, Educational Technology, at the Singapore Ministry of Education till 2018. He has experience in translational research, policy formulation, and programme development, with a focus on how educational technology can improve teaching and learning.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Multimodality, Multiliteracies, Digital Learning