Singapore Institute of Technology
Dr Nadya Patel, an Assistant Professor in the Business, Communication and Design cluster at the Singapore Institute of Technology, has accumulated over twenty years of experience as an educator, researcher and trainer. With a passion for critical design futures thinking for interdisciplinary learning, she co-develops design innovation and multimedia design modules that aim to develop learners' critical competence, design dexterity and futures flexibility through design innovation projects. At the invitation of local and international institutions, she regularly facilitates professional development workshops on pedagogical approaches to improve teaching and learning practices. Committed to bridging the research-practice gap, she engages industry partners in applied research projects that leverage her expertise and interests in critical design futures thinking for innovation.


  • Establishing Social Presence for an Engaging Online Teaching and Learning Experience
  • Development of Criticality in Thought: A Conceptual Framework for Online Student Discussion Forums in Higher Education
  • Making Critical Thinking Explicit and Visible with Dialogic Scaffolding
  • Understanding Critical Thinking: A Minimal English Approach
  • Assessing student CT skills in the disciplines: Partnering students in designing online quizzes for applied learning
  • Is it graded? Using online discussion forums to develop criticality in thought
  • Empathetic and Dialogic Interactions: Modelling Intellectual Empathy and Communicating Care
  • Orchestration of talk and gestures for dialogic scaffolding: a case study of reading instruction / Orquestación del habla y los gestos para un andamiaje dialógico: un estudio de caso de la enseñanza de la lectura
  • Coaching Students in Higher Education
  • Coaching in Higher Education
  • Empathetic Coaching Conversations
  • Coaching Dialogue as Feedback to Improve Performance

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