PROFILE

CURRENTLY:

  1. Doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, National University of Singapore (NUS) writing thesis on “Parental Mediation of Video Gaming in Singapore”
  2. Teaching Assistant in the Department of Communications & New Media at NUS, on topics such as Cybercrime & Society, Advertising Strategies, Research Methods, and Governance & New Media

Academic Qualifications:

  1. Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from NUS (2001)
  2. Post Graduate Certificate in Internet Studies from Curtin University of Technology’s (Perth) Internet Studies Department (2006)

Cyberwellness Engagements:

  1. Pioneer of the cyber wellness movement in Singapore
  2. Helped set up Singapore’s first Cyber Wellness Centre in 2006 and was also involved in developing a body of cyber wellness values, ethics and best practices, to promote cyber wellness in schools
  3. Accredited as a Service Learning Facilitator by Singapore Training and Development Association
  4. Accredited as a DISC & TICS Facilitator by Organizational Technology International (S) Pte Ltd
  5. Trained more than 40,000 local and international youths in various settings (classroom, public talks, assembly programmes) focusing on, cyber wellness, life skills, healthy relationships and communication
  6. Trained more than 2,000 parents in cyber wellness
  7. Served as a Committee Member in SiTF Industry Task Force by Media Development Authority of Singapore
  8. Key organizing member for Youth.Net: Cyberwellness Conference

Academic Contributions:

  1. Paper presented at Workshop on Internet Addiction Research in Asia:
    Jiow, H. J. (2008, Jun). Investigating Problematic Internet Gaming in the Singaporean Context. Workshop on Internet Addiction Research in Asia, Philippines, 16-17 Jun.
  2. Paper presented at 9th Humanities Graduate Research Conference:
    Jiow, H. J. (2008, Nov). Investigating Time Spent as an Indicator of Problematic Internet Gaming. 9th Humanities Graduate Research Conference: Emerging place(s)/Engaging culture(s), Perth, 5-6 Nov.
  3. Paper presented at 2012 Annual Conference of the International Communication Association:
    Jiow, H. J. & Lim, S. S. (2012, May). The Evolution of Video Games and Growing Challenges for Parental Mediation. Communication and Community: 2012 Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Arizona, 24-28 May.
  4. Paper presented at 3rd International Conference on Geographies of Children, Young People and Families:
    Jiow, H. J. & Lin, J. (2012, Jul). The influence of parental factors’ on children’s receptiveness towards mobile phone location disclosure services. 3rd International Conference on Geographies of Children, Young People and Families, Singapore, 11-13Jul.
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