Jiangmei (May) Yuan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Instructional Design and Technology
Department of Learning Sciences and Human Development

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Contact Information

Phone: 304-293-0460
Office: 507B Allen Hall
E-mail: jiangmei.yuan@mail.wvu.edu


Education

Ph.D., Learning, Design, and Technology
The University of Georgia (2016)
Athens, GA

M.S., Information Media
St. Cloud State University (2012)
St. Cloud, MN

M.A., Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
St. Cloud State University (2009)
St. Cloud, MN

B.A., English
Southwest University (2003)
Chongqing, China


Research Interests

  • Enhancing STEM teaching and learning through the use of technologies (e.g. robotics)
  • Improving students’ learning by promoting their engagement in peer and formative assessments

Recent Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Kim, C., Kim, D., Yuan, J., Hill, R. B., Doshi, P., & Thai, C. N. (2015). Robotics to promote elementary education pre-service teachers’ STEM engagement, learning, and teaching. Computers & Education, 91, 14-31. doi: 10.1016/j.compedu.2015.08.005 [ISI-indexed; 2014 5-year impact factor: 3.227; Acceptance rate: 22%]

Yuan, J., & Kim, C. (2015). Effective feedback design using free technologies. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 52(3), 408-434. doi: 10.1177/0735633115571929 [SSCI-indexed journal; 2013 5-year impact factor: 0.858; Acceptance rate 15%]

Yuan, J., & Kim, C. (2014). Guidelines for facilitating the development of learning communities in online courses. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 30(3), 220-232. [ISI-indexed journal; 2013 5-year impact factor 1.836; Acceptance rate 15%]


Recent Presentations

Yuan, J. & Kim, C. (2016). Design of Peer Assessment to Prepare Elementary Pre-Service Teachers’ Integration of Robotics into STEM Teaching. Paper to be presented at the Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) International Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Kim, C., Yuan, J., Oh, J., Shin, M., & Hill, R. B. (2016, August). Productive struggle during inquiry learning. Paper presented at the European Association for Research on Learning & Instruction (EARLI) SIG 20 & SIG 26 Meetings, Ghent, Belgium.

Yuan, J., Kim, C., Kim, D. & Hill, R. B. (2016, April). Robotics integration for learning with technology. Paper presented at the American Association Research Association (AERA) annual meeting, DC.

Yuan, J. & Kim, C. (2015, November). Design and implementation of autonomy supported peer assessment in an undergraduate course. Paper presented at the Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) International Conference Indianapolis, Indiana.

Kim, C., Yuan, J., Kim, D., Hill, R. B., Doshi, P., & Thai, C. N. (2015, August). Educational robotics: Technology to promote pre-service teachers’ STEM engagement. Paper presented at the European Association for Research on Learning & Instruction (EARLI) Conference, Limassol, Cyprus.

Kim, C., Yuan, J., Kim, D., Doshi, P., Thai, C. N., & Hill, R. B. (2015, April). Towards example-based learning and engagement of teachers in RoboSTEM. Paper presented at the American Association Research Association (AERA) annual meeting, Chicago, Illinois.