Teacher education program design, teacher assessment, English teaching methodology, secondary literacy.
Research focus: Social Justice, addressing the opportunity gap & educational debt; Restructuration of non-STEM content disciplines (civics, arts, humanities, social sciences) through critical data science & computational literacies, and constructionist computation using game-based learning (GBL), for grades 5-8.
Career choice and development; work and life satisfaction; academic adjustment; counselor training and supervision; psychological adaptation and health across the lifespan; culture and diversity in career, counseling, and training contexts
Behavior disorders, school discipline, school exclusion, education programs in institutional settings.
science teacher education, formative assessment, responsive science teaching, disciplinary writing, scientific practices
Early childhood, professional development, curriculum adaptations for inclusive classrooms.
Peace education, environmental ethics and education, world religions and spirituality education, Chinese education, culture and society, East-West Dialogues in education and culture.
large scale assessment, validity, longitudinal and value added models
item response theory, psychometrics, test theory, statistical inference, Latent variable modeling
student absenteeism; exclusionary discipline; educator’s labor market and effectiveness; school reform; health and education; higher education; causal inference; text as data.