LTEC Blog

LTEC Staff Profile: Megan Deiger

September 25, 2019

Name

Megan Deiger

LTEC Role

Member of external evaluation team.

Professional Background

I have a PhD in Applied Social Psychology from Loyola University Chicago, and I’ve been working in the field of education research, evaluation, and policy analysis since 2001. My work has centered on STEM education, with an emphasis on qualitative methods of data collection (interviews and focus groups) and analysis. In the past five years, in my role as Assistant Research Professor at the Center for Science and Math Education, I have begun working with teams and partnerships in their work to collaborate across institutions and disciplines. Currently, my own professional development focus has been on gaining knowledge and practice in employing methods of Design Based Implementation Research and Improvement Science.

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LTEC Staff Profile: Gakyung Jeong

September 11, 2019

Name

Gakyung Jeong

LTEC Role

Doctoral student (5th) in Special Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Professional Background

I received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Master’s in Special Education from the University of Texas at San Antonio. I taught science and mathematics in San Antonio public high school and worked as a social education teacher in Korea.

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LTEC Staff Profile: Ruohan Liu

September 04, 2019

Name

Ruohan Liu

LTEC Role

Doctoral student (3rd year) in Educational Technology @ the University of Florida; graduate research assistant.

Professional Background

I have a B.A in English education, I’m a certified English teacher in China. I had an M.Ed in Curriculum & Instruction with a specialization in ESOL & Bilingual Education. I taught ESL for a year and a half to students in grade 9-10.

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LTEC Staff Profile: Wei Yan

August 21, 2019

Name

Wei Yan

LTEC Role

Graduate Research Assistant @ the University of Florida.

Professional Background

A 2nd-year Ph.D. student in Educational Technology at the University of Florida; I got my BA in Elementary Education (Mathematics and Science) from China and MA in curriculum and instruction (Elementary Education) from UF. My research interest is integrating technology into the elementary curriculum, especially in math and science.

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