Vitae - Professional Experience

 

Aug, 2010 - Present

Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Department of Learning Sciences and Technologies, Virginia Tech

 

Responsibilities:


  • Perform research related to design, development, delivery, and evaluation of distance education programs
  • Design and develop courses for the ITMA (Instructional Technology Master of Arts) program at Virginia Tech
  • Responsible for in-depth evaluation of the long-term impact of Virginia Tech's online program in Instructional Technology
  • Collaborate with international scholars on applying theories to distance education programs and delivery systems
  • Involve in other research in the IDT (Instructional Design and Technology) field.¬†
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Aug, 2006 - July, 2010

Graduate Assistant

Department of Learning Sciences and Technologies, Virginia Tech

 

Responsibilities:


  • Assistant for Office of Educational Research and Outreach
  • NSF Project Research Assistant (NSF 0736151)
  • Educational Technology lab Manager
  • Educational Technology Lab Assistant
  • Assistant for the Educational Technology Lab with a focus on the course management system - Scholar (based on Sakai)
  • ITMA Course Facilitator and Grader
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Dec, 2000 - Nov, 2005

Full-Time Instructor

Department of Instructional Technology, Zhejiang International Studies University, China

 

Responsibilities:


  • Teach Computer Literacy to freshman and higher vocational study students
  • Teach Digital Circuits to sophomore students
  • Teach College English to 1st and 2nd year higher vocational study students
  • Teach Computer Literacy, Digital Circuits, Basic Web Design Skills, and College English to elementary and secondary school teachers
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Oct, 2004 - Dec, 2004

Part-Time Instructor 

China Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, China

 

Responsibility:


  • Teach English to undergraduate students preparing for Chinese Graduate Record English Examination

 

 

Dec, 2004 - Dec, 2005

Part-Time Instructor

Senior adult learning center in Hangzhou, China

 

Responsibility:

 

  • Teach English to senior adults