SPH 227

Dr. Han Liu

Associate Professor

Ph.D. Old Dominion University - Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Technology
M.S. Old Dominion University -Secondary Education

TCH 345 Assessment and Evaluation Strategies
ECH 370 Assessing Young Children
ECH 394 Instructional Technology for Children
ECH 415 Professional Practicum
ECH 489/495 Student Teaching & Professional Practicum
TCH 501 Effective Teaching: Theory and Practice
TCH 505 Instructional Technology for Today’s Educator
TCH 600 Elements of Research

Research Interests
Globalization and Digital Citizenship Education 
Instruction Design and Assessment in PK-12 Setting
Digital Learning Environment and Instructional Technology
Open Source and Online Learning
Learning Efficiency and Knowledge Updating Cycle

Selected Publications 

Book and book Chapters

Liu, H. (2015). Evaluation and Integration of Digital Media in Early Childhood Classrooms. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company. 

Ohdiambo, E., Cry, N., Liu, H., & Ziegenfuss, R. (2016). Examining Teacher Candidates’ Expectations for Technology Use in Their Future Classrooms. In L. G. Putney and N. P. Gallavan (Eds.), ATE Yearbook XXIV: Establishing a sense of place for all learners in 21st century classrooms and schools (pp.170-186). Landham, MD: Roman and Littlefield. 

Liu, H. (2006). Online Incidental Learning and Instantaneous Information Sharing in Teacher Education. In A. Salhi (Eds.), Excellence in teaching and learning: Bridge the gaps in theory, practice, and policy (pp. 29-41). New York: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

Selected Papers and Presentations (since 2010)

Liu, H. (2011). Keep the fish alive in the water: Foreign language education and cultural understanding in global context. International Journal of Humanities and social sciences, 1(11), 207-209.

Liu, H. (2011). What do the college millennial learners say about an open source digital textbook for teacher education?  Journal of Technology Integration in the Classroom, Spring/2011, 3(1), 17-22. 
Liu, H. (2010). Outside of the classroom and beyond the textbook: Role of online sources in preparing 21st century social studies teachers. Journal of the MSCSS, Fall/Winter 2009/2010 (1), 25-29.     

Liu, H., Zhen, R., Bai, Y., & Xia, R. (2015). Comparative Perspectives on Early Childhood Character Education in China and in the United States. Peer-reviewed paper presented at 2015 NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, November 18-21, 2015. 

Liu, H., Ohdiambo, E., Cry, N., & Ziegenfuss, R. (2015). Three-Party Partnership in Effective Digital Media Integration during Student Teaching. Peer-reviewed paper presented at 2015 NSTS (National Student Teaching and Supervision) Annual Conference, West Chester University, PA, April 20-21, 2015. 

Redding, A., & Liu, H. (2014). Identifying Universal Values from Cinderella Stories from Around the World. Peer reviewed paper accepted for presentation at the 2014 annual conference of MSCSS (Middle States Council for the Social Studies), Falls Church, VA, February 21-22, 2014. 

Odhiambo, E., Liu, H., & Cry, N. (2014). A University-School Partnership: Effective Application of iPad and Free Online Resources in Elementary Social Studies Instruction. Peer reviewed paper presented at the 2014 annual AACTE (American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education) Conference Indianapolis, IN, March 3, 2014.

Liu, H. (2013). An Immediate, Contextual, and Comprehensive Feedback Approach for Student Teachers. Peer reviewed paper presented at the 7th NSTSC (National Student Teaching Supervising Conference) annual conference. Slippery Rock, PA, April 29, 2013.  

Liu, H., John, C. (2012). Teaching Global Unity through Sharing Universal Values. Peer reviewed paper presented at NCSSIA (National Conference for the Social Studies– International Assembly) Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, November 14-18, 2012.

Liu, H. (2011). Effective approaches in aggregating, embedding, and delivering open sources in college student instruction. Peer reviewed paper presented at OCWC (OpenCourseWare Conference) Global 2011, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, May 4-6, 2011.

Liu, H. (2011). Smoking was cool then: Comparative approaches for history instruction. Peer reviewed paper presented at NCSS (National Conference for the Social Studies) 91st Annual Conference, Washington DC, December 2-4, 2011.   

Liu, H. (2010). Open source digital textbook: An engaging instruction tool for millennial college students. Peer-reviewed paper presented at AERA (American Educational Research Association) 2010 Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado,
May 3rd, 2010.