Penn State Penn State: College of the Liberal Arts

Sustainability

Jia Yu

Assistant Teaching Professor
• Asian Studies
Jia Yu

Research Description

My research interests include theories and practices that promote conceptual change and its transfer in education, and the role of emotions in this process. A second line of research interest concerns writing and multilingual students in middle school and postsecondary education.

Teaching Description

I have more than 10 years of experience teaching Chinese language from elementary level to advanced in higher education. I invite students to compare and contrast different cultures and values, evaluate current policies in China, and come up with new solutions.

Keywords:

Conceptual Change
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Writing
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Multilingual Students