Members of the Editorial Board helped to review, organize, and edit chapters for inclusion in this book.
Yin-Chan Janet Liao
Yin-Chan Janet Liao is a Post-Doctoral Scholar of UChicago STEM Education at the University of Chicago. Janet received her Ph.D. from the Department of Instructional Systems Technology at Indiana University-Bloomington. She holds a M.S.Ed. in Learning Science and Technologies from the University of Pennsylvania. Janet’s research areas focus on preservice and inservice teacher professional development for technology integration and computer science education in K-12 settings. Janet has taught educational technology courses at the undergraduate level. She has also served as a technology coach in preK-6 schools to support teachers’ technology uses and computational thinking instruction since 2016.
Mike is a Ph.D. candidate and associate instructor in the Instructional Systems Technology department at Indiana University. He teaches preservice teachers about technology use in their future classroom and helps train future technology coaches. Additionally, Mike conducts research on broadening participation in computing, and has previously published studies on improving technology professional development practices. Prior to his current role, Mike spent six years as a K-12 teacher in the U.S., South Korea and Colombia, where he taught biology, English, and computer science. He also served as a technology integration specialist and provided school-wide technology professional development.
Ai-Chu Elisha Ding
Ai-Chu Elisha Ding is an assistant professor of educational technology at Ball State University. She received her Ph.D. from Indiana University-Bloomington with dual major in Instructional Systems Technology and Literacy, Culture and Language Education. She has taught undergraduate and graduate level courses including Using Computer in Education, Computer-Assisted Language Learning, and Instructional Design and Technology. Her research interests include technology-enhanced second and foreign language learning, K-12 teachers’ technology integration beliefs and practices, and using video case approaches to support teacher learning.
Dr. Ya-Huei Lu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Instructional Technology Education at East Carolina University. Her research focuses on elementary teacher technology integration, the use of technology to support teaching and learning practices, and computer science education in the K-12 classroom.