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Associate Professor of Education
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Huachuan Wen has been working in education since he started his career in China over twenty years ago. Before coming to US to pursue his doctoral degree, he has taught students at almost all age levels. He has got his Doctor of Education degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in the summer of 2015. Since joining Newman University the same year, he has been working as an elementary education faculty in the School of Education. He has taught a good variety of education courses across the “blocks” and a NSP course, besides advising students and supervising interns. Huachuan Wen has kept an active research agenda in most parts of his professional life. He has developed extensive interests in the fields of teacher education, instructional technology, second language teaching and learning, translation, and multicultural education. Huachuan Wen is also active in serving on multiple committees and taskforces on campus. He is chairing the Scholars Day committee during the 2019-20 academic year.

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Education:

Ed.D, Curriculum & Instruction, 2015
Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), Indiana, PA.

M. A., Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, 2006
School of Foreign Languages, Shenyang Normal, University (SYNU), Shenyang, China.

B. A., English, 1999
School of Foreign Languages, Shenyang Normal University, Shenyang, China.

Areas of Expertise:

Associate Professor of Education/Tenured: Fall 2018 - Present, School of Education, Newman University, Wichita, KS.

Teacher Education Program Coordinator: April 2018 – Present, School of Education, Newman University, Wichita, KS.

Assistant Professor of Education: Fall 2015 – Summer 2018, School of Education, Newman University, Wichita, KS.

  • EDUC 2083 Methods of Teaching Literature to Children in Elementary Classrooms
  • EDUC 3113 (NSP 4353) Creative Spirit: Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • EDUC 3123 Instructional Planning
  • EDUC 3222 Methods of Teaching Fine Arts in Elementary Classrooms
  • EDUC 3252 Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary Classroom
  • EDUC 6003 Cultural Diversity
  • EDUC 6063 Advanced Instructional Methods
  • EDUC 6113 Applied Linguistics

Teaching Associate: Fall, 2012 – Spring, 2015, Professional Studies in Education, IUP, Indiana, PA.

  • ECED 250 Language Development 280 Maximizing Learning: PreK-Gr4
  • EDUC 342 Student Teaching Supervising
  • ECED 411 Social Studies/ PreK-Gr4
  • MIDL 311 Social Studies Instruction and Assessment

Temporary Instructor: Summer 2014, American Language Institute, IUP, Indiana, PA.

  • ALI 5850 Academic Literacy

Associate Professor: Fall 2009 – Summer 2010, Department of Foreign Languages, SYNU, Shenyang, China

Lecturer: Fall 1999 – Spring 2009, Department of Foreign Languages, SYNU, Shenyang, China.

Online Instructor: Fall 2003 – Spring 2010, Beijing Foreign Studies University (Online Institute) Tutorial Center, Shenyang, China.

Research Interest:
  • Teacher Education
  • Multicultural Education
  • Second Language Teaching/Learning
  • Technology Integration
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Research
  • Curriculum and Instruction
Publications & Presentations:

Articles

  • Wen, H. (2013). Chomsky’s language development theories: Rescuing parents out of dilemma, International Journal of Learning and Development, 3(3), 148-153. doi:10.5296/ijld.v3i3.3922
  • Wen, H. (2009). A reflection on Frye’s archetypal literary criticism, Journal of Liaoning Administration College, 6, 87-88.
  • Wen, H. (2006).The Effects of gender differences upon foreign language learning, Science Education, 5, 52-54.
  • Wen, H. (1999). A Discussion on cultural equivalence in English-Chinese translation, A Forum of Social Sciences, 7, 121-123.

Books Authored

  • Wen, H. (2010). First author of College English Test Band Four Vocabulary Frequency Analysis. Jinan, China: Qilu Electronics Audio and Video Publishing House.
  • Wen, H. (2009). First author of New Development College English Listening-Series II. Shanghai, China: Shanghai Jiao Tong University Publishing House.
  • Wen, H. (2009). First author of New College English Test Band Four Detailed Analysis. Dalian, China: Dalian University of Technology Publishing House.
  • Wen, H. (2009). Co-author of New Development College English Listening-Series I. Shanghai, China: Shanghai Jiao Tong University Publishing House.
  • Wen, H. (2007). Co-author of English Essay Selective Reading. Dalian, China: Dalian University of Technology Publishing House.
  • Wen, H. (2005). First author of Mysterious Science and Technology. Shenyang, China: Liaohai Publishing House.
  • Wen, H. (2004). Co-author of New Century English-Chinese Multi-functional Dictionary. Shenyang, China: Liaoning People’s Publishing House.

Translated Works

  • Wen, H. (2009). Translator of Aircraft Carriers (Volume II). Shanghai, China: Shanghai Scientific and Technological Literature Publishing House.
  • Wen, H. (2009). Co-translator of Misplacement: Why Our Bodies No Longer Fit in the World Today. Shanghai, China: Shanghai Scientific and Technological Literature Publishing House.
  • Wen, H. (2008). Translator of New Occupations. Shanghai, China: Shanghai Scientific and Technological Literature Publishing House.

Research Projects

  • Wen, H. (2010, January – 2011, December). Leading researcher of The Application of Corpus in the Teaching of Vocabulary in College English Classroom. A project of Innovative Education and Teaching Research in Shenyang Normal University, grant from SYNU, RMB 2,000, JG2009-YB030. Shenyang: China.
  • Zheng, Y., Wen, H., & Jiang, Y. (2012, September – 2014, May). A Study of the Application of Relevance Theory in the Teaching of College English Reading Strategies. A project of Liaoning Province Educational Science Planning “The Twelfth Five” 2012 Annual Projects, JG12DB262.
  • Fan, J., Guo, Y., Wen, H., & Fang, Q. (2012, November – 2013, November). A Study of College English Writing Teaching Strategies Based on Syntactic Transfer Theory. One of the Annual Teaching Reform Projects Sponsored by Shenyang Normal University, grant from SYNU, RMB 2,000, JG2012-YB014.
  • Jiang, Y., Wen, H., Wang, X., & Jiang, F. (2010, July – 2011, July). A Study of the Effects of Teachers’ Feedback on College Students’ Writing Self-Efficacy. A project incorporated in Liaoning Province Social Sciences Association and Liaoning Economic and Social Development Research Projects, grant, RMB 2,500, 2010LSLKTJYX-41.
  • Mukundan, M.V., Wang, Y., Cheng, L., & Wen, H. (2007, December – 2009, January). Impacts of Globalization and Marketization upon Higher Education Policies: A Comparative Analysis Based on the Status Quo in Two Provinces in China. A project incorporated into Liaoning Provincial Educational Bureau Human Arts and Social Sciences Foundational Projects, grant from Liaoning Provincial Educational Bureau, RMB 20,000, Shenyang & Ürümqi: China.

Presentations

International

  • Wen, H. (2017, Mar). “College Students’ Social Networking Behavior Pattern and Academic Writing Characteristics – A Mixed Method Study.” Presentation at the 28th Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference 2017, Austin, TX.
  • Wen, H. (2015, Mar). “College Students’ Online Social Networking Engagement and Essay Writing Performance.” Presentation at the 26th Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference 2015, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Wen, H. (2014, Mar). “College Students’ Facebook Use and Its Effects on Their Academic Writing.” Presentation at the 25th Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference 2014, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Wen, H. & Jiang, Y. (2013, Mar). “Teacher Feedback and EFL Learners’ Writing Self-Efficacy.” Thematic presentation at TESOL 2013 International Convention and English Language Expo, Dallas, TX.
  • National
  • Yu, Y., Bieger, G., & Wen, H. (2013, August). “Pre-Service Teachers’ Characteristics and Perception of English Language Learners.” Thematic presentation at the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) 2013: Advancing Teacher Education That Matters in Teaching, Learning, and Schooling Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Wen, H., Jiang Y., & Machado, C. (2012, May). “Promise or Peril? Effects of Digital Writing on College Students’ Formal Writing.” Roundtable presentation at NEERO Conference, Portsmouth, NH.

Regional/State/Local

  • Wen, H. (2017, September). “A Closer Look at the Awakening Lion: Truths and Myths about China.” A presentation of the Research and Refreshment series, sponsored by Dugan Library and the School of Education at Newman University, Wichita, KS.
  • Wen, H. (2016, February). “Cultural Differences and Similarities between China and US.” A guest presenter for a class of graduate students in ESL program at Newman University, Wichita, KS.
  • Wen, H. & Jiang, Y. (2015, January). “Educational Use of WeChat - A Versatile Online Discussion Platform.” “Technology Day,” sponsored by College of Education and Educational Technology, IUP, Indiana, PA.
  • Wen, H. & Machado, C. (2014, August). “Student Engagement Using Nearpod to Present, Create, and Evaluate Student Learning.” “Technology Day,” sponsored by College of Education and Educational Technology, IUP, Indiana, PA.
  • Jiang, Y. & Wen, H. (2014, August). “WeChat - A New Way to Connect.” “Technology Day,” sponsored by College of Education and Educational Technology, IUP, Indiana, PA.
  • Wen, H. (2014, April). “Online Social Networking and Writing in College.” Poster presentation, Graduate Scholars Forum, IUP, Indiana, PA.
  • Wen, H. (2013, April). “EFL Learners’ Self-Efficacy and Their English Writing Performances.” Poster presentation, Graduate Scholars Forum, IUP, Indiana, PA.
  • Smith, J., Gardner, E., Jiang, Y., & Wen, H. (2012, Oct). “Powerful Teaching with Portable Technology: Using IPads to Enhance M-learning.” Presentation at the “Emerging and Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Practices to Ensure Student Success” Conference at Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA.
  • Wen, H. (2012, April). “A Digital Literacy: What Does It Mean to 21st Century Learners?” Poster presentation, Graduate Scholars Forum, IUP, Indiana, PA.
  • Machado, C. & Wen, H. (2012, January). “Writing for Publication: Using Google Documents to Collaborate with Other Scholars.” “Technology Day,” sponsored by College of Education and Educational Technology, IUP, Indiana, PA.
  • Wen, H. (2011, April). “A Cross-Cultural Study of Approaches to Multicultural Education in U.S. and China.” Poster presentation, Graduate Scholars Forum, IUP, Indiana, PA.
  • Wen, H. & Jiang, Y. (2011, March). “A Comparative Study of Multicultural Education Approaches in U.S. and China.” Presentation at PA-NAME Conference, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA.
Affiliations / Community Leadership:
  • 2018-present, ATE-K, Association of Teacher Education - Kansas.
  • 2015-present, ATE, Association of Teacher Educators.
  • 2014-2018, SITE, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education.
  • 2014-2016, AACE, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.
  • 2014-2015, CLTA-WPA, Chinese Language Teachers Association of Western Pennsylvania.
  • 2013- 2016, TESOL, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
  • 2012-2013, NEERO, New England Educational Research Organization.
Recognition & Awards:
  • 2018, July, recipient of 2018-2019 Milton Center Faculty Development Grant, Newman University, Wichita, KS.
  • 2014, April, First Place of Excellence in the College of Education and Educational Technology for presentation “Online Social Networking and Writing in College” at Graduate Scholars Forum, IUP, Indiana, PA.
  • 2013, April, Second Prize Winner in the College of Education and Educational Technology for presentation “EFL Learners’ Self-Efficacy and Their English Writing Performances” at Graduate Scholars Forum, IUP, Indiana, PA.
  • 2007, October, “Excellent Teacher of the Year” in the Department of Foreign Languages, SYNU, Shenyang, China.
  • 2007, January, the Third Prize Winner in the Courseware Design Contest in SYNU, Shenyang, China.
  • 2005, October, “Excellent Instructor” in National College English Writing Contest, sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Education and Committee of English Teaching in Higher Education in China.
  • 2003, May, the Second Prize Winner in the Young Teachers’ Teaching Contest, SYNU, Shenyang, China.
Resume:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/18uzxPJsnucjR9P0WV4t3VkRuWAcISiAh/view

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