2023 Grant Awards & Journal Publications

Robin Jocius, W. Ian O’Byrne, Jennifer Albert, Deepti Joshi, Melanie Blanton, Richard Robinson, Ashley Andrews, Tiffany Barnes, Veronica Catete (2022). Building a Virtual Community of Practice: Teacher Learning for Computational Thinking Infusion. 
Mohammed H. Alharbi1 · Christopher M. Kribs (2022).  How influenza vaccination and virus interference may impact combined influenza-coronavirus disease burden. Journal of Mathematical Biology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00285-022-01767-7

Omomayowa Olawoyin, Christopher M. Kribs, and Candace Joswick (2023). Embracing pivotal teaching moments: elementary teachers’ role in advancing high cognitive levels of mathematics discourse. Mathematics Education Research Journal. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13394-021-00374-x



Texas International Education Fund 

  • Collaborative Online International Learning and Study Abroad Development grant 2023: $4,000


Journal Publications

Yoon, J. (2022). Teaching Science through Magic, Culture, and Everyday Materials: A Novel Way to Engage Learners (Preliminary Edition), San Diego: Cognella.

Yoon, J., Ko, Y., & Lee, H. (2021). Virtual and Open Integration of Culture for Education (VOICE) with Science Teacher Candidates from Korea during COVID-19, Asia-Pacific Science Education, Online ISSN 2364-1177. https://brill.com/view/journals/apse/7/2/article-p384_6.xml 

Kim, K. J., Yoon, J., & Han, M. K. (2021). Young Chefs in the Classroom!: Promoting Science Process Skills and Healthy Eating Habits through Inquiry-Based Cooking Project, International Journal of Early Years Education, https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/7W4JXQBRCDI4YVJDQZ3C/full?target=10.1080%2F09669760.2021.1892597&

Koo, K., Baker, I., Yoon, J. (2021). The First-Year Acculturation: A Longitudinal Study on Acculturative Stress and Adjustment among the First-Year International College Students, Journal of International Students, 11(2), https://doi.org/10.32674/jis.v11i2.1726

Grants and Awards

 Awarding Body
 2019    Synchronous Online (SO) Culture Teller (CuTe)!: A Synchronous Online Communication Model for Culturally-Inclusive Science Instructions 
 Dr. Jiyoon  Yoon

 Instructional Connections

 2019   Nets: Peer Mentoring, Predictive Analytics, and Using Nudge Based E-mails for Online Student Success, Personalized Learning and Teacher Presence 
 Dr. Peggy L. Semingson
Academic Partnerships   $4,501

 Summer Multicultural Institute for Linked Education (SMILE) in Korea: Curriculum Development for Science Educators of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students to Connect to Korean Language and Culture 

 Dr. Jiyoon Yoon
 U.S. Department of Education (DoED)
 2019   Evaluation of Visual Performance Feedback and Self-Evaluation to Promote Effective and Equitable Teacher Classroom Management Practices 
 Dr. Ambra L. Green
 University of Texas at Arlington
 Improving Writing Instruction for Students with Disabilities Through Data-Based Decision-Making 
 Dr. John Romig
 University of Texas at Arlington
 Inquiry-based Geography Education Opportunities (IGEO) 
 Dr. Mary Curtis
 National Geographic Society
 2019  New Foundation High School Program in Texas: the Impact of Students’ Endorsement Completion on Postsecondary Preparation and Success 
 Dr. Yi Leaf Zhang and Dr. Maria Trache
 Greater Texas Foundation
 2019  Unpacking the Effects of Dual Credit Coursework on College Opportunity and Equity: A Mixed-Methods Comparative Study of Different Course Delivery Contexts 
 Dr. Barbara F. Tobolowsky
 University of Washington   $324,669
 Collaborative Research: Retention, Persistence, and Effectiveness of STEM Teachers in High-need School Districts- An Investigation of NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship 
 Dr. Ann M.L. Cavallo and Dr. David M. Sparks
 National Science Foundation (NSF)
 Workers' Safety and Protection Strategies during Post Disaster Response and Cleanup Activities 
 Dr. Yi Leaf Zhang
 Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA)
 Project Match Made in Schools (MMS): Special Educators and Social Workers Enhancing Services for Students with Disabilities and High-Intensity Needs 
 Dr. Ambra L Green, Dr. Teresa Taber Doughty, and Dr. John Romig
 U.S. Department of Education (DoED)
 Using the Project ECHO Model to Disseminate Research-Based Early Childhood Mathematics Education Professional Development to Rural Texas Educators
 Dr. Candace Joswick
 University of Texas at Arlington
 Gender-Based Analysis of Occupational Safety and Health Hazards in Construction Engineering Workplaces 
 Dr. Yi Leaf Zhang
 Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA)   $74,999
 The COVID-19 NAVIGATOR Youth Empowerment Pilot Program (EPIGRAM): A Health Literacy Collection and Curriculum for the Coronavirus Pandemic 
 Dr. Peggy L. Semingson
 UNT Health Science Center (UNTHSC)