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UH College of Education Doctoral Students Present Research

Posted January 24, 2019 Doctoral students from the University of Houston College of Education will present reseach on sleep inadequacy, autism, writing instruction and other important topics to the UH community in February.

The Graduate Research Showcase takes place from noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 11 in Student Center South.

"We are excited that we are well represented with students from the College of Education at the Graduate Research Showcase," said Jonathan Schwartz, the College's associate dean of graduate studies. "This provides an opportunity for our graduate students and graduate students from around the University to highlight groundbreaking research." 

Below is a list of College of Education graduate students presenting.

3-minute thesis (3MT®)

Anne Perry
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Program: Ed.D. in curriculum & instruction - history/social education
"Education for the Instagram Generation: The Case for Pop Culture Utilization in Social Studies Instruction"

Uchenna Emenaha
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Program: Ph.D. in curriculum & instruction - science education 
"Developing High School Students Argumentation Skills Through Use of Social Science Issues"

Poster presentations

Neha Anand
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Program: Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction - science education
"Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students of United States (Houston)"

Lana Kharabi-Yamato
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Program: Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction - early childhood education
"Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in elementary inclusive classrooms: Perspectives from the United States and Japan"

Dan Li
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Program: Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction - art education
"Critical Media Literacy: A Social Semiotic Analysis and Multimodal Discourse of Corpocracy"

Nan Li
Department of Psychological, Health & Learning Sciences
Program: Ph.D. in measurement, quantitative methods and learning sciences
"Does academic motivation influence engineering identity formation?"

Anne Perry
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Program: Ed.D. in curriculum and instruction - history/social education
"Education for the Instagram Generation: The Case for Pop Culture Utilization in Social Studies Instruction"

Ashley Taylor
Department of Psychological, Health & Learning Sciences
Program: Ph.D. in counseling psychology
"Physical Activity and Sleep Inadequacy in an Adult Homeless Sample"

Sarah Turner
Department of Psychological, Health & Learning Sciences
Program: Ph.D. in measurement, quantitative methods and learning sciences
"Rethinking Cognitive Structures of Psychological Needs in Adolescents with Autism"

Yan Yan
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Program: Ph.D. in curriculum & instruction - teaching and teacher education
"Effects of Different Writing Instructions on the Argumentative Writing of Elmentary and Middle School Students"

Huan Zhang 
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Program: Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction
"Whether the Reading Profiles of Bilingual Children are Consistent across Two Language"

—Compiled by Kathy Patnaude