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Yuanhua Wang, Ph.D.

Yuanhua Wang

Assistant Professor 304-293-3441 607 B Allen Hall Ph.D.,Texas Tech University

Yuanhua Wang is an Assistant Professor of Science Education in the College of Education and Human Services, West Virginia University. She obtained her Ph.D. in educational psychology at Texas Tech University. She also holds master’s degrees in Biological Science and Curriculum & Instruction. Her research interests fall into two areas: science inquiry and inquiry teaching, ranging from theory to design to implementation; motivation, which includes students’ motivation of learning, and preservice teachers’ motivation in learning and teaching.

Courses Taught

  • EDUC 400: Instructional Design and Evaluation
  • EDUC 440: Elementary-Early Childhood Science Methods
  • Uteach 222: Classroom Interactions

Areas of Expertise

  • Science Education
  • Science Teacher Preparation
  • Science Inquiry and Inquiry Teaching
  • Teacher's Knowledge
  • Motivation

Published Work