Joey Huang

educational researcher + learning scientist + designer

computational thinking, collaboration, educational equity, student engagement, educational technologies

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A learning scientist by training, Dr. Huang is a postdoctoral researcher of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine. Coming from the background of educational psychology and computing, Dr. Huang's research focuses on computational thinking, collaboration, computer science education, and STEM learning. She hopes to create interesting and inspiring learning environments to promote equity and collaboration. 

 

Education

   2020    Ph.D.  Indiana University Bloomington, Major - Learning and Developmental Sciences, Minor - Inquiry Methodology 

   2012    M.A.  The University of Texas at Austin, Educational Psychology

Current and Previous Positions

2020  present     Postdoctoral Researcher, Creativity Labs & Connected Learning Lab, School of Information and Computer           

                               Sciences, University of California, Irvine                                                                                       

2013 – 2020           Graduate Researcher, Center for Research on Learning & Technology, Indiana University Bloomington 

2015 – 2019           Graduate Assistant, Center of Excellence for Women in Technology, Indiana University Bloomington 
2016 – 2018           Associate Instructor, Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Indiana University Bloomington  
2011 – 2012           Research Assistant, Department of Educational Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin

Publications & Related Articles  

Journal Articles​​

Manuscripts Under Review

  • Börner, K., Ginda, M., Huang, J., Peppler, K., Richey, R. (2020). (submitted). Let’s Learn Together: Human-Machine Collaboration and Learning. Science: Education Forum.

  • Peppler, K., Huang, J., Richey, M. C., Ginda, M., Börner, K., Quinlan, H., Hart, A. J. (2020). (submitted). Key principles for workforce upskilling via online learning: a learning analytics study of a professional course in additive manufacturing. PLOS One.

  • Glenn, T., Vagholkar, D., Payne, K., Raja, P., Huang, J., Peppler, K., Ramani, K., (2020). (submitted). IoT maker: Moving beyond primitive microcontrollers by creating complex electro-mechanical devices through live programming for youth. The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2021.

  • Han, A.J., Keune, A., Huang, J., Peppler, K. (2020). (submitted). Visualizing group visitors’ engagement in museum settings: Affordances and limitations of a range of visualization techniques. The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2021.

  • Villanueva, A., Liu, Z., Zhu, Z., Du, X., Huang, J., Peppler, K., Ramani, K. (2020). (submitted). RobotAR: An augmented reality compatible teleconsulting robotics toolkit for augmented makerspaces experiences. The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2021.

 

Conference Proceedings​​

Teaching Experience 

Instructorship​

 

2017-2018

Associate Instructor, P251: Educational Psychology of Elementary School Majors (Online), Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Indiana University Bloomington.​

Responsibilities: Designed online curriculums, modules, and assessments via Canvas to teach pre-service teachers varied educational psychology and learning theories.

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Associate Instructor, M101: Field Experience for Elementary School Majors (Online), Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Indiana University Bloomington.

Responsibilities: Scaffolded students to apply learning theories and educational psychology constructs in teaching.

 

2016-2017

Associate Instructor, P251: Educational Psychology of Elementary School Majors, Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Indiana University Bloomington.

Responsibilities: Created course materials and designed curriculums to teach pre-service teachers varied educational psychology and learning theories. 

 

Associate Instructor, M101: Field Experience for Elementary School Majors, Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Indiana University Bloomington.

Responsibilities: Coached students to connect learning theories and educational psychology constructs in teaching.

Assistantship

 

2020

Teaching Assistant, EDUC 218/IN4MATX295: Arts, Making, and Engineering, School of Education, Department of Informatics.

Responsibilities: Designed and structured the course agenda, readings, assignments in relation to the construct of arts, making, and engineering. Developed and Led lab and classroom activities.

2017-2018

Teaching Assistant, G202: Business, Government, and Society, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University Bloomington.

Responsibilities: Evaluated students’ case studies and course assignment based on the social strategy case studies from Harvard Business School (HBS). Improved the course assessment to better evaluate students’ learning.

Recent and Upcoming Presentations, Talks, Posters, Symposia

  • Huang, J. (July 2020). Understanding Collaborative Computational Thinking. Connected Learning Summit (CLS), July 29-31, 2020, Cambridge, MA. (Conference canceled).

  • Phonethibsavads, A., Huang, J. (October, 2019). A Comparison of Goal-Directed Interactions in Improv Performance and Collaborative Problem-Solving. Poster presented at the Connected Learning Summit (CLS), Irvine, CA, U.S.A.   

  • Huang, J. (October, 2019). Studying Computational Thinking through Collaborative Design Activities. Paper presented at the Learning Sciences Graduate Student Conference (LSGSA), Evanston, IL, U.S.A.

  • Huang, J. (April, 2019). Studying Collaborative Practices to Enhance Equity in Computer Science Literacy and Education. In Panel: Designing for Design: Creating Learning Environments that Support Equitable Engineering for Students in Grades 3-8. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Toronto, Canada.

  • Huang, J., Hung, J.-H. R., Priscilla, C. (March, 2019). Women in Technology: Utilizing a Text-Mining Technique to Conduct a Literature Review. Paper presented at the Center of Excellence for Women in Technology Summit conference, Bloomington, IN, U.S.A.

  • Huang, J., Upadhyay, S. (March, 2019). Studying Computational Thinking Through Collaborative Design Activities with Scratch. Paper presented at the Instructional Systems Technology Conference, Bloomington, IN, U.S.A.

  • Huang, J., Weber, M., Zhang, C. (March, 2019). Introduction of 3D Printing and Design. Workshop presented at the Center of Excellence for Women in Technology Summit conference, Bloomington, IN, U.S.A

  • Huang, J. (October, 2018). Exploring Computational Thinking Practices of Expert and Novice Users through Analyses of Computer-Mediated Discourse in the Scratch Online Community. Paper presented at the Learning Sciences Graduate Student Conference (LSGSA), Bloomington, IN, U.S.A.

  • Huang, J. (April, 2018). Exploring Computer-Mediated Discourse in the Scratch Online Community. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York, NY, U.S.A.

  • Huang, J. (March, 2018). Collaborative Programming: Designing to Support Collaboration in Scratch. Paper presented at the InfoSocial Conference at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, U.S.A.

  • Huang, J., Liu, X. (March, 2018). 3D Printing for Everyone. Workshop presented at the Center of Excellence for Women in Technology Summit, Bloomington, IN, U.S.A.

  • Frensley, T., Gray, S., Huang, J., Jordan., R. (May, 2017). Designing Collaborative Science Projects and Tools for Conservation. Symposium in Citizen Science Association (CSA) CitSci Conference, St. Paul, MI, U.S.A.

  • Huang, J., Hmelo-Silver, C. E., Jordan, R., Frensley, T., Gray, S., Newman, G. (April, 2017). Exploring Citizen Science Engagement in Collaborative Scientific Practices. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Antonio, TX, U.S.A.

  • Huang, J. & Duncan, S. C. (April, 2016). Anonymous Spaces and Non-Anonymous Participation: Understanding Role and Structure Within an Affinity Space. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Washington, DC., U.S.A.

  • Huang, J. (June, 2016). Computational Thinking in Practice: Understanding How Scratch Is Perceived and Used In Taiwan and the United States. Workshop presented at the International Society of the Learning Sciences (ICLS), Singapore.

  • Duncan, S. C. & Huang, J. (October, 2015). Connecting badges: Exploring the utility of digital badges for learning in affinity spaces. Presented at Internet Research 16, Phoenix, AZ, U.S.A. 

  • Duncan, S. C., Huang, J., Georgen, C. & Cook, L. (June, 2015). Investigating recognition systems in a collaborative, programming-oriented affinity space. Poster presented at Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, Göteborg, Sweden.

  • Hmelo-Silver, C. E., Jordan, R. C., Novak, W.E. Huang, C.J., Mellor, D., Gray, S., Crall, A., Newman, G. (June, 2015). Engaging citizen scientists in model-based reasoning. Poster presented at Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, Göteborg, Sweden. 

  • Hmelo-Silver, C. E., Jordan, R. C., Novak, W.E. Huang, C.J., Mellor, D., Gray, S., Crall, A., Newman, G. (February, 2015). Engaging citizen scientists in model-based reasoning. Paper presented at Citizen Science Association Conference, San Jose, CA, U.S.A.

  • Duncan, S. C., Huang, J., Georgen, C., Cook, L. (October, 2014). Connecting badges and interactional practices in online affinity spaces. Invited poster session, Indiana University School of Education "First Fridays" poster session for Center for Research on Learning & Technology, Bloomington, IN, U.S.A.

  • Duncan, S. C., Huang, J., & Georgen, C. (March, 2014). Connecting badges and online expertise. Presented at Digital Media & Learning 2014, Boston, MA, U.S.A.   

Honors & Awards

2019   Early career workshop International Conference on Computers in Education       

2019   Provost’s Travel Award for Women in Science, IUB                                                                            

2019   Trentham Travel Fund, IUB                                                                                                                                           

2018   The Office of the Vice Provost for Research (OVPR) Award for Research Method Collaboration, Center for     

           Survey Research, IUB                                                                                   

2018   Frieda Alice Renfro Fellowship, IUB                                                                               

2018   Center for Research on Learning and Technology Travel Award (ICLS), IUB

2018   Trentham Travel Fund, IUB

2018   Provost’s Travel Award for Women in Science, IUB                                                         

2017   Center for Research on Learning and Technology Travel Award (CSCL), IUB                      

2016   Best Student Paper Award, American Educational Research Association (AERA)

           Annual Meeting Media, Culture and Learning (MCL) SIG                                                                                            

2016   Center for Research on Learning and Technology Travel Award (ICLS), IUB                                                                2015   Center for Research on Learning and Technology Travel Award (CSCL), IUB                                                             

2014   Government Scholarship to Study Abroad (GSSA), Taiwan                                        

2013   Proffitt Fellowship, Indiana University Bloomington                                                    

2008   Champion in Teaching Materials Design, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan       

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Professional Affiliations 

2019 – present

Member: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)                                                       

Member: Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE)                    

 

2013 – present

Member: American Educational Research Association (AERA)

                 Learning Sciences Special Interest Group (SIG LS)                                                     

Member: International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS)                 

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