Extension specialist, STEM education
Joint appointment with the University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development
Current work, research and interests
Primary research interests relate to integration of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), inquiry-based instruction, experiential learning, service learning in science education across both formal and nonformal settings, developing STEM curricula, professional development programs and best formal and nonformal collaboration models for STEM educators in both formal and nonformal educational settings.
Academic degrees and experience
- Ph.D., curriculum and instruction in science education, specialization in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, University of Minnesota, 2012.
- M.A., environmental education, specialization in non-formal environment education, Southern Oregon University, 2005.
- B.A., biology and wildlife conservation, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Pingtung, Taiwan, 2001.
Roehrig, G. H, Moore, T. J., Wang, H. H., & Park, M. S. (2012). Is adding the E enough? Investigating the impact of K-12 engineering standards on the implementation of STEM integration, Journal of School Science and Mathematics, 112 (1), 31-44.
Wang, H. H., Moore, T. J., Roehrig, G. H., & Park M. S. (2011). STEM integration: Teacher perception and practice. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research, 1(2), 1-13.
Wang, H. H. & Carlson, S. (2011). Factors that influence student’s satisfaction in an environmental field day experience. The International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 1(2), 129-139.
Wang, H. H. (2010). What do we know about science fair: research methods and human rights. UN/UGO Association of World Citizens in Taiwan.
Nippolt, P. L. & Wang H. H. (2010). Engaging youth in non-formal learning through experiential learning and inquiry-based learning methods brief. (3.6 MB PDF). University of Minnesota Extension.
University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus