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Wan, Guofang

Title/s:  Professor

Specialty Area: Curriculum & Instruction; Language & Literature Education; ESL

Office #:  Lewis Towers 1116, WTC

Phone: 312-915-6915

Email:

About

Dr. Guofang Wan received her Ph.D. Degree from the Pennsylvania State University, Master’s Degrees from the University of Warwick, U.K., and Shanghai International Studies University.

Currently serving as a professor and chair of Teaching and Learning at Loyola University Chicago, Dr. Wan’s higher education career includes 25 years of teaching, research and administration in universities such as University of West Florida, Virginia Commonwealth University and Ohio University.

Dr. Wan’s research has received several national recognitions which include the Margaret B.Lindsey Award for Distinguished Research in Teacher Education from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) “for research over the last decade with major impact on the field of teacher education;” and the Fourth Annual Media Literacy Award from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) “for persistent, innovative, and imaginative application of media analysis and media composition in the English studies.” Dr. Wan also serves as the book series editor for Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association published by Information Age Publishing (IAP).

Degrees

  • PhD, Pennsylvania State University

Program Areas

  • Teaching and Learning

Research Interests

  • Diversity in education
  • Teacher education
  • Media literacy

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • American Educational Research Association
  • World Educational Research Association
  • Chinese American Educational Research & Development Association  

Courses Taught

  • CIEP 440: Curriculum & Instruction 
  • CIEP 498: Independent Study
  • CIEP 499: Directed Research
  • CIEP 521: Curriculum Theory and Research
  • CIEP 561: Practicum in Curriculum
  • CIEP 600: Dissertation Supervision

Awards

  • Margaret B. Lindsey Award for Distinguished Research in Teacher Education from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) “for research over the last decade with major impact on the field of teacher education;”
  • Fourth Annual Media Literacy Award from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) “for persistent, innovative, and imaginative application of media analysis and media composition in the English studies.”

Selected Publications