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Shannon Sung, Ph.D.

Education Studies/ Interdisciplinary STEM Program
Email: hsung@spelman.edu
Location Giles G12
Telephone: 404-270-5465

Education

Ph.D., Science Education, The University of Georgia, Athens
Concentration: Interdisciplinary Learning and Assessment

M.A. Middle Grade Math and Science Education, Wesleyan College, Macon | Concentration: Mathematics Education

B.S. Major: Biology, Minor: Foreign Languages and Literature, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Research and Teaching Areas
2012 Dissertation: Understanding undergraduate interdisciplinary science education
from cognitive, curricular, and assessment perspectives. University of Georgia,
Athens, GA (Advisor: Dr. Ji Shen)

Publications
Sung, S., Shen, J., Stanger-Hall, F. K., Wiegert, C., Li, W., Brown, S., & Robertson, T. (Under
revision). Understanding of osmotic pressure from an interdisciplinary perspective. CBE-Life
Sciences Education.

Sung, S., Shen, J., & Zhang, D. (2012) Toward a cognitive framework of interdisciplinary
understanding. In J. van Aalst, K. Thompson, M. J. Jacobson, & P. Reimann (Eds.), The Future
of learning: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS
2012) – Volume 1, Full papers (pp. 299-306) International Society of the Learning Sciences:
Sydney, NSW, Australia.