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Yiting Chu
Assistant Professor
School of Education
Walk 2-31
318-342-1254
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Yiting Chu, PhD
Assistant Professor, Education

Education

Ph D

2016, Curriculum and Instruction
University of Washington, Seattle

MS

2012, Curriculum and Instruction
Texas A&M University, College Station

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Biographical Sketch

Yiting Chu, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of Curriculum and Instruction and the holder of the Frances Davis Hammond Endowed Professorship in Education at the School of Education, College of Arts, Education, and Sciences in the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM). Dr. Chu earned his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Multicultural Education from the University of Washington, Seattle in 2016.

Dr. Chu coordinates the ULM's Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction--English as a Second Language program. He also teaches courses for the undergraduate Teacher Education program; and graduate courses for the Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction and M.Ed. in Educational Leadership programs at the ULM. 

Dr. Chu’s work focuses on teacher preparation broadly including culturally responsive teacher education, mentor teacher professional development, teacher education policy, and university-school-community partnerships, with underlying themes of equity and social justice. His work also includes comparative and cross-national research on citizenship and civic education in a global context. He primarily specializes in qualitative research methods and quantitative content analysis. 

Dr. Chu has published in journals such as Race Ethnicity and Education, Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education,The Social Studies, Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, the Journal of Social Studies Research, and Journal of English as an International Language; and forthcoming in the Routledge Encyclopedia of Education. 

 

Research Interests

  • Diversity and Equity in Education
    • Multicultural Education
    • Culturally Responsive Teaching
    • Social Justice Teacher Education
  • Curriculum Theory and Development
    • Critical Curriculum Studies
    • Multicultural Curriculum Design and Implementation
  • Citizenship Education
    • Social Studies Curriculum and Instruction
    • Citizenship and Civic Education
  • Comparative and International Education
    • Comparative Curriculum Studies
    • Internationalization of Higher Education

Recent Publications

Chu, Y. (2018). Visualizing minority: Images of ethnic minority groups in Chinese elementary social studies textbooks (pp. 135-147). The Journal of Social Studies Research.
Chu, Y., Lai, M., Xu, Y., Zhou, Y. (2012). Test review: Advanced Clinical Solutions for the WAIS-IV and WMS-IV (pp. 520-524). Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.
Chu, Y., Walters, L. M. (2013). The question-asking behavior of Asian students in an American university classroom (pp. 10-29). Journal of English as an International Language.
Chu, Y. (2017). Twenty years of social studies textbook content analysis: Still “decidedly disappointing”? (pp. 229-241). The Social Studies.
Chu, Y. (2015). The power of knowledge: A critical analysis of the depiction of ethnic minorities in China’s elementary textbooks (pp. 469-487). Race Ethnicity and Education.
Chu, Y. (2018). Constructing minzu: The representation of minzu and Zhonghua Minzu in Chinese elementary textbooks (pp. 941-953). Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education.
Chu, Y. (2019). Mentor teacher professional identity development in a year-long teacher residency (pp. 251-271). Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning.
Chu, Y. (Expected 2021). Multicultural Curriculum. Routledge Encyclopedia of Education.
Chu, Y. (2020). Preservice teachers learning to teach and developing teacher identity in a teacher residency (pp. 1-17). Teaching Education.
Chu, Y. (2019). What are they talking about when they talk about equity? A content analysis of equity principles and provisions in state Every Student Succeeds Act plans (pp. 1-30). Education Policy Analysis Archives.

Awards & Honors

2017 Frances Davis Hammond Endowed Professorship in Education .

2013 Vivian Cady Johnson Scholarship.

Courses Taught

CURR 1001NAV CULTURAL PLUR SOCIETY, 5 course(s)

CURR 4084PRACTICUM - ELEMENTARY, 1 course(s)

CURR 7005QUAL METHODS ED RESEARCH, 5 course(s)

CURR 7007RESEARCH IN TEACHING LEARNING, 2 course(s)

CURR 7009CURRICULUM THEORY AND DESIGN, 2 course(s)

CURR 7012ASSESS PROGRAM INSTR DEC MAK, 1 course(s)

CURR 7014DECISION MKG SCHOOL IMPROVE, 2 course(s)

EDFN 5081RESEARCH, 1 course(s)

EDFN 5083MULTICUL EDUCATION PERSPECT, 3 course(s)

EDLE 5000TCHER LDR I DATA SCHL IMP, 3 course(s)

EDLE 5005TCHER LDR II IMP SCHL PERF, 2 course(s)

ESLG 5050CURR DESIGN MULTICUL ENVI, 2 course(s)