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ChuChu Wu

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Dr. Chu-Chu Wu
Associate Professor
School of Education
Office: Education Center, Room 216
Email: chu.wu@gsw.edu
Phone: 229-931-2744

Education

  • 2007 Ph. D., Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA
  • 1999 M. S., Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
  • 1995 B.A., Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan

Employment

  • 2013-2017 Associate Professor, School of Education, Georgia Southwestern State University, GA
  • 2005-2012 Assistant Professor, School of Education, Georgia Southwestern State University, GA
  • 2001-2003 Adjunct Instructor, Department of Child and Family Studies, Syracuse University, NY
  • 1999-2001 Head Teacher, Bernice M. Wright Child Development Lab School, Syracuse University, NY
  • 1996-1999 Head Teacher & Assistant Teacher, Child Development Lab School, Iowa State University, IA
  • 1993-1995 English Teacher of High School and Elementary School Students at private language programs, Taiwan

Grants and Awards

  • 6/8/2015 - 6/21/2015 AACUS Fellowship--Japanese Studies Institute: Integrating Japanese studies into undergraduate curriculum. San Diego State University, SD, CA.
  • 3/25/2015 Faculty instructional Grant $ 1795.70
  • 4/24/2014 Faculty Instructional Grant $ 856.00
  • 9/06/13 Near Peer Service Learning Grant $ 8000.00
  • 10/05/2012 Near Peer Service Learning Grant $ 25,000.00 (Part of the federal grant under College Access Challenge Grant)
  • 11/12/2012 The Faculty Development Grant Proposal ($606 USD)
  • 3/14/2012 The Faculty Development Grant Proposal ($700 USD)
  • 3/06/2009 The Faculty Development Grant, Georgia Southwestern State University Grant ($ 700.00 USD)
  • 2/25/2008 The Faculty Development Grant, Georgia Southwestern State University ($ 606.10 USD)
  • 5/13/2007 Award of Certificate in University Teaching, The Future Professoriate Project, Syracuse University.
  • 4/15/2007 Nominee of Distinguished Dissertation Award, College of Human Ecology, Syracuse University
  • 2/26/2007 The Faculty Development Grant, Georgia Southwestern State University ($ 558.80 USD)
  • 10/30/2006 Distinguished Professor Research Grant, Georgia Southwestern State University ($3090 USD)
  • 4/15/2005 Award of Annual Graduate Student Competition for Research and Creative Work, Syracuse University
  • 4/03/2005 Alice Sterling Honig Award, College of Hunan Services and Health Profession, Syracuse University
  • 7/2004-2005 Award of Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, The Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (USA). Grant amount: $15,000 USD/Year

Publications

  • Wu, C. (2014). 2014 Children's list project. [Review of the book The Dandelion Seed's Big Dream, by Joseph Anthony]. Little Rock, AR: Southern Early Childhood Association.
  • Wu, C. (Winter 2014). Using the standards for mathematical practice (SMP) connecting literacy and mathematical learning with suggestions for English Language Learners (ELL). GCTM e-Reflections, 4(1), 14-21.
  • Wu, C., & Honig, A. S. (2013). Taiwanese preschoolers’ emergent reading behaviours with an unfamiliar storybook. Early Child Development and Care, 183 (10), 1486-1507.
  • Wu, C. (2013 January/ Winter). It is never too early to teach math. GCTM e-Reflections, 2(2), 12.
  • Zeng, X. & Wu, C. (2011). Lessons learned from Summer Institute of SWGWP: Implications for professional development of English language teachers for China. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2(2), 276-283.
  • Zeng, X. , & Wu, C. (2011). The case of SWGWP: Implications for professional development of English language teachers for China. In J. Horn (Ed.), Discovering What Works: A Collection of Papers Presented at the Ninth Annual Teaching Matters Conference (pp. 131-150). Barnesville, GA: Gordon Publications
  • Wu, C. (2011). What’s New in Children’s books? [Review of the book Lion’s Lunch?, by Fiona Tierney]. Little Rock, AR: Southern Early Childhood Association.
  • Wu, C. (2010). What’s New in Children’s books? [Review of the book One Wolf Howls, by S.Cohn & S. Detwiler]. Little Rock, AR: Southern Early Childhood Association.
  • Wu, C., & Honig, A. S. (2010). Taiwanese mothers' beliefs about reading aloud with preschoolers: Findings from the Parental Reading Beliefs Inventory. Child Development and Care, 180(5), 647-669.
  • Wu, C. (2009). What’s New in Children’s books? [Review of the book Bugs in my hair, by C. Stier, & T. Lyon]. Little Rock, AR: Southern Early Childhood Association.
  • Wu, C. (2007). Reading beliefs and strategies of Taiwanese mothers with preschoolers in relation to the children's emergent literacy. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences, 68(5-A), 1808.
  • Wu, C.(1999). Maternal beliefs and practices and their preschoolers’ emergent writing. Unpublished master thesis, Iowa State University, Ames.

Professional Presentations

  • 4/1/2016 C. Wu. (2016). Exploring Grade P-5 Curriculum and Assessment Practices in Southwestern Georgia. Teaching Matters, Barnesville, GA.
  • 3/4/2016 C. Wu. (2016) Integrate Japanese culture into undergraduate curriculum: What is learned in the Japanese Studies Institute Fellowship Program 2015-2016? International Student Office, Georgia Southwestern State University, Americus.
  • 10/14-16/2015 C. Y., Lee, & C. Wu. (2015). "Attachment, Social Support, and Loneliness among Taiwanese Emerging Adults," has been accepted for presentation at SSEA 2015, the 7th Conference on Emerging Adulthood, in Miami, FL (USA).
  • 8/7/2015 C. Wu., H. Huang. (2015). Tips on how to prepare tenure and promotion portfolio. Young Scholar Panel Discussion, the 39th Annual Conference of Chinese-American Academic and Professional Association in Southeastern United States, Atlanta, GA.
  • 2/28/2014 C. Wu & Q. Brown (2014). GSW Ambassadors Promote College Access: An opportunity for outreach and partnership. Presented at College Connections for Student Success Conference: A focus on foster care, homeless & other disconnected youth, Stone Mountain, GA
  • 10/17/2013 C. Wu (2013). GSW’s Near Peer program: an opportunity for outreach and partnership. Paper presented at the College Readiness Conference (East meets West: Addressing the Challenge of College Readiness in Rural Georgia), Americus, GA.
  • 11/09/2012 2012 Annual Conference of National Association of Education for Young Children (NAEYC), Atlanta, GA
    • Title: Exploratory study of Taiwanese preschoolers’ emergent reading behaviors.
  • 06/10/2012 NAEYC’s 21st National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development. Indianapolis, Indiana.
    • Title: Helping teacher candidates enhance self-regulation behaviors through self-reflection and goal setting.
  • 03/25/2011 The 9th Annual Teaching Matters Conference, Barnesville, GA
    • Title: A constructive approach to teach Integrated Curriculum
    • Title: The case study of SWGWP: Implications for professional development of English teachers in China
  • 04/2-4/2009 2009 Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA
    • Title: Home Environment, Literacy Practices, and Maternal Affect in Relation to Taiwanese Preschoolers’ Early Language Development (Research Poster presentation).
  • 03/11-13/2009 The SoTL Commons: A Conference for the Scholarships of Teaching and Learning, Statesboro, GA, USA
    • Title: Supervising Student Teachers: Applying Technology to Generate Data-Driven Feedback to Improve Teaching Quality.
    • Paper accepted.
  • 07/15-19/2008 The 66th International Council of Psychologists Annual Conference, St. Petersburg, Russia
    • Title: Taiwanese mothers' beliefs about reading aloud with preschoolers: Findings from the Parental Reading Beliefs Inventory. (Research poster presentation, won the third place.)
  • 03/28/2008 The 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference for Teachers of Undergraduates (Teaching Matters: But What Matters Most? Gordon College, Barnesville, Georgia, USA
    • Title: The importance of routines and procedures for college students. (Oral paper presentation)
  • 03/23/2008 2008 Chinese American Educational Research Development Association (CAERDA) International Conference: East Meets West: The Role of Chinese Culture and Language in Global Education , New York, NY
    • Title: How do Taiwanese preschoolers begin reading? The role of gender and age. (Oral paper presentation)
  • 04/17/2007 Georgia Psychological Society, Macon, Georgia, USA
    • Title: Cross cultural perspectives: Taiwanese mothers’ interactive strategies with their preschoolers. (Oral paper presentation)
  • 04/01/2007 2007 Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    • Title: Examining a mediation model: Reading beliefs and strategies of Taiwanese mothers in relation to preschoolers’ early language abilities. (Research Poster presentation)
  • 11/10/2006 Annual Conference of National Association of Education for Young Children (NAEYC), Atlanta, GA
    • Title: Taiwanese maternal beliefs about preschool children language learning through storybook reading. (Research Poster presentation)
  • 11/09/2006 Annual Conference of National Council on Family and Relations (NCFR), Minneapolis, MN
    • Title: We are the same and we are different: Taiwanese and American maternal beliefs about preschooler’s language learning through storybook reading. (Oral paper presentation)
  • 9/6/2006 Third World Seminar, Georgia Southwestern State University, Americus, GA
    • Title: Asian American Immigration: Historical timeline, Asian American today, and Myth. (Oral presentation)
  • 11/19/2001 National Council on Family and Relations (NCFR), Rochester, NY
    • Title: What parents know about emergent writing: Parents make a difference. (Oral paper Presentation)
  • 05/01/2000 Child and Family Studies Research Poster Presentation, College of human Development, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
    • Title: Parental beliefs, involvement, and young children emergent writing (Research Poster presentation)
  • 10/24/1998 Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children (IAEYC) 1998 Fall Conference, Des Moines, Iowa
    • Topic title: Preschoolers as authors: The role of writing in emergent literacy (Oral paper presentation)

Courses Developed and Taught

Graduate

  • EDEC 7800 Family and School Partnerships
  • EDUC 8440 Advanced Research Methodology II
  • EDUC 8110 Advanced Research Methodology I
  • EDUC 8340 Methods of Educational Research
  • EDEC 7500 Assessment of Learning in Early Childhood Education (Hybrid)
  • EDUC 8520 Promoting Learning in a Diverse Educational Climate (online)
  • EDUC 8620 Curriculum and Assessment (Hybrid)
  • EDEC 8220 Field Based Research (Hybrid)
  • EDEC 8120 Qualitative Research Method (Hybrid)
  • EDEC 8870 EdS Practicum II for EC
  • EDEC 8860 EdS Practicum I for EC
  • EDEC 8000 Advanced Graduate Seminar in ECE
  • EDUC 7010 Foundations of Education (online)
  • EDMG/ EDED 7420 Directed Studies

Undergraduate

  • EDEC 4550 Assessment in Early Childhood Education
  • EDEC 3100 Early Childhood Education Math
  • EDUC 2130 Exploring Teaching and Learning
  • EDEC 3650 Integrated Curriculum
  • EDEC 3400 Teaching in ECE
  • EDUC 2010 Introduction to Education
  • EDUC 2030 Human Growth and Development

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