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Yuanhua Wang, PhD

Assistant Professor


  • PhD, Texas Tech University

Areas of Expertise

  • Science Education
  • Science Teacher Preparation
  • Science Inquiry and Inquiry Teaching
  • Teacher's Knowledge
  • Motivation

Research Interests

  • Science inquiry and inquiry teaching
  • Motivation

Biographical Sketch

Yuanhua Wang is an Assistant Professor of Science Education in the College of Applied Human Sciences at West Virginia University. She obtained her Ph.D. in educational psychology at Texas Tech University. She also holds master’s degrees in Biological Science and Curriculum and Instruction. Her research interests fall into two areas: science inquiry and inquiry teaching, ranging from theory to design to implementation; motivation, which includes students’ motivation of learning and preservice teachers’ motivation in learning and teaching.