Prof. Julie Sung is the lecturer for this course. She has been interested in many educational topics, particularly teacher professional development. She put emphasis on the importance of teachers’ teaching effectiveness and students' learning effectiveness, classroom management, knowledge management. Her research interests include eliciting experienced teachers' good teaching experience, critical thinking, systemic thinking, higher order thinking skills, technology and method integration, school reform models, etc.
- Refereed Journal Articles
Sung, L. (2016). Looking at the No Child Left Behind Act from a systems thinking perspective. International Journal of Applied Systemic Studies, 2016 Vol.6, No.4, pp.349 – 364. (DOI: 10.1504/IJASS.2016.10003050).
Sung, L. (2011). Experienced college instructors’ personal epistemology in teaching social studies and their perception of using technology. Journal of Philosophy Study Vol. 1, No.5, 360-377 (ISSN 2159-5313).
- Refereed International Conference Papers
Wang, J. & Sung, L. (2011). A needs analysis on the web-based EPSS with instructional theory (IT) embedded: An additional tool for teacher professional development. Paper presented at 2011 Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG), Eighth International Conference on 11-13 April 2011 and for inclusion in the conference proceedings published by the IEEE Computer Society.
Sung, L. (2009). Some overlooked issues in technology integration. Paper presented at the NTUT International Conference on “Applied Linguistics and Sociolinguistics: The Form and the Content”, p. 351-367, Department of Applied English, National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, Oct. 23 -25, 2009. (One of the few papers being selected, blind-reviewed & included in proceedings)
Sung, L. (2009). Online professional development for K-12 in-service teachers from the views of online learning forum (OLF) designers. Paper presented at 2009 Sixth International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG 2009) and for inclusion in the conference proceedings published by the IEEE Computer Society, pp.1120-1127. Las Vegas, US, April 27-29, 2009. * The trip to Las Vegas was sponsored by National Science Council Grant No. 0980013238. (NSC: 臺會合字第0980013238號。 補助編號: 98-2914-I-130-006-A1).
Sung, L. (2009). Planning a knowledge management & performance support system for technology instructors. Paper presented at 2009 The E-learning and Information Technology Symposium. Department of Information Management, Southern Taiwan University, Tainan, April 1, 2009.
Sung, L. (2007). Instructional technology integration: A mission unaccomplished — Re-examining things we are overlooking in teacher technology training. vol.1, pp. 54-60, Tapestries, Applied English Department, Ming Chuan University, Taoyuan.
- International Conference Papers
Sung, L. (2011). How to link three technology courses and integrate them into teacher education curriculum. Paper presented at the Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities at Ramada Hotel, Osaka, Japan, May 27-30, 2011. (Travel grant partially funded by Ming Chuan University)
Sung, L. (2009). Experienced college instructors’ personal epistemology in teaching social studies and their perception of using technology. Paper presented at Personal Epistemology and Learning (PEL) conference. National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, 16-17, Dec., 2009.
Sung, L. (2009). Methods and technology instructors’ reflective thinking about good teaching (pp. 203-215). ALLT 2009: Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching, Department of Applied Foreign Languages, National Taiwan University of Science & Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, April 16-18, 2009.
Sung, L. (2008). Planning a knowledge management & performance support Systems for the associate instructors in the context of a technology course for pre-service teachers. Paper presented at 2008 International Conference & Workshop on Teaching English as a Second Language, Department of Applied English, Ming Chuan University, Taoyuan. March 14-15, 2008.
Sung, L. (2007). How to learn English and win at the starting point. Presented for UR BEST Publisher at the 16th International Symposium and Book Fair on English Teaching, Chien Tan Overseas Youth Activity Center, November 9 -11, 2007.
Sung, L. (2002). A needs analysis on the web-based EPSS with Instructional Theory (IT) embedded: An additional tool for teacher professional development. Paper presented at the 2002 AECT Conference, Atlanta, US.
Sung, L. (forthcoming). How to learn English and win from the start.
Sung, L. & Neswald, S. (forthcoming). Master Shen-an’s Appeal to Generate Bodhicitta (清朝省庵大師的 “勸發菩提心”) (translation and commentary).