Instructional Psychology and Technology Major with Instructional Design and Development Emphasis
Dissertation: “A Qualitative Study of Teachers’ Cognitive Activities When Interacting with Video Ethnography”
2001 Master of Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Instructional Psychology and Technology Major with Instructional Design and Development Emphasis
Thesis: “Using Video Case Studies for the Professional Development of Teachers in China”
1995 Bachelor of Science (Cum Laude), Brigham Young University--Hawaii, Laie, HI. Information System Major with End-User Support Professional Emphasis and Business Management Minor
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES 2002-present Assistant Professor of Instructional Design & Development
BYU-Hawaii, Laie, HI
Chair and instructor, Instructional Design & Development (IDD)
Past classes: Edu306 Assistive technology, EDU315 Instructional Design & Development, IS178 Web Publishing, IS330 Management Information Systems
Asian Coordinator, International Teacher Education Program (ITEP)
"Three and One" Asian student placement program, collaborative projects with Asian institutions, development of multimedia educational tools
Assist Academic Vice President in other international collaborations with Asia
Project Coordinator, Instructional Development Projects
Direct supervision and involvement in multiple international instructional product development
2003-present Visiting Professor
Faculty of Education, Chinese University of Hong Kong
MIT6001 IT in Education – An Overview (master level course for in-service teachers in Hong Kong)
MIT6004 Project in IT in Education (a culminating experience for students in the program)
Instructional Designer, Chinese Coordinator, & Teaching Assistant
School of Education, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.
Assisted in the design and development of using ethnographic video cases and other multimedia resources for professional development of teachers in the United States
Produced ethnographic video-cases CD-ROM of teachers in China. The CD-ROMs have been distributed to various institutions for teacher training in China and new titles are underway.
Coordinated collaborations and exchanges between BYU's School of Education and various organizations in China including Beijing Normal University, Beijing Radio & Television University, China Disable Person's Federation, Ministry of Education, Helen Foster Snow School, and Xian Foreign Language University.
Coordinated the Annual International Conference on Teacher Education in China. The conference is sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Education and co-organized by Beijing Normal University and Brigham Young University. Each year, it trains hundreds of Chinese educators on specific educational issues. The topics for the year 2001 and 2002 have been on “teacher oriented research.”
Assisted in coordinating BYU's student teaching program in Xian, China
Assisted in the development and instruction of an undergraduate educational psychology course (IP&T301) using state-of-the-arts technologies including wireless computers, student authored multimedia teaching cases, online discussion boards, and so on.
1999-2000 Senior Mentor/Technical Support Engineer, Motorola University.
Served in several teaching capacities in a unique on-line learning community sponsored by the Motorola Corporation. This on-line experience involved youth from different countries around the world who were engaged in collaborative problem solving.
Served as both an on-line mentor to the youth and a trainer of the mentor team.
Provided technical support to the online mentors and feedback for the continuous research and development of this international program.
1997-1998 Instructional Designer -- Distance & On-line Learning,Instructional Technology Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Assisted in designing, experimenting, and producing various instructional materials for distance & on-line learning needs of the university.
These materials include instructional videos, on-line courses, audio/visual database, interactive cases, etc.
1994-1998 Instructor of Computer Courses(Part-time)
Hong Kong International School (summer 1998)
Taught computer animations, desktop videoconferencing, graphical programs, multimedia authoring, and web publishing.
Welkin Computer Center in Hong Kong (1996-1997)
Taught basic programming, operating systems, presentation software, spreadsheets, and word-processing.
Church College of Western Samoa (spring 1995)
Taught spreadsheet programs.
Brigham Young University-Hawaii (1994-1995)
Taught desktop publishing, multimedia authoring, presentation software, spreadsheet, and word-processing.
1996-1997 Management Consultant,Megabrain Training Consultants (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Assisted in developing and conducting management training for employees of corporations such as AIA Assurance Co, Colgate-Palmolive Ltd., Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Nuskin Co, Prudential Insurance Co, etc.
Designed and conducted children’s programs based on gifted education principles, and promoted educational services and resources to different organizations and schools in Hong Kong.
1996 - 1997 Producer/Director (Freelance),Hong Kong
Produced industrial-level videos and audio recording (see Audio/Visual Productions)
1992-1995 Production Assistant, TV Studio, Brigham Young University--Hawaii
Participated in all aspects of audio/visual productions including being the audio recording engineer, camera operator, director, producer, and scriptwriter.
Participated video productions include beauty pageant, campus devotional, college football, special events, university promotion and instruction, and various sports video news releases.
AWARDS Honorary Professorship, Health Sciences University of Mongolia
With the approval of its Academic Council, HSUM bestowed this prestigious honor in recognition of the contribution in improving the medical instructions in Mongolia.
“Teacher of the Year” Award, Brigham Young University Hawaii
Each year, the President’s Council of BYUH selects one faculty member to receive this prestigious award based on academic, teaching, and service performance.
Research Presentation Award, Department of Graduate Studies, BYU
The Department of Graduate Studies provided this monetary award for presentation at an international conference.
Outstanding Doctorate Intern Award
Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)
Each year, AECT honors five of the nation’s most promising doctorate candidates in the field of Instructional Technology at their annual conference.
Doctorate Student Seminar Award
Division K, American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Each year, AERA’s Division K (Teacher Education) awards a small group of outstanding doctorate candidates to be mentored by prominent scholars in the field of Teacher Education at their annual conference.
2000-2001 Lee A. Carson Scholarship, Brigham Young University
1998-2000 Wanda M. Snow Scholarship, Brigham Young University
1994-1995 Academic Award, School of Business, Brigham Young University-Hawaii
1992-1995 Academic Scholarship, Brigham Young University-Hawaii
1992-1995 Listing in the National Dean's List
1995 Second place in National Wildlife Federation video contest
1995 Second place in Leeward Community College video contest
1994 A/V award by Pacific Islanders in Communications – a branch of PBS
1992 Glenn E. & Live W. Nelson Scholarship
PUBLICATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
* Gray titles are available online. In the electronic version of this vita, click on the title to access. Chan, P. (2006). Exploring the Relationship between Video Ethnography and Teachers Cognition. Research on Lifelong Education, [In Chinese] (in Press)
Chan, P. (2005). Examining the Psychological Impact of Video Cases for Teacher Education. In Looi, C., Jonassen, D., & Ikeda, M. (Eds.) Towards Sustainable and Scalable Educational Innovations Informed by the Learning Sciences. (pp. 42-50). Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press.
Chan, P., & Harris, R.C., (2005). Video Ethnography and Teachers’ Cognitive Activities. In Brophy, J., & Pinnegar, S. (Eds.) Advances in research on teaching. (pp. 337-376). San Diego: Elsevier Inc.
Chan, P., et al. (2005). Mongolian medical training series: Obstetrics & Gynecology [CD-ROM, DVD, & online]. Laie: Brigham Young University—Hawaii.
Kwok, L.F., & Chan, P. (Eds.), (2005). Proceedings of the ninth annual Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education. Laie: Brigham Young University—Hawaii.
Chan, P., et al. (2004) Mongolian medical training series: Appendectomy, Cholecystectomy, Thyroidectomy, First Aid, and Nursing [CD-ROMs & DVDs]. Laie: Brigham Young University—Hawaii.
McArthur, J., & Chan, P. (2004). Practical application of cooperative learning. Research on lifelong Education (Chinese), 2(2), 9-13.
Chan, P., & Tan, J. (2003). Teaching English to students from China [Review of the book Teaching English to students from China]. TESL Reporter, 36(2), 68-69.
Chan, P. (2003). Four articles on helping students learn. Research on lifelong Education (Chinese), 1(1), 19 & 27.
Chan, P. (2003). A qualitative study of teachers’ cognitive activities when interacting with video ethnography. (Doctoral dissertation, Brigham Young University, 2003). Dissertation Abstracts International, 64/05, 417.
Harris, R. C., Tompkins, G., Goodman, L., Chan, P., & Baker, D. (2002). Literature circles: Responding to literature in an 8th grade classroom(An accompanying CD-ROM to Language arts: content and teaching strategies by Gail Tompkins) Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Merrill Prentice Hall.
Chan, P. (2001). An evaluation on the impact of the second annual Chinese International Conference. (Ref. No. XX2865177.2) Provo: Brigham Young University, School of Education.
Chan, P. (2000). Motorola Expedition 2000: System Manual. Schaumburg: Motorola University.
Chan, P., & Harris, R. C. (2000). Developing thinking skills in Chinese elementary mathematics classes using ethnographic video cases [CD-ROM]. Provo: Brigham Young University.
Chan, P., Tan, J. C. C., & Eddington, W., (2000). Exploring the possibility of using desktop video conferencing to practice conversational English [Online experiment]. Provo: Brigham Young University.
Harris, R. C., Livingston, N., Mortenson, C., Baker, D. S., & Chan, P. (2000). The Canda Mortenson case: Balanced literacy in the early primary classroom [CD-ROM]. Provo: Brigham Young University.
Pinnegar, S., Harris, R. C., Teemant, A., Baker, D. S., & Chan, P. (2000). The inclusive pedagogy case: Video ethnography of professional development for inclusion of special population in school[CD-ROM]. Provo: Brigham Young University.
Tan, J., & Chan, P. (2000). Motorola Expeditions 2000: Mentor and Student Guide. Schaumburg: Motorola University.
Wilkinson, C., Harris, R. C., Bretzing, R., Baker, D. S., Chan, P., & Pennington, T. R. (2000). The Robyn Bretzing case: High school physical education lesson [CD-ROM]. Provo: Brigham Young University.
Chan, P. (1999). Using video-case studies for professional development of teachers in China. (Ref. No. L97.021.C418 2001) Provo: Brigham Young University. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 456840)
* Gray titles are available online. In the electronic version of this vita, click on the title to access.
Mott, J., Liddle, S., Chan, P., & Allen, C., (2006). Mobilized E-Learning: Promoting Quality Learning. In Cheng, J., & Han, X. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th Annual Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (pp. 30-45). Beijing, China: TsingHua University Press.
Chan, P. et al. (2006). Video Ethnography Qualifying Workshop for Medical Professionals in Mongolia. A six day workshop offered to medical professionals at Health Sciences University of Mongolia. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Dovchin, T. & Chan, P. (2006). Multimedia Cases for Training Mongolian Medical Professionals -- An Innovative Strategy for Overcoming Pedagogical Challenges. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (pp. 881-885). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
Chan, P. (2005) Examining the Psychological Impact of Video Cases for Teacher Education. Presentation at the International Conference on Computers in Education, Singapore.
Tan, J., & Chan, P. (2005).Strategies for Improving English and Thinking Skills. Invited presentation to selected students and teachers of the Songxi District. Songxi, Fujian, China.
Chan, P. (2005). Multimedia case studies for enhancing teachers' cognitive development process: an innovative approach to overcoming some challenges in American teacher education. Keynote address given at the 12th annual meeting of the Psychological Society of Fujian Province. Wu Yi, China (Three follow-up presentations given at Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou Teachers’ College, and Quanzhou Teachers’ College) Chan, P., & Harris, R. (2004). A qualitative study of teachers’ cognitive activities when interacting with video ethnography. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2004(1), 2017-2024. [Online]. Available: http://dl.aace.org/14634 Chan, P. (2003). Multimedia Cases on Action Research: An Innovative Approach to Teacher Development in China. Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2003(1), 2811-2812. [Online]. Available: http://dl.aace.org/13352
Chan, P., & Bailey, J. (2003). Video-ethnography: A technology for the professional development of special educators. Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2003(1), 2885-2888. [Online]. Available: http://dl.aace.org/13369
Chan, P., & Bailey, J. (2003). Video Ethnography for Chinese and English Speaking Educators to Study Action Research. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2003(1), 2304-2305. [Online]. Available: http://dl.aace.org/12201
Chan, P., & Bailey, J.(2003) Video-ethnography: a technology to help students with disabilities. Proceedings of the CSUN Technology and Persons with Disabilities conference. [Online]. Available: http://www.csun.edu/cod/conf/2003/proceedings/270.htm
Chan, P. (2002) Chinese and American cases on action research. Invited presentation at the 3rd Annual Chinese International Conference on Teacher Education. Xiamen, China.
Chan, P. (2002) Video ethnography: a technology-based approach to teacher development in China. Proceedings of the Ninth International Learning Conference. [Online]. Available: http://2003.learningconference.com/Other-Conferences/LearningConferenceArchive/2002/abstracts/Chan-YP_ShenJ_HarrisC.html
Wang, M., Chan, P., & Poole, M. (2002) Nurturing a dynamic online learning community among teens. Proceedings of the Ninth International Learning Conference. [Online]. Available: http://2003.learningconference.com/Other-Conferences/LearningConferenceArchive/2002/abstracts/WangM_ChanP_PooleM.html
Chan, P., & Harris, C. (2002). Enhancement of Self-Study of Teaching Practice via Creation of Video Ethnographies. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2002(1), 955-957. [Online]. Available: http://dl.aace.org/10961
Chan, P., Zeng, P., Magliaro, S., Harris, C., & Greene, C. (2002). Using Video Ethnographies for Professional Development of Educators. Proceedings of the 78Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2002(1), 655-657. [Online]. Available: http://dl.aace.org/10857
Chan, P (2001) Chinese Teachers' Reaction to Video Ethnographies. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology. Atlanta, Georgia.
Chan, P (2001) Video Ethnographies Creation Workshop. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology. Atlanta, Georgia.
Chan, P. (2001) Using video ethnography as action research simulation. Invited presentation at the 2nd Annual Chinese International Conference on Teacher Education. Beijing, China.
Portes, P., & Chan, P. (2001) Mentoring II: Continuing the Dialogue. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Seattle, Washington.
Chan, P. (2001) Development and Evaluation of an Innovative Approach to Professional Development of Educators: Ethnographic Video Cases. Presentation at the annual conference of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education. Orlando, Florida.
Harris, R. C., Chan, P. (2001) Pealing the layers: creation of video ethnographies as educator self-study. Presentation at the annual conference of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education Conference. Orlando, Florida.
Portes, P., Longwell-Grice, R., & Chan, P. (2000) Overview of mentoring: Exploring possibilities. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, Louisiana. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED447763)
Chan, P. (2000) Using video ethnography for reflection and training. Presentation at the Technology and Teaching Conference by National School Boards Association, Denver, Colorado.
Harris, R. C., Pinnegar, S., and Chan, P. (2000) Using video ethnographies for preservice teachers’ development in self-study. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Pinnegar, S., Harris, R. C., Chan, P. (2000) Making conceptions of the moral teacher visible. A symposium at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Chan, P. (2000). Expanding distance education programs to China: Potentials and directions. Presentation at the ED-MEDIA Conference by AACE. Montreal, Canada.
Chan, P. (2000) Using video ethnography for professional development of teachers.Invited presentation at the annual Chinese International Conference on Teacher Education, Beijing, China.
Chan, P. (1999) Learning from a Chinese experience in using video case study. Presentation at the annual conference of Utah Association of Teacher Educators. Orem, Utah.
Chan, P. (1999) Exploration of a new technology in language acquisition. Invited presentation at the Xian Foreign Language University. Xian, China.
Chan, P. (1999) Learning to teach by using video ethnography. Invited presentation at Clifford School. Panyu, China.
Hebei Provincial Department of Education, P.R.China
2001-2004 Associate vice-president
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education
Lead the International Committee and participate in other governing activities.
American Educational Research Journal
Technology Assisted Language Learning (TALL) program, BYU
2000-2001 Chair, Mentoring Club, Division C
American Educational Research Association
Coordinate online mentoring activities between senior and junior scholars.
Association of Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
American Educational Research Association
1996-1997 Project Coordinator
Gifted Education Council (Hong Kong)
Organized "Future Leaders Development Day" which was attended by about 2000 participants and government officials.
AUDIO/VISUAL PRODUCTIONS 1998 Executive Producer
"I Believe in Christ" Musical CD: LDS hymns in both Mandarin and Cantonese
Video News Release for the Hong Kong Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
1995 "Home teacher: the greatest calling": promotional video for BYU-Hawaii 1st stake of the LDS Church
1995 "Quest for perfection": recruitment video for the Church College of Western Samoa
1995 "Student teaching in Western Samoa": documentary video for BYU-Hawaii
1994 "Restore the native beauty": a promotional video for recycling. (This production received three national and state awards.)
Chinese Hearts Association, Orem, UT
A non-profit organization for producing Christian theme audio/visual materials for Chinese people.
Vice President – Mentoring
Graduate Student Association, Department of Instructional Psychology & Technology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
1999-2000 Principal & Founding Member
Sunshine Chinese School, Provo, UT
Led a week-end volunteer-based school that taught local Chinese children the Chinese language and culture
1996-1997 Regional Co-chair
BYU Alumni Association, Hong Kong
1993-1994 Student Senate Member
School of Business, Brigham Young University--Hawaii, Laie, HI
Hong Kong Club, Brigham Young University--Hawaii, Laie, HI
1989-1992 Full-time Missionary
Hong Kong Mission, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, and English
Conference interpreter for various organizations including Association of Educational Communications and Technology, Nuskin International, Rexall Showcase International, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints