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Eui-kyung Shin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Social Studies Education

Department:

Curriculum and Instruction

Education:

  • Ph.D., University of South Carolina
  • M. Ed. Ewha Womans University
  • B.A. Ewha Womans University

Research Interests:

Eui-kyung Shin teaches courses on the social studies education and curriculum and instruction.  She also teaches courses in curriculum theories and global education.  Her research interests include the integration of Geographic Information System (GIS) into K-12 classrooms and the infusion of global perspectives in K-12 curriculum. 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • Henning, M. B., & Shin, E. (2010). Voices of Cooperating Teachers and Preservice Teachers: Implications for Elementary Social Studies Education, The Councilor7(2), 1-22
  • Wilkins, E. A., & Shin, E. (2010). Peer feedback: The who, what, when, where, why, and how, Kappa Delta Pi Record, 46(3), 112-117.
  • Kostos, K., & Shin, E. (2010). Using Math Journals to Enhance Second Graders’ Communication of Mathematical Thinking. Early Childhood Education Journal, 38(3), 223-231.
  • Wilkins, E. A., Shin, E., & Ainsworth, J. (2009). The effect of using peer feedback with elementary education teacher candidates. Teacher Education Quarterly, 36(2), 79-94.
  • Shin, E. (2007) Using Geographic Information System (GIS) technology to enhance elementary students’ geographic understanding.  Theory and Research in Social Education, 35(2), 231-255.
  • Shin, E., & Alibrandi, M. (2007). Online interactive mapping: Two activities for upper elementary grades using Google Earth.  Social Studies and the Young Learner, 19(3),  P1-P4.
  • Shin, E., & Gold, J. A. (2007). Population changes in cities and farms: A GIS lesson.  The Geography Teacher,4(1), 12-15.
  • Alibrandi, M., & Shin. E. (2007). Online interactive mapping: Using the Panoramic Maps Collection. Middle Level Learning, 30, 5-12.
  • Shin, E. (2006).  Using Geographic Information System to enhance forth graders’ geographic content knowledge and map skills.  Journal of Geography, 105(3), 109-120.
  • Shin, E., Wilkins, E. A., & Ainsworth, J. (2006). The nature and effectiveness of peer feedback during an early clinical experience in an elementary education program. Action in Teacher Education, 28(4), 40-52.

RECENT PRESENTATIONS

  • Bednardz, S. W., Heffron. S. G., Shin, E., & Huynh, N. (2011).  Geography Education Research: Building Capacity & Sustaining Meaningful Discovery. Paper presented at the National Council for Geography Education Annual Conference. Portland, Oregon, August, 2011
  • Shin, E., & Alibrandi, M. (2011). Using Geotechnologies for the Novice.  Workshop delivered at the National Council for Geography Education Annual Conference. Portland, Oregon, August, 2011
  • Shin, E. (2011). Using Geospatial Technology to Enhance Elementary Students’ Global Citizenship Identities. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Associate Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, April, 2011
  • Shin, E. (2010). Using Geospatial Technology to Enhance Elementary Students’ Global Citizenship. Paper to bepresented at the annual meeting of the International Assembly Meeting during National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado, November, 2010
  • Shin, E., Park, S., & Choi, Y. (2010).  Enhancing Middle Level Students’ Global Citizenship Using Multiple Perspectives. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the International Assembly Meeting during National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado, November, 2010
  • Shin, E., Alibrandi, M., & White, S. (2010). Using Geospatial Technologies for Studying Human Rights in Local and Global Contexts. Workshop to be delivered at the annual meeting of the National Council for the Social Studies, Denver, Colorado, November, 2010
  • Shin, E. (2010). Current Trend and Future Direction for Geography Education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of  the National Council for Geographic Education, Savannah, Georgia, October, 2010
  • Milson, A. J., & Shin, E. (2010). Geo-Spatial Technology for Technophobe. Workshop delivered at the annual meeting of  the National Council for Geographic Education, Savannah, Georgia, October, 2010
  • Milson, A. J., & Shin, E. (2010). Undergraduate Students' Spatial Thinking Skills: A Comparison of Geography Majors and Education Majors.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Washington D.C. April, 2010
  • Yow, S., Metoyer, S. K., Shin, E., & Jo, I. (2009). Geospatial Thinking: Technologies, Textbooks, and Topics. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the College and University Faculty Assembly Meeting during National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November, 2009
  • Shin, E. (2009). Enhancing Elementary Students’ Critical Thinking with Maps. Workshop delivered at the National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November, 2009
  • Shin, E., & Campbell, C. (2009). Development of a Standard-based Assessment Tool. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, San Juan, Puerto Rico. September, 2009
  • Shin, E., & Milson, A. J. (2009). Examining Future Teachers’ Spatial Thinking. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, San Juan, Puerto Rico. September, 2009
  • Shin, E. (2009). Desktop GIS vs. Internet-based GIS for preservice teacher training. Research paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, California, April, 2009

CLASSES CURRENTLY BEING TAUGHT

  • TLEE 342. The Teaching of Social Studies in the Elementary School
  • TLCI 762.  Seminar in Secondary Education 

NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Editorial Board - Journal of Geography, 2011-present
  • Board Member of International Assembly at National Council for the Social Studies Education, 2009-present
  • Exceptional Contributions to Scholarly and Creative Activity by Faculty, College of Education of Northern Illinois University Award, 2008
  • Dissertation Award, 1st Place, National Council for Geography Education, 2004

Eui-kyung Shin

Contact

815-753-8492
ekshin@niu.edu
Gabel Hall 166E

Contact Us

Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Gabel Hall 147
815-753-8556
815-753-8563 (fax)
CIDepartment@niu.edu 

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