Guofang Wan, Ph.D.
11000 University Parkway
Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction: Language and Literacy Education, Pennsylvania State University
M.A., British Studies,University of Warwick, United Kingdom
M.A., English Language and Literature, Shanghai International Studies University, P.R. China
Teaching & Administrative Experiences
2016- Present: University of West Florida (UWF)
- Professor and Chair, Department of Teacher Education and Educational Leadership, College of Education and Professional Studies
2013-2016: Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
- Professor and Director, Office of Graduate Studies, School of Education
- Program Chair, ESL/EFL programs, Department of Teaching and Learning, School of Education
2004-2013: Ohio University
- Professor, Department of Teacher Education, Patton College of Education
- Program Coordinator, Adolescent and Young Adult and Multiage Programs
- Associate Director, Stevens Literacy Center, Department of Teacher Education
1996-2004: Bradley University
- Associate Professor,Department of Teacher Education, College of Education & Health Sciences
- Assistant Professor,Department of Teacher Education, College of Education & Health Sciences
Yeh, E. & Wan, G. (2016). Virtual worlds: Uses and impacts on English as a second/ foreign language learning. In Dong Hwa Choi, Dailey-Hebert, A., & Estes, J.S. (Eds.). Emerging Tools and Applications of virtual Reality in Education. IGI Global
Gut, D., Wan, G., Beam, P., & Burgess, L. (in press for 2016). Reflective dialog journals: A tool for developing professional competence in novice teachers. School-University Partnerships, (November).
Wan, G., & Scott, M. (2015). Start them early and right: Creating a culture of academic integrity in elementary schools. In Tracey Bretag (Ed.). Handbook of Academic Integrity, Springer.
Wan, G., Yeh, E., & Cheng, H. (December, 2015). Digital media use by Chinese youth and its impact. In C.K.Cheung (Ed.).Media Literacy Education in China. The Netherlands: Springer.
Trube, B., & Wan, G., (2014). Mentors’ perspectives on mentoring for the professions. In Amie Howley & B.M.,Trube (Eds.). (2014). Mentoring for the Professions: Orienting Toward the Future. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Wan, G. (2013).Education development in China. In S. Lu (Ed.),Frontiers of Western research in the humanities and social sciences. Beijing: China Renmin University Press.
Wan, G., & Gut, D. (Eds.). (2011). Bringing schools into the 21st century. The Netherlands: Springer Science + Business Media B.V., Dordrecht.
Wan, G. (Ed.). (2010). Media literacy education (special issue). New Horizons in Education, 58 (3). Hong Kong, China: Hong Kong Teachers’ Association.
Wan, G. (Ed.). (2008). The education of diverse student population: A global perspective. The Netherlands: Springer Science + Business Media B.V., Dordrecht.
Recent Professional Development
Participant: Senior Leadership Seminar, The Virginia Network for Women in Higher Education, American Council of Education, 2014-2015
Global Outreach Activities: VCU President and Deans’ Delegation to China, 2014-2015
Co-chair, Global Zoon, Faculty professional development, VCU initiative sponsored by Global Education Office and Center for Teaching Excellence, 2014-2015
Award Chair: Division K Teaching and Teacher Education, AERA (American Educational Research Association), 2013-2015
Board of Examiners Member, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 2003-2010
Commissioner, the Commission on Reading,National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), 2007-2009
Editor for a Book Series, The Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association, IAG. 2016 –
Associate Editor, New Horizons in Education, a journal of Education by Hong Kong Teachers’ Association, 2008 – 2014
Editor for Book Reviews,New Waves, journal of Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association, 2012 – 2016
Member, the Editorial Advisory Board,The Reading Professor, International Reading Association,2001 - 2014