Weiying is a PhD student in Learning Sciences and Human Development cluster in the School of Education at UC Berkeley. She is pursuing a Designated Emphasis in New Media. In partnership with teachers from rural China and California, her current research focuses on: 1) designing culturally responsive pedagogy using educational technologies, 2) designing adaptive guidance using natural language processing to help students strengthen their scientific ideas.
Prior to attending UC Berkeley, Weiying received her BS in Applied Psychology from Renmin University of China. She spent the next two years exploring her career possibilities and obtained her MA in Human Resource Management from Renmin University of China. Then Weiying working as a user experience researcher on learning technologies, ranging from augmented reality apps to online classrooms, in China. She enjoys exploring affordances and usabilities of different technologies and media platforms.
Specializations and Interests
Science Education, Educational Technologies, Human Computer Interaction, Design-Based Research