Yi Jin Faculty Profile
Yi Jin


Phone: 707-664-2186

Office: Stevenson Hall 3029

Curriculum Vitae

Yi Jin

Visiting Professor, Department of Curriculum Studies and Secondary Education

Courses Teaching

  • EDCT 559 Educational Media and Informational Technology
  • EDSS 442 Teaching in Multicultural Settings
  • EDSS 444 Teaching in the Content Areas


Yi Jin's research focuses on preparing teachers for technology integration in PK-20 education, especially Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK), technology integration in literacy education, and emerging technologies (e.g., 1:1 programs, makerspace). She works with pre-service and in-service teachers on the topics of literacy education and educational technology.


  • Ph.D, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, U.S., 2017
    Major: Education Specializations: Curriculum Instructional Technology and Literacy
    Dissertation: Pre-service teachers' TPACK development in a stand-alone foundational education technology course
  • M.A., Tianjin Foreign Studies University, Tianjin, China, 2010
    Major: British and American Literature
    Thesis: The Modern Trickster Figures in Morrison's Novels
  • B.A., Tianjin Foreign Studies University, Tianjin, China, 2007
    Major: English
    Thesis: Beloved's Various Identities in Toni Morrison's Beloved

Research Interests

  • Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK)
  • Technology Integration in Literacy Education
  • Emerging Technologies (1:1 programs, Makerspace, etc.)

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Instructional Designer, Iowa State University
  • High School English Teacher, Tianjin New Oriental School

Recent Scholarship and Publications

  • Jin, Y. & Crawford, D. (2017). Parents' perceptions of the first-year implementation of the 1:1 laptop initiative in a Midwestern high school. Computers in the Schools, 34(12), 7387.
  • Wang, W., Crawford, D., & Jin, Y. (Accepted). Preservice Teachers' TPACK Development: A Review of TPACK Literature. Accepted by Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education.