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Soo-Young Hong
Policy Fellow

Soo-Young Hong, Ph.D. Title: Associate Dean for Academic Programs; Alan T. Seagren Associate Professor in Education Department:Child, Youth & Family Studies College/Organization: Education & Human Sciences Campus: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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Research Type:
  • Applied
  • Translational Science
Age Group:
  • Preschool/Pre-kindergarten
Population Focus
  • Parents/Families
  • ECE Practitioners/Teachers
  • Low Income Populations
Research Keywords
  • Early childhood science
  • Preschool inclusion
  • Professional development
  • Early care and education quality
Research Questions
  • What are effective ways to teach young children science?
  • How is early childhood teachers' reflective practice associated with their interactions with children as well as children's learning?
  • How are early childhood classroom contexts associated with children's academic (i.e., science) and social (i.e., inclusion) development?
Research Approach
  • Quantitative methods
  • Mixed methods
Designs & Methods
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Interventions
  • Longitudinal Study
  • Multilevel Modeling
  • Observational Approaches
Research Tools
  • Direct Child Assessments
  • Interviews/Focus
  • Observational Assessments
  • Surveys/Questionnaires