Heejung An, Ed.D

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  RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

Research Interests:

  • Applications of technology in K-12 classrooms (Content interest: Mathematics and Science)
  • Teaching teachers to use technology effectively
  • Technology and children.
  • Cognition and technology; Technology & knowledge representations.
  • Online teaching and learning (Fostering metacognitive knowledge through online group learning; Fostering students' interactions in online learning environment; Using Contrast Examples to support online discussion postings)


    Current Research Projects:
  • The effectiveness of using iPads in elementary classrooms.
  • Looking for the Best Practices for teaching with iPads.
  • Impact of a study abroad program on in-service and pre-service teachers.


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Refereed Conference Presentations / Proceedings:

  • An, H., Alon, S., & Fuentes, D. (2014). The effects of using iPads in an urban elementary school classroom, The 2014 Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference (SITE),  March 17 - 21, 2014, Jacksonville, Florida.
  • Alon, S & An, H. (2013) . Teaching with iPads to build mathematics knowledge in a 5th grade classroom. The 12th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education. January 5 - 8, 2014, Hawaii, USA.
  • An, H., & Alon, S. (2013). Models for using iPads in a K-12 classroom. The Sixth International Conference on Ubiquitous Learning. November 14-15, 2013. Madrid, Spain.
  • Alon, S., & An, H. (2013). Appropriate usage of iPads in K-12 mathematics classrooms. The Association of Mathematics Teachers of New Jersey. October 24, 2013.
  • An, H., & Alon, S. (2013). iPad Implementation Models in K-12 School Environments: An Exploratory Case Study , The 2013 Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference (SITE), March 25-29, 2013, New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Alon, S., & An, H. (2013). iPads in the mathematics classrooms. The 2013 International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM). March 21-24, 2013, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • An, H. (2012). The effects of contrasting models in an online discussion environment. Global TIME: Global Conference on Technology, Innovation, Media, & Education. Feb 7-9, 2012.
  • Kaplan, R., Wilder, H., An, H., Ranjan, S., Gal, H., & Martinovic, M. (2010). Techniques and outcomes of international collaborations on courses using technology. Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA)''s 41st Annual Conference. October 20-22, 2010, Rocky Hill, Connecticut.
  • An, H., & Wilder, H. (2010). Preparing elementary preservice teachers from a non-traditional student population to teach with technology. The Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). April 30 –May 4, 2010. Denver, Colorado.
  • An, H. & Wilder, H. (2009). Unveiling the possibility of a bottom-up approach for implementing electronic portfolios in a teacher preparation program. Presented at the 20th International Conference of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE), Charleston, SC.
  • An, H., Shin, S., & Lim, K. (2009). The impact of different instructional facilitation approaches on students' interactions and satisfaction in online course. Presented at the 2009 AERA (Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association), San Diego, CA.
  • Wilder, H., & An, H., (2009). Creating an online multicultural field experience for technology facilitator candidates. Presented at the 20th International Conference of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE), Charleston, SC.
  • An, H., Shin, S., & Lim, K. (2008). The impact of different instructional facilitation approaches on students' participation during an online discussion. The 2008 Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference (SITE), March 3-7, 2008, Las Vegas.
  • Chandler, T., & An, H. (2008). Real-world problem solving with GIS: Incorporating GIS into the K-12 curriculum for disaster preparedness research. The 8th Annual ESRI Education User Conference (EdUC), August 4-8, 2008, San Diego, CA.
  • An, H., & Kim, S. (2007). Perceived factors facilitating and impeding successful online group work in a teacher education program. Presented at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). April 9 - April 13, 2007, Chicago.
  • An, H., & Kim, S. (2006). The benefits and limitations of online group work in a teacher education program. In the Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference (SITE) (pp. 2465 – 2472), March 20-24, 2006, Orlando, Florida. – “SITE 2006 Outstanding Paper Award.”
  • An, H. (2006). Fostering In-service Teachers’ Beliefs about Collaborative Learning. In the Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (pp. 1102-1105), March 20-24, 2006,Orlando, Florida.
  • Chandler, T., & An, H. (2004). Do Geographical Information Systems (GIS) add value to the teaching of social studies? In Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference (SITE), Atlanta, Georgia, March 2004 (pp. 4764-4767). Norfolk, VA: AACE.
  • Kaplan, D. E., & An, H. (2004). Facts, procedures, and models in adult learning of programming. Poster presented at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). San Diego, California.
  • An, H., & Chandler, T. (2003). Using a multiple representational Web-based learning tool to help learners improve Internet searching skills. The International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE), December 2-5, 2003, Hong Kong, China.
  • An, H., & Kaplan, D. E. (2002). Designs for developing schema for a markup language: effective representations for non-programmers. The World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia (Ed-Media). June 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii.


    Non-Refereed Conference Presentations / Professional Development Workshops:
  • An, H. (2014). Panelist: Emergent Technologies in Teacher Education. The 2013 WPU Research and Scholarship Day, William Paterson University, April 3, 2014.
  • An, H. (2013). Using iPads as teaching tools with digital natives in an elementary classroom. The New Jersey Future Educators Association NJFEA Conference. October 25, 2013.
  • An, H. (2013). Panelist: Learning about Korea with Google Earth. Panel on Korean Wave (Hallyu). The 2013 WPU Research and Scholarship Day, William Paterson University, April 4, 2013.
  • An, H. (2013). Introduction to the iPads. The 3rd WPU Annual Educational Technology Conference, William Paterson University (repeat), March 1, 2013.
  • Guvercin, H., & An, H. (2012). Using iPads with English Language Learners (ELLs). The 3rd WPU Annual Educational Technology Conference, William Paterson University, November 30, 2012.
  • An, H. (2012). Panelist: Using Google Earth to teach Korean culture. Panel on Curriculum Development: Diversifying Lesson Plans, Teaching Asia Conference. William Paterson University, April 13th, 2012.
  • Alon, S., & An, H. (2012). An examination of the ways in which NJ K-12 schools use iPads. The 2012 WPU Research and Scholarship Day, William Paterson University, April 5, 2012.
  • An, H. (2011). Making classes click with students: Using Student Response Systems (aka "Clickers"). The 2nd WPU Annual Educational Technology Conference, William Paterson University. December 11, 2011.
  • An, H. (2011). Technology and creativity workshop for the South Korean delegation of educators. Teachers College, Columbia University, April 27, 2011.
  • An, H. (2010). Educational technology integration and sharing educational technology resources for the visiting Israeli teachers & principals. William Paterson University. December 20, 2010.
  • An, H. (2010). Using Google Earth for educative purposes. WPU 1st Annual Educational Technology Conference, William Paterson University, December 10, 2010.
  • An, H. (2010). Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK). The 1st WPU Annual Educational Technology Conference, William Paterson University, December 10, 2010.
  • An, H. (2010). Online technology professional development workshops (6 modules). REFORMS Grant, Spring, 2010.
  • An, H. (2010). The impact of four teacher candidates' urban school field experiences on technology integration practices.The 2010 WPU Research and Scholarship Day, William Paterson University, April 1st, 2010.
  • Wilder, H., An, H., & Boer, P. (2009). Namibia & New Jersey: Teachers working together with technology. International Education Week 2009: Creating Global Learning Communities. Teachers College, Columbia University. November 16-20, 2009.
  • An, H. (2009). Technology workshops. REFORMS Grant,, William Paterson University, August 21, 2009.
  • An, H. & Wilder, H. (2009). Implementing an online educational technology course in a teacher education program: Challenges and Solutions. The 2009 WPU Research and Scholarship Day, William Paterson University, April 2nd, 2009.
  • An, H. (2009). Integrating Google Earth into the Social Studies classroom. Elmwood Park Memorial High School, NJ. January 28, 2009.
  • An, H. (2008). Teaching East Asia through action, by using Google Earth, Conference: Teaching Asia Through Action, Art and Activism in Society, William Paterson University, April 10th, 2008.
  • An, H., Shin, S., & Lim, K. (2008). The impact of different instructional facilitation approaches on students' interaction and sense of community in an asynchronous online discussion board. The 2008 Research and Scholarship Day, William Paterson University, April 3rd, 2008.
  • An, H. & Leathers, S. (2007). Literacy, technology and instruction, The 27th Annual Bilingual/ESL Conference, William Paterson University. December, 2007.
  • An, H. (2007). Technology workshops. REFORMS Grant, William Paterson University, November, 2007.
  • An, H. & Leathers, S. (2006). Technology and Language Literacy (All Ages), The 26th Annual Bilingual/ESL Conference, William Paterson University. December 8, 2006.


Professional Memberships:

  • Korean Society for Educational Technology (KSET)
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
  • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)