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Dr. Min Zou

Assistant Professor & MA in Elementary Education Program Coordinator
Elementary Education

mzou@semo.edu
573.651.2122

Office: Scully  313C

Curriculum Vitae


“To teach is to learn.” ~ Dr. Min Zou


Education

  • Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction (Elementary Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A. in English Language/Linguistics, University of Arizona
  • M.A. in English Language and Literature
  • B.S. in English Language and Literature

Courses Taught

  • EL274 Diversity in America’s Schools (undergraduate)
  • EL 261 Theories of Learning and Management (undergraduate)
  • EL 262 Foundations of Reading Instruction Techniques (undergraduate)
  • EL 263 Foundations of Language Arts Techniques (undergraduate)
  • EL 260 Elementary Field Experience (undergraduate)
  • EX 390 Psychology and Education of Exceptional Children (online) (undergraduate)
  • EL 354 Corrective Reading Instruction (undergraduate)
  • EL 615 Research in Action (graduate)
  • EL 606 Curriculum and Instruction in Elementary Education (graduate)
  • EL 644 (Understanding and Applying the Multi-dimensional Process of Reading (graduate)
  • EL 646 Inquiry and Research Models Used to Improve Reading Instruction (graduate)
  • SE 602 Effective Literacy Instruction at the Middle and Secondary Levels (graduate)
  • GR 691-742 Methods of Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Designs (graduate)
  • EL 610 Assessment and Instruction I: Early Literacy Learners (graduate)
  • EL 622 Assessment and Instruction II: Older Literacy Learners (graduate)
  • EL 645 Teaching-Learning Process
  • Child Development
  • Career Options in Education
  • Pre-Student Teaching Clinical Experience I
  • Pre-Student Teaching Clinical Experience II
  • English 101 (First-Year Composition I for native speakers of English)
  • English 101 (First-Year Composition II for native speakers of English)
  • English 106 (First-Year Composition II for ESL students)
  • Intensive English
  • Comprehensive English
  • English Phonetics

Recent Publications

  • Zou, M. (2017). Educational Inequality in China: Contributing Factors and Equalizing Efforts. Journal of Interdisciplinary Education, 15(1), 220-230. Refereed.
  • Zou, M. (2016). Teaching with Open Educational Resources (OER): Benefits and barriers. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 16 (5), 36-41. Refereed.

Recent Presentations

  • Zou, Min. “Teaching an Online Action Research Course: Design and reflections.” ATE 2018 Summer Conference, Albuquerque, NM, August 3-7, 2018.
  • Zou, Min. “Educational Inequality in China: Contributing factors and equalizing efforts.” The 2017 Conference of the North American Community: Uniting for Equity Conference, September 28-30, 2017, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Due to a family emergency, I had to cancel the trip to go to China. I gave my presentation materials to Dr. David Powell and he did the presentation on my behalf.)
  • Zou, Min. “Open Educational Resources (OER): Part of the Solution to Textbook Affordability Crisis.” 2016 Missouri Unit of Teacher Educators Fall Conference, September 9, 2016, Cape Girardeau, MO
  • Zou, Min. “Developing an Open Educational Resources (OER) Course: Benefits and barriers.” 6th Annual International Conference on Education & e-Learning (EeL2016), Singapore, September 26-27, 2016. Proposal accepted.
  • Zou, Min. “Teaching with Open Educational Resources (OER): A personal reflection.” The 2015 Summer Conference of the Association of Teacher Educators, Louisville, Kentucky, July 30 – August 2, 2016
  • Zou, Min. “Striving for Quality: Redesigning an Online Course with QM Standards.” The 2015 Summer Conference of the Association of Teacher Educators, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Zou, Min. “The Road to Quality: QM an Online Course.” Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference, Las Vegas, NV, March 2 -6, 2015.

Contact

573.651.2122
jwooldridge@semo.edu
Scully 313
Dept. of Elem., Early & Special Edu.
One University Plaza, MS 5575
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701