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Ga Kyung Jeong

Assistant Professor of Special Education

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Biography

Dr. Ga Kyung Jeong is an Assistant Professor of Special Education at Columbia College. Dr. Jeong holds a Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagin and maintains research interests grounded in classroom and behavior management, inclusion, and teacher preparation for students who present problem/challenging behaviors in classrooms.

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Hardie Dissertation Award Grant, UIUC (2021)
  • Department Scholarship Award, UIUC (2020)
  • William E. Albin and Charlotte C. Young Scholarship, UIUC (2018-2019)
  • Kay Reeves Meginnis Special Education Scholarship, UIUC (2017-2018)

Publications

  • Israel, M., Jeong, G., Ray, M. J., & Lash, T. (2020). Teaching elementary computer science through universal design for learning. Proceedings of the 51st Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (pp. 1220
  • Israel, M., Ray, M. J., Maa, W. C., Jeong, G., Lee, C., Lash, T., & Do, V. (2018). School embedded and district-wide instructional coaching in K-8 computer science: Implications for including students with disabilities. Journal of Technology and Teacher E
  • Jeong, G., Lash, T., & Israel, M. (2018). Scaffolded project planning during K-12 computer science instruction. Project TACTIC: Teaching All Computational Thinking through Inclusion and Collaboration. Retrieved from University of Illinois, Creative Techno
  • Lash, T., Israel, M., Jeong, G., Reese, G. (2018). Meeting the needs of all learners through co-planning and co-teaching. Project TACTIC: Teaching All Computational Thinking through Inclusion and Collaboration. Retrieved from University of Illinois, Creat
  • Israel, M., Lash, T. A., & Jeong, G. (2017). Utilizing the Universal Design for Learning Framework in K-12 Computer Science Education. Project TACTIC: Teaching All Computational Thinking through Inclusion and Collaboration. Retrieved from University of Il
  • Lash, T., Jeong, G., Wherfel, Q., & Israel, M. (2017). Peer collaboration during K-12 computer science instruction. Project TACTIC: Teaching All Computational Thinking through Inclusion and Collaboration. Retrieved from University of Illinois, Creative Te
  • Lash, T., Wherfel, Q., Jeong, G., & Israel, M. (2017). Paraeducators during K-12 computer science instruction. Project TACTIC: Teaching All Computational Thinking through Inclusion and Collaboration. Retrieved from University of Illinois, Creative Technol