Grace Yun is a Ph.D student in the Cognitive Science of Teaching and Learning (CSTL) division of Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her current research interests include examining the role of gestures in technology to enhance STEM learning especially for those who are minority, low-income, and first-generation college students.
EPSY 201: Educational Psychology (EPSY 201) Explores fundamental issues of development, learning, instruction, and assessment. This course articulates how people learn, how they are influenced by cultural and social contexts, how to assess learning and its outcomes, and how best to teach and motivate people to achieve. Educational psychologists improve learning in a broad range of settings: homes, classrooms, work environments, and communities.