Dr. Hui-Yin Hsu, Ph.D.
Hui-Yin Hsu (Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh) was named Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development at Queensborough Community College on July 1, 2019. She was previously associate dean and full professor of New York Institute of Technology's Education Division. She has launched highly successful online programs and led the NYIT's education programs to full-recognition for CAEP national accreditation (2019-2026). She was the PI for National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Grant (NSF, $1.2 Million, 1852791, 2019-2024) and Co-PI for National Science Foundation Cyberlearning Grant (NSF, $1 Million, DRK12-1020091, 2010-2015), Workforce Development Planning, 21st Century Jobs Grant and Voya Foundation Grant, Diversifying STEM Leadership: A hands-on community-based approach. She served as President, Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Secretary General and Board of Directors of the Chinese American Academic & Professional Society. Her research concentrates on using technologies to enhance language and literacy learning and new literacies, the idea of using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and mobile devices to consume and produce information for learning. Her recent publications include “Preservice Teachers Uses of SMILE (Stanford Mobile Inquiry-based Learning Environment) to Enact Student-Generated Questioning Practices” in International Journal of Innovation in Education, “Using Gaming Literacies to Cultivate New Literacies” in Simulation & Gaming, “Middle School Science Teachers' Confidence and Pedagogical Practice of New Literacy” in Journal of Science Education and Technology, “Impact of Using Blogs on College Students' Reading Comprehension and Learning Motivation” in Literacy, Research and Instruction, “Rethinking Language Learning: Using Audioblogs With ELs” in Literacy Today, “Impact of Student-Generated Questioning Practices on Science and Literacy Learning” and “Examining the Effects of Playing Video Games on Creative Thinking” in AACE eLearn Proceedings, and Amazing iPad Book for Teachers. Her work has also appeared in Computer Assisted Language Learning, Educational Technology Research and Development, and Tech Trend. She is actively involved in global and local communities. She recently received Best Paper Award from the Association of Filipino Teachers in Eastern America International Research and Education Conference and Outstanding Community Service Award from the New York City Councilman Peter Koo, Education Solutions Stakeholders Partnership Award from UNESCO Center for Global Education, and the Distinguished Service Award from Chinese American Academic & Professional Society.