Sheila Song is currently a senior instructional designer with SPS. Prior to joining SPS, Sheila worked for the GlobalEd 2 for five years, providing design and development support to an interdisciplinary problem-based curriculum. She has also worked as an adjunct instructor at the University of Connecticut, where she taught undergraduate Introduction to Educational Psychology course in both face-to-face and online formats. In her role as a program evaluator for UConn’s WiSTEM Mentoring program, she conducted process and outcome evaluations through surveys and focus group interviews.
Sheila holds a Master degree in Educational Psychology and a Graduate Certificate in Program Evaluation. Sheila earned her Ph.D. candidate in Educational Psychology with a concentration in Cognition, Instruction, and Learning Technology. Her research expertise is in motivation, problem-based learning, and technology-integrated teaching/learning. Sheila views teaching and learning through a constructivist lens. She believes that learning is active, collaborative, and situated in context. Her pedagogical beliefs play a significant role in her practice of teaching and instructional design.