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Associate Professor|Shu-Chiu Liu

shuchiuliu@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

5252000 ext 5908

Position

Associate professor, Center for General Education, National Sun Yat-sen Universtiy

Jointly appointed associate professor, Institute of Marine Ecology and Conservation, National Sun Yat-sen University

Degree

PhD in Science Education, University of Oldenburg, Germany

Experience

  1. Jointly Appointed Associate Professor, Center for Teacher Education, National Sun Yat-sen University (2020/02-2021/07)
  2. Assistant Professor, Center for General Education, National Sun Yat-sen University (2018/07-2020/01)
  3. Jointly Appointed Assistant Professor, Center for Teacher Education, National Sun Yat-sen University (2018/07-2020/01)
  4. NSYSU New Faculty Award 2018, 2019, 2020
  5. Assistant Professor, Institute of Education (IED), National Chiao Tung University
  6. National Chiao Tung University 2015 Outstanding and Talented Faculty for Merit Bonus Program and Incentives
  7. Contracted Assistant Professor, Division of Natural and Applied Science Education, Center for General Education, National Sun Yat-sen University
  8. Postdoctoral Project Researcher, Division of Natural and Applied Science Education, Center for General Education, National Sun Yat-sen University
  9. Postdoctoral Project Researcher, Faculty of Educational and Social Sciences, University of Oldenburg, Germany
  10. Junior High School Earth Science/ Science Teacher

Expertise

Science and environmental education, development of scientific concepts, earth science education, application of scientific knowledge

Teaching Courses

  • Film for Storytelling: Exploring Techno-science, Environment and Society
  • Nature of Science
  • Service Learning: Everyone is a Scientist
  • Teaching Materials and Methods of Science and Life Technology
  • Teaching Practicum of Science and Life Technology
  • Scientific Thinking and Practice

Projects

  • The power of narratives: Design and evaluation of teaching-learning sequences based on ‘narrating science’ in the context of undergraduate climate change education, 2021/08-2023/07, Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Exploring and fostering systems thinking in climate change education, 2018/08-2021/07, Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Academic year 2017 practice-based environmental education curriculum for pre-service teacher- course name: Environmental education, 2018/02-2018/07, Ministry of Education
  • Exploring and fostering undergraduate students’ futures thinking in science and environmental education, 2015/01-2016/09, Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Promoting student learning interest and scientific literacy through a large-scale intervention study: Subproject 3, 2015/08-2018/07, Ministry of Science and Technology

Publications

  1. Liu, S.-C. (2021). Using drawings to examine undergraduate students’ mental models of the greenhouse effect: a factor analysis approach. International Journal of Science Education, 43(18): 2996-3017. (SSCI)
  2. Li, Y.-Y., & Liu, S.-C.* (2021). Examining Taiwanese students’ views on climate change and the teaching of climate change in the context of higher education. Research in Science & Technological Education, doi: 10.1080/02635143.2020.1830268 (SSCI) (*Corresponding author)
  3. Tsai, C.-Y., Lin, H.-s., & Liu, S.-C.* (2020). The effect of pedagogical GAME model on students’ PISA scientific competencies. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 36(3), 359-369. (SSCI) (*Corresponding author)
  4. Liu, S.-C., Lin, H.-s., & Tsai, C.-Y. (2020). Ninth grade students’ mental models of the marine environment and their implications for environmental science education in Taiwan. The Journal of Environmental Education, 51(1), 72-82. (SSCI)
  5. Hsieh, F.-P., Lin, H.-S., Liu, S.-C., & Tsai, C.-Y. (2019). Effect of peer coaching on teachers’ practice and their students’ scientific competencies. Research in Science Education, Advance online publication. (SSCI)
  6. Liu, S.-C. (2019). Genetically modified food for the future: examining university students’ expressions of futures thinking. International Journal of Science Education, 41(8), 1038-1051. (SSCI)
  7. Wang, H.-H., Hong, Z.-R., Liu, S.-C., & Lin, H. (2018). The impact of socio-scientific issue discussions on student environmentalism. Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 14(12), em1624. doi: 10.29333/ejmste/95134 (SSCI)
  8. Pan, Y.-T. & Liu, S.-C.* (2018). Students’ understanding of a groundwater system and attitudes towards groundwater use and conservation. International Journal of Science Education, 40(5), 564-578.
    https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/D8n35RnyxBmIMgnQpdEy/full(SSCI)(*Corresponding author)
  9. Liu, S.-C. (2018). Environmental education through documentaries: assessing learning outcomes of a general environmental studies course. EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 14(4), 1371–1381. (SSCI)
  10. Liu, S.-C., & Lin, H. (2018). Envisioning preferred environmental futures: exploring relationships between future-related views and environmental attitudes. Environmental Education Research, 24(1), 80-96. (SSCI)
  11. Liu, S.-C. & Lin, H. (2015). Exploring undergraduate students’ mental models of the environment: Are they related to environmental affect and behavior? Journal of Environmental Education, 46(1), 23-40. (SSCI)
  12. Liu, S.-C. & Lin, H. (2014). Undergraduate students’ ideas about nature and human-nature relationships: An empirical analysis of environmental worldviews. Environmental Education Research, 20(3), 412-429. (SSCI)
  13. Liu, S.-C. & Lin, H. (2014). Primary teachers’ beliefs about scientific creativity in the classroom context. International Journal of Science Education, 36(10), 1551-1567. (SSCI)
  14. Liu, S.-C. & Lin, H. (2014). Undergraduate students’ science related ideas as embedded in their environmental worldviews. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 12(5), 1001-1021. (SSCI)