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Athabasca University

Levina Yuen

Instructional Media Analyst & Educational Technology Developer

Contact

Email: cyuen@athabascau.ca
Phone: 780-421-2541

Education

B.Ed. (Secondary Education)
M.Ed. (Educational Psychology)
Ph.D. Candidate (Technology in Education)
Community-based Research and Evaluation Certification

Biography

Levina Yuen is the Instructional Media Analyst and Educational Technology Developer at Athabasca University.  Currenlty she is a PhD student in Educational Psychology specializing in Technology in Education at the University of Alberta.  Her research interests include professional development in educational technologies, computational thinking, online & blended learning, virtual worlds for education, cognitive learning assessments, as well as video games for teaching and learning. 

Levina has worked as a teacher, educational developer, medical program coordinator, and learning management systems analyst at the University of Alberta for over 8 years. She has taught a variety of undergraduate courses including EDUC 210 (Intro to Educational Technology), EDIT 202 (Technology Tools for Teaching and Learning) and EDIT 486 (Interactive Multimedia and Video Games in Education).  Previously, Levina led educational technology and media development for the University of Alberta Provostial Blended Learning Pilot in EDEL 325 (Curriculum and Pedgagogy in Elementary School Music), which won numerous awards for innovation in blended learning and education. 

Her dedication to education is reflected in her work with diverse projects including: 

  • designing assessments for the Government of Canada: CanCODE project,
  • evaluation of the Alberta Education Learning and Technology Policy Framework, 
  • development of virtual environments & video games for literacy and social skills training, 
  • staff training and workshops for Digital Literacy Initiatives: Library Makerspaces in Lego Robotics, Video Game Design & Coding; and 
  • open education initiatives such as the Technology-Enabled Learning Massive Open Online Course and Alberta Open Educational Resources Project.

Updated August 17 2018 by CDE

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