Dr. Insook Han coordinates the Instructional Learning Technology graduate certification program. One of her research interests entails embodied cognition and the use of technology for improving students’ STEM learning. For the past several years, she has worked on several projects using emerging technologies (e.g., virtual reality) in K-12 classrooms to promote learning. She is also interested in pre-service teacher education for technology integration in classrooms as well as online learning. Her works have been published in various prestigious journals, such as Computers and Education, The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, and Teaching and Teacher Education. Additionally, one of her collaborated works recently won the 2017 DDL Journal Article Application Based Award, which was awarded by the Division of the Association for Educational Technology & Communications.

Research Interests

  • Cognition
  • Instructional Technology
  • Teacher Education/Development

Courses Taught




EDUC 2255

Effective Use of Instructional Technology in Classrooms


EDUC 5255

Tech in Classrooms: TPCK


EDUC 8232

Technology, Teaching, and Learning


EPSY 9287

ILT: Practicum in Instructional Technology


Selected Publications


  • Han, I. (2020). Immersive virtual field trips and elementary students’ perceptions. British Journal of Educational Technology. doi: 10.1111/bjet.12946