Li-Ching Ho

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Dr. Li-Ching Ho

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Dr. Li-Ching Ho


Curriculum and Instruction (CI)


Curriculum and Instruction (CI)

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225 N. Mills Street
Madison, WI 53706

liching.ho@wisc.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Biography

Li-Ching Ho is an associate professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, and a Faculty Director of Global Engagement of the School of Education. Her research, conducted primarily in East and Southeast Asia, focuses on global issues of diversity in civic education, differentiated access to citizenship education, and environmental citizenship. She was previously a recipient of the Vilas Faculty Early Career Investigator Award and the College and University Faculty Assembly Early Career Research Award. She is a co-editor of The Palgrave Handbook of Global Citizenship and Education and has published research in Theory and Research in Social Education, Journal of Curriculum Studies, Teachers College Record and Teaching and Teacher Education. She has also worked closely with scholars, teachers, and students in numerous countries such as China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Brunei and the Philippines.


Education

Ph D, Social Studies Education
Teachers College, Columbia University

Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Geography and Social Studies Education (Secondary)
National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University

MA, Southeast Asian Studies
National University of Singapore

BS, International Relations (2nd Upper Honors)
London School of Economics and Political Science


Teaching Interests

Social studies methods, global citizenship education, environmental citizenship education

Non-Credit Teaching

  • Instruction Type: Master Class, Sponsoring Organization: Global Teacher Professional Development, Start Date: 2015, End Date: 2015

  • Instruction Type: Workshop, Sponsoring Organization: Global Teacher Professional Development

  • Instruction Type: Workshop, Sponsoring Organization: Global Teacher Professional Development

  • Instruction Type: Guest Lecture, Sponsoring Organization: Global Teacher Professional Development

  • Instruction Type: Workshop, Sponsoring Organization: Global Teacher Professional Development

  • Instruction Type: Lecture/Demonstration, Sponsoring Organization: Global Teacher Professional Development

Research Interests

Global multicultural citizenship education, Environmental citizenship education

Grants and Sponsorships

  • 2016-2017 - Amount: $32,456.00, "Environmental Citizenship Education In Singapore And The Philippines," Awarded By: University of Wisconsin Fall Competition, Li-Ching Ho, Principal.
  • 2015-2016 - Amount: $10,000.00, "International Baseline Study Of Students Understandings Of Climate Change," Awarded By: International Network of Education Institutes, Li-Ching Ho, Co-Principal.

Publications

  • Ho, L. (2017)Social harmony and diversity: The affordances and constraints of harmony as an educational goal. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Ho, L., & Seow, T. (2017)“We compartmentalize all our teaching”: Climate change education in the Philippines and Singapore. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Ho, L. (2017). ‘Freedom can only exist in an ordered state’: Harmony and civic education in Singapore. Journal of Curriculum Studies. 49(4), 476-496.
  • Ho, L., & Seow, T. (2015). Teaching controversial issues in geography: Climate change education in Singapore schools. Theory and Research in Social Education. 43(3), 314-344.
  • Ho, L., Alviar-Martin, T., & Leviste, E. (2014). There is space and there are limits”: The challenge of teaching controversial topics in an illberal democracy. Teachers College Record. 116, 1-28.
  • Ho, L. (2012). Sorting citizens: Differentiated citizenship education in Singapore. Journal of Curriculum Studies. 44, 403-428.
  • Ho, L., Alviar-Martin, T., Sim, J., & Yap, P. (2011). Civic disparities: Exploring students’ perceptions of citizenship within Singapore’s academic tracks. Theory and Research in Social Education. 39, 203-237.
  • Ho, L. (2010). "Don't worry, I'm not going to report you": Education for citizenship in Singapore. Theory and Research in Social Education. 38, 298-316.

Presentations

  • (2017). Living in challenging times: Social Studies education as restorative, Singapore Ministry of Education Primary Social Studies Symposium, Singapore.
  • (2017). The art of telling a story: How to publish in international journals, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China.
  • (2017). Environmental citizenship education for climate change., Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China.
  • (2016). Discussion pedagogies for democratic classrooms, The Organization of Social Studies Teachers in the Philippines and the University of the Philippines-Diliman, Manila, Philippines.
  • (2015). Citizenship education in Asia, University of the Philippines (Diliman) College of Education, Manila, Philippines.
  • (2010). Looking beyond the nation-state: Global multicultural citizenship, The 3rd Beijing International Forum on Citizenship Education for Children and Youths, Beijing, China.

School Service

  • Global Education Committee
    Dates of Membership: 2017 - Pres.
  • Chair. Period of Service: 2019 - Pres.

Public Service

  • College and University Faculty Assembly, National Council of Social Studies
    Dates of Membership: 2017 - Pres.
  • Executive Board. Period of Service: 2017 - Pres.

  • Journal of Social Studies in Asia
    Dates of Membership: 2017 - Pres.
  • Editorial Review Board Member. Period of Service: 2017 - Pres.

  • Oxford Review of Education
    Dates of Membership: 2017 - Pres.
  • Editorial Review Board Member. Period of Service: 2017 - Pres.

  • Journal of Curriculum Studies
    Dates of Membership: 2016 - Pres.
  • Reviewer.

  • The Social Studies
    Dates of Membership: 2013 - Pres.
  • Editorial Review Board Member.
  • Reviewer.

  • Journal of Social Studies Research
    Dates of Membership: 2013 - 2014
  • Editorial Review Board Member.

  • Humanities and Social Studies Education Online
    Dates of Membership: 2012 - 2014
  • Editor.

  • Singapore Association for Social Studies Education
    Dates of Membership: 2011 - Pres.
  • Officer, Other Officer.

  • Teaching and Teacher Education
    Dates of Membership: 2011 - Pres.
  • Reviewer.

  • Southeast Asian Geography Association
    Dates of Membership: 2010 - Pres.
  • Executive Committee.

  • Theory and Research in Social Education
    Dates of Membership: 2010 - Pres.
  • Editorial Review Board Member.
  • Reviewer.

  • Midwest Social Studies Graduate Student Retreat
  • Program Organizer.

  • Singapore Association for Social Studies Education Teacher Conference
  • Program Organizer.

  • Midwest Social Studies Graduate Student Retreat
  • Program Organizer.

  • International Journal of Social Studies
  • Reviewer.

Awards and Honors

  • Other
    Organization: Other
    Date(s): 2019
  • Other
    Organization: Other
    Date(s): 2016
  • Early Career Research Award
    Organization: Other
    Purpose: Scholarship/Research
    Scope: International
    Date(s): 2013
  • Other
    Organization: Other
    Purpose: Teaching
    Date(s): 2013
  • Other
    Organization: Other
    Purpose: Scholarship/Research
    Scope: National
    Date(s): 2004 - 2008
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