Ms Ling Wu

BA(GXNU), MTeach(USYD)
Research Associate
PhD Candidate

A35 - Education Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 8627 5770

Biographical details

Ling is a Research Associate and PhD candidate at the Centre for Research on Learning and Innovation (CRLI) at The University of Sydney. Her PhD project investigates how the implementation of educational technology influences young children's empathy development in brain and body systems. Ling holds a Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) degree from The University of Sydney, and has various experience working as a teacher and Educational Leader, teaching and supporting young children’s learning and development.

Research interests

Developmental Science, Early Childhood Education

  • Empathy development
  • Learning and development in the early years
  • Neurobiology of development
  • Dynamic Systems Theory

Teaching and supervision

Tutoring: EDUP 1019 Human Development and Education

Thesis work

Thesis title: Enhancing Young Children's Empathy Development through Educational Digital Technologies

Supervisors: Minkang KIM , Lina MARKAUSKAITE

Current projects

  • Can the use of digital games enhance the development of children's empathy in Early Childhood Education?
  • Measuring Neural Activity Associated with Learning Complex - Systems Principles in Novices and Experts with Electroencephalography (EEG): An Agent-Based Virtual Learning Approach to Biology Principles

Associations

Member, the Asia-Pacific Network for Moral Education (APNME)

Member, Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)

Awards and honours

2015 The Sciences and Technology of Learning Research Fest (Sydney): Judges' Choice Runner-up Award (Research Posters)


Selected publications

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Conferences

  • Wu, L., Kim, M. (2015). Enhancing young children's empathy: Could digital games help? The 10th Anniversary Conference of the Asia-Pacific Network for Moral Education (APNME), Sydney, Australia: Asia-Pacific Network for Moral Education (APNME).

2015

  • Wu, L., Kim, M. (2015). Enhancing young children's empathy: Could digital games help? The 10th Anniversary Conference of the Asia-Pacific Network for Moral Education (APNME), Sydney, Australia: Asia-Pacific Network for Moral Education (APNME).

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