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 Postgraduate Research Fellow and PhD candidate at the Centre for Research on Learning and Innovation (CRLI) at The University of Sydney. Her PhD research is in the field of developmental science. The project investigates how the implementation of a purposely designed tablet game might influence young children's empathy learning and development in their brain and body systems by combining longitudinal microgenetic methods with electroencephalogram (EEG). Ling's research Fellow work is currently related to Teacher Data Literacy in Higher Education contexts.

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

Current projects

  • Can the use of digital games enhance the development of children's empathy in Early Childhood Education?
  • Teacher Data Literacy

Associations

Member, the International Mind Brain and Education Society (IMBES)

Member, Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)

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

Awards and honours

2017 Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship

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

Selected publications

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Conferences

  • Kim, M., Wu, L., Lee, W., Decety, J. (2018). Young children's responses to harm and injustice - an EEG Study (poster presentation). EARLI (SIG22) Neuroscience and Education Conference, London.
  • 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).

2018

  • Kim, M., Wu, L., Lee, W., Decety, J. (2018). Young children's responses to harm and injustice - an EEG Study (poster presentation). EARLI (SIG22) Neuroscience and Education Conference, London.

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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