Interdisciplinary Studies and STEAM Education
Hye-eun Chu is a lecturer in education at the Macquarie University in Australia. Her research interests lie in the areas of conceptual development in science learners, interdisciplinary approaches in science (e.g. environmental education, STEM education, and multicultural education), affective factors in the science classroom, evaluation of pedagogical approaches, and diagnostic/formative assessment. Her current research project is a STEAM project to study ways of integrating the arts and culture into the teaching of science, and the impact of STEAM on students’ concept development in science and on their beliefs about and engagement in science study.