Dr. Cheng-Yao Lin
Professor, Coordinator for Elementary Education Program
Phone: (618) 536-2441
Office: Wham 327
625 Wham Drive, Mail Code: 4610
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
Elementary Ed. - Math | Mathematics Education
Instructional Interests: Math education, Integration of technology into mathematics education.
Research Interests: Integration of Technology into Mathematics Education, the Preparation of Pre-service Teachers and Cross-Cultural Research on Pre-service Teachers’ Procedural and Conceptual Knowledge.
Dr. Cheng-Yao Lin graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a Professor of Mathematics Education at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Dr. Lin was awarded a Fulbright Specialist Award in 2017 to Taipei, Taiwan, where he taught at a university and conducted research. He is interested in the integration of technology into mathematics education, the preparation of pre-service teachers and cross-cultural research on pre-service teachers' knowledge of fractions. He has published in many peer-reviewed journals for research in mathematics education.
Dr. Lin currently serves as a Department Editor of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) journal: Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK–12, an Associate Editor of Research Journal of Mathematics and Technology, Editorial Board of Electronic Journal of Mathematics and Technology and Editorial Board of the Journal of the Korea Society of Mathematical Education. Dr. Lin has been serving as a reviewer for different professional journals, including the International Journal of Technology in Mathematics Education, School Science and Mathematics Journal, the Educational Researcher [AERA] and Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, the Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, the Journal of the Korea Society of Mathematical Education Series D: Research in Mathematical Education. In addition, Dr. Lin has been a frequent reviewer of proposals for the AERA Annual Conferences since 2005.
Dr. Lin has served in many official positions in professional organizations – Board of Directors of the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (2017-2020); Program Chairperson of the 21st -33rd Annual Conferences on Teaching Mathematics [ICTM/ Southern Section], SIUC, Carbondale. IL; Publication Committee of School Science and Mathematics Association (2018-2021); Convention Committee of the School Science and Mathematics Association (2009-2012); Membership Committee of the School Science and Mathematics Association (2006-2009);Session chair for Research in Mathematics Education on the program of the 2012 AERA Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia; Session chair for Research in Mathematics Education on the program of the 2011 AERA Meeting in New Orleans; Discussant on the program of the 2010 AERA Meeting in Denver; Session chair of Research in Mathematics Education on the program of the 2008 AERA Meeting in New York City; Session chair of Research in Mathematics Education on the program of the 2007 AERA Meeting in Chicago; and Discussant on the program of the 2007 AERA Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.