Yafen Lo

Yafen Lo
College of Health & Human Services
Department of Child & Family Studies
Office Location: ET 510
Phone: 323-343-5842 Email: ylo2@calstatela.edu

 

Fall 2017 office hour:  TR 9:00-10:30 a.m., W 3:45-5:50 p.m.

Current courses: AAAS/CHDV 3730 Asian Americans, families, and community, CHDV 2000 Techniques for the study of children, CHDV 3430 Child and Adolescent Cognition, CHDV 5090 Cognition and language development 


TEACHING INTERESTS

My teaching interests include early childhood fieldwork, techniques in study of children, children/family/community, Asian Americans related issues, cognitive development, and senior seminar.


RESEARCH

My research focuses on ethnic identity and socialization across various ethnic groups, professional development of family child care providers, early childhood education and STEM related topics, teacher preparation with CLASS, and children with autism.

Recent publications-

Lo, Y., Yen, S., & Duh, S. (2017). Using Learning Communities to Support Cantonese/Mandarin Family Child Care Providers in a Professional Development Intervention Program. Journal of Education and Learning. doi:10.5539/jel.v6n4px. URL: http://doi.org/10.5539/jel.v6n4px

Lee, S. Y., Lo, Y.-Y., & Lo, Y. (2017). Teaching functional play skills to a young child with autism spectrum disorder through video self-modeling. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s10803-017-3147-8

Lo, Y. & Lo, Y.-Y. (2015). Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis: Observing and measuring children‘s behaviors. Taipei, Taiwan: Psychology Publishing Company. 

Lo, Y.-Y. & Lo, Y. (2015). Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis: Graphing and analyzing behavioral data. Taipei, Taiwan: Psychology Publishing Company. 

 


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Ph.D. Child development, 1999

  • School of Teaching & Learning, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

M.A. Early childhood education, 1994

  • School of Teaching & Learning, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

B.F.A./B.A. Drama/Journalism  1990

  • Chinese Cultural university, Taipei, Taiwan