Xinyun is a graduate research assistant with Learning Design and a full-time Ph.D. student in the Learning, Design, and Technology program at Penn State University.
She transitioned from the field of biology to learning design in graduate school and received her M.Ed. in Instructional Design from the University of Oklahoma before coming to Penn State. Her passion about learning design lies in technology-enhanced informal learning environments. She is also interested in any learning-design-related skills, such as visual design and web development.
Xinyun is from the Sichuan (or Szechuan) province of China, a place famous for spicy food and pandas. Unfortunately, she is not a big fan of spicy food, but she does love pandas!