NIE Youyan

Associate Professor

Deputy Head / Psychology and Child & Human Development

Psychology and Child & Human Development (PCHD)

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Ph.D. (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
M.Ed. (Northeast Normal University, China)
BSc (Northeast Normal University, China)


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Research Interests
Innovation in Curriculum Instruction and Assessment, Motivation in education and human development, Organizational Climate in Classroom and School Settings, Self-Regulated Learning

  • Nie Youyan is an Associate Professor with the Psychology and Child & Human Development Academic Group, National Institute of Education. She obtained her PhD in Educational Psychology from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and MEd in Educational Psychology from Northeast Normal University (China). Her research interests include motivation in education, self-regulated learning, and innovation in curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Nie Youyan has taught psychology at various levels (i.e. Graduate, Undergraduate, and Secondary) since 2001. She also worked as a counselor in the Mental Health Center, Northeast Normal University.