Qingna Jin

Assistant Professor

Qingna Jin, PhD is an assistant professor at the Education Department. Before embarking on her doctoral journey at the University of Alberta, she spent five years as a dedicated classroom science teacher, teaching at both the elementary and secondary levels. Her research interests include dialogical argumentation in school science and STEM learning contexts, scientific and socioscientific reasoning, children’s critical problem solving in the information age, and children’s metacognition in learning. Furthermore, she has actively engaged in research projects focused on professional development in higher engineering education and children’s spatial and logical reasoning through play.