Haejung joined Tufts CTSI in 2016 and oversees continuing and professional education programming for clinical and translational research teams. In concert with Tufts CTSI component directors (Subject Matter Experts, SMEs) and stakeholders, she designs researcher skill development and public education training programs in the form of seminars, symposia, or online learning. She also manages I LEARN, Tufts CTSI’s eLearning platform, from curriculum development to user experiences.
Haejung brings over a decade of experience as an instructional designer in consulting and collaborating with faculty and professional schools on curriculum development and technology-based instruction. Prior to joining Tufts CTSI, Haejung led several notable faculty development programs advancing pedagogical innovations at Tufts University, including Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on edX.org, University-wide Teaching with Technology Symposium, iPads for Education Pilots, and improving large lectures with audience response systems. Also, as an Instructional Technology Analyst at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles, she trained the School of Education’s faculty and staff, as well as Catholic school administrators and pre-service teachers on digital pedagogy with topics including one laptop per teacher (1:1) computing, iPad Exploration Project, digital ethnography, educational podcasts/iTunes U, and online/blended learning.
Her early career focused on qualitative research, documenting case studies of effective youth STEM career development, at Education Development Center (EDC) in Newton, MA. Her areas of focus included youth media and civic engagement, digital fluency, 21st Century Community Learning Centers, and youth participatory research.
Haejung was born and raised in South Korea, and holds an MA in Instructional Technology from The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.