Alice Yang

Alice Yang is an Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Cruz and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Pacific War Memories, and is currently the Provost of Stevenson College. She has been a member of the UCSC faculty since 1993 and received the Excellence in Teaching Award in 2009.

She teaches courses on historical memory, World War II, Asian American history, race, gender, oral history, and twentieth-century America. She is currently researching transnational memories of World War II in the Pacific and has received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the University of California Humanities Research Institute, the Pacific Rim Research Program, and the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society.

Interview Questions
0:00 Introduction
0:15 How do you implement innovative group work in your classes?
2:48 How do you incorporate technology into your classroom?
4:17 What’s the most challenging thing for you in your teaching?
5:53 Do you have any advice for instructors on team teaching?
7:06 How do you create an engaging learning environment?
8:44 What do you find most satisfying about teaching?


Course Materials
HIST80Y Memories of WWII in the Pacific


Contact Information
Website: http://history.ucsc.edu/faculty/profiles/singleton.php?&singleton=true&cruz_id=ayang
Office: Stevenson Provost Office, 538 Humanities 1
Email: ayang@ucsc.edu
Phone: (831) 459-2328

 

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