UT Tyler


Cheon-woo Han, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology & Research Methods
Department: Education
Building: BEP 238
Email: chan@uttyler.edu
Phone: 903.566.7491


  • Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin
    Dissertation Title: Change and Stability in Individual Achievement Goals Based on Instructional Components of a College Classroom and Relations between Individual Goals and Class Goals
  • M.A. in Program Evaluation, The University of Texas at Austin
  • M.A. in Educational Methodologies, Korea University
  • B. E. in Applied Statistics, Korea University


Prior to coming to UT Tyler, Dr. Han has worked at University of Illinois at Chicago as a Postdoctoral Fellow. He has taught Educational Psychology and Research Methods at UT-Austin.

His research interests involve academic motivation, achievement goals, learning strategies, individual differences, classroom structures, and instructional design. Also, he has particular expertise in advance statistical skills such as structural equation modeling (SEM), hierarchical linear modeling (HLM), and person-centered approaches.

Courses Recently Taught:

At UT Tyler:

  • EPSY 3330 – Educational Psychology: Child Development and Learning
  • EPSY 3340 – Educational Psychology: Adolescent Development and Learning
  • EDUT 3370 – Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science
  • EDUC 5301 - Research Methods for Behavioral Sciences

At UT Austin:

  • EDP 310 – Individual Learning Skills
  • PSY 418 – Statistics and Research Methods

Curriculum Vitae

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