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Jeff Lang

Adjunct Faculty

Education

BA in Psychology, UNL

Master's in Educational Psychology, UNL

EdD

General Background
Assistant Director, Academic Enrichment & Clinical Instructor of Psychiatry at Creighton University. Spent seven years as full time faculty in a nursing education master's program with another eight years in an adjunct role teaching statistics.

Professional Service/Recognition/Charitable Boards 

  • Received 2015 John P. Schlegel, S.J. Diversity Awards for Excellence and Innovation.
  • Associate faculty member of the Center for the Promotion of Health and Health Equity (CPHHE).
  • Scholar in the Health Disparities Research Training Program (HDRTP) 

Notable Publications

Book Chapter

  • A. Samal, G. Nugent, L.-K. Soh, J. Lang, and S. Person (2005). Reinventing Computer Science Curriculum at University of Nebraska, in PytlikZillig, M. Bodvarsson, and R. Bruning (Eds.) Technology-Based Education: Bringing Researchers and Practitioners Together, Chapter 10, pp. 203-224, Information Age Publishing. 


Journal Articles

  • Lang, J., Nugent, G., Samal, A., & Soh, L.-K. (2006). Implementing CS1 with Embedded Instructional Research Design in Laboratories. IEEE Transactions on Education, 1, 1-10.

  • G. Nugent, L.-K. Soh, A. Samal, and J. Lang (2005). A Placement Test for Computer Science: Design, Implementation, and Analysis, to appear in Computer Science Education.

  • L.-K. Soh, A. Samal, S. Person, G. Nugent, J. Lang (2005). Designing, Implementing, and Analyzing a Placement Test for Introductory CS Courses, accepted Proceedings of the 36th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education ( SIGCSE'2005 ), St. Louis, MO, February 23-27, pp. 505-509. 

  • L.-K. Soh, A. Samal, S. Person, G. Nugent, J. Lang (2005). Closed Laboratories with Embedded Instructional Research Design for CS1, Proceedings of the 36th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education ( SIGCSE'2005 ), St. Louis, MO, February 23-27, pp. 297-301. 


PAPERS PRESENTED AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

International

  • L.-K. Soh, A. Samal, S. Person, G. Nugent, J. Lang (2004). Analyzing Relationships between Closed Labs and Course Activities in CS1, Proceedings of the 10 th Annual SIGCSE Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education ( ITiCSE'2005 ), June 27-29, Monte de Caparica, Portugal, pp. 183-187. 

  • G. Nugent, L.-K. Soh, A. Samal, S. Person, J. Lang (2005). Design, development, and validation of a learning object for CS1, Proceedings of the 10 th Annual SIGCSE Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education ( ITiCSE'2005 ), June 27-29, Monte de Caparica, Portugal, p. 370.


National

  • Kiewra, K.A., Lang, J., Phifer, M., & Schraw, G. (1995). How graphic organizers affect learning from chapter-length text. American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.


Regional

  • Kiewra, K.A., Schraw, G., Lang, J., & Phifer, M. (1994). How graphic organizers affect text learning: factual, relational, and transfer effects. Midwestern Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

  • National Association of Medical Minority Educators, 2011