Dr. Sunyoung Park Presents Research at the 2018 AERA Conference
Dr. Sunyoung Park, Assistant Professor in the School of Leadership and Human Resource Development, returned from presenting research at the 2018 American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference in New York City.
Her presentation, “Workplace Learning Measures for HRD: Review and Summary” was about reviewing the existing workplace learning measures used in empirical studies in human resource development (HRD). Dr. Park also serves as chair for the roundtable session of the Korean AERA.
The AERA is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results. With its nearly 25,000 members, comprised of faculty, researchers, graduate students, and other distinguished professionals, they produce and disseminate knowledge, refine methods and measures, and stimulate translation and practical application of research results.
Dr. Park's research centers on organizational culture and behavior, learning and performance in different contexts, leadership, and research trends in human resource development (HRD) and related fields. Her primary research purpose is to provide practical guidelines for enhancing a positive organizational culture, supporting employee development, and resolving performance issues in organizations.
About Dr. Sunyoung Park
Dr. Park received her PhD from the University of Minnesota in Human Resource Development (HRD). Her research interests concern organizational culture and behavior, learning and performance in the workplace, leadership, and research trends in HRD and related fields. Her teaching focuses on the fields of instructional design, performance analysis, training and development, and research methods.
The LSU School of Leadership & Human Resource Development (SLHRD) offers programs dedicated to producing world-class practitioners, leaders, and instructors in human resource and leadership development. The BS, MS, PhD, and certificate programs are designed to develop the leadership, planning, analytical, problem solving, and change management capabilities that today's globalized organizations need to be successful. SLHRD also offers a 100% online master’s program and is a school within the College of Human Sciences & Education.
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The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library & Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 18 graduate programs, and 7 online graduate degree programs, enrolling more than 2,020 undergraduate and 879 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is committed to improving quality of life across the lifespan.