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Dr. Deborah M. Oh, Ph.D.

Full Professor, Applied And Advanced Studies in Education

Office: King Hall A2035
Phone: (323) 343-6155
Fax: (323)343- 5336


My vision for my scholarly vocation is that what I apprehend with my mind and profess through my words be grounded in truth and offered confidently with humility to the greater good and well-being of my students, my colleagues and our academic communities.



My teaching interests are in research methodology, statistics, and assessment and evaluation. The courses that I teach in Applied and Advanced Studies in Education are EDFN 500: EVALUATION AND EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH EDFN 452: STATISTICS IN EDUCATION EDFN 594: ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODS EDFN 595: FIELD EXPERIENCE IN EVALUATION (Practicum) ULRN 460: ASSESSMENT AND LEARNING. Additionally I teach following courses for MA in Educational Administration. EDAD562A: RESEARCH AND DATA ASSESSMENT I am a core faculty in the Ed.D program: EDFN 641A: USING QUANTITATIVE METHODS TO ANALYZE INEQUITABLE SCHOOLING OUTCOMES AND TARGET IMPROVEMENT I have taught in the previous joint Ed.D program with UCI, the following courses: EDAD602 APPLICATIONS OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH METHODS IN EDUCATION EDAD690: SPECIAL TOPICS IN RESEARCH AND EVALUATION FOR URBAN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP



My research interest areas are: longitudinal studies, education and society, religion and education, ethnic studies. Current on-going research areas are as follows: Intervention for English Language Learners and Special Education students Beginning Teachers Effects of religiosity analyses in High School and Beyond Parent involvement analysis in NHES 1999 data. Middle School track assignment of blacks: evidence of subject area discrimination by regions, NELS88 A significant social structural factors affecting academic achievement of Korean Americans in the United States. A correlational study of native language maintenance and ethnic identity of Korean Americans in the US.



Title Date
Marquez-Lopez, T., Oh, D. M., (2010) BTSA Accountability for English Learners and Students of Diverse Cultural Backgrounds in a Standards-Based Learning Environment, Accepted for publication, California Council. 2010
Marquez-Lopez, T., Oh, D. M., (2010). BTSA progression: A retrospective account of BTSA and its response to English learners, submitted to Journal for Latinos and Education. , Journal of Latino Education Vol. 9, Issue 1. 2010
Oh, D. M., Haager, D., Windmueller, M. (2007). A Longitudinal study of predicting reading success for English-language learners from Kindergarten to grade 1. Multiple Voices Vol. 10, Issues 1 & 2, 107-124. 2007
Oh, D. M. & Slovacek, S. (2005). The effect of a writing center for students in the sciences, Gyan: The Journal of Education. Vol. 1. No. 2 Jan.-June 2005, 21-28. 2005
Oh, D. M., Kim, J. M., Garcia, R., Krilowicz, B. L. (2005). Valid and Reliable Authentic Assessment of Culminating Student Performance in the Biomedical Sciences, Advances in Physiology Education, 29, 83-93. 2005



Ph.D. Research Methods and Statistics October, 1998

M. Phil Sociology and Edcuation 1995

M. Ed. Sociology and Education 1994

M. Div. Theology 1990

BA Pychology 1987


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