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Haiyan Bai, Ph.D.
Department of Educational and Human Sciences
Office: ED 222 J
Dr. Haiyan Bai is an associate professor in the College of Education at the University of Central Florida. She earned her Ph.D. in quantitative research methodology at the University of Cincinnati. Her research interests include issues that revolve around statistical/quantitative methods, specifically, resampling methods, propensity score analysis, research design, measurement, and the applications of statistical methods in educational research and behavioral sciences. Her articles have been published in books, refereed national and international journals, and refereed international conference proceedings. She has also given many refereed professional presentations at the international/national and the regional levels.
Dr. Bai teaches face-to-face, fully online, and mixed mode graduate level research method, measurement, and statistical courses. She has chaired/co-chaired or served on many doctoral dissertation committees. In addition, Dr. Bai not only serves on university, college, and department committees, but she is also involved with international activities in education. Furthermore, Dr. Bai consistently provides her statistical consultation services to her colleagues and works closely with local public school districts in large-scale educational research projects. Additionally, Dr. Bai is a manuscript/proposal reviewer for refereed journals, international/national and regional conferences, publishers, and a federal/state grant reviewer. Dr. Bai received the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Award by the University of Central Florida for Research Excellence in teaching and learning in 2011, Teaching Incentive Program Award (TIP) by the University of Central Florida For Teaching Excellence in 2012, and she was also the recipient of the 2011 College of Education Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award and the UCF Fellow of the Academy for Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Award in 2010.
Expertise: Educational Research