Professional Experience

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University of Cincinnati

M.S. in Instructional Design & Technology

Cincinnati, OH 

January 2019 - May 2020 (EXP.)

Current GPA: 4.0


Theoretical Foundations Courses:

·Learning Sciences & Technology (Psychology of learning for Instruction)

·Systematic Design of Instruction (Dick & Carey Model, SAM, ADDIE Model)

·Universal Design for Learning

·Usability Evaluations

·User Experience Questionnaires


Project-based Courses:

·Tools for Online Learning (Composing Professional Emails - Storyline 2 & 3)

·Multimedia Studio (Infographic, PSA Video, Canva Screencast, Flipa-Clip Animation, Rise360 module)

·Educational Game Design (Extinct! Biodiversity Lab, Adventurespace, Pathway to Legal Immigration - Twine & Storyline 3)

·Mobile Learning (LUX- Technology Professional Development - InVision & Balsamiq)

·Design of Blended and Online Learning Environments (Intro to Ballet - Blackboard & Canvas)



Purdue University

B.A. in Social Studies Education

West Lafayette, IN 

August 2014 - May 2017

​Professional Education GPA: 3.82

Teacher's Education: Indiana Educator's License (2017)

  • Historical Perspectives, Economics, U.S. government & citizenship 

Relevant coursework:

Intro to Education Technology, Intro to Psychology, Intro to Anthropology, History & Philosophy of Education, Exploring Teaching, Multiculturalism & Education, Learning & Motivation, Inclusive Classroom, Intro to Education Research Methodology I & II, Comparative Education, Teaching Social Studies

Minor: Global Studies

Relevant coursework:

Intro to Politic Analysis, Governments of the World, East Asia Modern world, Intro to Medieval World, Intro to Environmental Politics, Rich & Poor Nations, Russian & European History, Economics fo European Union, Global Studies Seminar, Global Green Politics

Delphi Community High School

Exchange student

Delphi, IN

August 2012 - May 2013

​I was one of the five international exchange students (from China, Finnland, Germany, and France) at this community high school. I stayed with a lovely host family living on a typical midwest farm. 


Lane Hooker,

Social Studies Teacher

Ms. Liu is a highly effective educator and mentor, who is greatly involved in her students' wellbeing and achievement. She constantly searches for innovative classroom management techniques and lessons that keep the students engaged and excited about learning!

Perry Mao,

CEO of OWL Communication Academy

A passionate, dedicated instructor and a great team-player. Purui has elevated our team's instructional design and training by always bringing in fresh ideas and top-notch performance. She is incredibly smart, kind and has a most generous spirit!

Anatoli Rapoport,

​Professor at Purdue University

Purui is one of the most dedicated and hard-working students of mine! She takes on every task that is given to her with a commitment and zeal that is rivaled by no other. As an educator, she is willing to listen to ideas and suggestions from her colleagues so that she can continue to learn and grow.

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