AI/ML Research. Our research develops (AI/ML) methods and studies AI adoptions by integrating educational domain knowledge in curriculum and instruction, learning science, and educational policy and school systems. NSF CORE Lesson Planning and AI.
AI-Powered Product Developments. Our dedicated team designs, tests, and refines AI-powered tools and platforms, ensuring they meet the specific needs of K-12 educational settings, enhance learning experiences, and promote inclusive education NSF PFI-TT Colleague.
Data Science in Education Training. Our training programs aim to cultivate AI/ML proficiency in education among data scientists, educators, researchers, and EdTech partners to foster an ecosystem of responsible use AI in education. IES Data Science Training ISEA.
Policy Research and Multi-Sector Partnerships. Our work uses interdisciplinary perspectives and research methods to provide cutting-edge educational policy research to address educational, economic, and social inequities. We seek to provide meaningful, innovative, and rigorous analysis of data (both in-depth and at scale) to address pressing educational issues at federal, state, and local levels. Our work is conducted in close partnership with K-12 practitioners, policymakers, and EdTech industrial partners to bring real solutions to real issues. UW EPAL.
Dr. Min Sun specializes in teacher workforce development and instruction, the school and policy contexts that support teaching and learning, and artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) research and application developments that amplify the quality and equity of student learning. Her work has been published in premier research journals in education and has been funded by IES, NSF, Spencer Foundation, William T. Grant Foundation, among others.
Four Strands of Work
Teaching and Learning, AI for Learning, Data Science Methods, School Finance/Teacher Salary/Labor Markets, Education Policy
2011 Ph.D. Dual major in Educational Policy (Ed. Policy) and Measurement and Quantitative Methods (MQM), Michigan State University
EDLPS 302 Intro to Edu Policy
EDLPS 564 Economics of Education
EDLPS 560 Ed Policy Studies and Practice
EDPSY 567 Applied Quasi-experimental Research in Education and Other Social Science