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Oksun Lee, Ph.D.
Dr. Oksun Lee, a native of Korea, is an Associate Professor and Coordinator of Art Education in the Department of Art at the University of Central Oklahoma.
ART 2012 Introduction to Art Education
ART 3013 Career Options in Art and Art Education
ART 3302 Visual Arts for Elementary Teachers
ART 4843 Elementary Art Education Methods
ART 4853 Secondary Art Education Methods
PTE 4848 Art Student Teaching K-12
Master Graduate Thesis/Project
Education and Certifications
Ph. D. Art Education,
Department of Art Education, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.
M.Ed. Elementary Art Education,
Department of Art Education, Korea National University of Education, Korea.
B.Ed. Elementary Education, Minor, Elementary Art Education and Oriental Painting,
Department of Art Education, Gyeongin National University of Education, Korea.
Program Evaluation Certificate,
College of Education, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.
First and Second Level Elementary School Classroom/Art Teacher Certificate,
The Ministry of Education, Korea.
Dr. Lee taught full-time elementary school for five and a half years in Korea before continuing her education in the United States.
She has worked as a research assistant at Florida Institute of Art Education and was involved in museum education programs at the department of education at Florida State University Museum of Fine Art, Tallahassee, FL.
Prior to UCO, she taught art education to undergraduate and graduate students at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA and Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio.
Honors and Awards
2017 Distinguished Teaching Award
College of Fine Arts and Design, The University of Central Oklahoma
2017 Vanderford Teaching Award
The University of Central Oklahoma
Dr. Lee's research interest involves border pedagogy, border-crossing identity, cross-culture in art education, social justice in art education, visual culture art education, qualitative research methods, data visualization, and online research tools in art education.
Monday: 8:30-9:00 a.m., 11:40 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30-9:00 a.m., 11:40 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:40-9:00 a.m.
Dr. Lee's office is in the library Room 109A through 108 art classroom.
Professional and Community Involvement
2018 – 2020 Board Member of Higher Education Division
Oklahoma Art Education Association (OAEA)
2017 – 2019 Treasurer of Asian Art and Culture Issue Group
National Art Education Association(NAEA)
2017- 2018 NAEA Conference Proposal Reviewer of Asian Art and Culture Issue Group
National Art Education Association (NAEA)
2017 Proposal reviewer of Art
2018 National Undergraduate Research
Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities
Shin, R., Lim, M., Bae-Dimitriadis, M., and Lee, O (2018). NAEA Interest Group: Asian Art and Culture (AACIG). National Art Education Association News. 62(2).
Shin, R., Lim, M., Bae-Dimitriadis, M., and Lee, O. (2017). Pedagogical Globalization: Traditions, Contemporary Art, and Popular Culture of Korea. International Society for Education through Art (InSEA).
Dr. Oksun Lee has given numerous presentations at local, state, national, and international art education conferences. Her research has been published in Studies in Art Education, Art Lines from Ohio Art Education Association, and The Florida State University of Museum of Fine Arts. As well as in Art Education Research Review, Art & Music Education Research Center, and Sahyang Art Education in Korea.
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