Sa Liu, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Interactive Media Studies
Dr. Sa Liu is an Assistant Professor in the Interactive Media program at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. She received her Ph.D. in Learning Technologies at the University of Texas at Austin in the summer of 2018. She is currently a member of an editorial review board for the Journal of Online Learning Research and the International Journal on E-Learning. She is a big fan of various indoor and outdoor games, including but not limiting to board games, video games, snow skiing, fishing and hiking.
Teaching & Research Interests:
Dr.Liu teaches Information Design and Data Visualization, Unreal and Unity Game Engines, Front-end Web Design and Development, and Mobile Experience Design and Development at HU. Her research interests include educational uses of interactive media, serious games, learning analytics and interactive media design and development.
SpacEscape is a problem-solving mobile game created by students and faculty at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. The game provides middle school students an opportunity to learn about space science while practicing their problem-solving skills.
Ph.D. in Learning Technologies., The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.
B.S. in Computer Science, Peking University, Beijing, China.
Faculty share SpacEscape game design experience at Serious Play Conference
Two Harrisburg University faculty members gave a presentation on the in-house development of SpacEscape, a mobile science learning game students...
App research helped prepare HU grad for grad school, career
At Harrisburg University, students don’t just study science and technology. They experience both firsthand. During their time at HU, students...
HU professor to participate in Women’s History Month panel discussion
Harrisburg University Interactive Media Professor Dr. Sa Liu is an invited panelist for the You Write! Essay Contest Awards Ceremony...
Mobile game development provides students hands-on coding, design experience
Harrisburg University students assisting with the development of a mobile learning game called SpacEscape have been exposed to hands-on coding...
Professor, student present research at e-learning conference
Interactive Media Major Emili Ochoa and Dr. Sa Liu gave a presentation at the E-learn 2019 world conference in New Orleans this...
HU Research Team Aims to Understand Influence of Mobile Learning
Research suggests that socioeconomic status, age, gender, race, ethnicity, and other characteristics influences how we learn and solve problems. Mobile...