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About ShamAh Md-Yunus

Dr. Md-Yunus’ research primarily focuses on early education and care of immigrant children and families. She uses the frameworks of culturally sensitive care and developmentally appropriate practice in most of her research work. She applied her research work to grounded The Critical “Immigration” theoretical framework which was based on The Positioning Theory and Asians as Model Minority to inform the social policy regarding the education of immigrant children, specifically Asians.

Positions

Present Professor, Eastern Illinois University Teaching, Learning, and Foundations
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Professional Service and Affiliations

Present Member, American Educational Research Association
Present Member, Association Childhood Education International
Present Member, Illinois Association of Education for Young Children
Present Member, National Association of Education for Young Children
Present Member, Spirit of Illinois Association of Education for Young Children
Present Member, WIDA- World-class Instructional Design and Assessment
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Courses

  • ELE 5950: Thesis in Education
  • ELE 5900: Applied Research in Education
  • ELE 5310: Foundations: ESL/Bilingual Education
  • ELE 5200: Introduction to Educational Research
  • EDU 5050: Seminar in Educational Research
  • ELE 4855: Exploring ESL Students through Clinical Experiences

Education

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2005 PhD, Indiana State University ‐ Elementary Education
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Contact Information

Office: 2203 - Buzzard Hall
Phone: 2175815728
Fax: 217-581-6300
Office Hours for Fall 2019: Mondays - Fridays; 12-1 pm


Cultural Capital (8)

International Education (2)

ESL Education (2)

Childhood Education (8)