Patrick Pieng

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Contact Information

Assistant Professor
Brighton Hall 223
(916) 278-3466
patrick.pieng@csus.edu

Office Hours

Spring 2018

Joined Faculty: August 2015

Areas Research/Scholarly Activity


Children's social cognitive development (theories of mind understanding and emotion knowledge); embodied cognition; spatial cognition; children's biological understanding; quality of early childhood education (infant/toddler and preschool caregiving practices and curriculum development); influence of extracurricular involvement on academic outcomes.

Courses Taught


  • CHDV 133 - Research in Human Development
  • CHDV 134 - Development of Young Children as Mathematics and Science Thinkers
  • CHDV 137/L - Cognitive Development
  • CHDV 248 - Curriculum and Instruction in Preschool and Primary Grades

Educational Degrees


Ph.D., Education, Emphasis in Child and Adolescent Development, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2015 
M.A., Education, Emphasis in Child and Adolescent Development, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2011 
B.A., Psychology and Sociology with a Minor in Applied Developmental Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 2006 

Updates


Last updated: Febuary 7, 2018
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