Jianxia DU, Ph.D. 杜健霞

Professor & Director, Centre for Information and Communication Technology in Education

Faculty of Education, University of Macau

 

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University of Macau, E33,

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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

·          Ph.D., Educational Policy and Technology Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

·          M.A., Educational Policy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

·          B.A., Elementary/Early Childhood Education, Southwest University at Chongqing, China

 

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT

·          2012-             Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Macau

·          2008-2012     Associate Professor (Tenure), Mississippi State University, USA

·          2002-2007     Assistant Professor, Mississippi State University, USA

·          1996-2002     Graduate Research Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

·          1992-1995     Visiting Scholar, Department of Curriculum & Instruction, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA                         

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

·          The effects of social and cultural dimensions on educational technology, Including race, gender and class, issues.

·          Designing and developing computer-supported collaborative learning environments

 

 

RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP

Selected Journal Articles:

 

·          Du, J., Xu, J., & Fan, X. (2014). Help seeking in online collaborative groupwork: A multilevel analysis. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, doi:10.1080/1475939X.2014.897962

·          Du, J., Xu, J., & Fan, X. (in press). Investigating Factors That Influence Students’ Management of Study Environment in Online Collaborative Groupwork. Research Papers in Education.

·          Xu, J., Fan, X., & Du, J. (in press). Homework Management Scale: Confirming the Factor Structure with Middle School Students in China. Psychology in the School.

·          Xu, J., Du, J., & Fan, X. (in press). Students' groupwork management in online collaborative learning environments.  Educational Technology & Society Journal 

·          Du, J., Xu, J., & Fan, X. (2013). Factors affecting online groupwork interest: A multilevel analysis.  Journal of Educational Computing Research, 49(4), 481-499

·          Xu, J., Du. , J. (2013). Regulation of motivation: Students' motivation management in online collaborative groupwork.  Teachers College Record, 115(10)

·          Xu, J.,Du, J., & Fan, X. (2013). "Finding our time": Predicting students' time management in online collaborative groupwork.  Computers and Education, 69, 139-147

·          Xu, J., Du, J., & Fan, X. (2013). Individual and group-level factors for students' emotion management in online collaborative groupwork.  Internet and Higher Education, 19, 1-9

·          Du, J., & Durrington, V. A., (2013). A Collaborative Design Model: Learning Tasks, Peer Interaction, and Cognition Process. International Journal of Information Communication and Technology Education, 10 (4), 34-41

·          Du, J., Ge, X., & Zhang, K. (2012). Graduate students’ experiences of online collaborative learning in Web-based learning environments. International Journal of Information Communication and Technology Education, 8 (4), 62-74

·          Du, J., Yu, C. & Olinzock, A. (2011). Enhancing collaborative learning: impact of question prompts design for online discussion. Journal of Delta Pi Epsilon, L11(1), 28-41

·          Du, J. & Xu, J. (2010). The quality of online discussion reported by graduate Students.Quarterly Review of Distance Education. 11(1), 13-24

·          Du, J., Zhang, K., Olinzock, A. & Adams, J.(2008). Graduate Students' Perspectives on the Meaningful Nature of Online Discussions. Journal of Interactive Learning Research. 19(1), 21-36.

·          Havard, B., Du, J. & Xu, J. (2008). Online Collaborative Learning and Communication Media. Journal of Interactive Learning Research. 19(1), 37-50.

·          Du, J. & Sun, L. (2007). Vygotsky’s theory of social interaction: Learning tasks, peer interaction, and cognition process. Journal of Open Education Research, 10(4), 17-23.

·          Du, J. X., Durrington, V. A., & Mathews, J. G. (2007). Collaborative discussion: Myth or valuable learning tool. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT), 3(2), 94-104.

·          Du, J. X., Durrington, V. A., & Olinzock, A. A. (2006). Dynamic online learning environment: Task-oriented interaction for deep learning. Open Education Research, 12(4), 75-79.

·          Havard. B., Du, J. X & Olinzock, A. (2005). Deep learning: the knowledge, methods, and cognition process in instructor-led online discussion. The Quarterly Review of Distance Education 2(6), 125-135.

·          Du, J. X., Havard. B., & Li, H. (2005). Dynamic online discussion: task-oriented interaction for deep learning. The Journal of Educational Media International. 42(3), 207-218.

·       Havard, B., Du, J. X., & Olinzock, A. (2005). Online discussion for student learning: A practical model. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education. 1(2), 62-73.

·          Du, J. X., Havard, B., Adams, J. & Li, H. (2005). A project based learning approach: Online group collaborative learning. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education. 1(4), 13-24.

·          Pate G., Du, J. X., & Havard, B. (2004). Instructional design: Considering cognitive learning needs of older learners. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 1(5), 3-8.

·          Du, J. X., Havard. B., Yu, C. & Adams, J. (2004). The impact of technology use on low-income students' academic achievements: Educational Longitudinal Study of 2002. Journal of Educational Research and Policy Studies, 4(2), 21-28.

·          Du, J. X., Fan, X. T., Havard, B., & Olinzock, A. (2003). Minority equity of access and participation in information technology adult education. Journal of Educational Research and Policy Studies, 3(2), 67-88.

·          Du, J. X., & Anderson D. J. (2003). Technology and quality of education: Does technology help low-income and minority students in their academic achievements? Journal of Law, Technology & Policy, Volume Spring Issue 1 p1-33.

·          Du, J. X., & Havard, B. (2003). A framework for deep learning in business distance education. Delta Pi Epsilon, 45(3), 204-214.

·          Huang, G. G., & Du, J. X. (2002). Computer use at home and school: Does it relate to academic performance? Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Vol. 8 p201-215.

 

Book Chapters

·          Liu, G. Du, J. (2009). From cognitive psychology to instructional psychology: The current trends in educational technology. Book chapter in the Volume of Technology, one of the book series in Forefront Research Reports and Analyses of Humanity and Social Sciences in the Western Countries, Beijing, China: People’s University of China

·          Du, J., Liu, Y., & Sun, M.( 2009) Online Learning Community for E-Learning 2.0: In Harrison Yang (Ed) Collective Intelligence and E-Learning 2.0: Implications of Web-Based Communities and Networking. Idea Group Inc. 155-172

·          Du, J. X., & Adams, J. (2008). African-American Women in Online Learning. In Lawrence A. Tomei ( Ed.) Encyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration. Idea Group Inc. 244-260

·          Du, J. X., Havard. B., Adams, J., Ding, G., & Yu, W. (2006). Project-based online group collaborative learning characteristics. In Lawrence A. Tomei ( Ed.) Advanced Topics in Information and Communication Technology Education. Idea Group Inc. 188-201.

·          Havard. B., Du, J. X., & Olinzock, A. (2006). Task-Oriented Online Discussion: A Practical Model for Student Learning. In Lawrence A. Tomei ( Ed.) Advanced Topics in Information and Communication Technology Education. Idea Group Inc. 154-166.

·          Du, J. X., Pate, G., & Sherrod, D. & Yu, W. C. (2007). Barriers facing African American women in technology. In Marian Quigley (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security. Idea Group Inc. 1-6

·          Du, J. X., & Adams, J. (2007). Issues of African-American Women in Distance Education. In Lawrence A. Tomei ( Ed.) Encyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration. Idea Group Inc. 648-654

·          Pate, G., & Du, J. X.(2007). Multimedia Design: Considering The Cognitive Learning Needs Of Older Adults. In Lawrence A. Tomei ( Ed.) Encyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration. Idea Group Inc. 418-422

·          Shumack, A. K., & Du, J. X. (2007). How to create honest communication in online learning. In Margherita Pagani (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Multimedia Design and Network. Idea Group Inc. 345-356

 

Selected Presentations

·          Xu, J. Yuan, R., & Du, J. (2012, April). Predicting students’ homework environment management at the secondary school level. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

·          Yuan, R., Xu, J., & Du, J. (2012, April). Regulation of motivation: Predicting homework motivation management at the secondary school level. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

·          Xu, J., & Du, J. (2011). Gender and Homework Management Reported by African American Students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), April, New Orleans, LA

·          Du, J.X & Cornelious, L. (2010) African American Female Students' Participation in Online Collaborative Learning. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA).

·          Du, J., Cornelious, L. (2009). Students’ Perceptions towards Online Collaborative Learning Effectiveness. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Diego, CA.

·          Du, J., Xu..(2009). Factors Influencing Students’ Participation in Online Collaborative Discussions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Diego, CA.

·          Du, J. X.& Cornelious, L. (2008). The use of structured case study discussions for increasing student deep learning experiences. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York. March 24-28.

·          Du, J. X., Adams, J., & Cornelious, L. (2008). A cultural sensitivity: Activities for African American female students’ participation in online collaborative learning. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York. March 24-28

·          Du, J. X.,& Adams, J.(2008). African-American Women Participating in Online Course Setting: A Disappointing Experience? Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York. March 24-28.

·          Roberts, C., Yu, C., Brandenburg, T., & Du, J.X. (2008, November). The impact of webcasting in major corporations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of E-Learn, Las Vegas, Nevada.

·          Du, J. X., & Adams, J. (2007). Racial and Cultural Awareness Affecting African American Female Students’ Experiences in E-Collaboration. Paper to be presented at the World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education Quebec City, Canada Oct. 15-19, 2007

·          Du, J. X., Durrington, V., Mathews, J. (2007). Online Collaborative Discussion: Myth or Valuable Learning Tool. Paper to be presented at the World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education Quebec City, Canada Oct. 15-19, 2007

·          Du, J. X., Anderson, J., & Adams, J. (2007). A racial cultural perspective: African-American women participating in online course setting. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL.

·          Du, J. X., Adams, J. & Brandenburg, T. (2007). Are racial and cultural dimensions affecting our African American female students’ participation in online collaborative learning activities? Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL.

·          Du, J. X., Durrington, V., Mathews, J., & Yu, C. (2007). Creating flexible online collaborative learning environments to meet students’ needs. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL.

·          Havard, B. & Du, J. X. (2007) Minority students in high school technology use. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL. April 9-13.

·          Du, J. X., & Durrington, V. (2006). A collaborative design model: Learning tasks, peer interaction, and cognition process. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Dallas, Texas.

·          Du, J. X., Anderson, J., Olinzock, A.,& Adams, J. (2006). Barriers, conflicts and success strategies: Issues of African American women’s leadership positions in Northern Mississippi. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA.

·          Xu, J., Yuan R., & Du, J. X. (2006). Middle-school homework management: More than just gender and family involvement. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA.

·          Du, J. X., Anderson, D. J., & Havard, B. (2005). Factors Affecting African American women's participation and completion of an advanced degree: A racial cultural perspective. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), Montreal, Canada.

·          Du, J. X., & Havard, B. (2005). Deep learning: The knowledge, methods, and cognition process in instructor-led online discussion. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), Montreal, Canada.

 

Editorial Board for Refereed Journals

·          Editorial Board, Journal of Interactive Learning Research. 2004-present

 

Awards and Honors

·          The Mississippi State Pride Faculty Awards for recognizing the outstanding contributions of both academic and research faculty 2011

·          The Mississippi State Pride Faculty Awards for recognizing the outstanding contributions of both academic and research faculty 2010

·          Herbert Handley Research Award by Mississippi State University, The Herb Handley Research Award 2008

 

    Professional Association Membership

·          American Educational Research Association (AERA)

·          Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)

·          Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (AACE)

·          Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS)

·          Association of International and Comparative Education (AICE)

 

 

CURRENT COURSE

·        PYEB154  THINKING AND LEARNING WITH IT