Dr. Chien Yu

  • Professor

  • Graduate Coordinator

Education

Ph.D., Educational Studies, Human Science, Technology and Workforce Education, The Ohio State University

Research Interests

Dr. Yu’s research interests focus on integrating technology for teaching and learning in general, but specifically in the areas of distance education; multimedia learning, and technology standards.

Selected Publications

Yu, C. (2020). The use of social media: Issues, challenges and strategies for adult teaching and learning. In M. CPO Okojie & T. Boulder (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Adult Learning in Higher Education (pp. 501-527). Hershey, PA: IGI Global Information Science Reference.

Yu, C., Huang, K., & Posadas, G. (2019). Pedagogical issues and challenges for cross-cultural online instruction. In J. Keengwe & K. Kungu (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Cross-Cultural Online Learning in Higher Education (pp. 384-406). Hershey, PA: IGI Global Information Science Reference.

Ward-Jackson, J. & Yu, C. (2018). Impact of online learning in K-12: Effectiveness, challenges, and limitations for online instruction. In J. Keengwe (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Blended Learning Pedagogies and Professional Development in Higher Education (pp. 357-375). Hershey, PA: IGI Global Information Science Reference.

Yu, C., Lee, S. J., Yu, W. W., & Walton, A. (2017). Exploring issues and challenges of project-based learning for teaching and learning. In J. Keengwe (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Pedagogical Models for Next-Generation Teaching and Learning (pp. 98-117). Hershey, PA: IGI Global Information Science Reference. doi: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3873-8.ch006

Yu, C., & Franz, D. P. (2017). Visiting technological pedagogical and content knowledge (TPACK): Issues and challenges for teachers’ professional development. In T. Kidd (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Instructional Systems and Technology.

Yu, C., & Prince, D. L. (2016). Aspiring school administrators’ self-perceived ability to meet technology standards and technological needs for professional development. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 48(4), 239-257.

Yu, C., Lee, S. J., & Ewing, C. (2014). Mobile learning: Trends, issues, and challenges in teaching and learning. In J. Keengwe & M. B. Maxfield (Eds.), Advancing Higher Education with Mobile Learning Technologies: Cases, Trends, and Inquiry-Based Methods (pp. 60-87). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.

Xie, K., Yu, C., & Bradshaw, A. (2014). Impacts of role assignment and participation in asynchronous discussions in college-level online classes. The Internet and Higher Education, 20, 10-19.

Yu, C. (2013). The integration of technology in the 21st Century classroom: Teachers' attitude and pedagogical beliefs toward emerging technologies. The Journal of Technology Integration in the Classroom, 5(1), 5-11.

Yu, C., Wu, J. Y., & Johnson, A. D. (2012). Serious games: Issues and challenges for teaching and training. In M.M. Cruz-Cunha (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Serious Games as Educational, Business and Research Tools: Development and Design, 559-577.

Yu, C., & Olinzock, A. (2011). Creating computer games for class instruction. In M. M. Cruz-Cunha, V. H. C. Carvalho, & P. C. A. Tavares (Eds.). Computer Games as Educational and Management Tools: Uses and Approaches (pp.151-166). doi:10.4018/978-1-60960-569-8.

Yu, C., & Brandenburg, T. (2011). Multimedia database applications: Issues and concerns for classroom teaching. The International Journal of Multimedia & Its Applications, 3(1).

Selected Presentations

Yu, C. (2020, November). Exploring students’ learning styles and performances for multimedia design projects. Paper presented at the virtual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology.

Yu, C., & Gatewood, R. (2020, November). High school teacher's acceptance of technology and privacy concerns in the 1:1 initiative laptop program. Paper presented at the virtual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology.

Yu, C. (2019, October). Effective use of social media in teaching and learning. Paper to be presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Las Vegas, NV.

Yu, C., Huang, K., & Posadas, G. (2019, October). Pedagogical issues and challenges for cross-cultural online instruction. Paper to be presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Las Vegas, NV.

Muchenjie, K. & Yu, C. (2019, October). School administrators’ perceived knowledge, importance, and perceptions toward Virginia Technology Standards for instructional personnel (VTSIP). Paper to be presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Las Vegas, NV.

Yu, C. & Wu, T. L. (2018, October). Is there any relationship between students' learning styles and class performances for multimedia project design? Paper to be presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Kansas City, MO.

Yu, C. & Ward-Jackson, J. (2018, October). Examining the effects of demographics in online K-12 education. Paper to be presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Kansas City, MO.

Brock, M. & Yu, C. (2018, October). The differences in stress levels for African-American working in technical based and non-technical based occupations. Paper to be presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Kansas City, MO.

Yu, W. W., Lin, C. F., Okojie, M. CPO, & Yu, C. (2018, October). Getting certified: Factors influencing the pursuit of IT certifications. Paper presented at the meeting of the E-Learn in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, Las Vegas, NV.

Yu, C., Lee, S. J., Yu, W. W., & Walton, A. (2017, November). Exploring issues and challenges of project-based learning for teaching and learning in the digital age. Paper to be presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Jacksonville, FL.

Yu, C., Chien, S.-Y., Yu, W. W., & Huang, K. (2017, November). Visiting technological pedagogical and content knowledge (TPACK): Issues and challenges in teaching and learning. Paper to be presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Jacksonville, FL.

Muchenjie, K. & Yu, C. (2017, November). Administrators’ perceptions of practicing the ISTE Standards-A and VTSIP Technology Standards. Paper to be presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Jacksonville, FL.

Huang, K., Ge, X., Law, V., & Yu, C. (2017, April). The role of epistemic beliefs in the process of solving an information problem. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

Lee, S. J., Wilder, C., & Yu, C. (2017, April). Exploring student experience in a service-learning project of an undergraduate course. Paper presented at the 2017 Korean-American Educational Researchers Association, San Antonio, TX.

Professional Leadership

  • Reviewer, Computers in Human Behavior
  • Reviewer, British Journal of Educational Technology
  • Reviewer, AECT Conference Proposals
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