Dr. Juan Zheng

Dr. Zheng, assistant professor of teaching, learning and technology, has a background in both educational technology and educational psychology. She conducts interdisciplinary research with the long-term vision of designing technology-rich learning environments for diverse learners regardless of their ethnics, location, and learning style. Her research touches upon the themes of technology-rich learning environments design, self-regulated learning, academic emotions, learning analytics and STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education. Her research subjects range from K–12 and undergraduate students to professional teachers. She uses think-aloud, self-report, computer trace data, facial expressions and physiological sensors to measure students’ cognitive, metacognitive and emotional processes. She has expertise in advanced statistics, data mining, qualitative analysis, mixed method, and multi-modal approaches. Assistant Professor Zheng earned her B.S. in educational technology from Hubei University and her M.S. in educational technology from Beijing Normal University, and recently completed a Ph.D. in learning sciences at McGill University in Montreal.

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