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Research

Research Interests

Dr. Chang’s research interest areas are:

Distance Learning

Computer Technologies in Education

International Distributed Software Development

System Dynamics Modeling

Computer Programming

Management Information Systems

Network and E-Commerce

Educational Leadership and Supervision

Curriculum and Instructional Design, Evaluation and Assessment in both Traditional and Distance Education Classroom Settings

 

Professional Activities

Services

Evaluator, Brenton Center for Agricultural Instruction and Technology Transfer at ISU

Evaluator, Engineering – Las Online Learning Center at ISU

Director of Distance Education, Computer Science

Blackboard Senior Certified Trainer

Mentors in Blackboard Certified Trainer Community, Curriculum and Instructional Designer

Referee: Blackboard Greenhouse Exemplary Course Program Awards

Referee: International Association of Journals and Conferences

Referee: International Journal of Modern Engineering (IJME)

Referee: International Association of Journals and Conferences (IAJC) and Technology Interface International Journal (TIIJ)

Referee: International Journal of Engineering Research & Innovation (IJERI)

Referee: International Journal of Modern Engineering (IJME)

Referee: IEEE Transaction on Education

Referee: Global Online Conference on Information Technology, IEEE Computing Society

Program Committee: International Forum for Women in E-Learning (IFWE), United States Distance Learning Association.

 

Selected Publications, Refereed Conference Presentations and Invited Lectures

1) Shu-Hui H. Chang. ‘Facilitating Case Study Group Project Promotes Active Learning’. International Forum for Women in E-Learning Virtual Conference, 2020.

2) Shu-Hui H. Chang. ‘Effective Online Learning Communities Impact Student Learning and Retention’. Texas Distance Learning Association Conference, 2019.

3)Shu-Hui H. Chang. ‘Effective Interaction and Communication Strategies Engage Student Learning’. The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) Conference, 2018.

4) Shu-Hui H. Chang. Implementing Effective Orientations Promote Online Students Success Rate. Texas Distance Learning Association Conference, 2017.

5) Shu-Hui H. Chang. Critical Ingredients for Impacting Student Performance. The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) Conference, 2016.

6) Shu-Hui H. Chang. Integrating Problem-Based Design into Online Teaching Enhance Student Learning. Texas Distance Learning Association Conference, 2016.

7) Shu-Hui H. Chang. Implementing Sound Pedagogies with Innovative Technologies Fosters Active Learning. 2014 International Forum for Women and E-Learning – United States Distance Learning Association, San Antonio, Texas, 2014.

8) Shu-Hui H. Chang. Effective Interactive Tools and Web 2.0 Projects Promote Student Leaning and Engagement. Blackboard World 2013 Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2013.

9) Shu-Hui H. Chang. The Course with Exemplary Design that Earned a High Student Satisfaction Rate and Two Blackboard Greenhouse Exemplary Course Program International Awards. Ames, Iowa State University, Iowa, 2010.

10) Shu-Hui H. Chang and Roger A. Smith. Effectiveness of Interaction in a Learner-Centered Paradigm Distance Education Class Based on Student Satisfaction. Journal of Research on Technology in Education. Vol. 40. No. 4, 2008. (This is a Top-Tier Journal: The Journal's Acceptance Rate is 16%.)

11) Shu-Hui H. Chang. The Key to Establish a Successful Distance Education System. Ministry of Education in Taiwan. Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., 2008.

12) Shu-Hui H. Chang. The Innovative Teaching and Learning Model in the 21st Century. National Central University, Chung-Li, Taiwan, R.O.C., 2008.

13) Shu-Hui H. Chang. Empowering a Support System to Implement Distance Education. Blackboard China 2008 Users Conference. Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, 2008.

14) Shu-Hui H. Chang. An Exemplary Course with Impeccably High Student Satisfaction Rate. Blackboard World 2008 Users Conference, Guangzhou Guangdong, China. 2008.

15) Shu-Hui H. Chang. Blackboard Greenhouse Exemplary Course Program Award Presentation. Blackboard World 2008 Users Conference. Las Vegas, Nevada, 2008.

16) Shu-Hui H. Chang and Roger A. Smith. Can 10,000 Students Be Wrong?. National Association of Industrial Technology Conference. Panama City Beach, Florida, 2007.

17) Shu-Hui H. Chang and Roger A. Smith. Challenge: Interacting Effectively with 1,000 Students in the Learner-Centered Paradigm. Black Board World 2007 Users Conference. Boston, Massachusetts, 2007.

18) Shu-Hui H. Chang and Roger A. Smith. Ten Year Research Report on Converting a Computer Science Course to Distance Education. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education Conference. Vancouver, Canada, 2007.

19) Shu-Hui H. Chang and Roger A. Smith. Effective Interaction with 1,000 Students within WebCT. 6th Annual WebCT Texas Users Conference. College Station, Texas, 2006.

 

Books

18) Shu-Hui H. Chang. An Assessment of Effectiveness of Interaction in Distance Education Based on Student Satisfaction with the Learner-Centered Paradigm.

19) Shu-Hui H. Chang. The WebCT Content Module Manual. Campus Edition 4.1 Practice and Pedagogy Guide.

 

Funding

1) Iowa State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Engineering-LAS Online Learning (ELO), LAS-sponsored development and delivery of online COMS 113XW grant, $3,000 (PI), 2019.

2) Iowa State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Engineering-LAS Online Learning (ELO), LAS-sponsored development and delivery of online COMS 103 grant(PI), 2018.

3) Iowa State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Engineering-LAS Online Learning (ELO), LAS-sponsored development and delivery of online course grant(PI), 2017.

4) Iowa State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Engineering-LAS Online Learning (ELO), LAS-sponsored development and delivery of online course grant(PI), 2016.

5) Iowa State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Engineering-LAS Online Learning (ELO), LAS-sponsored development and delivery of online course grant(PI), 2015.

6) Iowa State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Engineering-LAS Online Learning (ELO), LAS-sponsored development and delivery of online course grant(PI), 2014.

7) Iowa State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Engineering-LAS Online Learning (ELO), LAS-sponsored development and delivery of online course grant(PI), 2013.

8) Iowa State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Engineering-LAS Online Learning (ELO), LAS-sponsored development and delivery of online course grant(PI), 2011.

9) Iowa State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Instructional Technology Grant(PI), 2005.

10) Cargill Incorporated, funding(PI), 2004.