I am an Associate Professor in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. Holding the Bonnie Westby Huebner Endowed Chair in Education & Technology, my research is at the intersection of knowledge building, learning analytics, networked learning, and network analysis. My work is broadly published in premier venues and funded by the NSF, the Digital Learning for Development initiative, the University of Minnesota.
PhD in Learning Sciences, 2014
OISE/University of Toronto
MEd in Educational Technology, 2009
BSc in Educational Technology, 2006
Beijing Normal University
Link to a full CV (PDF).
I teach the following courses in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UMN:
CI 8371: Applied Social Network Analysis in Education*
CI 8134-35: Foundations of Research in Curriculum and Instruction
CI 5371: Learning Analytics: Theory and Practice*
CI 5301: Foundations of Computer Applications for Business and Education
CI 4331W: Technology and Ethics in Society
*: New courses developed by myself.