G Graduate student author

U Undergraduate student author

T Classroom teacher

Publications

^ Invited

Journal Articles

  1. Chen, B., Fan, Y., Zhang, G., Liu, M., & Wang, Q. (2020). Teachers’ networked professional learning with MOOCs. PLOS ONE, 15(7), e0235170. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0235170
    (Impact Factor 2020: 2.870. Indexing: SCI.)
  2. Zhu, X., Chen, B., Avadhanam, R., Shui, H., & Zhang, R. (2020). Reading and connecting: Using social annotation in online classes. Information and Learning Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1108/ILS-04-2020-0117
  3. Rosenberg, J.M., Edwards, A., & Chen, B. (2020). Tools and strategies for engaging students in analyzing and interpreting complex data sources. The Science Teacher, 87(5), 30-34. https://doi.org/10.2505/4/tst20_087_05_30
  4. Chen, B., & Huang, T. (2019). It is about timing: Network prestige in asynchronous online discussions. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 34, 503–515. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcal.12355
  5. Chen, B. (2019). Designing for Networked Collaborative Discourse: An UnLMS Approach. TechTrends, 63(2), 194–201. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-018-0284-7
  6. Hong, H.-Y., Lin, P.-Y., Chen, B., & Chen, N. (2019). Integrated STEM learning in an idea-centered knowledge-building environment. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 28(1), 63–76. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40299-018-0409-y
  7. Chen, B., Chang, Y.-H.G, Ouyang, F.G, & Zhou, W.U (2018). Fostering student engagement in online discussion through social learning analytics. The Internet and Higher Education, 37, 21–30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iheduc.2017.12.002
    (Impact Factor 2017: 5.847)
  8. Cai, Q., Chen, B., Wu, H., & Trussell, G. (2018). Using differentiated feedback to improve performance in introductory statistics. Innovations in Education and Teaching International. https://doi.org/10.1080/14703297.2018.1508362
    (Author order reflects writing contributions. Impact Factor 2017: 1.106)
  9. Chen, B., Knight, S., & Wise, A. F. (2018). Critical issues in designing and implementing temporal analytics. Journal of Learning Analytics, 5(1), 1-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.18608/jla.2018.53.1
  10. Fan, Y.,G Zhang, G.,G Chen, B., & Wang, Q. (2018). Why did they come back?: Analyzing motivations for repeated enrollment in MOOCs [in Chinese]. Journal Open Education Research, 24(2), 89-96.
    (JOER is ranked the 6th among 37 educational science journals in the Chinese Social Sciences Citation Index (CSSCI). Author order reflects writing contributions. Role: project Co-PI, research design, and draft revisions.)
  11. Li, C., Chen, B., & Gobert, J. (2018). Innovations in scaling and enhancing learning: Review on the Fifth Annual ACM Conference on Learning at Scale [in Chinese]. Journal of Open Learning, 23(5), 1-7. doi:10.19605/j.cnki.kfxxyj.2018.05.001
  12. Chen, B. (2017). Fostering scientific understanding and epistemic beliefs through judgments of promisingness. Educational Technology Research and Development, 65(2), 255–277. doi:10.1007/s11423-016-9467-0
    (Impact Factor 2017: 1.728)
  13. Chen, B., Resendes, M., Chai, C.S., & Hong, H.-Y. (2017). Two tales of time: Uncovering the significance of sequential patterns among contribution types in knowledge-building discourse. Interactive Learning Environments, 25(2), 162–175. doi:10.1080/10494820.2016.1276081
    (Impact Factor 2016: 1.674)
  14. Knight, S., Wise, A. F., & Chen, B. (2017). Time for change: Why learning analytics needs temporal analysis. Journal of Learning Analytics, 4(3), 7–17. https://doi.org/10.18608/jla.2017.43.2
  15. Chen, B.^ & Huang, T.G (2017). Unpacking Learning Analytics: An attempt to tilt the iceberg [in Chinese]. Journal of Open Learning, 22(4), 1-9. doi:10.19605/j.cnki.kfxxyj.2017.04.001
  16. Chen, B., & Zhang, J. (2016). Analytics for knowledge creation: Towards epistemic agency and design-mode thinking. Journal of Learning Analytics, 3(2), 139–163. doi:10.18608/jla.2016.32.7
  17. Chen, B., & Hong, H.-Y. (2016). Schools as knowledge-building organizations: Thirty years of design research. Educational Psychologist, 51(2), 266-288. doi:10.1080/00461520.2016.1175306
    (Impact Factor 2015: 5.688)
  18. Hong, H.-Y., Chen, B., & Chai, C. S. (2016). Exploring the development of college students’ epistemic views during their knowledge building activities. Computers & Education, 98, 1–13. doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2016.03.005
    (Author order reflects writing contributions. Role: Drafting and revising the manuscript. Impact Factor 2015: 2.881)
  19. Chen, B., Scardamalia, M., & Bereiter, C. (2015). Advancing knowledge building discourse through judgments of promising ideas. International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, 10(4), 345-366. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11412-015-9225-z
    (Impact Factor 2016: 3.469. Recognized in June 2017 by Springer as one of the Highly Cited Articles in Education & Language.)
  20. Chen, B. (2015). Exploring the digital divide: The use of digital technologies in Ontario public schools. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie, 41(3), 1-23.
  21. Resendes, M., Scardamalia, M., Bereiter, C., Chen, B., & Halewood, C.T (2015). Group-level formative feedback and metadiscourse. International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, 10(3), 309–336. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11412-015-9219-x
    (Author order reflects writing contributions. Role: Designing and developing the feedback tool; analyzing data; and drafting the manuscript. Impact Factor 2016: 3.469)
  22. Goggins, S., Xing, W., Chen, X., Chen, B., & Wadholm, B. (2015). Learning analytics at “small” scale: Exploring a complexity-grounded model for assessment automation. Journal of Universal Computer Science, 21(1), 66–92.
    (Author order reflects research contributions. Role: Conceptual discussion and manuscript revision. Impact Factor 2017: 1.066)
  23. Chen, B.^ (2015). From theory use to theory building in learning analytics: A commentary on “Learning analytics to support teachers during synchronous CSCL”. Journal of Learning Analytics, 2(2), 163–168. doi:10.18608/jla.2015.22.12
  24. Zhang, Y., Chen, B., Scardamalia, M., & Bereier, C. (2012). From shallow to deep constructivism: Development of Knowledge Building theory and its application in China [in Chinese]. E-education Research, 9, 5-12.
    (Contribution: 40%; the 1st and 2nd author contributed equally to writing. Role: Conceptual design; drafting the manuscript; and addressing review comments.)
  25. Chen, B., Resendes, M., Chuy, M., Tarchi, C. & Bereiter, C. (2011). Identifying promising ideas in a knowledge-building discourse [in Italian: Identificare, selezionare e sviluppare le idee promettenti nel Knowledge Building]. QWERTY - Interdisciplinary Journal of Technology, Culture and Education, 6(2), 224-241.
  26. Chuy, M., Resendes, M., Tarchi, C., Chen, B., & Scardamalia, M. (2011). Ways of contributing to an explanation-seeking dialogue in science and history [in Italian: Modi di contribuire ad un dialogo per la ricerca di spiegazioni]. QWERTY - Interdisciplinary Journal of Technology, Culture and Education, 6(2), 242-260.
    (Author order reflects writing contributions. Role: Analyzing data; and drafting the manuscript.)
  27. Chen, B., Jia, J., & Wang, A. (2007). An application framework of educational resources repository based on ontology and semantic web technologies [in Chinese]. China Educational Technology(251), 105-109.
  28. Li, Q., Tang, H., Chen, B., Yang, S., & Huang, R. (2006). Development and application of an LMS SCORM 2004 engine [in Chinese]. Journal of Open Education Research, 12(6), 85-87.
    (Author order reflects research and writing contributions. Role: Technology design & development; and drafting the manuscript.)

Book Chapters

  1. Chen, G., Chan, C. K. K., & Chen, B. (in preparation). Designing CSCL environments for productive collaborative discourse. In Handbook of Educational Psychology. Oxford University Press.
  2. Chen, B. (2021, forthcoming). Collaboration Analytics. In Handbook of Learning Analytics (2nd Edition). Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR).
  3. Chen, B., Haklev, S. & Rosé, C.P. (2020, forthcoming). Massive-scale collaborative learning. In International Handbook of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning. Springer.
  4. Romero-Hall, E., Correia, A.P., Branch, R.M., Cevik, Y.D., Dickson-Deane, C., Chen, B., Liu, J.C., Tang, H., Vasconcelos, L., Pallitt, N., & Thankachan, B. (2020). Futurama: Learning, Design and Technology Research Methods. In Research Methods in Learning Design and Technology. Routledge.
  5. Chen, B., & Lin, F. (2020). Representational affordances for collaborative learning in technology-enhanced environments. In P. Kendeou, P.V. Meter, A List, & D. Lombardi (Eds.), Handbook of Learning from Multiple Representations and Perspectives. Routledge.
  6. Gutiérrez Braojos, C., Montejo-Gámez, J., Ma, L., & Chen, B. (2019). Exploring collective responsibility within a knowledge building community: Analysis of online peer feedback. In L. Daniela (Ed.), Didactics of Smart Pedagogy: Smart Pedagogy for Technology Enhanced Learning. Springer.
  7. Chen, B., Chen, C.-M., Hong, H.-Y., & Chai, C. S. (2018). Learning analytics: Approaches and cases from Asia. In K. J. Kennedy & J. C.-K. Lee (Eds.), Routledge International Handbook of Schools and Schooling in Asia (pp. 419–432). New York, NY: Routledge.
  8. Chen, B., & Fan, Y. (2018). Learning analytics: Perspectives from Mainland China. In C. P. Lim & V. L. Tinio (Eds.), Learning analytics for the Global South (pp. 36–43). Quezon City, Philippines: Foundation for Information Technology Education and Development.

Full Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. Chen, B., & Zhu, H. (2019). Towards Value-Sensitive Learning Analytics Design. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge (pp. 343–352). ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3303772.3303798
  2. Lund, K., Chen, B., Gaudwin, S. (2018). The potential of interdisciplinarity in MOOC research: How do researchers in education and computer science compare?. In Proceedings of the 2018 Learning @ Scale Conference. London, UK: ACM Press. https://doi.org/10.1145/3231644.3231661
    (Overall Acceptance Rate: 22%)
  3. Ma, L.G, Matsuzawa, Y., Chen, B., & Scardamalia, M. (2016). Community knowledge, collective Responsibility: The emergence of rotating leadership in three knowledge building communities. In C. K. Looi, J. L. Polman, U. Cress, & P. Reimann. (Eds.), Transforming Learning, Empowering Learners: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2016, Volume 1 (pp. 615-622). Singapore: The International Society of the Learning Sciences.
  4. Chen, B., Ma, L.G, Matsuzawa, Y., & Scardamalia, M. (2015). The development of productive vocabulary in knowledge building: A longitudinal study. In O. Lindwall, P. Hakkinen, T. Koschman, P. Tchounikine, & S. Ludvigsen. (Eds.), Exploring the Material Conditions of Learning: The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015, Volume 1 (pp. 443-450). Gothenburg, Sweden: The International Society of the Learning Sciences.
    (Note: Best Paper Award Nominee. Paper Acceptance Rate: 36%)
  5. Chen, B., Chen, X., & Xing, W. (2015). “Twitter archeology” of Learning Analytics and Knowledge conferences. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge - LAK ’15 (pp. 340–349). New York, NY, USA: ACM. doi:10.1145/2723576.2723584
    (Full Paper Acceptance Rate: 27%)
  6. Resendes, M., Chen, B., Acosta, A., & Scardamalia, M. (2013). The effect of formative feedback on vocabulary use and distribution of vocabulary knowledge in a grade two Knowledge Building class. In N. Rummel, M. Kapur, M. Nathan, & S. Puntambekar (Eds.), To See the World and a Grain of Sand: Learning across Levels of Space, Time, and Scale: CSCL 2013 Conference Proceedings Volume 1 – Full Papers & Symposia (pp. 391-398). International Society of the Learning Sciences.
    (Note: Best Student Paper Award Nominee)
  7. Chen, B., Scardamalia, M, Resendes, M., Chuy, M., & Bereiter, C. (2012). Students’ intuitive understanding of promisingness and promisingness judgments to facilitate knowledge advancement. In J. van Aalst, K. Thompson, M. J. Jacobson & P. Reimann (Eds.), The future of learning: Proceedings of the 10th international conference of the learning sciences (ICLS 2012) – Volume 1, Full Papers (pp. 111-118). Sydney, Australia: ISLS.
  8. Chen, B. & Wang, Q. (2010). Pursuing effective facilitating strategies: The effect of facilitator’s leadership behaviors on online learning. In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2010 (pp. 2192-2199). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Evaluation, Project, and Technical Reports

  1. Wang, Q., Chen, B., Fan, Y., & Zhang, G. (2018). MOOCs as an alternative for teacher professional development: Examining learner persistence in one Chinese MOOC. Final project report. Manila, The Philippines: Digital Learning for Development (DL4D).
  2. Chen, B., Gallagher-Mackay, K., Kidder, A., & Proulx, K. (2014). Public education: Our best investment (Annual report on Ontario’s publicly funded schools 2014). Technical report, People for Education, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  3. Chen, B., Gallagher-Mackay, K., & Kidder, A. (2014). Digital learning in Ontario schools: The ‘new normal’. Technical report, People for Education, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  4. Rolheiser, C., Chen, B., Håklev, S., Harrison, L., Najafi, H., & Teplovs, C. (2014). Hatch, match, and dispatch: Examining the relationship between student intent, expectations, behaviours and outcomes in six Coursera MOOCs at the University of Toronto. MOOC Research Initiative. Retrieved from http://www.moocresearch.com/reports

Software Development

  1. Batu, W., Chen, W., & Chen, B. (2019). DataX [computer software]. Minneapolis, MN.
  2. Chen, W., Batu, W., & Chen, B. (2019). IdeaMagnets for Knowledge Forum 6 [computer software]. Minneapolis, MN.
  3. Chen, W., & Chen, B. (2019). Personal Learning Compass [computer software]. Minneapolis, MN.
  4. Liu, X., & Chen, B. (2015). WordWhispers for Knowledge Forum 6 [computer software]. Minneapolis, MN.
  5. Chen, B. (2015). CanvasNet [Social learning analytics for Canvas]. Minneapolis, MN.
  6. Chen, B. (2015). LexFreq [R-based computer software for computing Lexical Frequency Profiles]. Minneapolis, MN.
  7. Chen, B. (2015). LagSeq [R-based computer software for Lag-sequential Analysis]. Minneapolis, MN.
  8. Chen, B. (2011). Promising Ideas Tool of Knowledge Forum [computer software]. Toronto, ON: Institute for Knowledge Innovation and Technology.
  9. Chen, B. (2011). Metadiscourse Tool of Knowledge Forum [computer software]. Toronto, ON: Institute for Knowledge Innovation and Technology.

Other Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. Chen, B. & Poquet, O. (2020, forthcoming). Socio-Temporal Dynamics in Peer Interaction Events. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge. ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3375462.3375535
  2. Peri, S.S.S., Chen, B., Dougall, A.L., & Siemens, G. (2020, forthcoming). Towards Understanding the Lifespan and Spread of Ideas: Epidemiological Modeling of Participation on Twitter. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge. ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3375462.3375515
  3. Poquet, O., Hecking, T., & Chen, B. (2020, forthcoming). The Modeling of Digital Learning Networks. In Companion Proceedings 10th International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge (LAK20).
  4. Huang, T.G, & Chen, B. (2018). Uncovering the rich club phenomenon in an online class. In Proceedings of the 2018 ICLS Conference. London, UK: ISLS.
  5. de Jong, F., van den Ende, J., van Heijst, H., Matsuzawa, Y., Kirschner, P., Zhang, J., Chen, M., Chen, F., Rosé, C., Godinez, E. V., Ratté, S., Chen, B., … Wise, A. (2017). Making a Difference: Analytics for Quality Knowledge-Building Conversations. In B. K. Smith, M. Borge, E. Mercier, & K. Y. Lim (Eds.), Making a Difference: Prioritizing Equity and Access in CSCL, 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) 2017 (Vol. 2, pp. 711–718). Philadelphia, PA: International Society of the Learning Sciences. https://doi.org/10.22318/cscl2017.114
  6. Scardamalia, M., Bereiter, C., Laferrière, T., Bielaczyc, K., Chai, S., Chan, C. K. K., Chen, B., … Zhang, J. (2017). Toward a multi-level knowledge building innovation network. In B. K. Smith, M. Borge, E. Mercier, & K. Y. Lim (Eds.), Making a Difference: Prioritizing Equity and Access in CSCL, 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) 2017 (Vol. 2, pp. 703–710). Philadelphia, PA: International Society of the Learning Sciences. https://doi.org/10.22318/cscl2017.113
  7. Chen, B., Fan, Y.G, Zhang, G.G, & Wang, Q. (2017). Examining motivations and self-regulated learning strategies of returning MOOCs learners. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference (pp. 542–543). New York, NY: ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3027385.3029448
  8. Hong, H., Chen, B., Tsai, C.-C., Lin, C.P., & Wu, Y.-T. (2016). Fostering more informed epistemic views among students through knowledge building. In C. K. Looi, J. L. Polman, U. Cress, & P. Reimann. (Eds.), Transforming Learning, Empowering Learners: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2016, Volume 2 (pp. 787-790). Singapore: The International Society of the Learning Sciences.
  9. Cai, Q., Wu, H., & Chen, B. (2016). Using differentiated feedback messages to promote student learning in an introductory statistics course. In C. K. Looi, J. L. Polman, U. Cress, & P. Reimann. (Eds.), Transforming Learning, Empowering Learners: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2016, Volume 2 (pp. 795-798). Singapore: The International Society of the Learning Sciences.
  10. Chen, B., Wise, A. F., Knight, S., & Cheng, B. H. (2016). Putting temporal analytics into practice. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge - LAK ’16 (pp. 488–489). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press. doi:10.1145/2883851.2883865
  11. Chen, B. (2015). Devising technological and pedagogical supports for metadiscourse in knowledge building. In O. Lindwall, P. Hakkinen, T. Koschman, P. Tchounikine, & S. Ludvigsen. (Eds.), Exploring the Material Conditions of Learning: The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015, Volume 2 (pp. 908-909). Gothenburg, Sweden: The International Society of the Learning Sciences.
    (Note: Research summary for Early Career Workshop)
  12. Knight, S., Wise, A. F., Chen, B., & Cheng, B. H. (2015). It’s about time: 4th international workshop on temporal analyses of learning data. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge - LAK ’15 (pp. 388–389). New York, NY, USA: ACM Press. doi:10.1145/2723576.2723638 (Note: Workshop paper)
  13. Chen, B. (2014). Visualizing semantic space of online discourse: The Knowledge Forum case. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge - LAK ’14 (pp. 271–272). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press. doi:10.1145/2567574.2567595
    (Paper Acceptance Rate: 30%)
  14. Chen, B., & Resendes, M. (2014). Uncovering what matters: Analyzing transitional relations among contribution types in knowledge-building discourse. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Learning Analytics And Knowledge - LAK ’14 (pp. 226–230). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press. doi:10.1145/2567574.2567606
    (Paper Acceptance Rate: 30%)
  15. Xu, Z., Woodruff, E., & Chen, B. (2013). Efficacy of reward allotment on children’s motivation and learning. In Proceedings of the European Conference on Games Based Learning (pp. 748–755). Porto, Portugal: Academic Publishing.
  16. Chen, B., Scardamalia, M., Acosta, A., Resendes, M., & Kici, D. (2013). Promisingness judgments as facilitators of knowledge building. In N. Rummel, M. Kapur, M. Nathan, & S. Puntambekar (Eds.), To See the World and a Grain of Sand: Learning across Levels of Space, Time, and Scale: CSCL 2013 Conference Proceedings Volume 2 – Short papers, Panels, Posters, Demos & Community Events (pp. 231-232). International Society of the Learning Sciences.
  17. Chen, B., Chuy, M., Resendes, M., Scardamalia, M., & Bereiter, C. (2011). Evaluation by grade 5 and 6 students of the promisingness of ideas in knowledge-building discourse. In H. Spada, G. Stahl, N. Miyake & N. Law (Eds.), Connecting Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning to Policy and Practice: CSCL2011 Conference Proceedings. Volume II - Short Papers & Posters (pp. 571-575). Hong Kong: International Society of the Learning Sciences.
  18. Resendes, M., Chuy, M., Chen, B., & Scardamalia, M. (2011). Ways of contributing to a knowledge building dialogue in history. In H. Spada, G. Stahl, N. Miyake & N. Law (Eds.), Connecting Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning to Policy and Practice: CSCL2011 Conference Proceedings. Volume II - Short Papers & Posters (pp. 998-999). Hong Kong: International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Media Appearances and Interviews

  1. Chen, B., & Tan, S. (2020, September). A Principle-based Approach to Teaching and Learning. SingTeach. Retrieved from https://singteach.nie.edu.sg/issue74-a-principle-based-approach-to-teaching-and-learning/
  2. Burger, Kevyn. (Reporter), & Chen, B. (Interviewee). (2020, May). Twin Cities homeowners turn to YouTube videos to learn repair skills. CEHD Connect. Retrieved from https://www.startribune.com/using-youtube-videos-to-repair-maintain-and-upgrade-your-home/569352942/
  3. Frisch, Suzy. (Reporter), & Chen, B. (Interviewee). (2020, April). Understanding learning through data: A fresh way of developing new educational tools. CEHD Connect. Retrieved from https://connect.cehd.umn.edu/understanding-learning-through-data/
  4. Frisch, Suzy. (Reporter), & Chen, B. (Interviewee). (2019, December). Acting on data: Professor Bodong Chen aims to help educators use analytics to improve teaching and learning. CEHD Connect. Retrieved from https://connect.cehd.umn.edu/acting-on-data/
  5. Chao, Max. (Reporter), & Chen, B. (Interviewee). (2018, April 19). University of Minnesota professors use their free time to write free textbooks. Minnesota Daily. Retrieved from https://z.umn.edu/opentext
  6. Harfield, T. (Interviewer), & Chen, B. (Interviewee). (2016, July 28). Social Network Analysis & Personal Responsibility. 2016 Minnesota eLearning Summit. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Y12cS2ehg0&feature=youtu.be
  7. Sinha, S. (Interviewer), & Chen, B. (Interviewee). (2016, June 5). The Inception of Revolutionary Learning: Blending Machine Learning & Learning Analytics from the University of Minnesota. Yellowdig Biweekly, First Edition. Yellowdig. Retrieved from https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/2058153/FirstFinal_DailyDig.pdf
  8. Helgeson, M. (Interviewer), & Chen, B. (Interviewee). (2016, January 12). How Technology and Learning Analytics Are Transforming Education, CEHD Vision 2020 Blog. Retrieved from http://cehdvision2020.umn.edu/cehd-blog/technology-and-learning-analytics/

Presentations, Posters, and Exhibits

Keynotes and Invited Speeches

  1. Chen, B. (2019, December). Creating conditions for knowledge building for the public good. Theme-based Invited Speech at the 27th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2019), Kenting, Taiwan.
  2. Chen, B. (2016, November). Promoting epistemic cognition in knowledge building: Discourse, tools, and analytics. Invited Speech at the 3rd International Conference for Personal Epistemology and Learning in Digital Age, Taipei, Taiwan.
  3. Chen, B. (2016, October). Mapping the Terrain of MOOC Research. Keynote speech at the MOOC Doctoral Forum, Beijing, China.

Invited Talks

  1. Milligan, S., Winne, P., Gašević, D., Jovanović, J., Lund, K., & Chen, B. (2020, November). What Do We Mean by Rigour in Learning Analytics?. Panel presentation organized by the Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR), online.
  2. Chen, B. (2020, October). Learning, Design, and Analytics in the Knowledge Society: A Research Agenda. An invited talk at the Graduate School of Education, Peking University, Online.
  3. Chen, B. (2020, July). Learning analytics: Frontiers, trends, and challenges. Invited talk at the Symposium of Artificial Intelligence for Educational Innovation, East China Normal University, Online.
  4. Chen, B. (2020, July). Sharpened tools for sharp minds: Knowledge management in academic research. Invited talk at the Fridays Zoom Seminar, Bejing Normal University, Online.
  5. Poquet, O., & Chen, B. (2020, April). Analyzing Learning and Teaching through the Lens of Networks. Invited webinar organized by the Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR).
  6. Chen, B. (2019, November). Designing technology and analytics for knowledge building classrooms. Invited talk at the Center for Cognitive Sciences Symposium on Learning at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
  7. Chen, B. (2018, November). Truly Social or Just Timely: Modeling Peer Interactions in a Social Media Environment. Invited Brownbag Lecture at the UC Irvine School of Education, Irvine, CA.
  8. Chen, B. (2018, March). The Development of Productive Vocabulary and Rotating Leadership in Knowledge Building. Invited Presentation at the Graduate School of Education, Peking University, Beijing, China.
  9. Chen, B. (2018, March). Teachers’ Perpetual Learning in and with MOOCs. Invited Presentation at the Research Centre of Distance Education, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China.
  10. Chen, B. (2018, March). Fostering Online Discussion Through Social Learning Analytics. Invited Presentation at the School of Educational Technology, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China.
  11. Chen, B. (2017, October). MOOCs for Teacher Professional Development in China. Invited Presentation at “Leveraging Digital Learnings for 2020”, 2017 mEducation Alliance Symposium, Washington D.C.
  12. Chen, B. (2017, October). Learning Analytics for the Global South: A Chinese Perspective. Invited Presentation at “Include Us All! Directions for Adoption of Learning Analytics in the Global South”, 2017 mEducation Alliance Symposium, Washington D.C.
  13. Chen, B. (2017, April). Dynamic Network Analysis of Knowledge-Building Discourse. Invited Presentation of the AIM Analytics Lecture Series, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
  14. Chen, B. (2016, October). Learning analytics in higher education: Promising practices and lessons learned. Invited presentation at the 30th Annual Conference of the Asian Association of Open University, Manila, Philippines.
  15. Chen, B., & Wang, Q. (2016, October). Learning analytics: An introduction. Invited pre-conference seminar at the 30th Annual Conference of the Asian Association of Open University, Manila, Philippines.
  16. Chen, B. (2013, May). Knowledge Building: Theory, pedagogy, technology, and its recent development. Invited Presentation, E-learning Forum Online Seminar (http://www.elearningforum.net/).
  17. Chen, B. (2013, February). Promisingness judgments in knowledge building classrooms. Invited Presentation, Gimnasio La Montaña, Bogotá, Colombia.
  18. Chen, B. (2012, August). Introduction to knowledge building principles. Invited Presentation, Baiyunyuan Elementary School, Nanjing, China.

Contributed Papers Presented at Professional Meetings, Conferences, etc.

International and National (refereed)

  1. Chen, B., Chang, Y.-H.,G & Groos, D.T (2020, November) Crisscrossing Information Spaces with the IdeaMagnets Tool. Paper presented at the 2020 Knowledge Building Summer Institute, Online.
  2. Chen, B. (2020, Apr 17 - 21). Truly Social or Simply Coincident: Mining Peer Interaction in Asynchronous Online Discussions [Paper Session]. AERA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA http://tinyurl.com/snwqf5d (Conference Canceled)
  3. Chen, B., Barbaro, V., Ma, L. & Peebles, B. (2020, Apr 17 - 21). Data Expedition in a Knowledge-Building Community [Structured Poster Session]. AERA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA http://tinyurl.com/yxobqlmd (Conference Canceled)
  4. Teo, C. L., Chen, B., Ma, L., Wong, L. H., & Koh, E. (2019, December). Questions, Design, Indicators for CSCL. Panel presentation at the 27th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2019), Kenting, Taiwan.
  5. Miao, J., Wang, Q., & Chen, B. (2019, April). Facilitating Collaborative Learning in a Teacher Professional Development MOOC. Paper presented in the “Innovating MOOC Pedagogies” Structured Poster Session at the AERA Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada.
  6. Chang, Y.-H.,G Chen, B., Ouyang, F.,G Groos, D.,T & Alton, J.T (2019, April). Teachers as Co-designers of a Knowledge Building Environment. Paper presented at the 2019 Knowledge Building Summer Institute, Toronto, Canada.
  7. Chen, B., Chang, Y.-H.,G Chen, W.,G Batu, W.,G Ouyang, F.,G & Groos, D.T (2019, April). IdeaMagnets: Towards Knowledge Building on the Open Web. Paper presented at the 2019 Knowledge Building Summer Institute, Toronto, Canada.
  8. Chen, B., & Zhu, H. (2019, March). Towards Value-Sensitive Learning Analytics Design. Paper presentd at the 9th International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge, Tempe, AZ.
  9. Dean, J., Kalir, R., Chen, B., Ma, J., & Wagstaff, S. (2018, October). Annotation as infrastructure for next generation digital learning environments. Presented at the 2018 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado.
  10. Groos, D.,T & Chen, B. (2018, August). Designing and reflecting with analytics: A work in progress. Presented at the 2018 Knowledge Building Summer Institute: Knowledge Building: A Place for Everyone in a Knowledge Society, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  11. Chen, B., Ouyang, F.,G Shoberg, J.,U & Reen, D.G (2018, June). Web annotation in classrooms as boundary play. Presented at the I Annotate 2018: At the Tipping Point: Annotation on the Web, San Francisco.
  12. Chen, B., & Matsuzawa, Y. (2017, June). Deriving knowledge-building analytics through activity theory and dynamic network analysis. In CSCL 2017 Symposium: Making a Difference: Analytics for Quality Knowledge-Building Conversations, Philadelphia, PA.
  13. Chen, B., Chang, Y.-H.G, Ouyang, F.G, & Zhou, W.U (2017, April). Fostering Online Discussions Through Social Learning Analytics . Paper presented at the 2017 AERA Annual Meeting, Saint Antonio, TX.
  14. Fan, Y.G, Chen, B., Wang, Q., & Zhang, G.G (2016, October). MOOC as an alternative for teacher professional development: Examining persistent teacher-learners in one Chinese MOOC. Paper presented at Learning with MOOCs III: Being and learning in a digital age, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
  15. Ma, L.G, Matsuzawa, Y., Chen, B., & Scardamalia, M. (2016, June). Community knowledge, collective Responsibility: The emergence of rotating leadership in three knowledge building communities. Paper presented at the 12th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Singapore.
  16. Hong, H., Chen, B., Tsai, C.-C., Lin, C.P., & Wu, Y.-T. (2016, June). Fostering more informed epistemic views among students through knowledge building. Paper presented at the 12th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Singapore.
  17. Cai, Q., Wu, H., & Chen, B. (2016, June). Using differentiated feedback messages to promote student learning in an introductory statistics course. Paper presented at the 12th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Singapore.
  18. Chen, B., & Liu, X.G (2016, June). WordWhispers: A tool for bootstrapping vocabulary development in knowledge-building communities. Paper presented at the 2016 Knowledge Building Summer Institute, Singapore.
  19. Chen, B. (2015, September). Towards multimodal indicators of idea improvement in knowledge building. Paper presented at the 2015 Knowledge Building Summer Institute, Trieste, Italy.
  20. Chen, B., Ma, L., Matsuzawa, Y., & Scardamalia, M. (2015, June). The development of productive vocabulary in knowledge building: A longitudinal study. Paper presented at the 11th International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL2015), Gothenburg, Sweden.
  21. Chen, B., Chen, X., & Xing, W. (2015, March). “Twitter archeology” of learning analytics and knowledge conferences. Paper presented at the Fifth International Conference on Learning Analytics And Knowledge, Poughkeepsie, NY.
  22. Xu, Z., Woodruff, E., & Chen, B. (2014, June). Children’s motivation in digital game-play: The effects of task-reward structure and the role of self-efficacy. Paper presented at the International Conference on Motivation 2014 (jointly organized by EARLI SIG 8 and the University of Helsinki), Helsinki, Finland.
  23. Chen, B., Gallagher-Mackay, K., Kidder, A., & Proulx, K. (2014, May). Exploring the digital divide: The use of digital tools in Ontario public schools. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference (CSSE2014), St. Catharines, ON, Canada.
  24. Gallagher-Mackay, K., Chen, B., Kidder, A., & Proulx, K. (2014, May). Issues of equity in special education identification and services in Ontario schools. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference (CSSE2014), St. Catharines, ON, Canada.
  25. Proulx, K., Chen, B., Gallagher-Mackay, K., & Kidder, A. (2014, May). Social stratification and the role of subject choices in Ontario secondary schools. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference (CSSE2014), St. Catharines, ON, Canada.
  26. Chen, B. (2014, March). Learning analytics for group knowledge building. Paper presented at the Doctoral Consortium of the 4th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK14). Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
  27. Chen, B., & Resendes, M. (2014, March). Analyzing sequential relations among contribution types in knowledge-building discourse. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK14). Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
  28. Chen, B., Håklev, S., Heikoop, W., Harrison, L,. Najafi, H., Rolheiser, C., & Teplovs, C. (2013, December). Hatch, Match and Dispatch: Examining the relationship between student intent, expectations, behaviours and outcomes in six Coursera MOOCs at the University of Toronto. Paper presented at MOOC Research Initiative Conference, Arlington, TX, USA. (Note: Authors are in alphabetical order.)
  29. Xu, Z., Woodruff, E., & Chen, B. (2013, October). Efficacy of Reward Allotment on Children’s Motivation and Learning. Paper presented at the 7th European Conference on Games Based Learning (ECGBL 2013). Porto, Portugal.
  30. Chen, B., González, J.T, Díaz del Castillo, F.T, & Slotta, J. (2013, August). Promisingness judgments as facilitators of epistemic growth and conceptual change. Paper presented at the Knowledge Building Summer Institute 2013 (KBSI2013). Puebla, Mexico.
  31. Hutton, K.S., Chen, B., & Moss, J. (2013, August). A knowledge building discourse analysis of proportional reasoning in Grade 1. Paper presented at the Knowledge Building Summer Institute 2013 (KBSI2013). Puebla, Mexico.
  32. Resendes, M., Chen, B., Acosta, A., & Scardamalia, M. (2013, June). The effect of formative feedback on vocabulary use and distribution of vocabulary knowledge in a grade two knowledge building class. Paper presented at the 10th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL2013). Madison, WI.
  33. Chen, B., Scardamalia, M, & Resendes, M. (2012, August). Promisingness judgments by Grade 3 and 4. Paper presented at the 16th Knowledge Building Summer Institute (KBSI2012), Toronto, Canada.
  34. Resendes, M., Chen, B., Chuy, M., & Scardamalia, M. (2012, August). The effect of meta-discourse on ways of contributing to an explanation-seeking dialogue in Grade 2. Paper presented at the 16th Knowledge Building Summer Institute (KBSI2012), Toronto, Canada.
  35. Chen, B., Scardamalia, M, Resendes, M., Chuy, M., & Bereiter, C. (2012, July). Students’ intuitive understanding of promisingness and promisingness judgments to facilitate knowledge advancement. Paper presented at the International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS2012), Sydney, Australia.
  36. Chen, B., & Resendes, M. (2012, May). Inviting students to reflect: Meta-discourse tool in Knowledge Forum. Paper presented at The Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference (CSSE2012), Waterloo, Canada.
  37. Zhang, J., Zhao, N., Chen, B., & Childs, R. (2012, May). The relationship of home computer use with students’ cognitive skills and literacy. Paper presented at The Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference (CSSE2012), Waterloo, Canada.
  38. Chen, B., Chuy, M., Resendes, M., Scardamalia, M., & Bereiter, C. (2011, July). Evaluation by Grade 5 and 6 students of the promisingness of ideas in knowledge-building discourse. Paper presented at the 9th International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL2011), Hong Kong, China.
  39. Resendes, R., Chuy, M., Chen, B., Bereiter, C., & Scardamalia, M. (2011, July). Causal explanation: A way to achieve greater cognitive benefits from knowledge media. Enhancing the Social and Cognitive Benefits of Digital Tools and Media - Symposium conducted at the 9th International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL2011), Hong Kong, China.
  40. Chuy, M., Chen, B., Resendes, R., van Aalst, J., Chan, C. K. K., Scardamalia, M., & Bereiter, C. (2011, July). Generic improvements in communication technology to enhance socio-cognitive gains. Enhancing the Social and Cognitive Benefits of Digital Tools and Media - Symposium conducted at the 9th International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL2011), Hong Kong, China.
  41. Chen, B., Resendes, R., Chuy, M., Bielaczyc, K., Hong, H.-Y., Scardamalia, M., & Bereiter, C. (2011, July). Advancing the design of knowledge-building software. Paper presented at the Enhancing the Social and Cognitive Benefits of Digital Tools and Media Symposium at the 9th International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL2011), Hong Kong, China.
  42. Chuy, M., Tarchi, C., Resendes, R., & Chen, B. (2011, July). Knowledge Building in Senior Kindergarten and Grade 1. Getting started and sustaining Knowledge Building. Paper presented at the Getting started and sustaining Knowledge Building Symposium at the 9th International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL2011), Hong Kong, China.
  43. Chen, B. (2011, April). Is the backchannel enabled? Using twitter in academic conferences. Paper presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New Orleans, Louisiana.
  44. Chen, B. (2011, April). International cooperative projects for ICT application in basic education in China: A multiple-case evaluation study. Paper presented at the 19th Annual International Conference of Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association (CAERDA), New Orleans, Louisiana.
  45. Chen, B., & Wang, Q. (2010, June). Pursuing effective facilitating strategies: The effect of facilitator’s leadership behaviors on online learning. Paper presented at ED-MEDIA 2010 – World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Toronto, Canada.
  46. Chen, B., & Wang, Q. (2008, October). Building online communities of practice for teachers’ informal learning, Paper presented at the 2008 Educational Technology International Forum, Jinan, China.

Regional (refereed)

  1. Chen, B., Chang, Y.-H., Ouyang, F., & Zhou, W. (2016, July). Fostering engagement and reflection through social learning analytics: A design-based research study. Paper presented at 2016 Minnesota eLearning Summit, Minneapolis, MN.

Non-refereed presentations

  1. Hmelo-Silver, C., Borge, M., Chen, B., Mercier, E., & Wise, A.F. (2017, April). Computer Supported Collaborative Learning: Theories, Methods, and Important Considerations. Cyberlearning 2017 Expertise Exchange Session, Arlington, VA.
  2. Chen, B. (2016, November). Promises and potholes: Using Canvas in an undergraduate writing-intensive course. Talk presented at the Canvas Pilot Presentation Series, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
  3. Chen, B., Song, H., & Khanlari, A. (2014, December). What makes knowledge building analytics unique? A reflection on the Summer Institute symposium. Talk presented at the Advanced Learning Analytics Colloquium/Hackathon/Design Jam, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  4. Chen, B. (2014, December). Visualize and re-visualize knowledge-building discourse with its semantic makeups. Talk presented at the Advanced Learning Analytics Colloquium/Hackathon/Design Jam, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  5. Resendes, M., Chen, B., Acosta, A., McAuley, A., & Zhang, Y. (2013, August). Plenary: Next-generation Knowledge Forum and Building Cultural Capacity for Innovation. Panel presentation at Knowledge Building Summer Institute 2013, Puebla, Mexico.
  6. Acosta, A., Chen, B., Resendes, M., Gachuhi, R. & Perreault, C. (2012, August). Workshop/Interactive Session: Knowledge Forum rebuild. Workshop presented at the 16th Knowledge Building Summer Institute (KBSI2012), Toronto, Canada.
  7. Scardamalia, M., & Bereiter, C., & Chen, B. (2011, July). Next-generation knowledge building environments. Workshop at Knowledge Building Summer Institute 2011, Guangzhou, China.

Posters or Exhibitions

  1. Hussein, B.G & Chen, B. (2020, November). Intelligent Support for Knowledge Building Across Web Spaces. Poster presented at the 2020 Knowledge Building Summer Institute, Online.
  2. Chen, B., Chang, Y.-H.,G Groos, D.,T Chen, W.,G Batu, W.,G Costa, S.,G Peebles, B.,T Ma, L.G (2019, March) IdeaMagnets: Bridging Knowledge Building in Schools with Public Discourse. Poster presented at the CEHD Research Day, Minneapolis, MN.
  3. Groos, D.,T & Chen, B. (2018, August). Knowledge Improvement Cycle and Map: Scaffolding the Grasp of the KB Principle, Improvable Ideas, Through Visualizations. Poster presented at the 2018 Knowledge Building Summer Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  4. Lin, P.Y., Chang, Y.-H.,G & Chen, B. (2018, August). Exploring Novice Teachers’ Reflections and Design Practices on Knowledge-Building in Junior High School Classrooms. Poster presented at the 2018 Knowledge Building Summer Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  5. Gutiérrez-Braojos, C., Ma, L., Montejo-Gámez, J. & Chen, B. (2018, August). Knowledge Building: Indices of Impacting Builders to Assess the Collective Cognitive Responsibility. Poster presented at the 2018 Knowledge Building Summer Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  6. Chen, B., Fan, Y.G, Zhang, G.G, Wang, Q. (2017, March). Examining motivations and self-regulated learning strategies of returning MOOCs learners. Poster presented the 2017 Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference, Vancouver, Canada.
  7. Chen, B., Håklev, S., Harrison, L., Najafi, H., & Rolheiser, C. N. (2015, April). How Do MOOC learners’ intentions relate to their behaviors and overall outcomes?. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL.
  8. Chen, B., & Resendes, M. (2014, April). Uncovering hidden patterns: Temporal analysis of productive and improvable knowledge-building discourse. Poster presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA.
  9. Chen, B. (2014, March). Visualizing semantic space of online discourse: The Knowledge Forum case. Poster presented at the 4th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK14). Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
  10. Chen, B., Scardamalia, M., Acosta, A., Resendes, M., & Kici, D. (2013, June). Promisingness judgments as facilitators of knowledge building. Poster presented at the 10th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL2013). Madison, WI.
  11. Chen, B., Scardamalia, M., & Resendes, M. (2013, April). Dynamics of promisingness judgments in knowledge-building work of 8-to-10-years-olds. Poster presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA.
  12. Chen, B., Scardamalia, M., & Bereiter, C. (2013, April). Towards a developmental understanding of promisingness judgments. Poster presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA.
  13. Chen, B., Scardamalia, M, & Bereiter, C. (2012, August). A developmental study of promisingness judgments. Poster presented at the 16th Knowledge Building Summer Institute (KBSI2012), Toronto, Canada.
  14. Chen, B., Fu, J., & Scardamalia, M. (2012, August). Automated assessments for knowledge creation: A review of possibilities. Poster presented at the 16th Knowledge Building Summer Institute (KBSI2012), Toronto, Canada.
  15. Resendes, M., Chen, B., Chuy, M., & Scardamalia, M. (2012, August). The effect of contributor roles in knowledge building discourse: Can expanding individual contribution repertoires lead to group knowledge advancement?. Poster presented at the 16th Knowledge Building Summer Institute (KBSI2012), Toronto, Canada.
  16. Kariuki, N., Resendes, M., & Chen, B. (2012, August). Young students’ abilities to improve ideas. Poster presented at the 16th Knowledge Building Summer Institute (KBSI2012), Toronto, Canada.
  17. Chuy, M., Resendes, M., Chen, B., Tarchi, C. & Scardamalia, M. (2011, August). Ways of contributing to a knowledge-building dialogue in elementary classrooms. Poster presented at the 14th Biennial EARLI Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction, Exeter, United Kingdom.
  18. Resendes, M., Chuy, M., Chen, B., & Scardamalia, M. (2011, July). Ways of contributing to a knowledge building dialogue in history. Poster presented at the 9th International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL2011), Hong Kong, China.
  19. Chen, B., Lee, K., Chuy, M., Resendes, M., & Scardamalia, M. (2011, May). Integrating knowledge-building discourse into Open Learning Initiative. Poster presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference (CSSE2011), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.
  20. Resendes, M., Chuy, M., Chen, B., & Scardamalia, M. (2010, November). Integrating individual learning and group knowledge building in OER. Poster presented at the Mozilla Drumbeat Festival, Barcelona, Spain.
  21. Chen, B., Chuy, M., Resendes, M. & Scardamalia, M. (2010, August). “Big Ideas Tool” as a new feature of Knowledge Forum. Poster presented at the 2010 Knowledge Building Summer Institute, Toronto, Canada.