Dr. Yuliang Liu's Recent Scholarship


I. RECENT PUBLICATIONS

 

Book Chapters

Liu, Y. (2012). Chapter 29: Instructor feedback, learner satisfaction, and online learning. In H. H. Yang, & S. C. Yuen (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Practices and Outcomes in Virtual Worlds and Environment. (pp. 536-550) (ISBN: 978-1-60960-762-3). Hershey PA: IGI Global.

Liu, Y. (2010). Chapter 9: Strategies for providing formative feedback to maximize learner satisfaction and online learning. In H. H. Yang, & S. C. Yuen (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Practices and Outcomes in E-Learning: Issues and Trends (pp. 150-163). Hershey PA: IGI Global.  

Liu, Y. (2009). How do nonverbal cues affect impression formation and relational development in computer-mediated communication? (ISBN 978-3-639-19749-5). VDM Publishing House Ltd.

Liu, Y. (2003). Online education as an effective alternative strategy for higher technical education. In Collection of the International Forum on Higher Vocational and Technical Education (pp. 372-384). Hunan University Press, Changsha, P. R. China.

Liu, Y. (2002). The impacts of frequency and duration of messaging on relational development in computer-mediated communication. In M. A. Fitzgerald, M. Orey, & R. M. Branch (Eds.), Educational Media and Technology Yearbook 2002 (Vol. 27), (pp. 33-51). Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited (ISBN 1-56308-910-6).

 

Refereed Articles:

Xin, H, Liu, Y., Weishaar, M., &, Fricke, G. (2015, in press). A pilot international training program in pedagogy in higher education. Learning For Democracy.

Liu, Y. (2015). An exploratory study of pre-service teachers¡¯ features related to their online behaviors and problematic internet use in the United States. Computers in Human Behavior, 44, 369¨C376.

Zhou, H., Liu, Y., & Fries, R. N. (2014). Design, development, implementation, and evaluation of a multimedia game system for highway incident responder training (HIRT). International Journal of Multimedia Technology, 4(3), 33-39.

Wang, W., & Liu, Y. (2014). The viewpoint and methods of the postgraduate training of American educational technology. e-Education Research, 6, 5-9. (In Chinese in China)

Liu, Y. (2013). A comparative study of integrating multimedia into the third grade math curriculum to improve math learning. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching (JCMST), 32(3), 321-336.

Liu, Y. (2012). Effects of integrating multimedia into the third grade mathematics curriculum to improve student learning. Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 40(3) 251-271.

Liu, Y. (2009). Providing formative feedback to maximize student satisfaction and learning in online courses. International Journal of the Humanities, 7(4), 41-51.  

Liu, Y., & Szabo, Z. (2009). Teachers' attitudes toward technology integration in schools. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 15(1), 5-23.

Fabunmi, M., & Liu, Y. (2008). Socio economic indices and information processing skills of secondary school students in Nigeria. West African Journal of Education, XXVIII, 72-81.

Yang, H., & Liu, Y. (2008). Building a sense of community for text-based computer-mediated communication courses. Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 36(4), 393-413.

Liu, Y., & Yang, H. (2007). Impact of online instruction on students' approaches to studying. International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 3(2), 95-106.    

Liu, Y. (2007). A comparative study of learning styles between online and traditional students. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 37(1), 41-63.

Liu, Y. (2007). Will web-based instruction affect learner¡¯s learning styles? Journal of Instruction Delivery Systems, 21(4), 15-21.

Liu, Y. (2006). A comparison study of online versus traditional student evaluation of instruction. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 3(3), 15-29, Article 002. Retrieved April 27, 2006, from http://www.itdl.org/Journal/April_06/April_06.pdf.

Liu, Y. (2005a). Impact of online instruction on teachers¡¯ learning and attitudes toward technology integration. The Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 6(4), Article 007. Retrieved October 27, 2005, from http://tojde.anadolu.edu.tr/tojde20/index.htm.

Liu, Y. (2005b). Effects of online instruction vs. traditional instruction on students¡¯ learning. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 2(3), 57-64, Article 006. Retrieved March 21, 2005, from http://www.itdl.org/Journal/Mar_05/article06.htm. 

Liu, Y., & Huang, C. (2005). Concerns of teachers about technology integration in the United States. European Journal of Teacher Education, 28(1), 35-47.

Liu, Y., Theodore, P., & Lavelle, E. (2004). A preliminary study of the impact of online instruction on teachers¡¯ technology concerns. British Journal of Educational Technology, 35(3), 377-379.

Liu, Y., Theodore, P., & Lavelle, E. (2004). Experimental effects of online instruction on K-12 teachers' concerns about technology integration. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 1(1), 27-38, Article 003. Retrieved February 1, 2004, from http://itdl.org/journal/Jan_04/index.htm .

Liu, Y. (2003b). Taking educational research online: Developing an online educational research course. Journal of Interactive Instruction Development, 16(1), 12-20. (http://www.salt.org/jiidtoc.asp?key=42512).

Liu, Y. (2003a). Improving online interactivity and learning: A constructivist approach. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 7(1), 174-178.

Liu, Y., Lavelle, E., & Andris, J. (2002). Experimental effects of online instruction on locus of control. United States Distance Learning Association Journal, 16(6), Article 002. Retrieved June 27, 2002, from http://www.usdla.org/html/journal/JUN02_Issue/article02.html .

Liu, Y. (2002). What does research say about the nature of computer-mediated communication: task-oriented or social-emotion-oriented? Electronic Journal of Sociology, 6(1), Article 001. Retrieved May 1, 2002, from http://www.sociology.org/content/vol006.001/liu.html .

Liu, Y., Ginther, D., & Zelhart, P. (2002). An exploratory study of the effects of frequency and duration of messaging on impression development in computer-mediated communication. Social Science Computer Review, 20(1), 73-80.

Liu, Y. (2002). Distance and Traditional Education: Teaching the Same Course Via Instructional Television and Traditional Educational Formats. The Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 3(1), Article 001. Retrieved January 17, 2002, from http://tojde.anadolu.edu.tr/tojde5/articles/yuliang_txt.htm .

Liu, Y., Ginther, D., & Zelhart, P. (2001). How Do Frequency and Duration of Messaging Affect Impression Development in Computer-Mediated Communication? Journal of Universal Computer Science [Electronic version], 7(10), 893-913. (http://www.jucs.org/jucs_7_10).

Liu, Y., & Ginther, D. (2001). Managing impression formation in computer-mediated communication. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 24(3), 50-54. (http://www.educause.edu/pub/eq/eqm01/eqm013w.html).

Liu, Y., & Ginther, D. (1999). Cognitive styles and distance education (invited submission). Higher Education Abstracts (#0321-35), 35(1), 118.

Liu, Y., & Ginther, D. (1999, November 1). Cognitive styles and distance education. The Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2(3), Article 005. Retrieved October 1, 1999, from http://www.westga.edu/~distance/liu23.html (This article has recently been featured/cited in many international and national publications.)

Liu, Y. authored (co-authored) about 10 articles and book chapters published in P. R. China from 1988 to 1994.

 

Doctoral Dissertation:

Liu, Y. (May 2000). The effects of nonverbal cues on impression formation in computer-mediated communication: An exploratory study. Dissertation Abstracts International, 61(4): AAT 9965844 (ISBN 0-599-70463-2) (Dissertation chair: Dean Ginther, Texas A&M University, Commerce, TX, USA).

 

External Grant Reports:

Liu, Y. (2003). Development and Dissemination of Online Instructional Materials for Graduate ¡°Research Methods in Education¡± Courses: Final Evaluation Report. Submitted for Illinois Board of Higher Education, USA.

Liu, Y. (April 2001). Educational quality at East St. Louis and Brooklyn high schools: A survey of recent graduates. Submitted for Illinois General Assembly, USA.

 

Book Reviews:

Liu, Y. (2000). How to write qualitative research? ¨C A book review. The Qualitative Report [On-line], 5 (1/2). Available: http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR5-1/liu.html.

 

II. RECENT REFEREED PRESENTATIONS

 

International:

Liu, Y. (June 2014). How to challenge students and promote their critical thinking to a higher level in higher education? BIT's 1st Annual Global Innovation Economic Congress-2014. Dalian, P. R. China.

Liu, Y. & Burns, D. (March 2014). An exploratory investigation of pre-service teachers¡¯problematic internet use in the United States. Paper presentation for Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International 2014 Conference. Jacksonville, FL, USA

Liu, Y. (2013). How to use online jury portfolio to assess graduate learning in instructional technology? Paper presentation for Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International 2013 Conference. New Orleans, LA, USA.

Liu, Y. (April 2012). A comparative study of integrating multimedia into the third grade math curriculum to improve math learning, CAERDA International Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Liu, Y. (March 2011). Integrating multimedia in elementary mathematics to improve mathematical learning. Presentation for Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International 2011 Conference. Nashville, TN, USA.

Liu, Y. (March 2010). Experiences of integrating formative feedback in an online educational research course. Presentation for Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International 2010 Conference. San Diego, CA, USA.

Liu, Y. (March 2010). The distribution power of online instruction. Presentation for Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International 2010 Conference. San Diego, CA, USA.

Liu, Y. (June 4, 2009). How to provide formative feedback to maximize student satisfaction and learning in online courses? Paper presented at the Seventh International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, Beijing, P. R. China.

Liu, Y. (March 6, 2008). A four-year study of teachers' attitudes toward technology integration in schools. Paper presentation for Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International 2008 Conference. Las Vegas, NV, USA.

Liu, Y. (March 2007). How to provide formative feedback to improve online learner satisfaction and learning? Presentation for Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International 2007 Conference. San Antonio, TX, USA.

Liu, Y. (March 2007). Will online instruction affect online learner's learning styles? Presentation for Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International 2007 Conference. San Antonio, TX, USA.

Liu, Y. (October 12, 2006). The effects of multimedia research on learning and long-term retention in elementary math: A research agenda. Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) 2006 conference. Dallas, TX, USA.

Liu, Y. (May 2006). Experiences for effectively designing and teaching online courses--A series of seminars on Teaching Without Classroom Wall (Invited). The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong) and South China Normal University (Guangdong), P. R. China.

Liu, Z, & Liu, Y (April, 2006). A Chinese study on psychological homeostasis ability. Presentation for Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Liu, Y. (March, 2006). What are the major characteristics of online students? Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International 2006 Conference. Orlando, FL, USA.

Liu, Y. (July 1, 2005). A comparison study of online versus traditional student evaluation of instruction. ED-MEDIA 2005--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Montreal, Canada.

Liu, Y. (March 3, 2005). Will online instruction affect teachers' learning and attitudes toward technology integration? Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International 2005 Conference. Phoenix, AZ, USA.

Liu, Y. (March 3, 2005). How to use constructivist approach to enhance online interactive learning in a graduate educational research course? Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International 2005 Conference. Phoenix, AZ, USA.

Liu, Y. (August 13, 2004). Taking educational research online: developing an online educational research course. International Congress of Psychology 2004 Conference, Beijing, China.

Liu, Y. & Lavelle, E. (August 12, 2004). Effects of online instruction vs. traditional instruction on students¡¯ learning. International Congress of Psychology 2004 Conference, Beijing, China.

Lavelle, E, & Liu, Y. (August 9, 2004). The relationship between college students¡¯ motivation to write and cognitive processes. International Congress of Psychology 2004 Conference, Beijing, China.

Lavelle, E, & Liu, Y. (August 12, 2004). Assessing the quality of university student writing. International Congress of Psychology 2004 Conference, Beijing, China.

Liu, Y., & Huang, C. (March 4, 2004). A study on teachers' concerns about technology integration. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International 2004 Conference. Atlanta, GA, USA.

Liu, Y., Theodore, P., & Lavelle, E. (March 25, 2003). Experimental effects of online instruction on k-12 teachers' concerns about technology integration. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International 2003 Conference. Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

Liu, Y. (November 18-22, 2002). Online education as an effective alternative strategy for higher technical education. Speech for The International Forum On Higher Technical Education 2002. Changsha, Hunan, People¡¯s Republic of China (Invited).

Liu, Y. (November 12-14, 2002). Teaching the graduate ¡°Research Methods in Education¡± course online. Presentation accepted by the Online International Conference of Teaching Online in Higher Education. Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), US. Available at http://www.ipfw.edu/as/2002tohe/.

Liu, Y., & Ginther, D. (May 25, 2001). The effects of frequency and duration of messaging on impression and relational development in computer-mediated communication: An exploratory study. Presentation at International Communication Association (ICA) 2001 conference, Washington, DC.

 

National:

Liu, Y. (2008). Integrating the learner model in training online faculty. Distance Learning Administration 2008, Georgia. June 22-25, 2008.

Liu, Y. (2008). Strategies for providing formative feedback to maximize online learning. Distance Learning Administration 2008, Georgia. June 22-25, 2008.

Liu, Y. (April, 2006). A comparative study of learning styles between online and traditional students. Paper presentation for AERA 2006 conference, San Francisco, CA.

Liu, Y., Lavelle, E., & Andris, J. (April 1, 2002). Effects of Online Instruction on Locus of Control and Achievement Motivation In an Instructional Technology Graduate Course. Presentation at American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2002 conference, New Orleans, LA.

Lavelle, E. & Liu, Y. (April 3, 2002). College Students¡¯ Beliefs and Strategies in Writing: An Extension of the Approaches-to-Writing Framework. Presentation at American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2002 conference, New Orleans, LA.

Liu, Y., & McIsaac, M. S. (April 12, 2001). Distance and traditional education. Presentation at American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2001 conference, Seattle, WA.

Liu, Y., & Thompson, D. (April 26, 2000). How to teach the same course via distance and traditional education. Presentation at American Education Research Association Annual convention in New Orleans, LA.

Liu, Y., & Ginther, D. (August 20,1999). Cognitive styles and distance education. Presentation at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Boston, MA.

Liu, Y. (August 16, 1998). Locus of control, intelligence, and academic achievement in Chinese students. Presentation at the Inaugural Program of the American Psychological Association, Division of International Psychology, San Francisco, CA.

 

Regional:

Liu, Y. (2009). One of the Panel Discussants: for ¡°Teaching online: Pearls of wisdom from those who have been there and done that!¡±. Teaching, Learning & Technology Fair of Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois, USA.

Liu, Y. (April 24, 2007). How to use Blackboard to effectively teach online courses? Speech at the Teaching, Learning, and Technology Fair of Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois, USA.

Liu, Y. (February 2004). Enhancing the teaching and learning experience with WebCT. Presented at the Teaching, Learning, and Technology Fair of Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois, USA.

Huang, C., & Liu, Y. (March 2004). East St. Louis schools as a teaching training site. Presented at the Association of Teacher Educators Midwest 2004 conference. Urbana, IL, USA.

Liu, Y. (February 2003). Teaching Research Methods in Education Online. Presented at the Faculty Technology Fair of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Illinois.

Liu, Y., & Ginther, D. (2001). Instructional strategies for achieving a positive impression in computer-mediated communication distance education courses. Presentation scheduled at the Sixth Annual Mid-South Instructional Technology Conference, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, April 8-10, 2001. Available: www.mtsu.edu/~itconf/proceed01/8.pdf (Invited).

Liu, Y. (April 20, 2000). The effects of nonverbal cues on impression formation in computer-mediated communication. Presentation at the Graduate Research Competition at Southwestern Psychological Association Annual conference in Dallas, TX.

Liu, Y., & Ginther, D. (April 2,1999). The nature of computer-mediated communication: Task-oriented or emotion-oriented? Presentation at the Southwestern Psychological Association, Albuquerque, NM.

Liu, Y. (April 17, 1997). Characteristics of locus of control in Chinese middle school students. Presentation at the Southwestern Psychological Association conference, Fort Worth, Texas.

 

III. OTHER SCHOLARLY OR CREATIVE ACTIVITIES

Guest Editor for the special 2014-2015 issue about Democracy and faculty exchange in higher education between the United States and China for Learning for Democracy. 2014-2015.

Editorial board and reviewer. Journal of Faculty Development. 2008-present.

Editorial Review Board member. International Journal of Interactive Communication Systems and Technologies (IJICST),2009-present.

Member of Editorial board of the Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology (EJREP). 2009-present.

Member of Editorial board of the Journal of Educational Technology Development and Exchange, 2008-present.

Peer Reviewer,MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 2012-present

Member of Editorial board of the Journal of Student Centered Learning, 2003-2008.

Invited guest reviewer for Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 2006-2012.

Invited guest reviewer for Social Science Computer Review, 2007.

Invited guest reviewer for Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2007.

Invited guest reviewer for International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 2007.

Invited guest reviewer for Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2006.

Member of Editorial board of the Teaching and Learning: The Journal of Natural Inquiry and Reflective Practice, 2001-2003.

Proposal reviewer for the American Education Research Association (AERA) 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006-2012 annual convention.

Proposal reviewer for the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2002, 2006, 2007 annual conference.

Proposal reviewer for the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International 2005-2013.

 

IV. RESEARCH AND CONSULTING INTERESTS

Distance education, online instruction, technology integration, research methodology, international partnerships between China and USA, and cross-cultural research.

 

V. Federal Consulting

Grant Panel Reviewer for NSF, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Grant Panel Reviewer for US Department of Education, 2003, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

 

 

Updated 2014

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