Nian-Shing Chen

is at the Department of Information Management, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan; he is now an academic visiting Professor in the School of Languages and Comparative Cultural Studies, the University of Queensland, Australia. He received his Bachelor and Master Degree in Industrial Engineering in 1984 and 1986 respectively and his Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science in 1990 from the National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan.
He received the distinguished research award from the National Science Council, Taiwan in 2008. He has published over 250 papers in academic journals, international conferences and book chapters. He is also the author of three books with one text book entitled 'E-Learning Theory & Practice?'. His current research interests include assessing e-Learning course performance; online synchronous teaching; mobile learning; knowledge management and information system development methodology. He is a member of IEEE, ACM and an executive member of IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology. He is an associate editor for SSCI indexed Educational Technology & Society journal.


last update: february 2013