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Teaching and learning
technologies center

Li Jin, Ph.D.

li jin

Office: 404-C Allen Hall
College of Education and Human Services
West Virginia University

Phone: (304-293-1486


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Ph.D, Instructional Systems, Florida State University FL 2012
Major: Instructional Design
Minor: Measurement and Statistics (Earned Certificate on Measurement and Statistics)

Master of Education, Instructional Technology, Kent State University, OH, 2008

Bachelor of Science, Physics, Beijing Normal University, Beijing

Research Interests

  • Instructional design using innovative technologies
  • Measurement of educational outcomes
  • Evaluation of instructions and programs
  • Quantitative methodology for educational assessment and measurement
  • Professional development
  • Using of technology to improve access to education for non-traditional learners

Publications (Journal and Book Chapter)

1. Jin, L. & Jeong, A. (2013). Learning Achieved In Structured Online Debates: Levels of Learning and Types of Postings. Instructional Science. (Accepted for publication on Dec, 2012).

2. Darabi, A. & Jin, L. (2013). Improving the quality of online discussion: the effects of strategies designed based on cognitive load theory principles. Distance Education, 34(1). 

3. Jin, L. & Ingram, A. (2008). Constructing online conversation to support learning. In R. Luppicini (Ed.) Handbook of Conversation Design for Instruction, 218-234. Hershey: Idea Group Publishing.

Publications (Conference Proceeding)

1. Darabi, A. & Jin, L. (2013). Quality of Online Discussion and Learners’ Cognitive Load. In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2013 (pp. 1932-1939). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

2. Jin, L. & Jeong, A. (2011). Learning achieved in structured online debates: Levels of learning and types of postings. Proceedings of 2011 AECT International Convention, Jacksonville, Fl.

3. Jin, L., Kim, Y., McGhee, M., & Reiser, R. (2011). Statistical reasoning skill and attitude: The effects of worked examples. Proceedings of 2011 AECT International Convention, Jacksonville, Fl. 

4. Jin, L., Darabi, A., & Cornille, T. (2009). Using CLT-based online discussion strategies to facilitate higher-level learning . Proceedings of 2009 AECT International Convention.