Conference

Referred Conferences

Zhang, J., Bogouslavsky, M., & Yuan, G. (2017). Cross-Community Interaction for Knowledge Building in Two Grade 5/6 Classrooms. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2917). International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Tao, D., Zhang, J., & Gao, D. (2017). Reflective Structuration of Knowledge Building Practices in Grade 5 Science: A Two-Year Design-Based Research. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2917). International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Tao, D. & Zhang, J. (2017). How Did a Grade 5 Science Community Co-Construct Collective Structures of Inquiry? In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2917). International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Tian, Y., & Zhang, J. (2017). Student-Directed Sustained Inquiry in a Grade 5 Community Featuring Opportunistic Collaboration. Paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA 2017), April 27 –May 1, 2017, San Antonio, TX.

Tao, D., Zhang, J. (2017). Reflective Structuration of Sustained Deep Inquiry in a Grade 5 Classroom. Paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA 2017), April 27 –May 1, 2017, San Antonio, TX.

Tao, D., Zhang, J., Chen, X. (2017). Multilevel Reflections to Co-Frame Epistemic Objects of Inquiry for Sustained Knowledge Building Over a School Year. Poster to be presented at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA 2017), April 27 –May 1, 2017, San Antonio, TX.

Zhang, J. (2016). Connecting Idea Threads for Sustained Inquiry and Discourse. 2016 NSF video showcase “Advancing STEM Learning For All: Sharing Cutting Edge Work and Community Discourse,” May 17-23, 2016, http://videohall.com/p/770

Chen, J., & Zhang, J. (2016). Design Collaborative Formative Assessment for Sustained Knowledge Building Using Idea Thread Mapper. In: Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2016). Singapore: International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Tao, D., Zhang, J., & Gao, D. (2016). Co-generation of Pragmatic Structure to Support Sustained Inquiry over a School Year. Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.

Gagnon, P., Kirk, S., Zhang, J., and student representatives (Leah Dannehy, Drake Gilliam, Makayla Mackey, and Giuliana Vivenzio). (2016). Inquiry-Based Science in Grade 5: Students as Knowledge Builders. Presentation given at the Board Meeting of GuIlderland Central School District, Feburary 2016.

Hod, Y., Charles, E. S., Ben-Zvi, D., Zhang, J., et al. (2016). Future Learning Spaces for Learning Communities: New Directions and Conceptual Frameworks (A symposium). In Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2016). International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Judson, D. (2016). Teacher Noticing Associated with Responsive Support of Knowledge Building. In Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2016). International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Tao, D. & Zhang, J. (2016). “If you don’t tell us, how can we know what we are supposed to do?” Knowledge Building Summer Institute: Multi-Level Knowledge Innovation Networks. Singapore.

Zhang, J. (2016). Interconnecting the Knowledge Spaces of Different Communities for Sustained Knowledge Building. A presentation given in the Invited Closing Keynote Panel “Challenges and Opportunities for Research and Design of Future Learning Spaces,” The 11th Chais Conference for the Study of Innovation and Learning Technologies. Open University of Israel.

Tao, D., Zhang, J. , & Huang, Y. (2015). How Did a Grade 5 Community Formulate Progressive, Collective Goals to Sustain Knowledge Building Over a Whole School Year? In O. Lindwall & S. Ludvigsen (Eds.), Exploring the material conditions of learning: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (Vol. 1, pp. 419-426). Gothenburg, Sweden: International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Zhang, J., Chen, M.-H., Tao, D., Lee, J. Sun, Y., & Judson, D. (2015). Fostering Sustained Knowledge Building through Metadiscourse Aided by the Idea Thread Mapper.  In O. Lindwall & S. Ludvigsen (Eds.), Exploring the material conditions of learning: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (Vol. 1, pp. 166-173). Gothenburg, Sweden: International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Zhang, J., Lee, J., & Chen, J. (2014). Deepening Inquiry about Human Body Systems through Computer-Supported Collective Metadiscourse.  Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA 2014), Philadelphia, PA. 

Zhang, J., Chen, M.-H., Tao, D., Naqvi, S., & Peebles, B. (2014). Using Idea Thread Mapper to Support Collaborative Reflection for Sustained Knowledge Building.  Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA 2014), Philadelphia, PA.

Zhang, J., Chen, M.-H., Chen, J., & Mico, T. F.  (2013). Computer-Supported Metadiscourse to Foster Collective Progress in Knowledge-Building Communities . Proceedings of the International Conference of Computer-supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL). Madison, Wisconsin.

Chen, M.-H., Zhang, J. & Lee, J. (2013). Making Collective Progress Visible for Sustained Knowledge Building. Proceedings of the International Conference of Computer-supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL). Madison, Wisconsin.

Zhang, J., Lee, J., & Wilde, J. (2012). Metadiscourse to foster collective responsibility for deepening inquiry. In Jan van Aalst, Kate Thompson, Michael J. Jacobson, and Peter Reimann (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences (pp.395-402). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS).

Zhang, J. (Chair), Scardamalia, M., Chan, C., van Aalst, J., Fung, Y. H., Tse, H. Morley, E., Messina, R., & Kolodner, J. (2011, July). A Principle-Based Approach to Knowledge Building: Processes, Challenges, and Implications. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2011). Hong Kong, July 2011.

Zhang, J., & Sun, Y. (2011, July). Quantified measures of online discourse as knowledge building indicators. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2011). Hong Kong, July 2011.

Chuy, M., Zhang, J., Resendes, M., Scardamalia, M., & Bereiter, C. (2011, July). Does Contributing to a Knowledge Building Dialogue Lead to Individual Advancement of Knowledge? In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2011). Hong Kong, July 2011.

Chuy, M., Scardamalia, M., Resendes, M., Chen, B., Tarchi, C., Messina, R., Morley, E., Hamel, C., Bielaczyc, K., & Zhang, J. (symposium discussant). (2011, July). Getting started and sustaining Knowledge Building. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2011). Hong Kong, July 2011.

Laferriere, T., Viilo, M., Seitamaa-Hakkarainen, P., Hakkarainen, K., Oshima, J., Scardamalia, M., Bereiter, C., Chen, B., Chuy, M., Resendes, M., van Aalst, J., Chan, C., Bielaczyc, K., Hong, H.-Y., & Zhang, J. (symposium discussant) (2011, July). Enhancing the Social and Cognitive Benefits of Digital Tools and Media. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2011). Hong Kong, July 2011.

Zhang, J., & Messina, R. (2010). Collaborative productivity as self-sustaining processes in a Grade 4 knowledge building community. In K. Gomez, J. Radinsky, & L. Lyons (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (pp. 49-56). Chicago, IL: International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Hong, H.-Y., Zhang, J., Teo, C. L., Scardamalia, M. (2009). Towards design-based knowledge-building practices in teaching. In: Proceedings of the 9th international conference on computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL 2009) – Volume 1 (pp.257-261). International Society of the Learning Sciences. Rhodes, Greece.

Zhang, J., (2010). Scaffolding a knowledge building community as a dynamic creative system. Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA 2010), Denver, CO.

Zhang, J. (2010). Enhancing creative knowledge work with collaborative technologies. A paper presentation in a symposium: “Complex Ecologies: A Panel Discussion on Educational Research and Web 2.0 Technologies.” The Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA 2010), Denver, CO.

Zhang, J., & Sun, Y. (2008).Knowledge building measures that matter (See slides). Paper presented at the Knowledge Building/Knowledge Forum Summer Institute. Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, August 4-8, 2008.

Zhang, J. (2008). Technology-supported learning innovation in cultural contexts (See slides). Paper presented at the Knowledge Building/Knowledge Forum Summer Institute. Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, August 4-8, 2008.

Zhang, J., Hong, H.-Y., Teo, C., Scardamalia, M., & Morley, E. (2008). “Constantly going deeper:” Knowledge building innovation in an elementary professional community. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Sun, Y., Zhang, J., & Scardamalia, M. (2008). Addressing gender gap in literacy through knowledge building: A follow-up analysis of different content areas. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Zhang, J. & Scardamalia, M. (2007). Sustaining principle-based knowledge building innovation at an elementary school. A paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, 2007, Chicago, IL.

Zhang, J. (2007).What makes an elementary professional community innovative?The Knowledge Building/Knowledge Forum Summer Institute, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto.

Zhang, J. & Chen, Q. (2007). Harnessing technology during the transition of learning cultures in the West and East. A paper presentation at the Working Joint IFIP (International Federation of Information Processing) Conference: Education Informatics, Mathematics, and ICT: A ‘Golden Triangle.’ Boston, MA, June 2007.

Gan, Y. C., Scardamalia, M., Hong, H. Y., Zhang, J. (2007). Making thinking visible: Growth in graphical literacy, Grades 3 and 4. In C. Chinn, G. Erkens, & S. Puntambekar (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning 2007 (pp. 206-208). Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, NJ.

Sun, Y., Zhang, J., & Scardamalia, M. (2007). Closing the gender gap in literacy through knowledge building: An analysis of vocabulary growth. A paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, 2007, Chicago, IL.

Zhang, J. (2007). Culture-technology interaction and learning innovations in Asia. In a symposium: “Global Perspectives on Technology as a Change Agent in Teaching and Learning Identified by Educational Researchers in the International Federation of Information Processing” (Co-participants: Margaret Cox, Niki Davis, Andrea Kárpáti). The Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, 2007, Chicago, IL.

Hong, H. Y., Scardamalia, M. & Zhang, J. (2007). Knowledge Society Network: Toward a dynamic, sustained network for building knowledge. A paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, 2007, Chicago, IL.

Zhang, J. & Scardamalia, M. (2006). Sustained improvement of knowledge building practice at an elementary school. The Knowledge Building/Knowledge Forum Summer Institute, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. [conference site]

Sun, Y., Zhang, J., & Scardamalia, M. (2006). Gender differences in vocabulary use in knowledge building discourse. The Knowledge Building/Knowledge Forum Summer Institute, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. [conference site]

Teo, C. L., Zhang, J., Hong, H.-Y., Gan, Y., & Scardamalia, M. (2006). A longitude analysis of inquiry threads in the Knowledge Society Network (KSN). In R. Sun & N. Miyake (Eds.),Proceeding of the 5th International Conference of the Cognitive Science, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Zhang, J., Scardamalia, M., Reeve, R., & Messina, R. (2006). Collective cognitive responsibility in knowledge building communities. A paper presented at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, 2006, San Francisco, CA.

Sun, Y., Zhang, J., & Scardamalia, M. (2006). Literacy as a by-product of knowledge building: An analysis of vocabulary growth. An interactive discussion presentation at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, 2006, San Francisco, CA.

Scardamalia, M., Hong, H. Y., & Zhang, J. (2006). Knowledge Society Network and knowledge innovation. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Toronto, Canada.

Zhang, J., Scardamalia, M., Reeve, R., & Messina, R. (2005). Collective cognitive responsibility in knowledge building classes: A focus on social network structures. Knowledge Building/Knowledge Forum Summer Institute, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. [conference site]

Zhang, J., Scardamalia, M., Lamon, M., Messina, R., Reeve, R., & Teplov, C. (2005). The growing networks of inquiry threads in online knowledge building environment. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, 2005, Montreal, QC.

Teng, X., Muramatsu, B., Zhang, J., Tront, J.G., McMartin, F., & Agogino, A. (2004). Implementation Issues on the Quality Evaluation of Web-Based Courses and Digital Learning Resources. In W. Liu et al. (Eds.), Proceeding of the International Conference of Web-based Learning (ICWL 2004) (379–385) Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Zhang, J., Sun, Y., Wang, X. & Wu, G. (2003). An Analysis of Learners’ Interactions with Course Package and Learning Support Services in Distance Learning. In G. Richards (Ed.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (pp. 361-368). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. (Outstanding Paper Award)

Zhang, J., Chen , Q., Sun, Y., & Reid, D. J. (2003). A Triple Scheme of Learning Support Design for Scientific Discovery Learning Based on Computer Simulation. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL. (International Travel Award)

Zhang, J., Li, F., Duan, C., & Wu, G. (2001). Research on Self-efficacy of Distance Learning and its Influence to Learners’ Attainments. In: C. H. Lee (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE)/ SchoolNet 2001 (pp. 1510-1517). Incheon, South Korea: Incheon National University of Education.

Zhang, J. & Chen, Q. (2000). Simulation-based Scientific Discovery Learning: A Research on the Effect of Experimental Support and Learners’ Reasoning Ability. In: D. Benzie & D. Passey (Eds.), Proceedings of Conference on Educational Use of Information and Communication Technology (IFIP World Computer Congress) (pp.344-351). Beijing: Publishing House of Electronic Industry.

Chen, Q., Liu, R. & Zhang, J. (1998). Creating a Constructive Environment for Learners to Explore Word Problem Solving. In: Tak-Wai Chan et al.(Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE’98): Global Education on the Net (Vol. 1.1 pp.498-503). China Higher Education Press and Springer-Verlag.