Research

Research Interests


Peer-Reviewed Publications

11. Cheng, S. L., & Xie, K. (2021). Why college students procrastinate in online courses: A self-regulated learning perspective. The Internet and Higher Education, 50, 100807. doi.org/10.1016/j.iheduc.2021.100807 [2019 Impact Factor: 6.566; JCR Rank: 3/263 in Education and Educational Research]

10. Xie, K., Vongkulluksn, V. W., Cheng, S. L., & Jiang, Z. (2021). Examining membership transitions in motivational profiles of high school students. Journal of Educational Psychology. doi.org/10.1037/edu0000507 [2019 Impact Factor: 5.028; JCR Rank: 2/60 in Psychology, Educational]

9. Cheng, S. L., Prohn, S. M, Dinora, P., Broda, D. M., & Bogenschutz, M. (2020). Measuring and tracking personal opportunity outcome measures over three years to guide policy and services that promote inclusive community living. Inclusion, 8(4), 335–350. doi.org/10.1352/2326-6988-8.4.335

8. Cheng, S. L., Chen, S. B., & Chang, J. C. (2020). Examining the multiplicative relationships between teachers’ competence, value, and pedagogical beliefs about technology integration. British Journal of Educational Technology, 52(2), 734-750. doi.org/10.1111/bjet.13052 [2019 Impact Factor: 2.951; JCR Rank: 31/263 in Education and Educational Research]

7. Xie, K., Vongkulluksn, V. W., Lu, L., & Cheng, S. L. (2020). A person-centered approach to examining high-school students’ motivation, engagement, and academic performance. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 101877. doi.org/10.1016/j.cedpsych.2020.101877 [2019 Impact Factor: 2.863; JCR Rank: 12/60 in Psychology, Educational]

6. Cheng, S. L., Lu, Lin, Xie, K., & Vongkulluksn, V. W. (2020). Understanding teacher technology integration from expectancy-value perspectives. Teaching and Teacher Education, 103062. doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2020.103062 [2019 Impact Factor: 2.686; JCR Rank: 38/263 in Education and Educational Research]

5. Nelson, J. M., Voithofer, R., Cheng, S. L. (2019). Mediating factors that influence the technology integration practices of teacher educators. Computers & Education, 128, 330-344. doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2018.09.023 [2019 Impact Factor: 5.296; JCR Rank: 4/263 in Education and Educational Research]

4. Cheng, S. L., & Xie, K. (2018). The relations among teacher value beliefs, personal characteristics, and TPACK in intervention and non-intervention settings. Teaching and Teacher Education, 74, 98-113. doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2018.04.014 [2019 Impact Factor: 2.686; JCR Rank: 38/263 in Education and Educational Research]

3. Xie, K., Kim, M., Cheng, S. L., & Luthy, N. C. (2017). Teacher professional development through digital content evaluation. Educational Technology Research & Development, 65, 1067-1103. doi.org/10.1007/s11423-017-9519-0 [2019 Impact Factor: 2.303; JCR Rank: 58/263 in Education and Educational Research]

2. Kim, M., Xie, K, & Cheng, S. L. (2017). Teacher competency building in digital content evaluation. Teaching and Teacher Education, 66, 309-324. doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2017.05.006 [2019 Impact Factor: 2.686; JCR Rank: 38/263 in Education and Educational Research]

1. Xie, K., Lu, L., Cheng, S. L., & Izmirli, S. (2017). The interactions between facilitator identity, conflictual presence, and social presence in peer-moderated online collaborative learning. Distance Education, 38(2), 230-244. doi.org/10.1080/01587919.2017.1322458 [2019 Impact Factor: 1.702; JCR Rank: 122/263 in Education and Educational Research]

Online News Article

1. Xie, K. & Cheng, S. L. (2020, November 19). 4 tips for college students to avoid procrastinating with their online work. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/4-tips-for-college-students-to-avoid-procrastinating-with-their-online-work-148154

Funded Grants ($13,334 in total)

2021. College students' self-regulated learning in online computer science courses. Interdisciplinary Collaborations Program. Sam Houston State University. Role: PI. Awarded Amount: $12,134.

2020. A longitudinal assessment of students’ motivational processes and products in an online doctoral program to increase student retention. Assessment Mini-Grant. Sam Houston State University. Role: PI. Awarded Amount: $700.

2019. Educational Studies Dissertation Research Grants for Graduate Students at The Ohio State University. Awarded Amount: $500

Grant Writing Effort

2020. The impact of personal student characteristics and online learning features on algebra one achievement for academically nontraditional charter school students. Spencer Foundation Small Grant. Role: Co-PI. Requested Amount: $49,971. [Status: Declined]

2020. Creating equitable education opportunities through addressing social determinants of health and wellness of college students due to Covid-19. Spencer Foundation Special COVID-19 Related Research Grant program. Role: Methodologist & Evaluator. Requested Amount: $49,997. [Status: Declined]

2019. Racial-ethnic identity and personality to reduce intergroup bias in multi group context. National Science Foundation: Social Psychology. Role: Co-PI. Requested Amount: $1,253,301. [Status: Declined]

Awards

2020. Nominated for the 2021 Best Paper Award in Technology as an Agent of Change in Teaching and Learning (TACTL) SIG, AERA

2019. Nominated for the 2020 Best Paper Award in Technology as an Agent of Change in Teaching and Learning (TACTL) SIG, AERA

2019. Nominee for Teaching Associate Award hosted by the Department of Educational Studies, The Ohio State University

2019. Finalist for the Richard C. Anderson Graduate Student Research Award in National Consortium for Instruction and Cognition

2018. Nominated for the 2019 Best Paper Award in Technology as an Agent of Change in Teaching and Learning (TACTL) SIG, AERA

2018. Selected attendee for AECT Early Career Research Symposium hosted by Research and Theory Division

2018. Winner of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT), Division of Distance Learning Journal Article Awards for Qualitative Research

2018. Recipient of the College of Education and Human Ecology: Donald G. Lux and Harriet H. Lux Scholarship Fund in Technology Education, The Ohio State University

2017. Nominated for the 2018 Best Paper Award in Technology as an Agent of Change in Teaching and Learning (TACTL) SIG, AERA

2017. Recipient of the College of Education and Human Ecology: Charles Birkenshaw Mendenhall Memorial Fund, The Ohio State University

2016. Recipient of the College of Education and Human Ecology: Wilbur Hopkins Memorial Fund, The Ohio State University

2015. Nominated for the 2016 Best Paper Award in Technology as an Agent of Change in Teaching and Learning (TACTL) SIG, AERA

2015. Recipient of the College of Education and Human Ecology: Charles Birkenshaw Mendenhall Memorial Fund, The Ohio State University

2014. Recipient of the College of Education and Human Ecology: Donald G. Lux and Harriet H. Lux Scholarship Fund in Technology Education, The Ohio State University

2013. New Mexico State University Honor’s Graduate

2012. New Mexico State University International Alumni Scholarship

References

Dr. Kui Xie, Cyphert Distinguished Professor at The Ohio State University

Dr. Kathleen M. Rudasill, Senior Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development at Virginia Commonwealth University

Dr. Rick Voithofer, Associate Professor at The Ohio State University

Dr. Dorinda Gallant, Associate Professor at The Ohio State University

Dr. Christopher Wolters, Professor at The Ohio State University

Dr. MinJung Kim, Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University