Maiga Chang

Dr. Maiga Chang is Associate Professor in the School of Computing Information and Systems at Athabasca University, Canada. His researches mainly focus on mobile learning and ubiquitous learning, museum e-learning, game-based learning, educational robots, learning behaviour analysis, data mining, intelligent agent technology, computational intelligence in e-learning, and mobile healthcare.

He is editor in chief of International Journal of Distance Education Technologies (an EI journal), section editor of Education and Science (an SSCI Open Access journal), and advisory board member of Journal of Computers and Applied Science Education. He is guest editor of Education and Technology Society (an SSCI Open Access journal), Multimedia Tools and Applications (an SCI journal), Mathematical Problems in Engineering (an SCI journal), and The Scientific World Journal (an SCI journal). He has also been the guest associate editor of IEEE Technology and Engineering Education, guest editor of International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (an SSCI Open Access journal) and Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning (an Open Access journal). He is now executive council member of Chinese Society for Inquiry Learning, co-chair of Asia-Pacific Region Game and Toy Enhanced Learning and Society special interest group (SIG) under the Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (APSCE).

Dr. Chang also serves academic international conference events include being program co-chair of International Conference on Smart Learning Environments 2015 and Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education 2015, track program chair of Digital Game and Intelligent Toy Enhanced Learning in IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies 2014 and 2015, executive chair of GCCCE 2014 sub-conference on Joyful Learning and Society and ICCE 2014 sub-conference on Digital Game and Digital Toy Enhanced Learning and Society (GTEL&S), co-chair of ICCE 2013 sub-conference on Digital Game and Digital Toy Enhanced Learning and Society (GTEL&S) and GCCCE 2015 and 2013 sub-conference on Joyful Learning and Society, advisory board member of IADIS International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning (2012~now), advisory board member of Edutainment 2013, special area chair in pervasive education of International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications (2011~now), program co-chair of Edutainment 2011, general co-chair of Edutainment 2009, and local chair of IEEE DIGITEL 2008.

He has given 66 talks and lectures in different conferences, universities, and events; He has participated in more than 260 international conferences and workshops as a Program Committee Member; and, he also has (co-)authored more than 185 edited books, book chapters, journal and international conference papers. He is an IEEE member for seventeen years since 1996 and also a member of ACM (since 2001), AAAI (since 2001), INNS (since 2004), and Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society.

Publications

Social Issues and Web 2.0: A Closer Look at Culture in E-Learning
Bolanle A. Olaniran, Hansel Burley, Maiga Chang. © 2013. 16 pages.
Developing the foundations for intelligent applications that efficiently manage information is one goal of Web 2.0 technologies and the Semantic Web. As a result...
Investigating Adolescent Bloggers from the Perspective of Creative Subculture
Yu-Fang Chang, Eric Zhi-Feng Liu, Maiga Chang. © 2013. 15 pages.
This study focuses on the phenomenon of adolescent bloggers’ creativity from adolescent peers’ viewpoints. The participants are five twelve- to eighteen-year-old...
Mobile Computing and Mixed-Initiative Support for Writing Competence
Vive Kumar, Maiga Chang, Tracey L. Leacock. © 2012. 15 pages.
Writing is a core skill that learners are expected to develop in their early school years and use effectively throughout their later school years. Historically...
Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game for Teaching Youth Finance in Canada
David A. Jones, Maiga Chang. © 2012. 16 pages.
It has been stated that people need to improve their knowledge of finances and make better choices with their money. Many programs have been created to teach basic...
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design (IJOPCD)
Chia-Wen Tsai, Pei-Di Shen. Est. 2011.
The International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design (IJOPCD) serves as a forum for the improvement of online education for schools and teachers planning...
Socio-Technical Challenges of Semantic Web: A Culturally Exclusive Proposition?
Bolanle A. Olaniran, Hansel E. Burley, Maiga Chang, Rita Kuo, MaryFrances Agnello. © 2011. 13 pages.
The Semantic Web holds significant implications for learning, culture, and non-native speakers, with culture and non-native speakers rarely being addressed in the...
Investigating Adolescent Bloggers from the Perspective of Creative Subculture
Yu-Fang Chang, Eric Zhi-Feng Liu, Maiga Chang. © 2011. 15 pages.
This study focuses on the phenomenon of adolescent bloggers’ creativity from adolescent peers’ viewpoints. The participants are five twelve- to eighteen-year-old...
International Journal of Information Technology Project Management (IJITPM)
John Wang. Est. 2010.
This fully refereed journal examines current, state-of-the-art research in the areas of information technology project management, and the interactions, linkages...
Social Issues and Web 2.0: A Closer Look at Culture in E-Learning
Bolanle A. Olaniran, Hansel Burley, Maiga Chang. © 2010. 17 pages.
Developing the foundations for intelligent applications that efficiently manage information is one goal of Web 2.0 technologies and the Semantic Web. As a result...
Learning Culture and Language through ICTs: Methods for Enhanced Instruction
Maiga Chang, Chen-Wo Kuo. © 2009. 390 pages.
In general, teaching languages can prove difficult to most without suitable teaching materials and instructors. Fortunately, e-learning courses make student...
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL)
David Parsons. Est. 2009.
The International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL) provides a forum for researchers in this field to share their knowledge and experience of...
Using Blended Learning to Teach Foreign Brides Chinese
Wei-Peng Lien, Rita Kuo, Maiga Chang. © 2009. 18 pages.
This project aimed to construct a Blended Learning model with a lecture-review Web site, which would support students’ self-learning at home or in the community...
Socio-Technical Challenges of Semantic Web: A Culturally Exclusive Proposition?
Bolanle A. Olaniran, Hansel E. Burley, Maiga Chang, Rita Kuo, MaryFrances Agnello. © 2009. 20 pages.
The Semantic Web holds significant implications for learning, culture, and non-native speakers, with culture and non-native speakers rarely being addressed in the...
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies (IJDET)
Maiga Chang. Est. 2003.
The International Journal of Distance Education Technologies (IJDET) is a forum for researchers and practitioners to disseminate practical solutions to the...