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Education/Academic qualification

Educational Technology, Ph.D, The Ohio State University

20112015

Applied Statistics, Master, The Ohio State University

20122013

Cultural Foundations, Technology, Qualitative Inquiry, Master, The Ohio State University

20082009

Business English and Interpretation, Bachelor , Xi'an International Studies University

20042008

Research areas

  • Higher Education
  • Motivation
  • Self-regulated learning
  • Statistical thinking
  • Learning analytics
  • Data visualization
  • Flipped classroom

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self-regulation Social Sciences
group cohesion Social Sciences
small group Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
self-efficacy Social Sciences
student Social Sciences
leadership Social Sciences
academic achievement Social Sciences

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Research Output 2016 2019

  • 2 Journal article
  • 1 Book chapter
  • 1 Article in proceedings

Self-regulation as a function of perceived leadership and cohesion in small group online collaborative learning

Xie, K., Hensley, L. C., Law, V. & Sun, Z., 1. Jan 2019, In : British Journal of Educational Technology. 50, 1, p. 456-468

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

self-regulation
group cohesion
small group
leadership
learning

The role of self-regulated learning in students' success in flipped undergraduate math courses

Sun, Z., Xie, K. & Anderman, L., 1. Jan 2018, In : The Internet and Higher Education. 36, 1, p. 41-53

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

self-efficacy
academic achievement
learning environment
learning
student

Flipping STEM

Williams, A. H., Sun, Z., Xie, K., Garcia, E., Ashby, I., Exter, M., Largent, D., Lu, P., Szafron, D., Ahmed, S., Smith, J., T. Tempelaar, D., Bitting, K. S., Christensen, E., Tseng, H. & Walsh, J., 2017, The flipped college classroom: Conceptualized and re-conceptualized . Green, S., Banas, L., R. Perkins, J. & Perkins, R. (eds.). Springer, p. 149-186 (Educational Communications and Technology: Issues and Innovations).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

The Effects of Self-Regulated Learning on Students’ Performance Trajectory in the Flipped Math Classroom

Sun, Z., Lu, L. & Xie, K., 2016, Transforming Learning, Empowering Learners: Conference Proceedings. Looi, C-K., Polman, J., Cress, U. & Reimann, P. (eds.). Singapore: International Society of the Learning Sciences, Vol. 1. p. 66-73

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Activities 2014 2018

  • 12 Conference presentations

A multigroup analysis of the role of self-regulation on students’ achievement in flipped undergraduate math course

Zhiru Sun (Speaker)
22. Aug 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Relations among goal orientations, pre-class learning profiles, and achievement trajectories in a flipped math course

Zhiru Sun (Speaker)
17. Aug 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Potential ways to motivate students in a flipped undergraduate statistics course

Zhiru Sun (Speaker)
7. Nov 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

The effects of self-regulated learning on students' performance trajectory in the flipped math classroom.

Zhiru Sun (Speaker)
2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Designing for improved motivation as an outcome in a postsecondary online course

Zhiru Sun (Speaker)
2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Projects 2014 2024

Prizes

Loadman Outstanding Dissertation Award

Zhiru Sun (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Teaching & Supervision

Mathematics and Statistics

Nils Karl Sørensen

01/09/201731/01/2018

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

Tools for Quantitative Analysis

Nils Karl Sørensen

01/09/201630/06/2017

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

Tools for Quantitative Analysis

Nils Karl Sørensen

01/09/201331/01/2016

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching