Feng Lin

Dr Lin Feng

Lecturer

Teaching and Learning Centre

Tel: +65 6240 8849

Email: bGluZmVuZ0BzdXNzLmVkdS5zZw==

Educational Qualifications

  • 2015

    PhD (Learning Sciences), The University of Hong Kong, HK

  • 2008

    MSc (Educational Leadership), Pittsburg State University, USA

  • 2008

    M.Ed (Higher Education), South China University of Technology, China

  • 2005

    BLit (English), South China University of Technology, China

Academic and Professional Experience

  • 2015 - 2018

    Postdoctoral Research Associate, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

  • 2015

    Research Assistant, Institute of medical and health science education, The University of Hong Kong, HK

  • 2009 - 2010

    Assistant Lecturer, Institute of Higher Education, South China University of Technology, China

  • 2007 - 2008

    Graduate Teaching Assistant, Curriculum and Instruction Department, Pittsburg State University, USA

Journal Articles:

Lin, F., & Chan, C.K.K. (2018)
Examining the role of computer supported knowledge-building discourse for epistemic and conceptual understanding. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning. 34(5), 567-579.

Lin, F., & Chan, C.K.K. (2018)
Promoting elementary-school students' epistemology of science through computer supported knowledge building discourse and epistemic reflection. International Journal of Science Education. 40(6), 668-687.

Lin, F. (2018)
Characterizing elementary-school students' epistemology of science: Science as collective theory building process. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher. 27(6),487-498

Li, Z., & Lin, F. (2009)
A theoretical discussion of undergraduate research, Tsinghua Journal of Education, 4, 112-118. [in Chinese]

Li, Z., & Lin, F. (2009)
Examining the evaluation mechanism of undergraduate research in the United States. China Higher Education, 19, 60-61. [in Chinese]

Li, Z., Lin, F., & Lu, K. C. (2009).
Undergraduate research in the United States and its implication for China, Research in Higher Education of Engineering, 3, 79-85 [in Chinese]

Li, Z., & Lin, F. (2009)
The development and reform of the European engineering education, Research in Higher Education of Engineering, 4, 37-43. [in Chinese]

Li, Z., & Lin, F. (2008)
The reform of engineering education in the United States, Research in Higher Education of Engineering, 2, 31-35. [in Chinese]

Lin, F., & Li Z. (2007)
The history and development of the U.S. engineering education, Journal of Technology College Education, 5, 37-39. [in Chinese]

Li, Z., & Lin, F. (2007)
Examining the development of engineering education in light of the nature of engineering, Research in Higher Education of Engineering, 2, 19-25. [in Chinese]

Book Chapters:

Chen, B., & Lin, F. (In press)
Representational affordances for computer-supported collaborative learning. In P. Kendeou, P. Van Meter, A. List, & D. Lombardi (Ed.), Handbook of Learning from Multiple Representations and Perspectives. New York, NY: Routledge.

Conference Proceedings (Peer-reviewed):

Lin, F., & Puntambekar, S. (2019)
Designing epistemic scaffolding in CSCL. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning. Lyon. p.597-600

Lin, F., Gnesdilow, D., Martin, N.D., Tissenbaum, C.L.D., & Puntambekar, S. (2018)
Examining the role of explicit epistemic reflection in promoting students' learning from digital text. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference of the Learning Sciences. p.240-247. UK.

Chan, C.K.K., Xu, C., & Lin, F. (2018)
Knowledge building inquiry and reflection in developing children's epistemology of science. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference of the Learning Sciences. p.895-902. UK.

Lin, F. (2017)
Fostering epistemic growth in CSCL environment. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning. p. 940-941. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Lin, F., & Chan, C.K.K. (2017)
Bridging students' practical and formal epistemology of science through epistemic reflection in a computer-supported knowledge-building environment. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning. p.867-868. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Gnesdilow, D., Fathema, N., Lin, F., Kang, S., Dornfeld, C., & Puntambekar, S. (2016)
Exploring Middle school students' science learning and discourse in physical and virtual labs. Proceedings of the 12th international Conference of the Learning Sciences. p.950-953. Singapore.

Lin, F., & Chan, C.K.K. (2015)
Scaffolding scientific epistemologies through knowledge-building discourse and epistemic reflection. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning. p.475-482. Gothenburg, Sweden.

Lin, F., Chan, C.K.K., & van Aalst, J. (2014)
Promoting 5th graders' views of science and scientific inquiry in an epistemic-enriched knowledge-building environment. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of the Learning Sciences. p.126-133. Boulder, Colorado, USA.

Lin, F., & Chan, C.K.K. (2014)
Improving 10-12 year olds' epistemic and conceptual understanding in a computer-supported knowledge-building environment. Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Computers in Education. p.151-160. Japan: Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education.

  • 2018 - Present
    Member of communication committee, International Society of the Learning Sciences

  • 2017 - Present
    Member of program committee, International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies and Technology enhanced learning (ICALT)

  • 2017 - Present
    Member of program committee, The 22nd Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education

  • 2015 - Present
    Member, American Educational Research Association

  • 2019
    Reviewer, Educational Psychology

  • 2019
    Member of academic committee, 36th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE)

  • 2018
    Reviewer, British Journal of Educational Technology

  • 2018
    Reviewer, Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning

  • 2017
    Session Chair of the Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning

  • 2016 - 2018
    Reviewer, International conference of the learning sciences

  • 2015 - 2019
    Reviewer, Conference on computer supported collaborative learning

  • 2014 - 2018
    Reviewer, Computer and Education

  • 2014 - 2017
    Reviewer, Journal of Educational Technology & Society

Learning sciences; Computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL); Instructional design; Science education; Epistemic cognition/Epistemology of Science; Collaborative discourse; Knowledge building; Scaffolding

  • 2017
    CSCL Early Career Researcher

  • 2015
    Nominated for Li Ka Shing Prizes and the Awards for Outstanding Research Postgraduate Student 2014-15 at the University of Hong Kong

  • 2015
    AERA International Travel Award, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  • 2014
    Merit Scholarship Award, Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education, Japan

  • 2014
    Reaching Out Award, under the HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund 2013-2014, The University of Hong Kong

  • 2010
    University Postgraduate Fellowship (UPF), The University of Hong Kong
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