Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. in Language Education, Indiana University (2001). Dissertation titled, Toward an Understanding of Sense of Community and Meaningful Learning Experiences in an Online Language Education Class”  (Abstract)
  • M.S. in Instructional Systems Technology, IUB
  • M.S. in Language Education, IUB
  • B. A. in English Language and Literature, Soochow University

Recent Experience

  • Assistant Professor, English Department of National ChengChi University (August 2002 - now)
  • Acting Director, Language Center, Soochow University (Feb - July 2002)
  • Member of the instruction teams for two Web-based distance education courses at Department of Language Education, IUB.  Involved in design, development, instruction, and facilitating of student learning as well as providing advising service to fellow teachers  (1997 - n000) (See project information below).
  • Consultant for the Educational Technology Service (ETS) at School of Education, IUB (August 1998 - 2000).
  • Reference Specialist for the AskERIC service at the ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication (ERIC/REC)  (1998 - 1999).
  • Sense of community and meaningfulness during on-line learning (distance education for language teachers)
  • Self-regulated language learning
  • Quality and quantity of target language production through computer simulations and MOOs (virtual reality environements)
  • General issues related to foreign language learning and teaching in technological rich environments


Other information available upon request.


Recent Experience
Research Interests


Dr. Chin-chi Chao
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Last updated September 3, 2002