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Dr. Maiga Chang

Dr. Maiga Chang


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Dr. Maiga Chang is a Full Professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems at Athabasca University, Canada. His research mainly focus on game-based learning, training and assessment; learning behaviour analysis; learning analytics and academic analytics; intelligent agent technology; health informatics; data mining; computational intelligence; natural language processing; artificial intelligence; museum education mobile learning and ubiquitous learning; healthcare technology, etc.

Dr. Chang is now Chair (2018~2023) of IEEE Technical Committee of Learning Technology (TCLT), Executive Committee member of IEEE Computer Society Special Technical Communities, Executive Committee member of Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (2017~2024, APSCE) and Global Chinese Society for Computing in Education (2016~2025, GCSCE), Vice President (2022~) and Secretary and Treasurer (2019~2021) of International Association of Smart Learning Environments (IASLE), and Chair (2021~2022) of Educational Activities Committee, IEEE Northern Canada Section. Dr. Chang is also a Steering Committee member (2020~) for International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) and chair (2014~) of Digital Game and Intelligent Toy Enhanced Learning special interest group (DIGITEL SIG) for IEEE TCLT.

Dr. Chang is editors-in-chief (2019~) of Journal of Educational Technology & Society (an Open Access journal included in Web of Science's SSCI without publication fee), editor-in-chief (2014~) of International Journal of Distance Education Technologies (an Open Access journal included in Web of Science's ESCI, SCOPUS, EI), and editor-in-chief (2020~) of Bulletin of Technical Committee on Learning Technology (an Open Access journal included in Web of Science's ESCI without publication fee).

Dr. Chang has given more than 110 talks and lectures in different events; He has participated in more than 310 international conferences and workshops as a Program Committee Member; and, he also has (co-)authored more than 227 edited books, book chapters, journal and international conference papers. He is an IEEE member since 1996.

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Research interests

  • Game-based Learning and Training
  • Game-based Assessment (Stealth Assessment)
  • Learning Behavior Analysis
  • Learning Analytics and Academic Analytics
  • Health Informatics
  • Intelligent Agent
  • Intelligent Tutor
  • Virtual Companion
  • Knowledge Structure
  • Data Mining
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Affective Computing
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Evolutionary Computation
  • Neural Networks
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Ubiquitous Learning
  • Mobile Learning
  • Educational Robots

Educational credentials

  • Ph.D, Electronic Engineering, Chung-Yuan Christian University, Taiwan. (1998.09-2002.07)
  • Master, Information and Computer Engineering, Chung-Yuan Christian University, Taiwan (1996.09-1998.06)
  • Bachelor, Information and Computer Engineering, Chung-Yuan Christian University, Taiwan (1992.09-1996.06)

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