Dr. Min Liu’s research interests center on educational uses of new media and other emerging technologies, particularly the impact of such technologies on teaching and learning; and the design of new media enriched interactive learning environments for learners at all age levels. She has published in leading Learning Technology/Instructional Technology research journals and presents regularly at national and international technology conferences. She develops and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on new media design, production, and research. Her courses include “Interactive Multimedia: Design and Production,” “Designs and Strategies for New Media,” Multimedia Authoring,” “Interactive Multimedia Research,” “Instructional Systems Design” and “Analysis of Research in Instructional Technology.” She also serves on a number of editorial boards for research journals in Learning Technology/Instructional Technology.
Current R&D projects include (See research related to these topics):
Learning Analytics and Data Visualization.
Designing and researching immersive multimedia learning environments and related factors. See an example (This is my long-term R&D project).
Examining mobile technology for teaching and learning. Specifically, studying the use of iPod touch devices for English Language Learner and how teachers use iPads in their instruction
Understanding MOOCs as an emerging online learning tool.
Use of Web 2.0 tools in teaching & learning: Specifically, researching the use of social network sites for language learning by college ESL students.
Citations on Google Scholar: http://tinyurl.com/MinLiu-GoogleScholar