Research

PUBLICATION

Takacs, S., Zhang, J, Lee, H. (2020). Universal Design for Learning: Strategies for Blended and Online Learning. Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation. Justice Institute of British Columbia

Takacs, S. & Zhang, J (2020). Universal Design for Learning: A Practical Guide. Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation. Justice Institute of British Columbia

Almousa, O., Prates, J., Yeslam, N., Mac Gregor, D., Zhang, J., Phan, V., … & Qayumi, K. (2019). Virtual reality simulation technology for cardiopulmonary resuscitation training: An innovative hybrid system with haptic feedbackSimulation & Gaming50(1), 6-22.

Wilson,J., Zhang, J., Lomas, C., Lavkulich, M., & Yada, R. (2017). Instructors’ perspectives on learning technologies in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia. International Journal of Information and Education Technology.

Han, H.C., Zhang, J., Peikazadi, N., Shi, G., Hung, A. Doan, C. & Filippelli, S. (2016). An Entertaining Game-Like Learning Environment in Virtual World for Education. In S. D’Agustino, (Ed.), Creating Teacher Immediacy in Online Learning Environments. IGI Global.

PRESENTATIONS

Takacs, S. & Zhang, J. (2020, November). UDL Strategies for Blended and Online Learning. Studio20 Engaging Learners Online Conference.

Truong, L., Maghsoudi, N, Zhang, J. (2020, November). Using Articulate 360 Rapidly Convert Courses and Create Resources. Educational Technology User Group 2020 Fall Conference

Pennefather, P & Zhang, J. (2020, October). Designing Microsoft HoleLens Application for Teaching and Research. Emerging Media BC Community of Practice

Takacs, S. & Zhang, J. (2020, August). Adapting to COVID-19: Using Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to Remove Barriers for All Learners. BC Campus

Zhang, J. (2019, November). Game Changer: Virtual Reality for Public Safety. JIBC Open Education Symposium

Zhang, J. & Mohammed, M. (2019, May). Learner Experience in Virtual Reality: Exploring the Design of VR for Education. Educational Technology User Group Spring Conference

Zhang, J. (2019, April) The Power of Interactive Learning Content. KPU Teaching, Learning and Research Symposium

Zhang, J. (2018, September). Co-creating XR Applications for Education: Process, Skills, and Challenges. Educational Technology User Group Fall Conference 

RESEARCH METHODS
Interviews (Structured or Semi-Structured)
Survey Research
Video Ethnography