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Dr. Maiga Chang

Associate Professor - School of Computing and Information Systems

Email: maigac@athabascau.ca

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Education | Teaching Responsibilities | Academic Experience | Consultant Experience | Industry Experience | Professional Memberships | Affiliated Laboratories/Research Centers | Awards and Achievements | Research Profiles and Interests | Advisory Roles | Publications | Academic Activities | Research Supervision | Recently Completed Projects | Other Interests | Link to Personal Webpage

 


 

News

  • [ANY TIME] Call for Paper, International Journal of Distance Education Technologies (EI and Web of Science’s ESCI)

  • [2017/06/01] SCIS graduate student Mojibola Abioye has been awarded Profiling Alberta's Graduate Students award to present the research at 17th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technology (ICALT 2017) in Timisoara, Romania
  • [2017/03/28] SCIS graduate student Vahid Bahreman has been awarded Profiling Alberta's Graduate Students award to present the research at 2017 International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL) UWS Festival of Learning Conference (HETL-UWS 2017) in  Paisley, Scotland
  • [2017/02/13] Supplementary 14-minute recording to address some important issues which I missed in the AU Talk on the topic "Dissemination of Your Research Findings". The supplementary recording can be watched at here

  • [2017/02/08] AU Talk on the topic "Dissemination of Your Research Findings" can be watched at here

  • [2017/01/14] SCIS graduate student Ken Mulder has been awarded Profiling Alberta's Graduate Students award to present his paper at the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2017) in Kona, Big Island, Hawaii, USA 

  • [2016/08/11] SCIS graduate student Cheng-Li Chen has been awarded by Mitacs Globalink Research Awardto do his research for 12 to 24 weeks at East China Normal University in Shanghai, China 

  • [2016/08/11] International Journal of Distance Education Technologies is now accepted for inclusion in Thomson Reuters’ new Web of Science index, the Emerging Sources Citation Index

  • [2015/07/21] SCIS graduate student Vahid Bahreman has been awarded Profiling Alberta's Graduate Students  award to present his paper at the International Conference on Smart Learning Environments in Tunis, Tunisia 

  • [2016/05/03] "Meeting the Minds: Dr. Maiga Chang" (part 3), Interviews of AU Educators of The Voice Magazine (interviewed by Scott Douglas Jacobsen)
  • [2016/03/22] "Intelligence and Gaming in Educational Research", Expert Interview of IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology (interviewed by Kavya Alse and N Soumya; interview team: Kavya Alse, Shitanshu Mishra, Prajish Prasad, N Soumya)

  • [2016/02/25] SCIS graduate student Vahid Bahreman has been awarded by Mitacs Globalink Research Award – MHRD to do his research for three months at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in Mumbai, India 

  • [2016/01/26] SCIS graduate student Miao-Han Chang has been awarded by Mitacs Globalink Research Award – MHESR Tunisia to do her research for three months at University of Kairouan in Kairouan, Tunisia 

  • [2015/10/22] Special Issue on Information Management and Applications of Intelligent Transportation System, Mathematical Problems in Engineering has been published as Vol. 2015
  • [2015/09/11] Call for Paper, 'How' to design, implement and evaluate the flipped classroom?, Journal of Educational Technology & Society (SSCI Open Access journal) (submission deadline - January 18, 2016)

  • [2015/06/10] SCIS graduate student Vahid Bahreman has been awarded AU Graduate Student Research Fund Award to present his paper at the International Conference on Smart Learning Environments in Sinaia, Romania 

  • [2015/06/03] SCIS graduate student Boshi Li has received AU Graduate Student Research Fund Award to present his paper at the 2015 International Workshop on Distance Education Technologies (DET2015) in Vancouver, BC 

  • [2015/05/26] SCIS graduate student Miao-Han Chang has received AU Graduate Student Research Fund Award to present her paper at the 8th IEEE International Conference on Ubi-Media Computing (UMEDIA2015) in Colombo, Sri Lanka 

  • [2015/05/26] SCIS graduate student Cheng-Li Chen has received AU Graduate Student Research Fund Award to present his paper at the 19th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE 2015) in Taipei, Taiwan 

  • [2015/05/01] SCIS graduate student Neculai Ivascu has received AU Graduate Level Student Travel Award to present his paper at the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2015) in Hualien, Taiwan 
"'How' to design, implement and evaluate the flipped classroom?"

Education

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, National Program for e-Learning (2004.01-2007.01)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Chung-Yuan Christian Univ. (2002.07-2003.12)
  • Ph.D, Electronic Engineering, Chung-Yuan Christian Univ. (2002.07)
  • Master, Information and Computer Engineering, Chung-Yuan Christian Univ. (1998.06)
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Teaching Responsibilities

Course Coordinator:

  • COMP-283 Effective Use of Myths and Facts (August 2012-)
  • COMP-409 Mobile Computing and Commerce (September 2010-June 2011)
  • COMP-486 Mobile and Internet Game Development (July 2010-)
  • COMP-489 Distributed Systems in Java (August 2007-)
  • COMP-495 supervise undergraduate student's project (August 2007-)
  • COMP-501 Systems Development With Emerging Technology (January 2009-)
  • COMP-637 Mobile Computing (January 2010-)
  • COMP-676-680 supervise Thesis-route students (January 2010-)
  • COMP-696 supervise Essay-route students (August 2007-)
  • COMP-697-699 supervise Project-route students (2007-)

 

Course (taught before):

  • Information Management relevant
    1. Mobile Computing and Commerce
    2. Active Server Pages
    3. Business Data Communication
    4. Commercial Website Design
    5. Consumer Behavior Analysis and Prediction
    6. Customer Relation Management and Data Mining
    7. Database Management System
    8. Electronic Commerce
    9. Transaction and Security of Electronic Commercial on Web
    10. Fundamental of Computers
    11. Fundamental of Internet
    12. Internet Marketing
    13. Java Script Web Pages (DHTML)
    14. Knowledge Management
    15. Management Information System
    16. Multimedia Computer Networks
    17. Office Automation
    18. System Analysis and Design
    19. Virtual Community on WWW
    20. Virtual Environment Design
    21. Windows Programming

 

  • Information Engineering relevant
    1. Mobile and Internet Game Development
    2. Mobile Computing and Commerce
    3. Software Engineering
    4. Distributed Systems in Java
    5. NET Programming (VB.NET & ASP.NET)
    6. Assembly
    7. Compiler
    8. Computer Networks
    9. Data Communication
    10. Data Structure
    11. Database Design
    12. Object Oriented Programming (C++/Java)
    13. XML & RDF
    14. Operating System
    15. Programming Techniques
    16. System Programming
    17. UNIX System Administration
    18. VRML

 

  • Academic & Researches relevant
    1. Artificial Intelligent
    2. Artificial Neural Network
    3. Chaos and Fractal
    4. Computational Intelligence
    5. Data Mining
    6. Evolutionary Computation
    7. Fuzzy Set Theory
    8. Knowledge Engineering on Internet
    9. Rough Set Theory
    10. Distance Learning
    11. Problem-Based Learning
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Academic Experience

  1. Visiting Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India (2015.07-2015.12)
  2. Visiting Professor, National Central University, Chug-Li, Taiwan (2015.02-2015.07)
  3. International Visiting Professor, National Kaohsiung First University Science and Technology, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (2014.09-2015.01)
  4. Visiting Researcher, Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology (2014.09-2015.07)
  5. Assistant Professor, School of Computing and Information Systems, Athabasca University (2007.08-2012.06)
  6. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chinese Linguistics and Literature, Yuan-Ze University (2007.02-2007.07)
  7. International Program Coordinator, National Science & Technology Program for e-Learning in Taiwan (2004-2007)
  8. Postdoctoral Researcher, Chung-Yuan Christian University (2003)
  9. Assistant Professor, Dept. of MIS, Sheng-Te Christian College (2002)
  10. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mass Comm., Sheng-Te Christian College (2002)
  11. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Applied Arts, Sheng-Te Christian College (2002)
  12. Lecturer, Dept. of Electronic Engineering, Chien-Hsin Technology College (2000-2001)
  13. Lecturer, Dept. of International Trade, Chung-Yuan Christian Univ. (2000-2002)
  14. Lecturer, Dept. of Special Education, Chung-Yuan Christian Univ. (2000-2002)
  15. Lecturer, Dept. of Center for Continuing Education, Chung-Yuan Christian University (2000-2003)
  16. Lecturer, Dept. of Lifelong Education, Yuan-Ze University (1998-2007)
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Consultant Experience

  1. Advisory Consultant (of Major e-Learning Program), Shanghai Education Audiovisual Publishing House of Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, Shanghai, China (2014.11-2016.10)
  2. Consultant of Academic-Industrial Research and Development, Knowledge Square (K2) Ltd. (2007-2014)
  3. Consultant of Mobile Learning and Wireless Technologies, aEnrich Technology (2003)
  4. Consultant of Information Technology and J2EE, UPI (2003)
  5. Consultant of e-Commerce & e-Business, Small and Medium Enterprises Guidance & Service Center of Taipei City Government (2002-2004)
  6. Consultant of Information Technology and Internet Marketing, Shii Yuh Shiuan Ind. Corp. (1996-2002)
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Industry Experience

  1. Journal Questionnaire Import/Export System, VB.NET/Excel/Access, Archilife Fundation, Taiwan, 2008
  2. Online Subscribe Module, PHP/mySQL, Archilife Fundation, Taiwan, 2007
  3. Internet eMail Service of Chung-Yuan Alumni Association, Linux/MAIL2000, Chung-Yuan Alumni Association, Taiwan, 2005
  4. Human Resource System (Web Version), JSP/AS-400, Archilife Fundation, Taiwan, 2005
  5. Knowledge Base Query System, JSP/AS-400, Archilife Fundation, Taiwan, 2004
  6. Evaluation System of Professional Competence for Engineer Level, JSP/Oracle, China Motor Corp., Taiwan, 2004
  7. Consultant of Mobile Tutoring System in National Palace Museum, aEnrich Technology, Taiwan, 2003
  8. Evaluation System of Professional Competence for Recruit, JSP/mySQL, Mitsubish Motors Corp., Taiwan, 2003
  9. Maiga Chang, "Immortal Business - Applying Knowledge Management to Keep the Intellectual Capitals of Business," Keynote address presented at Applied EC Conference hold by Small and Medium Enterprises Guidance & Service Center of Taipei City Government, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan, Aug. 19 - Sep. 09, 2003
  10. Course Information Query System, ASP/SQL Server, Center for Continuing Education, Chung-Yuan Christian Univ., Taiwan, 2003
  11. Human Resource Scaling System, ASP/SQL Server, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan, 2002
  12. Maiga Chang, "e-Business, Knowledge Management and Data Mining," Keynote address presented at Applied EC Conference hold by Small and Medium Enterprises Guidance & Service Center of Taipei City Government, National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT), Taipei, Taiwan, Sep. 18-20, 2002
  13. Online Movie & Picture Management System, BCB/SQL Server, Ease-Coast National Scenic Area Administration, Taiwan, 2002
  14. Candidate of the Business Leader of Year 2002
  15. R&D Manager, Division of Research & Design, Knowledge Square (K2) Ltd. (2001-2006)
  16. 2001 Top Instructor (recommended by students), Small and Medium Enterprises Guidance & Service Center, Taipei City Government
  17. Maiga Chang, "EC & IPR" & "Development and Management of Commercial Websites," Keynote address presented at Applied EC Conference hold by Small and Medium Enterprises Guidance & Service Center of Taipei City Government, Taipei, Taiwan, Jun. 05-15, 2001
  18. Chief Knowledge Officer (CKO), Digits Technology Ltd. (2000-2007)
  19. Click-And-Call System (Call Center), NetMeeting/ ASP/ SQL Server/ PSTN/ Wireless Cell Phone/ VoIP, USA/ Taiwan/Israel, 2000
  20. International Biomedical Networks, Java/HTML/ASP/SQL Server 7.0, USA (Biomedical Research Lab.)/France /Spain /Germany /Japan /Taiwan /China, 1999-2000
  21. Internet Communication Network, Java, USA/Taiwan, 1999
  22. CyberAlbum, Java/HTML/ASP/SQL Server 7.0, USA, 1999
  23. Interactive Counseling Network, Java/HTML/ASP/SQL Server 6.5, USA, 1998
  24. Engineering Contract Management System, Delphi/dBase, Taiwan, 1998
  25. Management System of Entrance Examination for Graduate Schools, Visual Basic/Microsoft Access, Taiwan, 1997
  26. Library Management System, Visual C++/MFC, Taiwan, 1996
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Professional Memberships

  1. IEEE Computer Society (1996 - )
  2. Association for Computing Machinery (2001 - )
  3. American Association for Artificial Intelligence (2001 - )
  4. International Neural Network Society (2004 - )
  5. Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society (2002 - )
  6. International Who's Who of Professionals (2000 - )
  7. Institute of Physics
  8. International Association of Business Leaders
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Affiliated Laboratories/Research Centers

Supervisor, VIP Research Group

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Awards and Achievements

  1. 2004 Young Researcher Award in Advanced Learning Technologies, IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology (IEEE TCLT)
  2. Best Paper, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2003), Athens, Greece, July 09-11, 2003
  3. "Yuan-Ze Univ. Distribution Management System," Outstanding Award, Contest of Graduation Projects of the 2003 Information Technology Talent Training Program - Database Programming on the Internet, Information Service Industry Association of R.O.C., 2003 (Director)
  4. "Human Resource Management System," Distinguished Award, Contest of Graduation Projects of the 2003 Information Technology Talent Training Program - Database Programming on the Internet, Information Service Industry Association of R.O.C., 2003 (Director)
  5. Candidate of the Business Leader of Year 2002
  6. Member of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society
  7. 2001 Top Instructor (recommended by students), Small and Medium Enterprises Guidance & Service Center, Taipei City Government
  8. International Who's Who of Professionals 2000
  9. 1999 Top 10 Teacher (10/214, according to 1999 students' feedback), Chien-Hsin Vocational School
  10. Best Paper, 6th National Conference on Fuzzy Theory and Its Applications, Taichung, Taiwan, 1998
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Research Profiles and Interests

  1. Game-based Learning
  2. Robots in Education
  3. Ubiquitous Learning
  4. Mobile Learning
  5. Behavior Analysis
  6. (Mobile/Home) HealthCare
  7. e-Learning/Distance Learning
  8. Affective Computing
  9. Knowledge Architecture
  10. Problem-Based Learning
  11. Data Mining
  12. Consumer Behavior
  13. Knowledge Management
  14. Neural Network
  15. Fuzzy Set
  16. Computational Intelligence
  17. Artificial Intelligence
  18. Evolutionary Computation
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Advisory Roles

Please refer to http://maiga.athabascau.ca/index.html#academic_activity
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Publications

Please refer to http://maiga.athabascau.ca/index.html#publication

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Academic Activities

Academic Activities

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Editing Related Experiences

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Talks

Please refer to http://maiga.athabascau.ca/index.html#talks 

 

Session Organizers

  1. Session Organizer for "Museums and e-Learning" in the 6th WSEAS International Conference on E-ACTIVITIES (E-Learning, E-Communities, E-Commerce, E-Management, E-Marketing, E-Governance, Tele-Working) (E-ACTIVITIES 2007), Puerto De La Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, December 14-16, 2007.
  2. Session Organizer for "Outcome of National Program for e-Learning" in the 5th WSEAS International Conference on E-ACTIVITIES (E-Learning, E-Communities, E-Commerce, E-Management, E-Marketing, E-Governance, Tele-Working) (E-ACTIVITIES 2006), Venice, Italy, 11/20-22, 2006.
  3. Session Organizer for "Applying CI and Data Mining Techniques to Support Teaching/Learning in the e-Learning Environment" in the 4th International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics (ICMLC 2005), Guangzhou, China, 8/19-22, 2005.
  4. Session Organizer for "Value-Added Applications for Knowledge Representation/Structure Researches" in the 4th International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics (ICMLC 2005), Guangzhou, China, 8/19-22, 2005.
  5. Panel Chair for "Panel - e-Learning in Asia Pacific Countries" in 5th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 07/05-07/08, 2005 (Peter Goodyear, Barry Harper, Nian-Shing Chen, Maiga Chang).
  6. Session Organizer for "Value-Added Approach for Teaching and Learning on the Web" in IIIS EISTA 2004, International Conference on Education and Information Systems: Technologies and Applications, Orlando, Florida, USA, 07/21-25, 2004.

 

Program Committee (Learning Technologies relevant Conferences)

Please refer to http://maiga.athabascau.ca/index.html#pc_tel 

 

Program Committee (Mobile/Ubiquitous Learning relevant Conferences)

Please refer to http://maiga.athabascau.ca/index.html#pc_ml

 

Program Committee (Game-based Learning and Edutainment relevant Conferences)

 Please refer to http://maiga.athabascau.ca/index.html#pc_gbl 

 

Program Committee (Artificial Intelligence and Computational Intelligence relevant Conferences)

Please refer to http://maiga.athabascau.ca/index.html#pc_aici 

 

Program Committee (Information Systems relevant Conferences)

Please refer to http://maiga.athabascau.ca/index.html#pc_is 

 

Reviewers of Conferences

Please refer to http://maiga.athabascau.ca/index.html#Reviewer 

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Research Supervision

Please refer to http://maiga.athabascau.ca/index.html#research_supervision 
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Recently Completed Projects

Please refer to http://maiga.athabascau.ca/index.html#project
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Other Interests

Archaeology and Ancient History

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Link to Personal Webpage

http://maiga.athabascau.ca

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