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Dr LIN, Chin-Hsi

Dr LIN, Chin-Hsi


Associate Professor

Academic Unit of Teacher Education and Learning Leadership


M.A. (National Taiwan Normal University), M.A. (University of California, Irvine), Ph.D. (University of California, Irvine)


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(852) 3917 1512


Room 615, Meng Wah Complex

Research Expertise

  • Chinese Language and Literature Education
  • Learning Sciences
  • Literacies and Languages
  • Motivation
  • Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language
  • Technology-enhanced Learning

2017 First Place of Journal Article Award: Quantitative Based. Division of Distance Learning, Association for Educational Technology & Communications


2015-2016 Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute Fellow


2015 Outstanding paper award, Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education 2015


2012 Travel scholarship from The 7th International Conference and Workshops on Technology and Chinese Language Teaching in the 21st Century


2011 Graduate Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship Award, University of California, Irvine.


2010 Phi Beta Kappa Award for International Scholarship


Zhang, D., & Lin, C. -H. (Eds.). (2017). Chinese as a Second Language Assessment. Singapore: Springer.


Lin, C. -H., Zhang, D., & Zheng, B. (Eds.). (2017). Preparing Foreign Language Teachers for Next-Generation Education. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.


Shu, J. & Lin, C. -H. (2013). An introduction to Chinese linguistics for teaching Chinese as a second language. Taipei, Taiwan: Sharing.


Lin, C.-H., & Lien, Y.-J. (2010). Technology and Chinese language teaching: Theory and practice. Taipei, Taiwan: Sharing.


Lin, C.-H., & Shu, J. (2008). A gentle introduction to Chinese linguistics. Taipei, Taiwan: Sharing.


Hsin, S. C., Shu, J., Chen, H., Lin, C.-H., & Lin, C.-T. (2007). Modern Chinese correspondence. Taipei, Taiwan: Wunan.


Journal Articles

(Note: Graduate Student Co-Authors are Underlined; * indicates corresponding author)


Choi, Y., Zhang, D., Lin, C.-H., & Zhang, Y. (accepted). Self-regulated learning of EFL vocabulary. Asian EFL Journal.


Liu, H.Lin, C.-H.*, Zhang, D., & Zheng, B. (in press). Chinese language teachers’ perceptions of technology and instructional use of technology: A path analysisJournal of Educational Computing Research. doi: 10.1177/0735633117708313 (SSCI, 2016 impact factor 0.678).


Zhang, D., Lin, C.-H.Zhang, Y., & Choi, Y. (in press). Pinyin or no pinyin: How does access to word pronunciations matter to the assessment of Chinese learners’ vocabulary knowledge? The Language Learning Journal. doi: 10.1080/09571736.2017.1289237 (ESCI)


Zhong, S., Lin, C.-H., Wu, M., & Luo, L. (to appear in 2018). A tale of two communication tools: Discussion-forum and mobile instant-messaging apps in collaborative learningBritish Journal of Educational Technology. doi: 10.1111/bjet.12571 (SSCI, 2016 impact factor 2.410)


Godfroid, A., Lin, C.-H., & Ryu, C. (2017). Hearing and seeing tone through color: An efficacy study of web-based, multimodal Chinese tone perception trainingLanguage Learning, 67, 819-857. doi: 10.1111/lang.12246 (SSCI, 2016 impact factor 2.079).


Lin, C.-H., Liu, H., & Hu, Y. (2017). Technology and the education of Chinese-language teachers: Where are we now? Journal of Technology and Chinese Language Teaching, 8(1), 1-15.


Lin, C.-H. & Tseng, M. (2017). New waves in technology-enhanced Development for Chinese-language teachersJournal of Technology and Chinese Language Teaching, 8(1), i-iii.


Lin, C.-H.Zhang, Y., & Zheng, B. (2017). The role of learning strategies and motivation in online language learning: A structural equation modeling analysisComputers & Education113, 75-85. doi: 10. 1016/ j. compedu. 2017. 05. 014 (SSCI, 2016 impact factor 3.819)


Lin, C.-H., Zheng, B., & Zhang, Y. (2017). Interactions and learning outcomes in online language coursesBritish Journal of Educational Technology48, 730-748. doi: 10.1111/bjet.12457. (SSCI, 2016 impact factor 2.410)


Liu, H.Lin, C.-H.*, & Zhang, D. (2017). Pedagogical beliefs and attitudes toward information and communication technology: A survey of teachers of English as a foreign language in ChinaComputer Assisted Language Learning, 30, 745-765. doi: 10.1080/09588221.2017.1347572 (SSCI, 2016 impact factor 2.121)


Sun, Z., Lin, C.-H., You, J., Shen, H., Qi, S., Luo, L. (2017). Improving English speech skills through mobile social networking. Computer Assisted Language Learning, 30(3-4), 304-324. doi: 10.1080/09588221.2017.1308384 (SSCI, 2016 impact factor 2.121).


Zhang, Y., Lin, C.-H.*, Zhang, D., & Choi, Y. (2017). Motivation and learning strategy in foreign language vocabulary learningBritish Journal of Educational Psychology, 87, 57-74 doi: 10.1111/bjep.12135 (SSCI, 2016 impact factor 2.403)


Zheng, B., Warschauer, M., Lin, C.-H., & Chang, C. (2016). Learning in one-to-one laptop environments: A meta-analysis and research synthesesReview of Educational Research, 86, 1052-1084. doi: 10.3102/0034654316628645 (SSCI, 2015 impact factor 5.235)


Lin, C.-H., Warschauer, M., & Blake, R. (2016). Language learning through social networks: Perceptions and realityLanguage Learning & Technology, 20(1), 124–147. (SSCI, 2015 impact factor 1.38)


Lin, C.-H., & Zhang, Y. (2015). The implication of MOOCs for Chinese language education. International Chinese Language Education.


Lin, C.-H., & Zheng, B. (2015). Teaching Practices and Teacher Perceptions in Online World Language CoursesJournal of Online Learning Research, 1(3), 275-303.


Lin, C.-H., & Warschauer, M. (2015). Online foreign-language education: What are the proficiency outcomesThe Modern Language Journal, 99, 394-397. doi: 10.1111/modl.12234_1 (SSCI, 2015 impact factor 1.188)


Zheng, B., Lawrence, J., Warschauer, M., & Lin, C.-H. (2015). Middle school students’ writing and feedback in a cloud-based classroom environmentTechnology, Knowledge, and Learning, 20, 201-229. doi: 10.1007/s10758-014-9239-z.


Lin, C.-H., & Zhang, Y. (2014). MOOCs and Chinese language education. Journal of Technology and Chinese Language Teaching, 5(2), 49-65.


Lin, C.-H., & Lien, Y.-J., (2012). Teaching and learning Chinese with an iPad. Journal of Technology and Chinese Language Teaching, 3(2), 47-63.


Lin, C.-H., & Collins, P. (2012). The effects of L1 and orthographic regularity and consistency in naming Chinese characters. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 25, 1747-1767. doi: 10.1007/s11145-011-9340-9 (SSCI, 2015 impact factor 1.308)


Lien, Y.-J., Lin, C.-H., & Chiu, G.-F. (2011). Animated teaching: Using cartoons in teaching Chinese as a foreign language. Journal of Technology and Chinese Language Teaching , 2(1), 36-48.


Lin, C.-H. (2011). Tools for teaching Chinese through song. Journal of Technology and Chinese Language Teaching, 2(2), 69-83.


Lin, C.-H., & Warschauer, M. (2011). Integrative versus instrumental orientation among online language learners. Linguagens e Diálogos.


Lin, C.-H. (2011). Tools for teaching Chinese through songJournal of Technology and Chinese Language Teaching.