Shawn Sun-Lin


Dr Hong-Zheng Sun-Lin (Shawn) is currently the Research Consultant of Shanghai Open University (Shanghai Engineering Research Centre of Open Distance Education) and Chongqing University (Centre for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning).

He received his PhD in the Graduate Institute of Information and Computer Education at National Taiwan Normal University and has dedicated himself to ed-tech research and practice for more than 12 years. He had served as the Head of Wisdom Garden Educational Institute and the Co-director of Smart Instructional Technology Joint Lab at Zhejiang University.

With his expertise, he has led his teams to successfully complete 40+ digital education & instruction projects (i.e., learning platforms, resource management platforms, learning analytics, teaching quality management systems, and digital transformation consulting) for 25+ higher-education institutes, vocational schools, and K-12 schools. In addition, he has been invited to give 210+ talks/seminars/training programmes for 9,000+ attendees and has served as a reviewer for 10+ SSCI/SCI/EI/Scopus journals.

Main research interests:
✓ Gamification in education
✓ Digital instructional design
✓ Digital learning environment
✓ Adaptive teaching & learning
✓ Digital literacy & train-the-trainer
✓ Meta-cognitive learning strategies

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