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Kui Xie

Cyphert Distinguished Prof, Department of Educational Studies
Professor, Department of Educational Studies

Program Areas:

  • Educational Psychology
  • Learning Technologies

(614) 292-4438
xie.359@osu.edu

Personal Website

Education

  • PhD, Instructional Psychology and Technology, University of Oklahoma
  • MEd, Instructional Psychology and Technology, University of Oklahoma
  • BS, Information Technology, Central China Normal University

Research Interests

Selected Grants

  • Experience sampling of financial and dietary decisions of chronically ill individuals. Decision Sciences Collaborative, The Ohio State University ($3,000). PI: Loibl, C., co-PIs: Moulton, S., Xie, K., Ross, M., Sutliff, C., Paden, H., Award period: 01/2020—12/2020.
  • Assessment of students’ social emotional skills in academic setting. Ohio Mayfield School District ($73,151). PI: Xie, K., Award period: 10/2019—09/2020.
  • The Influence of Contextual Features on Learning Engagement in Out-of-Classroom Settings for Academically At-Risk College Students. Spencer Foundation ($49,969). PI: Xie, K., co-PI: Vongkulluksn, V., & Wolters, C., Award period: 06/2019—05/2020.
  • MuMoExplore: Exploring Critical Pedagogy of Place and Multimodal Digital Technology to Engage Young Children’s Science and Literacy Learning. University at Buffalo, ($5,000). PI: Xie, K., Award period: 01/2019—12/2019.
  • Scaffolding Students’ Information Literacy Development in Science Classrooms. Spencer Foundation, ($50,000). PI: Vongkulluksn, V., co-PI: Xie, K., Award period: 09/2018—08/2019.
  • Algebra Ready: Teaching Mathematics with Digital Content. Teacher Quality Improvement Program, Ohio Department of Education. ($147,400). PI: Xie, K., co-PIs: Lee, H.J., Herzog, I., & Luthy, N.C., Award period: 02/2017—05/2018.
  • Using Learning Analytics in Examining Students’ Learning Habits in Online Nursing Classes. Learning Analytics Seed Grant, Translational Data Analytics, The Ohio State University ($24,970 with $25,010 matching fund from EHE). PI: Xie, K., co-PIs: O’Connell, A., & Reed, S., Award period: 01/2016—08/2016.
  • Read It Again – Mobile, Technology-Supported Language & Literacy Intervention for Preschoolers At-Risk (RIA-Mobile), Institution for Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. ($1,499,696). PI: Justice, L., co-PIs: Xie, K. & Logan, J., Award period: 08/2015—07/2018.
  • College Ready Ohio, Straight A Fund, Ohio Department of Education. ($13,523,301), PI: Reed, T., co-PIs: Gjestvang, L., & Xie, K., Sub-award ($613,726) to support OSU PI Xie’s research and evaluation activities, Award period: 07/2014—06/2020.
  • EDCITE: Evaluating Digital Content for Instructional and Teaching Excellence, Straight A Fund, Ohio Department of Education. ($8,386,024), PI: Luthy, N., co-PIs: Xie, K., & Gallant, D., Sub-award ($416,000) to support OSU PI Xie’s research and evaluation activities, Award period: 07/2014—06/2020.
  • Connecting Climate Science and Inquiry in K-6 Classrooms, Teacher Quality Improvement Program by Ohio Board of Regents, Ohio Department of Education. ($102,958), PI: Lightle, K., co-PIs: Lightbody, M., Xie, K., & Cervenec, J., Award period: 01/2013—05/2014.
  • Integrating Web2.0 collaboration tools to promote students’ motivation in EDUPL1259: Learning and Motivation Strategies for Success in College, Impact Grant of Learning Technologies, Office of Distance Education and e-Learning, The Ohio State University. ($43,350 with $31,000 from Impact Grant), PI: Xie, K., co-PIs: Hensley, L., & Trinko, L., Award period: 2013-2014.

Selected Publications

  • Liu, Q., Zhang, N., Chen, W., Wang, Q., Yuan, Y., & Xie, K. (2020, online first). Categorizing teachers’ gestures in in classroom teaching: From the perspective of multiple representations. Social Semiotics.
  • Tornwall, J., Lu, L., & Xie, K. (2020, online first). Frequency of participation in student response system activities as a predictor of final grade: An observational study. Nurse Education Today.
  • Vongkulluksn, V., Xie, K., & Hawk, N. (2020, in press). Teachers’ value beliefs profiles: Antecedents and associations with technology integration practices. Teachers College Record.
  • Zhang, N., Liu, Q., Zhu, J., Wang, Q., & Xie, K. (2019, online first). Analysis of temporal characteristics of collaborative knowledge construction in teacher workshops. Technology, Knowledge, and Learning. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10758-019-09422-9
  • Xie, K., Vongkulluksn, V., Justice, L.M. & Logan, J. (2019). Technology acceptance in context: Preschool teachers’ integration of a technology-based early language and literacy curriculum. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 40 (3), 275-295.
  • Xie, K., Heddy, B., & Vongkulluksn, V. (2019). Examining engagement in context using experience-sampling method with mobile technology. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 59 , 101788.
  • Lu, G., Xie, K., Zhang, W., Liu, Q., Zhang, N., & Mei, L. (2019). Toward real-time data collection: The application, value and prospect of experience sampling method. E-education Research, 6 , 19-26. (In Chinese)
  • Xie, K., Heddy, B.C., & Greene, B.A. (2019). Affordances of using mobile technology to support experience-sampling method in examining college students’ engagement. Computers & Education, 128 , 183-198.
  • Xie, K., Hensley, L., Law, V., & Sun, Z. (2019). Self-regulation as a function of perceived leadership and cohesion in small group online collaborative learning. British Journal of Educational Technology, 50 (1), 456-468.
  • Duan, J., Xie, K., Hawk, N., Yu, S., & Wang, M. (2019). Exploring a Personal Social Knowledge Network (PSKN) to aid the observation of connectivist interaction for high- and low-performing learners in cMOOCs. British Journal of Educational Technology, 50 (1), 199-217.
  • Gimbert, B., Acree, L., Xie, K., & Anthony, A. (2019). P-16 Partnerships for learning with mobile technologies: Design, implement and evaluate. In Y.A. Zhang & D. Cristol (eds, 2nd edition), Handbook of Mobile Teaching and Learning . Springer: Berlin Heidelberg. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-41981-2_128-1
  • Myrtil, M., Justice, L., Pelfrey, L, Logan, J., Xie, K., & Barnes, L. (2018). Preschool teachers' implementation fidelity when using a technology-mediated language and literacy intervention. Child & Youth Care Forum, 47 (6), 771-786.
  • Xie, K., Di Tosto, G., Chen, S.B., & Vongkulluksn, V. (2018). A systematic review of design and technology components of educational digital resources. Computers & Education, 127 , 90-106.
  • Cheng, S.L. & Xie, K. (2018). The relations among teacher value beliefs, personal characteristics, and TPACK in intervention and non-intervention settings. Teaching and Teacher Education, 74 , 98-113.
  • Xie, K., Di Tosto, G., Lu, L., & Cho, Y.S. (2018). Detecting leadership in peer-moderated online collaborative learning through text mining and social network analysis. Internet and Higher Education, 38 , 9-17.
  • Vongkulluksn, V., Xie, K., & Bowman, M. (2018). The role of value on teachers’ internalization of external barriers and externalization of personal beliefs for classroom technology integration. Computers & Education, 118, 70-81.
  • Sun, Z., Xie, K., & Anderman, L. (2018). The role of self-regulated learning in students’ success in flipped undergraduate math courses. Internet and Higher Education, 36 , 41-53.
  • Xie, K., Lu, L., Cheng, S.L., & Izmirli, S. (2017) The interactions between facilitator identity, conflictual presence, and social presence in online collaborative learning. Distance Education, 38 (2), 230-244. (2018 Qualitative Journal Article Award by AECT Division of Distance Learning)
  • Xie, K., Kim, M.K., Cheng. S.L., & Luthy, N.C. (2017). Teacher professional development through digital content evaluation. Educational Technology Research & Development, 65 (4), 1067-1103.
  • Kim, M.K., Xie, K., & Cheng. S.L. (2017). Building teacher competency for digital content evaluation. Teaching and Teacher Education, 66 , 309-324.
  • Xie, K., & Hawk, N. (2017). Technology’s role and place in student learning: What we have learned from research and theories. In J.G., Cibulka, & B.S. Cooper (eds.), Technology in School Classrooms: How It Can Transform Teaching and Student Learning Today (pp. 1-17), Rowman & Littlefield: Lanham, MD.
  • Sun, Z., & Xie, K. (2017). A case study on math. In L.S. Green, J.R. Banas, & J.R. Perkins (eds.), The Flipped College Classroom: Conceptualized and Re-Conceptualized (pp. 154-158). Springer: New York, NY.
  • Ke, F., Xie, K., & Xie, Y. (2016). Game-based learning engagement: a theory- and data-driven exploration. British Journal of Educational Technology, 47 (6), 1183-1201.
  • Xie, K. & Huang, K. (2014). The role of beliefs and motivation in asynchronous online learning in college-level classes. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 50 (3), 315-341.
  • Xie, K., Yu, C., & Bradshaw, A.C. (2014). Impacts of role assignment and participation in asynchronous discussions in college-level online classes. Internet and Higher Education, 20 , 10-19.
  • Xie, K., Miller, N.C., & Allison, J.R. (2013). Toward a social conflict evolution model: Examining the adverse power of conflictual social interaction in online learning. Computers & Education, 6 3, 404-415.
  • Xie, K. (2013). What do the numbers say? The influence of motivation and peer feedback on students’ behaviour in online discussions. British Journal of Educational Technology, 44 (2), 288-301.
  • Hardré, P.L., Crowson, H.M., & Xie, K. (2012). Examining contexts-of-use for web-based and paper-based questionnaires. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 72 (6), 1015-1038.
  • Tollison, S. & Xie, K. (2012). Preparing students in online debates with worked examples. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 47 (2), 155-174.
  • Xie, K., & Ke, F. (2011). The role of students’ motivation in peer-moderated asynchronous online discussions. British Journal of Educational Technology, 42 (6), 916-930.
  • Xie, K., Durrington, V.A., & Yen, L.L. (2011). Relationship between students’ motivation and their participation in asynchronous online discussions. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 7 (1), 17-29.
  • Hardré, P.L., Crowson, H.M., & Xie, K. (2010). Differential effects of web-based and paper-based administration of questionnaire research instruments in authentic contexts-of-use, Journal of Educational Computing Research, 42 (1), 103-133.
  • Xie, K., & Ke, F. (2010). Supporting problem solving with instructional technology. In R. Ouyang & X. Wang (eds.), Series on Western Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences: Instructional Technology (pp. 323-344). China Renmin University Press: Beijing. (In Chinese)
  • Ke, F., & Xie, K. (2010). Use of technology for teaching reading and writing. In R. Ouyang & X. Wang (eds.), Series on Western Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences: Instructional Technology (pp. 253-266). China Renmin University Press: Beijing. (In Chinese)
  • Ke, F., & Xie, K. (2009). Toward deep learning for adult students in online courses. Internet and Higher Education, 12 (3-4), 136-145.
  • Xie, K., & Bradshaw, A.C. (2008). Using question prompts to support ill-structured problem solving in online peer collaborations, International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 4 (2), 148-165.
  • Kauffman, D., Ge, X., Xie, K., & Chen, C.H. (2008). Prompting in web-based environments: Supporting self-monitoring and problem-solving skills in college students. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 38 (2), 115-137.
  • Xie, K., & Gu, M. (2007). Advancing cooperative extension with Podcast technology. Journal of Extension, 45 (5). Retrieved October 29, 2007, from http://www.joe.org/joe/2007october/tt2.shtml
  • Hardré, P.L., Crowson, H.M., Xie, K., & Ly, C. (2007) Testing differential effects of computer-based, web-based and paper-based administration of questionnaire research instruments, British Journal of Educational Technology, 38 (1), 5-22.
  • Hardré, P.L., Miller, R.B., Beasley, A., Pace, T., Maxwell, M.S. & Xie, K. (2007). What motivates faculty to do research? Tenure-track faculty in research-extensive universities. Journal of the Professoriate, 2 (1), 75-99.
  • Xie, K., DeBacker, T.K., & Ferguson, C. (2006). Extending the traditional classroom through online discussion: The role of student motivation, Journal of Educational Computing Research, 34 (1), 67-89.
  • Thomas, M.K., & Xie, K. (2006). Lesson plan sites, the open source movement and teachers’ communities of practice: Trends and change in the support of instructional design. Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology, 6 (2), 9-20.
  • Hardré, P.L., Xie, K., & Ly, C. (2005). Production and data management issues for digital administration of questionnaires. Journal of Performance Improvement, 44 (5), 33-39.