Dr. Baiyun Chen
Dr. Baiyun Chen officially joined the Center for Distributed Learning, formerly Course Development & Web Services, at the University of Central Florida (UCF) as a full-time Instructional Designer in January, 2007. Before that, she had worked as an Assistant Instructional Designer there since May 2004. She received her PhD with a specialization in Instructional System Design from UCF. Her research interests focus on using instructional strategies in online teaching and learning, professional development for teaching online, and application of emerging technologies in education.
Baiyun has actively participated in professional conferences at local, national and international levels, presenting at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference, the EDUCAUSE conference, the Association of Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) conferences, SLOAN conferences, and several times at other national conferences and events. She is a member of the AERA and AECT organization.