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Dr Jingyun Wang

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Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science

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Before joining Durham University, Jingyun Wang was an Assistant Professor (2014-2020) at the Research Institute for Information Technology, Kyushu University, Japan. Her current research focuses on ontology, visualization learning support systems, meaningful learning environments, personalized language learning support systems, game-based learning, computational thinking education, data science, and educational big data and learning analytics. Her main contribution involves the integration of the traditional education methodologies with ontological techniques.

Research Interests

  • Computational thinking education
  • Educational big data and learning analytics
  • Game-based learning
  • Knowledge representation
  • Ontology technique
  • Visualization learning support system

Selected Publications

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Conference Paper

  • Valente, Andrea Marchetti, Emaneuala & Wang, Jingyun (2020), Design of an educational multimedia library to teach Python to non-technical university students, International Conference on Learning Technologies and Learning Environments (LTLE) 2020.
  • Wang, Jingyun & Yamada, Yuki (2020), What Should be Considered in Group Formation for Open-end Tasks?, International Conference on Learning Technologies and Learning Environments (LTLE) 2020.

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