Associate Professor
Department of Educational Foundations & Leadership

Cherng-Jyh Yen

2324 Education Building
Norfolk, 23529

Dr. Cherng-Jyh Yen is an Associate Professor of Educational Research and Statistics in the Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership. He specializes in quantitative research design and data analysis.

Ph.D. in Educational Research, University of Virginia, (2002)

M.S. in Counselor Education, Indiana University, (1995)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Nunnery, J. A., Yen, C., Dickerson, D. L., Bol, L., Garner, J., Byrd-Poller, L. and Arnold, P. "A cluster randomized control trial of the efficacy of the National Math and Science Initiative’s AP Training and Incentives Program" $1,881,346. Federal. July 01, 2011 - July 01, 2015
Yen, C. and Twu, H. "A cross-cultural study of online social presence in Chinese culture and American culture " $23,392. Private. September 2010 - August 2012

Expertise

Data Analysis
Generalized Linear Mixed Modeling
Test Validation

Research Interests

Applications of quantitative research designs and statistical analysis in educational studies. Special interest in test validation using Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) and multilevel modeling of longitudinal data using Generalized Linear Mixed Models (GLMM).

Articles

Moore, R., Yen, C. and Powers, F. E.. (2021). Exploring the relationship between clout and cognitive processing in MOOC discussion forums. British Journal of Educational Technology 52 (1) , pp. 482-497.
Yen, C., Tu, Ozkeskin and Sujo-Montes (2021). Self-regulated learning skills as the predictors for the positive perception of the online accelerated instruction learning experiences. International Journal of Innovation and Learning 29 (2) , pp. 129-153.
Alabdullah, J. H.., Van Lunen, B. L., Claiborne, D., Daniel, S. J., Yen, C. and Gustin, T. (2020). Application of the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology Model to predict dental students’ behavioral intention to use teledentistry. Journal of Dental Education , pp. 1-8.
Harati, H., Yen, C., Tu, C., Cruickshank, B. and Armfiled, S. A.. (2020). Online adaptive learning: A study of score validity of the adaptive self-regulated learning model. International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies 15 (4) , pp. Article 3.
Yen, C., Tu, Sujo_Montes, Harati and Rodas (2019). Using personal learning environment (PLE) management to support lifelong learning. International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design 9 (3) , pp. 13-31.
Yen, C., Bozkurt, Tu, Sujo-Montes, Rodas, Harati and Lockwood (2018). A predictive study of students’ self-regulated learning skills and their roles in the social network interaction of online discussion board. Journal of Educational Technology Development and Exchange 11 (1) , pp. 13-34.
Yen, C., Tu, Suto-Montes and Sealander (2016). A predictor for PLE management: Impacts of self-regulated online learning on students' learning skills. Journal of Educational Technology Development and Exchange 9 (1) , pp. 29-48.
Chung, S. and Yen, C. (2016). Disaster prevention literacy among school Administrators and teachers: A study on the plan for disaster prevention and campus network deployment and experiment in Taiwan. Journal of Life Science 10 (4) , pp. 203-214.
Tu, Yen, C., Blocher, Sujo-Montes, Moore, Armfiled and Sealander (2016). Integrate social tagging to build an online collaborative learning community. International Journal of Innovation in Education 3 (2) , pp. 156-171.
Bol, L., Campbell, K., Perez, A. C. and Yen, C. (2016). The effects of self-regulated learning training on community college students’ metacognition and achievement in developmental math courses. Community College Journal of Research and Practice 40 (6) , pp. 480-495.
Tu, C., Yen, C., Sujo-Montes, L. and Roberts, G. (2015). Gaming personality and game dynamics in online discussion instructions. Educational Media International 52 (3) , pp. 155-172.
Abdous, M., Facer, B. R. and Yen, C. (2015). Trends in podcast download frequency over time, podcast use, and digital literacy in foreign language and literature courses. International Journal of Distance Education Technologies 13 (2) , pp. 15-33.
He, W. and Yen, C. (2014). The role of delivery methods on the learning performance and satisfaction of it students in software programming courses: a case study. Journal of Information Systems Education 25 (1) , pp. 23-33.
Yen, C., Tu, Sujo-Montes, Armfield and Chan (2013). Learner self-regulation and iGoogle PLE management in online learning. . International Journal of Web-based Learning & Teaching Technologies 8 (1) , pp. 46-65.
Tu, C., Yen, C., Blocher, M. and Chan, J. (2012). A study of the predictive relationship between online social presence and ONLE interaction. International Journal of Distance Education Technologies 10 (3) , pp. 53-66.
Yen, C. and Abdous, M. (2012). A study of the predictive relationships between faculty engagement, learner satisfaction and outcomes in multiple learning delivery modes. International Journal of Distance Education Technologies 10 (1) , pp. 74-87.
Abdous, M., Facer, B. R. and Yen, C. (2012). Academic effectiveness of podcasting: A comparative study of integrated versus supplemental use of podcasting in second language classes. Computer & Education 58 (1) , pp. 43-52.
Abdous, M., He, W. and Yen, C. (2012). Using educational data mining to reveal live video streaming students’ learning behaviors. Journal of Educational Technology & Society 15 (3) , pp. 77-88.
Tu, C., Yen, C., Blocher, M. and Chan, J. (2012). The integration of personal learning environments & open network learning environments. Tech Trends 56 (3) , pp. 13-19.
Yen, C. and Tu, C. (2011). A multiple-group confirmatory factor analysis of the scores for online social presence: Do they measure the same thing across cultural groups?. Journal of Educational Computing Research 44 (2) , pp. 219-242.
Tu, C., Yen, C. and Blocher, M. (2011). A study of the relationships between gender and online social presence. International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design 1 (3) , pp. 33-49.
Abdous, M. and Yen, C. (2010). A predictive study of learner satisfaction and outcomes in face-to-face, satellite broadcast, and live video-streaming learning environments. Internet and Higher Education 13 (4) , pp. 248-257.
Rice, L. and Yen, C. (2010). Examine gender and academic achievement of students with emotional disturbance. Education and Treatment of Children 33 (4) , pp. 601-621.
Liu, S., Gomez, J. and Yen, C. (2009). Community college online course retention and final Grade: Predictability of social presence. The Journal of Interactive Online Learning 8 (2) , pp. 165-182.
Yen, C. and Liu, S. (2009). Learner autonomy as a predictor of course success and final grades in community college online courses . Journal of Educational Computing Research 41 (3) , pp. 347-367.
Yen, C. and Tu, C. (2008). Online social presence: A study of score validity of the Computer-Mediated Communication Questionnaire (CMCQ). Quarterly Review of Distance Education 9 (3) , pp. 297-310.
Tu, C. H. and Yen, C. (2007). Online socio-cultural learning. International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning 17 (2-3) , pp. 99-120.

Book Chapters

Tu, C., Yen, C., Sujo-Montes, L. and Sealander, K. (2018). Digital lifelong-learning literacy The Wiley Handbook on Educational Policy (pp. 531-550) Wiley & Sons.
Tu, C., Yen, C. and Sujo-Montes, L. (2016). Network learning literacy: PLE & ONLE for lifelong learning. Technology for transformation: Perspectives of hope in the digital age (pp. 87-104) IAP Publishing.
Yen, C., Sujo-Montes, L., Tu, C., Armfield, S. and Chan, J. (2016). The relationship between self-regulated learning and PLE management Revolutionizing education through web-based instruction (pp. 253-280) Hershey, PA: IGI.
Sujo-Montes, L., Armfield, S., Yen, C. and Tu, C. (2015). Collaborative learning Media rich instruction: Connecting curriculum to all learners (pp. 235-250) New York, NY: Springer.
Tu, Sujo-Montes and Yen, C. (2015). Gamification for learning Media rich instruction: Connecting curriculum to all learners (pp. 203-218) New York, NY: Springer.
Tu, Yen, C. and Sujo-Montes (2015). Personal learning environments and self-regulated learning Media rich instruction: Connecting curriculum to all learners (pp. 35-48) Springer.
Tu, C., Yen, C., Blocher, M. and Chan, C. (2014). From online social presence to network social presence Inventive Approaches for Technology Integration and Information Resources Management. (pp. 97-112) IGI Global.
Sujo-Montes, Armfield, Yen, C. and Tu (2014). The use of ubiquitous learning for children with Down syndrome. Technology platform Innovations and forthcoming trends in ubiquitous learning (pp. 160-176) Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Presentations

Tu, Yen, C., Harati, Gabaldon, Running Bear and Terrill (April , 2021). Social network interaction in online discussion over time and online social presence Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Virtual.
Yen, C., Ozkeskin, Harati, Gabaldon, Liu and Sujo-Montes (April , 2021). Student emotional characteristics of online discussion posts and their self-regulated learning skills Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Virtual.
Moore, R., Yen, C. and Powers (April , 2021). Why so negative? Exploring the negative relationship between clout and cognitive processing in MOOC forums Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Virtual.
Galbaldon, Yen, C., Tu, Tieke, Terrill, Running Bear and Sujo-Montes (April , 2021). Social network interaction in online discussion over time and teaching presence Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Virtual.
Harati, H., Armfield, S. A.., Tu, C. and Yen, C. (April , 2020). Educational data mining of the big data in adaptive learning system Paper Annual Meeting of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) New Orleans, Louisiana.
Harati, H., Yen, C., Tu, C. and Armfield, S. A.. (April , 2020). Examining the self-regulated learning skills’ changes of the learners in the ALEKS adaptive learning system Paper Annual Meeting of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) New Orleans, Louisiana.
Yen, C., Tu, Sujo-Montes, Rodas, Harati and Armfield (April , 2019). Community development in social network interaction and social presence in online discussion Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) .
Tu, Yen, C., Sujo-Montes, Harati and Rodas (April , 2019). Online accelerated learning experiences and self-regulated learning skills among undergraduate students Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Toroto, Canada.
Yen, C., Tu, Sujo-Montes, Harati and Rodas (April , 2019). Social network interaction and self-regulated learning skills in online discussion Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Toroto, Canada.
Harati, Blocher, Armfield, Tu and Yen, C. (March , 2019). Online adaptive learning: A study of score validity of the adaptive self-regulated learning model Annual Conference of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) Las Vega, NV.
Harati, H., Tu, C. and Yen, C. (October , 2018). On the validation of Adaptive Self-Regulation Learning Questionnaire Annual Meeting of Association for Educational Communications Technology (AECT) Kansas City, MO.
Tu, Yen, C., Bozkurt, Harati, Rodas and Sujo-Montes (September , 2018). Online students’ social presence and their prominence in the social network of discussion Annual Meeting of International Council for Educational Media (ICEM) Tallinn, Estonia.
Yen, C., Tu, C., Bozkurt, A., Hodas, C., Harati, H., Sujo-Montes, L. and Moore, E. (April , 2018). A predictive study of students’ self-regulated learning skills and their prominence in the social network interaction on online discussion board Paper Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) New York, NY.
Yen, C., Tu, C., Sujo-Montes, L., Rodas, C., Harati, H., Moore, E., Armfield, S. and Blocher, M. (April , 2017). Self-regulated learning skills as the predictors for positive perceptions of online minimester learning experience. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) San Antonio, TX.
Zha, S., Yen, C., Qin, L. and He, W. (April , 2017). Understanding users’ continued intention of a virtual professional development community. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) San Antonio, TX.
Yen, C., Tu, C., Roberts, G., Sujo-Montes, L. and Rodas, C. (April , 2016). Self-regulated learning skills and digital lifelong learning in online courses. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Washington, DC.
Lee, G., Brodeur, T., Yen, C. and Luo, T. (April , 2016). The impact of professional development on teachers' self-efficacy in writing instruction and personal writing. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Washington, DC.
Liu, Y. and Yen, C. (April , 2015). Secondary students’ understanding of mathematical proofs: Can grade level be a predictor? Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Chicago, IL.
Yen, C. and He, W. (April , 2015). The predictive utility of employees’ psychological factors for their e-learning effectiveness and satisfaction. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Chicago, IL.
Yen, C., Tu, C., Sujo-Montes, L. E.., Anderson, B. and Roberts, G. R.. (April , 2015). Use of Personal Learning Environment (PLE) management to support lifelong learning. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Chicago, IL.
Desmarais, R., Yen, C. and Morrison, G. R. (November , 2014). Retention in online community college courses Association for Educational Communications Technology (AECT) Annual International Convention Jacksonville, FL.
Chappell Moots, S. and Nunnery, J. A. (April , 2014). An examination of the Advanced Placement Training and Incentive Program's impact in Virginia. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Philadelphia, VA.
Yen, C., Tu, Anderson, Sujo-Montes and Armfield (April , 2014). Online self-regulated learning and personal learning environment (PLE) management: A predictive study. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Philadelphia, PA.
Yen, C., Rice, E., Srsic, A. and Wernsing, K. (April , 2013). Academic achievement and students with emotional disturbance (ED): Is ethnicity a predictor over time? Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) San Francisco.
Yen, C., Tu, C., Blocher, M., Sujo-Montes, L. and Armfield, S. (April , 2013). Learner self-regulation and iGoogle gadgests management in personal learning environment Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) San Francisco, CA.
Yen, C., Tu, Anderson, Sujo-Montes and Armfield (April , 2013). Online self-regulated learning and personal learning environment (PLE) management: A predictive study. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Philadelphia, PA.
Tu, C., Yen, C. and Sujo-Montes, L. (October , 2012). Using digital gaming dynamics to enhance asynchronousonline discussions. Annual Meeting Association for Educational Communications Technology Louisville, KY.
Nunnery, J. A., Yen, C., Ross, S., Pribesh, S. L. and Hoag-Carhart, E. (April , 2012). A state-wide study of the effects of the National Institute for School Leadership’s Executive Development Program on school performance in Pennsylvania Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Vancouver, Canada.
Yen, C., Tu, C., Hung, C. and Blocher, M. (April , 2012). A study of iGoogle gadgets management as the predictor for self-regulation in online learning Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Vancouver, Canada.
Nunnery, J. A., Pribesh, S. L., Ross, S., Yen, C. and Hoag-Carhart, E. (April , 2012). Effects of the National Institute for School Leadership’s Executive Development Program on school performance in Massachusetts Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Vancouver, Canada.
Abdous, M. and Yen, C. (April , 2011). A predictive study of faculty engagement, learner satisfaction and outcomes in multiple learning delivery modes. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association New Orleans, LA.
Yen, C. and Tu, C. (April , 2010). A study of the predictive relationship between online social presence and Web 2.0 interaction. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association Denver, CO.
Tu, C., Yen, C. and Blocher, M. (April , 2010). A content analysis method to measure critical thinking on asynchronous discuss forum interface: Flat-structured vs. threaded discussions. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Denver, CO.
Yen, C. (April , 2010). Academic achievement and students with emotional, learning and cognitive disabilities: Are there differences over time? Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Dever, CO.
Tu, C., Blocher, M., Yen, C., Sujo-Montes, L. and Armfield, S. (April , 2010). Integrate social bookmarking to build online collaborative learning community. Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Denver, CO .
Tu, C., Blocher, M. and Yen, C. (October , 2009). Constructs for Personal Learning Environments in Web 2.0. Annual Meeting of Association for Educational Communications Technology (AECT) Louisville, KY.
Tu, C., Blocher, M. and Yen, C. (October , 2009). Disruption in Distance Learning: Building Personal Learning Environments in Web 2.0. Annual Meeting of Association for Educational Communications Technology (AECT) Louisville, KY.
Tu, C., Blocher, M. and Yen, C. (October , 2009). Flat-Structured Discussions as Organizational Scaffold Learning. Annual Meeting of Association for Educational Communications Technology (AECT) Louisville, KY.
Rice, E. and Yen, C. (October , 2009). Exploring the Academic Achievement of Students with EBD over Time Teacher Educators for Children with Behavioral Disorders (TECBD) Tempe, AZ.
Rice, E. Hess. and Yen, C. (April , 2009). Academic Achievement of Students with EBD: Is Gender a Predictive Variable over Time? Annual Meeting of American Education Research Association San Diego, CA.
Yen, C. and Liu, S. (March , 2008). Community college online course retention and final grade: Can learner autonomy serve as an effective predictor? Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association New York, NY.
Yen, C. and Tu, C. H. (March , 2008). Test validation of the Computer-Mediated Communication Questionnaire (CMCQ): What does it actually measure? Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association New York, NY.
Yen, C., Tu, C. H . and Blocher, M. (April , 2007). A Study of the Relationship between Gender and Online Social Presence Annual Meeting of AERA Chicago, IL.
Yen, C. and Tu, C. H. (April , 2007). A study of the relationship between Computer-Mediated Communication proficiency and online social presence Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association Chicago, IL.
Yen, C. and Tu, C. H. (October , 2006). An Empirical Study of the Relationship between Ethinicity and Online Social AECT Annual International Convention Dallas, TX.
Yen, C. and Tu, C. H. (October , 2006). Will Online Social Presence Be Related to Gender? AECT Annual International Convention Dallas, TX.
Yen, C. (April , 2006). A multiple-group confirmatory factor analysis of the scores for online social presence: Do they measure the same thing across ethnic groups? Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association San Francisco, CA.
Yen, C. (April , 2006). A confirmatory factor analysis of the Computer-Mediated Communication Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association San Francisco, CA.
Yen, C. and Tu, C. H. (October , 2005). Online social presence self-assessment Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual International Convention Orlando, FL.
Yen, C. and Tu, C. H. (October , 2005). Understand how Chinese students perceive computer-mediated communication: An ethnographic approach Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual International Convention Orlando, FL.
Yen, C. (April , 2005). Associations of online social presence and the durations of asynchronous discussions Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association Montreal, Canada.
Yen, C. and Tu, C. H. (February , 2005). Learner-Centered Evaluation: Online Collaborative Evaluation Approach Annual Conference of SITE Phoenix, Arizona.
Yen, C. and Tu, C. H. (October , 2004). The measurement of online social presence Annual Meeting of Association for Educational Communications Technology Chicago, IL.
Yen, C. and Tu, C. H. (April , 2004). Revisit the measurement of online social presence Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association San Diego, CA.
Yen, C., Tu, C. H. and Corry, M. (November , 2003). Collaborative evaluation of teaching for E-learning Annual Conference of E-Learning Phoenix, AZ.
Yen, C. (October , 2003). Descriptive evaluation of online teaching: A qualitative study Annual Conference of International Council for Educational Media Oslo, Norway.
Yen, C. and Konold, T. R. (April , 2003). Can learning behavior supplement cognitive ability as an Indicator of academic achievement Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association Chicago, IL.
Yen, C., Tu, C. H., Corry, M. and Ianacone, R. (March , 2003). Integrating peer evaluation of teaching and student evaluation for online instruction Annual Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Albuquerque, NM.
  • 2002: Dissertation Proposal Award, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia
  • 1998: Fellowship, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia