Tonny Meng-Lun Kuo (郭孟倫)


Education


國立清華大學 服務科學研究所 博士班                                                                      2016-present
Ph.D in Service Science, Management, Engineering and Design (SSMEd)
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan.
國立清華大學 學習科學研究所 碩士班(學習科技與學習引導組)                                    2014-2016
MA in Learning Sciences (Concentration: Learning Technology and Facilitation)    
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan.
國立清華大學 英語教學系(輔修:對外漢語教學、數位學習科技)                                   2009-2014
BA in English Instruction (TESOL)                        
Minor: Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (TCSOL), E-learning Technology
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan.

Research Interests


服務創新與管理 Service Innovation and Management
學習數據分析 Learning Analytics / Educational Data Mining
教育與學習服務 Education/Learning as a Service (EaaS/Laas)
社會網絡分析 Social Network Analysis 

Professional Community

台灣服務科學協會 (s3tw) Service Science Society of Taiwan
台灣人機互動協會  Taiwan Association of Computer-Human Interaction
國際電機電子工程師學會 IEEE

Awards and Certificates

  • Certificate of Completion, Center for Taiwan Academic Research Ethics Education, Taiwan (No. 105020235) (2017)
  • President Scholarship, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan (2016-2019) 
  • Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Award (斐陶斐榮譽學會,The Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society), National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan (2016)
  • Best Graduate Student Paper Award at 3rd ESBB (English Scholars Beyond Borders) international conference, Providence University, Taichung, Taiwan, (2016)
  • Best Paper Award in Cross-disciplinary Humanity Studies at 2016 Tsing Hua Postgraduate Academic Forum, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan (2016)
  • Award for Outstanding Performance in Secondary Curriculum Design (ESOL), TOP (Teacher of Promise), Center for Teacher Education, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan (2016)
  • Award for Outstanding Performance in Secondary Curriculum Design (ESOL), TOP (Teacher of Promise), Center for Teacher Education, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan (2015)
  • Award for Team Collaboration in Cross-cultural Edutainment Project (Team Mentor), Korean Ministry of Education and Institute of APEC Collaborative Education (IACE), Busan, Korea. (2014)
  • Certificate of Participation, Korean Ministry of Education and Institute of APEC Collaborative Education (IACE), Busan, Korea. (2014)
  • Certificate of Teaching Assistant Training, Center for Teaching and Learning Development, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan. (2014)
  • Certificate of Medical Research Ethnics Training, Taiwan. (2014) NO. 20140520-90
  • First Honor in Dept. of English InstructionNational Hsinchu University of Education, Hsinchu, Taiwan. (2014)
  • Certificate of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (TCSOL program), Dept. of Chinese Language and Literature, National Hsinchu University of Education, Hsinchu, Taiwan. (2014)
  • Certificate of Internship in teaching Chinese Language and Culture, Samantabhadra Institute of Cebu, Cebu City, Philippines. (2013)

Publication


Journal Articles
  • Kuo, T. M.-L., & Young, S. S.-C. (2016). A study of selected apps to aid English underachievers. Research of Educational Communications and Technology, 112(2), 19-39.  doi: 10.6137/RECT.2015.112.02 (TCI-HSS-indexed)
Conference Papers
  • Kuo, T. M.-L., Tsai, C.-C., Wang, J.-C. (2017). Why learners fail in MOOCs? Investigating the interplay of online academic hardiness and learning engagement among MOOCs learners. Paper will be presented at 25th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2017), Christchurch, New Zealand, December 4-8, 2017.
  • Cheng,Y.-C., Tzeng, J.-W., Huang, N.-F, Lee, C.-A. & Kuo, T. M.-L. (2017). Development of alternative conception diagnostic system based on Item Response Theory in MOOCs. Paper will be presented at 25th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2017), Christchurch, New Zealand, December 4-8, 2017.
  • Kuo, T. M.-L., Shmueli, G., Wang, J.-C. (2017). Do your friends make you learn better? The effect of social signals on online learning: A randomized field experiment on MOOCs. Paper presented at the Thirteenth Symposium on Statistical Challenges in eCommerce Research (SCECR 2017), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, June 26-28, 2017.
  • Kuo, T. M.-L. (2017). Applying Flipped ABC model in Children Mandarin Teaching. Paper presented at the Tenth International Conference on Internet Chinese Education (ICICE 2017), Taipei, Taiwan, June 24-25, 2017. [郭孟倫(2017年6月)。〈應用 Flipped ABC 模式於兒童華語教學 〉。論文發表於中華民國僑務委員會主辦之第十屆全球華文網路教育研討會,張榮發基金會國際會議中心,台北,臺灣。]
  • Kuo, T. M.-L. & Wang, J.-C. (2017). The secret of deeper learning: The effect of S-IDEAL model on science learning. Paper presented at at 21st Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE2017). Beijing, China: Beijing Normal University.
  • Kuo, T. M.-L., Wang, J.-C. , & Huang, N.-F. (2016). From SPOC to MaCCC: A preliminary study of Massive Cross-institutional Course using social network analysis. Paper presented 2017 Learning with MOOCs III Conference (LWM’16). Philadelphia, USA: University of Pennsylvania.
  • Kuo, T. M.-L., & Young, S. S.-C. (2016). How S-IDEAL model promotes deeper science learning in SPOCs: Preliminary design-based research. In Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2016). (pp. 166-170). Texas, USA: The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Chang, H. M., Kuo, T. M.-L.*, Chen, S. C., Li, C. A., Huang, Y. W., Cheng, Y. C., Hsu, H. H., & Huang, N. F. (2016). Developing a data-driven learning-interest recommendation system to promote self-paced learning on MOOCs. In Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2016). (pp. 23-25). Texas, USA: The University of Texas at Austin.(*corresponding author)
  • Kuo, T. M.-L., & Young, S. S.-C. (2016). A preliminary study of using SPOC to enhance deeper conceptual understanding in life science. In Wu, Y.-T et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of 20th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE2016). (pp. 48-55). Hong Kong, China: The Hong Kong Institute of Education. (In Chinese) [郭孟倫、楊叔卿(2016年,5月)。運用SPOC促進生命科學深度理解學習之前導研究。「2016 GCCCE 第十八屆全球華人計算機教育應用大會」論文集(頁48-55),香港教育學院。]
  • Kuo, T. M.-L., & Young, S. S.-C. (2016). Effectiveness of using MOOC and flipped learning in life science study. Paper presented at 2016 Tsing Hua Postgraduate Academic Forum, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, May 19-20, 2016. (*Best Paper Award)
  • Kuo, T. M.-L., Young, S. S.-C, & Lin, W-L. (2016). Implementation of mobile Apps associated with repurposed OER for enhancing English listening learning. Paper presented at 3rd English Scholars Beyond Borders International Conference (ESBB 2016), Providence University, Taichung, Taiwan, May 19-22, 2016. (*Best Graduate Student Paper)
  • Kuo, T. M.-L., & Lu, L.-L. (2015). Developing competence-oriented curriculum using UbD 
in EFL Context: Hungry Ghost Festival as an example. Paper presented at 2015 International Conference on Educational Innovation, Hsinchu, Taiwan, November 27-28, 2015.
  • Kuo, T. M.-L. (2015). Using MOOCs for professional teacher education in Mandarin Chinese: conceptual framework, context, and future direction. Paper presented at 2015 International Annual Conference of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, National Taitung University, Taitung, Taiwan, December 25-27, 2015. (In Chinese) [郭孟倫(2015年12月)。〈運用MOOCs於專業華語師資培訓:概念框架、具體內涵與未來展望〉。論文發表於臺灣華語文教學學會主辦之第十四屆臺灣華語文教學年會暨國際學術研討會,臺東大學,臺東,臺灣。]
  • Kuo, T. M.-L. & Young, S. S.-C. (2015). A preliminary study of selecting iPad apps to facilitate phonemic awareness for underachievers of English. Paper presented at 2nd Symposium of Learning Sciences and Online Education, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, July 8-10, 2015. (In Chinese) [郭孟倫、楊叔卿(2015年7月)。〈挑選平板電腦應用程式以輔助應與低成就學習者之初探〉。論文發表於北京清華大學主辦之第二屆學習科學與在線教育研討會,清華大學,北京,中國。]
  • Kuo, T. M.-L. & Young, S. S.-C. (2015). Exploring how tablet PCs facilitate L2 vocabulary learning in an intensive English winter camp. Paper presented at International Workshop on Learning Analytics, Technology Adoption and Language Learning in the Big‐Data Era (LATALL 2015), Taipei, Taiwan, June 23-24, 2015.
  • Kuo, T. M.-L. & Young, S. S.-C. (2015). How “flipped classroom” promotes active learning through cooperative strategies in EFL classroom?— A preliminary study. Paper presented at International Conference on Digital Learning Strategies and Applications (DLSA 2015), Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, May 8-11, 2015.
  • Kuo, T. M.-L. & Chien, C. W. (2015). Scaffolding freshmen’s English vocabulary learning strategies in EFL context: A case study. Paper presented at 13th Hawaii International Conference on Education (HICE 2015), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, January 5-8, 2015.
  • Kuo, T. M.-L. & Chien, C. W. (2013). Comparisons and contrasts of iPad applications for Taiwanese fourth graders’ phonemic awareness. Paper presented at the 11th Asia TEFL International Conference, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines, October 26-28, 2013.
  • Wang, S. Y., Kuo, T. M.-L., Hu, T. Y., & Chien, C. W. (2013). Integration of iPad applications on phonics as remedial education for third graders. Paper presented at the 22nd International Symposium and Book Fair on English Teaching, Taipei, Taiwan, November 8-10, 2013.
Master Thesis
  • Kuo, T. M.-L. (2016). Applying MOOCs/SPOCs to promote deeper conceptual understanding in life science via design-based research. Unpublished master’s thesis, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan (Republic of China).

Service 


  • Judge, NTHU K-12 Mandarin Teaching Lesson Plan Competition, 2016-present(清華大學華語中心少兒華語教案比賽評委)
  • Research Paper Reviewer, Journal of Computer Assisted Learning (JCAL) (SSCI journal), 2016-present
  • Research Paper Reviewer, Computers & Education (SSCI journal), 2015-present

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Tonny Kuo,
Aug 31, 2017, 3:55 AM
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