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    LI Yanyan Associate Professor
    School of Educational Technology
    Email:liyy1114@163.com
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    APPOINTMENT
    Associate professor, PhD Supervisor
    Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
    2007-present
    EDUCATION
    Postdoctor (2005.7-2007.6): School of Educational Technology, Beijing Normal University
    PhD (2001.9-2005.6), Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
    M.A. (1998.9-2001.7), Southwest Normal University of China, 2001
    B.A. (1994.9-1998.7), Southwest Normal University of China, 1998

    RESEARCH INTERESTS
    E-Learning
    Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning
    Semantic Web
    Text Mining
    Learning Analytics

    CURRICULA OPENED
    • She has opened curricula such as “Data Structure”, “Guide to Artificial Intelligence”, “Multimedia Technology”, and “Foundation of Computer Application” for undergraduates.
    • She has opened curricula such as “Intelligent Information Processing” and “Key Technologies for E-Learning” for graduate students.

    AWARDS
    • Paper “Semantic Organization of Online Discussion Transcripts for Active Collaborative Learning” is honored as “The Best Paper” in International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT2008).
    • Paper “Assessing Collaborative Process in CSCL with an Intelligent Content Analysis Toolkit” is honored as “The Best Paper” in International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT2007).
    • Paper “Computer-Supported Content Analysis for Collaborative Knowledge Building in CSCL” is selected as “The Best Paper” in International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2006).
    • Paper “Learning with Active E-Course in Knowledge Grid Environment” is ranked as “SONY excellent paper”, 2005.
    • Received the “Excellence Awards” of Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2004.
    • PhD Dissertation “Semantic-based Learning Resource Management and Exploitation” is written in English and is ranked as “Excellent Dissertation”.
    • aster?Thesis “An Agent-based System for Intelligent Information Filtering” is written in English and is ranked as “Excellent Thesis”.

    MAJOR RESEARCH PROJECTS
    • Project Manger, Research on Key Technologies of Semantic Context-based Knowledge Services (Project No. 61075048), Funded by National Nature Science Foundation of China, 2011.1-2013.12.
    • Project Manger, Semantic-link-based E-Learning Resource Organization Model and Search Approaches (Project No. 60705023), Funded by National Nature Science Foundation of China, 2008.1-2010.12
    • Principal Researcher, A Novel Web Knowledge Obtain Approach and Application (Project No. 60402016), Funded by National Nature Science Foundation of China, 2005.1-2007.12.
    • Project Manager, China-UK Cooperation Project on E-Learning, “Cognitive Scaffolding Tool Development for Collaborative Learning”, 2006.2-2007.3.
    • Project Manager, cooperated with HongKong University, “Collaborative Learning Research and Interaction Analysis Tool Development”, 2006.3-2006.12.
    • Project Manager, The Cultivation Fund of the Key Scientific and Technical Innovation Project "Knowledge Visualization and Research on Collaborative Knowledge Building",Ministry of Education of China, 2006.1-2007.12.
    • Researcher, Theory, Method and Key Technology of Semantic Grid, 973 Project, 2004-2009.
    • Principal Researcher, China Knowledge Grid (VEGA-KG) project, funded by Hundreds Talents Researchers Plan and The Innovation Fund of the Institute of Computing Technology of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2001-2004.
    • Principal Researcher, Cognitive Cooperation-Based Team Development Model and Methodology Research, funded by the National Science Foundation of China, Jan. 2002 – Dec. 2004.
    • Principal Researcher, Research on Knowledge Grid Model and Knowledge Management Platform, funded by the National Science Foundation of China, Sep. 2001 – Feb. 2003.
    • Principal Researcher, Chongqing Distance Education Network, funded by Committee of Science and Technology of Chongqing, Jan. 1999 – Dec.2000

    ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
    Program Chair of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT2013)
    Chair of the 1st and 2nd International Seminar on Smart Learning Environment
    Member of British Journal of Educational Technology Reviewer Panel
    Editor assistance of Global Chinese Journal for Computers in Education (GCJCE)
    Chair of “Smart Learning Environment” Seminar between Canada Athabasca University and Beijing Normal University.
    General Co-Chair of “Artificial Intelligence in Education” sub-conference of Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE2011)
    General Co-Chair of Doctoral Consortium of Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE2012)
    Member of Program Committee of the International Conference on Technology for Education (T4E2011, T4E2012)
    Member of Program Committee of the International Conference on Technology for Education and Learning (TEL 2011).
    Member of Program Committee of the International Conference on Hybrid Learning (ICHL2010).
    Project reviewer for the National Nature Science Foundation of China.

    PUBLICATIONS
    Journal Papers
    [1] Yanyan Li, Shaoqian Ma, Ronghuai Huang, Learning Analytics: serving the learning process design and optimization, Journal of Open Education Research, 2012. (in Chinese)
    [2] Yanyan Li, Li Wang, Miao Liang, Designing an Online Course Based on Semantic Wiki, Distance Education in China, 2012(2): 71-76. (in Chinese)
    [3] Yanyan Li, Mingkai Dong, R. Huang, Developing a Collaborative E-Learning Environment based upon Semantic Wiki: From Design Models to Application Scenarios, Journal of Educational Technology & Society, 14(4): 49-63, 2011. (SSCI)
    [4] Peng Chen, Yanyan Li, Role Analysis in CSCL based on Data Mining, Modern Distance Education, 2011(1): 84-88.
    [5] Yanyan Li, Mingkai Dong, R. Huang, Toward a Semantic Forum for Active Collaborative Learning, Journal of Educational Technology & Society, 12(4): 71-86, 2009. (SSCI)
    [6] Jian Liao, Minghong Wang, Yanyan Li, Ronghuai Huang, An investigation into knowledge discovery in collaborative learning communities, International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2009,177-192.
    [7] Yanyan Li, Jing Wang, Ronghuai Huang, Research on Teachers’ Roles in Distance E-Learning, Journal of Modern Educational Technologies, 18(6):53-56, 2008. (in Chinese)
    [8] Yanyan Li, Jian Liao, Jing Wang, Ronghuai Huang, Collaborative Learning Interaction Analysis Tool and Case Study, Journal of Open Education Research, (4)2007,pp. 94-99. (in Chinese)
    [9] Jian Liao, Jing Leng, Yanyan Li, Ronghuai Huang, Formal Concept Analysis and Similarity Computing based on HowNet, Computer Application Research, 24(11), 2007: 32-36. (in Chinese)
    [10] H.Zhuge and Yanyan Li, Learning with Active E-Course in Knowledge Grid Environment, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 18(3), 2006, 333-356. (SCI)
    [11] H.Zhuge (phd. supervisor) and Yanyan Li, Semantic-Profile-based Document Logistics for Cooperative Research, Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 20, No.1, pp. 47-60, January, 2004. (SCI)
    [12] D.Zhou, X.Cheng, X.He, Yanyan Li, The Development of a Customized E-Learning System, Journal of Computational Information Systems, 2005. (EI)
    [13] Yanyan Li, M.Dong, The Model of Memory Based on Analogy, Journal of Southwest Normal University, 2001, 24(2). (in Chinese)
    [14] Yanyan Li, Yuhui Qiu (2000), Debate Negotiation Strategies for Multi-agent, Journal of Nanjing University, 36(11). (in Chinese)

    Book Chapters
    Yanyan Li, Yue zhou, Lanfang Zeng (in press). Pilot Curriculum in China: the Practice of Promoting the Quality of Higher Education, In R. Huang, J. M. Spector, Kinshuk (Ed.), New Frontiers of Educational Research, Springer, 2012.
    Conference Papers
    [15] Yanyan Li, Shaoqian Ma, Expertise Network Discovery via Topic and Link Analysis in Online Communities, proceedings of the 12th IEEE ICALT Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Rome, Italy, July, 2012: 311-315. (EI)
    [16] Yanyan Li, Li Wang, Modeling Semantic Context for Active e-Learning in the Workplace, ICHL2012, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 7411, 2012: 174-185, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-32018-7_17. (ISSHP)
    [17] Yonghe Zhang, Yanyan Li, Ronghuai Huang, Understanding Learners' Interaction Patterns through Analyzing Context of Questions in Discussion Transcripts, Proceeding of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, 2011: 548-552. (EI)
    [18] Yanyan Li, Yuanyuan Liu, Constructing a Semantic Wiki-based Teamwork Platform for Collaborative e-Research, Proceedings of International Conference on Electrical and Control Engineering (ICECE), 2011, 6438-6441. (EI)
    [19] Yanyan Li, Mingkai Dong, Ronghuai Huang, Developing a Collaborative E-Learning Environment based upon Semantic Wiki: From Design Models to Application Scenarios. Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Tunis, July, 2010: 222-226. (EI)
    [20] Yanyan Li, Yuanyuan Liu: Building an Online Course Based on Semantic Wiki for Hybrid Learning. Proceedings of 2010 International Conference on Hybrid Learning (ICHL 2010): 217-228. (EI)
    [21] Yonghe Zhang, Yanyan Li, BaryLayout: A Simple Algorithm for Fast Drawing Large Graphs, Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Software Engineering, 2010.12. (EI)
    [22] Yanyan Li, Mingkai Dong: Building a Semantic Resource Space for Online Learning Community. Proceedings of 2008 International Conference on Hybrid Learning (ICHL2008): 342-352. (ISSHP)
    [23] Yanyan Li, Mingkai Dong, R. Huang, Special Interest Groups Discovery and Semantic Navigation Support within Online Discussion Forums, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2008), pp. 3904-3911, Hong Kong, Jun. 2008 (EI)
    [24] Yanyan Li, Mingkai Dong, Towards a Knowledge Portal for E-Learning based on Semantic Web, Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, pp. 910-912, Spain, July. 2008. (EI)
    [25] Yanyan Li, Ronghuai Huang, Analyzing Peer Interactions in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning: Model, Method and Tool, Proceedings of 2008 International Conference on Hybrid Learning, LNCS 5169, pp. 125-136, Hong Kong, Aug. 2008. (EI)
    [26] Jian Liao, Yanyan Li, P. Chen, R. Huang, Using Data Mining as a Strategy for Discovering User Roles in CSCL, Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, pp. 960-964, Spain, July. 2008. (EI)
    [27] Yanyan Li, Ronghuai Huang, An Analysis of Online Interaction Discourse in Knowledge Forum, Proceedings of 2008 International Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering, Dec. 2008. (EI)
    [28] Yanyan Li, J. Liao, J. Wang, R. Huang, CSCL Interaction Analysis for Assessing Knowledge Building Outcomes: Method and Tool, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning 2007.
    [29] N. Law, J. Yuen, R. Huang, Yanyan Li, N. Pan, A Learnable Content & Participation Analysis Toolkit for Assessing CSCL Learning Outcomes and Processes, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning 2007.
    [30] Yanyan Li, Ronghuai Huang, Topic-Centered Adaptive Curriculum for E-Learning, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS 4018), Springer, pp. 350-353, 2006. (SCI)
    [31] Yanyan Li, Ronghuai Huang, Dynamic composition of curriculum for personalized e-learning, International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2006), Beijing, Nov, 2006.
    [32] Yanyan Li, Ronghuai Huang, Semantic-Based Thematic Search for Personalized E-Learning, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS 4018), Springer, pp. 354-357, 2006. (SCIE)
    [33] H.Zhuge and Yanyan Li, KGCL: A Knowledge-Grid-based Cooperative Learning Environment, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS 2436), Springer, pp.192-202, 2002. (SCIE)
    [34] Yanyan Li, Ronghuai Huang, Implementing a Knowledge Portal for E-Learning, International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2006), Beijing, Nov, 2006.
    [35] Jian Liao, Yanyan Li, et al, Computer-Supported Content Analysis for Collaborative Knowledge Building in CSCL, International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2006), Beijing, Nov, 2006.
    [36] Jian Liao, Ronghuai Huang, Yanyan Li, et al, Towards Auto-Coding of Collaborative Interaction Texts Based on Maximum Entropy Approach, International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2006), Beijing, Nov, 2006.
    [37] Yanyan Li, Ronghuai Huang, Towards Active E-Learning by Incorporating Knowledge Logistics, 10th Annual Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education, Beijing, May, 2006.
    [38] H.Zhuge (phd supervisor) and Yanyan Li, KGTutor: A Knowledge-Grid-based Intelligent Tutoring System, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS 3007), Springer, pp.473-478, 2004. (SCIE)
    [39] J.Bi, Yanyan Li, et al, A Proxy-based Dynamic Inheritance of Soft-device, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS 3795), Springer, pp.208-213, 2005. (SCIE)
    [40] Nancy Law, Rong Huai Huang, Huanglingzi Liu, Johnny Yuen, Yan Yan Li, Content Analysis Tools for Knowledge Forum Discourse: Towards Intelligent Support for Knowledge Building Facilitation, workshop of 2006 Summer Institute on Knowledge Building, Toronto, Aug. 2006.
    [41] Hai Zhuge(phd supervisor) and Yanyan Li, Active E-Course for Constructivist Learning, WWW2004, New York Sheraton, May, 2004.
    [42] Yanyan Li, et al, Semantic Organization to Enhance Active Learning Based on Distributed Multimedia Educational Resources, Consumer Electronics, IEEE International Symposium, Sept. 2004, 436 – 441.
    [43] Yanyan Li, et al, Formal Analysis for Dynamic Planning of Intelligent Agents", Proceedings of the IEEE SMC UK-RI 3rd Workshop on Intelligent Cybernetic Systems, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, 2004.
    [44] Yanyan Li, et al, Agent-based Grid Platform for Active E-Learning, Proceedings of the IEEE SMC UK-RI 3rd Workshop on Intelligent Cybernetic Systems, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, 2004.
    [45] Zhixian Yan and Yanyan Li, Adaptive e-learning in Knowledge Grid Environment, International Workshop on Knowledge Grid and Grid Intelligence, Beijing, Sept. 2004.
    [46] Hai Zhuge (phd supervisor) and Yanyan Li, An Open Framework for Constructivist Learning, WWW2003, Budapest, May, 2003.
    [47] Hai Zhuge (phd supervisor) and Yanyan Li, Document Logistics for Cooperative Research, WWW2003, Budapest, May, 2003.
    [48] Hai Zhuge (phd supervisor) and Yanyan Li, KGQA: A Knowledge-Grid-Based Question-Answering Approach, In: Proceedings of 1st ICWL conference, Hong Kong, pp.95-106, 2002.
    [49] Yanyan Li, Mingkai Dong, Zhixing Huang, Yuhui Qiu, Personalized Intelligent Information Filtering, In: Proceedings of The International Conference on Intelligent Information Technology, Sept. 22-25, 2001, Beijing, China.
    [50] Yuhui Qiu, Yanyan Li, Zhixing Huang (2001), Adaptive Information Indexer Based on User’s Profile, The 10th International Conference on Intelligent Systems,America, July, 2001.
    [51] Yanyan Li, Mingkai Dong, Yuhui Qiu (2000), Agent-based E-mail Processing Technology, In: Proceeding of the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference of Computer Application, May 12-15, 2000, Hefei, China.
    [52] Mingkai Dong, Yanyan Li (2000), Research into the Model of Analogy, In: Proceeding of the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference of Computer Application, May 12-15, 2000, Hefei, China.