Hsiao-Ping Hsu

Dr.

Dr. Hsiao-Ping Hsu is an assistant professor in the school of STEM Education, Innovation and Global Studies at the DCU Institute of Education. Hsiao-Ping obtained his Ph.D. degree in learning technologies from the University of Texas at Austin, and his primary research interests include digital learning, teacher technology integration, digital literacy education and technology-rich instructional design.

He has first authorized two articles in leading academic journals and contributed 20 presentations at internationally and nationally peer-reviewed conferences. Hsiao-Ping is also a Fulbright scholar and has significantly contributed to the knowledge exchange between Taiwan and the United States by research presentations and invited talks. Before starting his scholarly career, Hsiao-Ping was a post-primary geography teacher with six-year teaching experience in Taiwan. 


Hsiao-Ping has won 20 internationally and nationally prestigious research and innovation awards, including 2019 Outstanding Graduate Student Research Fellowship in Technology Innovation and Application from the 
Foxconn Education Foundation2018 Nova Southeastern Award for Outstanding Student Practices in Instructional Design from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), 2018 Outstanding Student Practice of Educational Technology in an International Setting from the AECT and 2018 Reimagine Education Award – Bronze Winner of Virtual/Augmented Reality Category. 

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2022 Murphy, R.;Ward, F.;McCabe, U.;Flannery, M.;Cleary, A.;Hsu, H.P.;Brennan, E. (2022) 'Recasting embodied and relational teaching in the arts: teacher educators reflect on the potential of digital learning'. Irish Educational Studies, 41 . [Link] [DOI]
2019 Hsiao-Ping Hsu, Wenting Zou, Joan Hughes (2019) 'Developing Elementary Students' Digital Literacy Through Augmented Reality Creation: Insights From a Longitudinal Analysis of Questionnaires, Interviews, and Projects'. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 57 (6):1400-1435. [Link] [DOI]
2018 Hsiao-Ping Hsu, Bor-Wen Tsai, Che-Ming Chen (2018) 'Teaching Topographic Map Skills and Geomorphology Concepts with Google Earth in a One-Computer Classroom'. Journal of Geography, 117 (1):29-39. [Link] [DOI]

Conference Publication

Year Publication
2020 Hsu, H. P. & Hughes, J. (2020) Annual Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) . In: D. Schmidt-Crawford eds. The effectiveness of the blended learning approach on digital literacy of middle school students with different daily Internet usage patterns Online, 06/04/2020- 10/04/2020 [Link]
2020 Butler, D., Leahy, M., Hsu, H. P., & Moynihan, D (2020) Annual Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) . In: D. Schmidt-Crawford eds. Impact of pre-service teachers’ gaming behaviours on their confidence and competence in applying game-based learning approaches: Implications for Teacher Educators Online, 06/04/2020- 10/04/2020 [Link]
2019 Hsu, H. P., Y. H., Cheah., & Hughes, J. (2019) Annual Meeting of International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) From beginner to expert: A teacher’s reflective practice of applying augmented reality
2019 Li, C., Hsu, H. P., Hughes, J. (2019) Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communication & Technology (AECT) How Computer-assisted Data Triangulation Influences Graduate Students’ Learning Experience and Outcomes of Qualitative Data Analysis
2019 Hsu, H. P., Y. H., Cheah., & Hughes, J. (2019) Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA) A longitudinal and micro-level view of one teacher’s technology integration practices: Augmented reality in science
2019 Hsu, H. P., Zou, W., Hughes, J., Shi, Y. (2019) Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA) Create virtual reality artifacts to develop 21st century skills and environmental literacy
2019 Hughes, J., Hsu, H. P. (2019) SXSW EDU No Tech 4 U! Students’ stories of tech abstinence
2018 Shi, Y., Hsu, H. P., Hsu, T. Y. (2018) Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communication & Technology (AECT) Using augmented reality to develop environmental literacy among middle school students
2018 Hsu, H. P., Zou, W., & Hughes, J., Wang, C. T. (2018) Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA) Develop elementary students’ digital literacy by creating augmented reality artifacts in a situated and cumulative way
2018 Hsu, H. P., Hughes, J., Zou, W., Hsu, T. Y. (2018) Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communication & Technology (AECT) An instructional framework that integrates flipped learning, SNS-based learning and project-based learning to facilitate students’ development of digital literacy in blended settings
2018 Hsu, H. P., Zou, W., Hsu, T. Y., Hughes, J., Shi, Y. (2018) Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communication & Technology (AECT) Introducing virtual reality into environmental education: develop 21st century skills and environmental literacy through creating virtual reality artifacts
2018 Zou, W., Hsu, H. P., Wang, C. T. (2018) Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communication & Technology (AECT) Teaching scratch programming in flipped classroom and guided discovery contexts
2017 Hsu, H. P., Zou, W., & Hughes, J. (2017) Annual Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) A pilot study: Project-based-learning with social media in digital literacy education at the K-12 level in Taiwan
2017 Hsu, H. P., Zou, W., Huang, H. P., & Hsu, T. Y. (2017) International Geographical Convention The pilot study to exploring the integration of digital literacy and geography education: Two case studies from an elementary school and a middle school in the northern area of Taiwan
2017 Hsu, H. P., Zou, W., & Hughes, J. (2017) Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communication & Technology (AECT) Learn from peers with different expertise: Interdisciplinary project-based learning in 5C competencies and content knowledge in a Taiwanese middle school
2017 Hsu, H. P., Zou, W., Hughes, J., Hsu, T. Y., & Huang, H. P. (2017) Reimagine Education Awards & Conference International collaboration to develop 21st century skills and environmental and cultural awareness using augmented reality and virtual reality
2016 Hsu, H. P., Tsai, B. W., & Chen, C. M. (2016) Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communication & Technology (AECT) Could we teach geomorphology using web-based GIS effectively in a one-computer classroom?
2013 Hsu, H. P. (2013) Minister of Education National Annual Teaching with Informational Technology Conference Evaluation of adaptability for teaching fluvial morphology with GIS in a senior high school
2013 Hsu, H. P. (2013) Minister of Education Educational Practice and Theory and Twelve-year Compulsory Education Conference Using Web-GIS and GIS data to teach geomorphology in a one-computer classroom
2012 Hsu, H. P. (2012) Taiwan Geographic Academic Conference Production networks transformed through electronic commerce: A case study of the peach industry in Taoyuan County
2008 Hsu, H. P. (2008) Saylingwen Cultural and Educational Foundation Academic Conference Escapism and McDonald's: A case study of the spatial behavior of older people at McDonald's restaurants in Taipei
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Professional Associations

Association Function From / To
Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) Member 01/01/2022 -
International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) – Working Group 3.3. Intending Member 01/04/2021 -
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) Member 01/01/2017 -
American Educational Research Association (AERA) Member 01/01/2017 - 31/12/2020
Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Member 01/01/2016 - 31/12/2020

Honors and Awards

Date Title Awarding Body
01/12/2020 The Most Popular Presentation Award Science and Technology Division Taipei Representative Office in the UK

Committees

Committee Function From / To
Internationalisation Committee of the Institute of Education 01/02/2022 -

Employment

Employer Position From / To
School of STEM Education, Innovation & Global Studies Assistant Professor 02/09/2019 -

Education

Start date Institution Qualification Subject
The University of Texas at Austin Doctor of Philosophy
National Taiwan University Master of Science with Summa Cum Laude
National Taiwan Normal University Bachelor of Arts with Cum Laude

Languages

Language Reading Writing Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
Mandarin Fluent Fluent Fluent

Reviews

Journal Role
Journal of Geography in Higher Education Reviewer
Pedagogies Reviewer

Outreach Activities

Year Engagement Type Organisation Description
2021 Advisory Work Taiwan Center for Mandarin Learning in Ireland Taiwan Center for Mandarin Learning in Ireland (TCML) is a non-governmental organisation aiming to promote Mandarin education and Taiwanese culture. TCML offers courses for beginners and medium and advanced students. I am chairing the advisory board and providing strategic direction for TCML.
2019 Presentations/Talks to an external audience Mother Tongues Presentation topic: Digital technologies in Mother Tongue Language Education. Conference name: The Second Mother Tongues Conference on Heritage Language Education in Ireland.
2020 Presentations/Talks to an external audience Science and Technology Division Taipei Representative Office in the UK Presentation topic: Digital Literacy Education in Everyday Life; Event: 2020 Annual Meeting of Chinese Scholars in Europe

Media

Title Year Type Authors
Virtual Reality: The Latest Frontier in Classroom Technology 2019 Newspaper column (online) Jesus Chavez

Research Interests

Augmented Reality, Digital Literacy, Game-based Learning, Geographic Information System and Geographic Education, Project-based Learning, Teacher Technology Integration, Virtual Reality 

Internal Collaborators

Type Name Company Role
Internal Deirdre Butler Dublin City University Academic
Internal Margaret Leahy Dublin City University Academic
Internal Denis Moynihan Dublin City University Academic

External Collaborators

Type Name Company Role
External Joan Hughes The University of Texas at Austin Academic
External Yin Hong Cheah The University of Texas at Austin Academic

Teaching Interests

Digital Learning, Digital Literacy, Game-based Learning, Instructional Design with ICT, Teacher Technology Integration

Modules Coordinated

Term Title Subject
2022 Assessment, DL & SIE ED1017