1. Adjunct Feng Tay Chair Professor, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, 2018-2019.

    2. Distinguished MOST research project, Design and Development of assessment tools for measuring critical thinking skills and learning systems for improving critical thinking skills, 2018.

    3. Outstanding teaching award: Course title "Educational Robotics and IoTs", National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan. Spring semester, 2017.

    4. Chair Professor, National Sun Yet-Sen University, Taiwan, 2016-2018.

    5. Best Paper Award, Effects of Embodied Interaction on Reading Comprehension in a Multimodal Environment at the 24th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2016) in IIT Bombay, India.

    6. Coach Award, P.H.D Students won award for Best paper Award on National Sun Yet-Sen University, The Effectiveness of Embodied Interactive Video Lectures on Learning Outcomes, National Sun Yet-Sen University, Taiwan. 2016.

    7. Outstanding Research Award, Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Taiwan, 2015-2017.

    8. Outstanding Research Award, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, 2015.

    9. The 26th International Invention & Innovation Exhibition (ITEX 2015), Silver Medal. Malaysian Invention And Design Society. 2015.

    10. Coach Award, The 6th China Students Service Outsourcing Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competiton, Team Award, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, Wuxi government. 2015.

    11. Golden Core Award, IEEE Computer Society, IEEE, 2015.

    12. Mentor, MOOCs for Teachers, Center for Teaching and Learning Development, National Sun Yet-Sen University, Taiwan. 2014.

    13. IEEE Outstanding Service Award in educational technology field. 2014.

    14. Coach Award, Students won award for 2nd place award on International ICT Innovative Services Contest 2014, Industrial Development Bureau and Chinese Society for Information Management. 2014

    15. Best Paper Award, The Influence of Reading Habit on Learning Effectiveness in a Learning Blog Environment at The 13th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies(ICALT2013). 2013.

    16. Best Paper Award, Skilling Students in ICT using Long-Distance Controlled Robots over the Internet in a Blended Learning Setting at The 21st International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2013). 2013.

    17. Coach Award, Students won award for 3rd place award and Viewers Choice on Creativity and Innovation at Southern Taiwan, Sayling Wen Cultural & Education Foundation, Service Science Society of Taiwan. 2012.

    18. Coach Award, Students won award for 2nd place award on International ICT Innovative Services Contest 2012, Industrial Development Bureau and Chinese Society for Information Management. 2012.

    19. Chair Professor, National Sun Yet-Sen University, Taiwan, 2012-2015.

    20. Coach Award, Students won award for Excellent award on International ICT Innovative Services Contest 2012, Industrial Development Bureau and Chinese Society for Information Management. 2012.

    21. Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan, 2011-2013.

    22. Coach Award, Students won award for 2nd place award on International ICT Innovative Services Contest 2011, Industrial Development Bureau and Chinese Society for Information Management. 2011.

    23. Top Cited Articles from the Taylor & Francis Group in the 2010 Journal Citation Rankings (JCR). Chen, N. S., Lin, K. M., & Kinshuk. (2008). Analysing users' satisfaction with e-learning using a negative critical incidents approach. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 45(2), 115-126. (SSCI). 2010.

    24. Best paper Award, Taiwan Academic Network Conference, 2010.

    25. Coach Award, P.H.D Students won award for Best paper Award on National Sun Yet-Sen University, A Model for Social Presence in an Online Classroom, National Sun Yet-Sen University, Taiwan. 2010.

    26. Listed in the 2010 Edition of Who's Who in the World Who's Who. 2010.

    27. Distinguished Professor, National Sun Yet-Sen University, Taiwan.(2009-2012)

    28. Mentor, Center for Teaching and Learning Development, , National Sun Yet-Sen University, Taiwan. 2009.

    29. Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan. 2008.

    30. Distinguished Research Award, National Sun Yet-Sen University, Taiwan. 2008.

    31. Mentor, Center for Teaching and Learning Development, , National Sun Yet-Sen University, Taiwan. 2008.

    32. Teaching and Research Award, National Sun Yet-sen University, Taiwan. 2008.

    33. Distinguished Course: E-Learning Theory And Practice. 2008.

    34. Teaching and Research Award, National Sun Yet-sen University, Taiwan. 2007.

    35. Teaching and Research Award, National Sun Yet-sen University, Taiwan. 2006.

    36. K12 Digital School Won Silver Award in Education Category, National Competition for Performance Improvement Using Information Technology, Executive Yuan. 2002.

    37. Coach Award, Students won award for Excellent award on International ICT Innovative Services Contest 2002, Industrial Development Bureau and Chinese Society for Information Management. 2002.

    38. Visiting Scholar, International Visitor Program for Educational Technologies in the U.S. ,Invited by the U.S. State Council, Recommended by the American Institute in Taiwan.

    39. Coach Award, Students Won 2nd Place Award on Science and Mathematics, Think Quest Contest. 1999.

    40. Best Paper Award, The Instructional Design for Hybrid Internet -based Distance Education, Information and Education Magazine. 1999.

    41. Best Web-based Course Design Award, Ministry of Education. 1999.

    42. Distinguished Achievement Award, Committee of Info-Expo Month, Ministry of Economic Affairs. 1996.

    43. Distinguished Achievement Award, TANET(Taiwan Academic Network Award, Ministry of Education. 1996.

    44. Coach Award, Students Won 1st place Award on contests in 1996 Academic Software Design, Ministry of Education. 1996.

    45. Coach Award, Students Won 2nd place Award on contests in 1995 Academic Software Design, Ministry of Education. 1995.

    46. Coach Award, Students Won 1st place Award on college student projects, Information Management Department, National Sun Yet-sen University, Taiwan. 1995-1999.

    47. Outstanding Teacher's Award, National Sun Yet-sen University, Taiwan. 1994.

  1. Guest Editor , Special issue on transforming the classrooms: innovative digital game-based learning designs and applications for Educational Technology research & development journal, 2014

  2. Guest Editor , Special issue on the medium matters for Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2014

  3. Guest Editor , Special issue on current advances in digital learning technologies for Journal of King Saud University - Computer and Information Sciences, 2014

  4. Guest Editor , Special issue on grand Challenges and research directions in e-Learning of the 21th century for Educational Technology & Society journal, 2013

  5. Guest Editor , Special issue on the disruptive power of virtual reality (VR) and serious games for education for Interactive Learning Environments Journal, 2013

  6. Chair, IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology, Since 2012

  7. Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Educational Technology and Society (SSCI), Since 2010

  8. Guest Editor , Special issue on technology enhanced learning: moving theory into practice. Knowledge Management & E-Learning: an International Journal , 2010

  9. Guest Editor , Special issue on the Current Status and future of e-Learning in Taiwan. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2010

  10. Guest Editor , Special issue on knowledge infrastructure of the future. Educational Technology & Society, 2009

  11. Guest Editor , Special issue on the theme "Synchronous methods and applications in e-learning", Campus-Wide Information Systems - The international journal of information and learning technology (ISSN 1065-0741), 2006

  12. Guest Editor , IEEE LTTF Learning Technology newsletter, July 2003 issue (Special Issue on Pedagogy and implementation issues in the synchronous communication based educational systems), 2003

  13. Editorial Board Member , Educational Technology & Society journal [ISSN 1176-3647 (print) & 1436-4522 (online)] (2001-)

  14. Reviewer, Computers & Education (SSCI)

  15. Reviewer, Educational Technology and Society (SSCI)

  16. Reviewer, Educational Technology Research and Development (SSCI)

  17. Reviewer, The Internet and Higher Education (SSCI)

  18. Reviewer, Interactive Learning Environments (SSCI)

  19. Reviewer, Computer Assisted Language Learning (SSCI)

  20. Reviewer, Asia Pacific Education Review (SSCI)

  21. Reviewer, Computers in Human Behavior (SSCI)

  22. Reviewer, Cyber Psychology and Behavior (SSCI)

  23. Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Education (SCI, EI)

  24. Reviewer, Journal of Distance Education Technologies (EI)

  25. Reviewer, Journal of Internet Technology (EI)

  26. Reviewer, Journal of Information Science and Engineering (SCI Expanded, EI)

  27. Reviewer, International Journal on Digital Learning Technology

  28. Reviewer, Campus-Wide Information Systems Journal reviewer

  29. Reviewer, Journal of Information management (TSSCI)

  30. Reviewer, Bulletin of Educational Research (TSSCI)

  31. Reviewer, Sun Yat-Sen Management Review (TSSCI)

  32. Reviewer, Journal of Internet Technology (SCI, EI)

  1. International Conference on Best Innovative Teaching Strategies, July 29 – 31, 2021, Pilani, India

  2. The 4th Pan-Pacific TELL Conference, New Taipei City, Taiwan, June 28-30, 2021, Taipei, Taiwan.

  3. The Sixth International Conference on Teaching Chinese as a Second Language Embracing Differences & Recognizing Their Mutual Existence, 7-9 July, 2020, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

  4. The 9th International Conference on Chinese Language Teaching, December, 7-8, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

  5. The 2nd Pan-Pacific TELL Conference, July 3-5, 2019, New Taipei City, Taiwan.

  6. Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE), Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China,Jun 3-6, 2017.

  7. International Conference on Design, Computational, and Innovation Thinking Education, Beijing, 9-11, 2016.

  8. The 7th IEEE International Conference on Technology for Education (T4E 2015), NIT Warangal, India, 10-12 Dec, 2015.

  9. The 8th International Conference on. Ubi-Media Computing (UMEDIA 2015), Colombo, Sri Lanka, 24-26 August, 2015.

  10. The 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies ICALT2014, Athens, Greece, 7-9 July, 2014.

  11. Educational Technology International Forum (ETIF2013), Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China. Nov. 30~Dec. 1, 2013.

  12. The 11th Annual Conference on "e-Courses: Development and Shareability", King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia. Oct. 2~4, 2013.

  13. IEEE International Workshop on Mobile , Ubiquitous and Classroom Technologies Enhanced Learning (MUCTEL2008), June 11-13, 2008, Taichung , Taiwan .

  14. Pacific Internet Annual Conference, PacINet2007, 14-24, August, Honiara, Solomon Islands.

  15. IADIS International Conference on WWW/Internet 2005 (ICWI 2005), Lisbon - Portugal, 19-22 October, 2005.

  16. IADIS Virtual Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCIS 2005) 21 April, 2005.

    1. Invited Talk on Blended Synchronous Learning Model, IADIS International Conference on Web Based Communities 2008, Amsterdam , The Netherlands , 24-26 July 2008.

    2. Invited talk for the IMPDET PhD program for one day workshop, University of Joensuu, Finland (Mekrijarvi, Finland March 25-30 2007)

  1. General Chair, The 3rd International Conference on Smart Learning Environments (ICSLE2016), Tunis, Tunisia, September 28-30, 2016.

  2. General Chair, The 16th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT2016), Austin, Texas, USA, July 25-28, 2016.

  3. General Conference Co-Chairs, the 15th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies ICALT2015, Hualien, Taiwan, 6-9 July, 2015.

  4. General Conference Co-Chairs, the 6th IEEE International Conference on Technology for Education, December 18-21, 2014, Amrita University, Kerala, India.

  5. General Conference Co-Chairs, the 13th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies ICALT2013, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, 19-22 July, 2013.

  6. General Conference Co-Chairs, The 6th International Conference on E-learning and Games, Edutainment 2011, Taiwan, 7-9, September 2011.

  7. General Conference Co-Chairs, Asia-Pacific Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, 12-14, August 2011.

  8. General Conference Co-Chairs, IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems 2010, Freiburg, Germany, 28-30, July 2010.

  9. General Conference Co-Chairs, IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems 2009, Algarve, Portugal, 17-20, June 2009.

  10. General Conference Co-Chairs, IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems 2008, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 22-27, July 2008.

  11. General Conference Co-Chairs, IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems 2007, Lisbon, Portugal, 3 - 8 July 2007.

  12. IEEE International Workshop on Web 2.0 and Multimedia-enabled Education (W2ME 2007), December 10-12, 2007, Taichung, Taiwan.

  13. General Conference Co-Chairs, IADIS Virtual Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS2006).

  1. Program Co-Chairs, The 17th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies - ICALT2017, Timisoara, Romania, July 3-7, 2017.

  2. Program Co-Chairs, the 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies ICALT2014, Athens, Greece, 7-9 July, 2014.

  3. Program Co-Chairs, the 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies ICALT2012, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy, 4-6 July, 2012.

  4. Program Co-Chairs, the 11th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies ICALT2011, University of Georgia, USA, 6-8 July, 2011.

  5. Program Co-Chairs, the 9th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies ICALT2009, Riga Technical University, Latvia, 14-18 July, 2009.

  6. Program Co-chairs, Technology Enhanced Learning (TELearn2009), October 6-8, 2009, Academic Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.

  7. Program Co-chairs, Technology Enhanced Learning (TELearn2008), December 4-6, 2008, Hanoi, Vietnam.

  8. Program Co-chairs, Technology Enhanced Learning (TELearn2007), July 14~15, 2007, Taiwan.

  9. International Co-chairs, International conference on Information Society, Miami, Florida, USA, 7-10 August 2006.

  10. Taiwan Area Internet Annual Conference (TANET1999), Dec 1999, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

    1. Tutorials Chair, the 10th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies ICALT2010, Sousse, Tunisia, 5-7 July, 2010.

    2. Workshop Chairs, IEEE International Workshop on Web 2.0 and Multimedia-enabled Education (W2ME 2007)

    3. Workshop Co-Chair, International Conference on Advanced Learning Technology, ICALT 2006, Kerkrade, The Netherlands

    4. Tutorial Chair, International Conference on Advanced Learning Technology, ICALT 2005, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

    5. Educational Track Workshop, Asia Pacific Region Internet Conference on Operation and Technology (APRICOT1998), February 12-15, 1998, Malaysia.

    1. The 25th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2017), December 4-8 2017, Christchurch, New Zealand.

    2. The 22th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2014, 30 November - 4 December, Nara, Japan.

    3. The 21th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2013, 18-22 November, Denpasar Bali, Indonesia.

    4. The 18th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2010, 29 November - 3 December, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

    5. IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA 2010), 15 - 17 October 2010, Timisoara, Romania.

    6. Taiwan Area Internet Annual Conference, TANET2010, Tainan, Taiwan.

    7. IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technology, ICALT 2010, Sousse, Tunisia.

    8. Pacific Neighborhood Consortium Annual Conference and Joint Meetings (PNC 2009), 6-8 October, Taipei, Taiwan.

    9. Taiwan E-Learning Forum 2009 (TWELF 2009), 25-26 September, Tainan, Taiwan.

    10. IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA 2009), 20-22 November 2009, Rome, Italy.

    11. The 20th International Conference on Information Management, ICIM 2009, May 23, Taipei, Taiwan.

    12. TELDAP International Conference 2009, February, 23-27, Taipei, Taiwan

    13. National Digital Archive Program International Conference (NDAP2008), March, 18-20, Taipei, Taiwan

    14. The 16th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2008, October 27-31, Taipei, Taiwan

    15. IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technology, ICALT2008, July 1-5, 2008, Santander, Cantabria, Spain

    16. IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technology, ICALT2007, July 18-20, 2007, Niigata, Japan

    17. IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA 2007), 8-10 December 2007, Algarve, Portugal

    18. IEEE International Workshop on Context Aware Ubiquitous Learning (CAUL2006)

    19. IEEE International Workshop on Technology for Education in Developing Countries (TEDC 2006)

    20. The 8th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS2006), Jhongli, Taiwan.

    21. IADIS International Conference Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA 2006), Barcelona, Spain.

    22. IEEE International Workshop on Context Aware Ubiquitous Learning (CAUL2006), Taichung, Taiwan, June 5, 2006.

    23. IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technology, ICALT 2006, Kerkrade, The Netherlands.

    24. IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, ICALT 2005, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

    25. IEEE International Workshop on Technology for Education in Developing Countries (TEDC 2005)

    26. IADIS International Conference Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA 2005), Porto, Portugal.

    27. IADIS International Conference Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA 2004), Lisbon, Portugal.

    28. The 16th Annual FIRST Conference on Computer Security Incident Handling, July 13-18,2004, Budapest, Hungary.

    29. The IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, 15-17 December 2004, Lisbon, PORTUGAL.

    30. IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, ICALT2004, Aug.30-Sep.1, 2004, Joensuu, Finland.

    31. International Workshop on Technology for Education in Developing Countries (TEDC 04).

    32. IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, July 9-11, 2003, Athens, Greece.

    33. International Workshop on Technology for Education in Developing Countries (TEDC 03).

    34. Taiwan Area Internet Annual Conference (TANET2002), Oct. 2002, Hsin-chu, Taiwan.

    1. Theme: "Cross-Exchanges between Mobile and Game-Based Learning", The 6th IEEE International Conference on Wireless, Mobile and Ubiquitous Technologies in Education, April 12-16, 2010, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

    2. Theme: "The Challenge and Strategy of Network Security", TWNIC Internet Trend Seminar 2009 & 10 th Anniversary Celebrations, 2009.

    3. Theme: "The Challenge and Future Research of E-Learning", Panel Discussion Member, Technology Enhanced Learning Conference , 2008.

    4. "Network Security Training and Education", Panel Discussion Member, Asia Pacific Security Incident Response Coordination Conference, 2003

    5. "Network Security Attack, Defense and Management", Panel Discussion Chair, Taiwan Area Network Conference(TANET2002), 2002

    1. PhD's thesis External Examiner, Computer Sciences Department, University of Joensuu, Sep. 2009, (Jussi Nuutinen, Nucleus Model for Designing Social Mindtools: Woven Stories)

    2. PhD's thesis External Examiner, Computer Sciences Department, National Chung Cheng University, July, 2009, (Li-Ren Chien, DICE, a Parse-Tree Based Automatic Programming Assessment System with Test Driven Development)

    3. PhD thesis External Examiner, Information System Department, Massey University, New Zealand, Oct. 2009, (Jingyu Yang, Improving Effectiveness of Dialogue in Learning Communities)

    4. PhD's thesis External Examiner, Computer Sciences Department, University of Joensuu, Sep. 2006, (Jussi Nuutinen, Designing a Computer Supported Collaborative Mindtool: Woven Stories)

    5. PhD's thesis External Examiner, Doctoral Research Committee and Department of Information Systems, the Oral Examination for PhD candidate Mr Tiong-Thye GOH, Massey University, New Zealand, 2006

    6. PhD's thesis, Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University, Malaysia, May 2006, (Koo Ah Choo, Online Collaborative Learning in Malaysian secondary schools: a case study on Geometry)

    7. PhD's thesis, Information System Department, Massey University, New Zealand, February 2006, (Ali Fawaz Shareef, Distance Education in the Remote Islands of Maldives)

    8. PhD's thesis, Information System Department, Massey University, New Zealand, April, 2005, (Russell Stewart Johnson, On developing an extramural e-learning environment to bridge the digital divide)

    9. PhD's thesis, Information Management Department, Yuan-Lin Science & Technology University, December, 2004, (Lin Kan-Ming, A Study on Online Learning Activities and Learning Outcomes)

    10. Master's thesis, Information System Department, Massey University, New Zealand, December 2003, (Lin Shs, Higher-Level Intelligence through Horizontal & Vertical Networking of Tutoring Applications)

    11. PhD's thesis, Industry Education Department, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan, February 2003, (Ya-Ping Huang: Evaluation Criteria for Web-based Instruction System)

    12. Master's thesis, Mathematic Education Department, National Tai-Tung Normal University, Taiwan, January 2003, (Bien-Hen Tsai, Using Virtual Classroom to Support Geometry Learning for Primary School Students )

    13. Master's thesis, Information Science Department, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan, June 2002, (Sung-Jei Lin, A Study of IDML-based Distributed Intrusion Detection System)

    14. Master's thesis, Information Science Department, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan, June 2002, (Jien-Ru Jeng, An XML Solution for Smart Document Management)

    1. EU FP7 CALL 5 Expert Reviewer, Cultural Heritage & Technology Enhanced Learning, Information Society and Media Directorate-General, EUROPEAN COMMISSION.

    2. Research Grant Reviewer: Interactive Digital Media R&D Office Media Development Authority of Singapore.

    3. Research Grant Reviewer, Research Grant Council, Hong Kong.

    4. Research Grant Reviewer: National Science Council, Taiwan.

    5. Science and Technology Research Grant Reviewer: Industry Bureau, Ministry of Economics, Taiwan (2000-2002).