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Rustam Shadiev Professor

Academic Area: 
Educational Technology
Research Interests: 
  • Advanced learning technologies
  • Cross-cultural education and language learning
  • Mobile assisted learning
  • Open and distance learning

Educational Background

  • PhD, National Central University, Taiwan, SEPT 2007- JAN 2012           
  • BA&MA, Samarkand State University, Uzbekistan, Sept 1991- July 1996

Professional Experience 

  • Aug 2019 – present: Distinguished professor of Jiangsu province, China
  • June 2018 – present: Director, Institute of Intelligent Contextual Education & Technology, Nanjing Normal University, China
  • Oct 2016 – present: Professor, School of Education Science, Nanjing Normal University, China
  • Apr 2012 – Oct 2016: Postdoctoral research fellow, Department of Engineering Science, Taiwan Cheng Kung University
  • Febr 2012 -  Mar 2012: Research assistant, Graduate Institute of Network Learning Technology, Taiwan Central University
  • Dec 2003 -  Aug 2007: Field Coordinator / Program Officer, Project # 00015506, United Nations Development Program, Uzbekistan  
  • Sept 1998 -  Sept 2003: Teacher of Informatics / Engineer – programmer, Samarkand State Institute of Foreign Languages, Uzbekistan

Journal Articles

  1. Shadiev, R., Wu, T.T., & Huang, Y.M. (in press). Using Image to Text Recognition Technology to Facilitate Vocabulary Acquisition in Authentic contexts. ReCALL (SSCI).
  2. Shadiev, R., & Sun, A. (in press). Using texts generated by STR and CAT to facilitate student comprehension of lecture content in a foreign language. Journal of Computing in Higher Education. DOI: 10.1007/s12528-019-09246-7 (SSCI).
  3. Shadiev, R., Liu, T.Y., & Hwang, W.Y. (in press). Review of research on mobile-assisted language learning in familiar, authentic environments. British Journal of Educational Technology, DOI: 10.1111/bjet.12839 (SSCI).
  4. Li, J.S., Luo, C.L., Zhang, Q., & Shadiev, R. (in press). Can emotional design really evoke emotion in multimedia learning? International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education (SSCI).
  5. Lin, L., Shadiev, R.*, Hwang, W.Y., Shen, S.S. (in press). From Knowledge and Skills to Digital works: An Application of Design Thinking in the Information Technology Course. Thinking Skills and Creativity (SSCI).
  6. Hwang, W.Y., Zhao, L.X., Shadiev, R.*, Lin, L.K., Shih, T.K., & Chen, H.R. (in press). Exploring the effects of ubiquitous geometry learning in real situations. Educational Technology Research and Development. DOI: 10.1007/s11423-019-09730-y (SSCI).
  7. Shadiev, R. & Huang, Y.M. (2020). Investigating student attention, meditation, cognitive load, and satisfaction during lectures in a foreign language supported by speech-enabled language translation. Computer Assisted Language Learning, 33(3), 301-326 (SSCI).
  8. Shadiev, R., & Yang, M. (2020). Review of Studies on Technology-Enhanced Language Learning and Teaching. Sustainability, 12(2), 524 (SSCI).
  9. Liao, Y.W., Su, Z.Y., Huang, C.W., & Shadiev, R. (2019). The Influence of Environmental, Social, and Personal Factors over the Usage of the APP “Environment Info Push.” Sustainability, 11(21), 6059 (SSCI).
  10. Shadiev, R., Sun, A. & Huang, Y.M. (2019). A study of the facilitation of cross‐cultural understanding and intercultural sensitivity using speech‐enabled language translation technology. British Journal of Educational Technology, 50(3), 1415-1433 (SSCI).
  11. Dong, J.J., Hwang, W.Y., Shadiev, R.*, & Chen, G.Y. (2019). Implementing On-call Tutor system for facilitating peer-help activities. Transactions on Learning Technologies, 12(1), 73-86 (SSCI).
  12. Shadiev, R., Hwang, W.Y., Ghinea, G., & Chang, M. (2018). Guest Editorial: Authentic Edutainment with Advanced Technologies. Educational Technology & Society, 21(4), 111–114.
  13. Shadiev, R., Hwang, W.Y., & Liu, T.Y. (2018). A Study of the Use of Wearable Devices for Healthy and Enjoyable English as a Foreign Language Learning in Authentic Contexts. Educational Technology & Society, 21(4), 217–231 (SSCI).
  14. Shadiev, R., Hwang, W.Y., & Liu, T.Y. (2018). Investigating the effectiveness of a learning activity supported by a mobile multimedia learning system to enhance autonomous EFL learning in authentic contexts. Educational Technology Research and Development, 66(4), 893-912 (SSCI).
  15. Shadiev, R., Wu, T.T., & Huang, Y.M. (2018). Facilitating comprehension of non-native English speakers during lectures in English with STR-texts. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 34(1), 94-104 (SSCI).
  16. Shadiev, R., Huang, Y.M., Hwang, W.Y., & Liu, T.Y. (2018).  Facilitating application of language skills in authentic environments with a mobile learning system. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 34(1), 42-52 (SSCI).
  17. Shadiev, R., Wu, T.T., Sun, A., & Huang, Y.M. (2018). Applications of speech-to-text recognition and computer-aided translation for enhancing cross-cultural learning: issues and their solutions. Educational Technology Research and Development, 66 (1), 191–214 (SSCI).
  18. Li, J.S., Luo, C.L., Lin, Y.Y., & Shadiev, R.* (2018). Exploring Chinese Youth’s Internet Usage and Cyberbullying Behaviors and their Relationship. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 27(5), 383-394 (SSCI).
  19. Hwang, W.Y., Li, Y.H., & Shadiev, R.* (2018). Exploring effects of discussion on visual attention, learning performance, and perceptions of students learning with STR-support. Computers & Education, 116, 225-236 (SSCI).
  20. Shadiev, R., Hwang, W.Y., & Huang, Y.M (2017). Review of research on mobile language learning in authentic environments. Computer Assisted Language Learning, 30 (3-4), 284-303 (SSCI).
  21. Dong, J.J., Hwang, W.Y., Shadiev, R.*, & Chen, G.Y. (2017). Pausing the classroom lecture: the use of a clicker system to facilitate students’ engagement. Active Learning in Higher Education, 18(2), 157-172 (SSCI).
  22. Shadiev, R., Huang, Y.M., & Hwang, J.P. (2017). Investigating the effectiveness of speech-to-text recognition application on learning performance, attention, and meditation. Educational Technology Research and Development, 65(5), 1239-1261 (SSCI).
  23. Shadiev, R., Huang, Y.M., Hwang, W.Y., & Liu, T.Y. (2017). Cognitive Diffusion Model: Facilitating EFL Learning in an Authentic Environment. IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 10(2), 168-181 (SSCI).
  24. Shadiev, R., Wu, T.T., & Huang, Y.M. (2017). Enhancing learning performance, attention, and meditation using a speech-to-text recognition application: evidence from multiple data sources. Interactive Learning Environments, 25(2), 249-261 (SSCI).
  25. Huang, Y.M., Shadiev, R., Sun, A., Hwang, W.Y., & Liu, T.Y. (2017). A Study of the Cognitive Diffusion Model: Facilitating Students' High Level Cognitive Processes with Authentic Support. Educational Technology Research & Development, 65(3), 505-531 (SSCI).
  26. Shadiev, R. & Huang, Y.M. (2016). Facilitating cross-cultural understanding with learning activities supported by speech-to-text recognition and computer-aided translation. Computers & Education, 98, 130-141 (SSCI).
  27. Shadiev, R., Hwang, W.Y., Huang, Y.M., & Liu, C.J. (2016). Investigating applications of speech to text recognition for face to face seminar to assist learning of non-native English participants. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 25(1), 119-134 (SSCI).
  28. Huang, Y.M., Shadiev, R.*, & Hwang, W.Y. (2016). Investigating the effectiveness of speech-to-text recognition applications on learning performance and cognitive load. Computers & Education, 101, 15-28 (SSCI).
  29. Hwang, W.Y., Shadiev, R.*, Hsu, J.L., Huang, Y.M., Hsu, G.L., & Lin, Y.C. (2016). Effects of storytelling to facilitate EFL speaking using Web-based multimedia system. Computer Assisted Language Learning, 29(2), 215-241 (SSCI).
  30. Hwang, W.Y., Ma, Z.H., Shadiev, R.*, Shih, T.K., & Chen, S.Y. (2016). Evaluating listening and speaking skills in a mobile game-based learning environment with situational contexts. Computer Assisted Language Learning, 29(4), 639-657 (SSCI).
  31. Shadiev, R., Hwang, W.Y., Huang, Y.M., & Liu, T.Y. (2015). The impact of supported and annotated mobile learning on achievement and cognitive load. Educational Technology & Society, 18(4), 53–69 (SSCI).
  32. Shadiev, R., Hwang, W.Y., & Huang, Y.M. (2015). A pilot study: Facilitating cross-cultural understanding with project-based collaborative learning in an online environment. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 31(2), 123-139 (SSCI).
  33. Shadiev, R., Hwang, W.Y., Huang, Y.M., & Yang, Y.S. (2015). Study of using a multi-touch tabletop technology to facilitate collaboration, interaction, and awareness in co-located environment. Behaviour & Information Technology, 34(10), 952-963 (SSCI).
  34. Hwang, W.Y., Shadiev, R.*, Tseng, C.W., & Huang, Y.M. (2015). Exploring Effects of Multi-Touch Tabletop on Collaborative Fraction Learning and the Relationship of Learning Behavior and Interaction with Learning Achievement. Educational Technology & Society, 18(4), 459-473 (SSCI).
  35. Hwang, W.Y., Hsu, J.L., Shadiev, R.*, Chang, C.L., & Huang, Y.M. (2015). Employing self-assessment, journaling, and peer sharing to enhance learning from an online course. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 27(2), 114–133 (SSCI).
  36. Huang, Y.M., Liu, C.L., Shadiev, R.*, Shen, M.H., & Hwang, W.Y. (2015). Investigating an application of speech-to-text recognition: a study on visual attention and learning behaviour. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 31(6), 529-545 (SSCI).
  37. Hwang, W.Y., Huang, Y.M., Shadiev, R., Wu, S.Y., & Chen, S.L. (2014). Effects of using mobile devices on English listening diversity and speaking for EFL elementary students. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 30 (5), 503-516 (SSCI).
  38. Shadiev, R., Hwang, W.Y., Chen, N.S., & Huang, Y.M. (2014). Review of Speech-to-Text Recognition technology for enhancing learning. Educational Technology & Society, 17 (4), 65–84 (SSCI).
  39. Shadiev, R., Hwang, W.Y., Yeh, S.C., Yang, S.J.H., Wang, J.L., Lin, H., & Hsu, G.L. (2014). Effects of unidirectional vs. reciprocal teaching strategies on web-based computer programming learning. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 50(1), 67-95 (SSCI).
  40. Hwang, W.Y., Chen, H.S.L., Shadiev, R.*, Huang, Y.M. & Chen, C.Y. (2014). Improving English as a foreign language writing in elementary schools using mobile devices in familiar situational contexts. Computer Assisted Language Learning, 27(5), 359-378 (SSCI).
  41. Hwang, W.Y., Shadiev, R.*, Huang, Y.M., Cai, Y.T., Yang, Y.S., & Su, J.H. (2013). Effects of drag-and-response interaction mechanism of multi-touch operated tabletop technology on users’ awareness and collaborative performance. Computers & Education, 67, 130-141 (SSCI).
  42. Hwang, W.Y., Shadiev, R., Kuo, T.C.T., & Chen, N.S. (2012). Effects of Speech-to-Text Recognition application on learning performance in synchronous cyber classrooms. Educational Technology & Society, 15(1), 367-380 (SSCI). 
  43. Hwang, W.Y., Shadiev, R., Wang, C.Y., & Huang, Z.H. (2012). A pilot study of cooperative programming learning behavior and its relationship with students’ learning performance. Computers & Education, 58(4), 1267-1281 (SSCI).
  44. Kuo, T.C.T., Shadiev, R., Hwang, W.Y., & Chen, N.S. (2012). Effects of applying STR for group learning activities on learning performance in a synchronous cyber classroom. Computers & Education, 58(1), 600-608 (SSCI).
  45. Hwang, W.Y., Chen, N.S., Shadiev, R., & Li, J.S. (2011). Effects of reviewing annotations and homework solutions on math learning achievement. British Journal of Educational Technology, 42(6), 1016-1028 (SSCI).
  46. Hwang, W.Y., Shadiev, R., & Huang, S.M. (2011). A study of a multimedia web annotation system and its effect on the EFL writing and speaking performance of junior high school students. ReCALL, 23(2), 160–180 (SSCI).
  47. Cheng, S.C., Hwang, W.Y., Wu, S.Y., Shadiev, R., & Xie, C.H. (2010). A mobile device and online system with contextual familiarity and its effects on English learning on campus. Educational Technology & Society, 13 (3), 93–109 (SSCI).


* Corresponding author

Honors and Awards

  • Reviewer Excellence Award, Educational Technology Research & Development, 2018-2019;
  • The top 5 reviewers for the CALL Journal, 2018-2019;
  • Best Paper Award, International Workshop on Advanced E-Learning 2019;
  • Excellent Paper Award, International Workshop on Advanced E-Learning 2018;
  • International outstanding award, The 5th NEU National and International Conference, 2018;
  • The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Senior Member, 2017;
  • Outstanding Paper Award, International Conference on Educational Technologies 2014;
  • IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology Young Researcher Award in Advanced Learning Technologies 2013;
  • Student Research Achievement Award for the period of 2011-2012 by the College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at National Central University, Taiwan;
  • Student Research Achievement Award for the period of 2010-2011 by National Central University, Taiwan.



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