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Jea Choi

Jea Choi

Learning Design and Technology
Department of Curriculum & Instruction 


Dr. Choi is currently an e-learning product coordinator at IEEE Computer Society. She oversees the e-learning courses and does course instructional design and development for the continuing education/certifications. She received her Ph.D. in Learning Design and Technology from Purdue University, received M.Ed. in Instructional Technology from the University of Georgia, and got B.A. in Educational Technology from Ewha Womans University in Korea. Dr. Choi's main research area is in e-learning, especially in online social presence.


Ph.D. in Learning Design and Technology, Purdue University, 2014
M.Ed. in Instructional Technology, Purdue University, 2009
B.A. in Educational Technology, Ewha Women's University, 2007

Select Publications

Luo, Y., Choi, J. H., Pan, R., & Strobel, J. (2013). Chronotypes and Online Learning: A Study on Learners’ Choice, Participation and Performance. Proceedings of 2013 AECT International Convention, Anaheim, CA.

Choi, J. H. & Strobel, J (2012). Validation of a Modified Instrument: Using Social Network Analysis to Measure Social Presence. Proceedings of the American Education Research Association, Vancouver, BC, Canada, (13 pages).

Chen, X., Choi, J. H. & Yu, J. (2012). Applying social network analysis and social capital in personal learning environments of informal learning. In V. Dennen and J. Myers (eds.) Virtual Professional Development and Informal Learning Via Social Networks. New York, NY: IGI Global.

Chen, X., Choi, J. H. Yu, J., & Newby, T. (2012). The teaching assistants’ community of practice facilitates undergraduate online learning in a blended course. In H. Yang and W. Shuyan (eds.) Cases on Online Learning Communities and Beyond: Investigations and Applications. New York: IGI Global.

Luo, Y., Pan, R., Choi, J. H., Mellish, L. & Strobel, J. (2011). Why choose online learning: Relationship of existing factors and chronobiology. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 45 (4), 381-399.


Currently working as an instructional designer/e-learning product developer at IEEE Computer Society

Courses Taught:
As an instructor - EDCI 660
As a co-instructor – EDCI 568, EDCI 569
As a teaching assistant – EDCI 577, EDCI 670, EDCI 566, EDCI 270

Professional Memberships

Association for Educational Communication & Technology (AECT)
American Educational Research Association (AERA)