Kyungbin  Kwon

Kyungbin Kwon

Assistant Professor, Education


  • Ph.D. 2011- University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri
  • M.A. 2004- Seoul National University, Seoul Korea
  • B.A. 1998- Seoul National University, Seoul Korea

Research interests

Enhancing collaborative learning through group awareness tools.

Improving learning outcomes and facilitating conceptual changes by providing metacognitive scaffolding such as identifying conceptual misunderstandings or prompting self-explanation activities.

Representative publications

Group regulation and social-emotional interactions observed in computer supported collaborative learning: Comparison between good vs. poor collaborators (2014)
Kyungbin Kwon, Ying-Hsiu Liu and Lashaune P Johnson
Computers & Education, 78 185-200

The educational impact of metacognitive group coordination in computer-supported collaborative learning (2013)
Kyungbin Kwon, Ran-Young Hong and James M Laffey
Computers in Human Behavior, 29 (4), 1271-1281

Self-Explanation Prompts on Problem-Solving Performance in an Interactive Learning Environment (2011)
Kyungbin Kwon, Christiana D Kumalasari and Jane L Howland
Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 10 (2),

Feelings of Isolation and Coping Mechanism in Online Learning Environments: A Case Study of Asian International Students (2010)
Kyungbin Kwon, Daehoon Han, Eun-Jun Bang and Satara Armstrong
The International Journal of Learning, 17 (2), 343-355

The influence of reflective self-explanations on problem-solving performance (2011)
Kyungbin Kwon and David H Jonassen
Journal of Educational Computing Research, 44 (3), 247-263

Learning writing by reviewing in science (2007)
Kwangsu Cho, Christian D Schunn and Kyungbin Kwon
International Society of the Learning Sciences. 141-143

Online lecture capturing system: expected and actual effects of implementation in a problem-based learning medical curriculum (2015)
Kyungbin Kwon, Dinara Saparova and Kimberly Hoffman
Medical teacher, 37 (6), 578-584

Effects of graphic organizers in online discussions: Comparison between instructor-provided and student-generated (2018)
Kyungbin Kwon, Suhkyung Shin and Su Jin Park
Educational Technology Research and Development, 66 (6), 1479-1503

Effects of discussion representation: Comparisons between social and cognitive diagrams (2017)
Kyungbin Kwon and Su Jin Park
Instructional Science, 45 (4), 469-491

Types of Interaction in Online Discussion Forums: A Case Study (2017)
Zuheir Khlaif, Hamid Nadiruzzaman and Kyungbin Kwon
Journal of Educational Issues, 3 (1), 155-169

Novice programmer’s misconception of programming reflected on problem-solving plans (2017)
Kyungbin Kwon
International Journal of Computer Science Education in Schools, 1 (4), 14-24

Online graduate course evaluation from both students’ and peer instructors’ perspectives utilizing Quality Matters (2016)
K. Kwon, F. R. DiSilvestro and M. E. Treff
Internet Learning, 5 (1), 16-Jul

Effects of different types of instructor comments in online discussions (2019)
Kyungbin Kwon, Su Jin Park, Suhkyung Shin and Chae Young Chang
Distance Education, 40 (2), 226-242

Inquiry learning behaviors captured through screencasts in problem-based learning (2018)
Kyungbin Kwon, Suhkyung Shin, Thomas A Brush, Krista D Glazewski, Thomas Edelberg, Su Jin Park ...
Interactive Learning Environments, 26 (6), 839-855

Computational concepts reflected on Scratch programs (2018)
Kyungbin Kwon, Sang Joon Lee and Jaehwa Chung
International Journal of Computer Science Education in Schools, 2 (3),