Shi Min has been trained as a research psychologist, specializing in experimental psychology, quantitative analysis, psycholinguistics, bilingual language and literacyacquisition, and neuropsychology. She has collaborated with computer scientists, neurologists, speech therapists, and had been heavily involved in developing vocabulary assessment for bilingual population, cognitive and linguistic testing and intervention for elderly and clients with brain insult. For her PhD project in OU, she is investigating discursive practices to achieve dialogic learning and online deliberation in MOOC discussions with corpus-assisted discourse analysis. She also has used learning analytics method to unpack and visualize different types of posts, threads and posting behaviours. Besides her two supervisors in IET, her main supervisor is Dr Caroline Tagg from WELS. Before joining OU, she worked in an information service company, Dow Jones as a content analyst in charge of curating newsletters tailored to clients' industry, media analysis, and content curations for the company database, Factiva.
- Chua, Shi-Min (). Starting a conversation in an online discussion: How do I write to get a reply from others?. The Open University.
- Chua, Shi-Min. (). Why did Nobody Reply to Me? A Keyword Analysis of Initiating Posts and Lone Posts in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) Discussions. In: the 6th Conference on Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) and Social Media Corpora, 21-26.
- Chua, Shi-Min; Tagg, Caroline; Sharples, Mike and Rienties, Bart. (). Discussion Analytics: Identifying Conversations and Social Learners in FutureLearn MOOCs. In: FutureLearn data: what we currently have, what we are learning and how it is demonstrating learning in MOOCs, 13-17 Mar 2017, Vancouver.
- Chua, Shi Min; Rickard Liow, Susan J. and Yeong, Stephanie H. M.. (). Using Spelling to Screen Bilingual Kindergarteners At Risk for Reading Difficulties. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 49 (3) pp. 227-239.
- Chua, Shi Min and Rickard Liow, Susan J.. (). The locus of word frequency effects in skilled spelling-to-dictation. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.
- Chua, Shi Min and Schirmer, Annette. (). Perceiving verbal and vocal emotions in a second language. Cognition and Emotion, 25 (8) pp. 1376-1392.
|OWL (Open World Learning)||2015 - 2020|
17th September 2018
CMC and Social Media Corpora 2018 Antwerp
14th June 2018
The 9th Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies (IVACS) Conference Malta
13th March 2017
LAK 2017 FutureLearn Workshop Vancouver