Born in Kunming (the Spring City), China, Zhou joined the EdLab in 2008. He works cross-functionally at the
development and research teams with a variety of roles including software development, educational technology research, and project management. Zhou received his Ed.D. in Instructional Technology and Media from Teachers College. His rich experiences encompass educational technology, instructional design, professional development, software engineering, learning
analytics, and educational games.
has led the development and/or research of numerous projects at the EdLab
including EdLab Supersearch, Vialogues, New Learning Times, TC Route Finder,
Pressible, YoungArts Master Class, etc. His multidisciplinary interests include:
The instructional design and implementation of video-based collaborative
The assessment of video-based collaborative learning via learning
The design and implementation of personalized and contextualized learning and
teaching tools based on “supersearch” and machine learning.
The instructional design of physical learning spaces via learning
(e) Technology education - how to help instructional technology, software engineering,
and computer science students get ready for their future careers and remain
competitive in an era of drastically evolving technologies.