• Associate Professor, Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution,
  • Information Technology Service Management,
  • Affiliated Faculty, Multidisciplinary Engineering
Donggil Song

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University - 2015
  • M.S., Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University - 2010
  • B.A., Religious Studies, Seoul National University - 2007

Research Interests

    • AI engineering for human performance/learning
    • Extended-reality (AR, VR, MR) AI systems
    • STEM and computing education

Awards & Honors

  • Excellence in Research Award, Sam Houston State University - 2022
  • Reviewer Excellence Award, Educational Technology Research and Development - 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018
  • The Best Paper – R.W. Buddy Burniske Award. International Division, Association for Educational Communications and Technology - 2021
  • Young Researcher Award. Association for Educational Communications and Technology - 2017

Selected Publications

  • Song, D., Oh, E., & Hong, H. (2022). The impact of teaching simulation computing with a conversational virtual agent with different attitudes on preservice teachers’ efficacy. Educational Technology & Society, 25(3), 46-59.
  • Song, D., Hong, H., & Oh, E. (2021). Applying computational analysis of novice learners’ computer programming patterns to reveal self-regulated learning, computational thinking, and learning performance. Computers in Human Behavior, 120, 1-9.
  • Song, D., & Kim, D. (2020). Effects of self-regulation scaffolding on online participation and learning outcomes. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 53(3), 249-263.
  • Song, D., Rice, M., & Oh, E. (2019). Participation in online courses and interaction with a virtual agent. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 20(1), 43-62.
  • Song, D. (2018). Learning Analytics as an educational research approach. International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches, 10(1), 102-111.