Dr. I-Chun Tsai

Dr. I-Chun Tsai

Title: Associate Professor
Program: Instructional Technology
Dept/Program: LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education / Instructional Technology
Office: Zook 206
Phone: (330) 972-6774
Email: tsai1@uakron.edu


Dr. I-Chun Tsai is an Associate Professor in the Instructional Technology of the LeBorn Lames Family Foundation at the University of Akron, Ohio. Dr. Tsai received her Ph.D. in the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies from the University of Missouri in May 2008.

Research Accomplishments

Dr. Tsai’s expertise and research focuses on social computing, online learning community of practice, online learning experience, computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL), computer mediated communication (CMC), visualizing social interaction of virtual learning environments, and design and integrating technology in K-12 settings.

Currently, Dr. Tsai has several ongoing projects in studying: Impact of Self-Regulation of Online Learning; Using 3D Printing Tools to Support Learning of Neuron Science; Using Virtual Reality and 3D Printing Tools to Teach Anatomy, and Applying Social Network Analysis to Examine Impact of Social Interaction in Online Learning Environment.


  • Ph.D. School of Information Science and Learning Technologies, University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri
  • M.A. Educational Technology, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Teaching License for Secondary Education in Taiwan: Business
  • Teaching License for Secondary Education in Taiwan: Computer