Binbin Zheng’s research focuses on new technologies and students’ language and literacy development, as well as online teaching and learning. Her primary research methods involve a mix of quantitative and qualitative methods such as regression analysis, hierarchical linear modeling, longitudinal analysis, social network analysis and content analysis. Dr. Zheng received her Ph.D. degree from the School of Education at the University of California, Irvine in 2013. She received UCI’s Public Impact Distinguished Fellowship in 2013 and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE) Fellowship in 2011-2012. Dr. Zheng’s work has been published in various journals including Review of Educational Research, Computers & Education, British Journal of Educational Technology, TESOL Quarterly, Teachers College Record, Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy and Journal of Science Education and Technology.