Cindy Xin


Program Director

Learning and Instructional Development Center


Dr. Cindy Xin is a Program Director at the Learning and Instructional Development Center of Simon Fraser University. She has been conducting research and development on online learning and educational technology for over a decade. Her research interests include investigating discourse processes and collaborative inquiries in web-based learning environments. She is currently a member of an award-winning team that develops open source technologies for improving online discussion forums. She holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Statistics and a Ph.D. in Instructional Psychology and Technology.

E-mail: cxin [at] sfu [dot] ca


Xin, C. & Feenberg, A. (forthcoming). Pedagogy in cyberspace: The dynamics of online discussion. In Canadian Journal of Distance Education.