Zhang, J. (2013). Collaboration, technology, and culture. In Cindy Hmelo-Silver, Angela O’Donnell, Carol Chan, & Clark Chinn (Eds.), International Handbook of Collaborative Learning (pp.495-508). Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Francis.

Zhang, J., & Chen, J. (2012). Building knowledge through the cyber space. In: Z. Yan (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Cyber Behavior (pp. 383-393). Hershey PA: IGI Global.

Zhang, J. (2012). Designing Adaptive Collaboration Structures for Advancing the Community’s Knowledge. In: D.Y. Dai (Ed.), Design research on learning and thinking in educational settings: Enhancing intellectual growth and functioning (pp. 201-224). Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Francis.

Dai, D., Zhang, J., & Yan, Z. (2012). Epilogue: Where are we and where are we going? In D.Y. Dai (Ed.), Design research on learning and thinking in educational settings: Enhancing intellectual growth and functioning (pp. 268-282).  Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Francis.

Lei, J., & Zhang, J. (2010). Challenges and future directions in Sinic Education. In: Y. Zhao (Ed.), Handbook of Asian education: A cultural approach (pp.134-156). New York: Routledge.

Chen, Q. & Zhang, J. (2006). Collaborative discovery learning based on computer simulation. In: A. M. O’Donnell, C. E. Hmelo-Silver, & J. van der Linden (Eds.), Collaborative learning, reasoning, and technology. Mahwah NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. [See this book online]

Zhang, J., & Sun, Y. (2005). Constructive Learning: An Integrated View from the Learning Sciences. Shanghai: Shanghai Education Publishing House.

Chen, Q. & Zhang, J. (1999). Use ICT to support constructive learning. In: D. M. Watson & T. Downes (Eds.), Communications and networking in education: Learning in a networked society (pp. 231-241). Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers. [See this book online]

Invited Presentations/Keynotes/Plenary Panels

Zhang, J. (2011, July). A complex systems approach to collaborative knowledge building for sustained innovation. Keynote speech at the International Forum Summit on E-Learning and the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2011) Post-Conference, Shanghai.

Zhang, J. (2009). Can classrooms work as dynamic creative systems, and how? Invited speech at the 17th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2009, Theme-based Conference 2: CSCL/Learning Sciences), November 30 to December 4, 2009, Hong Kong. (video:

Zhang, J. (2008). Discourse into the “intellectual heart” of a domain. In Open Learning: Increasing Participation in the Authentic Discourse of Domain: A Plenary Panel at the Knowledge Building/Knowledge Forum Summer Institute. Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, August 4-8, 2008.

Zhang, J., Scardamalia, M., Lamon, M., Messina, R., & Reeve, R. (2007). Socio-cognitive dynamics of knowledge building in the work of nine- and ten-year-olds. An invited presentation in the Design & Development Award-Winners’ Session at the International Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, October 23- 27, Anaheim, CA.

Zhang, J. (2006). Multiple approaches to educational research: The West vs. the East. Keynote speech at The International Conference of the American Chinese Educational Research and Development Association, April 6-7, San Francisco, CA.

Zhang, J. (2004). Using ICT to prepare learners for the 21st century: The perspectives of Eastern APEC economies. Invited Address at The APEC (Asia Pacific Economies Cooperation) Summit on Educational Innovation: “Striking Balance: Sharing Practice from East and West”, January, Beijing. [pdf from the APEC site] [pdf from the Summit site]