Lin Lin

Lin Lin

Professor/ Director of Texas Center for Educational Technology 


Ed.D, Columbia University, 2006.

  • Major: Instructional Technology and Media

MEd, Columbia University, 2001.

  • Major: Communication, Computing, and Technology in Education

MA, Shanghai Normal University, 1992.

  • Major: Linguistics

BA, Shanghai Normal University, 1989.

  • Major: Linguistics

Research Interests 

Dr. Lin’s research looks into intersections of mind, brain, technology and learning. Specifically, she has published in areas including creativity, virtual reality, media multitasking, multimedia design, CSCL, critical thinking, computational thinking, and learning in virtual spaces. Lin currently serves as the Director for the Texas Center for Educational Technology (TCET), and as the Development Editor-in-Chief of the journal Educational Technology Research and Development (ETR&D, She also plays several other leadership roles in affiliated professional associations. Lin is passionate about helping people develop and maintain curious minds and life-long learning with cognitive exercises and new technologies.