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Dr Jingli Cheng

Dr Jingli Cheng

PhD Instructional Systems Technology

CPD 1.83
(852) 3917 8134

Area of ExpertiseProjectsPublicationsProfessional Community Services

Area of Expertise

Experienced Instructional Designer and Learning Program Manager, skilled with utilizing a wide range of tools and technologies in the analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of eLearning, virtual and blended learning solutions that align tightly with learning needs in both corporate and higher education settings to achieve business and organizational results

Research interests

eLearning instructional design, teaching and learning using technology, evaluation; communities of practice, knowledge sharing and informal learning


  • Designing and project managing HKU’s massive open online courses
  • Co-designed and taught a 9-week, 36-hour blended eLearning Certificate Course at HKU entitled Designing for Online Learning
  • Co-lead a HKU Teaching and Development Grant research project entitled HKU’s first MOOCs – impact and implications for design and pedagogy
  • Designed and delivered seminars that are open to all University of Hong Kong instructors and staff : 1) Everyone needs a little ID: What instructional design is and what it can do for you; 2) Meaningful gamification in educational settings


  • Cheng, J., Son, S., & Bonk, C.J. (2011). Technology and knowledge management. In M. Malloch, L. Cairns, K. Evans & B. N. O’Connor (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of workplace learning (pp. 443-455). London: SAGE Publications.
  • Cheng, J. (2008). How Macromedia used blogs to build its developers’ communities: A case study. Performance Improvement Quarterly, 21(3), 43-58.
  • Teng, Y.-T, Bonk, C. J., Kim, K-J., Oh, E. J., Son, S.-J., Zeng, T., & Cheng, J. (2007, June). Strategically planning for blended learning: A cross-cultural comparison. In J. Clarey (Ed.). The real story: Blended learning (pp. 101-114). Sunnyvale, CA: Brandon Hall Research.

Professional Community Services

  • Pro bono advisor, Education strategy & design, Asia Capital Markets Institute, Creatica Lab (Hong Kong)