Kuangchen Hsu is the Director of Learning Design at the Office of Digital Learning within ND Learning and an Associate Teaching Professor with a concurrent appointment from the Technology & Digital Studies Program in the College of Arts & Letters. He leads his team in aligning digital learning experiences with the university’s mission, fostering a culture of collaboration with faculty and educational experts to drive innovative and effective ways of teaching and learning. His work is grounded in learning theory, cognitive science, and the philosophy of digital media and technologies to design enriched learning experiences.
One of his primary research interests is game-based learning, which he incorporates in his design to amplify learner engagement through emotional resonance. Kuangchen is also passionate about applying user-centered UX principles to instructional design in his teaching, ensuring tailored learning environments that match what learners really need. He frequently presents at conferences, sharing insights on emerging trends and best practices in the digital teaching and learning domain.
Outside of his professional commitments, Kuangchen finds relaxation and tranquility in watercolor painting, where he blends colors and water to craft unique art pieces.
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