Faculty Profile

Hsia-Ching Chang

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Information Science
College
College of Information

    

Education

PhD, University at Albany, State University of New York, 2011.
Major: Informatics / Dissertation: "Rehashing Information Architecture: Exploring Human-Information Interaction of Collaborative Tagging Using Twitter Hashtags"
MS, University at Albany, State University of New York, 2006.
Major: Information Science
MA, National Taipei University, Taiwan, 1997.
Major: Public Policy / Thesis: "Real Estate Developer Regulatory Policy in Taiwan: A Planning Evaluation Research Approach"
BA, National Taipei University, Taiwan, 1995.
Major: Real Estate & Built Environment

Current Scheduled Teaching*

INFO 6950.021, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2023
INFO 5737.001, Information and Cyber Security, Fall 2023
INFO 6940.020, Research Methodology in Information Science, Fall 2023
INFO 6940.501, Research Methodology in Information Science, Fall 2023

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

INFO 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2023
INFO 5737.001, Information and Cyber Security, Spring 2023 SPOT
INFO 5040.001, Information Behavior, Spring 2023 SPOT
INFO 6950.021, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2022
INFO 5737.001, Information and Cyber Security, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 6660.021, Readings in Information Science, Fall 2022
INFO 6940.020, Seminar in Research and Research Methodology, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 6940.501, Seminar in Research and Research Methodology, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5900.001, Special Problems, Fall 8W2 2022
INFO 6900.021, Special Problems, Fall 2022
INFO 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2022
INFO 5737.001, Information and Cyber Security, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5040.001, Information Behavior, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 6950.716, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2021
INFO 5737.001, Information and Cyber Security, Fall 2021 SPOT
INFO 5737.005, Information and Cyber Security, Fall 2021 SPOT
INFO 6940.001, Seminar in Research and Research Methodology, Fall 2021 SPOT
INFO 6940.501, Seminar in Research and Research Methodology, Fall 2021 SPOT
INFO 6950.006, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 10W 2021
INFO 6950.711, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2021
INFO 5737.001, Information and Cyber Security, Spring 2021 Syllabus
INFO 5737.003, Information and Cyber Security, Spring 2021 Syllabus
INFO 5737.005, Information and Cyber Security, Spring 2021 Syllabus
INFO 6660.008, Readings in Information Science, Spring 2021
INFO 6900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2021
INFO 6950.716, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2020
INFO 5737.001, Information and Cyber Security, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5737.005, Information and Cyber Security, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5737.202, Information and Cyber Security, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5307.001, Knowledge Management Tools and Technologies, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5307.005, Knowledge Management Tools and Technologies, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 6660.709, Readings in Information Science, Fall 2020
INFO 6900.703, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2020
INFO 6950.711, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2020
INFO 5737.001, Information and Cyber Security, Spring 2020 Syllabus
INFO 5737.005, Information and Cyber Security, Spring 2020 Syllabus
INFO 5040.001, Information Behavior, Spring 2020 Syllabus
INFO 5040.005, Information Behavior, Spring 2020 Syllabus
INFO 6900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2020
INFO 5737.001, Information and Cyber Security, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5307.001, Knowledge Management Tools and Technologies, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5307.002, Knowledge Management Tools and Technologies, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 6660.709, Readings in Information Science, Fall 2019
INFO 5737.001, Information and Cyber Security, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5737.005, Information and Cyber Security, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5040.001, Information Behavior, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5040.005, Information Behavior, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5737.001, Information and Cyber Security, Fall 2018 SPOT
INFO 5737.005, Information and Cyber Security, Fall 2018 SPOT
INFO 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2018 SPOT
INFO 5000.005, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2018 SPOT
INFO 5737.001, Information and Cyber Security, Spring 2018 SPOT
INFO 5737.005, Information and Cyber Security, Spring 2018 SPOT
INFO 5040.001, Information Behavior, Spring 2018 SPOT
INFO 5040.002, Information Behavior, Spring 2018 SPOT
INFO 5040.006, Information Behavior, Spring 2018 SPOT
INFO 5737.001, Information and Cyber Security, Fall 2017 SPOT
INFO 5737.005, Information and Cyber Security, Fall 2017 SPOT
INFO 5307.001, Knowledge Management Tools and Technologies, Fall 2017 SPOT
INFO 5307.005, Knowledge Management Tools and Technologies, Fall 2017 SPOT
INFO 6900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2017
INFO 5737.001, Information and Cyber Security, Spring 2017 SPOT
INFO 5040.001, Information Behavior, Spring 2017 SPOT
INFO 5040.002, Information Behavior, Spring 2017 SPOT
INFO 5040.006, Information Behavior, Spring 2017 SPOT
INFO 6900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2017
INFO 5737.001, Information and Cyber Security, Fall 2016 SPOT
INFO 5737.005, Information and Cyber Security, Fall 2016
INFO 5307.001, Knowledge Management Tools and Technologies, Fall 2016 SPOT
INFO 5307.005, Knowledge Management Tools and Technologies, Fall 2016 SPOT
INFO 4910.703, Special Problems, Fall 2016
INFO 5900.705, Special Problems, Fall 2016
INFO 5737.001, Information and Cyber Security, Spring 2016 SPOT
INFO 5040.001, Information Behavior, Spring 2016 SPOT
INFO 5040.002, Information Behavior, Spring 2016 SPOT
INFO 5040.006, Information Behavior, Spring 2016 SPOT
INFO 5910.706, Special Problems, Spring 2016
INFO 6900.708, Special Problems, Spring 2016
INFO 5737.001, Information and Cyber Security, Fall 2015 SPOT
INFO 5737.002, Information and Cyber Security, Fall 2015 SPOT
INFO 5737.005, Information and Cyber Security, Fall 2015 SPOT
INFO 6000.001, Seminar in Information Science, Fall 2015 SPOT
SLIS 5000.010, Information and Knowledge Professions, Summer 10W 2015 SPOT
SLIS 5000.002, Information and Knowledge Professions, Spring 2015
SLIS 5000.007, Information and Knowledge Professions, Spring 2015
SLIS 6900.707, Special Problems, Spring 2015

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Abstracts and Proceedings
Hajian, A., Prybutok, V. R., Chang, H. (2020). How do Morning and Friendly Advertisements relate to Purchase Intention?.
Awojobi, B., Chang, H. (2017). Security and Privacy Issues with Smart Thermostats: A First Look. The 13th International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM 2017).
Book
Chang, H., Hawamdeh, S. M. (2020). Cybersecurity for Information Professionals: Concepts and Applications. 334. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
Hawamdeh, S., Chang, H. C. (2018). Analytics and Knowledge Management. NY, NY: CRC Press - Taylor & Francis Group.
Book Chapter
Wang, C., Lin, Y., Chang, H., Chou, S. (2020). Consumer Sentiment in Tweets and Coupon Information-Sharing Behavior: An Initial Exploration. Information Diffusion Management and Knowledge Sharing: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice. IGI Global.
Chang, H., Jim, C., Hawamdeh, S. M. (2020). Bridging the Cybersecurity Talent Gap: Cybersecurity Education in iSchools. Cybersecurity for Information Professionals: Concepts and Applications. 334. Denton: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
Chang, H. (2020). Mobile Cybersecurity: A Socio-Technical Perspective. Cybersecurity for Information Professionals. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
Chong, M., Chang, H. (2018). Social Media Analytics. Analytics and Knowledge Management.
Conference Proceeding
Bernot, J., Chang, H. (2020). Knowledge Management in Cybersecurity Education Using Concept Maps. Durham, North Carolina: The 16th International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM 2020).
Chang, H., Zimmerman, T. (2019). Navigating the Role of Mobile Technologies in Shaping Information Behavior: A Meta-synthesis. Proceedings of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) 2019.
Jim, C., Chang, H. (2018). The Current State of Data Governance in Higher Education. American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T 2018) Annual Meeting. https://www.asist.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Final-81st-Annual-Meeting-Proceedings.pdf
Khan, H., Chang, H., Kim, J. (2018). Toward an understanding of data literacy. Transforming Digital Worlds: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Transforming Digital Worlds, iConference 2018.
Zhang, Y., Chang, H. (2018). Selfies of Twitter Data Stream through the Lens of Information Theory: A Comparative Case Study of Tweet-trails with Healthcare Hashtags. Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2018).
Wang, X., Chang, H., Chen, J., Yang, J. (2017). Data Analytics Applied in CNKI Databases Search Log: Using data analytics techniques to understand Chinese content users’ interest and interaction patterns. The 13th International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM 2017).
Zhang, Y., Chang, H. (2017). Decomposing and Visualizing the Twitter Data Stream with Healthcare Hashtags: An Information Theoretical Perspective. The 13th International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM 2017).
Chang, H. (2010). A New Perspective on Twitter Hashtag Use: Diffusion of Innovation Theory. American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T 2010) Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.
Wang, C., Chou, S. T., Chang, H. (2010). Exploring an Individual's Intention to Use Blogs: The Roles of Social, Motivational and Individual Factors. Proceedings of the 14th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2010), Taipei, Taiwan.
Chang, H. (2009). ACM Conference On Human Factors In Computing Systems (CHI 2009). Student Research Competition, Boston, MA.
Wang, C., Chou, S., Chang, H. (2009). Examining the Impacts of Perceived Value and Perceived Quality on Users' Intention to Join Web 2.0 Communities.
Journal Article
Hajian, A., Prybutok, V. R., Chang, H. (2022). An empirical study for blockchain-based information sharing systems in electronic health records: A mediation perspective. Computers in Human Behavior. 138 (2023) 107471, . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2022.107471
Wang, C., Chang, H. (2019). Choice Modeling of Enterprise Social Media Adoptions. 11(1), 12-24. https://www.igi-global.com/article/choice-modeling-of-enterprise-social-media-adoptions/223143
Chang, H., Wang, C., Hawamdeh, S. M. (2019). Emerging Trends in Data Analytics and Knowledge Management Job Market: Extending KSA Framework. Journal of Knowledge Management. 23(4), 664-686. https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/JKM-02-2018-0088/full/html
Chang, H., Wang, C. (2019). The Choice Architecture of E-Memory: Modeling the Use Diffusion of Twitter Archiving System. 9(1), 24-37. https://www.igi-global.com/article/e-memory-choice-architecture/218179
Zhang, Y., Chang, H. (2018). Structural Analysis of Collections of Tweets with Medical-Terminology versus Lay-Language Hashtags: An Information Theoretical Method with Entropy Matrix. http://www.editorialmanager.com/dim/default.aspx
Wang, C., Lin, Y., Chang, H., Chou, S. (2017). Consumer Sentiment in Tweets and Coupon Information-Sharing Behavior: An Initial Exploration. 7(3), 1-19.
Squires, S. E., Chang, H. (2016). Using Trace Ethnography to Compare Perceived Cyber-Threats of IT to Non-IT Professionals,. Proceedings of he 22nd Americas Conference on Information Systems.
Chang, H. (2016). The Synergy of Scientometric Analysis and Knowledge Mapping with Topic Models: Modeling the Development Trajectories of Information Security and Cyber Security Research. Journal of Information & Knowledge Management. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219649216500441
Chang, H., Wang, C. (2015). Unveiling the Co-word Structures among Mobile Computing, Mobile Commerce and Mobile Application Research: A Science Mapping Analysis. International Journal of Electronic Commerce Studies. 6(2), 243-258. http://academic-pub.org/ojs/index.php/ijecs/article/view/1330/295
Chang, H., Iyer, H. (2012). Trends in Twitter Hashtag Applications: Design Features for ValueAdded Dimensions to Future Library Catalogs. Library Trends. 61(1), 248-258. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/485537/pdf
Chang, H., Maxwell, T. A. (2007). A synergistic alternative to readers' advisory services: managing customer knowledge. Information Research. 12(4), . http://www.informationr.net/ir/12-4/colis/colis08.html
Magazine/Trade Publication
Jim, C., Chang, H. (2019). Beyond Social Media Safety: What Teens Need to Know About Online Privacy and Security Issues. 41(6), 22-24.
Panel
Alemneh, D. G., Hawamdeh, S. M., Chang, H., Rorissa, A., Assefa, S., Helge, K. (2020). Open Access in the Age of a Pandemic. American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T 2020).
Alemneh, D. G., Hawamdeh, S. M., Chang, H., Rorissa, A., Assefa, S., Helge, K. (2020). Open Access in the Age of a Pandemic. American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T 2020).
Poster
Zimmerman, T., Chang, H. (2018). Getting Smarter: Definition, Scope, and Implications of Smart Libraries. Proceedings of the 18th ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries.
Khan, H., Chang, H., Kim, J. (2018). Unfolding Research Data Services: An Information Architecture Perspective. Proceedings of the 18th ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries.
Zhang, Y., Chang, H. (2017). Decomposing and Visualizing the Twitter Data Stream with Healthcare Hashtags: An Information Theoretical Perspective. ASIS&T 2017.
Chang, H., Wang, C., Zhang, Y. (2017). Better Together? A Scoping Review of Integrating Knowledge Mapping Tools in Teaching and Learning. iConference 2017.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Chang, H., "Understanding Cybersecurity Governance and Data Breach Incidents through the Lens of Data Analytics," Sponsored by Office for Faculty Success, University of North Texas, $1479 Funded. (2020 – Present).
Chang, H., "Navigating the Role of Mobile Technologies in Shaping Information Behavior," Sponsored by University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $8000 Funded. (June 2019August 2019).
Chang, H., "Making Sense of Internet of Things (IoT) Data Breach with a Topic Map," Sponsored by University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $6310 Funded. (September 1, 2018August 31, 2019).
Chang, H. (Principal), "Modeling Privacy and Cybersecurity Decision-Making of the Consumer Internet of Things: The Smart Home and Wearable Scenarios," Sponsored by College of Information, University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (November 1, 2017October 31, 2018).
Chang, H. (Principal), "Privacy and Cybersecurity Decision-Making Challenges of the Internet of Things," Sponsored by Department of Information Science, University of North Texas, $8000 Funded. (June 1, 2017August 31, 2017).
Chang, H. (Principal), "Faculty Summer Research Grant," Sponsored by Department of Library and Information Sciences, University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (June 1, 2015August 31, 2015).
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Challenge and
Engagement Index
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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