Faculty Profile

Xin Wang

Title
Senior Lecturer
Department
Information Science
College
College of Information

    

Education

PhD, University of Missouri, 2012.
Major: Information Science & Learning Technologies
Degree Specialization: Health Informatics
Dissertation Title: User Models for Medical Image Indexing and Retrieval: An Empirical Study of Health Professionals and Pre-Professionals
MA, University of Missouri, 2010.
Major: Library & Information Sciences
MA, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2005.
Major: Communication
Dissertation Title: An Analysis of Cultural Value Orientations Reflected in Corporate Websites
BA, Shanxi University, 2001.
Major: English Linguistics & Literature

Current Scheduled Teaching*

INFO 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2022 Syllabus
INFO 4745.001, Information Architecture, Fall 2022 Syllabus
INFO 5745.001, Information Architecture, Fall 2022 Syllabus

* 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 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Spring 2022 SPOT
INFO 5745.001, Information Architecture, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5735.800, Usability and User Experience Metrics, Spring 3W1 2022 SPOT
INFO 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 4745.001, Information Architecture, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5745.001, Information Architecture, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5745.005, Information Architecture, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 4745.001, Information Architecture, Summer 10W 2021 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5745.001, Information Architecture, Summer 10W 2021 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5000.002, Information and Knowledge Professions, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5000.005, Information and Knowledge Professions, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5735.800, Usability and User Experience Metrics, Spring 3W1 2021 SPOT
INFO 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5000.003, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5000.005, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5000.006, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 4745.001, Information Architecture, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5745.001, Information Architecture, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5745.005, Information Architecture, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5745.600, Information Architecture, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5960.091, Library and Information Sciences Institute or Seminar, Fall 2020
INFO 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Summer 10W 2020 SPOT
INFO 5000.005, Information and Knowledge Professions, Summer 10W 2020 SPOT
INFO 4745.001, Information Architecture, Summer 10W 2020 SPOT
INFO 5745.001, Information Architecture, Summer 10W 2020 SPOT
INFO 5745.005, Information Architecture, Summer 10W 2020 SPOT
INFO 4745.001, Information Architecture, Spring 2020 Syllabus
INFO 5745.001, Information Architecture, Spring 2020
INFO 5745.005, Information Architecture, Spring 2020
INFO 5960.071, Library and Information Sciences Institute or Seminar, Spring 2020
INFO 5735.001, Usability & User Experience Assessment, Spring 2020
INFO 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5000.004, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5000.005, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 4745.001, Information Architecture, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5745.001, Information Architecture, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5745.005, Information Architecture, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5900.711, Special Problems, Fall 2019
INFO 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Summer 10W 2019 SPOT
INFO 5000.005, Information and Knowledge Professions, Summer 10W 2019 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 4745.001, Information Architecture, Summer 10W 2019 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5745.001, Information Architecture, Summer 10W 2019 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5745.005, Information Architecture, Summer 10W 2019 SPOT
INFO 5000.080, Information and Knowledge Professions, Spring 2019 SPOT
INFO 5000.085, Information and Knowledge Professions, Spring 2019 SPOT
INFO 4745.001, Information Architecture, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
INFO 5745.001, Information Architecture, Spring 2019 SPOT
INFO 5745.005, Information Architecture, Spring 2019 SPOT
INFO 5735.001, Usability & User Experience Assessment, Spring 2019 SPOT
INFO 5735.002, Usability & User Experience Assessment, Spring 2019 SPOT
INFO 5735.005, Usability & User Experience Assessment, Spring 2019 SPOT
INFO 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2018 SPOT
INFO 5000.005, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2018 SPOT
INFO 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Summer 10W 2018 SPOT
INFO 5000.005, Information and Knowledge Professions, Summer 10W 2018 SPOT
INFO 5735.001, Usability & User Experience Assessment, Summer 10W 2018 SPOT
INFO 5000.002, Information and Knowledge Professions, Spring 2018 SPOT
INFO 5960.071, Library and Information Sciences Institute or Seminar, Spring 2018
INFO 5735.001, Usability & User Experience Assessment, Spring 2018 SPOT
INFO 5735.002, Usability & User Experience Assessment, Spring 2018 SPOT
INFO 5735.005, Usability & User Experience Assessment, Spring 2018 SPOT
INFO 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2017 SPOT
INFO 5000.005, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2017 SPOT
INFO 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Summer 10W 2017 SPOT
INFO 5000.005, Information and Knowledge Professions, Summer 10W 2017 SPOT
INFO 5000.002, Information and Knowledge Professions, Spring 2017 SPOT
INFO 5000.080, Information and Knowledge Professions, Spring 2017 SPOT
INFO 4900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2017
INFO 5900.705, Special Problems, Spring 2017
INFO 6900.708, Special Problems, Spring 2017
INFO 5735.001, Usability & User Experience Assessment, Spring 2017 SPOT
INFO 5735.002, Usability & User Experience Assessment, Spring 2017
INFO 5735.005, Usability & User Experience Assessment, Spring 2017 SPOT
INFO 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2016 SPOT
INFO 5000.002, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2016 SPOT
INFO 5000.005, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2016 SPOT
INFO 5000.050, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2016 SPOT
INFO 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Summer 10W 2016 SPOT
INFO 5000.005, Information and Knowledge Professions, Summer 10W 2016 SPOT
INFO 5000.002, Information and Knowledge Professions, Spring 2016 SPOT
INFO 5900.708, Special Problems, Spring 2016
INFO 5735.001, Usability & User Experience Assessment, Spring 2016 SPOT
INFO 5735.002, Usability & User Experience Assessment, Spring 2016
INFO 5735.005, Usability & User Experience Assessment, Spring 2016 SPOT
INFO 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2015 SPOT
INFO 5000.002, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2015 SPOT
INFO 5000.005, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2015 SPOT
INFO 5900.711, Special Problems, Fall 2015
INFO 5735.001, Usability & User Experience Assessment, Fall 2015 SPOT
INFO 5735.005, Usability & User Experience Assessment, Fall 2015 SPOT
SLIS 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Summer 10W 2015 SPOT
SLIS 5000.005, Information and Knowledge Professions, Summer 10W 2015 SPOT
SLIS 5000.011, Information and Knowledge Professions, Summer 10W 2015 SPOT
SLIS 5000.016, Information and Knowledge Professions, Summer 10W 2015 SPOT
SLIS 5900.706, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2015
SLIS 5900.710, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2015
SLIS 5000.009, Information and Knowledge Professions, Spring 2015
SLIS 5000.080, Information and Knowledge Professions, Spring 2015
SLIS 5000.085, Information and Knowledge Professions, Spring 2015
SLIS 5900.708, Special Problems, Spring 2015
SLIS 5900.754, Special Problems, Spring 2015
SLIS 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2014
SLIS 5000.002, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2014
SLIS 5000.005, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2014
SLIS 5900.707, Special Problems, Fall 2014
SLIS 5000.001, Information and Knowledge Professions, Summer 10W 2014
SLIS 5000.005, Information and Knowledge Professions, Summer 10W 2014
SLIS 4000.001, Introduction to Information Professions, Summer 10W 2014
SLIS 5000.002, Information and Knowledge Professions, Spring 2014
SLIS 4000.002, Introduction to Information Professions, Spring 2014 Syllabus
SLIS 5960.031, Library and Information Sciences Institute or Seminar, Spring 2014
SLIS 5960.035, Library and Information Sciences Institute or Seminar, Spring 2014
SLIS 5000.002, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2013
SLIS 5000.007, Information and Knowledge Professions, Fall 2013
SLIS 4000.002, Introduction to Information Professions, Fall 2013 Syllabus
SLIS 6910.007, Special Problems, Fall 2013

* 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

Book Chapter
Wang, X., Chang, H., Chen, J., Yang, J. (2017). Data analytics applied in CNKI databases search log: Understanding Chinese content users in North America.. In D.G. Alemneh, Jeff Allen, & S. Hawamdeh (Eds.). Knowledge Discovery and Data Design Innovation. NJ: World Scientific..
Conference Proceeding
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).
Wang, X., Rennick, B. (2016). Designing User-Centered Mobile Wayfinding Application for Library Indoor Navigation.. Online proceedings of Iconference 2016.
Rennick, B., Wang, X. (2015). Smartphone user on an academic library website featuring responsive web design. New York: Online Proceedings of Iconference 2015.
Rennick, B., Wang, X. (2015). Responsive design: a new approach to meet the needs of mobile users on library website. New York:. 300 West 109th Street Apt 10J
Lu, Y. H., Wang, X., Ma, Y. F. (2013). Comparing user experience in a news website across three devices: iPhone, iPad, and Desktop.. Online proceedings of 2013 annual conference of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), Montreal.
Wang, X., Erdelez, S. (2013). Medical image users' search tactics across different search tasks.. Online proceedings of 2013 annual conference of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), Montreal.
Wang, X., Erdelez, S., Lu, Y. H., Allen, C., Anderson, B., Cao, H., Shyu, C. R. (2011). Search tactics for medical image retrieval. Online Proceedings of 2011 annual conference of The American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), New Orleans, LA.
Koopman, R., Kochendorfer, K. M., Mehr, D. R., Moore, J. L., Yadamsuren, B., Coberly, J. S., Wakefield, D. S., Paul, A., Wang, X., Liu, Y. (2008). A condition summary screen improves provider efficiency and accuracy in accessing data needed to provide high quality diabetes care.. Paper presented at the North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.
Shen, D. M., Wang, X., Chen, H. L. (2008). An exploratory study on Web Analytics for digital learning materials. Paper presented at the E-Learn 2008. Las Vegas, Nevada.
Wang, X., Shen, D. M., Chen, H. L. (2008). Developing K-12 Web-based learning resources: lessons learned from Web Analytics. Proceedings of The 6th International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications: EISTA 2008, Orlando, Florida.
Yadamsuren, B., Paul, A., Wang, J., Wang, X., Erdelez, S. (2008). Web ecology: information needs of different user groups in the context of a community college website. Online Proceedings of American Society for Information Science and Technology, Columbus, Ohio.
Journal Article
Wang, X., Erdelez, S., Allen, C., Sands, B., Cao, H., Shyu, C. R. (2012). The role of domain knowledge in developing user-centered medical image indexing. Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology.
Wang, X., Shen, D. M., Chen, H. L., Wedman, L. (2011). Applying Web Analytics in a K-12 resource inventory. The Electronic Library.
Wang, X., Erdelez, S., Carla, A., Anderson, B., Cao, H. F., Shyu, C. R. (2011). Medical image describing behavior: A comparison between an expert and novice user.. Online Proceedings of Iconference, Seattle, Washington.
Wang, X., Kochtanek, T. R., Borwick, J. B. (2010). Comparing image users and uses with Web Analytics. Online Proceedings of 2010 annual conference of The American Society for Information Science and Technology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Wang, X., Cho, K. (2010). Computational linguistic assessment of genre differences focusing on text cohesive devices of student writing: implications for library instruction. The Journal of Academic Librarianship.
Wang, X., Yadamsuren, B., Paul, A., Adkins, D. K., Laur, G. C., Andrew, T. (2010). Iterative usability evaluation for an online educational Web portal. International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering and Management (IJMDEM).

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Service
Wang, X. (Principal), "User Experience Research for 101 PPT application," Sponsored by University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $6071 Funded. (March 1, 2018August 31, 2018).
Grant - Teaching
Hawamdeh, S. M., Kim, J. (Co-Principal), Wang, X. (Co-Principal), "UNT Open Textbook Program," Sponsored by University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $10000 Funded. (August 2021August 2022).
Wang, X. (Principal), "NextGen," Sponsored by CLEAR Office, University of North Texas, $6000 Funded. (20152017).
Wang, X. (Principal), "Enhancing U.S. –China library exchange," Sponsored by University of North Texas., University of North Texas, $3350 Funded. (20142015).
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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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