Dr. Maiga Chang is Associate Professor in the School of Computing Information and Systems, Athabasca University (AU), Athabasca, Alberta, Canada. His researches mainly focus on mobile learning and ubiquitous learning, museum e-learning, game-based learning, educational robots, learning behaviour analysis, data mining, intelligent agent technology, computational intelligence in e-learning, and mobile healthcare.
He is editor in chief of International Journal of Distance Education Technologies (an EI journal without publication fee), section editor of Education and Science (an SSCI journal), and advisory board member of Journal of Computers and Applied Science Education. He is guest editor of Multimedia Tools and Applications (an SCI journal), Mathematical Problems in Engineering (an SCI journal), and The Scientific World Journal (an SCI journal).
He was editor in chief of Technology for Education and Learning, guest associate editor of IEEE Technology and Engineering Education, guest editor of International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (an SSCI Open Access journal without publication fee) and Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning (an Open Access journal without publication fee), co-chair of Asia-Pacific Region Game and Toy Enhanced Learning and Society special interest group (SIG) under the Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (APSCE) during 2014 to 2015, track program chair of Digital Game and Intelligent Toy Enhanced Learning in IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies 2014 and 2015 (the only conference in the top-20, executive chair of GCCCE 2014 sub-conference on Joyful Learning and Society and ICCE 2014 sub-conference on Digital Game and Digital Toy Enhanced Learning and Society (GTEL&S), co-chair of ICCE 2013 sub-conference on Digital Game and Digital Toy Enhanced Learning and Society (GTEL&S) and GCCCE 2015 and 2013 sub-conference on Joyful Learning and Society, advisory board member of IADIS International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning (2012~now), advisory board member of Edutainment 2013, special area chair in pervasive education of International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications (2011~now), program co-chair of Edutainment 2011, general co-chair of Edutainment 2009, and local chair of IEEE DIGITEL 2008.
He has given 65 talks and lectures in different conferences, universities, and events; He has participated in 247 international conferences and workshops as a Program Committee Member; and, he also has (co-)authored more than 179 edited books, book chapters, journal and international conference papers. He is an IEEE member for seventeen years since 1996 and also a member of ACM (since 2001), AAAI (since 2001), INNS (since 2004), and Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society.