Dr. Xiaobin Li

Associate Professor (PhD), Faculty of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies in Education

Available for Graduate Advisement

Dr. Xiaobin Li, Faculty of Education, Brock University

St. Catharines, ON
Office: WH 377
905 688 5550 x5043
xli@brocku.ca

  • EDUC 5P92: Introduction to Educational Research
  • EDUC 5V94: Quantitative Methods in Educational Research
  • EDUC 5P75: Educational Administration: The Financial Context
  • EDUC 5P76: Educational Administration: Live With(in) the Law
  • EDUC 5P90: Research Proposal Tutorial
  • EDUC 5P93: Research Project
  • EDUC 5F95: Thesis Tutorial in Educational Studies
  • EDUC 5P98: Independent Study in Education
  • EDUC 5V96: Internship in Educational Issues
  • ED 7F40: Doctoral Seminar 2: Research Processes and Quantitative Methodology
  • Quantitative methods in research
  • Education finance
  • Education and law
  • International education

Works in Press

Li, X. (2016). Ontario, Canada and Hawaii, USA: Who Makes Stronger Vertical Equity Efforts? International Studies in Educational Administration, 44(1).

Li, X., & Wang, X. (2016). Globalisation of higher education: A Chinese perspective. Chapter in the book Globalisation of Higher Education to be published by Libri Publishing Ltd., Brunel House, Volunteer Way, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7YR,     England.

Li, X. (2016). ICT in Chinese higher education: Opportunities and challenges. Chapter in the book Exploring the New Era of Technology-Infused Education to be published by IGI Global, 701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033-1240, USA.

Book Chapters

Li, X. (2014). Chapter 14 Information and communication technology in teaching and learning: Effects and challenges in China. In B. Adeoye & L. Tomei (Eds.). Effects of Information Capitalism and Globalization on Teaching and Learning (pp. 165-176) Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Li, X. (2013). Educational laws in China. In Q. Zha (Ed.). Education in China: Educational History, Models, and Initiatives (pp. 293-297). Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing Group.

Tomei, L. (2011, Ed.). Online Courses and ICT in Education: Emerging Practices and Applications. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Chapter 24 by Xiaobin Li

Tomei, L. (2011, Ed.). Online Courses and ICT in Education: Emerging Practices and Applications. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Chapter 28 by Xiaobin Li

DiPetta, T. (2009, Ed.). The Emperor’s New Computer: ICT, Teachers and Teaching. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. Chapter six by Xiaobin Li, Yuxing Huang & Xiayun Tang

Lawton, S., Bedard, G., MacLellan, D., & Li, X. (1999). Teachers’ Unions in Canada. Calgary, AB: Detselig Enterprises Ltd. Chapter seven by S. Lawton & X. Li

Co-authored Papers in Refereed Journals

The General Agreement on Trade in Services and higher education in China, by Xiaobin Li & Linbin Zhao, The Journal of Canadian and International Education. 39(3):29-42, 2010.

Information and communication technology in China: Connecting one billion people for education, by Xiaobin Li & Yuxing Huang, International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 5(2) (April 2009), 36-45.

Globalization and Chinese higher education, by Xiaobin Li & Linbin Zhao, Globalization, 7 (2008), http://globalization.icaap.org/content/special/Li_Zhao.html

Papers in Refereed Journals

Li, X. (2016). Understanding the values in the Chinese Higher Education Act: A policy analysis on educational purposes. Values and Ethics in Educational Administration,  12(1), 1-9.

Jiang, H., & Li, X. (2016). Party secretaries in Chinese higher education institutions: What roles do they play? Journal of International Education and Leadership, 6(2). http://www.jielusa.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/JiangLi13Summer2016.pdf

Li, X. (2015). Ontario education governance since 1995: More accountability, more regulation, and more centralization? Journal of International Education and Leadership, 5(1). http://www.jielusa.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/0/Li-Spring-2015.pdf

Li, X. (2015). Chinese open universities: Opportunities and challenges. The International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 11(4), 18-30. DOI: 10.4018/IJICTE.2015100102

Tanyaovalaksna, S., & Li, X. (2013). Is there a relationship between individual learning, team learning, and organizational learning? Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 59(1), 1-16.

Li, X., & Tierney, P. (2013). Internationalization in Canada: Experiences of international students in a master’s program. Journal of Canadian and International Education, 42(2). http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1276&context=cie-eci

Li, X. (2013). Distance education in China: Connecting millions for knowledge. The International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 9(2), 12-23.

Li, X. (2013). Ontario school boards’ legal person status and their relationship with the provincial government. Chinese Educational Law Review, 10, 199-212.

Li, X. (2013). Information and communication technology in education: Getting Chinese connected for learning. The International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 9(1), 1-11.

Li, X., DiPetta, T., & Woloshyn, V. (2012). Why do Chinese study for a master of education degree in Canada? Canadian Journal of Education, 35(3), 149-163.

Jiang, H., & Li, X. (2012). Party secretaries in Chinese higher education institutions: Who are they? Journal of International Education and Leadership (2).  http://www.jielusa.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/PartySecretary_Jiang_Li.pdf

ICTs in Chinese distance higher education: Increased opportunities and continuous challenges, by Xiaobin Li, International Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Human Development, 2(4) (October-December 2010), 1-12.

How unequal are their vertical equity measures? A comparison of three Canadian provinces, by Xiaobin Li, The Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 56(2) (summer 2010), 218-230.

An analysis of provincial vertical equity measures: How do they compare? by Xiaobin Li, Journal of Educational Administration and Foundations, 20(2) (2009), 37-50.

Review of distance education used in higher education in China, by Xiaobin Li, Asian Journal of Distance Education, 7(2) (2009), 22-27. http://www.asianjde.org/2009v7.2.Li.Abstract.html

Information and communication technology in China: Connecting 200 million children for better education, by Xiaobin Li, International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 5(4) (October 2009), 34-43.

Extending compulsory education to 18: The Ontario case, by Xiaobin Li, Chinese Educational Law Review, 6 (2009), 241-252.

A tale of two provinces: Who makes stronger vertical equity efforts? by Xiaobin Li, Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, (83) (2008). http://www.umanitoba.ca/publications/cjeap/articles/Li.html

Are Ontario teachers paid more equitably? Do local variables matter? by Xiaobin Li, Brock Education, 18(1) (2008). http://www3.ed.brocku.ca/ojs/index.php/brocked/article/viewFile/268/290

Financing Ontario elementary and secondary education: An analysis of the Legislative Grants, by Xiaobin Li, Southeast Academic Research, 200 (2007), 189-195.

Ontario Education Act and related statutes: An overview, by Xiaobin Li, Chinese Educational Law Review, 4 (2006), 35-56.

Variation in average teacher salaries among Canadian provinces and its probable reasons, by Xiaobin Li, Journal of Education Finance, 27(3) (2002), 909-929.

Preparedness to teach: A comparison between consecutive and concurrent education students, by Xiaobin Li, The Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 45(2) (1999), 184-197.