Binbin Zheng


Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Using technologies to enhance teaching and learning
Self-regulated learning, interprofessional education, problem-based learning
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Ph.D., Language, Learning and Technology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA
M.Ed., Educational Technology, Beijing Normal University, China
B.S., Educational Information and Technology, East China Normal University, China


Dr. Binbin Zheng is an associate professor in the Center for Health Professions Education (CHPE) at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS). She has a PhD in Education from the University of California, Irvine with a specialization on Language, Literacy and Technology. She brings her background in educational technology and educational psychology into the field of health professions education. Her current research focuses on using technologies to support teaching and learning, knowledge construction and social interactions in collaborative learning environments, self-regulation and co-regulation, and interprofessional education.


Zheng, B., & Wang, Z. (2022). Near-peer teaching in problem-based learning: Perspectives from tutors and tutees. PLOS ONE, 17(12), e0278256.

Zheng, B., & Beck Dallaghan, G. (2022). A Twitter-facilitated professional learning community: Online participation, connectedness, and satisfaction. BMC Medical Education, 22(1), 577.

Zheng, B. & Zhang, Y. (2020). Self-regulated learning: The effect on medical students’ learning outcomes in a flipped-classroom environment. BMC Medical Education, 20(1), 100.

Zheng, B., Lin, C-H., & Kwon, J. (2020). The impact of learner-, instructor-, and course-level factors on online learning. Computers & Education, 150, 103851.

Zheng, B., Warschauer, M., Lin, C.-H., & Chang, C. (2016). Learning in one-to-one laptop environments: A meta-analysis and research synthesis. Review of Educational Research, 86(4). 1052-1084.

Zheng, B. & Warschauer, M. (2015). Participation, interaction, and literacy achievement within a classroom online discussion environment. Computers & Education, 84, 78-89. doi: